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03-26-2005 10:01 AM
Re: Researching used boats

Originally Posted by zman
Some of us still forgot to do that half the time...
Like I never forget to unplug them! Thats why I keep spare bulbs in the boat!

03-25-2005 11:39 PM
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Some of us still forgot to do that half the time...
03-25-2005 10:35 AM
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I know what you mean about the lights shattering. I would have to replace a bulb every couple of trips. Rather than spend the money on LEDs I just started to unplugging my lights before backing into the water. Have not replaced a light since. I will wait to replace the lights until the next time I smash a light on a dock.

03-24-2005 08:22 PM
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Maybe you could shoot me an e-mail sometime? I've be happy to compare notes with you.
03-24-2005 05:51 PM
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Make sure she floats , take anything used to a nearby lake and run it hard to make sure it does what you are being told.
03-24-2005 09:15 AM
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Switched to LED and it was the best move ever.
03-24-2005 12:47 AM
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They are right...I have a 14 Lund Rebel and sometimes I wish it were a 16...but Lunds are pretty deep and do well in advice is if it doesnt have a trailer with LED lights buy a kit and switch them bulbs on my shorelander used to drive me nuts...they would get hot and pop when submerged even though they arent supposed to...nothing worse than fishing all day and leaving the lake late and having to mess with tail lights...
03-23-2005 08:33 PM
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If you can, try to get a 14' at least. I have a 12' thats fully rigged, if you add all your gear and one other person it's about maxed out for weight. When the 2-3 foot waves start it's no longer fun, it's outright scary! I'm upgrading to a 16' as soon as I find one.
03-23-2005 08:02 PM
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Okay. Sounds good. Just remember you cannot use a gas engine @ Aurora Res and a few others. Make sure the trailer tires have no weather rot. That might save some bucks.
03-23-2005 06:51 PM
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You may also want to look at, That is where I found my boat.

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