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01-24-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,276
Posted By mcsea47

I have an 18' Maritime Skiff with a 90hp Suzuki....

I have an 18' Maritime Skiff with a 90hp Suzuki. When loaded, particularly in the stern, the scuppers go under the waterline, and the performance has been nothing to rave about. After reading this...
11-29-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,033
Posted By mcsea47

Bingo!

Bingo!
09-01-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,585
Posted By mcsea47

Just drove my new Laramie crew cab 4*4 with 2.7...

Just drove my new Laramie crew cab 4*4 with 2.7 from Memphis to Cape Cod. Started with 700mi on the odo. Mostly used cruise at 70-72 mph. Day one: 22.2mpg for 700+ miles. Day two 23.4 mpg for 650+...
08-26-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,585
Posted By mcsea47

This is the new 2.7. I'm driving from Memphis to...

This is the new 2.7. I'm driving from Memphis to Cape Cod next week so I'll have better highway numbers then.
08-25-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,585
Posted By mcsea47

Haven't put 1000 miles on it yet, but around town...

Haven't put 1000 miles on it yet, but around town 16+mpg, on the freeway at 70mph 22mpg, a little bit better at 60mph, but who does that? Crew cab 4*4. No trailer numbers yet.
08-20-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,585
Posted By mcsea47

Traded my 2011 3.5 ecoboost for the 2015 2.7. ...

Traded my 2011 3.5 ecoboost for the 2015 2.7. Mileage is better by about 2+ mpg and haven't felt much difference in power. I only tow a Marime Skiff 18, though, so the grunt hasn't had much of a...
Forum: Northeast
06-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,685
Posted By mcsea47

I did my renewal in Memphis. Had my primary care...

I did my renewal in Memphis. Had my primary care guy review the paperwork I completed and he signed it (since he does my annual anyway). Separate place for the pee in a bottle.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By mcsea47

Driving on the left is manageable for Americans,...

Driving on the left is manageable for Americans, but it takes some concentration. I found myself talking to my self "Stay left, stay left, stay left..." The first time you make a left turn your...
04-22-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 56,956
Posted By mcsea47

Boating is a little like gambling. It's fun, it's...

Boating is a little like gambling. It's fun, it's exciting, but don't put more at risk than you can afford to lose. If your debt plus expenses is no big deal, you're okay. If you're putting more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By mcsea47

eBay does have a listing fee, but it's small...

eBay does have a listing fee, but it's small compared to a broker's fee

http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/fees.html
04-12-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,583
Posted By mcsea47

The lowest tow rate I saw for the 3.5 ecoboost on...

The lowest tow rate I saw for the 3.5 ecoboost on the Ford site was 10700. Your numbers are BS.
Forum: Northeast
04-05-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By mcsea47

Best to have your own truck, but every boat yard...

Best to have your own truck, but every boat yard in town has a truck to tow your boat to their facility for work. It wouldn't be hard to find a landscaper (likely your own) or fisherman that would...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By mcsea47

The wait list for your size boat in Stage Harbor...

The wait list for your size boat in Stage Harbor is about 15 years, so if you are at the top of the town list you would be wise to take the mooring, but I'm guessing you are talking renting a mooring...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 19,589
Posted By mcsea47

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bigot ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bigot
Merriam‑Webster
Full Definition of BIGOT. : a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-23-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,042
Posted By mcsea47

When I invite my family group out I don't expect...

When I invite my family group out I don't expect them to "pony up" for any of the tab, whether it's comped or not. Then again, I don't have any "arty types" in my family. Lower your expectations and...
Forum: Northeast
03-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,507
Posted By mcsea47

Really depends on the budget for your place, and...

Really depends on the budget for your place, and what sort of "feeling" you're looking to have. Size of boat and type of fishing makes a difference too. If your budget is unlimited and you want...
03-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,501
Posted By mcsea47

And fresh impeller every other year.

And fresh impeller every other year.
03-15-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,501
Posted By mcsea47

I have a 2002 Maritime Skiff with the Suzuki 90. ...

I have a 2002 Maritime Skiff with the Suzuki 90. Going strong after 13 years. Just change the oil and gear oil, put in fresh plugs and filters, which is easy to do yourself, and it keeps on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-03-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By mcsea47

Your OP is a little vague. Did you co-sign a...

Your OP is a little vague. Did you co-sign a note with your friend such that you are responsible for some of the debt he is trying to renegotiate? If so you should probably expect the debt holder...
02-25-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By mcsea47

I'd say Chatham is the only place up here a flats...

I'd say Chatham is the only place up here a flats boat might be worth a try. The flats inside Monomoy can be juicy, except when there is a strong SW (which is half+ the summer). Pleasant Bay is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-19-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,145
Posted By mcsea47

I'm going to take a wild guess here and say the...

I'm going to take a wild guess here and say the OP was talking about getting back into commercial fishing or chartering, in which case not much of the advice is very helpful. Back in the day when I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-06-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,313
Posted By mcsea47

If the owner and broker are asking 750k you are...

If the owner and broker are asking 750k you are wasting your time even analyzing the deal. If I'm the broker I really want the contact numbers for the guys suggesting they'd pay over 85k for this...
10-31-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,802
Posted By mcsea47

Until this year I fished alone, offshore, for...

Until this year I fished alone, offshore, for BFT. Had auto pilot to troll, and wore an inflatable life jacket. Still wasn't the best of judgement, but I often decided at 4AM whether to go or no,...
10-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,435
Posted By mcsea47

You must live in a bubble. In the People's...

You must live in a bubble. In the People's Republic it's a felony to talk about the potential of owning a gun!
10-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,849
Posted By mcsea47

You must never read the earlier outrigger posts...

You must never read the earlier outrigger posts if you didn't already know that anyone that can read would do the Bly outriggers :)
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