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04-01-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,975
Posted By jstrahn

Agreed. But I think one big reason for that is...

Agreed. But I think one big reason for that is the fact that the water was SO big that you couldn't help but be paying 110% attention to your surroundings. Leaving the shootout in 2016 was the most...
Forum: Electronics
03-12-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By jstrahn

If you're running a stock Mercruiser ECM, Fox...

If you're running a stock Mercruiser ECM, Fox Marine has a device for putting engine data on NMEA2k network.

http://fox-marine.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=81
Forum: Electronics
01-22-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By jstrahn

If it's mounted in the cuddy, I'd recommend the...

If it's mounted in the cuddy, I'd recommend the Sony MEX-XB100BT. The class d amplifier built into the head unit is far more powerful than most anything around and will give good power to speakers...
Forum: Electronics
01-16-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By jstrahn

iKommunicate NMEA Device

https://ikommunicate.com/

Has anyone used one of these before? Very interesting device. It takes NMEA data and puts it onto the network where you can view it via web browser. Would love to hear...
Forum: Electronics
08-01-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By jstrahn

I haven't replaced Polk Momo. I've only ever run...

I haven't replaced Polk Momo. I've only ever run their subs and they held up well.

For durability, it's hard to beat DC Gold speakers. They're a bit pricey but they're waterproof and hold up to...
05-08-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By jstrahn

Hatch Actuator - Marine Specific? Spark Protection?

Is there a difference between say a Hardin actuator and other actuators not marketed for marine use? Specifically when it comes to spark protection like on starters? I'm guessing there is no spark to...
Forum: Electronics
04-28-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By jstrahn

I would go with Definitive Technologies AW5500 or...

I would go with Definitive Technologies AW5500 or AW6500 if you're going to power them with an amplifier. Excellent speakers.
Forum: Scarab
09-22-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By jstrahn

Resurrecting this old thread. Currently running a...

Resurrecting this old thread. Currently running a 23 pitch Rev 4 on my 98 Scarab 29 with single 502.

It handles well and planes fine but is slower than a mirage+ 23.

A Rev 4 22 pitch might work...
08-31-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By jstrahn

Awesome pictures! A great mix of racing boats and...

Awesome pictures! A great mix of racing boats and spectator boats. Love seeing all of them.
08-27-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,010
Posted By jstrahn

Have to agree on the Black Thunder. To run that...

Have to agree on the Black Thunder. To run that speed in a V bottom that size/weight is amazing.

The DCBs put on a pretty good show today, too.
Forum: Electronics
06-23-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By jstrahn

Give them a call. Can't remember the owner's name...

Give them a call. Can't remember the owner's name but he's very friendly and informative. Also, they make the speakers by hand so it's possible they could do some type of custom grill for you I'm...
Forum: Electronics
06-23-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By jstrahn

If you contact DC Gold, they'll do custom colors....

If you contact DC Gold, they'll do custom colors. I agree though, they aren't the prettiest. Definitely function over form.
Forum: Electronics
06-21-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By jstrahn

One other option would be the DC Gold 10s....

One other option would be the DC Gold 10s. Neodymium magnets so they have a small mounting depth and give good extension for a full range speaker.
06-20-2016, 10:06 PM
06-17-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By jstrahn

I'm going from surge drum to EOH disc so it...

I'm going from surge drum to EOH disc so it should be quite an improvement.

I didn't have a factory controller. I ended up going with the Tekonsha P3. Easy as pie to install in my Tundra. They...
06-17-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By jstrahn

Would most likely pick the Formula if they're...

Would most likely pick the Formula if they're both in good shape. Another boat that I think is great in that size is the Sonic Prowler 26. The only boat in that size, that I'm aware of, with a room...
06-17-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By jstrahn

Eastern Marine didn't have a kit, would just have...

Eastern Marine didn't have a kit, would just have to piece meal everything together and that gets more expensive. trailer depot it was out of stock as well so I ended up getting it through Amazon....
06-17-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By jstrahn

I was looking at the Titan tandem axle kit from...

I was looking at the Titan tandem axle kit from etrailer. Has everything for converting to EOH Disc. Then two extra discs and calipers for 3rd axle.

Looks like trailer depot has the same kit but...
Forum: Electronics
06-16-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By jstrahn

You likely wouldn't get much improvement out of...

You likely wouldn't get much improvement out of changing the head unit. That unit, while a bit older, has 3 sets of 2 volt preouts and a high S/N ratio. If it does what you need it to do, no reason...
06-16-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By jstrahn

Where to buy electric over hydraulic kit other than etrailer.com

I want to convert my triple axle to EOH Disc. Etrailer has the kit but backordered. Are there other good sites to get them from?
Forum: Electronics
06-09-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By jstrahn

I know you said one amp solution but if it were...

I know you said one amp solution but if it were me, I'd keep the M1000/5. Bridge the front 4 channels to one set of the 770s. Then purchase a M400/4 and bridge it to the other set of 770s. That would...
06-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 54,944
Posted By jstrahn

Kilo, Can you provide the name of the shop that...

Kilo, Can you provide the name of the shop that did the "repairs"? It would be very useful to know for everyone on here so that we can avoid them.
06-03-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By jstrahn

The worst part is the fact that it's full of...

The worst part is the fact that it's full of water and the transom, stringers, floors and bulkheads are probably rotten.
06-01-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,567
Posted By jstrahn

Grew up in Iowa on the Mississippi and always...

Grew up in Iowa on the Mississippi and always wanted to make this journey by boat. I'm jealous.
Forum: Electronics
05-10-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By jstrahn

One thing to keep in mind is that as frequencies...

One thing to keep in mind is that as frequencies increase, they become much more directional. With subwoofer frequencies below around 80hz, they're non-directional but once you start approaching...
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