SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.45 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: bljones
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 289
Views: 24,135
Posted By bljones
Re: Shameless plug

New grist for the mill:
Dock Six Chronicles: Customer Service, and Why It Matters: You Have One Job... (http://docksixchronicles.blogspot.ca/2014/07/customer-service-and-why-it-matters-you.html)
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By bljones
Re: Defend Defender!

Not that anyone is keeping score, but it's 6 pages of folks almost unanimously defending Defender, and the OP still insisting he's right.

The problem has become evident to all but the problem,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By bljones
Re: Defend Defender!

I feel like i should alert Home Depot that you are on your way. I wonder what the in-store paging code is for "lazy miserable cheap customer who wants you to do his research for him on a single item...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 289
Views: 24,135
Posted By bljones
Re: Shameless plug

I had the same thought. then i looked at the Nina and the Pinta and the Beagle and this 8.0C which got down to Tortola and back on her...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,550
Posted By bljones
Re: Broke my cherry. Ran aground for the first time

thank you for being a cautionary tale.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By bljones
Re: Fiberglass resin fillers - what do you use and why?

I use West system fillers, partly because I use West System resins and hardeners, and I know I won't have any compatibility issues, partly the convenience of being able to get supplies at every...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-06-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,865
Posted By bljones
Re: Rediscovering one's "Self"

If you want to figure out how to quit being an extrovert and find chicks...
...quit reading Thoreau. 1. It is a celebration of solitary acetism, hardly the best choice for someone wanting to figure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2014
Replies: 289
Views: 24,135
Posted By bljones
Re: Shameless plug

LOL jimgo. No need to be peeved. i was never in NJ. That's where this story starts to get interesting. I didn't actually see the boat until it arrived in our slip. The portlights were an option on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-05-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By bljones
Re: New to sailnet

Welcome aboard! Laser and Tanzer 22- both very fun lake boats.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2014
Replies: 289
Views: 24,135
Posted By bljones
Re: Shameless plug

I'm not real superstitious, but one of my superstitions is that to blog about a deal in the works will jinx the deal. Now, I can tell the tale:

Dock Six Chronicles: ....And Now, Something...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-02-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 6,613
Posted By bljones
Re: How much maintenance and repair, really?

No one has ever had to cut their cruise short, or sell their boat, because they UNDERbudgeted maintenance. However, the opposite is all too common.

in the context of this thread we're not talking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By bljones
Re: Worst place in the U.S. to sail...

worst place? North Dakota.
Second worst place? New Mexico.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 174
Views: 9,722
Posted By bljones
Re: Ice on Lake Superior in June

If this is the worst you have found, it demonstrates the weakness of your research skills. Trust me, there is idiocy much greater than my post on semantics.
Like your response, for example. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By bljones
Re: What is this thingy?

*your best Christopher Walken voice* The Chinese! They're...brilliant! Left, right, you want it, they build it!



No idea what it is. What is it? No idea. But I could kill you with it. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-24-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 2,688
Posted By bljones
Re: Daddy-O's Home!

i will believe it when i see it. i wonder if the concussion was typing.
Forum: Diesel 05-21-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 2,636
Posted By bljones
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 runaway?

the only way for fuel to get in the oil in large amounts is past the rings, and a compression test will tell the tale.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-21-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By bljones
Re: 1st post... Thoughts on Purchase ***Help***

No.
Quite simply, no.
It has nothing to do with build quality or the Irwin name or what forums have to say, it is quite simply too much boat for a very, very, novice crew. It is an absolute budget...
Forum: Diesel 05-21-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 2,636
Posted By bljones
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By bljones
Re: Defend Defender!

Actually you did... in a passive/aggressive cowardly but polite way. Which doesn't make it okay, except to people like you. the fact that she was laughing (as you now tell me) is exculpatory,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By bljones
Re: Defend Defender!

Sorry you had a bad product info expereince.

But the way you handled it is even sorrier.

You call the store twice with the same outcome, and figure you have the right to berate the person who...
Forum: Chartering 05-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By bljones
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 9,133
Posted By bljones
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

the song of my people.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt4qZgghw20
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 9,133
Posted By bljones
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

Look, we're sailors- most of us do just enough home maintenance to keep bylaw enforcement off our ass and the ceiling from falling on our heads, landscaping consists of mowing only when you hear...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 9,133
Posted By bljones
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

I now drink with a better class of people. I have also discovered, after one buys a boat, one finds that those who warned you away from buying a boat seem less interesting, less intelligent, and one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By bljones
Re: twenty eight feet

It's not what they did, but how they did it.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:00 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012