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#10934032 - 06/22/15 09:30 PM Running bass boat in salt water
Skeeter0712 Offline
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Registered: 06/20/15
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Have 202c skeeter with 200 yamaha. (Not salt water motor) What are the cons/problems in taking to the coast and fishing salt water a limited amount of times?

Edited by Skeeter0712 (06/22/15 09:43 PM)

#10934039 - 06/22/15 09:33 PM Re: Running bass boat in salt water [Re: Skeeter0712]
RangerBass21 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/09/15
Posts: 2210
Loc: Plano
If you motor isn't for salt water use, it'll eat up your motor

#10934156 - 06/22/15 10:35 PM Re: Running bass boat in salt water [Re: Skeeter0712]
FMJshooter Offline
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Registered: 06/24/08
Posts: 1390
Loc: Belton, TX
Really the big threat with the boat is salty carpet and wiring. Saltwater boats tend to have better sealed connections and shielded wire. Any salt gets into a connection it's going to have issues down the line.

Biggest issue of all will be with the trailer, if it's a painted trailer not designed for salt it will get tore the heck up. You might get away with washing the [censored] out of it with that salt away stuff but miss a spot and cancer will start in no time, if it gets inside the trailer it will eat it's way from the inside out.

#10934170 - 06/22/15 10:43 PM Re: Running bass boat in salt water [Re: Skeeter0712]
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Nothing good will happen.
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX


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