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#12856114 - 08/07/18 07:12 AM VT-2
wild bill Offline
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Registered: 12/30/05
Posts: 360
Loc: Flint Texas
MY aluminum boat has only one live well that is located in front of the console. I have installed an Oxygenator and a bubbler system. and still have problems with keeping fish alive during a day long event. I have insulated the box and done just about all I know to do.
I was reading about this VT-2. Basically it is a vent to allow the gases to flow out. I have smelled that foul odor and seen the foam that is talked about in VT 2 advertisement
Is there anyone that has installed and what are your reviews of this product. I know $45 dollars is not going to break the 'wild bill empire' but would like to know it is worth the time and effort to install.

thanks
wild bill
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#12856125 - 08/07/18 07:29 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
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Loc: Bedford, TX
pass for this guy... id spend it on ice
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#12856131 - 08/07/18 07:35 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Jaret Latta Online   content
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This plus ice when needed and catch/release..... problem solved

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#12856188 - 08/07/18 08:32 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
NoWeighers Offline
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Registered: 05/09/07
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Loc: Zapata, TX
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#12856248 - 08/07/18 09:23 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 3313
Loc: Hill county
They're way overpriced just use the T-H marine lid lift pulls on tacklewarehouse, seen them on several tin boat, only $3


Edited by Bossbowman (08/07/18 09:24 AM)

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#12856296 - 08/07/18 10:04 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: Bossbowman]
Fishinfellow Online   content
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Registered: 01/12/10
Posts: 3293
Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
Originally Posted By: Bossbowman
They're way overpriced just use the T-H marine lid lift pulls on tacklewarehouse, seen them on several tin boat, only $3


Good thinking. You could just cut a slit in the bottom of that thing and achieve the exact function of the V2 vents. noidea
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#12856311 - 08/07/18 10:17 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 3313
Loc: Hill county
Or just leave the bottom piece off and bolt the top one, saw a few crappie boats do it that way

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#12856395 - 08/07/18 11:39 AM Re: VT-2 [Re: Bossbowman]
coachallentca Online   content
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4425
Loc: crowley
Originally Posted By: Bossbowman
Or just leave the bottom piece off and bolt the top one, saw a few crappie boats do it that way


would it function the same as the VT-2?
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#12856563 - 08/07/18 01:57 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Registered: 02/27/13
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I have had Vt-2's on 2 boats now. They are fantastic and they are all I use for my live-wells. No oxygen, nothing. Just VT-2's. They are well worth the $45 investment. Easy to install too. WELL WORTH IT.
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#12856583 - 08/07/18 02:07 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Bissett Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4679
Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
I looked at this post earlier this morning on my work computer and then checked facebook during lunch on my phone and an add for VT-2's pops up. Dang FBI
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#12856645 - 08/07/18 03:02 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
NITRO Z8 Online   content
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Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 617
Loc: Texas
That's one of the best idea's yet and yes they work great. That's all I use and it has paid off. So get one.

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#12856659 - 08/07/18 03:17 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: Frank the Tank]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Hideaway, TX
Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
I have had Vt-2's on 2 boats now. They are fantastic and they are all I use for my live-wells. No oxygen, nothing. Just VT-2's. They are well worth the $45 investment. Easy to install too. WELL WORTH IT.


I take it back, I have had vents on 3 boats now. One that I bought had simple vents to let gases out, but it wasn't the VT-2's. Bottom line, my fish are very healthy and very active at the end of day. In 100 degree temps, doesn't matter. They are VERY lively at the end of the day. You will not regret it.
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#12856748 - 08/07/18 04:15 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2089
Loc: ft.worth
I have had the VT2 on all my boats no complaints
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#12856796 - 08/07/18 05:04 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: wild bill]
Topwater2 Online   content
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Registered: 03/06/14
Posts: 860
I installed V2's last week. Can't wait to see the results. I hear a lot of good things about them and no need to use additives.
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#12856819 - 08/07/18 05:35 PM Re: VT-2 [Re: B.Hollingshead]
James Biggs Online   content
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Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 3028
Loc: DFW area
Originally Posted By: B.Hollingshead
I have had the VT2 on all my boats no complaints


Me too
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