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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,103
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Landlocked: Etiquette for looking at...

Hi Landlocked:

Etiquette for looking at boats is simple: Be kind and thoughtful, and with any luck, it will be returned.

When we bought our big boat, I knew I wanted (needed) two things: Dual...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,353
Posted By Miz Trom
Looking at the photo from Portage... I...

Looking at the photo from Portage...


I see a breakwater right alongside the red channel markers, and Mr. Rhodes pointed out the breakwater is under water during high tide. Yep, that's a bad...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,658
Posted By Miz Trom
Hey Dude: I'd be concerned about that ground...

Hey Dude:

I'd be concerned about that ground fault light.

This article explains what a galvanic isolator does in very clear terms.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,651
Posted By Miz Trom
Great narrative and photos, Peter! ...

Great narrative and photos, Peter!


Cheers,
Mrs. Trombley
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Mr. Oliver: Things must be a little...

Hi Mr. Oliver:

Things must be a little different here on the Gulf of Mexico, state of Florida, compared to up there in the Pacific NW. I've used boat motors for forty years to blow the sand out...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,225
Posted By Miz Trom
Lee's post caught my eye because our recently...

Lee's post caught my eye because our recently sold boat is now residing on the Delaware. This seems to be the latest news:

...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2022, 01:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,243
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Peter: (Laughing) I struggled mightily to...

Hi Peter:

(Laughing) I struggled mightily to maintain a civil tone in that thread, because much like your experience, it was about getting screwed by someone you trusted. You have indeed...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,322
Posted By Miz Trom
Sleep is sleep. Guys, anything you fearfully...

Sleep is sleep. Guys, anything you fearfully attach to bunking together is hogwash.


I'm shocked, truly shocked, that men would be so reluctant to share sleeping quarters for a night.

...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,243
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Peter: Everything you've said in this...

Hi Peter:


Everything you've said in this thread is commendable. Your main point is about the LACK of OVERSIGHT, and a teachable lesson for others regarding your lack of foresight about the lack...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-19-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Miz Trom
Great job on removing the teak! Dauntless must be...

Great job on removing the teak! Dauntless must be beaming.


Listen to ComoDave. He knows of what he speaks.


Cheers,
Mrs. Trombley
Forum: Boats | Wanted 05-17-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By Miz Trom
Old Dan: Not everyone can afford your level...

Old Dan:

Not everyone can afford your level of luxury! (written with a big smile, and I love your boat, so please don't take my comment wrongly!) :angel:

Besides, the OP said she was looking...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 05-17-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By Miz Trom
If the OP is still looking, this is one of the...

If the OP is still looking, this is one of the sweetest old Albin 25's I've ever seen for sale...

https://fortmyers.craigslist.org/chl/boa/d/port-charlotte-1973-albin-25/7471170197.html

Cheers,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,181
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Kevin: THIS PHOTO. Totally,...

Hi Kevin:


THIS PHOTO.


Totally, completely, thoroughly planned and prepared for retirement aboard.


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Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-11-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,129
Posted By Miz Trom
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,689
Posted By Miz Trom
Agree completely. Cheers, Mrs. Trombley

Agree completely.


Cheers,
Mrs. Trombley
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,185
Posted By Miz Trom
Kevin: I've been much too busy lately and...

Kevin:


I've been much too busy lately and haven't had ANY spare time to spend on TF, so please forgive me if I missed the official announcement.



Inquiring minds want to know... are you...
Forum: Harbor Chat 04-23-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,536
Posted By Miz Trom
I have a feeling I've seen this thread before. ...

I have a feeling I've seen this thread before.


Deja Moo.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 03-28-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By Miz Trom
One more thing. Please practice with your new...

One more thing. Please practice with your new boarding ladder.


Real practice. Jump overboard and test your new boarding ladder. You may find that it is difficult to deploy, or that you need to...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 03-24-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By Miz Trom
Hey Art: Yes, but it appears we have a...

Hey Art:

Yes, but it appears we have a likely buyer for the big boat now. Since we lowered the price, potential buyers are coming out of the woodwork.

Sorry for the thread hijack!

Cheers,...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-24-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,618
Posted By Miz Trom
Hi Jose & Jen: Welcome aboard! If you...

Hi Jose & Jen:

Welcome aboard!

If you are familiar with our Florida waters, you know you need to get the bottom cleaned by a diver every month once the water temp gets to 70 degrees...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 03-23-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By Miz Trom
It appears from your photos that you may have...

It appears from your photos that you may have room in between your dinghy and transom to re-board.



That Garelick ladder you found might be just right. I am a little concerned about how small...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Miz Trom
You might also consider these pros, a stunning...

You might also consider these pros, a stunning and much longer-lasting alternative to fabric coverings...


Home | Hard To Top (https://hardtotop.com/)


Best Regards,
Mrs. Trombley
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2022, 12:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,890
Posted By Miz Trom
Lee: Something else for you to consider. ...

Lee:

Something else for you to consider.

First, please ignore the minority sexist opinions on this thread that completely disregard women who have decades of boating experience and were born...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-22-2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Miz Trom
Wow. Thanks for the excellent description &...

Wow. Thanks for the excellent description & photos, Ted! I have an old fridge in my garage that I have wrapped in insulation. Now I am going to check on the thermostat.



I also laughed out loud...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 03-22-2022, 01:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,396
Posted By Miz Trom
This boarding ladder issue is a personal vexation...

This boarding ladder issue is a personal vexation of mine. A pet peeve. A "why the hell don't boat builders get this?" exasperation.


I think we should all call it a "re-boarding ladder" for the...
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