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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,403
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oh my goodness....you're experience with Geico is...

oh my goodness....you're experience with Geico is certainly different than mine. I deal with them every day, although not in the marine world and the best adjective I can use for them is "stingy"...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-16-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,721
Posted By ctjstr
ah...gives me a headache. I have one and about 3...

ah...gives me a headache. I have one and about 3 months ago I forgot to put any guard on it. Realized just AFTER I'd put a big skunk stripe up the back of my head. Had the "bald" look for a couple...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-07-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,047
Posted By ctjstr
How about just changing your diet? More Keto or...

How about just changing your diet? More Keto or less gluten or something? Snacking on rose petals?

toni
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-07-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By ctjstr
I don't care about the oil and filters, but I...

I don't care about the oil and filters, but I wish peace to you and your wife and family. Our best for a full and speedy recovery. Take care

Toni & Sara
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-01-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 17,721
Posted By ctjstr
Now THAT is funny:thumb::thumb::thumb:

Now THAT is funny:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 975
Posted By ctjstr
I guess I'm surprised that the overwhelming...

I guess I'm surprised that the overwhelming majority seem to prefer the flybridge. In the three boats I've had over the last 25 years or so, all three have had both a flybridge and salon steering....
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,542
Posted By ctjstr
sorry to see you go. Hope you come back. ...

sorry to see you go. Hope you come back. BUT...if you do..leave the little photo thing on your signature home. Can't STAND that guy.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,565
Posted By ctjstr
Lets see: A club with it's own marina...

Lets see:


A club with it's own marina that offer below market moorage rates.

Boathouses available for purchase.

Active, knowledgeable, friendly members.

Monthly cruises.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 01-22-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By ctjstr
I think we're headed up on the 30th. Its "dogs...

I think we're headed up on the 30th. Its "dogs on deck" day, so your dog gets in free of charge. It will be fun to see how annoying all those dogs (including mine) can be walking around a boat...
Forum: Power Systems 01-21-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,759
Posted By ctjstr
just as an aside. I have a volvo on my Camano....

just as an aside. I have a volvo on my Camano. Its true that parts can be expensive, but if you have the time, many are available from alternative sources for better prices. A couple examples; I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By ctjstr
Here's the failed seal. Looks like water feed...

Here's the failed seal. Looks like water feed got plugged and then the whole thing melted. Fair amount of water coming in while waiting to get hauled out. Had one bilge pump fail but adjacent one...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By ctjstr
On our camano, getting down to tighten a...

On our camano, getting down to tighten a traditional seal is a real PITA. I suppose that's why they came with dripless.
When mine failed this past summer, I looked at both the PSS, which most...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By ctjstr
This will make you laugh..sort of. I was...

This will make you laugh..sort of.
I was involved in legal case a few
years ago where a 28' boat got slammed by a "wave" down in Sourth PUget Sound....near Olympia. A woman was quite seriously...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,523
Views: 1,024,228
Posted By ctjstr
Hey....I've been in that inlet a bunch of times...

Hey....I've been in that inlet a bunch of times and never saw THOSE guys!!!
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By ctjstr
One way to be sure is to use a carbon pile style...

One way to be sure is to use a carbon pile style load tester. You can get a pretty cheap one from habor freight.
Not that its the only way to do it, but I typically charge each battery fully and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By ctjstr
Have Fun! Its hard to beat the area up around...

Have Fun!
Its hard to beat the area up around Anacortes WA and the San Juans, and Canadian gulf islands. If you do a quick search for anacortes yacht charters, you will find several. I've heard...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 12-06-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By ctjstr
great looking boat. Good luck with the sale. The...

great looking boat. Good luck with the sale. The memories should be fun. I dread the day I "retire" from boating, but whenever that is, I know the experiences have made it worthwhile. Best to your...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 12-06-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By ctjstr
nice area with some obvious good deals, compared...

nice area with some obvious good deals, compared to up here in the puget sound area. But tell me this....how much extra do you have to pay if you want one with no snakes, alligators or other things...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,697
Posted By ctjstr
don't forget that in a number of areas, boats can...

don't forget that in a number of areas, boats can be berthed in fresh water, but still be a salt water boat for the most part. Lake Union and Lake washington come to mind. For me, that might be the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,358
Posted By ctjstr
An interesting aside. My uncle, Ed Czarnecki...

An interesting aside. My uncle, Ed Czarnecki was, I believe, at one point in charge of the Boeing military hydrofoil projects, primarily the Pegasus class. He died in the late 70's or early 80's. ...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 12-06-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,953
Posted By ctjstr
the nice thing about the show being in seattle...

the nice thing about the show being in seattle was that I could take the train/bus and lightrail, avoiding the car altogether. Not sure how that will work in Everett.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,493
Posted By ctjstr
I've moved boats more than once and would not...

I've moved boats more than once and would not hesitate again. Just not that big of a deal as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,470
Posted By ctjstr
I use both. have a couple boxes and they're...

I use both. have a couple boxes and they're heavy enough i don't like carrying them around. So, i have a small tool bag that I load up and carry as necessary. Works for me.
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,835
Posted By ctjstr
all this reminds me of a funny. Years ago I...

all this reminds me of a funny.
Years ago I was appointed as a public defender to defend this knucklehead in a boating related case. This fellow was pretty drunk and pretty obnoxious. He and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,835
Posted By ctjstr
you can't compare boats to cars or houses. Rules...

you can't compare boats to cars or houses. Rules are totally different. Safest rule to follow is that if you're in waters open to the coast guard or customs, they can search whenever they want. I...
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