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Forum: Covid-19 03-16-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,047
Posted By LaBomba
I don't think this is all going to blow over in a...

I don't think this is all going to blow over in a couple of weeks but certainly hope it does.
Forum: Covid-19 03-16-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By LaBomba
This will be tough for all the loopers if our...

This will be tough for all the loopers if our American friends are excluded from Canadian travel, they will have to bypass the Trent Severn Waterway and stick to the Great Lakes. That would be a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By LaBomba
I figured most people tied them down but wasn't...

I figured most people tied them down but wasn't sure. Good point on the spare props, I have them in the same compartments in the original cardboard boxes but not tied down. This job is growing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By LaBomba
That is certainly a consideration to epoxy...

That is certainly a consideration to epoxy something in place as there is currently nothing in these compartments to tie to. Many thanks.

We really don't have the room nor do I want to try to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,818
Posted By LaBomba
God bless him for trying to give it another life...

God bless him for trying to give it another life but not likely to happen. All joking aside, what a beautiful craft it must have been in it's day!
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By LaBomba
Spare anchor stowage

Well due to a thread of my own and numerous others on anchors and anchoring, I am now the proud owner of a new Vulcan 20kg. I have a small Danforth the PO left me and now the 12kg Bruce I have just...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By LaBomba
I don’t think this problem is unique to the...

I don’t think this problem is unique to the Tolley forum only. I have posed a few issues on the Carver online forum and had not a single response and yet the Carver Owners forum on Facebook has...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-21-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By LaBomba
My last boat I spent “Loving” it. After 6 years...

My last boat I spent “Loving” it. After 6 years and an incredible amount of time and money we decided to sell for a bigger one. We lost money on the material added only with nothing for all my hours....
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By LaBomba
I have looked at a few Great Harbors like Ray’s...

I have looked at a few Great Harbors like Ray’s and they look fine after a number of years in use. Would not bother me so long as they are of adequate size and solidly fastened.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-21-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,134
Posted By LaBomba
It would appear that your little giant pump has...

It would appear that your little giant pump has the flow capacity for all three and unless there are other reasons you want to change out this pump, I would give it a try first. Do you run all 3 at...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-21-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,452
Posted By LaBomba
I have installed 2 ProNautic 1240P chargers on my...

I have installed 2 ProNautic 1240P chargers on my last two boats with remote monitoring panel. They seem to work very well and don’t break the bank.
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By LaBomba
We are exclusively fresh water and although I...

We are exclusively fresh water and although I have seen boats with hair growing 3 inches long it is primarily because the boats don't move all summer. Anyone that uses their boats usually gets, as...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By LaBomba
I watched this couple I think about a year ago...

I watched this couple I think about a year ago when they went to see the boat and bought it. It had water leaks all over and was completely gutted. Hope they travel safely, they sure have lots to...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-18-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By LaBomba
Welcome, enjoy the forum!

Welcome, enjoy the forum!
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,867
Posted By LaBomba
We found the NY state canal system and Oneida...

We found the NY state canal system and Oneida system to be very easy and efficient when we brought our boat to Ontario from Seneca Lake in 2018. The locks are only scary for the first couple then you...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By LaBomba
Murphy's is great for interior wood for sure. We...

Murphy's is great for interior wood for sure. We have been using it for years.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 02-15-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,053
Posted By LaBomba
I think Nexgen is a moving target. After...

I think Nexgen is a moving target. After traditional navy type anchors, Danforth was the predominant anchor type around the Great Lakes. Delta and Bruce type anchors were then the Nexgen, but that to...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 02-12-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By LaBomba
I bought a 14ft tin boat one time from a guy that...

I bought a 14ft tin boat one time from a guy that had advertised it on a buy and sell. I purchased it and got a BOS from him but it had never been registered. The chain of ownership to the best of...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-12-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By LaBomba
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-10-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By LaBomba
Welcome to the forum. There is certainly lots of...

Welcome to the forum. There is certainly lots of info and great minds to learn from here but be warned, don’t ask about anchors or whether twins or singles are best. Enjoy!!
Forum: Fuel Check 02-09-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By LaBomba
I calculate that to be around 2 gallons per hour...

I calculate that to be around 2 gallons per hour and that to me is not unreasonable considering your speed. At the end of the day it is what it is and you have to plan fuel stops accordingly.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-09-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By LaBomba
Just went through the same thing with my new...

Just went through the same thing with my new pickup. It can be very annoying but extremely difficult to find on a boat since 2 pieces of anything anywhere can be rubbing together under certain...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-08-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,464
Posted By LaBomba
We are so happy to hear the news of rain and...

We are so happy to hear the news of rain and improving conditions. Bless all that have been affected!
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-07-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By LaBomba
Generally these leak on the shaft, not sure about...

Generally these leak on the shaft, not sure about yours but if this is the case and a new seal did not solve the issue, then perhaps you damaged the seal while installing it or maybe the shaft is...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-07-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By LaBomba
We are up to 8 now and I think that's the end but...

We are up to 8 now and I think that's the end but they are all precious. Enjoy RT
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