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Search: Posts Made By: messer999
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-08-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,523
Posted By messer999
Re: Sailing across the Florida keys

With full fuel and water tanks and watching the tide I'd recommend cutting thu Moser Channel at Marathon. Easy access from deep water on Atlantic side. Pick the correct channel and don't follow the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By messer999
First 3 posts under this username and already he...

First 3 posts under this username and already he is petulant. Ouch
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By messer999
I always wondered what happened to burnt-orange...

I always wondered what happened to burnt-orange colored shag carpet I pulled out of my family room in 1988, and now I know! LOL
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By messer999
If the military is concerned about it affecting...

If the military is concerned about it affecting their GPS systems, then I guess there is a bigger issue then LightSquared is willing to admit to.

Trying to convince a General to softpedal the bad...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By messer999
The Apostle islands are great cruising as well....

The Apostle islands are great cruising as well. If you want to cruise the islands and coves of Georgian Bay 5 feet will do it for you. Take new charts and a have good depth meter
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 5,493
Posted By messer999
Neelysan - You debate "then versus than" on a...

Neelysan - You debate "then versus than" on a chain that has been dead for over 3 years? Shame on you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,077
Posted By messer999
I have never tipped at a gas dock, but I do tip...

I have never tipped at a gas dock, but I do tip the official "dock boys" that grab your lines and tie them to the pilings at private restaurant docks. I don't tip coming in, but I do upon leaving...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By messer999
Go for it. With your present $$ situation looks...

Go for it. With your present $$ situation looks like it's your best option. I am assuming this is a temporary situation so yeah go ahead and secure it to the mast and keep it well covered when not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,719
Posted By messer999
Go for it! Read and follow the operating...

Go for it! Read and follow the operating instructions exactly. Then if you are working on your boat at a max of 10-15 feet, have fun and don't forget to keep breathing in and out... don't start...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-17-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By messer999
Check the Rum supply and throughhulls

Check the Rum supply and throughhulls
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By messer999
Sitting over here in 'Tonka where we had an...

Sitting over here in 'Tonka where we had an honest 18 inches of the white stuff. Now if I could convince the city plows not to fill my nicely shoveled drive I would be as happy as a pig in SNOW?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By messer999
CB, we haven't even had the 2011 high school...

CB, we haven't even had the 2011 high school state hockey tournament yet and you know there's always big snow for that! But the 50 degrees last week was nice... hmmm... BVI bareboat time?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,978
Posted By messer999
Chart Plotter #1,#2, #3, #6 & #7. As long as...

Chart Plotter #1,#2, #3, #6 & #7.
As long as one remembers that your chart plotter tells you where you theoretically are located. Which is affected by GPS satellite issues and errors on the charts...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-31-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By messer999
Of course it would end up saving me money if I...

Of course it would end up saving me money if I required the First Mate to use it for shopping trips ;-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 7,849
Posted By messer999
Now I am just guessing here, but in the Northern...

Now I am just guessing here, but in the Northern Hemisphere it is summer and a lot of us are out... on our boats! Cuz that's what we do. What a concept!!! LOL
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By messer999
rmeador - sounds like you are referring to a...

rmeador - sounds like you are referring to a "swamp cooler" type air chiller?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,062
Posted By messer999
Ditto what Freesail said, it happens a lot. It...

Ditto what Freesail said, it happens a lot. It can be difficult keeping track of all the different site expiration dates. You have your host expiration dates and your domain name expiration dates.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By messer999
Ditto what SD & Paul said. Plus, on examination...

Ditto what SD & Paul said. Plus, on examination of the floor on the right, it too appears to have been "repaired" as I see several screws in about the same position as the floor on the left.

If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By messer999
Yeah a bit windy today on 'tonka, a steady 17...

Yeah a bit windy today on 'tonka, a steady 17 with gusts to 33 last hour. With the wind out of the north it makes it a little tough to venture out beyond Excelsior.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By messer999
I too was in a 23' today, yep breezy and I am...

I too was in a 23' today, yep breezy and I am planning on moving up to the 26' to see if its a little staedier in the gusts. Same lake?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,871
Posted By messer999
I too used 6" inch speakers and built enclosures...

I too used 6" inch speakers and built enclosures for them and added some fiber-fill acoustic material inside.

An 8" subwoofer disguised as a scuba tank in ingenious!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By messer999
Are you kidding me? IF you talking about a...

Are you kidding me? IF you talking about a sailboat, and your slipmate's boat is not all dinged up on his starboard bow, then the correct answer is Slip B
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2010
Replies: 356
Views: 115,093
Posted By messer999
Outstanding tutorial! They say a picture is worth...

Outstanding tutorial! They say a picture is worth a thousand words but these were worth far more than that. Great idea with the clear surface for the demo pictures! Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2010
Replies: 164
Views: 17,523
Posted By messer999
Your story-telling is superb and your humor is...

Your story-telling is superb and your humor is great. If your "cleaning the teak phase" is this good, I can only imagine the wonderful stories you will write once you start sailing!

Got a sister?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2010
Replies: 2,867
Views: 329,112
Posted By messer999
Smack Or it could just be a Foley catheter...

Smack

Or it could just be a Foley catheter guy :D
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