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08-09-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By capndick

Re: Boat explodes in Norfolk

The Va Pilot newspaper reported the guy was working on a propane stove.

I assume propane gas accumulated in the bilge and went off. Blew out windows in adjacent boats and threw debris 40 feet into...
06-17-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,744
Posted By capndick

Re: Crab pot markers: A navigational hazard?

I have been complaining to my representative here in Va for years and to no avail, I hit one IN the channel once and the haulout , propwork was over 700 bucks.....try to find the owner and then prove...
06-17-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By capndick

Re: Interesting scenario, what exactly is prop slip?

True prop slip is inherant in all propellers to some degree. It is simply the measure of efficiency of a particular wheel or type of wheel as has been mentioned, 3 Vs 4 blade etc and is best left to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By capndick

Re: Anybody do Garden Railroads? Cool pictures....

I am an HO model railroader in the winter months and have always liked the big outdoor stuff.

Your folks have a truly wonderful layout, I might sell the boat and build one in my yard.

Dick
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-11-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,041
Posted By capndick

Re: New Jersey Roll Call

Born in the Bronx and raised in Haworth [Bergen Cty] vacationed in Pt Pleasant at Clark's landing back when it was a tiny beach with half a dozen 1 room cabins. Great times.

Left when I joined the...
06-05-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,992
Posted By capndick

Re: Captian's license what type of jobs...........??

Should have been around during the tugboat strike in '87, Moran [Curtis Bay Towing] was hiring like crazy...Of course those of us who worked for them back then called them scabs.

The minimum...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,722
Posted By capndick

Re: Some time it Pays to Open Your Mouth

I had a genset problem way back when with an Onan...a 10 year old unit. I made my case and offered to pay the labor if they provided the parts.....4 days later my Onan dealer called and said he had a...
06-03-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,212
Posted By capndick

Re: Mase marine Genset

I have been looking at Nextgeneration or Phasors 3.5KW ,both seem to be very good units. I want to hear one run first though. The mase is a 3600 RPM unit. The one I heard and saw in operation did...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-25-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By capndick

Re: Think about buying from best buy? think again...

I never take NO for an answer from someone who isn't authorized to say YES in the first place...Never deal with the underlings, go right to the manager and make sure he/she understands that you know...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,798
Posted By capndick

Re: Most Over-rated Actor/Actress

I wouldn't give a big rats azz if they were good or bad, it's that they think their opinions are better than ours. That because they're famous we are somehow in awe of their dumbazzes.....they are...
05-21-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,503
Posted By capndick

Re: Who's In Favor Of Boat Operator Licensing?

Va just passed such a law, the exclusions are for those "renting" I.E. TOURISTS and first time BUYERS ! As I wrote to both the author of the bill, some dippy woman from the western part of the state...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-15-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,324
Posted By capndick

Re: How much do you give for graduation?

I am spoiling my grandkids at $200 a pop.......and I still have 2 to go with the precedent now set.

College they get $500, married $500.

D
05-07-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,895
Posted By capndick

Re: Stupid Blowboater?

Most, again MOST , blowboaters are arrogant treehugging liberals who think of themselves as great adventurers and purists, superior to us fossil fuel burning, fish hunting killers, but are actually...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,045
Posted By capndick

Re: Investing $1,000,000

I spoke with a bank just the other day about just such a scenario. When they heard my wife was coming into some money like this they called ME. I told them that I knew they would be loaning it out at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By capndick

Re: Soprano question

T is getting more and more paranoid about Paulie. The next time he has any reason to doubt his loyalty, he's gone. Actually he's getting paranoid about everything, I thought for sure Hesh was going...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-01-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By capndick

Re: Stupid Idea

It's an absolutely stupid decision. It's not that this kid's life is more important than any other soldiers life, it's the propaganda value of the islamonuts capturing or killing him. They will try...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-20-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By capndick

Re: Taxes explained

Tax code is pure highway robbery. One of my sons worked around 60 hours a week all year and flew overseas many times away from his family and got a nice bonus......the tax man took almost half of it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-17-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,241
Posted By capndick

Re: Question for Harley guys

Bird,
Runnin a little short that day, went right over my head, LOL.
Dick
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By capndick

Re: WTF, Whale teeth illegal?

Last year we had a retard duck lay eggs on the dock...no nest, just a pile in th corner, in fact she layed eggs all over peoples boats.
She hatched 3, but took off with one and left the other two...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,241
Posted By capndick

Re: Question for Harley guys

Bird,
all sound like potato etc when idling...well maybe the old ones. Ya had to own an oldie to appreciate the new ones..I've been on the side of the road more than a few times, but never with my...
04-16-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,750
Posted By capndick

Re: Do you Braid your own lines ?

I splice all of my own lines. The bitter ends are Flemished on the dock and there are no "Irish pennants" to be seen anywhere on my vessel.
Dick
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-15-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,241
Posted By capndick

Re: Question for Harley guys

I've had Harleys all my life, first one in '56, a flathead .45 WLA. paid 100 bucks for it.
The old line about them was when they break you make the part bigger, after awhile they quit breakin'.. The...
04-15-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,061
Posted By capndick

Re: Prettiest boat 30 to 45 feet

All beyooootiful boats for a fact, but for me this is the most beautiful trawler ever made. When I win the lottery or sell the house.
Dick

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04-03-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,581
Posted By capndick

Re: Anyone ever sell their boat, take a break from boating and regret it????

If you decide next year you made a mistake, you'll be hard-pressed to find one nearly as nice. I want a bigger boat, a very specific one in fact, but I will NOT sell my trawler until I can get my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-30-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,063
Posted By capndick

Re: she has finally made me a nut.

I had one of those, ONCE..
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