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Posted By marvin177

I think you would have a reflection off the...

I think you would have a reflection off the water. I've gigged a lot and prefer underwater lights. I make mine with a auto headlight inside a 3" pvc 90 with a 1" pvc coming out of the other side of...
06-18-2010, 06:48 PM
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Posted By marvin177

Fort George is good but closer to Fernandina is...

Fort George is good but closer to Fernandina is Nassau Sound which has a pretty nice beach around Bird Island.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-17-2010, 06:41 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I was raised in Wilmington and still have a house...

I was raised in Wilmington and still have a house there I rent out. Lots of great places around there but my favorite is a little hole in the wall place at the foot of the Kure Beach Fishing pier...
06-17-2010, 06:24 PM
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Posted By marvin177

When I was a kid 50 years ago I and another kid...

When I was a kid 50 years ago I and another kid were surfing next to the Surf City fishing pier in Surf City NC. We were about 150 feet to the north of the pier where the best surf was. It wasn't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2010, 08:13 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I didn't pay much attention to him until I saw...

I didn't pay much attention to him until I saw him in concert in Charleston SC a few years back and he is amazing. At one point he played every instrument on the stage including a banjo. Really a...
06-04-2010, 07:26 PM
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Posted By marvin177

You don't say what size type boat you have. One...

You don't say what size type boat you have. One thing to consider is the weight and location of a third battery. You can certainly connect your trolling motor and start battery together through a...
05-28-2010, 08:19 AM
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Posted By marvin177

I've made that trip several times from Indiantown...

I've made that trip several times from Indiantown to Captiva Island. I really like the Indiantown Marina. It's and old run down place but the staff there are really a hoot. On I think it's Saturday...
05-28-2010, 08:11 AM
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Posted By marvin177

I'll be either there or Nassau Sound saturday and...

I'll be either there or Nassau Sound saturday and sunday depending on the weather. 22' C-Dory C-FLE II. Monday will cruise up to Saint Mary's for dinner!
05-28-2010, 08:07 AM
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Posted By marvin177

I had to register and now have two user names but...

I had to register and now have two user names but thats not what I wanted to comment on. I think at birth everyone should be issued a "Death Card." It would be something similiar to a drivers...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-03-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,382
Posted By marvin177

I just left the Lowe's here in Jacksonville where...

I just left the Lowe's here in Jacksonville where I picked up the afore mentioned drill for $99. I think the sale just started here so Home Depot may have the same deal. I don't know if these are...
01-31-2010, 12:57 PM
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Posted By marvin177

Now thats funny I don't care who you are. :rofl:

Now thats funny I don't care who you are. :rofl:
01-25-2010, 06:17 PM
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Posted By marvin177

Go to Portaboat website and they sell Suzuki's at...

Go to Portaboat website and they sell Suzuki's at pretty good prices. I think the 2.5 is around $650 and I've heard nothing but good about them.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-25-2010, 01:34 PM
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Views: 2,575
Posted By marvin177

Thats one sweet Nova. I had a 66 327 350 HP 4...

Thats one sweet Nova. I had a 66 327 350 HP 4 speed. I bought it new for $2700. It was the cheap body (not SS) with the dog dish hubcaps and looked like a little old lady's car. I had to sell it when...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-25-2010, 01:26 PM
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Posted By marvin177

Not a very good picture but this is my daughters...

Not a very good picture but this is my daughters 65 Bonneville Convertible. It's the same car she came home from the hospital in when she was born. It's a 389 original all matching numbers and ever...
01-25-2010, 12:42 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I replaced mine about 9 months ago and went with...

I replaced mine about 9 months ago and went with the R 410R for the reasons Marty points out. I went with Lennox hoping it will last longer than the two previous units which lasted just out of the...
01-20-2010, 04:27 PM
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Posted By marvin177

Great work when I retired I wanted to do...

Great work when I retired I wanted to do something similiar with clams but couldn't get a permit in Duval County where I live because of the poor water quality.
01-20-2010, 04:10 PM
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Posted By marvin177

My dock permit on the ICW required me to be 100'...

My dock permit on the ICW required me to be 100' from the edge of the marked channel but nobody could really tell you where that was. There are some new docks north of me that I know aren't 25' from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2010, 04:39 AM
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Views: 1,368
Posted By marvin177

I bought a S&W Sigma 9mm just to keep in my...

I bought a S&W Sigma 9mm just to keep in my vehicle and for $299 it really shoots well and after about 300 rounds no problems they come in 40 also.
01-16-2010, 04:38 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I have heard of this happening but never really...

I have heard of this happening but never really seen it until my buddy sent me the attached photo. Guy pulled his boat 30 miles across Jacksonville to the Sisters Creek ramp without the trailer...
01-16-2010, 03:00 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I quit using them years ago I now take my Jeep to...

I quit using them years ago I now take my Jeep to a local Chrysler dealer and for $28 they change the oil, fill all fluids, tires, vacuum and wash the Jeep.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,382
Posted By marvin177

As of yesterday neither Home Depot or Lowe's had...

As of yesterday neither Home Depot or Lowe's had them on sale here in Jax.
01-16-2010, 07:37 AM
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Posted By marvin177

I solved my porposing on my Carolina Skiff with a...

I solved my porposing on my Carolina Skiff with a permatrim. As to moving the house batteries you may want to enlarge the wire from your transfer switch depending on how much length you add. I've had...
01-15-2010, 06:32 PM
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Posted By marvin177

I doubt that transmission will hold up very long...

I doubt that transmission will hold up very long pulling in OD.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,382
Posted By marvin177

Wow thats a deal. I just through one away that...

Wow thats a deal. I just through one away that was about 5 years old and well used. Needed new batteries and they were over $100. Thanks on my way to Home Depot.
01-11-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By marvin177

What ever you get, get a two speed.

What ever you get, get a two speed.
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