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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By LI32

If you aren't going for the diving and...

If you aren't going for the diving and snorkeling, there are many more exciting, as far as things to do an night life, destinations in the Caribbean - it is a small island with not a ton of people.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,380
Posted By LI32

I assume those are rhetorical statements. It...

I assume those are rhetorical statements.
It seems like far too many today (I won't say of which political party) are perfectly good with: we are only a nation of laws that I agree with - the others...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,882
Posted By LI32

I see it much the opposite way. Frankly, the...

I see it much the opposite way. Frankly, the "middle class" could never afford a true offshore boat, and it was even harder years ago before the twin outboards got into the game.
Today, you can take...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,983
Posted By LI32

It is pretty simple - every year he has won (5...

It is pretty simple - every year he has won (5 out of 8), and even one season he didn't, he caught the most fish of any boat in the fleet.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,915
Posted By LI32

Actually, the biggest problem is price. There is...

Actually, the biggest problem is price. There is still a 20% premium when compared to a comparable gas powered vehicle, and until they are the same price or cheaper, the only way they will become the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,882
Posted By LI32

They might be high (which is debatable), but if...

They might be high (which is debatable), but if they are it is not just because of cheap financing, but also because people want to buy a boat, and that is what the market says they should sell for....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,420
Posted By LI32

There are few industries more regulated than the...

There are few industries more regulated than the health insurance industry. If you want to see what it is so expensive, then look at what the private industry is tasked with, which includes:...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,966
Posted By LI32

I am well aware that for a PC, you can get ram...

I am well aware that for a PC, you can get ram cheap, and SSD upgrades are also half the price of Apple, but since most kids want Apple laptops for college, and that is what the OP is considering, no...
06-22-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,745
Posted By LI32

If you look at it as a series of 100 mile travel...

If you look at it as a series of 100 mile travel days in protected waters, it is no big deal once you clear Cape May and head inside. Obviously, you may come across a few days on a long trip where it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,909
Posted By LI32

Exactly which planet have you been living on for...

Exactly which planet have you been living on for the past 40 years?
Do you have any concept of how bad the US economy had gotten under Jimmy "peanut farmer" Carter? "Stagflation" was a new term...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,873
Posted By LI32

Lots of people could pay those sums, and lots of...

Lots of people could pay those sums, and lots of people do - what do you think supports the high end airlines. Many people however believe they should get a first class Emirates sleeper seat for the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,909
Posted By LI32

You know that is 100% false. In 2019, it is...

You know that is 100% false.
In 2019, it is clear Bezos was only successful because he was and is the product of racism. He grew up white, in a stable two parent household, graduated near the top of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By LI32

The Boss 429 engine, which only went into 1969...

The Boss 429 engine, which only went into 1969 and 1970 Mustang 429 Cobras (they made 859 1969 Mustangs and 499 1970's) for NASCAR homogenization, is far rarer than a 426 Hemi.
You won't find any...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By LI32

If we are talking about a collectible car engine,...

If we are talking about a collectible car engine, then of your list would, the obvious choice would be the Ford Boss 429.
If it to build a hot rod, then I am going with a 755 hp GM LT5 (the 2019...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,966
Posted By LI32

I guess 20 tens of dollars is still tens? For...

I guess 20 tens of dollars is still tens? For Apple the bump for 8gb to 16 gb of ram is still $200, same as from 128gb to 256gb on the SSD.
Can't see the need for more than 8 gb of ram for any...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By LI32

And, in the end, I am sure the contractor sold...

And, in the end, I am sure the contractor sold the 3,500 sq.ft. 4/5 house he put on that property for a nice profit.
In most of the desirable areas in Nassau County (just east on NYC), 1/8-1/4 acre...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,966
Posted By LI32

On the laptop, all the major colleges have...

On the laptop, all the major colleges have programs for sales and service - use them and in addition to buying what is on their approved list, get the service agreement - most will cover the computer...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,625
Posted By LI32

That is only true with mid-level or lower...

That is only true with mid-level or lower executives at non-financial companies (where they still prefer quality MBA's). In most of the Fortune 100, the trend of valuing pedigree and education is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,509
Posted By LI32

There are far too many places as nice or nicer...

There are far too many places as nice or nicer than the DR for similar money.
It looks like the DR government has decided to double down on: nothing to see here, it is all made up.
From the NY Post...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,509
Posted By LI32

Based upon the publicity and apparent wide spread...

Based upon the publicity and apparent wide spread nature of the illnesses, unless the DR government lets the US send in the FBI and CDC, in about 2 months the US State Department will classify it as...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,989
Posted By LI32

The problem you are facing is that 8 year old...

The problem you are facing is that 8 year old 250/300 hp salt water outboards are worth maybe $5-8k each (although no bank would ever finance out of warranty motors), and if the BUC book is $56k, you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,634
Posted By LI32

A 2001 El Dorado might be somewhat collectible if...

A 2001 El Dorado might be somewhat collectible if it is mostly all original and if its ownership history is fully documented.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,711
Posted By LI32

According to the article in this weekend's Wall...

According to the article in this weekend's Wall Street Journal, the technology for level 5 (fully autonomous in all conditions) is at least two decades away - apparently it is really hard to make an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,979
Posted By LI32

When you buy Chinese tires, like everything else...

When you buy Chinese tires, like everything else they make, you get what you paid for. If it is safety related, why would anyone ever buy a Chinese mads product when there are alternatives.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By LI32

Except they were up by well over a minute before...

Except they were up by well over a minute before the penalty for spinning the tires while leaving pit lane, and then went on to overtake the first place car and gap it by 50 seconds.
Even in GT Pro,...
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