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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By benjmin
Trailering a Pacific Seacraft 34

My boat is 37' long with a beam of 12'4" 17,000lbs. I had my trailer custom made by Triad. Their work is great. Pictures are in my profile photo album. I do not pull my trailer myself. But no permits...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By benjmin
Re: 2 good large CNG tanks to get rid of

I have a cng water heater and stove on my sailboat. However no cng tank. If you still have them feel free to message me.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2012
Replies: 846
Views: 107,605
Posted By benjmin
Re: Full or fin keel?

This Is Great!

All the smart people are posting info on full and fin keels in this thread.:)

Perhaps they are all still subscribed and could expand their info. I looked around a whole bunch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By benjmin
Re: Chainplates- are these still o.k.?

:confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:

This was ment to be a joke right?
I know someone would not use steel wool and a steel brush on stainless steel?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By benjmin
Re: Hauling boat home for painting

Peter Hamm hauls my sailboat. He has prices that can't be beat IMHO.

Peter Hamm
His voicemail is always full
(843) 696-0278
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By benjmin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,513
Posted By benjmin
Re: Blue topsides

Click my user name and look in the albums in my profile. :rolleyes:A lot of prep work needs to be done if you want it to look mirror perfect. White hides flaws in the hull. I recommend you have a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By benjmin
Re: The weight of a trailer

My trailer is huge! Custom made for my sailboat by Triad Trailers in Raleigh NC

It weighs close to 4000 lbs. It is galvanized steel obviously.

You can see pictures of it and of it being built...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By benjmin
:confused: yeah ummm what the two people above...

:confused: yeah ummm what the two people above said are what I was thinking :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By benjmin
Lol..... go rent the movie "Captain Ron" you will...

Lol..... go rent the movie "Captain Ron" you will see that boat throughout the whole movie.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 7,907
Posted By benjmin
Yamaha generators are better and quieter than...

Yamaha generators are better and quieter than Honda. I don't understand why people don't use them.....
Visit their website and do a little research.
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-12-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 5,106
Posted By benjmin
As a noob that just purchased my first sailboat I...

As a noob that just purchased my first sailboat I can tell you the answer.

- Visit all the boats you are interested in from 30' - 40'....
- get on them walk on them spend 15 minutes messing...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-12-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By benjmin
lol :laugher And when you get into trouble just...

lol :laugher
And when you get into trouble just call the coast guard to come rescue you.
So no need to worry about anything going wrong.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By benjmin
I love your boat. I looks so classic!

I love your boat. I looks so classic!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By benjmin
Separate shower stalls are awesome! :DI have one...

Separate shower stalls are awesome! :DI have one on my 36' Squadron.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By benjmin
Apple usually has a zero tolerance policy on...

Apple usually has a zero tolerance policy on getting their products wet. Moisture voids the warranty. Also iPads are not tolerant to direct or bright sunlight. Also heat from sunlight will make them...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-04-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By benjmin
No, that is not a good deal. If that boat were in...

No, that is not a good deal. If that boat were in the water close to you. And you were willing to spend the money to bring it back to life. I would give no more than $6,000. That boat needs LOTS of...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   02-03-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,320
Posted By benjmin
Scared to argue with the administrator but

All my pictures are on my iPad and I have to go to my MacBook to upload.
It is not a big deal. However I was just expressing my opinion. I like how simple cruisers forum and sailowners app is....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-03-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,802
Posted By benjmin
As someone who purchased through a Broker I would like to chime in

My broker also described my 2 rooms with a bed or "berths" complete with its own door for privacy as a "stateroom". And refered to the "salon" or "saloon" to then be called a "cabin" if someone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By benjmin
Pictures please?

Pictures please?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-31-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 9,184
Posted By benjmin
Hate to beat a dead horse but

Interesting how the post the above comment was about :rolleyes:(Vanished)......

This is sailnet.com not match.com:confused:

However not sure I would be opposed to a "singles" sailors...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By benjmin
Take pictures of the job and post them in here...

Take pictures of the job and post them in here please!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-30-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,802
Posted By benjmin
If you can find one for sale. A Squadron 36...

If you can find one for sale.
A Squadron 36 has 4 cabins behind 4 beautiful crafted doors.
Aft cabin is a single. Forward cabin is a double. Even has a seperate shower stall in the bathroom. And a...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   01-30-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,320
Posted By benjmin
This guy is funny

He sounds like people I know that get their information from FOX i mean FAUX NEWS. :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2012
Replies: 107
Views: 18,637
Posted By benjmin
After having many yacht brokers laugh at me...

After having many yacht brokers laugh at me because of my low budget. A broker for "Certified Sales" in Charleston S.C. Found me my boat. It was floating at the docks, abandoned because the owner...
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