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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,003
Posted By Otseg

I am in the middle of a similar eBay sale. Sold a...

I am in the middle of a similar eBay sale. Sold a $4,400 item for $3100 for a friend on my account. Two months later the buyer wants half of his money back after the unit is already installed. I...
06-17-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

This has been a challenging project....

This has been a challenging project. Revolutionary? Mostly evolutionary. Super Mario and I have a road trip planned and are going to Florida to install some composite trim tabs for mid range trim. I...
06-15-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,148
Views: 1,308,299
Posted By Otseg

My 1975 West System boat. I only bought 30...

My 1975 West System boat. I only bought 30 gallons of diesel in 15,000 miles. Can't beat a cold molded wood boat for efficiency.
This is how you do a bottom job in England.
When you have 24' tides...
06-15-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,946
Posted By Otseg

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06-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,869
Posted By Otseg

If you have the opportunity to take Coastie's to...

If you have the opportunity to take Coastie's to lunch, by pass Mexican. We waited 15 minutes without service until I went back to the kitchen to explain to the wait staff huddled there that the men...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By Otseg

A family friend was speared by a helicopter blade...

A family friend was speared by a helicopter blade from a roof top landing gone bad while walking down a Manhattan street with her daughter. Do you wonder why there is no such thing as a "Vintage...
06-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Otseg

Trailer tags can be mounted on the driver side...

Trailer tags can be mounted on the driver side trailer fender. Saves a lot of wear and tear on them
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Otseg

She had more teeth than room for teeth. The penny...

She had more teeth than room for teeth. The penny was what I had left after writing a five figure check to the Orthodontist :-) Her sister has perfect teeth and will never see the inside of an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Otseg

You Might Be Tuff if you are a Girl.

As an employer of many years I have heard it all.
I say no excuse, "Girl Up" and come to work"
My 10 yr old daughter had 5 teeth pulled at 9 AM. My Wife gave her a smoothie, and She was back in...
05-29-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

In this video you can hear Miss Bud's prop and...

In this video you can hear Miss Bud's prop and shaft failing at over 220 mph. The prop was later sold on EBAY after someone found it 600' away stuck in a levee. :-)
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05-29-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

Two more down sides. The lakes are 659' above sea...

Two more down sides. The lakes are 659' above sea level and the shootout is in August. You don't see Girls in Bikini's and cold Dense air together much.
The twin turbine 50' Cat at the Shootout that...
05-26-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

Fairly well dry. ...

Fairly well dry.

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05-26-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

Not much touching. Good point about the...

Not much touching.

Good point about the props. The max 5's and the Bravo 1's have rounded blade tips. If we had stayed with the max 5's cutting the tips would have allowed us to keep the pitch and...
05-25-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

92.9 is the final Slowest MPH at this point. ...

92.9 is the final Slowest MPH at this point.
Once we have all the mods in place for trim and load the boat properly, we will get some new numbers with the recommended octane fuel while running the...
05-25-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

The "Quatre" owner had a racing multi-hull (sail)...

The "Quatre" owner had a racing multi-hull (sail) back ground as I have so our common mantra was to achieve the goals with simplicity and light weight. They allows the transition between boat and...
05-21-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Otseg

Nick Smith who is a legendary bill fisherman...

Nick Smith who is a legendary bill fisherman mentored me in the design and layout of the Egret 29. He has owned one of everything all named "Old Reliable" from a custom 25' contender we built a deck,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-20-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 39,949
Posted By Otseg

When Tyrion found Cersi under the pile of stone,...

When Tyrion found Cersi under the pile of stone, she looked dead to me. I guess he gave her a few more whacks with some granite to be sure.
05-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 449,736
Posted By Otseg

This was an Infinity Yacht I built working for...

This was an Infinity Yacht I built working for Harry Schoell in the early 1980's. It was started as a motor yacht on spec. and I had the hull hull done when Harry calls me over and said "I just sold...
05-14-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,608
Posted By Otseg

I got stopped on the inter-coastal in my flats...

I got stopped on the inter-coastal in my flats skiff for speeding. I was travelng legal speed normally but had special Holiday weekend regs and was ticketed. I was a couple of turns out of sight and...
05-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

We can tell you but then we would have...

We can tell you but then we would have to.....well You know.
05-06-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

So far economy has always been well over 1 mpg at...

So far economy has always been well over 1 mpg at cruise. Not fake news I believe, but the real numbers should be available shortly.
My faithful EX has been towing the quad all over town but the...
05-05-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 33,435
Posted By Otseg

One noted cause of the 350 Yamaha flywheel /...

One noted cause of the 350 Yamaha flywheel / crank shaft failures came from chopping the throttles.
05-02-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Otseg

Suggestion for Boat Camera; Still/Video

Suggestions? Camera for boat use. Stills and video.
My plus size iphone with case is too big to hold and hit the button with one hand conveniently when running.
I need it for shop photos, walk...
05-02-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Otseg

Suggestion for Boat Camera; Still/Video

Suggestions? Camera for boat use. Stills and video.
My plus size iphone with case is too big to hold and hit the button with one hand conveniently when running.
I need it for shop photos, walk...
05-01-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 354,368
Posted By Otseg

Twin 300's?? Fake news! Maybe one 300R......75...

Twin 300's?? Fake news!
Maybe one 300R......75 mph is not good for you?
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