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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 6,690
Posted By apogee1mars
Don't most large cat's end up upside down...

Don't most large cat's end up upside down floating around in the Sargasso Sea eventually?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 6,690
Posted By apogee1mars
Here are your options: 1. Ask your wife to...

Here are your options:

1. Ask your wife to look in her purse for your huevos, then ask (politely) if you can borrow them for awhile.

2. Take her sailing and have some friends dressed as pirates...
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-15-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 5,271
Posted By apogee1mars
This was just to illustrate how economical solar...

This was just to illustrate how economical solar can be for high output panels that are already built. At $0.60/6"x6" cell with an average output of 4w a guy could get very creative on almost any...
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-14-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 5,271
Posted By apogee1mars
Exp: High wattage panels complete and ready to...

Exp: High wattage panels complete and ready to rock and roll. You can also get individual 6'' X 6" mono crystalline cells rated at 3.77-4.4W ea for about 0.60USD ea. if you want to build your own...
Forum: Diesel   10-13-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,679
Posted By apogee1mars
This is the way..

This is the way..
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By apogee1mars
Hello sailor, I see your point. $4,000.00USD is...

Hello sailor,
I see your point. $4,000.00USD is major bucks. Per previous post already built solar panels can be had for around $1.00 USD/Watt. As far as RO systems go, the price for an off the...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-11-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,777
Posted By apogee1mars
July 12, 1989 ...

July 12, 1989
THE WASHINGTON POST

U.S. Subs Had 42 Collisions Since 1983
Commercial Boats Dragged...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By apogee1mars
I do not see why you could not make a Solar...

I do not see why you could not make a Solar powered RO water filter. It would just be another application of available power. Sounds fun to me.
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-10-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,777
Posted By apogee1mars
Depends on the Subs name......

Depends on the Subs name......
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By apogee1mars
I was going to go that route until I found Mono...

I was going to go that route until I found Mono Crystalline solar cells and already built panels cheaper than I could make them on Alibaba.
You can buy a 240W panel for around $1.00USD/Watt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By apogee1mars
There are magnetic induction pumps that are very...

There are magnetic induction pumps that are very reliable and completely sealed. Look at Pond Master and the like.....ShurFlow are good pumps. I have run them with long duty cycles for years before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By apogee1mars
I am not impressed with the Jabsco water pump....

I am not impressed with the Jabsco water pump. Many times the permanent magnates exfoliate and block the armature from free movment. ShureFlo makes a better pump. If you look around there are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 8,260
Posted By apogee1mars
Welcome to Boat Ownership

Welcome to Boat Ownership
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,745
Posted By apogee1mars
Many pensiandos utilize airfare and Hospitals of...

Many pensiandos utilize airfare and Hospitals of foreign lands depending on the malady. There is great healthcare by US trained surgeons in many places for a fraction of the cost in the USA. Most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2011
Replies: 97
Views: 8,179
Posted By apogee1mars
Very nice. Has style.

Very nice. Has style.
Forum: Living Aboard   09-23-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,239
Posted By apogee1mars
When your young the sky is the limit. Go live on...

When your young the sky is the limit. Go live on a boat it is really a wonderful lifetime experience. Very few things that you do in your life you will remember with clarity. The years of your life...
Forum: Atomic 4   09-22-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,675
Posted By apogee1mars
Much ta doo about little. The reality of the...

Much ta doo about little. The reality of the situation is that the head could be yanked off in an hour and taken to the local machine shop for all of the head work for cheap. A gasket set and some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By apogee1mars
I beg to differ with you good sir. If the bladder...

I beg to differ with you good sir. If the bladder is placed into the holding tank properly it will not expand and contract with the fuel quantity. If having exact knowledge of fuel quantity on board...
Forum: herSailNet   09-21-2011
Replies: 263
Views: 88,850
Posted By apogee1mars
Damn that flailing line!

Damn that flailing line!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,277
Posted By apogee1mars
Hardcore dude.

Hardcore dude.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,277
Posted By apogee1mars
A wide strapped climbing harness is my choice....

A wide strapped climbing harness is my choice. You can sit in them for long periods of time and there are many places from which you can carry equipment, or ascend a line with Jumars and repel back...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By apogee1mars
The bladders are tougher than that. Some are...

The bladders are tougher than that. Some are baffled and they have been aircraft approved for many years. You could coat the entire inside of the tank with GRIP before installation. Fill the bladder...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By apogee1mars
Good advise. I like the idea of using the old...

Good advise. I like the idea of using the old tank as armor.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By apogee1mars
Diesel or gas?

Diesel or gas?
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-21-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,777
Posted By apogee1mars
Trap rig the feather of your choice with two...

Trap rig the feather of your choice with two smaller hooks. The bites should be the size of a nickel. Slide the lure down 10' of 200lb pink mono.Use a small black ball bearing swivel at the terminal...
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