Ace line hauler question

Discussion in 'Saltwater Fishing Forum' started by islander55, Dec 1, 2017.

  1. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    ive had a Brutus 40 and a Scotty puller but sadly they were both stolen
    Just wondering how that new max torque puller works
    Any better then the Brutus 40
    Faster? Then the 40 or
     
  2. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

    had both , same speed , but more torque , if your pullin weight ! highly recommend it
    love it , get the hands free coiler as well ,sit back and enjoy your pop

    fd
     
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  3. terrin

    terrin Well-Known Member

    I wonder if you can just upgrade with the new motor to turn a Brutus 40 into a max torque and what the cost would be.
     
  4. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

    Yes they Will swap it out for you , not sure what they would charge you , They did mine at a few of my other friends this past year

    They’re here in Nanaimo

    1-250-753-7179

    FD
     
  5. I had an issue last year raising the last shrimp pot. It got caught on something at depth and stopped the ALH in its tracks. Ended up popping two fuses. Had to haul the thing ALL THE WAY UP by hand. What a B**ch. Other than that, I have had no issues with it. What is the auto spooler?
     
  6. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    The next best thing to sliced bread ! http://acelinehauler.com/bulldog-hands-free-accessory

    Fish Assassin put me onto this. I have soft plastic round bins that I put on the deck under the hauler. Turn the beast on and stand back. no more hand coiling and no bending down. Its a smaller version of the coilers that the commercial guys use .
     
  7. I'm looking at this thing wondering what it does to coil the line?
     
  8. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    The line coming through the puller has a bias that seems to govern which way it falls after it comes through the pressure wheel ( the black hard rubber roller ) My ropes coil mainly in a right hand circle... but will every now and then switch direction and coil to the left. Usually it will correct itself and resume a right hand drop. You can get a tighter coil if you use a basket to catch the line and raise it up off the deck. Conversely, drop the basket lower and it will drop larger coils. I suggest you look in UTube and all things will become clear! :D
     
  9. the fog ducker

    the fog ducker Well-Known Member

  10. Floater

    Floater Well-Known Member

    I want to try a different shape container to catch the rope, if Im not there to manage it as it tries to coil, it just goes everywhere.

    What containers do you guys use to catch the coil?
     
  11. Sir Reel

    Sir Reel Well-Known Member

    They look like this. You can get them at Home Depot or Rona. Works great. I can get 2 coils in one bucket.

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  12. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Well-Known Member

    My rope won't self coil with chucks hands free. Seems to only like poly.
     
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  13. I did see youtube vids of this but the ones I saw weren't really clear on how it worked. Also looks like everyone uses leaded line which is what I have.
     
  14. fishin solo

    fishin solo Well-Known Member

    Lead line coils beautiful as well
     
  15. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    Some lead core-- some not. Biggest problem is that I get distracted and stop watching the line drop into the basket. Those damn line weights are sneaky and will get stuck in the pulley if you are not quick to remove them
     
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  16. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    Something I learned the hard way-- drill holes in the bottom of the baskets if you are stacking them dry. Otherwise they get stuck together and it will take two people to wrestle them apart..
     

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