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10-22-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Picaroon

I have found myself 490 miles from or a dock...

I have found myself 490 miles from or a dock without Jack plate oil...................I used Wesson oil and it worked..........
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-30-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Picaroon

Help with Tariffs

i do no understand Tariffs. Lets say we charge a Tariffs to Germany on their cars of 2.5% and they charge a Tariff of 10% on ours. I am not sure of the numbers. Trump comes along and says he wants...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-26-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,551
Posted By Picaroon

I have been all over the Caribbean, Mexico and...

I have been all over the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America and without a doubt some of the most beautiful places on earth. Take Jamaica for example it is more beautiful than Hawaii except for the...
06-21-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,194
Posted By Picaroon

For many years I was always at least 1 1/2 hours...

For many years I was always at least 1 1/2 hours or 2 hours from the water and then 45 or so minutes from the salt. At a time I had a great situation for me I had about 6 0r 7 days a month off or but...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,082
Posted By Picaroon

I have had Bob's for over 20 years on 4-5...

I have had Bob's for over 20 years on 4-5 different boats never a problem.........
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,268
Posted By Picaroon

Actually a number of times. Once I went out into...

Actually a number of times. Once I went out into Lake Travis (Austin,Texas) and a sudden wind capsized a sail boat out in the Lake about 1/2 mile from me. I pulled up to it. Three people were in...
05-30-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,421
Posted By Picaroon

Curlewby Newwater Boat CO IN TEXAS, tThe worst...

Curlewby Newwater Boat CO IN TEXAS, tThe worst was a 1997 flats boat by Mako
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,552
Posted By Picaroon

As a graduating senior I borrowed my cousins...

As a graduating senior I borrowed my cousins 1954-1955 Buick Wild Cat convertible. We were close and he and I mentioned it often. I loved the guy and was a pallbearer in his funeral. My eyes are all...
05-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,213
Posted By Picaroon

I wonder what that boat will draft setting still...

I wonder what that boat will draft setting still in the water...................................I have been told that they are fast for their size and power and that they will run very...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-14-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,744
Posted By Picaroon

The prices are all over the park in our area from...

The prices are all over the park in our area from $50.00 TO $500.00............Shop it around............
03-21-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 135,546
Posted By Picaroon

Shows me what is possible. In our area there is...

Shows me what is possible. In our area there is an extreme shortage of Welders, Electricians, Carpenters, Mechanics etc. If there was a serious, formal trades program in our schools we might solve...
03-19-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,603
Posted By Picaroon

I like Fire Fox and it works well for me until I...

I like Fire Fox and it works well for me until I am blocked out of Fire Fox which I am now. Yahoo seems to be the culprit, not sure. There are a lot of things on the internet that could be much...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-18-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By Picaroon

Shimano...........

Shimano...........
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,017
Posted By Picaroon

For many, many years I have used Sperry ........

For many, many years I have used Sperry ........
03-16-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,819
Posted By Picaroon

USAA is a wonderful company with one of the very...

USAA is a wonderful company with one of the very best reputations in the industry. Consumers Report said for years they were the single best company for paying auto claims and service.

Progressive...
03-16-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,819
Posted By Picaroon

Speaking as a 40 year Insurance Professional it...

Speaking as a 40 year Insurance Professional it is not about the price its about reputation, claims paying policy and ability. Its about claims staff etc.

Progressive no matter what color you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,321
Posted By Picaroon

I worked for a giant company. We had a low level...

I worked for a giant company. We had a low level VP who bragged that he was in tight with the Chairman of the Board and the President and we all assumed that he was. After a couple years we...
03-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By Picaroon

I have been down this identical trail. I had a...

I have been down this identical trail. I had a bid of $14,000 to repair my boat following Hurricane Ike. I shopped it around and got a bid from the best shop in our part of Texas foe $7,000 only...
03-09-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Picaroon

I have been a member of THT for over 10 years and...

I have been a member of THT for over 10 years and have over 900 posts. All I want to do is participate and be a part of the Bilge. So how do I link up to the Bilge????
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-08-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By Picaroon

I am 82. I remember going in the early 50's and...

I am 82. I remember going in the early 50's and sleeping on a bale of hay with a cousin who was showing a steer. I road in the Salt Grass Trail. Pretty much all volunteer most of the money is clear...
03-07-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Picaroon

Being in the Insurance Business is kinda like...

Being in the Insurance Business is kinda like making love to a skunk. Sometimes the losses are so bad that you cannot stand it any longer and something has got to change. Your choices are to pay up...
03-07-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By Picaroon

I believe that a nice, clean well equipped shop...

I believe that a nice, clean well equipped shop produces a better boat all things being equal. Talent and experience of the staff including the owner are a big factor. Design and function are as...
03-02-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Picaroon

Link to the bilge

For some reason i cannot link to the "bilge"......please help!!!l
03-01-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,830
Posted By Picaroon

I would buy one a size bigger and go on to the...

I would buy one a size bigger and go on to the next problem.....
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-25-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Picaroon

What do you know about C-Diff ?/

What do you know about C-Diff ?
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