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    Thanks for answer.

    Thanks for answer.
  2. Thread: Mag 5 hs boards

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    That is NOT a good move by Cannon, glad I have...

    That is NOT a good move by Cannon, glad I have scotty's, service and help are light years ahead of Cannon.
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    Lack of classified?

    What happened to the classified ads?
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    Do these work well with braid as well as mono? I...

    Do these work well with braid as well as mono? I switched to nothing but braid on rods unless in the salt for salmon where I will use a top shot of mono on top of braid.
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    When I stack I have used shuttle hawks with good...

    When I stack I have used shuttle hawks with good results. Saves having to retrieve lower set-up when stacker rod hooks up. With a longer way down on our newer boat (and two scotty electrics) I...
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    Melanie and I have a "baseball" rule. 1st fish on...

    Melanie and I have a "baseball" rule. 1st fish on personal rod goes to who's rod it is. after that we alternate, but you get 3 strikes. Fish is released for whatever reason? That's a strike. Fish...
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    Well, now you know how to keep from losing them...

    Well, now you know how to keep from losing them (see above). I know that not only will speeding up get the hawk down faster, it will trigger a good number of bites from following fish. Bob
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    The only modification I would make is to use a...

    The only modification I would make is to use a short piece of plastic coated wire leader (15 lb. test should do) between the end of the hawk where the release is attached and the downrigger cable....
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    All he asked about is seeing the displays. I...

    All he asked about is seeing the displays. I think he would get better info on this site or other forums then at a retail store, as the folks here are users vs. sellers. Bob R
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    any Cabela's or Bass Pro shops carry them, prob....

    any Cabela's or Bass Pro shops carry them, prob. any dedicated sporting goods store.
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    I have had Lowrance units for almost 20 years,...

    I have had Lowrance units for almost 20 years, all interactions with them have been great, when my transducer stopped sending temp. readings they sent a new one out, didn't even have to send the old...
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    I agree, they haven't done much for me, either...

    I agree, they haven't done much for me, either Bob R
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    Just remember to use a piece of stiff mono ( I...

    Just remember to use a piece of stiff mono ( I use 20 lb. plastic coated wire leader with a snap swivel to fasten unit to downrigger cable, better then the elastic band deal, no-one wants to see...
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    Why reel up a ball or use 8 oz. of weight When...

    Why reel up a ball or use 8 oz. of weight When fishing deeper? Ever hear of a Shuttle Hawk? Just leave the damn thing down and let the hawk do the work! Bob R
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    I generally use a uni-knot for my hook set-ups,...

    I generally use a uni-knot for my hook set-ups, use it for salt water salmon fishing as well, never had one fail. A good all around knot, it will join lines together as well. Bob R
  16. You could always start one yourself. bob r

    You could always start one yourself. bob r
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    Sorry, didn't quite get any of it, I guess. After...

    Sorry, didn't quite get any of it, I guess. After reading it all again I see that you weren't the orig. poster. I don't have much feeling either way about Cabelas, there is one not far from us and a...
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    You know, it seems that if you are upset with...

    You know, it seems that if you are upset with Cabela's. I shop for what I need at the place with the lowest price for the specific item. If said item is available at a socially minded store that is...
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    If all you need in a store is that they give...

    If all you need in a store is that they give military folks a discount I think that you will have a hard time finding a store to fit your needs in a specialty catagory like fishing. Bob r
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    I thought the whole idea was to not have to crank...

    I thought the whole idea was to not have to crank up your downrigger ball everytime you have a bite. As far as the "cable" cutting through the plastic, I use braid on my downrigger . The kinking of...
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    A decent bottom finder will show both your...

    A decent bottom finder will show both your downrigger ball and the shuttle hawk. I haven't had any trouble with my line being blown back by the shuttle hawk, using it means your release is about 1...
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    I believe that the shuttle hawk is made by shasta...

    I believe that the shuttle hawk is made by shasta tackle or Rocky Mountain Tackle, I can't remember which. I haven't seen any other types besides shuttle hawk. If you go with these use a connector...
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    I don't see much diff. between the two, one was...

    I don't see much diff. between the two, one was nice enough to give vets a discount and now they don't? What is the current policy? if they no longer give a discount there is no diff. Bob R P.S. You...
  24. I did find a heavy duty clamp years ago made of...

    I did find a heavy duty clamp years ago made of aluminum with 2 clamping bolts on it and it was drilled out for a downrigger base to be screwed into it, but never used it as a larger downrigger on...
  25. I agree with everything Super D said, used one...

    I agree with everything Super D said, used one for years without issues, although be careful of over tightening the mounting bolt, you can break the body if overtightened. When we bought ours it came...
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