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Forum: Dockside Chat
12-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By Design59

Reminds me of the OMC Test Center back in the...

Reminds me of the OMC Test Center back in the day. Several friends were test drivers. Sometimes youíd draw something big, fast, and fun. Sometimes the sled boats that might have six little 7.5 HP...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-05-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,931
Posted By Design59

I am counting the days until Iím no longer a long...

I am counting the days until Iím no longer a long distance landlord next summer.
Sell it, Sell it, Sell it.
Did i mention you should sell it?
12-03-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By Design59

Towing that load cross country you will be much...

Towing that load cross country you will be much happier with a dually. Single will be fine, but the duals make it more relaxed with a big trailer.

Iíll be the odd man out in saying that daily...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,914
Posted By Design59

Yup. Fronrath for years, and Slaton before that....

Yup. Fronrath for years, and Slaton before that. What is it now?
Never bought from them - The Fowlkes family were neighbors - Fowlkes Chevrolet on Atlantic has been Backrodt Chevrolet for decades.
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,387
Posted By Design59

Remember a story from back when it was a big...

Remember a story from back when it was a big thing. Car companies would undercover participate. Audi sent over a tricked out AWD 5000 wagon for two magazine guys to run, and Audi sent Michelle Mouton...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-02-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,369
Posted By Design59

I've never taught a kid to ride, but in my early...

I've never taught a kid to ride, but in my early years I was a kid, and I learned to ride a bike.

My parents didn't use training wheels, but did all the other stuff being discussed. Running...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,882
Posted By Design59

Animal House Blazing Saddles Dirty Harry (all...

Animal House
Blazing Saddles
Dirty Harry (all of them)
Godfather (1&2)
Mississippi Burning
Shaft (Sidney & Sam)
A time to Kill
Dirty Dozen
My Cousin Vinny
Goodfellas
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,533
Posted By Design59

Watched it. Enjoyed it. A little slow moving at...

Watched it. Enjoyed it. A little slow moving at times, but that comes with the territory when itís telling an actual story. I would give them 80% for accuracy.

I always get a kick out of the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-01-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,169
Posted By Design59

Man, I hadnít thought about my trains forever. ...

Man, I hadnít thought about my trains forever.

Started out with H/O, but quickly moved to the smaller (N?) gauge. As the talent level goes up itís easier to put together more elaborate layouts...
11-28-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,896
Posted By Design59

Havenít been there in ages, but back in the day...

Havenít been there in ages, but back in the day RETC had a bunch of old 25í SeaBirdís. I think at one point they actually had a set of molds for them. In the later OMC days there were mostly stuff...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-27-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By Design59

I would.

I would.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-27-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,989
Posted By Design59

Dry stack forklifts are fun. We had a sales guy...

Dry stack forklifts are fun. We had a sales guy who didn't think parking rules didn't apply to him. He didn't respond to my admonishments that the rules actually did apply to him, and he needed to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-22-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,035
Posted By Design59

My family has two separate sides: Our side...

My family has two separate sides:

Our side - Due to the military and civilian careers my family moved a lot. We found good schools, sports and community activities, and good friends everywhere we...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,906
Posted By Design59

My grandfather always told me never to marry for...

My grandfather always told me never to marry for money - in the long term it proves much cheaper to borrow what you need.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,068
Posted By Design59

Sorry about your Mom, but it is a blessing. My...

Sorry about your Mom, but it is a blessing. My grandmother was that way - watched Nightline, loaded up the coffe pot for the morning, sat down at the kitchen table and passed away. Grandfather...
11-18-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,143
Posted By Design59

Many moons ago I had a C3 Corvette with this...

Many moons ago I had a C3 Corvette with this problem. Ended up being a loose ground in the dome light. (!) Intermittent parasitic drain depended on last bump the car hit.

You said truck bone...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,774
Posted By Design59

Do? You are making the assumption he would wake...

Do? You are making the assumption he would wake up!
11-11-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,031
Posted By Design59

I love all the opinions based on knowing nothing...

I love all the opinions based on knowing nothing about what they are actually building.

Close friend of mine is in charge of the boat side of the Ghost Program at BRP. He wonít tell me anything,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-08-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,287
Posted By Design59

I could actually live with one just fine. I drive...

I could actually live with one just fine. I drive 60 miles a day to and from work, and whatever I drive at lunch and after work. That would fit in the range, and plug it in over night. Have a truck...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-07-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,706
Posted By Design59

First do the research - lot of stuff has been...

First do the research - lot of stuff has been patented but never used.

Late father of a friend of mine held a long list of patents in the electronics world. Bulk of his stuff was in the early...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,492
Posted By Design59

I once had an apartment around the corner from...

I once had an apartment around the corner from the K.K. factory. When I left for work at 5am the entire neighborhood smelled like doughnuts. Totally impossible not to stop for some pulled hot off the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-05-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,701
Posted By Design59

Draw a line across the state at the north side of...

Draw a line across the state at the north side of the Orlando Metro area. Above that is North Florida.
Draw another line across the state at the top of the lake. From there north to the other line...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-05-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,213
Posted By Design59

Always amazed at the level of damage from a deer...

Always amazed at the level of damage from a deer strike. Wife of a friend hit two in two weeks back in the day. First one down the side of her Blazer, then one head on with his new Z-28. Major damage...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-03-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,292
Posted By Design59

Like most things, context matters. I drove...

Like most things, context matters.
I drove stickís for decades. I like sticks. I drive an automatic in both my truck and BMW daily drivers. Itís just easy and mindless.
In sports-cars on the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-28-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,920
Posted By Design59

He has "people" for that. :grin:

He has "people" for that. :grin:
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