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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-20-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By johnhalf
SD - If your near Marshfield check out David...

SD - If your near Marshfield check out David Howard (781) 834-1382
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2008
Replies: 174
  Poll: Rep Points Poll
Views: 9,477
Posted By johnhalf
Positive only would be my choice, otherwise dump...

Positive only would be my choice, otherwise dump them.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,937
Posted By johnhalf
Congratulations Blowin! Looks good. Have fun!

Congratulations Blowin! Looks good. Have fun!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 34
  Poll: PFD Use it or...
Views: 3,318
Posted By johnhalf
PFD Use it or...

With the story about Mr. Martins, and all the other stories we hear, I have been thinking about safety, and specifically about PFDs and tethers. In the last few years I have gotten back into sailing,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By johnhalf
Your only crazy if you don't go! Don't forget to...

Your only crazy if you don't go! Don't forget to request a leave of absence from college... better yet find a professor and get some credit, you know "The use of the Blog as a means of self...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
Hey SD, Maybe, maybe not, as has already been...

Hey SD, Maybe, maybe not, as has already been said we don't really know. We don't now how fast they were going. Whether they had family OB. How shaken up they were. etc... etc... So lets say you and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
Hi Fast Bottoms, OK forget the analogy, how...

Hi Fast Bottoms, OK forget the analogy, how would you answer the question posed above?
I'm not trying to give you any s..t, just trying to make sense of this.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
Exactly my point "Lets consider, what if Mr....

Exactly my point
"Lets consider, what if Mr. Martins was incapacitated, loss of blood, heart attack, stroke, and still on board. Dream Catcher didn't know if that was the case or not. Would scaring...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
I know SD, and in hindsight they probably did the...

I know SD, and in hindsight they probably did the right thing, but all they knew at the time was no one on deck, would you have assumed no one onboard? If it was you and a friend and you could board...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
I have no idea what I would have done if I had...

I have no idea what I would have done if I had been there. I could easily have done far worse than Dream Catcher, like fallen overboard. I assume that Dream Catcher's skipper has a lot more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,743
Posted By johnhalf
You know, I may be new to the whole captain...

You know, I may be new to the whole captain thing, but I think that I would have felt it to be my responsibility to do a little more than motor away.
Does anyone know what the law says about this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,569
Posted By johnhalf
Good Luck CD, I wish you the best in your new...

Good Luck CD, I wish you the best in your new venture.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2007
Replies: 10
  Plywood
Views: 1,810
Posted By johnhalf
Thanks for the comments. The size of the boat is...

Thanks for the comments. The size of the boat is not directly related to the stress on a stanchion. More important is my large friend pulling himself up with it (or falling on it). Most of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2007
Replies: 10
  Plywood
Views: 1,810
Posted By johnhalf
Plywood

I am doing some work on my boat in Rhode Island and was wondering if anyone could point me to a economical stainless steel fabricator in the area. I would like to replace the glass backing plates on...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-05-2007
Replies: 82
Views: 5,111
Posted By johnhalf
Were you using a tether? If not, will you start?

Were you using a tether? If not, will you start?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-05-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 10,005
Posted By johnhalf
Hey! My bulkheads are genuine plywood!:D You...

Hey! My bulkheads are genuine plywood!:D
You mean mediocore compared to other higher end builders right TB, not, for example Oday or Catalina?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-27-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 10,005
Posted By johnhalf
Say what you like, I looked at alot of boats in...

Say what you like, I looked at alot of boats in my price range ( under 5k )
and nothing came close to the Pearsons I looked at. Almost no hull issues, most have good decks even with the balsa core....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By johnhalf
Thanks SD, never would have thought of that. I...

Thanks SD, never would have thought of that. I love this place;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By johnhalf
You are correct, although there are some...

You are correct, although there are some differences in working time between thickened and unthickened. Check out http://www.westsystem.com/ and go to product information, and then user manual, lots...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By johnhalf
aahhh, I feel better already, Thanks Cam:D

aahhh,
I feel better already, Thanks Cam:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By johnhalf
Thanks guys! I got the jack stand thing covered (...

Thanks guys! I got the jack stand thing covered ( I hope! ), what I really don't get is how to blend the patch. How do I avoid the extra thickness of epoxy at the overlap? Grind an angle like a hull...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By johnhalf
Barrier Coat Newbie

Hi All,
I am stripping my hull to the gel coat and would like to seal with an epoxy barrier coat before painting. I am OK with the basics of working with epoxy but not with the boat aspect of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By johnhalf
Thanks Guys, Just what I was looking for! I'll...

Thanks Guys,
Just what I was looking for! I'll let you know how it turns out.
ps "hard to schedule..." yea just a little:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By johnhalf
Cape Cod Canal and a P26

Hi all,
I am wondering if anyone has tried taking a small boat with an outboard ( Pearson 26 ) through the Cape Cod Canal? The boat is on the hard in Scituate, MA. I could have it hauled to RI, but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-25-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,786
Posted By johnhalf
I really should resist, but I can't. No one...

I really should resist, but I can't.

No one here has said that nothing good was ever done by Christians or in the name of Christianity. The argument runs along the lines of has there been more...
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