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Search: Posts Made By: PicassoIII
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By PicassoIII
Oddly enough Ripple has a 12v lighter built in so...

Oddly enough Ripple has a 12v lighter built in so we just run a cheap plastic voltmeter that plugs into that. The 'lighter' is switched along with the depth gauge and instrument lighting.
I wouldn't...
Forum: Hunter 08-20-2010
Replies: 102
Views: 26,376
Posted By PicassoIII
I've seen Hunter, Catalina and Beneteau combined...

I've seen Hunter, Catalina and Beneteau combined into a portmanteau.
Cheap, production boats for the masses.

I do know this about Hunters, the Cherebuni designs are good solidly designed boats....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
Whoa, surprised i missed this earlier. Good...

Whoa, surprised i missed this earlier.
Good idea in some ways, but i'd be scared to fall asleep with something burning on the boat. I get antsy when we light a citronella candle @ the dock.
I know,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-16-2010
Replies: 569
Views: 139,571
Posted By PicassoIII
Running out of diesel/sucking air (twice) or...

Running out of diesel/sucking air (twice) or wrapping the jib sheet on the prop (twice).
Or was it not double checking the shift cable installation.

So many choices.
Still, only two occured as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Thanks Zanshin, it's good to be prepared and...

Thanks Zanshin, it's good to be prepared and legal ... that's a bit of overkill for our purposes. But i can appreciate someone from Germany being, um, exacting. I am a fan of and own 2 BMWs at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Kinda ghetto ..... i like it. Seems this...

Kinda ghetto ..... i like it.

Seems this would work with any appropriately round, not stupid heavy object.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Welp that's that, WM in district 10 is all out. ...

Welp that's that, WM in district 10 is all out.
OTOH at this rate we're not going out tomorrow anyway, Bueller ...... Bueller.
*sigh*
An interesting previous thread over on CF.
Daytime anchor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Ah, even better link to said playpen. Google...

Ah, even better link to said playpen.
Google Maps...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
K, got a chance to check charts. The Playpen,...

K, got a chance to check charts.
The Playpen, like most of the area behind the outer breakwall of 'Chicago Harbor' is shown as anchorage (see note A, LOL), just like Monroe. So we're in the clear....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Oh Snap. Shoots down that idea. Thanks for the...

Oh Snap. Shoots down that idea. Thanks for the clarification SD.



My concern was under anchor only, conditions where we could not get underway quickly if need be. It doesn't get too foggy close...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,626
Posted By PicassoIII
Anchor ball ... who's got one, and uses it?

So we're having fun with nav lights, reread regs, and realize that a vast majority of Chicago boaters don't know what they're doing.
I figure we'll be getting one soon enough and always fly at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
Ya do what ya gotta do. That is one of my boating...

Ya do what ya gotta do. That is one of my boating nightmares even at the helm. The key for the motor never leaves the panel when were not at the dock or anchored securely.
Someone in the thread i...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
No, but then again, i don't have a completely...

No, but then again, i don't have a completely unlit planing floating condo bearing down on me.
*smirk*
If i ran across a boat with it's sails up and steaming light lit i would still give it all the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
Nice .. how much? Do you get a tax credit for...

Nice .. how much? Do you get a tax credit for taking up CO2?
*ducks*
Eh, maybe next season. The odds of needing one now are approaching nil fast.

Um, don't we need to at least run R/G/stern...
Forum: Good Old Boat 08-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 19,017
Posted By PicassoIII
Ok, two anchors is nice, but...... IF you are...

Ok, two anchors is nice, but......
IF you are limited to one and around many other boats, any other tricks besides scope.
Does backing the boat a bit really help or is one more likely to get a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
I guess technically we don't. Our stern light is...

I guess technically we don't. Our stern light is deck level and that's all we got. It's switched with the r/g forward and the two mast have their own switches.
No biggie the only place we've ever...
Forum: Lake Michigan 08-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By PicassoIII
So, any plans for the air show?

Besides not getting run over by a yahoo drivin' an overpowered floating condo.

Oddly enough ours are in flux. Ensign may be out of town, Lieutenant is all but beached, i may not have enough crew!...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By PicassoIII
Oh noes, not other nav lights thread....

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/40329-tri-color-steaming-masthead-light-only-nav-light.html

So that's the thread that brought me to SailNet.
Not that we have the scratch for fancy...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-10-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By PicassoIII
Nother city slicker sailor

Hello to the SN commentariat.

This is Ripple our decrepit but deeply loved 1977 Cherebuni Hunter.

http://pavlo.interaccess.com/riplerivr.jpg

She's not much to look at (the oversize battle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
Oh wow its the fabulous Flying Dutchman. So...

Oh wow its the fabulous Flying Dutchman.
So you're also ........... undead we presume.
*smirk*

One never, EVER admits to that.
Lets forget we heard that, OK?

These wenches you speak of, we'd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
Heh, at least she wasn't named 'Sugar Mag',...

Heh, at least she wasn't named 'Sugar Mag', 'Sunshine Daydream' or is it the inverse.
*rolls eyes*
I've gone to a few shows, played in a band that did covers once ... it's just not my favorite...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/attachments/general-...

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/attachments/general-discussion-sailing-related/6263d1281385529-flying-pirate-flag-lame-pirateslip.jpg

That's ok .... of course it could be bigger.
*ducks*
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
Not really. While the 'wall of text' IS...

Not really.
While the 'wall of text' IS annoying, it's only a tangent. Not totally off topic. Interesting information, even if potentially biased. I've never heard of this before or glossed over...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
Ah, one more reason to go BIG with this flag... ...

Ah, one more reason to go BIG with this flag...
Battle ensign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_ensign)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2010
Replies: 637
Views: 43,871
Posted By PicassoIII
Exactly. Be somehow original. Oh and don't skimp...

Exactly. Be somehow original. Oh and don't skimp on the size or quality. It's bigger than you think.
Flag and Etiquette Committee (http://www.usps.org/f_stuff/etiquett.html#size-of-flags)
We were...
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