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Forum: Boating Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By 8gv
It will never happen. After one weekend day...

It will never happen.

After one weekend day on the job the computer would resign.
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By 8gv
I thought my dog was going to drink it all but...

I thought my dog was going to drink it all but she left some lake for you to enjoy.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-13-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By 8gv
This is a common mistake! Good point.

This is a common mistake!

Good point.
Forum: Boating 09-13-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By 8gv
What if you hire some sherpas to haul it to the...

What if you hire some sherpas to haul it to the water? ;)

Do you have a riding lawnmower?

If so you can easily rig an attachment point for the bow.

With the $10 transom wheels the boat will...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-10-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By 8gv
I have yet to try this product but it was...

I have yet to try this product but it was recommended to me by a tech on the Mercury service phone line.

He said it can make a big difference.

Mercury/quicksilver W Power Tune At 12...
Forum: Automotive 09-08-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By 8gv
Nearly every winter somebody has their truck go...

Nearly every winter somebody has their truck go through the ice.

Therefore, pickup trucks are lake related.

Hopefully yours will be less so. ;)
Forum: Boating 09-08-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,555
Posted By 8gv
Just keep practicing and be cautious of the wind....

Just keep practicing and be cautious of the wind.

Over time you will become more confident and competent.

If it gets rough, yell "weeeeeeeee!" and smile as the spray washes across your deck....
Forum: Automotive 09-08-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By 8gv
The state of MA has a website listing all...

The state of MA has a website listing all inspection locations.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-08-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By 8gv
Please decode... VK? What/where?

Please decode...

VK?

What/where?
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-06-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,182
Posted By 8gv
Some level of stupid/cruel has always existed. ...

Some level of stupid/cruel has always existed.

Now it gets on video.

That brings an extra level of stupid as it diminishes deniability.

Some would argue that video and social media...
Forum: Boating 09-03-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,709
Posted By 8gv
Dealers sell used boats that they own and also...

Dealers sell used boats that they own and also used boats that they broker for others.

If you are looking for a used boat at a dealer be sure to find out which arrangement it is and what warranty,...
Forum: Boating 09-02-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By 8gv
All of my trailers have had bunks. Some...

All of my trailers have had bunks.

Some also had a keel roller or two.

Lately I have added pvc guide posts located in the aft 1/3 of the trailer.

They help a lot.

The other thing I do...
Forum: Boating 09-02-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By 8gv
Would it make sense to get the factory GM parts...

Would it make sense to get the factory GM parts and take steps to increase the security of the installation?

Would an extra screw, some zip ties or some double sided velcro strap help keep things...
Forum: Boating 09-02-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By 8gv
Been there, done that, too much road noise! :D

Been there, done that, too much road noise! :D
Forum: Boating 09-01-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 758
Posted By 8gv
Have you considered the Yakima brand?

Have you considered the Yakima brand?
Forum: Boating 08-30-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,027
Posted By 8gv
So... Maybe a misdemeanor vs a BWI? ...

So...

Maybe a misdemeanor vs a BWI?

Hmmm...

There are ways this could have happened without alcohol being involved.

I am just curious about what the consequences could be.
Forum: Boating 08-29-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,027
Posted By 8gv
I do not advocate boating while intoxicated...

I do not advocate boating while intoxicated but...

What is the penalty delta for BWI vs reporting the incident late?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-25-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,762
Posted By 8gv
Go to O in Laconia. It's 45 minutes but it...

Go to O in Laconia.

It's 45 minutes but it is worth it.

We only go once a year for our anniversary.

That is not because it is too expensive.

We want to keep it special.
Forum: Boating 08-23-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By 8gv
By "performance" do you mean top speed or...

By "performance" do you mean top speed or acceleration to planing speed?
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By 8gv
Quoted rather than removed...:D I'd like to...

Quoted rather than removed...:D

I'd like to add that rollers out in the depths can be easier to manage than surf near the shore.

In 80' of water the troughs might be 76' from the bottom.
...
Forum: Boating 08-23-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,106
Posted By 8gv
In these discussions it is important to consider...

In these discussions it is important to consider that NOBODY has the "right of way".

There is a "stand on" vessel and a "give way" vessel.

Each is to perform their duties accordingly.

Unless...
Forum: Boating 08-22-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,106
Posted By 8gv
Once the “give way” vessel is not showing any...

Once the “give way” vessel is not showing any signs of giving way, I alter course or speed to avoid it.

In my experience on Winni this is required about 50% of the time.

So far I have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By 8gv
Another option is to motor into the wind out into...

Another option is to motor into the wind out into the middle of the lake.

In a lightning storm this could be dangerous.

Managing the waves in the wind, far from anything hard to crash into, can...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-22-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By 8gv
I suggest that you plan on dealing with this at...

I suggest that you plan on dealing with this at the end of the season.

You could get all the paint removed as you may not need it in the fresh water slip.

You could also get it prepped and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,001
Posted By 8gv
My experience with Verizon has been this as well....

My experience with Verizon has been this as well.

I am done wasting time reviewing settings etc. on my phone.

Vz has the problem, not us!
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