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Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 07:36 PM
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Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By bsloop
Kansas City/OP boat shows and Party Cove Girls bikini event Sat, Jan 24

Boat shows in general are rebounding well from the depression of 2008-2010 era.
Floor space is sold out for the OP show. I have not heard about the KC show.

The Perry Lake crew and Party Cove Girls...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By bsloop
Glad to hear. To bring closure to the thread,...

Glad to hear. To bring closure to the thread, what did you find / resolution?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By bsloop
I would shop your build with a couple different...

I would shop your build with a couple different dealers.
Let them know you are considering other brands and don't tip your hand if you have your heart set on a chevy.
They can get as aggressive as...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By bsloop
I think you are being a d!ck and nit picking one...

I think you are being a d!ck and nit picking one line of an anecdotal, side piece of advice.

I alluded too and we both agree a voltage drop is causing the shutdown. He now has to back track and...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By bsloop
Maybe you miss understood my wording, JimN........

Maybe you miss understood my wording, JimN..... thick did not reference heavy.
It referred to house wire that has maybe 7 thick strands instead of audio wire that has thousands.

You should have been...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-17-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By bsloop
It is likely cutting out due to voltage drop...

It is likely cutting out due to voltage drop sending HU into protect.
Happens more with external amps which draw more power but can happen with a HU.

Put a volt meter as close to the HU as possible....
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By bsloop
Given how most use their battery bank with 1 as...

Given how most use their battery bank with 1 as the Start and 2 being House. Yes, this set up is the easiest with no general messing with the perko. Start when ever and play your stereo until the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-14-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,732
Posted By bsloop
Quote: Originally Posted by paintpollz View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by paintpollz View Post
12,000 pounds towing in a half ton. lol

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Ford marketing on payload regularly pushes 3,000....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,732
Posted By bsloop
I will bash Ford to a greater degree but all...

I will bash Ford to a greater degree but all manufacturers as well.
They do "tweak" the truth.

In fuel mileage, manufacturers help write the tests used. Then they have been proven to use stripped...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,732
Posted By bsloop
My aerodynamic comment was comparing the smooth,...

My aerodynamic comment was comparing the smooth, low test trailers to real world boats. The side profile of modern wake boats with deeper freeboard has grown substantially, then combined with an...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-05-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,732
Posted By bsloop
Since we are straying a little off topic and its...

Since we are straying a little off topic and its winter anyway........

What I don't think people, especially boat towing don't understand is - a boat is different than the loads manufacturers and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,732
Posted By bsloop
CAN the 1/2 tons do it, yes. Will the 2500's do...

CAN the 1/2 tons do it, yes. Will the 2500's do it better, YES!
Honestly I love my Duramax and the power is addictive. Common prudence however says a gas motor would be your choice. Fuel price...
Forum: Trailers 12-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,419
Posted By bsloop
A good 20" four-way with an extra "squeak" at the...

A good 20" four-way with an extra "squeak" at the end I have found about right to hit that 70-90# number of most 4-6 lug consumer wheels.

8 lug wheels torqued to 140-150 can be on the upper end to...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,120
Posted By bsloop
David, I will not dispute your technical...

David, I will not dispute your technical knowledge and appreciate your inputs to the group greatly. You do lend as much bias to JL as I tend to provide alternative for the average install.
As we...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,120
Posted By bsloop
It is difficult to make IB's "hit", there is...

It is difficult to make IB's "hit", there is nothing to load against. I am NOT a fan of IB for anything more than sound reinforcement. Two IB are not going to yield much more.

Sealed enclosures...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By bsloop
Don't bring it back out there once you have...

Don't bring it back out there once you have replaced the equipment.
Now that they stole it, they know anything replaced will be brand new and twice as valuable.
Even with a camera, it is a pain in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By bsloop
I have seen orange/blue from paradise pad. ...

I have seen orange/blue from paradise pad. http://www.paradisepad.com/our-products-water-pads/

Water Mat Shark is grey - http://www.thewatermat.com/store/products/watermat-shark.htm

Construction,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By bsloop
Depends on the trailer but a floor jack and a...

Depends on the trailer but a floor jack and a chunk of 2x4 and 4x4 can solve most problems.
Lumber has multi uses - greater height, prevent jack from sinking, drag trailer up on it to allow for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,551
Posted By bsloop
Glad you are not trying to reinvent the sub...

Glad you are not trying to reinvent the sub placement ;)

How to secure the box depends on the enclosure. For a custom enclosure, many will build it into the kick panel so it is all one unit.
Did...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By bsloop
Exactly, the first number followed by W is for...

Exactly, the first number followed by W is for winter. Most recreational boats are not used in temps that would even come close to flow concerns for single weight oils. See the SAE chart below. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-09-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By bsloop
After my experience with dealers being able to...

After my experience with dealers being able to "locate" inventory..... I call BS unless you had the same experience with several dealers nor could find it on your own search of GM inventory.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By bsloop
Good answers above. Another consideration; is...

Good answers above. Another consideration; is the 13 yr old used to lake party activities?

There are multiple lines as mentioned. Just like any rafting situation, there are going to be rowdier...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-09-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,375
Posted By bsloop
The problem with Bio Diesel concentrations higher...

The problem with Bio Diesel concentrations higher than 5% (or any Bio for that matter) are not unique to Ford. GM, Dodge, VW and any other manufacturer that injected fuel during the exhaust cycle to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By bsloop
Install Perfect Pass? Pull wheels and hubs. ...

Install Perfect Pass?

Pull wheels and hubs. Inspect and repack bearings.

Purge surge brake reservoir and bleed brake lines. HF kit makes it a one man job if you have a compressor. If not get...
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