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Search: Posts Made By: winterbuoy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By winterbuoy
Sorry to open an old thread but I have the same...

Sorry to open an old thread but I have the same problem with my new HI MOD fittings. Just how tight do you make them? I have a problem with just "snug". Does anyone here know the correct way, I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By winterbuoy
Do it, I have the same machine. Should be no...

Do it, I have the same machine. Should be no problem with it. If you've already done all that, how hard could a sail be? I'll be doing repairs on our sails at some point and that's why we bought the...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,580
Posted By winterbuoy
McMichael Davis in Oakville can help you. Sorry...

McMichael Davis in Oakville can help you. Sorry for the late reply but I just saw this thread. It's a 500 buck extra cost but we lived aboard for 5 years including winter in Mimico.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By winterbuoy
Yep, boat is in Toronto but I am in TN as my wife...

Yep, boat is in Toronto but I am in TN as my wife is a US citizen so we go back and forth all the time but thanks for the tip. You are right about the border SD.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By winterbuoy
Denise, 26 years old? See that's the problem...

Denise, 26 years old? See that's the problem here, mine are also that old and I am trying to fix it before it happens. Mine are all in fresh water but I do believe 26 is to old for rigging, just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By winterbuoy
Thanks SD, you are right about pricing. Home...

Thanks SD, you are right about pricing. Home Depot stuff? :laugher :laugher Yep how about old halyards from the trash also!!! Nope I'm not cheap but I also don't like being ripped off either, as I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By winterbuoy
Sta Lok Pricing

I thought we were is a serious recession, well you would not know that from the price of Stalok Terminals. Anyone have a cheap source as I will be redoing my entire rig ( Ketch 44 feet ) and need...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-09-2009
Replies: 205
Views: 35,130
Posted By winterbuoy
Ya, he wrote that in 06 so me thinks times have...

Ya, he wrote that in 06 so me thinks times have changed. Not a very bright comment on his part but hey it's a free, sort-of world. I am also a Canadian and some times I think, although they are our...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,774
Posted By winterbuoy
SD, you have one of these Nano things? Are they a...

SD, you have one of these Nano things? Are they a hassle to set up and what else do you need? Went through so many usb internet crap, they all screw up.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 7,347
Posted By winterbuoy
Yep, we have a Roberts 44 offshore, 5.5 draft....

Yep, we have a Roberts 44 offshore, 5.5 draft. Built like a tank and I would take her anywhere. Huge space and great for livaboard. We love it and would never change boats. Go walk on a couple of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By winterbuoy
This is a bit off topic but as you well know,...

This is a bit off topic but as you well know, anything above Hwy #7 is " Up North". Have been all over Ontario as I was raised in Toronto, that being said it is God's country up there and I love it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By winterbuoy
Trying to get boat ready for trip south, can't...

Trying to get boat ready for trip south, can't stand winter. I have been up to your area, took the ferry and bla bla bla quite nice but as far as I know, it still snows there. :rolleyes:
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By winterbuoy
Exactly, I would never discharge into the Lake,...

Exactly, I would never discharge into the Lake, only a pig would do so. But I am getting very sick of boaters getting blamed for Lake pollution, especially sailboats. They pick on us because they are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By winterbuoy
I'm not changing my setup either, they can P**S...

I'm not changing my setup either, they can P**S up a rope for all I care. Stupid is as Stupid does. ( or some thing like that) :laugher :laugher
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By winterbuoy
If this is true then I would say that almost...

If this is true then I would say that almost every boat at our club is in violation of this rule. That would be about 300 boats of every size. Also the boats at the club next to us would have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,709
Posted By winterbuoy
Crap, never read that stuff. I did talk to this...

Crap, never read that stuff. I did talk to this Dr. Diesel and he talked me out of rebuilding my 4108 because he told me they could go 10000 hours with no problems. He could have made real money out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,709
Posted By winterbuoy
Try these guys....Foley Marine & Industrial...

Try these guys....Foley Marine & Industrial Engines (http://www.foleyengines.com)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 5,581
Posted By winterbuoy
I have spent about 800 bucks so far including the...

I have spent about 800 bucks so far including the machine and all materials, some stuff from Sailrite like thread. I have 19 cushions and have done 3 so far so you can't beat doing it if your on a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 5,581
Posted By winterbuoy
I bought a Pfaff 130 on ebay cheap, great...

I bought a Pfaff 130 on ebay cheap, great machine. Then looked around net and found this site. If you follow these instructions to the T as it were you can recover all your cushions with no problem....
Forum: Living Aboard 04-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 3,073
Posted By winterbuoy
TN River livaboard

OK guys and gals, here is our dilemma. We own a Roberts 44 Offshore which is docked in Toronto Canada. I am married to a US citizen from TN ( Knoxville ) and I talked her into moving up here with me...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,228
Posted By winterbuoy
There is a hose from the oil pump? I have the...

There is a hose from the oil pump? I have the same engine, please tell me where this is because now I'm worried. Sorry about your engine bud. If it's going to break, for sure mine will.
Forum: Living Aboard 11-21-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 15,379
Posted By winterbuoy
Are you serious? Ice already? Crap! We live in...

Are you serious? Ice already? Crap! We live in Toronto, on board all year and in the winter, I use 2 ice eaters to keep the ice away from the boat. Inside we use those oil filled heaters and when it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By winterbuoy
Force 10 Diesel Range?

Looking at one of these on Ebay but never heard of such a creature. Looks like it has it's own tank and it's pressurized. You guys or gals know anything about them? Can't find much on net. Should I...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-08-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By winterbuoy
We live at Mimico Cruising Club year round. 4...

We live at Mimico Cruising Club year round. 4 boats will be staying in the water this winter. Club rules allow only 6 boats per winter but it's never full. The only thing is you have to join the club...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-08-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By winterbuoy
Does this mean you can still order from them? I...

Does this mean you can still order from them? I have 12 installed on my boat and they really are very good. I forgot to buy the screens for them and am now a bit worried. First class product, no...
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