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  1. goat largon

    HELP! Bad hub or coupler?

    +1 on the spun hub. Same thing happened to me a couple of years ago. I was able to idle it back to the dock, took awhile, but we made it back!
  2. goat largon

    Swim Platform Cabinets Cracking

    Beautiful! Love it when the repair is better than the factory equipment.
  3. goat largon

    Almost ready to get wet!

    Hi Rich, happy to see you found a new boat! I was thinking about towing mine over to Delaware this summer when we visit with my parents. Sounds like you prefer Alum Crk vs Delaware Res.? What's the best place to launch?
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Great tips, thanks Pete! I have a storage cover that straps down to the trailer, I was also going to get a snap-on cover made for keeping the boat in a slip up there. I hadn't considered trailering with the cover off, just thought it would be bad for the interior (which I just detailed!) to leave it uncovered for that many miles and days in the sun and/or rain. Do you think the storage cover would tear? Also great idea on the shield, I'm sure it will get blasted with rocks & asphalt somewhere along the line. I'll shoot you a pm if we get extra time around CDL. Ben
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    Newbie with a non-functioning radio

    Try looking by the battery. Mine has a wire that connects the head unit straight to the battery to keep the clock running. There is a fuse on that wire right where it connects to the battery. I blew mine last year.
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Great check list! I don't have a good anti-theft device except for a hitch lock that is honestly pretty cheesy. Any suggestions for a good one? What kind of anti-theft chains are you talking about?
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Lake Pend O Reille is awesome! My good friend has a place near Priest River and takes us out, the skiing is great and much warmer than PL! Can't wait to check out the upper lake, sounds like a beautiful spot!
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Yes, I'm going to store it there for awhile, maybe a couple of years or longer if it works out. We try to spend a couple of weeks each year up there and figured it would be worthwhile to keep it there vs. borrowing & renting. We'll use it way more in 2 weeks there than weekends here. Yes, the water is cold! August is about the only time the swimming & boarding is nice, it's also the busiest time of year.
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Does anyone do any boating at Priest Lake? I am going to haul my boat out there, it should take 3 days, and then store it at Priest Lake Marina.
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    Priest Lake Idaho and 3 days of towing

    Does anyone do any boating at Priest Lake? I am going to haul my boat out there in August and store it at Priest Lake Marina. Never done a 3 day tow either!
  11. goat largon

    Agreed value car/truck insurance

    Agreed but I would make sure to check the limits. You may want an umbrella policy to cover you if you are sued beyond the coverage limit. I have also heard stories of insurance companies not providing legal representation to clients who only have liability coverage.
  12. goat largon

    Faria Depthsounder

    I replaced my transducer last year because the thru hull was leaking and I figured I might as well replace the unit since I was going to the trouble to pull it. I ordered a new one from Cecil Marine, they knew exactly what I needed. I think it was less than 150 deer. I pulled the old one which wasn't easy because it is located underneath the front part of the engine. It took all I had in me to reach the nut with a pair of channel locks! I cleaned up the hole with a dremel and got all the old sealant off. There seemed to be some water in my hull so I ended up letting it dry out over the winter. I had my mechanic install the new one, I think that cost me another 100 deer or so.
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    Don't know what to say here.....

    Why has this not hit the news? I looked at the Gazette, the Dispatch, and Google News. Makes it pretty hard to track down an arsonist when no one even knows that it happened!
  14. goat largon

    Don't know what to say here.....

    That sucks Rich, I've always enjoyed seeing your updates. I'm from Delaware BTW! Man, what a disaster, I feel for you.
  15. Man, hard to imagine with all the rain we've had in Indiana this summer.
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