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Forum: General Discussion Today, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,265
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
So sad indeed. Prayers for all. We stayed at...

So sad indeed. Prayers for all. We stayed at Alred's and at Ditto Landing this past fall while on a trip up to Chattanooga and back. Both newer, all metal structures with modern power stands. ...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 215
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Yep, I got a few quotes higher than...

Yep, I got a few quotes higher than that:banghead: So i will be rolling and tipping Alexseal as soon as spring/summer arrives.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 828
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
"I do not want to be in a trump dominated...

"I do not want to be in a trump dominated environment, one of the reasons I am not considering the south of the US."

Don't be too quick to judge - you will find plenty of middle-of-the-road, live...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Looks like it's going to be the Keys for us...

Looks like it's going to be the Keys for us :blush::blush:
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 803
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
I feel your pain:hide: We have a sundeck model...

I feel your pain:hide: We have a sundeck model also. But we always drive from the enclosed flybridge (pic in avatar is before the enclosure was added)- we are in the South so cold is not a big...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Yep, when cruising we use an Ipad Pro as hot spot...

Yep, when cruising we use an Ipad Pro as hot spot and it covers our boat great. We also have unlimited ATT for the Ipad so we can watch anything we want, with a smart Roku TV.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Last year i replaced and old 12.5 Westerbeke (was...

Last year i replaced and old 12.5 Westerbeke (was inoperable) with a 9k Kohler in sound box. Kohler was two yrs old (still under warranty) and i got it for $4,500 ($10k new). Cost me about $4,000...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
We are fortunate at Columbus Marina (MS) - very...

We are fortunate at Columbus Marina (MS) - very good wifi coverage - no problem with streaming and watching movies.... Have been told coverage is also excellent at the transient slips and walls. ...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-25-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,582
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Not sure it's worth the risk. Spent my career in...

Not sure it's worth the risk. Spent my career in finance calculating risk/reward. Those green 'one time use' cylinders are so inexpensive at Home Depot ...etc that to me, it's not worth the risk. ...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 01-25-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Wow, the Alexseal coating looks great. Congrats....

Wow, the Alexseal coating looks great. Congrats. I'll be painting my topsides and decks this spring/summer. In a covered slip, so no spraying allowed, so will roll and tip with Alexseal - but as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,407
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
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Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,325
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Many thanks to all former and current moderators.

Many thanks to all former and current moderators.
Forum: Selene 01-23-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 467
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Yes, our boat came with a 2001 model Splendide...

Yes, our boat came with a 2001 model Splendide vented model - had previous experience with an unvented model - have been been very pleased with this one. We only wash clothes and light towels. For...
Forum: Prairie 01-22-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
You should have stopped at Columbus Marina -...

You should have stopped at Columbus Marina - would've bought you a cold one:thumb: Nice folks at Demopolis - if still there tell Fred and Matt hello from the Mortimers. Safe travels.
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
When do you plan to head up the TennTom? Water...

When do you plan to head up the TennTom? Water is very high right now with lots of current, and lots of debris ie logs.... getting caught up in the locks. Me thinks you might want to wait a spell...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-20-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
If we had that much exterior teak I would also be...

If we had that much exterior teak I would also be tempted to paint - agree it may make the boat look more modern. But the only exterior teak we have are our handrails. Under the covered sundeck we...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
On ours, four screws held the instrument panel...

On ours, four screws held the instrument panel down - much easier to pull the panel and do the work Ďup topí, rather than working under the dash.
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-18-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Donít know your issue, but when we bought our...

Donít know your issue, but when we bought our 1988 CHB Present most engine instruments on upper and lower helms did not work correctly. Turns out the problem was the 11 pin connectors that connect...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-17-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,118
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
May be a bit off of this thread - our boat came...

May be a bit off of this thread - our boat came with an older Raytheon R20 Radar in great condition - head unit located in saloon - still works beautifully. Any way to get this to show up on a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,363
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
I'm assuming some on this thread have never...

I'm assuming some on this thread have never locked up, or down, in some of the LARGE concrete walled locks on the TN River or Tenn-Tom Waterway, or other river systems - large ie 70-95' tall. As you...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-13-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
If the boat never had teak side decks, the steel...

If the boat never had teak side decks, the steel tanks may be in great shape. Ours are, and our boat never had teak decks. Most commercial fishing and work boats have steel tanks that hold up for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Installed a new pump on our flybridge last yr...

Installed a new pump on our flybridge last yr when we bought the boat. Did not solve the 'loose' problem - ie full turn before it 'catches'. Had the ram rebuilt ($70 locally), no improvement. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Only exterior teak we have is our handrails (not...

Only exterior teak we have is our handrails (not cap rails). Pettit Flagship Varnish. Ton of UV protection. Thin first few coats, and full on last three or four. Looks great and lasts several...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-10-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
When boat shopping we looked at several with the...

When boat shopping we looked at several with the overhang the OP mentioned. Was a no-go for us. Settled on our 42' sundeck trawler with an aft full queen walk-around with almost 7' of headroom. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,363
Posted By FoxtrotCharlie
Our fenders are 12" diameter:angel::angel: Don't...

Our fenders are 12" diameter:angel::angel: Don't think socks will stretch ....
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