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12-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Buoy Scout

Can you read that in daylight? Is it waterproof?...

Can you read that in daylight? Is it waterproof? Is there an easy way to mount it securely?
12-11-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By Buoy Scout

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https://www.yachtsurvey.com/Afterthesurvey.htm
12-09-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Buoy Scout

Diesel engines themselves don't cost much more to...

Diesel engines themselves don't cost much more to maintain than gas engines as long as it is routine annual maintenance--maybe a bit more oil needed for the oil changes, but as long as they are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-02-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,342
Posted By Buoy Scout

Here's a tree we lighted for over 30 years,...

Here's a tree we lighted for over 30 years, starting in 1982 when it was about 10 feet tall. Added lights and circuits over the years. It became a neighborhood landmark at Christmas. I've since moved...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-02-2019, 06:19 AM
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,087
Posted By Buoy Scout

5 vehicles. 5 different key rings. Each with a...

5 vehicles. 5 different key rings. Each with a house key. I carry the one for the vehicle I'm driving. The rest stay at the house.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-27-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,850
Posted By Buoy Scout

My only reservation with acrylic is that it is...

My only reservation with acrylic is that it is brittle and can chip along edges and if not countersunk for flat head screws or fastened with pan head screws, can crack around screw holes. Starboard,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-26-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,850
Posted By Buoy Scout

The cut out insert frames are modular, so you buy...

The cut out insert frames are modular, so you buy ends and middle pieces. They friction fit in the cut outs, so dimensions need to be precise. I cut them a hair undersize and filed them a bit to get...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-24-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Buoy Scout

I've had this BX23 SCUT for almost 15 years. It's...

I've had this BX23 SCUT for almost 15 years. It's been flawless in residential use. I also have a rear blade, box blade, 60 inch belly mower, sub soiler, ball hitch, etc. for it. The backhoe spends...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-24-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,850
Posted By Buoy Scout

Use your existing dash for a template, space it...

Use your existing dash for a template, space it off the starboard 1/4 inch. Starboard routes like wood, should be a simple operation. I routed my dash with a 1/4 inch flush trim bit following a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-24-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,843
Posted By Buoy Scout

Early in my career I had a boss who called me a...

Early in my career I had a boss who called me a flaming asshole during my performance review. In a subsequent conversation with his boss, who I worked with closely on many issues that my actual boss...
11-21-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Buoy Scout

If the seagull filter has activated carbon in it,...

If the seagull filter has activated carbon in it, it might remove the anti freeze taste. As for the generator, it's best to use it frequently. Disuse is the prime killer of a marine genset...My...
11-20-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Buoy Scout

Of course we are talking about non toxic...

Of course we are talking about non toxic antifreeze. It still leaves a bad taste. I have 8 outlets/ faucets on my potable water system. I don't think you can ever get all the taste out. Especially...
11-20-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Buoy Scout

Lots of folks routinely drink directly out of...

Lots of folks routinely drink directly out of their water tanks. Treat the incoming water with a bit of bleach and turn over the water regularly. Don't winterize with antifreeze, blow out the lines...
11-19-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,106
Posted By Buoy Scout

This is how you dock a single screw... ...

This is how you dock a single screw...

https://youtu.be/WX5j4UMXhUQ
11-19-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,245
Posted By Buoy Scout

Can't speak to a twin outboard boat, but my Tiara...

Can't speak to a twin outboard boat, but my Tiara 3700 open with 6CTA8.3s gets 0.8 nmpg. Lots of systems to maintain, but I keep it on a lift at my house, so no dockage fees. Probably average 10k per...
11-19-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,050
Posted By Buoy Scout

I switched from Boat US when then went to Geico...

I switched from Boat US when then went to Geico and my rates went up 50%. Charter Lakes gave me more coverage at about the old rate I had before Geico took over. Never had a claim in 25 years.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-16-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,907
Posted By Buoy Scout

You need a security system to keep people from...

You need a security system to keep people from stealing delivered packages off your porch.
...
11-16-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Buoy Scout

You don't mention which MFDs you have on the...

You don't mention which MFDs you have on the network. You might want to consider a Garmin radio if you have Garmin MFDs. That will allow you to call AIS targets from your MFD display without entering...
11-16-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Buoy Scout

High enough to keep the people in and the water...

High enough to keep the people in and the water out.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-14-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,848
Posted By Buoy Scout

Lead them to the goody cabinet and sit patiently...

Lead them to the goody cabinet and sit patiently for a chewy bone. LOL. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-08-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 102,705
Posted By Buoy Scout

My enclosure is buttoned up and A/C'd or heated...

My enclosure is buttoned up and A/C'd or heated when I'm running the boat so I don't get any wind or direct spray at the helm. So no movement of the vinyl cover. If I'm taking a lot of spray on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 102,705
Posted By Buoy Scout

It's a piece of 30mil clear strataglass that...

It's a piece of 30mil clear strataglass that snaps across the top of the gauge panel and lays down over the electronics.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-06-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 102,705
Posted By Buoy Scout

Somewhere on the Chesapeake... ...

Somewhere on the Chesapeake...

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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,458
Posted By Buoy Scout

I bet is LED, too. I've seen LED bulbs that look...

I bet is LED, too. I've seen LED bulbs that look just like incandescent. I had to look at the box to be sure they were LED.
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