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Search: Posts Made By: bakerha51
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By bakerha51
Re: Woody Wax

Yes - better than nothing. I have only owned this boat for four years and plan to wax most of the topsides with Collinite this spring. but as mentioned - would be way to slippery for the non-skid....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By bakerha51
Re: Woody Wax

Joe - I am in Sandusky and coal dust is definitely a problem as well as the birds and Greenies. But I have been less than impressed with the Woody Wax product. Tried it for two years now and have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,224
Posted By bakerha51
Ok - so I splurged for the Garmin 740s / radar...

Ok - so I splurged for the Garmin 740s / radar package. Got a deal(?) at the Chicago Strictly Sail Show. Now looking for a good / economical mount for the radome. A lot of sailors like SD also like...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 19,814
Posted By bakerha51
Thumbs up Wow!

Maine Sail - great write up and timing. I was just grieving over the task of selecting and installing a battery monitor for the upcoming season.
Your knowledge and effort are greatly appreciated!:D
Forum: Chartering 01-19-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,581
Posted By bakerha51
Talking Out there ?

So other than the Charter Co. How was the trip? We plan to do that area in 2012.:D
Forum: SailNet FAQ 01-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By bakerha51
Enough charge?

Enrico - I got a lot of information from a solar site on charging different types of batteries. (no affiliation)
Deep Cycle Battery FAQ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By bakerha51
We are looking at Larsens Marine in Waukegan for...

We are looking at Larsens Marine in Waukegan for winter storage. Seems like a nice yard but have no experience other that their brokerage and ships store. They will be at SS also.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,601
Posted By bakerha51
Bill: I also have a (new to me)C36 and have the...

Bill: I also have a (new to me)C36 and have the solar vent in the head overhead hatch. It does get a little water when things get rough and it just goes to the shower bilge. I would worry about it if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By bakerha51
Well since it was my quote I thought I'd put in...

Well since it was my quote I thought I'd put in my two cents.
Retired at 57 and bought a new (to me and the first mate) boat. We spend 1 to two weeks a month on it in the Great Lakes. When we get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By bakerha51
Retirement - It's all you expected and more. ...

Retirement - It's all you expected and more. Glad you could join the party.
Now - just go sailing!
Forum: SailNet FAQ 06-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,758
Posted By bakerha51
I recently purchased a new belt and replaced on...

I recently purchased a new belt and replaced on my Autohelm 4000 unit and they are available online. But I found no other parts and Raymarine doesn't repair these units any more either. My...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By bakerha51
Mike: I recently purchased the Tides Marine...

Mike:
I recently purchased the Tides Marine sail track and had great luck and good pricing through Sailnet (marine.com). Some confusion with the vendor at first but that was quickly resolved and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 5,041
Posted By bakerha51
SJ34 - so it's one hand for the boat - one hand...

SJ34 - so it's one hand for the boat - one hand for the "Cell Phone"? I think hellosailor touched on that but it is just a common sense / safety issue. People (including my mate) like to argue the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-24-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By bakerha51
Well here's the skinny. Turns out that the...

Well here's the skinny. Turns out that the existing hole was over-sized for the transducer that was installed. More like 1 7/8 than 1 3/4 and beveled to accommodate the flush mounted transducer -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 2,928
Posted By bakerha51
Blue - is your house bank AGM? According to the...

Blue - is your house bank AGM? According to the Xantrex site - all batteries must be same voltage and TYPE. Could be the charging voltage as set by the type on your house system (if not AGM) is not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By bakerha51
All - great input. I really like the hot glue...

All - great input. I really like the hot glue idea and if I can cut a piece to fit the hole with a hole saw - it will already have the center hole set to use as a guide.

Interested to see if I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By bakerha51
Making Through Hulls larger?

I've decided to replace an old flush mount depth transducer with a new mushroom style extractable unit. I'm looking for any hints for drilling out the hull to accomodate the larger transducer. The...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By bakerha51
MH - I just did a 36 footer on Lake Erie at...

MH - I just did a 36 footer on Lake Erie at $17ish a foot so I think you are in the ball park! Survey quality would also be a concern. I got good references from the yard and boat owners in the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By bakerha51
FS: put-in-bay and kellys island are cool and the...

FS: put-in-bay and kellys island are cool and the Bass Islands has a new park/marina that is supposed to very nice (haven't been there yet). On the ASA thing, I would put together a sailing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By bakerha51
OK - I'll chime in for Lake Erie. The water warms...

OK - I'll chime in for Lake Erie. The water warms good by mid summer but it's no Florida or Bahamas. (However - the thought of Florida in July is not a pleasant one). The Islands around Sandusky are...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,870
Posted By bakerha51
BL - good point - I didn't consider the windage...

BL - good point - I didn't consider the windage issue. But I did find another post on this - http://www.sailnet.com/forums/seamanship/11731-portaboat.html#post51012. It's a little old and I'm still...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 6,870
Posted By bakerha51
NB - I've hit a couple of other posts that...

NB - I've hit a couple of other posts that mentioned the Porta-Bota and got no response. I'm very interested in this option but can't find much "Real Life" experience from the sailing community with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,837
Posted By bakerha51
CruisingMom - can't answer your question about...

CruisingMom - can't answer your question about the Porta-Bote but I am looking for a dinghy and hate inflatables (function and cost)! The porta-bote caught my eye and I was looking into it just...
Forum: C36 02-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,350
Posted By bakerha51
Hey - I'll play too! Just purchased a c36 in...

Hey - I'll play too! Just purchased a c36 in August 09 and have it on Lake Erie (for now). It's a 1989 named Lucky Duck and we love it so far. CaptKathy - my sister lives in Carnation out your way...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By bakerha51
Some good info too: ...

Some good info too:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/introduce-yourself/61660-old-man-want-start-sailing-3.html
Look on page 3 - posting by Jeff_H and others
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