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Search: Posts Made By: asailor
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-21-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
Posted By asailor
The Keurig makes one hell of a great cup of...

The Keurig makes one hell of a great cup of coffee in about 2 minutes and chicken nuggets need to be ready pronto sometimes when the little ones are hungry... The whole issue was, "what can i get...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
Posted By asailor
thank you all for your thoughts!

thank you all for your thoughts!
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
Posted By asailor
Inverter Question...

I want to install a 2500 Watt inverter on my boat with a single 110V outlet in the Galley.
a)My battery bank is only Two 100 amp hours deep cycle batteries.
b)My intention is to use the outlet...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By asailor
Depth Sounder questions

Another thing to consider; Fish Finder type depth sounders are very similiar in price to normal depth sounders and they give you eyes in front of you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By asailor
forward-scanning sonar

practical sailor has done an article on depht sounders a few months ago. i think the issues may be online now. Practical sailor pointed out that the difference between standard depht sounders and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-24-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By asailor
VHF Station License

weather or not you need it, you might as well fill out the forms and send them in. no harm. i don''t remember it being expensive, if any cost?

http://wireless.fcc.gov/marine/fctsht14.html#SEC4
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2004
Replies: 13
Views: 3,687
Posted By asailor
Hyde Roller Furling

John- you''ve made my day, thx!
-Greg
s/v Temptation
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 1,210
Posted By asailor
The Best Marina in Miami

miami beach marina is a very nice facility. it seems to be pretty well secured w/ fences, security guards and well lit. nice restaurant w/ pool and a marine store and grocery store. not a great...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-05-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,857
Posted By asailor
Provisioning for Bahamas

Batteries are VERY expensive and weak in general. bring as much as you need. Load the boat with beer too, its more expensive than gold. I wouldn''t bring a single bottle of rum or liquor. and if...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-05-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By asailor
Bringing animals to the Bahamas

i spent some time in the bahamas last year and met people who did bring dogs from the states. From what i remember, they said they needed something from a vet in the states. i''m not sure if it was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-03-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By asailor
Sailboat hide a ways?

hmmm.....if everyone knew about them, then they wouldn''t be hideaways. Just tell them to head south and find their own.

nothing personal.
s/v temptation
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-26-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By asailor
Head problems

i never put any paper products into the head. Also, you may have a calcium buildup in the hose. Flush vinegar through the head to help break these deposits and free up the hose. You may have to do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,328
Posted By asailor
Old electronics?

buy a GPS. they are cheap. If u have the space keep both. Even with a semi scrambled signal in cases of war, the GPS is accurate to 100 yards, otherwise they are accurate to 3 yards. I''ve NEVER...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By asailor
rudder post rust

It doesn''t sound like an area of the boat to skimp on. Im not sure the severity of the problem, but i''d have a professional take a look at it and do the appropiate repairs.
Last year i was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By asailor
rudder post rust

It doesn''t sound like an area of the boat to skimp on. Im not sure the severity of the problem, but i''d have a professional take a look at it and do the appropiate repairs.
Last year i was...
Forum: herSailNet 03-22-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 7,556
Posted By asailor
nautical wedding bands

I am getting married this fall and my fiance and I are looking for matching wedding bands. We are looking for something that looks like a 3 strand braided rope in platinum. If anyone knows of a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-14-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By asailor
Carribean anchor Selection

another thing to check out is the break point of the shackles you use. I''ve read that it is much lower than the actual chain rode. i''ve been told to use use stainless steel shackles which have a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-14-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By asailor
Favorite Stopping Points

if u have time to drop the hook, relax and meet new friends, Georgetown, Bahamas is a definite. At it''s peak, there are probably 400 yachts in the harbour. The cruisers reghatta is usually...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-13-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 3,948
Posted By asailor
Dingy Outboard Motor

I couldn''t tell u the main difference between a 4 & 2 cycle. I''ve noticed that 4 cycle are alot heavier weight than 2 cycle, therefore tougher to transfer from the sailboat to the dingy, so i''d...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By asailor
thru hulls

remember to read up and decide for yourself about grounding any metal thru-hull fittings. Many say to ground them so lightning won''t blow them out.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-18-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By asailor
Missing chicken harbour

it''s not even that cold yet in the north east and i already miss the lazy days of Georgetown. Volleyball @ chat&chill, snorkeling,....so close but yet so far!

--Temptation
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,655
Posted By asailor
leaky cabin windows

I''ve pulled out the long windows in the main cabin on my pearson 34 twice now, sanded and cleaned both surfaces. Thickly recaulked the windows and screwd them back in. they leak the first time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By asailor
Stainless Chain Question

Im not quite sure why you would want to piece together 2 different chains of any type. Anyway, the shackle is going to be your weakest link. Therefore, i would use a stainless steal shackle, as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By asailor
Replacing Roller Furling

i appreciate the color guys. and i understand both points of view. thx.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By asailor
Replacing Roller Furling

i have an old Hyde roller furler with no forestay, so im going to replace it with a new system. I guess im most concerned with the price of a new system. I''ve heard decent reviews of harken and...
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