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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By wchevron
Re: Frozen Bilge, Possible Prevention

I second the glycol, cheap & effective.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2012
Replies: 114
Views: 9,756
Posted By wchevron
R.i.p i2f

R.i.p i2f
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By wchevron
Tragic...

Tragic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By wchevron
They shut down rt 95 N&S lanes in RI due to...

They shut down rt 95 N&S lanes in RI due to flooding. I think I've had enough rain now.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By wchevron
you could try soaking it in water, then while wet...

you could try soaking it in water, then while wet install it over the frame and let it dry on the frame.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,170
Posted By wchevron
i don't think there is such a thing as an...

i don't think there is such a thing as an "inexpensive " mooring/slip in RI. the closer you get to newport/the atlantic, the more the price goes up. if you head farther up into narragansett bay,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,170
Posted By wchevron
my slip fees are the same this year. 30ft...

my slip fees are the same this year. 30ft sailboat $135/ft in wickford, ri. includes internet, bathroom/showers, pumpout. they said due to the economy, they would keep the slip fees the same but i...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By wchevron
you may want to check out the columbia owners...

you may want to check out the columbia owners association. you can probably get alot of help there. Columbia Yacht Owners Association (http://www.columbia-yachts.com/)

welcome to sailnet.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 14,306
Posted By wchevron
thanks for the help everyone. i'm assuming i...

thanks for the help everyone. i'm assuming i can just connect the black wire/ground to the neg. bus bar.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 14,306
Posted By wchevron
how does it work with no negative wire? i...

how does it work with no negative wire? i thought you always need positive and a negative. thanks for the info on the yellow wire.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-17-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 14,306
Posted By wchevron
Marine stereo wiring help

i just bought a stereo for my boat. looking at the wiring diagram i am a little confused. i couldn't get the diagram to scan legibly but this is what is says:

blue wire: remote turn on. connect...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,241
Posted By wchevron
welcome back. i think some of the crap they took...

welcome back. i think some of the crap they took out of your intestine fell on your head. you may want to talk to someone about that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 12,806
Posted By wchevron
good luck. don't worry, i've heard you only turn...

good luck. don't worry, i've heard you only turn gay when they pump more than 11 gallons up your bilge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By wchevron
i had this same problem this past season. i...

i had this same problem this past season. i thought it was the cutless or a bent shaft. when i pulled the boat this fall, i noticed a big chunk of barnacles on the prop & shaft. i'm assuming this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
Posted By wchevron
i read the whole article but i still don't get...

i read the whole article but i still don't get how t-boning the boat helped them get off. after getting de-masted, they were still on the ship so i don't see what hitting they achieved.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
Posted By wchevron
i don't get why he hit them. after hitting them,...

i don't get why he hit them. after hitting them, they were still on the cat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By wchevron
bill thanks for the reply. i'll have to check...

bill
thanks for the reply. i'll have to check to see how the alternator is currently wired and then make a decision. appreciate the help.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,990
Posted By wchevron
a 30 yr. lobsterman i know uses grundens...

a 30 yr. lobsterman i know uses grundens exclusively. it gets hot in the summer though. not very breathable.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By wchevron
alright, let me see if i have this straight. ...

alright,
let me see if i have this straight.

1.i already have the 8686 so i'll keep it. it's only designed for 1 engine.
2.i'm going to wire the alternator directly to the house battery.
3....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By wchevron
maine sail, so if i'm reading this right, i...

maine sail,

so if i'm reading this right, i should get rid of the ACR & get an echo charger. any particular model. xantrex? by the way, thanks for the info. glad i haven't gone too far yet....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,698
Posted By wchevron
john is right. most are one time costs, until...

john is right. most are one time costs, until next year, when you will have another bunch of one time costs.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By wchevron
thanks sd, i thought it was the same thing but...

thanks sd,
i thought it was the same thing but i just wanted a second opinion. it wouldn't be the first time i wired something wrong.

i have a second question. i'm also installing a new panel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By wchevron
Blue sea ACR

i'm installing a blue sea ACR and a bluesea 8686 battery panel. attached is the wiring diagram from the 8686. it shows the 1 positive coming off each battery to the ACR, then a second positive lead...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,424
Posted By wchevron
CK, this could the quick and easy way to get that...

CK, this could the quick and easy way to get that sailboat you have been waiting for.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 3,973
Posted By wchevron
semijim, allthumbs, what are you using for fids...

semijim, allthumbs,
what are you using for fids & would you recommend them. i was looking at the samson splicing kit & the n.e. ropes splicing kit. reading the thread, it looks like a neat thing...
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