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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By newhaul
Re: Gel-coat repair

The best you can ever hope to actually get is what is called the ten foot rule most people won't notice slight differences ten feet away glad to hear you got her done here's a little trick I use in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By newhaul
Re: Brisk sail! And hair dye in the gelcoat…

The other thing to try is muratic acid just wear gloves to protect your hands and use only in well ventilated areas
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By newhaul
Re: Brisk sail! And hair dye in the gelcoat…

Oxalic acid and a mister clean magic eraser.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 266,732
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I know and that's what I said in my post I already have charts from Adak to San Diego and beyond in electronic and hard copy. As far as beating in heavier winds not a problem also I'm the guy that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By newhaul
Re: Gel-coat repair

How minor a repair and what color. Email me a couple pictures and I will talk you thru it I am a retired shipwright do gel repairs as a side now days. Pm me for my email
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 266,732
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Not so much cahones as having confidence in my boat and my abilities also knowing if my islander sinks I'm out 300 bucks for the boat and 25 bucks for the motor :devil:laugh I've been in conditions...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 266,732
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Hey man how's the FAM doing in Georgia? culture shock over yet? BTW I'm mad at you your move forced me to change my couch surfing plans for next year. LOL. So I guess I will just have to sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 266,732
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Best called couch surfing. :laugh
Forum: Gas   1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By newhaul
Re: Evinrude 6HP 2- cycle question

Rich with a 100/1 mix ratio its newer than points check for spark in both cylinders likely mid to late 80"s motor
Forum: Gas   1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By newhaul
Re: Evinrude 6HP 2- cycle question

Check the ignition control module sounds like not fireing on one cylinder.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By newhaul
I use 400 grit wet dipped in a bucket of water...

I use 400 grit wet dipped in a bucket of water and to finish I use a Mr clean magic eraser. Melamine foam is approx equivalent to about 3 k grit buffing compound do it wet same as the sand paper...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 3,393
Posted By newhaul
Re: Do You Pole out your Jib?

Casey in my opinion reinstall it even if you never use it it will add to the saleability of the boat when it comes to the time to sell her. Also won't really cost you any to keep I on the mast.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By newhaul
Re: RE Still here!

:devil but but but a while back you ranted you were selling your boat and leaving us lol :devil:eek:laugh:devil
Forum: Living Aboard   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By newhaul
Re: Liveaboard in The Okanagan

Mike I know you were being facetious in the comparison with California. I'm sorry to hear of moms passing but glad you could be there for her.
Forum: Living Aboard   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By newhaul
Re: Liveaboard in The Okanagan

Mike that point of 42 • north latitude is just for one island most of Ontario is north of the 44th parralel also the 42nd is the border between Cali and Oregon also rather cold in the winter there in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By newhaul
Re: Name this Antenna!!!

Personally I would go for Gilligan
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By newhaul
Re: 12 v solar to keep batt up daily from marking light use?

I use a 20 lumen solar yard light hoisted up the mast via the spin halyard self-contained and I got it on sale for 20 bucks a couple years age at wally world.
Similar to this one Westinghouse...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
Posted By newhaul
Re: $13 LED Dome lights, RV / MARINE - what do you think?

Jim I'm not doubting the power usage numbers I have observed and not saying to get the cheap plastic ones however I am advocating the replacement of fixtures with dedicated led fixtures. I'm not...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
Posted By newhaul
Re: $13 LED Dome lights, RV / MARINE - what do you think?

With these doubles no its all or nothing. That's the reason I also install several of the singles to provide indirect lighting. Story no red LEDs I use the red talilight lens repair plastic ( not...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
Posted By newhaul
Re: $13 LED Dome lights, RV / MARINE - what do you think?

Nothing says you have to turn all the lights on just a couple in strategic locations installed a double in the galley over the stove ( need good light to see what you are doing) and a double over the...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
Posted By newhaul
Re: $13 LED Dome lights, RV / MARINE - what do you think?

Here is the single I install for customers from this seller they will work a deal for a larger quantity of lights at one time
http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/301476098135?vxp=mtr
This is the double I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By newhaul
Re: what boat to buy help please

Sorry but the cal is not a full keel or even cutaway forefoot. The rudder is free hung which is not something I like. Also i don't like their build quality. ( personal preference)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By newhaul
Re: what boat to buy help please

I'm really leaning towards the luders I like it. Jeff I am not concerned with speed I don't want a fin keel just personal preference and after mexico I am heading down hill. Taking a couple years to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By newhaul
Re: what boat to buy help please

I'm somewhat flexible on the 30 ft bit just don't want the extra 65 bucks for moorage and as far as the full keel well a cut forefoot would work. But I have yet to see a fin keel that was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By newhaul
Re: what boat to buy help please

Mark no worries and heck if a guy can't joke a bit he really ain't living no need for apology.
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