Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Tuna Man
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.50 seconds.
06-29-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tuna Man

We own a 2006 Marlin with twin F250 Yamahas. I...

We own a 2006 Marlin with twin F250 Yamahas. I found a great deal in NC, spoke to the broker, got photos and details, etc over the phone and via email. I drove down to look at the boat and flew...
06-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Tuna Man

I think you might want to consider resurfacing...

I think you might want to consider resurfacing the heads and water jackets. Machine shop could also possibly resurface the block, but not in place. Not certain, but I believe the resurfacing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,537
Posted By Tuna Man

I love this one, so true. We did emergency...

I love this one, so true.

We did emergency heating system install for a new customer and finished on Christmas Eve at noon (we try not to work Christmas Eve or Christmas Day). Wife and college...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,537
Posted By Tuna Man

$100, and let him know how much you appreciate...

$100, and let him know how much you appreciate his efforts. Give it to him just before he finishes, he'll do everything he can for you.
06-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By Tuna Man

Pepper Lunch, did you read post #9 from Tom...

Pepper Lunch, did you read post #9 from Tom above? If you didn't notice, Tom knows his stuff and is a wealth of information (especially with regard to classic whalers and prop selection)!
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tuna Man

My vote is for the breaker. In simple terms, the...

My vote is for the breaker. In simple terms, the heating element in a clothes dryer does not consume more or less amperage when running for a while. The amperage should be the same the entire time...
05-19-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,206
Posted By Tuna Man

I'm not too proud to admit that I've almost...

I'm not too proud to admit that I've almost exited a vehichle and forgot to put it in park. For old people like me (52) this would have been nearly impossible to to by mistake years ago, Back in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Tuna Man

Here is the concept of what we do in the perfect...

Here is the concept of what we do in the perfect world in boler rooms. In a residentrial crawl space (and the pex is already insulated), I would use a two hole strap on every joist that fits around...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Tuna Man

I would not suggest peeling back the pipe...

I would not suggest peeling back the pipe insulation. Better to leave it intact and reduce the risk of the condensation forming on the outside of the pex.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Tuna Man

Much larger two hole straps. Some use plastic...

Much larger two hole straps. Some use plastic straps made for plumbing or electrical conduit. Others use two hole metal straps (often galvanized or plain steel) that fit around the insulation. Just a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,250
Posted By Tuna Man

Just went on a 36 hour trip from Newark to...

Just went on a 36 hour trip from Newark to Nashville on United. TSA in Newark did not appear to want to be there, but were not nasty. TSA agents in Nashville were actually pleasant, made a joke or...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-18-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,514
Posted By Tuna Man

Excellent story. As I read it I thought you were...

Excellent story. As I read it I thought you were going to tell us you handed him the keys and have at it! I guess my imagination got the the best of me. Sometimes its the little things that can...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,250
Posted By Tuna Man

I live about thirty minutes from Newark Airport,...

I live about thirty minutes from Newark Airport, JFK and LGA are about forty miles away and are about a two hour drive unless it's the middle of the night in a snowstorm. As such I fly out of Newark...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Tuna Man

If I understand it correctly, the OP has a gas...

If I understand it correctly, the OP has a gas fired hot water boiler with few zones. The boiler appears to be fine as the radiant zone works ok. The high temperature zone (air handler) does not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,893
Posted By Tuna Man

Not sure you own the warm clothing or have the...

Not sure you own the warm clothing or have the desire to witness some of the most extreme weather in the world, but if you do Mt. Washington is a very cool place to visit (any time of year). I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-20-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,282
Posted By Tuna Man

Worked in a food store for a few years as a...

Worked in a food store for a few years as a teenager back in the 1980's. Can't tell you how many times one of us ran into the pallet racks with hi-lo or electric pallet jacks, never did any real...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Tuna Man

Bought one about four years ago. Used it about...

Bought one about four years ago. Used it about four times that year (boat, house, dock, deck). Failed the following summer first time I used it.. Home Depot would not take it back, said warranty...
09-14-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By Tuna Man

I've used grease with success and I've also used...

I've used grease with success and I've also used anti-seize compound. Just make sure you don't use the copper based product that we often use in the plumbing and heating industry.
08-31-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By Tuna Man

Try hitting the choke in short bursts...

Try hitting the choke in short bursts (button/knob.etc) while your trying to get on plane. If it helps there is likely a fuel issue, or at the very least a fuel to air ratio issue. Did you remove...
08-27-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Tuna Man

Looks like it might be a loop? If so, it looks...

Looks like it might be a loop? If so, it looks like a double surgeon's loop knot to me. Very fast and easy to tie with mono.

Double Surgeon's Loop Knot...
08-26-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By Tuna Man

Based on a quick search, I would guess $1500 to...

Based on a quick search, I would guess $1500 to $1900 in the current condition. If you fix it up, maybe $2000 or $2400 max?
Forum: Northeast
08-23-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Tuna Man

It's been a tough year for us, we come out of...

It's been a tough year for us, we come out of Barnegat Inlet (about thirty or forty miles north of Somer's Point). If you have the range I suggest heading toward the Spencer or Lindenkol Canyons. ...
Forum: Northeast
08-23-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,673
Posted By Tuna Man

Why did you let her get a degree in Marine...

Why did you let her get a degree in Marine Biology??? (kidding) Congrats to your daughter!

On a serious note, your daughter could be a high school teacher, work in a lab for a pharmaceutical...
08-21-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tuna Man

I've been to Newark airport many times in the...

I've been to Newark airport many times in the last five years. The Port Authority police are almost always very strict in parking at incoming flight areas for more than sixty seconds (I'm not...
08-19-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Tuna Man

Trim relay or trim motor may have failed. Tap on...

Trim relay or trim motor may have failed. Tap on the side of the trim motor with the back of a large screwdriver or similar device (similar to a starter motor in car if you've ever tapped on one). ...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump