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  1. fishing fanatic

    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Thank you very much
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    Goog people

    Good
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    Goog people

    Had the pleasure of drinking a few of Steve’s cold beers tonight and talking fishing and life all while he loaned me his 20degree props to try out. That’s a damn good man and a hell of a generous one to boot! Thanks Steve. Ohhh his otter craft doesn’t look to shabby either.
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    3603196011. Thanks a ton
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    Borrow a Lead melting pot?

    Worm drive skilsaw and you’re set.... do it all the time
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    WTB Chainsaw

    Stihl holds a msrp and it’s pretty damn stead fast.... as in 25$ off of 400$ would be a big surprise. In saying that I have 4 saws of varying size from a limb saw though an 880 magnum and they are the best imo
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    Shrimp set ups

    Sold pending pick up
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    Shrimp set ups

    Clarktar, I’m not seeing any envelope in either corner but my number is 13603196011. Call or text if you’d like to make a time to see the pots. Thanks, Jason
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    Shrimp set ups

    Clarktar, I am not computer savvy and always go in order if people who respond first. In saying that I’ve not received any responses and have the pots still so if interested I’ll be around this weekend.
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    Kingfisher 2528 Weekender/Destination search

    I’m basing my opinion not only on the article and website from Alaska guide but also from a kingfisher I saw in neah bay split both keel up and house half off. I have also run my Olympic 22’ next to a 28’ kingfisher and I regret to tell you I would have kept the Olympic even if a trade was...
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    Kingfisher 2528 Weekender/Destination search

    It’s an insult to compare a kingfisher to any of the other aluminum boats in the above discussion. They are the leader in removable houses( not by choice) and cats(minus the two vee’s and again not by choice) but they are “big, shiny and cheap!
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    Steve, I’ll take her on a couple more break in runs but may take you up on that offer! Thanks a ton
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    I’m running the 18.5 Suzuki props
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    Steve, with still being in the break in and 3’ chop it was hard to say if perfect but damn close! I’m in shear amazement of the sea keeping and cutting at 15-25mph which was achieved at 2900-4000rpms.
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    No never intended on selling this one
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    She’s an obnoxious old bitch that pops up more often in winter
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    Almar takes its first salt bath... in gale

    Today was a great day! It finally left its spot in the shop.... motor break in period but couldn’t say anything but wow! It was blowing in the bay but I wouldn’t have been able to say how fast as the wallas Viking air heater had the cabin comfortable for a cold beverage and enjoyment. Handled...
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    Shrimp set ups

    I do still have them
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    Vinyl boat wrappers -- need recommendation

    On another note he designed all the graphics and the San juan’s are actually hidden in the artwork. If you’re wanting this kind of custom with the design and install on this size boat I’ll tell you the number is well over 15k. Sean’s been on that wrap for three weeks of install alone.
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    Vinyl boat wrappers -- need recommendation

    I know this guy really well and will say he’s dialed in
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    Downrigger weight styles

    Yes Rodney!!!! You should buy them as the fish will jump in the boat once you have them! They won’t fit in a standard holder and are more money so they must be good! on a serious note I’ve tried them and as always go back to my 18lb small fins..... seems to be working just fine
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    Looking for a mini-excavator to move dirt.

    I wasn’t trying to be rude I was merely pointing out that the amount matters. You’re looking at a max of 88 yards but if all you need to do is move it into a pile next to yourself you’ll be fine. If you’re moving it any further you’ll need a new plan. Skid steers are very heavy and unless...
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    Ace Line Hauler

    Man Chris, that’s a real odd look at this sale
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    Looking for a mini-excavator to move dirt.

    The septic and sprinkler lines wth a mini up to 10k will be easily fine but my concern is how much dirt is 1200sq ft? Yardage is the key here.
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    Shrimp set ups

    John I will be in touch very soon and get the lots to Lynnwood so they are waiting for you there.
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    Shrimp set ups

    Adam I have another pair with line minus the two foam floats I can sell you for 215$. Let me know if you’re interested. They are also in great shape.
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    Shrimp set ups

    I’m waiting to hear back from John. If he doesn’t want them then you’re next in line
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Cory, I appreciate you looking into that
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    Shrimp set ups

    I’m not down south but my brother is down there regularly and or my parents live in Lynnwood.
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    Shrimp set ups

    2 shrimp set ups with 400’ of leaded line each and buoy. Good shape and proven producing pots. $230 takes it all.
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    It’s confirmed I can transfer the ticket.... sooo anyone have an extra?
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Well Eric you gotta smoosh my Dreams! I emailed them but to me I can’t believe it wouldn’t be finders keepers. Waiting for a reply
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Cory, that would be awesome! A bottle of your favorite for a finders feel would certainly be in order
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Rodney, it’s best for you I’m not there anyways! :frehya2:
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    I’m on the list but a long ways down.
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    ISO RESURRECTION DERBY TICKET

    Well I pulled a dipshit move and waited to be 100% that I’d have the almar ready for February 1 and now that I’m sure it’s sold out! Anyone have one and can’t make it? Let me know. Thanks, Jason
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    Shrimp pots

    I’ve got a couple. Pm if interested
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    Neah Bay

    I enjoy being there as well bob, but the agreement upon the downturn of fishing is obvious and there are a LARGE number of factors and our co managers as a whole are a very large part of that problem. I also find the area aesthetically pleasing from a nature point of view but it’s a dump...
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    Neah Bay

    Bob, it’s more than obvious that the fishing is now less than a wet dream of the once great Neah bay! My point being the Makah and many of the other great “co-managers” are more than the root of the problem! But I’m glad they make you comfortable for your stay of shitty fishing
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    Neah Bay

    It’s hard to understand the lack of understanding in saying you both love the Makah but the fishing has taken a major down turn
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    New transducer question.

    Also what you’re running for a main unit makes a ton of difference in this situation. Good luck with whatever you pick.
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    New transducer question.

    Well many may laugh or disagree but if I was running a transom mount and not pumping high power to it I would go with the never failing p66. I ran one for years and have caught more fish than most guys on boats costing ten times what I had. I love garmin and am going the thru hull route now but...
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    WTB Short 6wt fly rod

    I just have to ask what in the hell you want a fly rod that short for? I mean nothing rude nor disrespectful and I’m an avid fly fisherman but that’s a real unusual rod!
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    New Dining Room Set

    That’s an unreal deal at 2000! Glws
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    WTB: Mule Tape/Crab Line

    Allen, I apologize! I get it now. I actually just gave away a massive spool of mule tape but will keep looking for another.
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    WTB: Mule Tape/Crab Line

    The 5/8” poly is the standard pull line I get it but I’ve never seen any utilities pull that kind of distance in a single ( in this case 3) shots
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    WTB: Mule Tape/Crab Line

    Holy shit man that’s a hell of a pull for anything you would be pulling after the tape
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    Downrigger advice

    Paul, I font know the shop not have anything against their work. As a business owner though this would be the equivalent of me tearing a kitchen out of a house before even ordering the custom cabinets. IMO they should have either sent the boat home and or had a secure storage facility for it...
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    2 Kerosene heaters free

    Mines still available for anyone looking
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    Downrigger advice

    Kinda think you need to find a new shop. Sorry to hear about your stuff getting stolen though. Good luck
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    2 Kerosene heaters free

    Josh, I’ve got one you can have. I’m in Alger. 6 pack of ipa and it’s yours.
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    Winter boat projects...

    Well I had a 21’ Olympic with Alaskan bulkhead and I had a Suzuki df175 with a four blade prop and wished the 200 had been out when I bought the 175 but in saying that I put 700 hours on the 175 and loved it! I think it will be killer.
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    ICOM 304

    Great shape vhf. Never been in salt environment. Always had as an extra. Hooked up for a bit on a lake boat of a buddy. 100$ obo
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    Winter boat projects...

    For starters it’s a Suzuki! Second would be the duo prop. Third, it’s not to hard to find the LOOOONG and in-depth threads on Yamaha 300 and 350 problems. Just my thoughts
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    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    I’ve got three pairs still in the box! I dread the day they are all gone
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    Winter boat projects...

    FINALLY finish my almar, build a raft frame for my new maravia, install side pull anchor system and rear seat I’m my lavro so nephew can sit in back and pin some chrome
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    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    My family owns 30 plus pairs, we ALL fished in the Bering and the bay and not one pair says anything but American made as we and all of the fisherman we know stop buying them after this bullshit went down. Now they are trendy and have cute interior designs and colors so when your boots are...
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    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    So wait.... this was a hiccup due to transition? Ohhhh wait, this is the bullshit marketing of taking American jobs that served the one of the toughest American industries and Blowing it out their ass to make more money and not give a shit by having 9 year old Chinese kids slap together bullshit...
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    WTB pneumatic tired forklift

    im looking for a pneumatic tired lift with approx 5000lb lift capacity or slightly smaller. Anyone know of anything please let me know. Thanks
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    Thieves at it again

    They got it out of his shop and attatched garage. No gear was in boats.
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    Thieves at it again

    Well a fellow fisherman and damn good buddy got hit good last night and they got a shit ton of high end gear and waders. If you see good deals on Simms waders both men’s and women’s as well as sage fly rods and like quality and islanders for cheap please let me know. Happened in the Alger area.
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    Boat porn Mavrik Marine

    Anyone know the specs? Length, beam,dead rise, tank capacities etc?
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    Boat porn Mavrik Marine

    Certainly could do without the digital camo. Other than that I know the maverick guys do a great commercial boat but when I talked with them they had no real interest in getting into a rec Hull. It’s been years since that conversation but I’d love the specs on this hull/ build. Hope it is as...
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    6.7 EGR/DPF Delete?

    After watching the 6.7 delete done on the last ford I will say it’s not rocket science but it’s CERTAINLY not something you can just tackle with your basic tool box.
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    6.7 EGR/DPF Delete?

    I sent you a pm. This same resource happens to have deleted many of the 6.7 powerstroke. He will be doing a handful more but it’s getting to be difficult to get these parts and tuners.
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    Why modify a Tomic plug?

    I’ve modified 7” tomics to add more size to the profile.... you can laugh but i had a day at a certain bank off of the wcvi that we had 4 over 40lbs on that said modified plug. Big bait was in the area that year and we were simply “matching the hatch” I’ve also hooked a 4” and 6” Tomic spoon...
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    Great weekend in Westport

    Well hell Rodney, way to keep secrets and give no details about the new ride! Looks sweet. What you have for power on the back and what’s the electronics package?
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    TOMIC vs. SILVER HORDE ??

    There’s never been a salmon caught on a tubby in the kelp along the west coast of VI......Tomic plugs don’t work
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    family friendly fishing boat advice needed

    John is so kind and non confrontational it’s hard to understand why people are often upset with you. Obviously he’s very new to this and I’d say he’s being pretty upfront about that. Although John you are completely correct this one may not require the kick in the balls.
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    Boat insurance

    I only have one policy. This was me just being a smart ass and has turned into a real misunderstanding. Thanks for the advice and concern though.
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    Boat insurance

    Ryan I’ve got no idea what you’re talking about but apparently you don’t understand sarcasm. As for double covering it’s strictly up to me what to insure the vessel ang trailer for and I aim for the very high level
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    Where was this sumbitch...

    Chris, taking the time to buy a fish at the market, take it out on your boat and take photos is a very impressive effort! Nice fish man! What did it scale out at?
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    Which Garmin Radar

    The 18xhd will be WAAAAAYYYYYY more than he will ever take the time to understand or use. The fantom is a whole bunch of bells and whistles beyond the xhd. I had an hd and after getting it all dialed in I could see a 6’ log with seagulls on it. Good luck and way more important than the radar you...
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    Boat insurance

    Man I must come across as a real dense s.o.b. I’ve got my boats all pretty much double covered as I care about them way more than the house.
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    Boat insurance

    You need boat insurance?
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    Osprey 26 w Suzuki 300 for sale

    THAT IS UNREAL CHEAP! I had that boat in a short cabin with dual 140 Suzuki’s on it and it was underpowered for sure but that 300 would be able to flood ok or sell it and slap a 350 on the back and you’re riding pretty!
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    Straits Shrimp

    Kurt, after showing that spot you’ll never be shrimping alone there again! Nice work, keep it up
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    There were salmon in area 34-27

    There were a couple more around yesterday. Lost a few others. Was a nice one out there
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    A7 love

    That pic is obviously not showing anything but a nice fish
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    A7 love

    Kurt I’m sorry my sarcasm didn’t show through.?
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    For those who enjoy and Edge of Craftsmanship

    I’ll have the 200s and saver for the win!!!!
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    A7 love

    Now that pic shows the spot for sure! Nice fish...... maybe keep those pics a bit more generic.
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    Ace Brutus plus

    ace brutus 40 plus line hauler with hands free and carry case. Excellent condition. $450 obo
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    There were salmon in area 34-27

    Nephew and brother with a nice one 8 fish to hand, lost two others. Tons of bait, a few with that extra fin. Got the nephew reeling on the knuckle busters. Damn fun day
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    2 ft itis...well...3.5 ft itis..new boat time

    Those silver streak 21s look pretty burly.
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    2’ itis Ballin style

    I also believe these come with said “pussy magnet”. There was a 65’ in port Townsend last year and the old fat ass that was drinking a cold one enjoying a stogie on the bridge CERTAINLY did not match the smoking hot wife in a g string bikini on the back deck. All I got to say to him is kudos to...
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    WP report as of Saturday!

