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Forum: Dockside Chat
10-20-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,202
Posted By FinReaper069

Have to say both the boat he slammed into and the...

Have to say both the boat he slammed into and the bow/side section of the boat he was on looked relatively undamaged from the impact. Not that there wasn’t any damage, but from that impact, I was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-16-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,485
Posted By FinReaper069

To add to my flooring saga today........got 50...

To add to my flooring saga today........got 50 cases of the 80 ordered and paid for that were in stock the other day. Get a call yesterday that only 28 of the remaining 29 came in yesterday, but...
10-16-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By FinReaper069

Charlotte County...is every one a drunk? 4 out of...

Charlotte County...is every one a drunk? 4 out of 5 incident reports were for BUI.
10-16-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By FinReaper069

Only thing I hate worse than a thief is a thief...

Only thing I hate worse than a thief is a thief that steals from the trusted hand that feeds them. Low life POS.....
10-15-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By FinReaper069

Trailer is set up right, but being a cat, it sits...

Trailer is set up right, but being a cat, it sits a lot higher on the trailer than a monohull. I trailer it with the motor in the down position and have almost a foot and a half of clearance between...
10-15-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By FinReaper069

4A is a long, shallow ramp, so there is a good...

4A is a long, shallow ramp, so there is a good chance that you will have at least your back tires in the water, if not more. Even with my little 18’ skiff, I have to back far enough down the ramp...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-15-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,485
Posted By FinReaper069

Even when in the store, their inventory is rarely...

Even when in the store, their inventory is rarely accurate. There have been many occasions where I needed multiple of one item, but there are only a couple on the shelf. Ask the store employee if...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-15-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,485
Posted By FinReaper069

Last Monday, I went online and looked for...

Last Monday, I went online and looked for flooring I needed for a vacation home we just bought 8 hrs away. LVP flooring is in stock, tile was not. Called the store, girl said we have all the LVP in...
10-14-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,918
Posted By FinReaper069

I think “stupid” may be too harsh of a word....I...

I think “stupid” may be too harsh of a word....I prefer insane. For comparison, (assuming your 36 is a monohull), what year is it?

Just out of curiosity, what is the true price of a base -...
10-07-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By FinReaper069

There’s a huge tree cutting service on the west...

There’s a huge tree cutting service on the west side of 19 at the intersection of Ulmerton. They have them cheap as shit, along with more fire wood than an Eskimo in Alaska could use in a life time.
09-29-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 29,974
Posted By FinReaper069

Instead of giving the donors their funds back,...

Instead of giving the donors their funds back, why not just direct that reimbursement directly to the families it was donated for? Have the family set up an account and they can distribute it as they...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-24-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By FinReaper069

FL has minimum liability limits, they don’t care...

FL has minimum liability limits, they don’t care if you have comp and collision or not and they also don’t care if the car is financed or not. The bank will require minimum insurance limits on a...
09-23-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By FinReaper069

Not always the case, I love my snare and have...

Not always the case, I love my snare and have caught hundreds of lobsters with it, but it depends upon the terrain. I find the snare works really good in tight holes that are common in the W...
09-23-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By FinReaper069

A teflon washer will not protect the threads of...

A teflon washer will not protect the threads of the screw going through the aluminum....need to dab a little tefgel on the opening of the screw hole and a little on the screw threads before inserting...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-18-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By FinReaper069

When speaking In terms of regular width trailers...

When speaking In terms of regular width trailers that don’t require an oversized/over width permit, you statement is misleading.
Deck over is wider and it is higher, but better for loading equipment...
09-18-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By FinReaper069

Interesting design, I’m not sold on the...

Interesting design, I’m not sold on the asymmetrical hulls yet, maybe this will prove to be the best of both. What is that indentation/pocket in the starboard sponson a foot or so in front of the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-18-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,816
Posted By FinReaper069

Obviously you didn’t see the layout of the boat....

Obviously you didn’t see the layout of the boat. They had 34 people sleeping below deck and the only set of stairs to get out that was in the front and exited into the cabin area where the fire was....
09-18-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By FinReaper069

If it’s dead space and not accessible, then why...

If it’s dead space and not accessible, then why not put foam in there? Not sprayed in, but blocks? On the bottom of the bulkhead behind that compartment, I would put one or two 1” holes at the bottom...
09-17-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,820
Posted By FinReaper069

Is it just scorched with gel coat and cosmetic...

Is it just scorched with gel coat and cosmetic damage or did it have fiberglass dripping off of it with structural damage? Looks like the thru hulls are still intact and a lot of soot, but can’t tell...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,816
Posted By FinReaper069

First, let me start by saying this was a horrible...

First, let me start by saying this was a horrible tragedy no matter who was responsible. That being said, your safety ultimately falls squarely upon your shoulders. If I had booked a charter on that...
09-16-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23,190
Views: 32,797,206
Posted By FinReaper069

Not only a Salt Life shirt, but matching...

Not only a Salt Life shirt, but matching colors....isn’t that sweet!!
09-16-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23,190
Views: 32,797,206
Posted By FinReaper069

Rich, You’re going to need to find a place to...

Rich, You’re going to need to find a place to keep sun screen by the gallons on the boat for this one.
09-16-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,981
Posted By FinReaper069

Ok, so 9’3” it is...as I said, nice boat and...

Ok, so 9’3” it is...as I said, nice boat and build quality seems good, just didn’t fit my wants and desires for what I consider to be a functional pilot house with decent walk ways. I wish Dave and...
09-16-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,981
Posted By FinReaper069

I don’t know what he true beam on the Eastward...

I don’t know what he true beam on the Eastward is, but the diagram I posted is the one that Dave sent me. If you add up the numbers, 30” each side and 44” for the pilot house, it gives you 104”s,...
09-15-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,981
Posted By FinReaper069

Just a couple of details, but don’t want to give...

Just a couple of details, but don’t want to give too much away. Boat was supposed to be finished around April 15th-May 1st, but with Covid, it has really set the time line back. Just brought the bare...
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