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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By LI32

10 pages worth -...

10 pages worth - https://www.thehulltruth.com/dockside-chat/1033847-34-dead-ca-boat-fire.html
While I hope they will put the Captain away for the rest of his life for, in effect, negligently killing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By LI32

Update - with the Black Friday sales at Best Buy,...

Update - with the Black Friday sales at Best Buy, the 11" iPad Pro 256 gb was only $20 more than the iPad Air 256 gb, so I bought the iPad Pro. Thanks for the analysis and feedback
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 29,920
Posted By LI32

Not a surprise for me (see my 9/12/19 post...

Not a surprise for me (see my 9/12/19 post above).
He fully deserved being indicted - at least at age 67 he won't have to do the maximum of 340 years in jail.
I expect, if he has a good criminal...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,315
Posted By LI32

The difference in viscosity between 0w20...

The difference in viscosity between 0w20 synthetic and straight 30w is huge.
Plus bar oil has no SAE rating and can coke on the GM V8 engine pretty quickly. For those saying it is only a little bit...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,484
Posted By LI32

Or maybe you should check yours.Over the past...

Or maybe you should check yours.Over the past couple of days, we’ve been discussing GM’s automatic engine stop-start feature – a technology that allows the engine to turn itself off when a vehicle...
12-01-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 724
Posted By LI32

Good call - I keep my big boat (twin diesels) in...

Good call - I keep my big boat (twin diesels) in the water behind the house most winters, but I have a bubbler system, keep it on shore power with the battery charger with engine room heat and full...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,587
Posted By LI32

On Point 2 - If a 3 year old Telsa with 20,000...

On Point 2 - If a 3 year old Telsa with 20,000 miles, which is typical of what they are in the used market place for 60% of its selling price (Model S & Model X) is very high for a basic model (which...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-30-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,484
Posted By LI32

As far as I know, GM is the only car company that...

As far as I know, GM is the only car company that installs start/stop without a disable button - it is always on.
It is Mary Barra's way of making sure the GM faithful hat that feature so much that...
11-29-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By LI32

If the CAT engines are original to the vessel...

If the CAT engines are original to the vessel they would be 3196's as the C-12's didn't arrive until 2001.
For the OP fuel monitoring systems are pretty complicated for diesels needing a fuel flow...
11-29-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By LI32

That blind spot is the radar unit seeing the...

That blind spot is the radar unit seeing the spotlight at a range too close (i.e. less than 5 meters) from the Fantom - seeing as the blind spot is from 11-1, that would be extremely dangerous.
The...
11-29-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By LI32

Take a good look at the SeaHunt 255SE - it has...

Take a good look at the SeaHunt 255SE - it has seats for 8 behind the center console: two helm seats, two seat directly behind helm seats facing aft and 4 seat across the stern. My neighbor got one...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,587
Posted By LI32

It is not really an issue - for $2,500 every few...

It is not really an issue - for $2,500 every few years you can have it fixed - that is just one of the many costs of owning an out of warranty Tesla. It also explains why there are Tesla loyalists...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-26-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,130
Posted By LI32

Not exactly - even from the New York Times: ...

Not exactly - even from the New York Times:
Pfizer has distanced itself from Mr. Trump and Operation Warp Speed. In an interview on Sunday, Kathrin Jansen, a senior vice president and the head of...
11-26-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By LI32

The soft block issue was in the mid-1990's and...

The soft block issue was in the mid-1990's and was a manufacturing defect that affected about 400 engine blocks made in France - those engines all failed within 100 hours and every engine was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-26-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,130
Posted By LI32

I think you might be wrong - politicians are...

I think you might be wrong - politicians are going to get the vaccine before the line even starts to form.
11-25-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LI32

You also need to factor in expenses - a 43'...

You also need to factor in expenses - a 43' Viking with Twin 6v92 550's or 625's will get 0.5 nmpg at best cruise speed, so you are looking at 400-500 gallons of diesel for every Hudson canyon trip -...
11-25-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By LI32

No unit is going to chart a course like your cars...

No unit is going to chart a course like your cars does - boats don't run on roads and some areas on the map are not charted, so auto-guidance will not work unless the route has been fully mapped and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-25-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,265
Posted By LI32

Being a post-boomer, I really appreciate this...

Being a post-boomer, I really appreciate this thread. I have no real life experience with most everything posted here other than through seeing it in movies, on TV or reading about it.
11-24-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By LI32

What are the "other components"? On a purchase,...

What are the "other components"?
On a purchase, I would do oil samples on the engines, gears and generator. On diesels I would also do the coolant since the wrong coolant can cause serious and...
Forum: Northeast
11-23-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,335
Posted By LI32

It only opened for the 2020 season, and with...

It only opened for the 2020 season, and with Covid I haven't been over that way this year to see to what extent they opened or what it is like.
It is my understanding that the marina offers no fuel,...
11-23-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By LI32

The biggest con to hard tops on those size boats...

The biggest con to hard tops on those size boats is cost - it is typically a $4-5k option.
The entire hard top and frame on a 21' boat is less than 75 lbs, so it really won't hurt stability much....
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,048
Posted By LI32

If all you were able to eat was half of the half...

If all you were able to eat was half of the half chicken, then it must be gout suppressing your appetite - that whole group of food is pretty small for a male adult's meal.
I am no expert, but from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By LI32

Of the two (VWAHX or VWITX), VWITX is more...

Of the two (VWAHX or VWITX), VWITX is more conservative and thus less volatile.
Both are pretty good performers for what they are, but neither are risk free - if the market drops a lot, they will...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By LI32

I assume any tasks that require a keyboard or...

I assume any tasks that require a keyboard or multi-core processor can be done even more successfully on a MacBook Pro.
She uses the iPad mostly with Apple notes and some other college notes and...
11-22-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,906
Posted By LI32

It all depends upon what you idea of luxury and...

It all depends upon what you idea of luxury and budget is - the Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Bentley Bentayga will both tow over 6,000lbs and are as high end as you can get in the luxury segment.
From...
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