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Search: Posts Made By: MIeagle
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By MIeagle
How do I dispose of flotation foam?

As I have talked about in a previous thread, I am removing the waterlogged foam from my 16' rebel and replacing the sole. I started digging out the foam earlier this week and there is a pretty big...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By MIeagle
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Landlocked: I'm not sure if the sole is cored or not. I plan on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By MIeagle
Alright thanks a lot Dwayne. Your last post...

Alright thanks a lot Dwayne. Your last post answered a lot of my questions. I will be looking into the foam you suggested. You would consider that a better alternative than the 2 part foam that is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By MIeagle
Thumbs up Dwayne, is there any specific reason you wouldn't...

Dwayne, is there any specific reason you wouldn't use the noodles for flotation or is it just more of a risky proposition?

LandLocked, I really appreciate that thread you posted. I will really be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By MIeagle
Thanks for the replies so far. This is all...

Thanks for the replies so far. This is all helping a lot. Is it safe to use 1/2" for the new sole and probably replacing the stringers in the floor? How many coats of epoxy would I use on the new...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-05-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By MIeagle
Thanks for the replies. I really appreciated them...

Thanks for the replies. I really appreciated them in my hunt for the first boat. I picked the rebel and have been able to get it in the water a few times so far. I've been really happy with it so far!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By MIeagle
16' Floor and Deck Replacement. Advice Please!

Ok so I have a 16' rebel that I bought earlier this year. I have come to find that the flotation foam is waterlogged. So after reading on here, I wasn't sure whether to spend any time or money to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By MIeagle
Briggs and Stratton 5 HP Help

Hello,

I have recently bought a briggs and stratton 5 hp outboard for my rebel 16'. One of the propeller blades is broken, but thats why I got to get the motor for $50. So I've been looking for a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,448
Posted By MIeagle
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Thanks a lot for your posts Tim. I'm checking...

Thanks a lot for your posts Tim. I'm checking into those ads a bit further, and yes I have located a few other boats in the area to look at. I'm checking on another rebel tomorrow to see it close up....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
I just got ahold of the man who placed the ad for...

I just got ahold of the man who placed the ad for the rebel. He sold it earlier this afternoon. Now I'm just bummed..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Thanks for all the info everybody. It has really...

Thanks for all the info everybody. It has really helped. I think I am going to pursue buying the rebel this week. Considering all the things you've said, it just seems like a safe bet that I will be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By MIeagle
Well the thing is that I don't really plan on...

Well the thing is that I don't really plan on moving up anytime soon. I will be using my boat in an inland lake which my family has a cabin on. I thought maybe the thing to go with was the hobie. My...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Alright, this is very helpful. I think I am...

Alright, this is very helpful. I think I am beginning to lean towards pursuing the Hobie 16. Another question, is it reasonable to sail with more than 2 people on the H16?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Also, don, what do you mean by "put a reef in the...

Also, don, what do you mean by "put a reef in the main" ? I haven't heard the term before..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Thanks for the reply. I won't be able to try both...

Thanks for the reply. I won't be able to try both before buying. I am buying used and the two sellers are on different sides of the state, so I doubt I will drive to see both boats. My biggest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By MIeagle
Sailing a cat gently?

I am considering buying my first boat right now. I am choosing between a prindle 16' cat, a hobie 16, or a 16' rebel.

I like the idea of going fast on a cat but am wondering if its possible to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By MIeagle
Advice for Purchasing First Boat

Hello, I've been lurking on the forums for about a week and soaking up a lot of info. I have finally gotten some money towards purchasing my first sail boat and would like some advice on which to...
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