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  1. MATTANZA

    Which one of you kooks is this?

    i took my 14' gregor/25 yamaha out to the coronados , once and only once. i was advised not to , but went anyways . it was nice on the way out , and i killed the yellows, but the weather kicked up , i barely made it back, and never did it again.
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    Cracked hull repair

    it needs glass inside{if you can get to it} and out , of course. it also needs to be ground out to get everything to adhere properly. these boats are built like tanks. when the 2 halves are "glued' together , resin is poured into the keel to further strengthen. not that big of a job, just needs...
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    Cracked hull repair

    it's a shammie , and split down the middle. these boats have keel drive, and it's 2 halves , port and starboard, that are glued together. you can fix it , just get to the ends of the split , and use an epoxy with a bunch of chopped fiberglass for structural filler, if you can get to it from the...
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    For Sale ***** RARE: 1973 - 18' BELL BOY *****

    my buddy dickie {r.i.p.}, had one of those. we caught a lot of fish in it. glws.
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    it's legal to trade whole BF for fishing gear ?

    you can give it away , but no trading. whoever you give it to can "give" you free tackle.
  6. MATTANZA

    Pilothouse vs Walkaround

    yeah , why not? that 25' skipjack fisherman is on my next boat list. it's the best model skipjack produced. when i worked at the old dana landing , jack built one of our customers a custom 28' pilot house boat that was insane.
  7. MATTANZA

    Purchase ammo in Montana, privately ship to Brother

    only if you don;t get caught, can't take our guns, take away our ammo. the pots boiling .....
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    For Sale SIMRAD 4 G RADAR DOME and SIMRAD NSE 12 INCH MF FISHFINDER/ GPS/ RADAR

    What's the mounting bolt pattern measurement for the dome?
  9. MATTANZA

    Sanding/Priming Aluminum

    check awlgrips or sterlings website for primingitneeds to be taken down to bare metal etched with alodine, etc. if you want it to last the primer is the key. http://sterlinglacquer.com/products.html https://www.akzonobel.com/en/about-us/who-we-are/brand/awlgrip
  10. MATTANZA

    Dumb question of the day...what's this for?

    tempress rod holders ,
  11. MATTANZA

    SOLD Torium 20 NEW loaded READY TO FISH

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/H-NEW-Shimano-Torium-6-2-1-4BB-340-25-LB-MONO-710-50-Braid-TOR20HGA/333310288054?epid=16033520801&hash=item4d9ad760b6:g:2gUAAOSwymxVPXHu
  12. MATTANZA

    Lake Morena Fishing Tips for Newbs

    watch out for poison oak....
  13. MATTANZA

    Yamaha vs Mercury

    for me it's suzuki or mercury, i'm not a yamaha guy, but i was a yamaha mechanic.
  14. MATTANZA

    Info on new Mercury 225 four stroke?

    i have a couple internet friends down south that have the 225 v6 , and a couple others have the new v8's . i've heard they're great motors. my next motor will be 250 v8 or a zuke.
  15. MATTANZA

    Got me a new deckhand

    looks more like a captain!
  16. MATTANZA

    Looking for Mercury Dealer in SoCal

    check out lmc marine texas, i bought my motor there and saved almost 7k on what it would cost in commiefornia.
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    Is there a rod clamp that would attach a Daiwa Lexa 300 to a deckhand grip rod?

    i'm old school , lol. we would use the hose clamps on our penn 940 level-matics back in the '70's
  18. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Bimini Top sorry nomore bikini

    i didn't know how to change the title.
  19. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Bimini Top sorry nomore bikini

    lol, i'm a dumbass, lol.
  20. MATTANZA

    Braided or Mono

    the benefit of braid is that it last a long , long time, and mono doesn't. you only have to replace you top shot of mono, and there's no waste. i'ts also over 3 times smaller diameter than mono, so you can pack a bunch of heavy line and use a variety of top shots. al my reels have had spectra...
  21. MATTANZA

    FREE Dick head scammer

    somebody needs to beat the hell out of smikky.
  22. MATTANZA

    Hats off to Evinrude

    how much to make me a hat or visor. that machine is badass.
  23. MATTANZA

    Hats off to Evinrude

    liberal democrats, lol!
  24. MATTANZA

    San Diego Launch Restrictions

    Who's checking , lol!
  25. MATTANZA

    Tohatsu motor ?

    a whaler will always hold it's value.... a trophy is an entry level boat, and deservedly so.
  26. MATTANZA

    Tohatsu motor ?

    the tohatsu is too big for that boat , and i bet you can't get it insured. i like the optimax, if it's running good, and hasn't sat.
  27. MATTANZA

    Yamaha 70 loud knock and loss!!!!

    pop off the head and take a look at your cylinder walls , if it got oil starved , the liners will be scarred up.
  28. MATTANZA

    Yamaha 70 loud knock and loss!!!!

    bad bearing could've toasted your motor .explain how it knocks. 63 psi is way low were all the plugs out when tested?
  29. MATTANZA

    What rides better then a parker 2520?

    what doesn't ?
  30. MATTANZA

    Tohatsu motor ?

    good motors, better than the boat.
  31. MATTANZA

    San Quintin info?

    k & m on instagram , kelly is top notch , and will give you the rundown.
  32. MATTANZA

    Cracked Transom

    the bracket has the wrong angle , and doesn't follow the hull angle. looks like it's pushing the bow down, which would cause a lot of stress on your transom. until you fix the bracket angle , don't fix the transom.
  33. MATTANZA

    Transducer problems

    if you can , run the power directly to your battery , and run your transducer cable directly to the unit away from all other wires. then check it.
  34. MATTANZA

    Paint transducer.

    nope.
  35. MATTANZA

    Wanted: Marine Speaker Advice

    jbls , i've had mine for years, they get dowsed with slat and fresh water, still sound great, got 4 6x9.s check on ebay.
  36. MATTANZA

    Rate my prospective buy...

    great boats, that trailer is a joke. i got bigger tires on my dolly.
  37. MATTANZA

    HELP with Yamaha v4 130 outboard

    s.e.i. https://www.sterndrive.cc/lowerunits.html
  38. MATTANZA

    Buying tackle in 1960's

    my first rod { garcia conolon} came from white front. fedco , longs , two guys, those were the days!
  39. MATTANZA

    Outboard Fuel Inj service center in S. Calif

    how much was it for the service ?
  40. MATTANZA

    Outboard Fuel Inj service center in S. Calif

    did you use ais?
  41. MATTANZA

    Looking for Transom mounted bait bag

    they were made by a company named "paramount " if you want the metal ones. , also pompanette made plastic ones
  42. MATTANZA

    Sculpin Heads Needed!

    {scupin head}, my wife's step mom has one , but it's attached to her neck.
  43. MATTANZA

    Any ideas on yellowtail and small tuna reels under 200

    used g series newells. got 50lb yt on my g220.
  44. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Jigs

    any shimano ?
  45. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Jigs

    i wanted that saltist 30 , if it falls thru gimme
  46. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Jigs

    great seller , great stuff!
  47. MATTANZA

    Stereo and misc. boat stuff for sale

    let me check, maybe.
  48. MATTANZA

    For Sale Will Fish Tackle Shimano TLDII 20 and 30 Frames

    It's still a plastic reel. not a big fan , my buddy has one , and we never can hear the clicker go off , that's why i sold my 20 and 30 . my 50sw. 16s are way better reels 275 for the 50sw loaded with braid and a cal sheets , and 250 for my 16s bought right here on bd
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    For Sale Will Fish Tackle Shimano TLDII 20 and 30 Frames

    do you just fish with the frame , lol. is the tld reel free? it's about 400+ , not 230, and your clicker will be near silent.
  50. MATTANZA

    For Sale Will Fish Tackle Shimano TLDII 20 and 30 Frames

    fort hat price you can get used tiagra ... much better reel
  51. MATTANZA

    What LR boats are out right now?

    check marinetraffic.com
  52. MATTANZA

    Bent butt rods for Bluefin

    then it's ok. you'll need a straight rod holder.
  53. MATTANZA

    Bent butt rods for Bluefin

    if it's in the rod holder it ain't sport fishing. the short bent butt rods work great , and help you put max pressure on the fish , not yourself.
  54. MATTANZA

    How much for a custom wrap?

    20 - 30 bux a guide , 15-30 bux for the handle. any decorative wraps extra.
  55. MATTANZA

    Guide size ?

    bitchen dog....
  56. MATTANZA

    Guide size ?

    wider reels ,wider choke pattern, and a larger 1st guide. range 24 to 16, then go from there.
  57. MATTANZA

    Marine mechanic needed in SD

    There's no computer on that motor, so i don't think it's a heat sensor. that motor has points, more than likely ignition or a fuel or both. if the motor sat for a year , and it has sat with fuel in it, the fuel system . i work on those old je's back in the day.
  58. MATTANZA

    WTB aluminum heavy duty reel seat

    my friend needs a 28mm or aftco ars-4m aluminum reel seat, preferably silver or black. i'm also looking for an assortment . pm me if you have any you want to sell
  59. MATTANZA

    Long Range Reopening Plan

    lol, i'm glad i have my own boat, fuck all these nonsensical rules and regulations. once you're out to sea it's captains law, not these laws invented by wealthy, over payed {by the tax payer},corrupt , career politicians ,with nothing to lose. baaaa, baaaa, baaa to the sheep that believe this...
  60. MATTANZA

    Fishing line Installation at a tackle shop

    I had a guy at kens custom reels line my reels up for a long range trip, every knot was bad , 6 reels, 6 bad connections.
  61. MATTANZA

    Top installed at home

    how stable is it?
  62. MATTANZA

    SOLD Heat-Shrink Tubing

    should shrink to at least 1/2 it's orig size. good deal.
  63. MATTANZA

    It was a rod

    awesome!
  64. MATTANZA

    Any tips for applying decals?

    put on the decal , carefully burnish it , and put a very thin coat of finish over it. then recoat with a heavier coat, less chance of the decal lifting.
  65. MATTANZA

    Foregrip length

    how far will your arms extend , and where will your hands be? figure that out, and go about a couple inches ahead.
  66. MATTANZA

    Buying a boat in Florida

    I bought my shamrock in mississippi, and pulled it back to huntington beach. it was an adventure. i bought it for a 1/3rd of it's worth in cal. getting ready to go fetch a bass boat in fl for my buddy
  67. MATTANZA

    Blackman 26 Outerbanks windless

    i used to work for kettenburg marine wholesale, and we sold don blackman lots hardware over the years. he was a great halibut fisherman. your model is my favorite.
  68. MATTANZA

    What is the best boat battery for my situation

    get a costco auto starting battery the warranty is 3 years, and keep the 2 deep cycles, one as an extra.
  69. MATTANZA

    Blackman 26 Outerbanks windless

    the best looking blackman.
  70. MATTANZA

    Blackman 26 Outerbanks windless

    what's wrong with it? you may want to have it repaired , if possible.
  71. MATTANZA

    ALPS guide/tip

    fuji break too, ask my buddy jesse, lol. he broke the same guide on the same rod 3 times, now. i'm rewrapping it with ss unbraced guides. some of the lighter guides with big rings you can take your thumb and push the rings out. fuji sics seem to hold up the best.
  72. MATTANZA

    For Sale Beware of scam

    i'll take it , do you accept monopoly money?
  73. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Jigs

    i'll take the crocodiles.
  74. MATTANZA

    SOLD Collect these Collectors

    ok , i'll buy em or my friends ed will. i;ll check em when i come by for the down rigger.
  75. MATTANZA

    SOLD Collect these Collectors

    don't anybody tell my wife....
  76. MATTANZA

    Face Mask Options

    here you go , wear this over your face, lol, it's just as effective as those stupid masks for the fake flu.
  77. MATTANZA

    Evinrude Outboards - RIP

    i'm forced to the 4stroke side.
  78. MATTANZA

    Window caulking question

    polysulfide.... life caulk , sikaflex a close second or even silicone will work.
  79. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Bimini Top sorry nomore bikini

    78", but it can bow in or out a few inches, 66" tall folded up.
  80. MATTANZA

    SOLD Used Bimini Top sorry nomore bikini

    for sale bimini top in real good shape . located in san diego. 50 bux, pick up only.
  81. MATTANZA

    Power wrapper belt

    san diego seal acroos the street industrial metal supply
  82. MATTANZA

    Does anywhere know where I can rent a yacht/sportfisher?

    i think they all come with captains...
  83. MATTANZA

    Carbon Monoxide safety reminder

    how bad is carbon dioxide?
  84. MATTANZA

    Installing new shift cable-skipjack 24 Volvo penta

    next time , get a 10-32 barrel nut and join/screw the 2 cable together , then when you pull out the old cable , your new cable will follow it.
  85. MATTANZA

    Outboard Fuel Inj service center in S. Calif

    ais accurate injector service in havasu city, i've used them a few times quick service and a professional read out . DO NOT GO TO SAN DIEGO CARBURETOR , THEY ARE CON ARTISTS. also mark your injectors to coincide with your cylinder numbers.
  86. MATTANZA

    For Sale Mercury steering actuator NIB

    you have it cheaper on ebay. you wanna sell it quicker , like 230 bux , just sayin.....
  87. MATTANZA

    WTB used Shimano Torium 20

    looking for a used , but not abused Totium 20. pm me if you want to get rid of one.
  88. MATTANZA

    Seattle on fire

    c'mon mr trump use the ndaa to assassinate george soros, he's now the leader of americas worst domestic terrorists, antifa. as far as antifa goes, let us armed tax payers take care of them for you. this is not going to end well for them. stop the treason , and civil war right now.
  89. MATTANZA

    WTB Calstar ... all models blanks

    looking for good deals on your unwanted or unused blanks, if you have any blanks you want to get rid of , pm me. i'm looking for all models , black or honey..
  90. MATTANZA

