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by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Co- boater and money.
Replies: 18
Views: 1374

Re: Co- boater and money.

I fish a lot (2 to 3 times a week) when I ask someone to go fishing, I tell them up front what their half is for the gas (depending on which lake I go to) I care less about the other expenses, I'm happy to have someone to go with. :D :D I have had guys say I forgot to bring any money, and never get ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ulrtex problem - need advise
Replies: 9
Views: 1093

Re: Ulrtex problem - need advise

JL wrote:Hey Jay! Do you have any idea when the new Ultrex with DI will be available? Thanks

JL
Minn Kota had mention it in their news letter, but no date on when productions will began.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ulrtex problem - need advise
Replies: 9
Views: 1093

Re: Ulrtex problem - need advise

nivanov30 which Ultrex do you have? if you have a 112 36v make sure that you have at lease 38v then hit the run button and see if you still have the same voltage if it drops below 36v you have a bad battery same applies for 24v system (26v free load then 25v under a load) if all that checks OK, you ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor shaft length?
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

ACP Yes I would go with a 52 or 55. The Champion bow is much higher then other bass boat. :D :D
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor shaft length?
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: Trolling motor shaft length?

What kind of boat do you have? Boat like Champion uses a 50 to 55 inch. Most boats will be fine with a 45 inch. The best way to find out the best length is to measure from the top deck of the boat to the water then add 24 inches to that length. You need about 24 inches above the top of the prop so y...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cul M Rite scale???
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Cul M Rite scale???

Just looked at the reviews under Tacklewarehouse. Seems someone decided to change the battery by himself so that gave me the idea. Says, if you open it you'll void the warranty, but it's been a long time since I purchased it form eBay (used). Looks like the guy changed it himself too and didn't tel...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cul M Rite scale???
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Cul M Rite scale???

Cul M Rite scale finally died. Need battery replaced I guess. Where do I send it? Trying to look for website to company, but cannot find. Any of you guys tried replacing the battery yourself? Curious Any help would be appreciated. Thanks! You can change it yourself :D :D you need a soldier iron (9 ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor question
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Trolling motor question

No, The 45 inch mount is shorter then the 52 inch mount.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody remember NCBF?
Replies: 48
Views: 5199

Re: Anybody remember NCBF?

Yes I remember the good old days :D :D , I enjoyed the short days fishing and changing partners in the afternoon. The FOOD was Outstanding (lunch and dinners). I still have my hats, towels and a T shirt. Hope to see all of you guys at the reunion.
Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Anybody remember NCBF?
Replies: 48
Views: 5199

Re: Anybody remember NCBF?

Yes I remember the good old days :D :D , I enjoyed the short fishing days and changing partners for the afternoon. The FOOD was outstanding (lunch and dinners). I still have my hats, towels and T shirt.
Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Humminbird Trolling motor interference
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Re: Humminbird Trolling motor interference

What brand trolling motor do you have? I might be able to help you :) :) but give me a call 530 246 8051 as I do not like all this typing.

Jay Liu's Service
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank you for the support!
Replies: 9
Views: 1755

Re: Thank you for the support!

I glad your OK, :D :D I didn't hear about your accident until this post.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Trolling Motor Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: Minn Kota Trolling Motor Issue

Minn Kota has a new style bearing, you have to change the upper tube but it will take out all the play. If you want to stay with the old style then your bering inner race is probable worn. I don't know where you live, but you can call me and I can tell you what to look for :D :D . My phone # 530 246...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ultera deployment
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: Ultera deployment

Read your manual, there is a section on how to release the motor shaft so you can raise and tilt it back. You will have to tie the motor back from falling forward.

Jay Liu's Service.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 21, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The Ned Rig
Replies: 10
Views: 2213

Re: The Ned Rig

What are your thoughts about the Ned Rig. I read about it, but haven't ran into anyone who has had great success with it. Anyone having any luck with this Rig? I have been using them for over a year and had good results on lakes. :D :D it works better moving it slow or dead steaking. What I like ab...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fun fishing.
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Re: Fun fishing.

I know the lake is a long way to travel, but Shasta Lake is on fire. You can catch 30 to 40 fish per day. Lots of small fish but your not board. Oroville would be my next thought, but I have not been there so I do not know how the bite is. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Boat Seat Repair Help
Replies: 1
Views: 499

Re: Bass Boat Seat Repair Help

Call Ranger or the dealer you bought the boat from, it should still be under warranty. I had a friend that had to replace his twice under warranty.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota - Lowrance HDI Interference
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: Minn Kota - Lowrance HDI Interference

Mamalinao, there are some setting on your HDS7 that will help clear up your interference. If you call me I can talk to you better then doing all this typing. I have cleared most of the Minn Kota with out the ground.

