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    Frank DeLuca
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  1. Sorry Greg, I don't sharpen Ice Saws. You could try a chain saw shop if you have one in your area.
  2. Is the 3rd person sitting in the bow, if so move them back and how about the extra gear, can you move that back. Are your trimming out when trying to get on plane? What are your RPMS at WOT with 2 people? That leads into prop selection.
  3. +1 Get the water running away from the house.
  4. Leech, not going to work that way. When you put the plywood at an angle you've increased its width. Should be able to bow a 8' x 3/4" piece of plywood plenty to slip into the channels.
  5. Take Dave up on his offer, it be good for you. Be smart and get it done in time to use as a Valentine, Birthday, or Anniversary gift. So which would you rather do, walk around the Mall all weekend looking for a present or make the cutting board? Use the table saw to take the 3/4" stock down to 5/8. Do one pass and flip the board over, you should be able to take down a 6" wide board. Use tongue and groove for your front and back edges adding a finger pull to both edges. After glue up use a belt sander. Or go with HPDE. What happened to the old cutting board?
  6. I'll guess fuel pump. Pull the gas line after the fuel pump and crank the engine over. You should have a good flow.
  7. Just needs an auger rack.
  8. Muck boots are the most comfortable boot I've worn. If I have to hike in any distance they for sure would be my 1st choice. If sized right they'll not flop or chaff and being lightweight makes them great for long treks. Huge downside is they they'll crack on you for sure if you kneel on the ice. The lower material needs to be changed to something more flexible/less crack resistant in cold weather. I think the cold rating is a bit optimistic but cold feet was never a problem for me. Even with the cracks I'm still slipping on the Mucks unless I know I'll be standing in slush. B
  9. Adjusting ski pressure is something else to try. Thought I heard snowmobile barking off in the distance while at work, but it was only a chain saw.
  10. Appledoorms on Mille Lacs
  11. Leech, I should have spent a few minutes proof reading and editing that back in 2013. You got the idea though.
  12. Mixed gas your 1st tank with 3 hours of varied throttle 3/4 or less. Just Do It. I think I winterized like 15 engines and 4 boats for winter. Sleds were put away ready.
  13. Choosing between my 8" Nils w/ Tanaka 270 or 8"Nils and Milwaukee M18 Fuel for thick ice. Both are light, dependable, and great speed of cut so its a toss up there. If you asked me which one will break down first I'll pick the drill. I say that because I know how many holes the 270 has drilled. Most of the cost of going electric is in the battery(s). Replacing a bare tool has gotten relatively cheap. Besides drills and proprietary electric auger combos, electric powerheads are coming out where just like the drill you mount your auger to. Trophy Strike is one of them. If
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