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04-14-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Jay A

Update: During my search for a boat slip has been...

Update: During my search for a boat slip has been tough. My old slip the owner sold his property so I contacted every marina in town and nothing is available! Wait lists are roughly 5 years long!...
04-13-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Jay A

The bottom wasn't prepared properly. All you need...

The bottom wasn't prepared properly. All you need to do is sand with 100 grit paper, rinse and let dry then paint 2 coats of anti fouling paint. Tip : If you are using an ablative paint the quicker...
04-13-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Jay A

Great to be back...Almost, now I have to find a...

Great to be back...Almost, now I have to find a slip!
04-13-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Jay A

Back on the Water Again! Almost.....

I've had a rough few years lately boating wise. Back in 2012 I had to sell my 2001 21' Sea Pro W/A boat in order to help pay medical bills for my brother-in-law. It's been tough to look at boats but...
01-03-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 92,604
Posted By Jay A

I love the 2.7 ecoboost so much I traded my 2017...

I love the 2.7 ecoboost so much I traded my 2017 STX for a 2020 STX. I'm amazed at the power and economy. The best of both worlds! ...
Forum: Test Area
11-03-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Jay A

This Test

Nope
10-06-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jay A

Feeling a nibble on my tailgate!

The end of September here is full of transitions. The Fall cruise ships arrive as many begin to haul out their boats.
https://capeannimages.blogspot.com/2019/09/end-of-september-mix.html
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09-10-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,900
Posted By Jay A

The far reach of Hurricane Dorian: ...

The far reach of Hurricane Dorian:
https://capeannimages.blogspot.com/2019/09/leftovers.html...
09-02-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By Jay A

Over time you'll discover If you slowly come to a...

Over time you'll discover If you slowly come to a stop don't add pressure to the brake and the engine will stay running. Also if you turn slightly as you stop the engine will stay running. I have the...
09-01-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By Jay A

2019 Gloucester Schooner Festival!

A perfect weather weekend brought thousands to Gloucester's waterfront.

Schooner Adventure (https://capeannimages.blogspot.com/2019/09/2019-gloucester-schooner-festival.html)...
07-10-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,900
Posted By Jay A

I would never suggest taking your family to see...

I would never suggest taking your family to see the waves this close! Look close they are holding an infant!...
07-08-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,153
Posted By Jay A

"Trump" Goes Down!

Last week was a busy week in Gloucester. The annual St. Peter's Fiesta highlighted by the Greasy Pole Contest which runs for three days. This year a rookie walker Derek Hopkins won all three and all...
03-25-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jay A

Spring Has Sprung!

Images from this past week.
https://capeannimages.blogspot.com/2019/03/spring-has-sprung.html

Gloucester is dog and human friendly!...
03-20-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,534
Posted By Jay A

I got the 2.7 with a Supercrew cab 6.5 bed and...

I got the 2.7 with a Supercrew cab 6.5 bed and 20" wheels and avg 23 to 24 mpg but I cruise the speed limit around here which is 65 mph. I get 18 mpg around my hilly city.
03-20-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,679
Posted By Jay A

I usually anticipate stops and slow down and...

I usually anticipate stops and slow down and pretty much roll to a stop hardly using brakes. My wife is the opposite and goes through brake pads like a hot knife through butter!
03-19-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,679
Posted By Jay A

Mine is a 2017 F-150 and at first I didn't like...

Mine is a 2017 F-150 and at first I didn't like the start/stop feature but now I do. It took a few weeks before I found the brake "sweet spot" where I'd ease into a stop without the engine shutting...
03-18-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Jay A

About 20 years ago an apartment building...

About 20 years ago an apartment building collapsed into the harbor with tenants inside, luckily there was no loss of life. The city has been proactive since then inspecting all wharfs in the harbor....
03-17-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Jay A

Wharf Collapse!

Last week a wharf owned by a local building supply business collapsed into the harbor. It was built in the early 1900's and up to recently used to store lumber. Originally ships would unload lumber...
03-06-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Jay A

Thanks Bruce! Using the snow thrower makes my...

Thanks Bruce! Using the snow thrower makes my back feel like jelly. Picture the front end lifting up on hard packed snow while the handles lower. I gotta fight that and over time I feel like I was...
03-04-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,482
Posted By Jay A

You must have one hell of a commute! I have the...

You must have one hell of a commute! I have the 2017 F-150 2.7 ecoboost 4x4, STX model and it just turned 7000 miles( Actually I just checked my Ford app, it's got 7259 miles on it.)! Great engine!
03-04-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Jay A

No additional weight added except I keep the...

No additional weight added except I keep the mowing deck in place for the additional weight with the discharge chute secured in the up position. Works well but tire chains are a must.

I woke up to...
03-03-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Jay A

Wind and Snow!

A week of extremes around here.
https://capeannimages.blogspot.com/2019/03/wing-and-snow.html
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03-02-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,400
Posted By Jay A

I live in a city with one dealer that sells...

I live in a city with one dealer that sells Chevy/GM and Dodge. The closest Ford Dealer is 15 miles away and the closest Japanese dealer is 20 miles away. I'd say in this fish town not one brand is...
03-02-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,196
Posted By Jay A

You can still buy a vehicle without a back-up...

You can still buy a vehicle without a back-up camera. I have one but I still look back and use the mirrors.
03-01-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,153
Posted By Jay A

Update: I got a phone call from that guy in the...

Update: I got a phone call from that guy in the photos and he was angry I took a photo of him????? I explained to him anyone in public can be photographed besides, no one can make you out and I...
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