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Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 05-09-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,470
Posted By DesertDweller
Couple of thoughts/recommendations. First,...

Couple of thoughts/recommendations.

First, as I recall you were likely having battery issues last year. Batteries/battery issues don't get better with age and if you are running with a single...
Forum: Boating 04-08-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,243
Posted By DesertDweller
I am a fan of getting ValvTect gas at the...

I am a fan of getting ValvTect gas at the marinas. There are a bunch of locations around the lake that sell it. In addition to the additive the tanks are tested as well. Pretty sure the gas is...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-25-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By DesertDweller
Interesting. So if your propane supplier owns...

Interesting. So if your propane supplier owns the tank I assume they should be performing this testing?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-24-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By DesertDweller
The Mitsubishi's are super quiet. With that...

The Mitsubishi's are super quiet. With that said, our central air conditioning unit (a Lennox) is in the back corner of our house and I can barely hear it when it comes on/runs. In general, the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-24-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By DesertDweller
We have used American Air as well and they do...

We have used American Air as well and they do both Mitsubishi split systems and central air systems so they would be able to quote both.
Forum: Fish Tales 03-12-2021, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By DesertDweller
Not to be Johnny Raincloud, but I know a couple...

Not to be Johnny Raincloud, but I know a couple of guys who guide and the likelihood of them guiding on the weekend of the Derby is pretty slim. Some of these guys get pretty serious about it.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-08-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By DesertDweller
We were told every three years so we have stuck...

We were told every three years so we have stuck to that schedule. We use Lamprey. Nice people.
Forum: Boating 02-28-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By DesertDweller
This is exactly right and the issue applied to...

This is exactly right and the issue applied to the 2012 and prior F150's. The issue has long been resolved. If the OP is looking at an older motor they should ensure this issue has been addressed. ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-27-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By DesertDweller
We have propane heat, hot water heater, and...

We have propane heat, hot water heater, and appliances at our place and have a big (1,000 gallon) tank that the previous owner put in. I usually get it filled every other month in the winter (I...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-26-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By DesertDweller
I have a gas log set in my place and will tell...

I have a gas log set in my place and will tell you my personal experiences.

It's really nice and pretty to look at. It's not the most efficient heat source and it uses a lot more gas that I...
Forum: Snowmobiling 02-08-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By DesertDweller
Yes there is Black Cat Island but there is also...

Yes there is Black Cat Island but there is also Black Island back by the Crosswinds development/Camp Winaukee.
Forum: Boating 01-18-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,919
Posted By DesertDweller
Just my two cents but the website has no...

Just my two cents but the website has no discussion of Covid protocols so I would seriously question it. Also, if it were to happen I would assume there would be no sales of tickets at the door...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-08-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,132
Posted By DesertDweller
Are you getting this rate as a new customer or...

Are you getting this rate as a new customer or are you buying this through a group? Do you own your own tank or are you leasing it through Amerigas? Thanks in advance.
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,582
Posted By DesertDweller
I think there are some broad generalizations...

I think there are some broad generalizations being made. A lot of people that have accumulated the wealth needed to afford a $4mm house got that way because they invested wisely and didn't squander...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By DesertDweller
As I recall my policy questionnaire asked both...

As I recall my policy questionnaire asked both about the road my house is on and my driveway being plowed. Pretty sure they were both conditions of the premiums being quoted. Personally, I like...
Forum: Boating 09-18-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By DesertDweller
I have used Miles Marine a couple of times...

I have used Miles Marine a couple of times including local and long distance. Very professional and careful. Don't know the value of the boat but likely worth having a professional do it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,900
Posted By DesertDweller
Woody38, I can assure you that sellers do care...

Woody38, I can assure you that sellers do care (or at least very much should care) whether the deal is a cash deal or subject to financing. Having been on the seller side of a house sale that fell...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,900
Posted By DesertDweller
If you have another place to live I don't see...

If you have another place to live I don't see much downside in selling your place now and buying one (as a cash buyer) when you find what you want. The market is as hot as it's been since I have...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,900
Posted By DesertDweller
I agree with what MeredithMan is saying. The...

I agree with what MeredithMan is saying. The only thing I would add is consider selling your place with a leaseback option (i.e. you will pay the buyer rent). That would conceptually give you time...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-17-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
I like that idea. Also, when you are done at the...

I like that idea. Also, when you are done at the end of the day, you can turn the switch to off and not worry about draining either battery.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-17-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
That battery you linked was a deep cycle battery...

That battery you linked was a deep cycle battery which is designed for a steady amount of power over a long period of time (i.e. trolling motors). You want a cranking/starting battery which provides...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
If you have gotten 5 years out of a boat battery...

If you have gotten 5 years out of a boat battery you have done well for yourself. I would replace it especially if you are running a single battery.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
To answer your original question, the issue...

To answer your original question, the issue sounds electrical to me. Maybe a battery, connections, controls, etc.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
It's predominately a carryover from carbureted...

It's predominately a carryover from carbureted engines to help with starting the motor but you can use it to increase RPM's and thus water flow through the motor and things like that.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,245
Posted By DesertDweller
If it's like other manufacturer controls it keeps...

If it's like other manufacturer controls it keeps the motor in neutral and allows you to throttle up the motor. You push it in to activate it (i.e. keep it in neutral).
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