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Search: Posts Made By: ericb760
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By ericb760
Re: Bristol 26 going to California.

The Russian sailing his San Juan 24 around the Pacific had this setup to lessen water intrusion in heavy seas. Definitely something I would consider on your boat as well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ericb760
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,023
Views: 303,388
Posted By ericb760
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

It's impractical to pull my outboard after each use, so I leave it in on the weekends. I figured it would be better if I painted the lower unit with zinc chromate primer. Cost me $16.00 on Amazon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By ericb760
Re: Won drawing for mooring on city lake!

That makes as much sense as anything, I suppose...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By ericb760
Re: Won drawing for mooring on city lake!

Why on Earth did they even build that bridge?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 17,270
Posted By ericb760
Re: Woud YOU take a Newport 30 offshore?

I googled your boat because I had never heard of it. The first thing that came up was a video of you and the boat on youtube (nice lime green camel toe!). Anytime you need a crew, let me know. I'm in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ericb760
Re: Total Eclipse of Moon, Night of 14 April/Morning 15 April

I took the 15th off and I've got my trusty ETX-125 all set to follow the moon through the sky that evening. Praying for clear skies...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By ericb760
Re: Second hand sailboat hardware?

Minnie's Yacht Surplus sells and ships used sails, so I would guess that they would ship other hardware as well. Super friendly people, and fair prices to boot. They are in Costa Mesa, CA...

The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By ericb760
Re: Handheld GPS recommendations

Geez, looking at the prices it seems the old adage is true, if it's been labeled for "marine use", expect the price to double...I have a Garmin Nuvi in my car that cost me $89.00. Works perfectly,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 12,101
Posted By ericb760
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

The family has, apparently, been transferred to the awaiting Navy ship and are enroute back to San Diego, having abandoned their boat.

Stranded Family With Sick Baby Boards Navy Rescue Ship | NBC...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 12,101
Posted By ericb760
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Children have been sailing as long as humans have been sailing and by all accounts, this family was well prepared, and, the impression is that the child became ill after some time at sea. I don't see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

I used 320 grit for a very light sand because the shaft was so caked with grease and then finished with some emory cloth. I'm using white lithium grease that I have on hand for firearm maintenance,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

I used Prolong Machinery Oil on the pawls..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

Okay, so I opened them up. My thanks to jsaronson for the proper schematic. The first one had evidence of being properly lubed and maintained. There was still some silicone remnants and all I had to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

Bingo! I had assumed that mine were the newer models, which they aren't, apparently. Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

I don't know how old these are and, apparently, there are "new" models? I downloaded that maintenance sheet but it didn't match these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ericb760
Smile Help with Barient 10's?

So, I got these used winches from a friend for cheap. Looking online for maintenance instructions didn't match how these winches are put together. And, although they appear to be the same winch, they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,774
Posted By ericb760
Re: Vhf/ham

After playing with the radio for a couple of days I've discovered that you can, indeed, program the offsets, and once you understand the menu, it's pretty straightforward, although I certainly...
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By ericb760
Re: Log in Time Out?

This worked. Thanks!
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By ericb760
Re: Log in Time Out?

Thanks for looking in to it just the same.
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By ericb760
Re: Log in Time Out?

Win7 running Opera 18xxx. Nothing has changed on my end. No hardware changes or updates. I haven't timed it, but it's very short, less than 15 minutes and I get logged out if I haven't done...
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By ericb760
Log in Time Out?

Within the last several days it seems that if I'm reading a thread for more than a few minutes, I get automatically logged out. Whereas before, I had to manually log out. Did something change?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,774
Posted By ericb760
Re: Vhf/ham

I have discovered several websites that guide you through the (often) difficult task of programming these Chinese radios. You're right though, for less than 40 bucks, I won't lose any sleep! It...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,774
Posted By ericb760
Re: Vhf/ham

Great thread with lots of good info, albeit quite confusing to a newbie like me. I recently decided to buy a handheld 2-way transciever to augment my VHF radio. Not knowing anything about the genre,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,609
Posted By ericb760
Re: What boat is this?

Based on the resale value, this little boat could put some water in somebody's cash sponge...
Flickas For Sale (http://www.flicka20.com/Brokerage/FlickasForSale.aspx)
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