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Search: Posts Made By: deltaten
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By deltaten
Re: pattern cutting on bandsaw

radial arm's the worst. 99 wrong waysta use it and no right way ;) Had a run-in with a joiner some40-odd years ago. not pretty at all but I recoverred intact. Minor scrape with a chop saw; no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By deltaten
Re: Where Do I Go From Here

Outstanding advice, Capta! :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By deltaten
Re: Paul Esterle

I sail out of that yard.. I walk I the yard in the mornings when there on weekends+. Often admired those two old girls..
Would it be presumtious of me to mail Mr. Esterle directly to offer what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-30-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,202
Posted By deltaten
Re: Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

Mightwanna find one anyway!? At least, start looking if options go whacky?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-30-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,707
Posted By deltaten
Re: Chesapeake Shorthanded Sailing Society?

Better to be short-handed than short sheeted , short sighted, short changed; or heaven forbid, given short shrift. ;)
I'd be in :D
Lemmeknow where/when
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By deltaten
Re: Sink plumbing

Regular, home-type drain set should work just fine above the W/L. Screw together PVC's fine. Wouldn't go so far as sched 40 glue up; too stiff IMHO
Managing to match up PVC waste to thru-hull hose...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By deltaten
Re: How do you start from nothing?

Start with yer nuthin'
Add a few more
accumulate a whole pileo'nuthin's

Shape yer nuthin'sn into a dream
Massage yer dream into an idea
add a few more nuthins'

Work towards the culmination...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,834
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

For small items; sure, G-flex is OK;but for15 yd 1708? At $320/gallon (calc @ $30/12 oz), G mite be a bit spendy ;)

I have near 5 gal of resin and hardner for te bigger project. I may invest...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,834
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

2 tubs of cabosil, so i have that covered ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,834
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

Not West Systems. Using a three to one mix with medium catalyst. Resin is a lot higher viscosity than cat, unless I warm it some ;)
Gonna get to A..C. Moore for grad cups and popsicle sticks this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,834
Posted By deltaten
Re: very small batches of resin???

Syringes sounds like the way to go :D

I have a set of 12ml from an old printer ink refill injector. Just about tthe same sizeas the twin-tube epoxy jobbies at the hardware store.
Plennny 'nuff! ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,834
Posted By deltaten
very small batches of resin???

Having a few small projects to do over Winter, I'm seeking others input on how they measure resin in small quantities; say, less than 3 oz.?
Too small, given the viscosity, for graduated...
Forum: Watkins 12-22-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 11,215
Posted By deltaten
Re: Going to look at a Watkins 27.....

Got 'er covered the week-end after the pull-out.. Framed the ribs from1 by 2s,as Lowe's had no regular 1 by 3 furring lath! 2 by 4 ridge and 1/2"ply gussets at the ribs. Re-used the tarps from year...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By deltaten
Re: Bondic

acrylic epoxy?
Forum: Engines 12-19-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By deltaten
Re: Drip Pan material

I use a pair of toss-away aluminum roasting /cake pans.. Just measure for fit and head to the grocery store :D..Allow for fit at entry...I had ta usettwo,duct taped together to get the rig...
Forum: Diesel 12-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By deltaten
Re: engine size?....

IMHO, that's nominal. Personally, I'd go a tad bigger; Justin case ya need to get out ta Dodge right smart;)
Given that most are not really labeled at. true,, normally use able HP; mebbe something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By deltaten
Re: Face mask for sailing?

SPF 200, big hat brim, huge sunglasses aas a last resort, big red. hankie; ala` cowboysy. Shemaghs *may be currently de rigeur;. but a big, red hankie *IS* traditional. sailor's gear. Din't ya ever...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 12-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By deltaten
Re: Battery (and solar) for weekender

I'd keep the starting batt andthe house batt seperate. Use what ya have for start. Add a group27 (true) deep cycle marine and. use the outboard. to charge with asmall panel to top off.
I got a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 5,387
Posted By deltaten
Re: Canvas Costs

that'd make me a Dodger Codger, Roger?

Christian; you have enuf fixes under yer belt to be a "Codger in Waiting"
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 12-10-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 4,436
Posted By deltaten
Re: Missing 25 Foot Sail Boat and Skipper

New meaning and encouragement to:
"Never, ever, EVER give up!"
Pleased to hear thehappy ending on this one!
Forum: Diesel 12-10-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By deltaten
Re: Westerbeke preheat with torch?

Mebbe we're more squeemish/less adventurous nowadays?;)

I seem to recall reading somewher about back in the day there was a diesel that had a sheet metal tray that one would build a(n actual!)...
Forum: Mirage 12-09-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By deltaten
Re: Calling all Mirage 27 owners

fold-down table set to the head bulkhead, w/storage inside the cabinet. Singling, you'll hardly need toflipitout todouble-size. The rest makes book, booze shelves. Behindtthe table(up) is good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By deltaten
Re: Boom as gin pole. How?

With. "P" dimension of 23.3' listed on SBD, what would. you need a gin pole for ? ;)

Probably a trailer-sailer, no?
Best wthere would be to step the mast into a big tree, hoist it far as ya...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 5,387
Posted By deltaten
Re: Canvas Costs

U rang?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-08-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By deltaten
Re: Force 10 Igniter issue

Go to RadioShack, get a battery holder. Pop rivet in place *somewhere*. Wire it up accordingly. Enjoy! :D
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