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garrymny

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Clarence, NY
  • Interests
    Hunting, Fishing, Gardening, projects, Country Music Singer/Guitar player.
  • Home Port
    usually out of Olcott, or Buffalo
  • Boat Name
    Lynn Marie

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  1. Yep, me too. They don't bite. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  2. Yes, jack mackerel works too Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  3. Well I haven't used them much, but I just use the tuna from can. Fill the Space. You also use anchovies paste, and I was thinking of buying some Racoon bait from FNT post. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  4. I had a brads super bait on too. Filled mine with tuna. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  5. How has your Walleye Fishing been? Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  6. Nothing! My dismal fishing season continues. On advice of a charter deck hand went to 450 and trolled to 500 fow. Two hours of zilch with nothing on the screen. Had 45 degrees 95 down.so went into 259 fow since there was a line of boat trolling at 300. I had 46 degrees as I recall, down 80. Do temp seemed fine. Saw one bait ball. No marks. Gave up. But my new lower unit is working good. Yesterday went to Catt Creek for walleyes, and it is just as bad. Nobody catching, and little to nothing on the screen. 2020 sucks. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  7. I run them the chute all the time. Last time, it got into a dipsey. Had to cut out 100 feet of copper to get it undone. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  8. Thanks, I'll try the state launch. I did not get up there yet. That trip fell through. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  9. Yes, every time I release a fish (almost) it floats away......so I don't Release them anymore unless they're caught off a rigger. I need one of those fish grabbers I guess. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. Motor is running good now. I found a broken clamp on the fuel line, so I don't know if it was getting air, and if that caused anything or not. Boat hasa 90 gal tank, and I have it piped to both the 175HP, and the 9.8 kicker (which is a 4 stroke). With the VRO I am very happy that I just have an oil tank for the big 175 2 stroke, and no oil/fuel mixing. I suppose at some point the VRO will be unavailable and the decision will be made for me.
  11. So my lower unit went bad, and I needed to get the anti theft gizmo nut off. What a job. Nothing on YouTube worked. Of course bought it used so no key. So here's how I did it. I bought a Dremel tool and used the cutting wheel. I slit/cut the cylinder shaped thing that just spins around the actual nut. I cut it in two opposite sides. Then still had to hammer chisel each half off the shaft. Then used vice grips on the now damaged nut to remove it. Seriously, I would NEVER put one of these on, and I'd rather have my prop stolen. I like to be able the easily remove my prop to remove debris and fishing line. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  12. Thanks for all the advice! I ordered a new SEI manufactured unit. But, I also wanted to know if mine was really bad. So I tore it down and found one broken pinion gear tooth, a rounded of forward gear tooth, and a rounded off reverse gear tooth. So, I think the best bet is the $895 SEI unit, and I did buy their Driveshaft so I can just snap it into the lower unit. Should be here Friday. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. Thanks guys. L&M contacted me and said he could tear down and replace the seals and see what if anything is bad. Which was good to know that he can do that. I was told some slivers on the magnets are normal. I think mine has a little more than normal, and the oil has water in it. Rather than try a seal kit, and tear down/inspection, I opted for a new unit for $895 and 3 year warranty from Mariners Warehouse, florida. It was one of those decisions you know, tear don, and overhaul, or new unit I can bolt on (hopefully) myself.
  14. thanks for the input. I replaced the fuel lines when I got the rig about 3 years ago. I do need to replace the fuel filter separator can though. new 3 years ago, and never did anything with it. I'll keep the conversion as an option. The VRO has worked well......until the other day, if that was it. Those VRO pumps are $450 for the OEM. I just ordered a brand new lower unit. I was told some slivers on the magnets are normal. I think mine has a little more than normal, and the oil has water in it. Rather than try a seal kit, and tear down/inspection, I opted for a new unit for $895 and 3 year warranty from Mariners Warehouse, florida.
  15. Ok, my lower unit is making metal. Oil is milky. Can anyone recommend a good Marine Engine Mechanic that can get me back in service ASAP? I don't think I want to tackle this myself unless I have to. Site won't allow me to post pictures. Evinrude 1992 model EX175ENC. HELP!. I will tow boat to your facility, or you can come here, but it has to stay on the transom. Garry. 716 481 9875. Please Call me. Sent from my moto z3 using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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