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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-25-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,888
Posted By Bamaman

Heaven knows what bank credit card departments go...

Heaven knows what bank credit card departments go through daily on fraudulent transactions. I know of one bank that has ex-FBI agents working in credit cards, and they're reserve sheriff deputies. ...
11-25-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By Bamaman

Mercury obviously listened to owners for once...

Mercury obviously listened to owners for once when engineering their new motors.

I suck the oil out of my F150 Yamaha with a pump.

I find it ridiculous having to remove the engine cowling just...
11-22-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 863
Posted By Bamaman

I had two I/O's and both had engine problems. ...

I had two I/O's and both had engine problems. Switched to one of the first Yamaha outboards (115 hp 2 stroke) and spend $241 repairs on it in 28 years' usage.

I spent that much a month keeping...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bamaman

My best suggestion is to go to the largest...

My best suggestion is to go to the largest orthopedic group in your area--looking for an ankle and foot specialist. That specialty is not easy to find, but they're the specialist that deals with...
11-21-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,760
Posted By Bamaman

Keep the diesel. Those that have them and switch...

Keep the diesel. Those that have them and switch to gas units are never completely satisfied with the way the gas engine tows.

My diesel is 18 years old and 161K miles, and the starter went out...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bamaman

So many homes in New England heat with heating...

So many homes in New England heat with heating oil. But the vast majority of the U.S. is heating with forced HVAC units, preferably with natural gas.

We live 10 miles from the city, and no...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,626
Posted By Bamaman

That house looks like the ones in Big Canoe, a...

That house looks like the ones in Big Canoe, a very popular development east of Jasper, GA.

Look around. Nobody paints their houses black. Dark gray, yes. Black, no.

Ask the HOA what's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-21-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,692
Posted By Bamaman

My daughter works on the assembly line at the...

My daughter works on the assembly line at the local Polaris factory building Rangers. They've already assembled 1,000,000+ units in the short life of this operation. For Utility purposes, the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bamaman

For a home builder, reputation is everything. ...

For a home builder, reputation is everything.

We once built a 6600 square foot home on a cost plus basis. The contractor got the job started and framed out. But we ended up having to deal with...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bamaman

We moved into a 10 year old house a year ago. ...

We moved into a 10 year old house a year ago. The $4,000 Kitchenaid double convection ovens needed new cooling fans, and the electronic thermostats were very inaccurate.. Our Kitchenaid side by...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,873
Posted By Bamaman

The Hyundai/Kia 4 cylinder motors have a...

The Hyundai/Kia 4 cylinder motors have a reputation for having major issues. There are other SUV's in this crowded field that are far more durable.

And I'm not about to pay list price or above...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bamaman

There are too many factors in housing. With...

There are too many factors in housing.

With the lowest interest rates ever, we're seeing millennials buying starter homes for less payments than rent. And the prices on homes of all houses are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By Bamaman

I was in the car business 24 years working for a...

I was in the car business 24 years working for a manufacturer, and our dealers had franchises with all brands. My brother in law owned two Honda dealerships in a major city, and you wouldn't believe...
11-18-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,542
Posted By Bamaman

We bought a 2020 F150 six months ago after...

We bought a 2020 F150 six months ago after receiving a $3k coupon in the mail--on top of the other sales incentives. I still have my 18 year old SuperDuty diesel to tow with, however.

I cannot...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bamaman

I have a water cutoff on the hot water heater. I...

I have a water cutoff on the hot water heater. I just cut the pressure off to the heater and leave the electricity to it on.

If it gets really cold, I'll cut off the water to the entire house...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-18-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By Bamaman

We used to go to the huge Furniture Mart in...

We used to go to the huge Furniture Mart in Hickory when looking at furniture. It's like a mall. We also used to hit a couple of factory outlet stores selling furniture, especially the Hickory...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bamaman

If you have high humidity problems, you would do...

If you have high humidity problems, you would do best to start with a good HVAC contractor.

Last home I had had the unvented natural gas fireplaces. They smelled when used but put out a lot of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bamaman

I heard last night that 80% of those that died...

I heard last night that 80% of those that died from COROVID are 80 years of age and older. Only 2 deaths in California from the virus were in young children. So right now, COROVID is a valid reason...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By Bamaman

I wouldn't consider the steam oven. Just another...

I wouldn't consider the steam oven. Just another trendy appliance to get your money.

My sister downsized into a home with furniture quality cabinets and ultra high line appliances. However she's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,189
Posted By Bamaman

My wife and I also had to take legal custody of...

My wife and I also had to take legal custody of our granddaughter five years ago. She's now 9 years old and doing very well. Our 12 year old grandson is being raised by his father but we have him...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-16-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By Bamaman

Scrap your drain in the picture and use a 1 1/2...

Scrap your drain in the picture and use a 1 1/2 inch P trap kit that allows the trap to be easily taken apart without tools for cleanout.
11-16-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,541
Posted By Bamaman

I worked in auto finance for 24 years with a...

I worked in auto finance for 24 years with a manufacturer's captive finance company.

Show me a stone stock pickup truck that's been kept in like new condition and I'll show you a vehicle that's a...
11-15-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bamaman

I worked for Ford for 24 years, and used to...

I worked for Ford for 24 years, and used to manage the department that administered the payoffs of vehicles--sales incentives and low APR programs.

The X Plan is commonly known as the Family and...
11-12-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Bamaman

Sorry your trailer is not yet available. Pontoon...

Sorry your trailer is not yet available. Pontoon trailers remain in very short supply after record sales resulting from COROVID and the desire for recreation.

Any of the above would be sufficient...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-12-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 896
Posted By Bamaman

I bought a home 4 years ago, and used a new (to...

I bought a home 4 years ago, and used a new (to me) homeowners' insurance company. I expected that they would send an inspector out and my roof was in fine condition. Two years later, they sent...
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