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07-03-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,625
Posted By Parkrat

I do it during the summer. During the summer in...

I do it during the summer. During the summer in Texas it would be way to hot to stay out and not use it. I mean.. you could, but would be miserable. I have a built in CO detector and I bought a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-03-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,950
Posted By Parkrat

I swear my mom's rat terrier is 45 years old....

I swear my mom's rat terrier is 45 years old. It's been an angry old hag for my whole life and I'm 44.

We had a collie when I was a kid and she lived to be 16.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,992
Posted By Parkrat

Like everybody else said.. that's life. We want...

Like everybody else said.. that's life. We want to do it all and then get overwhelmed and you find yourself not doing anything or neglecting most of your hobbies. I don't have kids and I still don't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,046
Posted By Parkrat

So true. I sold my old car about 2 years ago...

So true. I sold my old car about 2 years ago because I needed a new truck. Guy shows up with 21K in cash in a back pack. He told me he was going to pay in cash, but I assumed it was a wire transfer....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,862
Posted By Parkrat

I'm in the same boat as you. Been managing data...

I'm in the same boat as you. Been managing data centers for 20 years. Time to move on.. really have no idea what to do. Like Clamdigger said.. will be hard to find something that pays the same.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,575
Posted By Parkrat

Gleason I like watching documentaries a lot....

Gleason

I like watching documentaries a lot. There are so many, but Gleason was powerful. I don't watch sports and had no idea who he was before watching it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,414
Posted By Parkrat

I think this is sketchy as hell. There has to be...

I think this is sketchy as hell. There has to be more to this... We do quite a bit of hiking and if I remember correctly she lost her shoes a couple days after being lost. Not sure how that happens....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,110
Posted By Parkrat

I still see them in small towns in Texas, but...

I still see them in small towns in Texas, but they might just be using the name or keeping the old stuff up.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,588
Posted By Parkrat

I've heard about a month. I have one in my...

I've heard about a month.

I have one in my camper and kick it on when we leave for a trip. I leave it on while towing. Barely uses any..
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,413
Posted By Parkrat

Stringer Fender Scupper Chine ...

Stringer
Fender
Scupper
Chine

Vaccuflush :grin:
05-22-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By Parkrat

My buzzing does stop. I assumed he meant and...

My buzzing does stop. I assumed he meant and constant steady buzzing for a few seconds.

A constant low buzzing might be the low pressure fuel pump. I do believe that's one of the symptoms when...
05-22-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By Parkrat

After the 2 beeps that should be the fuel pump...

After the 2 beeps that should be the fuel pump priming. My GXI does the same thing.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,765
Posted By Parkrat

After the shocks and lower ball joints it felt...

After the shocks and lower ball joints it felt like a new truck. There were some bushings that needed to be replaced, but I sold it last year. Bought a new Tacoma. Figured 16 years 323,000K miles I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,765
Posted By Parkrat

Fix it. I put 323,000 miles on my 2002 Tacoma....

Fix it. I put 323,000 miles on my 2002 Tacoma. Same engine and everything as the 4 runner. I had the 3.4 V6. A lot of those things you mentioned are an easy fix, but $2400.00 is a really good price...
05-17-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,072
Posted By Parkrat

I know a lot of people are going to have their...

I know a lot of people are going to have their strong opinions on this, but I use charcoal grill on my boat. Weber Smokey Joe fits perfect on my swim platform. I get a big towel and get it soaking...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By Parkrat

We still use them at work :grin: Just a few weeks...

We still use them at work :grin: Just a few weeks ago I transitioned to receiving alerts and notifications on iphones, but people still prefer the pager. It's small, works and never fails.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-09-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Parkrat

Not sure what part of Texas you're in, but they...

Not sure what part of Texas you're in, but they were pretty impressive. I left for work around 5am and drove through the worst of it. LIghtning was really cool. I had no choice but to crate my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-01-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,785
Posted By Parkrat

Only quality posts go towards post count. You've...

Only quality posts go towards post count. You've only had 13 quality posts...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,132
Posted By Parkrat

Damn.. just saw on the news that military vehicle...

Damn.. just saw on the news that military vehicle mow down the protesters. It's like they weren't even there!
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,153
Posted By Parkrat

The first thing I would do is go to the dentist....

The first thing I would do is go to the dentist. :rofl: You haven't been in 20 years you might need alcohol and weed after.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Parkrat

Yes, my 2017 Tacoma has it. My old iphone 5 won't...

Yes, my 2017 Tacoma has it. My old iphone 5 won't take advantage of it. :grin:
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By Parkrat

Good point. If I would have financed it at the...

Good point. If I would have financed it at the time it would have been paid off by the time I saved the money. :rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,833
Posted By Parkrat

I paid cash, but it wasn't that much. I saved for...

I paid cash, but it wasn't that much. I saved for years until I had the money. I would have no problem financing one. My slip rent is $446.00 a month so really didn't want a boat payment on top of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Parkrat

I do think it's real, but the people that choose...

I do think it's real, but the people that choose to be on it probably play it up a lot. They want to be in front of the cameras. Clark Gable's grandson hosted it for years and I do believe died...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Parkrat

That show is based here in Dallas. It's been on...

That show is based here in Dallas. It's been on forever.. i bet over 20 years. Figured it only aired locally.
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