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by SitDown
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 16.11
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: NN 16.11

Into them again eh mate, nice report as usual

I did taka cliffs on a windy Friday after work for the incoming, nothing worth keeping, had a few really good line pullers that all fell off.
There were 2 charter boats between the yellow buoy & no7 & 2 others around the place, good to be out there
by SitDown
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: phone keys storage
Replies: 2
Views: 331

phone keys storage

I bought these dry storage things for the car keys & phone. Am more worried about my car keys, with the immobilizer chip.... it would cost heaps for a call out plus a new chip for the key if they got water inside it. Then there's the value of the clever phone (cheapie) The storage thingies cost arou...
by SitDown
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Where to Fish
Topic: Tips for beginner
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Tips for beginner

find a safe place, jump out of your yak & try & get back in it, there is a technique to do it, believe me, its not easy till you know how
the weekend comp I was in, there was mention last year in that comp, a fala tipped out in the sea, could not get back on his yak, nearly drowned
by SitDown
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: CKF Kayak Fishing Social Gathering and Competition
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

Re: CKF Kayak Fishing Social Gathering and Competition

First time at this social gathering

Kudos to you Rob & Janet for organizing this epic event

Absolutely fantastic, heaps of fun & laughs
Met some hard case fisher folk off this forum
The bring a plate shared dinner was amazing
Will be back next year
by SitDown
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

Have just installed the humminbird helix 7 mega si g3 in my reload Wanted something with side imaging & an up to date unit with the techie stuff Was easy as to install, also added the berleypro visor https://i.ibb.co/MMn5X63/P1030401.jpg To be honest, I did not know that the supplied transducer was ...
by SitDown
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: couple trips
Replies: 2
Views: 494

couple trips

Went out last sat 28th to narrowneck for my first softbait slider session this year, got there at dawn, was the only fisher in the whole area it seemed, drifted around the 2 green markers sort of.... 1 little bump on the slider for the 3hrs I was out there, no fish, back on the beach, packed up, dro...
by SitDown
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Howzit from the shore!
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: Howzit from the shore!

welcome to the forum
short pants & barefeet in winter, bloody hard out mate :y:
by SitDown
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tamaki Yacht Club – 22nd September
Replies: 5
Views: 710

Re: Tamaki Yacht Club – 22nd September

nice one mate
a nice well conditioned fatty you have there
the head frame & gut flaps make excellent eating too, enjoy :y:
by SitDown
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

ah I see, advanced user mode, thanks man

Marc N
I looked at the striker & the new echomap
https://buy.garmin.com/en-NZ/NZ/p/59286 ... 0-01899-20#

the echomap, ti2 & humminbird are similar priced, last 2 include navionics
by SitDown
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

seems to be tons of options to customize the unit to your liking when having a quick looksie today I couldn't find in the settings where the reverse transducer option was... any suggestions on display at the shop was the 7, 8, 10 & 12.... the 7inch version is quite a big unit compared to my lowrance...
by SitDown
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

Thanks man for all the helpful info, especially liked the reverse mount transducer option, would never had thought of being caught out on that.... the helix 7 mega si g3 is beyond my budget but worth saving for What model do you have, so I can find out if the reverse transducer option is available o...
by SitDown
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tamaki Yacht Club - 1st September
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: Tamaki Yacht Club - 1st September

nice report there mate, congrats on your PB snap :y:
by SitDown
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

this is all you need i think - yell if you need more what is the up side down flying saucer thingy below the wind nut ? I can knock up the stainless setup with the threaded rod at work, probably 2mm is good enough thickness ? the only thing I do not like is that the transducer sits below the tackle...
by SitDown
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Hi from Gisborne
Replies: 7
Views: 860

Re: Hi from Gisborne

Mystic Dawn wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:56 pm
Not keen on being near powerboats travelling at over 100 kph.
I would swap you those any day for the bloody paddle boarders & the waka paddlers that cruise straight over my strike zone when catching fish, kills it after they show up |(
by SitDown
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

HLD, in the end, what was it that swayed you towards the Helix 7
In that price range, Garmin & Lowrance are there too
by SitDown
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

lespresso wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:31 pm

if you need the actual shot of all that i will unscrew it for you tomorrow, but it is very simple once you've seen it
yes please

thanks for going through the hassle with the details, really appreciate it
by SitDown
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

lespresso wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:54 pm
i had a bit of stainless sheet welded to some 5mm threaded rod

if you want me to remove the transducer and take images of that i can fairly easily
yeah mate :y:
by SitDown
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

can you post a shot of the hummingbird transducer setup in your reload
by SitDown
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: FF/GPS Combos
Replies: 29
Views: 2938

Re: FF/GPS Combos

I'm in the market for a new unit, something with side scanning & maybe optional - writing maps Not too sure about the big bloody transducer (lowrance ti2) & how its mounted on my reload I do like this as protection from beach launches https://www.berleypro.com/product/berleypro-lowrance-3-1-transduc...
by SitDown
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN - 29/08 Dolphins!
Replies: 4
Views: 663

Re: NN - 29/08 Dolphins!

a nice biggie you have in the mix Doc, on ya mate :y: