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Forum: Islander   10-29-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By ezatsea
Re: Wanted: rigging pictures of Islander 40 MS

I'd like to take up the thread started by Riverdog, since he's left her in my hands pending a new owner....:eek:

To the party offering photos, they would be most welcome. Unfortunately this boat...
Forum: Other Destination   03-30-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By ezatsea
I can't speak to your other destinations, but the...

I can't speak to your other destinations, but the Hawaii Yacht Club in the Ala Wai in Honolulu has an "Aloha Dock" for visiting cruisers. contact the club manager for details and availability:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By ezatsea
I did this once years ago and it did more than...

I did this once years ago and it did more than the fuse, it fried the unit itself.:hothead
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By ezatsea
Yes, three or four are plenty. I had the stick...

Yes, three or four are plenty. I had the stick from a Catalina 34 on three horses for about two years while I was refitting the boat. I kept the slot facing up by chocking it to the tops of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-16-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By ezatsea
Topping lift is the correct term. You could...

Topping lift is the correct term. You could remove it entirely from the boom and secure it, for instance, on the rail, or you may be able to ease it enough so that it doesn't interfere with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-16-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By ezatsea
Perhaps the distinction should be made between...

Perhaps the distinction should be made between extradition (a treaty obligation of one country to turn over alleged criminals wanted by another country -- think Roman Polanski) and seizure. If the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-11-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By ezatsea
I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By ezatsea
That type of backstay adjuster is much like...

That type of backstay adjuster is much like glorified turnbuckle. The flaps come up and it is screwed in or out to adjuct the tension. The black ball is part of a man overboard pole system. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 40,174
Posted By ezatsea
Damn!! Why didn't I think of that?

Damn!! Why didn't I think of that?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,275
Posted By ezatsea
Pacific NorthWest.

Pacific NorthWest.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-29-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By ezatsea
I've found they're pretty much all the same. Try...

I've found they're pretty much all the same. Try a discount auto parts place, it will likely be cheaper than a marine supplier. You might look into a random orbit buffer-polisher as well. Be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By ezatsea
If the gelcoat isn't bad other than dull and...

If the gelcoat isn't bad other than dull and chalky, you might just try polishing compound. Start with a small area (transom?) and see what happens. There are all kinds of people out there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-27-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By ezatsea
You just have to remember there's a pony under...

You just have to remember there's a pony under all that horsesh**. If we wanted cheap and easy hobbies, we'd all have bought running shoes. Hang in there.
Forum: Diesel   09-23-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,113
Posted By ezatsea
I like to give the gasket a little permatex...

I like to give the gasket a little permatex myself, presuming it's an impregnated cardboard-type.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By ezatsea
I'd stay away from the one-part. My experience...

I'd stay away from the one-part. My experience with it was in the tropics and it just doesn't hold up to the sun. Not familiar with the ALEXSEAL products but I've had a lot of experience with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-22-2009
Replies: 3,423
Views: 917,561
Posted By ezatsea
Till this year, the Marshall Islands (that'll...

Till this year, the Marshall Islands (that'll send folks runnng to the atlas!!). Presently our boat is stored in San Francisco while we are working in Australia.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,640
Posted By ezatsea
Chris, I like Milwaukee tools myself, but...

Chris,
I like Milwaukee tools myself, but they're really all about the same. Any 4 1/2 inch grinder with those flap discs capnblu mentioned is a pretty good weapon of choice. The bigger the grit...
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