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01-14-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,045
Posted By Rick Dangerous

They do plenty of helicopters; what would be the...

They do plenty of helicopters; what would be the purpose of a fighter jet in coast guard livery?
01-14-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Wow!! That looks great so far! Please do keep...

Wow!! That looks great so far! Please do keep this updated with progress :)
01-14-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Floor is solid, carpet is okay, just needs a...

Floor is solid, carpet is okay, just needs a gentle pressure wash to look brand new.

Also plan to add better rear access into the new rear panel which previously had tiny doors to access the...
01-14-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Okay here we go..tore the interior out in 1hr...

Okay here we go..tore the interior out in 1hr with Dennis of Vermont Custom Canvas. Let the project commence! Consider this the "Before" Photos.

Avoided white vinyl because of the...
12-06-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Looks solid to me.

Looks solid to me.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,642
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Advertising these days.....everyone is rich,...

Advertising these days.....everyone is rich, young, and lives in a city. It's not reality folks!
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,357
Posted By Rick Dangerous

When i first saw Yeti coolers on the shelf and...

When i first saw Yeti coolers on the shelf and looked at the price i though "boy is that dumb AND outrageous; who would EVER pay that for a cooler"

A lot of people apparently...... For me; it just...
12-02-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Is there a good website or two I should be...

Is there a good website or two I should be checking that deals exclusively in boats?
12-02-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,323
Posted By Rick Dangerous

The tech will trickle down to marine from...

The tech will trickle down to marine from automotive like anything else. I expect we'll see some more entry-level/affordable electric options in the next 10 years or so.

There are some nice...
12-02-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,730
Posted By Rick Dangerous

This was my good laugh of the day...haha. I can't...

This was my good laugh of the day...haha. I can't imagine a boat that size would be your first; so kudos on the sarcasm!

It's a very nice looking boat; congrats!
12-02-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Looking for a nice 19-20" hull

Hello all! One of my family ski boats has a transom that is turning to jelly. It has a nice newer Yamaha 150 4-stroke on that, so we are just looking to replace the hull.

I like Stingrays, but...
11-12-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 47,342
Posted By Rick Dangerous

It is most likely the "P" park gear that failed;...

It is most likely the "P" park gear that failed; and a lot of cars; even if the Ebrake is cranked on it isn't enough to stop it from rolling. You should have your ebrake checked every 2-3 years if...
11-06-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,707
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Designed by Porsche; owner asked for it to look...

Designed by Porsche; owner asked for it to look like "a space ship on the water." I'd say they succeeded. Not my cup of tea but you can bet it cruises really nice :)
11-06-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Rear view--looks normal enough. Really takes...

Rear view--looks normal enough. Really takes that side view to see it's too far back. Asked the boat shop to winch it forward if they can. If not when i get it back from being winterized i'll take...
11-05-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Great; just need to move the axle back a bit and...

Great; just need to move the axle back a bit and it will bend right back into place :jk:
11-05-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rick Dangerous

That's a good point... I know how those...

That's a good point...

I know how those rollers are supposed to go; the previous idiot owner put it on the trailer like that (bought the boat this fall) and since it's on dry bunks i can't...
11-05-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Yeah my axle isn't welded to the frame; it's just...

Yeah my axle isn't welded to the frame; it's just U bolts, so i could move it about 6 inches back before bumping into the side support bases:

Right now my wife could pull up on the ball hitch and...
11-05-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,320
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Awesome post and info LouC; thank you!

Awesome post and info LouC; thank you!
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-05-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Love it; grew up drinking a gallon a day! VT is...

Love it; grew up drinking a gallon a day! VT is a huge dairy farm state so lots of good fresh local milk.

I probably drink more beer these days; but will have the occasional glass still.. :)
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11-04-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,320
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Nothing your local marine shop couldn't fix with...

Nothing your local marine shop couldn't fix with a dremel tool or sawzall right? It would all be sealed to the hull around the edge/flush surface anyway right?
11-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Didn't think of that either....could do a little...

Didn't think of that either....could do a little of both; guess you'd need to do a little trial and error. Don't want to increase the tongue weight too much for whatever you are towing with either..
11-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,320
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Yeah i mean we had a mastercraft with a 302 in it...

Yeah i mean we had a mastercraft with a 302 in it and it was just fine; i'm familiar with the motor but i agree the Chevy 350 has proved to be very versatile/bomb proof.

Small block V8's aside,...
11-04-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 73,235
Posted By Rick Dangerous

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=so...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=soup-kitchen

It's from a Will Ferrel movie.....The Other Guys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEQTUSmob1Q
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rick Dangerous

Thanks! I take the boat to Plattsburg on...

Thanks! I take the boat to Plattsburg on occasion to go to the Naked Turtle marina; which a great spot for dinner, drinks and dancing.
11-04-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 73,235
Posted By Rick Dangerous

so ended up taking a LOT of guys I met off the...

so ended up taking a LOT of guys I met off the internet



Did they ask to have a Soup Kitchen on your boat?? :)
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