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    Re: Happy Birthday SASTO!

    Well, I'm leaving at 4:30 CST today to head to the Buffalo river for three days. If you leave now you can be here in time to ride up with me. I'll save you a seat and room for a bag of clothes in the...
  2. Thread: Cooler Radio

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    Re: Cooler Radio

    Where we floating?
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    Re: Happy Birthday SASTO!

    Happy Birthday my friend! Check in once in a while and let us mother hens know you're okay, will ya?:lol:
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    Re: Buying a trailer BEWARE

    Ah. Sounds like bashing is the appropriate word then. Oh bother.
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    Re: Buying a trailer BEWARE

    I didn't see your post before it was edited so I don't know the story, but in the past what has seemed to make the difference regarding whether the mods consider a negative review to be bashing or...
  6. Thread: I am an idiot.

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    Re: I am an idiot.

    Another vote for fix and keep.
  7. Thread: I am an idiot.

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    Re: I am an idiot.

    Yep. Agallant, sorry for your misfortune. I really like those beastly Excursions. I love my Expedition too as most everyone on here knows though it's given me a headache or two.
  8. Thread: I am an idiot.

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    Re: I am an idiot.

    They had no trouble getting them out of my 2005, but by then they had lots of experience dealing with that.
  9. Thread: An OAR question

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    Re: An OAR question

    Please clarify whether you mean oar or paddle. Given the context I think you mean paddle, but there is a big difference.
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    Re: Hypalon vs PVC - thoughts?

    Agreed, and I hope I didn't come off as a hypalon detractor. It's a great material and is what my raft is made of.
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    Re: Hypalon vs PVC - thoughts?

    Again, I'm talking about river rafts here, but having spent time in both I can tell you with certainty a PVC boat is stiffer than a hypalon boat when inflated. There's a very perceptible difference...
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    Re: Hypalon vs PVC - thoughts?

    One to five years? Most quality PVC whitewater rafts carry a ten to twenty year no fault warranty. I realize we're talking about SIBs and RIBs and not whitewater rafts, but we're still talking about...
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    Re: Maiden Voyage Scar

    Heck, that's just a love tap. No need to beat yourself up. Take it to an aluminum welder and ask them to fix it up for you. Welcome aboard.:)
  14. Re: Aluminum boat size (width) ideal for a 15hp 2 stroke??? Need advice!

    Since you're placing a premium on stability (and rightly so) I'd go with the 1448 mod vee. You won't fly with the fifteen but should be able to plane, and the mod vee hull won't slap the water as...
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    Re: Living off the grid

    Be careful QC, or you'll become sterile. Oh wait, just realized we're talking about something else.
  16. Thread: New to pontoons

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    Re: New to pontoons

    Great times ahead, Rob. Welcome aboard! BTW, are you sure you have enough truck to tow that thing?:laugh:
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    Re: First year taking son out on boat

    Wow, he is a cute little feller. That's all I got! Good luck!
  18. Re: Carolina Skiff - 2013 Funchaser - Dissatisfied Buyer/Owner

    I don't think he meant anything derogatory about sofa boats. I have one myself (party barge). I think his point was Carolina Skiff is perhaps targeting a demographic they shouldn't be targeting.
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    Re: March Madness - 2014/ESPN Tournament Challenge

    LOL Art! I just noticed the title of your bracket!:laugh: Three way tie for second with a D average? USA! USA!:facepalm:
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    Re: new graphic ideas

    Well, the model name is Oasis, so why not just create a silouette of an oasis and use that? Couple of desert palms around a little lake, etc. like they show on TV. Should look good and be pretty easy...
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    Re: March Madness - 2014/ESPN Ttourament Challange

    Done. No losses so far!
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    Re: No money for teachers or books

    Yes sir. El Paso and Big Iron come immediately to mind. Man that guy could sing a story. And, I take offense at the spurious conclusion that this is a hijack. No boy's education is complete if he...
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    Re: No money for teachers or books

    BP, where did your avatar come from? It's driving me crazy because it's so similar to the cover for the Gunfigher Ballads album (as in vinyl:happy:) I used to listen to while lying in the floor at my...
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    Re: No money for teachers or books

    Our education system is a mess. The problems are fundamental, systematic and complex and cannot be attributed to any one source. Trying to do so only makes one look silly. There will always be greed,...
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    Re: Are all wives like this?

    Love this. Awesome, Jim.:D
  26. Re: Can power line tree trimmers come on your property?

    Not sure what you mean by pain in the *** people, but I wouldn't accept someone destroying my landscaping and driveway. There's no excuse for that.
  27. Re: Can power line tree trimmers come on your property?

