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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,292
Posted By Jim Beam

this. everyone is just going to throw their hands...

this. everyone is just going to throw their hands up and say "what can we do?" until you make it clear that a family member and/or an entity has to step in before this guy falls in while trying to...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By Jim Beam

years ago, when we had a real river herring run,...

years ago, when we had a real river herring run, I regularly witnessed multiple guys pull their pickup trucks up to a particular dam, and each take out hundreds of herring and fill their improvised...
05-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Jim Beam

most of the pleasure boats operating in nantucket...

most of the pleasure boats operating in nantucket sound are not 40-50' boats, regardless of what some who don't boat in this area would have you believe. Yes, it can get rough going from south side...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,302
Posted By Jim Beam

story is BS. Reason one: people just don't lose a...

story is BS. Reason one: people just don't lose a mill in cash; reason two, why on earth would you put something in your car after having run it over without first looking at the contents?
05-19-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,817
Posted By Jim Beam

couple of thoughts come to mind: I believe...

couple of thoughts come to mind:

I believe this is grady's seav2 hull, if so it's a modified V, not a true deep v - depending on how you'd define that. How I define it is an aggressive deadrise...
05-17-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,050
Posted By Jim Beam

incremental changes over an extended amount of...

incremental changes over an extended amount of time add up to significant improvements over time. variable valve timing, vastly improved sensor capabilities, digital engine controls and shift, lean...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-10-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,828
Posted By Jim Beam

I'm just getting caught up on this. I stopped...

I'm just getting caught up on this. I stopped watching John several years back but saw a recent episode the other day. I was shocked at his appearance and also noticed that something seemed a little...
05-04-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Jim Beam

sent you a pm

sent you a pm
05-03-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Jim Beam

no, actually we agreed on a sale, then the virus...

no, actually we agreed on a sale, then the virus stuff hit the fan. Still have it.
Forum: Northeast
05-02-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jim Beam

thanks!

thanks!
05-02-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,382
Posted By Jim Beam

I'm not sure if this is still true, but a few...

I'm not sure if this is still true, but a few years ago, I went to a coast guard safety seminar and they kept repeating that the fastest rising rate of boater-related fatalities for the past several...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jim Beam

Cape guys, any idea if bass river - smugglers...

Cape guys, any idea if bass river - smugglers ramp is accessible?
04-25-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,369
Posted By Jim Beam

what would you estimate the weight for towing -...

what would you estimate the weight for towing - boat, trailer, gas + gear?

Nice Steiger.
04-24-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By Jim Beam

Now that I think about it, there were two things...

Now that I think about it, there were two things I thought important when I bought an 18 to be used for fishing/sandbar - I wanted high gunnels and a good transom gate/splashwell setup to keep out...
04-24-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jim Beam

The only thing you'll get in a $500 boat is a...

The only thing you'll get in a $500 boat is a $500 headache. You're gonna spend more time working on it and worrying about it than enjoying it, and it's going to sour you on boating in general. I...
04-24-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By Jim Beam

Not sure where you do your boating, but in New...

Not sure where you do your boating, but in New England, Edgewater is a highly sought after, high resale value boat. It's basically a Boston Whaler, and we all know the pro's and con's of that hull....
Forum: Northeast
04-20-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,807
Posted By Jim Beam

all i use for macs, eels and chunk bait. count to...

all i use for macs, eels and chunk bait. count to 10 and pick up the slack on a hit.
04-19-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,339
Posted By Jim Beam

I hate to pile on, but I'm really surprised by...

I hate to pile on, but I'm really surprised by what those images show. Given what that boat must have cost, I'd be livid, and would be very strongly pushing for a new hull from regulator even if it...
Forum: Northeast
04-19-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Jim Beam

thank you.

thank you.
04-18-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,339
Posted By Jim Beam

apart from the thruster, the other big issue I...

apart from the thruster, the other big issue I see is the bracket to hull joint. Given the other issues on this boat, I would have that joint checked very closely.
04-17-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,230
Posted By Jim Beam

very tempting. look at the wheelbase on that...

very tempting. look at the wheelbase on that thing. Excellent tow rig.
Forum: Northeast
04-16-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Jim Beam

Hyannis Park?

Looking at a property in the vicinity of Highland street and park ave in west yarmouth. If you know the area, would you mind PMing me? Just want to try and get the lay of the land.

Thanks!
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,630
Posted By Jim Beam

Was waiting for someone to say this. you could...

Was waiting for someone to say this. you could eat sh!t if it had enough bacon and onions smothering it!
Forum: Northeast
04-15-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Jim Beam

thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Northeast
04-15-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Jim Beam

Home Inspector Hyannis/Yarmouth

All,

Looking for a good home inspector for potential purchase in the Hyannis/Yarmouth area. I want the guy with a screwdriver and flashlight in his pocket that rolls up in the pickup with a ladder...
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