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09-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By caltexflanc

I do, especially on a cruising boat vs a skiff....

I do, especially on a cruising boat vs a skiff. Have come in very handy when seeing some weird combination of lights out on the water, to name one instance. Look if you can memorize them like you do...
09-18-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,359
Posted By caltexflanc

I wonder what all the freeboard is for? A standup...

I wonder what all the freeboard is for? A standup head somewhere? I'm not going to condemn it until I learn if form follows function in some way.
09-18-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By caltexflanc

Some good recs here; I like the Grip Locks as...

Some good recs here; I like the Grip Locks as well as these:

https://www.genuinedealz.com/collections/wire-and-hose-clamps
09-15-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By caltexflanc

Depends on the boat and how many separate bilges...

Depends on the boat and how many separate bilges it has. I had four bilges on my old Hatteras and an OEM HW alarm in each one, mounted about 6 inches from the lowest point in the bilge. As others...
09-14-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By caltexflanc

The two places I would recommend have already...

The two places I would recommend have already been posted, but Defender is closer to the OP. But I have to believe there is shop or chandlery near Greenport that can do it locally.
09-14-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By caltexflanc

Call Lauderdale Speedometer and they will walk...

Call Lauderdale Speedometer and they will walk you through it and get you the right gear for your needs.

https://www.lspeedo.com/
09-13-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By caltexflanc

One approach is to get something like a Danforth...

One approach is to get something like a Danforth that has a hole at the other end of the shank from the one you attach your rode to. Then rig a light line via a shackle to the at hole which you can...
09-12-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,875
Posted By caltexflanc

So you go give all those ships, commercial,...

So you go give all those ships, commercial, private, and Navy a good talking to with their stockless anchors that hinge and move into holding position. You'll show them!
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-11-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,242
Posted By caltexflanc

Sounds like you work for an inherently...

Sounds like you work for an inherently dysfunctional company.
09-11-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By caltexflanc

Ultra is easily the best ,and they do make an...

Ultra is easily the best ,and they do make an alarm only model http://tefgel.com/contain.php?param=pumpswitch_price

but the Aqualarms are the best overall value.
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09-10-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By caltexflanc

Smoothtalker has been around a long time, and is...

Smoothtalker has been around a long time, and is high quality gear. Their market has been more geared toward commercial and enterprise type use, Wilson/WeBoost more consumer and residential. I used...
09-10-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,875
Posted By caltexflanc

Fortress is great in soft mud actually. 90% of...

Fortress is great in soft mud actually. 90% of anchoring is technique and 80% of technique is patience.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-09-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,928
Posted By caltexflanc

I am not sure what the OP's definition of MSM is...

I am not sure what the OP's definition of MSM is but it seemed to be all over the news outlets. Just do a simple web search and you get multiple references.
So maybe it was the Jiffy Pop hat after...
Forum: The Carolinas
09-09-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By caltexflanc

There's an RV park with transients on Fort Macon...

There's an RV park with transients on Fort Macon Road about a mile east from the bridge at Atlantic Beach. Beach access is about a 1/4 mile or so walk to the south.
09-09-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By caltexflanc

Edgewater makes a nice 15 footer, self bailing...

Edgewater makes a nice 15 footer, self bailing that rides great. I believe a livewell is going to be an aftermarket addition in that size range as space is at a premium. Last I looked I think some BW...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-07-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By caltexflanc

On some Androids at least,you have to settings,...

On some Androids at least,you have to settings, connected devices, USB and check the button for file transfer (default is "charge this device". I transfer content from our Mac to my Moto phone all...
09-07-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,154
Posted By caltexflanc

Let's get back to the OP. Where will you be...

Let's get back to the OP. Where will you be boating?
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-04-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By caltexflanc

Came out to Cape Lookout this afternoon with...

Came out to Cape Lookout this afternoon with friends on their trawler style boat. Will be anchored out here through Monday. Life is good. Wearing a mask on the beach will be weird but necessary given...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By caltexflanc

Came out to Cape Lookout this afternoon with...

Came out to Cape Lookout this afternoon with friends on their trawler style boat. Will be anchored out here through Monday. Life is good. Wearing a mask on the beach will be weird but necessary given...
Forum: The Carolinas
09-02-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By caltexflanc

Nothing in this weeks LNM about pulling buoys, #...

Nothing in this weeks LNM about pulling buoys, # 4,7, and 8 were reported as missing 3 weeks ago, but last week's survey certainly makes it a future possibility:
...
09-01-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 767
Posted By caltexflanc

You don't seem to know the difference between an...

You don't seem to know the difference between an I/O and a shaft drive.
09-01-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By caltexflanc

My question too. What is a rub rail designed to...

My question too. What is a rub rail designed to do, after all?
09-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,406
Posted By caltexflanc

The farther apart the props (and thus the...

The farther apart the props (and thus the engines) are the more twins are effective for maneuvering the boat. A large number of twin engine outboard boats I see, the engines are so close together...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By caltexflanc

Where are you located? Have you tried Gold...

Where are you located?
Have you tried Gold Coast power? If they don't have what you are looking for, they can probably point you in the right direction. Give 'em a call. 954-523-7007
08-31-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By caltexflanc

Try calling these guys. ...

Try calling these guys.

https://www.suncorstainless.com/deck-hinges-80-degrees-side
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