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07-21-2019, 01:50 PM
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Posted By foggysail

I feel the main purpose for chain other than...

I feel the main purpose for chain other than chafing protection is to prevent the line from self destruction at the attachment to the anchor. No problems with anchors dragging along the bottom when...
07-21-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By foggysail

There are over 5,000 of them for sale at Ebay!...

There are over 5,000 of them for sale at Ebay! That is where I would start looking
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

Well........close to 18K. Just checked the price...

Well........close to 18K. Just checked the price of the 2020.......$23K. Granted, you should be able to do a better deal on a new 2919. Never the less, your point is well made and I agree with you!
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

Bernie—- enjoy as much as you can. And by the way...

Bernie—- enjoy as much as you can. And by the way I have no intention of leaving fat bank accounts to offsprings. We have family members who are very wealthy. some happy others not so. Money is not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

We live different lives Bernie. All that is...

We live different lives Bernie. All that is important is that your happy. I am happy living my life in comfort and still having a buck in my pocket
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

Unfortunately cars with timing belts require...

Unfortunately cars with timing belts require major repairs at about 100k. Been there done that, now will not own anolther car with a timing belt
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

Something wrong with the ‘’LIKE’’ button for the...

Something wrong with the ‘’LIKE’’ button for the above post! Keywest is right on the mark with his suggestions. I drive my nearly 20 year old car collecting our tenants’ rents while they have...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-20-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,896
Posted By foggysail

I bought my last brand new boat along with my...

I bought my last brand new boat along with my last brand new vehicle! First year depreciation is just awesome. Two years ago I purchased a 2015 Kia Credenza with 15K miles,,,LOADED... for $22K cash....
07-20-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,625
Posted By foggysail

If accessible ...... could be a quick job with a...

If accessible ...... could be a quick job with a trusty sawzal and replace it.
07-20-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
Posted By foggysail

I suggest that you guys be careful with those...

I suggest that you guys be careful with those loading numbers. Total weight is one thing, weight/sqft is another. Also the location of the weight is important especially for heavy loading
Forum: Northeast
07-20-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By foggysail

I certainly am not expert in these matters. You...

I certainly am not expert in these matters. You have experience whereas I have zero in that style boat. I am sure though about alcohol along with drugs inhibiting vehicle operation and most likely...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By foggysail

There was a similar fatality in the Buzzard’s Bay...

There was a similar fatality in the Buzzard’s Bay area about 10 years ago, Sea Ray again. My guess is that alcohol and lack of visibility when on plane could have contributed to the accident. The...
07-16-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,977
Posted By foggysail

???????????? My question also, probably...

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My question also, probably bilge pump
07-15-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,124
Posted By foggysail

Good luck proving that in a court if not a posted...

Good luck proving that in a court if not a posted ‘no wake’ zone.. Everybody has responsibility while on the water including those who put themselves in harms way.
07-15-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,322
Posted By foggysail

You are responsible to have a visible watch and...

You are responsible to have a visible watch and just because your in a sailboat, you are still responsible to take actions to prevent a collision. We used our 30’ sailboat for 25 years before...
07-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By foggysail

I don’t know if there is a difference between...

I don’t know if there is a difference between Mercs and Crusaders as far as cooling is concerned. My Crusaders manifolds use the same coolant as the engine. So if your Mercs are raw water cooled,...
07-13-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By foggysail

THANKS! I am looking for a decent brush!

THANKS! I am looking for a decent brush!
07-13-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,123
Posted By foggysail

HP = (torque)(rpm)/5252 or if you prefer ...

HP = (torque)(rpm)/5252 or if you prefer torque = HP*5252/rpm
Forum: Northeast
07-03-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By foggysail

A word of caution IF your engine is a Koehler...

A word of caution IF your engine is a Koehler L654 4 cylinder or any that use a magneto to generate ignition spark. If a spark plug wire ever fall off and you are aware of it, shut that machine off...
Forum: Northeast
07-01-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By foggysail

I would make that decision based on the time of...

I would make that decision based on the time of trip vs time of current. There can be 2-3K in the Sound whereas the Bay will rarely exceed 1K. And Woods Hole......for me at least, traveling through...
Forum: Northeast
06-26-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By foggysail

Marinas that I am aware of do not allow slip...

Marinas that I am aware of do not allow slip holders to ‘’lend, swap, rent’’ their slips to others. Maybe times are changing
06-21-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By foggysail

Are the wires that power the receiver dedicate...

Are the wires that power the receiver dedicate and run directly to the battery?
06-20-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,594
Posted By foggysail

Danforth anchors have earned a great reputation...

Danforth anchors have earned a great reputation BUT! Be careful using a light anchor in ell grass. They have a problem penetrating the grass and therefore never grab hold
06-20-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By foggysail

QUOTE=TTaxi;12646686]How did you check fuel &...

QUOTE=TTaxi;12646686]How did you check fuel & spark?

Will it fire if you spray just a little starting fluid down the throttle body throat and move the throttle to WOT ( ready to reduce to idle...
06-20-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By foggysail

I saw a similar problem last year with a 454. IF...

I saw a similar problem last year with a 454. IF YOU CANNOT get it started, suggest checking the compression. What I saw was an engine damaged by a riser failure.
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