    How much anchor rode?

    rule of thumb.... 3 to 1 scope on reg anchoring i.5 time the length of the boat for chain. , 7 to 1 for storm conditions. 100' chain. on my whaler 500'' of rope , 100' of 1/4'/5/16" chain. on the radovcich 500' of chain.
  91. MATTANZA

    Official corona virus memes and jokes thread.

    the biggest joke is on those who believe this shut down of the economy, masks and this social distancing bullshit will stop an over blown flu. lol, the only way to stop it is get rid of the fake news, the fake news is the real virus.
  92. MATTANZA

    Help finding 18 CC boat cover.

    westland , carver or call dick sherrer marine , they have a lot of covers in stock or can get them in a couple days.
  93. MATTANZA

    Boat Fire Kona Kai

    sometimes i wish my boat would catch fire and burn....
  94. MATTANZA

    Are masks a deal breaker?

    hell YES! these unnecessary masks sure make it convenient for criminals, rioters, and looters. resist the tyranny. your loss of freedom is only one generation away. what we will eventually see , is the weak minded will be wearing masks even if they don't have to , it's already happening. i'm...
  95. MATTANZA

    Rioters are cheaper than protesters? WTF!!

    they allmost got me last night , mike. i was leaving my cuz's house. i was trying to get on the 8 east , el cajo baltimore st, and some fucktards thought they were going to get inmy way . i told them i was in four wheel drive and i'd fuck em, up real bad, they started messing with another car...
  96. MATTANZA

    Bent butt for kite fishing

    my kite set up is 50sw 130 backing /100lb mono top, on a baja boomer with wind on rollers.
  97. MATTANZA

    Bent butt for kite fishing

    rods are like shoes... what size do you wear? match the rod to the line test you'll be using, figure out the length you want , then go to a tackle store and pull on some rods. i like glass calstars. if you still want to go the bent but route, have it custom made . bent butt rods are usually...
  98. MATTANZA

    Bent butt for kite fishing

    you can use your leg strength , instead of arm strength. no pulling , just squat a little and the tip go up. benefits... it helps kill the fish quicker than the fish can "kill" you. draw backs , kind of cumbersome , you'll need to put them in a straight rod holder, and the worst is if your fish...
  99. MATTANZA

    Are masks a deal breaker?

    who will be watching , and who will turn you in if you take it off. i only wear a mask to enter a store i usually take it off when i'm shopping. this has been a fucking scam from the beginning. when you look at the big picture, it's been the worst over reaction , propagated by the most corrupt...
  100. MATTANZA

    Are masks a deal breaker?

    fuck it all , it's bullshit... it's more unhealthy to re breathe your spent air , than the risk of getting some hyped up flu.
  101. MATTANZA

    ??? On primer bulb install for a 15 ft alum skiff

    closer to the motor, but out of the sun, if possible..
  102. MATTANZA

    Boat U.S. Membership Discounts or Coupons are there any ??

    i got the new member discount last time. i also told them ," i've been a loyal member for years , but you give a newbie a discount? i must be paying for their discounts, right? "
  103. MATTANZA

    For Sale CHEEEAAAAPPPPP!!!! Old model torium 14

    i'll take if you'll ship to sd.92104
  104. MATTANZA

    Boat U.S. Membership Discounts or Coupons are there any ??

    sea tow , let it lapse , gary , then they'll be sending you offers. call sea tow get a quote , and use it as a bargaining factor.
  105. MATTANZA

    1 1/8 bilge pump hose

    i think home depot has the same stuff only with a white reinforcement instead of black... black is beautiful....
  106. MATTANZA

    Ignoring Members

    you beat me to it , bro!
  107. MATTANZA

    1 1/8 bilge pump hose

    it will work better than vinyl hose it's just 4 times as much , and overkill, but it probably will out last anything else.
  108. MATTANZA

    All E-TECS discontinued, RIP

    i'm still waiting tesla to come up with an outboard, lol. that's where we're heading.
  109. MATTANZA

    1 1/8 bilge pump hose

    use bait tank hose like this sdmx.....
  110. MATTANZA

    Hidden bank area - We sucked. 5.22.2020

    you only "suck" if you don't go....
  111. MATTANZA

    4stroke repower mixed gas tank

    no big deal just fill the tank with fresh gas. it will dilute the mixed fuel, you might get a little smoke , but it won't hurt the injectors
  112. MATTANZA

    OC/IE/LA Older Mercury repair experts out there?

    do you have a smart gauge? it will tell you your fuel burn, and you can trim to find the sweet spot. pitch is like gearing on a car, you want the pitch low enough to get full rpm's , if ypou'r getting full rmps with throttle to spare go up in pitch. if you're getting full rpms , don't pitch up ...
  113. MATTANZA

    Your odds of catching COVID are less than 3%

    numbers never lie , but statisticians do....
  114. MATTANZA

    SOLD PL68 JIGS

    i'll take them , i'm in north park.
  115. MATTANZA

    Calstar repair

    607 gudebrod, calstar green.{teal| i have about 10 spools
  116. MATTANZA

    There may never be a vaccine for Corona Virus

    good , cause i'm not taking any shot over this over hyped flu. next you'l]l be stripped of your right to say no. get ready for riots, if they { our corrupt government|, expects mandatory vaccinations.
  117. MATTANZA

    For Sale Gear stolen out of car-please keep eyes put

    go buy some lottery tickets , you might be on a roll { i get 10% if you win, lol}
  118. MATTANZA

    Rule Tournament Series Bronze as Washdown Pump

    on my buddy;s radovcich there's a 12v ,3700 rule utility pump, and the wash down flow is weak compared to water systems pump{much like a wash down pump}. wash down pumps are self priming, so they're actually easier in most cases to install.
  119. MATTANZA

    Anodes for 2012 Parker 2320

    zinc is sacrificial, not aluminum. the electrolysis is between dissimilar metals , like stainless and aluminum. so the zinc is lower on the galvanic scale, and becomes sacrificed instead of the aluminum , which is below stainless on the galvanic scale. you can over zinc also, so don't over do it.
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    Rule Tournament Series Bronze as Washdown Pump

    it will work ,it just won't shut off unless you flip the power switch. with a true washdown pump it will shut off by the built in pressure switch. cut the flow and it turns off automatically, plus you'll get better blast from a washdown .
  121. MATTANZA

    Buy or borrow hole saw?

    i have one .north park.
  122. MATTANZA

    While California’s Economy is Crashing, Newsom is on Vacation

    gruesome , newscum screqwsum has destroyed this state. tar and feather the bastard
  123. MATTANZA

    5/16 Mex Offshore Report

    good going bro , my boat's fixed....
  124. MATTANZA

    Marla's Sportfishing Trips!

    if danny gomez weren't my good buddy, i'd have been fishing with his buddy , danny osuna. we've fished next to them , and killed it .my best trip ever. those osuna's , they fucking rule....
  125. MATTANZA

    How many trips did it take to land your first 100# tuna?

    1 12 day trip , 279 yft... way back in the day.
  126. MATTANZA

    Braided line to mono then to fluorocarbon why?

    when you have to go to small hooks , you want some mono for the stretch. we pulled a lot of hooks using floro to spectra. changed it up and started using some mono, no more pulled hooks.
  127. MATTANZA

    California lock down.

    use your common sense what you are being told is to scare you into losing your common sense{ if you have any to begin with}, then you'll do what you're told, without question , like a drone. this is tyranny, being forced out of business and your jobs, while corrupt career politicians/law makers...
  128. MATTANZA

    Boat Sat for a few years..

    The smoke is usually from unburned oil. if it starts and runs , just make sure your oil pump is working. if you have a smart gauge it will warn you of low oil
  129. MATTANZA

    Sudden onset white smoke after short overheat with kelp in raw water intake

    no engine alarms? is your oil pressure different on the motor that over heated than it was before {lower}? do you have mechanical gauges or electric? 220 on an electric gauge can be a lot hotter than it's indicating , a mechanical is way more accurate. you should change, the impeller, and check...
  130. MATTANZA

    Repair questions on my Bayrunner

    to fix your tee top .... make the mounting feet bigger by bolting bigger plates 4"x4"x1/4" aluminum plate to them { you may have to redrill some other mounting holes} , then screw the bigger plates down to the floor , use 5200 to seal and glue the plate down . don't use lock nuts to bolt the...
  131. MATTANZA

    Repower Guidance

    lmc marine in texas, i got my motor for 7k less than in commiefornia. 12k for a 150 https://www.lmcboats.com/get-quote-for-your-favorite-engine--xinquiry?enginebuy=true&make=Yamaha%20Marine&model=
  132. MATTANZA

    How to remove a macglide antifouling adhesive film?

    scrape it off, {if you can , test first} go to homedepot and get a guy to do it. it's a pita for sure.
  133. MATTANZA

    Should I invest or buy different boat? Radoncraft 1989 22ft

    my buddy jim had that same model/year boat, i'd keep it. it was a great boat. jim had me go through it when he bought it and "improve" it. bitchen boat , keep it.
  134. MATTANZA

    Boat names??

    vergacuda....
  135. MATTANZA

    Shelter island Launch ramps

    if they are , give em the bd salute!
  136. MATTANZA

    Low to mid budget rods

    buy used calstars sabres uc , etc. the older seekers are what you want.
  137. MATTANZA

    Bentbutts Help

    you'll need straight rod holders to start, and what fits you best, i'd go with the short butts.
  138. MATTANZA

    SOLD 2002 Ford F-450 Contractor Body 152k miles

    why can[t you reg in ca
  139. MATTANZA

    SOLD Down Rigger 4' Boom w/Rod Holder Mount, & 2 lead DR balls

    do you have a lay away program , lol.... i'm broke or i'd get one.
  140. MATTANZA

    Bottom paint/cleaning

    it needs to be repainted with a trailerable bottom paint. bottom paint loses toxic properties when taken out of the water.
  141. MATTANZA

    Phenix hybrid 60/130 lb in winthrop terminator

    fiberglass cloth epoxy build up, and then sand down to the right diameter
  142. MATTANZA

    Weird issue with old merc

    make sure you're going backwards against the grain, not so it spins freely.
  143. MATTANZA

    Weird issue with old merc

    if it's not spun , you can't turn it.
  144. MATTANZA

    Weird issue with old merc

    maybe your prop is spun. when the rubber hub catches it revs up to speed then slips again. with the motor off, put the motor in gear and see if you can turn the prop by hand.
  145. MATTANZA

    Looking at adding a trolling motor to my 17' BW Montauk

    what voltage is the motor, and what's your bow look like? have steeve keene do it if you're in oc.
  146. MATTANZA

    checking IDs?

    was "he" wearing a skirt , lol!
  147. MATTANZA

    Help with boat paint fix

    go to the awlgrip website . they explain in detail how to properly prep , primer , and paint aluminum. if it ain't prepped right, you're destined for failure.
  148. MATTANZA

    to everyone looking to sell a boat

    more scare tactics , from another jackass that is making things worse with their fear mongering, just my 2 cents
  149. MATTANZA

    Fished the Coronado Islands 5-9-2020 without a mexican fishing license.

    i was at the islands years ago , and the mex navy rolls up on us. i couldn't find my lic, they were drooling over the fact that they were going to get my boat. there armed military on my boat and they were getting ready to arrest me, at the last minute i found my lic. i now keep my lic's in my...
  150. MATTANZA

    Newell drag help...

    now for the double dog bridge , if you can find one....
  151. MATTANZA

    Newell drag help...

    when having this problem , discard one of the new thinner washers, and replace with one of the original thicker metal washers, replace the first thin metal washer with the original , only if you'r having this problem.
  152. MATTANZA

    New bill, and it’s FEDERAL

    it light of everything that has been going on for the past 4 years, the last thing this tyrannical deep state will get is my guns ... our 1st and 2nd are the corrupt , career politicians worst enemy. hopefully trump will executive action term limits. if this were 200 years ago , there'd be a...
  153. MATTANZA

    Microwave wattage ?

    check what the micro wave power surge is .... this is what you want to know. best to stay with a surge @ 1500watts
  154. MATTANZA

    Royal Polaris re-opening plan May 8th

    frank is a leader , not a follower. ... It's more unhealthy to wear a mask all day ,than not... you're breathing your own carbon dioxide back in, and hand sanitizer is a bigger joke when you got currency and postage running unchecked or sanitized flowing nationally. most of these "rules" are...
  155. MATTANZA

    On / off SPST switch

    WTF ! that's very deceiving ....don't hook it up to your pump switch with one wire to positive and one wire to negative unless it's fused, cause that's a dead short and can cause a fire if you do. a switch is just a break in the circuit , but it has to be a break on the positive side {the...
  156. MATTANZA

    On / off SPST switch

    when working with a 12 volt negative ground system you want to keep all of your switches wired the same,. since he has switches on the positive side already { i bet not one of his switches is wired through the ground, and neither is the majority of boats}}, it should be wired through the...
  157. MATTANZA

    On / off SPST switch

    don't matter as long as it's on the positive side, just a break in the circuit.
  158. MATTANZA

    Newbie question go easy on me! hahaha

    get a bunch of contacts, use your dsc { ais iif you have it, it will have more contact info , and info of other boats with ais transponders , like the sport boat fleet}and keep in contact with them. it's better to cover a wider range , locate , then share numbers. with dsc you don't have to let...
  159. MATTANZA

    Sportboats are to Remain at dock

    bunch of horse shit , this flu is fucking going to kill everyone without even infecting them. if it were so bad and contagious it would have spread through our postal system like a wild fire.
  160. MATTANZA

    FREE *gone*

    you still have them?
  161. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    thx jason, i already pulled them all out , they're dirty, and one of the air injectors looks fouled.
  162. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    they suck , lol, dog ballz! fuck gary i just want to get out.
  163. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    i took em there , what a rip off, and that angry old counter bastard is an asshole. i was told 15 bucks each to clean and test them, if bad 50 to rebuild if bad. i told him i had one suspect that i would separate from the other 5 , and i wanted them all cleaned and tested first so to see if...
  164. MATTANZA

    Are SD lakes are open for fishing?

