Little Crappie

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About Little Crappie

  • Birthday 11/26/1984

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Carthage NY
  • Interests
    catching fish!
  • Home Port
    Henderson Harbor
  • Boat Name
    Little Crappie

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  1. Feeler. HDS 9 touch / insight

    check out BBC boards, those bass guys are upgrading like every other month, kinda gives you an idea on what prices are in the used market for electronics
  2. for sale : usa 1980 Blue Fin

    That looks pretty close to my old 21ft blue fin Victorian. 21ft 175hp max. Should be a plate next to the driver seat. Looks almost identical. Had a 115hp yamaha on it at it topped out at 35 Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  3. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Oh snap, get a credit card from west marine or something 2 bet ya get more savings lol Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  4. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Pap Ive read some literature that suggest the hdi might work and some says it won’t but the power cable does seem to provide NMEA 0183 data. But on a side note, you really only need to connect a chart plotter to a Tr1 gold if your looking to steer to waypoints or something. I have mine tied into my HDS, but only to have an additional gps source. I never use the gps function. My first boat with a TR1 wasn’t connected to a chart plotter and steered just fine. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    What lowrance do you have pap? Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  6. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    3$ bungee at tractor supply will do the trick. I know a guy who can get ya the hook up 2 Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  7. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Pap you need a tr1 gold lol. Fish any day... any time solo. No matter what Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  8. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    It probably doesn’t, my raymarine didn’t and I used an ez steer on the proline, but I’d certainly look at the draw rate of the lowrance using a kicker that doesn’t charge Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  9. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Tr1 gold works with your kicker motor. The throttle actuators and mounts are motor specific but they make em for most kicker motors 1999 and up I believe. From a DIY standpoint they’re pretty easy to install as well. I’ve done 2. Tr1s more like 2k but are just awesome Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  10. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    I picked up a used HDS 8M gen 2 for $300 on eBay.. sweet deal if you really only looking to use it for the autopilot/GPS function Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  11. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    I have a tr1 gold for my kicker motor, the chris craft has dual cable steer for my 200 etec, kinda sucks steering wise but the tr1-gold is the cats meow Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  12. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Yeah not a bad deal. Still need a HDS unit. I’m a lowrance guy tho lol. Might wanna try installing a NFB helm first and see it you like it. There like $50-100 on eBay and make a huge difference in fishability. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  13. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Yeah the proline only had hydraulic the first year and I was able to troll with the wind in many scenarios and keep a relatively straight line. Did just fine really but I didn’t want to just “troll with the wind and waves” so I got the raymarine ev-100 over winter. Wasn’t a big fan but then again my hydraulic cylinder was pushing the max capacity for the ev-100. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  14. Which Auto Pilot To Get?

    Hydraulic steering kits are pretty easy to piece together used and are considerably cheaper 150hp and below. Bay star makes a decent unit. It’s gonna open your capabilities up more for less $$. I got the ev-100 New last year for 1100 with a $200 mail-in rebate. Cables steer lowrance is 1500? I think. If your gonna spend 1500$ might as well go hydraulic. One thing I noticed was hydraulic kinda acts like NFB cable steer which makes fishing solo way more easier. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  15. Send me your PayPal. I’ll take em Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United