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Search: Posts Made By: edguy3
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,264
Views: 424,995
Posted By edguy3
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

See the various models here (http://www.westmarine.com/go-anywhere-chairs)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-25-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,804
Posted By edguy3
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

The pump description states:


I had a problem with ice in the bilge last winter. The float triggered, but due to icing, it never turned off. (Ran the battery down, changed the ph, and froze a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By edguy3
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

Not that it is a bad idea, but I thought the motorboat license was only needed for freshwater use...

State of New Jersey - Motor Vehicle Commission...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By edguy3
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

In my case, the mere presence of an NJ address on a Maryland sale's document was enough to get the NJ tax collector chasing me. Although the boat was in NJ and I had already been to the DMV to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 7,760
Posted By edguy3
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

A wise choice. There is a small craft advisory off the coast today.

We went into Manasquan last night without issue and will take the canal into Barnagat bay today.

/ed
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 7,760
Posted By edguy3
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Dave,

Have you made alternative plans due to Cristobal? We've got five days on the water starting Wednesday and *were* thinking of heading to Cape May (from NYC).

The potential impact on the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-14-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 13,888
Posted By edguy3
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

These tanks are great. I used one for pre-season cleaning; it gives reasonable pressure without much waste and they only cost about $10.

(I did have keep explaining to the neighbors that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 3,725
Posted By edguy3
Re: Learned something(s) today

Is there a story here, too?
/ed
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-04-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

I've done the trek to the upper harbor twice so far this summer and took the inside route behind Hoffman Island four times. Only on this last trip southbound did I find the water shallower than...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-03-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

We took the trek up the east river last Monday and returned south yesterday
following the rules for fair current posted here: Navigating the East River - Choosing the Right Time (Fair Current or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By edguy3
Re: Day sail ideas L.I. sound

I'll have to stop in next time I'm up that way...
pierrestaurantandtikibar.com (http://www.pierrestaurantandtikibar.com/home.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By edguy3
Re: proof of paid sales tax

It's probably sooner.

While I was waiting for coast guard documents, the NJ taxation bureau called me up to collect the sales/use tax. This action was about 90 days after a Maryland purchase. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 30,984
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

It also moves the liability for parts selection, reliability, and replacement to you.

/ed
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By edguy3
Re: What tools do you bring in your sailboats?

A sewing kit (there's that whole 'stitch in time' thing) & Duct tape ( the bonding force of the universe) Spares including clamps, Belts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By edguy3
Re: Hell Gate Transit - Advice Needed

I called the place in Great Kills that I purchased diesel last year and received an out of service message. Shortly after updating active captain about the phone number, it was further updated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By edguy3
Re: Should I sail or finish the decks......

It's too hot to paint. Hope to see you out there!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 30,984
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Just in time for the NJ sailnet rendezvous?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 30,984
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

There have got to be a lot of salvage motors in our area now. You just need to figure out how to get rid of that fibreglass wrapper that they have. ;-)

I suspect my former boat is going to go for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

That's the technical info for which I was looking. I'd estimate that I have a 50-75 amp alternator/generator, but, even at that rate, the deficit will run the batteries down too quickly. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

Thanks for the quick replies.

It's a 50 hp yanmar.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

Here are the images:

Part in Bilge
http://www.eguy.org/boat/compressor/IMG_20130427_183944.jpg

Part #2
http://www.eguy.org/boat/compressor/IMG_20130427_184329.jpg

Part #3...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By edguy3
How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

I tried to run the heat whilst away from dock power without success. The A/C & Heat system uses a heat pump. The capacity is 16,000 BTU.

The system starts up and as the compressor kicks in, a...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 04-26-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By edguy3
Re: 2013 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

I have three tickets to the show. PM me if you want them. ( assuming they are transferrable..)

/ed
Forum: Destinations 04-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By edguy3
Re: Advice Sailing North West Atlantic Coast (U.S.) North Carolina to NYC

Take a look at this thread:
fastest-route-annapolis-nyc (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/97810-fastest-route-annapolis-nyc.html) I posted my experiences from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2013
Replies: 1,264
Views: 424,995
Posted By edguy3
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

This is the standalone web cam I've been using at home:
Infrared Motion Night Vision Network Color Camera w/Pan & APM-J011 (http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=APM-J011-R&cat=VID)

It has...
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