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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-18-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,284
Posted By bumpye

THIS is how it's done!

THIS is how it's done!
07-18-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,613
Posted By bumpye

2009 Ford F-250, 2003 23' Grady White Gulfstream....

2009 Ford F-250, 2003 23' Grady White Gulfstream. Dealing with a little bit of trailer sway. Took it on a 250 mile round trip last week. Drove up with near empty fuel tanks and had quite a bit of...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By bumpye

Call Mike D'Ampolo at M&L Transportation in...

Call Mike D'Ampolo at M&L Transportation in Woburn. 781-938-8646.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,211
Posted By bumpye

That is so funny...and true. My name is Richard,...

That is so funny...and true. My name is Richard, many years ago I worked at a grocery store with a friend who's name was Rick Smith. We would see each other at work and say "Got any gum on ya Dick"....
Forum: Northeast
07-06-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By bumpye

Try All State Canvas Repair. 978-745-8196. I...

Try All State Canvas Repair. 978-745-8196. I haven't used them yet but I knew someone that did and was happy. I'm planning on having them do my isinglass repairs.
I'm at DYC. You there or at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-29-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,888
Posted By bumpye

Can't believe someone hasn't mentioned this...

Can't believe someone hasn't mentioned this classic. Back in the day in Boy Scouts, we would send one of the newbies to another camp for a blue left handed smoke shifter-as we were sitting around the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-22-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,386
Posted By bumpye

Just read this myself. Tragic. Bikers were a...

Just read this myself. Tragic. Bikers were a group of Maine veterans.
06-17-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,148
Posted By bumpye

Funny, the exact same thing happened to my son....

Funny, the exact same thing happened to my son. We were waiting for him to arrive at the ramp to pull the boat for the evening. He was late. We then see him come around the corner with a jet ski in...
06-17-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,109
Posted By bumpye

I use the Collinite Fleet wax every Spring which...

I use the Collinite Fleet wax every Spring which is also a cleaner. I do use the Boat Cleaner on heavily soiled/streaked areas. I don't use the paste wax because it's a PIA to remove. I suspect...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,863
Posted By bumpye

Wait...a WHAT??????

Wait...a WHAT??????
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-16-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,957
Posted By bumpye

A friend told me about a flight with his wife....

A friend told me about a flight with his wife. She curled up to "sleep" with her head in his lap, a blanket over her, and...well you get the idea. Everyone has their version of the mile high club I...
06-16-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,972
Posted By bumpye

Gimme a Sawzall and about 20 minutes and I'll fix...

Gimme a Sawzall and about 20 minutes and I'll fix it for ya! Seriously though...boat cushions for the seat, what about a wood platform made with a 2x4 frame and 1x4's for the top to stand on. Put it...
06-14-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,784
Posted By bumpye

I'm sorry for being the "Mr. Negative Guy" but...

I'm sorry for being the "Mr. Negative Guy" but why do people fall for this? I know...best deal ever, too good to be true, etc. But really, come on guys. I do feel your pain but at some point in the...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,942
Posted By bumpye

Had our 4 year old granddaughter's birthday. I...

Had our 4 year old granddaughter's birthday. I kinda gotta go. So I did.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,983
Posted By bumpye

And then there's Suzanne Somers. "We have sex...

And then there's Suzanne Somers. "We have sex everyday, sometimes more".

OP you hit the nail on the head with your statement..."Damn, I am going to need to do some serious parenting." You can't...
Forum: Northeast
06-05-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,382
Posted By bumpye

I think he was referring to the 1x3 bolted to the...

I think he was referring to the 1x3 bolted to the back of the engine. Yes, cable steering was very popular back in the day.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,167
Posted By bumpye

Graduated 72, summers on the Cape, nude beach...

Graduated 72, summers on the Cape, nude beach Truro, driving a 65 Olds station wagon, then college, married 75. First child 76. Great memories!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By bumpye

Local bait shop owned by a "character". Hand...

Local bait shop owned by a "character". Hand written sign on his countertop: "If you mention Dick's Sporting Goods, you will be asked to leave immediately. F U corporate America." Gotta love it.
06-03-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By bumpye

Not much to do before. During; find the flush...

Not much to do before. During; find the flush port on your motor and flush after each run. Some might say this is overkill but it's easy to do, and it can't do any harm. After; a good wash down, boat...
06-02-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By bumpye

Are you talking about locks for the lids or locks...

Are you talking about locks for the lids or locks for the cooler-to keep it from getting it stolen. I have a Yeti and they make a lock for it that I secure around a bracket under the gunwale.
05-31-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,074
Posted By bumpye

Yeti. Ask for one for Father's day. Boom. Done.

Yeti. Ask for one for Father's day. Boom. Done.
05-31-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By bumpye

Just curious. What's the purpose? With that I...

Just curious. What's the purpose? With that I beam support it looks like a set up for heavy lifting. Agree with above posters, you'll need some support on the rear/sides. Great job.
Is it for winter...
05-31-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 23,594
Posted By bumpye

So here is my stereo scenario. Sitting at my slip...

So here is my stereo scenario. Sitting at my slip in the evening. Bluetooth radio at a volume barely audible two boats away. Glass of wine. Frank Sinatra. Doesn't get any better than that!
05-28-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bumpye

In the biz we call it Gorilla snot. Good sticky...

In the biz we call it Gorilla snot. Good sticky stuff. Get it at Napa.
05-28-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,396
Posted By bumpye

Only one...ME! Left my slip with a strong wind...

Only one...ME! Left my slip with a strong wind off my stern. Have to turn left immediately to get in the channel which 4 slips away. The bow started to get pushed to starboard so I hit reverse to...
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