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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 498
Posted By Restrain

$7500 for that size house doesn’t sound...

$7500 for that size house doesn’t sound excessive. Have to change out both units, possible repairing the lines, duct work.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,852
Posted By Restrain

We have a whole bunch of Yankees move down here,...

We have a whole bunch of Yankees move down here, and all of a sudden want land use controls. Start screaming about how population growth is ruining Florida. Then after the debacle that was the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Restrain

Look at a SimpliSafe system. You can move it...

Look at a SimpliSafe system. You can move it later, and the systems have a high reliability.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By Restrain

Had to replace my cell last year. Bought a ‘it...

Had to replace my cell last year. Bought a ‘it fits’ generic, works fine. Looked just like the original cell. Not near the cell deterioration we had with the original cell.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,226
Posted By Restrain

So long as the Gulf doesn’t get Humboldt squid. ...

So long as the Gulf doesn’t get Humboldt squid. That giant squid is not going to be near the SW Florida beaches.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Restrain

Every paved drive I have seen being built down...

Every paved drive I have seen being built down here is set over a poured concrete drive, it’s just not finished like a visible drive. If you put pavers over gravel, they will shift, heave. Expect...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By Restrain

High was below 58 degrees. I wouldn’t want to be...

High was below 58 degrees. I wouldn’t want to be on a boat with a 10-15 knot wind coming in off the ocean in those temps either. Just miserable.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By Restrain

Had one, you definitely want to insulate the...

Had one, you definitely want to insulate the building...for the HEAT, not the cold. Can turn into an oven in the summer. I would consider a 50’ width, gives you more ability to move trailered...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,568
Posted By Restrain

We were at Half Moon Cay, where they rent the...

We were at Half Moon Cay, where they rent the ‘floating bicycles’, the ones with the huge wheels that you ride out in the water. These things can move pretty good against wind, etc. however, they...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,398
Posted By Restrain

As an aside, our office has run the figures on...

As an aside, our office has run the figures on solar panels. Based on our rates, capitalization, ROI, etc, the return is about half the cost. The most recent run showed that the homeowner was...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Restrain

My experience with ‘mechanics and dealers’. Took...

My experience with ‘mechanics and dealers’. Took my Titan pickup in to have the computer reset for the replacement of the clockspring assy. Air bag light was flashing. Mechanic at the dealer...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,571
Posted By Restrain

Take the list, go to Lowe’s and buy a Craftsman...

Take the list, go to Lowe’s and buy a Craftsman set that includes much of the base items. Then get with the tool guy at the store and pick up what ever of the beginning items that he will need that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,587
Posted By Restrain

Glacier Natl pulls signs saying glaciers gone by 2020

Under pressure from global warmists, Glacier National Park had posted signs saying to be sure to photo the glaciers, they would be gone by 2020. Now, they have quietly removed them.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By Restrain

With all the power surges we get here in SW FL...

With all the power surges we get here in SW FL from lightning hitting the lines, etc, we had FPL put one on our lines at the meter head. One less thing to worry about.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Restrain

No real problems. Stayed there myself.

No real problems. Stayed there myself.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,658
Posted By Restrain

Per investigation, he was telling arriving...

Per investigation, he was telling arriving officers to stay 500’ away from the building, etc while not going in himself. Another deputy has been fired and is also under investigation
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-01-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By Restrain

We went last night, enjoyed it. The short sex...

We went last night, enjoyed it. The short sex scene wasn’t graphic, but it really emphasized the sex, alcohol and drug extremes he got into. However there was one scene that involved a orgy scene...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By Restrain

I have a Goodman. Only issue I had was the drain...

I have a Goodman. Only issue I had was the drain line fitting cracked, replaced under warranty
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Restrain

Cozumel would be a nice place for a short...

Cozumel would be a nice place for a short vacation. Water remains warm, safe vacation spot. Key West is very crowded and not kid friendly on New Years, hotel prices are jacked up for the New Years...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-26-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Restrain

I can’t comment on the cost but having lived in...

I can’t comment on the cost but having lived in the Dallas area, always have that coverage, whatever the cost. We NEVER paid full price to replace the roof, just the insurance deductibles. Had it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-25-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Restrain

Compare the size of France to, say Texas...or...

Compare the size of France to, say Texas...or for,that matter, Texas to Western Europe. Density of development is much higher, cities much closer. Much easier to take a highway or hop a low-cost...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,226
Posted By Restrain

These are our pups. The tan and white we adopted...

These are our pups. The tan and white we adopted from the shelter to be a companion to our older pup (lost her daughters to cancer last year and was moping around). Muffin had been left at the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By Restrain

Having appraised many big homes, talked to many...

Having appraised many big homes, talked to many contractors, an electric tankless HWH is very inefficient. Doesn’t ‘flash’ when the water turns on. Spend the money up front for a propane tank,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,850
Posted By Restrain

Here is what we ran into this week. Appraising a...

Here is what we ran into this week. Appraising a 1700 SF home. Bought it last year, added solar. Cost was $44K, average light bill was $180 before solar. His light bill is pretty much zero, maybe...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-23-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,562
Posted By Restrain

Gfretwell, it is all about the money. The BOs...

Gfretwell, it is all about the money. The BOs saying a permit needed for a light switch means more job security inspecting these, more money flowing in.

Here in Charlotte County, permit and...
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