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primetime49

EYEWARRIOR OR EYE RANGER?

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primetime49

KURT JUST BORED SO WAS WONDERING WHEN WE CAN TALK MODERATOR INTO SWITCHING YOU OVER TO EYERANGER?

WAS ON COUPLE OTHER WEB SITES AND NOTICED ANOTHER EYEWARRIOR

BEING YOU SWITCHED BOATS LETS GITTER DONE

AS YOU CAN TELL I AM EXTREMLY BORED

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BLACKJACK

Time to go fishing primetime!!!

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eyewarrior

I tried to change screen names but for some reason they(admin) wouldn't let me. 1 screenname per email I guess.

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Bigfife

I would stick with eyewarrior, it has a better ring to it. I'd rather be a warrior than a ranger in the battle against the Green lake walleyes anyway. I saw the new boat at the tournament last year, NICE! You have a T8 kicker on there if I remember right. How do you like that setup? Is that what you use primarily when you're backtrolling?

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Fife

All backtrolling is done with 101# vector. The T8 is used only for open water forward trolling(plugs). T8 does not allow adequate handling to contour troll forward. I do drop the T8 down for drag to slow down the 150hp tiller. Forward trolling speed is approx 2.4mph w/0 T8 down 2.0mph with T8 in water. If I were to do it over again I dont think I'd have a gas kicker.

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primetime49

BLACKJACK

I AM ALL FOR THAT IDEA

COUNTING DOWN DAYS TO OPEN WATER GO AT IT ALL THE TIME STEADY FISHING

WAITNG FOR BEST PRICE AND AVAILABILITY ON THE NEW LUND 20 FOOT GLASS WALLEYE AND IF WE CAN GET 250 HP MERCURY PRO MOTOR ON WALLEYE BOAT

HOPEFULLY CAN GET IT FROM TIM AT TIGERS

GET THIS SUMMER TO RECOUPERATE WORK ON FARMS TO CONSERVATION AND FISH FISH FISH

EVEN TALKED ONE OF MY DOCTORS AND SEVERAL NURSES INTO TRIPS

LETS GO OUT IN APRIL FOR SOME PANFISH SOMEWHERE

IM GOING NUTS BEING COUPED UP THIS PAST 4 AND HALF MONTHS,1 AND HALF TO GO AND I AM WALKING OUT OF THIS PLACE

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primetime49

Kurt do you lock in neutral or let prop run free on t-8 when using it for drag

If you put it in reverse it wont let prop turn but forward will let it go one direction???I assume You are just dragging it not running it '

Another smart question should auxillary tiller motor be mounted on port or starboard side to get best thrust for turning a fairly large boat such as your ranger???

I see some boats with small auxillary motors on wrong side as they thrust better on one side and i cant even remember which it is.

Being were picking your brain how much does a small wind sock slow you om a similar powered control drive??

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I actually leave kicker in gear so prop doesn't spin. I have it mounted on port(left) side my 101 electric needs to be on starboard side to be able to use it effectivley. Way to long of a reach if elec was on other side. I have made a z shape handle that I put on the t8 when I am going to be trolling open water for any length of time. I dont mess with wind sock for trolling at all anything less than 2.0 mph I use my 101 bow mount. I also had a 24V minnkota bolted onto the cav plt on 150. It worked real well except big motor switch needs to be on in order to turn Yamy 150. Cav plt motor broke & sent into mfg for fix & I never put it back on. I'm sure this is way to much info but I had some time to kill before the next hockey game.

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EYEWARRIOR

CALL ME

WANT TO GET A COUPLE OF SPONSORS ON LCA ENTRY BROCHURE IF THEIR IS ANY TIME LEFT

ALSO GONNA NEED SOME OF THOSE FOR HANDOUTS TO SOME INTERESTED FISHERMEN

PRIMETIME49

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Prime

email me your phone #

knent@willmarnet.com

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