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Posted By 74lbSteve

Let us know how this comes out. That is, any...

Let us know how this comes out. That is, any pushback at closing.
Yesterday, 06:01 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Willy - I'm a marine surveyor, last year we...

Willy -
I'm a marine surveyor, last year we did almost 600 claims. We work for most of the major insurance companies that write boats. Though Safeco is not a client, your experience is typical in...
06-18-2019, 05:28 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Here's another perspective. If your boat is a...

Here's another perspective. If your boat is a constructive total loss, and your insurance company pays you policy limits, then the boat belongs to the insurance company and all "boat equipment" goes...
06-18-2019, 05:13 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Thx Chuck. I was also a fast attack...

Thx Chuck. I was also a fast attack submariner.... Back in the Cold War. Blind Man's Bluff got it right.
06-18-2019, 05:11 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

I don' know about a drift sock and roll. It might...

I don' know about a drift sock and roll. It might help to anchor at some angle to the waves. Try tieing a dock line to your forward anchor line, let out some more anchor line, and pull the dock line...
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Manufaturer? Model?

Manufaturer? Model?
Forum: Great Lakes
06-18-2019, 04:00 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

I've investigated a lot of boat fires. I'd say...

I've investigated a lot of boat fires. I'd say the odds are at least 50/50 that a team of professionals could determine what caused this fire. There's more information (clues) left on that boat than...
06-17-2019, 05:00 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Budget Boats.... in Chesapeake. They may not be...

Budget Boats.... in Chesapeake. They may not be the ones you are thinking of but they can sure sell you a used outboard! Glenn or Craig Allen. 757.543.7595. Tell them Steve Knox the marine surveyor...
06-17-2019, 11:29 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

For OP - you did not have a Builder's Statement...

For OP - you did not have a Builder's Statement of Origin....

Re HIN's - Originally required in 1972. Current format adopted in 1984.
06-17-2019, 11:24 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

You might ask Capt. Harrell if he can do it.......

You might ask Capt. Harrell if he can do it.... :>)
06-15-2019, 01:00 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Well.... if you have a long narrow kayak then...

Well.... if you have a long narrow kayak then MAYBE it will outrun a pedal. MAYBE. But then it's a long narrow kayak, not a fishing platform. If you want to cover water in a fishing platform you...
06-15-2019, 12:50 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

This is a 2019 boat so should be the new and...

This is a 2019 boat so should be the new and improved. But I will check. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2019, 04:53 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

The other option would be to start a business...

The other option would be to start a business from a home based office. I've been self-employed 32 years. Any type of consulting will work that way.
06-13-2019, 03:59 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

And shrimp.... We buy 20 lbs. of fresh shrimp on...

And shrimp.... We buy 20 lbs. of fresh shrimp on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, freeze them in zip-lok bags in one lb. packages, and bring them home frozen. Then at home wrap them in paper towels...
06-12-2019, 04:28 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Thanks.

Thanks.
06-12-2019, 11:54 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

And if you ever do that, you will learn that some...

And if you ever do that, you will learn that some years they make money and some years they lose money. If they made money "hand over fist" there would be more companies writing boat policies.
06-12-2019, 11:51 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

No Charter Lakes is not the underwriter. They are...

No Charter Lakes is not the underwriter. They are the broker/agent. According to your jacket XL Group is your underwriter. If you have a claim you will deal with a Charter Lakes adjuster up to $___...
06-11-2019, 03:56 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

I fish a lot while anchored. This method works...

I fish a lot while anchored. This method works well when fishing and anchoring with a cross wind.
06-11-2019, 04:02 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

What he said.... About the only to check it is to...

What he said.... About the only to check it is to pull the engine....
06-10-2019, 12:06 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Or you could support your local dealer. You know,...

Or you could support your local dealer. You know, the guy you are going to call if your engine breaks down the Wednesday before a long holiday weekend?
06-10-2019, 05:08 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Not all double braided line is the same. There...

Not all double braided line is the same. There are various quality levels. Just like not all hamburger is the same. I bought a relatively inexpensive 3 strand anchor line. If untwists, it kinks, etc....
06-09-2019, 03:15 PM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

Probably design. Read the table on the pump and...

Probably design. Read the table on the pump and see if it tells you anything.
06-09-2019, 03:11 PM
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Views: 476
Posted By 74lbSteve

Well, no you won't. Not if they are paying any...

Well, no you won't. Not if they are paying any attention. If they pay policy limits then they get the boat and ALL it's equipment. Props, electronics, life jackets, anchor, etc. If your engine were...
06-09-2019, 02:58 PM
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Views: 355
Posted By 74lbSteve

Pulled the trigger on a new yak

Went to Appomattox River Co.'s demo day Saturday. Had narrowed the choices down to five boats from three manufactuers. Paddled/pedaled three. The two from Jackson weren't available for demo. Shame on...
06-07-2019, 10:44 AM
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Posted By 74lbSteve

A wooden hull is going to be hard to insure.

A wooden hull is going to be hard to insure.
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