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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 8,356
Posted By hooligan6a
Re: Off Brand Norestar Anchor Quality

The Manson is not a copy of the Rocna. It is a much better anchor. Rocna's were good until they started making them in China. Now they sell a knock off of their own anchor.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-21-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,090
Posted By hooligan6a
Re: Suggestions for 28-32 cruiser?

I agree a Catalina 30 would be a good boat to start out with. Buy one in really good condition. It will have better resale value.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By hooligan6a
Bad Zinc

I hauled last month and replaced zinc in the shaft had to haul yesterday and the new zinc is half gone. Only 15 days in the water and all at sea not in a marina.
what should i look for?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By hooligan6a
Forwarding Address Azores

I need a mailing address in Horta, Azores where I can have my mail forwarded to.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 15,756
Posted By hooligan6a
Re: Bad news, composite propane tank recall

The Trident 10 lb. tank will not fit the Trident 10 lb. locker. Huh?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By hooligan6a
Changing the rig sloop or ketch?

I have an 32' Allied Seawind ketch and am thinking of changing her to a sloop
I sail 90% of the time without the mizzen and it interferes with my wind vane
and takes up room in the cockpit. Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,838
Posted By hooligan6a
Re: Self steering on wheel steered boats

I have been using a Monitor for over 25 years and 50,000 sea miles. they are great. I have a wheel with a worm gear, no problem. I also have an auto pilot
for motoring. I vane is more reliable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,284
Posted By hooligan6a
Marine head foot print Par, jabsco, Raritan

Do all of the marine Heads. Par, Jabsco, Raritan.(bowls) have the same footprint? Will the 4 bolt holes line up? Can I use a Pat or a Jabsco bowl on a Raritan head?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,140
Posted By hooligan6a
Help !!!!! Roaches Aboard

I need help, I have roaches the size of a small dog on my boat. A while back some told me about this magic stuff that will get rid of them, it's called Mau- Mau or Wik-Wikor Mik-Mik or something...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-21-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,400
Posted By hooligan6a
36 Cascade

Chad, I did not like your comment that I "had more guts then sense" You have the story all wrong. My boom broke in a storm off the coast of South Africa, near Richards Bay and I made a temporary fix...
Forum: Diesel   10-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,805
Posted By hooligan6a
Yanmar diesel white smoke

Yanmar 3GM30F I have white smoke coming out of my exhaust, only on load, Oil pressure good, temp good, no loss of coolant. Plenty of water out of exhaust. No smoke when at idle. I had some bad...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 13,270
Posted By hooligan6a
I sailed around the world on a 29ft. sailboat....

I sailed around the world on a 29ft. sailboat. There is no way I had the power to run a radar, even if I only turned it on at night. I did not have any electronics that run off the ships battery....
Forum: Electronics   10-03-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,589
Posted By hooligan6a
Radio Teck, Would an Icom-718 be a good radio to...

Radio Teck, Would an Icom-718 be a good radio to use onboard?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 10,399
Posted By hooligan6a
Frigoboat

I have a Frigoboat unit on my boat and after spending $3500 trying to fix it, it is driving me nuts. I have been trying to fix it for two years. And have had 3 technicians work on it. It all started...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By hooligan6a
Head pump not working

I have a Raritan PH2 head less then 2 years old and it takes 15 to 20 pumps to flush it. Sometimes it backs up. I replaced the joker valve, no help. Someway to clean out hose? acid?
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