    Which SD Lakes are open for fishing , if any?
  165. MATTANZA

    *REVIVING OLD DIESEL* (Twin AQAD41's)

    Yes if its been sitting the impeller will have a "memory" t the blades, and may cause over heating.
  166. MATTANZA

    *REVIVING OLD DIESEL* (Twin AQAD41's)

    check the oil and and fuel filters . if there's fuel in the filters , and the oil is dirty ... drain out the old fuel/filters.... change , change the oil.filter, and hope for the best. until you try get them running you won't know if anything is wrong.
  167. MATTANZA

    Why did I think I could launch my boat?

    hopefully people will realize how f'd our country has become from being lazy , and reelecting non effective corrupt , career politicians. term limits, mr potus , term limits......
  168. MATTANZA

    Why did I think I could launch my boat?

    the corrupt , career politicians will raise the price of everything to off set their losses, lol!
  169. MATTANZA

    Why did I think I could launch my boat?

    these "laws"are almost as stupid as the laws makers.
  170. MATTANZA

    22’ Glasply repower opinions please

    finance a new suzuki, better motors.
  171. MATTANZA

    Surveyor recommendations in Orange County?

    haha! he went to the dogs
  172. MATTANZA

    Surveyor recommendations in Orange County?

    his family owned hill marine fuel dock in newport.. https://www.marinesurvey.org/surveyors/united-states/california/newport-beach/bunker-a-hill-ams/
  173. MATTANZA

    Surveyor recommendations in Orange County?

    bunker hill, if he's still around.
  174. MATTANZA

    Shut Down of 2020 Fishing Season?

    yeah it sounds scarier , lol, now the flu isn't a virus from an expert liberal with tds . go hide , and don't forget your gloves , mask , disinfectant , and rubber panties, you brain washed fool.
  175. MATTANZA

    Failure due to wrapping guides without underwrap

    i've seen cheap chinese rods explode fishing down in baja. my buddy went on a shrimp boat trip with us put of san filipe. he bought some cheap graphite rods made overseas somewhere, the rods were only single wrapped, and 2 of them exploded , both were on the first guide. never seen it happen...
  176. MATTANZA

    Renzetti lathe parts, rod support o rings

    san diego seal right across the street from industrial metal supply. 805 clairemont mesa blvd
  177. MATTANZA

    About the ring size on top tops...

    i've always wanted the tip to be the same size as the last guide for looks, unless it's a mack caster then you want tobe able to wind in the swivel through the guides and on to the reel, due to the long leader. on mack casters the guides i used were 24 , 20, and 16, with a afcto casting roller...
  178. MATTANZA

    Shut Down of 2020 Fishing Season?

    tyranny over an over blown flu. what's next?
  179. MATTANZA

    Electrolysis or a bad paint job?

    go to awlgrips website , the process for priming aluminum is explained in detail.
  180. MATTANZA

    two speed reel or star drag

    if you want it for casting, a star drag will out cast a lever drag.
  181. MATTANZA

    Electrolysis or a bad paint job?

    bad prep , and bad zinc...
  182. MATTANZA

    Governor Targets Orange County

    gruesome , newscum, screwsome!!
  183. MATTANZA

    Limits BFT 4/29 US Waters

    bitchen, it's "kids" like you that give our sport a future , you guys are the future badass's of our sport. i'm glad to have been able to help you out, and i can't wait to fish with you killers.
  184. MATTANZA

    Limits BFT 4/29 US Waters

    damn , i hope the new ffish finder helped .
  185. MATTANZA

    Spinning rod for Begginners

    calstar 870, 970 or 270-'8H
  186. MATTANZA

    What to do with my pointless calstar.

    donate iit ti the iltt , as a giveaway.
  187. MATTANZA

    Open San Diego Lakes and bays!!

    it all started here, no conspiracy only what makes sense , amnd what doesn't. the story that makes the most sense is always the truth, always.
  188. MATTANZA

    Open San Diego Lakes and bays!!

    divide and conquer, machiavelli's "the prince", and saul alinsky's "rules for radicals".these are the methods , and manuals to control and run a population of fools. fools who are brainwashed by fake news, and corrupt career politicians. it's easier to just believe what you're told , than to...
  189. MATTANZA

    Another Filet Knife thread

    used forchners from ebay. i had some keene knives that i traded some rod labor, back in the early 80's. the 2 i have left are my favorites , but i can't find any more of them.
  190. MATTANZA

    Do You Use your Slipped Boat More Than Your Trailer Boat?

    i bought my whaler in a slip at kona kai. i used it almost every other day. it was the most i've ever spent in a year on any boat . it was nice to just load up and go.
  191. MATTANZA

    No holds barred opinion

    the sky is falling , the sky is falling! bunch of pusscake bitches, get your balls back , it's just another flu that's been over blown , just like all of the other crap the fake news has been pushing for the past 3 years.when it comes to the fake news and corrupt career politicians.... don't...
  192. MATTANZA

    Head to head marine electronics competition 2020

    They can use my boat for a test / demo boat , lol.
  193. MATTANZA

    Our Constitutional Rights

    this over blown, hyped up, b.s. flu is proof our constitutional rights are held in the pockets of corrupt career politician, and the fake news media they use as a weapon. look at what the fake news originally fed all the sheep.... millions dead, the worst thing since the spanish flu. now...
  194. MATTANZA

    Scupper Source

    sea stop
  195. MATTANZA

    Bait Tank won't fill more than halfway? Did I install to small of a pump?

    what kind of tank, fiber glass? does it have a dump tube for the drain? if so there's a half way setting. if not you may very well have a bad pump, and the back flow of the half full tank is keeping it from filling. how many minutes to half fill tank? you should check your drain to see if it's...
  196. MATTANZA

    Jabsco raw water pump rebuild?

    i have a little press, too bad you aren't in san diego. joe at captains locker can steer you to somebody.
  197. MATTANZA

    Jabsco raw water pump rebuild?

    diy, the hardest part is getting the impeller in. use a hose clamp. put it around the impeller and tighten then slide in the housing or call captains locker.
  198. MATTANZA

    Bottom paint swim step brackets ?

    our diver said paint it and you don't have to worry about over zincing the parts , which will cause the opposite effect. we had zincs , and one of the supports had pin holes , and had to be replaced. bottom paint for over 10 years now. there are 6 supports, and they all had 1" shaft zincs , way...
  199. MATTANZA

    Rod ID ?

    if it's fiberglass it ain't from the late 1800's , more closer to late 1900's.
  200. MATTANZA

    Simrad RPU-80 medium capacity autopilot drive unit install location?

    what he said is the proper way to install. put the pump in the wheel house out of the way. tee off of the pump, that way you'll have a cleaner install, there's also a vent line. use flexible hydraulic hose with reusable brass fittings , not the hard vinyl hose / compression fittings.
  201. MATTANZA

    Broken rod guide

    rewrap , about 30 bux with a new guid , if it's the first guide replace it with a braced guide , i can do it for you 2 day turn around. i'm in san diego.
  202. MATTANZA

    Yamaha F80 Water In Oil (Mystery)

    how'd your plugs look?
  203. MATTANZA

    Yamaha F80 Water In Oil (Mystery)

    damn , you definitely have coolant leaking into crankcase. did you take all the plugs out and did the comp test with all plugs out?
  204. MATTANZA

    CBD for seasickness prevention?

    bonine , and some og cush, gorilla glue #4, sour diesel, etc.....
  205. MATTANZA

    Rod creaking sound help

    whoever wrapped it probably used color preserver, it keeps the finish from fully saturating the thread, and the guide will move as the rod flexes . color preserver doesn't adhere like epoxy does, so the guide gets "lose". eventually water will work it's way into the wrap, and corrode. this is...
  206. MATTANZA

    Boaters protest this morning at shelter island?

    finally the natives are getting restless, lol. this is all a bunch of over blown fake msm hype. this is like living on the 20th floor of a highrise, seeing a spider, and jumping out the window in fear , instead of being a man , and stepping on it. self quarantine those at risk, not the entire...
  207. MATTANZA

    Can Your Main Line Be Too Thin?

    i like to put a 550 yd spool of spectra on my reels, 30lb, 40lb, 50 lb, 60lb, 80lb as long as i get 550 + top shot. i have hands tough as a catchers mitt , but still get cut.
  208. MATTANZA

    Californians,You can buy ammo online , no background check

    where can i order online, need 22wmrs
  209. MATTANZA

    Californians,You can buy ammo online , no background check

    why are you here? was the first. my response... "why do you think, to shop, what's going on?" ...him.... "we're only allowing 10 limited store access, what are you here to buy?" me " a bunch of stuff, maybe." him... "what kind of stuff" me .... " i don't know, fishing stuff , shooting stuff, i...
  210. MATTANZA

    UNited Compsite Rods

    they are the shit. i've wrapped a dozen or so, and i'm sold. good run company by a long timer.
  211. MATTANZA

    Californians,You can buy ammo online , no background check

    shit , i went to turners the other day for a couple boxes of 22wmrs, and i got questioned to no end, and then told i had to make fucking appointment to buy a couple boxes of 22 rounds. the kid was a dick about it too. i won't be going back.
  212. MATTANZA

    Seeker following

    i'm a sabre guy too.... imo calstar or uc are way better than seekers, no over pricing or shenanigans with uc or calstar.
  213. MATTANZA

    Won't be long now.

    next the pool halls , i hope....
  214. MATTANZA

    Honda EU 2000 FOR SALE

    does it start?
  215. MATTANZA

    Help with oil injection system

    There's a pump in the tank, it;s bad.
  216. MATTANZA

    Yuma 4-14-20

    i bet there's a million places to go shooting,too, kind of liker how sd used to be.
  217. MATTANZA

    Thread cutting and pulling tools

    razor blade , cut the end to the quick , before you pull through. use a loom for weaves, get one that keeps the threads tight.
  218. MATTANZA

    Striped bass in SoCal surf

    they were planted in the flood control channel for the san diego river in the '80's. we caught a bunch back in the day.
  219. MATTANZA

    The day is fast approaching...

    go fuck yourself you bleeding heart little cunt, lol. what about everybody else that dies in the u.s.a. go crawl in your liberal spider hole and cry your pussy ass to sleep.
  220. MATTANZA

    28’ Skipjack outboard conversion

    i was always a j/e yamaha guy til i got my whaler with a merc225 opti. best motor i ever owned. i was getting 4mpg @ 24kts. i'm a wiz with 'em if you need any help.
  221. MATTANZA

    Help! Top eye replacement

    now's a good time to learn how to do diy.
  222. MATTANZA

    The day is fast approaching...

    my wife and i were real sick on turkey day last year. i had to cancel my after thanksgiving day halibut tourney entry.the same symptoms for this chicom flu. this is all a bunch bs scare tactics.
  223. MATTANZA

    The day is fast approaching...

    i don't know you , lol. how many were in san diego, not new york. i bet none.
  224. MATTANZA

    The day is fast approaching...

    i don't know anybody , that knows anybody, that knows anybody that's even sick or let alone died. this is a bunch of bullshit. 44 dead from the chinese flu, and 62 dead from the flu so far this year. what was these peoples health like before thay got the chinese flu ? this all started with...
  225. MATTANZA

    HAPPY EASTER From the bunny

    happy eater ,chad.
  226. MATTANZA

    SOLD Newell 220m

    the accurate reel of its time.
  227. MATTANZA

    Is slip fishing still an option?

    you can fish at my club if you want. high tide is best . i've seen , shining my spot light , at night bat rays , sting rays, bass, croaker , and what i swear were 5 bone fish.
  228. MATTANZA

    Fairing Block

    band saw.
  229. MATTANZA

    WTB Work Bench

    damn , i got a glock 22, damn
  230. MATTANZA

    WTB Work Bench

    If you were in diego, i'd get er done. pc of cake.
  231. MATTANZA

    Handles and supplies

    shrink it down with a lot of heat. then tightly wrap masking tape around it , make sure the edge is straight. take a fresh razor blade and cut along the edge of the tape for the front edge. for the back, do the same , only be real careful not to cut into the cork tape.
  232. MATTANZA

    WTB 22 mag

    pm me
  233. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    you obviously don't want to be an american , so stay there , where you aren't wanted either, lol.
  234. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    get ready to eat trump turds for another 4 years, lol. you got biden! lol, a senile , corrupt , career politician, lol. you must really hate america, so just leave.
  235. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    be a man , and stop cowering over a flu, that's been over blown by a corrupt media.. you are a coward, easily scared by cnn, not the actual facts.
  236. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    They're the ones that poach your paddy's , follow everybody else and never find they're own fish, they get in your chumline. pull into your paddy at 20kts, and pretend not to hear you calling them names they deserve. they're the guys that plant themselves in the corner on a cattle boat and won't...
  237. MATTANZA

    Tackle Ho's, what have you picked up lately?

    i'm on a fixed income, lol!
  238. MATTANZA

    Tackle Ho's, what have you picked up lately?

    a spool of candy apple red ncp 1oz c gudebrod.
  239. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    a homobama lover , enough said , lol....
  240. MATTANZA

    WE are BD. It's Knot Political. It's Life in America Today.. VENT HERE GUYS

    the "plan" should've been in place long before trump was elected , you anti-american, , ignorant fool, lol. you're tds has made you lose what little common sense you have. the msm has blown this up , not nature. you feed on whatever your fake msm feeds you , like a maggot on a trash pile. the...
  241. MATTANZA

