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Yesterday, 05:56 PM
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Posted By lobsdiver1

I would recommend gulf side of 7 mile bridge for...

I would recommend gulf side of 7 mile bridge for first timer if you must do mini mania. Go out a few days early to drag and find holes away from the bridge in 10’ or less depth.

this is probably...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2020, 03:57 PM
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Posted By lobsdiver1

I’ll simplify, examples for me plus wife HDHP...

I’ll simplify, examples for me plus wife HDHP with HSA

currently employed
annual premium $1500
deductible: $13000

retiree option
Annual premium $31500
deductible; $6000
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2020, 05:16 PM
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Views: 5,577
Posted By lobsdiver1

you wouldn’t think so but I am suggesting to my...

you wouldn’t think so but I am suggesting to my wife it might be better than open market since increases ought to be curtailed by the company. As an employee, I have option 3 HDHP which only cost...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,577
Posted By lobsdiver1

57 and my company offers retiree health...

57 and my company offers retiree health insurance. I called for a quote which was $31500 annually for my wife and I. It is a high deductible plan with HSA but they mandate the option 1 which carries...
01-12-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By lobsdiver1

Bluewater 2350 would be in my top 3.

Bluewater 2350 would be in my top 3.
01-12-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By lobsdiver1

Seems odd they run same wide open rpm but off 500...

Seems odd they run same wide open rpm but off 500 at other speeds. Mine were off at all speeds on plane but the lower turning starboard motor also burned 10 percent more fuel so was working harder....
01-12-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,759
Posted By lobsdiver1

few more to look at. Ford Expedition ...

few more to look at.

Ford Expedition
chevy suburban
Nissan Armada
01-11-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By lobsdiver1

Just remembered I snapped a photo. ...

Just remembered I snapped a photo.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/9e7fc391_8b02_4fdb_92c2_fd904a983b5d_b4a897dc18c14ff4ffcea4f2a39236aad3f6693c.jpeg
See the...
01-11-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By lobsdiver1

I just changed mine. You have to remove the...

I just changed mine. You have to remove the plastic fly wheel cover, then stbd thermostat cap comes off with two bolts. Port side need to take the three bolts off at the block in order to get the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-09-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By lobsdiver1

When you get to key west I actually think doing...

When you get to key west I actually think doing the touristy conch train tour is a good idea for first time visitors. They tell you the history of the island along with pointing out all the sights...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By lobsdiver1

very hard to do since instinct is always to avoid...

very hard to do since instinct is always to avoid hitting something. Saw a guy hit a tire in the road over the weekend when a car in front of him changed lanes to miss it but was not time for car...
01-05-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,908
Posted By lobsdiver1

cool, on a boat rated for 40 hp. I had the same...

cool, on a boat rated for 40 hp. I had the same boat with a 1963 Johnson 40 hp, then repowered with a 1977 35 hp Evinrude. The envinrude with through hub exhaust was a little faster.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By lobsdiver1

yeah, I couldn’t swerve much due to oncoming...

yeah, I couldn’t swerve much due to oncoming traffic. Fortunately, they had a good vantage point and were able to stop while the dog got to the other side.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By lobsdiver1

Almost ran over a small dog today, terrible feeling

The little dog came from nowhere. My wife saw it and yelled watch out causing me to swerve slightly. Very close call. It came from behind a parked car and was moving fast.

the panic and then the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By lobsdiver1

I’m on year 6 or 7 for one of these Protege from...

I’m on year 6 or 7 for one of these Protege from Walmart but the carryon version. $63 get 5-7 years and toss it (or return it for your money back - LOL). ...
01-05-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,931
Posted By lobsdiver1

Horsepower, Shaft Length, location?

Horsepower, Shaft Length, location?
01-01-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By lobsdiver1

I like this option and keep the spare Opti for...

I like this option and keep the spare Opti for parts.
01-01-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By lobsdiver1

I did this trip out of flamingo quite a few times...

I did this trip out of flamingo quite a few times in my 18 biddison before GPS and just followed the charts and used a lot of caution on plane. Never had a problem. We would first go East from...
12-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By lobsdiver1

What was the show we watched as kids? Same type??...

What was the show we watched as kids? Same type??

McHales Navy
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-29-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,617
Posted By lobsdiver1

x2, used it on my son but he ended acquiring a...

x2, used it on my son but he ended acquiring a taste for it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-29-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,935
Posted By lobsdiver1

northbound looks mostly fine. Just head...

northbound looks mostly fine. Just head northbound. :)
12-28-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By lobsdiver1

Another marina hotel option is Bahia Mar which...

Another marina hotel option is Bahia Mar which has a doubletree.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-27-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,888
Posted By lobsdiver1

you are thinking the reverse of my experience. I...

you are thinking the reverse of my experience. I used to do vacation rentals and it was constant work and issues to deal with. Switched to long term annual lease with the right tenant and now just...
12-26-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By lobsdiver1

Check to see if there is a bolt or something...

Check to see if there is a bolt or something lodged where the shift shaft toggles at the forward lower area of your block. I had a bolt come loose from somewhere on my Z300 and fall or migrate into...
12-26-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,887
Posted By lobsdiver1

Water in fuel a possibility? How many fuel tanks?...

Water in fuel a possibility? How many fuel tanks? Are the filters clear bowl, check for water. I know nothing about Diesel engines but Outboards typically have a water sensor in the on engine filter...
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