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Search: Posts Made By: RNC725
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By RNC725
new bottom paint

Just curious as to what the cost might be at your marinas to pull out a 30 footer, pressure wash the bottom, Scotchbrite lightly then roll on some bottom paint. No blisters and freshwater kept. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By RNC725
Re: water pump woes

The system is on demand. Not sure how to make a drawing. Getting ready to examine all the hoses and see if anything turns up. Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By RNC725
water pump woes

We have a 1967 Cal 30. We installed an electric water pump for pressurized water and it worked fine. When we tied that into the faucet in the head it continued to work fine until 2 weeks ago. Now the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 4,722
Posted By RNC725
Re: Lake sailors?

We have a fine sailing club near the dam. Come check us out. Also we have a raft up every full moon weekend.
Welcome to the neighborhood.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By RNC725
Chacos Marine

I leave mine on the boat, they grip tight and if you swim in the water they are like flippers (ok a little!). TEVA used to make them but no more. They'll last forever leaving them on the boat, old...
Forum: Cal 05-03-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By RNC725
Re: Buying an older Cal 30 - Questions

i got traditional furling, not a problem
flexible tank under vberth
getting ready to replace it with a hard tank if u have more questions
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-28-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By RNC725
Re: New CAL Owner

bought a 1967 Cal 30, hull 112, in 2010, finished her totally. Holler if I can be of help. Review in Southwinds Magazine October 2012.

Good luck!
Forum: Cal 04-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,951
Posted By RNC725
Wrote a review of my 1967 Cal 30

ReadOz - Read - Southwinds Magazine - October 2012 (

dont know if that will work, not sure how to post a link yet. But I do know that we...
Forum: Cal 04-06-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By RNC725
Re: Buying an older Cal 30 - Questions

I have a 1967 Cal 30 hull 112 --- still need some help/answers?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 2,247
Posted By RNC725
Re: Favorite Cocktail

Was asked by a sailing friend to pick up some Big Black Dick Rum when I recently visited St Marteen -- in a fine decanter I must say.

He drinks it neat, his wife likes the decanter --- everyone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By RNC725
Re: My boat!

You'll love her! We have a 1967 Cal 30, the PO fixed her up and wegot to help with the topsides and deck refinishing and painting --it's good advice to make sure you sail as much as you work on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 3,727
Posted By RNC725
Re: Waste Marine loses my business

If Hamilton/Defender/Whoever will give 30% back after years past the warrenty Ijust may have to jump ship and leave WM. True, I've only been shopping there since 2008 and Isurely have spent <5,000...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-16-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 3,727
Posted By RNC725
Re: Waste Marine loses my business

Not sure here what you were looking for? If you knew what the warranty was, what was your expectation for trouble afterthe warranty expired?

What would it take for WM to have satisfied you?

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 180
Views: 10,112
Posted By RNC725
Re: Stop freakin' waving at me!

I didnt evenknow Elton John; A was a sailor B knew how to do the wave and C had matching shoes

Ya'll come back now -- hear?

Bobby Centers
1967 CAL 30
Forum: Atomic 4 08-02-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,545
Posted By RNC725
Re: how much should it cost?

Turns out it was the weight of the shifter handle. The mechanic I was planning to use happened to be on my dock one day, I asked him to come over and see what all needed to be done, he simply took...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By RNC725
we ended up with a Cal

A 1967 Cal 30 to be exact. We had looked at Hunters, Catalinas and a Pearson. It basically came down that we liked the PO and trusted him without question. The boat has suited us wonderfully. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By RNC725
fixed the CLOG, now...

how many of ya'll dispose of toilet paper somewhere OTHER than the head? Ive been flushing it dowon for 3 years but got a clog, turned out to be TP.

Thoughts? Advice? Wive's tales? Facts?

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-26-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RNC725
Re: Pump Problem

was attemting to pump out at our dock, we have portable pump out station
was pumpng out probably 1/3 tank full (or less)mainlly liquid, some solid
should no have had anything else in their cept...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RNC725
Pump Problem

Came in yesterday from a short weekend trip, went to pump out the holding tank --- about a 1.5 second normal noise, then it sounded like it "grounded to a stop". Waited a couple of seconds turned it...
Forum: Cal 05-10-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By RNC725
99.9% finished

1967 Cal 30. She's looking good, only a couple of more small things to do and having a blast since we bought her in 2010. Many thanks to all on here for their help, support and motivation. We sail...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-03-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By RNC725
Re: Safety measures required

ok, i'll bit?? what is spamowhamo? I thught it was a fair question -- whatdid i miss?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-28-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,487
Posted By RNC725
Re: First Boat for Family of Six (in Oz)

hey, whats the best way to hang your hammock from roller furling? Slap straps? line? any special trick or knot?

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2012
Replies: 1,183
Views: 382,098
Posted By RNC725
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I have a similar table but the mount on the floor makes it wobble --a real pain! I suspect the mount does not allow enough of the post to keep it stable? thoughts? pics?

thanks and fairwinds
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By RNC725
ladder tied to mast?

It started off with my flag halyard coming apart, the block was attached to the starboard spreader. There was only myself and a non-sailor friend there but I wanted to get it fixed as my wife and I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By RNC725
1998 Hunter 240

Not my boat but a good friend that just got into sailing, he's at my dock and he's thinking he made a big mistake with buying the boat.

He has gallons of water coming in during the day, almost...
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