    No man nor large group of men will ever even slightly disrespect, much less yell at my wife, mother, son or disabled father. They will also never do so to any other female or child without punches thrown. All and any that know me know this. It’s nit a matter of loving fighting but rather old...
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    Price drop to $29500
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    Black Cod recipe?

    They are so damn good eating in a lot of recipes and smoked for sure
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    GW Shark or Salmon Shark

    I’ve seen a salmon shark 50 miles off Vancouver island! Awesome thing to see
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    48" Pipe wrench

    I’ll take it...my parents live in Lynnwood and I’m there occasionally.... what would work best for you?
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    Price drop to $32000.
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    Proper report

    You just spill the beans like that? The big blue spot! Nice haul!
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    Rebuild begins

    I’m not quiet about my opinion in Suzuki’s and one of my favorite things about them is their ability to throw big props with ease.
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    Rebuild begins

    Steve, I’ve been looking at power tech props as my buddy loves his and they will make any pitch you want. I’m starting with 16x19 Suzuki props out of the box to see what they act like and see how the hull likes the speed atwot versus weight capacity etc. I agree with you that the 16x20 seems a...
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    Odd break, Cannon dr

    Or don’t buy cannons? Scotty vases can handle way more than the Brutus can throw at them without the price tag to boot!
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    I’ve heard of junk in the trunk.!!!!!!

    The water in Custer runs with a little extra bite and lord knows it shows!
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    23’ north river

    Way to be patient Rodney!
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    I did not. Although I’m lazy about looking at them. Try again
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    Yes the almar is real close..... but it’s still has a few hours of work left
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    Oh I figured it will fit in there soon Rodney! Congratulations on getting yours sold
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    Motor warranty valid until 11/25/19
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    22’ Olympic Nw walkaround

    1992 Nw walkaround with Alaska bulkhead. Suzuki df 175 and 9.9 efi kicker. 560 hours Boat has been COMPLETELY rewired with all new wire and blue sea acr system. Two group 24 deal marine master batteries. New surge disk trailer brakes and bearings were done last winter. I do all my own service...
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    Coldwater 35' Pilothouse Build

    If you or anyone buys a boat to be budget conscious throughout at this caliper they are real new to the game..... pay to play and you’re playing big time! I’d throw my gas money on that ride anytime!
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    Will these make my Boats ass look Phat?

    Steve, you nailed it! Those are truly the shit. Mine are all hung and rigged and ready to roll. Congratulations
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    Coldwater 35' Pilothouse Build

    Barry, congratulations! That is a beast of a boat. My favorite is your “transition” from a 22’ Hewes to this monster. Piss on 3’itis that’s just going big! Can’t wait to see it on the water
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    Post your boat's fillet / bait table setup

    There will be a few additions for knife holders and such. Bait coolers stay under each side
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    Area 51 on the seawolf

    lings in short order on an amazing boat.... anyone know the guy holding the big one?
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    23’ north river

    What you eyeing there Rodney? Got 28 on the mind?
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    Rebuild begins

    Richard, you’ve been marinating that little fable project with that beautiful tar paper look for so long I thought there were some lummi roots in ya! It’s looking good though and I knew you were getting back going when I saw the shingle clothes lines out. Boats coming along. Some weeks I have...
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    Rebuild begins

    Yes eddy, I did buy it from Charlie. He works on an oil rig in Texas now I believe. Super nice guy.
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    Rebuild begins

    Jim, a couple questions if you don’t mind. 1) the 2 degrees you’re discussing please elaborate on that. 2) why batteries out of the back corners? Thanks in advance and that’s one sweet looking CW you’ve got there
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    Who’s the prop guru? Need lower planing speed.

    Ok, I’ll put it this way.... you can compensate for a lot of problems with all of these great products or you can fix some basic issues. My buddy had that exact boat with a 250 hp on it and we certainly don’t have this issue.
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    Who’s the prop guru? Need lower planing speed.

    At a 17 pitch you certainly aren’t speed oriented and that alone says a lot
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    Who’s the prop guru? Need lower planing speed.

    Eli has strong points and all may be helpful but if I were you I’d seriously look at motor height.... in my opinion a lot of outboards are mounted to deep. Good luck
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    Neah round 2

    Nice catch!!! If they check you how the hell do they justify inflating the catch amounts and saying the quota is almost up?! That’s why they lease the helicopters and planes to fly over, count boats and use a very precise formula (every boat=8 anglers who all have full limits of 65lb halibut) to...
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    Ocean hali/ling report

    I can tell you the straights only gave me one Hali between Thursday and Saturday and lings were in high numbers at 23” or so. It was my worst opener in a lot of years.
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    Washington park launch

    Thanks for all the responses
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    Washington park launch

    Agreed about the launch being shit but it sure is closer than any other
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    Coastie Bruthas come through again!

    Patrick, your reality is refreshing because it’s the truth but damn you’ve gotten cold. So much for that friendly charter attitude. And seeing as though kids were involved I never want them to have harm as the dipshits that now call themselves parents couldn’t “google” their way out of the...
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    Washington park launch

    Thanks Rodney! Much appreciated
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    Washington park launch

    Can anyone confirm if all the docks are back and it’s up and running at Washington park in anacortes? Thanks
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    24’ allied

    Well, I guess I better put up sale pending! Bob, it was great meeting you and I’m glad things are working out. It’s a damn solid boat to day the least
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    24ft North River Offshore with Yamaha 350

    I’m not sure the “350 stigma” is just stigma....
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    looking for La Push runing partner for may1st,2nd&4th

    What Patrick is saying is politely put as.... the ocean is unforgiving but there will be a load of boats around you at all times. Make sure your safety gear is in order and your vhf is working correctly. Also know compass bearings in case of electronic screen failure. Good luck and if you’re...
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    Free crab bait - salmon carcasses

    No I’m actually trying to help out a buddy of mine but have no desire to go pick up yellow, freezer burnt shit just to throw it away.
  127. fishing fanatic

    Free crab bait - salmon carcasses

    Is it from the last few months and freezer burned or no?
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    How do we win?

    After reading this I will truly never read nor respect another thing you say. The density here is alarming. The lack of understanding is painful. Partner with the tribes...... Partnering with a pimp is getting laid out of desperation. Similarly the EXACT same
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    Couple of shrimp pots

    Now Richard, you claim all I advertise is shit and then you put these up for sale!
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    Almar in CA

    Bob, I’m soooooo confused and couldn’t disagree with you more about not bonding an aluminum boat. I believe this is exactly why these boats have the problems they do.
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    Almar in CA

    Bob, I absolutely couldn’t agree with you more!!!!! The boat isn’t likely bonded correctly and the anodes were almost certainly not aluminum and or were mechanically fastened to the hull in a very inefficient method. Also not having anodes on those tabs is a recipe for disaster. That boat is...
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    I need a tractor, w backhoe

    To say hp is more important than hydraulic pump ability, quality and capability is absolutely ridiculous. Look at excavators in the 300 series and above... they are certainly not running motors with any hp above 150..... it’s the hydraulics
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    Rebuild begins

    Still moving forward.... have had a few set backs but it’s moving forward.
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    Yamaha outboard question

    Now Rodney, I didn’t say they suck.... just are an inferior product. Good luck with that. Sounds like a pain in the ass to hunt down this problem
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    Outboard input

    Yamahas additional charge wire is a basic cover up for lack of understanding on wiring a boat. Suzuki’s are hands down the most powerful and reliable outboards on the market currently
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    LaPush Friday

    So wait.... if I take my boat and launch from la push I get a lot of fish?
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    WTB Cousins 9’6” Salmon trolling rod

    What is the reservation?:rofl:
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    8lbs 9oz Fisher....

    They are a blast to have out!!! Earlier the better. They don’t love the vests at first. Congratulations
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    24’ allied

    Boat also has an electric macerating head with holding tank
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    24’ allied

    Here’s the pics.
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    24’ allied

    Hmmm. I’ll check the specs agsin
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    24’ allied

    With the boat fully loaded and trailer it’s right about 5500 lbs from the information I have
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    24’ allied

    I’ll get the weight in just a minute. I towed it with my tundra just fine fwiw
  144. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    This boat can be towed with a 1500 series truck
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    24’ allied

    He’s going through a tough spot in life with a divorce and it’s time for a fresh start.
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    24’ allied

    Bump. Boats got to go due to life changes. 120,000 obo. Motivated to sell.
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    15 lb downrigger ball mold and balls

    Damn it Richard! Ask your local Algerian first
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    new weapon for wtc participants

    Patrick, I have atleast a weeks labor into getting every ounce of foam out of my almar. It’s a treat that I’ll never forget but that’s the exact reason why I did it. Good luck.
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    BACK IN BLACK!

    The thing about grey is it’s completely unpredictable!!!! Just saying.
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    Xtratuffs SUCK... now we know why!

    Xtratufs were the best boots ever as a COMMERCIAL fisherman as I was for years and regardless of what they support now they are China bullshit.
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    Xtratuffs SUCK... now we know why!

    Listening to you Troy is like a headache that won’t go away. So over the top one sided and absolutely uneducated in a lot of your bold statements it’s painful.
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    24’ allied

    Still warranty on the 300
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    24’ allied

    Bump. Price dropped to $137,500 obo. Test rides available for serious buyers.
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    2007 suzuki DF250 xxl

    You’ll have to excuse Richard, he’s newly wed to a diesel and is feeling the affects of being ass raped on all of his newly “needed” accessories.
  155. fishing fanatic

    Splashed the North River 29

    Chris are you running 300s or...? If so did you switch away from 17.5” props down to 16” diameter? This theory of deepening up motors is VERY different than any I’ve ever heard or experienced so I’m trying to see all the details and learn is all.
  156. fishing fanatic

    Splashed the North River 29

    Just cause I’m curios Chris, why would you recommend the motors as low as they can go?
  157. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    Oh John I’m sorry... I’m still a little worked up about a rod sale inquiry. You’re all good, you point out things regardless of people liking them or not and I respect that. It really is a killer boat.
  158. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    I’m sure allied will state that. Then you get what you pay for as far as rigging, outfitting etc which they had nothing to do with in this boat. Also I own several diesel trucks John, they are all 2016 f350. They vary an extremely large amount based upon that little set of letters after the...
  159. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    He also meticulous rigged this boat with only the best blue sea products. It has a nico genius on board charger as well. It’s truly a decked out 24! Would easily fish tuna. I’ve run the boat from anacortes to uculet and it was unbelievable the ride quality and sea handling qualities it has
  160. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    Steve you are very observant! He’s a shop foreman and has been for all his life. It’s the guys boat you want to own cause maintenance is the top priority
  161. fishing fanatic

    Loomis BBR 965C GL3 $155.00 EA

    I hope we don’t ever cross paths. That’s all I need to say. Take one of your 8’ rods and play sit and spin on it you limp dick.
  162. fishing fanatic

    Loomis BBR 965C GL3 $155.00 EA

    You are one dense SOB. You ever bought a car and offered the asking price? And for that matter you love these damn nice rods so much that you got them from a person, never used them and are selling them. If I offered you 25$ a piece a simple no thanks in return is all it takes. Keep slinging...
  163. fishing fanatic

    24’ allied

    24’ allied aluminum 300 Suzuki 280 hours 9.9 efi Suzuki kicker Full Garmin front and rear touch screen Scotty 2106b riggers Ace line hauler Boat is ridiculously maintained by the same guy who wired it with nothing but tinned anchor wire 2/ group 31 batteries with silver switch acr Bentley...
  164. fishing fanatic

    Loomis BBR 965C GL3 $155.00 EA

    You are so full of shit it’s coming out your ears!!!! I said they are used rods and I saw 325 as a great deal and continued to tell you I wasn’t trying to beat you down and good luck with the sale! Just cause you paid 400(for the 3) as you told me and are trying turn a profit doesn’t mean I...
  165. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Here she is leaving the weld shop for the last time. I’m already bolting the stuff on and will update once it looks like something.
  166. fishing fanatic

    Shop cleaning

    How much were you looking for?
  167. fishing fanatic

    trailer weight distribution reminder

    I dropped the bait in the water and an immediate strike! Ohh it’s taking line!!!! Fish (John) on!!!!! :appl::cheers:
  168. fishing fanatic

    When you realize your ISP/TV provider doesn't have the Superbowl on

    Bummer news on that one! If you’re looking at pics of her naked and not getting to touch you also are finishing second! Hate him all you want he’s a machine on the field and is keeping some good treats at home
  169. fishing fanatic

    trailer weight distribution reminder

    All the ford jokes are just that! Put the kinda weight behind a truck everyday like I do for 285k miles and tell me your total mechanical problems. They are ugly, the interiors lack storage but the damn things can work.
  170. fishing fanatic

