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re: Marshall Coulter ruled incompetent to stand trial. - ScottieP
[quote]For what it's worth the burglary he is charged with happen before he got shot.[/quote] He was just arrested for a robbery that occured a few weeks ago. To bad Landry didn't have better aim....


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re: Boat Motor Trouble: Need Opinions - ScottieP
I rarely use mine also. This is a big problem if you use ethanol gas. I have heard people complain of problems after a few weeks. If you use non ethanol gas and put some kind of Sea foam or stabil in the tank when you fill up you should be good. With that said I am having problems myself with ...


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
Ran my boat today. I changed the spark plugs before I left the house. Old ones did not look bad but for $12 its one less what if. I also filled up a new 5 gal tank with non ethanol gas and added a bottle of "mechanic in a bottle" additive. It ran really rough at about 3500-4500 rpms with a lot o...


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re: LSU out of the CWS and still watching - ScottieP
Games are hard to watch. Its not just taking the HR out of the game. When the CF is playing closer to 2B then the wall there is a problem. This park makes good pitchers look great and great pitchers HOF's. Even the announcers are mocking the park by calling any ball hit over an outfielders...


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re: Is it standard to pay 1/3 upfront for a fence? - ScottieP
Never pay a contractor up front for anything. I don't care what they say. Plenty of people out there that can do the same work and get paid after the work is done. You know all those sob stories about people getting taken for thousands of dollars...Those people paid in advance!!! ...


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
[quote]I saw some people stating they had the same issues with this, but I can't for the life of me figure out why it wouldn't rev up instead of bog down if it was spinning on the hub under a load. [/quote] I also would think it would rev up instead of bog down. Also if it was a prop issue you w...


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re: OT Dads / Moms / Docs / Nurses, Question about Child Development - ScottieP
How much interaction does she have with other kids? I don't want to start a whole stay at home/daycare debate, but my daughter has been in daycare since 13 weeks. She was not crawling. They moved her to a room with kids that were and she was crawling in 2 weeks. Same for walking. She was not ...


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
Yeah seafoam didn't work for me either. If in fact it is a problem with the high speed jets I can understand why putting it on ears does not work. Hoping to open her up on Friday to see if that works. Have a feeling I already know the answer....


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
Bump to see if the problem has been solved. Was gonna run mine Friday but weather was to bad....


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
I work on boats all the time. We have had more problems with power packs on Mercury engines. I have no experience with the new E-Tecs. We started buying Honda 4 strokes for our work boats. No problems at all. The Hondas are just so damn heavy. ...


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
I had a buddy of mine pull the carbs off motor and clean them. He did not break them down and clean but cleaned what he could see. I also pulled the inline fuel filter(attached to motor)and dumped the gas and cleaned it. Had a few specks of orange flakes but nothing "gummy". I also pulled th...


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re: Outboard Issues--I'm thinking seafoam is the answer - ScottieP
I have been having the same issue with my 115 Yamaha 2 stroke. It cranks fine, runs really smooth till about 4000 rpms. Anything above 4000rpms and it fluctuates (quick hesitations). Its seems to stop at full throttle, but I only get about 5000 rpms as opposed to normal 5500. If I try to slam ...


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re: Denham, Prairieville, or Shenandoah? - ScottieP
[quote]Public elementary schools are important[/quote] [quote]Scratch off Shenandoah then[/quote] Not true. The new City of St George is going to fix every problem that exists in the area. Doing so without raising taxes to boot. Or at least that is what I hear!!! :rolleyes:...


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re: Looking for a turnkey contractor to build on lot. Has anyone used Schumacher? - ScottieP
[quote]I have not used them myself but had to listen to a coworkers nightmare with them. From what I understand their salesmen are much more talented than their contractors. Again this is second hand info but I would run far and fast away from dealing with them.[/quote] My old man was a sub for a...


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re: Let us talk Flooding in Ascension and surrounding areas - ScottieP
[quote]Good lord. Then there's your answer. There aren't any conveyance systems, natural or man-made, that can handle that amount of precipitation. Detention basins are generally designed to attenuate the runoff from a 10-year storm, which is 8.5" in 24hrs. [/quote] Exaclty!! Just a shite load of ...


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re: Let us talk Flooding in Ascension and surrounding areas - ScottieP
[quote]The 100-yr rainfall total for this region is 12.6" in 24hrs. If it was 12" in 10hrs, then holy shite...there's nothing that can handle that. I didn't think it was nearly that bad. EBR only seemed to get about 3"-4", which is still a lot.[/quote] In Gonzales area,12 inches of rain fell in ab...


