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by Ken C.
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ranger VS Triton what do you like or dislike
Replies: 24
Views: 21657

Re: Ranger VS Triton what do you like or dislike

GW wrote:Ranger: Won't sink

All Others: sink like a rock


Apparently you have not seen the Skeeter video with 4 people standing on the deck of one of their boats that has huge holes cut in the sides. Search YouTube under "Engineered like no others - Skeeter" and you'll see it.
by Ken C.
Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: You are Pre-Approved for $2500.00 - Watch Out!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1188

Re: You are Pre-Approved for $2500.00 - Watch Out!!

Holy Crap......184% anul (I mean annual) interest rate!!! Are you kidding me, how are these criminals allowed to make loans like this to anyone, is there not laws in place that make this a loan sharking crime! George On the contrary, there are laws that actually allow this practice. I suppose this ...
by Ken C.
Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Clear Lake in a nut shell - Fantastic!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2624

Re: Clear Lake in a nut shell - Fantastic!!!

Wayl mista spinna eye still waitin fo yo Ree spons on my offa fo yo toe rigg...
by Ken C.
Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: speeding through the islands?
Replies: 9
Views: 1686

Re: speeding through the islands?

This law pertains to an occupied dock - be it a boat or people. Ask Marty about the dock on Holland around the corner from Franks! As far as I know there is no language in the law about the size of the boat, although if you go zipping by one of the ocean freighters I doubt anyone's going to complain..
by Ken C.
Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The Pro-Teen today...
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: The Pro-Teen today...

I stop in now & then, just been real busy but things are starting to settle down at work. The calm before the storm! Trying to get back into bassin' again. :wink: . It was good to see you and everyone I had a chance to talk to again and hope to see y'all again soon. (It'd be nice to see a bass a...
by Ken C.
Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The Pro-Teen today...
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: The Pro-Teen today...

It was great to see some of these boyz turning into young men, and Jason C running around without a pin :shock: I warned him not to drop the pin when he was pulling off the prop - what I didn't do was to warn him not to drop the pin as he was putting on the prop! :lol: :lol: Which reminds me - I th...
by Ken C.
Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Always Wondered About This.....
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: Always Wondered About This.....

Ha - if you watch the Zell Rowland loop at 7:38 he's wizzin off the back of the boat!
by Ken C.
Fri May 08, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Your Best Camping ideas, activities, and recipes?
Replies: 22
Views: 1364

Re: Your Best Camping ideas, activities, and recipes?

This sounds like the perfect time to learn Dutch Oven Cooking! Get yourself a good quality, three-legged cast iron dutch oven - Lodge is the best available now, or look around for an old Griswold or Wagner (get ready to spend some ca$h for those however). Just stay away from the inexpensive house br...
by Ken C.
Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Delta Hazards Thread Renewed
Replies: 27
Views: 6965

Re: Delta Hazards Thread Renewed

Dan, Sorry to hear about your boat - but glad you are OK and a good thing the boyz weren't in the boat with you! Last time we launched from BB was the "expensive day" as you might recall. I only wish I had mapped the route we took when we got towed in on my GPS because I know that is a scary area, e...
by Ken C.
Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fuel Additives
Replies: 13
Views: 1347

Re: Fuel Additives

The black carbon residue build-up you guys are seeing on the inside of your prop is not the problem. The problem is that same residue builds up behind your piston rings. When that happens the rings cannot compress the way they need to when the motor warms up to operating temp and metals expand. This...
by Ken C.
Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alarm question
Replies: 12
Views: 1234

Re: Alarm question

Where did you find the debris - at the intake or at the "pee hole"? Generally you would not want to push it in since that will only create other problems. If on the intake side then figuring out a way to backflush it would be best. If on the oulet side then just hook up the "earmuffs" and flush it o...
by Ken C.
Sat Apr 04, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Alarm question
Replies: 12
Views: 1234

Re: Alarm question

Oil was half full where - on the motor(internal reservoir) or in the boat (main oil tank)? Water pressure? Temperature? Did you notice any warning lights on? Where are you located? If you are looking for a shop and are close to Antioch call Inland Marine. Frank and his crew are very knowledgeable an...
by Ken C.
Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What transom saver are you using?
Replies: 39
Views: 5456

Re: What transom saver are you using?