    Window dsg

    Which series of dsg do you have for the windows John?
  171. fishing fanatic

    Window dsg

    I appreciate your response John. I wouldn’t say my old dsg failed in my Osprey, I’d say they dripped , whistled and the handles/locks fell off. In saying that I’ve seen and heard much worse from other window companies and people using them. My main reason for not dealing with motion was their...
  172. fishing fanatic

    Window dsg

    Who the hell makes vinyl? Talk about throwing another loop in this!
  173. fishing fanatic

    Window dsg

    So long story short I’ve found that ajr, dsg and motion are all about the same price... and on top of that dsg matched ajr price. Only thing is I was looking at the d15 dsg recreational windows which I’ve had in the past and after 5 years I started having some issues with them. Does anyone...
  174. fishing fanatic

    Whidbey Keystone Launch or Cornett Bay

    If launching from coronet then why not go Washington park and open up an endless supply of outstanding blackmouth in the southern San Juan’s?just my opinion but if you’re solo it’s safer, easier and more sheltered especially if you’re inexperienced on the banks. Good luck either way and be safe
  175. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Hdpe is a great material and I use it quite regularly but for that particular application you’d be happier with uhmw. It is available at hardware sales in the scrap bins and there are also a couple outlets down south. Uhmw is a harder and more durable product for this type of application
  176. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Out of paint. Now time for rigging. Shops full of all the items.
  177. fishing fanatic

    Boat Upgrade Options

    I know of a fully outfitted 22’ Olympic coming up for sale. It’s caught a couple fish
  178. fishing fanatic

    Load question with lumber

    These presumptions are how shit collapses on people’s heads. There’s a hell of a lot of difference between point load and relatively even distribution of load across a roof. As a professional who’s done a hell of a lot of large structures both commercial and residential there are a few main...
  179. fishing fanatic

    Load question with lumber

    Richard, don’t you have a gable or two to side? Adding in posts and possibly sistering on an lvl or something of the sorts would be an easy answer but there goes your clear floor space.
  180. fishing fanatic

    Load question with lumber

    Jeff I as well am a contractor and have been for 18 years and that is EXACTLY what I meant by the trusses themselves.
  181. fishing fanatic

    Load question with lumber

    That is a very manageable span. The real question isn’t the bean but rather the trusses themselves.
  182. fishing fanatic

    5th wheel adapter........

    “Bow ties” don’t tend to be the smartest.... and FOR SURE have the least common sense
  183. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 5212

    Sold pending pick up
  184. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 5212

    Consider
  185. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 5212

    Bob, I’ll call you tomorrow. Sounds great. I’ll consiser it sold
  186. fishing fanatic

    12-1 Blackmouth

    You did throw out the proper trade in the same sentence thankfully so I’m assuming the coffee was sarcastic
  187. fishing fanatic

    12-1 Blackmouth

    Way to get them and to helleith the brown bottle flu buddies! But there was one part of the post that I just couldn’t understand, OR maybe I didn’t catch the sarcasm.... you stated you’d love prop advice and threw out the idea of “a coffee” as a trade for the advice. Hmmmmm, I’m confused
  188. fishing fanatic

    Winter Derbies

    Why the hell would you think that a fishing boat hull is good at 55knots? That’s ridiculous and absolutely not what those hulls are designed for
  189. fishing fanatic

    Who's got the best marital advice?

    I’m in year one so I’ve got zero personal advice, but from watching SEVERAL friends and aquentances I can say it seems wives don’t prefer sharing your penis! :frehya2:
  190. fishing fanatic

    Gloomis SAR1265C/Tekota 500

    That’s a screaming deal. If I didn’t own a small army of them I’d be all over it
  191. fishing fanatic

    Another d-BAG thief :-((

    Shit Jim! They had some balls to grab those from your boat. I’ve been driving by your place a bunch cause I got a job down in the valley there. Good luck finding them but the law isn’t much of a help as my experiences have shown with getting back stolen shit.
  192. fishing fanatic

    Osprey Northwind 22

    Bob Goodings at Olympic sporting goods gives the best tours Eric! But you can come in second I guess.:frehya2:
  193. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 5212

    Bought this with the intention of installing it as a rear screen but just never did. Bought it used, tried it when I bought it and it worked flawlessly. Been in a box since. I believe I have a handful of cords with it as well. $475 obo
  194. fishing fanatic

    2013 Toyota tundra

    2013 Toyota Tundra dark grey color match leer canopy with Thule bars on top, Toyo r/t with black rhino wheels 90% tread. 5.7ltr v8. Full four door crew max cab, 4x4,automatic, 92k miles, still under warranty( I will find out if it’s transferable) meticulous maintenance. One owner. Have run...
  195. fishing fanatic

    Osprey Northwind 22

    Post starts out stating sliders on each side of cabin
  196. fishing fanatic

    Free complete set of house plans

    Or a simple photo copy machine!
  197. fishing fanatic

    Recommendations, nuckle buster rod

    The gl2 1265c and standard 1265 have been unreal. I’ve had one for 17 years now and own 12 of them between the knuckle buster(c) and standard. Landed 70lb halibut on one, every size salmon you can imagine and never once have they given me a problem. They are discontinued now and have been...
  198. fishing fanatic

    Recommendations, nuckle buster rod

    Gloomis 1265c gl2 .
  199. fishing fanatic

    Looking for a Grays Harbor Real estate agent

    It’s going to be an onslaught.... brutal with the set up. Good luck man. Nice bass!
  200. fishing fanatic

    Tahsis 2018 Dive trip

    That looks unreal!
  201. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    Well, I still haven’t pushed go but after all the input and awesome advice and a ton of reading I’m really set on this plan. In the cabin I’m thinking a pair of 1042xsv. Yes they are dual channel chirp units, but I want the pair to avoid split screening in most instances and for redundancy. Also...
  202. fishing fanatic

    Blue Seas Company Fire

    This would be a lack of education and understanding comment. Ac/dc
  203. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    Let me know when you got a little time Chris and you can come give me your 2 cents
  204. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    Oh now I’m the guinea pig for the Custer sea sport guy?! I’m working on it Chris. I hear that delivery of beer and whiskey to the project site speeds up the process! :cheers:
  205. fishing fanatic

    Area 7 waters

    The wind direction is a HUGE part of the islands. Using that in part with the ebb/flood and size of the tides are key. Really it takes time to learn it but be on the cautious side. I will say that the triangle between cypress, carter point and Eliza can get more than interesting as well as the...
  206. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    I met with Eric yesterday.(what a great guy and what a sweet boat) after he and I meeting and seeing his set up and doing more reading I think I’m going to go the (2) seoetate through hulls and upgrade to the xsv units.(dual channel units) Btw Richard, those type of comments are how I think as...
  207. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    John, that would be an awesome option if I had the room. I appreciate the responses
  208. fishing fanatic

    Parker 2820 vs Osprey 28/30

    In my experience I couldn’t agree more. The osprey is definitely designed around the Nw waters and certainly holds true to the design. I’ve seen a 30’ osprey leaving ucuelet in some nasty stuff and return with smiles and fish. When I say nasty I mean I didn’t consider leaving the dock in my 26’...
  209. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    Eric, are you happy with your tilted element thru hull? If so what model did you use? John, a pocket in an aluminum boat seems a bit more interesting than the fiberglass. Are you saying to pocket the fairing block and only leave little bit hanging down?
  210. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    John, I appreciate the reply. My thought about the daring block is to keep the ducer in cleaner water. If I were to do a pocket I would likely just do a pitched thru hull(which I’m not totally against) . I know that some guys do a half pocket with the daring block but that seems a bit...
  211. fishing fanatic

    Parker 2820 vs Osprey 28/30

    The I/o 30 osprey is a whole different boat( and a beast) compared to the 28.
  212. fishing fanatic

    Back to the transducer.....

    So I’ve chosen Garmin. Going with the 1242 xsv and a rear 1042. 18xhd radar. And then the transducer.... I’m leaning towards a daring block with a ss260 but am looking for input. Anyone have one of these and if not does anyone have a daring block 1kw transducer they like? The only thing I’m not...
  213. fishing fanatic

    Going to Try This Next Halibut Season

    And when I say illegal it didn’t matter if there was a feather in your hat
  214. fishing fanatic

    Going to Try This Next Halibut Season

    I “worked” with a Wdfw officer who retired and he was spot on, if shit was illegal and wrong it was dealt with. His replacement is the spineless bitch and creates the reputation the department deserves. Always a reason or excuse why he can’t deal with the big problem but DAMN is he good at...
  215. fishing fanatic

    Going to Try This Next Halibut Season

    I’ve burned, cut up, and removed more of “their” nets than you can imagine. I’ve been told I could have federal charges as of last year and just said it’s cowboys and (can’t say that word). It’s a joke. It’s all bullshit and ANYONE that tells me that that’s not 80% plus of the problem hasn’t...
  216. fishing fanatic

    Shop cleaning

    The ladners and polyform buoys are pending sale this week.
  217. fishing fanatic

    Shop cleaning

    6.6gallon fuel tank with two primer balls and a couple brand ends(I believe Suzuki and evinrude) 30$ Small stainless sink basin 20$ Leaded line 400’ shots (4) 40$ per. Fish on rod holders 15$ for the pair Xtra large foam buoys(2) 12$ each Pump label explains it all $50 Volvo c-5 props...
  218. fishing fanatic

    Boat Pictures

    A 40’ deep shop is well.... :gay:
  219. fishing fanatic

    2004 Almar Sounder 32', twin Yanmar diesels and twin Hamilton jets.

    I think 76 would’ve been a bit much for the work it would’ve needed to be one a fishing boat
  220. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Gabe, I’d love to have a good bullshit and invite Chris to boot!!! Thanks for the offer
  221. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Thanks Chris, the design is mine but all welding and fabrication has been done by Danny at NTG fab. I’m very pleased with the results and I will be wiring and rigging the whole boat in my shop. Hoping to have her ready for halibut.
  222. fishing fanatic

    BOLO Stolen Downriggers

    I’m over the top about thieves (truck and 16’ enclosed cargo trailer full of tools completely gone) and mark and lock everything I can but the one thing I’ve definitely learned is those of us that work spend our days honing our trades and striving to get better at what we do. On the other hand...
  223. fishing fanatic

    Need trailer brakes

    Disc brakes in the stainless variety are the only hope. Drums are like saltwater buckets and and won’t last period and are fairly worthless. Eoh is always the best but to put a set on a trailer is a chunk of change. I’m running surge disc on my trailer now and even with religious rinsing I...
  224. fishing fanatic

    Need trailer brakes

    No trailer brakes = REALLY bad idea for the family that cuts you off. I tow daily and use 3/4 and 1 ton trucks to do so . And extra even 3800 lbs if push dramatically changes your ability to stop/maneuver
  225. fishing fanatic

    RIP Paul Allen

    A man who truly put his money where his mouth (and heart) were. Whether it was the popular decision or not. Fuck cancer
  226. fishing fanatic

    Boat Pictures

    22’ Olympic & 16’lavro
  227. fishing fanatic

    Bottomfishing Help

    And great spots are found by looking at charts and exploring. I’ve got a solid handful and not one is from numbers given to me. If you love to fish you will go find your own fishing
  228. fishing fanatic

    Bottomfishing Help

    East coast nasty water is a far cry from our fall and winter water. Just saying
  229. fishing fanatic

    2004 sounder at gov deals

    That boats was just bought from up north in ferndale I believe
  230. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    One more photo. Put these on both sides. One on the port is much larger but they are a flush step/seat for little ones . Really happy with the design
  231. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Oh yeah, a big thanks to John (goatram) on the bait tank advice.
  232. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Here are a few pictures. It will all be put together and into paint in the next week or so.
  233. fishing fanatic

    E-15 Yipee!

    Eric, I read you’re post wrong! We are on the same page. I was thinking you were blaming liberals but after I reread I see exactly what you’re saying!
  234. fishing fanatic

    Deck Boot Reviews

    Yeah.... corrected. They went from bullet proof to bullshit and now just good enough that those of us that never owned the real American made version find them to be average with the rest of the boots out there
  235. fishing fanatic

    E-15 Yipee!

    So I’m curious.... what the fuck do liberals have to do with this?!
  236. fishing fanatic

    New Rain-Gear Advice

    I’ve got the stormr strytkr and it’s awesome for cold blackmouth days and winter steelhead but there’s no way in hell im putting it on in the summer! Even if I’m out on the open water it is reallly warm
  237. fishing fanatic

    9/15 Tuna run that turned into a rescue operation

    Unless of course you thought you could get away with it and get a large sum of items!
  238. fishing fanatic

    New Rain-Gear Advice

    In that order
  239. fishing fanatic

    New Rain-Gear Advice

    Grundens, guy cotten or 66 degrees
  240. fishing fanatic

    Deck Boot Reviews

    Yeah.... xtratuf. Except they are now the Chinese bullshit of what used to be an amazing company. I own 8 pairs including ones from back in my commercial days but you wouldn’t catch me dead wearing a pair of the new Chinese made ones!
  241. fishing fanatic

    Cost of New Outboards?

