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Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By BrotherDave
I don't know if I am or not. I suspect there are...

I don't know if I am or not. I suspect there are others.

Trollers and trawlers of the type who frequent this forum have a lot in common.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By BrotherDave
2018 Summer Salmon Troll

Finished my season a bit more than a week ago. It was an odd year considering strange water temps and fish timing but always fun. I did having Mom on the boat and in the pit running gear.
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Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,144
Posted By BrotherDave
ksanders what is the make/model of your setup?

ksanders what is the make/model of your setup?
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,507
Posted By BrotherDave
https://photos.smugmug.com/Winter-Troll/n-WZPFK6/i...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Winter-Troll/n-WZPFK6/i-Gf6cV6D/0/a4645da8/L/i-Gf6cV6D-L.jpg

Taken yesterday. Almost ready for the season.
Forum: Cruising and Events-Down Under 04-12-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,935
Posted By BrotherDave
bogranjac1, i sent you a pm

bogranjac1, i sent you a pm
Forum: Cruising and Events-Down Under 11-24-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,617
Posted By BrotherDave
Very cool. Thanks for posting this.

Very cool. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,703
Posted By BrotherDave
It sounds like you are referencing exit pupil...

It sounds like you are referencing exit pupil which is really the point when discussing the amount of light which reaches your eye through a pair of binoculars. Exit pupil is calculated by objective...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-22-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By BrotherDave
https://www.amazon.com/Samlex-America-EVO-3012-Evo...

https://www.amazon.com/Samlex-America-EVO-3012-Evolution-Inverter/dp/B00VIVMIKA/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_263_tr_t_2?_encoding=UTF8&refRID=9J0YE59PT9R771GZMV3V&th=1

Decent reviews on amazon as well.
Forum: Power Systems 10-02-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By BrotherDave
I let my cables go too long because I dreaded the...

I let my cables go too long because I dreaded the task of replacement. Then the shift cable broke at a very inconvenient time and I regretted not changing it out sooner. Word to the wise?
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,697
Posted By BrotherDave
Not to pile on, but coincidentally BoatUS told me...

Not to pile on, but coincidentally BoatUS told me this on the phone this morning as well. If owner of the boat is on board they will only cover tow if he has his own policy.
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,448
Posted By BrotherDave
I like the license plate comment! For me...

I like the license plate comment!

For me fall boating means keep a closer eye on Wx forecasts, keep a rifle handy for 4-legged food on the beaches, less boaters around and I can finally fire up...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-21-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By BrotherDave
Yeah, if the price difference is small it's...

Yeah, if the price difference is small it's worthwhile to get the advanced controls.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-21-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By BrotherDave
Yes, good points and thanks for the comment. I...

Yes, good points and thanks for the comment. I will use the simple flush switch as well. Now I see how nicely the unit fits into a 24.5x16-inch space.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-21-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By BrotherDave
Thanks, that looks great.

Thanks, that looks great.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-20-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By BrotherDave
What are the L & W dimensions of that bathroom...

What are the L & W dimensions of that bathroom space if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Power Systems 08-10-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,507
Posted By BrotherDave
You might find this link useful if yours is a 71C...

You might find this link useful if yours is a 71C or 72C:

https://www.marineryachts.com/borg_manual.pdf
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By BrotherDave
Thanks. It's SE Ak, powertrolling.

Thanks. It's SE Ak, powertrolling.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By BrotherDave
It's amazing how quickly they catch on. Either of...

It's amazing how quickly they catch on. Either of them can hold a course reasonably well with any of our 3 boats, use the gps/satphone/InReach, interpret the sonar images, run a fire extinguisher and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By BrotherDave
They do like their ipads but seldom miss a chance...

They do like their ipads but seldom miss a chance to take a boat ride.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By BrotherDave
Kids on the troll drag...

Ok not a trawler...but I thought I would post a few pictures off my boat from the past couple weeks. Fishing was good, weather was good, and it was family fun plus we made a bit of gas money.
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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-21-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By BrotherDave
My Raymarine experience was terrible and I ripped...

My Raymarine experience was terrible and I ripped their gear out after the last of a number of terrible customer service phone calls. My Garmin experiences covering multiple boats and multiple...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 07-21-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 55,378
Posted By BrotherDave
Tell the girls at JT Brown's that Brother Dave...

Tell the girls at JT Brown's that Brother Dave says hi and my Nadezda is tied on the main finger of South Harbor if you're out walking around....grin.
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-17-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By BrotherDave
Crew jobs in the SE Alaska summer salmon troll...

Crew jobs in the SE Alaska summer salmon troll fishery aren't terribly difficult to land if you're walking the docks a week or two before season. Summer season is July 1 to late Sept. Crew share for...
Forum: Power Systems 07-16-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,140
Posted By BrotherDave
Art, I like your 5 points on engine life. One of...

Art, I like your 5 points on engine life. One of my current boats has an old international harvester diesel with unknown (likely many, many) hours. It's new to me and I have my fingers crossed that...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 07-16-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,095
Posted By BrotherDave
Yeah, photobucket troubles started a long time...

Yeah, photobucket troubles started a long time before this move to block 3rd party photo links. It became more and more clumsy and cluttered as years went by.

I reckon no one will miss them when...
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