That's almost like asking who makes the best boat... everyone has their opinion, and you'll hear alot! There are pros & cons to both types. The 'over the piston' type will not transfer any trailer shock to the motor as the 'brace' type will. On the other hand the 'over the piston' type transfers...
by Ken C.
Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Front Sonor Trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 1236

Re: Front Sonor Trouble

You should have the TM batteries grounded to the cranking battery for starters (that is, connect the ground of one TM battery to the ground of the cranking battery). Also as mentioned make sure you don't leave the front sonar running when you pull up the TM as that caneate problems. Depending on the...
by Ken C.
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Comcast question. I lost Comcast sports Net
Replies: 4
Views: 601

Re: Comcast question. I lost Comcast sports Net

Up here it is now on CH. 89 as of March 1.
by Ken C.
Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Well- As The Jeffersons said .."We're Movin' on UP"
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: Well- As The Jeffersons said .."We're Movin' on UP&

Dan, Look at you . . . 36 V!!! 8) 8) 8) The fuses are 50amp on each battery. Adding another batt won't increase the amps provided by that battery - it will affect the overall voltage and amperage to the motor. I would recommend the re-setable breakers as opposed to fuses, but if you go with a fuse y...
by Ken C.
Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: RX sunglasses
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Re: RX sunglasses

I narrowed my choices down to Wylie-X or PanOptix because I wanted wrap-around frames. I ended up with PanOptix because of the fit. You can log on to the various makers' websites and find a local outlet/vendor for them and go try them on. When I bought mine my insurance paid for the exam at one of t...
by Ken C.
Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: So who makes Loomis GLX blanks
Replies: 15
Views: 3155

Re: So who makes Loomis GLX blanks

Response from G. Loomis customer support: All G. Loomis rods are made in Woodland Washington USA. However our materials and their suppliers is proprietary information that we choose not to give out. Roger Rods are made in Woodland, WA. . . So that indicates to me they are "assembled" up in WA, but ...
by Ken C.
Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Skeeter dealer
Replies: 10
Views: 1184

Re: Skeeter dealer

How far North are we talking? There is one in Lemoore and one in Dixon in CA, not sure about Oregon, and one in Washington. Gone Fishin' in Dixon is close to the Delta if that's what you are looking for.
by Ken C.
Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What do you like about fishing videos?
Replies: 18
Views: 1572

Re: What do you like about fishing videos?

I like to see more of the "where & why" videos as Jason mentioned, showing the bait presentation and the logic behind it more than who is throwing it. I can't really learn anything by watching an anglers' face. A good representation of this is the True Bass episode where KB went out with the "Ol...
by Ken C.
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: btd worst service
Replies: 15
Views: 1795

Re: btd worst service

In defense of BTD, once an item leaves the vendor it is then the responsibilty of the shipper to deliver the item. From that point it is the receivers responsibility to file a claim with the shipper if the product is damaged or lost. If the vendor were to replace the item before the claim is filed a...
by Ken C.
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: I Need a Job!!! Please Help!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

Re: I Need a Job!!! Please Help!!!

For what it's worth the hospital system I work for is looking for another Biomedical Electronic Equipment Technician . . . Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent plus two years electronic training or military equivalent. Three years as an Biomedical Technician or equivalent experience. Abil...
by Ken C.
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: You kidding me?
Replies: 2
Views: 1064

Re: You kidding me?

