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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-13-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6,720
Views: 2,798,976
Posted By WaterDamage

I'm willing to alter my frame of reference to...

I'm willing to alter my frame of reference to 'non-inertial' for this one...
07-10-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,524
Posted By WaterDamage

Putting them further apart lowers running draft...

Putting them further apart lowers running draft and adds docking maneuverability. As for needing clean water that's just a matter of selecting the right props. If the props are breaking loose it's...
06-30-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,567
Posted By WaterDamage

Got gators and the occasional bull shark right...

Got gators and the occasional bull shark right behind the house, so yes I have no issue with that.

But back to the Bahamas shark issue, we are the ones who trained them that people mean food. ...
06-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,567
Posted By WaterDamage

I love the 'logic' in some of these posts: We...

I love the 'logic' in some of these posts: We killed all the fish the sharks like to eat, so now we have to kill off the sharks too.

Don't worry, with the rate the Bahamas fisheries are being...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,868
Posted By WaterDamage

They are trying to get the invincible cat to run...

They are trying to get the invincible cat to run as fast as the Freeman....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By WaterDamage

Go to Lauterbrunnen and either sitesee of do some...

Go to Lauterbrunnen and either sitesee of do some hikes. I hiked all over the Swiss Alps and would choose it if just going to one place with the family. Another option is Kandersteg and walk up to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By WaterDamage

Food coloring (any dark color will do), put on...

Food coloring (any dark color will do), put on the mask and go over each section by squeezing a little coloring on any mark, seam, or feature. With that kind of leak, you'll see the food coloring...
05-19-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,505
Posted By WaterDamage

My old bag (boat sold last year). SOLAS is the...

My old bag (boat sold last year). SOLAS is the only way to go the Orion's are a bad joke. Get some parachute flares and some smoke:

...
05-19-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By WaterDamage

Just go straight to Green Turtle. Pick up a...

Just go straight to Green Turtle. Pick up a Dodge Guide and plan your route using their waypoints across the bank, and down to Green Turtle. We ran Jupiter straight to Spanish a few years back...
05-13-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,978
Posted By WaterDamage

Course up is for people that: 1) Can't figure...

Course up is for people that:
1) Can't figure out north up, and
2) Don't mind all the spinning around any time they are positioning at drift, because of 1)
05-10-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By WaterDamage

Yes that's my old ride. Selling it to Lou was...

Yes that's my old ride. Selling it to Lou was like selling my brother, as I owned it for 30 years.

Best of luck with your new business!
05-09-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By WaterDamage

Try either Lou at Smilin Jacks or Billy at Power...

Try either Lou at Smilin Jacks or Billy at Power Plus. They know the parts and can get it fixed.

The coolant bypass line is at the top of the block - you need a restriction in this line to reduce...
05-09-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By WaterDamage

Where are you located? The parts to get are the...

Where are you located? The parts to get are the lighter poppet spring, a slotted poppet, and to restrict the coolant bypass line off the top of the head. Do all three and you should see water...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-01-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,148
Posted By WaterDamage

I lived this back in '81 - went off a jump and...

I lived this back in '81 - went off a jump and the fork broke off at the neck on my BMX bike. 4 hours in surgery, 30 stitches inside my mouth, and looked like the elephant man for 2 weeks. Only...
04-22-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,228
Posted By WaterDamage

A 6' gator is not anywhere near as potentially...

A 6' gator is not anywhere near as potentially dangerous as the bull sharks in the river. Maybe they should be reported as well. What part of the "Wild and Scenic' designation is confusing?
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-20-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,606
Posted By WaterDamage

It's all about disenfranchising your culture and...

It's all about disenfranchising your culture and history by showing racist and sexist behavior in the lens of today's world. But apply that same lens to any and all cultures in the same time period,...
04-20-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,701
Posted By WaterDamage

You and some others should try re-reading the...

You and some others should try re-reading the post - I wrote first "the basic USCG course' and of course the OUPV would come later. And I have a clue, 'man', that's the whole point of taking the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-17-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6,720
Views: 2,798,976
Posted By WaterDamage

The top is just a distraction from the triple...

The top is just a distraction from the triple chastity belt.
04-11-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,810
Posted By WaterDamage

How is it installed on a gelcoat surface? ...

How is it installed on a gelcoat surface? Adhesive backing? Can you remove/replace it when it gets worn? How is it to clean vs. gelcoat?
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By WaterDamage

Good luck with the variable speed stuff - look at...

Good luck with the variable speed stuff - look at the actual savings vs. the cost of replacing the VSD power electronics every few years, not to mention the inconvenience.
04-04-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,730
Posted By WaterDamage

If you are going to ditch the compass, why not: ...

If you are going to ditch the compass, why not:
1) Remove the helm and go 100% autopilot. I hear Musk has a new boating app that can drive better than you at least 99% of the time anyway, with...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-02-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,424
Posted By WaterDamage

I saw this a few days ago and my main thought was...

I saw this a few days ago and my main thought was ',man, that's stupid even for those crazy Russians"
04-02-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By WaterDamage

And you can get 60 mph if you go 3 blade and high...

And you can get 60 mph if you go 3 blade and high rake (like the Ecos), but you have to decide if that's more important than the better cruise numbers and bite of of the LSF4. High rake is going to...
04-02-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By WaterDamage

Zuke 300's are a different animal than pretty...

Zuke 300's are a different animal than pretty much every other engine option on hulls like this. I found PowerTech LSF4's did best on my 29 SeaVee, with engines mounted in the same hole. Nothing...
03-28-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 52,155
Posted By WaterDamage

I saw it last year at the same show. No need to...

I saw it last year at the same show. No need to see it again - in my book nothing else compares, and the bar for top tier has been reset (coming from someone who has owned a 'top tier' CC).
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