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Forum: Northeast
04-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,818
Posted By gettes

Thanks so much for reviving this thread. That...

Thanks so much for reviving this thread. That last pic of the Can Do is unbelievable how different she looked. I grew up a few hundred yards from where she was moored all those years and spent a lot...
Forum: Northeast
04-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,925
Posted By gettes

I have some relatives who would call that a...

I have some relatives who would call that a "Foggy mornin' special".

They don't really keep shorts though so all of you eco-nazis keep your panties from bunching up.
08-31-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 250,512
Posted By gettes

Does anyone know where or if the NSE has an...

Does anyone know where or if the NSE has an adjustment for TVG? I can't seem to find it anywhere. Thus far I am very pleased with the performance of my BSM-2.

Looking forward to the next round...
06-09-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By gettes

Thanks, I actually hadn't noticed that. May have...

Thanks, I actually hadn't noticed that. May have to re-think those.
06-08-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By gettes

I'm going to give these a shot...

I'm going to give these a shot http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-Atrium-Speakers-White/dp/B00378KMEG/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1370728801&sr=8-9&keywords=marine+box+speakers

Reviews seem good and...
06-07-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 250,512
Posted By gettes

Been following this and just wanted to say thanks...

Been following this and just wanted to say thanks for all the work/insight. It will be very interesting to see amirm's test replicated at depth. The shallow water results are less than I think any...
06-02-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By gettes

They were working on a software update, hopefully...

They were working on a software update, hopefully that fixed the issues mentioned. Mine just shipped on Friday, will be a couple weeks before I can test it out though.
03-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 411,655
Posted By gettes

Diablo she's a beauty. What are the specs?...

Diablo she's a beauty. What are the specs? Egg..Post?? Lovin' all these boats.
03-19-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,811
Posted By gettes

I had the pleasure of talking with JB this past...

I had the pleasure of talking with JB this past fall when I was setting up an account for my friend who owns a tackle shop. I was on the phone with him for almost an hour just shooting the sh%*. ...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,112
Posted By gettes

If they are bleeding bad throw them in a 5 gal...

If they are bleeding bad throw them in a 5 gal bucket with water for a few minutes. It's amazing how quickly their blood coagulates. I've also forgotten them in the bucket for an hour or more and...
03-19-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 411,655
Posted By gettes

Thanks squid kid, those boats are awesome. Built...

Thanks squid kid, those boats are awesome. Built the first one for $550, wouldn't that be nice today. I also thought it was neat how the article talked of him heading "Downeast" to get the boat...
03-18-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,401
Posted By gettes

Thanks for posting these screenshots. I love...

Thanks for posting these screenshots. I love checking them out as I'll be installing NSE12, BSM2 and B265lh next month. You certainly seem to have the unit dialed in very well. It's good to see...
03-18-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 411,655
Posted By gettes

Thanks memco, she's in the process of getting...

Thanks memco, she's in the process of getting wooded out and bottom refastened right now. She looks much nicer without the bow rail IMO. That Albatross is beuatiful, if theolog or anyone has more...
Forum: Northeast
03-17-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,119
Posted By gettes

Not super old but it is wood. '86 Osmond Beal ...

Not super old but it is wood. '86 Osmond Beal She's getting wooded and refastened this spring with a new color scheme. Bow rail was the first thing to go after I got my hands on her.
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03-17-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 411,655
Posted By gettes

'86 Osmond Beal Custom ...

'86 Osmond Beal Custom

http://www.thehulltruth.com/members/gettes-albums-bj-picture63939-mooring-w-w-pic.jpg
03-09-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,098
Posted By gettes

.[/QUOTE No one said that fiberglass boats...

.[/QUOTE

No one said that fiberglass boats don't have issues. Old, wooden boats just have additional issues that are usually more costly. I loved my old wood Egg Harbor, but I'd never have...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-09-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By gettes

Man that really sucks, no other way to put it. I...

Man that really sucks, no other way to put it. I still miss "The Bear" my rottie/amstaff who I rescued when he was 10, made it to 15 and then bloat got him which has nothing to do with age. Sorry...
03-09-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 52,301
Posted By gettes

I didn't read the ellis link, and am no expert,...

I didn't read the ellis link, and am no expert, but I think part of the problem is the fine forefoot causing it to dive off, combined with the flat after section. Sound like your description...
03-09-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,098
Posted By gettes

My kind of guy! Just don't let him into the beer...

My kind of guy! Just don't let him into the beer until after the inspection. Apparently from reading a majority of the replies on this thread you don't have to spend any money or time on a...
03-09-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 52,301
Posted By gettes

Wait till I let all the guys who fish for a...

Wait till I let all the guys who fish for a living. The price of Bert 31's will go through the roof, everyone will want one. ;)

Sorry about the mulitple posts, haven't really tried the...
03-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 52,301
Posted By gettes

Thanks for sharing. That sounds like a great...

Thanks for sharing. That sounds like a great time. Those guys sure came off as characters in Ginny Thorndike's book, must have been fun to hang out with.
03-09-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 52,301
Posted By gettes

I have the same engine in a Osmond Beal 36'....

I have the same engine in a Osmond Beal 36'. Wondering what you saw for savings by going below 2100. I cruise at 14-15 and I believe am getting very similar numbers to what you were. Had some GPS...
03-08-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,098
Posted By gettes

That is the best advice anyone could give. They...

That is the best advice anyone could give. They will know where to look for structural rot in the floors, frames etc. If you can't find a surveyor who fits the bill someone who works on/builds...
03-05-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,187
Posted By gettes

Bingo. Kevin is an electrician, Ralph owns a...

Bingo. Kevin is an electrician, Ralph owns a painting company in LI(yeah that's right not all the dicks are from Mass) don't know if the kid from Pinwheel does anything else.

1/4 mile is the...
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