Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Overcurrent
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.59 seconds.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By Overcurrent

Interesting, because when they passed us I...

Interesting, because when they passed us I thought I heard the distinctive sound of 2-stroke Driptroits......
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By Overcurrent

Any ideas what caused the fire???

Any ideas what caused the fire???
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By Overcurrent

Heard the radio traffic with USCG, TowBoat, and...

Heard the radio traffic with USCG, TowBoat, and Sea Tow about this while out at Lookout Bight a couple of hours ago. ON EDIT: Now that I looked at the pictures, that boat passed us headed north bound...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-28-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By Overcurrent

Perfect! THANKS! That's what I was thinking.......

Perfect! THANKS! That's what I was thinking.......
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By Overcurrent

uh, I'm a tad confused. Looking at Google Earth,...

uh, I'm a tad confused. Looking at Google Earth, the "straight out" path goes toward (and is closest to) the US17 bypass bridge & Washington but is on the EAST side of the island......
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,909
Posted By Overcurrent

:rofl: ^^^^ Perfect! Can I use that the next...

:rofl:

^^^^ Perfect! Can I use that the next time I teach the chapter on trailer boating?? Fits right in with the narrative about the red bottles and the green jars......

Unfortunately we've...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,909
Posted By Overcurrent

Agree with NCSUBoater (go Wolfpack!) with one...

Agree with NCSUBoater (go Wolfpack!) with one exception.....it's OK to tie up to the dock at the ramp BUT pull to the farthest point away from the ramp, so that others may launch. (On edit based on...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By Overcurrent

Looking to get from the ML ramp to the river with...

Looking to get from the ML ramp to the river with my 24'er. I'm sure I could not clear the Clarks Neck Rd bridge. I can see there's an island right in the middle of the mouth of the creek but can't...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By Overcurrent

Channel out to the river?

Given my uncanny ability to find underwater obstructions with a propeller (despite charts/markers/depth finder/GPS), are there any hazards to avoid between Mason's Landing and the main Tar/Pamlico...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Overcurrent

Are there any specific areas where I should be on...

Are there any specific areas where I should be on the lookout for a hazard?



From this, I gather there might have been known problems in the past? Was guessing that this would be a safer...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-24-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Overcurrent

NE Cape Fear, Castle Hayne ramp, any recent experience?

I'm considering launching at the ramp at Castle Hayne and traveling down the NE Cape Fear River to Wilmington this weekend.
Does anyone here have any experience with that ramp?
Is it safe to...
03-17-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By Overcurrent

Outstanding service

Add me to the list of satisified Koastal customers!

I have a 2003-vintage Long aluminum trailer for my Osprey 24 which has had multiple failures of the welded crossmember-to-frame connection. I...
Forum: The Carolinas
01-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,115
Posted By Overcurrent

As much as I disliked overall Basnight politics,...

As much as I disliked overall Basnight politics, he was indeed one of the best advocates we trailer boaters had for H2167.

Bo/Mark/JB/Butch...good to hear from all of you again!
04-26-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By Overcurrent

Unless a Ford dealer changed out the load range D...

Unless a Ford dealer changed out the load range D tires on an Excursion, the sticker was probably not changed. The local Firestone dealer did the changeout on my 2002 Excursion.

Strangely enough,...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-02-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By Overcurrent

Great project, Butch! I may try that one...

Great project, Butch! I may try that one next.....the suction cups I used for mine are starting to not work
03-05-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,868
Posted By Overcurrent

I hate to see it, because the local BW store is...

I hate to see it, because the local BW store is conveniently located to me (WM is not), pricing is of course better, and the people are friendly and knowledgeable.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-01-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,901
Posted By Overcurrent

There are 2 or 3 here in the Triangle area; the...

There are 2 or 3 here in the Triangle area; the newest is close by on Creedmoor Road in the building where the Blockbuster Video store used to be......just ate there the other night. Excellent...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By Overcurrent

We would still pray for their safe return,...

We would still pray for their safe return, because regardless of their profession they are fellow boaters. It could have been any one of us out there.
02-21-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,250
Posted By Overcurrent

RE: Trailer LED’s

I just put a set of Optronics rectangular(STL 16/17) tail/stop/turn lights on my trailer. We will see how long they last.
The original el cheapo Wesbar incandescent lights lasted five years...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-20-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,687
Posted By Overcurrent

Re: Was your vehicle discontinued

219K? That should mean that my 97 Exploder with 93K should last a while ;cool;



......except that it can't be replaced if someone else plows into it.......'02 7.3 4x4 with 75K, best tow...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-20-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,896
Posted By Overcurrent

RE: I joined the NRA today

To all of those who just joined or rejoined NRA, CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS. :thumbsup:
I became a Life Member about three years ago and am considering becoming an Endowment Member, due to the...
Forum: The Carolinas
02-17-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,156
Posted By Overcurrent

RE: alltel bought out by verizon

I've been with Verizon (or one of their predecessors, Cellular One, GTE Mobilenet, etc.) since 1990. No complaints.

Didn't plan it this way, but many of my friends/neighbors are on Verizon, as...
Forum: The Carolinas
02-12-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Overcurrent

Re: Boat insurance

Interesting. Mine was the other way around...........
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Overcurrent

RE: Irridium Sat hit in space.... Ruh-Roh....

.....it was obstructing his view of Venus! :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
Forum: The Carolinas
02-03-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By Overcurrent

RE: Say a Prayer for the Commissioner

:(

Rest in peace, Jim.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump