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Forum: Cal   05-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By irwin325cc
Atomic 4 cutting out in forward.

Email Don Moyer at Moyer Marine. He is the A4 gooru.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2010
Replies: 439
Views: 58,796
Posted By irwin325cc
Granche1, run for a secret vasectomy. Babies are...

Granche1, run for a secret vasectomy. Babies are loud, stink, can't trim a sail for sh!t, and hate the taste of rum. :laugher
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By irwin325cc
I'm prowd of you for getting out there nervous as...

I'm prowd of you for getting out there nervous as hell Sat. and getting it done. One knot is all that did'nt work, it is a hell of an acomplishment. I still do things all kinda wrong, never can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-07-2010
Replies: 439
Views: 58,796
Posted By irwin325cc
rmeador, way to go with the boat. Its a s*@t ton...

rmeador, way to go with the boat. Its a s*@t ton of work but worth ever cent.
I am now living aboard and sailing my boat near every weekend and have about a year before I can take off on my first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,764
Posted By irwin325cc
Thanks sailor50, any thoughts on the different...

Thanks sailor50, any thoughts on the different brands of mechanical fittings?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,764
Posted By irwin325cc
I was quoted 2500 for everything but the headstay...

I was quoted 2500 for everything but the headstay as it was replaced a year ago when I got rid of the old profurl for a new hank on sail.

What is kicking me is the 1000 bucks they want in labor....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,764
Posted By irwin325cc
Standing rigging- Doing it myself

I had a quote done and and after the ungodly price was given I decided to go it myself. Afterall I have worked up there befor and can get the non crimped/rolled attachments, turnbuckles and cable.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By irwin325cc
Owners manual, ha. I have looked at the online...

Owners manual, ha. I have looked at the online version and it seems more of a brochure. I bet that the Hunters manuel does make a point about it as most Hunters don't have back stays I believe. I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By irwin325cc
Rigging stupid question # ??I stoped counting

It doesn't seem right to me but I could still see it being no big deal. I was out in the bay last weekend and sailing in some of the stonger winds(averaged 18-20) that I've stayed out in with both...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By irwin325cc
Opps carbs not calories for bacardi clear stuff....

Opps carbs not calories for bacardi clear stuff. Not the tasty stuff. But better than a rice cake.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By irwin325cc
Rum and Coke Zero, or just rum is calorie free....

Rum and Coke Zero, or just rum is calorie free. So no worries. Or just rum, ice, and maybe a slice of lime.
Of course that is not true for the Parrot Bay or Captian Morgans.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By irwin325cc
Emmm beer...................

Emmm beer...................
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6,867
Posted By irwin325cc
Lanceolot, the price was defenders price minus...

Lanceolot, the price was defenders price minus the S/H the West Marines is 449.99 minus sales tax. I figured it would abolt wash.

If they want to stick S/H on an anchor thats in stock I will just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6,867
Posted By irwin325cc
Yes I thought that would be the reponse and I...

Yes I thought that would be the reponse and I agree. In reading the hundereds of threads on these new anchors it has come up that the new styled anchors are rated at rougher winds/conditions. As the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6,867
Posted By irwin325cc
O yes I have looked at the manufacturers...

O yes I have looked at the manufacturers recomendations but still have the bigger is better thought in my mind.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6,867
Posted By irwin325cc
Manson Supreme 25 or 35???

Ok I've read alot of threads on this but am now on the cusp of buying. The question is 25lbs or 35lbs.

I have an Irwin 32.5 Centercockpit sloop. 13000lbs 4 ft draft I am jsut going off the top of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,449
Posted By irwin325cc
Another probably not to count.............

Today, as far as out of sight of land it was as soon as I left my slip. The forcast for today in Galveston Bay was to be 65 and sunny with a few clouds. It turned out to be around 50 and foggy all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By irwin325cc
Thanks Caleb I did notice the missing hose clamp...

Thanks Caleb I did notice the missing hose clamp while taking photos today as I installed the motor from MMI about 9 months ago and the new fuel tank this week I did as told and put two clamps on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By irwin325cc
Dripless or not???

Is this a dripless propeller bearing, stuffing box, or one of the ole' ones thats suposed to drip to lubricate the shaft? It is attached to a new remanufactured Moyer Marine Atomic four and I don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By irwin325cc
I'm in the Clear Lake area also but did look at...

I'm in the Clear Lake area also but did look at boats in the Corpus/Rockport/Port A areas and if I was to have bought there and if I do make the move there (found a great job here) I would have first...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-19-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,076
Posted By irwin325cc
Way to go sailnet! I'm proud of all of you. Its...

Way to go sailnet! I'm proud of all of you. Its good to see that a thread like this doesnt go straight to your going to need a 4k life raft, 6k in electronics, and a 40 foot boat. I know he is'nt...
Forum: TMCA (Texas Mariners Cruising Assoc)   12-19-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,531
Posted By irwin325cc
Michael, I'm also in SSH my boats been there...

Michael, I'm also in SSH my boats been there since I bought her a year and a half ago, peir 11 at the end S/V "Gypsy". And its not the Irwin that is always half sunk on the other side of me.LOL. I...
Forum: TMCA (Texas Mariners Cruising Assoc)   12-19-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,531
Posted By irwin325cc
Thanks for the replys and info thats about the...

Thanks for the replys and info thats about the exact information I was looking for.

What would be a rough figure on time from CL to Galveston with the wind on the nose and not? I was figuring...
Forum: TMCA (Texas Mariners Cruising Assoc)   12-17-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,531
Posted By irwin325cc
Galveston Bay sailors check in.

It's final I have moved to the Houston area and am planning on sailing to Galveston for the new years eve. I have never sailed to Galveston and have only sailed as far as Redfish Island a few times....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-14-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 8,734
Posted By irwin325cc
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ..........................

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ........................ I was asleep. I,ve been sitting waiting for Bobs reply. Oh no, he could have tryed to post exactly when we did and not gone through.
If so Bob...
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