Now DAT'S some Fotog Riffee! :lol:
by Ken C.
Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Chris Ball on Bass Edge TV Jan 15, 16, & 17th
Replies: 25
Views: 2851

Re: Chris Ball on Bass Edge TV Jan 15, 16, & 17th*NM*

Hey Chris,
Great show - impressive, for sure! Unfortunately I missed the first 5 minutes or so and would like to record the whole show. Do you know when they'll be re-airing that episode?
by Ken C.
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: is it ok to test drive a boat before buying?
Replies: 15
Views: 2660

Re: is it ok to test drive a boat before buying?

This is the primary reason that most reputable dealers have a pro-staff - To make sure you get a ride in one if you want to try it out. Just about any make you want will be available. Possibly not the exact model, but you can get close. Call the dealers and ask about setting up a demo ride. I got se...
by Ken C.
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:17 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Z520 for 20 bucks? NOT?
Replies: 30
Views: 4016

Re: Z520 for 20 bucks? NOT?

Priceless. . . "Life's tough. It's even tougher if you're stupid." Was this the boat that was a "Sticky" up here for awhile? I hate to say it but anyone who didn't see that train-wreck coming deserved to lose $20! :roll: Anyone who feels left out is welcome to send me $20 and I will give them the ex...
by Ken C.
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: procraft or ranger?
Replies: 46
Views: 4724

Re: procraft or ranger?

If this is your first bassboat, my recomendation would be to try asking for a ride in and/or day out fishing in as many different boats as you can before you make up your mind. Seriously, a bass boat/any boat is a major investment and will continue to suck your wallet dry until you sell it. There is...
by Ken C.
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help with Lowrance electronics
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Help with Lowrance electronics

There was an article awhile ago in Bass West that described increasing your sensitivity until you saw a "double bottom" on your display. That is - the meter is reading not only the first reflection off the bottom but also reads the second bounce which is a result of the sound waves bouncing from bot...
by Ken C.
Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: cabelas raingear
Replies: 18
Views: 2422

Re: My guide wear is close to 10 years old

Jim, What brand of boot and tent water repellant do you use. I have used Scotchguard on Omega rain gear but it didn't work plus had a very strong smell. Now we just need some rain!!! You have to be careful about how you clean Gore-Tex garments. Use powdered laundry detergents only and rinse a secon...
by Ken C.
Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Top Nut Question
Replies: 27
Views: 2364

Re: Top Nut Question

I'd still like to see a fun tourney restricted to "Popiel's Pocket Fisherman" only!
by Ken C.
Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Driving in the fog
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Driving in the fog

That's when those air horns come in handy! A quick blast or two when you hear a boat coming will help!
by Ken C.
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: lowrance x97
Replies: 13
Views: 1658

Re: lowrance x97

If this truly only hapens when you are on the pedal, then it is something emminating from the TM itself. If the transducer cable has been cut/repaired then that would be the first thing to replace. Aside from a new transducer, the next thing I would recommend is to make sure the ground on your TM ba...
by Ken C.
Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and bad
Replies: 11
Views: 2213

Re: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and

X-L-NT Post Guy!!! :wink: :wink: Heck, I'm gonna write that down!
Thank You for that!
by Ken C.
Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Recarpet my Ranger
Replies: 14
Views: 2226

Re: Recarpet my Ranger

Gene Buchholz wrote:Gary Watts does a great job.

That would be the "GW" that replied to you earlier. I've only heard great things about his work!
by Ken C.
Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and bad
Replies: 11
Views: 2213

Re: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and

Ideally, Mike would have asked these questions beforehand. However, the bottom line is that he already owns the boat and now has these questions. So let's try to help him out! 8) The only other thing I would add is that if the boat has been or will be run in salt or highly brackish water you need to...
by Ken C.
Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:55 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and bad
Replies: 11
Views: 2213

Re: 91 ranger 391v 2000yahama 200 ox66 need to know good and

Mike, you might get more information over at BassBoatCentral.com - the boat itself should be a great one. The motor is always the big question. Maybe not that particular make/model, but any outboard. If it's been sitting unused awhile you should have it checked out and a new water pump installed. Ot...
by Ken C.
Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: my soft fuel bulb problem fixed
Replies: 2
Views: 706

