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Today, 12:45 PM
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Posted By duckfish

Which model hull is it? As previously asked,...

Which model hull is it? As previously asked, where is it leaking?

I had a 2009 1960CC that developed a leak due to a cracked weld under the center-line keel guard. Hull was about 5 years old at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 09:10 AM
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Posted By duckfish

Wild guess here..... you come from or married in...

Wild guess here..... you come from or married in to money?

Hard work is often it's own reward. I know lots of decent people who indeed look back and say "I'm so happy I put all that hard work in...
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Yesterday, 06:14 AM
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Posted By duckfish

My take-away from reading this thread is I can at...

My take-away from reading this thread is I can at least find it heartening to see a number of parents from the generation behind me speaking positively about encouraging kids to get in to the trades....
07-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By duckfish

Sounds like you found the solution to your...

Sounds like you found the solution to your problem, but I'll throw this out just for the general info:

I went thru a DOT inspection stop in PA a few weeks ago. 14K lb trailer behind a 2500HD...
07-16-2019, 10:46 AM
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Views: 29,332
Posted By duckfish

Good Lord Almighty!! That certainly puts some...

Good Lord Almighty!! That certainly puts some things in perspective!

At what I pay only my lowliest shovel swingin laborers, that's $3/4 Mil in just direct payroll costs. A year & half worth of...
07-12-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,884
Posted By duckfish

I can't really offer much in constructive input...

I can't really offer much in constructive input other than to mention that I have spent a lot of time on a friends Cobia and doing some work on it for him. I was always impressed with that boat>
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07-09-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By duckfish

I have an Ultrexx. I get close to my spot, then...

I have an Ultrexx. I get close to my spot, then very slowly position myself over it with the TM. Then hit spot lock. If I come in too hot, the forward momentum from switching directly to spot lock...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,255
Posted By duckfish

Damn... that sucks. Was a nice rig, but walking...

Damn... that sucks. Was a nice rig, but walking away unscathed is all that matters. Interesting about the fire extinguisher. 2 years ago one of my guys successfully saved my 953D Cat from burning...
07-09-2019, 07:56 AM
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Posted By duckfish

What a great project! Bet it felt satisfying...

What a great project! Bet it felt satisfying getting her wet.
07-09-2019, 06:54 AM
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Posted By duckfish

I have several of these. All have worked...

I have several of these. All have worked flawlessly for several years or more.
https://www.streamlight.com/en/products/detail/index/waypoint


I prefer ones with batteries since it's much easier...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-05-2019, 07:40 PM
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Views: 737
Posted By duckfish

If no young kids, then Iíll second the Beehive...

If no young kids, then Iíll second the Beehive and Precipice trails. They are a bit sporty tho.

If youíre feeling adventurous, they do guided rock climbs on the cliffs over the ocean. Doesnít...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-05-2019, 03:08 PM
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Views: 737
Posted By duckfish

Kids going along or no kids? Ages, if kids? ...

Kids going along or no kids? Ages, if kids?
What kind of activities appeal to the group? Or are you just looking to sight-see and hit the more touristy spots?
07-01-2019, 07:03 PM
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Views: 213
Posted By duckfish

:rofl: Then you'll certainly love a jet. Sure...

:rofl: Then you'll certainly love a jet. Sure beats pushing.

Sounds like you've already done your homework, but check your impeller to volute liner clearance and file down the impeller leading...
07-01-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By duckfish

Enjoy. Where or what kind of water do you plan...

Enjoy. Where or what kind of water do you plan on running it in?

If this is your first OB jet, just be aware they really don't like weeds. Or floating leaves in the fall. Or sticks. Or ice,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-30-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,570
Posted By duckfish

I'm always amused/baffled by those in the lab...

I'm always amused/baffled by those in the lab world with vehemently strong opinions. Like they've got it all figured out. They're animals, and just like people, all different and most with some...
06-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By duckfish

I believe Gerald is referring to the fact that SS...

I believe Gerald is referring to the fact that SS & aluminum are dissimilar metals and the SS rivets will indeed likely cause corrosion of the aluminum hull at the area of contact. I have only ever...
06-23-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By duckfish

I just used soap & water on my boat. But my...

I just used soap & water on my boat. But my whole boat is aluminum plate and I did it when it was new and still had the mill scale shine.

I learned the the hard way, do not use Simple Green as a...
06-23-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By duckfish

Mystery should be along shortly to let you know...

Mystery should be along shortly to let you know you didnít search well enough.

I use Sharkhyde and for me it lasts for several years. I do keep my boat covered when not in use tho.
06-23-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,554
Posted By duckfish

Love those CC 25ís! Enjoy.

Love those CC 25ís!

Enjoy.
06-13-2019, 09:03 AM
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Views: 20,843
Posted By duckfish

Since there hasn't been any OB jets posted yet ...

Since there hasn't been any OB jets posted yet


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06-07-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,192
Posted By duckfish

A lot of great projects in this thread. My hats...

A lot of great projects in this thread. My hats off to all of you!

I've had some sheets of okuome it my wood shop for about 5 years now just waiting on me to make the time for a little hybrid...
05-30-2019, 01:39 PM
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Views: 659
Posted By duckfish

Yup. They do customer service right!

Yup. They do customer service right!
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,055
Posted By duckfish

Do they pour concrete or flowable fill? Here, we...

Do they pour concrete or flowable fill? Here, we use flowable fill so that if it is ever necessary to reach whatever utilities may be below that, it can be dug back thru. At 6" not too tough to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,976
Posted By duckfish

As soon as I saw this thread was about taxes I...

As soon as I saw this thread was about taxes I KNEW I could count on posts from you bitching about small business owners somehow cheating the world. You positively have no clue.

Here's a thought...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,062
Posted By duckfish

As an owner of a bunch of their stuff..... not so...

As an owner of a bunch of their stuff..... not so much any more. I can't even get Cat branded teeth for my excavators that aren't stamped "made in china" these days. In today's world, very little...
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