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Search: Posts Made By: bljones
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By bljones
Re: Snappy or otherwise Comebacks

1. Pirates? Are you stupid?
2. I hate yoga. Oh, pirates, not pilates. Sorry, I thought it was a typo, not idiocy.
3. I'm not worried about pirates, I plan to have a ransom contingency fund. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,606
Posted By bljones
The Benefits of Bottom Feeding

A Sailnet sexton dug up CD's post from a few months back:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/117266-price-boats-wow-3.html
I admit, I am hard pressed to find the value...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,125
Posted By bljones
Re: safe cooking

Alex, "What is unnecessary pollyannaesque condescension?"
I'll take "Armchair Hypothetical $500/mo. Cruisers with All the Answers" for $400.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,125
Posted By bljones
Re: safe cooking

I like the simplicity of my non- pressurized alcohol stove. Yeah, lower energy potential than Porpane, but unless you do all of your cooking on high flame, the actual difference is pretty negligible...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By bljones
Re: Mast raising help needed

Looks like a Bayliner Bucc 180 to me:
BUCCANEER 180 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com (http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=4872)

Your boat has no backstay, so i...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By bljones
Re: Seems Like A Great Place For A Greenhorn Like Me.

Welcome aboard. Remember, there are no stupid questions. ask lots.

There are, however, occasionally stupid answers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 1,855
Posted By bljones
Re: Headset intercom vox

Of course there is...it's sailnet. if it doesn't blow, it sucks.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-10-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By bljones
Re: New to the forums

Oday mariner, Siren 17, Sandpiper 19, Montgomery 17, or, my American pocket cruiser favourite, a Seaward Fox 17 would be good choices in that LOA range. Stable, fun, simple. All are also pretty...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-01-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By bljones
Re: Hello!

Welcome aboard. Nice intro. I think you'll like this place.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-01-2014
Replies: 1,023
Views: 303,898
Posted By bljones
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,193
Posted By bljones
Re: 22ft on Lake Huron

KejaGrad, this is a poor time of year to be actively boat shopping, so don't get tunnel vision, focusing on what is for sale in the area right now. Wait until early april, and you will start to see...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2014
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,046
Posted By bljones
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Seriously, do I really need to lay out my sailing creds for my input to have any value? Well, okay, if we're gonna get all high school here...
... I sail a small paid-off POS, and been low-bucking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2014
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,046
Posted By bljones
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Why ask the question if you don't want to hear the answers, and don't like the answers you get?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2014
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,046
Posted By bljones
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Real positive post, dude.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2014
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,046
Posted By bljones
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Dude, you're not insane. Just do what the budget allows and don't live like a monk. just live. money may not buy happiness, but it does buy off a crapload of stress, worry and unhappiness.
You...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2014
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,046
Posted By bljones
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

You can let your kitty control your cruise, or your cruise control your kitty. I like the idea of low-budget cruising, going small and going now, living the low-wake life, and I like the fact that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 9,488
Posted By bljones
Re: Low buck bow thruster??

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c175/bljones/blog%20photos/september2013blogpics098_zps418ebd28.jpg...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-10-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By bljones
Re: help me identify this boat

CAB was the code for Cal boats back in the 70s. the code was reassigned in the late 80s when Cal/Jensen closed up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2013
Replies: 250
Views: 7,693
Posted By bljones
Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

But you are gonna treat it like one.
I'm occasionally broke.
I always sail.
I find a way to sail in spite of the fact that I am occasionally broke.
Yep, I get some envelopes in the mail,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,371
Posted By bljones
Re: Thinking of Losing My Inboard

Rebuiulding a 1GM10 is more akin to rebuilding a lawnmower than an automobile. it is a very simple engine. With the exception of the con rod bolts and valve keepers it is basically a two wrench &...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,439
Posted By bljones
Re: DIY shrinkwrapping, easy? Pain?

why bother?
Tarps are cheap, easy, reusable and quick to install.

Or just run naked. we don't tarp whiskeyjack any more, after a couple of winters worrying about snowload and bent stanchions, I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-22-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By bljones
Re: Old Glory, slightly moldy. What to do?

Point out the political content in his post johnny. The issue with your post wasn't the flag disposal by burning part, but the political part. If you want to share your politics, there is a forum...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-11-2013
Replies: 4,530
Views: 227,391
Posted By bljones
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-M-WD_9Nlao0/TWLEl7InAyI/AAAAAAAABUg/HAX-u52ZO1A/s640/1210255252_470x353_laughing-horse.jpg
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By bljones
Re: My First Cruiser: Pearson Triton

That right there is the best summation of new good old boat ownership I have ever read.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By bljones
Re: Macwester 30 Wight MK1

And there are so many choices out there , and bound to be more in the fall. Under 10K , there are lots of great boats.
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