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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-11-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,515
Posted By Wolakrab

Not a serious news channel.

Not a serious news channel.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By Wolakrab

My story has a happy ending. Got my replacement...

My story has a happy ending. Got my replacement Fathoms last week.
While the new warranty process is more cumbersome, it has it's advantages. You have to go through more steps, provide more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-25-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By Wolakrab

After several back-and-forth emails with customer...

After several back-and-forth emails with customer service at Luxottica, I've finally gotten an acknowledgment that the order for a replacement pair of Fathoms has been placed. I will say they are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-21-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,790
Posted By Wolakrab

Going through the Bojangle's drive through a few...

Going through the Bojangle's drive through a few months ago, a car in front of me paid for my biscuit. No idea who they were.
I did it shortly afterwards for the car behind me...judging my the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-17-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By Wolakrab

I can see where they've been swallowed up by a...

I can see where they've been swallowed up by a conglomerate...hence the rigamarole in the warranty process.
I contacted them via email, and was told that I had to accept the offer for one of the few...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-12-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By Wolakrab

Yeah...they did the same with me, but the choices...

Yeah...they did the same with me, but the choices they gave me were terrible...nothing like the Fathoms and they looked like something out of the 60's.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-11-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By Wolakrab

Costa has slipped a bit, IMO. I had the frames...

Costa has slipped a bit, IMO.
I had the frames to my Fathoms replaced back in December of 2018(my fault-I broke the earpiece off). This past weekend, the hinge on the right temple broke...not a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wolakrab

Both Fedex and UPS are officially useless. Most...

Both Fedex and UPS are officially useless. Most shippers don't require signatures for deliveries any longer, so the driver usually just drops the package off at your doorstep. I had an issue where...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-13-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Wolakrab

You can use 12 gauge wire on the resi-grade 15A...

You can use 12 gauge wire on the resi-grade 15A devices...just use the screw terminals.
I can see using 20A commercial-grade receptacles in areas where there's heavy use...like a kitchen, bathroom,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-13-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,288
Posted By Wolakrab

Kamado Joe. Chicken thighs with my home rub,...

Kamado Joe. Chicken thighs with my home rub, skin-side down for 45 minutes @ 350 degrees. We never get tired of them...one time every week-at least. My favorite part is the skin.
04-10-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,728
Posted By Wolakrab

Running aground at 13 knots isn't good...not...

Running aground at 13 knots isn't good...not pointing the finger at you about that-sometimes sh*t just happens.
Continuing your run to fish afterwards was not a good idea at all...especially after...
03-31-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wolakrab

It's a process...and I do like to plan ahead. As...

It's a process...and I do like to plan ahead. As far as changing my mind goes, the only thing I've really changed is to go with a smaller boat. This after spending a couple of weekends on VRBO boats...
03-31-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wolakrab

Updated. After thoughtful consideration, I'm...

Updated.
After thoughtful consideration, I'm thinking that 40 to 45-ish will better suit our lifestyle and budget. The Nordhavn 41, Selene 43, and DeFever 45 are all under consideration. I really...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-27-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,366
Posted By Wolakrab

Close friend's mother(in her late 80's)contracted...

Close friend's mother(in her late 80's)contracted Coronavirus. Pneumonia soon followed, then MRSA(contracted while in the hospital), then ARDS. They were about to throw in the towel and move her to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,481
Posted By Wolakrab

My sister-in-law and her husband flew in to LAX...

My sister-in-law and her husband flew in to LAX last Saturday from Shanghai-they said the screening was a joke. No temperature checks or any kind of close inspections. No wonder this thing has...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,481
Posted By Wolakrab

You have to be symptomatic and have a doctor's...

You have to be symptomatic and have a doctor's recommendation to get tested in SC. That said,it's not as easy as just calling your doctor and getting that recommendation...you have to answer some...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 23,734
Posted By Wolakrab

Considering the backlog of tests that still need...

Considering the backlog of tests that still need to be administered this is not a number that is representative of actual infections. Look for it to go up by a factor of 10 in the next couple-three...
03-19-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,079
Posted By Wolakrab

Go back to the dealer you bought the boat from. ...

Go back to the dealer you bought the boat from. He sold you a trailer that's too small for this boat...even if you move the winch post as far up as it will go, you won't have enough bunk under the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-19-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,804
Posted By Wolakrab

Swoop and squat. Or sometimes just squat. ...

Swoop and squat. Or sometimes just squat.
There's been several scams run in year's past...consists of a doctor, lawyer, and driver. Driver cuts in front of you, slams on brakes, you hit him. ...
10-11-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wolakrab

Been a bit since I checked in on this...

Been a bit since I checked in on this thread...thank you all for your input.
I'll check Fleming out and go lurk on the Hatteras and Trawler forum.
cdrhoek, I understand there's a world of...
09-29-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wolakrab

No one has anything to share on the build quality...

No one has anything to share on the build quality and methods of the above manufacturers? Surely there are few past or present owners who can chime in with knowledgeable comments. While I am...
09-23-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wolakrab

What motoryachts & trawlers are cored above the waterline or fully cored?

Looking at 48'-54' motor yachts, trawlers, aft-cabins and the such for my long-term plan to retire and live aboard. DeFever, Viking, Ocean Alexander, Jefferson, Californian, Ocean, and of course, the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-27-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,851
Posted By Wolakrab

Hosting parties are OK- I invite the people I...

Hosting parties are OK- I invite the people I want to be there, and not those who I don't like. When you go to the party, you give up that right. So, end result is I avoid parties like the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-27-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,085
Posted By Wolakrab

It didn't start that way. She felt that she was...

It didn't start that way. She felt that she was missing out on the dinner traffic-actually not a bad idea, but like I said, she is having problems with cooking on a large scale. Food is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-27-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,866
Posted By Wolakrab

2.0 turbo has a decent amount of torque, but that...

2.0 turbo has a decent amount of torque, but that is a heavy vehicle. I am sure it's a pig with the 1.5.
I still cannot get over the 40K MSRP. Wow. You can get into a Pilot or Highlander for that...
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