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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By sea tonic

Spoleto is a yearly arts festival in Charleston...

Spoleto is a yearly arts festival in Charleston with a complementary city sponsored 'Piccolo Speloto' . Two weeks of plays, concerts, art exhibits, etc. with lots of rich folks coming by yacht to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-12-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By sea tonic

Year round allergies for our dog. This means...

Year round allergies for our dog. This means medications year round. Compounded by flare-ups of ear infections, which means more meds, antibiotic pills and ear drops. Never ending. Just something...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By sea tonic

Where in Charleston will they be picking you up? ...

Where in Charleston will they be picking you up? THere are several marinas in the area that have parking, some free, some not. I'd guess that all of the marina parking lots would be safe for a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,505
Posted By sea tonic

A common theme in the majority of these posts is...

A common theme in the majority of these posts is that those that like them NEED to go to them frequently to alleviate the discomfort. As someone mentioned, it's a revenue stream for the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-06-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,425
Posted By sea tonic

I agree with Capt Matt....one should always check...

I agree with Capt Matt....one should always check source documents not just the interpretation of the author. THis was not an objective opinion piece summarizing a study on a survey of petroleum and...
03-03-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By sea tonic

It's not clear to me the presence of rip-rap on...

It's not clear to me the presence of rip-rap on the shoreline would prevent installation of a boat lift. We live on a small creek and our neighbors, who's dock is at the outside bend of the creek,...
03-01-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 646,902
Posted By sea tonic

Love the hat!!!

Love the hat!!!
02-21-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By sea tonic

Interesting thread to follow!! I have a 2002 17...

Interesting thread to follow!! I have a 2002 17 ft seapro that we bought used in 2003. We've had most of everything, except the motor, replaced/repaired, including the wiring. All of it done by the...
02-12-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 962
Posted By sea tonic

We had a similar situation. I built a gangway...

We had a similar situation. I built a gangway out of some 2x4s and 5/4 x 6 deck boards. Covered the bottom of the frame with some deck carpet. Put hinges on the end where it attaches to the dock. ...
01-03-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By sea tonic

We also live in Charleston County, and as I...

We also live in Charleston County, and as I understand it, you need approval from the OCRM office before you do anything to a dock or any activity in tidal areas. And even then, it needs to be done...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-04-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,553
Posted By sea tonic

Yep, it just happened to my wife this past month....

Yep, it just happened to my wife this past month. An insurance company was asking for verification since the name on dividends wasn't matching with the IRS ss#. She had to fill out forms with the...
11-29-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By sea tonic

same here! The mechanic that I had perform some...

same here! The mechanic that I had perform some other engine work noticed it as well and when he checked the fluid it was low. But he didn't notice any leaks either. He filled it up and it's ok now.
11-05-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By sea tonic

that's perfect....why couldn't I find that!!! ...

that's perfect....why couldn't I find that!!! Thanks!
11-05-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By sea tonic

Garmin 140 fishfinder

The mounting bracket for our Garmin 140 fishfinder is broken and won't hold the unit. I searched on the internet for a replacement mount but can't find any. Does anyone have a suggestion on where I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-25-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By sea tonic

"You are what you are, and you ain't what you...

"You are what you are, and you ain't what you ain't"

Words to live by...

"Dear Abby"!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJVFY_LX9Ik
07-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,401
Posted By sea tonic

Jay...great pictures as usual....but I have a...

Jay...great pictures as usual....but I have a question for you about the beach picture. That wouldn't happen to be Annisquam beach would it? My wife, in her very younger days, used to babysit...
07-09-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,083
Posted By sea tonic

Have you checked the anchor locker? On occasion,...

Have you checked the anchor locker? On occasion, our anchor locker drain will clog and rain water or excess water from the anchor line will start accumulating in the locker than slowly drains into...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-29-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,138
Posted By sea tonic

From what I read and from the tax forms provided...

From what I read and from the tax forms provided by our county, we could claim agricultural zoning if we can document $1,000 of income in two out of three years from growing/producing any product...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-29-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,138
Posted By sea tonic

We don't have any commercial crops. We were...

We don't have any commercial crops. We were actually thinking that having them on the property would allow us to have the zoning changed from residential to agricultural resulting in a much lower...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-29-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,138
Posted By sea tonic

Beekeepers "leasing" your land?

Does anyone out there in 'THT" empire have any experiences with allowing beekeepers to put their beehives on their property? We want to have some hives on our property in the country and have sent...
06-07-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 735,953
Posted By sea tonic

Getting stuck never gets old!

Getting stuck never gets old!
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-16-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By sea tonic

best wifi bird camera

You get to a point in life where you and the wife sit in your rocking chairs on the back porch and watch the birds at the bird feeder. Well that's where we are now! Only problem is that the bird...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-27-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By sea tonic

Shopping for binoculars!

I'm looking to buy a pair of binoculars for boating and back-yard bird watching. I have no clue as to what to look for or what to buy. Prices are from $12 - over $2,000!!! With a budget of around...
04-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By sea tonic

Thanks guys! Makes me feel a little more...

Thanks guys! Makes me feel a little more confident that it will be ok if I just glue it back in place and secure it to the piling with a few clamps!
04-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By sea tonic

Boat lift wiring concern.....

So we have a relatively new 8,000lbs boat lift which was installed three years ago. It has two motors, each located on top of a piling. The power cable runs from one motor down through plastic...
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