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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2005
Replies: 18
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Views: 3,825
Posted By jbanta
Sailnet

What is Home Depot Marine? Are they online? Thanks

Yes they are online along with an other "good" marine store "Lowes Marine".. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By jbanta
Good byes (?)and Thanks

I have loved it here on Sailnet. I was thinking that it was going to go on and on. To bad all good things must come to and end.. The PacificNorthwest group has been wonderful to me. That is a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-24-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 3,672
Posted By jbanta
oil slick calming seas

Make sure this isn''t done in US teritorial waters. It is against the law to dump oil overboard.. Actually you shouldn''t do it anywhere if you love the sea..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By jbanta
will you be a transvesselite one day?

If I ever get so bad that I don''t find joy in "cranking those winches and hauling up the sails" I''ll go sit in the pourch swing and wait to die...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2005
Replies: 18
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Views: 3,825
Posted By jbanta
Sailnet

I am wondering about that myself. I used to have a sailnet email address now I can''t find that they host email addresses anymore. So don''t try to contact me at the email address listed on this...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-24-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 3,672
Posted By jbanta
oil slick calming seas

I discharge of oil on the water can be illeagle so make sure you aren''t breaking any laws... But then again oil discharge is a bad idea any time so rethink the idea and live with a bit of rough...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By jbanta
sail drives

Hi

You are starting right in the type of saildrive you are looking at Yanmar makes fine drive machinery. The only major problem with saildrive isn''t really a problem it maintainance. You must be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By jbanta
Fat Ass Sterns II

And then again sometimes it''s just FUN putting the rail in the water :)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-15-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 5,102
Posted By jbanta
Lancer 36 quality

I don''t have a 36 (wished I did) Mine in an older (1978) Lancer29. She came equiped with saildrive.. I can''t even kick about that I took it out last year 1978-2004 not bad for a motor.. Ok on to...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-15-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 4,689
Posted By jbanta
Raising sail alone

I sail a 29 both halyards at the mast step. I leave my motor going pointing me direct to the wind and raise both my jib and my main. My Autohelm 2000 holds the course great and I never have to rush...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By jbanta
Sulphated batteries

Tom

I hate to see you throwing your $$$ away. Even Cheepo batteries will last more than 2 or 3 years if you care for them properly. Keep an eye on them, if flood make sure water levels are proper....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-10-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 2,181
Posted By jbanta
Blisters

I don''t think you have blisters. Sound more like a delamination. If it is blisters peoperly repaired they will never come back. The damage must be completely removed. I have 3 on my boat I ground...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By jbanta
QUestion about epoxy. What is "kicking"?

"kicking" the time when the chemical reaction completes and the resign hardens. Don''t touch it will be HOT..You will actually see the reation there will be no guess work to tell when the hardner has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2005
Replies: 18
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Views: 3,825
Posted By jbanta
Sailnet

Jeff
I have seen you around from time to time. I wanted this time to agree with you (dosen''t happen that often :) ) Problem I find with sailnet is the limited inventory they carry. I would make...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-16-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 7,552
Posted By jbanta
Blue Water a Catalina 28 tall?

You can sail any boat anywhere the question is it safe... Sailing is like most adventure sports not that safe. A 28 Catalina IS capable of making that trip. It sounds like you won''t really be doing...
Forum: herSailNet   03-16-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 4,171
Posted By jbanta
Toddler and PFD''''s or Harness

Harness and tether is a GREAT way to protect a little one BUT it doesn''t meet the standards of the law. Chrildren under 12 (at least in my political location) are required to wear a PFD at all times...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-13-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 6,529
Posted By jbanta
rode rider idea

In the event you come across a crowed anchorage with weather coming in on you and your ONLY salvation is anchoring short scoped and a using one of the these ridiculas outdated methods that would give...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By jbanta
Sailing in Gig Harbor, WA

Is Gig harbor in stone or could you head a bit north say Oak Harbor or even Poulsbo?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-10-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 6,529
Posted By jbanta
rode rider idea

In a crowed anchorage a sentinal can mean the differance of safety and a wild night on anchor watch all night. dropping the angle of attack of the chain to the anchor can make a 5:1 hold like a 7:1....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By jbanta
Mast Mounted VHF

How are you protecting the coax from the sharp edge of the hole at the bottom of the mast?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By jbanta
OPTIMA battery worth the extra $$$

Thor

Lake sailor, what lake? I am really not sure how to answer you till I know just a bit more. What are your loads? Do you do alot of overnight crusing? Do you anchor out? Most day sails I would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-10-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By jbanta
Produstion custom boats

Ok Ok, here comes all the people here that hate Catalina. I am one that likes them but catalina won''t put in too much in the way of custom work. I want a comfortable cruser with two real staterooms....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-09-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By jbanta
Produstion custom boats

There are several production boats I really like but I have want to find one I can make some major modifications to. Then again I like the production prices.. Any ideas?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By jbanta
In Mast Wiring

Do you have a head liner in your cabin? This will require drilling a hole in your cabin head to run wiring through. If you can come up directly under your mast you won''t have to drill you mast at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-19-2004
Replies: 53
 
Views: 3,692
Posted By jbanta
I am happy to report that there has never been a...

I am happy to report that there has never been a Christian pleasure sailor to harm the Jews in anyway. Many infact were in a group of men that stormed into Nazis death camps and freed the Jews from...
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