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05-21-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,393
Posted By dwightfarrington

And one more. I was changing the fuel filter on...

And one more. I was changing the fuel filter on my I/O. Had just been out for a fishing excursion and still had some bait in the cockpit. I was on my knees with my head in the engine compartment...
05-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,393
Posted By dwightfarrington

Where to start... Oh yeah. Hit a rock with my...

Where to start... Oh yeah. Hit a rock with my twin screw aft cabin. My first year with a boat that size. We left early in the morning (kids were still sleeping) and I decided to take the...
05-21-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,799
Posted By dwightfarrington

When I bought my current boat, the previous owner...

When I bought my current boat, the previous owner had named it "Bulldog." It had a giant bulldog on both the port and starboard sides (on the sides of the flybridge), an even bigger bulldog on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-02-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 59,903
Posted By dwightfarrington

You can start to feel the pressure he is under...

You can start to feel the pressure he is under and you can see it in his face after he wins another day. Every day gets just a bit more nerve racking. Like anyone at the top of their game,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,172
Posted By dwightfarrington

When my dumbass brother (confirmed by this story)...

When my dumbass brother (confirmed by this story) was in his late teens or early twenties, he worked as a farm hand doing odd jobs here and there. One day they were stringing a new line of fence and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By dwightfarrington

1. DO You have a child with autism? Yes, my...

1. DO You have a child with autism?
Yes, my youngest son is now 22 years old. He is our second and his older brother is 15 months his senior. His autism surfaced as soon as he could speak, so less...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,000
Posted By dwightfarrington

I live in Seattle (ten minutes from the downtown...

I live in Seattle (ten minutes from the downtown corridor) and have lived in or around Seattle now for 30 plus years. Seattle has always had a homeless problem even going back 50 plus years (and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-23-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,366
Posted By dwightfarrington

My wife (of just a few years) has worked for the...

My wife (of just a few years) has worked for the same dentist for over 30 years. He will be retiring soon. He is one of the most gracious, ethical humans I've had the pleasure of meeting and just...
04-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By dwightfarrington

From purely a technological perspective, the GPS...

From purely a technological perspective, the GPS could return your MLLW depth (for any given lat/lon) along with your lat/lon and altitude. It would require programming and a massive dataset though....
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-22-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,291
Posted By dwightfarrington

A USB charger is a nice addition. I had the high...

A USB charger is a nice addition. I had the high speed gearing added so I can actually hit a top speed of 35 miles per hour, 30 if I have a passenger :)
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-22-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By dwightfarrington

That is for the black, the white on Amazon is...

That is for the black, the white on Amazon is 19.50 which is what I purchased.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-19-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By dwightfarrington

West Marine - Again

I know this has been beat to death, but I can't help myself. I was in my local West Marine yesterday because I really needed a tube (calking gun size) of 3M 4200 fast cure in white. West Marine sold...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-18-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,470
Posted By dwightfarrington

My Dad once told me (when I was considering...

My Dad once told me (when I was considering buying a fancy sports car), "when spending your hard earned money, make sure you are thinking with your head, not your heart. Think with your heart when...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,541
Posted By dwightfarrington

Semperfifishing, thanks for posting the Arnie...

Semperfifishing, thanks for posting the Arnie interview. I had not seen that before. I had the great pleasure to meet Arnie, Jack and several other pros during my younger years. There is not much...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,541
Posted By dwightfarrington

I would argue that the person who influenced...

I would argue that the person who influenced professional golf more (in the modern era) than any other would be Arnold Palmer. Tiger would tell you the same thing. Arnie is the guy that turned the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,744
Posted By dwightfarrington

I wear mine but I'm guessing my father in law...

I wear mine but I'm guessing my father in law wishes he hadn't. He was a lineman and touched the wrong wire while on the job. Lost 3 out of 5 fingers and the remaining two are a bit shorter.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-02-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By dwightfarrington

I bought a house with a Chamberlain garage door...

I bought a house with a Chamberlain garage door opener with built in WIFI. In many cases, you can also buy a retrofit kit if your opener didn't come with one. Connect to your wireless network and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-25-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,578
Posted By dwightfarrington

Thirty minutes (from the time of the booked...

Thirty minutes (from the time of the booked appointment) is my max wait time. My understanding is that there are two key things that drive long wait times in the healthcare arena (although I don't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dwightfarrington

Went essentially vegetarian ten months ago almost...

Went essentially vegetarian ten months ago almost to the day. No animal products whatsoever (that includes any dairy). I did it for health reasons. I had three goals: Lose weight and get...
03-14-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,897
Posted By dwightfarrington

I keep one of those fake owls with a rotating...

I keep one of those fake owls with a rotating head overlooking the pool area. Keeps the birds at bay (had ducks landing in the pool every morning) and also tends to keep the rats and other rodents...
03-07-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,974
Posted By dwightfarrington

I had a 2009 3.5 EB and then upgraded to a 2012...

I had a 2009 3.5 EB and then upgraded to a 2012 3.5 EB that I have today. I've never done better than 14.6 MPG in either truck, highway or otherwise. I don't know of anyone else that has done any...
02-28-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,974
Posted By dwightfarrington

RyanL11: Not to my knowledge. I bought it with...

RyanL11:
Not to my knowledge. I bought it with about 40K, the first owner had a three year lease. I've had it almost four years now and the weird problems didn't start until about two months ago.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-28-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,686
Posted By dwightfarrington

Organic produce has not been proven to be any...

Organic produce has not been proven to be any more nutritious that non organic produce, so to answer your question, no, I do not think organic produce is more nutritious. I think organic is better...
02-27-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,946
Posted By dwightfarrington

I once witnessed a guy at the fuel dock make a...

I once witnessed a guy at the fuel dock make a huge bonehead move. He had a brand new trawler style boat and was supposedly filling up his fuel tank with fresh diesel. I happened to walk by on my...
02-27-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By dwightfarrington

As long as your Clarion USB port supports audio...

As long as your Clarion USB port supports audio (which it most likely does) it should work. Totally worth giving it a shot given the small investment. I have a Fusion MS-RA55 and ironically it was...
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