Phone # 530 246-8051 Jay Liu's Service
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 3
Views: 613

Re: Howdy

The knees are fine, the problems I have now is age related, but I get around just fine. I fish 3 to 4 times a week mostly Shasta and Trinity, but I still go to the Delta, Clear Lake, and Oroville. Keep in touch and if you ever get up this way I’ll take you fishing

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 3
Views: 613

Re: Howdy

Erick, Jay Liu (Jay Liu’s Service) nice to see you are still around. I don’t know what you could afford, but there are plenty of used bass boats for sale, and plenty of older ones that might fit your budget. I retired and moved to Redding Ca, but I still do the trolling motor repairs. If you want to...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Used Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1993 Ranger Boat with 2004 Optimax 175 Sold
Replies: 1
Views: 1342

1993 Ranger Boat with 2004 Optimax 175 Sold

[b][b] 7.jpg [/b] [/b] 2.jpg 1993 Ranger bass boat 482V , 18+ ft, with 2004 Mercury Optimax 175 HP, Motor Guide Digital Tour 24 volt trolling motor, two Lowrance fish finders Model HDS7 and X135, 2 fishing seats, 1 butt seat, newly reupholstered and carpeted, towable boat cover, bimini top, ski tow...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Onboard Battery Chargers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1235

Re: Onboard Battery Chargers?

I have a Due Pro 4 Bank and it is 10 years old and no problems :lol: :lol: . They have reconditions one's too give them a call and they can ship direct from the factory (I don't have their phone number :( :( ).
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: old trolling motor question
Replies: 8
Views: 703

Re: old trolling motor question

Milehi I can explain every thing to you, but I rather do it by phone. Your batteries are consider half dead at 12.5 volts. They will test good with a load tester, but does not have enough storage to run all day. Call me at 530 246-8051 and I can explain it to you better. JLS (Jay Liu's Service) Trol...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex loud & eats batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Re: minn kota fortrex loud & eats batteries

If your motor is noisy, you probably have a front bearing going bad. :D :D As for your batteries, you need to do a little testing you can follow the directions that I put here. Jay Liu's Tip of the Month Deep Cycle Battery Care and Testing I feel that writing about each battery company on their qual...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: first boat
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: first boat

Im high school student with a part time job, I am a tournament angler (back seat most of the time) and im looking to see what others think would be the best first boat. If you do have a USED boat shoot me and pm. How much do you want to spend? I know of a real clean older ranger for about $4000.00 ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue May 15, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor current draw at rest
Replies: 8
Views: 5787

Re: Trolling motor current draw at rest

jloo, here's the best way to test deep cycle batteries. :D :D Jay Liu's Tip of the Month Deep Cycle Battery Test Batteries used with trolling motors are different than automobile batteries. They are deep cycle batteries. Many of my customers tell me that when they were having trolling motor battery ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota question
Replies: 11
Views: 1597

Re: Minn Kota question

Bassman1975, your trolling motor should be under warranty :D :D . Look up for a local Minn Kota Service center in your area.

Jay (Jay Liu's Service)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fender on single axle ranger
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: Fender on single axle ranger

Medfish

Call me (Jay Liu) 530 246-8051 I have Ranger phone number, and they are cheaper then repairing them. Also I wanted to let you know more information on the fender.

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To all the Silver Eagles
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Re: To all the Silver Eagles

Lloyd got me started bass fishing back in 1974. Then he would come by my shop and we would talk about fishing. I’m going to miss him.

Jay Liu
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thought and Prayers for Norval Pimentel
Replies: 16
Views: 1835

Re: Thought and Prayers for Norval Pimentel

My prayers and best wishes for Norval and his family. Norval always had a smile for everyone.

Jay Liu
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide????????
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Motorguide????????

Hi Cooch, I’m still around but I moved to Redding and still doing the trolling motor repairs. I found out that Shasta is better place to fish when you get older (age) because you do not have to work as hard running the trolling motor, :D :D also they are more senior friendly up here. A launch pass i...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide????????
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Motorguide????????

Lugnut, the micro switch is not hard to change. But you may have another problem. If you MotorGuide has the electronic speed control (speed dial turns smoothly), it can be the relay in the board that is sticking. If it is a 5 speed then I would say it is the micro switch. Any other question, you can...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex problem
Replies: 13
Views: 7035

Re: minn kota fortrex problem

Goldfish, I never said that you abuse your trolling motor. I sad that they do not cover abuse such as a broken prop, bent armature shaft, or busting you bracket do to hitting something when you run big engine with the motor down. The problem you have with the case (control box) will be cover under w...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex problem
Replies: 13
Views: 7035

Re: minn kota fortrex problem

Goldfish, Your Frotrex has a two warranty. :D :D It does not cover abuse. The bottom case (control box) is cover under warranty. The housing will crack sometimes when you pull on the rope to put the motor down in the water. When pulling on the rope to put the motor down try not to jerk on the rope a...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Help
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: Motorguide Help

Clubchiman, your trolling motor, is it digital or analog? Most of the time when it runs, you could have a shorted diode or water in the motor. If your motor is analog, you will have to convert it to digital (expensive) :cry: :cry: . They do not make analog part any more. You can take it to the Hook ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Shasta Spawn??
Replies: 8
Views: 1268

Re: Shasta Spawn??

Stogieman, this is Jay Liu. When you get to Redding, give me a call my phone # 530 246-8051. I live at the south end of Redding. I tried to call you on your old cell phone #, but got someone else. I enjoyed talking to you :lol: :lol: :lol: when we were at the shop.

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor help
Replies: 8
Views: 728

Re: Trolling motor help

Bryanw80. The best way is to check your voltage at the trolling motor. You should have at least 25 volts. If you have 12 or 13 volts, you have either wire you batteries wrong, or you have a bad circuit breaker. If you have 24 or 25 volts, then you might have a motor problem. You did not mention what...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: trolling motor problems
Replies: 7
Views: 700

Re: trolling motor problems

Basslayer, the Min Kota Max Pro 80 will draw around 45 amps on high. You can draw your batteries down in about 6 hours depending on the size of your batteries. I recommend that you use group 31 batteries, also make sure that your batteries are fully charged. The best way to test them after charging ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Crazy NEW interference on 520 with motorguide digital 109
Replies: 8
Views: 680

Re: Crazy NEW interference on 520 with motorguide digital 10

Green Weenie, if your trolling motor is new, you can get interference until the brushes seat in. I have had that problem when I rebuilt some units.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) Trolling motor repair.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Maxxum Pro trolling motor problems...
Replies: 4
Views: 428

Re: Maxxum Pro trolling motor problems...

LawDog, Your problem is the armature is bad. :( :( Minn Kota is aware of the problem and has extended some warranty. :D :D I need the serial number, then I can call the factory to see if they will warranty it. You can take it to any warranty center, but If you want, you can call me my phone number i...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 602

Re: Motorguide Issues

Nitrosport MotorGuild warranty is transferable. I do not know where you live, but take it to a MotorGuild Service center and they can transfer it for you (if it is still under the warranty period). If you are close to Redding, I can help you. My phone # 530 246-8051. JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) trolli...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri May 29, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Electrical Question
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Electrical Question

Kopper Bass, Call me and I will talk you thru what is taking place. I can also tell you how to check your generater. :D :D I don't like all this typing. :cry: :cry: phone # 530 246-8051

JLS (Jay Liu's Service, trolling motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon May 25, 2009 5:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: Trolling Motor Issue

Herb, Call me, because I have to find out what model you have, then I can tell you what to do. My phone #530 246-8051.You can call anytime as I work out of my home.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service Trolling Motor Repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 03, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Composite Shaft Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Re: Minn Kota Composite Shaft Removal

Jody, you have to heat the shaft area around the top of the motor (not to hot, or you will melt the composite shaft. Then unscrew the shaft (most of the time the threads on the shaft will be destroyed) any other questions just call me as I do not like to do lots of typing. My phone # 530 246-8051 JL...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 03, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to remove a bottom cover off an older Motorguide?
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: How to remove a bottom cover off an older Motorguide?

D1only, I can talk you thru it if you want to call me. It will be easier to talk over the phone. My phone #530 246-8051.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service, trolling motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Warranty Help
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: Motorguide Warranty Help

Phil, what is wrong with your trolling motor. What model and how many pounds thrust do you have. Are you having the same problems as the first time? I am a Motor Guide Service center in the Redding area, if you want to call me, my phone # 530 246-8051 and I can maybe help you. The warranty for most ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help!!! Minn Kota
Replies: 6
Views: 763

Re: Help!!! Minn Kota

Adamsj13 The fix is pretty simple, :D :D but if you do not want to fix it yourself, I can fix it for you. I live in Redding (about two and half hour from Clear Lake) and can do it while you wait. I work on weekends and during the week, but you have to set up an appointment because I fish as much as ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: DIY shaft replacement on a Minnkota
Replies: 6
Views: 7558

Re: DIY shaft replacement on a Minnkota

Hitman, to remove the shaft from the motor, you need to heat the area where the shaft goes into the motor (it is glued in with loctite) be careful not to get it to hot because you can melt the composite shaft and melt the threads inside the housing. You will need a pipe wrench or a special clamp to ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor foot pedal problem...
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Trolling motor foot pedal problem...

Cib11b
The trolling motor you have has electric steering, the system you are describing sounds like you have a bad foot pedal. You can get one at any Minn Kota service center.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service, trolling motor repair)

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