    Have had a Suzuki 9.9 For over 500 hours and love it
  242. fishing fanatic

    Cost of New Outboards?

    I’m in the buying provess for a pair of Suzuki df200s as we speak. Priced Oregon and Florida. Money to be save is marginal considering prop exchange options etc. I am getting the pair of 200s with drive by wire dual station and a 9.9 highly thrust for 37k.
  243. fishing fanatic

    Cash For My Things #1

    I’ll take the turbo dryer!
  244. fishing fanatic

    Interesting day on the water, kind of wish I had a scale...

    Good on you for the release and what a nice trip. That big girl needs to go home and make more!
  245. fishing fanatic

    New bottom blue kao

    Bottom looks amazing as always! It’s REALLLY TO BAD I can’t get Bob to do a top!!!! :(
  246. fishing fanatic

    Feds Determine West Coast Salmon Fisheries a Disaster

    The nets will actually be in more now as it’s a sustainance fishery at this point. I love how they have ceremonies for the lost orcas as they met the living SHIT out of any and everything they can
  247. fishing fanatic

    The Choice

    Tony what size and pitch are those sds props? Seeing as though I’m almost to that point on my 27 almar
  248. fishing fanatic

    Port Angeles Coho

    Butter knife and blindfold trick!!!
  249. fishing fanatic

    9/15 Tuna run that turned into a rescue operation

    A man and his crew are lucky to be alive. Thank the sea for not taking them that day. Luke, you are so full of shit it’s coming out your ears but you continue to plead your bullshit case and stick to your bullshit story. End the technicalities and look at the obvious!
  250. fishing fanatic

    Sunday Sunday Sunday

    If I were you I’d thank him! I can’t count how many trips I’ve gone fishing when “tides look bad” or “rivers going to be up and dirty” and I’ve had the trip of the season. Sitting on the couch watching the puddle pigeons get the piss beat out of them won’t catch tuna. Good luck
  251. fishing fanatic

    Removable bait tank

    It’s on my 28’ almar I’m building
  252. fishing fanatic

    Removable bait tank

    Steve, I’ve contemplated this a lot but know I’ll still be doing a lot of salmon(well maybe with the new shit show), Hali, ling and am inclined to mount a large cooler mid deck if I’m not needing live bait. Still not 100% on it but I’ve got a large cutting board station on the transom already.
  253. fishing fanatic

    Removable bait tank

    I’m going to put my tank center deck. My blood box is up against my transom bulkhead. I’m planning on having these lines be under deck.
  254. fishing fanatic

    Removable bait tank

    Recirculate was the wrong term. I meant CIRCULATE fresh in and let the outlet empty at the top
  255. fishing fanatic

    Removable bait tank

    im sure this has been addressed and I’ve read through a bunch of bait tank threads but was wondering about how many gallons per scoop of bait, what size is good for a guy who is not a tuna junkie(yet) and does anyone else have fittings they cap off on the deck when the tank isn’t in place? Any...
  256. fishing fanatic

    Q Cove Flashers (& a couple gibbs)

    Damn it Chris, give me a couple would ya!
  257. fishing fanatic

    Barkley Sound end of summer trip w/ pics

    Nice grade of fish. Looks like a sweet trip
  258. fishing fanatic

    Guess what fish

    A mermaid?!
  259. fishing fanatic

    My Wife! Your Wife?

    We are just over a year but been fishing together for over 6!
  260. fishing fanatic

    Busy busy summer

    Sweeeeet summer right there
  261. fishing fanatic

    MA 7 Salmon Bank...

    At this point I can’t even throw out another comment!!!! Filleting at 30 mph across Rosario is genius!
  262. fishing fanatic

    MA 7 Salmon Bank...

    Only the commies can fish on one side of that bank
  263. fishing fanatic

    MA 7 Salmon Bank...

    Well that question is fitting for this one.
  264. fishing fanatic

    Hatch latches

    I’m getting to the point in the build to start putting latches and such on the large blood box deck hatch as well as some rear doors etc. anyone have any amazing latches as all I’ve ever had have always been just ok. Thanks
  265. fishing fanatic

    MA 7 Salmon Bank...

    I’ve been contemplating using butter knives and blindfolds in my filleting endeavors as well. Also good to point out exact locations! :appl:
  266. fishing fanatic

    Need a dimension on Suzuki drive by wire

    anyone have a dual drive by wire Suzuki helm control and could possibly give me the actual dimensions of the footprint? It would really help me out!
  267. fishing fanatic

    Sacrificial anodes....zincs

    Can’t thank everyone enough for not only chiming in but also for all the extensive explanations that aid in better understanding of the workings of the anodes
  268. fishing fanatic

    Best boat for weekends?

    Nordic and American tugs are unreal and seaworthy
  269. fishing fanatic

    Sacrificial anodes....zincs

    Bob, thank you so much for this and thank all of the others as well for chiming in!!!! On another note, the second my boat is dipped into the drink to achieve a waterline with all of its new fixings you will be asked for available times to bring it to your spot for some bottom love...
  270. fishing fanatic

    Sacrificial anodes....zincs

    Goatram won’t answer this question? Come on man.... we know you know
  271. fishing fanatic

    Sacrificial anodes....zincs

    Is there harm in running a zinc on one side and aluminum on the other?
  272. fishing fanatic

    Sacrificial anodes....zincs

    So I’m reaching out to those in the know! I’m planning on bottom paint, I’m not going to plug into shore power, I’ll never ground to the hull and I’ll certainly bond everything but what is the correct material or materials for sacrificial anodes on my almar? As in any condition besides pure...
  273. fishing fanatic

    Need advice, mooring aluminum boat in Everett short term

    Goat, are you recommending the aluminum zinc as the way to go on all aluminum hulls or due to Everett being brackish? Also was wondering if you had an opinion on having an aluminum and a zinc anode on the hull?
  274. fishing fanatic

    New place to drink in San Juan Islands

    Nice place Justin! And great beer selection! Apparently all you need is a heater for these warm summer nights!
  275. fishing fanatic

    Need advice, mooring aluminum boat in Everett short term

    I’d like to add that John is very sensitive and it makes it funny to get him wound up!! :frehya2:
  276. fishing fanatic

    Need advice, mooring aluminum boat in Everett short term

    WAIT!!!! Did John just tell an aluminum guy to wax his boat?! o_O
  277. fishing fanatic

    Olympic Outboard Conversion

    Bj fiberglass in bham is also good but more expensive
  278. fishing fanatic

    27 Almar Sounder

    That’s exactly how my project started
  279. fishing fanatic

    Olympic Outboard Conversion

    Did you try Wiggins in sultan?
  280. fishing fanatic

    Some Canadian Porn

    I’ve run from anacortes, sequim and Neah to Barkley many times. Know your boat, weather and tides and get through the straight before 9am!!! And normally stay offshore a ways as there are a few shallower reefs and shelf’s that create chop.
  281. fishing fanatic

    CR tuna run and coho weekend

    Good looking trip! And I’d say you upped the beard value slightly from last post but still not your Neah report status!
  282. fishing fanatic

    Needs

    What brand and model vhf? Going to have one in the cabin and one at the rear station.
  283. fishing fanatic

    Some Canadian Porn

    That’s awesome! Were in in ucuelet or???
  284. fishing fanatic

    Needs

    Next change is I will be switching to new electronics and want opinions. I have had Furuno and don’t see myself going back that way so I’m thinking Garmin or Simrad. I will be doing front and rear screens, radar, sounder(thru Hull) and gps.
  285. fishing fanatic

    Needs

    Those Lopo lights look amazing. Thanks for the tip
  286. fishing fanatic

    Needs

    So I need a few things for the boat and am hoping you guys can help! 1) 1 7/8” o.d . Rubber inserts for the rocket launcher 2) Garmin? Electronics with 12” front and 12 or 10” rear screen, radar and thru Hull transducer. 3) windows.... I’m really liking what ajr has going on but opinions are...
  287. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    I found a place in marysville called Fraser foundry. Super nice stuff and great prices
  288. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    They are 6’7” to the bottom
  289. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Ntg fab is doing it all. Danny is the guy who’s done all the welding and bending. He’s got some real talent. Even pressure tested the offshore bracket for me
  290. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki 150 problems

    If you got the boat from defiance direct and randy is still there he is one hell of a Suzuki guru but not sure if he made it more than a year there.
  291. fishing fanatic

    Costco tire service

    Long story short.... I do 95% of all my own maintenance etc. I have utilized the free tire rotation at les Schwab though as it keeps the tires lasting longer and is seemingly idiot proof. In 8 years or so of doing so I’ve experienced 2 separate wheels come loose on the highway and the...
  292. fishing fanatic

    Allied boat info needed

    A great riding boat with amazing potential.....then deal with the company and good luck. Been through it and it’s a joke
  293. fishing fanatic

    Sold Grady White 2006 282 Sailfish

    Charlie, what’s the new slaying machine going to be?
  294. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    A pair of 115s would be equivalent to rowing the damn thing. A 35’ cold water is a hell of a lot of boat for 600 hp. I’ll be using dual 200 Suzuki’s. I had an underpowered off shore boat in the past and it wasn’t good nor safe
  295. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    So here’s a couple quick updated photos. Tank is in and the roof extension and offshore bracket. Now just designing the rocket launcher. On a side note does anyone have a line on weld in hatches in a more recreational size?
  296. fishing fanatic

    Tractor attachment

    That thing is sweet. I’d say it’s to haul around hand tools and such when tending fence lines and doing work away from the barn or shop. I’d love it but don’t get to Olympia and Westport is a next year gig for me.
  297. fishing fanatic

    New place to drink in San Juan Islands

    That list of brews sucks and I’d never drink a single one!!!!! Only two of each. Be there in two weeks and can’t wait to give this one a try. Congrats man
  298. fishing fanatic

    Coho Colors?

    Bright , shiny, colorful..... fast troll.
  299. fishing fanatic

    21,000 triple axle trailer aluminum I beam

    The issue is I don’t have a way to move the boat currently. Is the trailer in Kirkland?
  300. fishing fanatic

    21,000 triple axle trailer aluminum I beam

    Howard, how much work would it be for me to get this trailer to fit my 28’ almar?
  301. fishing fanatic

    I'll have mine on the rocks, please

    Ok.... but really did happen there? Please explain. This seems almost impossible
  302. fishing fanatic

    I'll have mine on the rocks, please

    I want to ask wtf happened but may be better not to
  303. fishing fanatic

    When is your Albacore season really going up there?

    WAIT..... There’s albacore out of anacortes?! Where the hell have I been?!
  304. fishing fanatic

    Boat trailer time

    Thanks so much!!!!
  305. fishing fanatic

    Used car loans

    Becu Wecu Had loans for used cars with both under 4%.
  306. fishing fanatic

    2 pricks on the same salmon grounds today

    Pretty rude to talk about starving endangered species like that! :frehya2:
  307. fishing fanatic

    Favorite P "fill in the blank" T junk food on board

    Bananas, banana bread, banana cream pie. :appl:
  308. fishing fanatic

    How desperate are you for crab ??

    That write up was awesome!
  309. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 7212 Chartplotter for Sale

    I need another 7212 or like to fit that network
  310. fishing fanatic

    Garmin 7212 Chartplotter for Sale

    Is this 7212 still available!?
  311. fishing fanatic

    Fish report, dont remember what area...

    I’m assuming just 1.5 oz banana weights correct? Nice fish Blake
  312. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    When you thinking?
  313. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    You got a deal boss! I also still have your moving blankets from the door transfer
  314. fishing fanatic

    Boat trailer time

    so I brought my trailer home after we put the almar on boat stands today and was looking it over to decide whether new or rebuild(electric over hydraulic discs, wiring, tires, bearings led lights) was the best option. After some REAL disappointing discoveries I’m thinking new is the option...
  315. fishing fanatic

    Even though u can’t see it

    Are you implying boat rigging not done by youredlef is, well, shit at best?
  316. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    950lb(per axle) torsion axle set with hubs, seals and bearings. Never used. 200$ for all of it obo
  317. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    For this guy I’d want 150$ I’ve actually got 2 of them. Both are split to the core in one location but the other I have is cracked right next to the split so it needs a solid base underneath it to hold it together
  318. fishing fanatic

    6-30 MA 3

    Nice fish! Extreme lack of beard in this post though.:frehya2:
  319. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    And yes I can meet your boss and yes 100$ seems ok
  320. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    I learn everyday!
  321. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    The heater is a blower core for an io which I’m sure you understand?
  322. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    Not sure what a c note is?
  323. fishing fanatic

    Cleaning out shop

    any of this stuff interest anyone? Make an offer on any of it. Ask any questions if there are any
  324. fishing fanatic

    2014 EZ-Loader galv. Trailer

    Seeing as though I’m currently looking at purchasing a new trailer for an almost identical boat would you mind saying the weight rating of that beauty as well as how much it was?
  325. fishing fanatic

    Power tech props with Suzuki hubs

    Can I ask what year/hp Suzuki’s you had them on and the reason you aren’t wanting them? I’m starting with the idea of 16”/17degree for my boat but not sure
  326. fishing fanatic

    WTB Crab Pots/Traps

    Buy the cheapest ones from the store, zip tie them together, weight them with rebar in the bottom zip tied as well and go catch crabs. I rinse Maine and get minimum 4 years out of mine. This way when the commies smash them or the assholes steal them you’re out 24$
  327. fishing fanatic

    Anacortes boat launches

    Bellingham is by far and away the safest for the rig overnight and also bar none the best facility for launching etc. coronet bay has the next vote in my book due to not having to worry about tides, a park ranger there and I believe a host again this year. Washington park would be third but...
  328. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Soup A3

    What is the boat you’re fishing on? Those are nice looking fish!!!
  329. fishing fanatic

    Thru hull - 5200 still the way to go?

