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04-26-2020, 05:36 PM
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Posted By salty_dog

Didn't have a dog growing up. After our third was...

Didn't have a dog growing up. After our third was born, my wife said it was time to get a dog - she grew up with poodles. We got a golden doodle. I could not think of a better dog. He is awesome....
04-26-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By salty_dog

When running any distance, if I remember, I shut...

When running any distance, if I remember, I shut them off, more the raw water than the fresh. Fresh water may stay on for the head. Not sure it really makes a difference - at least on the fresh water...
04-26-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,287
Posted By salty_dog

Well done by all parties involved. The water is...

Well done by all parties involved. The water is still very cold. Glad the operator is relatively OK. If that had been in CT, I wonder if first responders would have jumped on-board for fear of...
02-04-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,954
Posted By salty_dog

My boat doesn't use no stink'in key. Push "on" to...

My boat doesn't use no stink'in key. Push "on" to start, "off" to stop. You do need to get to the battery switches, and those are behind a combination lock thru the companionway. The kids boat, the...
Forum: Northeast
01-09-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By salty_dog

The winter stick is less about protecting the...

The winter stick is less about protecting the ball and more about eliminating unnecessary wear and tear on the chain. When they attach the winter stick, they attach a line that allows the chain to...
Forum: Northeast
01-08-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By salty_dog

$1,750 in Darien harbor for all new. It was 1,500...

$1,750 in Darien harbor for all new. It was 1,500 lbs, included some fancy mooring lines. Pulled every three years. They also do annual maintenance, winter stick, inspection, paint ball and pennant...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-19-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,829
Posted By salty_dog

Hey Tuna, I hope you are doing well. Still...

Hey Tuna,

I hope you are doing well. Still in MA?

My oldest who is now a junior in college caused me a lot of sleepless nights. He was, and is, an excellent student. He seems to have his shit...
Forum: Northeast
12-16-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By salty_dog

Coolers and bags

Coolers and bags
Forum: Northeast
12-16-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By salty_dog

Thanks for the feedback. While not visually...

Thanks for the feedback. While not visually appealing, that blocking is more then up to the task. The cockpit is decent size. As much if not more room that on the SP I owned previously. The biggest...
Forum: Northeast
12-11-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By salty_dog

MistaBob, those wide trackers look promising....

MistaBob, those wide trackers look promising. Thanks for the idea. Now, what are the hot colors for the NE Canyons, promise I wont tell anyone.
Forum: Northeast
12-11-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By salty_dog

Right out of the paint shed three seasons ago. ...

Right out of the paint shed three seasons ago.

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Forum: Northeast
12-10-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,724
Posted By salty_dog

Adding outriggers and rod holders to a Sabre 38

While I was at Star Island this summer, I saw a beautiful 52' Grand Banks with outriggers on a custom arch, with a handful of Gemlux rod holders. I thought it looked kinda cool. When I inquired about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-08-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By salty_dog

I fly weekly in and out of...

I fly weekly in and out of LGA/JFK/ORD/DFW/DTW/DCA. I would pay double what they charge to avoid the lines for security. TSA alone doesn't help much, as a lot of people have it.
Forum: Northeast
09-27-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By salty_dog

Thanks for the local knowledge. I was told by a...

Thanks for the local knowledge. I was told by a fellow team member parent, who is a boater, it was a YC. Glad it's not a YC, as their slips were empty. Guess that's why I struck out with google,...
Forum: Northeast
09-27-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By salty_dog

New Yacht Club in CT by Port Jeff ferry and Bass Pro Shops

Son had a hockey tourney in RI last weekend so I suffered through 95N in CT. What a mess, but not the topic. I noticed what appears to be a new yacht club in Bridgeport. It's adjacent to the Port...
09-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By salty_dog

Are you talking gel-coat or paint. Most paints...

Are you talking gel-coat or paint. Most paints don't like to be submersed or wet for extended periods. That's what the manufacturer says. I haven't had any issues where the awlgrip gets splashed on a...
09-25-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 84,535
Posted By salty_dog

I've bought used and new boats, doesn't matter....

I've bought used and new boats, doesn't matter. This is an expensive hobby no matter how you elect to get into it. Kind of like playing a public golf course, or ponying up the dough for a private...
09-16-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By salty_dog

You lost me at 373 vs 383. This is why I...

You lost me at 373 vs 383.

This is why I appreciate the members who provide valuable input on this forum. This is way outside my area of expertise. This site is always a backstop to provide a...
09-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,556
Posted By salty_dog

I've owned multiple boats: Mako 253- always a wet...

I've owned multiple boats: Mako 253- always a wet bilge. Pursuit 247- not quite dry but close. Southport 26- had some scupper issues, so more water than I would have liked. Hydra Sport 21 - always...
07-29-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By salty_dog

Starboard tranny. Looked like an oil slick. That...

Starboard tranny. Looked like an oil slick. That one hurt the wallet.
Forum: Northeast
07-16-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By salty_dog

I'd pick the town docks in Norwalk over Captains...

I'd pick the town docks in Norwalk over Captains Cove. Walk over the bridge to South Norwalk. Plenty of places to eat and drink. If you wan't to hang out with the meatheads, you could always go the...
05-13-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By salty_dog

Unless you're running a 50 footer in moderate...

Unless you're running a 50 footer in moderate chop, spray over the bow happens. You can trim up, but in the right conditions, it's going to happen.

Its the green water over the bow that can cause...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-15-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By salty_dog

Funny, I have that same faucet in pewter. It just...

Funny, I have that same faucet in pewter. It just started to get very stiff to operate. It's original to the house, about 10 years, and like a lot of other things is starting to show its' age. I'm...
10-07-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 912,649
Posted By salty_dog

God Bless You

God Bless You
Forum: Northeast
06-15-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,825
Posted By salty_dog

I make that trip once or twice a season from...

I make that trip once or twice a season from Darien. You will want to avoid any wind with an East or Northeast in it. Any other direction you can pick which side of the sound to run and minimize the...
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