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  3. BulletDeuce

    Welcome poeq

    Welcome to the site.
  4. BulletDeuce

    Welcome Flintdiver

    Welcome to the site.
  5. BulletDeuce

    Welcome mk309

    Welcome to the site.
  6. Astro180

    Crappie Fishing

    He pretty well covered It, if your fishing at night foe them I do good around bridge piers at night fishing under lights.
  7. I have a 86 johnson 70 vro and I pre mix it also .The oiler are bad to go out and blow the motors. The oil tanks on the newer motors work great with alarms on new boats these days
  8. Mountainman

    1996 Johnson Venom 200 Oiler

    +1000000 Steve!! Nailed it. Older engines (pre DFI all brands) can have VRO style oil tanks disconnected & run premixed fuel. Actually, this is a more reliable set up. However, there is a HUGE difference between a VRO oil tank & a remote oil tank on a DI model motor.
  9. SteveHTN

    1996 Johnson Venom 200 Oiler

    Gotta be carful what motor you choose to do that to. Idk about the Venom, but like newer direct injected engines it would do more harm than good. Reason being is the fuel is not cycled through the entire crankcase, like it is on older traditional 2 strokes. No fuel through the crankcase= no oil through the crankcase. Oil is instead injected separately into the crankcase. Some of the older EFI motors were setup in a similar way. Fuel is injected with air into the intake port, so most the oil will get combusted instead of first making its way through the crank. Just a thought.
  10. It's pretty common to find the oil tanks removed for reason mentioned above. Most will smoke a little more at idle, but a little too much oil in the mix shouldn't hurt anything and is better than not enough oil because of a pump problem. Mine is still hooked up of my 99 Nitro. I get an alarm if there is an issue, low pressure, low oil ect. Maybe I trust the alarm a little more than I should....
  11. TAKE SOME ADVISE BLEW MY UP NEVER KNEW PUMP WASN'T WORKING VERY EXPENSIVE
  12. holstonangler

    1996 Johnson Venom 200 Oiler

    /\ I've always heard the same. If the oil pump goes out, then you have a blown motor, the premix prevents that.
  13. Riverman1

    1996 Johnson Venom 200 Oiler

    I have a 2002 90 hp Johnson that the oil tank has been taken off of. The reason people take them off is you don't have to worry if it's getting oil or not. You know if you mix it in the gas it's gonna get oil. If it still has the oil tank on it the only way to find out it's not getting any oil is a blown motor. My motor may blow up tomorrow,but it runs like a top mixing the oil in with the gas
  14. Why would someone disconnect the oil tank and start mixing the oil into the gas it's self ? In my mind this would cause damage to the motor since it was not designed to get get oil like this . Me and my buddy are looking at a 96 Stratos 201 PRO XL with a V6 200 HP Johnson Venom that this has been done to . Can anyone shed some light on this for me ?
  15. SteveHTN

    Rusty hooks

    Thanks dude
  16. Mountainman

    Welcome poeq

    Welcome to TNBF
  17. Hello poeq, Welcome to TN Bass Fishing. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. The more you participate, the better your experience here will be. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. poeq joined on the 06/19/2018. View Member
  18. Mountainman

    Welcome Flintdiver

    Welcome to TNBF
  19. Mountainman

    Welcome mk309

    Welcome to the site.
  20. brwnbass

    Rusty hooks

    You can get mustad kvd triple grip hooks fairly cheap on ebay. These aren't the ultra points, but they are pretty dang sharp. They have short & regular shank. I recommend the 2 x short 1 x strong ewg for cranks. Look up bellator tackle store on ebay. They have 20 to 25 packs for $5 to $8 depending on size. I just looked them up & they have 25 #6 for $3.90.
  21. brwnbass

    Crappie Fishing

    Light wire hook, med size split shot. 6lb line, minnows. Try to find brush in the 20 to 40' range. Crappie are up biters, so if you mark them at 25', drop your bait to 20 or so, because they usually won't go down to get it, but they will come up. Watch your line close, crappie will often bite & sit still & the only thing you will see is slight slack in the line. Don't waste too much time in one spot, if you don't get bit in 15 or 20 mins, move on.
  22. Hello Flintdiver, Welcome to TN Bass Fishing. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. The more you participate, the better your experience here will be. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. Flintdiver joined on the 06/18/2018. View Member
  23. SteveHTN

    Welcome mk309

    Welcome to TNBF
  24. mk309

    Welcome mk309

    Thanks for the welcome! I’m just an amateur but I’m excited to get better.
  25. Hello mk309, Welcome to TN Bass Fishing. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. The more you participate, the better your experience here will be. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. mk309 joined on the 06/18/2018. View Member
  26. Mountainman

    Welcome Katfish

    Welcome to TNBF
  27. 31Airborne

    Triton boats

    Well, I just bought a new one about 4 weeks ago. There was no mention of Triton going away. There is some consolidation going on - brands, styles, manufacturing - but, like others have said, I doubt one of the top selling lines will be part of that.
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