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Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By Ebbie

Sounds like you are trying really hard to please...

Sounds like you are trying really hard to please the Mrs. And you’re pretty happy whatever you’re in.
I get it.
Maybe you should let her sea trial and pick out the boat?
It’s a win win for you.
Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Ebbie

At that price range remember the No.1 rule. You...

At that price range remember the No.1 rule.
You are not buying a boat.
You are buying an engine.
Good luck, get a survey and have some fun with the family.
”These dreams are made of these” Annie...
06-09-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,736
Posted By Ebbie

The real question is, what price are you willing...

The real question is, what price are you willing to pay for that quality time with your family?
I sat on the fence for the last 2 years waiting on this bubble to burst.
No one has a crystal ball....
06-08-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By Ebbie

If you want deck space you should think about a...

If you want deck space you should think about a Cat in that size.
The kids will love the dive platform.
I also think you will get a lot more bang for your buck than the aforementioned elite class...
Forum: Northeast
06-08-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By Ebbie

That dog don’t hunt. Harbormaster threw a wrench...

That dog don’t hunt. Harbormaster threw a wrench into his plans to file an insurance claim.
No one is that stupid..well, upon further review.
06-05-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,895
Posted By Ebbie

Inshore is horrible. Offshore I haven’t had that...

Inshore is horrible. Offshore I haven’t had that problem. We try to communicate with the other boats around us and try to steer each other toward the bite.
Keep in mind we are 60-70 miles out and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,225
Posted By Ebbie

There is a famous story about Winston Churchill. ...

There is a famous story about Winston Churchill.
While attending a formal dinner that included Royal Family members of several European countries..
Winston was engaged in conversation with a...
06-03-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,723
Posted By Ebbie

The time to get worried is when they DON’T want...

The time to get worried is when they DON’T want to boat anymore.
When my Mom was their age she quit watching baseball because,..
”they changed how many outs you get to 3 Jimmy.”
I can’t tell you...
05-31-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Ebbie

I’ve got a trailer being built with a ladder. I’m...

I’ve got a trailer being built with a ladder. I’m 63, so if it saves one spill it’s worth every penny.
05-31-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Ebbie

I love a story with a happy ending. Good job Sir!

I love a story with a happy ending. Good job Sir!
05-28-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,575
Posted By Ebbie

If you have to rely on tribal knowledge to...

If you have to rely on tribal knowledge to service your boat engine the manufacturer needs to take action.
The maintenance manuals and up to date service bulletins should be all the documents the...
05-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,439
Posted By Ebbie

Yes

Yes
Forum: Vendor Talk
05-27-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,423
Posted By Ebbie

I love what the Sportsman factory rep said about...

I love what the Sportsman factory rep said about their stringer build.
”All of our boats float.”
Lady reporting:
{Chuckle} “That’s a good thing!”
Factory Rep:
“That is a good thing.”

Dang,...
Forum: Vendor Talk
05-27-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,423
Posted By Ebbie

Really? You researched Tidewater on this website...

Really? You researched Tidewater on this website and didn’t find all the bad reviews?
Okay, sounds fishy to me. I sea trialed one 18 months ago off Freeport and when I read
all the negative...
Forum: Vendor Talk
05-27-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,423
Posted By Ebbie

I can understand your frustration with the fuel...

I can understand your frustration with the fuel leak. That's a no-go item.
Everything else is basically the cost of boat ownership. Mid and lower tier
boats make up the Lion's share of the boat...
05-27-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Ebbie

.[/QUOTE] Ebbie: The Mariposa brings back...

.[/QUOTE]

Ebbie: The Mariposa brings back wonderful memories. The first time I took my wife to CR we stayed in the large suite on the top floor. It was on the corner so we could
see both...
05-22-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,726
Posted By Ebbie

I’ve never allowed alcohol on my boat. I’m the...

I’ve never allowed alcohol on my boat. I’m the Captain and I don’t drink.
My boat My rules. Offshore can get dicey. I need everyone on their game.

Now having said that.
I’m buying a new boat. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 9,883
Posted By Ebbie

Blood Simple (1985) Joel and Ethan Coen’s first...

Blood Simple (1985)
Joel and Ethan Coen’s first movie
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Ebbie

[QUOTE=Qotsaautopilot;14742793] AMR has a...

[QUOTE=Qotsaautopilot;14742793]

AMR has a very toxic relationship with almost all of their work groups and that can get exhausting after a while but rest assured it’s not that way everywhere....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Ebbie

I’ve been in the industry for 45 years. The last...

I’ve been in the industry for 45 years. The last 31 years with American Airlines. I’m an Avionics technician at DFW. I love the work, I have great relationships with the people I work with.
The...
05-07-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ebbie

Our French Foreign Exchange student will be...

Our French Foreign Exchange student will be thrilled to hear that.
That’s the first things she orders when she comes back to the states.
05-07-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ebbie

You can’t buy a Dr. Pepper either. I have no...

You can’t buy a Dr. Pepper either.
I have no idea why I just wrote that.
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-06-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By Ebbie

I love a story with a happy ending. Happy...

I love a story with a happy ending. Happy Mother’s day Mom!
05-04-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By Ebbie

That’s a heck of a catch on any boat. Thanks...

That’s a heck of a catch on any boat.
Thanks for sharing the picks.
05-03-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ebbie

Most hybrids strive to be ideal for inshore and...

Most hybrids strive to be ideal for inshore and offshore and end up not being that great at either.
I don’t know if a 14” draft will work for you inshore but I I loved the sea trial with this hull....
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