Bad Habit

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    Irondiquoit Bay

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  1. Bad Habit

    Lead Core preference

    Is there a big difference in the quality of Lead core by brands. Looking for advice on what brand to use. Thanks
  2. Bad Habit

    4.3 Mercruiser Overheating

    Makes sense that that would be a problem when trolling. Thanks.
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    4.3 Mercruiser Overheating

    I had an overheating problem with my 260hp 350 merc that I tried to figure out for a couple of years. Mine was running hot while at low, trolling speed. I did everything I could think of to fix it. Changed the impeller, thermostat, water pump, temp sensor and even the temp gauge. After a long, time consuming couple of years If found an article about the check valves in the cooling system. it's just a couple of nylon balls with springs on a threaded rod. I'm not sure what they are designed to do. I bought a set for under $15 and took care of my problem. I think the some 4.3s have these. Your problem sounds a little different than mine but might be worth a shot. You can actually adjust them by tightening and loosening the balls. Maybe Hank can tell us what these are.
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    good Dipsey Rod

    Without breaking the bank, what is a good dipsey rod. Running 9 1/2 Eagle Claw, Starfire now but the reel seats have loosened up over the years and need to replace 2. Running Braid on one and wire on the other. Thanks For the input.
  5. This place rebuilds downrigger motors for some local Charter Captains. I haven't dealt with them personally but have heard good things.
  6. The Pics aren't opening for me. Says I must sign in but I am already signed in. Not sure if the problem is on my end.
  7. Bad Habit

    Looking at a penn

    Looks great. What did you use on the teak?
  8. If the deal falls through for some reason let me know.
  9. Just saw you were from Adams Mass. Were these used in Salt water?
  10. Any idea on what shipping would cost to area code 14625?
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    Releases for copper and leadcore.

    Usually using it on the backing but on the lead or copper would help if I didn't want to let it all out and it didn't damage it.
  12. Wondering what was the preferred planner board release for Copper and leadcore. I'm using Cannon offshore releases I happened to have but figured there must be other releases that will hold them. Thanks, Rick
  13. Bad Habit

    to many wires going to my batteries

    This is what I used on my batteries. Cleaned them up nicely. Not sure if this will fit your needs. Just be sure to use in line fuses.
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    Southbay on Empire Blvd has a good assortment of Michigan Stinger, Mioonshine and Dreamweaver lures.