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sailingfool liked post by capta On thread : How do I handle insurance claims?Yeah, like there's any such thing in American law. The construction company that dug into a 26" fuel transfer pipe from the tanker to the tanks ashore didn't bother to pull the utilities info...Liked On: 07-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Posted On: 07-12-2014, 03:31 PMsailingfool liked post by SloopJonB On thread : "Free boat" seaworthinessMrs Peel was the hottest of all.Liked On: 11-01-2013, 01:59 PM
Posted On: 11-01-2013, 01:27 PMsailingfool liked post by sailpower On thread : Best used cheap blue water boats 30-45ftThis thread is hilarious. I am surprised that anyone is taking the OP seriously. This is a spoof, right? What is the best sailboat for bottom fishing and running inlets? I can afford 200K of...Liked On: 10-20-2013, 10:03 AM
Posted On: 10-20-2013, 12:56 AMsailingfool liked post by Minnewaska On thread : Initial Offer QuestionAbsolutely, positively no answer to this. It depends on whether the seller has listed far above value, at value or, while rare, below value. You should make an offer just a bit below what you...Liked On: 06-20-2013, 12:48 PM
Posted On: 06-19-2013, 09:03 PMsailingfool liked post by CalebD On thread : Using Bottom Paint on Brass PropellerI've been using the Petit Zinc Barnacle Barrier spray paint on my bronze 2 blade prop (a $20 can will last you a number of years). It is not the best protection like MaxProp but works ok; still need...Liked On: 04-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Posted On: 04-23-2013, 10:26 PMsailingfool liked post by SchockT On thread : Thinking of removing my traveler. Thoughts?Don't do it! Fix up your traveler so it works properly, and learn to use it. it wouldn't cost much to replace those cheek blocks with higher quality components, and once it will be a pleasure to use....Liked On: 03-13-2013, 01:34 PM
Posted On: 03-12-2013, 09:51 PMsailingfool liked post by SloopJonB On thread : Opinion on cove stripes3M makes a vinyl tape that is a very good simulation of gold leaf. I saw it used as the cove and the boot on a red boat and it looked amazing - on a dark blue boat it would be incredible.Liked On: 03-06-2013, 01:06 PM
Posted On: 03-05-2013, 01:04 PMsailingfool liked post by Faster On thread : rod rigging replacementLandfall 38?.. nice cruiser. I can't see any reason not to go with wire, not sure about Dyneema or composite, cost and terminals might be the biggie with those. The fact that rod can fail with...Liked On: 02-28-2013, 03:32 PM
Posted On: 12-05-2012, 12:53 PMsailingfool liked post by Jeff_H On thread : Rescue at Sea: How it SHOULD be done.While there may be good information in this discussion, frankly, the bickering has garnered a raft of complaints to the moderators. When a thread starts to sound like a Monty Python routine, from my...Liked On: 02-04-2013, 03:44 PM
Posted On: 02-04-2013, 03:36 PMsailingfool liked post by Maine Sail On thread : Seller agreed to offer, but set a clause,"no discounts after survey"Bingo! Sadly very often lack of "buyer" homework, lack of knowledge and a focus so ridiculously honed in on the ultimate bottom line purchase price causes many to lose BEAUTIFUL boats. The...Liked On: 09-30-2012, 12:56 PM
Posted On: 09-30-2012, 12:09 PMsailingfool liked post by ltgoshen On thread : Required Mast head lighting^ This political ad of yours sickens me. Just saying. Thanks for your imputLiked On: 07-13-2012, 08:58 AM
Posted On: 07-12-2012, 03:58 PMsailingfool liked post by billsull On thread : Kind hearted sailor needed (Mystic Area CT)I responded to the CL ad with an offer to use my boat. I imagine this fellow will have a lot of options once the word gets out about the urgency of the situation. I hope he gets his wish.Liked On: 05-08-2012, 04:42 PM
Posted On: 05-08-2012, 04:29 PMsailingfool liked post by JoeDiver On thread : Large Sailboat Wanted for non profitTravis, just want to make sure I understand your organization: 1. You're going to look for treasure, recover it and sell it to the local museum. You'll donate any profit (after taking your cut for...Liked On: 03-28-2012, 01:49 PM
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