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didn't mean to bend any rules...

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Nice to hear from you Cam... were you away???

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well i'm getting in good with the owner of the closest marina. i'm working for him and i think he's taken a liking for me. as of now, he simply has running water and electricity on his dock. he plans to upgrade it a lot, but all i will require is a pump out station. i doubt he will get much farther than that, because he seems to be quite a bit more busy than he would like to admit.

i want to haggle with him a bit, and see if i could get to stay there for less if he made fewer improvements (he only has 4 slips, and one is taken with a live-aboard already, so me talking to him is likely to sway his mind pretty easily). say he only provided parking, water, pump out, and electricity. what might be a price i could shoot for then? $350 a month? that's my goal.
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Is there a gym near buy? That is often a good spot to find a clean shower. Around here there is "Planet Fitness" and they offer a corporate rate of $10 a month. If you ask for it they will normally give that rate to you. You can also use the equipment if so inclined!
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May not really need pump out facilities there, if the marina has a bathroom and shower... since you should use shore-side facilities as much as possible.

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yeah there are a few gyms near by that i already can use for free. that's a good idea. i'm not sure that this marina will have those shore facilities by the time that i get there. we'll see.

i have a new question not though. i may have to start a new thread if nobody looks at this one.

i'm looking and looking for diesel heaters that may be well suited for a boat of about 27 feet. just to heat the salon. i would surely rather have it be very efficient than to have the ability to make it more than 80 degrees in there. i could deal if it only got the salon to 65-70 in the winter as long as it didn't use much gas. any suggestions? i searched google for a while and came up with nothing suitable. they were all way too big.
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Kaz...go here: Hamilton Marine - Search

and type in "Refleks" for a bunch of choices out of the ordinary. Probably too expensive but it may giv you some ideas.

If you are cooking with propane...perhaps a cozy force 10 propane heater would be better.
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