    What sikaflex type did you use? (Number)
  330. fishing fanatic

    Thoughts??

    Mike, I find it rude and offensive that you would imply those selective nets would EVER harm anything but the very precisely targeted sockeye in the responsible and sustainable quantities that our great co managers intend! :food-smiley-014::food-smiley-014::food-smiley-014::appl:
  331. fishing fanatic

    Thoughts??

    It’s still a crock of shit so to go along with it is ridiculous
  332. fishing fanatic

    Scotty pot puller for sale.

    And a throwing hook cause John says it’s a must
  333. fishing fanatic

    Scotty pot puller for sale.

    Ok I love mine and that’s a screaming deal! GLWS
  334. fishing fanatic

    Scotty pot puller for sale.

    Does it come with a swivel base, ladners, 400’ shots of lead line and a mermaid?
  335. fishing fanatic

    How many of you throw a hook for pots?

    Man johns really getting kicked when he’s down on this one.....:indabutt:
  336. fishing fanatic

    Could be a sweet setup

    I talked with one dealer down there and a pair of 200s with fly by wire was that price. Any dealers names you wish to share?
  337. fishing fanatic

    Could be a sweet setup

    Patrick, where the hell are you getting a pair of 300 zukes for 38k?!
  338. fishing fanatic

    HMMM...Looking like kicker thieves

    Eric, if you find them and there is festivities in the barn please send a quick invite!!!!! I hate me thieves with a real passion
  339. fishing fanatic

    Pipe jig hook location

    I use 9” of 1/2” or 12” of 1/2” in in 500-600’ . All personal opinion, wind, tides, backtroll eyc
  340. fishing fanatic

    Pipe jig hook location

    Drill press and machinist bits! Super fast
  341. fishing fanatic

    Pipe jig hook location

    12” of 3/4 is one HEAVY pipe jig! Hook in the middle as stated.
  342. fishing fanatic

    shrimping secrets (area 6 and 7 east/west)

    Me, I’m just learning
  343. fishing fanatic

    shrimping secrets (area 6 and 7 east/west)

    But I’m sure you could put fish and out shrimp jay and I combined in area 7! Needless to say I don’t fish nor shrimp with jay but can tell you he is one of the best up north
  344. fishing fanatic

    shrimping secrets (area 6 and 7 east/west)

    Well Fred your loud mouth is running so I’d say you’re wrong. No warm fuzzy feeling.... maybe jay is right? Or maybe not and you’ll say another dipshit comment when you have no clue?!
  345. fishing fanatic

    shrimping secrets (area 6 and 7 east/west)

    Banks are tricky if you’re new due to understanding currents. Head through San Juan channel and look for buoys. After seeing your results consider depth, structure etc. and look at a chart. There are shrimp all over up here just getting each spot dialed in. Good luck and make sure you have heavy...
  346. fishing fanatic

    MONSTER BUTT

    Fred, ignorance is bliss. Never said sport fishers were/are the problem but joining the problem is all you’re saying here! To say that I’m releasing fish to the natives nets is really probable in a lot of cases so does that mean I should bonk it on assumption? Cause at that point I am part of...
  347. fishing fanatic

    MONSTER BUTT

    It’s this mentality that has gotten us here with so many species.... steelhead are a prime example. With the photos of today and a few measurements you get your replica and she keeps spawning. I’ve released some trophy fish that I’ll never forget and when I look at the pictures on the wall I’m...
  348. fishing fanatic

    MONSTER BUTT

    As hard as it may seem the right thing to do is let those big ones go. They are what produce 95% of the halibut we do enjoy. They also are not good eating in comparison to there smaller counterparts. There is a reason Canada has size categories and ling cod have minimum and maximum sizes. Bottom...
  349. fishing fanatic

    Fished the Hoh lately ?

    That river is already a zoo with word of one fish hooked! If this real beauty was caught or even a possibility on the Hoh you wouldn’t see the river bottom between boats! ...... I’m hooking up to my trailer as we speak. :lux:
  350. fishing fanatic

    Alcohol and boating

    What I love is that he pulled off the road to follow the law!!!! As he drags that boat across the lanes. But the front strap and safety chain seemed strong! That one might track a little odd on drifts! :cheers::appl:
  351. fishing fanatic

    Attaching flexible brake lines

    Weld mounts don’t fall off if applied correctly
  352. fishing fanatic

    Anyone else see this article on lost crab pots?

    Go run a troll off the Nw side of Sinclair and you’ll see that numbers probably not to far off.
  353. fishing fanatic

    Replacement siding/install NE Tacoma or Federal Way area

    Check with the contractor on his flashing technique as well as understanding of products like g-tape. Personally I won’t insure houses if they aren’t wrapped in jumbo tex 60 min paper. Just my thoughts. Good luck
  354. fishing fanatic

    Replacement siding/install NE Tacoma or Federal Way area

    HARDI PLANK!!!! You will forever regret vinyl.
  355. fishing fanatic

    Stackable Ladner Shrimp Pots

    Like I said Tony, your 26’ north river is much different than my 22’ Olympic. I have no doubt you could stack them up there. I was more putting it out for thought for others.
  356. fishing fanatic

    Stackable Ladner Shrimp Pots

    Ladners are better than the imitation. I have 4 ladners and 2 imitation. Both catch but quality is definitely different in construction. They are perfect for stacking on the cabin roof as long as you know your hull.(obviously tony you will be fine, im more speaking of boats like my Olympic where...
  357. fishing fanatic

    Defiance Delivery Day

    And my boat is wired correctly for the Brutus puller with all fusing and wire sizing done correctly because I didn’t make excuses as to why it’s difficult to do I went out and did it. If you rig boats for a living this isn’t a new deal and you should be prepared for it. Unfortunately most places...
  358. fishing fanatic

    Defiance Delivery Day

    You’re not the first with this “rigging and outfitting” experience at defiance/allied. After what I saw, heard and witnessed first hand you are better to check EVERY single thing they’ve done. Good luck
  359. fishing fanatic

    Looking for a garmin gsd 26

    im looking for just the gsd 26 and a thru hull transducer to go with it. If you have either let me know! Thanks, Jason
  360. fishing fanatic

    A little Mudbug rpt

    You gotta look out when you’re fishing with those sea sport owning assholes! Looks like you’ve had a miserable time out there and I’m sorry you’ve been put through all those horrible events
  361. fishing fanatic

    Looking for a Dump Trailer

    I have a 7x14 load trail from Olympic trailer and have used it for three years and love it.
  362. fishing fanatic

    Nice Hali’s and great weather

    That looks like a damn good time! Congrats and nice fish
  363. fishing fanatic

    Limits Sand dabs

    The state will now be putting immediate restrictions on this fishery as it is obviously being over fished
  364. fishing fanatic

    Nice Hali’s and great weather

    There it is by itself with me being 6’5”
  365. fishing fanatic

    Nice Hali’s and great weather

    And that’s a beauty! Was that in the straits as well or coastal?
  366. fishing fanatic

    Nice Hali’s and great weather

    I was joking about it being out of the state. It was a straits day
  367. fishing fanatic

    Crabbing-When Does the Other Shoe Drop?

    Don’t know who’s pouring you the stiff drinks or giving you the rosy colored glasses but enjoy!
  368. fishing fanatic

    “Fully Involved” on it’s side

    That’s gotta be a horrible feeling! Good luck man
  369. fishing fanatic

    Crabbing-When Does the Other Shoe Drop?

    Tribal bashing? Most follow the rules? (What rules?) It’s fucking REALITY! They are the problem.
  370. fishing fanatic

    North End Lead Pour

    Wtf? You give up my wife beater secret? Chris, that’s not ok
  371. fishing fanatic

    North End Lead Pour

    Ohhhhh well I can’t hang there Chris!
  372. fishing fanatic

    North End Lead Pour

    There is a nice watering hole in that greater Custer called Tony’s tavern, so I’ve heard
  373. fishing fanatic

    Wasnt quick but it worked!

    We had another great day with lings and shrimp Saturday with easy limits but all the lings I’ve gotten this year seem real worm filled compared to the past. Caught them in several different t spots and even the 27” guys have them. Anyone else seeing this?
  374. fishing fanatic

    North End Lead Pour

    Where the hell is “ greater Custer “? :frehya2::cheers:
  375. fishing fanatic

    Wasnt quick but it worked!

    Phil we worked for them. It was a nice one out there
  376. fishing fanatic

    Holy Crap- We lost one of our own

    So unreal, didn’t have to know him to realize the loss of a good man. Donation sent. Best wishes to the family
  377. fishing fanatic

    Wasnt quick but it worked!

    I was in the Olympic with no markings
  378. fishing fanatic

    Wasnt quick but it worked!

    I was putting in when you were taking out Phil. You had the white Suzuki 300!
  379. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    So mermaids are fat?! Wtf!!!! This ruins EVERYTHING I have left in the hope category
  380. fishing fanatic

    Eclipse Stealth Shrimp pots

    Damn it Jay! If you pass on them I’m in.
  381. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    Patrick, you not worry about losing that with impact? As in log or ?
  382. fishing fanatic

    Wasnt quick but it worked!

    It truly was both ends! Let a couple go early on that were better than the 27” finisher but that’s hind sight. I’m not sure on the beer count.... a couple (dozen)
  383. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    So why do you prefer the fairing blocks?
  384. fishing fanatic

    A7 Bloody Deck

    That can’t be an area 7 fish. Those types of fish dont live in area 7.:cheers:
  385. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    The hanging ducers are waaaaaayyyyyy more susceptible to getting clipped by debris etc
  386. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    Steve, the build came to a real halt as my wife and I found out we have a little one on the way and I had to finish the new house, shop and horse barn. Now we are settled and the little one is due at the end of May so I’m back working on her. Not much to see but the parts are on the router table...
  387. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    The sounder unit is a gsd26. I also have a gsd24 if that would work?
  388. fishing fanatic

    Transducer.... another thread

    so I’m going to throw out the question of not only which one but whether a thru hull or transom mount and y? Boat is a 27’ almar with dual outboards Main fishing will be salmon, lings, tuna, halibut Depths will all be 600’ or less Main unit will likely be a Garmin 7212 with an msd26 sounder...
  389. fishing fanatic

    Best Cancer Center Who

    Dr. Dong saved my mom from non Hodgkin lymphoma. Best of luck. Fuck cancer!
  390. fishing fanatic

    True flood box or...?

    Thanks a bunch goat for the pics
  391. fishing fanatic

    True flood box or...?

    So goat do you have a thru hull with a ball valve between bottom of hull and bottom of box? And is so how are you accessing the valve? I plan on a diaphragm (grouper) pump . Also I like the idea of the option of flooding or keeping the box dry . Maybe a pic would help me if you don’t mind?
  392. fishing fanatic

    True flood box or...?

    Laurence, I’m assuming you are using a valve to accomplish the gravity draining on the trailer?
  393. fishing fanatic

    True flood box or...?

    so I want to know if you guys prefer an actual flood box that fills and empties directly on its own when coming in and off step or would a pump in and pump out with a grouper style outlet be preferred? Thanks for your opinions!
  394. fishing fanatic

    More Batteries??????

    As long as they are fused correctly it is not a problem. But I see why you like the starting batteries completely alone. The new 2106 are a pretty heavy draw with 20 lb balls and it can mess with the electronics if only running the kicker. Also works the hell out of any single house battery to...
  395. fishing fanatic

    More Batteries??????

    Yes very simple set up but this is a proven and effective one for most applications
  396. fishing fanatic

    More Batteries??????

