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Search: Posts Made By: SaltyHog
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: So you call that a mast repair??

Mast sections can certainly be welded. The spreader bases on Isomat masts are aluminum castings that are welded to the mast. That's right in the middle of the mast section. If the patch was done...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-04-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Can You Recommend a Boat Surveyor in Rock Hall MD?

Peter Hartoft (http://www.hartoftmarinesurvey.com/index.html) will come over from Annapolis. He did a good job when I bought my boat. Remember though, no surveyor will see or catch everything. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-30-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,227
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Two too extremes! TaShing v Jeanneau

Too easy. The Baba is a beautiful but high maintenance (inappropriate language removed) . As everyone knows, for every drop dead gorgeous babe, there's a guy who's "sick of her $hit". Still, I'd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 5,881
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Monel rivets

Monel Rivets (http://www.bosunbobs.com/en/Holt-Monel-Metal-Rivets/m-316.aspx?gclid=COfa04Pj6bgCFTFo7Aod2V0A4g&utm_source=google&utm_medium=shopping&utm_campaign=UnitedStates)

Hope it helps!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Where to retire?

Oh yeah. The Chesapeake is TERRIBLE!!! Don't come here. Stay away because it's awful. Nothing but bad weather ever and the bugs are so bad you can hardly breath without inhaling a few. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Where to retire?

St. Johns or St John? Two *very* different places. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 15,314
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Bottom paint: Micron Extra/CSC, Pettit Ultima SR-40/SR-60

Glad that it's working for you. This is the same recipe I plan to follow. I bit scary mixing products from different manufactures, but this seems to be the best logical approach. Thanks for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 15,314
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Bottom paint: Micron Extra/CSC, Pettit Ultima SR-40/SR-60

Main: It was your posts specifically that prompted me to ask both Interlux and Pettit about whether it was better to hot coat the barrier coat with a non-slime inhibitor paint. Both said it's fine....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 15,314
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Bottom paint: Micron Extra/CSC, Pettit Ultima SR-40/SR-60

4arch : You are right! I just checked and I guess I had a brain fart. The requirement for tack free for the SR60 was for the 6999 Sandless Primer. The Pettit Protect epoxy primer has times to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 15,314
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Bottom paint: Micron Extra/CSC, Pettit Ultima SR-40/SR-60

Has anyone applied Pettit Ultima SR-60 hot-coated over Interprotect 2000? I had my bottom peeled and a new vinylester layup applied. My fiberglass guy is recommending Interprotect and I want to use...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: In regards to Lightning

For what sailing hardware costs, you'd think it *WAS* platinum.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: In regards to Lightning

I was thinking that might be the case. Getting a very low resistance path from the terminal tip to the mast might be a bit of a challenge. I suppose I could have an aluminum rod welded to the mast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: In regards to Lightning

Yes - it IS just a rod. I'm not asking about the entire system. The air terminal as described is a rod extending at least 6" above anything else on the masthead. Top should be rounded per recent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: In regards to Lightning

Does an air terminal like the one in the photo have a adverse effect on the performance of the VHF or WIFI antennas? If so how much and is there a preferred method of staggering things to minimize...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-09-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Beta Marine BD722 Tach kicks in after I enable extractor fan!

It's likely that the alternator is providing the (RPM) signal to the tach. If your batteries are all charged up and there is no other load on the alternator, the alternator regulator removes the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By SaltyHog
Re: Diesel Maintenance and Repair Classes ?

Although I have don't have personal experience with Mack Boring, I've heard it's a good class if you have a Yanmar.
I did take the diesel classes from "The Annapolis School of Seamanship". The...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,320
Posted By SaltyHog
As mentioned, a tall standing room measurement...

As mentioned, a tall standing room measurement will have (mostly bad) effects on other things on a boat less than ~40 Ft. High freeboard, high cabin top, etc. will be things to consider. I'm 6' and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,300
Posted By SaltyHog
I have 2 Mariner furling units on my Bayfield 32...

I have 2 Mariner furling units on my Bayfield 32 (cutter). They work well if maintained. Everything can be dissembled, cleaned, and lubricated. I just use boat trailer wheel bearing grease. I can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,746
Posted By SaltyHog
Thanks Maine Sail! When replacing the hose (with...

Thanks Maine Sail! When replacing the hose (with the proper hose), should I use a sealant between the hose and stuffing-box / log? When I removed the hose on my rudder shaft stuffing box, there...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,412
Posted By SaltyHog
We hadn't done all that much sailing before we...

We hadn't done all that much sailing before we pulled her to do some major refit / overhauling. I can tell you she handles well in wind and chop. Very stiff. No bad habits beyond reverse under...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,412
Posted By SaltyHog
We bought an '81 B32 as our first sailboat about...

We bought an '81 B32 as our first sailboat about a year ago. They are beautiful boats if you like that traditional look (and we do). You either like Gozzard's designs or you don't. We got a pretty...
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