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 55
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: hazmat17
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-24-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 14,529
Posted By hazmat17
Can't believe I'm the first to nominate this for...

Can't believe I'm the first to nominate this for a sticky... :)

Well done!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-10-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,641
Posted By hazmat17
So if you need to reach 10mi - you should go...

So if you need to reach 10mi - you should go fixed mount with a mast head antenna. If you are confortable with 6 (assumes the other guy is on a handheld 6ft above water as well) then a handheld will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By hazmat17
transient dockline inventory -single vs. double braid?

We keep Avalon (Freedom 28, 6,000#) on a mooring. Occasionally make a quick stop at the marina for a washdown etc. Plan to actually cruise a bit this summer. Anyway, she needs new docklines.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,343
Posted By hazmat17
Ended up going with Garmin (mostly) 4208...

Ended up going with Garmin (mostly)

4208 plotter mounted on pod on the new pedestal guard
(4) GMI 10 instruments mounted in a pod above the companionway
Standard Horizon GSX2100 VHF with AIS RX...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By hazmat17
my wife reminds me that the surprise bag also...

my wife reminds me that the surprise bag also contains sticker books (which we don't usually do at home) and toy binoculars.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By hazmat17
bring a friend

My crew consists of an almost 5 and almost 2 year old girls. The oldest has been sailing since 1 year old.

The "surprise bag" contains:

fun notebooks (shaped like a dog and a monkey) and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,853
Posted By hazmat17
I'm running VC17 on my Freedom 28 moored in the...

I'm running VC17 on my Freedom 28 moored in the Merrimac River in Newburyport. Not my first choice, but it came with the boat last year & I'm loath to go thru the removal process and nothing will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,113
Posted By hazmat17
thanks folks, will investigate the "steam...

thanks folks, will investigate the "steam cleaners".
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,113
Posted By hazmat17
cleaning cabin cushions?

Any thoughts? Wife dropped by the local dry cleaner with a small cushion cover. Perhaps due to language barrier, the cleaner didn't want to clean it.

Before I try another shop, looking for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2010
Replies: 243
Views: 145,292
Posted By hazmat17
Just thought I'd post an update. I have...

Just thought I'd post an update. I have compounded and waxed the hull with presta gel coat & ultra cutting cream. Followed by 2 coats of fleet wax. The results are nothing short of spectacular on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 243
Views: 145,292
Posted By hazmat17
thanks folks - been eying the fein for other...

thanks folks - been eying the fein for other purposes....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2010
Replies: 243
Views: 145,292
Posted By hazmat17
nooks and crannies?

I'd like to give my thanks for this thread as well...

I'm pulling the supplies together now - have the buffer, sandpaper, presta compounds - need to get some wool/foam pads.

One question - is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By hazmat17
Chef2 - thanks for the picture. I think I spy...

Chef2 - thanks for the picture. I think I spy the top of a binnacle mount compass in the first picture. Any visability issues? (compass or looking ahead? I think I'm leaning towards the "vertical...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 02-23-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 9,914
Posted By hazmat17
Lots of good advice given. given that you and...

Lots of good advice given. given that you and your wife are both novices - the I would like to add some perspective from my personal experience.

My wife and I just bought our first boat last...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By hazmat17
Show me your pedestal mounted electronics

Consindering adding a chartplotter & new instruments would love to see what arrangments others have used.

Here is how it looks now (yes I have refinished the teak, these pix were from when we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,343
Posted By hazmat17
thanks for the replies. Boat is wheel steered...

thanks for the replies. Boat is wheel steered 6,000# displacement. It came with an "ancient" autohelm autopilot that attaches with a belt. Judging by the sordid loud noises that eminate from it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,343
Posted By hazmat17
New Electronics - Raymarine vs. Garmin vs ???

I'm considering new electronics for my Freedom 28. Previous experience leads me towards Raymarine/Garmin. Is there another brand to look at? What is the latest scuttlebut on Raymarine vs. garmin?...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-19-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By hazmat17
Surveyor Recommendation - Syracuse NY

I'm looking at a boat in the area (I'm in Mass). Any recommendations on a good surveyor? I'd rather take a tip from a relative stranger on the internet than choose blindly from the "yellow...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-04-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 4,414
Posted By hazmat17
Hmmm, it seems that people aren't born with a...

Hmmm, it seems that people aren't born with a tiller in one hand and main sheet in the other?????

This thread has me feeling lucky that I grew up sailing (parent's had me and my twin brother out...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-04-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 3,429
Posted By hazmat17
The statisticians might argue that 59/1364 isn't...

The statisticians might argue that 59/1364 isn't significant:D

One thing I've noticed is that the NADA values haven't moved in 2 months - at least not on 28, 30 or 32 foot Freedoms (Mull). I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-02-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,060
Posted By hazmat17
is it working? what is the voltage when...

is it working?

what is the voltage when motor is running? should be ~14v
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By hazmat17
I stopped by the local Hunter dealer (NBPT, MA) a...

I stopped by the local Hunter dealer (NBPT, MA) a couple weeks ago. If you bought a 40' or larger, you got a free Toyota Prius.:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-24-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 3,109
Posted By hazmat17
along the help the kiddies out theme - donate...

along the help the kiddies out theme - donate your web skills to one of the various community boating organizations out there.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-18-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,288
Posted By hazmat17
Typically in the US you pay taxes (where...

Typically in the US you pay taxes (where applicable) when you register the boat under your name, not when you buy it. So if I buy in a neighboring state, but register in MA, I pay MA sales Tax. If...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-10-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By hazmat17
Why spend the money on a blue water boat if you...

Why spend the money on a blue water boat if you are working M-F?

Assuming it is just you, you could go a little smaller and purchase a coastal crusier for cash. Then save the monthly payment you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 55

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:09 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.