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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 09:16

Troutman3000 wrote:
Bugpac wrote:Well, I am all done for a little while. Budget is out for a few weeks. Last night i scored a new in box Eagle 640c, and tonight i picked up a 1987 evinrude 9.9. Soon to be 15. Tomorrow it is in the water for the first float, and hopefully a few fish, And I may even get some photos for the contest this month.

Those 640c's are great. I have one and love it. They are discontinued and I got mine new for 179.00. Have fun out there Bug.

179.00 were did you score that at?

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Post by Troutman3000 » 07 Apr 2011, 09:18

Bugpac wrote:
Troutman3000 wrote:
Bugpac wrote:Well, I am all done for a little while. Budget is out for a few weeks. Last night i scored a new in box Eagle 640c, and tonight i picked up a 1987 evinrude 9.9. Soon to be 15. Tomorrow it is in the water for the first float, and hopefully a few fish, And I may even get some photos for the contest this month.

Those 640c's are great. I have one and love it. They are discontinued and I got mine new for 179.00. Have fun out there Bug.

179.00 were did you score that at?

BPS had them on closeout last summer when they discontinued them. Ole Lanier Jim let me know about them and I picked one up. They have some cheap ones on EBAY too from what I have seen. I havnt looked recently though.

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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 09:22

Fish mark or elite? Mine is actually elite with the gps. I gave 300 for it new in box. cheapest i found was 420.00

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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 15:02

Well I managed one dink in the few hours I was out, Learned I needed to move a lot of weight rearward "Battery's" and that I need to slide the boat back 1.5' on the trailer as well as add some side boards. The 87 Evinrude 9.9 pushed the boat I believe about 7 mph, I was rather impressed with that, I figured about 5 tops. The 109 easily moves it 4-4.5 on its own. Hope to have the eagle 640 mounted by the weekend and get some gps speeds. The evinrude also has a bad prop, and is 10 pitch, I believe i will be upgrading to a 10x8.

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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 15:09

My rig, And my buddy Jack and his daughter Logan. As you can see she was getting a bit bored on the way out.
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My Rig, First time it has floated.

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Post by Troutman3000 » 07 Apr 2011, 16:14

Bugpac wrote:Fish mark or elite? Mine is actually elite with the gps. I gave 300 for it new in box. cheapest i found was 420.00

NO gps so you got a great deal. I wish I could afford that model but I just use my Iphone for GPS.

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Post by Troutman3000 » 07 Apr 2011, 16:15

Looks good on the water, but that picture doesnt do the size of that beast justice.

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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 17:00

Ill get some this weekend beached next to the 12's and 14's, You stopping by the Mini Mee this saturday?

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Post by Zum » 07 Apr 2011, 17:39

Looks good in the water.
Scats right along with the trollling motor,still thinking off 2?
I don't think you will go any faster,do you?
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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 18:25

I likely will need one on the rear for electric only lakes, to at least load the boat, I do believe another 109 rear would improve speed, I need to gps it and see were it truely is now.

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Post by Howard » 07 Apr 2011, 18:41

Bugpac, where did you get the 4x8 sheet of aluminum? I need to do my floor also. If you don't mind sharing..... I think I have the same 640 minus the GPS

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Post by Bugpac » 07 Apr 2011, 18:51

Athens steel, it was 4 x 10, i paid 225.00 for the .125, .090 was 155.00

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Post by tinboatlover » 08 Apr 2011, 00:17

I love that boat. I have been seriously considering getting one since my kids are always asking to go out on my current boat. My 16 footer is just not big enough to take out the whole family. I definitely could with yours, but I don't know how much fishing I would get done (4 kids). lol. I was worried about putting a 9.9 on one that big, but I was going to use 2 motors - one for the 9.9 lakes and a larger one for bigger lakes and rivers. Could you post a video of how it runs with a 9.9 on it. Please and thank you. :LOL2:

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Post by Troutman3000 » 08 Apr 2011, 08:21

Bugpac wrote:Ill get some this weekend beached next to the 12's and 14's, You stopping by the Mini Mee this saturday?
Nope, Im chasing those silver fish on Lanier. I got the fever bad.

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Post by Bugpac » 12 Apr 2011, 14:29

well i have christened the new boat 2x so far, both times put a small dink in the boat. May try number 3 tonight. Got some load guides installed, loads far easier, still a pia to unload solo tho. Haven't heard a peep out of the JA i bought the fishfinder from, looks like i have to dispute paypal tomorrow.

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