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#11686187 - 06/24/16 08:35 AM ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST
Bill @ Main Spire Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/23/16
Posts: 3
Thoughts? Many boaters just don't keep that kill switch attached correctly. This product will make safety more convenient. Read more here on what we have let get out already - http://www.odumagazine.com/have-you-...t-kill-switch/

I'm looking for comments on this new product before it hits at ICAST. This forum specifically was suggested as the best place to go.

Thanks in advance for the help...Bill (bill@mainspire.com)





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#11686339 - 06/24/16 09:38 AM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
stratos Offline
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Registered: 02/23/05
Posts: 1331
Loc: Royse City, Tx
Really cool concept. I am pretty sure there are other companies offering the same type product. But more is always better.

This is a really great thing for off-shore fishing. It makes it able to use auto pilot and you could fish by yourself, or have just 2 people on the boat. ! fighting fish and 1 on the gaff.

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#11689435 - 06/26/16 09:11 AM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
Von Offline
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Registered: 09/09/03
Posts: 306
Loc: Claremore,OK
I would pass...i like the rope. Automatic life jackets fail...and being electronic, id have to think this could fail as well.

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#11689477 - 06/26/16 09:41 AM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
Cast Online   content
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 6574
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I like it. Electronics is everywhere. Embrace it. Add a manual over ride and I'm in.
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#11690242 - 06/26/16 05:23 PM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
Capt Craig Online   content
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Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1401
Loc: Richland-Chambers
I have been using the Autotether for years and while I like it, it isn't perfect.

You're link doesn't seem to be working. I would like to know more and would be willing to trial it if you have one available.
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#11692987 - 06/28/16 06:50 AM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
Bill @ Main Spire Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/23/16
Posts: 3
Capt. Craig - Sorry about the link. No idea why. Here it is again - http://www.odumagazine.com/have-you-ever-disconnected-you-boat-kill-switch/ and here is the companies website - https://www.fellmarine.com/. Do you work out of a marina? If so which one?

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#11693987 - 06/28/16 02:11 PM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1401
Loc: Richland-Chambers
I work from numerous marinas around the state.

Looks interesting, but I lost all interest that it requires wiring into the boat's electrical system. I don't want anything additional that could cause an electrical issue and leave me stranded on the water with passengers. I would have to pass on it.
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2013 Nautic Star 2110 Shallow Bay Boat
Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
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Redneck Fish'n Jigs Pro Staff (redneckfishn.com)

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#11701679 - 07/02/16 07:07 PM Re: ICAST Alert: A New WIRELESS Kill Switch Is Being Launched At ICAST [Re: Bill @ Main Spire]
Bill @ Main Spire Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/23/16
Posts: 3
We all love out boats. Who wants to try a MOB+ from Fell Marine? Fell Marine is giving away a unit this Fourth of July weekend. Simple Facebook contest. Link to contest page - https://www.facebook.com/FellMarine/phot...e=3&theater

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