Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.
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The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.
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See you next year, we are pulling out this week and it sounds like you were only up for the weekend. Sorry I didn't quite have the nerve to climb the steps and introduce myself. I guess I am not big on just showing up at the door.
Lester River-McQuade area. Last time out we found bait and Lake Trout 100-120' taken off downriggers and stacked lines over 145-175' of water. That can change day to day so keep an eye on the sonar. Silver Flasher w/Fly, Water Mellon, Monkey Puke, Silver w/green/blue crushed ice spoons working well for us. Last 2 times out were during midday and bright skies trolling around 2 MPH. If you put in at Rice's Point bring rubber boots and watch your step as the beginning of the dock is under water.
So all 3 banks are blowing fuses with the charger outside the boat hooked to a battery with nothing else connected to it?
Try a different battery. If your still blowing fuses I wouldn't use the charger.
Fuses are blowing for a reason most likely an undesirable reason. Much better solution to fix the problem than eliminating the fuse. Eventually the sort or item causing the fuse to blow will eventually make it to the wires. Just a thought, although not recommend, there is enough battery current where you can stick weld 11 gage steel with a 12 volt battery. Continued or prolonged welding (same as a short) could cause to battery to explode. Word of caution, led acid batteries are filled with sulfuric acid.
I agree with del, used boats are more than adequate. I bought a 1990 Crestliner Sport for $5,100 in 2013. Did some floor and live well work, added co-pilot to the trolling motor, Vexilar SonarPhone connected to my iPad, and a tablet with the Navionics Boating App for GPS. Welded verses rivet hull was my desire. Tops out at 43 mph with 115hp merc 2 stroke. Handles the 4' Ottertail waves quite well.
Picture of boat on Ottertail which I fish several times yearly along with other Ottertail County lakes and lakes closer to home I frequent often. At 73 its easy to launch / take-out. Look for a family owner, one that uses the boat once or twice a month the boat/motor will have limited hours of use on it. In my opinion the used boat is the only way to go.
Here's a quote from the MinnKota digital onboard charge manual.
The output cord has an inline fuse on the RED end. The fuse serves as protection from surges and short circuits caused
by a damaged charger output cable. If a fuse blows, replace it with a 30 amp ATC 32V automotive fuse. Improper battery
connections will normally not cause a fuse to blow since this is handled by the internal circuitry of the charger."
That was my son cooking up my birthday dinner! I'm older and have more grey hair (a lot more) than dark. Be sure to say "hello-I'm Del" if you see me! Will be back up for a few extra days over Labor Day.