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Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,308
Posted By 74lbSteve

Didn't read all replies, but.... First off,...

Didn't read all replies, but....

First off, early 40's is NOT later in life! :>)

If you want to fly helicopters, take a few fixed wing lessons. It's much cheaper to get your fixed wing rating...
10-16-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By 74lbSteve

Actually pretty common accident on old gasoline...

Actually pretty common accident on old gasoline boats. Owners have put automobile components on the engines to save a little money. "Don't see why I should pay $350 for a starter when Auto Zone sells...
10-16-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By 74lbSteve

As you probably know, they are supposed to be...

As you probably know, they are supposed to be self priming. If an air pocket is the issue I don't see how removing it, shaking it, then putting it back in would remove the air pocket. If you hadn't...
10-14-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By 74lbSteve

IF you put sauce on brisket here is what you need...

IF you put sauce on brisket here is what you need to make - Basic BBQ Sauce

Steve Knox

Best tomato based sauce I’ve ever had!

4 cups ketchup (32 ounce bottle)
½ cup cider vinegar
½...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-14-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,541
Posted By 74lbSteve

As is, where is.

As is, where is.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-14-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,082
Posted By 74lbSteve

I didn't read all the replies. But why in the...

I didn't read all the replies. But why in the world are you asking for advice here??? Call an attorney. "The first consultation is free." I'm not one, but I have been told by an attorney friend that...
10-14-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By 74lbSteve

The engine will be the least of your problems....

The engine will be the least of your problems. This boat is over 40 years old. While the seller has done a lot of work, there will be a lot left to do. The electrical system is probably a nightmare....
10-13-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By 74lbSteve

NO... they are not ignition protected. Most...

NO... they are not ignition protected. Most electrical codes prohibit unattended electrical devices (like heaters or light bulbs). Your marina contract probably also prohibits their use. Plus, if the...
10-13-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,384
Posted By 74lbSteve

What Mystery said. Here's my standard cut and...

What Mystery said. Here's my standard cut and paste about insurance policies.I’m a marine surveyor and our company only does damage survey work (i.e. claims). We did about 600 claims last year. I’ve...
10-13-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By 74lbSteve

Just know that if you install a LI battery you...

Just know that if you install a LI battery you have to completely change out your charging system(s).
10-09-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By 74lbSteve

I like them in beet pickling juice....

I like them in beet pickling juice....
10-09-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,109
Posted By 74lbSteve

I don't know anything one way or the other. But...

I don't know anything one way or the other. But how would you feel if someone posted on a public forum that they had heard rumors you had been charged with ____ (fill in the blank - sexual...
10-08-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,487
Posted By 74lbSteve

Welcome to THT. As you have learned, the group is...

Welcome to THT. As you have learned, the group is hard on someone who comes here only to complain. Stick around, though, and make some constructive contributions. Then if you have a future issue the...
10-06-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By 74lbSteve

And I'm sure they have a mooring contract. What...

And I'm sure they have a mooring contract. What does it say?
10-06-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By 74lbSteve

It's not really practical to spray gelcoat on an...

It's not really practical to spray gelcoat on an entire boat hull. I think your only real option (assuming you can't buff out) is to paint.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-05-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By 74lbSteve

This ain't the first time they've done that.....

This ain't the first time they've done that.....
10-05-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By 74lbSteve

Just me, but I would never buy a boat I hadn't...

Just me, but I would never buy a boat I hadn't seen. Too many surprises, even with a survey. Be sure you know what Michigan will require in order to title your boat when you bring it home. The...
10-05-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By 74lbSteve

If they were a "very reputable and large custom...

If they were a "very reputable and large custom aluminum boat builder" they would have their own MIC (manufacturer's ID code) and would have assigned a HIN themselves. State assigned HIN just yells...
10-04-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By 74lbSteve

Basic BBQ Sauce Steve Knox Best...

Basic BBQ Sauce

Steve Knox

Best tomato based sauce I’ve ever had!

4 cups ketchup (32 ounce bottle)

½ cup cider vinegar
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-04-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By 74lbSteve

You are welcome Nathan. Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts are...

You are welcome Nathan. Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts are great groups. Glad to see you are doing well.

Steve, Eagle Scout
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-04-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,878
Posted By 74lbSteve

Haven't heard this. Where? Do you have examples?

Haven't heard this. Where? Do you have examples?
10-04-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By 74lbSteve

I will cut and paste my usual advice - I’m a...

I will cut and paste my usual advice - I’m a marine surveyor and our company only does damage survey work (i.e. claims). We did about 600 claims last year. I’ve been at it for 32 years so I’ve seen...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-02-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By 74lbSteve

Great customer service going on here. Sorry i...

Great customer service going on here. Sorry i can't help you.
10-01-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 74lbSteve

You're heard a lot of opinions... None of them...

You're heard a lot of opinions... None of them worth a darn because you gave us absolutely no information. What does "redone" mean to you? To many people that would mean fixing what's wrong. Fixing...
09-30-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By 74lbSteve

Your bank and/or insurance company will probably...

Your bank and/or insurance company will probably require a survey report. Find out before you make your decision.
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