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Search: Posts Made By: deltaten
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By deltaten
Re: Sink plumbing

Regular, home-type drain set should work just fine above the W/L. Screw together PVC's fine. Wouldn't go so far as sched 40 glue up; too stiff IMHO
Managing to match up PVC waste to thru-hull hose...
Forum: Learning to Sail 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By deltaten
Re: How do you start from nothing?

Start with yer nuthin'
Add a few more
accumulate a whole pileo'nuthin's

Shape yer nuthin'sn into a dream
Massage yer dream into an idea
add a few more nuthins'

Work towards the culmination...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

For small items; sure, G-flex is OK;but for15 yd 1708? At $320/gallon (calc @ $30/12 oz), G mite be a bit spendy ;)

I have near 5 gal of resin and hardner for te bigger project. I may invest...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

2 tubs of cabosil, so i have that covered ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

Not West Systems. Using a three to one mix with medium catalyst. Resin is a lot higher viscosity than cat, unless I warm it some ;)
Gonna get to A..C. Moore for grad cups and popsicle sticks this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

Syringes sounds like the way to go :D

I have a set of 12ml from an old printer ink refill injector. Just about tthe same sizeas the twin-tube epoxy jobbies at the hardware store.
Plennny 'nuff! ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By deltaten
very small batches of resin???

Having a few small projects to do over Winter, I'm seeking others input on how they measure resin in small quantities; say, less than 3 oz.?
Too small, given the viscosity, for graduated...
Forum: Watkins 6 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 9,191
Posted By deltaten
Re: Going to look at a Watkins 27.....

Got 'er covered the week-end after the pull-out.. Framed the ribs from1 by 2s,as Lowe's had no regular 1 by 3 furring lath! 2 by 4 ridge and 1/2"ply gussets at the ribs. Re-used the tarps from year...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By deltaten
Re: Bondic

cc,
acrylic epoxy?
Forum: Engines 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By deltaten
Re: Drip Pan material

Cameron.
I use a pair of toss-away aluminum roasting /cake pans.. Just measure for fit and head to the grocery store :D..Allow for fit at entry...I had ta usettwo,duct taped together to get the rig...
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By deltaten
Re: engine size?....

IMHO, that's nominal. Personally, I'd go a tad bigger; Justin case ya need to get out ta Dodge right smart;)
Given that most are not really labeled at. true,, normally use able HP; mebbe something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By deltaten
Re: Face mask for sailing?

SPF 200, big hat brim, huge sunglasses aas a last resort, big red. hankie; ala` cowboysy. Shemaghs *may be currently de rigeur;. but a big, red hankie *IS* traditional. sailor's gear. Din't ya ever...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By deltaten
Re: Battery (and solar) for weekender

I'd keep the starting batt andthe house batt seperate. Use what ya have for start. Add a group27 (true) deep cycle marine and. use the outboard. to charge with asmall panel to top off.
I got a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 117
Views: 4,734
Posted By deltaten
Re: Canvas Costs

that'd make me a Dodger Codger, Roger?

Christian; you have enuf fixes under yer belt to be a "Codger in Waiting"
LOL's
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,193
Posted By deltaten
Re: Missing 25 Foot Sail Boat and Skipper

New meaning and encouragement to:
"Never, ever, EVER give up!"
Pleased to hear thehappy ending on this one!
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By deltaten
Re: Westerbeke preheat with torch?

Mebbe we're more squeemish/less adventurous nowadays?;)

I seem to recall reading somewher about back in the day there was a diesel that had a sheet metal tray that one would build a(n actual!)...
Forum: Mirage 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By deltaten
Re: Calling all Mirage 27 owners

fold-down table set to the head bulkhead, w/storage inside the cabinet. Singling, you'll hardly need toflipitout todouble-size. The rest makes book, booze shelves. Behindtthe table(up) is good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By deltaten
Re: Boom as gin pole. How?

With. "P" dimension of 23.3' listed on SBD, what would. you need a gin pole for ? ;)

Probably a trailer-sailer, no?
Best wthere would be to step the mast into a big tree, hoist it far as ya...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 117
Views: 4,734
Posted By deltaten
Re: Canvas Costs

U rang?
;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By deltaten
Re: Force 10 Igniter issue

Foamy;
Go to RadioShack, get a battery holder. Pop rivet in place *somewhere*. Wire it up accordingly. Enjoy! :D
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By deltaten
Re: Tachometer Quandry

Currently the stock Kubota/Hitachi(?) 40A alt on it. No third wire to hook to :( *IF* I ever swap out for higher output, I'll get one that will run a tach.

IIRC, the TT uses electric impulses to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By deltaten
Re: How do I keep bow from falling off the wind anchoring?

Mebbe not as much experience as others; but I use the falling off to pay out rodeandset anchor, if scope is close enuuff..Single hand.prep rode and anchor beforehand. keep some way on and pull up...
Forum: Iberia & The Med 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By deltaten
Re: New EU Schengan Visa

Just who the hell *is* this "Shengan" any way and WTF do they think they are? Some sorta UN-backed bureaucratese nonsense promulgated by some back-asswards. EU third world trash. Or the French! ;)
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,180
Posted By deltaten
Re: Caulk for toerail...

Caulk?

Not having read the entire thread, this may be redundant; but..

I used some one-part urethane when re-finishing a swimming pool years ago. As I recall, the local bldr supply now...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By deltaten
Re: Next ?? Tiller height/lock?

Thanks for the head's up. Not particularly fond of excess lines tangling up the 'pit. Perhaps some sort of lever, like the Wave I unit,attached to a rod or cable activator for a shaft/headstock...
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