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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By 20biminitwist

Yes, they are still around. Not sure who owns...

Yes, they are still around. Not sure who owns them but they were part of the Weather King brand when I was a commercial product rep for WK.

Lots of HVAC juggling of ownership over the years. I was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 09:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,984
Posted By 20biminitwist

No pension for me and I went out at age 58....

No pension for me and I went out at age 58. Aggressive saving/investing and it started when I entered the work force at age 21.

Did without a lot of unnecessary things for a good while. Very few...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 08:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,515
Posted By 20biminitwist

I have always been a waterman so my pick is this...

I have always been a waterman so my pick is this due to the lyrics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYCfneNmkl0
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,783
Posted By 20biminitwist

Where is this? Nope, ain't gonna get me none of...

Where is this?
Nope, ain't gonna get me none of that. With that long of a prolonged blow that swell set is gonna grow as well. I am sure there will be gusts and current may even bring worse...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By 20biminitwist

The higher the SEER the more trouble they will be...

The higher the SEER the more trouble they will be with any brand. Complicated controls with expensive components, few qualified techs that know how to work on them.

I have a old American Standard...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,783
Posted By 20biminitwist

Never heard of 3 to 6. Maybe 3 to 5 or 6 to 8. At...

Never heard of 3 to 6. Maybe 3 to 5 or 6 to 8. At 7 seconds no matter it is going to suck.
Bad to get caught in that and stupid to go out in that when you have a choice...Now, take that 31 Contender...
Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,318
Posted By 20biminitwist

Boats have dealers for a reason. A good dealer...

Boats have dealers for a reason. A good dealer has the means to repair small items for the most part. When a boat is called back to the factory it is usually a indication that they are aware of a...
Yesterday, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By 20biminitwist

Boat and Motor Super Store in Palm Harbor.

Boat and Motor Super Store in Palm Harbor.
03-05-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By 20biminitwist

They actually deployed a chopper launched from a...

They actually deployed a chopper launched from a big cutter. Requested I stay on station until a rapid response vessel arrived. The chopper assessed and then left and he was there in 30 minutes. We...
03-05-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By 20biminitwist

It will be brief as I have shared it on here...

It will be brief as I have shared it on here before.

It made the paper in the keys.

Snagged it and backed down to save a lure. I hooked it good. Powder obvious and I called it in to USCG. A...
03-05-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By 20biminitwist

Under 13 count!:o If your paying grocery...

Under 13 count!:o

If your paying grocery store prices for head on shrimp I suggest to head/ peel and de vain and eat them.

Source you frozen shrimp elsewhere.

The above advice is correct...
03-05-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By 20biminitwist

The best thing to do is not even look at it. I...

The best thing to do is not even look at it. I trolled around the one I found and caught a shit load of fish until I made too tight of a turn and snagged the damn thing on the left long.
Realized...
03-05-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By 20biminitwist

I have and currently own a 2005 and fish the boat...

I have and currently own a 2005 and fish the boat hard.
Do a search on here to save me lots of typing.

I will say this, for all around performance/room and accommodations you could put a 35 Cabo...
03-04-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,374
Posted By 20biminitwist

So this is going to happen in 10 years or is this...

So this is going to happen in 10 years or is this what you plan to do for the next 10 years?

10 years from now you may need a long extension cord or budget for some real expensive fuel, it's...
03-04-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,318
Posted By 20biminitwist

Have all of your questions answered in writing....

Have all of your questions answered in writing. Something serious if it's going back to the factory!
03-03-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By 20biminitwist

Stopped making them a long time ago and I have...

Stopped making them a long time ago and I have one that is over 20 years old.

Yeti ain't got shit on the SSI.

Now I have 2 things Rick wants.:rofl: Nope Rick, you can't have that Trinidad you...
03-03-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,958
Posted By 20biminitwist

if anyone has interest I have 6, 665 boss...

if anyone has interest I have 6, 665 boss original Accurate reels that are in great shape and have been updated at the factory 3 years ago and have been barely fished since.

They were my tarpon...
03-03-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,374
Posted By 20biminitwist

:thumbsup: I am sure it was worth it. The...

:thumbsup: I am sure it was worth it.

The Azores.:o
That would be the only thing that would concern me for a major crossing. It's one thing to do 400 mile legs following a coast line or string of...
03-03-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,027
Posted By 20biminitwist

Several years back I was at a FWC meeting...

Several years back I was at a FWC meeting concerning making the entire rim of Tampa bay inside the 6 foot contour line a no motor zone or idle speed.

The save the manatee crowd was there in full...
03-03-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,374
Posted By 20biminitwist

Good stuff Mike. Like I said if it weren't for...

Good stuff Mike.
Like I said if it weren't for my 2 sons and wife I would have been off to the races when Chris and Mellisa Fischer were tagging Sharks in Boca Grande. Had dinner on the mother ship...
03-02-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,958
Posted By 20biminitwist

Here is a quote from a couple of years ago from...

Here is a quote from a couple of years ago from Rick at Ricks Reel service. He works on a lot of reels from members here.

Just food for thought when comparing reels and cost of certain reels. ...
03-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,857
Posted By 20biminitwist

Puncture wounds are the bad ones.

Puncture wounds are the bad ones.
03-02-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,374
Posted By 20biminitwist

I agree and like your post but we are living in a...

I agree and like your post but we are living in a different world right now. A 50 mile crossing from the east coast of Florida to the Bahamas ain't what it was a year ago.

Supply chain disruptions...
03-02-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,374
Posted By 20biminitwist

Well mate, it's the truth these days. How many...

Well mate, it's the truth these days. How many countries is this fella going to have to enter while making this trip. What will be the requirements and the fuel situation?

Covid concerns, a...
03-02-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By 20biminitwist

Only reason I don't live there is I could not...

Only reason I don't live there is I could not afford being on the water every day and fishing or boating at retirement age.

There ain't nothing that turns me on for the rest of the place. "Tourist...
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