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03-05-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By raptor660

Have a crateing company crate it and ship LTL....

Have a crateing company crate it and ship LTL. Probably lower cost than fly / drive, and its insured.
03-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By raptor660

I have had good luck with home equity lines and...

I have had good luck with home equity lines and loans. In my situation lenders are aggressive, no closing costs, no prepayment penalties, very good rates, and interest is deductible. Paying cash for...
02-27-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,947
Posted By raptor660

An engine reciprocates. A motor rotates.

An engine reciprocates. A motor rotates.
02-08-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,921
Posted By raptor660

Do they call it "roar roam" over there? Its...

Do they call it "roar roam" over there? Its well known in US how well engineered and long lasting oriental products are.
02-02-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 231,464
Posted By raptor660

I have no dog in this fight but seems like Barker...

I have no dog in this fight but seems like Barker had a lot of support when started out and built a great product. Ventured to next level with top tier new design and hit road blocks. Doubt he is...
01-26-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By raptor660

Regal is top tier in that type of boat. I'd rank...

Regal is top tier in that type of boat. I'd rank it ahead of other two in terms of quality. The dealer is another question....a so so dealer could make overall experience with a great product not so...
01-26-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,924
Posted By raptor660

I'm guessing it got settled and part of...

I'm guessing it got settled and part of settlement was gag order/retraction.
01-26-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,347
Posted By raptor660

I'm thinking if was a commercial carrier...

I'm thinking if was a commercial carrier liability on them/ their insurance. But what if was owner pulling new rig from factory or dealer? Is factory/dealer responsible for making sure secured rig...
01-24-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By raptor660

Heat helps, leave in sun for a while, then heat...

Heat helps, leave in sun for a while, then heat gun, slow pull. Two main types of adhesive, one is a thin film with adhesive both sides, other is just a layer of adhesive without film. Way easier if...
01-20-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,929
Posted By raptor660

Lightstream is a brand of Suntrust. They are very...

Lightstream is a brand of Suntrust. They are very easy, minimal documentation, stated income simple application in my case. Somebody mentioned Lightstream loans are callable. Mine is not. It is fixed...
01-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,449
Posted By raptor660

With you having done the prep you could probably...

With you having done the prep you could probably get someone experienced with spraying boats to do it on site pretty inexpensive. $200 for 2 hrs work on a Sat is easy side money, and you would get...
01-17-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By raptor660

The coating used in the article you mentioned...

The coating used in the article you mentioned seems to be the most over hyped/over priced of any in my opinion. Heck, they sell ceramic fabric and glass coatings with the Gold package....big red...
01-16-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By raptor660

Ceramic coatings are sacrificial wipe on...

Ceramic coatings are sacrificial wipe on coatings. Ceramic is the new polymer. Better than older chemistry, some are, but still a sacrificial coating to protect a base finish. Don't believe...
01-11-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,166
Posted By raptor660

I disagree. The average ownership cycle of cars...

I disagree. The average ownership cycle of cars and boats is pretty short. How many warranty jobs do you think XXX auto dealership did for that $1200 lifetime super poly seal they sold? None i...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,552
Posted By raptor660

Lots of good direction, i'd also add to double...

Lots of good direction, i'd also add to double check/maybe up your insurance. Seems like risk of accident, looting, vandalism greater now.
01-11-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,166
Posted By raptor660

I was skeptical before i looked at Ceramic Pro's...

I was skeptical before i looked at Ceramic Pro's website. Now I'm really skeptical. I'm sure coatings add some protection, but....coatings, sealants, and waxes are a sacrificial layer to protect a...
01-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,387
Posted By raptor660

Go used with some sort of warranty to pass on to...

Go used with some sort of warranty to pass on to buyer. May find a rebuilder that will take yours in on trade.
01-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By raptor660

I have 150's and do partly myself: I change oil,...

I have 150's and do partly myself: I change oil, plugs, lower unit lube, main fuel filter, lube cables and linkage then pay dealer to do the vst other fuel filter and run a quick diagnostic.
12-29-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By raptor660

Stainless course thread screws work well. If you...

Stainless course thread screws work well. If you search Starboard adhesives, you will find some detailed posts. Don't recall if 5200 was recommended, but the process is to flame treat the bonding...
12-19-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By raptor660

I bought a similar engine about 18mo ago, 2006,...

I bought a similar engine about 18mo ago, 2006, had 150 hrs paid $5500 installed. I pulled old 2 stroke and sold as parts engine. Had my mechanic change balancer, no issues in 100 hrs since installed.
11-19-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,345
Posted By raptor660

A Mr Fusion home energy reactor puts out 1.21...

A Mr Fusion home energy reactor puts out 1.21 giga watts in a small lightweight package. May need to make the hull from stainless steel for the correct flux dispersion though.
11-09-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By raptor660

Think the sun will degrade most anything over...

Think the sun will degrade most anything over time. Used BT on Sea Doos, 4 years and no issues. I like Sea Dek, but fabricators are way over priced. I hear they have a black Friday sale on sheet...
11-09-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By raptor660

Check with the folks at Spray Linings and...

Check with the folks at Spray Linings and Coatings. They have a high quality/high solids coating for marine applications, made to be sprayed. Can control the texture with granule size mixed in.
11-09-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,812
Posted By raptor660

I've used cellular pvc extensively for my house...

I've used cellular pvc extensively for my house trim and built a couple outdoor kitchen cabinets from it. When i've cut pieces from sheets the porous end grain tends to get dirty/moldy pretty quick....
11-08-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By raptor660

I had the same idea. My plan was to use Blacktip...

I had the same idea. My plan was to use Blacktip material material from Amazon and use two layers (10mm thick) Its about 1/2 the cost of Seadek. Can get it cut in basic shapes/round corners at a sign...
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