    More batteries is DEFINITELY not a fix all nor a good option. It’s about your loads, charging capabilities and the boat being properly wired. A whole shit ton of half charged batteries that are drawing unevenly on both sides or linked together is hard on your alternator (s) and very inefficient...
  397. fishing fanatic

    Westside of Vancouver Island Trip Planning

    There is a cool campground in bamfield
  398. fishing fanatic

    Westside of Vancouver Island Trip Planning

    I’ve done the government dock thing a bunch but it can be a bit sketchy crowds
  399. fishing fanatic

    Westside of Vancouver Island Trip Planning

    Islands west sucks ass out of Ucluelet imo! They always overbook and make ridiculous requests in major storms blowing 40knts plus to change out slips.
  400. fishing fanatic

    Spring cleaning at the Smith house

    Don’t you start nookie! You’ve already corked my life opportunities with the qcoves enough
  401. fishing fanatic

    15 Hp Evinrude 2 stroke outboard motor

    15 HP 2 stroke outboard motor. Winterized and stored inside. $250 obo
  402. fishing fanatic

    12” Bennett Hydraulic trim tabs $350

    Bennett 12” hydraulic trim tabs including reservoir and controls. $350 obo
  403. fishing fanatic

    Volvo duo propeller pair

    Volvo duo propeller pair stainless steel. 854867 C5-F and 854871 C5-R are the numbers $450 obo
  404. fishing fanatic

    Spring cleaning at the Smith house

    Sooooo, about those qcoves? And don’t let nookie hooker even get involved! If you would like to split up with a couple few of them let me know please?!
  405. fishing fanatic

    Magnetic break away systems

    And the qcoves are my favorite... but I haven’t tried the magnetic ones. I do agree a bit on the hook set but sharp hooks make up for a lot
  406. fishing fanatic

    Magnetic break away systems

    Oh I own and fish a hell of a lot of the original 11” flasher but I hate fighting big fish with the flasher breaking the water multiple times
  407. fishing fanatic

    Magnetic break away systems

    Anyone tried and have feedback on the Simon breakaway flasher system? Seeing as though nookie hooker has stolen all my qcove dreams!
  408. fishing fanatic

    NWfishaman still around?

    NH insists I get all of the qcoves as he no longer wants them! :frehya2:
  409. fishing fanatic

    New Guy post BEWARE

    Awesome post! But just a reminder that there couldn’t have been any “wild” fish as reporting that type of thing will only dramatically shorten your season and that would be counterproductive. :cheers:
  410. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki df 200 ap.... finally happening

    Any hits on your boat?
  411. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki df 200 ap.... finally happening

    Jay, talked for a bit with Dave today and he’s a great man. Thanks for the recommendation!
  412. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki df 200 ap.... finally happening

    so I finally am all settled and back going on my almar project. Had to get the wife and I all settled as the little one is due at the end of May and obviously that’s priority. Need to buy a pair of these Suzuki DF200 fly by wire with the counter rotation option and was wondering if anyone has...
  413. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki DF 350-300

    Local Suzuki mechanics i know recommend never running those 300s without swapping out to a hotter thermostat just for this reason
  414. fishing fanatic

    MA4 Bottom Fishing Numbers

    Hey guys!!!! I was hoping you would make my fishing boat catch fish by telling me exactly where to go. Thanks in advance..... WTF! :nopity:
  415. fishing fanatic

    Been a good first season so far

    Nice looking fish.... maybe I’m not seeing it straight but doesn’t that one have an extra fin?
  416. fishing fanatic

    Grady White introduces Canyon 456

    Why?! If you have EVER fished ANYWHERE in the northwest would you pick this if this was in your budget?!
  417. fishing fanatic

    Stolen Kicker - 2015 Merc 9.9 Bigfoot XL shaft

    Worst part is he won’t get more than a slap in the wrist with free tv and meals
  418. fishing fanatic

    Rod storage options

    Drywall stilts are in order
  419. fishing fanatic

    Rod storage options

    Well you shouldn’t store your rods in the garage!!!!
  420. fishing fanatic

    Rod storage options

    Appreciate that Jeff.... I’ve got a handful of those but the reels don’t fit to well side by side and I’ve got 40+ rods to store
  421. fishing fanatic

    Found an awesome Halibut Charter

    Patrick..... don’t educate dumbshits to loop holes they will automatically go for when they realize their stupidity is now illegal. Just saying
  422. fishing fanatic

    Need a hinge

    Central welding
  423. fishing fanatic

    Rod storage options

    Thanks a ton! That’s a perfect and cheap solution. Going to give them a whirl
  424. fishing fanatic

    Rod storage options

    ive tried the standard racks and have been contemplating building one I think will work but trying to see if anyone has a great way to store two piece rods broken down? I’m hoping not to take up 30’ of wall space either. Thanks in advance and pics always help!
  425. fishing fanatic

    Seastar Kicker Tiebar

    This is what my question about cL length was referring to.
  426. fishing fanatic

    Halibut Catch Record Card Hearing 2/14/2018 in Olympia

    And it will not change an ounce of their efficiency nor accuracy but rather thicken their pockets which inevitably is what it always comes down to.
  427. fishing fanatic

    Halibut Catch Record Card Hearing 2/14/2018 in Olympia

    If it takes paying 100$ more to actually keep real options open so be it. Maybe it’ll be incentive to keep more dipshits and assholes away as well. The ignorance of throwing out this liberal left wing shit is unreal.
  428. fishing fanatic

    Islander tr3

    And I own accurates, avets, tekotas(shimano) and love them all for different fisheries but will admit the Islander mr3 is a blast for salmon. Also I have used the Abel’s and they are very nice.... I found the thinner arrow gathers line on one side a bit but haven’t used them much
  429. fishing fanatic

    Islander tr3

    As I’ve been doing as well
  430. fishing fanatic

    Seastar Kicker Tiebar

    Are you right on the border of centerline offsets on your motors?
  431. fishing fanatic

    Islander tr3

    Has anyone else tried the graphite on the cork with grease to eliminate the line creep
  432. fishing fanatic

    Islander tr3

    ive got a pair of mr3 islanders and love most everything about them with the exception of the line creep. I was able to hold one of the new tr3 today and it felt awesome and supposedly has fixed the line creep and is waaaaayyyyyy less maintenance and more durable. Any thoughts or experience from...
  433. fishing fanatic

    Seastar Kicker Tiebar

    Is that the cable tiebar kit? If so Pm me
  434. fishing fanatic

    Go no Go

    Sweet ride and I agree with all opinions about experience on the big blue being most important! As yet another opinion/ experience I had a 26’ osprey, and I get it was glass, but I had dual 140 Suzuki’s on it and it was WAY underpowered. It’s a real shitty feeling with large quartering or...
  435. fishing fanatic

    Boat Show Purchase Thunder Jet

    The ball scuppers are fairly annoying to say the least imo
  436. fishing fanatic

    Boat Show Purchase Thunder Jet

    Same style and idea
  437. fishing fanatic

    Olympic Outboard Conversion

    That just sounded a little off.... :indabutt::frehya2:
  438. fishing fanatic

    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    Erik, you’re so full of shit it’s coming out your ears! End of story. And no my house isn’t full of over seas bullshit
  439. fishing fanatic

    Olympic Outboard Conversion

    Wiggins fiberglass in sultan!!! The guy used to work for Olympic. He’s breathed in a lot of fumes but is damn good. Did my whole lid and patch work
  440. fishing fanatic

    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    And did you really say they went to China to keep the business surviving? Are you being serious? You gotta be blind to not see why they went to China!!!! $$$$$$$$$$$$
  441. fishing fanatic

    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    I’m gonna bite as well..... way to stupid to respond to this! It’s no wonder America is where it’s at.
  442. fishing fanatic

    Xtra Tuff vs Grunden Deck Bo

    Supporting Xtratuf after the move to China is wrong! I’ve got 6 pairs of the USA made ones and would buy more if I could find them.
  443. fishing fanatic

    New Yamaha 9.9

    And has great alternator output for using the riggers and pot pullers and not getting massive draw down
  444. fishing fanatic

    New Yamaha 9.9

    Suzuki all the way! The efi is awesome, still has pull start capabilities and oh yeah the efi is awesome
  445. fishing fanatic

    Shit Hole

    Turned the country around is for damn sure! It’s odd how all you trump lovers only see $$$$ signs and not the simple things like extinction, health and oh yeah the good for all. EPA..... who needs them , I mean the San Juan’s can take care of themselves Millions of acres of national parks and...
  446. fishing fanatic

    Shit Hole

    Oh I would definitely call them shit holes! I also have zero desire to bring one more immigrant in and support them because 95% of the time that’s what it turns into is another charity case, BUT when you are the leader of the super power, the big brother to all others you must use a little tact...
  447. fishing fanatic

    Shit Hole

    To any and all that can’t see the asshole in this situation...... open your eyes.
  448. fishing fanatic

    Rod/Reel Advise

    MR3s are killer
  449. fishing fanatic

    Resurrection Derby. Fishing?

    Just to clear one thing up, I’m by noooooo means saying I’m the best or anywhere near it. I have been lucky enough to know and fish with a few damn good ones up here though
  450. fishing fanatic

    Resurrection Derby. Fishing?

    The best in the islands don’t need to always Dick swing! And for damn sure Jay knows his way around with the best of them. I’m hate saying it but the comments Patrick made were rude as all hell and pointless.
  451. fishing fanatic

    Stolen Kicker - 2015 Merc 9.9 Bigfoot XL shaft

    Fuck thieves! I hope that asshole gets his, and I hope it isn’t from the cops
  452. fishing fanatic

    Area 7 Advice

    I heard there are several boat eating squid up in area 7.....
  453. fishing fanatic

    Area 7 - Zero crab, 1 Patrick

    It’s SUPER SURPRISING that the crabbing up here is shit considering I can’t remember the last time the com/natives didn’t have the place carpet bombed with pots. Unreal bullshit as always from our wdfw hard at work
  454. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki 9.9

    Have the Suzuki, had the Yamaha..... would do the Suzuki everytime from here on out
  455. fishing fanatic

    eBay/Japan electric reels for buts

    Have reeled at 740’ with black cod and 650’+ at the sw corner and deeper in the canyon and you wouldn’t catch me dead with an electric reel or anyone else on ANY of my boats! You love the burn and live for the thrill in my opinion!
  456. fishing fanatic

    Smoke salmon dip

    Will a big chief in cold weather without a blanket work for the cheese? Looks amaxing
  457. fishing fanatic

    Pole Barn Insulation Question

    And I’m not saying the price to cover it is high in saying the spray foam itself
  458. fishing fanatic

    Pole Barn Insulation Question

    Spray foam..... 1) requires a great amount of preparation for EVERYTHING before you do it 2) if you want a finished look you must cover it after the fact and the price to do it is very steep, BUT done right and..... ITS THE ALL IN ONE! Vapor barrier, extremely amazing r value and a forever deal
  459. fishing fanatic

    Pole Barn Insulation Question

    PM me if you’d like more information or ways I’ve gone about building and heating shops, it’s what I do for a living.
  460. fishing fanatic

    Pole Barn Insulation Question

    I have radiant in my shop.... it’s 2600 sq ft and gets to 60 degrees, where it’s currently at, in 12 hours. Again, it’s all about insulation under slab, thermal blocking and obviously the structure. Also depends on what you’re using to heat your water for the system with
  461. fishing fanatic

    Pole Barn Insulation Question

    Truely the r6 is little more than an anti sweat measure and will do little to hold your heat in tonsay the least. If you’re heating it all the time, even when you’re not there, radiant is not only insanely safer but also waaaaaaayyyyyy more efficient. Of course that being said insulation(6”...
  462. fishing fanatic

    Mukilteo crabber missing; his boat was found at Hat Island

    I guess that’s a matter of whether or not you buy into what our beloved government says or open your eyes to the realities.
  463. fishing fanatic

    Mukilteo crabber missing; his boat was found at Hat Island

    And then you get a completely ridiculous and nauseating response like this one. Is it the “liberals” or is it the San Juan islands, Puget Sound, Enviroment in general, endangered species such as the orca whales, and the list goes on that really need the victim card?! Lack of education and raw...
  464. fishing fanatic

    Big one

    *hard
  465. fishing fanatic

    Big one

    Hard work is what gets your dreams turned into realities! Way to make it happen. It feels great to be living in our dream spot and knowing it was head work that got us here! As for the use of lumber from the property your biggest hurdle will be drying and often times guys with small mills(some...
  466. fishing fanatic

    Another aluminum option?

    Any questions I’m saying the hull is amazing and the company is a joke
  467. fishing fanatic

    Another aluminum option?

    Been on the first 24.... a lot of time with great results. As far as allied boats.....hmmmmm, dog shit or slightly lower for the experience
  468. fishing fanatic

    Where to buy Avets locally?

