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Forum: Northeast
12-17-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,938
Posted By bumpye

Airens, Airens, Airens. Just did my driveway...

Airens, Airens, Airens. Just did my driveway today. 7 years old. It's a monster. Deluxe 28. Don't know if they make the same model now. One piece of advice...I put chains on mine the first year....
Forum: Northeast
11-15-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By bumpye

I have a GW Gulfstream. Tow it with an F250 and I...

I have a GW Gulfstream. Tow it with an F250 and I get trailer sway. Already moved the winch forward with not much help. Got it weighed at a trucking outfit. Boat and trailer 8260# with full tanks and...
Forum: Northeast
09-09-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,496
Posted By bumpye

Thx eseae. I kinda knew the answer anyway,...

Thx eseae. I kinda knew the answer anyway, however I seem to remember some reports in the North Shore area a couple of years back. Could be wrong though.
Forum: Northeast
09-08-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,496
Posted By bumpye

Pardon my ignorance but do they ever appear on...

Pardon my ignorance but do they ever appear on the North shore? Salem, Gloucester area?
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-05-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,219
Posted By bumpye

True story-my son bought a "fixer upper" with a...

True story-my son bought a "fixer upper" with a raccoon family living in one room. The woman was elderly and FED THE RACCOONS! When I first walked through the house with my son he said don't turn on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-05-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By bumpye

You win Jocko

You win Jocko
07-12-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,952
Posted By bumpye

X20 +/- on the Fujinon 14x40. Got mine on Ebay...

X20 +/- on the Fujinon 14x40. Got mine on Ebay for under $800. A friend sent his to Japan for repair. Took about a month (during) Corona. $300 for a complete rebuild. Not bad IMHO. They are amazing....
06-06-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,552
Posted By bumpye

Hold my beer and watch this. I saw this done on a...

Hold my beer and watch this. I saw this done on a James Bond movie once.
06-02-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,003
Posted By bumpye

Best advice out of all the answers! Read this...

Best advice out of all the answers! Read this two, three times, then go practice. Pick a day with moderate winds and a quiet day at the marina.
04-22-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,439
Posted By bumpye

I used a rotary buffer with an 8” wool pad on the...

I used a rotary buffer with an 8” wool pad on the larger part of the hull...below the rub rail. I use the Shurhold RO with a 5” wool pad with Velcro backing above the rub rail. I found the foam pads...
04-22-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,393
Posted By bumpye

Recently had a different experience with WM....

Recently had a different experience with WM. Ordered a Shakespeare antenna. They were about $10 more than what I found on line but shipping was over $100. 8’ antenna had to be shipped by freight, not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-23-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By bumpye

Where's the Like button

I've seen some members asking for the like button, but I haven't seen a reason why it's gone. Sometimes it's there, sometimes it's there, sometimes it's not.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-23-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,524
Posted By bumpye

So you "always tippers", do you tip at McDonalds,...

So you "always tippers", do you tip at McDonalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC. I'll bet no. (come on we know you eat there in a pinch!). As a rule I don't tip if I'm picking up at the...
Forum: Northeast
03-23-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,539
Posted By bumpye

The Blynman can be tricky but I hate the RR...

The Blynman can be tricky but I hate the RR bridge more. Sharp 90 and blind corner. They are rebuilding it and hopefully there will be more visibility. I always try self announcing on 13 or 16. "(Me)...
03-07-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By bumpye

This. I've had to cut my anchor line twice due to...

This. I've had to cut my anchor line twice due to %#$&*(! lobster traps. Without bolt cutters, you are stuck there until you or a diver can free you.
03-07-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By bumpye

The silicone spray will not work-as you've found...

The silicone spray will not work-as you've found out. Buy a cover meant to cover boats, not one of those hideous blue things! I purchased mine from Boat Covers Direct for twice the price of shrink...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-02-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,848
Posted By bumpye

Love some of the responses here...Brake dust???...

Love some of the responses here...Brake dust??? Recently retired after 44 years managing a tire shop performing brakes, front end, and minor repairs. The simple answer used to be warped rotors but...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,538
Posted By bumpye

I went through security and the guard picked up...

I went through security and the guard picked up my keychain. It has a mini Leatherman tool on it. Ho looked at it, smiled and handed it to me. Said "Just don't let anyone see it". Cool young kid....
Forum: Northeast
02-16-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,980
Posted By bumpye

I would imagine they would taxi outside the...

I would imagine they would taxi outside the harbor. There is no way in hell they could take off in the harbor. There would be a designated seaplane base with a warning on the charts stating active...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-24-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By bumpye

I have been behind a bus where the kid wasn't...

I have been behind a bus where the kid wasn't ready or was not taking the bus that day. I've also seen busses waiting with the lights off until the kids show up. Perhaps a talk with the bus driver...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-24-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,702
Posted By bumpye

https://ia800202.us.archive.org/BookReader/BookRea...

https://ia800202.us.archive.org/BookReader/BookReaderImages.php?zip=/8/items/log1972melr/log1972melr_jp2.zip&file=log1972melr_jp2/log1972melr_0044.jp2&scale=9.2025&rotate=0
Class of 72. (second one...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,503
Posted By bumpye

This. He is not a scammer. He's an innovator. I...

This. He is not a scammer. He's an innovator. I don't know many scammers that can send a rocket ship into orbit and recover it. According to Wikipedia, Space X has flown 18 resupply missions to the...
01-15-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,369
Posted By bumpye

On days like that I have an expression that I use...

On days like that I have an expression that I use and has become a family quote..."This doesn't suck".
Forum: Northeast
01-13-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,538
Posted By bumpye

#2, #3, & #4 Plus I just like looking and...

#2, #3, & #4 Plus I just like looking and crawling around on new boats. Funniest moment 2 years ago. Went onboard the new BW 42 Outrage. Show price, &1,150,000. Guy looks at me wearing my GW hat....
12-31-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 53,427
Posted By bumpye

Back in the day our family had an 18' Glastron...

Back in the day our family had an 18' Glastron bow rider. Rated for 185 which was on it. Blew that motor and replaced it with a used 235. When we put the motor on, my brother discovered the 185 cover...
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