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Search: Posts Made By: mjrogers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By mjrogers
Well, I like what I'm hearing. The forward lower...

Well, I like what I'm hearing. The forward lower shrouds are close to the rot but sound OK when I tap the deck though there is no guarantee they won't "pump" from wind and wave action. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By mjrogers
So, we have one vote for sail it and sell it. ...

So, we have one vote for sail it and sell it. That is my real question. Is this boat safe to sail conservatively?

If it were a small area I would drill and inject, but I am suspicious of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By mjrogers
Rotten Deck Core

My C-22 has developed a soft fore deck. There are areas of delamination on port and likely rot on the starboard deck and the vertical face forward of the cabin. The fore stay is tied to the bow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 3,108
Posted By mjrogers
I'd suggest taking a Red Cross, American Heart,...

I'd suggest taking a Red Cross, American Heart, or other First aid course. Books are great, but it is hard to bleed, read, and patch things up at the same time. Any of these resources would have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-07-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 4,511
Posted By mjrogers
I have a 1971 Catalina 22' and love it. I have...

I have a 1971 Catalina 22' and love it. I have cruised it in protected coastal waters from mild to nasty conditions and with minor modifications it is up to the task but there are a couple of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,438
Posted By mjrogers
I've cruised the area on trailer sailers and...

I've cruised the area on trailer sailers and found Oriental to be one of the friendliest places I've ever been. Bath and Little Washington on the Pamlico river were really nice, too; but when I was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-03-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,438
Posted By mjrogers
PBeezer, I'm looking at the Oriental harbor cam. ...

PBeezer, I'm looking at the Oriental harbor cam. Is that you I see tied up to the Town Dock? Though it has been a while since I've been there, I've tied in the same spot when I cruised the area. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-27-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By mjrogers
I'll have to look for you on the harbor cam on...

I'll have to look for you on the harbor cam on towndock.net.
Forum: Provisioning 04-26-2008
Replies: 94
Views: 21,892
Posted By mjrogers
At nine yeas of age, my son informed me he wanted...

At nine yeas of age, my son informed me he wanted to be a vegitarian, so for several years I became one by default. I've used tofu and tvp in lots of dishes. In lasagna and baked dishes I slice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 4,233
Posted By mjrogers
Cold and wet, fleece and Gore-Tex. Mild and...

Cold and wet, fleece and Gore-Tex.
Mild and wet, jeans and Gore-Tex.
Hot and wet, swim shorts.
Cold and dry, fleece and Gore-Tec if the wind is howling.
Mild and dry, shorts or jeans.
Hot and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By mjrogers
Cam, I get your point. So, well then......

Cam, I get your point. So, well then... nevermind. ;)

I just wanted to be certain he got what he needed. I'd hate to see him pop for a shortwave when a NOAA weather radio or a cheap VHF would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By mjrogers
Gentlemen, I think we digress. The thread...

Gentlemen, I think we digress. The thread started with a request for basic information on the various radio types for listening to weather forecasts, and a basic outline of the different types of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By mjrogers
KeelHaulin, You are of course correct. I was...

KeelHaulin, You are of course correct. I was intending to refer that an SSB could possibly be used on amateur frequencies, with a license. In the USA it is ok to use a marine or commercial rig to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 4,408
Posted By mjrogers
I would suggest you read Sensible Cruising by Don...

I would suggest you read Sensible Cruising by Don Casey and Cost Conscious Cruiser by Lin and Larry Pardey. They won't suggest boats as much but offer some ideas about what to look for. In fact...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 16,145
Posted By mjrogers
Here is the link mentioned above by L02314564 ...

Here is the link mentioned above by L02314564
Halyard Retreiver.htm (http://members.aol.com/rhdeurer/mod-m11.htm)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By mjrogers
A VHF handheld capable of receiving NOAA...

A VHF handheld capable of receiving NOAA broadcasts could hear perhaps a bit more than 20 miles, a fixed mount perhaps 20-60 with a good masthead antenna. Beyond that shortwave would be best and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
Or perhaps A Fairly Obvious Conundrum, but don't...

Or perhaps A Fairly Obvious Conundrum, but don't listen to me because I can be an AFOC, too.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By mjrogers
The difference is shortwave receives only. The...

The difference is shortwave receives only. The transmitting circuits increase expense. HF radio typically refers to Ham or amateur radio, which can receive everything a shortwave receives and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
TB, I actually have a 47' Huntalina. Further,...

TB, I actually have a 47' Huntalina. Further, through the judicious use of telephone poles and lashings it can be turned into a twin masted multihull.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
Hey now this is Kentucky and here Waffle House is...

Hey now this is Kentucky and here Waffle House is fine dining. Actually, this was taken at 3am as we were on our way home from a Ball in Cincinatti and the girls were torn between this and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
Hartley, I have a Catalina 22 and a Hunter 25. ...

Hartley, I have a Catalina 22 and a Hunter 25. Enough said....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
Sorry all, not trying to boast, just grateful to...

Sorry all, not trying to boast, just grateful to have her. I would hope you all feel the same way about your parter, if you have one. If not, the possibiliites truly are endless. I tried to post...
Forum: Provisioning 04-06-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,730
Posted By mjrogers
EEEWWWW... So, that speaks more to the greasy...

EEEWWWW... So, that speaks more to the greasy culinary catastrophe end. While I do love such food the result can be devastating to the human body, and should be eaten rarely. Most people eat far...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 27,673
Posted By mjrogers
I'm very lucky. I think what clinched the deal...

I'm very lucky. I think what clinched the deal with my love was just after we met. She asked where I saw myself in 5 years. My reply was living on a sailboat, spending the summer in New England...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 9,526
Posted By mjrogers
Actually, the articles are how I found this site....

Actually, the articles are how I found this site. Sailaway hit it right on the head. They are very good. If you haven't read them you should.
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