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Today's Update and, ...or
4/19/14 Hired 3 new workers this week to help build
tackle. Been behind the 8-ball ever since the 4/1/14
reopening of the webstore and playing catch up.
It's hard to tell what the future holds, but for the next month,
or two shipping tackle to retail tackle outlets could be
impossible. OK, being busy sure beat the alternative, but
this year is ALL about coming up with new tackle for 2015.
yet to find the time to work with my new 3D printer. So,
tomorrow will be dedicated to getting comfortable with the
software that runs the printer
4/18/14 MDNR Platte River Hatchery Fisheries
Biologist, Aaron Switzer spoke on Traverse City's TV Channel 7
yesterday. He brought up the fact that this winter's cold
and extended ice cover "could" mean less of a growing season for
Great Lakes fish. In turn, resulting in possibly smaller
fish this season. This is makes sense.
Only time will tell what's in store for us is a safe bet.
Was Lk. MI's return to plus 20 pound Kings an anomaly in 2013?
Like I said, ..."only time will tell."
4/17/14 Boat docks went in yesterday at Manistee, MI's
1st Street public launch. The City of Manistee is kind to
early season Lk. MI fishermen. History says there's no charge to
launch until sometime, ...usually in later May. Click docks going in on
Guess we all have reel-dreams about what this season offers.
Good, bad, or indifferent the unknown is what makes Great Lakes
fishing so much fun!!!
4/16/14 Winter seems to have
returned to Manistee, MI after we had 4" rain recently.
Many central and N counties in MI's lower peninsula have temps
in the teens this morning. Yesterday, close to 3" of the
white stuff fell at my place.
Put the batteries in my boat last week, but holding off any
ideas of fishing until there's more tolerable weather.
Click 7' lump
of snow blocking window
4/15/14 Project 2015 begins with my new 3D printer to
build, design, & water test prototypes. Sent the 1st
printer I ordered back. It was cheaply built at under
My new printer is closer to $2500 when software, spare
extruders, control interface and build PLA & ABS filaments are
figured in. Click my 2nd 3D
Parts in the foreground displayed on white are pieces and parts
this printer already made. Which are pretty intricate
according to my eyes.
This is a brand new vista for me and challenges will be many
conquering the learning curve that comes with the territory in
the world of 3D home manufacturing. Stay tuned ...it's gonna be
fun struggling with new 21st century technology!
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