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Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,018
Posted By icspinner
I found soon after retirement that I had so many...

I found soon after retirement that I had so many things I'd put off for 'when I have time' that I still see after 6 years that I don't know how I ever had time to work a regular job. Moved to be...
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 03-10-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By icspinner
The happiness you have with your vehicle is...

The happiness you have with your vehicle is skewed by the luck of the draw. When my brother rode the first time in my 2003 Silverado (bought used with 11K miles), he ran out and bought a brand new...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,921
Posted By icspinner
The first years of our marriage I worked as a...

The first years of our marriage I worked as a bricklayer, trowel in my right hand and handling the bricks with my left. It pretty quickly showed some wear and was in the way for handling the brick...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,216
Posted By icspinner
One of my professors in college told of a US...

One of my professors in college told of a US government project he worked on in the late 50s for a new design for a jet engine with a LOT more power than available anywhere else at that time. Based...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By icspinner
Wondering why another couples experiences fishing...

Wondering why another couples experiences fishing would be that much different than ours, would be that entertaining to a general population. I guess I very well might not get it, I don't follow the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,473
Posted By icspinner
Spring training starts in two weeks. That...

Spring training starts in two weeks. That struck a chord as I anticipate the next ten days of below zero temps, I'm now encouraged from the quote hanging on the wall of my study, a gem from Bill...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,366
Posted By icspinner
I installed the Drotto latch last year. As soon...

I installed the Drotto latch last year. As soon as I looked at the easy one-bolt removal and the loss of my investment, I got back with Drotto and ordered their lock. It's a spare tire lock, it...
Forum: Boats 12-16-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,609
Posted By icspinner
How worthwhile Drotto is for YOU depends a bit on...

How worthwhile Drotto is for YOU depends a bit on your circumstances. I installed one last summer and I find it worth every penny. But, I went that route because my fishing partners physical...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,083
Posted By icspinner
Bit bothersome the number of people fishing...

Bit bothersome the number of people fishing walleyes deep. wonder if when hunting they keep shooting game until they run out of ammo, or if they might stop before they get to that point.
Forum: Trailers and Tow Vehicles 08-21-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,613
Posted By icspinner
Without the cover I feel the boat is more of a...

Without the cover I feel the boat is more of a parachute than a boat. Gain a few miles/gal by putting the cover on. Don't necessarily put the cover on if going a very short distance. No issues...
Forum: Electronics 07-13-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By icspinner
Wow, that's pretty poor. Three years ago I...

Wow, that's pretty poor. Three years ago I traveled to LOW for a week's fishing, found when I got there that the transducer for my Humminbird (was about 6 weeks old at that time) had broken somehow...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,318
Posted By icspinner
I've experienced ramp designations for launching...

I've experienced ramp designations for launching and loading, but it was always opposite of what this guy claimed. Did he have an English accent?
Forum: Canada 05-22-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By icspinner
I've been to Ghost River 7-8 times, it is run by...

I've been to Ghost River 7-8 times, it is run by wonderful people that pay attention to your needs. If you like a variety, I believe they have 15 portage lakes nearby, I've fished a lot of them and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By icspinner
I went to Life of Riley about 10-12 years ago,...

I went to Life of Riley about 10-12 years ago, one of the worst fishing trips of my life. They didn't seem ready for us, and didn't provide much. A lot could have changed in those years, they might...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By icspinner
I don't know which design software you have, I...

I don't know which design software you have, I have worked some with Solidworks. They used to have a physical key, but have offered a download version for a while which you access via the internet,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,341
Posted By icspinner
Had a 03 Chevy with the 5.3, drove for 12 years...

Had a 03 Chevy with the 5.3, drove for 12 years with no major issues, but it didn't want to pull the boat going into a headwind. Three years ago I got a low mileage 2011 1/2 ton with the 6.2 and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By icspinner
Glad to see the wealth of talent for good music,...

Glad to see the wealth of talent for good music, a lot of singers/groups I hadn't heard of, rather than the pretend country that seems to be so popular today. I had been following bluegrass for...
Forum: Motors and Props 04-09-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By icspinner
This thread reminded me of my wife checking the...

This thread reminded me of my wife checking the oil on our car some years back and topping off due to the low reading, only problem is that she filled the power steering pump to running out the top. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,747
Posted By icspinner
As one of the old guys that saw news shows way...

As one of the old guys that saw news shows way back when, I'm really starting to miss Walter Cronkite
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By icspinner
When I lived in the Twin Cities, all the fallen...

When I lived in the Twin Cities, all the fallen sidewalks were mudjacked, no one replaced them. But, the house we bought had had the sidewalk mudjacked and it fell again after about five years. I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,017
Posted By icspinner
A bit bothersome that so many people on this...

A bit bothersome that so many people on this thread compare the Corona virus to the common flu. Per CDC, 12K died from the flu in 2019 in the USA. Per most of the death stats so far from Corona...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,214
Posted By icspinner
Wow, a lot of arguing about voting, so much...

Wow, a lot of arguing about voting, so much disagreement on all kinds of sides. Personally, I see the real problem as the end result, the candidates aren't near as good as we need.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,683
Posted By icspinner
Jason Eady's cover of 'Whiskey and You' by Chris...

Jason Eady's cover of 'Whiskey and You' by Chris Stapleton
Forum: Boats 02-18-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,188
Posted By icspinner
It's sad that so many things are made cheaper now...

It's sad that so many things are made cheaper now than previous, but how many of us shop for quality and not price? I bought my Trophy 175 in 2011, the Lund I had was much lighter and sat on top of...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,372
Posted By icspinner
South of Sioux Lookout, take Hwy 664 west. Just...

South of Sioux Lookout, take Hwy 664 west. Just before you get to Hudson, there is a public boat ramp for Lost Lake, they'll pick you up there. The camp is on a island a short ways out from that...
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