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Search: Posts Made By: MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 620
Views: 50,904
Posted By MedSailor
Re: I hate boats...

The yard told me that non-linear installs are "the carbon fiber equivalent" of modern diesel installs. I'm super stoked because they say they are only going to charge me 10k extra to install it this...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Youth pfd - headrest or not

FYI it's not a headrest, it's flotation designed for float the child face up of they can not swim. I bought the newer design mustang lil-legends and HATE it. It pinches at the chin and worse than...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,854
Views: 183,637
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

$155,000 for no-frills and bare bones? I'll stick with the used market thanks.

MedSailor
Forum: Diesel 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By MedSailor
Re: MD7 Diesel in motor oil ?? maybe MD 7

If it's only when cranking but not when running consider that it is being injected into the cylinders and not combusting whereby it leaks down past the rings into the oil pan.

An oil analysis is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 620
Views: 50,904
Posted By MedSailor
Re: I hate boats...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Xni9bBEfYro/VPUqYl67ZuI/AAAAAAAABak/9628RhPR4pI/s512/20150302_165909.jpg

It's a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! thing

It's a new, rebuilt, but looks new,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 3 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 8,168
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Gunboat 55 Dismasted, Abandoned off Hatteras...

Nearly 2K posts may sound like a lot to read but most are 2 lines or less. ;)

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Death of in-mast furling/new mast

15 years ago a Pearson owner was bragging to me about having his mast painted in Awl Grip for 10k. Nothing new here....

Can't imagine spending that much on painting a mast... even if i won the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Death of in-mast furling/new mast

Check into how your charter company pays you. The ones I talked to out of Shilshole would pay a standard rate or pay nothing but would take care of moorage and maintenance. They WOULD pay a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By MedSailor
Re: 3 hp outboard--how far

Saw in instructable online where a guy bought a sparr gas cap and then with a drill, glue and creativity inserted the end of a fuel hose with squeeze bulb into this cap.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By MedSailor
Re: 3 hp outboard--how far

Agreed! Try reusing your 2 stroke 1qt oil containers. Handy size, designed to pour and designed to hold petrochemicals.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,073
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

From experience I'd recommend the sureflow 2.8gpm model. All faucets and fittings these days are limited to 2.5gpm and the 2.8 pump will run continously while in use. Higher gpm models will cycle on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,073
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

It has a sauna! Now that's a real boat!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,854
Views: 183,637
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Has anyone written the book DESIRABLE AND UNDESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVEABOARD YACHTS AT ANCHOR?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/Lake_Bigeaux_houseboat.JPG


It would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Diamond in the rough?

Surely it would leak. Any other ideas? :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Death of in-mast furling/new mast

I'd be telling the owner/seller not to repaint it and to just knock 10K off the price. Would make everybody happy right? :confused:

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Death of in-mast furling/new mast

Is there a sabre owners association online where you could find a willing owner for a mast swap?

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,073
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

Yeah, we squeezed it in there somewhere. :) Note the past tense when reminiscing about how much I enjoyed living without all those things. I still fantasize about downsizing in a massive way, but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,854
Views: 183,637
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Actually, it's more like this:

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/af/afec866f59e4c60209e0c3ef8a5ad25be8038bcec717a1d5f7a759f6f857c832.jpg

:laugher

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,073
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

Looks like Mr. Barefoot navigator has met his match! BB could live higher on the hog for less!

Congrads on your boat BB and welcome to sailnet. Different people can live in different...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,301
Posted By MedSailor
Re: I Paid a Dude. And I Liked It.

If it was only one knurled nut then why couldn't you do the job in 10 seconds? Something is missing...

BTW, did you just mention a crane? :confused: :eek:

MedSailor
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,854
Views: 183,637
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Yes you are getting it. We believe it can not both be and not be a blue water boat, but actually any boat can. You see, just like schrodinger's cat is both dead AND alive at the same time until he...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,854
Views: 183,637
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Smackdaddy's Hunter is the Schrodinger's cat of production boats. At the same time it is AND is not a production boat. It also is AND is not a blue water boat.

This ends your moment of Zen. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,373
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Do you make guests wear PFDs?

Dfok,

Please forgive my tone. I was in a mood last night and it had nothing to do with you. It had more to do with lack of sleep, my kid barfing on me all night and lack of sailing.

I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,373
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Do you make guests wear PFDs?

Dfok,

Interesting rant.... absent of logic in many parts but still an interesting post to read. :-)

Fear not that I plan to make laws behind your back. My intention is to make laws in plane...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Diamond in the rough?

Pretty sure this sailboat was patterned after the lines of this beautiful creature of the deep. :D

http://www.fiboni.com/wp-content/images/anglerfish.jpg?cd2484
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