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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,179
Posted By rit.05

If you want the Kilz to work, you have to use the...

If you want the Kilz to work, you have to use the oil based.

The smell will be strong when painting, so expect the windows to be open for a few more days.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-23-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By rit.05

Turo has a few trucks and SUVs in the Orlando...

Turo has a few trucks and SUVs in the Orlando area for $45-70/ day. Crew cab 1500 Chevy at the low end and a loaded Lincoln Navigator at the high end.

I have used Turo before and it works well....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By rit.05

you forgot “close to on time” and “without the...

you forgot “close to on time” and “without the plague”...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By rit.05

Not Frontier!!! I just boarded. First and...

Not Frontier!!!

I just boarded. First and last time. It was a matter of “necessity “. Next time I’ll just change my timeline.

Holy $h1t this is pathetic....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,833
Posted By rit.05

I used to say “40 is the new 30”.... now I’m...

I used to say “40 is the new 30”....

now I’m 40, so 50 is the new 30!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By rit.05

I put in interior and exterior French drains and...

I put in interior and exterior French drains and a dehumidifier. Interior drains into 2 sumps and gets pumped out. Crawl space is sealed.

Prior to this, hardwoods were cupping and it was “swampy”...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,833
Posted By rit.05

I was working through lunch on “office” days....

I was working through lunch on “office” days. That was a huge mistake. I get just as much done and feel better when I take an hour to do something different.

Of course, a lot of people on here...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,833
Posted By rit.05

Work out or run at lunch. It’s a pain in the ass...

Work out or run at lunch. It’s a pain in the ass in the beginning, but a game changer.

I experienced the same thing as you have described. I was extremely active in my early career and came home...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-18-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By rit.05

Resilient vinyl is your best bet. New stuff looks...

Resilient vinyl is your best bet. New stuff looks good too. Parents just put it in the beach house renovation, looks awesome. Waterproof and durable.

I did laminate in a basement in PA. Look at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,135
Posted By rit.05

If the possibility of combat is something he...

If the possibility of combat is something he can’t accept, don’t join at all. It’s not worth it for him/you, because the direction combat is going won’t provide some safe space even for the intel...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By rit.05

For wandering in the woods, a Foretrex always...

For wandering in the woods, a Foretrex always worked for me as a military ground guy. Durable and great battery life. Small, light on your forearm.

Probably not the best for trying to pinpoint...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-26-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By rit.05

I’m in Nags Head now. Bring your surf gear if you...

I’m in Nags Head now. Bring your surf gear if you want blues. They are in the surf here right now. Lots of skates as well. Piers are catching the same. I’ve been throwing Gotchas and Hopkins. Same...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-24-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By rit.05

Today we finally hit a bluefish run in the surf....

Today we finally hit a bluefish run in the surf. It was fun and my 11 yr old caught a few. She was stoked and it was fun to see her battle a few choppers up to 2-3 lbs.
I was throwing a gold...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-21-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By rit.05

Cool, thanks. I’ll probably walk the beach each...

Cool, thanks. I’ll probably walk the beach each morning at sunrise. Maybe I’ll find some trout.

definitely will go to OI fishing center to see what’s getting caught offshore. Great idea! Love...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-21-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By rit.05

Nags Head 22-28 April

Heading down tmrw with the family to decompress, fish, wander the beach...

We will just be fishing the beach and maybe the pier. IS the pier worth it? Looks like we can catch blow toads on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,041
Posted By rit.05

There is a lot of diversity in the military, but...

There is a lot of diversity in the military, but it is acknowledged.

It is acknowledged to keep the level playing field and honesty we need to function as a team.

Within in the squads and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-25-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,820
Posted By rit.05

As a pilot that has worked SAR, this would be a...

As a pilot that has worked SAR, this would be a welcome training exercise. Actually being able to help somebody out adds some incentive to our normal training (Obviously real world rescues are the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-06-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By rit.05

Last time I used Jiffy. I think it was $14/day....

Last time I used Jiffy. I think it was $14/day. Quick shuttle. Fenced and manned 24/7.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-30-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By rit.05

As far as cell phones go...Verizon has a $10/day...

As far as cell phones go...Verizon has a $10/day unlimited plan that you can turn on and off to use while traveling internationally. I’m sure other carriers have similar plans.

If your carrier is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-30-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By rit.05

Send her with Euro spending money in smaller...

Send her with Euro spending money in smaller bills. Give her a credit card (MC or Visa) that she can use for any larger purchase or for emergency. CC can be used most places, but they will charge...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-26-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,117
Posted By rit.05

Helicopter tour!! Do the doors off one in...

Helicopter tour!!

Do the doors off one in the Magnum PI looking helicopter (Hughes 500)
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,324
Posted By rit.05

My youngest likes to paint my nails. I let her do...

My youngest likes to paint my nails. I let her do my toenails only though, it would be real hard explain the hot pink or glittery, sparkly blue to my coworkers!

and just for the record...this does...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,147
Posted By rit.05

A deployed infantry platoon develops a demented...

A deployed infantry platoon develops a demented sense of humor after a few months.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,307
Posted By rit.05

Typically the right seat is the Pilot in a...

Typically the right seat is the Pilot in a helicopter. The left hand is more free (collective hand) than the right hand (cyclic hand). So the left hand can reach any radios, switches, etc. without...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,307
Posted By rit.05

The Army is training kids in the EC-145 now. ...

The Army is training kids in the EC-145 now.

Twin engine, rigid rotor, glass cockpit.
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