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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-14-2017, 5:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,508
Posted By onthecreek
Get her on the boat asap. She'll get comfortable...

Get her on the boat asap. She'll get comfortable swimming and eventually jumping from the platform later. It's very much like getting a baby used to the boat. Start 'em so young they don't know any...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-04-2017, 9:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By onthecreek
**** sandwich all around. Everyone takes a bite...

**** sandwich all around. Everyone takes a bite and no one is a winner.

Traitor who got to spend more time than he ever bargained for with his captors. They were probably tired of his stupid ass. ...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-04-2017, 9:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By onthecreek
Our first was a Neato. It had good cleaning power...

Our first was a Neato. It had good cleaning power but the electronics were dicey. Had to power off/on too much. Did a really good job of cleaning along walls. In hindsight, the bin capacity was...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-09-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By onthecreek
[QUOTE=grant_west;1964649]A...Programmers are...

[QUOTE=grant_west;1964649]A...Programmers are making apps and social media platforms hook users by studying the brain.../QUOTE]

This starts happening before kids even get their own phones. Disney...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-02-2017, 4:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,205
Posted By onthecreek
^ but America shops at wallymart so it's not as...

^ but America shops at wallymart so it's not as simple as paying truckers more. It's reminiscent of the $15 minimum wage on the west coast where workers hours are being cut as a result. Economics,...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 03-05-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,380
Posted By onthecreek
The great liberal hissy fit of 2017 has been most...

The great liberal hissy fit of 2017 has been most enjoyable. Hopefully 2018, 19, 20 etc will be even better.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 03-03-2017, 8:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,328
Posted By onthecreek
Gotta agree with this. Old school weight lifting...

Gotta agree with this. Old school weight lifting works a muscle or a small group at a time. Bicep curls you're standing around working few muscles, bench press you're laying down isolating a small...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 03-03-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,328
Posted By onthecreek
Started working out with a trainer about a year...

Started working out with a trainer about a year ago. Was a bootcamp type class. Never thought I'd like something like that but it was good. Never have the boredom of the same routine...no 2 workouts...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-05-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,945
Posted By onthecreek
She's right. The 2.0 is a slug in comparison....

She's right. The 2.0 is a slug in comparison. Drove a loaner while getting regular service performed on ours. Couldn't wait to give the 2.0 back.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-03-2016, 5:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,945
Posted By onthecreek
Q5 is a sweet ride. Just make sure the size will...

Q5 is a sweet ride. Just make sure the size will work for you. We have no kids but I don't see how something like a stroller will fit without putting a backseat down. When the 2 of us load up for a...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-17-2016, 3:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,945
Posted By onthecreek
Q5 with 3.0 is quite peppy. SQ5 would be really...

Q5 with 3.0 is quite peppy. SQ5 would be really nice. But, they're not very roomy for storage or the back seat.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-09-2016, 9:06 PM
Replies: 10,129
Views: 1,023,237
Posted By onthecreek
Right, you have to be a real super loser if you...

Right, you have to be a real super loser if you can't knock Trump out. Then again, she's such a disgusting candidate nobody can decide who is worse.



Sure, that's not sexist. Can't knock...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-25-2016, 1:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,039
Posted By onthecreek
You could also buy a reman'd carb for about $300...

You could also buy a reman'd carb for about $300 or send yours in to be rebuilt for around $200. This is just one place, there are others: www.nationalcarburetors.com.

$500 to rebuild is criminal....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-21-2016, 5:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,032
Posted By onthecreek
If you can afford that bad boy it's probably the...

If you can afford that bad boy it's probably the just the afternoon joy ride and the maintenance crew is on the big boat making lunch waiting to wipe it down upon your return.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-14-2016, 3:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,528
Posted By onthecreek
Owning your business is definitely the best way...

Owning your business is definitely the best way to accumulate wealth but watch out. It's also the best way to have no time to enjoy a boat.

My best boating years were when I had a salary. Business...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-21-2015, 7:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,274
Posted By onthecreek
What's the price difference to put it on a...

What's the price difference to put it on a flatbed?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-13-2015, 3:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,743
Posted By onthecreek
^ agreed. Move the pistons with a breaker...

^ agreed.

Move the pistons with a breaker bar before using the starter to make sure nothing's stuck. Not a bad idea to pull the distributor and use a drill to spin the oil pump before hitting the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-10-2015, 2:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,177
Posted By onthecreek
Do boats kept on a lift pay different rates from...

Do boats kept on a lift pay different rates from trailered boats (never been lucky enough to have a lift)? if so, insurance would likely assign a higher premium to all lift kept boats in the area....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-04-2015, 2:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,743
Posted By onthecreek
Laying some new carpet over wet foam and passing...

Laying some new carpet over wet foam and passing it on to some unsuspecting buyer before it rots isn't cool. I"m not saying that's your intent.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-03-2015, 7:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,743
Posted By onthecreek
Effectively sunk on trailer and an obvious crack...

Effectively sunk on trailer and an obvious crack in the hull. I hope he's paying you to take it. As it sits now it's not much more than an expense. Water in the foam will never dry out. The floor...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,175
Posted By onthecreek
Broke a femur on skate- w2w. Knee had been...

Broke a femur on skate- w2w. Knee had been hurting from boarding so I decided to take it easy and just skate. Ended up being a much longer 'break' than I expected. Still enjoying carving around but...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-24-2015, 3:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,207
Posted By onthecreek
Multi-room audio = Sonos.com It's not cheap...

Multi-room audio = Sonos.com

It's not cheap but it works and sounds great.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2015, 9:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,496
Posted By onthecreek
Seals are easy to replace. Dive shops can be...

Seals are easy to replace. Dive shops can be helpful with parts and maybe service, too.

A trick for legs and sleeves is to use a bottle when gluing the new seal on. Slide the bottle into the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 9:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,758
Posted By onthecreek
Anyone in the area need some hull damage...

Anyone in the area need some hull damage repaired? lol I'm sure that has something to do with the number of reports being filed.

Those were some pretty serious rollers. Combine the shallow water...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 9:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,122
Posted By onthecreek
Gotta wonder if the media is making this a bigger...

Gotta wonder if the media is making this a bigger deal than it would otherwise be. Seems like there's always an oppressed group on the move. Is this latest wave really something different and bigger...
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