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Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTXrider

I thought that it had to be stamped that it meets...

I thought that it had to be stamped that it meets the requirement? Anyway I think my LED all around light is 0.8 watts.
Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,372
Posted By VTXrider

Is it just me or is the "take up golf" or "buy...

Is it just me or is the "take up golf" or "buy fish at the market" answer really annoying and dumb.

I read the OP said (In my own words)
I have a hobby that I really love and it's expensive. ...
Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By VTXrider

There's a show on SunSports Network that I used...

There's a show on SunSports Network that I used to really like but it seems they turned it into a half hour string of commercials, anyway they put tabs on a 13 whaler.
Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,950
Posted By VTXrider

That's not how any of this works. Here is...

That's not how any of this works.

Here is the conversation

Salesman: This 53' Scout is the greatest of the great

Ridiculous Buyer: I saw one on on FB with 6 engines already, how can I fit...
Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,950
Posted By VTXrider

In the YouTube but the OP is referring to a FB...

In the YouTube but the OP is referring to a FB post. The boats max HP is 2700 so that would be 6 450s
Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,950
Posted By VTXrider

So according to the performance bulletin with 4x...

So according to the performance bulletin with 4x Yamaha 425s the boat gets 0.5 MPG, I assume with the 6 450s is below 0.4 MPG. I have to assume resale is crap on this boat so the new buyer has to...
Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,950
Posted By VTXrider

Diesel horsepower on an engine that makes peak HP...

Diesel horsepower on an engine that makes peak HP at 3000 RPM cannot be compared directly to an engine that makes peak power at 6000 RPM
Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,950
Posted By VTXrider

If you have 3 900hp I/O engines giving you 2700HP...

If you have 3 900hp I/O engines giving you 2700HP where do you put the stickers to tell everyone at the sandbar how much horsepower you have?
Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By VTXrider

I can't see how not being on plane would damage...

I can't see how not being on plane would damage the bottom of the boat as SIL claims. It's hard to say from the description if there is in fact a problem or what the fix might be. Maybe the boat just...
Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By VTXrider

2700 lbs sounds heavy for a 19' boat as dry...

2700 lbs sounds heavy for a 19' boat as dry weight, I'm wondering if Sea Ray is including the base engine in the dry weight. I see on the website that they offer it from the factory with a 3100 lb...
Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By VTXrider

Real adjustable trim tabs should be on just about...

Real adjustable trim tabs should be on just about every boat.
Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,372
Posted By VTXrider

I do all the same you do, I can make up to 100...

I do all the same you do, I can make up to 100 lbs of ice in a week adds up to $20 a week in ice if the freezer space is convenient.

If for some reason I fillet at home, I chop the carcasses up...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-22-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,286
Posted By VTXrider

If it's been above 60% RH for a couple days, it...

If it's been above 60% RH for a couple days, it could take while to take out the humidity. The A/C takes humidity out of the air but that humidity is added back by your drywall, floors, furniture,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,286
Posted By VTXrider

I would think that 9 days it should have brought...

I would think that 9 days it should have brought the humidity down but it can take a few days especially if the house has been humid for several days.

Is there water coming out of the drain...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,105
Posted By VTXrider

Roth 401k or Roth IRA? All types of 401k...

Roth 401k or Roth IRA?

All types of 401k contributions count as a total towards you 401k limit
All types of IRAs count towards your IRA limit
If you have both types there are special limits...
07-12-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By VTXrider

I just looked at the pics closer in the Key Largo...

I just looked at the pics closer in the Key Largo ad, it has about 1/2 of the max rated horsepower. Personally I would not buy that boat for any use including inshore unless it was priced to assume...
07-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By VTXrider

Doesn't it really depend on what you are trying...

Doesn't it really depend on what you are trying to do? The lighter the vehicle and with faster top speed being the goal, power becomes more important. The heavier the vehicle and more important...
07-12-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By VTXrider

Wow, my Action Craft 1720 has about 150 mile...

Wow, my Action Craft 1720 has about 150 mile range! It's nice when they put a tank in for an old 2 stroke and then you repower with an efficient 4 stroke!
07-12-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By VTXrider

I have a 17 foot Action Craft flats boat and on...

I have a 17 foot Action Craft flats boat and on the right day I would have no problem going out 10-15 miles. I'm not sure I would go quite out that far on the Key Largo in your ad, for one thing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,105
Posted By VTXrider

Now I'm going to have to look into my...

Now I'm going to have to look into my administrator to see if they have a "true up" provision, couldn't remember the term before. My information could be date but in a past life I sold 401k plans...
07-12-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,173
Posted By VTXrider

Have you ever tried to use the flex seal tape,...

Have you ever tried to use the flex seal tape, especially under water? If it's half as good as they make it seem in the commercial I might buy a roll just to through in the boat just in case. The...
07-11-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,173
Posted By VTXrider

Maybe I'm wrong but I would have got everyone off...

Maybe I'm wrong but I would have got everyone off the bow and ran it further up on the beach.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,105
Posted By VTXrider

Just be careful if you have more than 1 401k such...

Just be careful if you have more than 1 401k such as changing jobs, 2 jobs, or your company switches providers. If you contribute to much you have to work with the provider to somehow reverse the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,105
Posted By VTXrider

A couple points The limit for 2019 is 19k...

A couple points

The limit for 2019 is 19k for your contribution (plus 6k if over age 50) this counts only your contribution
The limit for 2019 is 56k for total contribution (your contribution...
07-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By VTXrider

Is your boat used or just a floating condo? I...

Is your boat used or just a floating condo? I would think performance and economy reasons would be enough to fix it but I'm on a trailer so what do I know.
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