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Search: Posts Made By: ModMMax
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 3,983
Posted By ModMMax
You might be a boat redneck if you have nitrous...

You might be a boat redneck if you have nitrous oxide on the 25 hp Yamaha outboard on your dinghy. I don't but I'm looking into it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By ModMMax
Which tow company?

I need coverage from the Bahamas to the Great Lakes. Which company has the bst coverage for that cruising area?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2007
Replies: 310
Views: 11,897
Posted By ModMMax
Good one Goose

I don't care who you are, that's funny. LMFAO
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,560
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks guys. I think I'll take your advice and...

Thanks guys. I think I'll take your advice and try it with my current equipment before I take the SSB route. Learned alot today. Thanks again.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,560
Posted By ModMMax
Just got off the phone with a company in...

Just got off the phone with a company in Lauderdale that sells and installs. As said by Freesail, I will need a ground plan, an antenna, an antenna tuner, a radio and about $3500 bucks. I keep...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,560
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks guys. Geez, didn't know it was this...

Thanks guys. Geez, didn't know it was this complicated. Thought the radio and antenna might look and install like a VHF. I will be doing the install. The person I talked to said that in the Bahamas,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 6,292
Posted By ModMMax
In a previous incarnation, I worked as an...

In a previous incarnation, I worked as an electrician in a coal mine. This mine used battery operated vehicles called unitracks to deliver supplies to the underground operation (the shafts ran...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,560
Posted By ModMMax
single side band radio

Where should I go to purchase a single side band radio? I have looked on the www and found several but would appreciate product specific advice from those who own and use one. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks for the advice. I talked to Garmin. They...

Thanks for the advice. I talked to Garmin. They helped to identify the data cards I need. shopped for price and Boat World got the order. The good news is that new versions of most of the cards will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-11-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks All, I have been to both West Marine...

Thanks All,
I have been to both West Marine and Boater's World re price and availablility of the chips needed. Boater's World appears to have the best prices. To make the trip from Florida to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By ModMMax
Garmin plotter charts

Our new to us boat has a Garmin 2010C plotter. In April we intend to move the boat from Florida to the Bahamas for a few weeks, then back to Florida and up the ICW to New York, the Hudson River, Erie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By ModMMax
I'll second or third the 120 volt/inverter...

I'll second or third the 120 volt/inverter solution. BTW, we had several cig lighter plugs get so hot you couldn't touch them. Especially on 12 volt
TV with built in vcr. Converted high current 12v...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-06-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 2,014
Posted By ModMMax
I'm convinced. Netting it is. Can't imagine...

I'm convinced. Netting it is. Can't imagine having to deal with a kid going overboard. Seems like a simple solution and I intend to do install it. We have a week on the boat before our grandchild...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-06-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 8,492
Posted By ModMMax
Well, I asked the question and you answered it....

Well, I asked the question and you answered it. 3/4 it is. I'll check the cleats for size. Did not know the 16 times the rope diameter cleat thing. Great info. I'll look close at the difference...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-06-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 8,492
Posted By ModMMax
How to size rope

The broker who sold us our boat suggested that we buy a spool of 3/4" rope and cut it into the variety of lenghts needed for different docking/rafting/slip situations. We went to a marine store and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks jones2r. It's 10:58 am here. Oh, what the...

Thanks jones2r. It's 10:58 am here. Oh, what the hell. I just poured myself a double dark and dirty (Pusser's navy rum and coke). Just hate to see a man drink alone.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By ModMMax
You're right, a pic would really help. I will...

You're right, a pic would really help. I will wait until I am on board later this month. I can resize the camera and take a pic that better shows the damage. The pic I have right now was taken last...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 2,014
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks guys. This netting may look out of place...

Thanks guys. This netting may look out of place on a motor boat but I'm going to do it anyway.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 2,014
Posted By ModMMax
Mesh around bow rail

I was looking at pics of one of the boats on this site and noticed a mesh or net that had been installed around the rail of the boat. Is this netting material available in a variaty of widths? How...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By ModMMax
Delaminated teak plywood

Our new to us MY has a curved piece of interior it teak plywood that has delaminated slightly. Cause is probably the stress on the outer plywood skin created by the curve and perhaps from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,793
Posted By ModMMax
I followed this thread from the beginning and...

I followed this thread from the beginning and only have one thing to add. Go Habs Go!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,434
Posted By ModMMax
We will have our first grandchild on board for...

We will have our first grandchild on board for Xmas. I think this may be a very special time of life.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,169
Posted By ModMMax
We rented a houseboat on the Shuswaps that had a...

We rented a houseboat on the Shuswaps that had a hot tub. Great fun. Keeping it hot is going to be the challenge.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By ModMMax
Thanks folks. Sounds like its going to be a fun...

Thanks folks. Sounds like its going to be a fun spot. Yes its a little spendy but we will only be there for a couple of weeks.
Cheers
A
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By ModMMax
Bahai Mar Marina, Ft. Lauderdale

Has anyone stayed at Bahai Mar Marina in Ft. Lauderdale? We have a slip booked there during Xmas and wondered if we made a good choice. Any intel appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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