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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,361
Posted By Somawas
Praise for Myerchin

I've owned a Myerchin B300P for years. Recently I bought a used A377P on an ebay auction. The seller, south Carolina Gov. surplus, sent me a second knife, along with a note that the spike on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By Somawas
SS Shackles would be correct

as he said the has SS chain. 10' of it, however, is not much.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 49,236
Posted By Somawas
Read the usenet group rec.boats.building. Most...

Read the usenet group rec.boats.building. Most of those guys have built an assortment of boats for years out of exterior ply and have gotten good service out of them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By Somawas
If you're in Belhaven

get Claiborne Young's Cruising Guides for North Carolina and South Carolina. Figure out your daily itenerary. You still probably don't want to plan on more than 25 to 30 miles a day, tops. And...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-26-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 8,153
Posted By Somawas
From New England Ropes, splicing guides for all...

From New England Ropes, splicing guides for all types of cordage:

http://www.neropes.com/splice/default.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 6,708
Posted By Somawas
Traditionally ratlines were secured to the...

Traditionally ratlines were secured to the shrouds with clove hitches. However, that would have been a manila line knotted around a manila line. Probably not secure using synthetic rope on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 3,910
Posted By Somawas
About 4 coffee cans

The first one empty.
The second one about 1/3 full of mineral spirits.
The third one about 1/3 full of stuff that used to be in #2.
The last one about 1/2 full of stuff that used to be in #3.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 7,013
Posted By Somawas
Practical Sailor's annual boat buying guides are...

Practical Sailor's annual boat buying guides are pretty good, too.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-24-2006
Replies: 3,447
Views: 954,104
Posted By Somawas
Checking In

Cruising area is the Lower Neuse River, Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds, out of Oriental, NC
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