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Search: Posts Made By: sailaway21
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 4,917
Posted By sailaway21
In the interest of the furtherance of adult...

In the interest of the furtherance of adult behavior I'd just like to say; Bite Me, CD!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-07-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By sailaway21
I just light my pipe and after a few minutes I...

I just light my pipe and after a few minutes I don't smell the cigarettes anymore. I've also heard that sea-sick passengers can help in acclimating one to the smell.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
CD...what are you concerned about with angle of...

CD...what are you concerned about with angle of heel in a stationary power plant?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
I amplified on the point afterwards, Cam. It's...

I amplified on the point afterwards, Cam. It's not "just wrong". It may be fine for a Honda specifically wired for it, and operated within their specifications. But the larger point is that you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,124
Posted By sailaway21
You should get a new one year warranty with each...

You should get a new one year warranty with each replacement, correct? As easy as it is to change them out, you just take it back to WM on an annual basis, in perpetuity! (g)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
I'm not familiar with the Honda but would presume...

I'm not familiar with the Honda but would presume that they are combining DC current and then inverting it...presumably quite safely. I did not want anyone to think that one could just add more AC...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 3,028
Posted By sailaway21
Most people buy too much boat for their budget. ...

Most people buy too much boat for their budget.

Those same people think that their budget involves things like a mooring or slip and other annual expenses. I guess those are part of the budget...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,124
Posted By sailaway21
I replaced mine this spring and it's running fine...

I replaced mine this spring and it's running fine so far. I've have heard that they've had some motor problems and somebody here related that they are supposed to have a handle on that now. From my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
An excellent point, CD! While I'd expect...

An excellent point, CD!

While I'd expect that one would need in excess of a twenty degree heel to cause a problem, and I doubt anyone would be running a portable gen-set at that or more, they do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
Yes, but..... You can only do that on DC...

Yes, but.....
You can only do that on DC output! If you attempt to power an AC circuit with two generators you're going to have an explosion the size of which will make you famous, though you won't...
Forum: herSailNet 08-03-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 3,814
Posted By sailaway21
I'm with Larry on this one. I don't recall...

I'm with Larry on this one. I don't recall anything in my owner's manual about putting the seat back down after use of the toilet. I distinctly recall where it said that my warranty was null and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,070
Posted By sailaway21
Smacky inadvertently wandered into a sailing...

Smacky inadvertently wandered into a sailing thread. Usually he just critiques the motives of the other members but he seems to now think that his opinion on salvage, mooring procedures, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
here's more: ...

here's more:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/27252-portable-micro-electric-generators.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
I have the small Yamaha and it's run great. It's...

I have the small Yamaha and it's run great. It's also light and quiet.

All the concern about gasoline is misplaced in my opinion. You've only to look at all those gas-powered boats out there,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,642
Posted By sailaway21
You're going to be tripping at right around 17...

You're going to be tripping at right around 17 amps of draw.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,734
Posted By sailaway21
Figure 3-5 times the running amps on start up of...

Figure 3-5 times the running amps on start up of any electric motor. You should also be cognizant of the fact that most gen-sets ramp up and down depending on the load and are often unable to speed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By sailaway21
You might make it. I'd hope it's a manual...

You might make it.

I'd hope it's a manual transmission and that the boat balances real well on the trailer as far as tongue weight goes. Braking could prove interesting. I wouldn't exactly call...
Forum: herSailNet 07-29-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 3,814
Posted By sailaway21
Not necessarily in order..... ...whether in a...

Not necessarily in order.....
...whether in a bar, restaurant, or anywhere else I'll take the women's room over the men's for cleanliness maintained any time. In the same vein, most women, having...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By sailaway21
Call these guys up; they'll help you out. Seal's...

Call these guys up; they'll help you out. Seal's Spars and Rigging (http://www.sealsspars.com/index.html)
They come highly recommended.
Forum: Cal 07-27-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 10,512
Posted By sailaway21
I'll get you a few pictures of mine and then...

I'll get you a few pictures of mine and then it'll become clear how the keel stopper works. It doesn't stop the keel in purpose...it stops the water from coming up in the keel well.
Forum: Cal 07-26-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 10,512
Posted By sailaway21
You can probably come up with a boom from these...

You can probably come up with a boom from these guys. Seal's Spars and Rigging (http://www.sealsspars.com/)
If I remember correctly, the boom on the Cal 20 is the same length and design as the 21.
...
Forum: Cal 07-26-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 10,512
Posted By sailaway21
bonito, I own a Cal 21 as well. Here's what...

bonito,
I own a Cal 21 as well. Here's what your cockpit should look like absent the winch!
http://i525.photobucket.com/albums/cc338/sailaway21/4b27fc79.jpg

As you can see, and already know, it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,646
Posted By sailaway21
Buncha hooey.... People do buy boats for...

Buncha hooey....

People do buy boats for different reasons, some even to be marina queens. But anywhere you look, the vast majority of the actual sailing is being done in small boats. Far more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,646
Posted By sailaway21
Well said, Brandon.

Well said, Brandon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-20-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,558
Posted By sailaway21
Get better so I can continue to pick on you; it's...

Get better so I can continue to pick on you; it's the least you could do. (g)
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