    As Jason said, they're entitled to access jobs via your property, which you clearly don't have a problem with, but they aren't entitled to destroy it in the process, which you clearly do have a...
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    Re: Insulting Craigs List offers

    Yes, very true. I usually ask potential buyers to include a specific word in their response. Doesn't eliminate the bad guys but does make the true potential buyers easier to spot.
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    Re: Towing a 24' pontoon

    They do catch a lot of wind, but you won't have any issues towing yours behind your F-150.
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    Re: Looking for Old Halkey-Roberts Valve 069-BV

    Welcome aboard, Anna. Have you considered replacing the valve yourself? Valves aren't very expensive and don't really require any specialized tools other than possibly a valve wrench which you may...
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    Re: Total Mayhem At The Boat!! (Totally Screwed)

    BigDog, something that has come up several times that you haven't acknowledged is your need to get insurance. I understand not wanting to spring for full coverage for that boat, but even if you...
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    Re: Help me pick new tires for tow vehicle

    I put some Goodrich Rugged Terrains on my Expedition several years ago and have really enjoyed them. They've served me well in terrain or conditions requiring four wheel drive and a more aggressive...
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    If you ever try to pull a tube or outrun a storm you won't like that one. Won't like it when you try to sell it, either.
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    Re: Boating on a River vs a Lake

    Yep. We're so spoiled. Any given Saturday we can hook up and head to Ouachita, Catherine or Greers Ferry. Ouachita's our favorite of the close lakes. Table Rock is the admiral's overall favorite and...
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    Re: Boating on a River vs a Lake

    NW Arkansas maybe?
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    Re: Boating on a River vs a Lake

    Like haulnazz I've spent some time on the Arkansas River in the Mclellan Kerr channel except of course I'm an Arkie. It's really nice to be able to leave the house and have the barge in the water...
  37. Re: Paypal Purchase Not Delivered Yet. How Long Before I File a Claim?

    Well, over the weekend I got the email I expected. The guy never responded and they refunded the $500. It's unfortunate, but given the things I've learned recently (rather not go into detail, but...
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    Re: Resealing Toilet After Tiling

    All true. But, if you want I can still post some pot shots.:eek::faint2::lol:
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    Re: Resealing Toilet After Tiling

    Well, I pulled into the driveway at 4:30 yesterday and the plumber was there. I walked in and the throne was gone from the den. So, I took a peek into the bathroom and lo and behold, it was back in...
  40. Re: Just read and lost recipie for best broiled or pan fried steak, grrrr......

    Fixed that for ya, buddy.:laugh: As much as I love cast iron I prefer stainless for cooking things like steak in a pan because I like to deglaze all that goodness for a simple pan sauce. Can't do...
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    There's one thing I forgot to mention. I've been surprised to learn over the years what an impact geography has on prices, so you're much better off taking advice from the guys in your neck of the...
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    As fast as Mrs. Rooster will let him run it.:ballchain:
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    Oh snaps! They usually also travel with wave runners I hear!:p
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    Lighten up, Francis LOL. He's not going to jump in on anything. Looking around is exactly what he's doing. He's going to look at a boat that meets his criteria. Maybe it will work, maybe it won't. No...
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    Re: Advice on first pontoon purchase

    That's a good all around size (boat and motor) and should serve you very well as a first boat. The thing about rental boats is they're a roll of the dice (all used boats are, but rental boats are...
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    Re: Resealing Toilet After Tiling

    Kinda what I was thinking as well. I shared it with the admiral the day she told me about the issue. She then shared it with the tile guy who wasn't happy to hear it, but he should have foreseen the...
  47. Re: Told I cant get rid of PMI til 34K more or 3 yrs on FHA loan?

    Interesting. I refinanced a few years ago and went FHA. At that point all FHA loans incurred PMI but it automatically stopped after a period of time; a year as I recall.
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    Re: Resealing Toilet After Tiling

    LOL. I'll try and remember to get some pics tonight. No potty selfies Bob, I promise. Thalasso is correct. It sits on the floor and drains out the back. The line is iron. The admiral has been the...
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    Resealing Toilet After Tiling

    We're having some work done on the Coop house. Nothing major, nip here, tuck there, just some overdue face lifting, part of which is new tile in the downstairs half bath. The tile man has done a...
  50. Re: Paypal Purchase Not Delivered Yet. How Long Before I File a Claim?

    Yeah, he emailed right after I sent the money to tell me he got it and ask for my address. That's what's so strange about this to me. It seems if he had no intention of sending the item he wouldn't...
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