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  1. Fuel line losing pressure

    Rebel - you were almost 100% right. It was a gasket inside the fuel pump that was torn. Replaced all the diaphrams and gaskets while I had it apart and the boat runs as great as it ever has run. I'm glad I didn't bet you a hundo. Thanks for the help!
  2. Lyme Disease, aka Borrelia burgdorferi

    Maybe I don't know what I don't know but can a dog tick even transmit Lymes disease? I thought it was exclusive to the deer tick.
  3. Fuel line losing pressure

    Great - even with my limited mechanical skill I think I can handle that test. The serial number on my motor shows 2 different diaphragms - one with an Inline check valve and one with a 90% check valve. I will find out Saturday which one I have. I appreciate the help.
  4. Fuel line losing pressure

    Thanks for the input guys. When the bulb is pumped up it does run fine at high RPM's after a little bit. I can hear/feel it want to kick in all the way and then it goes fine. So sometimes it hesitates just a little bit before jumping up to full RPM's. Of course the boat is on the lift at the cabin so this weekend I will check the size of the lines under the cowl so I can buy some of those along with some other parts. I will have to decide if I trailer it home or work on it up at the lake when I am there for a week in mid June. Thanks again for some direction.
  5. Fuel line losing pressure

    Looking for ideas of what to check next. I have a 1991 75hp Mariner outboard and I am losing pressure on my fuel line. I have to pump the bulb first time out in the morning and then again if I fish in one spot for a while. If I do not it will bog down on me and may or may not kill. If I pump the bulb too much while I am bogging down I will partially flood the motor and kill it. I then have to turn the key for several 15 second bursts or more to start the motor. I have replace the bulb fuel line twice to make sure I didn't get a bad one the first time. I also replaced the fuel line from my built in gas tank to where it goes to connect with the bulb gas line. Does this sound like the fuel pump? I want to eliminate any cheap fixes that I can before replacing the fuel pump. I blew a cylinder a few years ago and I assume the carbs were all redone at that time by my guy. I owned it for the past 20 years and I have only used non oxy fuel. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for any help.
  6. Rose Breasted Grosbeak

    Saw a Rose Breasted Grosbeak at the feeder this morning in the metro. Had not seen one for a handful of years but it is always a cool bird to see.
  7. Team 2

    We just got shut out down by Caledonia also so don't feel bad and we've been turkey hunting since 1980. We were on private land also but found the birds still flocked up. We had flocks of 12 - 15 birds we were trying to work and it didn't work. 2 out of 3 could have shot jakes and we all had plays that just did not work out. That's turkey hunting.
  8. Blasto ( blastomycosis )

    Also good luck with your dog. A good friend of mine lost his dog to blasto. They figured he got it up at the cabin on Vermillion as they had to have the septic system dug up and that disturbed the spores.
  9. Trolling motor size

    Whether you go bow mount or transom mount will make a big difference.
  10. Kenmore Gas Stove - oven not starting

    I replaced an igniter on an oven and it is pretty easy. Bought an oven for deer camp and stove top worked but igniter did not get hot enough to open the gas valve. $25 Amazon part and 20 minutes and it is now working like a charm. Stay away from OEM parts as they will cost $100 or so.
  11. Bourbon and Whiskey

    Johnnies are blends and I will drink Red when mixing with water and want to have a few cocktails playing cards or sitting around the fire. The single malt sipping scotch I buy the most is MacAllan 12. Might have to try some of that Laphroaig as I like a smokey scotch now and then.
  12. Deer caught in fence rescue

    Nice job. About 10-15 years ago we had to do the same thing while out pheasant hunting.
  13. Snow for the last weekend!

    Up by LOW the snow forecast is for only an inch or so. I wish it would be for a few more inches but it is what it is. I will be driving up Thursday afternoon and should be thru any nasty weather before it starts.
  14. Venison Burger question

    I process my own deer and and grind my scraps to straight venison. We usually make hot dishes, tacos, venny lasagna, or some other dish and I prefer all venison. When I want a hamburger I either add egg to help it stick together but most of the time I buy a pound of hamburger for my hamburger. It all comes down to personal preference as there is no right or wrong answer.
  15. I think the biggest reason for more deer in the northern half of the state is a couple of mild winters. Up there Mother Nature makes the rules. I did actually see fewer deer this year than last year. This year was 4 and last year 5 for 8 days of hunting. Good thing was the last day each year provided me a small buck for the good eatin table.