    New boat for use in so cal

    Get something that you can use in the bath tub, until it's closed, lol.
  242. MATTANZA

    San Diego Bay shutting down

    swyc ...no boats out of the slip... crunch the numbers, this all will be nothing like they've scared you to believe. when your government, and the lapdog media tell you drink their koolaide , make sure to flush first, lol.
  243. MATTANZA

    BET & Gorilla encounters

    We won our first make a wish with a quintuple of 65lb+ bet. and broke the weight record, lower finger , first thing in the morning . got 4 on the boat. same year got em good off a paddy , got a 65lbr on 20lb , and we boated 13 @ 60-70lbs, then the capt wanted to go. we dumped a scoop of bait...
  244. MATTANZA

    Alps tensioner question

    i prefer the tension on the thread spools,,not directly on the thread. i can make you a 4 spool carriage or an adapter for the one you already have. i modified my custom power wrap, works great. mudhole copied my design ,lol.
  245. MATTANZA

    Rpt- A long Time Ago-Tuna Time!

    damn , you must be bouncing off the walls like a super ball, not be able to fish like you do. hang in there the fish needed a break from you,lol.
  246. MATTANZA

    SUP fisherman arrested

    it's become the job of our federal government.
  247. MATTANZA

    This has gotten beyond stupid...

    how abut the last flu virus', way worse than what's going on now..... more tds, can't imeach him destroy all the good he has done.....thanks msm for your further treason ....
  248. MATTANZA

    This has gotten beyond stupid...

    in a few months we will all see who the real dunbshitz are , just like with all the other over blown crisis' for the past 3+ years. crunch the numbers, they don't lie {unlike our corrupt career politician and their lapdog msm}. it all started with "millions" in the u.s. dying, like 1%...
  249. MATTANZA

    SUP fisherman arrested

    When this is all over , what will be the next overblown crisis? it's been non stop for the last 3+ years. our government has been totally corrupt for decades, and now they are using the msm for their propaganda.
  250. MATTANZA

    San Diego Bay shutting down

    just when you thought it couldn't get any worse....
  251. MATTANZA

    Bottom paint re move?

    go to home depot,get 2 carona free laborers , 60,, 80 120 , 180 , 320, 600 , 1200 . 2000, 3000 grit sand paper, 3m finese it polish , and get er done.
  252. MATTANZA

    just stay home

    our past government officials have sold us all out to the chicomms. let this be a lesson , and look back at all this bs in a few months.
  253. MATTANZA

    Marine batteries??

    get your starting battery at costco, get the auto battery with the longer warranty. i use their deep cycle marine batteries too, i'm on my 3rd year on one , and i bought a new one in jan this year. my batteries usually last 3 years then start to get weak.
  254. MATTANZA

    SOLD SAN DIEGO Furuno Navnet 3D 12 INCH

    that's because it was a smoking deal. i wanted it, too damn!
  255. MATTANZA

    Post your last fishing Pic!

    that pic was a joke. my grandpa used to fish there before he migrated to the u.s.
  256. MATTANZA

    Why the launch ramps are closed

    the only balls you liberals have are the ones bouncing off your chins, lol, liberal pos traitor.
  257. MATTANZA

    Going out Tuesday 3/31

    red crabs are one of the best rockfish baits, should've got some and fished the 8.
  258. MATTANZA

    Teaser birds

    we used to put one on the whiskey line way back, always got bit.
  259. MATTANZA

    FREE COVID Cleanout stuff

    you're one cool cat.
  260. MATTANZA

    WTB: Rod Dryer

    i have just what you need, pm me
  261. MATTANZA

    For Sale Big Game Lures and bag

    how much for the marlin club lure bag only?
  262. MATTANZA

    Why the launch ramps are closed

    "trenches" , lol, more fear mongering idiots.
  263. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    yeah i saw them on 6600 block of el cajon.
  264. MATTANZA

    Why the launch ramps are closed

    tell me all this in 3 months , ya fear monger.
  265. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    merc optimax
  266. MATTANZA

    Identify Sabre

    it's a 670
  267. MATTANZA

    SOLD Watch out for Boat0501 BETTY AND NICKS HAL 732 606 3451

    hope it was worth it, ya dishonest crook. you look like a bernie bro , lol!
  268. MATTANZA

    SOLD Watch out for Boat0501 BETTY AND NICKS HAL 732 606 3451

    i hope you have to pay all the shipping charges, lol, you scammer.
  269. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

  270. MATTANZA

    SOLD Watch out for Boat0501 BETTY AND NICKS HAL 732 606 3451

    damn , how'd i miss this one.....what a dishonest mofo! you plan on buying reels to flip them , and don't ask for detailed pix? you haggle on the price to boot, don't get your price, and then buy them anyways, get them , complain , then try to get low ball offer again.. if the seller sends...
  271. MATTANZA

    Fishing rod and tackle storage in garage options

    got mine up in the rafters. when the sliding garage door is up , you can't see my rods. keep my reels on the rods. i took 1.5" pvc tubing , and sandwiched it in between 2 4'x4' sheets of 3/8" plywood. this makes it possible to stack and store stuff on top , without interfering with access to...
  272. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    nope swapped plugs used a spark check. ticking is a bad injector, most likely the air. could be worse.... if i had to pay to have it fixed, injectors are 600 bux for both.
  273. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    there's 1 air injector , and 1 fuel injector per cylinder. i tried to take the last ones to a local place here in diego, and he didn't know how to test them or what specs they were supposed to be at. accurate injectors in nevada specializes in these optimax injectors , and done hundreds...
  274. MATTANZA

    what rod for 40-50# bait? 700h, 6470, 6480?

    the least stiff of the 3 , if there is such. if you want distance/cast, get the 8'.
  275. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    It is, and i'm getting a bad burning plug. thought it was a coil. swapped the coils around and tested , but then i hear that ticking , and shit , i have to take the fuel rail all apart to get the injectors out. oh well i found a place that specifically works with optimax injectors. only 25...
  276. MATTANZA

    Calstar 610 capabilities

    the calstars bend way different than the sabres. those sabres were the best.
  277. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    no diy on these ... air and fuel. i can hear it ticking.
  278. MATTANZA

    Injector Service

    Any recommendations on a reputable company that services outboard injectors? got one sticking.
  279. MATTANZA

    Why the launch ramps are closed

    crunch the numbers , chicken little, and come to your senses. if it's as bad as the corrupt msm has portrayed it ,{and brainwashed you into a panic}..... 1% of the u.s. pop is to die{ it was 3% at first}. this = 10,000 per day for 365 days, but that's not how it would progress, the numbers...
  280. MATTANZA

    For Sale FYI AFTCO Just put a ton of stuff %50 off

    i wish they'd put their guides on sale , lol.
  281. MATTANZA

    non-tape arbors ......... when and what..........

    tape and left over finish.
  282. MATTANZA

    What are the capabilities of this boat?

    It's capable of draining your bank account.
  283. MATTANZA

    Calstar 610 capabilities

    40-50 is perfect, 50-60 610h
  284. MATTANZA

    Goodbye LOLA

    dogs add ten years to your life, while they're here, and then they knock off about 5 when they go.... r.i.p. lola.
  285. MATTANZA

    Sea Strike Irons??

    one my best yt jigs was a sea strike. i still have some.
  286. MATTANZA

    Fishing closure statewide

    when all of this fake bs is over , remember the lies, and bs we were all fed. anytime a politician is trying to "save" you get ready to pay up. term limits will take away their control.
  287. MATTANZA

    Fishing is now prohibited 3/25/20

    cali sux ass , has been ruined by corruption , and tyranny.
  288. MATTANZA

    For Sale Winthrop Terminator Adjusta-Butt

    good deal, too bad i'm broke. do you have a lay away plan for the black one, lol.
  289. MATTANZA

    Hey Sherm...Launch Ramps? Why?

    mass hysteria, mass hypnosis , mass closures , mass unemployment , mass loss of financial gains, all over this chinese flu. believe what you actually are seeing , not what's being fed to you by a totally corrupt msm. follow the rules , but when this all fizzles remember the lies, and the real...
  290. MATTANZA

    Here's the status at Dana Landing in Mission Bay

    https://www.californiabeaches.com/beach/santa-clara-point-on-mission-bay/
  291. MATTANZA

    For Sale Trolling / Deep Drop Jigs

    2 bux, you pay the shipping.
  292. MATTANZA

    Thread size question -- starting out

    a size for light to medium size rods , size c medium to heavy, size d for heavy igfa reg 80+. better to learn the right way from the get go , then to learn easy/wrong way , and break those habits.
  293. MATTANZA

    Here's the status at Dana Landing in Mission Bay

    the launch ramp at santa clara is opened
  294. MATTANZA

    Mission Bay Closed?

    we may head out to the 9 on friday, boat is slipped in sd bay, and the yacht club is open for take food or delivery to your boat
  295. MATTANZA

    And Just like that YOUR 2ND AMENDMENT RIGHT IS NON ESSENTIAL!

    molon labe ya crooked, tyrannical mother fuckers.
  296. MATTANZA

    Mission Bay Closed?

    Yep , the wife and i toured mb. all the public lots were closed , except santa clara , and el carmel.
  297. MATTANZA

    CV-19 Government Relief checks.

    no check for me ... i prefer buds , blanks , fuel and tackle.
  298. MATTANZA

    Batson Enterprises Facing Mandatory Temporary Closure

    what if just you went to work? how could that hurt anything? at least you could get a few things done. good luck....
  299. MATTANZA

    Lockdown effect boat launches?

    yup .... water ways are closed.
  300. MATTANZA

    EB's bait?

    mayor closed everything ....parks water ways, hiking trails, launch ramps , etc mass hysteria, run amok.
  301. MATTANZA

    Need an outboard mechanic.

    sunset marine
  302. MATTANZA

    BREAKING: Gavin Newsom Issues Order For All Of California To Stay Home

    based on scare tactic statistics ,1% of the u.s. population expected to die , what a joke.... do the math.... 1% = 3,600,000, {not counting all of the unaccounted for illegal aliens}, that's about 10,000 deaths a day, for 1 year. don't believe what your told believe what makes sense. is this...
  303. MATTANZA

    Can’t find my bilge pump

    look for a thru hull above water line , then trace back o pump
  304. MATTANZA

    Estimating Microcord Length for Handle Wrap

    3.14159265 x diameter, x 16 per inch
  305. MATTANZA

    Partial rebuild on my west coast cakstars.

    sell them and buy the rods you want.
  306. MATTANZA

    BREAKING: Gavin Newsom Issues Order For All Of California To Stay Home

    next, per newscum...bend over , grab your ankles , and kiss your ass goodbye, lol. in 2 months, the people that panic'd over all this are going to look like the fools they are , and the fake msm will be crushed, not trump or loyal americans.
  307. MATTANZA

    Bent strut

    dave dynamic machine, san diego
  308. MATTANZA

    $80 spinning reel recommendations

    penn , used.
  309. MATTANZA

    Costco Corona Shit Show

    keep calm , fish on...
  310. MATTANZA

    Are Long Beach boat ramps open or closed due to virus?

    lol, all this happened right after the fake impeachment, now we have the fake msm scaring all you sissy's to death. lets see how this ends in the next few months, and what the next media induced crisis will be. everything else failed , so will this. our corrupt government sold our country to...
  311. MATTANZA

    30 & 40 lb tuna rod advice???

    calstar or uc, pull on them til you find the right one.
  312. MATTANZA

    BREAKING: Gavin Newsom Issues Order For All Of California To Stay Home

    you spelled his name wrong .... newscum .....
  313. MATTANZA

    WTB No Longer Care Kids Table Blues

    i worked for him putting finish on rods back in 78, i quit after 1 day, lol.
  314. MATTANZA

    In need of 1” Hypalon bad

    i think i may have some dk brown.
  315. MATTANZA

    For Sale Day AT The Docks 04/19/2020

    now for fred hall, lol.
  316. MATTANZA

    Mex insurance

    lol, i'll be sure not to use his company.
  317. MATTANZA

    Spinning Rod for ssv7500

    that's a great blank also.
  318. MATTANZA

    YFT trolling standup blanks

    calstar or uc
  319. MATTANZA

    Spinning Rod for ssv7500

    calstar 270 8h
  320. MATTANZA

    Furuno FCV-585 Replacement

    Furuno transducer is a 10 pin connector 4 in the middle and 3 on either side. keep your garmin setup, get the 1871f , and hook up your current transducer. it should just plug in. the 1871 fishfinder will be wider that your 585 is. i'd have 2 gps chart plotter set ups, with separate antennas, not...
  321. MATTANZA

    Spinning rod for 50 - 100lb Tuna

    i got a penn battle 2 8000 , on a calstar 196 8'. fished 40lb and 50lb on it . man that rod gets worked.
  322. MATTANZA

    Covid..... and your beloved pets...

    everybody i know has had the flu , everybody. how many people have died from the flu , how old were they , and how was their health to begin with. do the same with this sensationalized "outbreak". then once again .... get a hold of yourself.
  323. MATTANZA

    Marine speaker recommendation

    it will say bluetooth in the menu, if it does., but i'm pretty sure it does.
  324. MATTANZA

    Covid..... and your beloved pets...

    keep asking yourself this..... do you know anybody that has he newest , most worstest virus ? how about the flu? do the math , and get a hold of yourself. just the latest in a long line of needless scares. everybody may get it, that's life, so live.
  325. MATTANZA

    What caliber after.22 need suggestions

    30-06, 44mag
  326. MATTANZA

    I have a Boat & looking for new fishing buddies

    make sure you hook up with somebody that can fix boats.
  327. MATTANZA

    Marine speaker recommendation

    You made the right choice. i've installed lots of stereos, and started using jbl speakers/amps , great performance, priced right and they do hold up. as far as stereos , i have a fusion 750. by the way my stereos have gone out, not my speakers.
  328. MATTANZA

