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Today, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By fireisland1

I had a 15’ Sport 2010 and due to a rescue...

I had a 15’ Sport 2010 and due to a rescue situation I was very overloaded. The water was coming over the bow and filling the boat. I pulled the plug and kept going. There was so much water coming...
Today, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By fireisland1

This it typical of high speed pickups and low...

This it typical of high speed pickups and low lying generators. fountain had a big problem with this. The water pressure into the pickups was enough to make water flow through the Gen faster then the...
Today, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By fireisland1

This one followed me home. I’ll be using it for...

This one followed me home. I’ll be using it for clamming and near shore fishing
...
Today, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By fireisland1

I used 1/4” Groco brass valves. I know the rating...

I used 1/4” Groco brass valves. I know the rating isn’t high enough but they work fine . You will never exceed the capacity.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,246
Posted By fireisland1

that’s no beaver , that’s a bear

that’s no beaver , that’s a bear
Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By fireisland1

I just bought a 2006 17' Montauk to replace my...

I just bought a 2006 17' Montauk to replace my 15 sport. it may not be the best boat but it holds value better then any other.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,458
Posted By fireisland1

Do you really need to do this now?

Do you really need to do this now?
Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,404
Posted By fireisland1

Maybe rethink this. A 35’ Downeaster will get you...

Maybe rethink this. A 35’ Downeaster will get you there and back. Yes a bit slower but high on the comfort level.
Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,758
Posted By fireisland1

Fold down patios

Fold down patios
Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By fireisland1

Minimum 250, If friends are fat add 50hp.

Minimum 250, If friends are fat add 50hp.
Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,046
Posted By fireisland1

J24 is a great boat that you will not get tired...

J24 is a great boat that you will not get tired of quickly. A cheap entry boat would be a Rhodes 19’ or 18’. Cape Dory 25 is great for coastal cruising and very seaworthy. if you can find an Alberg...
02-18-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By fireisland1

You could wire a piezo alarm right to your...

You could wire a piezo alarm right to your existing float switch. It would come on every time your bilge comes on.
02-18-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By fireisland1

I think is could be very good side business....

I think is could be very good side business. Figuring price/. Gal might be tricky. How will you dispose of waste? Here in NY I pay about $10/gal for contaminated oil and fuel.
02-18-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,659
Posted By fireisland1

Just think of the force needed to roll a boat 30...

Just think of the force needed to roll a boat 30 DEG. for hours. That’s the same force a sea keeper applies to keep it on keel. I would think a boat should be made for it or retrofit by...
Forum: Northeast
02-18-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,451
Posted By fireisland1

Yes all is well . Business is at an all time...

Yes all is well . Business is at an all time high. Impossible to find help. And I’m just getting older.
02-18-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,659
Posted By fireisland1

For the moment forget about the financial end....

For the moment forget about the financial end. the question is ,Do you want it? Would your family or guests be more comfortable with it? can you afford to lose the space it takes up?
02-17-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By fireisland1

Just snap the top in and let it hang. Heat from...

Just snap the top in and let it hang. Heat from the sun and gravity will get it back. It’s best if you can stretch and catch a few snaps at a time. You will get.
02-17-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,505
Posted By fireisland1

Typical units call for no more the 2 minutes of...

Typical units call for no more the 2 minutes of use. I never use more then a short bump while docking. I doubt I have ever Used it for more then 20 sec. at a time.
02-17-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,505
Posted By fireisland1

just check out Bertram bumper boats thread. he...

just check out Bertram bumper boats thread. he needed a thruster in a big way
02-16-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,236
Posted By fireisland1

now find a mechanic that can keep it that way.

now find a mechanic that can keep it that way.
Forum: Northeast
02-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,451
Posted By fireisland1

I was unable to make any over the winter due to...

I was unable to make any over the winter due to business but I do have many customers asking . I will try to get a run on the CAD table . I will post when I have some made . Thanks all.
02-16-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By fireisland1

You could pull new aeroquip line in place and use...

You could pull new aeroquip line in place and use their replaceable connectors. . It does require their special hose
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-16-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,248
Posted By fireisland1

At least their doing something even if it’s a...

At least their doing something even if it’s a con. Your just watching
Forum: Northeast
02-15-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By fireisland1

As a standing member you would never have to give...

As a standing member you would never have to give CC information .there would be no need unless you had minimal coverage and were outside that.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-15-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,910
Posted By fireisland1

Bloody Mary- breakfast Vodka tonic -lunch ...

Bloody Mary- breakfast

Vodka tonic -lunch

Manhattan -dinner
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