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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-13-2014, 7:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By phatboypimp
Thanks guys. What is the real world MPG on the...

Thanks guys. What is the real world MPG on the 5.3?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-12-2014, 2:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By phatboypimp
This is great feedback. I am surprised by the...

This is great feedback. I am surprised by the love for the 5.3. I had a 5.3 in my 2001 Tahoe - I know that was a long time ago - but it was under-powered for pulling a 21' wake boat. You guys have...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-11-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By phatboypimp
Great advice Aaron - i didn't even think about...

Great advice Aaron - i didn't even think about that. I dug into my CCR's this weekend - looks like I am screwed and have to comply with their railing. It blows.

I also went hot tub shopping -...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By phatboypimp
Sorry....my bad......1500 gasser.

Sorry....my bad......1500 gasser.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-11-2014, 9:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By phatboypimp
2014 GMC Sierra

I am considering moving to a 2014 GMC Sierra - likely the Denali package. Anyone have any feedback on this truck? It would be a daily driver for me as well as all duties associated with pulling my...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2014, 2:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,232
Posted By phatboypimp
I had a 2001 Tahoe 5.3L - best driving rig I have...

I had a 2001 Tahoe 5.3L - best driving rig I have ever owned and was likely my favorite vehicle of all time. Bad for towing - under powered and those era chevy/gmc's had horrible braking. I think...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2014, 1:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By phatboypimp
Talked to the architect - I have 11' or 132" to...

Talked to the architect - I have 11' or 132" to work with where the hot tub is. Might make it tough for a 130"x130" square.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By phatboypimp
I love the idea of those rails. I think you are...

I love the idea of those rails. I think you are spot on.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-04-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By phatboypimp
Thank you for the input guys and the compliments....

Thank you for the input guys and the compliments. I think the planning for the biggest and heaviest is a great idea. Grant and I are going to go check out some tubs and see what we need to plan...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-31-2014, 7:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By phatboypimp
Designing a new deck for the Lake House

I am in the design phase of upgrading my deck at the lake house. In order to get through the architectural drawing phase I need to select a hot tub sooner rather than later.

I know NOTHING...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-31-2014, 6:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,645
Posted By phatboypimp
Thanks Gents - appreciate the help

Thanks Gents - appreciate the help
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-30-2014, 8:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,645
Posted By phatboypimp
Revitalizing this older thread.......it appears...

Revitalizing this older thread.......it appears that the facility will not let me bring in outside alcohol - so I am screwed there. I am going to have to work with their selection. I am going to...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-14-2014, 2:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By phatboypimp
Clear Bra was the best investment I have ever...

Clear Bra was the best investment I have ever made on a vehicle. I have faux leather in my car so no help there. I put the clear bra 1/3 up the hood, the entire front bumper area, on all the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By phatboypimp
It didn't happen if there aren't any pics.

It didn't happen if there aren't any pics.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-14-2014, 2:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,250
Posted By phatboypimp
I think that looks awesome.

I think that looks awesome.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,973
Posted By phatboypimp
This is a problem without a resolution in my...

This is a problem without a resolution in my opinion. Creating bad blood in the hood along with something that happened weeks ago for $200. Waste of time. You actually have a threat of physical...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2014, 8:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
I recognize that one financial philosophy will...

I recognize that one financial philosophy will not please the group. I know people who in their 40's who are still not saving for retirement - as they are live in the moment people who need to have...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2014, 7:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
Good point jhartt3 - maybe I should post it on a...

Good point jhartt3 - maybe I should post it on a different forum. I just like to get feedback from a wide audience.

Adam - I don't disagree with you on the making more money option. I have...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2014, 7:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
Here is the thing with the Life Insurance.....you...

Here is the thing with the Life Insurance.....you can buy as much as you want. So if I am looking at a wife - who likely will not be working - "hopefully" two health kids who will go to college - if...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2014, 6:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
I must admit that I know the least about the cost...

I must admit that I know the least about the cost of child rearing. I think I have reasonable expectations but it will dramatically change my life in many ways. I can tell you that I don't agree...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-12-2014, 3:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,250
Posted By phatboypimp
I will tell you this....."G" is incapable of...

I will tell you this....."G" is incapable of "half-a$$ing" anything. He will go $1000's of dollars and weeks out of his way to do it the right way. It's funny to watch - literally he can't make...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 3:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
Great advice Jeff - that approach makes sense to...

Great advice Jeff - that approach makes sense to me.


Steve - thank you for your comments. I likely spend too much time thinking about this but I actually enjoy it as a hobby. I haven't read...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 1:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
I have to be honest - I have met with a number of...

I have to be honest - I have met with a number of CFP's and they are bringing very little to the table.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 1:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
I bought that x-star used :) when it was three...

I bought that x-star used :) when it was three years old. I am all about a bargain lol. I have some habits that are hard for me to break and boating is one of them.

I can see the over spending...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,175
Posted By phatboypimp
What is interesting is that "money needed for...

What is interesting is that "money needed for retirement" number is constantly changing. My goal is to be able to live entirely off of interest and never touch my principal. I know what that number...
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