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Search: Posts Made By: lbdavis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 20,151
Posted By lbdavis
There was a report she withdrew $5K two days ago.

There was a report she withdrew $5K two days ago.
Forum: Bristol 09-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,462
Posted By lbdavis
I've spent a fair amount of time on a 1968 B27....

I've spent a fair amount of time on a 1968 B27. They are great little boats. They like to sail on their ear, but are very stout boats.

As Jonny mentioned, storage can be done in very creative...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By lbdavis
Call Raymarine, but I wouldn't be surprised if...

Call Raymarine, but I wouldn't be surprised if the X-5 (http://www.raymarine.com/ProductDetail.aspx?SITE=1&SECTION=2&PAGE=88&PRODUCT=4176) is compatible.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By lbdavis
Good idea. I had that thought, but felt as though...

Good idea. I had that thought, but felt as though their suggestions might have a bias. ;)

I'm pretty sure it's a bad idea. I just like paying ~40% of retail!

Anyone got some tall jackstands...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By lbdavis
fully extended jackstands

I've got a line on a set of used jackstands, but I would have to fully extend them to make them work.

Is it advisable to only leave a little in the tube?

I'm hoping to leave the yard this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 5,323
Posted By lbdavis
Here's a vid of those reversing falls he speaks...

Here's a vid of those reversing falls he speaks of:

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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By lbdavis
twins

Welcome to SailNet.

I, too sail a P303 out of South Portland. Great boats for coastal cruising around ME! Send me a PM. I'd be happy to crew w/ you sometime.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By lbdavis
I see that thing around Portland all the time. I...

I see that thing around Portland all the time. I wonder if he trailered up there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,635
Posted By lbdavis
I wish those guys all the luck in the world. They...

I wish those guys all the luck in the world. They may need it. Here are some photos (http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=9267&id=1645972633&l=d7348255b9) that were posted by a CF member here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By lbdavis
You want one of these: ...

You want one of these:

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh150/lbdavis/large255.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By lbdavis
Depends on the boat (size of head sail, location...

Depends on the boat (size of head sail, location of primaries, height of life lines, location of shrouds, etc), but your friend is likely correct.

Bring them inside if it allows you to sheet in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,737
Posted By lbdavis
I don't want to be the quote police:o , but I...

I don't want to be the quote police:o , but I think you meant "security" here. Which would make your use of this quote both sensible and applicable... :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By lbdavis
I reef at >15 if we're out sailing hard. Too much...

I reef at >15 if we're out sailing hard. Too much weather helm -> rudder-braking -> loss of speed -> stress on steering if I don't...

But when I'm out w/ the fam (7 month old daughter), I'll tie a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By lbdavis
I'm guessing that's "Old Ironsides"...

I'm guessing that's "Old Ironsides" herself.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-02-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By lbdavis
Thanks, JRP. I was really excited about...

Thanks, JRP.

I was really excited about seeing the SS this weekend. I went to NASA's site and it looks like those boys are having a little fun with our weather::p :p
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By lbdavis
Here, here! (Sorry, watching HBO's John Adams)...

Here, here! (Sorry, watching HBO's John Adams) You'll need as many coats as you have patience and time for.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-27-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By lbdavis
Maine stinks

I've been known to say things like this on these forums in an attempt to keep people away :D :D , but I'm starting to mean it.

This past week: :(
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-22-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By lbdavis
Nevermind. I found him!

Nevermind. I found him!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-22-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By lbdavis
Any Centerboard YC members here (ME)

I'm looking for "Bill". He's a CBYC member, sails a Downeast 32 (white topsides/blue boot/black bottom)- forgot the name of the boat and Bill's last name.

I lost his address and need to send him...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-22-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 9,693
Posted By lbdavis
All of the above advice is sound, IMO, but I...

All of the above advice is sound, IMO, but I would also suggest that you get used to 25-30 degrees. That is not excessive heal for most boats, and likely where your CB T22 needs to be to "stiffen...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By lbdavis
I'm with ya! I had a friend call me at work today...

I'm with ya! I had a friend call me at work today and asked sarcastically, "Glad you own a boat aren't you?"

I thought of replying with something about gathering animals 2 by 2, but instead told...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By lbdavis
I had the same issue potting existing holes when...

I had the same issue potting existing holes when I re-bed my handrails this spring.

I went with the "cork" method you described, but used a squirt of sealant as the "cork" to plug up the bottom...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By lbdavis
I agree. Electric brushes kick a$$, but can be...

I agree. Electric brushes kick a$$, but can be quite embarrassing:

A couple of winters ago, I was heading up to the mountains for a weekend of skiing. It took two trips to the car to get my stuff...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By lbdavis
Just some good ol' duct tape.

Just some good ol' duct tape.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By lbdavis
Run this by the good chaps on the Pearson groups...

Run this by the good chaps on the Pearson groups (google and yahoo!). Some rather knowledgeable Pearson owners there.

Google (http://groups.google.com/group/pearson-boats?hl=en)

Yahoo!...
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