    This sounds great to me!!!! I’ll take all the offers of guys who have them in the box and I’ll totally replace them with a “fine tuned” Chinese knock off. A true win in my book! :appl::cheers:
  469. fishing fanatic

    Gentlemen...I owe someone an apology

    :frehya2:What?! G-spot pissed someone off?
  470. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    So we are living in the new spot and I’m putting the finishing touches together..... here’s my personal favorite so far. I’ll get a whole load of pictures up in the next week or so
  471. fishing fanatic

    Shop Build

    My shop is 52’x56’ and with the (9) stingray t8 fixtures and ONLY Ray Charles would be disappointed
  472. fishing fanatic

    Shop Build

    6 lamp
  473. fishing fanatic

    Shop Build

    PVC is the answer! Very good call Bud! I used stingray led t8 fixtures and couldn’t be happier. I did 9 fixtures in my 2600 sq ft shop and honestly won’t need an ounce more lighting unless I’m under a vehicle working. Nice shop!
  474. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    Thanks Paul!
  475. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    Doing some accent walls out of reclaimed wood.
  476. fishing fanatic

    Shop Build

    But sweet shop project! They are fun to build and put the boat into
  477. fishing fanatic

    Shop Build

    If that hole gives way you are a squeezed bug.... not good thinking
  478. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    Here the kitchen without fillers and one box will be moved up
  479. fishing fanatic

    Best place to buy truck canopy?

    Cali Classic bullshit comment! Hell I build boats, houses, restaurants etc and none of them leak. The point being why the hell do I gotta pay all the money for these real basic fiberglass caps and turn right around and fix it myself
  480. fishing fanatic

    Happy Halloween

    Is that an explanation of sucking bone?
  481. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    So here’s the interior as best as I can get at this stage!
  482. fishing fanatic

    Best place to buy truck canopy?

    Have a leer on my tundra, had one on my ford 350 as well..... constant problems and leaking issues from the entire factory roof rack and windows. Soooooo , I bought a snug top for the wife’s tacoma AND the same bullshit happens with those!
  483. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    I’ll get some snapped tomorrow. I’m installing cabinets and doors Monday and Tuesday but I’ll shoot a few before and afters
  484. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    I chose it for durability. Also able to hang stuff on walls wherever easily. Only downside is fire protection but I’m not a welder and do all my own work
  485. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    And yes the horse barn is a major lever in the shop size!
  486. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    True Chris! I’ve got to find a few more doghouses !
  487. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    Nope, far from single! Super happy and married. Am in the works of the custom horse barn on the 20 acres. I’ll get more pictures of the place this weekend. I’ve posted several pictures of my amazing wife, a real solid fisher woman!
  488. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    The bigger boat Is on it’s way from the other shop
  489. fishing fanatic

    The house/ shop

    its getting close now!
  490. fishing fanatic

    Lk Washington Coho Counts

    I find it very rude and pointed the comment about the gill nets! :cheers::frehya2:
  491. fishing fanatic

    Shop air compressor

    looking to buy a 60-80 gallon shop compressor. Need single phase. 1 or 2 stage is fine. Prefer American or like made! Pm me. Thanks
  492. fishing fanatic

    is anyone missing a t8?

    Priced to sell at 600?.... umm tweaker for sure! Y no pics of the front?
  493. fishing fanatic

    Volunteers?

    Odd response from an avid fisherman
  494. fishing fanatic

    Volunteers?

    My resume; The rivers and salt since I was 15 years old. All and every opportunity. Seen the shit hit the fan with nets and bullshit regs. College grad and business owner. Work with my hands daily and have been down 95% of rivers in the state and fished for everything with fins. Believe in...
  495. fishing fanatic

    Volunteers?

    So... what we need is a few guys to crawl past the "co-managers" dicks into the asshole of our reallllllllyyyy worthless wdfw to find out it's already crammed full of the "co-mangers" cocks and the bullshit findings of well.... those findings are still being recorded. In the meantime let the...
  496. fishing fanatic

    NFL

    This is a true California stance!
  497. fishing fanatic

    NFL

    Having a dipshit for a president doesn't require disrespect to a nation built by amazing men! The national anthem, flag and all that they stand for are sacred to anyone that enjoys the freedoms associated with them. The country isn't racist or dumb just because our current shit ball leader is...
  498. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki 300...first service

    Corrosion x green label for under cowling application! The fact that it moves fluidly around the components is key! Messy a little but DAMN WELL PROTECTED
  499. fishing fanatic

    Window install or construction problem advice

    My mom has been through this cancer hell twice in 8 years! A survivor and strong woman but it's not fun. I wish I was close so I could fix this deal for you. It's sad a "contractor" thinks this is acceptable.
  500. fishing fanatic

    Window install or construction problem advice

    And btw, John agreeing with me is a first! It made me feel warm and fuzzy! :-)
  501. fishing fanatic

    Window install or construction problem advice

    Unfortunately if this is the workmanship on the one window it's REALLY likely there are other issues yes.
  502. fishing fanatic

    Window install or construction problem advice

    I agree that caulking isn't an option as a seal. In my business we use z metal with edge dams and "g" tape. That window is installed as ass backwards as imaginable, BUT in this case with the energy put forth to caulk the living shit out of it and the water intrusion hasn't slowed or changed at...
  503. fishing fanatic

    Window install or construction problem advice

    Look up! I'd bet you money that that leak is not from the window but rather from the deck/ tower. I TOTALLY agree that the window was installed incorrectly but I'd bet that water is tracking from above.
  504. fishing fanatic

    MA ?? Kings

    That dark one looks like an Orcas fish
  505. fishing fanatic

    Beautiful Boat

    That is top notch!
  506. fishing fanatic

    Help out a brotha?

    :frehya2:A can???!!!! Hmmmm.... luckily we aren't in our big Boston whaler in ucuelet cause we would be lost looking for the prime night king spot off the can
  507. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Mummy is actually mine
  508. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    So the tall section is mine and the short is "ours". The upstairs is the office for mummy my business and the horse barn(great equalizer) is in permitting
  509. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Got one bud
  510. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    I took the compass rose entrance pic from the side so the nw is the red
  511. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Here's what I've got.... siding will be done tomorrow and doors next week.
  512. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    I've ridden on both cold waters and ocean sports.... in my opinion the cold water is a hands down superior handling boat.
  513. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    I have ridden in one only two times and both in fairly flat seas which was really what solidified the top heavy, "active" hull feel that I would never accept in that caliber of boat. I've ridden in and felt ospreys, sea sports, olympics, sea dorys, allieds, Hewes.... etc. I just didn't enjoy the...
  514. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    I guess regardless of weight I feel that they are a top heavy boat. Weight and deadride are only a small piece of a huge puzzle but I've been in a lot of really top notch boats and the ocean sport is one of them and I feel they are a bit of a cork. Super sturdy and nice looking and I'm not...
  515. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    Agreed Steve. I guess what I'm saying is they are light for their size in comparison to some of the old glass boats.
  516. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    Actually if you know much about fiberglass and it's core you know that ocean sport prides the vacuum technology and super light synthetic core. Just my opinion. They look beautiful but if you really look at the waterline and amount of boat out of water vs in .... everyone likes things a little...
  517. fishing fanatic

    Chine Protection?

    Everett is a twelve min run with protected breakwater and a nice launch facility. I've watched boats swamp and roll at mukilteo.... just my two cents
  518. fishing fanatic

    Ocean Sport boats now being built by Nordic Tug

    Beautiful looking boats, REALLLLLLLLLLYYYY expensive, lack of custom options(like head height) and really tall on the water. Seen these boats getting beat up by an experienced captain of a 28' nr in the big blue. They are super light but that's not always a plus and the windage is really tall.
  519. fishing fanatic

    Scotty High Speed WTF

    Definitely covered under warranty!
  520. fishing fanatic

    Scotty High Speed WTF

    I have literally waranteed over 8 of those piece of shit screens and currently carry 3 spares with me at all times. I've talked to the Scotty rep and he admits it's definitely not a battery as that's a LED unit and supposed to be sealed and the battery hours are some ungodly thousands of hours...
  521. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    The alarming part to me is it goes from 55ft lbs of torque and, due to the cotter key, is obviously not loosening up but rather finding slack somewhere in a seemingly basic situation. Talked with the prop shop in mukilteo today whom I've had great luck with and purchased the rev 4 from and they...
  522. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    Yes it does have a thrust washer, and I've replaced it with the upgraded one after the first go around
  523. fishing fanatic

    There are a few there

    Surprisingly enuf no whites/ marbled! But still gonna taste great
  524. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    John, I was pondering that thought as well. I'll give that a whirl.
  525. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    I have tried that actually, and have also ensured I'm not bottoming out on the threads .... it's real frustrating
  526. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    Suzuki DF 175 2015 with 360 hours.
  527. fishing fanatic

    Propeller nut torque?!

    so I run a Suzuki do 175 on my Olympic and from the beginning have had a merc rev 4 for the lift and torque in that boat. I've verified with everyone and their mother that the prop IS THE CORRECT ONE and so are all the components with it and have gone as far as replacing the washers etc but no...
  528. fishing fanatic

    There are a few there

    fished a couple short days in the westside of San Juan.... lost a beast and managed these three plus a bunch of pinks and a handful of 6lb kings that all got released..... all in all a good time
  529. fishing fanatic

    Pics are fixed, few kings from the other night after work.

    That picture is very hard to interrupt for where he may be.... I've certainly never seen his big red boat there when I'm fishing there! I will not be there this week at all! Finally! Got married today and the honeymoon for the short term is the islands!
  530. fishing fanatic

    In Case Your Fishing Canada

    Well Brian that's a solid point. They will also share the information with the co-managers and this will obviously lead to a larger quota available to them!
  531. fishing fanatic

    In Case Your Fishing Canada

    Classic wdfw bullshit! They are rolling out the red carpet for a solid f**king we will be taking, likely financially, next year. As jay stated, greatly understaffed, and now allocate resources to this? How them nets doing anyways? Wtf!
  532. fishing fanatic

    Fiberglass shop?

    Wiggins did all my work on the Olympic and the fiberglass is awesome...
  533. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Without a line in the water that is
  534. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Here's the house and shop almost ready for mechanicals. Long weekend with a line in the water yet again but the boats gotta have a nice place to rest and so does the wife.
  535. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    I'm getting close. To many jobs to focus on my own solely but it's getting there.
  536. fishing fanatic

    No fish in A7

    Social media= ruined 95% of the great secrets of all hunting and fishing. Also the only hope for those who can't take the time and pride to find fish
  537. fishing fanatic

    Is the state goi g to let us fish?

    Hey now, we all know how well they listen to our ideas, concerns and complaints. We also know how well they stand up for and represent us with the other co-managers. Now it's our turn to do the same for them and take off a 4 day weekend of fishing!:frehya2: :cheers:
  538. fishing fanatic

    Found the crabs

    Best part is you don't see wdfw doing a damn thing about it but if they come up on you as you're emptying your crab pots and re baiting to send them back to the bottom but your catch isn't recorded yet you get a huge ticket! Bullshit
  539. fishing fanatic

    WTB approx 40 hp tractor

    Thanks so much for the response! I will look into it for sure!
  540. fishing fanatic

    WTB approx 40 hp tractor

    Was it just the tax or were there other savings involved?
  541. fishing fanatic

    WTB approx 40 hp tractor

    Looking for a 40hp or slightly larger tractor. Would definitely prefer a Deere or kubota but am open to seeing other options if available. A front loader is real nice as well. Pm If you guys know of anything! Tight lines, jason
  542. fishing fanatic

    Kicker bracket question

    Weren't the older Johnsons wider but shorter? Some women prefer that
  543. fishing fanatic

    Puget Sound Boat Ramps North of Everett?

    The strait is a guessing game and although Steve points out the truth about the morning being the calmest, I wouldn't bank a weekend or even day on that run. Coronet is the best call in my opinion.
  544. fishing fanatic

    Organizing and Storing Tools Onboard

    Corrosion x. Corrosion x corrosion x !!! I douche the insides of my outboards with green label and and after 600 hours they look factory floor new. I use nylon ammo cans in the cabin and keep everything covered in corrosion x and it's all ready... if needed
  545. fishing fanatic

    2017/2018 Washington Regs are out

    Irish lord has been recognized by natives as a sustenance species and also has been "over harvested " by the sport fishery and after the nof private negotiations deemed non harvestable to the sport fishers
  546. fishing fanatic

    How do the BAMF boats in a following sea, quartering sea?

    BAMF.... a high school name with a high school build and "redesign " the really smooth squared off window look and the squeezing of a bow pulpit in the rails is a touch that can't be matched! Oh damn it the house is delaminating ,.... all these expectations to be 1/8th what my dad designed and...
  547. fishing fanatic

    Tr1 vs rear station steer??

    Not trying to steal the thread but we are not comparing like matters! But that's funny because the like matter we are comparing is the "second station " or rear helm. I've owned and fished off of a ton of boats.... without question, rear helm!!!!!!!!!! On any size. My 22' Olympic has it and so...
  548. fishing fanatic

    Lead Pour Mini- Ferndale area

    The bitch is I still gotta pay you for that door! So I can't piss you off to much
  549. fishing fanatic

    Lead Pour Mini- Ferndale area

    Chris, we went over this...... lead has to have returns!
  550. fishing fanatic

    Who is going Sunday?

