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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-15-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,657
Posted By Design59

My most productive direct report works from a...

My most productive direct report works from a home office on a mountaintop 2300 miles and three time zones away. Warranty and service administration.
Takes the right employee - sheís more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-12-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,542
Posted By Design59

I would also look for used sets. When I made a...

I would also look for used sets. When I made a living spinning wrenches I used Snap-On. The price was painful, but quality meant you only paid for it once. And I had a great rep.

When I moved...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-07-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 20,537
Posted By Design59

Every generation goes through this. I have...

Every generation goes through this. I have several millennial's who are smart, hardworking, and enthusiastic. With the right training and mentoring they have unlimited potential. But some figuire it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Design59

Bascom Palmer is who did the rebuild on my eye 35...

Bascom Palmer is who did the rebuild on my eye 35 years ago. Canít say enough good about them.
Now use Wilmer Institute @ Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. As good or better.
Good Luck!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Design59

I would focus on the eyes. I had a severe eye...

I would focus on the eyes. I had a severe eye injury at 17. It was surgically repaired, but permanently damaged. The bottom line is my mind operates primarily through the good eye, and the bad one...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,336
Posted By Design59

If the treatment is for cancer, look into Hope...

If the treatment is for cancer, look into Hope House, which is part of the American Cancer Society. They have them all over the country. My father stayed at the one in Baltimore while going thru...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By Design59

Without some form of oversight, technology and...

Without some form of oversight, technology and greed progress faster than faster than fish can regenerate to maintain.
In the late fifties my Dad got out of the Air Force and paid the bills during...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,446
Posted By Design59

Odd, but I would start with simple - change all...

Odd, but I would start with simple - change all the bulbs. I had a Jetta commuter for a while, and it ate more bulbs than every other car Iíve owned combined.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,512
Posted By Design59

Not an age thing. My Mom is 84, and between...

Not an age thing. My Mom is 84, and between iPhone, tablet, and the electronics in her BMW she is never more than arms length from modern tech. Still has a laptop somewhere, but generally lives on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By Design59

We use it, and I have taken it. It is a a useful...

We use it, and I have taken it. It is a a useful tool to include in the interview process. The nice thing as opposed to many other similar tests, is itís very quick to take, and pretty hard to really...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-09-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,359
Posted By Design59

Seems simple to me. When a kid's behavior to an...

Seems simple to me. When a kid's behavior to an adult / Umpire reaches that level, he's done. Is it a "cry for help"? Maybe. But that isn't a baseball leagues problem, that is a parenting problem. To...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-08-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 29,415
Posted By Design59

Was in a bar having dinner with an old friend...

Was in a bar having dinner with an old friend when John Lithgow staggers up, drunk as a skunk, looking for the bathroom. I take him across the place to the head since we donít think heíll make it on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,054
Posted By Design59

Does it suck? Yes? Was it the right call? In my...

Does it suck? Yes? Was it the right call? In my opinion, Yes.

I started boat racing at 12, and learned very early that you are either in compliance with the rule book, or you are not. If you are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Design59

A guy I went to high school with (class of 82')...

A guy I went to high school with (class of 82') is actually a professional Sand and Snow Sculpture Artist.
He has worked all over the world doing public events and corporate gigs. Does amazing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-01-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,661
Posted By Design59

That was exactly what I was driving when I was...

That was exactly what I was driving when I was sixteen in 1980. Airbrushed Desert murals and all. Perfect to tow my raceboat, and cruise Lauderdale beach with my buddies.
But you are correct, the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-24-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,510
Posted By Design59

5mil = Look at me money. 500mil = Iím invisible...

5mil = Look at me money.
500mil = Iím invisible money.
By that I mean youíve created wealth, and by doing the same things that got you there, wealth will continue. I know a lot of guys in the 5mil...
04-22-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,874
Posted By Design59

Nice truck! As for the bed length debate,...

Nice truck!

As for the bed length debate, there is no correct answer. It depends on what you need the truck to do. In my case it seems the older I get, the shorter the bed gets. I have gone down...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 50
Bmw
Views: 2,578
Posted By Design59

Very Cool. I'm one of the weird people who...

Very Cool.
I'm one of the weird people who think that car is cooler than the convertible version, and I'm generally a convertible guy.
I bet you are going to have a blast.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-15-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Bmw
Views: 2,578
Posted By Design59

Thanks for all the info and opinions. I put a...

Thanks for all the info and opinions. I put a deposit down on the car tonight, and processing it with my credit union in the morning. Depending on my work travel schedule I will go get it next week....
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-14-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Bmw
Views: 2,578
Posted By Design59

Thanks for the input guys. Lots of love for...

Thanks for the input guys. Lots of love for Lexus. I get it, Iíve just never cared for them. For some reason I just fit better in German cars - from several VWís to a small MB - I just seem to fit...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-14-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Bmw
Views: 2,578
Posted By Design59

Bmw

Ok, after much consternation I believe I have finally settled on a used 2016 BMW 528i for my next commuter car. Going with BMW Certified Pre-Owned.
Keeping the truck, but want something more...
04-10-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,069
Posted By Design59

Ours had air suspension, actually rode pretty...

Ours had air suspension, actually rode pretty well. Steering angle is more extreme, so it turned tighter than you would expect. All around not bad to drive.

Agree on the stacks. Ours had under...
04-07-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,069
Posted By Design59

Dealer I worked for had one. It was fun, and...

Dealer I worked for had one. It was fun, and would pull anything. It spent a lot of its time parked st the curb as an attention getter / sign. Funniest was when it was busy, and the owners 5í wife...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-05-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,430
Posted By Design59

I pay $205. combined for internet and Direct TV....

I pay $205. combined for internet and Direct TV. Probably $30. more for assorted online movie sources. I keep what the elderly members of the household are used to using. Havent changed it in . . ....
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-02-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,733
Posted By Design59

Dad was a military pilot. Habit was to take it...

Dad was a military pilot. Habit was to take it off and hang on his dog tags walking out from Ops to the aircraft, and put it on walking in after the flight. One day, after almost twenty years he...
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