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Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Right? What sane person wouldnít

Right? What sane person wouldnít
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 107
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Posted By twistedtree
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:05 AM
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Posted By twistedtree
The greatest power tool since the bread slicer.

The greatest power tool since the bread slicer.
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 951
Posted By twistedtree
I guess no good deed goes unpunished -:) ...

I guess no good deed goes unpunished -:)


I think for me, it's about a community of like minded boaters. And cruisers to be more exact. I'm not interested in fishing, fishing, fishing. And I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 951
Posted By twistedtree
Perfect. Where do I sign up? Sounds like the...

Perfect. Where do I sign up? Sounds like the club I mistakingly joined a number of years ago
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By twistedtree
Wasnít there a thread along these lines recently?...

Wasnít there a thread along these lines recently?

One key question, which I think you answered but itís worth confirming.... are we talking about a home marina or someplace you will stay for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,597
Posted By twistedtree
My guess would be 40í as the mean. But very...

My guess would be 40í as the mean. But very interested to see actual number. Care to start a poll?
Forum: Selene 01-23-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 392
Posted By twistedtree
If you asked my wife, a full size, vented washer...

If you asked my wife, a full size, vented washer and dryer is one of the most compelling reasons for a larger boat.
Forum: Selene 01-23-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 392
Posted By twistedtree
A pair of jeans at a time? Heck, that would be...

A pair of jeans at a time? Heck, that would be good. I was thinking one sock at a time.
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-23-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 735
Posted By twistedtree
Wrong question, in my opinion. Something like...

Wrong question, in my opinion. Something like ďwhat do you look for in a yacht clubĒ would be much more meaningful.

Yacht clubs are like boats; they are all different, and there is one for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,597
Posted By twistedtree
I think those stats are really meaningless. ...

I think those stats are really meaningless. Sure, overall a 50í bot may be huge. But for a trawler doing trawler things, Iíd guess itís just a bit above average, and not at all off target for the...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 01-23-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,950
Posted By twistedtree
Ha, me too. Maybe we were on the same train. ...

Ha, me too. Maybe we were on the same train. One of the guide wheel bearings burned out on the run to silverton, and they had to repair it before we returned. I was in heaven watching them jack...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,263
Posted By twistedtree
[emoji106]Al. Itís way more productive,...

[emoji106]Al.

Itís way more productive, creates better karma, and is just way more fun to focus on the things we have in common rather than whatís different.
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By twistedtree
The must have come up in the past, but Iím...

The must have come up in the past, but Iím surprised there arenít ďloop boats for leaseĒ. A one year lease would do it for most people, and address the issue of buying and then selling a boat. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,959
Posted By twistedtree
Yup, the best solution to a "smart tv" is a...

Yup, the best solution to a "smart tv" is a dangling plug.
Forum: Power Systems 01-21-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By twistedtree
And thatís exactly why the dump valve would...

And thatís exactly why the dump valve would accomplish...
Forum: Power Systems 01-21-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By twistedtree
So you are talking about a variable displacement...

So you are talking about a variable displacement pump, vs fixed displacement?

Just keep in mind that without a clutch any leak will dump all your fluid and shortly after trash your pump unless you...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-21-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,650
Posted By twistedtree
Although pulling new cables would be the best...

Although pulling new cables would be the best solution, I certainly understand the hassle that can entail.


I also agree that a butt connection is preferable to a bus bar or post for the reasons...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By twistedtree
Exactly. I actually think it's a point by point...

Exactly. I actually think it's a point by point rebuttal of the Snake River proposal. Like the thing about a "little inconvenience" from the rising water level.
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By twistedtree
What a shame. I hope they successfully rebuild...

What a shame. I hope they successfully rebuild and continue on.

I havenít been on the Richelieu, but would like to do that run from Watertown to the St Lawrence some day. We have traveled the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By twistedtree
Thanks, I see now. So on the Richelieu, not the...

Thanks, I see now. So on the Richelieu, not the St Lawrence.
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By twistedtree
It's actually quite a funny F-you to people who...

It's actually quite a funny F-you to people who have proposed just this for the Snake river. He's basically saying, OK, you go first.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,597
Posted By twistedtree
I highly recommend the Falklands, and South...

I highly recommend the Falklands, and South Georgia is not to be missed. It's arguable better than the Antarctic peninsula.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By twistedtree
Quelle domage. Was this in Montreal? ...

Quelle domage.


Was this in Montreal? Off the Ottawa river, or the St Lawrence? Or elsewhere?


Glad you and your boat are OK.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,628
Posted By twistedtree
That's great. I think I'll paint that on a wall...

That's great. I think I'll paint that on a wall in a room sometime, just for kicks. After all, if it's a door not to be used under any circumstances.... is it really as door? Great philosophers...
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