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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,458
Posted By LuvBigBoats

This is kind of what I was thinking. Their...

This is kind of what I was thinking. Their headline range is 400+ miles, which beats anything else out there right now. Do not expect to tow anything with it. I think we'd always have an ICE for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,458
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Just to be clear, I'm thinking about the SUV, not...

Just to be clear, I'm thinking about the SUV, not the truck. Looks like it seats 6-8 which would come in handy.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,036
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Enjoy the show, try not to get too wrapped up in...

Enjoy the show, try not to get too wrapped up in who's winning. Just like watching them fish. Not a huge surprise to see Dave win, as he has a highly trained crew, the best boat, and they know wtf...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,458
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Just bumping this up. Thinking of going electric...

Just bumping this up. Thinking of going electric for my next car and an electric SUV with a 400 mile range sounds pretty good. Anyone else take the plunge?

Also thinking about a sedan and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,916
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Not sure why people have to start conversations...

Not sure why people have to start conversations with insults, but whatever.

Sure Carter was a shitty president, but that doesn't mean Reagan's economic policies were great. The rose-colored...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,916
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I used to think this and still do, to some...

I used to think this and still do, to some extent. The question is at what level? I'm in the highest taxed state (CA) so I'm already paying at over 50%, but let's say you raised the top marginal...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,916
Posted By LuvBigBoats

For starters, I don't think most of them...

For starters, I don't think most of them understand it very well. But, social security taxes start at Dollar One and don't phase out for the "high income haters", which I think it s big issue here. ...
06-20-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,308
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I have not owned either but have read multiple...

I have not owned either but have read multiple times about the great customer service even to non-first owners at Pursuit. Actually it was mostly Tiara, but same company as I understand it. Anyway,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,916
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I don't begrudge what anyone makes, and the guy's...

I don't begrudge what anyone makes, and the guy's is a marvel. The company has been fantastic for me and my family just in terms of convenience and pricing. We enjoy Prime video as well.

How may...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,924
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I also think they run charter boats and would...

I also think they run charter boats and would guess if they win the season they can command higher rates for their charters. Sort of "if I charter with [INSERT WINNER] I'm more likely to land a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,638
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I'll trade you the answer for your WC 320EC.

I'll trade you the answer for your WC 320EC.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,638
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Actually REITs use them all the time. As far...

Actually REITs use them all the time.

As far as I'm concerned it's one of the most ridiculous give-aways in the Code. Why should I be able to buy a piece of real estate, sell it at a profit and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By LuvBigBoats

A buddy and I rented an AirBnb aft-cabin Bertram...

A buddy and I rented an AirBnb aft-cabin Bertram for FLIBS a few years ago, and what a disaster. We showed up after dark, no working lights on the boat (other than flashlights), everything smelled...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By LuvBigBoats

That's like saying a pop-up shade or sun umbrella...

That's like saying a pop-up shade or sun umbrella is the same as a hat when it comes to keeping your head cool (ignore the effect of sweat).

I do agree that it may prevent the roof from cooling...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

For one of the alternatives (cheaper panels),...

For one of the alternatives (cheaper panels), assumes 97% offset (44 kwh system), expected first year savings of 19k, assume 6% increase in electricity cost, after-tax system cost $62k (includes...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I can't imagine it doesn't help a lot, but no...

I can't imagine it doesn't help a lot, but no specific knowledge. Just makes common sense to me. Lots written about this-just did a quick Google search since your question made me curious. Just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

This....

This....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

I'm told they can install micro inverters on any...

I'm told they can install micro inverters on any panels, and that is what one company is recommending. They would even install them on the Hanwha panels. Found that interesting. That company uses...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Obviously depends on how my actual usage goes,...

Obviously depends on how my actual usage goes, but based on current estimates my payback is between 3-5 years. It's a new house so not sure how much energy I'll end up using. It's designed to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Good to know, thanks. Another company just...

Good to know, thanks. Another company just recommended Hanwha and said that's their good value brand.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Understand you want the company to be around, but...

Understand you want the company to be around, but in 10 years wouldn't replacing the panels be a lot cheaper anyway? The system would be all set up and would probably need fewer panels also.

Just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Solar Panel Brand Preferences?

Going to put a new system in my new home. Solar companies are specifying Canadian Solar, JA, SunPower, LG, Panasonic. Seems like the last 3 are close to 40-50% higher than the first two.

Anyone...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-25-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,884
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Chart's interesting but would be curious (a) how...

Chart's interesting but would be curious (a) how much federal revenue is attributable to the personal income tax as opposed to, say, payroll taxes (FICA), and (b) what the percentages look like when...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,934
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Not sure where I said I'm 18 month from breaking...

Not sure where I said I'm 18 month from breaking ground but that's not the situation, though I am a ways off from buying equipment.

They are forming the foundation as I write this, which means...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-11-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,934
Posted By LuvBigBoats

Thank you again. Monoprice has the fiber HDMI...

Thank you again.
Monoprice has the fiber HDMI that can do 4k60 over 200ft for $210. Sounds like the way to go for those TVs where I want at least 4k.

Assuming I have HDMI covered, what should I...
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