    Best Fuel Stabilizer

    THX!
  329. MATTANZA

    Best Fuel Stabilizer

    what are the best fuel , gasoline, stabilizers? been using star tron.
  330. MATTANZA

    Rule for eyelet quatity

    for conventional .... it depends on the blank , how it bends, the height of the guides, and the size of the reel. rule of thumb.... enough guides to keep the line from rubbing on the blank/fore grip , when the rod is at full bend , and loaded up. an extra guide won't hurt anything except the...
  331. MATTANZA

    Calstar equivalent to a Truline 36?

    there ain't one even close.
  332. MATTANZA

    Marine speaker recommendation

    i've got the 6x9" in my boat , they've been going strong for 8 years on one pair, and 5 years on the second pair i added. they get doused with salt and fresh water...
  333. MATTANZA

    Fred Hall show in sandiego

    CANCELLED....
  334. MATTANZA

    Spinning rod for 50 - 100lb Tuna

    196 sabre
  335. MATTANZA

    Attn. Ali causes a 60% drop in BD traffic

    thx ali, and jason for the site , and for putting up with all the whining , and bs , lol.
  336. MATTANZA

    Snapped Antenna Help

    go stainless , and make sure you don't get a cheap china knock off.cheap stainless steel mounts just take a little longer to break.
  337. MATTANZA

    Marine Deep Cycle Batteries vs. Car Batteries for Boat + How they effect Downriggers

    I have a starting battery cca 850, and 2 27 marine deep cycle. i got my starting battery at costco. it's an auto battery with a 3 year warranty, the deep cycles only have a 1 year . this has worked great for me , my starting battery is about ready to go, but it will be replaced for free.
  338. MATTANZA

    Attn. Ali causes a 60% drop in BD traffic

    lol, he's the boss.
  339. MATTANZA

    Where to find port windows

    beckson , bomar
  340. MATTANZA

    Ban Coronavirus

    cause they need to ,{with the help of fake news}, stop trump's "winning", lol.
  341. MATTANZA

    Gel coat over fairing Compound

    Make a fairing compound out of the gel coat. add some adhesive filler to make a paste.
  342. MATTANZA

    How to remove fresh, incorrectly mixed guide finish ?

    steel wool , and laquer thinner. get as much of the bad finish off as possible, and then recoat. mix by volume . bring it by , i can fix it, like dozens of other , lol.
  343. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    never happen, even tojo was afraid of the american gun owner, and left the mainland usa alone during ww2. you saw how it worked for the british. it only takes 10% of the population, armed , to defeat a tyrannical government. do the math, just 10% = 36,000,000. the american gun owner/militia...
  344. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    i was a mortgage broker, don't tell me my business. homobama was part of the dem controlled house , and senate that bush had to deal with in his last 2 years of office, and he was an empty suit. i remember hearing the empty headed dems saying " everybody should own a home" , lol... even if they...
  345. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    lol, he's a flaming faggot , lol!
  346. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    homobama bought a bunch of volts, with the tax payers money, that caught on fire to save gm , lol. homobama also bailed out the banks , and let them still foreclose on a bunch of junk loans that the dems/fanniemae made available to anybody with a 620 credit score. homobama owns this out of...
  347. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    We already have one , our government. trump's derailing it as we speak.
  348. MATTANZA

    Airmar B275LHW install on a Parker 2120?

    flush mount is your friend.
  349. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    If you're not for trump and hate what he's doing for america , you hate america. it's that plain and simple.
  350. MATTANZA

    WTB Need my trailered 26' radon bottom painted

    diy , it's easy , save a grand.
  351. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    not only a dem , but a self proclaimed academic , lol, you're so much better than everybody else, and smarter too.
  352. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    yeah , i watched it explode under homobamas reign . remember, homobama was the real enemy of the american people , and trump is undoing all of his evil. the dems are the bottom of the barrel, want this country ruined, and are proud of it,.
  353. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    keep drinking the liberal koolaide , but remember to always flush before you drink, and those are not baby ruths floating.
  354. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    the sky is falling chicken little , lol. liberals can't fish,lol! tds is not your friend!
  355. MATTANZA

    Power wrapper question?

    Used custom power wrap , if you can find one. i bought my last 2 on bd here. both were 200 bux, both have lathe chucks.
  356. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    only in your tds dreams , lol. he'll win in a land slide bigger than the last.
  357. MATTANZA

    Why You Test Bilge Pumps

    I use reinforced bait tank hose ,it's smooth with internal reinforcing. i used sanitation hose for the washdown.
  358. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    divide and conquer. just pick a side, and go blindly into the abyss, lol. i never liked trump , until he became potus. he started looking out for the u.s.a. , and undoing all of homobamas sabotage. he's been our potus. i love the way he says what he wants, even if it is stupid sometimes,lol...
  359. MATTANZA

    SOLD New Seeker PH-36 Rod

    price reduction bump.... 199.00
  360. MATTANZA

    How Fishing Rod Blanks Are Made...

    please post any videos of how blanks are mfg'd. thx
  361. MATTANZA

    Rail end fittings. Need help.

    OK grind the base on the ss one to the right angle, looks like there's plenty of metal to work with.
  362. MATTANZA

    Rail end fittings. Need help.

    your orig is old could be wilcox critendn or buck algonquin, unless it a knock off.
  363. MATTANZA

    SOLD New Seeker PH-36 Rod

    it's a new model . i got it in the mail yesterday to replace a rod that broke 2 years ago, lol. i don't think they're green glass anymore. feels like the others, i gotta pay bills
  364. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    everybody lies, has lied or will lie , lol. crawl into a liberal hole.
  365. MATTANZA

    SOLD New Seeker PH-36 Rod

    i have 2 already.
  366. MATTANZA

    SOLD New Seeker PH-36 Rod

    sorry bro , that sux.
  367. MATTANZA

    SOLD New Seeker PH-36 Rod

    For sale new seeker ph-36 . $200.00. located in san diego , will ship on your dime. pm me if interested.
  368. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    i take it you voted for hilary , lol, how'd that go lady?
  369. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    only the liberal ones, lol, like you.
  370. MATTANZA

    Cleat install without through bolt

    without through bolting it will eventually come lose.
  371. MATTANZA

    Don't vote Democrat.

    Commiefornia , where the only good thing is the weather and the fishing. term limits are our only hope. clean house. hopefully trump will executive action term limits in his next term. our federal government has become a tyrannical crime organization. never vote for lawyers, they taught to win...
  372. MATTANZA

    Stolen Boat from Huntington Beach

    Bitchen , find out where the pos lives and rob him while he's in jail, lol
  373. MATTANZA

    For Sale Boat was stolen and found stripped

    a few years back , my buddy had his bass boat stolen from right in front of his house. it was tongue locked, hooked to his truck , the night before we were going to leave. i got a call on my way over. he called the cops , and the found the boat 5 blocks away at the end of his street. it was...
  374. MATTANZA

    SOLD Unused Calstar WCDH 6480

    The best of the best....calstar. great rod.
  375. MATTANZA

    Cleat install without through bolt

    here's how i fixed my bow rail. getting ready to do the same for the bow cleats.
  376. MATTANZA

    B175HW Install Location on 2120?

    checkout this video from youtube, this is how i've always done it, make sure the arrows point towards the middle of the boat. 20 degree is what you want for your boat.
  377. MATTANZA

    B175HW Install Location on 2120?

    how many degrees is the tilt? mount at the stern, in between trailer bunks in an area where you can access the nut and tighten it.
  378. MATTANZA

    Favorite Commercial Jigging Rods?

    calstar 6480
  379. MATTANZA

    Boat and baitwell sizes??

    50 gal 25'
  380. MATTANZA

    FREE Hydraulic fluid

    i coulduse it for the skyjack,
  381. MATTANZA

    No bottom paint on slipped boat

    bottom paint loses it's toxicity on the trailer but still offers some protection. there are bottom paints designed for trailerable boats. bottom paint does create drag , but i don't think it's that big of deal on a modified v hull, sialboats , and displacement hulls are effected more , because...
  382. MATTANZA

    Adding windlass to older boat?

    it depends on how thick the deck is , i like to use 1/4" marine aluminum
  383. MATTANZA

    No bottom paint on slipped boat

    the warmer the water , the faster the growth, and depending on the hull coating or type you can get water intrusion.
  384. MATTANZA

    Adding windlass to older boat?

    You will need to make backing plates also.
  385. MATTANZA

    Boat “Road Tax”

    somebody need glasses, lol, you're not going to get back .47 cents a gallon . i tried to do this once , a long time ago , and my best friend, an account , told me not to waste his time or mine, lol. it was nowhere near .47c a gallon.
  386. MATTANZA

    Bleeding Hydraulics Recommendation

    where's your pump ? it should be mounted above the steering ram. ideally , if you can , just put the tees on the pump , and run your hoses from the engine directly to the pump, and from the pump directly to the helm , you'll need to hook up the vent line from the pump to the helm. stay away from...
  387. MATTANZA

    What is this???!

    this is your "primer bulb" now.
  388. MATTANZA

    Boat “Road Tax”

    so you get back 43 cents per hundred gallons?
  389. MATTANZA

    What is this???!

    did this replace your primer bulb?
  390. MATTANZA

    Bleeding Hydraulics Recommendation

    did you install a vent line or just tee into the lines?
  391. MATTANZA

    This Is Bad, Right?

    boom! shakalaka, boom!
  392. MATTANZA

    What topshot for a size 12 two speed?

    25-50lb. top shots are easy to change, lol.
  393. MATTANZA

    Ray marine autopilot to older sea star helm

    you can tee at the helm or in the line. use flare or compression sleeves for copper tubing. home depot should have what you need . flare is best , because it's reusable, compression sleeves aren't always.
  394. MATTANZA

    Trailer Bunk Carpet

    i have a wholesale account there , cheaper at homedepot.
  395. MATTANZA

    mackerel for bait.

    long drive , lol.
  396. MATTANZA

    Sunday Rockfish Opener?

    https://marine.weather.gov/MapClick.php?x=131&y=281&site=sgx&zmx=&zmy=&map_x=131&map_y=281#.Xlr-0KhKjIU
  397. MATTANZA

    Thru-hull install referrals?

    i don't have a phone i'll pm you my address. comeby today or today or tomorrow
  398. MATTANZA

    Baitwell Pumps: 120V vs 12V

    yes the rule is a great pump for bigger tanks.
  399. MATTANZA

    mackerel for bait.

    bait barge. it's been slim pickens. just buy a have scoop of sardines.
  400. MATTANZA

    UC jig stick 8' recommendation for surface iron?

    you're on the right track uc is a definite step up. getting ready to build a couple jig sticks uc , and calstar , just want to pull on them. calstar's models are stiffer then what you have.
  401. MATTANZA

    15# Calico Stick Recommendations

    calstar , all the way , every day. 196-8'l , 608 or 196-8' in glass or 800xl, gx8 in the grafighter. 8' rs are what i like.
  402. MATTANZA

    Marine fuel tank builder recommendations...

    american tanks....
  403. MATTANZA

    Thru-hull install referrals?

    bring it by my house , i'll do it, done a thousand , literally. i'll do it for a couple trips. i got hole saws up to 6.5 ". i live in north park.
  404. MATTANZA

    Livewell siphoning with pump off

    check valve is the easiest remedy. this one should work.... https://www.boatid.com/whale/19-mm-25-mm-in-line-non-return-check-valve-mpn-lv1219.html?view=654091&utm_source=microsoft&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=268680546&utm_content=1186373926025037
  405. MATTANZA

    Baitwell Pumps: 120V vs 12V

    shurflo bait sentry... mag driven , easy to service , submersible , low amp draw relatively quiet, and a 3 year warranty.i used to install bait tanks, and this was my go to pump , because they last , i got almost 10 years on mine.
  406. MATTANZA

    Baitwell Pumps: 120V vs 12V

    my buddies radovcich runs a 120v above ground pool pump, and a rule 12v 3700 utility pump{submersible}. the bait tank is big though ,180 gals. 5kw genset runs the 120v pump , the 12v is the back up. i'd stick with a 12v pump depending on the size of your tank, and make sure it's submersible if...
  407. MATTANZA

    SOLD Found one....

    don't waste your time, literally , with a hand wrapper. if you plan on buying a power wrapper, then start off with one. power wrappers get the job done faster and more consistent , than a hand wrapper.
  408. MATTANZA

    Yamaha F115 trim/tilt issues. Help!

    check the relay disconnected from the motor. put 12v to the power side of the relay , and then check the switch side of the relay, it should read 12v if the relay is good.
  409. MATTANZA

    Yamaha F115 trim/tilt issues. Help!

    the realy should put out 12v on the switch side once 12v is hooked up to the power side of the relay.
  410. MATTANZA

    Where to find an aluminum plate?

    Industrial metal supply
  411. MATTANZA

    Should I double or triple wrap

    no , over the years , i've found to get the strongest wrap don't use color preserver, and put a thick base coat , so it drips off the rod, as the first coat. you'll get bubbles but you can blow them out. this way the finish has a complete soak into the 3 layers of thread. normally i just have...
  412. MATTANZA

    Long Term Reliability of Fuji Reel Seats - Custom Rod

    the fuji dpsh is what you want to use , and fine , but aluminum would be better
  413. MATTANZA

    Should I double or triple wrap

    that's what i used to say , but i've always been told the base is a wrap , so no base and a single over the guides = single wrap , normally done on ultra lite and fly rods, base wrap and a single wrap over the guides = double wrap , base wrap and a double wrap over the guide= triple wrap. i've...
  414. MATTANZA

    Should I double or triple wrap

    almost always triple.... one under, two on top.
  415. MATTANZA

    For Sale Fred arecher books

    you're a humble badass chad.
  416. MATTANZA

    SOLD Newell NL332-5

    best iron reel
  417. MATTANZA

    For Sale Fred arecher books

    you should write a book , lol...
  418. MATTANZA

    Braided fishing line cutter

    Toe nail clipper
  419. MATTANZA

    Never Give Up!