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re: Let us talk Flooding in Ascension and surrounding areas - ScottieP
There are many streams in Ascension that have reached period of record levels in the last 2 days. ie. highest it has been in the last 20-30 years Could some of this been caused by urbanization... sure. More than likely it is because the event that happened yesterday was a 100 year event. A l...


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re: Stop complaining about baseball OOC schedule... - ScottieP
[quote]So how did we get stuck with Yale?[/quote] We didnt get stuck with Yale. We scheduled them just like Miss St scheduled Holy Cross, S Carolina scheduled Brown and Bucknell, Vandy scheduled Illinois-Chicago. Go up and down every SEC schedule, bad northern schools are on everyone. Si...


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re: Stop complaining about baseball OOC schedule... - ScottieP
[quote]This would be meaningful if LSU baseball was operating in the red. We are not. LSU baseball makes a profit, sometimes upwards of $1-$2 million per year. We can spare 2-3 home games a year[/quote] Don't know the exact number but LSU football makes profits in the tens of million dollar rang...


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re: Remodeling my first house: brushed nickle or bronze - ScottieP
Personally I only like the brushed nickel if you are going with true white toilet/sinks. I preferred the oil rubber bronze for kitchen sinks and bone/biscuit colored toilets/sinks. But hell who am I to know....


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re: Remodeling my first house: brushed nickle or bronze - ScottieP
Couldn't tell you what is in fashion or not, but oil rubbed bronze is more expensive than brushed nickel. At least it was 4 years ago....


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re: I know some wanted to see it, so here's the average Ht/Wt of all SEC teams - ScottieP
It seems to me we guess at a lot of pitches. (ie sitting dead fastball late in counts). Also sometimes you are not trying to drive the ball. If you have a guy on 3rd with less than 2 outs in a tie/end game situation you are looking for somthing up so you can get a fly ball. This weekend I can thi...


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re: I know some wanted to see it, so here's the average Ht/Wt of all SEC teams - ScottieP
[quote]Hale was the batter in that situation and you can't take the bat out of his hands there. He has been arguably our best hitter lately. Philosophy or not, you have to let Hale hit there.[/quote] Yeah how did that work out today. You bunt. the play is to bunt. I don't care how many Evan Lo...


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re: I know some wanted to see it, so here's the average Ht/Wt of all SEC teams - ScottieP
[quote]You can say what you want, but the fact is that the new bats/balls make coaching more important. Not that Skip didn't coach, but he could wait for a few homers. No one has that luxury these days. Problem LSU has is that PM over coaches. That hit and run today was awful. [/quote] Exa...


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re: What obscure piece of Louisiana history do you know? - ScottieP
New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Bienville. It would have been founded in 1717....but it was flooded!! :banghead:...


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re: Connor Hale gets Hitting Lesson From Evan Longoria?? - ScottieP
[quote]WHERE WOULD WE EVER FIND SAID PATTON-LIKE LEADERSHIP WERE HE TO LEAVE?[/quote] Just go with your volunteer coach!! When Godwin left that is how we found the new/current hitting coach....


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re: What Has Joe Alleva Added to LSU? Looking for positives... - ScottieP
When people ask me what I think of Alleva I ask them a question in reply. [b]Do you trust Alleva to hire the next football coach??[/b] Believe most would say no. To be honest. Scares the hell out of me to think about it....


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re: Connor Hale gets Hitting Lesson From Evan Longoria?? - ScottieP
[quote]Well we are best in the SEC in fewest strikeouts and by a very large margin. [/quote] No we just hit weak arse grounders and lazy pop ups. It's plain as day the weaknesses on this team are hitting and base running. Javi is in charge of both. But hey at least we don't fricking strike out...


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re: A couple weeks left with baseball, what's our biggest needs for next yr - ScottieP
Need a 1st baseman. Hale is a 2nd baseman and Scivicque and Moore are catchers. Hale made 2 errors on pick off throws last night and if Scivicque fields the grounder in the 8th he cuts down the runner at the plate. Secondly, need to have a better approach at the plate. We don't hit well blame ...


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re: New I10 ramp at Pecue in the works - ScottieP
It probably is needed, but it sure is going to ruin my quick way to get from Woman's Hospital area to LSU....


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