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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By gnusailor
Whew!

Actually, although there was rust on the trailer, there were no rust-thru's. I hadn't noticed the deformity of the trailer until my last visit... glad I did, tho. When I wrote her (the owner) I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By gnusailor
What a ride!!

First thing I want to say is how thankful I am to all who have responded to my posts and the wisdom passed along. I have decided that used boat buying is worse than used car buying... at least your...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2013
Replies: 5
  Oday 22
Views: 770
Posted By gnusailor
yeppers... :-D

Sounds good. There has been water inside from time to time, from precipitation... but it does not do that much here in New Mexico ... the companionway doors are missing, and it looks like the front...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2013
Replies: 5
  Oday 22
Views: 770
Posted By gnusailor
Re: Oday 22

I am not sure that it would be possible to re-do the trailer without major work. I am trying to upload a pix of the boat to show as best I can the change of countour on the hull. I would say that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2013
Replies: 5
  Oday 22
Views: 770
Posted By gnusailor
Question Oday 22

I am now looking at an Oday22 that is in my price range (super cheap). I will be making an appointment to take an in-depth look soon, but one thing I saw which worries me greatly, is that the bottom...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By gnusailor
thanks,... I see where I went astray. Digesting...

thanks,... I see where I went astray. Digesting too much info in a short period of time. ... (Burp) :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By gnusailor
Brown goop

Somewhere I read about fiberglass core disintegration and the resin becoming acidic, and that an indication was brownish weeping (staining) around hardware and windows. Now I can't find it. Did I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2012
Replies: 4
  Back !
Views: 487
Posted By gnusailor
thanks

Thanks, Chuck... :D. I have found a late 70s Oday22 for which they are asking 1500. I tapped around on the hull and it seemed solid. The deck has a lot of spider web cracks and a few stress cracks,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2012
Replies: 4
  Back !
Views: 487
Posted By gnusailor
Back !

After a rather long absence... I have returned... TADAAA!!
Oh... nobody cares, lol... anyway, I am starting to look for a bigger boat, cheap! After looking around, I think I like the O'Days.. 22...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-12-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

I think that was one of the destractions that tipped me over.... besides worrying about hitting another boat.... some peeps have no sence of humor!
I was going to be approaching the dock "downwind"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-12-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,857
Posted By gnusailor
Yup

A great collection of advice. With the restrictions here, I decided that a small dinghy is the ticket, I have bought a Mutt 15'r and sailed her by myself last Sunday. Boy was it fun. I considered...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

Yeah, I know.... That is what got me into this mess... :p . We (my wife and I ) started going to San Diego a few years back... taking the grandkids to WAP and SeaWorld, etc.... My wife wanted to go...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

WOW Thanks, cc ... can't remember the last time I was called "... still young...". In fact my GROWN-WITH-THEIR-OWN-LIVES kids sometimes refer to me as the "old fart" (Hrrrumph, how disrespectful!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

I live out in the desert sea... new mexico. I have gotten seveal posts of peeps nearby. With the weather turning south for the winter, I'll most likely cover and park my boat til spring. swimming...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

Thanks, SHNOOL, and the rest for that matter... All good info :)
... I wasn't turtled :D... once I knew I was taking a dunk, i released the sheet totally and got around to the center board as quick...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

Ooops... Shoulda read your post better :-S Yes... and the link I posted is THE actual boat, just not the actual helmsman :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
Re: My new toy.

No, this is the one:

Chrysler Mutineer 15', 1978, Tijeras, New Mexico, sailboat for sale from Sailing Texas (http://sailingtexas.com/201201/smutineer124.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By gnusailor
My new toy.

My first sailboat!

About a week ago, I bought my first sailboat... a Mutt 15'.... which is probably beyond my current skills ... no, not probably... :p

After much practice stepping the mast,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-28-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By gnusailor
Made the plunge

I just committed :D(or should be committed :eek:) to buy my first sailboat. It is a 1976 Chrysler Mutineer and trailer. I think it'll be a great little day-trailer-sailer for me to learn on. Hull...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,857
Posted By gnusailor
Re: Sailing alone??

WOW!!! So i gather all i need is 12-40'r with a fixed swinging keel that weighs between 250 and 5000 lbs :confused:!
Actually all this has been a great help. I can see the main problem I will have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By gnusailor
Talking OK, I'll try again :-S

There are 2 reasons I am posting this!...
1st is this is my 15th post so I should be able to PM a member that said to conact him....
2nd.... hmmm cant remember.... oh yeah, I am going to look a a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-25-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,766
Posted By gnusailor
Cortez 16

Anyone heard of / sailed on /own a Cortez 16 ft? Made in Phoenix, AZ I believe.
Forum: Chrysler   09-24-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,956
Posted By gnusailor
Re: Mutineer 15

I am looking at a mutineer, too...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 5,857
Posted By gnusailor
Sailing alone??

In my quest to become a sailor, I've stumbled onto a strange paradox. I have battled with myself (and spouse) in trying to find the right sized boat. I now realize that this idea of sailing has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By gnusailor
I'm excited... my first boat (maybe):-D ... and...

I'm excited... my first boat (maybe):-D ... and almost enough posts to and a pm... life is good:-)
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