    The s nine is in mex. all year round , no depth restrictions.
  420. MATTANZA

    Has anyone installed an Airmar B275LHW on a Parker 2120?

    flush mount, with correct angle for your hull. the 275 fairing block will need to be cut at the right angle to match your hull , and creates a lot of drag. the flush mount is the way to go, you just need to drill a bigger hole.
  421. MATTANZA

    Never Give Up!

    20oz bank sinkers. I was using rock fish chunks for bait
  422. MATTANZA

    Never Give Up!

    capt ed is one in a trillion, and I learned a lot from him.
  423. MATTANZA

    Seasick on Sports Boat

    nobody gets seasick like me, lol. even in the bay or a lake. with me the bigger the boat the worse. I use bonine. I take one 12 hours before liftoff, and another a couple hours before liftoff. this has always worked for me , and we'll go out in the snot if the fish are biting/
  424. MATTANZA

    Never Give Up!

    capt ed and i fished our spots at the s 9. was pretty slow til we moved , and fished deeper, 500'+. we managed to pull out a double limit of rockfish, 19 sandabs {20 if you count the one that swam down into the bait tank drain and plugged it up}, and on the last drop a 22lb ling! it was about...
  425. MATTANZA

    Found GoPro

    it's mine....it's the same model you found, rigged like you found , in the same are where you found it
  426. MATTANZA

    Trolling deep for BFT

    we fish down rigger in pv I've got 3 cows on the down rigger with live skippies.
  427. MATTANZA

    Beginner Setup

    used is the best value. newell 229 , and a calstar or sabre 270 8' or 7'.
  428. MATTANZA

    Mercury V6 200HP 4 Stroke

    I wish I had one of the new v8's merc has out.
  429. MATTANZA

    What is your boat size and battery bank AMP Hour?

    lead acid. 2 Costco marine rv 27 deep cycle , and 1 27 marine interstate 1000mca starter on my whaler, and 3 8ds on the radovcich. all lead acid.
  430. MATTANZA

    Glass or Graphite for Yoyo?

    calstar glass 6480
  431. MATTANZA

    For Sale 27" Offshore Boston Whaler $50,000.00

    my next boat will be one of these, just not this one. very nice, bulletproof , and unsinkable.
  432. MATTANZA

    I did not win.

    me neither, it's rigged , lol.
  433. MATTANZA

    1000 Hr. Service?

    ouch!
  434. MATTANZA

    3M 5200 Marine Adhesive instore????

    west o side
  435. MATTANZA

    Rock Fishing Set up??

    newell 338M/670-8H , and a newell 235M/6465H, 50lb spectra , and 30' 40lb top shot. we fish 250'- 600'.
  436. MATTANZA

    Who do you recommend?

    dick sherrer marine , but they're in Norwalk.
  437. MATTANZA

    Repower options in socal

    I bought my 2015 250 optimax in texas , and had itshipped to ca. I saved almost 7k, and got the exact motor I wanted. I bought mine at lmc marine in texas.
  438. MATTANZA

    Cosmos built 30,000 rods?

    aprox 3 rods a day , every day , for 30 years straight. wow...
  439. MATTANZA

    Do I need a 30lb live bait setup?

    the more setups the better. get the calstar 2708h fish 30lb on it, one of my faves
  440. MATTANZA

    Convert 2014 Yamaha 20hp TILLER to REMOTE

    buy used parts and save$ 500 bux or less
  441. MATTANZA

    hello am new here help mopar 440

    check your starter , thet're cw , ccw also.
  442. MATTANZA

    20lb bait chovy rod

    196-8' , calstar is the best bang for the buck.
  443. MATTANZA

    Rockfish Artificials and Rigs

    pl638glow
  444. MATTANZA

    For Sale Beware SCAMMER !!!!

    More like the butt, lol!
  445. MATTANZA

    For Sale Beware SCAMMER !!!!

    chick with dick? in other words... a democrat , lol!
  446. MATTANZA

    Trim tab installation

    corona marine
  447. MATTANZA

    Bait Tank Recommendation Needed

    I wouldn't do it.
  448. MATTANZA

    Spare boat.

    I had 3, and almost got divorced, lol. I got to keep my whaler.
  449. MATTANZA

    Prayer request 02-01-20

    we just had our 25th, prayers and good luck to you both.
  450. MATTANZA

    Post your results of new rockfish depths 450'

    damn! looks like pl in the background
  451. MATTANZA

    Surface Jigs with a Newell P322-M

    G332F 5:1 is way better for throwing iron or change the gears out on yours for 5:1.
  452. MATTANZA

    Seeking exorcist for Chrysler marine 318

    fuel most likely, may be the carb. is your choke manual or electric? check it first, and swap with other engines, if need be.
  453. MATTANZA

    If You Only Had One Jig

    tady 45 blue/white glow or blue chrome glow.
  454. MATTANZA

    Piped

    no, use live sand dabs or go to Asian store and buy an octopus.
  455. MATTANZA

    How many batteries on a small boat?

    if your engine will pull start , you only need one, but 2 is always better, i'd get a group 30 size. 2 is a little over kill or 2 group 24's. my 15 aluminum skiff only had 1 24 size battery, bait tank, radio , and fish finder. I never had any trouble.
  456. MATTANZA

    Polyurethane Paint vs. Gel Coat

    Pros, and cons... lp is very expensive, ultra toxic, and can't be patch painted with lasting results, but it shines like diamond, and is impervious to most harsh chemicals, and doesn't stain as easy as polyesters, so it cleans up easy. gelcoat is cheaper, easier to apply, and it can be patch...
  457. MATTANZA

    What’s your first memory of fishing?

    1965 , I was 4 years old , I went with my grandpa to watch our cousins unload their boat at the sd downtown embarcadero. I can still remember the big tuna being put into throughs , like logs, and sent to the canneries. I was ruined from that day on. all through school … f this i'm going to...
  458. MATTANZA

    How to target (find) sculpin?

    Green tower off pl kelp.
  459. MATTANZA

    Newell G454-T

    my best, and favorite newell was a g frankenewell. it cast like a dream. my buddy would always want to use it , so I gave it to him. it's his favorite reel.
  460. MATTANZA

    Newell G454-T

    May be a frankenewell, lol. "g" series always had a graphite spool, a lot better casting than the aluminum.
  461. MATTANZA

    Newell G454-T

    4/0 sized reel, with 500 size drag washers, not a good trolling reel, but great for deep rock fishing.
  462. MATTANZA

    Trac line puller mounting/wiring?

    it's so easy even I can do it , lol.
  463. MATTANZA

    Trac line puller mounting/wiring?

    https://www.marinco.com/en/12vcps2 this will work
  464. MATTANZA

    For Sale Trolling lot a whole lot of good stuff!!!

    so , where's your price? read the rules..... calling mikey , calling mikey, lol.
  465. MATTANZA

    U.S. Limits (southern california)

    needs to be updated....
  466. MATTANZA

    4 Thread Carriage

    hahaha! they copied my design for up grading the custom power wrap.
  467. MATTANZA

    Older Boston whaler.

    On a Montauk , you'll want to go transom mount . There are flush mount transducers, but they're pretty big, I believe 3" pipe thread. the well in your boat is too small.
  468. MATTANZA

    What size anchor rope? 24 Skipjack

    25' of 5/16" , and another100' of 1/4" chain, and a bruce knock off anchor.
  469. MATTANZA

    What size anchor rope? 24 Skipjack

    I/2" or 5/8" . if you're pulling by hand the bigger dia will be easier. I have 125' of chain , and another 300' of 1/2" rope. 25' whaler, no windless.
  470. MATTANZA

    Older Boston whaler.

    I've installed quite a few. what size boat. it's a cored hull and not easy to do.
  471. MATTANZA

    SHIT! MFer Neil Peart RIP

    he wrote the majority of their music, he was a genius.
  472. MATTANZA

    SHIT! MFer Neil Peart RIP

    One of the best drummers ever. he was the band.
  473. MATTANZA

    What's everybody's favorite fishing skiff?

    18' boston whaler ourtrage, better yet a guardian.
  474. MATTANZA

    Stoked and thanks

    real men diy!
  475. MATTANZA

    Autopilot thoughts/recommendations

    hydraulic steering , and a simrad ap. a whole lot of money , time , and labor.
  476. MATTANZA

    Shooting Sealions? NOT COOL!

    fuckin a! that bastard ripped a hole in one of my prerigged hoops on my boat. one of my buddies showed up to go, and couldn't believe it, til it showed back up and scared the shit out of him. I hit him with a frozen water bottle right between the eyes, and he went and harassed somebody else.
  477. MATTANZA

    Adding 2nd fuel tank below deck

    you'll need a 3 way selector valve, separate fuel fill, vent, and feed line. i'd put as big a tank as you can in. 20 gals is only 2.7 cu ft or 4 buckets.
  478. MATTANZA

    Regulation Rasta

    now that's a real custom rod, and takes a lot of talent. badass design , make me want to spark a spliff, nice!
  479. MATTANZA

    Shooting Sealions? NOT COOL!

    cry me a river, lol. what's not cool is the bleeding hearts that protect these animals , and cause an over population. I had a giant seal harass us at the si launch a few weeks ago, if I had my 12ga i'd have emptied it on him. it was super aggressive , and at one point was almost in my boat with...
  480. MATTANZA

    For Sale New... 300' x 1/2" Anchor line

    bump and lower price ….60 bux
  481. MATTANZA

    Hose clamps

    use stainless awab clamps.
  482. MATTANZA

    SOLD Pedestal and adjustable base

    i'll take it. pm me how to get it.
  483. MATTANZA

    Mexico Fishing License

    They forgot about it.....
  484. MATTANZA

    SOLD Bluefin Mail Box

    bitchen!
  485. MATTANZA

    Shimano reels question

    50lb on the 16 , and 65lb on the 20. 15-50lb top shot.
  486. MATTANZA

    Looking for ultra reliable center console suggestion

    wait for the fred hall show, if you have it up there.
  487. MATTANZA

    Repower

    fix it , and run it til it blows up, save your money and buy a motor when you have to.. 2 strokes are the way to go , til they're gone.
  488. MATTANZA

    Kill bag repair ?

    yeah , they pulled the same crap on me. the first bag had a plastic zipper , then blew up. they replaced it with a new bag with a metal zipper. the second one had the webbing unraveling in a few years , so I asked for another. I had an old brochure that showed the bag and said lifetime warranty...
  489. MATTANZA

    Kill bag repair ?

    the pelagic bags have a life time warranty. make pelagic pay for the cost. the zippers will blow out again , because of the design... they are like an envelope , and not pleated at the bottom. this puts all the pressure on the zipper.
  490. MATTANZA

    Mexico Fishing License

    also mex lic aren't like u.s. the mex is good for a year from the date you bought it, not like ours.
  491. MATTANZA

    Mexico Fishing License

    places that sell mex auto insurance sometimes sell mex lic. maybe the longfin has them.
  492. MATTANZA

    Most used size tuna hook?

    this year , a # 2 .
  493. MATTANZA

    For Sale New... 300' x 1/2" Anchor line

    It's braided , I don't know who made it, I looked again and it twisted 3 strand
  494. MATTANZA

    It was only a matter of time...

    it's a newell, only soap and water, and some grease once a year. it's 40 years old
  495. MATTANZA

    Alps K guides

    i'm going to use them on one my next rods. they're supposed to let the line flow better . there's a few videos on youtube.
  496. MATTANZA

    Analog water pressure gauge question

    there should be a tube already there with a cap on it. insidethe cowling I believe.
  497. MATTANZA

    It was only a matter of time...

    lol, I only paid 50 bux for it way back when. I replaced the base, and I used it last week . worked good as ever.
  498. MATTANZA

    It was only a matter of time...

