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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-19-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,811
Posted By dwightfarrington

Southern Comfort boiler makers. I'd tell the...

Southern Comfort boiler makers. I'd tell the story but honestly that's all I remember. I was sick for two days, that part I remember quite clearly. I throw up in my mouth just a little bit...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,050
Posted By dwightfarrington

This may sound pathetic and useless, but I had...

This may sound pathetic and useless, but I had two boys that were effectively the same. They are now 24 and 25 and for the most part constructive members of society. We went down the therapy path,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,320
Posted By dwightfarrington

I have a home in a retirement community in...

I have a home in a retirement community in Arizona where a bunch of Canadians own homes. I heard from a couple of guys that I play golf with and they said that come October they expect they will be...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,939
Posted By dwightfarrington

I have a hard time wrapping my head around the...

I have a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that modern man has really only occupied Earth for say 5,000 years, give or take. That's 5,000 years on a planet that is millions of years old and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-16-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,140
Posted By dwightfarrington

Two stories from years ago when it seemed safe to...

Two stories from years ago when it seemed safe to have people come to your house and vice versa...

1. I was selling a chest of drawers for cheap, something like $25 or so. It was in good shape,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By dwightfarrington

I've had some of the weirdest life moments occur...

I've had some of the weirdest life moments occur at the boat launch. Seriously weird stuff. It's like a magnet for strange. I no longer have a boat that I trailer. Can't say I'm missing the boat...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,648
Posted By dwightfarrington

Pot has been legal in Washington State now for...

Pot has been legal in Washington State now for years. The sky didn't fall yet and there seems to be very few unintended consequences. However, and this is simply anecdotal information, but the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-23-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,875
Posted By dwightfarrington

Last fall, we had a serious infestation of rats...

Last fall, we had a serious infestation of rats in our marina. When they get desperate for food, the buggers get innovative. We never had rats inside our boat and they figured out a way to get in. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-09-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,970
Posted By dwightfarrington

Forteleza, Casamigos and surprisingly the...

Forteleza, Casamigos and surprisingly the Kirkland Signature Anejo is excellent.
01-29-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,381
Posted By dwightfarrington

Tried to hop from my dinghy to the dock with two...

Tried to hop from my dinghy to the dock with two smart phones in one hand and a 15 pound Coho in the other hand. I went in the drink and all the gear including fish went to the bottom. I'm still...
01-21-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,567
Posted By dwightfarrington

I would think as I get older I'd get wiser and...

I would think as I get older I'd get wiser and smarter. That is apparently not the case. About a year ago, my wife asked me to show my stepson how to jump a dead battery. No problem, Skippy, we...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By dwightfarrington

Besides listening to music, setting alarms,...

Besides listening to music, setting alarms, asking questions, turning lights off and on, it can also lock and unlock my doors, start the robot vacuum cleaner, open and close the garage door and of...
12-16-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,570
Posted By dwightfarrington

I always have a first mate on board (some that...

I always have a first mate on board (some that fit in the qualified captain category) and I tell them they have three jobs, because I feel people like to feel needed and important. One, pull up and...
12-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By dwightfarrington

I'm in the Pacific Northwest (San Juan Islands)...

I'm in the Pacific Northwest (San Juan Islands) and purchased a canvas cover from Fisher Canvas in New Jersey (Custom boat covers - Winter Boat Covers - Fisher Canvas Burlington NJ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-19-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,393
Posted By dwightfarrington

I'm not sure if this helps, but my golden started...

I'm not sure if this helps, but my golden started having serious skin issues when he was around five or six years old, both "hot spots" and cysts. Tried all sorts of expensive topicals, steroids,...
11-01-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 36,288
Posted By dwightfarrington

Personally, I think this is a great thread and...

Personally, I think this is a great thread and appreciate the CG and OP taking the time and effort to post. A great reminder to be overly cautious and stay focused. I've witnessed a couple of boating...
11-01-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By dwightfarrington

Since we have been using the hanging damp rid...

Since we have been using the hanging damp rid bags in our 36 footer (probably 4-5 scattered about), it no longer smells like a boat nor are we growing mold areas closer to the bilge. Our clothes...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-30-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,207
Posted By dwightfarrington

Perhaps I'm simplifying things too much, but why...

Perhaps I'm simplifying things too much, but why not just install a subpanel at your dock with a proper size 240 breaker for your lift and a 120 breaker feeding an outlet on your dock? You would...
10-25-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,563
Posted By dwightfarrington

Just a bit of input from the other side of the...

Just a bit of input from the other side of the country. Bottom fishing (specifically all Rockfish species) has been closed in the Puget Sound going on ten years now. In fact, there are many...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-25-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By dwightfarrington

I must admit there are times when I wonder if it...

I must admit there are times when I wonder if it is all worth it, especially when I spend a good amount of time fixing stuff that breaks. And now I have a rat (I hope it is only one) on the boat, so...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 17,697
Posted By dwightfarrington

In my neck of the woods, it seems that it has now...

In my neck of the woods, it seems that it has now become fashionable that when you cut someone off, you then immediately fly the bird at the person you just cut off! It's like some sort of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,509
Posted By dwightfarrington

One thing to keep in mind (and still plays a...

One thing to keep in mind (and still plays a heavy role today in quality and reliability) is that Apple owns the OS and the hardware. There are no non Apple products running Mac OS. Microsoft took...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,199
Posted By dwightfarrington

Two things. One (already mentioned above), the...

Two things. One (already mentioned above), the lids never get screwed down on anything. I have now adapted to this and never pick up anything by the lid. Always the bottom. Learned that the hard...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-30-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,833
Posted By dwightfarrington

I've been to two different Ford dealerships over...

I've been to two different Ford dealerships over the past five years and more often than not, have had similar experiences to what the OP described above. What should be two hour jobs turn in to a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-23-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,341
Posted By dwightfarrington

If I had a dollar for every time my wife flipped...

If I had a dollar for every time my wife flipped me off... And we have a pretty decent relationship! At least in my mind we do.
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