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03-15-2019, 04:50 PM
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Posted By pavlov

I know several people who have had good...

I know several people who have had good experience with Laing's Outboards in North Tonawanda, just off River Road.
03-15-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 34,920
Posted By pavlov

Because you are not the only person in the world...

Because you are not the only person in the world who makes mistakes. The company owned up to it, offered to redress the problem it created, and correct for that mistake in the future. Hopefully you...
03-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 100,621
Posted By pavlov

Nonsense: Parker has offered to fix the boat,...

Nonsense: Parker has offered to fix the boat, replace the boat or refund the purchase price. It most definitely has "owned" it. My suspicion is that the owner expects Parker to refund his money AND...
03-02-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,445
Posted By pavlov

.... and take off the straps on the transom.... ...

.... and take off the straps on the transom....

AND always walk around the boat and take a look at everything before starting a tow, when stopping along a long drive with the tow and just before...
03-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,518
Posted By pavlov

Could Evinrude produce at a higher volume than...

Could Evinrude produce at a higher volume than they do now?
03-02-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,518
Posted By pavlov

The one thing that doesn't quite add up about...

The one thing that doesn't quite add up about this theory is that if in fact the only issue is that Mercury doesn't want to release bigger engines because they are already making all the engines they...
03-02-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,518
Posted By pavlov

There were no "facts" in what you stated in your...

There were no "facts" in what you stated in your first post, only speculation.
03-02-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,518
Posted By pavlov

Yes, they remind me a lot of HP up through the...

Yes, they remind me a lot of HP up through the 80's.
02-27-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,070
Posted By pavlov

“Twuck” insults aside, if the biggest worry about...

“Twuck” insults aside, if the biggest worry about launching solo is that the rig may slide , the last place I would want a stranger to be is pushing chicks against my back wheels
02-08-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 25,225
Posted By pavlov

did you call the factory and get confirmation? ...

did you call the factory and get confirmation? Seems like it might be a more productive use of time
02-06-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,683
Posted By pavlov

We use GEICO, had two incidents (both times hit...

We use GEICO, had two incidents (both times hit while stopped), worked thru them and our rates did not go up. Unless you’re at least partly at fault, they shouldnt
02-06-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,865
Posted By pavlov

A semi passing by? A pothole? A gust of wind...

A semi passing by? A pothole? A gust of wind from the side just as you go past a bridge embankment? Trying to swerve to the right because the car in the lane to the left suddenly drifts into...
02-06-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,865
Posted By pavlov

it’s the first time I saw it. Next time it...

it’s the first time I saw it. Next time it comes up - and it probably will, it’s good - I’ll skip over it and move on. That way I won’t waste my time (or anyone else’s)
01-28-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By pavlov

Wouldn't you subtract that weight from the GVWR...

Wouldn't you subtract that weight from the GVWR rather than the tow capacity?
01-21-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,906
Posted By pavlov

I've owned riveted and welded boats, no others...

I've owned riveted and welded boats, no others who have as well, and see no reason for choosing one construction type over the other. It's one of those endless Ford-vs-Chevy arguments that don't...
01-21-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,906
Posted By pavlov

Alumacraft is a decent manufacturer of...

Alumacraft is a decent manufacturer of east/midwest-style aluminum boats.
01-18-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By pavlov

I'd say that while you're going to bounce more,...

I'd say that while you're going to bounce more, you're often going to pound less. At least, that's been my experience.


I don't think that that is true, at least when comparing like-size boats. ...
01-14-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 145,317
Posted By pavlov

According to the company, their $1.3M loss...

According to the company, their $1.3M loss stemmed in part: "....A contributing factor has been an increase in the percentage of sales devoted to the cost of goods sold from 75.64% to 82.23%."
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01-13-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,298
Posted By pavlov

The 24V Riptide Ulterra is available with a 72"...

The 24V Riptide Ulterra is available with a 72" shaft; that is an option they added in the last year or so. I would go with a 72" if you can.
01-12-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 145,317
Posted By pavlov

....and I believe that often "factory...

....and I believe that often "factory reconditioned" is an item that was a new purchase return - somebody simply decided that they didn't want it - that was then checked out and repackaged.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,456
Posted By pavlov

the issue is that he Might have to go through a...

the issue is that he Might have to go through a legal process to prove that it is his boat and that he does not owe the marina (and now the creditors) any money on outstanding balance(s)
01-10-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 145,317
Posted By pavlov

How many Americans have died in commercial...

How many Americans have died in commercial airline accidents over the last 10 years?
01-07-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 145,317
Posted By pavlov

That’s good, because you’ll see that line here at...

That’s good, because you’ll see that line here at least once a week
01-04-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 334,584
Posted By pavlov

...and then laugh about dragging it through the...

...and then laugh about dragging it through the water at 30 mph?
01-02-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 334,584
Posted By pavlov

This one isn’t on the same level as a lot of the...

This one isn’t on the same level as a lot of the others posted here. We were running at about 30 mph along the eastern shore of Lake Erie one evening, heading back towards our marina on the Niagara...
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