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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By GravyBoat

^This Just get a space heater if you want an...

^This

Just get a space heater if you want an outdoor gas fireplace. Atleast you will get heat from that.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,145
Posted By GravyBoat

In a day where the millennial and Gen x are...

In a day where the millennial and Gen x are trying to make automated self driving cars, boomers are clambering for manual transmissions.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By GravyBoat

The key is lighting, get as much light as...

The key is lighting, get as much light as possible and you can color correct after. I have tried with the red lens filters, it just seems to make the image darker. Bright lights, RAW image, and post...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-18-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,196
Posted By GravyBoat

Didn't do the principle/interest/taxes/insurance...

Didn't do the principle/interest/taxes/insurance calculations on that one did ja? So you want like -$100 to -$200 a month of cashflow?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-14-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,468
Posted By GravyBoat

Thats cool and all, but my 1.5mbps internet was...

Thats cool and all, but my 1.5mbps internet was $50 a month 20 years ago, now it is $40 for 100mbps, so maybe not so much?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-14-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,468
Posted By GravyBoat

What do you get for $199 a month that you really...

What do you get for $199 a month that you really need? I cut the cord a long time ago, $40 a month for 100/100 internet, and then I just use whatever services I want and still save over $100 over...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

I will admit, that is a pretty cool setup. Did...

I will admit, that is a pretty cool setup. Did the cost of the genny add much to the value of the house when you bought it versus comps that did not have one, say greater than 50% ROI?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

My wife and 12 year old know how to pull a cord...

My wife and 12 year old know how to pull a cord and flip a switch. It probably works for you, but I can't justify the cost. I use propane, not gas.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

TV is about 120 watts 65 inch LCD. Fridge isn't...

TV is about 120 watts 65 inch LCD. Fridge isn't continuous, it turns on and off depending on temp. No, it does not pull 1000 watts when it is running, more like 600 watts. My wattage is typically...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

Good deal. I was able to monitor my usage...

Good deal.

I was able to monitor my usage when I have an outage, my usage is typically less then 200 watts continuous use, with spikes to 1000 watts for the well, forced air heat, and fridges. I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

I just want to make sure I understand this. 11...

I just want to make sure I understand this. 11 days of power cost you almost $1500? So 11 days of electricity is worth $1500 to you? Is this for a business or just personal convenience? If someone...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

I get it, but a new $20k flatts skiff is a much...

I get it, but a new $20k flatts skiff is a much better luxury to me. Again, I am not hull truth rich, if you are, cool. Not me, and not most of the people who have them installed.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

About 10-15 days in the last 5 years. Mostly in...

About 10-15 days in the last 5 years. Mostly in the last 2 or 3 years due to Gypsy moths killing off all the oak trees, before that, maybe like 5 days over the previous 5 years. So in 10 years, maybe...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

Makes sense.

Makes sense.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

If you average the cost of the install, plus the...

If you average the cost of the install, plus the cost of maintenance and fuel, then divide by the number of days used before the system will no longer work, you can come up with a cost per day. Using...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

I can't disagree with what you said. I just can't...

I can't disagree with what you said. I just can't wrap my head around the math. My wife wanted one of the big fancy full home set ups you sell. At first I thought it would be a good idea. So I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

Again, I could buy and throw away 2 generators a...

Again, I could buy and throw away 2 generators a year for the cost of 1 week of use of a diesel generator. How is this efficient at all? I have been using my little Generac to run my house for about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

You can get an automated transfer switch from APC...

You can get an automated transfer switch from APC for like $500. You can get a push button start Propane generator for $1500 or less. You are telling me that the majority of people who install...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-11-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By GravyBoat

50 gallons a day for a week? AC is worth over...

50 gallons a day for a week? AC is worth over $1000 a week to you guys? WTF are you guys doing that you need over $1000 a week of electricity?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-07-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,208
Posted By GravyBoat

Its not fast. But not annoyingly slow. Where do...

Its not fast. But not annoyingly slow. Where do you need to go that fast anyways?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-06-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By GravyBoat

I would think a 75 foot boat would have satellite...

I would think a 75 foot boat would have satellite wifi, and my phone has wifi calling.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-05-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By GravyBoat

You just replace the whole motherboard, its...

You just replace the whole motherboard, its probably like $30
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-05-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,208
Posted By GravyBoat

Still driving my 2013 Crosstrek. Just about to...

Still driving my 2013 Crosstrek. Just about to roll over into 100k miles. No issues to complain about. Had a replaced a brake caliper and replaced the front right bearings, but that's about it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-04-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,360
Posted By GravyBoat

so confused, which one is it?

so confused, which one is it?
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-04-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By GravyBoat

I did it with CDs like 5 times, and no, you just...

I did it with CDs like 5 times, and no, you just kept the monthly selection too. I had all mine sent to fake names. My thoughts were I was under 18, so wtf can they do. They called the house a few...
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