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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,949
Posted By TakeFive
Re: 25 year old boat with no deck leaks ?

If you are interested in looking harder to make sure, an ordinary stud finder (the kind with 4 or 5 led indicators) makes a perfectly fine moisture meter for tracing potential moisture intrusion. It...
Forum: Electrical Systems   01-10-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Delezynski
Anybody see the CES bit about .....

Astronautics Corporation of America, magnetocaloric heat pump?

Another good reason for using a removable (portable) refrigerator on our boats! ;)

They are making a new refrigerator that uses...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,630
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Quick meals or snacks?

Big can of roasted Virginia peanuts. Forget the planters nonsense.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-23-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By muttskie
Re: Dome Light Conversion to LED

I replaced all of the dome lights in my 37 with Marine Beam titanium nitride fixtures with the red/white lights that toggle between the two colors. Very high quality and they look just like the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2014
Replies: 136
Views: 15,413
Posted By outbound
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

Stock they come 3'and6'.
Behind the wheel clip to split back stay over my head above hydraulic back stay with 6'. Can only fall 3'. Can't fall off the boat but still can get to both primaries.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2013
Replies: 216
Views: 14,232
Posted By mad_machine
Re: Sailing, safety, & size

Actually, White objects reflect ALL light. It is darker and black objects that absorb light
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   09-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Annapolis dinghy dock map

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By templar
St Marys Thanksgiving day


Have you heard a rumor of the St Marys Thanksgiving day celebration being cancelled for the year 2013? This is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,389
Posted By LetsGo
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Also, please actually read my posts to find out whether I am a "first time spinnaker flyer." Sheesh. WTF.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,389
Posted By LetsGo
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I really don't understand the reason for the tone of your post, whoever you are. I don't know what kind of history you and RD have, but please don't direct that **** at me.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By erps
Re: rebuilding compass

I replaced a diaphram on a compass years ago. The compass manufacturer wanted me to send the compass in to have it done, saying I would never get enough fluid back in to prevent a bubble. They...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Back from Bermuda

I visited with Michael today, and had the good fortune to meet up with his girlfriend Linda. Michael looks no worse for the wear of his most recent trip. Linda looks great.

I mixed a Green Coconut...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,062
Posted By utchuckd
Re: Three kinds of sailors

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By wooling
Re: Photos from the Baltic Sea

Some more:

This was this year at the small roind harbour, next to the city harbour befor:
There our boat was it's burgundy.
Behind us is a Comfortina32
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-22-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,944
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Runaway diesel

I took my sewing awl, some #150 thread, a button, a old teak cup holder and a old rubber ball ( old doggie toy ), I ran the string threw the ball ( button keeps string from pulling threw ) screwed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 12,103
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Sun Awnings & Boom Tents

I had a boom tent, complete with telescoping, aluminum poles, everything you needed. However, it took about 25 minutes to put it up, anchor it in place, then if the wind suddenly came up, it was a...
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