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Search: Posts Made By: sailingdog
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By sailingdog
No, I really am not sure how to survey a boat for...

No, I really am not sure how to survey a boat for that type of damage. This is one reason a lot of boats are TL'd after a major lightning strike.
Forum: Living Aboard 03-07-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 7,214
Posted By sailingdog
Be careful, any ionizer that is strong enough to...

Be careful, any ionizer that is strong enough to help with the smells is very likely to generate ozone and that can be damaging to rubber and plastic parts aboard your boat. Peggie Hall, IIRC, is...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-07-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 7,214
Posted By sailingdog
Keeping the boat dry as possible is key to...

Keeping the boat dry as possible is key to preventing mold/mildew problems. Good ventilation and stopping any leaks are key to keeping the boat dry. Having a dry bilge is very helpful too.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-07-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,483
Posted By sailingdog
First, you really should install a battery...

First, you really should install a battery monitor to get a more realistic idea of what you're really using on a daily basis. This will also give you a much more accurate basis for sizing your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-07-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By sailingdog
Check the throughhulls for dezincification if...

Check the throughhulls for dezincification if they're bronze, check the cutlass bearing, rudder hardware, rudder stock, rudder bearings for wear and slop, check the zincs for replacement—replace if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-07-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 10,964
Posted By sailingdog
Unfortunately, the way the law is worded, using...

Unfortunately, the way the law is worded, using any equipment other than what was naturally provided to you when you were born means you're using an MSD, and discharging such overboard is illegal, at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By sailingdog
Be aware that there could be a lot of other...

Be aware that there could be a lot of other damage, aside from the electrical system. Damage to the hull, including pinholes, delamination, damage to the through-hulls, etc., are all possible.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,281
Posted By sailingdog
Considering that a keelboat that sinks and spills...

Considering that a keelboat that sinks and spills fuel can incur up to an $800,000 environmental remediation fine from the USCG, insuring it against that alone in usually worth doing.

A kayak...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,281
Posted By sailingdog
Given that your boat is less than 26' LOA, you...

Given that your boat is less than 26' LOA, you may be able to get liability coverage for your boat under your home owner's insurance. Environmental remediation coverage is a good thing to get.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 24,782
Posted By sailingdog
TravelinEasy— Doing a core repair like what...

TravelinEasy—

Doing a core repair like what you describe isn't rocket science and doesn't require a whole lot in the way of esoteric tools or knowledge.

Depending on the size of the area, your...
Forum: Electronics 03-04-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By sailingdog
Exactly... Probably a good choice,...

Exactly...



Probably a good choice, since it was purpose designed for conduit messenger line by the sounds of it.

I'd be very surprised if the depth/temp transducer was dead...they are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,806
Posted By sailingdog
That's cause you're dumb enough to leave steaks...

That's cause you're dumb enough to leave steaks cooking on the grill when I'm around... ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,806
Posted By sailingdog
Doesn't matter if they cropped them, they're...

Doesn't matter if they cropped them, they're clearly being used on a commercial website, and as such not fair use.



Unfortunately, given that the company and the web design company that did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,806
Posted By sailingdog
This might cause legal issues for Maine Sail that...

This might cause legal issues for Maine Sail that he really doesn't need.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 24,782
Posted By sailingdog
And setting up this vacuum system, as well as...

And setting up this vacuum system, as well as using the acetone, over the course of days is going to be less expensive? Cutting off the old skin, scraping out the bad balsa core material, and then...
Forum: Electronics 03-04-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By sailingdog
There is nothing contradictory between my first...

There is nothing contradictory between my first and most recent posts... In the first I say:



Which means that you attach a messenger line to the wires at the DISPLAY END and pull the messenger...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 5,532
Posted By sailingdog
I see, according to what TravelinEasy posted, the...

I see, according to what TravelinEasy posted, the CALIFORNIA'S JURISDICTION is only out to THREE miles, but you were still in US waters, not international waters when you did the transfer of...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,684
Posted By sailingdog
Hard to tell from that photo, since it is...

Hard to tell from that photo, since it is underexposed and you can't make out any of the detail on the breakers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 5,532
Posted By sailingdog
No, you should have been 12 NM out... to be in...

No, you should have been 12 NM out... to be in international waters... 12 NM is the internationally recognized standard AFAIK, and even California isn't special enough to warrant different treatment....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By sailingdog
Bacon sails also has used sails.

Bacon sails also has used sails.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 24,782
Posted By sailingdog
This, like most other "quick-fix" methods...

This, like most other "quick-fix" methods generally results in a pretty lousy repair. Epoxy does not adhere to wet core materials as a general rule and this type of repair doesn't really dry the core...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-04-2011
Replies: 496
Views: 78,730
Posted By sailingdog
You might want to read what she ACTUALLY WROTE: ...

You might want to read what she ACTUALLY WROTE:

Exactly, where did it say that she was about to deploy the JSD??? Yes, I standby my statement that not properly securing the chain terminal weight...
Forum: Electronics 03-04-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By sailingdog
Yes, but this generally doesn't work for...

Yes, but this generally doesn't work for transducer wires, which are usually affixed to the transducer at one end, and must come into the wiring conduit via the transducer end. Unless you're cutting...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-04-2011
Replies: 496
Views: 78,730
Posted By sailingdog
BTW, I wasn't slamming her. I was pointing out...

BTW, I wasn't slamming her. I was pointing out that the JSD terminal weight should be secured so that the JSD doesn't deploy accidentally. Not my fault that you're too stupid to realize that...
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 5,532
Posted By sailingdog
It would stick if we used nukes to neutralize the...

It would stick if we used nukes to neutralize the harbors that are infested... but that's a bit drastic a step to take. :D
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