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Forum: Dockside Chat
10-28-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,059
Posted By tbeck7632

Be there long term. Often people are anxious and...

Be there long term. Often people are anxious and rush to help up front, which is an understandable and noble gesture. However, I think it's the latter weeks and months after the initial support fades...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,635
Posted By tbeck7632

Long time late-season hunter and ice fisherman in...

Long time late-season hunter and ice fisherman in northern Wisconsin and Michigan here. Baffin boots (one size up). The Eiger (sitting) and Snostorm (snowshoeing/active) are my go to boots. Sock...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,438
Posted By tbeck7632

Here's Kobi, our rescued flat-coated retriever....

Here's Kobi, our rescued flat-coated retriever. Incredibly loyal and intelligent, loves being included in anything.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-02-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,061
Posted By tbeck7632

Weird to see this here. My brother is having...

Weird to see this here. My brother is having this done at Mayo in a few weeks. Doctor that's doing it says he does 2-3 week. Big lifestyle change...will only be able to eat about 1 cup of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-17-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,829
Posted By tbeck7632

We have one very similar. We found ours a tad...

We have one very similar. We found ours a tad drafty at times, but that might depend on the size of the adjoining bath. From a modesty perspective, my wife had a perceived lack of privacy that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-03-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,560
Posted By tbeck7632

I have a Duromax 13k dual fuel. Used in Michigan...

I have a Duromax 13k dual fuel. Used in Michigan for the occasional power outage lasting a couple of days. No issues. I have LP, so I liked the option of propane, but in reality I use rec fuel (no...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-08-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By tbeck7632

Check out Furbo. We have a couple. Can watch...

Check out Furbo. We have a couple. Can watch the dogs, talk to them, even toss them a treat. I thought it was pretty gimmicky when we got it, but we liked it so much we got another.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-28-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,106
Posted By tbeck7632

AC joint issue here too, left shoulder. X-rays...

AC joint issue here too, left shoulder. X-rays negative. Ortho doc says inflammation due to arthritis (I'm 47). Definitely not rotator cuff. Separated that shoulder multiple times as a high school...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,477
Posted By tbeck7632

According to what you posted, Rome is as far...

According to what you posted, Rome is as far south as you're going. In my opinion, if you aren't going south of Rome you are doing yourself a disservice. If at all possible, try to get south of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,951
Posted By tbeck7632

I've got the Duromax unit you mention. Had it...

I've got the Duromax unit you mention. Had it for 3 years, and use for the intermittent power outage in Michigan winters, etc. Have not run it more than about 12 hours continuously, but it did just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,043
Posted By tbeck7632

Just put down approx 1000ft2 of Pergo XP on our...

Just put down approx 1000ft2 of Pergo XP on our main floor. It had the underlayment attached to the laminate. Easy DIY with some basic measuring. There's a guy on Youtube with videos called Laminate...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-17-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By tbeck7632

My mom (78) loves her Toyota Venza. She had a...

My mom (78) loves her Toyota Venza. She had a Camry but liked the better visibility, and it was easier to get in/out. Nicely appointed and AWD. I was impressed with the vehicle. No longer in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By tbeck7632

Depending on your state, there may be rules...

Depending on your state, there may be rules regarding licensing of raffles, even for charitable purposes. Our group used to run a raffle for a charity fishing tournament. I don't remember all of the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-01-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,474
Posted By tbeck7632

Laminate Flooring Installation Tips

I will be installing new floating laminate floors in our great room and hallway, about 1000ft2. Flooring is Pergo XP, I think 12mm thick w/ attached pad. Will be tearing up existing laminate...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-25-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By tbeck7632

Maybe pair a small, used tool shop with small...

Maybe pair a small, used tool shop with small engine repair or the like. Small engine repair shops are always busy, it seems. People today don't fix their tractor, but will gladly pay someone to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-17-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,802
Posted By tbeck7632

We have it my wife's minivan because she appears...

We have it my wife's minivan because she appears philosophically opposed to driving around potholes. We have ours through Firestone and they do a pretty good job. Read the fine print though,,,ours...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-13-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By tbeck7632

Quality of fiber connections is usually measured...

Quality of fiber connections is usually measured in terms of light quality, or "loss"over a given segment. The quality of optics used in switches, dirty fiber patch cords, the number of splices...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,911
Posted By tbeck7632

Frabill has a huge variety, is well-built and...

Frabill has a huge variety, is well-built and reasonably priced.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-13-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By tbeck7632

Has a lot to do with if you just want to unload...

Has a lot to do with if you just want to unload stuff, or make a little money. Wife and I had this experience when we combined houses after we got married:


Wife prices stuff well beyond what I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By tbeck7632

I've had better luck trail running with our dog...

I've had better luck trail running with our dog off-leash. They can pick their stride and pace, instead of matching yours. Our flat-coated retriever will trot along, stop to check something out,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-07-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By tbeck7632

Public fishing cleaning stations are fairly...

Public fishing cleaning stations are fairly common at some of the more popular Lake Michigan fishing ports in Michigan. They traditionally have stainless tops, boards for cleaning, a grinder for fish...
08-03-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By tbeck7632

If I understand the OP correctly, you're looking...

If I understand the OP correctly, you're looking for one of these. Camco Water Bandit. Commonly used at campgrounds for mangled or non-existent threads on water hookups.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,043
Posted By tbeck7632

Stihl Kombi System has been great for me. I...

Stihl Kombi System has been great for me. I think I acquired all of the various attachments over a 3 year period, as needed.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,000
Posted By tbeck7632

I would be very careful about suggesting bringing...

I would be very careful about suggesting bringing in more outside help for other than the occasional "deep clean" you reference. Her imbalance may cause overreaction with the perceived implication...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-23-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,519
Posted By tbeck7632

Don't forget that crushed Trefoils are an...

Don't forget that crushed Trefoils are an excellent replacement for anything calling for graham cracker-type crusts. We use them for cheesecake crust during the holidays, assuming they survive the...
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