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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By badsanta
Rope stretches and the internal friction and...

Rope stretches and the internal friction and compression tightens onto itself. I am concerned that fabric softener would make the strands slippery and may cause a loss of strength. But thats me...
Forum: Island Packet   12-17-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,650
Posted By badsanta
Re: tank

What I would like to do since the new one just drops through the hole is to make it in two halves. it could be larger and fit under the lip. the first half would be pushed forward under the lip and...
Forum: Island Packet   12-17-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,650
Posted By badsanta
Re: tank

I found the info on the IPhomeport site. check them out
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2013
Replies: 14
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Views: 1,108
Posted By badsanta
I have never been cutoff waked or had to get out...

I have never been cutoff waked or had to get out of the way of a power boat:rolleyes:
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By badsanta
navigation

Mdschool.com has some online classes. I have only taken their sailing class and it was topnotch compaired to others I have taken
Forum: Island Packet   09-16-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,650
Posted By badsanta
tank

Thanks I forgot about the cabin door. All I measured was the companion way. Your right it would not fit. I did get measurements from a guy that had a plastic one made. Sorry for the delay
Forum: Island Packet   09-14-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,456
Posted By badsanta
island packet

The factory has a great site and forum also check out island packet owners
Forum: Island Packet   09-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,222
Posted By badsanta
island packet

There is alot of info in the islandpacket boats forum site and also the ipo island packet owners group
Forum: Island Packet   09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 3,091
Posted By badsanta
gratitudes

There is some info posted on the island packet forum
Forum: Island Packet   09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,650
Posted By badsanta
tank

No I have not but I found someone that makes them. I need to look it up and will post if you need it
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By badsanta
I bought a stearboard cup holder that mounts to...

I bought a stearboard cup holder that mounts to the tubing. Then removed the top cup ring and mounted my handhealed gps to the flat base. Works great. Did the ICW from the c &d to miami no problems
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-28-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By badsanta
Also check out the SSCA they have a great weekend...

Also check out the SSCA they have a great weekend get together "Gam" at camp letts in annapolis once a year. Great people and some great classes. Bring the boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,545
Posted By badsanta
mast

You will also have to drop your mast for part of your trip. Check out the AGLCA
Forum: Diesel   11-27-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 6,050
Posted By badsanta
panel

I found a replacement yanmar panel that had both gagues and the lights that was sold by mac boring that worked great. I was able to find it on Ebay. I did have to add extra sending units and a new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By badsanta
Contact the cdc they are the ones who would have...

Contact the cdc they are the ones who would have to replace it
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-07-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 4,122
Posted By badsanta
Re: Remove Diesel Smell

I took all my cushions to my local carpet and furniture cleaner. He cleaned them twice and let them dry out. So much nicer now
Forum: Diesel   07-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By badsanta
Re: 2gm20f cannot get fuel to injectors

The bulb pump or the manual mechanical pump next to the primary filter will only get fuel to the injector pump. you cannot hand pump through the high pressure injector pump unless you can put 500...
Forum: Diesel   05-29-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,281
Posted By badsanta
Re: Yanmar 3GMF primary fuel filter change

I think you already have air between the filter and the injectors. Pumping that little lever will do little now as you cant pump it through the highpressure injector pump. I would crack the fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,679
Posted By badsanta
Re: Sun cover for ST60 TriData Instrument

Great idea, wish I had thought to do it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 9,870
Posted By badsanta
Re: Air conditioning on a small sailboat

I tried one with the hose inside the cabin it did not work for me still to hot. as for freezing the thermostat must not have worked. you set it to the temperature you like and it controls it and...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-14-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By badsanta
Re: DC - Looking to Crew

try SOS singles on sail boats, they sponsor weekend sailing on larger boats in the Annapolis area. They have a great spring training get together this weekend. great way to sail different boats.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By badsanta
Don't forget to check out Annapolis also as he is...

Don't forget to check out Annapolis also as he is so close.
I suggest he look into SOS singles on sailboats, close cheap and a great spring workshop in a few weeks lots of folks and lots of boats...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,962
Posted By badsanta
Do you just fill around the outside edges or do...

Do you just fill around the outside edges or do you fill up the insides before you tighten everything up?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-16-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 5,501
Posted By badsanta
IF you need AC on the hook keep it. if you dont...

IF you need AC on the hook keep it. if you dont use it, sell it depends on what you need. If I had it I would keep it for the AC that would be great at times.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By badsanta
two thoughts. Wire to small. pump clogged or...

two thoughts. Wire to small. pump clogged or supply partly clogged causing increased work.
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