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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,726
Posted By caltexflanc

I've transitioned to using Hotwire "Hot Rates" at...

I've transitioned to using Hotwire "Hot Rates" at least 80% of the time, unless I need to stay at an exact location for whatever reason. It's gotten so that with many of my preferred hotels, I know...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By caltexflanc

So please recite for us the complete political...

So please recite for us the complete political and ethical history of every car maker. Then let us know what bicycle you are going to buy.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-10-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By caltexflanc

We've got a 2013 2.0 TSI 4motion Tiguan with a...

We've got a 2013 2.0 TSI 4motion Tiguan with a 100k on it. Got with 13k on it when my dad passed on. Other than PM, all we've had to do was put in new coils a couple thousand miles ago. Great car,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-10-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By caltexflanc

Verizon is no longer supporting CDMA and will...

Verizon is no longer supporting CDMA and will phase it out completely by the end of the year. They haven't allowed dealers to activate new CDMA devices since last year. They use Voice over LTE...
05-09-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,483
Posted By caltexflanc

I strongly recommend that whatever you get, make...

I strongly recommend that whatever you get, make it something you can deploy when swimming in the water, Major safety item regardless of what kind of boat.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-08-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,096
Posted By caltexflanc

All that being said, take a look on any given...

All that being said, take a look on any given beautiful day for sailing and see how many sailboats are out and how full the marinas are with them.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 28,740
Posted By caltexflanc

By "met" I define that as someone you actually...

By "met" I define that as someone you actually had a conversation or more with. So I suppose Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Donald Trump would be my "mosts", but due to the nature of my checkered...
05-07-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By caltexflanc

Is the platform hydraulic so it will lower the...

Is the platform hydraulic so it will lower the boat into the water and back out, or are you going to have to manhandle it on and off? If the latter you will want the lightest tender you can find. In...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By caltexflanc

Costco sells Apple now. Best Buy and Microcenter...

Costco sells Apple now. Best Buy and Microcenter usually discount them as well. But why not just get the thing repaired?
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 2,014,370
Posted By caltexflanc

Now that's when a Cadillac was a CADILLAC. If...

Now that's when a Cadillac was a CADILLAC. If they brought that attitude today they'd be kickin' ass. Most when they think Caddy, they think huge and way over the top. Not something that looks it...
04-30-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 962
Posted By caltexflanc

My 2005 has two plugs. The one that drains the...

My 2005 has two plugs. The one that drains the boat at rest is under the driver-side seat. They say the rear one will drain the boat at speed, but I've never tried it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,373
Posted By caltexflanc

You think there is nothing in Aiken, you haven't...

You think there is nothing in Aiken, you haven't been to Ocala yet. Aiken (and Camden) is one of the jumpers capitals of the US. Plus checkout what forms of civilization are within 90 minutes of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By caltexflanc

Fastenal as well.

Fastenal as well.
04-29-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By caltexflanc

If the buoys aren't working, there is nothing...

If the buoys aren't working, there is nothing else out there offshore taking real time measurements
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,373
Posted By caltexflanc

You've got two of the nicest horsey set towns in...

You've got two of the nicest horsey set towns in the country right there in SC: Aiken and Camden. Why move completely out of state?
04-24-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,902
Posted By caltexflanc

Once you acid clean it off, a sealant like Rejex...

Once you acid clean it off, a sealant like Rejex will do much better than wax on getting it to not show up again. I know this first hand.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-24-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,164
Posted By caltexflanc

Like any other profession there are those with...

Like any other profession there are those with integrity and those without. And those customers who take responsibility for their lives (as in refusing to be victims) and those who don't.
Forum: The Carolinas
04-23-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,541
Posted By caltexflanc

They're Bush phones, FYI... evolved from Reagan...

They're Bush phones, FYI... evolved from Reagan phones. You could look it up.
So you never drive on the Interstate? Fly? Use Beaufort Inlet? Protected by the military? None of those things? The way...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-22-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,541
Posted By caltexflanc

Everyone's against government spending unless...

Everyone's against government spending unless it's on something good for them. I just as soon keep the redneck markers than be just another group of folks suckin' on the guvment teat.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-19-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By caltexflanc

Nope, it isn't. You can't activate a 3G phone on...

Nope, it isn't. You can't activate a 3G phone on any of the major networks and will be forced to get a 4G phone this year. LTE will be around another 8-10 years for everything that doesn't require...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By caltexflanc

I've got great service on my 2005 2 stroke 40hp...

I've got great service on my 2005 2 stroke 40hp Merc going on 9 years now from Portside Marina. Including the one time when it got float tested.
Forum: The Carolinas
04-19-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By caltexflanc

Here's this year's surveys: ...

Here's this year's surveys:

http://saw-nav.usace.army.mil/FERRY_SIDE_SMALL_HARBORS/SILVER_LAKE_HARBOR/Ocracoke_Inlet.pdf...
Forum: The Carolinas
04-19-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,541
Posted By caltexflanc

The ferries never ran the channel going back to...

The ferries never ran the channel going back to the Calico Jack's, et al days when it was a competitive business. That's why they use flat bottom skiffs and catamarans. They carry insurance and don't...
04-19-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By caltexflanc

Give Depco Pump a calland tell them exactly what...

Give Depco Pump a calland tell them exactly what you are looking for. They are extremely knowledgeable and carry every pump known to man that's worth knowing about.
Depco Pump Company...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-18-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By caltexflanc

Google Photos checks those boxes.

Google Photos checks those boxes.
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