    Let's see a picture of that davit set up goat! I'm just in the planning stages for mine.
  551. fishing fanatic

    Halibut sickness

    So yeah I'm that tall
  552. fishing fanatic

    Halibut sickness

    6'5" tall. It's a step down into the cabin. I can stand in the cabin actualy
  553. fishing fanatic

    Halibut sickness

    the wife and I caught a sudden sickness and had to fish it away the doc said. It was slower but a bigger fish.
  554. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    I put radiant floors in mine as well, that way the boat is nice and toasty on blackmouth days and the anchor rope is never frozen from the day before. Stick built is only more expensive if ZERO interior is desired.... as in no wall sheething of any sort and also no insulation. If it's in the...
  555. fishing fanatic

    Shop/Boat storage

    Just starting mine. 56 wide by 52' deep. Stick built for soooooo many reasons. I don't know anyone down that way though. Good luck
  556. fishing fanatic

    Sekui - Nothing but Butts!

    Arrowtooth sole are like gold! A mushy bodied, lifeless, leader destroying pest that once found normally has a HUGE group of friends with them. They actually will process them commercially though and add beef bouillon amongst other things in a packet labeled fish and sell it..... yum!
  557. fishing fanatic

    Croziercraft 28.5' x 9.5' Walkaround build

    Beautiful boat. Seen chads work before and it's quality. What are the deadrise angles you get on that beast? If you don't mind me asking.
  558. fishing fanatic

    Another good day

    So they weren't as big but got it done! Wife with a 35" ling. Limits of shrimp as well!
  559. fishing fanatic

    A Seawolf is born 33'X 10.6" build thread

    Thats one sweet boat! Have you had past experience with the shock wave seats? Are they nice?
  560. fishing fanatic

    Westport Butts, and Giant Lings

    You essentially want to "fist"'its mouth! :frehya2:
  561. fishing fanatic

    Today was a good day

    In that fog I was running across salmon bank and there was atleast 150' of floating line that somehow I didn't wrap my prop in. Connected to a native shrimp pot. They were beating the hell out of iceberg and salmon bank. But hey, that's their right! :nopity:
  562. fishing fanatic

    BUTT Report

    While we were out there we also noticed the tribes are on a shrimping rampage .... but just like their long lining we can take solice in knowing they've taken only their "share" in a fair and honest way.:indabutt:
  563. fishing fanatic

    Today was a good day

    My scale is broken
  564. fishing fanatic

    Today was a good day

    Gotta have one rude ass in the group
  565. fishing fanatic

    Today was a good day

    Sorry, should have just said halibut not weights! Those are tiny.... oh wait! I'm 6'6" tall. Good one Justin
  566. fishing fanatic

    Today was a good day

    40 and a 50 today in the straits! It was a lake out there and the beer tasted extra smooth!
  567. fishing fanatic

    Interesting halibut write up

    Unreal. Only thing that can be said. I also had the same experience of hearing the lady at the counter giving 4 other people "all" punch cards because they were free. I took only what I fish for but can't (but can unfortunately) believe they somehow use that against us now as well
  568. fishing fanatic

    Trolling for halibut?

    Done it plenty! Sometimes accidentally, gotta stay close to the bottom and go slow. Big plugs, hootchies or my favorite GIANT cut plug herring
  569. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Got it all ready now and the step and extension are being router cut.
  570. fishing fanatic

    Rookie Halibut Chaser

    I would PAY HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY to see a 70lb halibut in a net! And I've landed countless in the 50-85lb range. If it's above 20 it's getting the gaff. It's it's above 50 it's the harpoon. Just my experience.
  571. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    I'm in the same shoes Anthony. I can't picture how this is set up without a few more pics of the situation.
  572. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    Would you mind taking a picture of the inside of your tank as well ?
  573. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    Bud, thanks for letting me understand that better and now I totally do!
  574. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    Jeff, think that's exactly what I'm going to do! With all the positive input about being an optional flood why not.
  575. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    Are your tanks hooked to a macerator/ diaphragm pump as well ?
  576. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    Bud, could you elaborate? Are you saying that the flood box you guys have has (2) seperate drains? One being the inlet on the bottom and the other being the side outlet? I'm assuming at waterline as a safety measure I'm guessing? Also I wasn't implying that getting on step wouldn't happen but...
  577. fishing fanatic

    Northriver opinions wanted

    so the Almar is down to skeleton on the back deck and fish box design is in swing. So I'm going to have a port and sb box that are hooked to a grouper/macerator. The main box just aft of the Alaska bulkhead.... flood? No flood with just macerator pump out? Both? I can see the pros to the flood...
  578. fishing fanatic

    Breakaway anchor

    Steve, I'm also a very firm believer in anchoring when fishing the straits. I'm real excited to try that system as I have hung a few times and really has to work to get it back. Thanks again.
  579. fishing fanatic

    Breakaway anchor

    Steve, if this set up works so good I think it's only fair you post all your coordinates for the straits Hali fishing so we are sure we are testing on the same grounds!:frehya2:
  580. fishing fanatic

    Breakaway anchor

    I figured as much but was just checking! Seems like a great deal. Thanks for the tip
  581. fishing fanatic

    Breakaway anchor

    Steve, do you just use this for Hali fishing or do you sleep on that set up as well?
  582. fishing fanatic

    Breakaway anchor

    Do you have a picture of that by chance?
  583. fishing fanatic

    Tribal Clam digging

    They sure are good at playing by the rules.... only thing is is there the only ones making the rules! Just gets more ridiculous with the bullshit they pull daily!
  584. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki owners please chime in

    And to brag about low maintenance is in my opinion a joke! If the maintenance was not taken care of how do you rate the motor?
  585. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki owners please chime in

    I have fished out of ucuelet as much as anyone and will say that Matt "oly" is testament to Suzuki and the df250 and 300. The guy hires the young and aggressive guides and they only know one speed everyday! Every motor has its followers and all have preferences. If you're gonna knock on a...
  586. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki owners please chime in

    I've had df 140(twins) and df175 single and have put 500 plus hours on each separately plus the 9 efi kicker. Been around the 300 am deathly NEVER would look back. I'm a suzuki die hardcore and have run all other competing brands
  587. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki df200 cad file

    Cal is cylinder. Auto correct is always getting me
  588. fishing fanatic

    Suzuki df200 cad file

    I have hit a roadblock and am really hoping one of you guys and help. The welder and designer of my Almar have a program that allows inputs to see waterline reactions to weight and loads put on the hull. It also allows you to put outboards "on the boat" and see how they act with centerline...
  589. fishing fanatic

    Safe t puller

    Goat, I've been using those orange tubs for years and they work great! And you hit the nail on the head, I'm looking to see if any of these pullers coil at all as they pull hands free. The Brutus attachment is pretty nice for that purpose and I'd hope to find another similar option
  590. fishing fanatic

    Safe t puller

    i know there are tons of threads about pullers and a lot of opinions but my real question is about the coiling..... are any of the pullers out there predominantly better than the rest. I'm excluding Brutus and Scotty on this deal as I have a Brutus but for the new boat want a faster and stronger...
  591. fishing fanatic

    Rebuild begins

    Bow pulpit, front v berth windows removed and a whole bunch of fitting and figuring
  592. fishing fanatic

    AJR windows and doors

    Thanks for the input! Real helpful
  593. fishing fanatic

    AJR windows and doors

    hey guys, the build is finally starting to pick up momentum and I'll be supplying pics soon. Diamond sea glaze has been the windows and doors in very accustomed to and have very few complaints about over the years but in trying to get them to deal with me on this small single boat project has...
  594. fishing fanatic

    Need custom aluminum fuel tank for heater

    Fluid fabrication in Bellingham. Amazing fabrication and welding. Small shop with amazing abilities and real reasonable prices.
  595. fishing fanatic

    Volvo duo prop

    Volvo penta duo prop off of my 98 Almar. I have the transom mount and power steering as well. It says dp-e on the tag as well as 1.78. Extra set of props as well. I have pictures but can't figure out how to post them on here but can send them to you if requested. Asking 5500$ obo.
  596. fishing fanatic

    Overhead door resale

    Any chances of getting pics of the door before dismantling or even one of the panels currently?
  597. fishing fanatic

    WTB Qcove flashers

    You guys are all so mean to each other... it's hurtful.... touch a mans green dragon q cove and lose limb!
  598. fishing fanatic

    Time for a Pot Puller

    How about the difference between having your electric motor hanging high on the end of the davit vs having a pivoting pulley and the motor mounted tab the gunwale or above? Opinions?
  599. fishing fanatic

    Roofer needed

    Not to be rude but I've been contracting for 15 years and nothing at a 2/12 pitch in the state of Washington with anything you paint on has a hope.
  600. fishing fanatic

    Roofer needed

    Torchdown is the old school. Go with a pvc membrane and an installer that knows what they are doing and you have a clean, bullet proof, true 40 year deal.
  601. fishing fanatic

    What does it cost to add a rear helm?

    You will definitely be 6k if you are adding a station for main and kicker controls.... if you are just tapping into your hydraulic steering lines and adding controls(mechanical obviously) for your kicker only you will BE way cheaper.
  602. fishing fanatic

    Aluminum repaint

    Sweet thanks for the recommendation! North shore guys are in Burlington so pretty local but damn the numbers sound steep! I'm thinking I'll give the chemical stripper a try this weekend to see if it's a viable option.
  603. fishing fanatic

    Aluminum repaint

    I talked with the guys at north shore today and they seem really knowledgeable and be nice but it sounds like the blasting and painting may lead to some top ramen nights and a divorce! Still not ruling it out though
  604. fishing fanatic

    Aluminum repaint

    Kellen, have you tried this method with success before? Did the aluminum start to oxidize and look normal after a bit?
  605. fishing fanatic

    Aluminum repaint

    Bob has politely declined the job. He says bottom paint only
  606. fishing fanatic

    Aluminum repaint

    So I'm working on the rebuild of the Almar and it hit the weld shop today. Thanks to all who have put ideas into this and I'll have many more questions throughout but now I've kind of got to face my most recent decision which seems to be an almost "forced" issue. Windows are all out and all of...
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    Just to clarify, I'm talking about work lights, spot lights, navigational lighting not the port, starboard and anchor lighting required and basic
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    So the welding starts Monday, what a major pain to get it all ready! New questions; Forward facing lights, placement and type? Or none at all? In my experience I've always used the night sky to run but was looking for opinions? Rear facing lights? How many and positions as well? The rocket...
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    You got a picture and brand by chance ?
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    Here's another question. Anyone ever try the sink/ stove combo with the cutting board style cover? Big joke or great use of space?
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    Olympic Outboard Conversion

    Wiggins fiberglass shop in sultan is an old Olympic boat builder and has a ton of supplies that I've bought in small quantities.
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    Another BD'r gets his NR balls removed.

    I'm liking this idea! I'm assuming they are counterweighted to make the cover just barely close?
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    How about paint? I'm really torn on the subject. The existing is weathered , old and with all the different work I'm doing it will all have to be removed one way or another. I'd kinda like to keep the White House and cockpit because I always saw that as an Almar look but I see so many aluminum...
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    They put a substantial amount more substructure as well as not really attempting to lessen the weight of materials in the cabin build. Until I put it across the scale im not entirely sure what it will be.
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    After all these responses I'm feeling pretty good about that pair of Suzuki 200s.
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    Eric I couldn't agree more the the guy who I'm working with is more than experienced and very precision. I've seen and been on 3 other projects just like mine. I do appreciate you explaining the importance though because I TOTALLY agree that 1/2" would be waaaaaaayyyyy to much and would create a...
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    Jerry, you literally described EXACTLY what I'm doing. Thanks for the input and believe me I'm following hull lines identical and 1/8" so not the trim tab effect. What year is your current 28? Does it have the step flat chines hull or they hard chine like mine?
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    Eric, as for the outboard brand.... ford vs chevy vs dodge, I'm sure we all could have stories of bad deals with all brands. The word extension I guess maybe is throwing people off or maybe not. I'm taking the proven sounder hull and making it into the exact hull Mike is running with the 27'...
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    Could anyone give me a phone number for bob? Sounds like he knows the deal well!
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    Yeah, on the 9'6" beam I would only run 250s or 300s.... but this boat is only 8'9" and 27' . Still not saying I'm sold on only 200s but it's making more sense and Mike has numbers that look pretty promising. I think it's really an 8'6" beam to boot. The tape is reading 8'7" so I'd say8'6". Also...
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    But to blast I would need a special formula correct? Standard sand would take a load of aluminum with it?.
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    New question for all of you! With the additions, changes and current paint failure I'm hoping to get the existing white all gone. In an ideal world I'd want to leave the boat all aluminum due to maintenance, cost and quite frankly not wanting scratched up paint.... maybe zolatone the cockpit. My...
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    My dream was a custom new 28x 9'6". I test drove cold waters, have been on several north rivers and looked at broadwater boats. Bottom line that's a 300k deal or damn close with trailer and all. I got this boat and trailer for 47k. So I'm hoping to save a 100k and do most myself as I've done in...
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    All these opinions are things I've been pondering! So I'd be going with the fly by wire suzukis no matter what size I go with.... bang for buck I agree the inline 200s are probably it but the fact is if you're working smaller motors harder than letting the bigger ones do the same at a more...