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Search: Posts Made By: Arch_NME
Forum: Cal 05-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Arch_NME
I'm pretty sure it's a bolt on keel based on some...

I'm pretty sure it's a bolt on keel based on some internet research. Never seen one out of the water in person though.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-26-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Arch_NME
This has occured to me before. I really think...

This has occured to me before. I really think they ought to ban people from dumping all this fertilzer on thier lawns. I mean when it' a farm it's one thing because you are feeding people and it has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
Well it's already done so it's all theoretical or...

Well it's already done so it's all theoretical or for future reference at this point, so you can give me both if you want. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
It's got a thimble on both ends of the wire. A...

It's got a thimble on both ends of the wire. A shackle on one end which attaches to the sail and the rope tied through the other. Neither end of the wire passes through the top of the mast during...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-24-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 52,041
Posted By Arch_NME
Fine, fine, you got me, guns are mostly just...

Fine, fine, you got me, guns are mostly just useful for feeling like badass, bullying people that don't have guns, and sometimes for revenge. That's good enough reason for me to have one though. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-24-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 52,041
Posted By Arch_NME
Well, **** happens... Obviously he shouldn't...

Well, **** happens...

Obviously he shouldn't have broken out the rifle in that situation, knowing what we know now about the survival of his crew poor working order of the rifle. Hindsight is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-24-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 52,041
Posted By Arch_NME
Just because you might not have used a gun in...

Just because you might not have used a gun in that situation though doesn't mean it would never be useful to have one. Also just letting people do or have whatever they want doesn't always make you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-24-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 52,041
Posted By Arch_NME
You know, just because you have a gun on you...

You know, just because you have a gun on you doesn't mean you have to pull it out everytime something happens. You could have had a gun in your pocket that whole time and the situation would have...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-23-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 52,041
Posted By Arch_NME
I'm a live aboard and I own a small 380. It's on...

I'm a live aboard and I own a small 380. It's on my boat because well that's where I live and where everything I own is. I keep it wrapped in a heavily oil soaked rag inside a plastic case to...
Forum: Cal 05-23-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Arch_NME
I bought 225 ft of 3/8 sta set from Jamestown...

I bought 225 ft of 3/8 sta set from Jamestown Distributors, $0.87/ft. I replaced the main and jib halyards yesterday and still got a good bit left over. Not sure how much, it's still on the reel....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
That's what I ended up using, once I looked up...

That's what I ended up using, once I looked up how to tie one. I'm pretty sure that was the knot that was on there before, or something very similar (I had to cut it in half to get the old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
Language is about communication. I didn't notice...

Language is about communication. I didn't notice any confusion from anyone as to what I was talking about, therefore efficient communication was successfully achieved. That's all that is important.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-23-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Arch_NME
Travel time? Bmore to DC

I know it's hard to be exact with so many variables like weather conditions and such but I thought I would just try to get some estimates from some of the more experienced sailors on here. Anyway so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
It's not inside the mast it's outside. It's just...

It's not inside the mast it's outside. It's just whipped with duct tape and I melted the end. What do you mean "sew the free end"?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
Thanks, boland/bowline also good for reattaching...

Thanks, boland/bowline also good for reattaching the shackles?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
I don't have dyneema I just have some 3/8 sta...

I don't have dyneema I just have some 3/8 sta set. I'm not going to splice to wire to it, that's overly complex and the wire already has a loop put in it at the end that a rope was tied through.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By Arch_NME
Best knot, steel to rope halyard??

I'm replacing the rope portion of my main halyard and I was wondering if anyone knows the best knot to use to attach the rope to the loop in the steel cable?
Forum: Cal 05-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Arch_NME
That's alright, thanks for the offer though. I...

That's alright, thanks for the offer though. I think I'm going to go with 3/8thick. That about what it looks like to me and that was also what the link posted by zz4gta recommends based on the...
Forum: Cal 05-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Arch_NME
Not a bad idea. The people usually at my local...

Not a bad idea. The people usually at my local west marine are more like teenagers with summer jobs than old salts so I'm not sure I would even trust them to tell me the size of the rope. Maybe I...
Forum: Cal 05-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Arch_NME
I'm not concerned about racing or getting...

I'm not concerned about racing or getting anywhere in a hurry. Price is definately more important than performance. Don't usually wear gloves unless it's colder than 50 degrees out. Not sure what...
Forum: Cal 05-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Arch_NME
Cal 2-29: Diameter of Running Rigging??

I want to know what the diameters are supposed to be for all the running rigging are for my 1976 Cal 2-29. I need to replace pretty much all the lines. I don't use a spinakker though so I don't care...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-07-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By Arch_NME
Maryland Marinas???

I'm in Deale at Shipwright Marina right now paying $500 a month, nice place but I'd like to find something cheaper. I was wondering if there are any Marylanders around here that could make some...
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