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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 9,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Kiwi-grip Non-Skid deck finish...

I have to confirm Gary's accounts of LA Awesome concentrate. It has become one of my primary tools for maintaining boat surfaces. A dilute solution used in a garden sprayer is my usual boat cleaner....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Ran aground!

course you may have a shoal area survey vessel in which case care and careful timing will prevent you from hard landings and assure the successful location of soft shoals impedes your movement only...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2015
Replies: 317
Views: 14,522
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Real Cruisers verse Internet Arguers

Anyone know where i can find a self setting anchor with auto clean and guidance features?

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2015
Replies: 1,282
Views: 96,907
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/18/ebcdfbdbcdfd67d36b0b3f9bd90cbfc3.jpg
The new word for tonight :
Gibbet....
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,495
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Would you give up sailing?

Sailing gets me "there"
Unlike any other form of mindfulness. I like all sorts of water vessels but sailing is special it draws your senses (and intellect) into play with the world.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2015
Replies: 729
Views: 60,437
Posted By oysterman23
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Mine was temperamental till I rebuilt the carb and started running out the gas after each use. Its a 96 mariner and starts on 1 or 2 pull.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Summer Season Sailing

Oh yeah I lucked out today..no wind all morning but at 12 I drove to the boat to finally "prepare for winter"...ahem.
By the time I opened up there was a hint of life stirring from the southeast.5...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,577
Posted By oysterman23
Re: new anchor feedback

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/07/aa73cd32263eb72b652767f7c356f98f.jpg

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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Doing it wrong feels so good.

Great 1st arrival Skelly...a fine start to a long journey..best wishes and dontvforget pictures when you can!
Chriscod

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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   10-30-2015
Replies: 2,616
Views: 117,732
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Time for fiberglass vs cultured stone.....

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 7,583
Posted By oysterman23
Re: How Old is Your Boat

1967 Morgan 24/25
Hull # 160 54986 the refit continues new sails last year, interior cuddies finished this year. Re-wire to abyc etc very positive boat light helm and responsive.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Need a doodad

Itsa Phramus!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,474
Posted By oysterman23
Re: drifter vs asymetrical spin

I have a drifter with a wire luff in 2.5 nylon which has 4 hanks. I use below 10 knots windspeed if the wind is iffy or from broad reach to run. Its a lot of fun. On occasion Ive tensioned the luff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Christian..your advice was timely. Yesterday i found an unused Autohelm 800 still wrapped for a good price and installed it this morning. Headed out at 2:30 and put it to work. Very pleased and as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Well after all Im going for Simrad but before I do im going to poke around a bit re earlier Autohelms with the separate head unit. Thanks all, good sailing!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-03-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thank you for sharing the enjoyable video, Vega...that is the sort of thing i kept hearing which led me to posting this. You drop was not much of a bang by boating standards.. sorry for your luck....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-03-2015
Replies: 3,211
Views: 416,938
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Yup thats Hubris. Self congratulatory sap straight out of recent Abercrombie style sheets. Strictly a cut above. Good fun today old chap.... say have that boy polish the binnacle before the next race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thanks all for detailed usefull responses when I get my unit I will post on this thread as well may it help the next victim :)[emoji15]

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thanks Tanski I found off market remotes for both tp22 and 2000+ on ebay and someone is now making a good colored cover for as well. It does seem the Simrad is consistently less vulnerable to water....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Hi Mark
Yeah i had toyed with trusting the st1000+ capacity but after reading some other experiences thought it better to err up instead of down ...do you have a cover for yours?

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Great Shnool!
Thanks for the nitty gritty that helps alot. Do you like having the read out screen on the st1000 or is it not really missed on the tp22?thanks again for the good detail on handling
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Hi Brent. I downloaded the Raymarine manual to get some sense of what they have in adjustments. Should keep keep a person busy for several weekends experimenting...
Thanks for your input

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By oysterman23
tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Been researching simrad tp20 or 32 and Raymarine st2000+ after many hours Im still quite unsure which is most likely to perform well let alone at all.
If You Have used a tiller pilot please share...
Forum: Morgan   07-26-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Morgan 22?

Hi
That's definitely a 22 but dont be surprised the layouts are different they sold some of those boats with kit interiors . Hull registration was just getting systemized. There are a bunch of us...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Before we knew better

Alan; I really enjoyed your post and actually share your progression from childhood powerboating into a later xhoice of sail. I admire your intensity and the evident passion which driven your growth...
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