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Musky_Madness

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About Musky_Madness

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  • Birthday 07/05/1985

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    St Cloud, MN
  1. Locator travel case

    I have both my 858 and 798 in a single case I got from Cabelas. it was in the gun case aisle, black plastic with foam inside. perfect fit and trimmed none of the foam. i store them in there for trailering and storage when not on lake. too much money to have banging around when trailering
  2. Trail Cam Deer-Elk-Moose Pics or Video

    Pulled these yesterday AM Acorn season Healthy Buck Yogi
  3. Trail Cam Deer-Elk-Moose Pics or Video

    Here's some I pulled this week using my new Moultrie Panoramic 150. 150 Degree angle that caught some neat shots
  4. Feed Bank by Banks Outdoors

    How about metal gravity feeders? Anyone find any local dealers without having to ship from Texas or Mississippi?
  5. Trying to find a durable alternative to a tripod feeder set up and found the Feed Bank set up from Banks Outdoors. Anyone have one on there land? I have 120 acres of land I own and can install it on. I have a tripod now but the bears keep messing with it and taking/breaking the timer and spinner off of it. Will this hold up better? I live over an hour away from the land so it would be nice not having to worry about it.
  6. Big Dawg or Nasty

    I have a custom 9' Big Dawg that I use for the pounders and monster medussas to help aid in lugging them when casting. Otherwise I like using the 8'6" Dawg for the big blades like the 12's and 13's because of the stiffer tip
  7. Big Dawg or Nasty

    I have 2 Big Dawgs and 1Big Nasty-both are outstanding! I agree though the Nasty is better for your use. Make sure you play with it awhile before you buy and put a reel on it too. Its a big rod so make sure you are comfortable with it. i paired mine with a Tranx and it works great bringing in the blades. the tip is fasterso has more of a whip to it than the Dawg which is obviously stiffer.
  8. 858 di transducer mounting problem.

    Check out the "rooster tail cure" topic just below this one-shows pic of piece
  9. Some depthfinder advice

    I was a former Lowrance user and never thought I'd switch until I had a knowledgeable person demo a Humminbird. Wow..... User Interface is super easy to use, programmable buttons so you can pull up your favorite views in a snap, and you can also access advanced features if needed. The other benefit is outstanding customer service and a real warranty. Compare warranty terms and you'll see the standout. Humminbird also owns Lakemaster and the charts are unreal with the depth offset and depth highlight features are awesome. Humminbird, Minn Kota, and Lakemaster are all owned by same parent company and work very well with each other. You can also network with one cord and no boxes switches couplers adapters and so forth. Same goes for Down and Side Imaging not needing a separate box to use. Go play with the models in the store and see what makes most sense to you!
  10. 858 di transducer mounting problem.

    Did you use the extra spacer thing that was included? When I installed mine, there was a little rubber doo dad that snapped in there to help prevent this. It was in a separate package all by itself.
  11. Repairing Lakewood Zipper?

    Has anyone had any luck replacing/repairing the zipper on the Lakewoods? My Musky Monster box has a faulty zipper on it that no longer catches when trying to start and if it does, the corners are worn and it can't hold.
  12. Towing a Lund Rebel with a Nissan Murano

    No overdrive with a CVT transmission
  13. Scheels Rod Warranty

    Sounds like you better bypass the college aged salesman and get some heavy hitters involved. They resell the "warranty" rods that have been repaired so shouldn't be an issue.
  14. Minn kota autopilot and wrong copilot?

    I guess I'm reading this as you have a v2 PowerDrive and a v1 co-pilot? Or vise-versa?
  15. 858 HD DI questions

    Chart speed I use the rule of thumb by checking your speedometer. If I'm at 3mph, I set the speed to 3. Seems to work good. Play with your sensitivity as needed. The harder the bottom--the less sensitive (like 8) the softer the bottom look to go 12. Factory is at 10. As far as I'm aware and have noticed, your way points will save on the SD card, not the LakeMaster. Best thing to do is leave the rods at home and just learn the unit first.