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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,566
Posted By L02314564
I'm with you on this one John. I've been...

I'm with you on this one John. I've been contemplating selling everything (before the government taxes it all away) and making a go of it doing the circle full time. Your questions are right on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,619
Posted By L02314564
Talking I used an oops Arbor for mine.

I used an angle grinder with a cutting wheel to cut the old gate valve off from the inside. Then used the sawsall to cut the wall of the nipple to the line of the fiberglass hull. (for the first one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6,477
Posted By L02314564
I agree with Scottyt about drilling it out in...

I agree with Scottyt about drilling it out in several steps, start small and drill out bigger, and bigger until it is the size you need. But I don't agree with the spade bits. Unless the spade bit...
Forum: Diesel   02-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 7,589
Posted By L02314564
This is from "Gas Versus Diesel" by David Pascoe....

This is from "Gas Versus Diesel" by David Pascoe. "In pleasure craft use, diesels not only don't run continuously, but they are often rarely run. And in this case, it is the disuse that leads to...
Forum: Catalina   02-21-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 21,378
Posted By L02314564
Mine is #2684. We must be related. :D

Mine is #2684. We must be related. :D
Forum: Catalina   02-21-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 21,378
Posted By L02314564
How about a Mast Tower

Does you Marina have a mast tower? The last marina I was in had a mast tower that I used to work on my lights without having to use the bosum chair. It was a lot easier and I didn't have to get...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By L02314564
You can get it at the App Store

It is available for free at the App Store. ;)

I don't know anything about the programmer, nor have I tested the program. I just found it on the App Store today.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-27-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By L02314564
I agree with QuickMick. If we are going to...

I agree with QuickMick. If we are going to actually discuss the Kayak issue. The Dagger is clearly the best. I used the Tandem model for a couple of years to make storage of my gear easier. When the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By L02314564
Chainplates

Hey Mike, sorry to see you cracked a chainplate. Really sorry to see that you are stuck over there in Hawaii. Must be terrible over there with all the sunshine and warm weather. I don't know how...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By L02314564
I kept my Catalina in Lake Ray Hubbard near...

I kept my Catalina in Lake Ray Hubbard near Dallas, TX year round. Would look funny slipping and sliding on the icy walkways to the boat slip but not finding any problems with freezing inside the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By L02314564
I grandfathered my new iPhone into my A.T.T....

I grandfathered my new iPhone into my A.T.T. contract. Then jail broke it and added MyWi. I can have several PC's online at the same time without any problems.

The A.T.T. rep tried several times...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By L02314564
The way the shackle goes all the way to the top...

The way the shackle goes all the way to the top and the foot coming up short and loose like that reminds me of a sail for Catalina 27 Tall Rig. Maybe that's the problem. It certainly wouldn't be the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,854
Posted By L02314564
What if you bolted the fans to the bow, then...

What if you bolted the fans to the bow, then ankered the bow. Thin the sterne could go cause the equwal and oppozit thang wouldn't hapin. I think the ankering cord is gonna need ta be kinder long...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-04-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 8,825
Posted By L02314564
I sailed my Catalina 27 on Ray Hubbard and had to...

I sailed my Catalina 27 on Ray Hubbard and had to dig her out of the mud twice because the water level got too low to get out of the slip. Got stuck in the mud once getting out of the marina. Missed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,978
Posted By L02314564
Have you ever heard of an Oops Arbor? It is...

Have you ever heard of an Oops Arbor? It is specifically designed for what you want to do. It will hold both hole saws in place allowing you to cleanly enlarge the hole. It is an inexpensive and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,592
Posted By L02314564
Thanks for clearing that up for me. I now have a...

Thanks for clearing that up for me. I now have a really nice paint gun designed for bottom paint that will be new for awhile. Maybe I will use if for GelCoat work.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,592
Posted By L02314564
I haven't rolled on a bottom paint before either....

I haven't rolled on a bottom paint before either. I was told that spraying wouldn't be too difficult because my boat is in an enclosed shop. No wind to deal with and no masking of other boats to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,592
Posted By L02314564
I just bought mine from "Infinityfrp" at the...

I just bought mine from "Infinityfrp" at the recommendation of a friend. You can find them on eBay and the internet by searching their name. The price was reasonable and the gun seems to be a good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,648
Posted By L02314564
Thank You for your Service

Gunslinger,
Welcome to SailNet! Glad to see you here. Your commitment to service of your country and your sacrifice for our freedom is appreciated by all but seldom acknowledged.

I want to say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,631
Posted By L02314564
I replaced both of my main bulkheads on my '76...

I replaced both of my main bulkheads on my '76 Catalina 27. I put in a 1/4" medium compression door seal like the kind you get at the Home Depot and it worked out nicely. I also rebuilt the trim...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By L02314564
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/12/10/world/in...

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/12/10/world/international-us-russia-missile-failure.html - It was just another failed Russian rocket test.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,914
Posted By L02314564
That's exactly where I was going with it...just...

That's exactly where I was going with it...just needed to know where the boat is. There is an organization called "Boat Angel" on eBay that will auction it for you. Not really sure of their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,914
Posted By L02314564
Where is this boat? I might know someone that...

Where is this boat? I might know someone that could give her some TLC.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-23-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By L02314564
Pedialyte and Flat 7-UP

I used to fly some really long hours and when we would get back on the tarmac I would almost immediately get sick to my stomach. You can imagine the ribbing I would get from everyone. So about 20...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 5,840
Posted By L02314564
Some states require a bond to be posted

Where is the boat starting from and going to? When I moved mine from TX to LA I had to post a $10,000 bond because of the 9' beam of my boat.
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