Re: my soft fuel bulb problem fixed

Just get a new one. It should work horizontal as well as upright. Although it does make me think that perhaps you might have an air leak between tank & bulb . . .
by Ken C.
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: keel gaurd
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: keel gaurd

Yessir, Dan. You can run that puppy right up to the eye if you want. If you are worried about coverage along the bottom, just get the next longer size and trim it to fit. They do make a short piece that goes around the eye if you want, or you can just paste it full length where you want it. It doesn...
by Ken C.
Sat Sep 13, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: keel gaurd
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: keel gaurd

Look at the Keel Shield, not KeelGuard. They are not the same, and the Keel Shield is made by the people who make the Hamby's product and they are fantastic people to work with. Keel Shield or Hamby's Lite can be installed at home and will last a long time if you follow the directions explicitly. Th...
by Ken C.
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: 911
Replies: 39
Views: 4046

Re: 911

Most Americans don't have the back bone to let the U.S. military do what we are capable of. Exactly. Seriously, if we are calling it a WAR, play it like a WAR. If you are going to do it, DO IT. After all, how do you win a war??? Without getting into the Dem's vs. 'Pubs argument, suffice it to say t...
by Ken C.
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: oppinion of the 395v ranger.
Replies: 15
Views: 4169

Re: oppinion of the 395v ranger.

+1 - maybe even 2 First off, let me say this - the older Rangers ride very nicely! Jason has an '86 395 that rides better than alot of current boats. However when looking at an older boat, consider yourself as buying only the hull and the trailer because those are the only two things that will likel...
by Ken C.
Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: alright, time for YOU to brag
Replies: 14
Views: 2154

Re: alright, time for YOU to brag

H-m-m - that's a toughie! But let's just see here . . . Digging down deep into the depths of my ignorance I would have to say that probably the best-est of the the best in personal bests would be this 'lil bugger that I "lipped" back in '88: http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a266/shred1080/1stProTou...
by Ken C.
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fuel line bulb stays soft --help
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: fuel line bulb stays soft --help

X - - Well it could be a fuel pump issue given that it pumps up with the line disconnected. Is this engine fuel injected? Have you taken the cowling off to look for any fuel leaking out? As for the reed valves, a little extreme for a motor with only 30 hours on it but that could certainly cause a ro...
by Ken C.
Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: fuel line bulb stays soft --help
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: fuel line bulb stays soft --help

Must - Fight - Urge!!! - - - - - Drop a Viagra in the tank!!! :shock: Sorry, I couldn't help myself... :oops: X, - Start with the simple stuff first. It could just be the check valve in the bulb itself. Don't bother with the Wally-World cheap-o model. Get a factory replacement if possible or one for...
by Ken C.
Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Sonoma Lake HELP PLEASE!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1169

Re: Sonoma Lake HELP PLEASE!!!!!!

I think there is a fairly recent video on Westernbass.tv focusing on Lake Sonoma. Might want to check that out... :wink:
by Ken C.
Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bear IN Clear Lake
Replies: 15
Views: 2914

Re: Bear IN Clear Lake

My grandpa said he had a bear on his roof one time. He called the local game warden who showed up with a ladder, a pit bull, a rope and a gun. He Laid the rope down and put the ladder against the side of the house. He then positioned the pit bull below the bear and handed the gun to my grandfather....
by Ken C.
Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: On board charger problems?
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: On board charger problems?

First off, check to make sure the battery is filled sufficiently! Beyond that, without knowing which of the three batteries is being affected (i.e., first - second - third in series), yet knowing it is always the same battery and that the fuse holder to this battery has been cooked, I would first su...
by Ken C.
Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: What does "LL" stand for?
Replies: 90
Views: 7384

Re: What does "LL" stand for?

Cooch wrote:
Luvers 4 Life! In a sick, bass fishing kinda way!


:shock: :shock: :shock: Wow, that remark brings back memories of a rather disturbing picture . . . :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol:

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