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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6,415
Posted By Martinini
Smile Compass Repair

Before you send it anywhere, Turn It Upside Down, and quickley return upright and see what happens to the bubble.

These compass models are filled with Purified Mineral Spirits while the the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-07-2009
Replies: 647
Views: 54,749
Posted By Martinini
New Ohio gun laws going into effect Ohio now...

New Ohio gun laws going into effect
Ohio now has the Castle Doctrine and new rules on where one can carry concealed handguns:


A new Ohio law signed into effect this week, not only gives...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 11,751
Posted By Martinini
Something elese I have discovered is that you can...

Something elese I have discovered is that you can find a lot of the componants needed on Ebay for a fraction of the cost.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 11,751
Posted By Martinini
Membranes can be had here Seawater RO Membranes...

Membranes can be had here Seawater RO Membranes Elements for Seawater Desalination WaterAnywhere RO Seawater Membranes...
Forum: Diesel   10-05-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,661
Posted By Martinini
That type of gauge sounds like the ones that used...

That type of gauge sounds like the ones that used to go in Hatteras boats. Goes in a a standard size hole the same size as a 55 gallon drum. You can get this sending unit from Dog River Marina In...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By Martinini
Sounds like a Perkins 410ain't. Not good.

Sounds like a Perkins 410ain't. Not good.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 11,751
Posted By Martinini
Talking Watermaker Plans

After much searching I found this http://www.westward-ii.com/PDF's/How%20to%20build%20your%20own%20watermaker.pdf
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-24-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 12,484
Posted By Martinini
Think about Mississippi, Alabama coast where it's...

Think about Mississippi, Alabama coast where it's still reasonable to stay at a marina. Than you can cruise to Florida or Carribe in a reasonable amount of time. I am in a 36' boat and pay $336 per...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-24-2009
Replies: 647
Views: 54,749
Posted By Martinini
I have a 45, 9mm and a 32 automatic-- one of...

I have a 45, 9mm and a 32 automatic-- one of which I take everywhere.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   09-22-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 7,526
Posted By Martinini
Hey I like having a little AC at nite when it's ...

Hey I like having a little AC at nite when it's 90 outside at midnight. If I am there first and you anchor near enough to hear my generator you have invaded my space and you can leave! Why do you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,412
Posted By Martinini
Here is another Cruisers & Sailing Forum - Forum...

Here is another Cruisers & Sailing Forum - Forum Listings (http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/)
Forum: Cabo Rico   06-11-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,098
Posted By Martinini
Just make sure it's exterior polyurathane if your...

Just make sure it's exterior polyurathane if your using it topside!
Forum: Living Aboard   06-11-2009
Replies: 274
Views: 42,166
Posted By Martinini
Sorry to say but it is cheaper to liveaboard than...

Sorry to say but it is cheaper to liveaboard than in an apartment etc. Yes things break or quit working on a boat, but not all at the same time. My slip fee is $324 including electric and water for a...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-11-2009
Replies: 274
Views: 42,166
Posted By Martinini
xort---How do I put this--Drop Dead, but before...

xort---How do I put this--Drop Dead, but before you do wire me the %15 and I'll send you a rubber Duckey!
Forum: Columbia & Coronado   05-13-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By Martinini
There might still be one for sale a couple of...

There might still be one for sale a couple of marinas over for $79 thou. has everything needed for extended cruising.
Forum: Columbia & Coronado   05-13-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By Martinini
Also make sure the pickup on the polishing unit...

Also make sure the pickup on the polishing unit is at the bottom or as close to the bottom of tank as possible. I took the fuel sending unit out of my tank and put the intank hose through there. You...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado   05-13-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By Martinini
I just helped a friend with his 69 50' Columbia...

I just helped a friend with his 69 50' Columbia with a steel tank. Yours is probably steel or Corten steel which looks like it's rusted all the time. Find a fuel polishing rig to rent or a mech. who...
Forum: Cabo Rico   05-13-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,098
Posted By Martinini
Yeah me too, until I did one side of my Companion...

Yeah me too, until I did one side of my Companion Way hatch with 10 coats of varnish and the other side with two coats of polyurathane. The polyurathane looks better and when it finally got scuffed...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado   05-12-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By Martinini
What year?

What year?
Forum: Cabo Rico   05-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,098
Posted By Martinini
Polyurethane is good--when it gets scuffed you...

Polyurethane is good--when it gets scuffed you can fine sand it and put a new coat on it and it looks new. Also you can chuck a wet towel on it without staining it brown!!! And it lasts a long time,...
Forum: Beneteau   05-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,576
Posted By Martinini
Have you tried E-Bay? You will be surprised at...

Have you tried E-Bay? You will be surprised at the sailing supplies they have.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By Martinini
The limiting factor for me is can they fit into...

The limiting factor for me is can they fit into the Head!! And climb up the boarding ladder.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,300
Posted By Martinini
Your right it doesn't immediatly jerk back to...

Your right it doesn't immediatly jerk back to center or even past it like a tiller if you let go. Thats a good thing! It has been my experiance that letting go of a tiller for any reason under sail...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-09-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,300
Posted By Martinini
QUOTE=flashingbrine;481811] The tradeoff for...

QUOTE=flashingbrine;481811] The tradeoff for strength and simplicity is a loss of responsiveness in the helm and, as you noted, the awkwardly positioned steering wheel.[/QUOTE]

WRONG--just as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,279
Posted By Martinini
Go to wilcox-crittindon.com/service.asp?bid--they...

Go to wilcox-crittindon.com/service.asp?bid--they have been bought out but you can still get all the parts.
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