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Search: Posts Made By: BluemanSailor
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,105
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Sailboat interior seaworthy design

Hey chrisncate
what kind of self steering is that on your boat, looks great, robust and not as large as some.

thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Dear Annapolis...

pcmm- parking 2 hours really. We arrived at 10:30 on saturday, and parked in a lot that was about half full about 2 blocks from the show entrance. $20.00 for the day.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 10-16-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Water filter for filtering tank water

Check out Water Filters: Replacement Water Filter Cartridges for Culligan, Everpure, Samsung, Pur, Brita, Pentek, GE, and more (http://www.waterfilters.net/).
good supply, choice and price.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Centrifigal fuel water separator

Being a full time liveaboard in the northeast- with the cold winters, I get a bit of water in my fuel tank. This past summer I built a fuel-polishing system - have to look for a photos. Use a Racor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Sail boat crashes and starts sinking after hitting a bridge!

wow that's some strong current.. where was this? anyone know?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2014
Replies: 116
Views: 23,132
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Why paint instead of gelcoat?

there are a couple of gelcoat additives - besides wax- that you can add to the gelcoat before spraying so that you don't have to cover the gelcoat for it to cure- one is Duratec Hi-gloss additive -...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-07-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Battery charger - small, medium, or large?

10% of the battery bank is standard. 200 amp bank, 20 amp charger.
Here's a great article about marine battery chargers and installation..

Installing A Marine Battery Charger Photo Gallery by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: boat salvage yard?

Try Greg Neck boatyard at the end of the Sassafrass river- had lots of boats around the yard and in the woods..
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 05-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Plugged scupper hose

I had the same problem recently- tried blowing air through didn't work but then used a shop vac - - totally cleared it out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Will epoxy stick to PVC pipe?

I had to glue up 2 layers of starboard - needed a thicker piece, used a specific epoxy,(I believe it was Lord 363) but I also had to pass a flame over the 2 pieces before I applied the epoxy. Strong...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Radar reflector questions

On my last boat and present boat I have a Mobri reflector at my spreaders. My last boat I did a transAtlantic crossing, Bristol 32, I was approaching the coast of Portugal when I saw a large sailing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,472
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Baba and Tayana 37 fans

Great Read- thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Prop Shops close to Philadelphia

Sorry Jim- the only one I know of is the one in Riverton NJ, if their still open. Also PBS-- had one dealing with them.... .......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-17-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Filling voids prior to gel coat ?

If your going to gelcoat afterwards the best product, especially for adhesion and sand ability is Evercoat 27.
Sands easily and great for fairing out any voids. Then gelcoat.

Stay away from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 4,340
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Stupid questions about launch day

Jim - my BF keeps his boat at Haven Harbour also- been there for about 8 years, after they totally screwed up almost every project he gave them, he's been taking his boat to Annapolis for any work...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Electric heaters and boat connections

I did look into them, but they where 2x as much and I still have a lot of refitting and stuff to buy for the boat.

But they do look great! But the new Furrion are really nice..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By BluemanSailor
Electric heaters and boat connections

To all my fellow live boards in the cold Northeast and PNW area, PLEASE CHECK ALL your power cord connections this winter. There was a fire last winter at out marine due to the poorly maintained...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Storage on Chesapeake (for 1 year)?

GregNeck marina at the end of the Sassafrass River- really great working boat yard with cheap prices, very well protected..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Became a liveaboard again finally!

thanks and yes it's the Ben Franklin bridge.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By BluemanSailor
Became a liveaboard again finally!

2 weeks ago I became a full time liveaboard again, after 10 years of living on land and boatless for 8 years.

Finished enough of the boat to make her liveable, going to spend this winter finishing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 159
Views: 14,881
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Sailboat perishes off Hatteras, USCG rescues crew

Well she's got some of the facts WRONG - way wrong, typical media screw up. I guess the writer thinks there can be only "one" vessel named "Running Free".

>Until they lost their engine during...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,437
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

I'm working on a 34 footer- finishing up somethings- in between the storms and then will start installing my chainplates. Where are you located?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,437
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

Am replacing the chainplates on my boat- 8 in total. Cost Stainless metal (316) $25.00 each- cut to size, drilling the holes and welding spacers on the end. $0.00 - exchanged some wood work for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-17-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Viewing a Bristol 32 tonight... Questions

Good engine easy to repair. Engine hours? Does PO have maintenance records?
When I brought my present boat PO had all the records - PO did some stupid things but overall he's been terrific with me. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-17-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Viewing a Bristol 32 tonight... Questions

I owned a 1976 Bristol 32, don't know how much different it would be..
When I brought here - in the mid 90's she was a rock solid boat! the only core issue I had was in the cockpit where the...
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