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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,114
Posted By ss3964spd

Absolutely, unequivocally true. The ability to...

Absolutely, unequivocally true. The ability to grow, as individuals and as a couple, is hugely important. I hate the saying "I am what I am".

Still, it's potentially a slippery slope for some...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,114
Posted By ss3964spd

Ditto. We both decided early on that come hell or...

Ditto. We both decided early on that come hell or high water we'll always sleep together, feeling that that's a relationship foundation we don't want to undermine. Doesn't matter who goes to bed...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-28-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,639
Posted By ss3964spd

I've got a large brass chandelier listed on CL...

I've got a large brass chandelier listed on CL right now that I haven't had a single nibble on in over 3 weeks.

Out, apparently.
11-15-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,996
Posted By ss3964spd

Yup, looks like that one plug had been steam...

Yup, looks like that one plug had been steam cleaned.
11-04-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 320,260
Posted By ss3964spd

They appear to be made by Southco, but it doesn't...

They appear to be made by Southco, but it doesn't look like Southco sells direct to consumers.

Boat Outfitters has them. The come in different pull strengths. I want to say there were 3 strengths...
11-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 320,260
Posted By ss3964spd

Finally remember these, Jeff. Took these a couple...

Finally remember these, Jeff. Took these a couple of weeks ago while buttoning up the boat for the winter. While there's a little corrosion on the magnet after years of use I can't see it from the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

The BM trim Andersen sells is aluminum so not...

The BM trim Andersen sells is aluminum so not even an option.

The more I stare at it the more I agree with you. Should be able to size the window to the framing RO - but might have to trim the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-02-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

Mike, The other 400's I installed were new...

Mike,

The other 400's I installed were new construction units as part to-the-studs remodels of our kitchen and family room. Both ground level so I was able to remove/reinstall the siding. I was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

Did that. They won't even tell me if they have a...

Did that. They won't even tell me if they have a casement for my application without sending someone out. They also won't spec a window and let me do the install.

I spec'd an Andersen 400 casement...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,662
Posted By ss3964spd

So it's ok for adults to knowingly allow (and in...

So it's ok for adults to knowingly allow (and in some cases provide) under age drinking at their home?
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

Framing RO is about 34", brick RO is 36 1/2"....

Framing RO is about 34", brick RO is 36 1/2". That leaves about 1 1/4" on each side to get to the nailing flange, and the NF is set back from the front frame edge by at least 1" (IIRC from when I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

That's a challenge because it seems one can't...

That's a challenge because it seems one can't size the unit based on the BM to BM dimensions.

I considered using PVC brick mould but that still leaves me with the sloped wooden sill. And am...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

Window Contractors - Andersen 400 casement as an insert?

Andersen tech support has been approximately zero help.

I have two good size double hungs that need to be replaced. I want to use Andersen 400 series casements to match the others I've installed...
10-27-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,100
Posted By ss3964spd

For that small price difference, and if all else...

For that small price difference, and if all else is more or less equal, absolutely the larger engines. Every time.
10-26-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,151
Posted By ss3964spd

You have brakes on the truck and trailer but the...

You have brakes on the truck and trailer but the teenager in the Honda Civic (or any car) in front of you is still going to be able to stop in a much shorter distance than you. Those large wheel and...
10-26-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By ss3964spd

Don't think there is any kind of "pin" to be...

Don't think there is any kind of "pin" to be concerned about, perhaps he was referring to the fuel pump push rod. If the push rod is being held downwards by the camshaft lobe then getting the new...
10-25-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,647
Posted By ss3964spd

First off, no one wants to ride around in a boat...

First off, no one wants to ride around in a boat with cracked, torn, faded upholstery and skanky carpeting that can't be removed for cleaning. Second, any vehicle with questionable...
10-21-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By ss3964spd

Avoid pouring gas down the carb throat. At best...

Avoid pouring gas down the carb throat. At best it'll get the engine to light off for a couple of seconds, at worst you'll hydrolock a cylinder.

Instead, use a syringe and fill the fuel bowl(s) of...
10-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By ss3964spd

Standard mileage per year used to be 12000, but...

Standard mileage per year used to be 12000, but has been revised upwards to 15000 now days. So yeah, 140k on a 2011 is a bit high IMO. But, if it's been well maintained, and a good deal of the...
10-20-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,420
Posted By ss3964spd

Take a bank/cashiers check for the bulk of the...

Take a bank/cashiers check for the bulk of the amount, stroke a personal check for the rest, or have them run it on your credit card. The may hold the title until everything clears.
10-20-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By ss3964spd

Stock QJ for the OP's 350 is 750 CFM. More than a...

Stock QJ for the OP's 350 is 750 CFM. More than a low RPM 350 needs but will still work well for the application.

Headers really aren't going to produce any meaningful gain in the RPM range you're...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-20-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By ss3964spd

6". Go 6". 6-6-6-6-6-6, with correspondingly...

6". Go 6". 6-6-6-6-6-6, with correspondingly larger down spouts.

Our house had 5" gutters and 2X3 downs, also pretty steep roof pitches. Our lot, and the adjoining lots, have lots of mature trees....
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By ss3964spd

Well done, BS, well done indeed. Love the two...

Well done, BS, well done indeed. Love the two tone, but someone is going to hate your guts if they ever want to change the color of the dental. LOL

Great "tips" as well. Here's another: Many of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By ss3964spd

Thankfully my wife didn't notice that the crown...

Thankfully my wife didn't notice that the crown in the first room I did was actually upside down.

And still is! LOL
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-19-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By ss3964spd

Very welcome. I didn't like it at first - wanted...

Very welcome. I didn't like it at first - wanted a little more contrast, but I have to admit it has grown on me.
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