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Search: Posts Made By: Capt-T
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 8,834
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Who from SailNet would you most like to meet in person?

Who: CruisingDad
Why: Because I'm currently a part-time SailingDad and would like to someday become another full-time CruisingDad while my last two kids are still around

---- the rule-follower...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-04-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,885
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Inflatable tender for 30' sailboat

Those of you with the Garhauer motor lift... is this easy to store when not in use? I'm assuming there must me some type of mounting hardware on the transom with a collapsable davit arm that stores...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 2,961
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Feeling Foolish and Discouraged!

Over 40 posts and nobody has pointed out the TRUE MORAL OF THE STORY...

Never trust anyone who takes 3 week vacations!!! :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Naming Winter Storms

Barquito... definitely agree!!

sfman... agreed with your first sentence 100%, then you shot your whole argument down with your followup sexist comment. Wow... just wow!!

As for my two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 25,599
Posted By Capt-T
Re: New Lehr propane outboard

Quite a negative review there!! But being your 1st post on this forum certainly cuts down on the credibility of the source.

Certainly could be a thoughtful consumer hoping that others don't make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 5,404
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

F = mass * acceleration (F= m*a), and weight = mass * gravity

In order for the box to "jump" off the surface it's sitting on (assuming earth with g=9.8m/s^2), the upward force, F(u), would need...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2012
Replies: 264
Views: 15,743
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Halloween Hurricane

skygazer... as a Minnesota sailor, I typically don't worry about these hurricanes on the coast. But, as luck would have it, I'm going to be in Boston through Halloween next week. I did check out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 25,599
Posted By Capt-T
Re: New Lehr propane outboard

MedSailor... This is great news if the claims are true. Not the part about the engine block patent expiring... but the part about the Chinese WAITING for the patent to expire before they start...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Insurance

If I hadn't seen that the OP was referring to sailing during retirement, I would have thought I had clicked on the "Why are so few young people cruising these days?" thread.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Capt-T
Re: 4.6 magnitude earthquake in Maine

Come on Maine Sail... You of all people should know that Butyl Tape has way more give than grout. :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Need a Surveyor Wis/Ill border of Lake Michigan

Can't speak for short notice availability, but we used Ebb Tide Services (Robert Snow) for a survey out of Waukegan Harbor. I think we actually lined him up last Fall with about 6-7 days notice. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-07-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 9,826
Posted By Capt-T
Re: "Buyer's Market" - any data to back it up?

I'm still waiting to find out if Stillraining has sold his 30' SeaRay!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-27-2012
Replies: 131
Views: 14,045
Posted By Capt-T
Re: My Boat was Hit Bad

Courtney... I'm fairly certain if Jaden had been left on watch when you went ashore none of this would have happened!

All kidding aside... I've been following your blog since almost day one and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Photos: South Georgia Island, [yet more] great pics...

Amazing!! Thanks for the great photos of places that very few of us will ever see...
Forum: Chartering 06-30-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,401
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Flotilla sailing with Sunsail

Pictures and a more extensive trip summary/blog would be great... Hoping to this same trip (w/ flotilla) next spring.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,270
Posted By Capt-T
Re: changing tire on trailer with boat on trailer

In addition to keeping it simple, it is generally accepted for most applications that wheel lugs go on DRY.. otherwise you run the risk of over-torque. Anti-seize, although not a full blown lubricant...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,079
Posted By Capt-T
Re: Slip from Hell...

Maybe work on your backing skills?? Once you hit the marina head towards pier 2, then just put her in reverse and back all the way to your slip.

Hey... I didn't say it was a "good" solution!!
Forum: Electronics 08-24-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 17,906
Posted By Capt-T
The $99 deal came and went like a flash. I even...

The $99 deal came and went like a flash. I even heard of some who had placed orders on Amazon that got later cancelled by Amazon because they didn't have enough stock to fulfill the order at $99. ...
Forum: Electronics 08-24-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 17,906
Posted By Capt-T
Proots... based on your specific specifications,...

Proots... based on your specific specifications, I had assumed you were willing to install your own OS. You had even mentioned in previous posts about installing your own OS via bootable USB (see...
Forum: Electronics 08-24-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 17,906
Posted By Capt-T
I always love it when people post "criteria" for...

I always love it when people post "criteria" for a new hardware device based on the pieces, parts, or other techno-useless-stats that it contains. I've always tried to define my "criteria" based on...
Forum: Electronics 08-24-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 17,906
Posted By Capt-T
Minnewaska... I too am an iPad fan. Not even...

Minnewaska... I too am an iPad fan. Not even sure people would be actually talking about "Tablets" if it wasn't for the last year or so of the iPad explosion. I've seen a couple other tablets... HP...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-24-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Capt-T
Welcome to SN... love the name!!

Welcome to SN... love the name!!
Forum: Lake Superior 08-23-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt-T
mmcguire... Now that you're back, would love to...

mmcguire... Now that you're back, would love to hear how the trip went. We'll be up there this weekend on s/v Breezes... Wouldn't happen to be the same 33' Jeanneau would it?
Forum: herSailNet 08-23-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 10,527
Posted By Capt-T
Hmmm... I'm new to sailing and was already...

Hmmm... I'm new to sailing and was already intrigued by the excitement of hoisting a sail in a strong wind... Little did I know there would be other advantages to joining this community!! ;-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Capt-T
Thanks for the great response. Yes, we have...

Thanks for the great response. Yes, we have talked about it a little bit, and she's not too keen on it. She definitely wants to remain a Fair Weather Admiral. I can't say that I blame her... the...
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