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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By nccouple
Oriental to Ocracoke

Heading out next week, have the week after the 4th off. Going to head out to Ocracoke for the first time. This is our 1 year wedding anniversary, spent the honeymoon last year at cape lookout. Have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By nccouple
Re: Nicro 4" Solar Vent Cutout - 5" OK?

I replaced my old Nicro with this one. About half the price and much better reviews. It's still going strong.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-01-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By nccouple
Re: Lets Talk Radar Mounts.

Looks like this is the way to go. Great idea of adding a hoist mount also, we need one. I do have access to scrap aluminum and a good fab shop. Time to go take some measurements.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-28-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,359
Posted By nccouple
Re: Which ones have ship wheel/helm and no tiller?

We went from a rl24 with a tiller to a Watkins 29 with a wheel. Actually I kinda miss the tiller. It's much simpler, no cables and such. Folds up out of the way for more cockpit space. The wheel I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 14,136
Posted By nccouple
Re: Worst Sailboats Ever!

I'm keeping tabs. We've got McGregor, Hunter and 1 your mama.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By nccouple
Re: Shore power receptacle

There is a common saying among electricians. Black on brass save your a**. If you install a new female plug, you should see a brass, green and a clear or silver insert for your wires. Black wire to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By nccouple
Re: Stuck Impeller

Dremel tool, cut a grove in it and pop it with a small hammer and chisel. Butane torch would do the trick also but might catch your boat on fire when the rubber takes off, so ignore the last idea. ...
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