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Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 05-23-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Cobalt 25
Anyone know the nut sizes for both Volvo and Merc...

Anyone know the nut sizes for both Volvo and Merc props? 15/16ths?

thanks, Peter
Forum: Boating 05-08-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,423
Posted By Cobalt 25
Sold our 8.1 Merc with 1,400 hours on it. Top...

Sold our 8.1 Merc with 1,400 hours on it. Top speed stayed the same from new 'til I sold it. Regular maintenance, nothing special.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,043
Posted By Cobalt 25
As long as we are talking about the Northwest... ...

As long as we are talking about the Northwest...

My son and I skied the Palmer Glacier at Mt. Hood three years ago and it was great. The past 2 years we skied Mt. Bachelor, a little east of Hood,...
Forum: Boating 03-06-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,428
Posted By Cobalt 25
I don't mean to quibble but I always thought you...

I don't mean to quibble but I always thought you used "maps" on a highway and "charts" on the water. :)

Peter
Forum: Boating 03-01-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,428
Posted By Cobalt 25
Simple GPS or more advanced chartplotter is a...

Simple GPS or more advanced chartplotter is a matter of personal choice, but in my mind a chart is an absolute must.

I believe most Garmin units require a chip for Lake Winni at an additional...
Forum: General Issues 02-12-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,399
Posted By Cobalt 25
Thanks for the updates, NoBozo. wifi, a...

Thanks for the updates, NoBozo.

wifi, a quote from you, "Is this just another liberal, global warming faux pas to save face ?"

It would appear you do not believe in the concept of global...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,062
Posted By Cobalt 25
Thanks, Hellra. An excellent explanation. Even I...

Thanks, Hellra. An excellent explanation. Even I could understand!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,353
Posted By Cobalt 25
Jeeez, the poor guy goes out for a near-shore run...

Jeeez, the poor guy goes out for a near-shore run on a beautiful day and the next thing you know he dies if he tips over.

Judging by what I saw HIM doing where and when he was doing it, I would...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,062
Posted By Cobalt 25
Please explain how you get 32 for the first 1?

Please explain how you get 32 for the first 1?
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,062
Posted By Cobalt 25
68 but binary challenged. How do you get 44...

68 but binary challenged.

How do you get 44 from 00101100?

IS that the binary system?

Peter
Forum: Boating 01-03-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,552
Posted By Cobalt 25
Was that boat actually able to reach 120mph in...

Was that boat actually able to reach 120mph in that fairly small loop?
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,522
Posted By Cobalt 25
OK, 8gv. It is good to know, thanks to you,...

OK, 8gv.

It is good to know, thanks to you, that next summer I will check out Hannaford's to get some of that bread!

Peter
Forum: Boating 01-01-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,552
Posted By Cobalt 25
I would also like an opportunity for the go fasts...

I would also like an opportunity for the go fasts to safely operate on the lake. My son has one and would love to do it.

I was a little confused as to the exact location of the loop shown in the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,136
Posted By Cobalt 25
I just sold our house in VT. Three points to...

I just sold our house in VT. Three points to consider-

One- make sure it gets posted on Zillow/Trulia, MLS, and Realtor.com. That can be done via fsbo-type companies.

Two- also use...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,522
Posted By Cobalt 25
8gv, You mentioned Lanesville, which is a...

8gv,

You mentioned Lanesville, which is a town I have never heard of in MA. Any chance you meant Lanesboro, MA? Because in nearby Williamstown a bakery there (Clarksburg Bakery) made delicious...
Forum: Boating 08-01-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By Cobalt 25
Lakeport Landing says they are no longer open to...

Lakeport Landing says they are no longer open to the public for launching.

Christmas Island, as reported, no can do.

Peter
Forum: Boating 02-21-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,665
Posted By Cobalt 25
star of the show?

If you go tomorrow you might want to check out the Maggie Mae, a Hinckley that was on the front page of the Globe when it got stuck in a snowbank in downtown Boston. It's with the other Hinckleys,...
Forum: Boating 02-12-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,157
Posted By Cobalt 25
It is a Hinckley. The driver was not lost. Going...

It is a Hinckley. The driver was not lost. Going to the Boat Show from Route 93 takes you right through that area, believe it or not. Under normal circumstances the driver would have been fine....
Forum: General Issues 02-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,240
Posted By Cobalt 25
We interrupt this program...

News Flash! This item just received and the results are in!

In the "War in Drugs"? Drugs won!



Seriously, why continue to try to resolve the drug issue by doing the same things that have...
Forum: Boating 08-03-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,407
Posted By Cobalt 25
question about the Mighty Manitou!

I have liked that boat for years!

Curious, though about the draft. You list the draft at less than two feet and that it is powered by twin Crusaders. How do you accomplish such a shallow draft? Do...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,822
Posted By Cobalt 25
Road riding on a bike in cold weather is really...

Road riding on a bike in cold weather is really no big deal if you have the right clothing. Many riders have heated vests and grips. This particular rider may have had studded tires, too.

I am...
Forum: Boating 09-26-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,898
Posted By Cobalt 25
We were out on that same day. Leaving Wolfboro...

We were out on that same day. Leaving Wolfboro Harbor with Weirs Bay as our destination, we headed south of Barndoor and around past the Bahre Estate. That's where it got really interesting.
...
Forum: General Issues 08-10-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,399
Posted By Cobalt 25
Wind generators causing bird deaths and now...

Wind generators causing bird deaths and now fires, too? What next? They cause incontinence? But, seriously, are these "issues" worthy of stopping progress?

Alternative forms of producing energy...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,619
Posted By Cobalt 25
Anybody have any first hand (no pun intended)...

Anybody have any first hand (no pun intended) knowledge of mittens to keep your hands warm? Hand Warmers- chemical pacs that last for 6 or 8 hours are okay, but I'd really like to find mittens for...
Forum: Boating 05-20-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,495
Posted By Cobalt 25
I stopped using Danforths about 15 years ago,...

I stopped using Danforths about 15 years ago, finding that Fortress anchors are far superior. In most anchoring situations their ease of use and holding power are great. Although most of our boating...
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