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by frozenpod
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

You can still move around a dual axle by hand. The extra wheels don't have a massive amount of extra resistance.
by frozenpod
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

Thanks everyone very interesting and valuable input that I have taken on board, will keep this post updated when I buy a boat. I have been on gumtree watching prices etc... And have been looking for mainly boats between 5 and 6 mtrs, I think you guys have put me off the sealegend which is all good ...
by frozenpod
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: What fish do you want to target in a comp??
Replies: 38
Views: 782

Re: What fish do you want to target in a comp??

KISS, Flathead, KGW, Squid.
by frozenpod
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

True but very few would pass it up.

Nothing better than being out in the salty blue water.
by frozenpod
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

Yep sorry that wasn't clear with my original post.

The 70 size 100Ahr batteries commonly used in boats are 28-30kg each ;).
by frozenpod
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

The equipment/gear adds up quickly.

500kg is a figure I have come to from experience of putting several boats of similar size on weight bridge compared with manufacturers specs.

Batteries, stainless, bait board, electronics, canopies, fishing equipment, safety gear it all adds up.
by frozenpod
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

If my memory serves me. 4x4 hilux has tow capacity of 2.5 ton and i think the whittley will exceed it My calculations are Hull 1.64t Motor 350kg Thats 2 ton. Add trailer min 500+kg Add 200kg for fuel Add 50kg for electronic Add 100kg for.fishing gear If you go on a game fiahing trip add 4 blocks at...
by frozenpod
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

You mentioned low hours, for rec boats 99% of motors will rust out before they wear out so focus on the age rather than the hours. Typical life of an outboard is around 20 years. Looks like a V6 2 stroke motor probably original and the trailer probably has 2-3 years left in it. IMO from the limited ...
by frozenpod
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!
Replies: 55
Views: 858

Re: Looking for help choosing a boat!!!

Hilaryskitchen wrote:Whittley sea legend 6.3 for sale @ $30- 33,000


What year is it?

What condition is the trailer in?
by frozenpod
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Mornington To Dromana
Topic: Snapper in yet?
Replies: 57
Views: 1982

Re: Snapper in yet?

Yep probably 4 weeks away.

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