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06-17-2021, 02:50 PM
06-17-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By Flot

You're right - don't do two pumps on one hose....

You're right - don't do two pumps on one hose. But as noted above - if you can see your current thru-hull, and cleanly access the inside of the hull, it is very easy to drill a second hole just a few...
06-17-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,351
Posted By Flot

I'm frankly surprised the Whaler is making the...

I'm frankly surprised the Whaler is making the top of your list - in shopping 30-37' boats, I heard enough negative comments on Whalers from owners and passengers to make me think twice. Of course we...
06-17-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By Flot

If you're looking at replacing your existing...

If you're looking at replacing your existing pump, hose, wiring, and possibly even thru-hull and doing the work yourself... you may as well install a second pump instead if you can find room for it. ...
06-17-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By Flot

Since you seem to have missed the memo, you...

Since you seem to have missed the memo, you should stop reading the marketing material about the Evinrude G2 motors and focus on the fact that they were such a commercial failure that the company...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Flot

Let me know how it works out for you when you...

Let me know how it works out for you when you tell your wife that. Passport form has been printed out and sitting on the kitchen table for 4 or 5 months now. Unexpected travel opportunity comes up,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,401
Posted By Flot

I think you're SOL, covid policies in effect...

I think you're SOL, covid policies in effect which negates 90% of what people said above.

The "urgent" reservation system won't help you because they're all booked - you can make an appointment...
06-16-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Flot

Generally speaking, the better "platforms" on the...

Generally speaking, the better "platforms" on the back of boats that didn't come as OEM equipment are fabricated by a local marine welding shop, and you could expect to pay anywhere from $300-1000...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Flot

Funny, we just had this similar conversation a...

Funny, we just had this similar conversation a month ago... https://www.thehulltruth.com/dockside-chat/1158186-car-rent-versus-buy-leave.html

If you want something nice (and expensive) you could...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Flot

Hmm, thanks - I had not heard of this particular...

Hmm, thanks - I had not heard of this particular outfit before, but I checked and just like all the other passport expediters, they seem to have been put out of business by Covid restrictions for...
06-15-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Flot

Just curious, what's the "major rework" you're...

Just curious, what's the "major rework" you're thinking of? Having added a second A/C system to my boat, I realized that if the original one ever goes bad I will be doing everything humanly possible...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Flot

Anyone renewed a passport lately?

Just trying to get an idea of the actual processing times....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Flot

I don’t know how much of a techie you are, but...

I don’t know how much of a techie you are, but $30-50 will buy you any of a number of Bluetooth or wifi logging thermometer sensors.

I bought one that’s about a 3/4” cube and has a 3 year battery...
06-14-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,995
Posted By Flot

The good news is, fiberglass is repairable. And a...

The good news is, fiberglass is repairable. And a good glass guy could make that look and perform like new again. The bad news, of course, I assume this dealer doesn't have a good glass guy on hand...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-13-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By Flot

First, it's in your original contract. Second,...

First, it's in your original contract.
Second, it will depend by state.
Third, it's in your original contract.

The Florida Bar has plenty of info to help you, this was the very first thing I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,643
Posted By Flot

Hey, quit screwing with my retirement plan,...

Hey, quit screwing with my retirement plan, sitting around putting grills together for $10 an hour sounds blissfully peaceful.

To be honest, I probably spend thousands of dollars a year at HD and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,675
Posted By Flot

My whole life I heard how great USAA was - I...

My whole life I heard how great USAA was - I finally qualified 8-10 years ago and their quotes were nowhere near competitive for me. And I've noticed an increasing trend of people bashing usaa over...
06-08-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,302
Posted By Flot

That's pretty bad. First of all - 10 seconds is...

That's pretty bad. First of all - 10 seconds is probably a lot more than a quart of water.

Second of all, fuel polishing services are real and not that expensive.

You KNOW you have water in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By Flot

I'll second that most new cars have those...

I'll second that most new cars have those features available in various trims - however will point out that their implementation varies a lot, don't assume that because car A has "lane monitoring" it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,325
Posted By Flot

Don't stress about the extra inquiry. You...

Don't stress about the extra inquiry. You probably bought the truck on a weekend? Dealer runs your credit once, gets some sort of conditional approval, farms it out to a bank... but when the bank...
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Flot

I actually may have a used one of these in my...

I actually may have a used one of these in my shed in okay condition, it's a non-gps trolling motor (few years old) that came on a used boat I bought... will double check specs on it.

Edit: Aha,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 592
Posted By Flot

Buy more SD cards. And bigger ones, if your...

Buy more SD cards. And bigger ones, if your camera supports it. There's no sense in trying to drag an iphone into this process.
06-06-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,075
Posted By Flot

The south bridge would have made a much better...

The south bridge would have made a much better candidate to demolish - but the city was having none of that. On the plus side, the new bridge construction there is coming along nicely, although it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-06-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,557
Posted By Flot

I had great (well, perfectly acceptable) service...

I had great (well, perfectly acceptable) service from the USPS until the second half of last year when it all went downhill.

I probably average 2-3 pieces of junk mail a day, and 2-3 pieces of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,138
Posted By Flot

Well, first of all, wraps adhere to glossy,...

Well, first of all, wraps adhere to glossy, smooth surfaces.
Second, thankfully for his neighbors, they only last 3-7 years in direct sun.
Third, JFC what is wrong with people?

Why not suggest...
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