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Search: Posts Made By: Rangernewell
Forum: Diesel 06-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: 1967 Volvo Penta?

I've recently purchased a Tanzer 28 as a project boat and the deisel has not been started in approx. 4 years. She has a single cyl. volvo penta. I have been basically told the same thing. Hopefully...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 5,452
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: The Poop (deck) on Camping Toilets!

For the one I bought, There was a kit you can buy, it locks it into place.......Think it was about $20. I concider that cheap compared to the mess I had to deal with.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 5,452
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: The Poop (deck) on Camping Toilets!

I have to agree with Siamese... if you add the proper chemicals, there is no smell...On my mirage 24, I changed from a holding tank system to a portable toilet. Worked out great. I had an issue one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,929
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: Bird poop

Hi there friends....Just picked up a 1973 Tanzer 28 today.....project boat....Its acually in good condition. My issue is it has sat 2 years without being tarped. I took my buffer down today and did a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2012
Replies: 118
Views: 18,319
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I have a Davis. Great all around knife. 100% stainless construction, durable.
Forum: C & C 03-08-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,854
Posted By Rangernewell
Re: A sad end for a fine boat

Ouch ......that one hurt
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,406
Posted By Rangernewell
I just use the GPS out of the truck. Gives me a...

I just use the GPS out of the truck. Gives me a good indication where I am and roughly how fast I'm going. Although it only reads the speed in mph or kph, it does give me an idea on what to do with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 1,851
Posted By Rangernewell
Daylight is getting longer....... Temps seem to...

Daylight is getting longer.......
Temps seem to be warming up......
A new sailing season is just around the corner:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By Rangernewell
Just read MD's post and that reminded me of...

Just read MD's post and that reminded me of something else about the kodak playsport.They come with there own rechargable battery. You can charge them at home, in your car/boat or even a laptop. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rangernewell
Sorry ...I should of used a different word than...

Sorry ...I should of used a different word than (Cake) as sailor mentioned....Couldn't think of one though.......SETTLE ??????:confused:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rangernewell
Usually once a month I turn mine upside down and...

Usually once a month I turn mine upside down and tap them with a rubber mallot...If you flip them quickly you should feel the weight shift from on end to the other.They sometimes cake up from sitting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By Rangernewell
last year I picked up a kodak Playsport...Water...

last year I picked up a kodak Playsport...Water proof, HD, size of a small cell phone. A bonus is for an extra 10 bucks I was able to buy a wireless remote for it. I controls all the features at a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,327
Posted By Rangernewell
Hey Jack .....Take your time and have fun with...

Hey Jack .....Take your time and have fun with her. I spent so many hours on mine....I'm talking hundreds. Now she is the talk of the club... Your good to take before and aft pics. Once your done you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 2,104
Posted By Rangernewell
I don't find buying quantity at resonable price...

I don't find buying quantity at resonable price being riped off. As Sailor mentioned they could of charged $10.00 for one pin. My son periodically meets up with us on the sailboat with our personal...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-14-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By Rangernewell
When I purchased my sailboat I thought I would...

When I purchased my sailboat I thought I would wash all the cushions and mattress covers. When I removed the coverings I noticed ...what looked like some sort of mold on the foam itself. So i went...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-01-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By Rangernewell
I can't say for sure for a mast....Cracking due...

I can't say for sure for a mast....Cracking due to flexing is possible. I alway use 6 coats minimum on all exterior wood
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-20-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By Rangernewell
I'm a member at a small club. There are 28 slips,...

I'm a member at a small club. There are 28 slips, we hire a mobile crane. We work together as a team to take each members boat out one at a time. Average cost to raise or lower a mast is $50.00. Add...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-29-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Rangernewell
Welcome niehbour..I also have a mirage 24. Hull...

Welcome niehbour..I also have a mirage 24. Hull 259. fantastic sailboat. Arnprior, Ontario
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Rangernewell
Thanks so much for the info...That will solve my...

Thanks so much for the info...That will solve my problem
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Rangernewell
Hello friends..Another newebie question.The roach...

Hello friends..Another newebie question.The roach on my mainsail seams to get hung up on the rigging that runs from the top of my mast to the end of my boom. I was watching a video and saw the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Rangernewell
I own a Mirage 24....Great all around...

I own a Mirage 24....Great all around sailboat.......easily sailed single handed and fast
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-10-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,633
Posted By Rangernewell
Great to hear Severn....Being new to sailing...

Great to hear Severn....Being new to sailing myself I went out 2 weeks ago solo .......Although my technic definetly needs improvement, I did have a blast. Things went well and I did not have any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2011
Replies: 1,050
Views: 235,179
Posted By Rangernewell
a great night

a great night
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Rangernewell
Thank-you Sailnet Members... Had A Blast

I want to take this oportunity to thank sailnet members for all the great advise and information on sailing.
Last fall I purchased my first sailboat. Since I was new to sailing, I joined sailnet...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 10,515
Posted By Rangernewell
here the ones I believe I bought from West marine...

here the ones I believe I bought from West marine ...on sale for $4.99 a pair.......real quick and easy
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