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Search: Posts Made By: BluewaterBruce
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,293
Posted By BluewaterBruce
C'est la vie

C'est la vie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By BluewaterBruce
You betchya, dat florida place is real nice, goot...

You betchya, dat florida place is real nice, goot sailin.. moved her meself awheel back ya know.

Id dunt know who trechris da west coast is but I knowed da nort coast is a might trechris.

aye,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 23,463
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Good Luck on your journey!

Good Luck on your journey!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 7,856
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Gas Powered engine drive?

Gas Powered engine drive?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I do not like blisters and I fix every one of...

I do not like blisters and I fix every one of them when I do the bottom every three years or so. Last time I did the bottom on a smaller boat I drilled a blister and got a whole lot of water from it....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-24-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 5,696
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Winternals makes the Emergency Recover Disk,...

Winternals makes the Emergency Recover Disk, other make similar products, ERD is pricey, consider bringing it to someone that can recover the DATA if you really need it. With ERD you can boot to ERD...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By BluewaterBruce
A&C Marine Transport Did us a nice job from St....

A&C Marine Transport Did us a nice job from St. Pete to Pensacola; 13' beam, 48' overall - ketchrigged for about $2100

http://www.Ketchwind.com/default_files/image009.jpg
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 09-13-2008
Replies: 122
Views: 12,460
Posted By BluewaterBruce
If I can do it, you can do it. I do it all...

If I can do it, you can do it.

I do it all or at least I'm willing to do it all, fiberglass, engine, plumbing, electric, paint - everything. I learn as I go and there are times I have to redo work...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-13-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 3,365
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Sand blasting is best for metal of it is to be...

Sand blasting is best for metal of it is to be covered, Bar-Rust is a great metal sealer - they use it on oilrigs in the Gulf. The Bar-Rust can be sanded as well creating a more ascetic looking dingy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-13-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BluewaterBruce
If the fuel pickup is rubber on the pickup end...

If the fuel pickup is rubber on the pickup end and if things are just right - copper, in rough weather - could be sucking itself to the bottom of the tank when healed. My first instinct is to say...
Forum: Weather 08-28-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 26,199
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I went through Ivan and I lost more after the...

I went through Ivan and I lost more after the storm due to looting; the looting is rampant. Then there is contractor cleanup; when an area has been hit hard by a hurricane the cleanup crews will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I checked out the site below and they do not...

I checked out the site below and they do not actualy endorse Marelon but mention it as a choice, so - what do you all think, is Marelon a resaonabley good choice?


"There's an excellent tutorial...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I agree, it's difficult to receive correct...

I agree, it's difficult to receive correct information unless you are all on the same page.

Thanks again!

Bruce
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I had the ball valve setup when I bought mine......

I had the ball valve setup when I bought mine... later after the engine was out, I lightly tripped over the ball valve in the engine room attached to the thru hull and it broke clean off. I was on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-27-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Larryjoe, I'd be delighted to share what...

Larryjoe,

I'd be delighted to share what knowledge I have with you; I have quite a bit of experiance in the area's your looking into.

Feel free to email me at bruce dot milne dot com. The mast...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-26-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 8,516
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Most of my experiance has been bay sailing in a...

Most of my experiance has been bay sailing in a 27' O'Day, I single handed 95% of the time, the halyards and of course the sheets ran to the cockpit, I rigged down hauls on the genoa and the main to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I'm sure it's bronze, I can not view your...

I'm sure it's bronze, I can not view your pictures for some reason but when I said "tru -hull" I meant the mushroom with a backing of some sort on he inside of the hull and a bronze nut - typically a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I'm defining a seacock as the upper unit with a...

I'm defining a seacock as the upper unit with a brass flange and ball valve incorporated and a thru hull (fitting) as the lower end of a seacock with a nut on the inside of the hull instead of a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 4,767
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Most often, you can buy a 12V cigarette lighter...

Most often, you can buy a 12V cigarette lighter adapter for your laptop, save a lot of juice going from 12v D/C to 120V A/C to 12V D/C or what ever voltage it needs...

Do a search on "car charger...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 3,194
Posted By BluewaterBruce
I spoke to one serviceman that stated he was...

I spoke to one serviceman that stated he was encouraged to leave the Coast Guard after he warned a crew on a boat he borded to keep the "stuff" out of his sight - he said he came to save lives not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Thu Hulls vs Seacocks

This weeks learning part two (since I can not seem to find the answer in print on the internet)...

Seacockís and thru hulls, easy to see the difference but where and why would you use one over...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,906
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Thanks - Learning as I go but it's a goin good!

Thanks - Learning as I go but it's a goin good!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,906
Posted By BluewaterBruce
Need Advice on 6V/12V battery amp hours

Greetings!

As we progress into new areas of the "project" there is more to learn. The vessel is a 48' ketch and it came with 8xT105 6V Trojan batteries/12V system for the house bank. I understand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By BluewaterBruce
The fuel in our Soverel 48 is about as old or...

The fuel in our Soverel 48 is about as old or older but there is 250+ gallons on board; most say dump the fuel - with fuel prices as they are, I don't think so. (250gallons x 420.99 gal = $1057) The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-24-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,776
Posted By BluewaterBruce
We love bottom jobs...

I'm not an expert but I have done the bottom on a 1974 27" O'Day twice and we are ready to apply barrier coat to a 1980 48' Soverel... On the O'Day I used 6" orbital sander (80 grit) until the...
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