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going up saturday for some perch out of rocky reef with a couple buddies. Do i need to buy an extension or still ok without one?

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with the extra snow might be wise to have it

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I would agree, I was up in mid February and the ice was 33 inches. That was before all the snow. Without the extension we would have just barely made it through.

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i was up at the end of feb. and i needed one to get through so snow or not i would say you will need one.

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I have a strike master mag and I was up a week and a half ago before snow. I made it threw, but it was very close. Had to kick away slush on both side. I have ext. In glove box, but if I do not have to use it I don't. With out it I seem to drill faster. The motor is not eye level, so easier to hold on to. I know they say the proper way is to let machine do all the work, but some down force is needed. I did notice about 1/2 of foot difference of ice between a mile out from shore verses out on flats. I would say about 3' about a mile out and 2 1/2' out on flats. Still good ice and with snow insulating I do not know how much ice has been made in last week.

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Was up yesterday ,have a lasermag express. we shoveled down to ice level and then drilled, broke thru 2-3 inches below the powerhead.

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