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#11195079 - 10/30/15 07:11 AM Talons Squawking
Kirkster Offline
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Registered: 06/24/14
Posts: 32
I really like my new 10 foot Talons, but they squawk pretty loud every time they go up and down. Is that normal? Also every so often one of them does not retract, so I have to always look back to make sure it is up. Those are minor issues and overall I give them a big thumb's up.

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#11195517 - 10/30/15 10:42 AM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
Zach S Online   content
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Registered: 07/19/11
Posts: 379
Loc: Bedford, Texas
I spray silicone spray in the grooves while it is fully extended every now and then and it keeps it quiet. Also washing it out while its fully extended helps too.

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#11195566 - 10/30/15 11:09 AM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
monster fish Offline
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Registered: 02/12/08
Posts: 336
Loc: floresville
buy power poles
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#11195644 - 10/30/15 11:49 AM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
Drummond1 Offline
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Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 205
Loc: Irving
Mine makes a little noise, that is one way I know they are going up or down. If I am using the remote on the bow, and there is an obstruction to the signal (like my wife having an umbrella up) I may have to use a different remote
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#11195813 - 10/30/15 01:35 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: monster fish]
squib Online   content
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Registered: 01/03/03
Posts: 1151
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Originally Posted By: monster fish
buy power poles


Find someone with powerpoles and then soak up some of the hydraulic fluid that is leaking out of their boat's drain hole from a ruptured line. Use that fluid to oil your Talons. Everyone wins.

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#11195824 - 10/30/15 01:38 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: squib]
hopefullythisworks Offline
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Registered: 08/17/13
Posts: 232
Loc: LGV, TX
Originally Posted By: squib
Originally Posted By: monster fish
buy power poles


Find someone with powerpoles and then soak up some of the hydraulic fluid that is leaking out of their boat's drain hole from a ruptured line. Use that fluid to oil your Talons. Everyone wins.


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#11195875 - 10/30/15 01:59 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: squib]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1308
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: squib
Originally Posted By: monster fish
buy power poles


Find someone with powerpoles and then soak up some of the hydraulic fluid that is leaking out of their boat's drain hole from a ruptured line. Use that fluid to oil your Talons. Everyone wins.


1st. I have NEVER seen a PowerPole line "rupture"
2nd They use compression fittings. If these fittings are not properly secured they will come apart.
3rd their fluid really isn't that "Oily" thumb

P.S. I find my multi cutters from Snap on handy. Compression fittings require a clean cute and multiple torqueing.

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#11195898 - 10/30/15 02:12 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
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Rangers are better than Skeeters. Oh sorry, wrong post.
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#11196146 - 10/30/15 04:32 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
monster fish Offline
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Registered: 02/12/08
Posts: 336
Loc: floresville
getting ready to take off my minn kota trolling motor also, horrible customer service, and they just plain don't give a shi%&$&$&&$&. so motor guide here I come, will never own a minn kota product again..
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#11196159 - 10/30/15 04:40 PM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: monster fish]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1308
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: monster fish
getting ready to take off my minn kota trolling motor also, horrible customer service, and they just plain don't give a shi%&$&$&&$&. so motor guide here I come, will never own a minn kota product again..


I am confused about this. Was the trolling motor under warranty? How old was it from purchase? What exactly is wrong with it?

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#11197219 - 10/31/15 09:37 AM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
LittleGazoo Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 843
Loc: Big Sandy, TX
Kirkster
Call Talon Support. 800 227 6433 and have the serial number.

My 12' squawked. Had to send back and MK fixed the problem.

Ask if your Talon can be take to a local Service Repair or have to be shipped in. They wanted to diagnose mine.

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#11197247 - 10/31/15 09:46 AM Re: Talons Squawking [Re: Kirkster]
LittleGazoo Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 843
Loc: Big Sandy, TX
And Kirkster's OP was too seek info, some help & stated he is very happy with his Talons as am I.

So please no trolling and take off-topic to another thread or go to PM.

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