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Search: Posts Made By: ThunderFog
Forum: Racing 05-04-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By ThunderFog
4 spins - two VMG/Reaching (one for practice) Two...

4 spins - two VMG/Reaching (one for practice) Two down wind (one for practice)

3 main sails - 1 delivery, 1 practice, 1 race

2 jib tops - 1 practice 1 race

4 number 1 headsails - 1 delivery,...
Forum: Racing 05-04-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By ThunderFog
Managing Sail inventory

What do you use to manage your sail inventory?

Simple spreadsheet?
Software Program?
Memory?

I am just looking for something that I can use that will tell me the condition of each sail and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By ThunderFog
I am with you. I got coal, but I put it in my...

I am with you. I got coal, but I put it in my wallet... with that much heat and pressure it is sure to be a diamond soon!

:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,193
Posted By ThunderFog
I had a real bad experiance with Practical...

I had a real bad experiance with Practical Sailor. Some how they got my address from some list and sent me a free copy. Additional copies followed. Then came a bill! Then came demands that I pay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-01-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By ThunderFog
Yanmar 2mg20

I have a Yanmar 2mg20 and when I advance the throttle the spring, internal to the engine housing, are so strong that they pull the lever back to a slower RPM. I have opened and looked at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2006
Replies: 173
Views: 22,432
Posted By ThunderFog
I some kind of like making lasagna and freezing...

I some kind of like making lasagna and freezing it. I can now put it in the cooler and it keeps everything cool. Then I just throw it in the over for a few to heat up and it is ready.

Nice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2006
Replies: 173
Views: 22,432
Posted By ThunderFog
Look man he is English. Have you ever seen the...

Look man he is English. Have you ever seen the English party? Just watching them could turn your piss lumpy. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2006
Replies: 173
Views: 22,432
Posted By ThunderFog
OK guys and girls, here is the challenge! ...

OK guys and girls, here is the challenge!

You are going on a 24 hour race or serious sail. You are planning the Dinner meal. You can prep the meal anyway you want but you will only have a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
Oh this is going to hurt. I will bite, what...

Oh this is going to hurt.

I will bite, what does the ICW have to do with Gloabal warming?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
At least you took back something. It's better...

At least you took back something. It's better this way because that is one family you don't want to mess with. I am surprized you didn't get a letter from his attorney asking you to return his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
Nice Pic!!!

Nice Pic!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
Didn't Ted Kennedy sail? I am just trying to tie...

Didn't Ted Kennedy sail? I am just trying to tie the politics back to sailing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
That's true about Politicians, PBzeer, I didn't...

That's true about Politicians, PBzeer, I didn't mean to bash just Gore. I wanted to bash all politicians. I am an equal opportunity basher.

Politicians are only a product of their own system. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By ThunderFog
You want to help stop Global warming? It's not...

You want to help stop Global warming? It's not the SUVs or cows..... STOP BREEDING!!! There would be less cows and SUVs! It is a simple over population issue and can easily be prevented. Al Gore...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2006
Replies: 151
Views: 7,509
Posted By ThunderFog
Poopdeck, I too sail out of Dana Point and you...

Poopdeck,
I too sail out of Dana Point and you are in luck when it comes to finding wine in this area. There are several wine boutiques opening up all over the place. If you go into one of them...
Forum: Newport 12-14-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By ThunderFog
I found, in regards to Atomic 4s, that flushing...

I found, in regards to Atomic 4s, that flushing them only clogges up the head. It is far better to just heave them over the side of boat.

Just kidding of course, I hope no one from the EPA was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 3,074
Posted By ThunderFog
OK I will be nice. at 18, hmmm.... How about...

OK I will be nice. at 18, hmmm.... How about getting a laser and going sailing! I don't care how cold it is, your 18! If there is too much ice get a ice boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 3,074
Posted By ThunderFog
I hate Chrismas, bah humbug. But on to what...

I hate Chrismas, bah humbug.

But on to what an 18 year old can do! Well, I am sure you probably have not collected all the VDs yet. So you can work on that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 194
Views: 11,060
Posted By ThunderFog
I haven't seen any one define some of the terms I...

I haven't seen any one define some of the terms I grew up hearing on the boat:
Thing a ma bob
the Who's a what's it
MoBob
Whirly gig
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 17,709
Posted By ThunderFog
I thought I was going to be cute and post a...

I thought I was going to be cute and post a picture of some old swamped sailboat. I did a search in google for "old boat" and most of the pictures were powerboats. Hmmmm. Old sailboats never die...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,173
Posted By ThunderFog
Have you check out pricing from fxsails? I am...

Have you check out pricing from fxsails? I am looking at sails myself. These guys have very good pricing. I probably won't use them because I want race sails and would prefer to do business with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2006
Replies: 194
Views: 11,060
Posted By ThunderFog
TOP side??? :) because the last time I put a cup...

TOP side??? :) because the last time I put a cup of coffee on the bottom side the captain got really upset. :)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-05-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By ThunderFog
I really can't speak for the Columbia, but when I...

I really can't speak for the Columbia, but when I had my Catalina 27 she was great fun. I would PHRF race on one weekend and then head out for a cruise the next.
Some of the draw backs were, I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-30-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderFog
I just sail on the Farr 40. It is new to the...

I just sail on the Farr 40. It is new to the owner too so we are still working on making her go fast. It is an older boat so a lot of tweeking is goning on. But the owner/driver seems to have the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-30-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderFog
Hmm... I might have been a little unclear. I am...

Hmm... I might have been a little unclear. I am also not very familar with the saildrive. First the original question:
1) My old boat had a martec prop. Assume the engine is off. If the prop...
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