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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By GFC
And I'm happy to say that I have seen several of...

And I'm happy to say that I have seen several of the finished products Eric has done on his wife's saw.

"Quality work" is an understatement. :thumb:
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-13-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,020
Posted By GFC
Last Sunday a.m. we were in the Phoenix area...

Last Sunday a.m. we were in the Phoenix area enjoying mid 60's temps. We (stupidly) got on an plane and are now in WA. Shoveling the 16" of snow out of the driveway.


Next year I won't be so...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-13-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By GFC
I kinda like my arsonists on the well done side. ...

I kinda like my arsonists on the well done side. And stupid.
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-12-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By GFC
Loop, a piece of advice I often give to first...

Loop, a piece of advice I often give to first time boat owners is to buy your second boat first. By that, I mean don't make the mistake many people do. They are hot to buy a boat and buy one they...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 02-12-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By GFC
Loop, welcome to TF. We've cruised a couple of...

Loop, welcome to TF. We've cruised a couple of times in the San Juans and I was surprised at how close together things seemed to be. I was on a variety of boats from a chartered Grand Banks 32' at...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,723
Posted By GFC
Captain, welcome aboard TF. That's a beautiful...

Captain, welcome aboard TF. That's a beautiful boat you've purchased.


I had an opportunity this past summer to be on board Crusty's Selene and was very impressed with the entire boat. Smooth...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-12-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By GFC
Ken, welcome to TF. Can't help you with answers...

Ken, welcome to TF. Can't help you with answers to your questions but glad to see you're here. Do you have any photos of your boat? Also, what part of the Sunshine Coast do you live on?
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-10-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 886
Posted By GFC
When they built my marina they considered the...

When they built my marina they considered the possibility of fire. In most marinas the flames run up under the roof then travel along the length of the roof and pretty soon the while damn thing is...
Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 02-10-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 465
Posted By GFC
That should be in a museum! It is flat beautiful.

That should be in a museum! It is flat beautiful.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-09-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By GFC
Our Sunday morning return flight to WA may be...

Our Sunday morning return flight to WA may be cancelled. The airport we're flying in to is closed right now because they can't keep up with the snowfall. It's coming down faster than the plows can...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-09-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,231
Posted By GFC
That sounds a lot like coming out of Bonneville...

That sounds a lot like coming out of Bonneville Lock when you're headed downstream during fishing season, or around Hood River when the winds are blowing and there are a bazillion wind surfers...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-09-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By GFC
Can't say that I blame them. I'm not sure what...

Can't say that I blame them. I'm not sure what the GDPR laws entail, but if it costs them more to comply with those laws than they would make in profits (not just the sale price, but gross profit) I...
Forum: Power Systems 02-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By GFC
Blanket? Hmmmm, I bought a welder's blanket to...

Blanket? Hmmmm, I bought a welder's blanket to throw over my Treager grill when the wind is blowing to retain the heat inside the grill. It does a great job and will not burn.


It does a...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-08-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By GFC
There's a 130' sailboat in the harbor that has a...

There's a 130' sailboat in the harbor that has a dinner cruise agenda. We took it a few years ago when we were down there and had a helluva good time. Wine is free. Food was pretty good, but after...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By GFC
It probably would but it sure seemed to be doing...

It probably would but it sure seemed to be doing a lot of pitching and roiling in those waves.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By GFC
Remember that time......

If you have been a mariner/boater/skipper for a long time you certainly have a memory of a time when you pushed your luck and it almost cost you your life. You survived, but only because you kept...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By GFC
I have a few books on the boat but they're more...

I have a few books on the boat but they're more for reference than reading for relaxation. I have Chapman's, Nigel Calder, Nav Rules, etc.


For pleasure I download to my kindle. I get them for...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By GFC
LOL, that's a good one FF.

LOL, that's a good one FF.
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-06-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By GFC
Northern Diver, welcome to TF from another...

Northern Diver, welcome to TF from another Washingtonian who lives on the opposite corner of the state. We've boated in the San Juans and Puget Sound and that's some of the most beautiful waters you...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By GFC
I use one of these Kasco de icers and it works...

I use one of these Kasco de icers and it works like a charm. 110volt. I hang it from the bow with it angled toward the stern. The last time I used it I didn't put it in the water until there was...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By GFC
See, I told you in that last thread, it's them...

See, I told you in that last thread, it's them damned Russkis!


They can't make an island like the Chinese did so they're stealing the magnetic North Pole.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-05-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By GFC
We have 6 more days of 70* weather before we head...

We have 6 more days of 70* weather before we head back north. I just checked the weather forecast for the coming week and it's mid-20's in the daytime and mid teens at night.


I already know...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By GFC
Would they be opposed to the wheel if you agreed...

Would they be opposed to the wheel if you agreed to leave it in place if/when you move to another slip or marina. Our marina doesn't allow things to be screwed or bolted to the dock unless the slip...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By GFC
That looks GREAT. Nicely done.

That looks GREAT. Nicely done.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By GFC
Here's last night's sunset in the Phoenix area......

Here's last night's sunset in the Phoenix area...
https://i.postimg.cc/BZrT264C/SCW_Sunset.jpg


and here's one from home, looking out over the Columbia River... ...
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