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11-22-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,653
Posted By Steve_250

I wouldn't do it in your region of the world...

I wouldn't do it in your region of the world either, too much ice.
Calm seas, at least 20' of water above 60 degrees, sober (ish).
11-22-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,653
Posted By Steve_250

63 y.o. and still jumping off the top to do a...

63 y.o. and still jumping off the top to do a cannonball when the missus is sleeping in the lounger on deck.
Not that she enjoys getting soaked, but I sure as hell have fun...
11-22-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,287
Posted By Steve_250

Um, sure, I'll trust the seller's numbers,...

Um, sure, I'll trust the seller's numbers, LOL!!!!
I could see someone asking how much the tank holds though.
11-18-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,307
Posted By Steve_250

Mine have fossilized chum stuck in the bottom of...

Mine have fossilized chum stuck in the bottom of the holders.
I've never seen them overflow.
I wouldn't want it going in the bilge, but wouldn't make a big diff.
Just get caps for them, they slip...
11-18-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Steve_250

Look in your drawer of unused chargers, you are...

Look in your drawer of unused chargers, you are likely to find that plug.
11-18-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,594
Posted By Steve_250

Have to have the obligatory wife pic too in order...

Have to have the obligatory wife pic too in order to receive proper research.
Ah, but maybe it was hard water?
Seriously, hard water meaning sea state over the same path you took that trip.
Waves...
11-12-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,924
Posted By Steve_250

Ugh, Whale... I had the low profile in my...

Ugh, Whale...
I had the low profile in my forward bilge, it leaked at the spot where it went together and seized up.
Bilge pump did the same thing.
My beef with brands like Jabsco and Marinco (I...
11-12-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,669
Posted By Steve_250

I'm still curious about the "adults" upstairs. ...

I'm still curious about the "adults" upstairs.
I think I read someone saying they were "cool parents"? (not sure)
Were they indeed parents, or just as someone else said, people over 18?
There...
11-02-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,403
Posted By Steve_250

Had a F-250 7.3 diesel for 15 years. Just a plain...

Had a F-250 7.3 diesel for 15 years. Just a plain jump seat in the back.
The dogs loved it but I couldn't load four ppl for a road trip.
I now know how much I miss the truck.
I should have bought...
11-02-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,203
Posted By Steve_250

Regardless what it was originally built for, it...

Regardless what it was originally built for, it looks like it could work for doggie-style while she watches the lines.
10-26-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 33,924
Posted By Steve_250

Nah, we can search.....LOL

Nah, we can search.....LOL
10-26-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 33,924
Posted By Steve_250

Fake no wake in charted navigable waters? Will...

Fake no wake in charted navigable waters?
Will make for a nice target.
10-26-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 33,924
Posted By Steve_250

Hmmm, Lake Meade?

Hmmm, Lake Meade?
10-19-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,587
Posted By Steve_250

All of it

All of it
09-21-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,225
Posted By Steve_250

Turn Two and Ranmar: That is some seriously...

Turn Two and Ranmar:
That is some seriously hard-azz looking stuff.
Now I recall seeing some of that, but I don't remember where.
As long as the cleats stay attached to the dock, you might make it...
09-20-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,225
Posted By Steve_250

For the losses that involved the piling breaking...

For the losses that involved the piling breaking or sucking out, is this something that a marina is responsible for?
What about if one of the marina's cleats comes out of the piling?
09-20-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,225
Posted By Steve_250

Only one I went through was Andrew on the east...

Only one I went through was Andrew on the east coast of FL and right AFTER Irma in the Keys.
I had a plan for Andrew and executed it, including strapping the roof down.
Everyone should have a plan,...
09-20-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,225
Posted By Steve_250

Floating docks are for calm areas, not anywhere...

Floating docks are for calm areas, not anywhere with exposere to surge, winds, or cruise ships.
This video proves it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoeYVGBC-t4
09-20-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,225
Posted By Steve_250

Holy Cow!!! You were lucky to be on the lee...

Holy Cow!!!
You were lucky to be on the lee side and luckily weren't hit by a refrigerator.
Odd how much of the debris pile on A1A was fridges.
Sailboats in trees and you unscathed....
09-15-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,992
Posted By Steve_250

Fairly straight-forward, an engine needs air,...

Fairly straight-forward, an engine needs air, fuel, spark.
(skipping all the computer assisted engines)

Do what has been said about the fuel, new air filter(s).
But I didn't see anyone mention...
09-13-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,050
Posted By Steve_250

I have a history of forgetting to bring in the...

I have a history of forgetting to bring in the ladder and wind up bending it.
So I got a little hook and Command Strip stickey and have a REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT streamer that I hang at the helm, can't...
09-09-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,547
Posted By Steve_250

One time many years ago, a fairly wealthy friend...

One time many years ago, a fairly wealthy friend slipped me an unsolicited $80 for fuel for an all day trip. And this was done at the fuel dock and didn't cover the entire fill-up.
Ever since then,...
07-22-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,133
Posted By Steve_250

Hell, we thought it was fun when we were about 6.

Hell, we thought it was fun when we were about 6.
07-08-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,918
Posted By Steve_250

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This is it right here. ...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
This is it right here.
Walk around a marina, explain what the different boats have, and have not.
Ask her what she would like in a boat.
It may be a Gen Set and an A/C, or...
07-08-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 12,192
Posted By Steve_250

What? Social distancing? Bit off a piece of...

What?
Social distancing?
Bit off a piece of that media phraseology, eh?
That means no Zoom, forums, Duo, Facetime, etc.
Maryland finally took that silly "social distancing" slogan down from their...
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