    I've been bottom fishing with my Newell 338M for over 15 years now, and she finally blew up. it's packed with 65lb braid, and a 10yd 50lb mono top shot. Should've wrapped the line around a cleat. Luckily I had an extra reel seat.
  499. MATTANZA

    For Sale New... 300' x 1/2" Anchor line

    For sale... New anchor line , 300' x 1/2", twisted 3 strand with spliced galv thimble. $90.00. located in san diego , pm if interested. price drop to 60 bux.
  500. MATTANZA

    Considering outboards for slipped boat

    Get a hydrohoist . no bottom paint , no bottom cleaning, and diy maintenance is easy.
  501. MATTANZA

    Fiberglass supply in or near SD?

    you have 2 choices.... Fiberlay or nothing. they have vinylester resins and putty's.
  502. MATTANZA

    Help. 22 outrage Boston whaler

    mine is below my fuel fill hoses. it runs under the deck and forward. I have a 25'r, though.
  503. MATTANZA

    What do you think snapped my line?

    big bsb
  504. MATTANZA

    Mussel farm accident

    ask rob Sanford, lol!
  505. MATTANZA

    Canvas t top rod holders

    Precision marine makes the best.... http://precisionmarinehardware.com/
  506. MATTANZA

    Cutting a blank with hack saw??

    wrap some masking tape around the blank , to get a straight edge, where you want to cut it. 32t is best to use, and cut along tape , rotating blank.
  507. MATTANZA

    Why so many used reels of same brands getting sold off here?

    they sell them for money.
  508. MATTANZA

    Trailer Brake Question

    toast.
  509. MATTANZA

    12-21-2019 Trailer lights HELP!!!!

    all you need is a test light. first check power from the trucks trailer plug with your headlights and emergency flashers on. if you have no power check your fuses or relay, there is also a converter on some trucks . if you have power from the truck , check the ground on the boat trailer if...
  510. MATTANZA

    Aloha Fishing Tackle Fountain Valley

    tell him to become an advertiser on the board here.
  511. MATTANZA

    Quick Cheap Dual USB Charger install

    better way to go....
  512. MATTANZA

    Troubleshooting a Benmar Compu-course 220 AP?

    honor marine...
  513. MATTANZA

    Bluetooth Audio recommendation

    I had that same jbl stereo. took a crap a month after the warranty was up. bought a fusion , 100 times better than the jbl. gotta have tunez.
  514. MATTANZA

    What fish finder is right for me?

    a used Furuno 582
  515. MATTANZA

    Selling fish

    it's ok , I do it all the time. I don't like tuna, and one of my best friends dad wants all the tuna , so I drop it off in his name with his ph #. the only person getting paid is the processor. 5 star is the best.
  516. MATTANZA

    Lobster bait question

    no , bring an airhorn for the seals, the hand held kind. if you have seal problems leave the spines intact .
  517. MATTANZA

    Lobster bait question

    the whole thing crunched up and stuffed in the square cage, be careful of spines. the square cages fit in a gallon ziplock. I freeze them in the ziplock, and use , refreeze back in the ziplock.
  518. MATTANZA

    Spinning decision

    I got a penn battle 8000 for 100 bux on ebay for my friends to use that don't fish much.it's loaded with 50lb spectra, and a 40lb top shot. it's a great reel , and I ended up using it all season. it's caught over 100 tuna already , and has held up great , strong smooth drag.
  519. MATTANZA

    Bug rider collecting bugs

    that f'n seal tried to jump in my boat when I went to park the trailer. I came back and one of my baited hops was moved, I later found he chewed a hole in the netting. he kept messing with us , even after beaning him with frozen water bottles. I hit him square on the forehead with frozen bottle...
  520. MATTANZA

    Yamaha 300hp service needed- looking for recommendations

    only an idiot would pay 850 bux to get their oil changed , lol. good for you , diy!
  521. MATTANZA

    Lobster bait question

    rock fish carcasses .
  522. MATTANZA

    Eldorado Sportfishing

    Eddie's son hooked the fish on iron and handed me the rod, his son could cast like a mofo...
  523. MATTANZA

    For Sale 2006 Mercury 90 Optimax

    replace the air compressor diaphragm.
  524. MATTANZA

    Installing a thru hull. Help

    thru hulls should be mounted as high as possible, and still retain their functionality... especially for bilge pumps. you will get some back water from the hose drop. drains should be mounted as high as possible also, but will still be able to completely drain, and these may be above, at or...
  525. MATTANZA

    Instrument Switch Recommendations

    i'm blind , I like toggle switches , up is on , and down is off. I also have bright leds ,and panel mount fuses.
  526. MATTANZA

    Repair for Aluminum T-Top - San Diego

    tom's a real cool guy, and honest
  527. MATTANZA

    Repair for Aluminum T-Top - San Diego

    take it to pacific yacht towers and have them look at it. my tee top is a pyt and old as hell . tom fixed it and it help up , no more cracks. I took it off the boat and had him fix it for a couple hundred bux.
  528. MATTANZA

    Anchoring

    I over 100' of chain , and 350' of rode, and use a bruce knock off. if it's in an area where it might get stuck, I put the shackle in the forward hole, run the chain back taught to the normal shackle hole , and put a couple tie wraps through the chain link and hole. if it gets stuck , and t has...
  529. MATTANZA

    Eldorado Sportfishing

    Caught my first 30lb yt on her , way back in the mid 70's, when eddie diehl owned it. great boat....
  530. MATTANZA

    Repower to F300 or F250 - estmiated cost

    merc v8, 300 proxs , lighter, runs on 87 oct. I prefer cables over electrical signals for controls.
  531. MATTANZA

    Mudhole cork tape

    after almost 50 years of rod building , i've come to this conclusion....cork tape sux, lol.
  532. MATTANZA

    Mudhole cork tape

    I started using it way back in my skateboard days. it's great for deckhand handles with shrink tubing. it's kind of hard on the hands , if you have no calluses.
  533. MATTANZA

    Mudhole cork tape

    san diego marine exchange has blk , grey , wht
  534. MATTANZA

    Stardrag for 25# bait?

    g series newell , 220 or 229. bft to 65lbs, 40lb yft , and 50lb yt last year , all on my little g220.
  535. MATTANZA

    Mudhole cork tape

    3m nonslip comes in different textures and colors.
  536. MATTANZA

    the first truline collectors?

    I used to trade tackle for rod wrapping labor. I had way over a hundred truline, and some sabres and lamiglas' that were ganked from my mom and granny , when the house was robbed during a termite tenting. mostly factory rods , and a couple dozen blanks. I get a stomach ache whenever I think...
  537. MATTANZA

    need 1 for 12.03.19 offshore

    some 10lb yts on a paddy we marked earlier. dumped our bait to head home , and about 5 minutes the entire meter lit up with a big tuna school that came up from the depths to 100'. no bait , no time, no lets go. I got some good info to stay close.... went west outside the 302 , to the border...
  538. MATTANZA

    Grande, Friday 11/6

    I think you meant 12-6, lol.
  539. MATTANZA

    Why don't fishermen on the west coast buy as nice/expensive of boats as those on the east coast?

    how much are houses ? they have cheaper houses and more expensive boats. we have more expensive houses , and cheaper boats.....
  540. MATTANZA

    Private boat sale, large cash transactions? Alternatives?

    when I bought my shamrock , I had to drive to Mississippi , and pay cash, it was only 8k, but that was 20 years ago. the seller wanted cash , so we went to my bank , in tennessee , as to make it an across the state line transaction. I had a notary public, witness ,and documented the transaction...
  541. MATTANZA

    San Diego Marlin Club: 6th Annual Rock Cod Round-Up!

    gitsum , todd , gitsum! see you at the capt meeting.
  542. MATTANZA

    Boat painting recommendation please

    you're lucky! lol! try mark at monsoon marine, he is pescaloco here on bd.
  543. MATTANZA

    Thermostat replacement mid job questions

    No sealant required.
  544. MATTANZA

    Thermostat replacement mid job questions

    clean it out as best as possible, pop in the new thermostat , the rubber seal doesn't need a sealant, the paper gasket on the housing use a sealant.
  545. MATTANZA

    Gunnel Rod Holder Drainage Problem

    a rubber ball, the right diameter . push a nail through the middle, and pull a string through so you make a loop for a pull to take them out.
  546. MATTANZA

    San Diego Marlin Club: 6th Annual Rock Cod Round-Up!

    ok , is there an early entry fee. are you fishing with us this year , todd, lol?
  547. MATTANZA

    Boston Whaler Montauk Re-Power

    hp to weight ratio. me , i'm a Merc guy or Suzuki. my buddy Rolf is one of the smartest ,and best mechanics I've ever met , and he steered me towards these mfg's. your current motor weighs about 300lbs, stick with a 90, at least. to go to a 60hp, you'll being giving up 50hp to save 40lbs , the...
  548. MATTANZA

    Did you hear that?

    check the dept fish and game records from 88 & 89 . back to back years the same boat , in the same area, wrapped record size bft, one almost 1,000lbs. I remember talking to a friend of the captain that made the sets about this catch, back in 89 when I worked at kettenburg marine {now west...
  549. MATTANZA

    need 1 for 12.03.19 offshore

    about 35-40 mi out warm clean water.
  550. MATTANZA

    Did you hear that?

    the tuna will be here until I quit fishing , lol. tomorrow should be another epic trip.
  551. MATTANZA

    use the pm 's this only allows a certain amount of bytes

    use the pm 's this only allows a certain amount of bytes
  552. MATTANZA

    if ypu can get ice that would be great. 5 20lb bags

    if ypu can get ice that would be great. 5 20lb bags
  553. MATTANZA

    we can meet at the boat around 4 am, I might be there earlier if I cant sleep...

    we can meet at the boat around 4 am, I might be there earlier if I cant sleep. https://sdmbbsc.org/ gate code is 2606*
  554. MATTANZA

    San Diego Marlin Club: 6th Annual Rock Cod Round-Up!

    cant open the download.
  555. MATTANZA

    San Diego Marlin Club: 6th Annual Rock Cod Round-Up!

    can't open the entry form file.
  556. MATTANZA

    need 1 for 12.03.19 offshore

    heading out of shelter isl ramp on Tuesday 12.03 for December tuna. pm if interested.
  557. MATTANZA

    THIS IS IT!!! The 20th Annual Halibut Classic!!

    it wasn't us . I was going solo, til I lost a wheel bearing leaving the club.
  558. MATTANZA

    Did you hear that?

    yeah , I heard screaming drags.
  559. MATTANZA

    First attempt Chevron

    for a perfect, straight line up , get yourself a few ow these... a diamond wrappers best friend....
  560. MATTANZA

    DECAL HELP

    mudhole , acidrods, anglers workshop or good ole fleabay
  561. MATTANZA

    Yes or No?

    i'd put on an extra pair or two of thermals, instead.
  562. MATTANZA

    Did you hear that?

    i'm tone def , and I have gotten tuna til Christmas. gitsum , and fish on !
  563. MATTANZA

    What are You really Thankful for? Please share how you've been blessed and let's keep this rolling.

    I thank the Lord almighty daily for ,my family, my great friends , the skills he gave me, and the wonderful life I've been blessed with, and I almost forgot … being a citizen of the greatest nation ever, and finally having a potus that is doing what he promised... getting rid of the corruption...
  564. MATTANZA

    Where canI buy Blue Hypalon?

    I have some , but it going to be pricey, lol.
  565. MATTANZA

    Piscafun line winder

    looks like it will twist your line up. I put my spool on a power drill , and have the line on a tension'd dowell. no twist
  566. MATTANZA

    Mobile mechanic

  567. MATTANZA

    Suzuki outboard problems/questions

    i'd check your fuel filters first. go on to youtube, you'll see a monkey can do it. the flywheel can't spin on it's own. the starter must engage, that's what spins the fly wheel, then ignition takes over , combustion, and your motor runs. if you have water in the filter on the motor, a sensor...
  568. MATTANZA

    Older boat transom max weight

    hp to weight ratio is what you want to know. older motors are heavier , and a lot of the motors weighed the same , despite the hp. stick with 200 , if it weighs the same as a 175 , and your boat is rated for that much hp. look at the new merc 4strokes, light and uncomplicated.
  569. MATTANZA

    THIS IS IT!!! The 20th Annual Halibut Classic!!

    oh Lord , let our record stand.....
  570. MATTANZA

    How big are these YT?

    the yellows we been getting on paddies weren't even rats, mor like mice , lol... baby killers!
  571. MATTANZA

    Small bait tank design

    get a bait sled . we used these in our old rental boats when I worked at the original dana landing.
  572. MATTANZA

    Bottom Paint

    what kind of bottom paint and what condition is it in , have an experienced diver get you a condition report , any blisters or bare spots. a power wash is ok if the bottom is in good condition. if you have blisters, they'll need to be ground and filled in, if there's bare spots they'll need to...
  573. MATTANZA

    need 1 guy for tomorrow saturday 11-23

    yeah , I think. sunday , sucked.
  574. MATTANZA

    need 1 guy for tomorrow saturday 11-23

    how about a sleeping and cold pizza, lol!
  575. MATTANZA

    Railrod vs harness

    lol, you probably go both ways , lol!
  576. MATTANZA

    need 1 guy for tomorrow saturday 11-23

    thx I didn't even ask you cause I know no sats
  577. MATTANZA

    need 1 guy for tomorrow saturday 11-23

    we'll be fishing offshore . pm me if interested. leaving from shelter isl.
  578. MATTANZA

    SOLD Bruce 10kg Anchor

    10kg is approx. 22lbs
  579. MATTANZA

    TRADE Boat work for auto work

    just like sanding and repainting a boat bottom... I have a helper for cars.
  580. MATTANZA

    TRADE Boat work for auto work

    yeah I could do it, but you'd have to sand off my old bottom paint, and regelcoat it.
  581. MATTANZA

    Seeking info on replacing gas tank

    whew , you got lucky. shouldn't be that hard.
  582. MATTANZA

    Vacuflush sanitation system service

    what's wrong they're easy to fix. we've had em on 3 of our boats, and I've fixed em.
  583. MATTANZA

    Vacuflush sanitation system service

    craigs marine service , don't have his numberthough.
  584. MATTANZA

    Seeking info on replacing gas tank

    see if you can get a measurement through the access plate, then you'll be able to figure out where your cut out will be. remember you want the cut out bigger than the tank, and make your cuts as straight as possible , use a guide for your saw , so you'll get a straight cut. be careful not to cut...
  585. MATTANZA

    Seeking info on replacing gas tank

    piece of cake if the deck panel comes up. is the seam silicone or a caulking? if so take a razor knife to it and just lift up the panel using the lean post for leverage. looks easy, but I can't see what's underneath, lol.
  586. MATTANZA

    Steering wheel re-centering on 2004 Boston Whaler 130

    yeah then all you need is a tie wrap in the center , like mine.
  587. MATTANZA

    Regency radio

    back in the day that was marinetraffic , lol. I installed a 100 of those, glws.
  588. MATTANZA

    Seeker Hysteria?

