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Search: Posts Made By: Captainmeme
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,161
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

My company retired me, a nice way of saying they laid me off. But what they heck I was ready to go and approaching the magic age of 65. So how can we afford to sail? For 40 some years we lived below...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bottom sanding. Kill me now

From his profile, its a 27 foot Cal.
Two words to the OP............SODA BLASTING...............
Cheaper than a new set of lungs.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Atta boy for vender

Yes, I ordered my battery monitor from his web site. Fast ship, great price. They are bookmarked.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,967
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: smoke filling up the cabin

Wait, you are going out today with guest and you haven't identified what caused all the smoke, temperature and oil lights to come on?? Something is wrong, about to fail or has failed. Maybe an object...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 354
Views: 110,665
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Here, ***Buy Bed-It Butyl Tape*** Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/butyl_tape)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Warning!!!!!!

Hey I have nothing against stupid people, all I'm saying is remove the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 3,712
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

Why stop at 22? How about a Sunfish or a sailboard? Now there is a challenge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,452
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: How can I tell if my diesel is bad?

RichH what you say makes sense. Please tell me what you think of my plan to clean the tank. Treat tank with tank cleaner (break stuff up) and biocide to kill the critters that caused stuff. Add a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,452
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: How can I tell if my diesel is bad?

So with out tearing the top of the tank off how does one clean the "'hardened resins' which are the 'black crap' (an asphaltic) that grows on the tank walls " ? Our boat has been sitting on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 4,386
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Fresh water tank vent location options

Thanks RichH. Because of your explanation I won't be wasting effort, time and money installing a sediment filter on the fresh water vent line.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Hunter loses rudder

Yes, rudders do break off. Hi, my name is Jerry and I owned a Hunter whose rudder did break off. The stainless steel hollow tube rudder post broke right at the point where the tube entered the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,461
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Tayana 37: Coamings cut off - is this repairable?

I was thinking foam blocks shaped to be like the original coamings then glassed over. Yes you will need a pedestal for winch mounting. WTF is with the plywood????
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 4,386
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Fresh water tank vent location options

"I never thought about a bio filter on that line. How is that different from air that gets into the system from other sources (e.g., while repairing stuff)? I always though it would be enough to add...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 4,386
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Fresh water tank vent location options

Is there any reason one could not use say a 1 micron 10" standard sediment water filter instead of these "capsule filters"? The same kind of filter used in under the sink filters for water...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: ebay purchase gone bad: 1/4" G43 anchor chain

I buy and sell on Ebay. I accurately describe my items so the buyer has a wonderful "out of the box" experience. Bought an item that never arrived, seller refunded the money, no questions asked. And...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: I can't believe it's stolen again!

Maybe its the owner of the marina taking unauthorized items off the dock?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Why Are Aluminum Mast Painted?

There is an anodizing process that imparts color to the metal. So you can have your mast anodized and the looks of painted too.

Daniel, check out AAA Custom Anodizing & Metal Finishing. They are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Happy Ending

" She suggested taking the sail down, but Holland thought it would be fine. "

Sometimes being the macho man gets you in big trouble.

Glad it turned out ok. Must be one nice boat to sustain...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-22-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

Don't take them out, they are there to keep the boat from sinking should you heel her too far and take on water.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,906
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Yacht capsizes on launch

Oh, DR, how could anyone diss Captain Ron?? Kurt Russel should have taken best actor award for his out standing performance as a captain, navigator, and most important family healer.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-22-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

Does she still have those blocks of Styrofoam flotation under the cockpit?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Replacing Adler/Barbour Fridge components

You might want to take a look at the Isotherm SP units. They pipe the refrigerant through a thru-hull for cooling purposes. Its the same principle as the water to air air conditioning. Whats nice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Shore power receptacle

" Thanks Captainmeme. The redirect showed exactly what I needed to know. Problem solved. "

You are welcome.

If it was me rewiring the receptacle, I would look at least a few more sources. Not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Shore power receptacle

Post a picture of the receptacle so we can properly guide you.
Does it look like this?
Redirect Notice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Day from Hell? Or learning experience

Did anyone lose an eye? No? How about a finger or a toe? Again no? Hmmmm. Ok, anyone
bleed? Its not a good day on the water unless you bleed. Again no? Your story sounds like
a typical day out...
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