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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 109
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Posted By kthoennes
Boy, after reading FWT's post about what you have...

Boy, after reading FWT's post about what you have to do to be the guy who's called first -- that's a ton of work and a pile of time spent and a lot of homework (boat research) just to give somebody...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,803
Posted By kthoennes
Powerful temptation, but I will shut up.

Powerful temptation, but I will shut up.
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,401
Posted By kthoennes
Yes! You know two weeks ago I accidentally broke...

Yes! You know two weeks ago I accidentally broke off the air intake filter on my shop compressor. No big deal I thought, that's a common part. Nope. Made in China, but 1/2" BSP threads on the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,401
Posted By kthoennes
MOJO's post above, shared pain ! I feel you...

MOJO's post above, shared pain ! I feel you buddy! Yep, that one too. On our previous Carver 3207 the boat horn was embarrassing. Press the button and it made a pitiful little "tweeeee" sound...
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-05-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By kthoennes
Oh heck, you can't apply logic or analytics to...

Oh heck, you can't apply logic or analytics to this. We could have had the hypothetical conversation about winning without actually buying a ticket at all and saves $20, but on some deep,...
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-05-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By kthoennes
My wife and I were discussing the recent...

My wife and I were discussing the recent MegaMillions lottery with our boys. We bought $20 in tickets last week. Dad, could we win? Almost certainly not. Then why do you buy any tickets, you...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,401
Posted By kthoennes
See, right there, that's why I don't want to...

See, right there, that's why I don't want to replace my broken radar array with something new and sexy and all HD and digital. Then I'll have to replace the multi-function display, then I'll have to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,401
Posted By kthoennes
For now -- until we have it shipped to Duluth...

For now -- until we have it shipped to Duluth someday and sail out into the world -- we're trapped on a 26-mile lake above the first dam on the Missouri River, so I rarely run the radar and other nav...
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 07-30-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,550
Posted By kthoennes
We live in South Dakota so I'm pretty much of...

We live in South Dakota so I'm pretty much of Peter's same mindset, but even if we lived in a high density area, here's what I always wonder in discussions like this when driving habit statistics...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2022, 05:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,706
Posted By kthoennes
I've got to let go with a rant once in a while, ...

I've got to let go with a rant once in a while, helps me otherwise maintain serenity when the marina's travel lift rips off my radar array, AIS antenna and steaming light mast.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,706
Posted By kthoennes
"Hard landing"? Now there's a euphemism for...

"Hard landing"? Now there's a euphemism for CRASH. Kind of like when the the Titanic "made contact" with the iceberg. It's very hard to be an English major lately. The media hyperventilates and...
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 07-28-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,550
Posted By kthoennes
Okay, I swallowed the bait and googled. Uh huh. ...

Okay, I swallowed the bait and googled. Uh huh. 400 hydrogen refueling stations worldwide. 45 stations in the United States, 43 of them in screwball California. Yeah, that's ready for prime time.
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 07-28-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,550
Posted By kthoennes
I don't know, a quick google search shows there...

I don't know, a quick google search shows there are 11.8 million recreational boats registered in the US alone. I assume that's everything from my inflatable dinghy with a 4-horse (has to be...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-28-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By kthoennes
Yikes, $72 for a tube of glue?? That's about 10%...

Yikes, $72 for a tube of glue?? That's about 10% of the purchase price of our dinghy. Well, I see that's caulking-gun size, so more than just a little tube.

Thanks for the tip on gel super-glue,...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-26-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By kthoennes
This isn't very helpful I know, but we ditched...

This isn't very helpful I know, but we ditched our Norcold DE-461 last year and replaced it with an LG super efficient 7.0 cu foot model, 110v, but it runs on our 12v system with a dedicated (single...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 07-26-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,774
Posted By kthoennes
I can't tell y'all how much I'm enjoying this...

I can't tell y'all how much I'm enjoying this thread.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By kthoennes
Looks like the first one, blue with seven stars,...

Looks like the first one, blue with seven stars, is the Bergen Sailing Association in Hjellestad, Norway.

Bergens Seilforening | Vi er i vinden - hele tiden (https://www.bergens-seilforening.no/)
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By kthoennes
What do they mean by "burped?"

What do they mean by "burped?"
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By kthoennes
Bering 77 -- Ooooo!

This video happened to randomly pop up on my YouTube suggestions. Sales video I know but it was such a pleasure to watch I thought I'd post it. Bering 77, expedition style, but ahhh, that's a nice...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-14-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,025
Posted By kthoennes
When I google "RV Market" and then click the...

When I google "RV Market" and then click the "news" I see a ton of very recent articles on how even with inflation, even with high gas prices, even with higher financing rates, even if it costs you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By kthoennes
Why do you think the circuit breakers need...

Why do you think the circuit breakers need replacing? I recently had a problem with a bilge pump that wouldn't run. Tried to trace the wiring but I lost it inside a bulkhead and I got messed up, so...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-04-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,847
Posted By kthoennes
Sailboat alongside a little earlier this...

Sailboat alongside a little earlier this afternoon.130131
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-03-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,847
Posted By kthoennes
My phone camera won't capture fireworks very...

My phone camera won't capture fireworks very well, but there's probably nowhere else in the United States I'd rather be on the 4th of July than our marina on the Missouri River in Yankton, South...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,718
Posted By kthoennes
Yep, might as well debate anchors. Lots of...

Yep, might as well debate anchors. Lots of factors and rationale on both sides I'm sure, but in my mind, for me, it comes down to two things: (1) I simply personally understand and know gas engines...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 06-28-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By kthoennes
Oh great, now this discussion is prompting me to...

Oh great, now this discussion is prompting me to replace my cloudy, U/V damaged steaming light lenses, like these.
...
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