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  1. Very nice considering the conditions we have experienced where they on weed or cabbage water must be full of debris
  2. Smobaby

    Boat and prop test

    Presume I’m dealing with the same crew his name is Steve very helpfull the motor is mounted about 50 mm above transom will ring and ask some more questions running solas prop first was a different brand supplied hopefully sort it out
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    Boat and prop test

    What motor are you running have a similar problem boat is a streaker 585 with a bf150 Honda was recommended 14/1/2 dia 17 pitch over revs say 6300 then sent a 14/3/4 dia 19 pitch now only get 5300 rpm motor is full reco had the same problem with a hole seller need to contact prop provider to find if a 18 pitch available has been a drama
  4. Here's what I make 75 dis 330 long work perfect for slimiest 750GPH pump
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    Just a thoughtful reminder out of date flares are illegal to have on board your vessel fines of $100 each flare will be issued. Expired explosives are illegal. Only know this because was pulled up by water police for a safety check and asked the question.
  6. Make sure you clean the commutator as they wear out and build up with excess carbon from the brushes making it ark out overheat and stop working.This is done by scraping between the copper positives on commutator this will help with the reco
  7. Heaps of bass tench reserve area and up towards your area
  8. Good on you great outcome live bait wins every time worth the hard work
  9. The only way to check is to look through the carburettor and make sure the throttle butterfly is fullly horizontal. You can do this by turning the throttle to maximum throttle then remove an cover at the carburettor inlet opening look through and make sure butterfly is perfectly horizontal. If not then an adjustment is required. Possible by cable or linkage make sure there no broken or missing rollers in linkage or cable could be stretched.
  10. Good on you for having a go nowadays everything is replaced as a unit. If you can rebuild it if parts are available save you heaps bit of old school elbow grease
  11. Congratulations put that one in the photo album at the top for now
  12. Love the commitment you are a true fisherman with results to prove it
  13. Another one is bread crumbs or two minute noodles you’ll be surprised providing its a clear type trap for poddies
  14. Looks lie bail arm has jumped over the stop. Pull the bail arm off have a look stop might be worn out