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Today, 04:33 PM
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Posted By hottoddie

Couldn't all MFD manufacturers add a password...

Couldn't all MFD manufacturers add a password feature during a simple software update? Maybe it's not that simple.
Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By hottoddie

Funny story. About 5 years ago an acquaintance...

Funny story. About 5 years ago an acquaintance was looking for a large Carver motor yacht. He show me a list a 6 Carvers (all the same model) and asked me what I thought about them. I looked a the...
01-23-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By hottoddie

These are what we call South Bay strainers. They...

These are what we call South Bay strainers. They do clog easily with either bottom paint or marine growth and will restrict water flow. There is a boat at my club that has suffered 2 overheated and...
01-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By hottoddie

One more reason to NOT buy this boat. The Volvo's...

One more reason to NOT buy this boat. The Volvo's are notoriously expensive to maintain and more difficult to find qualified technicians to maintain. A Carver that size needs 450hp Cummins to run...
01-23-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 923
Posted By hottoddie

It seems that any MFD manufacturer could install...

It seems that any MFD manufacturer could install a password option via a software update. What would prevent them from doing this?
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-23-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,284
Posted By hottoddie

In your initial post you said you just finished...

In your initial post you said you just finished paying of one car loan and still owe 22k on a second loan. Why do you own 2 cars that also add additional insurance, maintenance and depreciation. I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-23-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,284
Posted By hottoddie

100k plus and only 10k in the bank. That's living...

100k plus and only 10k in the bank. That's living on the edge. Also if you are paying alimony and/or child support be aware that they are considered "long term debt" and will be factored into how...
01-23-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By hottoddie

Definitely a strange design. For doing the loop I...

Definitely a strange design. For doing the loop I think I'd prefer either a trawler or downeast style boat with thrusters, preferably both bow and stern. Tall bridge style boats can be a problem with...
01-23-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,081
Posted By hottoddie

Have you had a survey to make sure the boat is...

Have you had a survey to make sure the boat is structurally sound? If the boat has sat outside uncovered with water in the bilge the boat would probably be a total loss.
01-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By hottoddie

I noticed you are in RI. Are you running the boat...

I noticed you are in RI. Are you running the boat in these winter temps? How many hours have you run the boat since you got it? What has the oil consumption been since you got the boat? You may or...
Forum: Northeast
01-21-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By hottoddie

Agree about ski safe. A friends boat sank at the...

Agree about ski safe. A friends boat sank at the dock last August and they went above and beyond to deny the claim.
01-21-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 923
Posted By hottoddie

Agreed it needs to be addressed but if you think...

Agreed it needs to be addressed but if you think about it how many "insurance" replacement sales would they loose if they included password protection and fewer MFDs were stolen.
01-21-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By hottoddie

You don't say what size/type of boat you are...

You don't say what size/type of boat you are looking for. It can make a big difference.
01-21-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,355
Posted By hottoddie

Been using the large Magma fillet table for my...

Been using the large Magma fillet table for my Weber Q grill for several years. Works great.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,370
Posted By hottoddie

Was this a second marriage? Was she on both the...

Was this a second marriage? Was she on both the deed and the RM?
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-20-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,370
Posted By hottoddie

The excess balance would be picked up by the...

The excess balance would be picked up by the Federal Government. The FG charges 1.25% annually on the balance of every RM in the country. It's supposed to go into a "pool" to cover short sales of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,971
Posted By hottoddie

The study of Global Warming is BIG BUSINESS!...

The study of Global Warming is BIG BUSINESS! There are thousands of so called "EXPERTS" being paid big $$ thru grants by the Government and Universities. They will say almost anything to keep the $$...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,370
Posted By hottoddie

You have to understand that the amount you are...

You have to understand that the amount you are allowed to borrow on a RM is determined by a formula. The younger you are the less you are allowed to borrow. It's all based on life expectancy and the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-19-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,370
Posted By hottoddie

Maybe in Australia but not in the US. The...

Maybe in Australia but not in the US. The interest get added to the balance of the mortgage monthly. The balance is paid off when the house is sold for any reason or is due within a certain period of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-18-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,370
Posted By hottoddie

I can actually cost significantly less to take...

I can actually cost significantly less to take out a reverse mortgage and continue to live in the home than sell it and move. For those on a fixed income they would have to pay taxes, insurance,...
01-18-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,142
Posted By hottoddie

3 year old paint in a high foul area like Miami!...

3 year old paint in a high foul area like Miami! No question I'd do the paint job and be done with it for a while. Heck up North I repaint every 2 years and I'm in the water for 6 months in colder...
01-18-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By hottoddie

1220 is not a lot of hours on a well maintained...

1220 is not a lot of hours on a well maintained 454. Make sure the flame arrester is clean and the oil is a good quality oil with ZDDP in order to protect the flat tappet camshaft. I run Valvoline...
01-18-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By hottoddie

I have to agree. I liked him until he skipped the...

I have to agree. I liked him until he skipped the White House visit. He bitched about Trump not doing enough to help Puerto Rico after the hurricane. Sorry that his actions will probably taint the...
01-18-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By hottoddie

Not being told "to keep the plug out" is...

Not being told "to keep the plug out" is different than being told "to keep the plug in".
01-18-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By hottoddie

Does it reach rated WOT rpm? 4200-4400 rpm? Is it...

Does it reach rated WOT rpm? 4200-4400 rpm? Is it both engines? How many engine ours?
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