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Search: Posts Made By: CheckedOutRob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By nodders
some tips I learned about anchoring this summer!

We headed down to Ontarioís Thousand Islands for a three week vacation this year. Given the shortage of transient slips down that way, the vast majority of boats anchor overnight. We hadnít done a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Please Tell Me You Have Sailed A Golden Wave 42 -RHP Design

That's just one of the many things I love about my Tayana, low stability initially but, when she sets in...........yeah, she's sweet
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By bobperry
Re: Please Tell Me You Have Sailed A Golden Wave 42 -RHP Design

I'll stay out of this. Keep in mind that low initial stability rewards the owner with a comfortable motion. High initial stability results in a quick and uncomfortable motion.
It sounds kind of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-17-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 5,820
Posted By TJC45
Re: Are ALL Sellers LYING MORONIC DOUCHBAGS??

And this is where I have a problem. Owners getting bent out of shape by what they perceive as a low ball offer.

This is a negotiation. In negotiation the seller starts high and the buyer starts...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 5,820
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Are ALL Sellers LYING MORONIC DOUCHBAGS??

Rob,

I agree with Tim R. about "timing".
I disagree about going through brokers.

You have clearly explained what you're looking for, and your expectations seem realistic. You have clearly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By DougSabbag
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

For whatever it is worth / IMHO, the cost of Titanium is well offset by the "cost" either in money or your own time, of the installation, not to mention the greater strength it will have to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By SloopJonB
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

The only big expense in replacing chainplates is if they are inaccessible - glassed to the hull, hidden by elaborate cabinetry etc. or if their attaching points are rotted - bulkhead replacement...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

Am replacing the chainplates on my boat- 8 in total. Cost Stainless metal (316) $25.00 each- cut to size, drilling the holes and welding spacers on the end. $0.00 - exchanged some wood work for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By overbored
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

Water jet does not leave stress risers because the surface is cut with an abrasive. leaves a smooth but slightly wavy surface. machining, laser and plasma cutting leaves stress risers that need to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By overbored
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

its not the cost of the materials it is the labor from the yard that will put the job in the $6k range. no matter which way you choose to cut stainless you will need to finish the metal to a #7...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By paperbird
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

As a point of reference (every boat and project is different), we replaced all of our chainplates with the rig up - 2 at a time. had new ones custom fabricated at a local shop. Did a great job! ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,801
Posted By tommays
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

One you would have to have really GOOD LUCK to find a boat with age X chainplates


The cost is very much how hidden the plates are which can range from fully exposed and easy to remove to...
Forum: Passport 06-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2,275
Posted By jimgo
Re: Passport Owners Group -Ridiculous

Isn't intelligent Passport owners an oxymoron?

(I'm kidding!!!!)

I can understand your frustration. There's an Allmand owner's group in Google and I hate it. The people are fine, but the UI...
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