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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-03-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,607
Posted By FloataBoat

My folks had a pipe leak/burst in their concrete...

My folks had a pipe leak/burst in their concrete slab/foundation and had to get the whole house re-piped all throughout their attic. They haven't had any issues since and it's been 10+ yrs. In the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-03-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,631
Posted By FloataBoat

I would say Yes. For my senior prom in '95, my...

I would say Yes. For my senior prom in '95, my uncle let me borrow/take his 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. My date loved it, however the only thing she didn't like was that there was no AC. I will admit when...
08-29-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,843
Posted By FloataBoat

Dual Consoles (DC) are more geared for fishing,...

Dual Consoles (DC) are more geared for fishing, with some extra creature comforts to go along with it. A bow rider IMO is strictly geared towards pleasure boating and cruising. A DC holds up better...
07-14-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By FloataBoat

Sweet! Very nice! I really like Scout Boats.

Sweet! Very nice! I really like Scout Boats.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-02-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By FloataBoat

Back in the real estate hay day, we decided to...

Back in the real estate hay day, we decided to sell our home by ourselves. It was super easy. We just went to Office Depot and bought a package that contained all the necessary paperwork to do it. We...
03-01-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By FloataBoat

Buddy has been catching lots of huge black drum,...

Buddy has been catching lots of huge black drum, tarpon, and a few Reds and snook, all around the inlet area.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-01-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By FloataBoat

My folks bought a nice mountain cabin in Murphy...

My folks bought a nice mountain cabin in Murphy NC. It's a great location, as it's not in a high tourists area, but all the sites and other stuff to see is only a 1-2hr drive away. My folks only...
01-13-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,526
Posted By FloataBoat

I get outdoor patio umbrellas from Walmart for...

I get outdoor patio umbrellas from Walmart for like $30 bucks. It matches the color of my hull, has a 9' diameter and provides lots of shade on my 18' flats boat. When I anchor, I just put the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-12-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,532
Posted By FloataBoat

It does take two that want to work things out and...

It does take two that want to work things out and get back on track. I met my wife when she was 15. We've been together for 24yrs ( married 14yrs). We had a bumpy road a few years back; nothing...
01-07-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,096
Posted By FloataBoat

Checkout Action Crafts, the 1890 and 2020. Not...

Checkout Action Crafts, the 1890 and 2020. Not sure if I've seen one with a t-top on one though. I've had a new AC 1720 since '07 and absolutely love it. It's rides great, even in the chop. If...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,512
Posted By FloataBoat

My wife just had a 2nd spinal fusion surgery back...

My wife just had a 2nd spinal fusion surgery back in November. She had L4-L5 and L5-S1 fused. She went thru hell with this surgery and the first couple of weeks were really bad. Back in 2006 she had...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,640
Posted By FloataBoat

I have a '13 Mustang GT, 6spd manual, with minor...

I have a '13 Mustang GT, 6spd manual, with minor bolt-ons (exhaust, CAI, Tune, 373s) and it will flat out get it. I've run a best 11.82 @124mph in the 1/4. Have embarrassed quite a few Corvettes. I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-02-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,182
Posted By FloataBoat

I don't have back problems......Had this happen...

I don't have back problems......Had this happen to me two years ago, while bending over to throw something in the trash and at the same time coughing really hard; I hit the floor in agony! Had to...
09-14-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By FloataBoat

I bought a few cans of Never Wet from Lowes and...

I bought a few cans of Never Wet from Lowes and sprayed by new trailer with.
09-07-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,217
Posted By FloataBoat

Definitely checkout the 26 Cervalle Bay,...

Definitely checkout the 26 Cervalle Bay, excellent quality and wonderful customer support, both during and after the sale. I love the Black Jack too, they ride great and fit and finish is top notch....
08-23-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By FloataBoat

There is a FB Action Craft Enthusiast Group page,...

There is a FB Action Craft Enthusiast Group page, where folks have purchased new Action Craft boats. You might find more info there.
08-23-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By FloataBoat

Action Craft is pumping out high quality flats...

Action Craft is pumping out high quality flats and bay boats. I've spoken to the new owner, Chad, at the beginning and ever since he's been off and running continuing the AC legacy! I wouldn't...
08-23-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,983
Posted By FloataBoat

I absolutely love my '07 Action Craft 1720se....

I absolutely love my '07 Action Craft 1720se. I've had it since new and it's surpassed all of my expectations. I use it for everything (island hopping, flats fishing, run out ~13 miles on calm days,...
07-27-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By FloataBoat

Brandon Ford. Just saw on their site that they...

Brandon Ford. Just saw on their site that they have a new Crew 4x4 Ecoboost XLT with tow package, trailer assist, and other goodies for $33.9k. Let me know if you find cheaper as I'm in the hunt for...
07-02-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,895
Posted By FloataBoat

I agree with most and get a slightly used boat...

I agree with most and get a slightly used boat already decked out with Electronics. New boat prices are outrageous! However if you wanna go new, the Bulls Bay boats seem very reasonably priced and...
07-02-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,318
Posted By FloataBoat

Congrats! They make a damn good boat and in the...

Congrats! They make a damn good boat and in the future if you need something Key West boat specific that needs replacing, their customer service is outstanding! Now time to get some fish...
06-18-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,506
Posted By FloataBoat

For $60k as your budget, you will have a lot of...

For $60k as your budget, you will have a lot of top tier bay boats to choose from. I would definitely checkout the Action Craft 2310 Bay Boat. They have more freeboard than most and draft well for...
06-16-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By FloataBoat

Sorry, I'm not a big help at where to get your...

Sorry, I'm not a big help at where to get your bait, but when I was down there last it was a dollar for each live pinfish. I would recommend getting your own pinfish trap if you are staying at a...
06-16-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,422
Posted By FloataBoat

IMO, I wouldn't go smaller than a 21ft Bay Boat. ...

IMO, I wouldn't go smaller than a 21ft Bay Boat. I'd checkout Action Craft Bay Boats as they have a tad bit more freeboard than some of the others. Also, there is a fella on here or FS Forums that...
06-15-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By FloataBoat

If not wanting a big DSLR camera which would be...

If not wanting a big DSLR camera which would be kind of a pain to lug around, I would opt for a Panasonic Lumix. I have one and love it. It's compact, takes excellent pics, and is waterproof, dust...
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