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02-11-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,560
Posted By Steve_250

Its simple

Simple answer for me was redundancy.
Engines fail, thats just the way it is.
As long as my fuel is not contaminated, the second engine/system will get us in.
Thats a hell'uva lot better than...
02-05-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,652
Posted By Steve_250

Happy Hour appetizers at the Boathouse, ask to be...

Happy Hour appetizers at the Boathouse, ask to be seated in Shannon's section.
Four of us made a meal out of the apps, delicious!
Shannon just kept bringing everything on the app menu.
01-20-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,061
Posted By Steve_250

A commercial bread dough mixer motor powered by...

A commercial bread dough mixer motor powered by your genny saves your engines.
Also, a big crock pot full of hearty soup on the slow cook is great for morale....
Forum: The Carolinas
01-06-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,150
Posted By Steve_250

Yeah but... When the huge amounts are being...

Yeah but...
When the huge amounts are being "harvested" (read: stolen from us) lower in the bay, it means that the bait doesn't get further up the bay to MD and likewise neither do a lot of the...
01-06-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,067
Posted By Steve_250

I too always leave it on, CH 16 with the volume...

I too always leave it on, CH 16 with the volume down due to the non-stop radio checks (idiots).
I can pick out CG and perk up to listen and would go to help them.
The wifey counts how many lookout...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-29-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,150
Posted By Steve_250

Dang, y'all still have Bluefish? Here in the...

Dang, y'all still have Bluefish?
Here in the Maryland section Chesapeake, Blues are a very rare thing to see, and when you catch one, it's tiny.
Back in the 60's and 70's you could catch 3-4...
12-22-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,864
Posted By Steve_250

Don't care, don't use them, and gimme another...

Don't care, don't use them, and gimme another beer.
Learn to put the boat in the slip, tie it correctly, and you won't need them.
But if they have a picture of their wife on them, by all means let...
12-22-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,214
Posted By Steve_250

On the way back in, everything gets hosed with...

On the way back in, everything gets hosed with fresh water and is dry when we get back in.
Everything stays on the boat all season. I normally remove in December and do a major cleaning of the...
12-22-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,791
Posted By Steve_250

If you have a spot there to keep it, just leave...

If you have a spot there to keep it, just leave it in the water all season.
When you need to pull it out, just put two tractors in tandem, one as the pivot and the other one pulls at a 90 degree...
12-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,915
Posted By Steve_250

Well, I was gonna suggest a wifey pic, but if...

Well, I was gonna suggest a wifey pic, but if someone needs a door that size, nevermind, skip the pic...
But at least now there is somewhere to attach a large swim platform.
12-17-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,448
Posted By Steve_250

Ken, you are just soooo wrong. Those are...

Ken, you are just soooo wrong.
Those are supposed to be the old style US Gov mechanical pencils, LOL.
Damn near all my shirts have pockets.
They are from my smoking days years ago.
Now I just...
12-17-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,856
Posted By Steve_250

Nice to hear you found something. I don't live...

Nice to hear you found something.
I don't live in a HOA but discovered the incorporated city we are in is a nightmare with most of the same HOA-like rules.
If I want to install a new dishwasher,...
12-03-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,855
Posted By Steve_250

Nope, just means she can afford a better lawyer,...

Nope, just means she can afford a better lawyer, LOL!
But no ill thoughts intended....
11-14-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,093
Posted By Steve_250

OP, if you are even still on here.... I best...

OP, if you are even still on here....

I best like the advise to stay within a mile of shore/inlet and try different sea conditions before you make any far fetched attempts.
That right there will...
11-13-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 71,197
Posted By Steve_250

In line with the spirit of the subject line: ...

In line with the spirit of the subject line:

Bought first boat after being a passenger on Dad's (RIP) boat for decades.
A retired USCG boat guy volunteered to help me bring it to my home port,...
10-29-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,532
Posted By Steve_250

IIRC mine says 10 or 12. There is no flippin...

IIRC mine says 10 or 12.
There is no flippin way I would go beyond 6, just no room.
Maybe the manufacturer counts seats in the cabin I guess.

I am very flexible with my time and can go any day....
10-28-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,902
Posted By Steve_250

My thoughts exactly. A transient that was...

My thoughts exactly.

A transient that was parked beside me was sinking.
So I notified the marina and they towed it to the lift and hoisted it out.
Couple other times I have notified the marina...
10-28-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 36,673
Posted By Steve_250

Bring all the bananas you want to, they are an...

Bring all the bananas you want to, they are an excellent source of potassium and have no ill effect on the safety of the day or the amount of catch.
My dad was a long-haul trucker and got nailed by...
10-07-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 49,287
Posted By Steve_250

Some guy did it alone in a nine foot boat decades...

Some guy did it alone in a nine foot boat decades ago. I saw the "coffin" in a museum (forgot which museum).
In Oct 2016 we went from Gibraltar to the Azores.
It was two days of 38 footers and 70...
09-30-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,555
Posted By Steve_250

Location is Lower Patuxent River into the...

Location is Lower Patuxent River into the Chesapeake Bay.
At night I stick to the marked channels in the River or open bay, hopefully no ghost pots, but they have so far just moved aside with the...
09-30-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,715
Posted By Steve_250

Larry the Cable Guy?

Larry the Cable Guy?
08-05-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,953
Posted By Steve_250

Thread of the year? Hasn't this already been...

Thread of the year?
Hasn't this already been discussed in another thread?
LOL
08-04-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,779
Posted By Steve_250

Ok, so the mechanic says is it not happening...

Ok, so the mechanic says is it not happening after the switch.
"Normally", a bilge pump is before the switch (red wire?)
Has it been raining a lot, or often?
It's possible that the pump has been...
06-30-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,088
Posted By Steve_250

You can't legislate stupidity. One quote says...

You can't legislate stupidity.
One quote says it all:

"Stupid is as Stupid does"
~Forrest Gump~
06-30-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,412
Posted By Steve_250

If you go on board their boat, do a mock...

If you go on board their boat, do a mock inspection with the requirements checklist.
Or better yet, have them get a free safety inspection by the CG Auxiliary.
As for not having ID?
Seriously???...
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