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Forum: Boating 10-02-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,234
Posted By Cal Coon
I agree with most of what you said, however,...

I agree with most of what you said, however, bicyclists are NOT allowed on the highways for "personal safety" reasons, as well as horses and pedestrians. We all see the signs all the time as we enter...
Forum: Boating 09-27-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,234
Posted By Cal Coon
Really bad news to leave the scene of (any)...

Really bad news to leave the scene of (any) accident. Absolutely no excuses for that. Someone's in even more {trouble} now than they ever would of been had they just demonstrated a little integrity...
Forum: Boating 09-06-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,028
Posted By Cal Coon
If that's an Aunt Jemima bottle of pancake syrup,...

If that's an Aunt Jemima bottle of pancake syrup, you may want to hold on to it, could be worth some $$ in the future...
Forum: Boating 08-24-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By Cal Coon
Seems to me we used to turn out much smarter,...

Seems to me we used to turn out much smarter, hard working, Patriotic kids back in the day when we were so stupid... (as you say). Have you seen what we are turning out lately? Is that really...
Forum: Boating 08-22-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By Cal Coon
Oh, the danger we put our kids in...

Can you believe the nerve of those parents back in the old days packing those kids up on the wagon train and exposing them to the elements with no shelter, wild animals, cross country treks on foot...
Forum: Boating 08-20-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,741
Posted By Cal Coon
The reason Van Halen recorded "Big Bad Bill" on...

The reason Van Halen recorded "Big Bad Bill" on the Diver Down album, was to give Eddie and Alex Van Halen a chance for their clarinet playing father to record a song with his two sons that actually...
Forum: Boating 08-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,741
Posted By Cal Coon
Good (learning) experience for the young Captain....

Good (learning) experience for the young Captain. Life is not always smooth sailing...
Forum: Boating 08-14-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,149
Posted By Cal Coon
I have always admired the barefoot skier as well....

I have always admired the barefoot skier as well. If you can water ski barefoot, (chances are) you know what you are doing, (as well as your driver). They probably could have come within 10' of an...
Forum: Boating 08-08-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By Cal Coon
I don't know exact dates either, but my guess is...

I don't know exact dates either, but my guess is a 4 or 5 year period between 1972 - 1978 that she competed on Winnisquam. She used to ski behind a 17' Penn Yan with a 120hp 4cyl mercruiser for the...
Forum: Boating 08-07-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By Cal Coon
Just wondering what year(s) you are talking about...

Just wondering what year(s) you are talking about when you refer to the "old water ski races"? I had a cousin that competed on Winnisquam in the mid to late 70's. I never had the privilege of...
Forum: Boating 08-06-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,979
Posted By Cal Coon
Some batteries have better access than other's......

Some batteries have better access than other's... Mine are both in a huge pain in the a** location in the bilge to get at that I don't bother taking them out. Way too much work!! I do put a battery...
Forum: Boating 08-06-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,811
Posted By Cal Coon
I agree with Gusman in most of this post. Where I...

I agree with Gusman in most of this post. Where I disagree is launching in Alton Bay, Wolfboro Bay, and Meredith Bay being the roughest water on the lake. Yes, all 3 of those places are rough, but...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 08-02-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,123
Posted By Cal Coon
Keep startron fuel stabilizer in the fuel at all...

Keep startron fuel stabilizer in the fuel at all times and you will most likely never have a problem with the carb getting gummed up again, IMHO.
Forum: Boating 08-02-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,979
Posted By Cal Coon
It is easy enough to put a load tester on it to...

It is easy enough to put a load tester on it to make sure that it is good or bad. You can buy a hand held load tester for under 100, and they are handy to have around. If a load tester verifies that...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-26-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Cal Coon
Just wondering...

when you get in, or on something that runs on fuel, whose responsibility is it to know how much fuel is in the tank?
Forum: Boating 07-25-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By Cal Coon
The bow and windshield look similar to an old...

The bow and windshield look similar to an old Glastron/Carlson CVX. Bad ass look!!! Always loved those old Glastron's ever since I first saw the movie Live and Let Die, (when it first came out!!)....
Forum: Boating 07-21-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,149
Posted By Cal Coon
Agreed. I could care less about having a radio on...

Agreed. I could care less about having a radio on the boat. However, if I do have a radio on my boat, (which I do), I do want it to work! I just don't care if it's on or not...!!
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-21-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By Cal Coon
I think a skeg guard probably isn't much stronger...

I think a skeg guard probably isn't much stronger than the skeg itself, maybe a little bit, but it can't hurt to put one on. I think most skeg guards you see have probably replaced skegs that are...
Forum: Boating 07-20-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By Cal Coon
Berube's (truck parts) in Bow does wraps. Not...

Berube's (truck parts) in Bow does wraps. Not sure if they do boats, but if you do wraps, you should be able to wrap anything, right?? They do awesome work. I have seen some incredible wraps they...
Forum: Boating 07-20-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,623
Posted By Cal Coon
I have bought and sold many different items on...

I have bought and sold many different items on Craigslist over the last 20yrs and never had a problem. To save time for everyone, I just tell anyone interested in coming to see my item for sale (over...
Forum: Boating 07-18-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Cal Coon
There is what looks like a pretty good deal on...

There is what looks like a pretty good deal on Craigslist right now in Sutton, NH for an 8' inflatable with an aluminum floor, that comes with 2 engines (that both need "minor" work) for 500. IF both...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-17-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By Cal Coon
Yes, I will be looking for you! I hope your...

Yes, I will be looking for you! I hope your vacation remains uneventful as far as boat problems go... You have definitely earned it the last couple weeks trying to get that boat ready. Enjoy!!
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-15-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By Cal Coon
Turned out to be the kill switch lanyard somehow...

Turned out to be the kill switch lanyard somehow shorted out. All set to be back on the water this weekend!!
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-09-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By Cal Coon
I will be calling Nick at NW Marine. Thanks for...

I will be calling Nick at NW Marine. Thanks for all the tips and/or advice, appreciate it very much.
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 07-07-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By Cal Coon
At a loss...

I have a 93 23' bow rider with a 350 mercruiser magnum (carburetor), that I shorted out trying to fix the rpm gauge. The rpm gauge was not working, so I removed the whole cluster to find a loose wire...
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