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06-21-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Gringo

I'm glad Cap. Flippy likes his boat, but I have...

I'm glad Cap. Flippy likes his boat, but I have to say that in all my years of dealing with boats I have never dealt with a more dishonest, crooked bunch of people than the Mojito boat people. ...
05-03-2014, 05:06 PM
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Views: 91,479
Posted By Gringo

Wow, I just got an email notification of a new...

Wow, I just got an email notification of a new post on this thread, and couldn't believe this was all four years ago. I'm glad to see that people are getting some use from my experiences. Those...
04-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By Gringo

Thanks for the suggestions. Since this is all an...

Thanks for the suggestions. Since this is all an interior space, and some of the spaces are very enclosed, my preferred solution is still some one part filler that I can trowel or roll on. Of...
04-07-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Gringo

Maybe because nobody needs all the spare parts...

Maybe because nobody needs all the spare parts for Mercury, Suzuki and E-Tec's. So no market for hot components.
04-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By Gringo

Thanks for the info. We don't have a Sherwin...

Thanks for the info. We don't have a Sherwin Williams here, but we do have a Benjamin Moore. I'll ask them if they have a similar product.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,478
Posted By Gringo

My wolverine leaves droppings meaner than that.

My wolverine leaves droppings meaner than that.
04-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By Gringo

What to use on exposed fiberglass interior?

I'm re-habbing a 30 year old boat. I ripped out yards of vinyl and yellow foam rubber glued to just about every interior bulkhead and the inside surfaces. Since the manufacturer never intended for...
04-02-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By Gringo

300 HPDI? No thanks. I had one.

300 HPDI? No thanks. I had one.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-01-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 21,679
Posted By Gringo

I thought it must be subtitled in the US. ...

I thought it must be subtitled in the US. It's not here, and therefore not much fun at all.
Too bad.

Half the time we get subtitles in a choice of Spanish or Portuguese. I think Netflix...
03-31-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,688
Posted By Gringo

why not? Properly laminated wood is an...

why not? Properly laminated wood is an incredible building material. Check out the wing structure on a Bellanca Super Viking.

I wish I could buy an automobile with a laminated wood frame. ...
03-31-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,764
Posted By Gringo

in the 9 years we've been living on this little...

in the 9 years we've been living on this little island, I've tried every corrosion blocker I can get my hands on. Corrosion X seems to work okay. But then all of them only seem to work "okay" for a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 21,679
Posted By Gringo

Watched the pilot for Lillehammer this weekend,...

Watched the pilot for Lillehammer this weekend, based on recommendations here.. Is most of the show's dialogue in Norwegian without any subtitles or captions? We thought it looked like an...
03-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,688
Posted By Gringo

this makes at least a dozen threads on boat...

this makes at least a dozen threads on boat related issues that I have read over the years in which someone states "Don't use polyester resin, use epoxy resin". I just saw the same thing in a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-29-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,652
Posted By Gringo

You sure think you know a lot.

You sure think you know a lot.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,652
Posted By Gringo

Spot on. I've finally realized that it does...

Spot on. I've finally realized that it does absolutely no good to argue with people online. I have yet to see a single person change their attitude or opinions due to an argument on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,652
Posted By Gringo

I don't go in the bilge. I can't stop myself...

I don't go in the bilge. I can't stop myself from saying what I think, and what I think is not compatible with left coast liberals, and left coast liberals own the forum.

and you guys KNOW how...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-28-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,652
Posted By Gringo

On this island we have these wild growing cactii...

On this island we have these wild growing cactii that look kind of like mini Saguaros. The proper name of them is the Dildo Cactus.

So if I posted a photo of one of these local flora, with the...
03-28-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,875
Posted By Gringo

I guess it depends on your priorities. Battery...

I guess it depends on your priorities. Battery life can be an issue. I bought the GoPro piggyback battery, doubles the life. Comes with two new backs for the case.

Go pro comes with a mount...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-28-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,652
Posted By Gringo

And now I've got TWO old merc outboards to deal...

And now I've got TWO old merc outboards to deal with here. one of them is old enough to vote.
03-28-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gringo

Thanks fitzgas, that is of help. I had noticed...

Thanks fitzgas, that is of help. I had noticed the hose descriptions mention the little holes, and I confess, that made me nervous. This is the first I have read about restrictions on where to use...
03-27-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gringo

Thanks, but neither one of those guys sells a...

Thanks, but neither one of those guys sells a fifty or a hundred foot length of 1/4" propane hose. Half inch is much bigger than I need.
03-27-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gringo

where to order long propane hose?

I just ripped about a hundred feet of corroded copper propane line out of an old boat. I want to replace it with something other than copper. I need one 35 ft. and one 50 ft. length, from the tanks...
03-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By Gringo

do they still make the push button Zebco 33?

do they still make the push button Zebco 33?
03-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,442
Posted By Gringo

Nothing wrong with that hull that a dab of Woody...

Nothing wrong with that hull that a dab of Woody Wax won't fix.

But it's sad to see what the use of ethanol can do in only a few short years.
03-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,708
Posted By Gringo

Garmin's now chinese made. Off my list entirely.

Garmin's now chinese made. Off my list entirely.
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