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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2004
Replies: 6
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2004
Replies: 19
Views: 7,374
Posted By sailorman10
Boat Transport - 30ft sailboat

I own a 30'' Helms that needed to be moved from Ft Worth Tx to Whitney Texas, about 100 miles south. Quotes to move the boat were around 3000 dollars and would not allow any time for bottom painting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By sailorman10
chain splicing

After a little experimentation, I worked out the splicing process adequately enough. I wove the strands thru each link for about a foot and then turned and wove back thru the links to the chain end....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By sailorman10
chain splicing

The splice on New England Ropes site is for an single link splice in the last link. I can do this splice with no problems however, What I am looking for is illustration or description of a splice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By sailorman10
chain splicing

That is the setup I am using now. However, I am installing a deckpipe to store the rode below decks instead of in a canvas bag. The thimble setup will not pass thru the pipe.

Randy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 4,096
Posted By sailorman10
Describe Sailing

I would have to agree with kokopelli9. This elequent dissertation describes my feelings to a tee.
Randy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 4,096
Posted By sailorman10
Describe Sailing

I would have to agree with kokopelli9. This elequent dissertation describes my feelings to a tee.
Randy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By sailorman10
chain splicing

Ok, I have exhausted my search capabilities on the internet and realized I would have to turn to the real experts. I need to splice my 3 strand nylon rode onto a length of chain for the anchor. I...
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