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Search: Posts Made By: Pangaea
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pangaea
Sandblasting alternative?

Blasting IS the best way to remove rust and scale but even after blasting, the surface should be prepped for primer with ospho after the scale has been removed.
By-the-way, sanding wont get into...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By Pangaea
Electric Windlass Installation

rclampitt,
I second everything Jeff said and would like to add that the electrical supply issue depends on the amp draw of the unit. Some units can draw over one hundred amps and do require a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Pangaea
Sandblasting alternative?

Bingo!
Ospho is made by Skyco and is the best metal prep for surface rust(not rot) going.I''ve been using this product for twenty years and swear by it.

Dennis
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Pangaea
Radar How important is it

What docsabre said.

Dennis
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 3,416
Posted By Pangaea
Battery Charger

Yes, Dave is right on the money.
I have a turbine and that does most of my charging but when at a dock I use a charger that I bought at a hardware store that is meant for deep cycle marine batts....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-01-2002
Replies: 57
Views: 9,486
Posted By Pangaea
anchors

maxcontax,
Good morning.
I think you made the right choice, especially with the Bruce.
I do alot of anchoring and the Bruce has never even come close to failing. Yes, it does reset itself...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,966
Posted By Pangaea
Need infor on anchor/mooring GA/SC Coast

rlcham,
In alot of places it''s illeagal to leave a boat anchored with no one on board.
What if you are a distance from your boat and a squall comes through? If it were me... I wouldn''t do...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2002
Replies: 44
Views: 5,403
Posted By Pangaea
Fat Ass Sterns of New Boats

NJciscokid,
Man!...wow! Jeez!...Take a chill pill will ya... wow! Talk about defensive! Talk about ''conspiracy speculation''.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2002
Replies: 44
Views: 5,403
Posted By Pangaea
Fat Ass Sterns of New Boats

Isn''t boating a trade-off? you get something... you give something.
You have a FA transom...you get a large aft cabin. You gain speed(a tiny bit)... you get a narrow vee birth..you loose forward...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-29-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Pangaea
My Dixie wrecked

Yeah... thats pretty good Cole.
Twenty years ago I had a bow strap break on a sixteen footer while backing down a ramp when I hit the brake to slow down a little. Well... the little boat slid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pangaea
Bottom Paint

Hi fishclan,
First of all, if your hard paint is is still good, you wont have to haul. Hard paint releases it''s copper without the paint wearing away-you can have all paint but no copper! The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By Pangaea
Docking my Pearson 26''''

I agree.Seven sixteehths or half inch three strand for dock lines and at least half inch for anchor lines for your boat.
And also, some three strand nylon will stretch up to forty percent before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Pangaea
Radar How important is it

I don''t doubt that some lives were saved on those offshore trips because of radar!
I wouldn''t go offshore without it.
I wouldn''t sail that river in fog or at night without it either!

...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Pangaea
Docking lines:tight or slack?

I think the boat should be able to move around a little. There''s no sence in socking down the dock lines All it does is cause undue stress on cleats, chocks, fenders and dock lines. Also, if your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By Pangaea
should moorings be free?

What happened with the moorings in Milwaukee?

Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2002
Replies: 38
Views: 9,332
Posted By Pangaea
High Tech vs traditional-Comments?

It would''nt have to be just a Hunter. I could name at least ten.
Although I like to hear both sides of the story... I still don''t buy it. I''m not even close to buying it.


Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,101
Posted By Pangaea
mooring for rent, New bedford, Ma. harbor

1,000 lb mushroom inside hurricane barrier. Sail Marthas Vinyard,Nantucket, Block and Cutty Hunk Islands.
dlafrinere@hotmail.com

Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By Pangaea
Mooring advice needed

WOW!!!!!!!!!!... thats some big chain....jeeze!.... wish I had some......cool.

Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2002
Replies: 38
Views: 9,332
Posted By Pangaea
High Tech vs traditional-Comments?

Jeff_H,
Thank you. How wide spread where these types of problems?
I know what I think but what do you think some of the big changes where from the sixties through the seventies?

Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2002
Replies: 38
Views: 9,332
Posted By Pangaea
High Tech vs traditional-Comments?

What thomasstone said.

Dennis
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-22-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 2,858
Posted By Pangaea
THINKING OF THESE BOATS

KenD,
You could ...but mabey a C+C 27or a Cal 27 or a Newport 28, Lancer 28,Tartan 28 or 30 a Gulf 27 or Gulf 27 pilot house.
Pearson 28 or 30 how about a Dufour 28 or Dufour Arpege 30 or a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By Pangaea
Most important electronic equipment

Irwin 32.
What about safety from colisions from other craft in the fog and at night? Depth and knot won''t help you there.
Radar also.
True, you don''t need an electronics store to go...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By Pangaea
Most important electronic equipment

Hey Doc,
Mabey I can help.
dlafrinere@hotmail.com

Dennis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2002
Replies: 38
Views: 9,332
Posted By Pangaea
High Tech vs traditional-Comments?

Hi Jeff,
Yeah, thats one of the things I was wondering about. The other things are colisions, grounding dammage (not keel) stress failures...stuff like that.
I want to be educated on all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-22-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 2,858
Posted By Pangaea
THINKING OF THESE BOATS

I third the motion.
Unless you plan to sail the world, don.t buy a boat thats poor in light air for the Chesepeke. You''ll go slow, take forever to get to where your going and might even wind up...
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