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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-11-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By corbin39sailor
Why spend thousands for electric winches?

Did you ever think that electric winches would be great to have but can’t justify their high price tag? Love to sail but that big main hurts to hoist up? When you furl the genny wouldn’t it be nice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-29-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By corbin39sailor
Chartplotter VS Computer

Sorry I forgot to tell you prices. My main computer and display Cost under $1000.00. The IPaq 3835 and Navman sleeve were about $400.00 (I shop around a lot). I have found the Xplore ix104 for as low...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-29-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By corbin39sailor
Chartplotter VS Computer

I use a very small cube shaped computer I put together a couple years ago for my main computer. I believe the box and motherboard came from evergreen. I bought it from Tiger Computers. It has lots of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 2,277
Posted By corbin39sailor
GPS & Computer

How about a tablet pc like the Xplore IX104. It runs tablet windows xp so you should be able to use software like Maptech Ocean Navigator and use standard BSB charts. You can get a plug in usb GPS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 4,334
Posted By corbin39sailor
Pilothouses?

Possibly your not thinking of this kind of pilot house sailboat but I''ve owned a Corbin 39 for over 23 years. She has a flush deck and a small raised piolt house. I installed inside and outside...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 4,827
Posted By corbin39sailor
S.S. Sailboat Winch Drill Adapter Bit

Check out www.thecranker.com. This is a cool $20.00 bit that you can chuck into your drill as an inexpensive alternative to electric winches.
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