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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-01-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,367
Posted By budbrande

I guess your level of service depends on your...

I guess your level of service depends on your location but here is my experience with shippers and my ratings from best to worst. Covid does not apply as my ratings are based on the past three or...
06-28-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,852
Posted By budbrande

I don't know how busy he is but you could try...

I don't know how busy he is but you could try calling Carlton Layton at Layton's Custom Boatworks and see if you could get him to come and inspect it for you. He is in Edenton, NC and worked for...
06-21-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By budbrande

Did you check the ground? Also in hardware...

Did you check the ground? Also in hardware settings on your Lowrance does the hub show on the network? Also check your interconnect cables for your network.
06-21-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By budbrande

I just got one as well. Never heard of...

I just got one as well. Never heard of swettgirls. :rofl:
06-20-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By budbrande

He ended up buying a Garmin Echomap 94sv from...

He ended up buying a Garmin Echomap 94sv from West Marine. They had them on sale for $700.00. For the time being it should do everything he needs.
06-18-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,238
Posted By budbrande

The boat now belongs to you. You are in...

The boat now belongs to you. You are in possession of the boat and the title along with a bill of sale stating you purchased it. Unfortunately you learned a valuable lesson the hard way. Have a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,105
Posted By budbrande

DrDan, good on you for taking that kitten in to...

DrDan, good on you for taking that kitten in to your home. I hate to say it but a lot of people would walk away or call animal control and have it picked up. People like you restore my faith in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By budbrande

I too love my Wilmington Grill. No doubt it will...

I too love my Wilmington Grill. No doubt it will be the last grill I will ever need to buy! As for warranty, 7 years on the grill and lifetime on the burners.
06-10-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By budbrande

Trying to help my buddy settle on a GPS/Fishfinder

As the title states. Good friend of mine just purchased a new to him 2001 Albemarle 247 last month. The boat needed a little work but nothing that really wasn't expected. Plugs, plug wires,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,931
Posted By budbrande

I used to work with a guy that relocated here...

I used to work with a guy that relocated here from Long Island. Day in and day out all I used to hear was how much better things were in New York compared to North Carolina. After having pretty much...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By budbrande

Well, if it isn't Leslie!

Well, if it isn't Leslie!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,241
Posted By budbrande

I was born and raised in Garner, just outside of...

I was born and raised in Garner, just outside of Raleigh. I have lived in this area for pretty much most of my life. It is an absolute disgrace to see what our cities have become over the years. It...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,241
Posted By budbrande

Started looking through some of the arrest photos...

Started looking through some of the arrest photos and came across these fine citizens. Click the link but be warned, don't blame me if you spit your drink all over your computer! :rofl:
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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By budbrande

My guess is that in the ten days you were talking...

My guess is that in the ten days you were talking he went online and looked at similar boats for sale, talked to a friend that convinced him he was selling too cheap, or mentioned to someone he was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,272
Posted By budbrande

I own the same Gamo Whisper Fusion Mach 1 and it...

I own the same Gamo Whisper Fusion Mach 1 and it is a blast to shoot. Try it with PBA ammo and you will be quite surprised at how accurate it is! I bought mine when we started having squirrel...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By budbrande

Several years ago the wife and I paid off all of...

Several years ago the wife and I paid off all of out bills. Our house is paid for and the only loan I have is on my truck. As soon as we paid off our open accounts my credit score dropped from 840's...
05-12-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,089
Posted By budbrande

Not to hijack but in North Carolina the maximum...

Not to hijack but in North Carolina the maximum towing speed is 55 MPH or at least that is what is on the books. Having said that I have seen people towing boats, cargo trailers, and campers going...
05-10-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By budbrande

I have the same radio and I do not believe the...

I have the same radio and I do not believe the microphone is user replaceable. That being said if you are tech savvy you could probably buy a microphone and adapt it to the Simrad unit by opening the...
05-06-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By budbrande

Like you I upgraded the software on my EVO2 to...

Like you I upgraded the software on my EVO2 to 18.3 and I lost temperature from my B175M that is connected directly to my EVO2 plotter. Pretty sorry situation to end updates and trash a feature in...
05-02-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By budbrande

I just polished my boat a couple of weeks ago and...

I just polished my boat a couple of weeks ago and used the Presta products that are recommended in the thread in the How To forum. Worked like a charm and by the time I was finished my boat looked...
05-02-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By budbrande

I'm good with it either way. I have the Taco...

I'm good with it either way. I have the Taco backing plates and my other option was to machine a curve on the forward edge that would gain me about 1/4" but even then there would be no room for error.
05-02-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By budbrande

Center Rigger Mount Question

For the experts. I decided to add a center rigger mount to my boat. I already have Taco GS280 outrigger bases w/15' poles and I purchased a Taco GS170 mount and a 12' center pole which I plan to add...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-02-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By budbrande

Until this year it has never allowed me to do it....

Until this year it has never allowed me to do it. I could renew the cars and my trailers but never the truck. As soon as I would enter the weighted plate number I would get an error telling me they...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-01-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By budbrande

If you can get the scissor lift inside it would...

If you can get the scissor lift inside it would be the easy way to do it. To get over the threshold you can use a piece of plywood on each side with another piece on top bridging the gap. You say you...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-30-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By budbrande

Had my truck inspected and the oil changed last...

Had my truck inspected and the oil changed last week. I use the same small family owned shop for all of our service and it only took about thirty minutes since business is way down. In the past I...
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