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Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By texasnielsen
Decision was to accomplish DIY. Had some other...

Decision was to accomplish DIY. Had some other things pop up so the weather window for outdoor painting may be lost until the Spring. Certainly not going to be held hostage at $125 a ft.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,724
Posted By texasnielsen
Thanks for the responses folks. More or less...

Thanks for the responses folks. More or less confirmed my suspicions.
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,724
Posted By texasnielsen
2020 Bottom Job prices

Did a search on this and all I found were outdated posts for 2020 experiences.

In 2016 did a bottom job for $1900.00 (SR 410AC). Includes haul out, pressure washing, minor sanding and 3 gal...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,649
Posted By texasnielsen
I thought the S/V name was familiar. Their...

I thought the S/V name was familiar. Their bravado and belief in their competence could have arisen from this crossing... another what were they thinking journey. At least enough smarts to leave...
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-17-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,787
Posted By texasnielsen
So sad to read of your brother’s passing. ...

So sad to read of your brother’s passing. Prayers and condolences to you and the extended family.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-07-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,289
Posted By texasnielsen
I believe it is this one. ...

I believe it is this one. https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1980/cheoy-lee-ketch-3656943/

Best wishes to Bligh for a long, safe and enjoyable ownership of her. Sounds like your LLC questions have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By texasnielsen
Where do the Pirate stories get posted?

Lets hope they leave the pleasure craft transiting this area alone...

https://www.oedigital.com/news/480484-pirates-attack-another-offshore-vessel-in-mexico
Forum: Harbor Chat 05-29-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,062
Posted By texasnielsen
Ahh, the discourse of a good conversation

Hopefully everyone participating in this discussion has a glass in hand to sip between typing.

For myself, the prior dog was named Scotch. A wonderful English Pointer who lived to be 17 before...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 40,946
Posted By texasnielsen
I too was originally going to post what I “did”...

I too was originally going to post what I “did” once versus do as I am semi retired now. I have been working in one sort or another since I was 13 and the old man made it clear he wasn’t paying but...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By texasnielsen
My thoughts as well. 😫

My thoughts as well. 😫
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By texasnielsen
A different idea regarding displacement hulls.

Stay at home video entertainment. . .
Stumbled upon this video of a unique (to me) idea of what constitutes a displacement hull vessel for long distance travelers.

...
Forum: Other Makes 03-29-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,014
Posted By texasnielsen
Apologies. Although a different price point for...

Apologies. Although a different price point for sure I was referring to Nordhavn and Selene. Solely from an esthetic perspective.
Forum: Other Makes 03-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,014
Posted By texasnielsen
From my lazy boy chair Perspective, having just...

From my lazy boy chair Perspective, having just watched several YouTube videos of similar sized “N”s and “S”s I don’t see the top heavy perspective some speak about. I see a lot of freeboard in...
Forum: Other Makes 03-26-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,014
Posted By texasnielsen
“Top heavy”. Interesting observations. That...

“Top heavy”. Interesting observations. That hadn’t occurred to me. I’ve never seen any with either flopper stopper outriggers or stabilizer fins. Was hoping an owner was a member so as to gain...
Forum: Other Makes 03-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,014
Posted By texasnielsen
Magna Marine Nova Scotia

Noticed the subject brand/models on YW that have been listed for some time. Any members have any experience with these hulls?

They appear to be stout, well made trawlers. The builder had some...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-21-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,894
Posted By texasnielsen
For the OP... I am trying to learn and...

For the OP... I am trying to learn and understand leakage myself.... 😉

https://www.marinadockage.com/technical-bulletin-understanding-ac-leakage-current/
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By texasnielsen
Yes, new company. Yet the marketing literature...

Yes, new company. Yet the marketing literature on board [at the show] mentions all of the glorious positive history of Northern Marine.

So it’s either one of two things in my book;

If...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By texasnielsen
Hmmm

I was at the T-fest all day Friday and Saturday. A lot of beautiful, and for some hulls, very beautiful and pricey models on display. New and used of course. I am not sure I agree with the...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 09-29-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By texasnielsen
I also enjoyed the hospitality of Scott and a...

I also enjoyed the hospitality of Scott and a Paul this weekend. Thoroughly enjoyed touring the boat and both gentlemen were very gracious and patient with my “kicking tires” trawler search.
...
Forum: Harbor Chat 09-06-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By texasnielsen
FF - Awesome. Thanks for sharing.

FF -
Awesome. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Harbor Chat 09-06-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By texasnielsen
When someone shared the you tube link as an...

When someone shared the you tube link as an example that not all of the millennial (gen-x maybe?) generation is satisfied living in a basement playing video games, it got my attention. I was hooked...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,710
Posted By texasnielsen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiXCQQFokMg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiXCQQFokMg

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn1CSJuXBPs

One slow. One fast. Like everything else, it's how they are used . . .
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-20-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,566
Posted By texasnielsen
Latest news from Garmin on Active Captain support...

Latest news from Garmin on Active Captain support

https://marketinginfo.garmin.com/u/gm.php?UID=5tKQFuB1CP&ID=120148819_2215393_126224
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,149
Posted By texasnielsen
Latest news from Garmin regarding support of...

Latest news from Garmin regarding support of Active Captain.
https://marketinginfo.garmin.com/u/gm.php?UID=5tKQFuB1CP&ID=120148819_2215393_126224
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,147
Posted By texasnielsen
This isn't intended to be a finger wagging; think...

This isn't intended to be a finger wagging; think of it as forewarned to avoid being hassled by LEOs for improper operation of a MV. What you decide in relation to the law is obviously your own...
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