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01-06-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Fishinado

5% Bleach solution.... fill it up to the top .......

5% Bleach solution.... fill it up to the top .... (20gal tank gets 1 gal bleach). Pour half the bleach in first, add the water, top off with the last half of the bleach. Let it sit overnight. Drain...
01-04-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,468
Posted By Fishinado

I did that... backed a car out from beneath the...

I did that... backed a car out from beneath the beach-house which was on pilings...forgot the passenger door was open...folded that door against the front fender. It really twists the doorpost... ...
01-04-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Fishinado

Not necessarily. Mechanic liens can be only...

Not necessarily. Mechanic liens can be only locally registered. Here’s an example I have first-hand knowledge of:

It was an airplane which I was hired to go pick up and bring home to it’s...
01-03-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Fishinado

”As is, where is, without warranty as to fitness...

”As is, where is, without warranty as to fitness of purpose or mechantibility, without encumbrances or liens and free of all debts, subject to the laws of (this state) and the United States, seller...
12-28-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By Fishinado

Marine Tex IS EPOXY and I”ve used it for many...

Marine Tex IS EPOXY and I”ve used it for many years for exactly this sort of repair and never had to do the repair again. It can be glassed-over and gel coats can be applied over it as well, and it...
12-17-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,255
Posted By Fishinado

The only purpose of a bridle is to left/right...

The only purpose of a bridle is to left/right maneuvering by a skier by a boat that is outboard or stern-drive equipped without tangling with the outboard unit. An inboard does not need a bridle at...
12-14-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Fishinado

I believe they are actually RV-industry screw...

I believe they are actually RV-industry screw covers. I got them from Airstream suppliers for my old boat.
12-14-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,256
Posted By Fishinado

Whatever do you mean by “fighting with ins.co....

Whatever do you mean by “fighting with ins.co. Over salvage value?
I’m guessing the ins.co. Is saying the salvage is worth more than you think it is? If so... then tell them to go find one and trade...
12-12-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,468
Posted By Fishinado

Everything in my hangar can slip out the door if...

Everything in my hangar can slip out the door if it’s up at the 10-ft level.... except the TV-antenna if it’s raised on the Airstream... :mad:
My sweet wife has backed into so many things it has...
12-06-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,970
Posted By Fishinado

I’m going to venture the dealer and mfr’r are...

I’m going to venture the dealer and mfr’r are going to suggest you’ve abused that boat ... based upon that crack that’s NOT at a weldment.

Just be prepared to be firm with them if you’ve not...
12-04-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,348
Posted By Fishinado

“inland Marine Insurance”... is NOT BOAT...

“inland Marine Insurance”... is NOT BOAT INSURANCE despite the terms. This confuses lots of folks. Donl’t get bamboozled by the terms.
When you ship items like tools or construction equipment...
12-04-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Fishinado

I edited above but you might not see it, so.......

I edited above but you might not see it, so.... transport it in gear so the prop won’t windmill.
12-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Fishinado

If you read the Yamaha Owner’s Manual it will...

If you read the Yamaha Owner’s Manual it will inform you the lock-tab if for servicing ONLY. It specifically says NOT to tow using it.
Whatever you do, transport it with it shifted in gear or block...
11-25-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,383
Posted By Fishinado

Those Yamahas burned up that boat. Should have...

Those Yamahas burned up that boat. Should have bought Mercs...
11-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,521
Posted By Fishinado

There’s a reason golf balls have dimples.

There’s a reason golf balls have dimples.
11-25-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,516
Posted By Fishinado

The layman’s view of why an automotive alternator...

The layman’s view of why an automotive alternator installed in an airplane costs so much more than at the auto parts store is simplisitic. The aero version has better insulation applied to it’s...
11-22-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,521
Posted By Fishinado

THT used to enjoy a great reputation as a place...

THT used to enjoy a great reputation as a place where people can talk boats and get good, honest solutions and suggestions from friendly, knowlegeable boating enthusiasts.... .. and never used to...
11-17-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,984
Posted By Fishinado

mbb... Your “comparison” is revealing how...

mbb... Your “comparison” is revealing how ignorant you are regarding filters, and your disrespect for others (“bozos” and “idiots” ) says a lot about you.

If you’d run YOUR filter example in the...
11-15-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,980
Posted By Fishinado

You’re getting good advice here... you’re...

You’re getting good advice here... you’re (imagining) you will have fun with 8 people in a small boat....while having fun at 30-40 mph. Ain’t gonna happen.

Even IF you got 8 people (likely...
11-15-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By Fishinado

The Yamaha F150 Owner’s Manual specifically warns...

The Yamaha F150 Owner’s Manual specifically warns not to run the engine while using the flush-port.
It will cause overheating,... even in simultaneous use with muffs.... as the flow from the...
11-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,984
Posted By Fishinado

Well, “Dude”..... the intent of my post was in...

Well, “Dude”..... the intent of my post was in response to the inference that Fleetgard was somehow “OK” because Cummins had something to do with it.
In my experience “made in America” MEANS...
11-13-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,207
Posted By Fishinado

The matching boots look nice.

The matching boots look nice.
11-13-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,621
Posted By Fishinado

Sooo... Did I understand this right?..... You...

Sooo... Did I understand this right?..... You spent $140 (on a new charger) to short-term rejuvenate a $90 battery?
11-12-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,984
Posted By Fishinado

Fleetguard filters are MADE IN INDIA. ...

Fleetguard filters are MADE IN INDIA.

WIX, Hastings, Baldwin, NAPA, Mobil 1, .... MADE IN THE USA.

Nuff said?
11-12-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,989
Posted By Fishinado

You did the right thing. (Why not use what the...

You did the right thing. (Why not use what the charger mfr’r recommends? Would you put diesel in a gasoline engine? Tow a heavy trailer in overdrive? You have the capability to do the right...
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