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About dairyman

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  • Birthday 02/24/1943

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    detroit lakes
  1. First Ice

    the tires were studded --front and rear
  2. First Ice

    saw this on the ice last nite
  3. First Ice

    I was out last nite----7 inches of ice
  4. I bought the helix 5 last spring with di and si. I really like the unit----BUT-----the screen size is getting to be too small for me. I'm thinking of going to the helix 7 with gps and DI only. I have not been able to use the SI function with any degree of success. The screen size between the two is amazing. Oh I guess I should say I'm 73 and I suppose my eye sight isn't what used to be. I used the 5 these last 2 winters for ice fishing and it does a really good job
  5. Mora blades

    anyone know if the mora 8" blades will fit an Ion 8" auger
  6. Building a Log Bridge

  7. battery charger

    I would give the minkota charger a try. I use it in the summer on my deep cycle batteries. I've got 2- -12 volt deep cycle hooked in parallel. Does a great job in my opinion.
  8. single man house

    I bought the new Otter hideout and really like it. Flip the sled and your ready to fish. Totally insulated and easy to heat---use a buddy heater. It's light weight and easy to handle
  9. jump starting 4 wheeler

    I've got extra batteries so that's not a problem. I've got a few of those batteries that they use in the emergency lites in buildings that I plan on carrying on the 4 wheeler
  10. jump starting 4 wheeler

    I made up about a 4ft section of jumper cable for my 4 wheeler in case it dies on the ice. I was able to start it using my flasher battery. I disconnected one side of my battery connections to simulate a dead battery. I will be carrying an extra battery in my 4 wheeler. Thought I would pass along this information
  11. I've got the helix 5 and really enjoy it and am looking forward to the ice season to use. The one I bought has side imaging on's been a real "BEAR" trying to learn how to use it. If I was to buy it again I wouldn't get the side imaging feature and save myself the extra $200. I do like the down imaging feature though. I bought mine before the 7 inch model came out,kind of wish I would have waited.
  12. new otter pkgs

    here's some picturesI added a set of ski's on the bottom of the sled to protect the sled and also make it easier for me to load into the back of the pickup. There is plenty of room in the front for a couple of holes and then put the heater in front of those. Really looking forward to using it this winter
  13. Thermal replacement?

    I just picked up a new otter hideout for not much more then what clam is telling you---totally thermal too. Reeds has them in walker and they do ship
  14. new otter pkgs

    The new otter ice houses are at Reeds ----check their web page I just picked up the new otter "hideout',ran up Sunday and picked it up---$449 totally insulated looking forward to this ice season
  15. boat seats

    thanks--for the info