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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,916
Posted By dev

LOL. One of them was an '06 350Z, I was dressed...

LOL. One of them was an '06 350Z, I was dressed in business-casual work clothes.

It was a little bit of an odd transaction though. The short version is, I was buying it for my wife. We drove by...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,916
Posted By dev

For a deposit, or for a full payment? For...

For a deposit, or for a full payment?

For deposits, I can understand, you're on the hook for the financing and the dealer/bank still ultimately holds the title (and ownership of the car).

For a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,916
Posted By dev

Maybe low end ones. Last couple of new cars we...

Maybe low end ones. Last couple of new cars we bought the money was wired over, they weren't taking anything less than a cashiers check.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 05:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,916
Posted By dev

What dealership is taking a personal check for a...

What dealership is taking a personal check for a new car these days?
You're not going to do this multiple check stunt with actual cashiers checks, unless you have enough money in your account to tie...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,344
Posted By dev

You must be a riot at parties.

You must be a riot at parties.
Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By dev

Antenna for the most part is going to equate to...

Antenna for the most part is going to equate to "whatever gets it highest above ground", along with what kind of range you are wanting to achieve.
I've been happy with my Raymarine VHF70, though...
Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,224
Posted By dev

Alternate title for this thread: "Friends...

Alternate title for this thread:
"Friends Learned Expensive Lesson In Trying To Fuck With Coast Guard"
06-24-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By dev

Having played a bit at the protocol level with...

Having played a bit at the protocol level with OBDII, J1939, and NMEA2000, you are may or may not get useful data from your experiment. J1939 is the standard that the base OBDII port derives from....
06-23-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By dev

Airflow is strong. I'd probably install a new...

Airflow is strong.
I'd probably install a new unit myself if it came to that. The current one is pretty easily accessible, it's a simple job.
06-23-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By dev

16K BTU A/C Unit - Repair, or Replace?

I have a 14 year old 16,000 BTU A/C unit that just *barely* provides any cool air. It has good flow from the water pump, has been descaled, etc.

Is it worthwhile to have a marine air tech come and...
06-19-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,453
Posted By dev

The Lancer was never really a classic or flagship...

The Lancer was never really a classic or flagship boat. It's just a little runabout from the middle of Chris-Craft's prime era. Sometimes the "old machines" of this class are a lot more useful and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,917
Posted By dev

Well, many of them aren't really hoarding wealth....

Well, many of them aren't really hoarding wealth. Several billionaires, including Bezos' ex-wife (but not him) have signed the Giving Pledge, to give away the majority of their wealth. You can argue...
06-19-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By dev

Technically there is a single "backbone" in a...

Technically there is a single "backbone" in a proper NMEA2000 network.

I think what you are saying you want to do is have some T's, and connected devices, in the transom area, and the same thing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,837
Posted By dev

Props to the drunken toddler shooting the video.

Props to the drunken toddler shooting the video.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,314
Posted By dev

LOL, you're kind of right :) He has all the...

LOL, you're kind of right :)

He has all the mannerisms and descriptions of things of a guy who has spent more time watching other people work than doing actual work himself.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,314
Posted By dev

And he probably did it in his breathlessly...

And he probably did it in his breathlessly enthusiastic manner as if he had just solved some highly complex problem.

OK Guys! Here's a good tip for you! Use your side-cutters to cut these zip-ties...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,314
Posted By dev

I record it every week, and watch it in about 10...

I record it every week, and watch it in about 10 minutes time, tops.
Yes, it's full of thinly veiled commercials, and the John is one of the worst presenters/hosts I have ever seen on a show. He...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,722
Posted By dev

You'll be retired before self-driving cars are a...

You'll be retired before self-driving cars are a practical solution for your daily commute. I work in machine vision/AI applications, dealing with both the software and hardware elements (though my...
06-14-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By dev

You need a starter kit. All NMEA200 networks...

You need a starter kit.
All NMEA200 networks require power (even if the device itself has a separate power source), and termination resistors at each end of the backbone.
You can't just connect 2...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By dev

Same. Adapting to unforeseen circumstances and...

Same. Adapting to unforeseen circumstances and moving on with your plan (or something close to it) is a great life experience.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-13-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,400
Posted By dev

Where are the houses located?

Where are the houses located?
06-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 91,083
Posted By dev

I saw an embargoed press release. It is a new...

I saw an embargoed press release. It is a new line of electric outboards and trolling motors for the 20HP and under crowd. Mercury is transitioning to be more "green", and plans to switch to all...
06-10-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By dev

This guy does good work, and is easy to work...

This guy does good work, and is easy to work with:

Boat Name Design Install Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg Pinellas ? Boat Names Designed and Installed (http://boatnameguy.com/)
06-10-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By dev

If it was a Bronco base it wouldn't have a...

If it was a Bronco base it wouldn't have a separate bed, the bed sides would flow into the B pillar behind the door.
This is probably nothing, used to see all kinds of 1-offs when I worked in...
06-09-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,742
Posted By dev

After dinner, take them to Drunk Bitch, or to...

After dinner, take them to Drunk Bitch, or to Bodega for drinks. Or Broken Shaker mid beach area if you want something a bit more local.
Not sure of any dinner spots off-hand that are waterfront. I...
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