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Today, 01:27 PM
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Posted By chuck34

Same way vessel documentation companies charge...

Same way vessel documentation companies charge people $75 to renew their yearly documentation when you can go to the CG Doc office website and do the same thing for $26.
It happens for 2 reasons.......
Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By chuck34

I got mine last year...don’t recall the details,...

I got mine last year...don’t recall the details, but pretty sure I didn’t pay anything. Wasn’t easy peasy, but not terribly difficult either. Seems I spent more time getting the number installed in...
Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By chuck34

Yep, most of my classes have been from the Power...

Yep, most of my classes have been from the Power Squadron, of which I am a member, but my first class was from the CG Aux. Both organizations are excellent and well worth the time and trouble in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

ok, had no idea who Lucy was.

ok, had no idea who Lucy was.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

Who’s Lucy? Are you talking about Mayim Bialik...

Who’s Lucy? Are you talking about Mayim Bialik from Big Bang? She played Amy Farrah Fowler.
The girl who played Lucy on that show...uh...no....big no.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 250
Posted By chuck34

FWIW...got a buddy who works for a small, but...

FWIW...got a buddy who works for a small, but well respected, family owned appliance dealer. He told me that some years ago, they stopped carrying LG and won’t even service them anymore. They were...
01-21-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By chuck34

15-20 years ago, I bought American Craftsmen...

15-20 years ago, I bought American Craftsmen windows from Home Depot. They were not bottom of the line, but not far from it. Took me over 5 years as I only bought a couple at a time when I had a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-21-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

I agree we should look past political leaning,...

I agree we should look past political leaning, but if Rube is right, the guy is still a mean spirited, arrogant creep...not the kind of guy I want to watch.
Ken checks all of the needed boxes,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,503
Posted By chuck34

Just for the heck of it, I looked through my...

Just for the heck of it, I looked through my files and found an SSI Estimated Benefits sheet from 6 years ago when I was 61.
If I retired at 62...$1594/month
If I retired at 70...$2791/month
With...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,503
Posted By chuck34

For all the people who say I want it now, not...

For all the people who say I want it now, not when I’m 70....you have to look at the big picture and way down the road.
Any idea what assisted living costs these days? The difference in SSI...
01-19-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By chuck34

FWIW....boattrader is not as easy to use as in...

FWIW....boattrader is not as easy to use as in past years. Yachtworld either.
01-19-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By chuck34

Another way to go...put a finishing nail in your...

Another way to go...put a finishing nail in your power drill and bend about 3/8” of an inch and use that to drill out the inside of your deck holes. Now fill the holes with epoxy. After drying,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,503
Posted By chuck34

Don’t forget, Medicare is not free. I’m 67 and I...

Don’t forget, Medicare is not free. I’m 67 and I pay about $149/month for it and then add supplemental on top of that. I shopped around and found a very good plan for $120/month.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,503
Posted By chuck34

As far as Biden lowering the Medicare age...we...

As far as Biden lowering the Medicare age...we can’t afford 65 now, where in the hell is the money coming from? Oh yea, we will just add a couple more trillion to the national debt.
As others have...
01-18-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,650
Posted By chuck34

I believe it is cruisersforum.com and yes,...

I believe it is cruisersforum.com and yes, probably a 100x more sailors than THT and you can try sailnet.com. Both are excellent sailing forums.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-18-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,356
Posted By chuck34

why build 3-4000 mph aircraft when we already...

why build 3-4000 mph aircraft when we already have 17000 mph spy satellites? The cameras have gotten that good.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-17-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,180
Posted By chuck34

My son used to have a BMW-535....that is until he...

My son used to have a BMW-535....that is until he had to pay $600 for a new battery. That was the straw that broke the camel’s back as he sold it shortly there after.
I’m sure someone will ask, why...
01-16-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By chuck34

A couple thoughts... do you have any buddies...

A couple thoughts...
do you have any buddies who are seasoned boaters who can help and advise you in your search?
You don’t say where you live, so...are you in a state that requires boaters to take...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By chuck34

We moved into our new home back in March. One of...

We moved into our new home back in March. One of the features my wife was looking forward to...our doorless shower. Have to admit, it is nice never having to clean the door and the shower stall...
01-15-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,246
Posted By chuck34

Wouldn’t be nice if people would learn how to...

Wouldn’t be nice if people would learn how to take videos. TURN the fffin camera and shoot in landscape mode. How hard can that be?
01-15-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By chuck34

Meet him at your bank, so the cash can be...

Meet him at your bank, so the cash can be examined and then deposited in your account. Hand the guy a bill of sale and then take him to the motors.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

Ken has definitely slowed his speech since the...

Ken has definitely slowed his speech since the first night. Doing a nice job
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By chuck34

I’ve had accounts at Schwab for 30+ years. Have...

I’ve had accounts at Schwab for 30+ years. Have never let me down. 98% of the time, I use them over the web, but when I do call, I get a representative on the phone pretty quickly and they always...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

she starred in her own sitcom when she was...

she starred in her own sitcom when she was 15...ran for 5 years. Her break out role was playing the 12 year old version of Bette Middler in Beaches. That was the role that got her a sitcom.
Let’s...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,834
Posted By chuck34

she’s a very bright woman who has a lot of...

she’s a very bright woman who has a lot of personality - something they did not show on “The Big Bang”. She had to be as nerdy as the guys.

Never thought about Tom Bergeron and he would do well,...
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