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re: Buying rural property with easement - Hobie101
Thanks for all the feedback. I would ideally want to limit it to residential use only. Need to talk with real estate attorney. ...
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Buying rural property with easement - Hobie101
40 acres accessible only through the property I am looking at. Seems like the adjacent property sits mostly untouched. Any horror stories with a similar situation? ...
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re: Stand up paddle boards for fishing - Hobie101
[quote]You sure about that? I don't have much experience but I've heard over and over that inflatables are NOT as stable. I was going to recommend against that for the OP because of that.[/quote] The Rackham Aero is very stable. 400 lb capacity. But slow and cumbersome in transit on the water....
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re: Stand up paddle boards for fishing - Hobie101
I have BOTE Rackham Aero 12.5' w/ grab rack Great to fish off of, very stable 2 years an no problems Only complaint is that it's hard to cover a lot of ground. Very slow, especially in any wind or waves...
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re: Riegel: The difficult realities of living in south Louisiana - Hobie101
[quote]Mississippi and Alabama are now far past Louisiana in quality of life[/quote] Mississippi has a few decent things, but let's not get carried away...
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re: How many of you baws are permanently moving out of Louisiana now? - Hobie101
[quote]im way up in the mountains. South of Leadville just off the road to Aspen[/quote] Camped near Twin Lakes about a month ago. Very nice area...
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re: Solar Panels, how'd they work with Ida? - Hobie101
I am on MS gulf coast. Have panel array with one PW battery backup. Panels did fine during Zeta and Ida, although Ida wasn't very bad for us. Battery is more than enough to get us through the night with lights, tv, refrigerator and freezer, and solar kicks in during the day (if sun is out). Big down...
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re: Storm Update:- Ida Moves Away - The Cleanup Begins... - Hobie101
[quote]That’s hwy 23[/quote] Fixed. Copy and pasted from Twitter ...
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re: Storm Update:- Ida Moves Away - The Cleanup Begins... - Hobie101
Not sure if already posted - Plaquemines Parish is reporting levee failure near HWY 23 in Alliance. Residents were urged to evacuate. People were also urged to flee the Braithwaite area after a levee overtopped....
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re: Storm Update:- Ida Moves Away - The Cleanup Begins... - Hobie101
Getting some of the worst wind and rain we've seen from Ida right now in Biloxi ...
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re: Storm Update:- Ida Moves Away - The Cleanup Begins... - Hobie101
Was Laplace mostly evacuated? I would think this is one the worst places to be right now if reported flooding is accurate. ...
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re: MLB player Trevor Bauer accused of sexual assault - Hobie101
Couldn't happen to a nicer guy...
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re: What’s the best thing life has to offer? - Hobie101
Different strokes for different folks. But probably some combination of what you've lister. ...
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re: Real bad condo collapse in Surfside, FL - Hobie101
[quote]Over 40 years, assuming that rate, that's 12cm of sinkage- basically 5 inches. [/quote] 5 inches is alot of settlement, and it would likely be noticeable from cracks in walls, windows and doors that bind up, uneven floors,etc. But I doubt it would cause this type of failure ...
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re: Real bad condo collapse in Surfside, FL - Hobie101
[link=(https://www.enr.com/articles/50287-foundation-fix-to-start-next-month-on-san-franciscos-troubled-millennium-tower)]LINK[/link] Reminds me of the Millennium Tower in Sa Francisco, which has settled 17 inches since it was built 12 years ago and is still occupied. ...
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re: Real bad condo collapse in Surfside, FL - Hobie101
[quote]Those beach front condos are designed to be able to withstand total substrate washout and still stand.[/quote] Agreed, although this building obviously didn't perform as designed. Those buildings are likely supported by piles installed very deep into the ground. It would require one incred...
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