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Search: Posts Made By: Ferretchaser
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Lightning strike

The weird thing was, I was looking to the rear of the boat wand there was a 20 foot boat with 4 people on it, each holding a fishing rod. They hightailed it out of there only when the lightning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Lightning strike

I have not gone through the boat with a fine tooth comb yet and will probably find more bits that are fried but am going to take my time wwith that and am just getting the basics back up and running...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Ferretchaser
Lightning strike

It got a bit loud yesterday when Tiki got struck by lightning and the VHF ariel came down in a shower of sparks. Lost the wave wifi, the inverter charger, the solar charge controller, and a few other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

I just mess around with boats and fix crap.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: 16 ft Snipe - How many people can it hold?

For a circumnavigation, you should have 9 people on board of that boat ........sorry wrong thread
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: This is getting ridiculous

Oi ... I am getting more hungry by the minute ......do the CG do takeouts or not ??
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: This is getting ridiculous

Well Charleston is not far from where I am at anchor ........ I am a bit peckish....... ya think they would fly out a pizza. Double pepperoni and no anchovy would be just right
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Daytime anchor ball

I used to use the anchor ball but don't anymore. To many folks come up and ask what it was. Had the lot from clever guesses like radar reflector to satellite TV dish. These days it stays in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Wrangler

Just get a long Cb antenna, leave the fox tail on the end and rig your sails to it. Simple as that. The big tires will help in the shallow parts of the trip with extra speed
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 5,085
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

I love the idea of long distance sailing with a toothpick or a Popsicle stick but don't like the look of double enders.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 5,085
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

hey the question is valid .... some of the answers however. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 5,085
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

I am going to do one of them circus navigation things in a zodiac. I have heard about the dangers of shipping containers when single handing and to make the zodiac a bit more rugged and not puncture...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 4,902
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

Hey, jumping of a 20 story building does not hurt one bit ...... its the sudden stop ant the end that is be painful.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 4,902
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

The way I see it is: Those things come with a trailer. Sow as suggested, ya park said trailer in a lot before you set off. You ain't going to find that trailer when you get back after all that time....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Inflatable Boat Airfloor Replacement with Plywood

By the way, I found the dead dink in a marina skip / dumpster. Sometimes it is worth having a look.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Building a Quality Boat from a Bare Hull - What's Involved and $$

I started out with a 36 foot hull. No deck. no cabin , not even stringers or bulkheads. Just a flimsy tub..... took me two years to splash and then another 6 month to make it livable. Don't want to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 4,902
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

At what altitude :D
They fly so I was told
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Tig welders

Well I need the AC for welding aluminum. With limited space on board, I don't want to keep 2 or 3 machines around, if I can find one that I can use for stick and tig welding from steel to stainless...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Inflatable Boat Airfloor Replacement with Plywood

I have the plywood floor from a dead dink on the top deck and am going to cut it to size for our air floor KABOAT. Its only around 3/4 of the length of our current dink but no one sits up front there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: New "boat":) Project

In that case I better make it 5 foot wide
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: New "boat":) Project

I like it .... may have to make one for the better half. You have a bit more info on how you made it ???

ATB

Michael
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Removing cutless bearing without removing the shaft (Video)

Yup I made one of those things to change the bearings on a stink pot.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: Tig welders

Well i have 30 amps at 110 I can play with and shore side i have 220. The machine I used thus far does not seem to like 60Hz ... I have tried running it over a 110 - 240 transformer and it does not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,902
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: 1 inch prop on 25mm prop shaft?

as long as both pitches are the same ( I mean the pitches of shaft and hub, not the prop pitch ) you are fine. To find out, blue print them. If it matches up you are good to go, if not go shopping...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Ferretchaser
Tig welders

I am in the market for a new AC?DC tig welder. I have one but it does not like US electrickery, so I can only run it over my on board inverter using my batteries and that is a bit of a hassle and I...
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