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Search: Posts Made By: appick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By appick
Re: Hull Painting Please Help

Yup any time you lay paint over another surface other than compatible paint you need a primer... for the most part. Some paints say no primer is needed but usually will tell you that you'd get better...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,831
Posted By appick
Re: Squirrel Karma

Also has anyone ever had groundhog/woodchuck on the grille? I wouldn't have believed it but they are FANTASTIC!

Yea it's been a while since I've been on the boat what of it?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,831
Posted By appick
Re: Squirrel Karma

See I knew I couldn't have been the only one to have eaten them! I was surprised I was the first to bring it up on the other thread. As to eating them in the North, sorry I guess I blew our Northern...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By appick
Re: is it ok to look as long as you dont touch

I don't think I'd make it through the cold lonely winters without Craigslist. Sure YW is nice when your feeling upscale, but sometimes you just need to slum it a little! ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By appick
Re: Hull Painting Please Help

Remember whether you use good paint or cheaper paint it's still the same amount of work with the prepping and sanding. Of course as was mentioned earlier you'll need at least 1 or 2 coats of primer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By appick
Re: Hull Painting Please Help

Thanks! We hear that ALOT. Inf fact I think I should be reimbursed by Interlux for all the sales work I've been doing for them the past 4 years. Or at least a good discount on the paint for my next...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By appick
Re: Hull Painting Please Help

I had a neighbor that got inspired by my boat painting prowess. He decided to use an airless sprayer... It turned out to be a disaster. It came out to a VERY rough uneven surface. He claimed he was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By appick
Re: Hull Painting Please Help

I did our hull topsides 4 years ago. I used roll and tip while using the Interlux Perfection. Due to me not following directions and painting in direct light I had bad streaks on the first coat. The...
Forum: Chartering 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 6,312
Posted By appick
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

You guys really don't know what you're missing by throwing all those dead squirrels away! Squirrel-B-ques are great and delicious, every time open season on small game around here me and some friends...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By appick
Re: mystery item from rigging

I'd say it all depends what kind of sailing you do. As racers are notorious for pulling pranks such as throwing odd bits of metal on deck or clevis pins, just to confound a competitor. However you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By appick
Re: Antifouling Paint for the Great Lakes

Congrats SV I'm rooting for you. After chasing after a few similar boats and hounding the owner of one in my yard that hasn't seen the water for over 10 years...GRR (letting a great boat go to rot is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By appick
Re: Antifouling Paint for the Great Lakes

Also it's funny to watch most people putting a new coat of bottom paint on every year in my yard in the spring. I just wonder WHY? At the end of the season my boats no different than theirs so why...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By appick
Re: Antifouling Paint for the Great Lakes

SV finally getting that beautiful Luders ready for the water next season? We've used Interlux's Fiberglass BottomKote with good success. We put it on top of some older bottom paint just by scuffing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 3,565
Posted By appick
Re: Dinghy mods

I'm beginning to sense a theme here. He is just looking for approval... So here you go. Ok you're right. You're smarter than 99.99% of all the other cruisers out there, and you've designed the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By appick
Re: Fiberglass repair, and a fail

Were you able to prep the area well? Sand it with 80 or 120 grit in order to give it something to bite to. Also clean with acetone once sanding is done. Then as said before a proper fillet and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,747
Posted By appick
Re: Ice damage

I've seen what's been said here already. Some boats that have been neglected with ice in the bilge didn't have any problems. A friends Bayfield 32C when he got it was a repo and the bilge was full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By appick
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By appick
re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

I just saw this live on TV you beat me to it! Glad to hear it's FINALLY going to happen!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By appick
Re: winter boredom

I can't believe I'm the first to say this on here but now is the time you go boat shopping for the next one! That's about the only thing that gets me through the winter... :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By appick
Re: Easterly 36 sailing characteristics

That's what I was thinking on the ballast too, only 4300lbs on a 36... hmm that's also what I was wondering if they were trying to accomplish, and of course how well it worked. The upshot is it gives...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By appick
Re: Easterly 36 sailing characteristics

WOW :eek:! I love my S&S designs and that one is a Beautiful boat for sure. Eh I'm not opposed to shipping a boat a ways. I'd probably have to figure at least another $5-7k on top of selling price...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By appick
Re: Easterly 36 sailing characteristics

Hey Miatapaul,
Thanks for your thoughts I do appreciate them. It is the one at Torrensens. Yea the boat has a whole lot of UGLY to offer that is for sure. The plywood floors were at one point...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By appick
Re: Painting My GOB

Sorry for not checking back sooner. I never bothered calling Akzo Nobel. I probably should have after the first winter when it started peeling. I'd heard this would happen if you used it on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By appick
Easterly 36 sailing characteristics

Well we are looking at bigger boats and there is an Easterly 36 for sale near us. There seems to be almost no info other than basic specs from Sailboatdata.com on the net. I'm wanting to hear from...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-28-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By appick
Re: Looking to sail on Lake St. Clair, MI

Hey Jack, If you're ever in West Michigan drop me a line. I go out most weekends and some weeknights. My boat is for sale as well, Columbia 29MkI even if not interested it's still nice to meet a...
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