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Search: Posts Made By: Don0190
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,016
Posted By Don0190
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,176
Posted By Don0190
Re: Rebel Heart Lawsuit Dismissed

I'm on a few sailing forums; if I run into a sailing problem I'm going to sue them for all the "advice" I've gotten over the years.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,330
Posted By Don0190
re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

Considering how many countries the US has fought wars with, but which we can still travel to, IT"S ABOUT FREAKING TIME TO GET OVER THIS CUBA THING!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By Don0190
Re: Need advice on choosing a Boat

My thoughts are that buying a smaller boat with a planned update is just throwing money away. BTW - a 29' boat is still just a small boat/
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-18-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,018
Posted By Don0190
Re: Boat Loan

I've gotten 2 15 year term boat loans the past 6 years. 1 was from Essex on a $72k boat and current is with Suntrust on a $115k boat. Both were with 20% down and during the recession.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 5,415
Posted By Don0190
Re: Hopes and dreams. Is this realistic?

This is thread drift, but I think you are right.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By Don0190
Re: House Battery Talk

I have golf cart type batteries and only check the water every couple of months, but if you really don't want to check the water the AGMs are the way to go.

But before you do anything you should...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-11-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,819
Posted By Don0190
Re: Coastal sailing without depth finder?

well my dinghy doesn't have a depth finder
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By Don0190
Re: Marine head won't pump

Cut the hoses off and replace them instead of messing around and just delaying the job!!!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Don0190
Re: Zinc Consumption question

Why would current between the shaft and prop travel to a hanging zinc, or even a zinc on the shaft, when it is so much easier to go to the zinc on the prop?

That's why the prop zinc is always...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-14-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 14,360
Posted By Don0190
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

Sure glad I have real showers on my boat!
Forum: herSailNet 08-04-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 4,693
Posted By Don0190
Re: Making it comfortable for her

Actually far as I'm concerned setting the boat for my wife is the same as setting it up for me, we like the same things which is why we are married!

If you don't know what your wife wants on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Don0190
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

New hose I feel definitely should have lasted a LOT more than months. Are you sure the odor isn't in the locker walls themselves? Have you cleaned them well and sprayed with PureArye etc?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Don0190
Re: Hunter 41

It isn't a worry, I've pounded mine for years and the rig still is standing. There are 1000s of B&R rigged boats and cats without backstays around doing just fine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 4,158
Posted By Don0190
Re: Alternative to Solar

What happens to power output when it is calm out since it requires movement?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 11,215
Posted By Don0190
Re: Where should we retire with our boat?

I would think if the question is where warm to retire on boat verse where warm to cruise on a boat, then the answer becomes just where best to retire to that has access to the water. It becomes more...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 02-17-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 12,008
Posted By Don0190
Re: Bounty captain Robin Walbridge's 'reckless decision' blamed for sinking

I'm amazed,...................that you guys can keep this "debate" going.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 02-10-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 12,008
Posted By Don0190
Re: Bounty captain Robin Walbridge's 'reckless decision' blamed for sinking

Really! :eek:

I will just self censure the rest
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2014
Replies: 2,670
Views: 214,550
Posted By Don0190
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

baking your own bread on the boat - cost savings or not when everything is factored in (not counting the nice warm fresh part)?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2014
Replies: 403
Views: 37,864
Posted By Don0190
$3000/mo cruising budget

Determining a cruising budget and trying to find out if it will work seems like one of the most important parts of cruising, yet is one of the hardest to find any answers on. Before I got into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-04-2013
Replies: 173
Views: 28,643
Posted By Don0190
Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

Wasp spray to stop a person is a myth. All it is going to do is piss off the guy with the machete and make him madder.
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