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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,247
Posted By Rascalsdad

Doesn't matter so much what kind of cleaner you...

Doesn't matter so much what kind of cleaner you use, but use a squeegee to remove it. That's the trick.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 2,385,837
Posted By Rascalsdad

Thanks for the heads-up. Couldn't figure it out.

Thanks for the heads-up. Couldn't figure it out.
01-27-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,440
Posted By Rascalsdad

Just read an article on this from Cooks...

Just read an article on this from Cooks Illustrated, the definitive cooking people. They used a slurry of water and Cornstarch on them before baking. They also sprayed the cooking sheet with Pam...
11-04-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Rascalsdad

I just replace the rear window on an ARE, believe...

I just replace the rear window on an ARE, believe it's the MX series (flat glass). Cost $614, can't get parts, you have to replace the entire unit. The glass was fine but the external aluminum ring...
11-04-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By Rascalsdad

Only one mention of Armor All.....are there...

Only one mention of Armor All.....are there problems with this product? I thought it was the go-to restorative.
09-03-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,942
Posted By Rascalsdad

Thanks. Now I have an excuse to buy a cool...

Thanks. Now I have an excuse to buy a cool looking grounding stud.
09-02-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,942
Posted By Rascalsdad

Quick wiring question: If I ran a positive cable...

Quick wiring question: If I ran a positive cable from the front battery to the rear, can I use a shorter ground cable and attach to a bolt in the rear somewhere? Hate to buy an extra 20 feet of #2...
09-02-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Rascalsdad

Lifegoeson is right. There is a running limit of...

Lifegoeson is right. There is a running limit of 45 seconds followed by a cool-down period. Are you running it longer than that?
07-22-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,289
Posted By Rascalsdad

Same here. Get some funny looks when I'm pulling...

Same here. Get some funny looks when I'm pulling out but it adds a safety element.
07-08-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Rascalsdad

I was getting some new trailer tires and noticed...

I was getting some new trailer tires and noticed the mfg date was over a year old. The dealer worked with me and located some from his warehouse that were only a couple of months old.
07-08-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Rascalsdad

Design wise there's not really much difference. ...

Design wise there's not really much difference. I chose an ARE just because the lower end, where it touches the truck, terminates with a little bead. Looks more finished. The removable front glass...
05-30-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By Rascalsdad

Went through a similar situation with my 18'...

Went through a similar situation with my 18' aluminum Crestliner - problem was being over propped. Dropped the pitch down a couple of inches.
04-29-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By Rascalsdad

Changing oil is one of the few things I can still...

Changing oil is one of the few things I can still do on newer vehicles. All the electronics & mysterious boxes have me mystified. I can do mechanical maintenance, plugs, water pumps, distributors...
04-29-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Rascalsdad

Can't imagine how much that thing weighs.

Can't imagine how much that thing weighs.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,456
Posted By Rascalsdad

Sailing away is a great concept but you gotta...

Sailing away is a great concept but you gotta back it up by planning, knowledge and proper funding. True of almost any venture but especially something as major as what they attempted.

I take...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-04-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,768
Posted By Rascalsdad

Here's a couple of a visitor I have occasionally....

Here's a couple of a visitor I have occasionally. My cat Rascal is keeping an eye on him from a safe vantage point.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-04-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Rascalsdad

Good price on Turbo Tax at Costco. Always buy...

Good price on Turbo Tax at Costco. Always buy mine there.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-04-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,550
Posted By Rascalsdad

That's even worse than not having it in place. I...

That's even worse than not having it in place. I would have looked down at it and not noticed that it wasn't seated.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,098
Posted By Rascalsdad

Cats can get cranky because they're the most...

Cats can get cranky because they're the most highly developed predators on earth but they only weigh 10 (or 20) pounds so we can pick them up and give them kisses. Just makes them angry I guess.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,918
Posted By Rascalsdad

I discovered Hose-end Ball Valves work just...

I discovered Hose-end Ball Valves work just great! Real small, do a great job, 1/4 turn from fully off to fully open.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-01-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,817
Posted By Rascalsdad

The problem with sharpening blades is keeping...

The problem with sharpening blades is keeping them at a consistent angle. The Ken Onion does a good job of that.
08-20-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,558
Posted By Rascalsdad

Interesting info on SS. I always thought it was...

Interesting info on SS. I always thought it was a pretty hard material. Had to drill through it once, took some doing. So THT taught me something new today.......again.
08-20-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Rascalsdad

Using a spare hub assembly sounds like a great...

Using a spare hub assembly sounds like a great idea. I carry a spare hub as a separate piece, your idea is better.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-11-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,580
Posted By Rascalsdad

Wife and I just got back from our first Maine...

Wife and I just got back from our first Maine trip. Two nights in Portland at the Hilton Garden Inn right across the street from the waterfront area. Took the mail boat tour, great perspective from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-08-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,622
Posted By Rascalsdad

Who are we to make such a call? Better you...

Who are we to make such a call? Better you should ask the coyote/fox what he identifies as.

There, fixed it.
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