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  1. PB Open Water
    So I am looking to drop between $500 and $750 for some boat bling - gauge bezels, light bezels, stereo remote bezels, trash chute bezel (for deck boat), push/pull knobs, and other assorted bezels, etc. and want them all powdercoated orange. Unfortunately, Eddie Marine doesn't have everything...
  2. PB Open Water
    I am a fan of Eliminator. although I don't own one I have friends who do and they are very well built boats. MIRA LOMA: Trying to stay afloat in rough economic waters | Business | | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California
  3. PB Open Water
    For anyone that still somehow thinks that the "Boating Community At Large" does not drive the economy here in Havasu, you should have tried getting into any decent restaurant for breakfast this morning. A majority of the boaters were obviously not going on the water and were damn hungry, long...
  4. PB Open Water
    By MORTIMER ZUCKERMAN The recent unemployment numbers have undermined confidence that we might be nearing the bottom of the recession. What we can see on the surface is disconcerting enough, but the inside numbers are just as bad. The Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary estimate for job...
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    The top twelve indicators that the economy is bad-- 12. CEO's are now playing miniature golf. 11. I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail. 10. I went to buy a toaster oven and they gave me a bank. 9. Hotwheels and Matchbox car companies are now trading higher than GM in the stock...
  6. PB Open Water
    What are your thoughts on the economy being in full force again, or at least NORMAL? When will massive job losses stop? When will real estate prices bottom and quit declining? Everyday it seems someone is losing their job on here. Sad to hear. When are people gonna be able to be confident in...
  7. PB Open Water
    I dunno, just wanted to ask how biz is for you all. So far this year I/we(family business) have lost 63k. The last month or so things have picked up a little. I might have to pull the plug if things keep up. In the past 30 years we've been in business,typically 50 percent or so of what we do is...
  8. PB Open Water
    Oh, yea...........we are "expanding our monetary base"........... That means we are printing money!!! :)coffee Example: Less oil is being used in this economy but prices continue to rise. 22% or so in the past month! Hmmmm?
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    Snoopjon's thread got me thinking. What else has anyone done to stimulate the economy? Me? I just booked room and tickets for the PBR Finals in Vegas to the tune of around $1,500. Also bought a new dishwasher ($650), spent about $750 on Jeep parts. Bought a 52" flat screen around Christmas...
  12. PB Open Water
    Why America's Economy fell off a cliff John Smith started the day early having set his alarm clock (MADE IN JAPAN ) for 6 am. While his coffeepot (MADE IN CHINA) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor (MADE IN HONG KONG) He put on a dress shirt (MADE IN SRI LANKA)...
  13. PB Open Water
    We have our super hero's here now...
  14. PB Open Water
    Spending all day on these websites. I mean people are losing their jobs left and right, People are taking serious pay cuts, Some people are too dumb to realize they are gonna lose their jobs and yes they spend all day on various websites, INSTEAD OF PROVING THEIR WORTH AND SECURING THEIR JOBS
  15. PB Open Water
    they shut the light off at the end of the tunnel file in your own blanks
  16. PB Open Water
    Valentines Day will be cancelled ! Sincerly , Cupid :D
  17. PB Open Water
    Makes me sick to see everyone doing so poor. Watching the new elected oficials is a joke, they don't deserve the money we pay them. Here is my fix that if implemented would fix everything! Starting tomorrow every American must only buy american! no more Honda's Toyota's, etc..... No more made in...
  18. PB Open Water
    Our Deferred Comp/401K/trust funds wiped out. Wifes retirement plan wiped out. Same patient load, but they can't pay for it or no health Insurance so the staffs are stretched thin, OT cut. This is the first time in my life that my conscience, hard working, skilled & tallented friends can't...
  19. Jet Boats
    I was Talking with Doc the other day and we got Laughing about what Jet Boaters had done to compensate in this Economy. We said "hell most would Drop the Old Lady to Keep the Jet Alive". What's your funny or rule-ing on this. Just in Fun it has been a Bitch on Some !!!
  20. PB Open Water
    If you purchase something out of state, you don't pay tax. Billions of dollars in purchases on the internet go tax free every year. Since neither the buyer nor the seller have to pay taxes on these sales, each state is suffering from a loss in tax dollars. The internet not only is hurting the...