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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Today, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Is that the universe with Ironman or Aquaman?...

Is that the universe with Ironman or Aquaman? :lol:
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Very few own Ferraris too. It took well into my...

Very few own Ferraris too. It took well into my 40's to even remotely get a handle on my life to realize boating (and I mean yachting) was even a thing. Be it money, responsibility, life management,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-11-2018, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Y'all are missing some of the original premise...

Y'all are missing some of the original premise here. Are the generalizations even remotely accurate? Do Simrads lean toward motoryachts? Do fisherman prefer Lowrance? That kinda thing?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-11-2018, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Do they offer full-suite solutions?

Do they offer full-suite solutions?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-11-2018, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Broad Brush Statement I Heard

So I was watching a YouTube channel the other night and the "Tuber" made a bit of a broad statement that I wanted to run past you guys for discussion. In a nutshell, he said there are basically three...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Tom.B
Good stuff. Thanks. I wonder if there is...

Good stuff. Thanks.


I wonder if there is a way to discover the fiberglass thickness of a hull section WITHOUT drilling thru it? Any ideas?
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Tom.B
:lol::rofl::socool::D

:lol::rofl::socool::D
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2018, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Tom.B
Well... ummm... okay then. I think the...

Well... ummm... okay then. I think the statistical probability of this is so astronomical, it is hard for it to really be a deciding factor. However, thanks for the warning. If I put it there, I will...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
(Good point George. Thanks) Here are...

(Good point George. Thanks)



Here are the two options. For the sake of argument, let's focus ONLY on these two spots. Everywhere else has challenges.


The arrow on the left is the NORMAL...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Tom.B
Thanks for the replies... but I am not needing...

Thanks for the replies... but I am not needing tips on installing the cleats. Well, not yet anyway. :-) My curiosity is whether the direction of pull is a factor in how it holds. It makes a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Torque on a cleat

We want to add additional cleats to our swim platform so our crossed stern lines are not such a pain to step over to get onboard when we are at floating docks. I have a couple of options where I can...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 11-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,570
Posted By Tom.B
We will likely spend this winter in MHC too....

We will likely spend this winter in MHC too. Water is warmer and more saline than up in NB. Last winter we had a 3” sheet of ice around boat but the oil filled heaters did their job ;-)
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 11-04-2018, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
South Enough to Avoid Winterizing the Boat?

We have wintered in New Bern for 10 years and we have never winterized once.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-01-2018, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
Has anyone tried Outback inverter/chargers?

Has anyone tried Outback inverter/chargers?
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-24-2018, 12:54 PM
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Views: 1,704
Posted By Tom.B
Thanks Tim & Chris, The Bahamas are...

Thanks Tim & Chris,


The Bahamas are probably off the list for now. She just can't work and travel from there. So we are likely to do the Chesapeake in the late Spring. Then if we like it, follow...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-24-2018, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Tom.B
They will have lots of time to fix it all up......

They will have lots of time to fix it all up... We aren't leaving for a while :blush:
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-23-2018, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Tom.B
I like this idea... but likely back to NC after...

I like this idea... but likely back to NC after just a few months then back to NC for late summer.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-23-2018, 03:11 PM
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Views: 1,704
Posted By Tom.B
I assume the Gulf Stream moves around. What...

I assume the Gulf Stream moves around. What resource do you use to know how far off shore it is on any given week?
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-23-2018, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Tom.B
First... we are not a trawler :D:D:D ...

First... we are not a trawler :D:D:D


Second, it is going to rain this weekend :blush:


Third... We have been to River Dunes before. I mean, it's a nice place and all. Certainly a great stop...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-22-2018, 06:55 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By Tom.B
Stop and say Hi in Morehead City

Morehead City Yacht Basin... but we have feet and can walk to other places if you are on the Town Docks or at Portside. ;-)
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-22-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,704
Posted By Tom.B
I believe you have made this exact point...

I believe you have made this exact point previously in this thread. But thanks again...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-22-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Tom.B
Stop and say Hi in Morehead City

Any of you southbound TF’ers that find yourself in Morehead City on a weekend, stop by Skinny Dippin’ and say hello! (Except for this one ‘cause it’s gonna be raining)
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,278
Posted By Tom.B
82220

82220
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Tom.B
Burgee Survey

I’m sad that you left my idea off the list.
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 09:36 AM
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Views: 10,913
Posted By Tom.B
Does anyone have a hi-rez version of the full...

Does anyone have a hi-rez version of the full logo?
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