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03-20-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By IMPLiberty

I would keep an eye out for some teak boards....

I would keep an eye out for some teak boards. Once you have them any good carpentry shop can make the pieces for you.

I was able to source some teak wood from old abandoned boats around me. Got a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-18-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,901
Posted By IMPLiberty

My wife to this day calls me out on her temporary...

My wife to this day calls me out on her temporary placard. With our first son she ended up with a 17" blood clot in her thigh, as well as PEs. She could hardly walk and ended up in the hospital for a...
03-17-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,516
Posted By IMPLiberty

Fresh or salt? Tons of freshwater stern drives...

Fresh or salt? Tons of freshwater stern drives kept in the water in New England with regular upkeep. Fresh water makes this easier however.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,026
Posted By IMPLiberty

I used to HATE going to work. Stress would wake...

I used to HATE going to work. Stress would wake me up at 4 am and keep me up late. I was a miserable prick at home. I remember having nasty meetings just days before Christmas, sitting on the couch...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,300
Posted By IMPLiberty

Personally I would have to know the answer to...

Personally I would have to know the answer to those questions before I entertained going after the city and claiming they hired someone they shouldn't have.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,300
Posted By IMPLiberty

Were the qualifications and certifications...

Were the qualifications and certifications requirements? Were they negotiable? My guess is, sure you can fight city hall, but what would be your desired end outcome? Do you want the job (working with...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,615
Posted By IMPLiberty

I am a fan of not having children while being...

I am a fan of not having children while being older. I'm 33 with a 4 and 5 year old and think it's about right. My neighbor just turned 39 and his wife is pregnant (he also has a 4 and 6 year old)....
03-13-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,557
Posted By IMPLiberty

I love the W/A style and your criteria is exactly...

I love the W/A style and your criteria is exactly what I will be looking for when the time comes to get one. With that said very few builders are making what you want. The older Grady 252/272,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-12-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By IMPLiberty

I make my offer lower than I will pay. When they...

I make my offer lower than I will pay. When they come back with best and final (they almost all do) I give my top dollar. My numbers are based on a bunch of calculated info (rehab budget, taxes,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-12-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,189
Posted By IMPLiberty

And thanks to the good old internet, these people...

And thanks to the good old internet, these people are now bitching on message forums and social media. It's probably the millenials fault though...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,953
Posted By IMPLiberty

My current house has a heated (no AC though)...

My current house has a heated (no AC though) garage however doesn't look anything like the OPs. Someday!
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-11-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,119
Posted By IMPLiberty

I feel bad for your wife and hope this is not...

I feel bad for your wife and hope this is not life changing and she recovers well... however she took the risk of roller skating around teens. One of the assumed risks is getting bumped/hit and...
03-10-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By IMPLiberty

Your best bet is to get on the Commander forum...

Your best bet is to get on the Commander forum and ask. Most posters here run newish CC boats with outboards and have limited old boat experience.

With that said the older 70s Chris Crafts were...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-10-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,189
Posted By IMPLiberty

As a millennial with many millennial friends I...

As a millennial with many millennial friends I can say work ethic is NOT an issue (I argue all generations have the hard workers and the entitled ones who think they are owed everything). The biggest...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-08-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,511
Posted By IMPLiberty

This 100%. It will take some figuring out to make...

This 100%. It will take some figuring out to make the kitchen work with RTA only coming in 3" incriments. They will also be limited with pantry cabinets, and cheaper ones will have little choices for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-08-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,511
Posted By IMPLiberty

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Forum: Dockside Chat
03-08-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,232
Posted By IMPLiberty

I didn't read past this response, but a week ago...

I didn't read past this response, but a week ago I was glancing out into my back yard and saw foot prints in the snow walk past my kids playscape and toward my lower level window... I went outside to...
03-06-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By IMPLiberty

Sorry, I mistyped I agreed with others that 18...

Sorry, I mistyped I agreed with others that 18 knots is a good cruise speed. Your boat should certainly have more speed/RPM. I would check the throttle cables. My boat was a two station boat and you...
03-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By IMPLiberty

My older/lighter 34' with twin small blocks would...

My older/lighter 34' with twin small blocks would WOT 4400 RPM or so and clipped 30mph. This was on sea trial with 4 of us onboard and maybe 1/3 tanks of fuel. I agree, these are not race boats and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,808
Posted By IMPLiberty

I flip houses for a living in NY (very close to...

I flip houses for a living in NY (very close to NJ). There is a lot of competition out there. It's doable and you can make money, but mixing family can be tough, and as Bill alludes to, don't cut...
03-03-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,461
Posted By IMPLiberty

Not sure what that's all about either! Im up...

Not sure what that's all about either!

Im up north, lots of HD diesels here. Lots of them are high end models with no real "truck" use. I didn't need a diesel 3/4 or better truck so I didn't get...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-20-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,893
Posted By IMPLiberty

Wife got a loaner C class with it. We both agreed...

Wife got a loaner C class with it. We both agreed we disliked it. It wasn't the stop/shut off, it was the obvious starting back up that was "annoying". I found if instead of coming to a complete stop...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,185
Posted By IMPLiberty

Couple of questions, I have seen some info from...

Couple of questions, I have seen some info from you that had been contradictory. Are you vegan (which you first claimed), vegetarian, or brother because you eat fish and meat? Vegetarians don't eat...
02-16-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By IMPLiberty

Not sure if the new ones are the same but my old...

Not sure if the new ones are the same but my old westerbeke was very quiet and ran well. I believe they run at much lower rpm than the other units. It's worth taking a look at.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-15-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,571
Posted By IMPLiberty

This thread reminds me I have a half drank bottle...

This thread reminds me I have a half drank bottle on the counter. We get it for my BIL whenever he comes over, and forgot to give it to him when he left. I won't drink diet soda. I drink 1-2 sodas a...
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