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  About Me

  • About pdqaltair
    Location
    Deale, MD
    Cruising Area
    Chesapeake Bay
    Occupation
    Chemical Engineer
    Boat Manufacturer
    PDQ Altair
    Boat Year
    1997
    Boat Length
    34
  • Signature
    (when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

    "Well, I just climb up to them."

    by Joe Brown, English rock climber



    http://sail-delmarva.blogspot.com/

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  • Last Activity: 1 Day Ago
  • Join Date: 11-14-2008

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  Mentions

07-05-2016
01:10 PM - clifgray mentioned pdqaltair in post Re: Converting Starboard Settee to Double Bed
pdqaltair that is a cool littl...
07-23-2015
07:42 AM - windnrock mentioned pdqaltair in post Re: Rethinking Jacklines
...thing different. pdqaltair - "Climbers have bro...

  Quotes

07-21-2016
11:55 AM - jerryrlitton quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Filming yachts with a drone
Remember that in the US you ne...
07-20-2016
02:45 PM - FlyingBasset quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Used Car Top / Lightweight dinghy or cat for 2-3 adults
A 14' cat is 245 pounds and is...
01:00 PM - pdqaltair quoted Ajax_MD in post Re: Danger of Vibrio Infection
Interesting. We've had dol...
07-17-2016
12:08 PM - albrazzi quoted pdqaltair in post Re: 12 inch winch handle
I'm assuming winch handles are...
09:13 AM - pdqaltair quoted SV Siren in post Re: 12 inch winch handle
The only place that you can f...
07-16-2016
09:12 AM - pdqaltair quoted SVAuspicious in post Re: Solo Cruising Safety equipment
For a long time I followed my und...
07-15-2016
10:27 PM - pdqaltair quoted jwing in post Re: Solo Cruising Safety equipment
I'm no expert at sailor-to...
05:32 PM - jwing quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Solo Cruising Safety equipment
And I don't understand the new...
07-14-2016
11:42 PM - pdqaltair quoted Ajax_MD in post Re: Tangier Island channel depth?
I think the OP is going to h...
06:20 PM - clifgray quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Converting Starboard Settee to Double Bed
Different boat. But like this:...
07-03-2016
06:50 PM - MarkofSeaLife quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Dead Reckoning and GPS Combined?
However, I'll bet dinner if we...
02:55 PM - pdqaltair quoted MarkofSeaLife in post Re: Dead Reckoning and GPS Combined?
No! Never! And thats the point. ...
06-29-2016
01:09 PM - pdqaltair quoted RichH in post Re: Oil sheen rule: engine discharge
That EPA estimate is for c...
12:07 PM - pdqaltair quoted RichH in post Re: Oil sheen rule: engine discharge
One has to remember that i...
11:23 AM - pdqaltair quoted aloof in post Re: Boat odor
Probably not be a good ide...
09:42 AM - wsmurdoch quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Coming from RV to boats. Do you use holding tank chemicals?
Aqua-Kem was tested (PS Feb 20...
07:56 AM - pdqaltair quoted wsmurdoch in post Re: Coming from RV to boats. Do you use holding tank chemicals?
In Practical Sailor's February...
06-28-2016
05:24 PM - eherlihy quoted pdqaltair in post Re: Coming from RV to boats. Do you use holding tank chemicals?
As for cajoling guests into no...
04:06 PM - pdqaltair quoted Minnewaska in post Re: Coming from RV to boats. Do you use holding tank chemicals?
This is a fundemental issue I h...
12:40 PM - pdqaltair quoted Don0190 in post Re: Dinghy davit line
I could and I took it off a ...

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    pdqaltair liked post by Ajax_MD On thread : Danger of Vibrio Infection
    You guys are all just a ray of f--king sunshine, you know that? ;)
    Liked On: 5 Days Ago, 05:53 PM
    Posted On: 5 Days Ago, 01:29 PM
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    pdqaltair liked post by aloof On thread : Extending sealant squeeze tube life
    Ya, I've been pouring it onto my wife's salad as part of a secret plan...
    Liked On: 06-16-2016, 11:25 PM
    Posted On: 06-16-2016, 07:25 PM
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    pdqaltair liked post by Minnesail On thread : Extending sealant squeeze tube life
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    pdqaltair liked post by Faster On thread : 100:1
    One USgal is 3.785 litres (3,785 ml)... so 38 ml/usgal? or 1.3 ounces (use a shot glass!!) :p ;)
    Liked On: 06-16-2016, 05:01 PM
    Posted On: 06-14-2016, 07:48 PM
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    pdqaltair liked post by TakeFive On thread : boat insurance - how many self insure
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    pdqaltair liked post by goat On thread : boat insurance - how many self insure
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    pdqaltair liked post by Rocky Mountain Breeze On thread : What did I do wrong?
    You got lucky????
    Liked On: 06-03-2016, 10:34 AM
    Posted On: 06-02-2016, 10:47 PM
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    pdqaltair liked post by bigdogandy On thread : Man overboard in marina: Best method to retrieve swimmer?
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    pdqaltair liked post by xort On thread : Disturbing report on MANTUS and other chain hooks
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    pdqaltair liked post by MastUndSchotbruch On thread : Disturbing report on MANTUS and other chain hooks
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    pdqaltair liked post by RainDog On thread : Waves are fun
    Or you could just notice that the rock is wet and draw a quick inference.
    Liked On: 03-05-2016, 06:32 PM
    Posted On: 03-05-2016, 02:28 PM
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    pdqaltair liked post by Maine Sail On thread : Pulling up the anchor single handed. Tips?
 
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