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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 04:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,354
Posted By dmh22

I wouldn't say it's the BEST movie of all time....

I wouldn't say it's the BEST movie of all time. It's one of a very few that if it happens to be on TV and I am scrolling through the channels, I will stop and watch it every time. Others on that list...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-20-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By dmh22

I second the GOOLOO. It's worked well for me. ...

I second the GOOLOO. It's worked well for me. You might want to watch for them on amazon. I got mine on prime day a couple years back and saved myself $20 or so.
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-17-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By dmh22

For non fiction... I second the 4 Hour Work...

For non fiction... I second the 4 Hour Work Week.

I'd also add:
The Power of Habit
Raven Rock (The history of America's secret cold war infrastructure)
5 Days at Memorial (The story of a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-05-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By dmh22

I have a question for you Lonesome Dove guys. I...

I have a question for you Lonesome Dove guys. I looked it up on Audible and it looks like Lonesome Dove is the 3rd book in a series. It's a 36+ hour book. Book 1 (Dead Man's Walk) is a 12 hour...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By dmh22

I have learned that those little battery...

I have learned that those little battery pack/jump starter units are almost essential for mine. I have a 13kw generator and it doesn't have a pull start option. It seems like those crappy little...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,437
Posted By dmh22

Naval Ravikant had this quote on the Joe Rogan...

Naval Ravikant had this quote on the Joe Rogan podcast and it seems to makes sense to me.

“With my family, I’m a communist. With my close friends, I’m a socialist. At the state level of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-09-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By dmh22

I have a tri-fuel generator from Northern Tool....

I have a tri-fuel generator from Northern Tool. Mine has a 3 position rocker switch to select which fuel type you want to burn. The manual suggests starting on gasoline then switching to the "off"...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-28-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By dmh22

I borrowed that planer from my neighbor a while...

I borrowed that planer from my neighbor a while back. I liked it so much I figured I needed my own. I am not a huge fan of Ryobi tools in general so I bought a DeWalt planer instead. The DeWalt...
09-24-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By dmh22

Definitely does not smoke at start up. I notice...

Definitely does not smoke at start up. I notice it most when the engine is warm and then idles a while. For example if I am pulling a skier and I leave the engine idling while the waiting for the...
09-24-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By dmh22

Hi all; reviving an old thread here. A little...

Hi all; reviving an old thread here. A little over a year and a half later and not much has changed with the old gal. The engine runs great but still smokes at idle. I was thinking about tackling...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-01-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,235
Posted By dmh22

Why is it so hard to find a tri-fuel generator...

Why is it so hard to find a tri-fuel generator these days? I have a NorthStar 13KW powered by a 20HP Honda tri-fuel generator. My dad is looking for something similar so I suggested he check...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-26-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,856
Posted By dmh22

It's funny; I first came to THT for the boating...

It's funny; I first came to THT for the boating forum but these days Dockside is my go to site for a daily dose of what’s happening. I have found that it's a great source for the kind of news that I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-07-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By dmh22

Cleaning Teak Question

I recently bought some 2nd hand teak patio furniture. The wood is in great shape but the previous owner oiled it up prior to the sale to make it look nicer. She didn't clean or do any prep work to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-07-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,224
Posted By dmh22

My neighbor was throwing away two toddler bikes....

My neighbor was throwing away two toddler bikes. Since I am always looking for small projects to practice welding I thought I should probably try my hand at building a toddler bike for two....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,098
Posted By dmh22

Mine is normal width. I bought a DeWalt that I...

Mine is normal width. I bought a DeWalt that I thought I liked for a while but metal tip was too wide. I ended up dropping it and bending the tip.

Sometimes I will grab a freebie from Harbor...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,098
Posted By dmh22

I am in the Milwaukee 25' camp. My criteria for a...

I am in the Milwaukee 25' camp. My criteria for a nice tape measure are:

It HAS to have a beefy tip. This is by far the most important feature. I have dropped so many tape measures and bent the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-14-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,296
Posted By dmh22

I ran my left hand ring and middle fingers into a...

I ran my left hand ring and middle fingers into a raised panel bit on a router once. Took the tips of those fingers off in a blink of an eye. I was tired wanted to make one last cut before going out...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By dmh22

We run every load on the "Deep Water" setting and...

We run every load on the "Deep Water" setting and I agree that the clothes on top don't get washed well. We also have an energy star model with no agitator and a large tub.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,423
Posted By dmh22

I'm guessing it means about $100,000 annual drain...

I'm guessing it means about $100,000 annual drain on a company. It's okay though; just raise the cable rates.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,087
Posted By dmh22

Well after three years our Whirlpool Cabrio units...

Well after three years our Whirlpool Cabrio units are about done. I have already replaced the motherboard on the washer and now the lid hinge is broken. The idler pulley on the dryer is grinding...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-07-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,960
Posted By dmh22

I typically work in an office and share a space...

I typically work in an office and share a space with a few other guys my age. Since we are working from home these days, we keep up our regular BS sessions via text instead of in person. I mentioned...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-26-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,665
Posted By dmh22

Great looking pups you've got there! We got our...

Great looking pups you've got there! We got our black lab Huckleberry about 9 months ago. He already looks like an old man compared to those two.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-12-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,608
Posted By dmh22

I am a 40 year old and have a modest 401k. As...

I am a 40 year old and have a modest 401k. As with most plans my 401k allows me to adjust between a conservative to an aggressive portfolio allocation. Two weeks ago I switched my selection from the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-05-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,661
Posted By dmh22

I will pile on to the Shark suggestions. We have...

I will pile on to the Shark suggestions. We have the Apex model. It has a super bright LED built in very low to the ground. Most of our house has wood flooring. I prefer to vacuum at night with...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,633
Posted By dmh22

If your main concern is living a reasonably...

If your main concern is living a reasonably comfortable existence for the week or so after a major storm disrupts the grid supply and you have ~500 gals of LP or NG service in your area, there are...
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