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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-27-2010
Replies: 233
Views: 52,185
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Thank Heavens people neglect boats

That's allowed me to buy a 1981 30' TMI for under eight grand (2 years ago). We also know there are even better deals around. Courtesy of the economy, I'm sure had I waited she would have come my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 8,840
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Where to Live in Florida, try St Augustine

Not cheapest place but sensible prices, quaint pretty town, good hurricane history, good schooling and beaches.

Cheers Chris
Forum: Lake Michigan   01-26-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,149
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Reference Muskegon

Torresen just built new shower?bathroom facilities, and they are nice, also general toilets are now upgraded. Still an inexpensiv eplace to be as well

Good Luck
Chris Calderbank
Forum: Boat Reviews   10-21-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,594
Posted By chrisnewtimes
RE the TMI 30 and Ticons 30's

I have one (TMI 30)
currently doing it up, it's no worse built than a good many of that era, and a whole lot better than a good many as well. Anythin I can hel you with and give me a shout. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-20-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 8,017
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Re Tmi 30'

Hi my name is Chris, just bought a run down TMI 30 a year ago and I'm in the middle of doing her up, so maybe we should collaborate a lot on things that might be of help to each other.
I'm on Lake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Aside from the vagaries of 5200 (which I agree...

Aside from the vagaries of 5200 (which I agree with Sailingdog about) Have you decided what deck paint your using? I'm currently ding the same job as yourself but have not decided on a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Thanks Lucas, I looked for 2 hours and didn't...

Thanks Lucas, I looked for 2 hours and didn't find that PDF file, and yes this is the very winch and it's all clean and ready to re-install, thaks for you help
yours aye and
Regards Chrsi
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Yes it's earlier than 1983, you have to remove it...

Yes it's earlier than 1983, you have to remove it from the boat to remove the lower circlips, and you have to beat the lower pin out from the top, in order to remove it. it has slight splining on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By chrisnewtimes
wonder if this is an earlier winch, there is no...

wonder if this is an earlier winch, there is no "T" head on the lower gear retaining pin. No screw in the top for the removal of the upper needle bearings, the central shaft is held in place with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Lewmar 40 standard winch circa early 80's

I'm hoping someone out there can tell me how to remove the pin holding in the lower gears.
I just don't want to pound on the stainless pin, until I know for sure that's what I should do, (up or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 7,772
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Cruising Direct sails and

Thank you everyone for your input to-date.
I shall be ordering a sail from them and I will keep you updated with some of my findings,your answers have raised some interesting points of discussion...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 7,772
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Question Anyone used "CRUISING DIRECT SAILS"?

I have received a quote from them whci is cheaper than the one I received from there supposeed parent company "North Sails"

Do any members have any knowlwdge of this organization, do North own...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-11-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,896
Posted By chrisnewtimes
The more time you spend working on your boat the...

The more time you spend working on your boat the better you get to know her. When you are out in a seaway and weather is getting bad and going to get worse..............you can start to do some...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-11-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,016
Posted By chrisnewtimes
The lady in his life needed more spacefor ...

The lady in his life needed more spacefor "STUFF"........

yours Aye

Chris
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-11-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 9,577
Posted By chrisnewtimes
No I ment the Hobie Wave, I can't post the web...

No I ment the Hobie Wave, I can't post the web site yetbut it's still made, it's polyprop, and very big now in the watersport of the world, so much better than the old Sunfish
Yours Aye
Chris
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-11-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 5,806
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Ref TMI/Ticon 30, Halsey Herreshoff design seems

well built and overall a nice boat. Thank you for your reply. I have a surveyor getting onboard on Thursday. Perhaps you might have an answer to some questions

Do you know what commodity makes...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 9,389
Posted By chrisnewtimes
the problems can be numerous, water intrusion...

the problems can be numerous, water intrusion sets up internal corrosion........problem.
bad build and flaking and other nasty things happen.
this one looks like a BRICK BUILT SH.... HOUSE, not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 9,577
Posted By chrisnewtimes
I wss in the watersports business int the islands...

I wss in the watersports business int the islands for about 5 years,
stay away from the Snark...........very vulnerable to breakage.
Poly will last for long time, look for brittle topsides, give...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,896
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Write down the jobs, calculate time, calculate...

Write down the jobs, calculate time, calculate yard cost, calulate your do-it yourself costs, and be honest with yourself, willyou enoy doing it yourself because you can and you want to with each...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,016
Posted By chrisnewtimes
freind of mine had one, he bought my boat from me...

freind of mine had one, he bought my boat from me (a 26'Samphire) and sold his prettier boat...........his reason, he had too little space, but he said she sailed perfectly.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 3,866
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Wow what a nice looking yacht, all I have is the...

Wow what a nice looking yacht, all I have is the $9500.00 to spend so your just a tad bit ahead of me with the other hundred thou. but she looks worth it
regards Chris
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 5,806
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Purchasing a TMI30 (ticon 30) need

other owners/previous owners input if any available before completing the
deal. this one is neglected and very run down, but it looks like some money and some hand labour will bring her back to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-07-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,631
Posted By chrisnewtimes
Irwin 31 information please?

I'm also trying to track down Irwin 31 owners, so I can have some feed back.
I'm definitely looking to buy a particular boat at this time. a 1983 version, so if anyone has knowledge of sites,...
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