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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 8,570
Posted By JLBJR
I am with you dirtboy, Tampa Bay is the place for...

I am with you dirtboy, Tampa Bay is the place for me. We moved to South Tampa five years ago from the tri-state area and I never looked back. Take a trip here, spend time in South Tampa (I'm not too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By JLBJR
Excellent advise. I have my multimeter and I am...

Excellent advise. I have my multimeter and I am ready to go check for a pulse!

Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By JLBJR
Tachometer testing

Is there any way to test a tachometer? I have replaced the alternator and it had a tach wire out the rear. I found the send wire from the tach in the engine wiring harness by doing a continuity test...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By JLBJR
That's good to know, thanks!

That's good to know, thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-06-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By JLBJR
What is it?

While working on a friends boat and cleaning out all the "stuff" that came with it, we found something we can't figure out. It is an old length of life line, with a clamp from a battery charger on...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-23-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,748
Posted By JLBJR
Go to this link for lot's of answers to your...

Go to this link for lot's of answers to your single handed questions.

Chapman Piloting and Seamanship - Google Book Search...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By JLBJR
Try 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup white vinegar,...

Try 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup white vinegar, and one cup of ammonia mixed in 1 gallon of warm water. You can put in in a spray bottle or work right out of the bucket.

JLBJR
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2009
Replies: 58
Views: 3,904
Posted By JLBJR
Hey, why don't we talk about our real friends,...

Hey, why don't we talk about our real friends, like Vietnam and China!

This should be interesting!


J
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-06-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4,210
Posted By JLBJR
Try taking the Steve and Doris Colgate's off...

Try taking the Steve and Doris Colgate's off shore sailing course. My wife and I had a great time and learned a lot. They have several locations, we went to the one in St Pete FL. If you Google...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By JLBJR
Check out the link for all your answers including...

Check out the link for all your answers including a video clip. Paris Houseboat*Amphicar - FRONT PAGE - Commission Blueprint review/PlentyofFish reviews/Frank Kern Mass Control review/Porsche...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By JLBJR
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year to all!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,150
Posted By JLBJR
Follow this link to a tech sheet on Sabre's site....

Follow this link to a tech sheet on Sabre's site. it will show you how to rebed the lexan into the aluminum frame and then how to use a combo of Butyl tape and caulking. Even if you don't have a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-09-2008
Replies: 273
Views: 85,578
Posted By JLBJR
Tampa / St. Pete

Tampa / St. Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2008
Replies: 254
Views: 22,357
Posted By JLBJR
Cam: A year ago I was accused of spamming...

Cam:

A year ago I was accused of spamming when I described my positive experiences with Prism Polish. It was one of my first posts and I was quite taken aback by all the negative responses. You...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By JLBJR
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By JLBJR
Salvaged parts

With all the junk boasts I see scattered around Florida, I would think that there is a place, perhaps on the web, that sells salvaged parts. I'm thinking about things like refurbished winches,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 4,750
Posted By JLBJR
I vote for Prism Polish. The stuff is amazing and...

I vote for Prism Polish. The stuff is amazing and environmentally safe too.

JLBJR
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,799
Posted By JLBJR
All this off topic banter aside, what is wrong...

All this off topic banter aside, what is wrong with an alcohol stove. We have one on our Sabre and it works fine, never had any problems or accidents and no worries about getting gassed to death in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JLBJR
Air locking, interesting! Where would I drill the...

Air locking, interesting! Where would I drill the hole in the hose?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JLBJR
An autopsy of the hose, excellent idea!

An autopsy of the hose, excellent idea!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JLBJR
Yes, I agree and have been doing some internet...

Yes, I agree and have been doing some internet research on bilge hoses. Everything I read tells me to avoid corrugated bilge hose, because it cuts the flow by up to 30%, but all the bilge hoses on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JLBJR
The case of the bilge pump mystery

I came home from a business trip to discover an inordinate amount of water in my bilge. (leaky window, but I'm working on that too) I turn on the battery and flip on the manual pump switch and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By JLBJR
Perfect!! Thanks

Perfect!!

Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By JLBJR
Roller Furler maintenance

Any suggestions on what product I should use to lubricate the roller bearings on my older Harken roller furler? It is working fine and I want it to stay that way.


JLBJR
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-18-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,106
Posted By JLBJR
Pick up a copy of Daniel Spurr's book, "Your...

Pick up a copy of Daniel Spurr's book, "Your First Sailboat" it around $15 and has a nice section of Pocket Cruisers.

JLBJR
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