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by abevelheimer
20 Feb 2017, 08:06
Forum: Electrical
Topic: got my sonar
Replies: 2
Views: 498

got my sonar

picked up a lowance 4x with down scan imaging no gps tho don't really need that option, this baby does it all I'm impressed even has a flasher for my ice fishing adventures regular priced at 180ish bucks found it at Walmart locally knocked down to 125bucks had a 20 dollar gift card from the inlaws f...
by abevelheimer
29 Jan 2017, 02:27
Forum: Jon and V boat Conversions and Modifications
Topic: How I added decks, storage, and floor to Alumacraft 1442NCS
Replies: 30
Views: 4236

How I added decks, storage, and floor to Alumacraft 1442NCS

I like that rod holder idea and you can put a lock and hasp on it as well if you want to leave your gear in it overnight or some sort of locking mechanism to keep thieves at bay if you park it outside ect.
by abevelheimer
24 Jan 2017, 14:31
Forum: Electrical
Topic: fish finder/sonar/gps
Replies: 15
Views: 2026

fish finder/sonar/gps

well I contacted both hummingbird and lowrance and so far I like the lowrance for the same price you can get the maps on the lowrance the hummingbird runs another 100bucks easy more for the maps, also I feel the customer service at lowrance is better I get faster response times with a lot clearer an...
by abevelheimer
23 Jan 2017, 11:59
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: mr crappie line
Replies: 4
Views: 1191

mr crappie line

I was skeptical of it being as it was so cheap figured i'd break easily I did a test on it with different weights and it didn't snap it has a lot of stretch ect, i'd say for normal pan fishing its a go to line for me from now on I contacted the company I got a message straight away from them their c...
by abevelheimer
23 Jan 2017, 03:32
Forum: Rods & Reels
Topic: mr crappie line
Replies: 4
Views: 1191

mr crappie line

I know its cheap but I use the mr crappie fishing like the 6lb test if I'm pan fishing I use a 10-18inch leader of 4lb fluorocarbon line ive yet to find anything that I cant pull in with it its a great deal for the money the 1st picture is me with a 16inch crappie from a small pond and the 2nd is a ...
by abevelheimer
22 Jan 2017, 06:14
Forum: Electrical
Topic: fish finder/sonar/gps
Replies: 15
Views: 2026

fish finder/sonar/gps

I don't own a cell phone doubt I ever will not a conspiracy nut or anything just never saw a reason to spend 100+ per month on a way for someone to get ahold of me
by abevelheimer
21 Jan 2017, 14:35
Forum: Electrical
Topic: fish finder/sonar/gps
Replies: 15
Views: 2026

fish finder/sonar/gps

i did some researching as posted above that yes they do come with maps but its a outline of the lake itself to get the true depths on some modles you have to buy a more expensive card to install onto the fish finder so i'll report what I find if anyone else maybe interested
by abevelheimer
21 Jan 2017, 09:50
Forum: Boat House
Topic: 12 x 42 jon boat flat bottom
Replies: 2
Views: 562

12 x 42 jon boat flat bottom

I work 3rd shift now so i'll be night time fishing so I don't want to trip up on the deck and go head first in the water so I'm not sure how i'll go yet but it'll be fun regardless
by abevelheimer
21 Jan 2017, 09:42
Forum: Electrical
Topic: fish finder/sonar/gps
Replies: 15
Views: 2026

fish finder/sonar/gps

before I buy one or the other I'm going to go to the bass pro shop or the cabellas and check one out in person play with it and see which one gives the best for the money ect
by abevelheimer
21 Jan 2017, 05:09
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Did you know a float/trickle charger can KILL your battery?
Replies: 16
Views: 2453

Did you know a float/trickle charger can KILL your battery?

yep I recommend a timed charger a 1amp or .5 amp charger should do it you can set a wall timer to make it charge a certain time and then it shuts off
by abevelheimer
21 Jan 2017, 03:49
Forum: Electrical
Topic: fish finder/sonar/gps
Replies: 15
Views: 2026

fish finder/sonar/gps

ive been checking out different modles I like the hummbingird helix 5 but it dosent come with preloaded maps and depths of lakes so ive been on the hunt and found the lowarance hook 5 comes with all the maps both are 250ish bucks any thoughts or comments?

thanks all
by abevelheimer
17 Jan 2017, 09:39
Forum: Boat House
Topic: beaver tail pods
Replies: 12
Views: 1405

beaver tail pods

jim I will most likely do the 16footer for sure the 12footer eh I had thought about selling it but I got to thinking if its just me going out on small lakes and such I don't need the 16footer so I may keep the 12footer and just make it electric only it depends I may do the 12footer but if I pbalance...
by abevelheimer
17 Jan 2017, 09:13
Forum: Electrical
Topic: trolling motor
Replies: 3
Views: 720

trolling motor

I have read many posts on trolling motors my boat has a 40lb thrust on it now I plan to move it up to as big as I can get due to the fact it will be my main proulpusion cant spell it lol, probably going to stick to 12v I will keep my eye open for a deal on a 24 volt they are more efficient, anyway m...
by abevelheimer
17 Jan 2017, 08:52
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Electric-Only boat setup
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Electric-Only boat setup

I plan to make my 12ft jon boat a electric only due to the fact i'll use it primarily on small lakes and ponds that only have a 5mph speed limit on the water so I plan to run at least 2 deep cycle marine batteries and for my electronics I plan to run a battery jumper that you use on cars ect I alrea...