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06-11-2019, 10:12 AM
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Structurally I've not heard of any issues with...

Structurally I've not heard of any issues with 1.0. I know of several boats that have run them for several years with no complaints. I've read some complaints about the plastic bail that keeps the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By OurSomeday

Milwaukee M18. My oldest Milwaukee batteries are...

Milwaukee M18. My oldest Milwaukee batteries are from 2011 and still work fine with no noticable decline in battery life.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By OurSomeday

Happiness, without question. But how much...

Happiness, without question.

But how much money do you need to be happy? Some people need more than others. Many people spend their life chasing "happiness" only to realize they were misguided...
Forum: Gulf Coast
05-15-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By OurSomeday

I ran it in January. There's a couple no wake...

I ran it in January. There's a couple no wake zones near bridges but they are very short. No hurricane concerns, a lot if downed trees but nothing in the channels.

We draw 4'+ and had zero issues....
05-13-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By OurSomeday

You can, and I've done it. I had an extra seacock...

You can, and I've done it. I had an extra seacock about 6" below the waterline near where I installed a 16k btu a/c.

It works fine, and it's nice that there's no noise. I installed a siphon break...
05-12-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By OurSomeday

I have a pair of 4 blade 27x27 props, 1-3/4"...

I have a pair of 4 blade 27x27 props, 1-3/4" bore, I have been meaning to list for sale. I believe they were the original wheels for a 57' Chris Craft Constellation.

They were too much prop for my...
04-20-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By OurSomeday

O'Reillys sells Quicksilver DFI. Maybe you...

O'Reillys sells Quicksilver DFI. Maybe you already know but its the same thing. Ask themt about buying multiple case quantities.

That being said, my Optimax is a single 135 and seems reasonably...
04-13-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By OurSomeday

55' m/y, 70,000lb, no thrusters. They can be...

55' m/y, 70,000lb, no thrusters.

They can be very convenient, if I'd bought my boat with one I'd love it I'm sure. But the vast majority of the time I hear a thruster running it's a guy trying to...
04-08-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By OurSomeday

If it's bubbling it's corroding from underneath. ...

If it's bubbling it's corroding from underneath. The only way to stop it from spreading is to grind off the powder coat over a larger area until you get to good metal all the way around, and then...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,974
Posted By OurSomeday

When we came through the panhandle in late...

When we came through the panhandle in late January they were still doing debris cleanup, and almost all of PCB was in blue tarp mode. Local GCs we're talking 18-24 months for a rebuild, min 12 months...
04-03-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By OurSomeday

This would have been unremarkable 30-40 years...

This would have been unremarkable 30-40 years ago. People used to tow campers and boats with cars all the time.

My uncle towed a 21' walkaround with a Caprice station wagon for years. I remember...
04-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By OurSomeday

The one I linked is about 6'. It has a quick...

The one I linked is about 6'. It has a quick connect plug so you can leave the battery clips attached in your battery box and just plug in the panel when you need it.
04-01-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By OurSomeday

Most batteries can accept a charge of 5% of their...

Most batteries can accept a charge of 5% of their capacity indefinitely. In this case the panel is supplying .8A a trickle charge.
04-01-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By OurSomeday

No need to overthink this one. Get a 12v 10w...

No need to overthink this one. Get a 12v 10w panel and hook it to the battery, no controller needed.

I've been using this one for two years to maintain the start battery (group 24 I think) on my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-01-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By OurSomeday

X2 on auto exposure. I almost never need to...

X2 on auto exposure. I almost never need to adjust it.

Thank your better half, she bought you one of the best drones on the market. I love mine.

Do a couple of manual control test flights,...
03-31-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By OurSomeday

If you need bottom paint for marine growth, use...

If you need bottom paint for marine growth, use it. If you just want a good looking bottom, all of your efforts is going to be prep work to get it faired. At that point it doesn't make much...
03-31-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By OurSomeday

I know a lot of people want to use 5200 for...

I know a lot of people want to use 5200 for everything, but it really isnt designed for that. It's designed for permanent sealing with minimal flex. Bedding keels to hulls, hull to deck joints,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,594
Posted By OurSomeday

Doing keto right now to drop 30lbs while adding...

Doing keto right now to drop 30lbs while adding muscle. I'm in the gym 6 days/week lifting heavy 4 days and light with cardio 2.

I cut out all alcohol for now, which is huge all by itself. On top...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-29-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By OurSomeday

Like others said, make sure it doesn't flex at...

Like others said, make sure it doesn't flex at all- my dogs get skittish if it flexes.

I used furring strips (1.5x3/4) for an outdoor ramp, I like the carpet idea for an indoor ramp.

Be patient...
03-18-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By OurSomeday

On any pump, you don't want it to pump uphill any...

On any pump, you don't want it to pump uphill any farther than it has to.

Coming out of the pump going 8ft vertical and then downhill all the way to the outlet is way better than coming out of the...
03-16-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By OurSomeday

Dometic (formerly SeaLand) T pump. It's a...

Dometic (formerly SeaLand) T pump. It's a diaphragm pump like Whale. It can handle that amount if lift, is 12v, and has a life expectancy measured in decades. Pricey, but an excellent pump. Quiet...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-09-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,322
Posted By OurSomeday

1. First year of a new model is much more likely...

1. First year of a new model is much more likely to have issues than 2-3yrs in.

2. If you insist on having the brand new model, at least wait 4-5 months before purchasing.

There are a LOT of...
03-05-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,624
Posted By OurSomeday

Before paint they go to E-coat, a corrosion...

Before paint they go to E-coat, a corrosion inhibitor. That's the dip process.

It's funny that the video they show is mostly final assembly, most of the work (and the best video) happened before...
02-20-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By OurSomeday

I have BoatUS primarily for my big boat, never...

I have BoatUS primarily for my big boat, never actually used it for that. Coincidentally, pulling my 18' Whaler from Kentucky to Florida, had a wheel bearing (single axle trailer) fail in the Eastern...
02-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By OurSomeday

This is your answer. Go play around with Rule,...

This is your answer. Go play around with Rule, Johnson, Water Witch, etc. When you get tired of messing with them, fork over the dough for an Ultra and be done with it.
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