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12-01-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
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I think that you could go one of two directions. ...

I think that you could go one of two directions. Either chop off some of the height of the console, or a platform behind the console. My wife and I were talking about this when we were looking at...
12-01-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Time Machine

I just did the transom on my 15' hobie power...

I just did the transom on my 15' hobie power skiff, which was a little tricky because it has a center divider between two balsa cores, so really two transom cores to replace. Yes, it was some...
12-01-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Time Machine

Why those two? I would think first about the...

Why those two? I would think first about the water you want to go in, and what boat is appropriate for that. I've ridden around some in the aquasport, and it was OK if you pointed the nose down...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,704
Posted By Time Machine

Have you looked at the new minivans, they are...

Have you looked at the new minivans, they are very luxurious. (Joke)

Anyway, I think you want a SUV. Some of the clients may be put off by a truck.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

That's pretty funny. It makes me think...

That's pretty funny.

It makes me think about my lawn mowing business, from decades ago. One of my customers lived on the Severn, near Annapolis, and she got a new minivan. Her husband was an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

Occupational Hazard? Come on, are you a poser,...

Occupational Hazard? Come on, are you a poser, or was that a little mistake you made there?

Forget your training? Or poser?
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

No, his boat's a lot nicer than mine. But the...

No, his boat's a lot nicer than mine. But the marinas are full of nice boats that are sold for the image they project.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

Occupational hazard, what does that mean? How...

Occupational hazard, what does that mean? How could you go too far with it? You brought it up, so what's your occupation that shooting the crap in the interweb would be a hazard?

I tell you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

I wish. Half of what I do is sell projects, and...

I wish. Half of what I do is sell projects, and the customers are justifiably nervous.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

Life is too short to make yourself look like a...

Life is too short to make yourself look like a soccer mom. As we found out, even the soccer moms don't want that for themselves. Sorry if I struck a nerve.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

No, consulting engineer in the chem, food, pharma...

No, consulting engineer in the chem, food, pharma industries.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By Time Machine

I've got 9 boats, 4 motorcycles, 5 cars, and...

I've got 9 boats, 4 motorcycles, 5 cars, and other stuff, but I prefer to think of myself as a "collector".
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

That's my point, exactly, people have perceptions...

That's my point, exactly, people have perceptions of others based on lots of things, including their car, what they wear, how they use the language, etc. So I drive a F250, which may be positive for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

Nice, you can't just make this stuff up. Unless...

Nice, you can't just make this stuff up. Unless you want to go live on an island, this is how things are. You can either work with it, and try to get somewhere, or work against it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

That's a great story, and if you want to talk...

That's a great story, and if you want to talk about what is "manly", generosity is right up there as a good characteristic.

That said, people do care about what you drive. In my line of work,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

A poser at what, being a truck driver? No, I...

A poser at what, being a truck driver? No, I have no intention whatsoever that people think I'm a trucker. It's good honest work, but not for me.
12-01-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By Time Machine

How old is your current motor? I have seen...

How old is your current motor?

I have seen that the throttle - shifters corrode, and the gauges are now mostly digital. In any case, when I get a new motor, I want a new harness, and everything. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Time Machine

It's a boat, you are going to do what you want to...

It's a boat, you are going to do what you want to do. I've done the long distance thing, and it was worth it to me.
12-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By Time Machine

Both of those places, when I was there, had...

Both of those places, when I was there, had sheets with all the prices. No games. I bought a 70 yam, and 60 honda for my little boats from Fawcetts, in Annapolis, and I am happy with them. They...
12-01-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By Time Machine

Have you checked dannys in cambridge, or the...

Have you checked dannys in cambridge, or the place on Mountain road in pasadena for suzuki?

I have not bought from them because I decided to go yamaha-honda for just slightly more money. If I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

This. Just remember, chicks dig dudes with...

This.

Just remember, chicks dig dudes with money.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9t3ez_LU6Y
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

This is called shooting the breeze on the...

This is called shooting the breeze on the interwebs on a rainy day. Throwing out a topic for my own and hopefully others entertainment. In the real world, what you do, and the way you present...
12-01-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Time Machine

That's about what I was thinking - 8k for the...

That's about what I was thinking - 8k for the boat, with a 50% boost for cult value. The motor would not be worth much.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,411
Posted By Time Machine

OK, one additional thing. To those out there in...

OK, one additional thing. To those out there in the midwest, saying that they do not care about what people think about them: I hope you are just BSing. Lot's of life outcomes are determined by how...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,173
Posted By Time Machine

Once again, the news has to be imported in from...

Once again, the news has to be imported in from another country.
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