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Search: Posts Made By: Peter_pan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-17-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By Peter_pan
porta potties?

I know that this might soound gross but a five gallon bucket works good too. Been there done that.
Jim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-15-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Peter_pan
I give up! Bottom Painting

Hi guy
Just depends on how heavy your boat is. a 5 ton floor jack can lift a small boat with ease. the trick is stabelizing it once it''s up. finding the c/g on the keel can be fun too. be sure to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-23-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,538
Posted By Peter_pan
Do-it-yourself mooring

Hi Y''all
I realize I''m not a psychics professor but this isn''t rocket science. Your mooring a 22 to 30 foot sailboat not the Titanic. Comercial moorings take into consideration a much larger...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Peter_pan
bedding compounds

Hi
3m 5200!!! White or black. Use sparingly. be sure that you don''t need to remove what ever you put on with it as it seals and sets flexable for life. It sticks and seals regardless of moisture...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By Peter_pan
Diesels - Time to overhaul?

Hi
You may compare hours to miles. Consider One hour at 60 miles per hour = 6000 miles. Hours only indicate that the engine is running. It doesn''t take into consideration idleing and low rpm. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,538
Posted By Peter_pan
Do-it-yourself mooring

Hi again
Realistically a five gallon bucket filled with concrete will work great and is completely enviromentaly compliant. simply mix some up and put about 18 inches of the chain in the wet cement...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,538
Posted By Peter_pan
Do-it-yourself mooring

Hi
283 Chevy bare block will do a real good! 20 feet of galvanized heavy chain and clevis will last at least 5 years. Use chain buffered with a big bunji or rope to secure the boat to the bouy.
Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,619
Posted By Peter_pan
SEA SICK MEDICATIONS

try ginger snaps. ginger is a natural remidy for nausea and has only one side effect. you can get fat eating too many.
Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,899
Posted By Peter_pan
Free boat for me - lots of questions

HI
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Boy was that a good laugh!
Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,510
Posted By Peter_pan
DVD or video

Hi Folks
Nice that you have a story to tell. I found out quite by accident that nobody speaks the same language. That includes comunication formats. What works for us in the US doesn''t work in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By Peter_pan
Cost of genset and putting in?

Hi
I was at a boat show recently and just happened to notice that boat gensets from 4 to 6.5 kw were about $4000.00. Get ready for price shock.
JIm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Peter_pan
Generators

Hi Folks
I have lived aboard both on my boat and my motor home. I have 6.5 kw gensets on both. Major over kill. A good quality 700 watt inverter will easly operate a computer tv and vcr...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-18-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By Peter_pan
cleaning out gas tank (cont''''d)

if your tank is removable do it. Radiator shops can clean it easily and inexpensivly.those descant bags will only remove small amounts of water and will desolve and make a mess bigger than the one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By Peter_pan
Paddle bits for drilling decks

Paddle and spade bits are the same esentually. you might consider a hole saw as you might run into difficulty trying to cut thru epoxy and filler with a paddle bit.
Ole Pete
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Peter_pan
Cleat??

These are actually recessed into the rail. unless you have a simular rail on your boat there going to be usless to you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Peter_pan
Which GPS??

Sounds like your on the right track.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 7,236
Posted By Peter_pan
proposing to paint prop

I got tired of scrapping shellfish off of my prop and shaft. I painted it. I paint my brass rudders and the stainless cav plates too. Those pesky critters cause alot more loss of effeciency than any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 2,742
Posted By Peter_pan
Internal Regulation

Steve
I wish you fair winds , smooth seas and God speed.
Good Luck.

Constantin
I appreciate our conversation. I have been enlightened.
Thanks,

tsenator
I tried to be civil and shared my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Peter_pan
Mooring and Battery Power

Hi Pangea
Simple explination. Not sure how to spell it. sign wave. diferent types of generators produce electricity in different ways. Some are dirty. could also be sympathetic harmonics caused by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 2,742
Posted By Peter_pan
Internal Regulation

Hi
I looked at your web site and I must say it looks like you''ve done alot of work on the subject. However, I was wondering if you considered the source of the information that you were relating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Peter_pan
Mooring and Battery Power

Hi
I cruised and anchored all over San Diego last spring for 2 months. I fortunatly have a power boat. I have a monster genny. 6.5kwh. It used alot of gas to do little. you can keep a fridge,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2002
Replies: 45
Views: 6,420
Posted By Peter_pan
Sailors over 55

My life began, or should I say I got a life at 55. I''m a power boater with a 37 foot cabin cruiser. She''s got a 250 mile range and I''ll cruise to Mexico from LA. in a blink. I just wish i''d have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2002
Replies: 45
Views: 6,420
Posted By Peter_pan
Sailors over 55

My life began, or should I say I got a life at 55. I''m a power boater with a 37 foot cabin cruiser. She''s got a 250 mile range and I''ll cruise to Mexico from LA. in a blink. I just wish i''d have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 1,597
Posted By Peter_pan
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-29-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By Peter_pan
outboard 4 ICW ?

Hi
I virtually motored from Long Beach Ca. to Catalina Island with a 1968 Johnson 6 hp behind a Cal 24. 30 miles each way. Used 12 gals of gas. Had a blast. You will too.
Make sure you have a long...
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