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Search: Posts Made By: saillavie38
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-23-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By saillavie38
water in dinghy tubes

On a recent passage through Block Island Sound, we had a forecast for some snotty weather so prior to our departure I deflated my Achilles inflatable and lashed it to the foredeck rather than tow it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By saillavie38
House battery question

It's time to replace the house battery on the Sail-La-Vie... the current setup is an 8D gel cell that has lasted over 10 years. I've been thinking about replacing that 160 pound beast with 3 x...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,031
Posted By saillavie38
Coat the wood surfaces

I found that even with regular maintenance (bleach, vinegar, scrubbing, etc), I could keep the hard surfaces mold free, but the wood surfaces would grow the stuff almost faster than I could keep up. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By saillavie38
Chlorine Dioxide to combat mildew smells

I've seen a fair amount of publicity lately for products that generate chlorine dioxide, designed to oxidize and eliminate mold and mildew smells, fish smells, or other odors. Apparently there are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,580
Posted By saillavie38

I'm looking for a low cost radar system for Sail-La-Vie. I've seen some ads for RadarPC, and combination radome, control box and PC software that integrates 4 color radar and chartplotter on a PC....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,450
Posted By saillavie38
Interior teak

good topic, and timely for me, too....

On Sail-La-Vie, the previous owner applied multiple coats of linseed oil as a finish. Looks ok, but never seems to dry, and always feels tacky to the touch....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By saillavie38
Engine alarm buzzer always on

I have a 3QM30 which recently began to show some strange behaviors.

Engine not running & key on seems normal: the oil and charge lights are on, and buzzer sounds. The alarm actually has two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,797
Posted By saillavie38
A long night at Block Island

I love Block Island, and yes, the Salt Pond can be a difficult anchorage... every one has stories! A number of years back, I was with a couple of buddies aboard "Gavilan", a Morgan 382. It was late...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 9,993
Posted By saillavie38
Heat gun?

I'm considering that same task this season, and thought I might try a heat gun to help soften the Cetol before using a putty knife or scrapper. Has anyone tried this approach?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,023
Posted By saillavie38
Tank Monitors

Does anyone have experiences to share with the Fireboy-Xintex Water/Holding Tank Monitor products? Their price seems reasonable, and the sending unit is available in a 1 1/2" NPT thread that should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 21,337
Posted By saillavie38

just be careful of portable generator exhaust fumes. even on the stern of the boat, breezes can swirl, eddies can form... I know it sounds obvious, but just be sure there's no chance of exhaust...
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