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12-11-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By frugal boater

GPSmap chartplotter route display???

Having problems with screen clutter and wondering if anyone has experienced same and found any workaround.

Used Homeport to make several 'routes'. Organized each 'route' into individual folders...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-04-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,126
Posted By frugal boater

How soon we forget...)-: Do a few searches...

How soon we forget...)-:

Do a few searches on "female prisoners abused during GW1"

Maybe they need to make the recruits read these before signing up...???
11-30-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By frugal boater

Been using AL caps for 20 yrs now on 3 different...

Been using AL caps for 20 yrs now on 3 different trucks. Locally they run about $600 with side windows, locking rear, front cab sliding window and boat racks. Also weigh much less than a fiberglass.
10-11-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,586
Posted By frugal boater

Cut or coil..???

Might find some answers here....minus the sword fighting.

http://shakespeare-ce.com/marine/videos/
10-04-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,883
Posted By frugal boater

Having built in several yards and doing repairs...

Having built in several yards and doing repairs know that baltek is a big sponge when water breeched. Damage migrates to large surrounding areas quickly.
10-04-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,375
Posted By frugal boater

Looks aren't everything. As I recall when we...

Looks aren't everything. As I recall when we looked at downsizing a few years back they are MUCH lighter than other 'top tier' in that size.
06-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,942
Posted By frugal boater

No need to replace tank. Tape up hole to keep...

No need to replace tank. Tape up hole to keep the 'crap' out, clean it up and replace sending unit. The AL anti-siphon valve barb is another problem part known for corroding, leaking and failing. ...
12-03-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,159
Posted By frugal boater

Not sure if your the same setup, but years ago...

Not sure if your the same setup, but years ago had to some replace some shaft coupler bolts on our '84 Silverton Convertible after an accidental high RPM shift.. Twin 220 Crusaders with Walther 'V'...
12-02-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,983
Posted By frugal boater

Go for a HD truck. A quick look 'under the...

Go for a HD truck. A quick look 'under the covers' will tell you why a 1/2 ton isn't the same for doing work.
12-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By frugal boater

Take a ride to Niantic and see Tim at Outboard...

Take a ride to Niantic and see Tim at Outboard Exchange.....
12-01-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,567
Posted By frugal boater

If you'd care to go at it for 'pinks' sometime...

If you'd care to go at it for 'pinks' sometime give a holler. I'm not too far away in NE CT
with a couple of bikes that will show you taillights any day, any time anywhere....(-:
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By frugal boater

Did a lot of tile work when we built our house...

Did a lot of tile work when we built our house years ago. Pavers in sunroom and entry ways, bathroom floors, counters and tub surround, double walk-in shower enclosure and kitchen counters. In...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,178
Posted By frugal boater

That's right in the ballpark for the quote I got...

That's right in the ballpark for the quote I got a few years back on a 10K Rotary installed. Might find a salesrep or call around and ask.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By frugal boater

Convinced wife ran out of space in the garage and...

Convinced wife ran out of space in the garage and only place is under the bed in her bedroom. She likes to smoke in bed and I'm always in the dog-house sleeping downstairs in the den keeping the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 985
Posted By frugal boater

If I remember, will run it by BIL. Senior Delta...

If I remember, will run it by BIL. Senior Delta pilot flying overseas routes for many years.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By frugal boater

Have both electric and gas. Won't be around 25+...

Have both electric and gas. Won't be around 25+ yrs with lots of wood cut like the Stihl. Electrics are OK for trimming and a few small trees .Must be close to good power and watch the cord. PIA...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-28-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By frugal boater

Economics 101. Flood the supply as leverage on...

Economics 101. Flood the supply as leverage on Russia & Iran.
11-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,692
Posted By frugal boater

Spending BIG $$$$ on these. Before signing up...

Spending BIG $$$$ on these. Before signing up for another mortgage sized payment find a dealer that knows trucks, not just sells them. Seeing many different configurations on the Super Duty line...
11-25-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,705
Posted By frugal boater

Problem with that is they are big levers and can...

Problem with that is they are big levers and can bend lots of chassis parts. Have seen twisted frame rails on trucks and would think they can do much more on the frame-less/Uni-body vehicles.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,333
Posted By frugal boater

Getting good use with a pair of Tractor Supply /...

Getting good use with a pair of Tractor Supply / CE Schmidt Workware brand carpenter jeans. Around $20. The label inside looked the same as the expensive brands.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 915
Posted By frugal boater

Just picked up a HP 1010 for $30 at Staples. ...

Just picked up a HP 1010 for $30 at Staples. Cheaper than replacing cartridges on 10yr old 3480. Use digital camera to make pics of documents & EMAIL instead of scan & FAX.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,672
Posted By frugal boater

Dry stack indoor storage annual $110/ft. ...

Dry stack indoor storage annual $110/ft. CT/Niantic Bay.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By frugal boater

Older 'real' Troy-Bilt Tomahawks work well. ...

Older 'real' Troy-Bilt Tomahawks work well. Either the 5 or 8 hp. Very rugged and built like tanks. Look for one used/not abused.
11-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,522
Posted By frugal boater

Not at all. But they are 'finicky' when something...

Not at all. But they are 'finicky' when something goes wrong and not easy to DIY. Changing and carrying spare plugs, points & condensers was cheap and easy. Today you break down it's call Sea-Tow...
11-18-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,522
Posted By frugal boater

Yup, gotta love motors with expensive parts like...

Yup, gotta love motors with expensive parts like injectors, fuel pumps, ECM's, multiple sensors and such. We all know they never cause any problems or need expensive secret 'voodoo' diagnostics to...
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