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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-18-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,966
Posted By crankyd

Correct, you should vent with ridge and soffit OR...

Correct, you should vent with ridge and soffit OR gables only. If you do both you can create a short circuit and have condensation issues. Do you have any issues that would lead you to think you have...
01-15-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,851
Posted By crankyd

If it's all chain just paint a few links every 10...

If it's all chain just paint a few links every 10 or 20 feet. One link @10', 2 links @20', 3 links @30" etc.
01-14-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By crankyd

Old thread revival. Thanks for the pictures,...

Old thread revival. Thanks for the pictures, that's a real help! I can't wait till I get to the boat this weekend and try to reconfigure, I think mine is stuck on auto fuel management though. Has...
Forum: The Carolinas
11-03-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By crankyd

Does the NC Commercial Recreational license run...

Does the NC Commercial Recreational license run year to year or from the date you buy it, I'm curious? I would avoid going through base, the access is installation specific now from my understanding,...
Forum: The Carolinas
10-28-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By crankyd

The trick is looking at the numbers through the...

The trick is looking at the numbers through the left end of the red arrow. "60" and "58" that would make the red arrow "backwards" if you think about it that way.. I was at the local boaters...
08-26-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,161
Posted By crankyd

Chicken salad on a croissant is a good meal. We...

Chicken salad on a croissant is a good meal. We do chunks of beef soaked in Montreal seasoning, soy and pineapple juice on the grill kebab style. if you want to be fancy skewer it up with peppers,...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-26-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By crankyd

Don't overlook Ashboro, lots of fun low key...

Don't overlook Ashboro, lots of fun low key outdoor stuff to do around there with no crowds, I think the zoo is closed though. Another option is some of the smaller towns in the lower part of the...
08-18-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By crankyd

I think you will be happy either way, I have a...

I think you will be happy either way, I have a 230DC and I love it, hope to be in a 280DCX some day! You need to ride in the World Cat!
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By crankyd

What are you looking for? I'm in the area and...

What are you looking for? I'm in the area and know of a few places for sale. (full disclosure, The admiral is a realtor).
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By crankyd

The demand for Worldcat boats was pretty strong...

The demand for Worldcat boats was pretty strong before the pandemic. They make a great boat and compete well with Grady and other mid and premium lines.
08-06-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By crankyd

My Son got a 1988 40 horse Johnson in need of...

My Son got a 1988 40 horse Johnson in need of repair for a labor trade of about $300 worth of work cleaning and sanding the guys boats. Took him a couple weeks working like teenagers do. We tore it...
Forum: The Carolinas
07-30-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,964
Posted By crankyd

You will please forgive my lack of optimism, the...

You will please forgive my lack of optimism, the last Category 1 sissy storm didn't work out for some of us. We got lucky, this was our upstairs neighbor. Lots of people in eastern NC still hurting...
07-29-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,281
Posted By crankyd

I've had good luck just using white vinegar....

I've had good luck just using white vinegar. Can't speak about your motor specifically, but if it feels too hot on the inside of your wrist, it's too hot. You should be able to hold it there, like...
Forum: The Carolinas
07-29-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,559
Posted By crankyd

I'd be pretty pissed if my registration numbers...

I'd be pretty pissed if my registration numbers showed up in your pictures, just a heads up.
Forum: The Carolinas
07-27-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By crankyd

Can someone post a link for the event? I only see...

Can someone post a link for the event? I only see the 2019 trip.
Forum: The Carolinas
07-27-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By crankyd

Most places are open, Try the Dockhouse for music...

Most places are open, Try the Dockhouse for music drinks and food, The Royal James has a Barbary Coast vibe. There is a great maritime museum and wooden boat building operation too. I would take the...
Forum: The Carolinas
07-27-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By crankyd

I thought it was cancelled this year? Let me know!

I thought it was cancelled this year? Let me know!
Forum: The Carolinas
07-22-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By crankyd

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Forum: The Carolinas
07-22-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By crankyd

Just to be clear are we talking about the S turn...

Just to be clear are we talking about the S turn or further out towards the hook? If it's out by the hook I can understand, it was real sketchy two weeks ago.
07-06-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By crankyd

You learn something every day! I had a Bravo 3 on...

You learn something every day! I had a Bravo 3 on a previous boat. It was clattering going in and out of gear till I lubed it all up. I just assumed it had a dog clutch? Dark green is good on the...
07-06-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By crankyd

Oil looks awfully dark. I used sierra blue...

Oil looks awfully dark. I used sierra blue synthetic and after a 200hour season, it still looked new. The silver slurry is pretty normal for the amount you have. The flecks are probably chunks of the...
Forum: The Carolinas
07-04-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By crankyd

There was bait schooling just off of Fort Macon...

There was bait schooling just off of Fort Macon beach and the Spanish were on fire. Great fishing!
Forum: The Carolinas
07-01-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By crankyd

I'm at Town Creek. The shoal on the north side of...

I'm at Town Creek. The shoal on the north side of Gallant's channel has crept into the channel (Red Circle). Stay close to the marks and you'll be fine. there is a temporary red bouy at the channel...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-22-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,169
Posted By crankyd

What time of day were you out there?

What time of day were you out there?
06-03-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By crankyd

1) are these good choices for a center console. I...

1) are these good choices for a center console. I really want some seating for the family also.
- Look at dual console boats too. The key west is probably your best idea yet.
2) Are used boats...
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