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There ain't nuthin' wrong with MotorGuide. Mine werks great and the time my main battery died and I was already trolling I just used the TM to troll back to the dock. I was only about 1/2 mile from the pier but it was upstream. Dialed her up to 5 and took off.
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I like MotorGuide. Have a 54# on the bow, and a MinnKota 40# on the back. The Tracker had a MG 46# on the bow of it. Not one bit of trouble with it. :)
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pbw I bought a Transom mount MinnKota endura last week at BP it is a 55# and was $239 w/$60 mail in rebate, still going on. I'm going to flip the head around and mount on the bow :)
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All of cabela's transom mount tm's have a rebate right now.

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Quick Post:

I removed the rear decking made by previous owner, probably the only decent thing he made. I cut it down to size so I can operate a tiller motor from the decking yet its still a deck for rear person to fish from. Then i put on some carpet .

Going out to dinner, when I return I'll post photos... Later tonight o dark 30 I'll be wiring. I've got big plans to go fishing in said boat on Sunday :shock:

Saturday :o I may visit the bass pro shop in Cincy. ( I collect tshirts from them :) )
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Now I need hinges/handles for hatches. Cover hatch for hole under rear bench :o
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Thats looking great, how do you like the anchor mate?

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asinz wrote:Thats looking great, how do you like the anchor mate?
Its nice, today I'm going to get a drift anchor.
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We need to get are boat together and fish sometime i live out in bullitt county

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GregDuncan wrote:We need to get are boat together and fish sometime i live out in bullitt county
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Welcome aboard Greg. I am not too far away either just across river in Indiana.
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Welcome aboard Greg - I am a Uof L guy so no need to use the secret KY code :lol:
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Welcome Aboard, Greg! We moved here from Bullitt County (Hillview) 12 yrs ago.
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Looks good! :)
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Front deck is good. Waiting on a dry cell battery to fit under rear decking where the hole is under the rear seat then I'm putting a carpet cover on it.

The front decking I just need my hinges and handles put on but I sent back the first pair I ordered. Then I'm going to finish out the inside of the hatches.

I got a BPS trolling motor. Seems pretty nice, got both trolling motors wired up and on fuses to the big battery under the rear hatch.

Front seat I don't know where I want it mounted, I'll probably use the same type of mount I used in the rear. I need a post to raise up the rear seat too.





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