SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 43
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: slax
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2014
Replies: 1,099
Views: 349,427
Posted By slax
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

nice project.. those jerry cans are getting horrendous.. something decent worth putting cycles into that most sailors, boaters, recreational vehicle, etcc users would love.. an alternative but still...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2014
Replies: 1,099
Views: 349,427
Posted By slax
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

18721heh.. second project today, this one completely derrived from this thread.. did 2 x 4"x24" pvc propane holders..

1 - 10'x4" pvc conduit $35
2 - 4" pvc caps $4
2 - 4" cap to female thread...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2014
Replies: 1,099
Views: 349,427
Posted By slax
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

so.. noticed the other day that the bilge pump hadn't fired on in a while. We haven't had much rain, and I have a fairly deep keel so there's lots of room, but definitely was past the acceptable...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 7,564
Posted By slax
Re: Pearson Vanguard 33 reviews?

well a lively and informative thread. nothing as knowledgable or experienced to offer as the 4 pages before. But my personal take as a budget minded cruiser, is that I love my Vanguard 33'. Was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,863
Posted By slax
Re: Pearson 34 - Talk me out of it

I have a Pearson 33 #320 and love her. Definitely would have a hard time telling someone to not go with it if everything else is right.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-09-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,347
Posted By slax
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

I really like, or see the potential(to be more accurate), of a variation of things for barter and sale, combined with as broad a range of applicable skills as possible, and a willingness to make...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-09-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,347
Posted By slax
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

So I see the illegality of Guns and Drugs, but what defines running liquor? Like what are the limitations before your into trouble for a quantity? coming back into the states I would assume to be the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-06-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,347
Posted By slax
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

irony is at least for the distance of my life span, tech is pretty much here to stay. have an array of other skill-sets aquired through the years. welding being one, electronics another, worked for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-04-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,347
Posted By slax
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

Yah its been an interesting adventure this working from vessel reality. Tis quite hard to stretch out and have more then a single monitor and room to think. Nice when things arent blowing up but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 1,099
Views: 349,427
Posted By slax
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

that was the first wife... :D
Forum: Electronics 04-28-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By slax
Minimal Electronics reqirements and alternatives

Hello,

I am in the process of refitting, well mostly building up the electronics on my recently aquired 33' Vanguard (bantik). Currently only have a vhf radio, a few local charts, depth finder,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-28-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,997
Posted By slax
Re: Proper way to tap into 12VDC wire?

Having done led lighting for fairly harsh environments (similarly extreme, ancient ocean floor Black Rock City for Burning man, and automated indoor gardening systems) With LARGE amounts of lights...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By slax
Re: cockpit lockers and some other questions

Due to aquiring a set of 6 t105's and the process to locate them I have been leaning to closing off the port side quarterberth opening, effectively creating a space for the batteries to reside, well...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By slax
cockpit lockers and some other questions

http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1112

I recently aquired a new vessel a Vanguard 33' . Dinette arrangement, which I believe I am going to gut the dinette and customize this space...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 3,255
Posted By slax
Re: Ever been injured on your boat? Just happened to me.

Nothing super serious while sailing, small things one hopefully learns from to prevent bigger things from happening. though was off ship at a friends house the other night and cracked a rib, have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By slax
cockpit lockers and some other questions

, I recently aquired a new vessel a Vanguard 33' . Dinette arrangement, which I believe I am going to gut the dinette and customize this space with a desk and wall mounted flatscreens on the forewal....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By slax
Re: cockpit lockers...need advice!

heh, didnt notice how old it was. mayhap I will take it to a new thread.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By slax
Re: cockpit lockers...need advice!

I believe this is on topic, I recently aquired a new vessel a Vanguard 33' (http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1112). Dinette arrangement, which I believe I am going to gut the dinette...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-31-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,933
Posted By slax
Re: Battery Bank – Parallel or Series

since there is realistically no single space I can stow these 6 units in direct proximity to eachother, I was contemplating putting them in groups of 2 in parallel creating 3 12v units and following...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-30-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,933
Posted By slax
Re: Battery Bank – Parallel or Series

Howdy,
Been great following this thread, has helped me make some decisions as well as aquiring a broader general knowledge and tips. Though I have a series parallel question, I recently aquired a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By slax
Re: advice on some options, if you please?

Completely agree, there is something about the old lines mixed with the new materials that touches me in a way that makes me smile. Like an older woman that can still walk(sail) with the confidence...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By slax
Re: advice on some options, if you please?

thanks for the comments and information. I have found a vessel, 1963 Pearson Vanguard 33' Beauty for sure.

After more questions, internal and external. I came to realize, its more of a decision...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-01-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 18,038
Posted By slax
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

If you where able to minimize the case on this to a micro format, and seal it very well after completion, this will definitely prevent any terminal/connector corrosion. And if sealed properly would...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-01-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 18,038
Posted By slax
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

IMO all things that point to ssd as a viable solution for marine use.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-01-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,347
Posted By slax
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

yah but yahoo is slowly declining into a computer catacomb of antiquity... and losing serious equity in the process.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 43

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:42 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.