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Finally going to be back on the water!

Discussion in 'Warm Water Species Fishing' started by jakeo, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. jakeo

    jakeo

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    After searching different makes, models and dealers I brought home my new love yesterday . I bought a Starcraft 186 Titan, 150hp Evinrude Etec G2, Tandem axle Trailmaster with all options and figured if I was spending the money that I would get it loaded. There were a few things I definitely had to have and some that my very helpful salesman pointed me to but did not push me. Along with the ratchet Starcraft mooring cover, I wanted the stand up bimini with side curtains and aft drop curtain for early spring and late fall fishing. The electronics I went with are the Helix 9 Humminbird , the Helix 5 Humminbird, the Minn Kota onboard charger, the Minn Kota Terrova 80 60" I pilot trolling motor , and Uniden marine radio. These are going to take me 10 years to work .BTW....that's the same amount of time my Evinrude is warrantied for...10 YEARS!
    I picked the dealer because of the professionalism that you can only find in the old style Mom and Pop stores and because of the way they answered my questions. Not one time did I feel I was bothering them and spending that kind of money I wanted a professional to guide me.
    Besides my mis measurementson how big of a boat I could fit in my yard, I and very satisfied I made the choice I did. Now for another new fence,,LOL. 2017 Starcraft with my Dad 001.JPG 2017 Starcraft with my Dad 006.JPG 2017 Starcraft with my Dad 012.JPG
     
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  2. Big Skip

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    That is one sexy boat. I seen one like it a cpl weeks ago and I was in love. Congratulations...I'm jelly
     
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  3. Sean Hodges

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    That's a sharp boat! Congrats
     
  4. jakeo

    jakeo

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    Thank you very much!
    A friend blew a tire years ago with a tandem in a "bad part of town" so he jacked up the trailer, pulled off burned one and used a chain to "tie" that axle up and limp to a safe spot. After hearing that I never will tow single again.

    Thank you very much........I fell for the motor-boat color scheme
     
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  5. jumbojake

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    Nice whip dare captain,beauty of an outboard on er,hoot scoot and boogie to de walleye grounds;)congrats
     
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  6. storman

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    To nice of a boat to sit outside you dont need a new fence u need a new garage! Nice boat!
     
  7. Fur n Fins 1982

    Fur n Fins 1982

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    Sweet boat and agree that would have to be under a roof lol congrats !!!!!!!!!
     
  8. bowhunter426

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    Very nice boat. Color scheme looks great. Looks very similar to my Smokercraft. Mine is setup similar but with a Merc 4S. Should be an awesome boat for big and small water.
     
  9. SWL190

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    Beautiful boat
     
  10. mikecatt13

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    Very nice looking rig, congrats! What dealer did you go with!

    Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
     
  11. Hermin James

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    That boat is a beautiful.
     
  12. kisherfisher

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  13. BamThatFish

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    Very nice boat congrats
     
  14. jstfish48162

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    Awesome Rig jakeo!!!!
     
  15. ID&C

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    Very nice how much did the boat itself set you back?