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#10916946 - 06/14/15 06:35 PM Talon
Lil' Louie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 9400
Loc: Lewisville/Lake Fork
Anybody else had any issues with the paint on your Talon coming off? Got off Fork this afternoon and noticed the paint on the bottom just flaking off.
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#10917019 - 06/14/15 07:12 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 738
Loc: Denton, TX
Yes. A buddy of mine and I both have brand new talons, and the pain around the base is coming off. How long have you had yours?

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#10917181 - 06/14/15 08:23 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
Lil' Louie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 9400
Loc: Lewisville/Lake Fork
Like 6 months. Never rubbed a stump or anything. Looks like carp now. Whats the deal?
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#10917211 - 06/14/15 08:34 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
pYr8 Offline
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Registered: 08/18/10
Posts: 361
Loc: Lake Livingston/Trinity River
I really dislike Talon's when I'm in the back seat mad
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#10917313 - 06/14/15 09:30 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 738
Loc: Denton, TX
I think it's from water spray. Paint started peeling off mine on the 2nd or 3rd day on the water.

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#10917336 - 06/14/15 09:43 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
armadillo joe Offline
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Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 15534
Loc: Lake Fork
I have not had that problem I have is not MinnKota's

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#10917462 - 06/14/15 11:00 PM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
CSTskeeter Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/19/11
Posts: 361
Loc: Bedford, Texas
I have a black 12ft with no problems
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#10917537 - 06/15/15 12:45 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
Brian McGuire Offline
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Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 64
Loc: Gatesville tx
Same problem looks bad

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#10917549 - 06/15/15 01:54 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
slshaneus Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/05/10
Posts: 410
i have red ones mine have done the same thing......but they always work banana

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#10917715 - 06/15/15 08:07 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
Lil' Louie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 9400
Loc: Lewisville/Lake Fork
mechanically it is fine. Not real happy about a $2000 piece of equipment that has paint peeling off of it though for no good reason besides possible water spray.
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#10917738 - 06/15/15 08:18 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
Slade Offline
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Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 1311
Loc: Irving, TX
I saw a few guys coming off lake fork at 515 East ramp saturday afternoon when the storm blew in and it looked like one of their's had broken loose or something also.
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#10917741 - 06/15/15 08:20 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
RangerBass21 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/15
Posts: 2210
Loc: Plano
Are we trying to look all pretty?
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#10917749 - 06/15/15 08:27 AM Re: Talon [Re: RangerBass21]
Lil' Louie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 9400
Loc: Lewisville/Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: RangerBass21
Are we trying to look all pretty?


Well, if you want to call it that. Some of us take care of our boats and equipment and like it looking good.

Point of the post was I can't believe a $2,000 piece of equipment is so cheap to just have the paint peel right off of it. Didn't know if anybody else had run into this problem.
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#10917951 - 06/15/15 09:51 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
HEAVY SACK (aka Crankinstein) Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/18/05
Posts: 1874
Loc: East Fork
Got a lot of use out of mine and no mechanical or cosmetic problems.

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#10917952 - 06/15/15 09:51 AM Re: Talon [Re: Lil' Louie]
TOPBAITS.com Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/26/12
Posts: 88
That was mine on the 515 bridge. The tilt bracket broke. The Minn Kota rep at the tourney told me that they are warrantied and to include the coating peeling of and they are supposed to be sending me new ones. I sure do like the Talons over the power poles!
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