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Yesterday, 07:42 PM
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Used is the way to go but if you're not...

Used is the way to go but if you're not comfortable with that due to past experience with used outboards, buy a used $10K hull and put a new 2019 Suzuki 150 on it for about $13K rigged.

Used hull...
Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By On the Half Shell

I can't recommend much in the $5-6K range to suit...

I can't recommend much in the $5-6K range to suit 4 people except to say that safety is more important than performance. Allocate $1K for a new battery, fuel filters, required USCG safety...
06-17-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By On the Half Shell

Are you really going to have 4 onboard a lot of...

Are you really going to have 4 onboard a lot of the time? If you are then you're looking for a 20'+ flats boat or one of the shallower drafting 22ft bay boats. You could make do with some of the...
06-15-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By On the Half Shell

I'm to going guess as good as a $10 hooker. 1st...

I'm to going guess as good as a $10 hooker. 1st clue is HD is selling binoculars. 2nd clue is 2-stars out of 130 reviews and I'm willing to bet those that gave it anything more than 1 have never...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,390
Posted By On the Half Shell

I was talking to my bank about rates this morning...

I was talking to my bank about rates this morning since I plan to do a 1031 later this year. One thing I will never understand is how the terms are much better on a 2nd home for which I cannot have a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-13-2019, 01:01 PM
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06-13-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,390
Posted By On the Half Shell

I think it will stick around. It doesn't affect...

I think it will stick around. It doesn't affect my decision to own rental property, I would still do it without it. In fact, I paid recapture of deprecation in 2016 on a property. I plan to sell...
06-13-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By On the Half Shell

If someone dropped off a free brand new plastic...

If someone dropped off a free brand new plastic drop-in liner on my doorstep it would be on the curb for trash pick-up the same day. Line-X, rubber mat, or nothing but no way is a plastic drop-in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By On the Half Shell

A great everyday Scotch is Talisker 10. A better...

A great everyday Scotch is Talisker 10. A better one is Talisker 18. Btw, it's often been said that the base for JW Blue is Talisker 18. I don't care about gaining cool guy points for snubing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

There is no issue shooting .223 in a 5.56 rifle. ...

There is no issue shooting .223 in a 5.56 rifle. Don't shoot 5.56 in a .223 rifle.

Whenever you change ammo such as .223 to 5.56 or 55g to 62g or 75g, etc it is going to affect muzzle velocity,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

Well in simplist terms I define it as copper...

Well in simplist terms I define it as copper adhearing to any imperfections, tool marks, or groove in the barrel. In an unlapped barrel, this can fill in imperfections but the issue is two things. 1)...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

I agree with only using brushes as sparingly as...

I agree with only using brushes as sparingly as possible and usually a damp patch the right answer. You can damage the crown by improper cleaning or leaving chemical solvents in there too long too. ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

My rifles had the first few rounds fired at the...

My rifles had the first few rounds fired at the factory but I clean mine first, fire 3 rounds, clean and fire 3 more, clean and done. Most damage to barrel is due to improper cleaning. I'm much more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

Cracker, I don't like a 300 BLK personally...

Cracker,

I don't like a 300 BLK personally in anything but a suppressed short barrel rifle. It has only slightly more recoil than a 5.56 and no where near as much as a.308 though. It is not a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,233
Posted By On the Half Shell

and can use the Dawn + vinegar solution to kill...

and can use the Dawn + vinegar solution to kill weeds too without harming the environment like roundup and us much cheaper. You can use much less Dawn for the weeds.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-09-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,262
Posted By On the Half Shell

So if I understand your post, you're taxed on the...

So if I understand your post, you're taxed on the dividends at your marginal rate, and then later pay capital gains on the appreciation earned from reinvestment of those dividends.

So if a person...
06-08-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By On the Half Shell

Not the easiest boat to find. I have a 2015 but...

Not the easiest boat to find. I have a 2015 but haven't made up my mind if I want to sell it. Thinking about building another one.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,262
Posted By On the Half Shell

A comment and a question.... Comment: It...

A comment and a question....

Comment: It seems you cherry picked a 16-month period which is an odd term when comparing to a 15-year loan.

Question: I've asked this before in another one of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,047
Posted By On the Half Shell

I have a high-dollar, boutique brand AR with a...

I have a high-dollar, boutique brand AR with a 14.5" stainless match grade barrel that I really like but unless you have the disposable income to spend just because you want to, you can't go wrong...
06-08-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By On the Half Shell

While I don't disagree with the new vs used...

While I don't disagree with the new vs used advice and is the way I would go, since you are new to boating and likely would like the piece of mind of everything new and under warranty... don't drive...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-08-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,553
Posted By On the Half Shell

While I personally hate ceremonies (no marriage...

While I personally hate ceremonies (no marriage ceremony, no promotion ceremonies if I could avoid it, no retirement ceremony), I realize I'm probably to the extreme a little in my disdain for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,811
Posted By On the Half Shell

Someone on here will still believe he deserves a...

Someone on here will still believe he deserves a 20% tip.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 201,623
Posted By On the Half Shell

Wife was at House of Bourbon in Lexington, KY...

Wife was at House of Bourbon in Lexington, KY yesterday, she texted me the following:

Willett Family Reserve - $500
George T Stagg - $625
Weller 12 year old - $280
Pappy 15 - $900

I'll buy...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,543
Posted By On the Half Shell

Don't leave any skin exposed and you have no need...

Don't leave any skin exposed and you have no need for sunscreen. Sucks but works better to protect you from cancer and doesn't damage cushions or put orange spots on your non-skid.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-03-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,543
Posted By On the Half Shell

Thats what my ex-wife used to vandalize all the...

Thats what my ex-wife used to vandalize all the cushions in our old boat 11 years ago. Cost me over $4,000 to replace. You don't bring spray sunscreen on my boat either.... nor Bud Light unless you...
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