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Forum: General Maintenance Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 498
Posted By localboy
We are in the process of finding a larger trawler...

We are in the process of finding a larger trawler to use into retirement. Probably #1 "priority" on the list? No teak decks. Don't want the headaches nor the maintenance. I hate any work that...
Forum: Monk Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By localboy
Thanks for the reference. I will read up on it. ...

Thanks for the reference. I will read up on it. From some of the research I've already done it appears the opinions have changed/evolved over the decades. Originally, blisters were considered a...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By localboy
We have only used it once and that was this past...

We have only used it once and that was this past Aug 2019 from BC to WA. Used an i-Phone. Total time until the agent came on about 12 minutes. It was quick and convenient.



At the time we...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-18-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 563
Posted By localboy
Not only is the Marinebeam festoon anchor light...

Not only is the Marinebeam festoon anchor light brighter, but the light is much “whiter” too.
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,523
Views: 1,024,209
Posted By localboy
I lov per he combo coffee table/tool chest!:thumb:

I lov per he combo coffee table/tool chest!:thumb:
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-18-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By localboy
This is going to be interesting. Totally love...

This is going to be interesting. Totally love Willards. We saw one in Annette Inlet up in the Gulf Islands. I took a pic and have always salivated about them since. Wished I had asked the owners...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-17-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 563
Posted By localboy
2 Thumbs up for Marinebeam.com. Replaced our...

2 Thumbs up for Marinebeam.com. Replaced our anchor light and all the interior lights. Work great!

I did not replace my running lights since anytime they are on, we are running under power and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8,523
Views: 1,024,209
Posted By localboy
College gf had an auto-stick ‘70 Super Beetle. ...

College gf had an auto-stick ‘70 Super Beetle. It was OK but the tranny as crap. Can’t comment on the snow: University of Hawai’i. :socool: I’ve had a ‘70 that I sold when my son was born. Now the...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-17-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,617
Posted By localboy
Lower back pain sucks. I have the same issue,...

Lower back pain sucks. I have the same issue, bulge between L5/S1. Mine is luckily not chronic, yet.

On the good news side, my wife was a gymnast and suffered a severe lower back injury in her...
Forum: Monk 02-16-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By localboy
Hull blisters

We are communicating with a broker on a 1991 Monk 36. Broker was very forthcoming that the boat has hull blisters that were present when the current owners purchased the boat 10 years ago. They...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-16-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,591
Posted By localboy
I have one . I use it when working outside or in...

I have one . I use it when working outside or in the garage etc. The rubberish ends and sides make it pretty resilient. I’ve dropped it and nothing happened. Good BT distance and the sound is OK,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8,523
Views: 1,024,209
Posted By localboy
One of the most successful vehicles in history. ...

One of the most successful vehicles in history. I prefer the pre-67 models, of course.
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 02-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By localboy
https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s3/trailer-tra...

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s3/trailer-trawler-48829.html
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-14-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By localboy
I just called around and did a Google search of...

I just called around and did a Google search of various ports/marinas in the Puget Sound region looking for a 45' slip. I did not look farther south than Port Orchard (Peninsula) and Everett ...
Forum: Power Systems 02-13-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By localboy
Cummins 6BT 5.9M hours opinions

1991 Monk 36 with original Cummins 6BT 5.9M (220 hp) with 8655 hrs on it. Assuming it was well maintained, is that a lot of hours? For a boat that is 29 yrs old, that does not seem out of line to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-13-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,591
Posted By localboy
I installed a dedicated "stereo system". It...

I installed a dedicated "stereo system". It allows CDs (antiquated technology) and AM/FM (won't work; no antennae). It does play off my phone, so I simply plug the phone into the hardwire and...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,059
Posted By localboy
I guess he showed them...:nonono: ...

I guess he showed them...:nonono:
https://www.foxnews.com/world/chinese-man-covers-himself-in-gasoline-while-strapped-to-firecrackers-after-coronavrius-cancels-birthday-bash-report


On a lighter...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By localboy
You are correct. My bad. I knew something did...

You are correct. My bad. I knew something did not look right on the FB.



https://www.rangertugs.com/models.aspx?itemid=2634&prodid=12596&pagetitle=Ranger+Tugs+R-29+CB#gallery
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By localboy
Largest Ranger Tug made. Bring your...

Largest Ranger Tug made. Bring your checkbook...and make sure it’s thick.

https://www.rangertugs.com/models.aspx?itemid=2634&prodid=92524&pagetitle=R-41-CB
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By localboy
Romans, Babylonians, Turks...used them. ...

Romans, Babylonians, Turks...used them.
...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-07-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By localboy
I will look into that. Mahalo.

I will look into that. Mahalo.
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-07-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By localboy
After trying various "methods" I saved the pics...

After trying various "methods" I saved the pics onto my laptop and resized them to a smaller file size. I then used the "attachments" tool in the advanced window and it finally worked.
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By localboy
Like this?:socool: 99159

Like this?:socool:



99159
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-07-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By localboy
I tried it on both. No luck. The pic was a...

I tried it on both. No luck. The pic was a stupid Pinterist pic...or at least that's where I found it. Using Firefox. I'm now on a different computer, so I'm going to try it again...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 02-06-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,786
Posted By localboy
I saw that boat on Yachtworld...but the limited...

I saw that boat on Yachtworld...but the limited pics suck...
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