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Bayou Lacombe Bassing Trip 7 19 2020

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Me and a Medicare Client(Abita KC member)and his grandson had intentions of putting plenty of chunky Bayou Lacombe bass in de box today but some issues prevented us from making a long run from the launch.Not sure if his electrical system or on-board charger the culprit but he had dead battery(cranking battery)but 24 volts of trolling motor batteries so we used the trolling motor,launched a tad later than we should have and did cover decent amount of water and emerged with only two decent bass,missed a few and we did find pockets of beautiful water and good bit of stained water,unfortunately!!Hope to get my power trim put back together,got fine and heavy-duty brass cover for hydraulic cylinder and will get entire unit top-coated with good coat of enamel(got nice coating of zinc primer on unit)and should last good long time,primed and painted and can't wait to get ole gal back out on water.Think we keep our favorite boat mechanic busy and he no doubt will be working on my buddy's boat asap as we think water pump shot in addition to some issue with electrical system,may be something as simple as defective on-board charger!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Bayou Lacombe Bassing Trip 7 19 2020
Mande : Yup no good having no power to crank up motor, hope he can get it fixed soon
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Re: Bayou Lacombe Bassing Trip 7 19 2020
Buddy and I both got in touch with Larry Boesch,the boat mechanic(mobile)that did an awesome job on total rebuild of my 50 Johnson lower unit and he gave me awesome advice regarding the rebuild I recently completed on power trim and ya saw de pics,came out very fine and just removed decals from cover of Johnson,Outboard Decals.Com is where I ordered set of replica decals and gonna get ole 2000 era Johnson looking as good as brand new,brass cap on power trim great accent and it is extra-heavy duty,should last long time and will post pics once I shoot paint on entire motor,should be soon.CCAguns and I hitting few Bayou Lacombe bass spots tomorrow am and Dane and I may be fishing together with his son Th.Probably gonna wait til next week to tackle fun chore of replacing steering gear box on ole Kubota tractor,at least she is shaded for good bit of the morning and covered exhaust and entire tractor after steering gear box went S!!Larry reasonably certain impellor on Buddy's boat shot,have not heard when he plans to get to Buddy and also needs to figure out electrical issue,my guess faulty on-board charger,NOT adequately charging up ANY batteries!!

Mandevillian

Mandevillian
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