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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-01-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 13,210
Posted By tonic
My father bought my brothers and I a Fred Scott...

My father bought my brothers and I a Fred Scott designed FORCE 5 in the late seventies. Still have it today and will teach my kids on it. What a fun boat, glad WEEKS boat yard kept it going.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-28-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By tonic
good luck with it edstill

good luck with it edstill
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   10-26-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 8,605
Posted By tonic
I have to second Cam on this one. PEACE

I have to second Cam on this one. PEACE
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By tonic
Well you do all of the above of course. ...

Well you do all of the above of course. Certainly take it out if it's in water run it hard for a minimium of an hour against a foul current smell the oil at the dock it may have just been changed. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By tonic
One word it's mentioned above. ESCROW highest you...

One word it's mentioned above. ESCROW highest you can negotiate. PEACE
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By tonic
That only works on land. Make sure you give it 4...

That only works on land. Make sure you give it 4 shakes and do it on water at night under sail. Anybody can change a clogged filter at the slip.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By tonic
Sailingdog recommended Mack Boring I've taking...

Sailingdog recommended Mack Boring I've taking them many years ago I highly recommend it. There is a basic class and Hands on class. You will be working on Yanmars but in the end it will get you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By tonic
Talking Than we can hear him. LOL PEACE.

Than we can hear him. LOL PEACE.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By tonic
Smile I've heard of road kill. Very cool looked like a...

I've heard of road kill. Very cool looked like a beautifull day. PEACE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,224
Posted By tonic
The scot is a great boat very stable and safe. I...

The scot is a great boat very stable and safe. I love small boats you have so many great boats to consider keep your mind open and if possible sail them if you can before the purchase. rebel...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By tonic
That's a nice size boat you will love the room....

That's a nice size boat you will love the room. You will miss the tiller though in some aspects. Great boat good luck it sounds great. PEACE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-25-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By tonic
Hopefully your up wind. Fun boat. Good luck....

Hopefully your up wind. Fun boat. Good luck. PEACE
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-25-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By tonic
Good luck how about some more details. What is...

Good luck how about some more details. What is it? What's up with the Pearson. That's a nice boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,542
Posted By tonic
Thats funny I 've taken the same class and the...

Thats funny I 've taken the same class and the hands on class with larry and I've checked my notes its 30w in the transmission by my records. The main thing here is do not screw in the transmission...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By tonic
Nice post Mac. Nice boat. PEACE

Nice post Mac. Nice boat. PEACE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By tonic
I'm sure you do Mad as do most people here do I'm...

I'm sure you do Mad as do most people here do I'm sure, hopefully all. Just got fiired up. No worries. I try not to throw anything out that can be used by for something else or someone else ie....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By tonic
At least they recycle lol.

At least they recycle lol.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2008
Replies: 5
  Waxing
Views: 642
Posted By tonic
No follow instructions. Like any other wax. Do...

No follow instructions. Like any other wax. Do it in the shade or on a cloudy day if you use a machine keep the RPM's low or it will gum up the #885. Clean the hull well first your basics. There...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2008
Replies: 5
  Waxing
Views: 642
Posted By tonic
It's a liquid wax developed for power companies...

It's a liquid wax developed for power companies to protect against high voltage power outages fire,and explosions. Primarily used on autos, trucks,buses and aeroplanes where durability high gloss...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By tonic
Reasonable? Cam I'm well aware of the legality...

Reasonable?
Cam I'm well aware of the legality and where the garbage goes. I just have a hard time knowing that glass and tin can be recycled reducing the bulk in our land fills and the sea untill...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2008
Replies: 5
  Waxing
Views: 642
Posted By tonic
No but I swear by Colinite's fleetwax #885 or the...

No but I swear by Colinite's fleetwax #885 or the insulator wax #845. I've used many different waxes and have found Collinite's to be long lasting and durable not to mention the mean shine you can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2008
Replies: 198
Views: 13,397
Posted By tonic
45 minutes to long. I always enjoy the ride back...

45 minutes to long. I always enjoy the ride back better once I get my fix. PEACE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,407
Posted By tonic
Wow this is all quite disturbing. Madman,...

Wow this is all quite disturbing. Madman, everyone please pack out what you pack in. Seems cut and dry to me. 3 miles come on. Since when are we all into regulations, what happened to good common...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 8,901
Posted By tonic
The Davis tiller-tamer is alright the screw knob...

The Davis tiller-tamer is alright the screw knob is quite cumbersome it takes to much time to tighten or loosen. The tillerlock is far better built and quick to adjust there is no comparison between...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By tonic
Ya your right poor form PEACE:D

Ya your right poor form PEACE:D
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