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11-04-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,572
Posted By high'n'dry

A teenager sailed 3/4 around the world in a 24...

A teenager sailed 3/4 around the world in a 24 foot sloop before finishing in a 33 foot sloop. No, indeed, a cabin class sailboat of 20 plus feet is significantly more seaworthy than a cc. Different...
10-28-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,831
Posted By high'n'dry

I am sorry you sold your 190, now I am back to...

I am sorry you sold your 190, now I am back to being alone here. But, I hope you enjoy the new boat and truck. The Tundra will handle that fine. I used to have a Tundra, should not be a problem. And...
10-23-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By high'n'dry

As a fellow Outrage/Nantucket 190 owner, I...

As a fellow Outrage/Nantucket 190 owner, I suppose 1. I do usually fill up. But I did not this year, yet, because it is stored indoors with non ethanol fuel and I need to get into the fuel tank to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-12-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,557
Posted By high'n'dry

Glock 19 and/or a Mossberg 12 gauge pump. I have...

Glock 19 and/or a Mossberg 12 gauge pump. I have considered an AR instead but figure a 19 is sufficient for self defense against the majority of unsavory types who typically are opportunistic...
10-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,424
Posted By high'n'dry

A bay boat will be intended for saltwater...

A bay boat will be intended for saltwater (materials and design) and will have self bailing capability. I know people dunk bass boats in saltwater but I doubt it is good for them in the long run.
10-10-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,857
Posted By high'n'dry

It is good to see that there are still people who...

It is good to see that there are still people who take the time and put in the effort to do a good job and quality work with integrity.

What did he clear coat the rub rail with?

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10-09-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By high'n'dry

Install a new screw and washer, if not two of the...

Install a new screw and washer, if not two of the blue crush washers.
10-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,103
Posted By high'n'dry

Removal of the lower cowls is part of the yearly...

Removal of the lower cowls is part of the yearly maintenance, if not bi-annually. I clean and spray everything down with Corrosion-X.

I will be replacing my trim motor so will likely need to get...
10-08-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By high'n'dry

Glock 19 or Mossberg 12ga pump or both. ...

Glock 19 or Mossberg 12ga pump or both.

Plenty of anchor rode and chain and two anchors.

Sea drift anchor.

Rigging line and para cord.

Small tool box with electrical items, pliers, screw...
10-08-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,775
Posted By high'n'dry

The new Lenco unit is a good improvement over the...

The new Lenco unit is a good improvement over the original set up with a switch and separate brain box. The new integrated piece is a good step up and yes, it may cost you a little more to upgrade...
10-08-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,820
Posted By high'n'dry

Yes, my dad's boat. A Johnson 75 circa 1965 era....

Yes, my dad's boat. A Johnson 75 circa 1965 era. It was on a Lyman Lapstrake of 18 feet. The lower unit sheared off and was hanging by the drive shaft and wanter pump hose.
10-08-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By high'n'dry

The Kidde 5BC marine unit with hanger is...

The Kidde 5BC marine unit with hanger is available at Walmart for $12.44. It is the same unit that came on my BW Outrage as standard equipment (at least it looks identical to me). They also have the...
10-08-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,736
Posted By high'n'dry

Pretty much, yeah, if at all possible. Of course,...

Pretty much, yeah, if at all possible. Of course, I really have to as there is no Mercury or BW servicing dealer I can trust (actually there is none, trust or not) for at least 300 if not 500 miles...
10-08-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,423
Posted By high'n'dry

Dear OP, he is scamming you. Cash, wire...

Dear OP, he is scamming you.

Cash, wire transfer or a bank check that has been given time and verification to have cleared.

A small personal check or similar will hold a boat while appropriate...
10-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By high'n'dry

I have six feet of stainless chain on the rode...

I have six feet of stainless chain on the rode but have another twelve feet aboard if needed. My boat is a 19 feet Outrage. J
10-08-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By high'n'dry

Merc Opti Trim Motor Replacement?

My Opti 150 trim motor failed on a recent trip. Inspection revealed that the wires from the motor were severely corroded internally. I cut and spliced the wires to eliminate some of the corrosion and...
09-20-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,558
Posted By high'n'dry

Tow a chunky Outrage 190, usually loaded also...

Tow a chunky Outrage 190, usually loaded also with kayaks and SCUBA/fishing gear, with my 06 Tacoma TRD O/R. Be leaving for about a 2,000 mile tow next week. Pretty typical. No problems towing at...
09-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,054
Posted By high'n'dry

One is a Whaler Probably the most famous of...

One is a Whaler

Probably the most famous of the lot

The other is not
09-09-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,458
Posted By high'n'dry

If one cannot handle the boat they have and think...

If one cannot handle the boat they have and think they could a smaller boat, then they should do exactly that, get a smaller boat. Probably be down to the size of boat needed all along. This old...
09-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,025
Posted By high'n'dry

The bilge on my 19 foot Whaler is about the size...

The bilge on my 19 foot Whaler is about the size of a large kitchen sink, the rest of the tunnel is completely occupied by a fuel tank. But, yes, I clean it every time. I usually put a little Dawn...
09-08-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,205
Posted By high'n'dry

Those exposed eyebolts do not catch your thighs...

Those exposed eyebolts do not catch your thighs and rip them?
09-08-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,205
Posted By high'n'dry

I have wondered the same thing. I guess everyone...

I have wondered the same thing. I guess everyone does what I did, do their own. I installed two aluminum Roll Control tracks, one each side on my little Whaler. They work fine. I usually solo dive...
Forum: Gulf Coast
09-04-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,370
Posted By high'n'dry

Glass (crystal) lens G15 Ray Bans.

Glass (crystal) lens G15 Ray Bans.
09-03-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,215
Posted By high'n'dry

Ones to twos I will venture out with a fair...

Ones to twos I will venture out with a fair forecast. Twos and threes I will go out but stay close unless the forecast is for improving conditions and favorable tides and winds. More than that and it...
09-03-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By high'n'dry

I would agree, not to pile on, but you were...

I would agree, not to pile on, but you were distracted by the larger boat's wake. You may have hit the throttle accidentally. But in any case, you were, as a result of being distracted, nearly the...
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