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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By pigslo
I paid 90 dollars for a 5,000 btu that cost about...

I paid 90 dollars for a 5,000 btu that cost about 20 dollars a month to run 24/7. That much will freeze you out on a boat that size.
pigslo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,065
Posted By pigslo
I had a girlfriend about 30 years ago that would...

I had a girlfriend about 30 years ago that would make nonsense words from peoples names. Paul became Pablo became Pagslo became Pigslo.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-26-2008
Replies: 296
Views: 63,484
Posted By pigslo
The 1 inch diameter bolts on my previous boat had...

The 1 inch diameter bolts on my previous boat had 1 1/2 inch nuts. Perhaps this is where the confusion is coming from.
pigslo
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By pigslo
I hate to point out the obvious but why not...

I hate to point out the obvious but why not return it back to original by removing the modification?
pigslo
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 4,223
Posted By pigslo
Slather a bit of mineral oil on the vanes to...

Slather a bit of mineral oil on the vanes to insure a good seal, help prime and lubricate.
pigslo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By pigslo
Would you not still owe a commission to the...

Would you not still owe a commission to the broker that found the buyer?Most contracts have a clause to protect the broker so that he gets paid if he brings you a buyer.
pigslo
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-22-2008
Replies: 296
Views: 63,484
Posted By pigslo
I defer speculation as the science will determine...

I defer speculation as the science will determine whether builder or previous repairs are at fault, but the who knew what, when and where will be a circus as all the parties point at each other....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,823
Posted By pigslo
I am not sure why you guys like to bash this...

I am not sure why you guys like to bash this genre. No, it's not for me but there is obviously a niche being filled when 2,... (not 1) manufacturers are able to compete in that niche.
pigslo
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,618
Posted By pigslo
Talk to Glen at Sackets. (281) 334-4179

Talk to Glen at Sackets. (281) 334-4179
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 7,156
Posted By pigslo
Something smells here and does not add up. Too...

Something smells here and does not add up. Too many holes in the story. I think it's a troll. Perhaps a disgruntled ex-employee.
pigslo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By pigslo
5 year old thread alert.

5 year old thread alert.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 5,672
Posted By pigslo
Artbyjody, that is exactly the kind of help I was...

Artbyjody, that is exactly the kind of help I was looking for! Iwant a boat with lots of ropes too.
pigslo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 5,672
Posted By pigslo
I would like some help from this knowledgable...

I would like some help from this knowledgable bunch of sailors. Here is the question.

What is the best boat to circumnavigate for under $10,000.00. I have never sailed but read alot of books and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By pigslo
5200!! My favorite. (before all you guys chime in...

5200!! My favorite. (before all you guys chime in with your trite warnings on how it is permanent, please don't) It happens to be my favorite.
pigslo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By pigslo
Another choice would be to borrow or rent a...

Another choice would be to borrow or rent a trailor from someone at a nearby yacht club. Common size boat for a trailor.
pigslo
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-10-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,152
Posted By pigslo
El Cid is pretty nice.

El Cid is pretty nice.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-10-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 11,701
Posted By pigslo
Buyers market for sure. Those that are waiting...

Buyers market for sure. Those that are waiting for a better price may find lower prices long before a turnaround. The result is the cost of maintaining slip and insurance, they have lost money....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-05-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 4,495
Posted By pigslo
The...th..th.that's ok dog.

The...th..th.that's ok dog.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-05-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 4,495
Posted By pigslo
Look at the centerboard boats like the Tartan...

Look at the centerboard boats like the Tartan 34c.
pigslo
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By pigslo
Find out what brand of "donut" you have and go to...

Find out what brand of "donut" you have and go to their website to get instructions on how to align the shaft. I had one that had an orange painted bolt that was used to check with a feeler gauge at...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-30-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,572
Posted By pigslo
I have no personal information on the Endeavour...

I have no personal information on the Endeavour 37 other than I k=like the A plan and the sweeping wooden coaming. I do have a boat freind that yells loudly about poor sailing charicteristics because...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 4,181
Posted By pigslo
The name brand one use magic thread that is not...

The name brand one use magic thread that is not available to less known makers. Actually Practical Sailor did a comparison and found differences that had little to do with price. In addition the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,481
Posted By pigslo
Just a thought, when you are crossing the ocrean,...

Just a thought, when you are crossing the ocrean, the conserving the amp hours ( hard to get) will become more important than conserving the minutes (you will have excess of these) for a cup of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 4,181
Posted By pigslo
False sense of economy.

False sense of economy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 5,166
Posted By pigslo
Why not sailnet to do your part to support this...

Why not sailnet to do your part to support this site?
pigslo
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