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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Brokenline

What screw (material) to use to install Aluminum shutters?

I had some shutters and shutter "walls" made. Ready to install but want to make sure the screws that I use won't react with or corrode either the screw or the shutter material.

The screws will be...
06-15-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,594
Posted By Brokenline

Friend, yes friend, if you are concerned about an...

Friend, yes friend, if you are concerned about an a/c and a refrigerator, you haven't read enough threads on this forum.

When you load your family on a boat, the frig and the a/c are the least of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Brokenline

Thanks for the responses. I appreciate your time....

Thanks for the responses. I appreciate your time.

I apologize for not stating that the primary culprit in my master bath is the cold water. It MIGHT be in the hot water, but the odor is light if...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Brokenline

Residential Water Treatment, I have test results now

I had asked a water treatment question in a previous thread, but thought a new thread with less clutter might be well, less cluttered.

Background:
New house, 2000 square feet, 2 people living in...
Forum: Gulf Coast
06-01-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Brokenline

So what did you end up doing? I came back to...

So what did you end up doing?

I came back to find this thread to offer you a close up look at a 256 but now see where you offered much more than a look-see.
05-18-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By Brokenline

Tell us what you mean by "new boaters". Just how...

Tell us what you mean by "new boaters". Just how new, and how much time have you spent on your boat?

If you bought this boat last month, and you've been on it twice, I'd recommend several shorter...
05-07-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brokenline

Favorite Bars in the Keys

Heading down for a 5 day stay in the Keys in a couple weeks. 2 couples, and looking for just a relaxing, eat and drink long weekend. Staying in Tavernier, planning to slow ride it to KW one day,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,217
Posted By Brokenline

I don't think the deck is going to be your issue....

I don't think the deck is going to be your issue.

Just for an experiment, get you a 5 gallon bucket. Dig a hole in your yard just big enough to to sink your bucket into. Before you put it in the...
05-03-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Brokenline

Thanks so much for all the suggestions. I've...

Thanks so much for all the suggestions. I've been in the area only once, but obviously love it, so all the details really help. Guess we'll wait till that week to get a better look at the forecast...
04-26-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Brokenline

Visiting Tavernier weekend late May, fish where?

Girlfriend, myself and another couple spending a few days in the blessed land of the Keys May 20-25. That's a Thursday thru Tuesday. Somewhere in there I want to take them on a charter.

The...
04-14-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By Brokenline

A boat transaction is just like any other. It's...

A boat transaction is just like any other. It's a negotiation. And either party can give up anything or nothing. There are no rules.

You explained your experiences pretty well in your original...
04-13-2021, 01:08 PM
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-13-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,413
Posted By Brokenline

Ignoring your original question, one of my...

Ignoring your original question, one of my favorite lines in Pulp Fiction is "Do you listen, or do you wait your turn to speak?"

In my opinion, most people, AT BEST, wait their turn to speak. ...
03-28-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Brokenline

You're just gonna have to take it slow when you...

You're just gonna have to take it slow when you wanna know how deep it is. Probably less than 5 mph.




Just kidding. I would start off raising or lowering the transducer. It doesn't like...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-23-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,983
Posted By Brokenline

Meanwhile, 26 people shot in Chicago this...

Meanwhile, 26 people shot in Chicago this weekend, again, and no mention of that.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-22-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 52,520
Posted By Brokenline

STLHF on the launch pad.

STLHF on the launch pad.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By Brokenline

I like the idea of landscaping around it much...

I like the idea of landscaping around it much more than building.

Would look and feel nicer from the inside and out.

They make some pretty good looking artificial stuff for that exact function...
03-19-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,040
Posted By Brokenline

Here's my .02: I'm not familiar with the style of...

Here's my .02: I'm not familiar with the style of boats your looking at, but most everyone who buys a boat and enjoys boating enough to keep doing it, eventually "upgrades."

Upgrading almost...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 52,520
Posted By Brokenline

Sorry if this has been posted already. This isn't...

Sorry if this has been posted already. This isn't a thread I usually follow, so feel free to delete if out of line. Full disclosure, I have a relatively (for me) strong position, so take it for what...
03-17-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By Brokenline

Gotcha! I'm gonna have to absorb this some more...

Gotcha! I'm gonna have to absorb this some more with a few white cans, and develop a plan of execution.

Would 24" centers seem crazy?
03-17-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By Brokenline

Tiger, I don't even know what you mean about...

Tiger, I don't even know what you mean about those centers, and I'd invite you over to build or supervise this thing, but afraid my lil parking pad would be 3x my already exceeded budget. Stop by...
03-17-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By Brokenline

Thanks Greg. I've got a 1/2" drill. Will work...

Thanks Greg. I've got a 1/2" drill. Will work on the bolt search tomorrow.

Sounds like your smarter and tougher than my $ss. I'm doing this project mostly just to prove to myself that I can. ...
03-17-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Brokenline

Maybe you're just logged out?

Maybe you're just logged out?
03-17-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By Brokenline

Thanks for all the replies! I live in pretty...

Thanks for all the replies! I live in pretty industrial/coastal area, so I'll check at one of the local bolt shops tomorrow to see if they have something worth using.

As far as using larger...
03-17-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By Brokenline

Which bolts for a pier?

Building a simple pier on a fresh water canal just for occasional boat parking.

I had the four (4) piling stuck last week, and plan to build the deck myself. The deck will be about 4' x 20'.
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