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Forum: Dockside Chat
10-20-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,865
Posted By tommyjones

I ordered a thousand dollars worth of port lights...

I ordered a thousand dollars worth of port lights that were supposed to be here in may. Each time I have checked on them the answer is Ďcovidí
10-16-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By tommyjones

First thing to consider is ownership costs. In...

First thing to consider is ownership costs. In SoCal you are going to pay a fortune for a slip or space at a marina unless you trailer the boat. Then you need a truck and a decent ‘home ramp’ to use,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-15-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 694
Posted By tommyjones

The king and a I with Yule brenner pirates...

The king and a I with Yule brenner

pirates of penzance
09-26-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,439
Posted By tommyjones

I have one on my duck boat and it’s absolutely...

I have one on my duck boat and it’s absolutely imperative. I rarely have it on for more than a couple seconds at a time, but occasionally I am cruising in the dark in areas where there are lots of...
09-23-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By tommyjones

UE Megablast here. It’s plenty loud even on my CC...

UE Megablast here. It’s plenty loud even on my CC at cruising speed, waterproof, long battery life AND if fits in a cup holder
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,506
Posted By tommyjones

Our climate keeps most of those types away, but...

Our climate keeps most of those types away, but we had one guy in a 23’ sailboat moored just off a public ramp for about 2 years. He kept a car in the parking lot and had an 8’ dinghy to get back and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-02-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By tommyjones

My sig came with Tritium sights. They are nice...

My sig came with Tritium sights. They are nice and bright and are easy to see in darkness as well as sunlight/shade combinations. I have fiber optic on several other set ups and I like them unless it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-01-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,424
Posted By tommyjones

so what did happen?

so what did happen?
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-19-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 148,586
Posted By tommyjones

I tend to agree, but You might want to tell the...

I tend to agree, but You might want to tell the mercury guys who have said both can happen....

Iíve run outboards my entire life, from all different lines. I have never heard of ingesting water...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-19-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 148,586
Posted By tommyjones

why not? Itís the same motor being decelerated...

why not? Itís the same motor being decelerated instantly. If it can happen by slowing to fast Using the throttle it should be able to happen by slowing to fast When the ignition is cut.
08-19-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By tommyjones

The first thing I would do is take it out with a...

The first thing I would do is take it out with a friend. Get it on plane, and then go back and look at the transom. The transducer should be skimming the top of the water, and the water should look...
08-18-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By tommyjones

I use them and cover the joint with an extra...

I use them and cover the joint with an extra layer of heat shrink tubing to add extra strength and waterproofing. I have noticed the plastic is thin enough a wire can poke through as they shrink.
08-17-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By tommyjones

We used gluvit years ago on a boat that had...

We used gluvit years ago on a boat that had several small leaks we couldn’t find. I slathered that stuff all over the inside at and below the waterline. It did the trick.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-17-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By tommyjones

There are ways to rewire it, but the proper way...

There are ways to rewire it, but the proper way would be to add a load box and split the feed there. Then you would have separate breakers for the 110 and 220.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-14-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By tommyjones

Other than detachable magazines, which are rare...

Other than detachable magazines, which are rare in shotguns, I am unaware of any laws that limit there capacity. Shotguns fall into the fixed magazine category.
the three round ‘limit’ people are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-12-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,812
Posted By tommyjones

I have several thousand rounds through my xtrema...

I have several thousand rounds through my xtrema 391 with kickoff. It shot lite skeet loads and 3.5 mags right out of the box. It’s a great gun.

that being said, I picked up a used Winchester SX2...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-11-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,009
Posted By tommyjones

who said anything about carrying water? ...

who said anything about carrying water?

droplets, masks are intended to stop droplets.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-11-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,009
Posted By tommyjones

not really. The point is not to stop single...

not really. The point is not to stop single viruses floating in the air. The point is to stop the droplets that you spew as you breathe and talk. Those droplets can be trapped by most mask materials.
08-07-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By tommyjones

The park is nice as is the ramp. I took the...

The park is nice as is the ramp. I took the family out of there about 3 weeks ago on a weekend. Got there around 830 and there was plenty of parking in the lot at the ramp. When we left in the early...
08-06-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By tommyjones

With a decent lower unit it should be worth a...

With a decent lower unit it should be worth a couple hundred in parts if someone has a similar motor.
08-06-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By tommyjones

https://www.amazon.com/Amarine-made-Stainless-Remo...

https://www.amazon.com/Amarine-made-Stainless-Removable-Fishing-Holder/dp/B00F6L96LW

i am pretty sure they sell extra brackets if you wanted to also use them on the boat.
08-06-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,204
Posted By tommyjones

It is not a connection of sorts, it is by...

It is not a connection of sorts, it is by definition a connection. You would have to go to the ABYC definitions page to see if splices are excluded, but i am pretty sure you will see that there is...
08-06-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,204
Posted By tommyjones

A splice is by definition a connection between...

A splice is by definition a connection between two wires. The case in question relies on a butt CONNECTOR. In ANY other AC installation any splice has to be done inside a junction box. The reason is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-30-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,756
Posted By tommyjones

spenco makes great flip flops, slides and inserts...

spenco makes great flip flops, slides and inserts that have lots of support and rivaled my custom inserts for fit. It wonít fix the issue but they help.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-26-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,058
Posted By tommyjones

yep.... either cable or chain will be easier...

yep....

either cable or chain will be easier to store when not in use too.
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