The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.


Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine



Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

FARMA


Council Tool

Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Baltic Abrasives Technologies Nyle Kiln Dry Systems




Author Topic: Fun on the water  (Read 1565 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Chuck White

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 11598
  • Age: 70
  • Location: Russell, NY (Way Upstate)
  • Gender: Male
  • Sawing Mobile since 2005
    • Share Post
Re: Fun on the water
« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2015, 09:37:44 AM »
Going up in a little bit and put wifey's aunt/uncle's pontoon boat in the lake for the season.

Makes their day.  8)


EDIT:  Got rained out, we'll make it another day.
~Chuck~
Retired USAF (1989), Retired School Bus Driver (2012), and now a Mobile Sawyer
1995 Wood-Mizer LT40HDG2425 Kohler - Shingle & LapSider, Cooks Cat Claw Sharpener, 4-foot Logrite cant hook.
Basic mechanical skills are all that's required to maintain the Wood-Mizer.
I LOVE MY SAWMILL

Offline Magicman

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 37354
  • Age: 75
  • Location: Brookhaven, MS
  • Gender: Male
  • A "Traveling Man"
    • Share Post
    • Knothole Sawmill
Re: Fun on the water
« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2015, 05:36:07 PM »
Marty and I "rescued" the 10' fishing boat at the Cabin yesterday.  Eliminated one wasp nest under a seat and rebuilt the "stilts" that keeps it above the water when not in use.  The dock needs re-decking, and I think that I have enough White Oak for that.
Knothole Sawmill, LLC     '98 Wood-Mizer LT40SuperHydraulic   WM Million BF Club Member   WM Pro Sawyer Network

Never allow your "need" to make money to exceed your "desire" to provide quality service.....The Magicman

Offline Howdy

  • Full Member x2
  • ***
  • Posts: 229
  • Age: 11
  • Location: Hillsboro Oregon
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: Fun on the water
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2015, 11:42:06 AM »
Fun times are experiences that everyone is still speaking to one another!

An update on my boating adventures...
After the mechanic looked over the overheated boat motor, he said to toss in the towel - this ones dead.  It seems the cost to go through it would be enough that buying a new one would make more sense and he could not guarantee that rebuilding it would last anyway.   So The Skipper went on a quest to get another and came back with a new "used" boat. 

This one is about the same size but heavier and more "genderfied".  His wife is happy with the nicer finishes and he has even put it in the water once or twice. Crabbing - if he can get the wife's permission to take such a civilized boat on a dirty mission remains to be seen.  I have offered to take the old boat off his hands (without telling my wife of course) but he seems to think it has some resell value and isn't entertaining my kind offer. 

Hopefully after his annual week of family gathering and boating he will be more willing to risk the wife's ire and give it crabbing a chance. For now however I will stick to getting my crab fix from those little packages of Krab that is the byproduct of Alaskan waters.  It tastes good enough and is a great deal safer to get.


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

 


Powered by EzPortal