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Search: Posts Made By: misfits
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By misfits
Re: Solar panels on a radar pole?

This may help with some ideas also.
Mounting Systems (http://www.hamiltonferris.com/products/Solar_Power/Mounting_Systems/44)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,481
Posted By misfits
Re: Making a living while cruising...

There's so much out there today the days of being locked in a cubicle 9-5 are exiting the stage. Long as you have the proper software on your pc, you can work anywhere. I make my living doing hvac &...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By misfits
Re: Eco friendly anchoring

I thought I had seen a video of her a couple years ago discussing converting her boat to EP.
Oh well, guess I'm suffering from frost bite of the brain :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By misfits
Re: Eco friendly anchoring

Her boat Swell is also electric propulsion. Who said you can't cruise with an electric boat ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By misfits
Re: For all you southern boys and girls . . .

I won't be going out fishing anytime soon :)




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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By misfits
Re: Anybody ever go too big?

There comes a time in every boat owners life that they'd like to have a bigger boat & it's called boatitis. My theory, never buy any boat that's bigger than you can handle by yourself. I've been down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,439
Posted By misfits
Re: ICW - Worth the Trip?

I'm typing & Johns posting at the same time. That's too weird LOL
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,439
Posted By misfits
Re: ICW - Worth the Trip?

If you don't want to take the trip yourself due to time restraints & you don't want the expense of shipping her over land, ask one of the forum members, John Eisenberg for a quote to deliver her for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By misfits
Re: Small DIY Swim Platform

That's a really good idea & it looks nice!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By misfits
Re: BS1088 bulkhead installation inquiries

I'm kind of confused because Florida is the boating capital of the world.
Boulters is located in Somerville, MA. I'd look a little harder into obtaining your material locally, it'll be cheaper in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-08-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By misfits
Re: Liveaboard Gulf Coast Florida Marina

Check out Southwinds Magazine. It's a free download & there's a ton of info in it.
There's place on Lake Okeechobee that offers hard storage & claim their protected from storm surge. Start thinking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 4,943
Posted By misfits
Re: Really, $1000.00 for foulies?

Because it was leather :)
Sorry couldn't help myself...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 2,941
Posted By misfits
Re: Light-light air!!! Exciting stuff?

Great thread!

When there's barely a ripple on the water & your ghosting along, for me that's what sailing is all about. If you're real lucky you get to take that peace along with you when you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,312
Posted By misfits
Re: Wet core in the hull - what are the options?

I was thinking the same thing. A boat from 72 should have a solid fiberglass hull.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By misfits
Re: ICE box Drain plumbing

My Sabre is set up with a hand pump that ties into the sink drain as Mr. F & TomMaine have described. Not only does it keep the condensate out of the bilge but anything else that gets spilled in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By misfits
Re: Interlux Perfection Paint Problems

I feel for you! I'm going thru paint not properly leveling out on my project & due to cooler/wet weather up here, I'm done till next season. Very, very frustrating....

Sand the runs outs &...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By misfits
Re: Rolling & Tipping

I guess it's kind of like an inside corner where anything in the cockpit meets. You roll up to, then paint it & hopefully it's not on too thick so it runs but just levels out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By misfits
Re: Rolling & Tipping

So today I put the second coat on the deck/cabin sides. I kept the tipping brush in thinner & shook it out before tipping. What an incredible difference in the finish. I put the first coat on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By misfits
Re: Rolling & Tipping

I watched a bunch of videos on the subject last evening. Some say tip with a dry brush, some say wet with paint, some say thinner....

I've come to the conclusion I'm laying down too large an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By misfits
Rolling & Tipping

I'm getting frustrated with my paint project. The deck area looks great but the hull.. The paint isn't leveling out properly. I've added the recommend portion of thinner to the paint. I'm rolling...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-20-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 2,892
Posted By misfits
Re: ASA Course test

It's not like a powerboat that's for sure. At least after my 101 course I knew what all the ropes were for ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By misfits
Re: Yet Another Leaky Portlight Thread

Wish I knew that a couple of months ago:laugher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By misfits
Re: Yet Another Leaky Portlight Thread

3M Caulk Remover from a local hardware store. You spread it out on the frame, couple hours latter coat it again, then let it sit for a day or two.
The stuff works really good.

Hardest part I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-22-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,326
Posted By misfits
Re: Scared of inboards and the Volvo md7a

Some swear by the MD7A, some swear at them... It's a raw water cooled engine in a salt water environment so sooner or later, the gigs up. If you can purchase a "sound" boat at a reasonable with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By misfits
Re: Painting My GOB

It is work, plan on doing a lot of sanding. When it's all said & done I'll be into it for a boat buck + for materials. Primer-$150, Paint=$540, Kiwi Grip, $200-300. Toss in sand paper, rollers,...
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