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Old 26-02-2018, 11:29   #16
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No Jeff, actually broke down and spent a buck a piece!
No doubt increasing the value of your boat!
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Old 26-02-2018, 13:54   #17
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Great idea, and nicely executed. Are there other colors available?


I think there was only white, but I’m sure different buckets would work as well
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Old 26-02-2018, 15:55   #18
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Is your wife selling them? With a label that says they are for marine use they should go for hundreds.
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Old 26-02-2018, 15:57   #19
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Is your wife selling them? With a label that says they are for marine use they should go for hundreds.


No but she will lend you one for use as a pattern!
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Old 26-02-2018, 16:14   #20
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Re: Cheap opening port windscoop

As with most inventions, you are not the first. We use them every night down here in Caribbean and have for 2 years.

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LOL.. Budget Marine has carried these for years. We paid $10.99 USD in Grenada. In Grenada it would be WAY cheaper to buy the "breeze booster" than a garbage can to cut up.
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Old 26-02-2018, 16:20   #21
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As with most inventions, you are not the first. We use them every night down here in Caribbean and have for 2 years.

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LOL.. Budget Marine has carried these for years. We paid $10.99 USD in Grenada. In Grenada it would be WAY cheaper to buy the "breeze booster" than a garbage can to cut up.

As you can see I stated I'm sure it's been done before, but you paid 11 times what we did. Paying for the marine name!


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See, what you got there is a "universal air conveyer"
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Old 26-02-2018, 16:43   #23
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As you can see I stated I'm sure it's been done before, but you paid 11 times what we did. Paying for the marine name!


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LOL.. Ok marine name.. The $11.00 version I bought floats, has a built in retainer and is UV resistant. I don't feel ripped off!
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See, what you got there is a "universal air conveyer"


I like that, write that with magic marker on the side and on the market for $1.25+tax and shipping!
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LOL.. Ok marine name.. The $11.00 version I bought floats, has a built in retainer and is UV resistant. I don't feel ripped off!


Ok, attach a floatie and some uv paint, price is up to $1.45
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I like it! I bet one could make these out of regular 5-gallon buckets. In my area these are tossed out by restaurants all the time - dishwashing fluids, bleach, soy sauce... Some that are intended for one use are not very resistant to UV radiation from the sun. I call it ultra VIOLENT radiation. The best are the colored ones used for motor oil, hydraulic oil, paint, etc.
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Love the genius in your wife... She's a keeper! But, I love my Breeze Boosters with screens to keep the bugs out. They even keep the rain out unless it's 30Kts or more.
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Love the genius in your wife... She's a keeper! But, I love my Breeze Boosters with screens to keep the bugs out. They even keep the rain out unless it's 30Kts or more.


Really nice but almost $50.00 ouch! Above my pay scale
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I will keep her! In fact I don’t think I have a choice as her head has swollen up so much over the comments here she’s unable to push through the companionway. Got her where I want her
If I was you, I'd be verrrrry careful about hinting in any way, shape or form that my wife had become too large in any respect to fit...just sayin'

Take it from one who only occasionally opens his mouth to switch feet.



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