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Hold on while I go look up where Porter, IN is....
Oh man, now I know where...and I'm jealous
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Hey Parttime,
Well if you found it you already know, we are/our house is a mile from the lake right up by the National Park. This is Dune country. Nice marina at Michigan City is only about 10 miles, but we dock our boat up in Holland. Its a lot prettier up that way.
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You only enjoyed that so much since it wasn't your money paying for it.
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The best kind of bottom painting enjoyment is watching someone else doing the job. I had a grin from ear-to-ear watching the boatyard grunts painting True Blue this past Sunday, using the new owner's money.
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Part of the reason you are enjoying it so much is the chemicals in the Paint you are scraping off while you lay on your back are effecting your brain. We call these chips of paint "paintdorphins"
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Just be glad you're in a marina/ boatyard that allows you to do your own work!!!
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I'm laying on my back on a concrete floor stripping paint off hull of my recently acquired Mac 22
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Just be glad you're in a marina/ boatyard that allows you to do your own work!!!
Is it safe to assume he's doing this in his garage? That takes me back to my first boat - when boating was simpler and cheaper . . . don't miss trailering though.
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