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4 Days Ago 04:35 PM
RTB
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Crazy people in Austin (sorry, smack). I should know. Got a crazy sister there, and some crazy friends too.

Are you following along on SB 1548 http://www.sailnet.com/forums/genera...da-again.html? Could be another challenge for us cruisers, and you are heading that way too, right?

Ralph
4 Days Ago 03:39 PM
smackdaddy
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

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Originally Posted by Minnesail View Post
Well, there's Texas and then there's Austin.
Absofreakinlutely.
4 Days Ago 01:10 PM
Minnesail
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

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Originally Posted by RobGallagher View Post
Thank goodness there is more than one Texas...

Ya got your Billy Beer, R&C cola and Cutty Sark on the rocks drinken, we don't bake wedding cakes for catamaran sailors Texas.

Then ya got yer, Yamazaki & Pappy Van Winkle drinkin, we will cater yer beach cat wedding with pizza and craft beer Texas.

Please beg the baby heyzuess to send me to the happy place.

Well, there's Texas and then there's Austin.
6 Days Ago 11:29 PM
RTB
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
I'm definitely motivated. But I'm getting nervous as the day nears. I really am. This is a big deal. It's exciting and scary.

I'll tell the boys hi.
Yes, it really is a big deal. Maybe it's the scary part that keeps some from ever actually living out their dreams. Hey, it's easy. After a couple of days, you guys will get in the groove. The actual "leaving" is the hard part. The rest is just learning as you go. It comes quickly....and you will learn something new just about every day. We're still learning, but the scary part is gone now. You guys will do fine, unless you go looking for a nail-biting BFS experience....

Ralph
6 Days Ago 10:54 PM
smackdaddy
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

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You're sounding pretty motivated, Steve. I have vivid memory of the day we cast off that very dock back in November, 2012. What a great feeling that was. You guys are about to make some memories that will stay with you for a long, long time. Say hey to the boys for us.

Ralph
I'm definitely motivated. But I'm getting nervous as the day nears. I really am. This is a big deal. It's exciting and scary.

I'll tell the boys hi.
6 Days Ago 10:36 PM
RTB
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post

Kind of rocked it this weekend. Write up coming soon.
You're sounding pretty motivated, Steve. I have vivid memory of the day we cast off that very dock back in November, 2012. What a great feeling that was. You guys are about to make some memories that will stay with you for a long, long time. Say hey to the boys for us.

Ralph
6 Days Ago 10:19 PM
smackdaddy
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Okay! The new solar panels are now charging my newly expanded 384-ah house bank! Next up is the LinkPro and that should do it for the electrical work - for now.



Also installed cam cleats on the mast for the new lazy jack lines, lee cloth anchors in the salon, and lid locks for all the settee lids.

Kind of rocked it this weekend. Write up coming soon.
6 Days Ago 09:47 PM
drosymor
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

RobG, It may not damage it in Connecticut, but I wouldn't want to test that in Texas on my Lagavulin 16. Just not worth the risk.
6 Days Ago 09:42 PM
drosymor
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

I keeps it in the frig on the boat. I likes to keep an eye on it. Got to protect from boarders too.
6 Days Ago 09:40 PM
RobGallagher
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Heat will not damage whiskey if it is bottled. In the cask it can have an effect...could be for the better or worse in the overall aging process, but it does not "hurt" it. Casks sit in warehouses for decades that are not climate controlled. Be it Scotland or Kentucky or Japan.

Yamazaki chilled with a solid globe if ice is interesting, not really "better" in my opinion, but that is the beauty of it...just my opinion.
Cheers!
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