    $eeker$ for suckers, lol! rods were meant for fishing , not wishing... acting like pokemon soyboys , lol.
  589. MATTANZA

    What do you prefer to fish in winter?

    this year yft
  590. MATTANZA

    Seeking info on replacing gas tank

    it's hard to do it right , and without experience , you'd be better off spending the extra $, and having a pro do it. I've done quite a few and it's not a big deal for me.
  591. MATTANZA

    Braid opinions

    I use izorline and powerpro.
  592. MATTANZA

    Yellowfin limits in November 11/21

    you're a fuckin stud! I knew they wouldn't leave . shit now I gotta get ready.
  593. MATTANZA

    Steering wheel re-centering on 2004 Boston Whaler 130

    if it's tiller . stabilize the motor ,loosen the port and starboard end clamps . if you lengthen one side and shorten the other the wheel will move, but mothe engine, then just figure out which is which.
  594. MATTANZA

    For Sale Furuno navnet 3D with UHD Radar

    nice stuff jake. he has great stuff priced right
  595. MATTANZA

    Need bait net replacement...help.

    whew !!! we kind of got to know the new owners , and I've tried to send them all kinds of biz, cool guys. the old owner Pete was a friend, and old customer , I used to rep their line of out riggers in l.a. area, I've installed dozens, and my whaler was originally owned by Pete , and equipped...
  596. MATTANZA

    ? Attaching Hypalon grips.

    put the grips in a pan and boil the water over heat. I use my old left over flex coat finish, it take long to set up and stays slippery. coat the blank , where necessary , dry off the boiled Hypalon, and slide down , piece of cake, and not too messy if you wear gloves .
  597. MATTANZA

    Who is the old sabre rod afficianado here? Help needed

    back in the day there were "panga sticks " by kencore. a lot of sabres were cut down and custom wrapped to copy them , I remember sabre even came out with some factory shorties , {that's what we called the rods}. that's either a cut down custom rod, or a rewrapped sabre factory shortie. not...
  598. MATTANZA

    THIS IS IT!!! The 20th Annual Halibut Classic!!

    paid Bubba on Tuesday, we're in.
  599. MATTANZA

    Monster boils at Doheney Beach / Dana Pt 11/14

    bitchen , had a whale lift our panga once, pangero said it was scratching it's back lol.
  600. MATTANZA

    Skipjack Theory? Keep-Smoke-give away?

    lobster bait...
  601. MATTANZA

    Need bait net replacement...help.

    dana , and fishermans landing tackle had precision replacement nets.
  602. MATTANZA

    Ocean Odyssey vs. Producer

    if it were the old days , producer hands down. ray was an animal.
  603. MATTANZA

    Need bait net replacement...help.

    call dana landing tackle, they had em.
  604. MATTANZA

    Need bait net replacement...help.

    fuck , they owe me a refund, dammit.
  605. MATTANZA

    Parker upper control recommendation

    you'll also need a helm , controls , cables/wiring, hoses, etc.
  606. MATTANZA

    Parker upper control recommendation

    you'll need something like this to mount everything.
  607. MATTANZA

    Best Surface Iron Setup for YTs in Mexico?

    get rid of the lever drag if you want to cast farther, also a rod with a softer tip , and lots of back bone. seeker {back when they were good, lol} made me some "tady" blanks... 8.5' , soft tip , tons of backbone. i only have one left . I've fought several hundred pound tunas on it, and caught...
  608. MATTANZA

    Need bait net replacement...help.

    did precision marine hardware go out of business? they had them , but for a couple more bux you can just buy a new net and not hassle with removing all the hog rings , and recrimping them all.
  609. MATTANZA

    Steering wheel re-centering on 2004 Boston Whaler 130

    if it's cable ,no , there's a key in one spot . what you want to do Is stabilize the motor, then mark the position of the steering wheel, figure out where center is. loosen the lock nut holding the cable to the helm { it could have a pull pin hold the cable in}. once it's loose you can turn...
  610. MATTANZA

    Parker upper control recommendation

    switch over to electronic shifters, I take it you have a Yamaha. much easier to run wiring instead of cables. you're probably looking at a few thou
  611. MATTANZA

    11-18 Slaughter

    OK, be glad to have you on board
  612. MATTANZA

    Sealing nav light base

    it's what I used on my boat , but all my fitting are stainless, brass or bronze. it's the best sealent.
  613. MATTANZA

    WTB 22 boston whaler guardian

    guardian is a whole different animal. i'd like to get my hands a 27 offshores equivalent in a guardian.
  614. MATTANZA

    Sealing nav light base

    this is a poly sulfide , the best sealent , but it will soften or melt many plastics. just plain old silicone from home depot.
  615. MATTANZA

    People who fish dark braid

    white is right , not green , try and untangle the 2 or backlashes , and you'll understand.
  616. MATTANZA

    Skipjack 262 VS Parker 2320

    here you go skippies are pretty much custom built boats , parkers don't compare . if its too much finance the rest https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/26-skipjack-factory-pilot-house-volvo-penta-diesel.694779/
  617. MATTANZA

    For Sale 2003 Cabo 35 Express

    so I won't be seeing you at swyc, so long, good luck . you can fish with us.
  618. MATTANZA

    Wishful thinking

    there is such a big school/s , they lll be here....
  619. MATTANZA

    Broadbills Exist

    damn good! we saw a huge broadbill , literally , on Monday. we saw what we thought was tuna boiling, but it was a swordfish. we snuck up on it , and saw a huge bill working back and forth sticking out of the water like 5' . then it got spooked and took off. they're the ultimate catch.
  620. MATTANZA

    Tell me about your Skipjack Fisherman 25

    great boats , best looking , and my favorite skippie. great company and any of their boats would be a good choice. we sold, and I rigged , over a dozen at the old dana landing. fished on the customers boats, and it's got lots of deck space and a comfortable pilot house.blast through the water...
  621. MATTANZA

    11-18 Slaughter

    we fucked em up reel good, nick.
  622. MATTANZA

    11-18 Slaughter

    I would be too, but I just ran out of steam , sorry mike , and kurt.
  623. MATTANZA

    11-18 Slaughter

    hahahahaha! I cruised over to look at those birds , but I lost them and you found them , so you changed my course, and we got bit soon after, so I told my buddy we gotta get em in the bite. glad you guys slayed em. i'm sofa king tired, lol.
  624. MATTANZA

    HALIBUT CLASSIC suffers huge loss with tragic death!

    i'm going to dana … re notified
  625. MATTANZA

    11-18 Slaughter

    The definition of Mattanza , is a slaughter. Well we had another Mattanza , on the Mattanza II, lol. What a day! Started off by , almost cancelling due to my buddy Rusty not being able to go. His cuz , {my new fishing protégé}, Craig and I decided to go anyways. We left the ramp about 430am...
  626. MATTANZA

    HALIBUT CLASSIC suffers huge loss with tragic death!

    i'm going to squidco tomorrow , you have been notified.
  627. MATTANZA

    Asking for recommendations for rod purchase for beginners

    buy used rods from the tackles sales board here great deals from great guys.
  628. MATTANZA

    11-15 Still there......

    30 miles east west north or south?
  629. MATTANZA

    HALIBUT CLASSIC suffers huge loss with tragic death!

    damn that sux , mike! he was one cool cat, and a fellow long hair. was going chop my mop , but i'm keeping for a while to honor ole Vinney. RIP , he's fishing on a bigger boat , in calm seas now....
  630. MATTANZA

    Tuna Fishing Monday 11-18

    all full , fish.... get ready for the pain.
  631. MATTANZA

    Mercruiser Engine, OMC cobra outdrive.

    exhaust , shifting, bell housing , input shaft , etc.
  632. MATTANZA

    11-15 Still there......

    back out tomorrow.
  633. MATTANZA

    11/15 Offshore

    nice ! I've hooked some giant , bft on the porpoise, but none landed. nearly got a 50S spooled on the edge of the 9.
  634. MATTANZA

    Big blow coming 11/20

    yes, it will f it all up , but who the hell knows anymore.
  635. MATTANZA

    what's the lamest excuse your buddy has given you not to go fishing

    "I have to take my wife to the dentist" … she has false teeth, lol. " it's going to be to rough out " … but you know for sure it will be flat calm , and it is. "I only want to go if it' wfo, I heard it won't be"... they tell you this about 10 hours before you're ready to leave.
  636. MATTANZA

    Old Man and the Sea fishing, we'll sort of!

    MAH-DON! old guys rule , especially Italian stallions!
  637. MATTANZA

    11-15 Still there......

    you were killin em. noticed today my blind ass has a 60lb top shot on the coffee grinder , no wonder all the birds lol.
  638. MATTANZA

    11-15 Still there......

    movin , and a grooving , my friend.... what's up rams!
  639. MATTANZA

    Tuna Fishing Monday 11-18

    Will be heading out on Monday 11-18 , and I need a couple anglers for a crew. I don't have a phone so just PM me here on BD for details. they're still out there .
  640. MATTANZA

    11-15 Still there......

    Fished with buddies Alex, and Nick from BD. We fished the 226 for 6 yft,{ 5 farmed}, to approx. 30lbs, 10+ skippies, and 1/2 dozen rats , and 1 mouse.The bite has either slowed or it was all idiots trolling trough the bite ,over our lines, leaving and just haul ass right through everybody etc...
  641. MATTANZA

    Fish processing

    you got 2 right, and the f'd up attitude.
  642. MATTANZA

    Sorry about the language.THIS GOT ME BANNED FROM FACEBOOK FOR FOUR MONTHS

    stop supporting the technology that will end in your loss of freedom , this the f'n U.S.A.!
  643. MATTANZA

    Fish processing

    damn, figure it out for yourself , lol.
  644. MATTANZA

    Fish processing

    huh? I ain't related any of the workers, so what you talkin bout , willis?
  645. MATTANZA

    Vacuflush sanitation system service

    oh , I thought you were in oc, not sd. call sdmx , and they can refer somebody.
  646. MATTANZA

    Fish processing

    sportsmans or marios or whatever sucks ass, and i'm related to the owners, lol. go to 5 star. 5 star is honest and professional. the dried up little shit that runs sportsmans has jacked me twice, and never weighs out our fish. he's an egotistical ahole. rant over...
  647. MATTANZA

    Sorry about the language.THIS GOT ME BANNED FROM FACEBOOK FOR FOUR MONTHS

    I got permanently kicked of fb for calling some soyboy a fag, lol. f fb and zuck the schmuck....
  648. MATTANZA

    Suzuki 200 4 stroke vs. Yamaha 200 4stroke?

    if it works , don't "fix' it. buy your electornics, and run that motor til it blows up.
  649. MATTANZA

    Vacuflush sanitation system service

    Jeff Roberts plumbing, he's a vac uflush guru, he lives in Newport.... tell him rick and laura
  650. MATTANZA

    Crushed them... again.

    Hey Rick I have to add this the boat that called us in "last cast" are truly a class act. It's nice to know there are professionals still out there we gave them the respect and stood off the fish and they showed us the same and waved us in . After hearing all the idiots fighting on the radio it...
  651. MATTANZA

    SOLD Lamiglas 528 neptuna keeping it for now

    smart choice , sell two other common rods
  652. MATTANZA

    Crushed them... again.

    she's kind of beat up ,lol, but i'll repaint her soon. it's my favorite boat i've had so far. lets go next week if they're still around.
  653. MATTANZA

    SOLD Lamiglas 528 neptuna keeping it for now

    not even , man. your's is legit. i'd offer to trade you for some fishing/lobster trips , but I see you have your ownboat.
  654. MATTANZA

    SOLD Lamiglas 528 neptuna keeping it for now

    lent was in quotation marks, I think . he just took and said he was using it before drove off my my house. was never my rod to lend nor was the 760m grafighter and tld20II that belongs to my buddy Pablo. all I have is the bastards name. your lami is pretty badass , i'd keep , lol !
  655. MATTANZA

    SOLD Grafighters

    damn! what deals , adam. I wish I wasn't so broke, lol.
  656. MATTANZA

    SOLD Lamiglas 528 neptuna keeping it for now

    nice! kind of like the one that got ganked from my best friend ed.....
  657. MATTANZA

    For Sale Furuno FCV 585 color fish finder, TM260 transom mount transducer

    your transducer in the pic was mounted wrong{ it's at an angle, jfyi}
  658. MATTANZA

    need 2 for Friday for yft

    get em while you can. leave from shelter isl, meet at my boat in mb. pm me if interested.
  659. MATTANZA

    Crushed them... again.

    I have one , but we didn't have time to use it.
  660. MATTANZA

    Crushed them... again.

    you're an f'n badass! thx bro!
  661. MATTANZA

    Suzuki 200 4 stroke vs. Yamaha 200 4stroke?

    i'd get the zuke, guys at my club rave about theirs, and a couple guys had they're yamahas repowered with zukes. one of the smartest , and best marine mechanics I ever met in my extensive travels raves about how good zukes are built
  662. MATTANZA

    Crushed them... again.

    My long time bud Rusty , his cuz Craig, and myself decided to hit the nov yft bite today. We got loaded up , and on the road around 3am, fueled up and headed to shelter isl ramp.around 4am, made it the bait barge got a scoop of great little rocket ship dines, and headed for some numbers I got...
  663. MATTANZA

    Fish processor miscommunication lesson

    this is the second , and the last time , lol.
  664. MATTANZA

    ? Shipping Rods

    us post office , just sent a 6 'r to wa , cost 16 bux , with 50 insurance. 2-3 day arrival time.
  665. MATTANZA

    Fish processor miscommunication lesson

    better than being told that you can bring in 10 fish to process, and then haul ass to get over there, and then "jefe" tells you i'm not taking any fish , laughing and saying where would I put it? I told him it was on ice in a big ice chest… I have no room, laughing at me. I always used sport...
  666. MATTANZA

    Our boat sank in the Catalina channel-Cabo 216

    after my old 22' shammie almost sank at the coronados , I started looking for a bigger whaler, and got one. glad nobody got hurt. go unsinkable from now on....
  667. MATTANZA

    For Sale Electric Boat Toilet

    or better yet, "dump" , lol! no ski