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Forum: Anchors and Anchoring Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Tingum
This might sound crazy but it works: get the...

This might sound crazy but it works: get the chain ashore, tie it to the back of a vehicle and drag it down the road. Beats the h out if sanding.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,522
Posted By Tingum
Been a while since I did it, NEVER again.

Been a while since I did it, NEVER again.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By Tingum
I recommend throwing that thing in the trash and...

I recommend throwing that thing in the trash and learn to drive the boat
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,884
Posted By Tingum
I would go with the steel single engine in a...

I would go with the steel single engine in a heartbeat. Single engine will have the prop and rudder protected by the keel. Better fuel consumption. Cat over Detroit. Then there is the maintenance...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 04-08-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,577
Posted By Tingum
Walk!

Walk!
Forum: Grand Banks 12-30-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Tingum
Please, it’s not a”wall”, it’s a bulkhead.

Please, it’s not a”wall”, it’s a bulkhead.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 09-13-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By Tingum
A length of 1”-1 1/2” PVC pipe secured between...

A length of 1”-1 1/2” PVC pipe secured between two stanchions. Then figure 8 the line between exposed ends.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,627
Posted By Tingum
I love boat names, the back pages of our logs are...

I love boat names, the back pages of our logs are full of them. My favorite was a small pleasure craft called: Shell Fish Bass Turd. I imagine his wife named it when he brought it home!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-03-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,159
Posted By Tingum
Semi diurnal is two highs and two lows of almost...

Semi diurnal is two highs and two lows of almost equal height in a 24 hour period. Diurnal is one high and one low in a 24 hour period. Then to add to the confusion there are areas of mixed tides. ...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-29-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,814
Posted By Tingum
Forum: General Maintenance 12-11-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,799
Posted By Tingum
Having owned a 50’ Aluminum trawler, worked for a...

Having owned a 50’ Aluminum trawler, worked for a major aluminum yacht builder, and Captained several large aluminum boats it is my first choice for a construction material. Vastly stronger than...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 12-03-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,639
Posted By Tingum
I wonder what Marina would accept a wooden 36GB...

I wonder what Marina would accept a wooden 36GB project boat with 3 dogs?
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,582
Posted By Tingum
Good luck

Good luck
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,807
Posted By Tingum
Alien soul suckers use this to hold the victims...

Alien soul suckers use this to hold the victims mouth open while extracting their soul. You just had a very close call.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-23-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,153
Posted By Tingum
I was taught that a saloon had a water source and...

I was taught that a saloon had a water source and sink where a salon did not.
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-07-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,702
Posted By Tingum
I’m surprised on one has suggested chartering for...

I’m surprised on one has suggested chartering for a short period. Yes it may seem like water down the drain but better to find out your kids cannot stand being cooped up on a boat. Perhaps you or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,752
Posted By Tingum
I wished we had left it in Canada for the winter...

I wished we had left it in Canada for the winter to give us more time in the Trent Severn and North Channel. Doing the loop in a year is almost rushing.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-04-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,021
Posted By Tingum
If you are only going to use it 2 months out of...

If you are only going to use it 2 months out of the year you should just sell it. Where do you possibly think you could safely leave it anchored for 10 months.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,776
Posted By Tingum
I keep a record of good names in the back of our...

I keep a record of good names in the back of our logs. My favorite, which I assume was what his wife called him when he brought the boat home: “Shell Fish Bass Turd“
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-17-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,739
Posted By Tingum
If it was plumbed to heat with engine water why...

If it was plumbed to heat with engine water why not just replumb it?
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,659
Posted By Tingum
For cruising and live aboard you simply cannot...

For cruising and live aboard you simply cannot beat a trawler. For boating fun you can cannot beat a small daysailer. Nothing better than sailing around an anchorage at cocktail time. Simply buy a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,906
Posted By Tingum
You missed my intent. If he paid the Defense...

You missed my intent. If he paid the Defense Force directly without going before the court it was a shakedown and the government will not see a penny. As for the ammunition counts you are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,906
Posted By Tingum
As for the shakedown in the Bahamas you obviously...

As for the shakedown in the Bahamas you obviously encountered the Defense Force. One of the most corrupt forces anywhere! You also learned that the Bahamas takes firearms very seriously. Leave...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-03-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By Tingum
We moved our stored “stuff” three time, finally...

We moved our stored “stuff” three time, finally opened the roach eaten boxes an looked at each other laughing, why did we keep this junk!
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,804
Posted By Tingum
I would look at an Espar or Wabasco instead of...

I would look at an Espar or Wabasco instead of one that works off the main engine. If you anchor out a lot you will soon figure out my reasoning.
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