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10-03-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mersiles

The way I see it is that NMEA2K is a network and...

The way I see it is that NMEA2K is a network and a protocol. I studied computer science so it is easier for me to think of it that way. It is funny to think of how marine networks have evolved...
10-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Mersiles

Simrad 1710 VHF Antenna

Has anyone used one yet and any experience installing? Looks like a good idea for an antenna, the port is wired into the base and it is modular and the price is great for an 8'.

Hate to admit it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-02-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By Mersiles

No doubt or worse yet a critical issue such as a...

No doubt or worse yet a critical issue such as a stroke. She has a "is life worth it if you are too far along" attitude.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By Mersiles

I'll let you know over the weekend, getting mine...

I'll let you know over the weekend, getting mine today when the GF gets home.

Hopefully she doesn't get me like she did last time. Mid-stream taking a piss and she walks in rolls up my sleeve and...
09-24-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Mersiles

Electronics are difficult, Moore's Law applies to...

Electronics are difficult, Moore's Law applies to them as well meaning that every 2 years the speed and capabilities will double while the cost will go in the opposite direction.

Run it until it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-23-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mersiles

Correct, she only received a 4% stake in Amazon...

Correct, she only received a 4% stake in Amazon as a settlement. :o

I am not as greedy, I would have settled for a 1% share in the company :grin:
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-22-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mersiles

And NEVER made a putt. ;cool;

And NEVER made a putt. ;cool;
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-22-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mersiles

Amazon... I did several Christmas' on Amex...

Amazon... I did several Christmas' on Amex points. :thumbsup:
09-22-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

Thanks for the advice, after some helm time this...

Thanks for the advice, after some helm time this weekend I will make the call. I hope you are right about the weight savings on the 243, tired of getting water back there.

Still surprised at how...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-22-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,958
Posted By Mersiles

All I know is you haven't lived unless you made...

All I know is you haven't lived unless you made the 60 mile run to the Bahamas starring at the compass and the "dot" on one of these.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-22-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,958
Posted By Mersiles

Very true, Google gets their traffic from Waze...

Very true, Google gets their traffic from Waze but I like the alerts as well. "Police reported ahead"..

Also if you are outside of the US, Waze is the only one to use. Google & Apple Maps are no...
09-22-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

Yes, its an ECO, 16 X 19. I could probably...

Yes, its an ECO, 16 X 19.

I could probably drop to an 18 to look for the 500 RPM but its fast enough now. Who knows though as that was in some solid chop in the St Lucie River.

Better weather...
09-22-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

Only took it for a short run last night, it was...

Only took it for a short run last night, it was very windy and a lot of chop plus a massive tide.

WOT @ 5500 was just shy of 52 MPH (The fastest its ever been off a trailer).
Cruise seemed to be...
09-22-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

Its a 5 year warranty for the new motor with an...

Its a 5 year warranty for the new motor with an option to extend to 8.

I was also asked how much the extension was, no idea it was baked into the cost. The receipt says "Mercury 300 XXL"
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-21-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mersiles

She couldn't resist all the Beats/Apple F' You...

She couldn't resist all the Beats/Apple F' You Money..

Bill Burr sums it up well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0gaYyNk7QA&t=497s
09-21-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

I think someone screwed up.. Anyways back to the...

I think someone screwed up.. Anyways back to the 300 CMS/XXL it can be done. Just took it out this evening for a test run and it has a lot more kick than the old V6 F250 had. (Yes, the swim platform...
09-21-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By Mersiles

What about putting the axle under the spring...

What about putting the axle under the spring instead of over? That will gain significant clearance.
09-19-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mersiles

Not sure of the cost of the Pursuit or Southport...

Not sure of the cost of the Pursuit or Southport but that Everglades has to be a chunk of coin... We have a 2008 243 and it would be well north of 100K to replace.

Watched the video in the link,...
09-19-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Mersiles

I have a Garmin GHP10 with the 2.1 Pump. I bought...

I have a Garmin GHP10 with the 2.1 Pump. I bought it from someone on here that is an electronics installer and I never had it installed. All components are included.

Let me know if interested...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,864
Posted By Mersiles

Moth balls into the hole with a 4/10 and rat shot...

Moth balls into the hole with a 4/10 and rat shot on standby..
09-13-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By Mersiles

Interesting... We just had a 300XL installed with...

Interesting... We just had a 300XL installed with an extension added to make it an XXL. The only issue is it is still a 25" motor by my measuring tape (transom to cavitation plate).

Meeting the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-03-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,427
Posted By Mersiles

I have a dedicated circuit on a 60amp breaker. No...

I have a dedicated circuit on a 60amp breaker. No interlock as I had to use the bottom breaker on the panel.

Candidly if I mess up I will be the one to get it.. The cable from for the Generac...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-06-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 603
Posted By Mersiles

I was a big VH fan growing up. Didn't realize...

I was a big VH fan growing up. Didn't realize until the Sammy years that VH was basically a cover band with a really good guitarist.

:rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-06-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 603
Posted By Mersiles

Elton John - Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies...

Elton John - Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding..

Although a great song(s)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z314pQhLb2Q
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-30-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Mersiles

And there is a solution that provides video...

And there is a solution that provides video conference/calling within Epic.

And for those that are concerned about Cloud.. Epic is a Cloud EMR although it might be a private cloud (hosted in a...
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