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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-30-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By bogdog
Re: What boat is this?

Here's what happened so far. Couple of guys from Milwaukee contacted me just after I posted the thread. I put them in touch with the owner, they came over to check out the boat. I was able to stop by...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-21-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By bogdog
Re: What boat is this?

thanks for all the comments and help. As for the interior, it's trashed. Nothing left to do but gut it, power wash and start over. The guy that bought the property plans on demolishing the old house...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-21-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By bogdog
Re: What boat is this?

Thanks Tim R, people like you, with so much sailboat knowledge, are amazing.
Just maybe someone out there is going to make this little boat sail again.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By bogdog
What boat is this?

Boat has been sitting here for a long, long time. Last trailer license is 1982! Not full of rainwater, it appears to have a working through-hull drain for the cabin and two for the cockpit. I think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2013
Replies: 17
  Wd40
Views: 1,264
Posted By bogdog
Re: Wd40

I think most people are under the impression that WD-40 will lubricate moving parts. It will but only briefly. It is meant to "displace moisture" (WD). It does lubricate for a bit but then actually...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By bogdog
Re: What is this piece of sailing gear?

Looks like a jam cleat with a handle to help release the line being held.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By bogdog
Re: Help on purchase Hunter 450 passage

9K!!!! I'll take it, or if you want to make a few bucks I'll go 15K cash.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By bogdog
Depends on how fussy you are. If it were me, I...

Depends on how fussy you are. If it were me, I would shape a strip of aluminum angle (2" or so) to fit nicely the same angle of the bow. Grind the edges to make a smooth transition to the fiberglass....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,721
Posted By bogdog
Well its been fun(ish) here on L. Michigan at...

Well its been fun(ish) here on L. Michigan at Racine today, we feel like a cork. Some big thunder storms have the Root river making us bob up and down 2' or more on the hour. The big lake has been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By bogdog
I would keep looking intently on the west coast...

I would keep looking intently on the west coast for a while. Shipping a 30'er across the country would eat up 5-10K+ quickly. Even the northwest coast would be better than the east/Midwest. Dealing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-21-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 15,282
Posted By bogdog
heres to the "toos" (thats right I mean too). Too...

heres to the "toos" (thats right I mean too). Too old, too young, too much money, too little time, too far, too,,,, etc etc etc. a bad case of the TOOs.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,387
Posted By bogdog
IMHO, #1. (best all around) Good Old Boat. #2....

IMHO, #1. (best all around) Good Old Boat. #2. (tie) Sail and Lats and Atts. L&As is very entertaining and I love Bob, captain Woody,Tia and Buba. Sail is really more high tech, has some nice...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-06-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By bogdog
Is that thing off the stern part of the boat or...

Is that thing off the stern part of the boat or an extension of the dock?
Forum: Chartering   09-01-2010
Replies: 14
  Cuba?
Views: 1,516
Posted By bogdog
wish we were going with you (stupid politicians...

wish we were going with you (stupid politicians anyway) :(>
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,441
Posted By bogdog
Smile great post/pictures, thanks faster for making me...

great post/pictures, thanks faster for making me miss the sailing season a whole lot more. 2 more months away around here. at least I'll be starting to work on my boats bottom in the next week or so....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By bogdog
Its not just fine, its a real good idea. very...

Its not just fine, its a real good idea. very little affect if any on performance
Forum: Lake Michigan   02-07-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By bogdog
Sorry to take so long to post a reply. Been busy...

Sorry to take so long to post a reply. Been busy enjoying winter stuff. The yacht club slips do require a paid membership, but its not that much, $400 I think. They also require spending X amount at...
Forum: Lake Michigan   02-03-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By bogdog
We are in the same boat (pun intended) as you. We...

We are in the same boat (pun intended) as you. We are new to Racine as of last sept. moving down from Sturgeon Bay. We met lots of great sailors so far most from reef point. They are a friendly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,050
Posted By bogdog
Smile Thanks for the great progress photos and...

Thanks for the great progress photos and descriptions LHO. Excellent pictures. Good job. Bogdog
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-16-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 30,154
Posted By bogdog
southern cross 35 or 39. everything you'll need...

southern cross 35 or 39. everything you'll need and in your price range if you don't mind a 80s model.
Forum: Chartering   12-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By bogdog
We have stayed at the Key Lime (so called)...

We have stayed at the Key Lime (so called) sailing club. The "sailing" on they're 22' sailboats was, to say the least, basic. The boats were a Catalina 22 and an O'Day 22. Nether boat was fit to sit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By bogdog
Get a low enough price on the Ericson and spend...

Get a low enough price on the Ericson and spend the savings on a rebuilt engine. Then you have 35 footer with a new engine. Perfect for cruising.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 4,025
Posted By bogdog
Just pick a place from small town Travers city to...

Just pick a place from small town Travers city to big city Chicago to Milwaukee and more.
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the 4 season thing is fine if you have a heated greenhouse. Don't get me wrong, I love L....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-23-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 11,614
Posted By bogdog
As always the case with older boats, it really...

As always the case with older boats, it really depends on the care the PO gave ether one. How about some pictures? You know how we all love that. Bog
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-20-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By bogdog
Nice! A classic.

Nice! A classic.
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