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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-13-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 5,406
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Re: Kitchen equipment.

Re: pressure cookers, here's the one i got

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GSI...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-11-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Re: Best readily available soap

Seconded on dr bronners castille soap. It works supernaturally well on cleaning gelcoat stains and baked-on grease. I use it for hands, dishes, body, hair, deck, cabin sole. Foaming dispensers and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-11-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 5,406
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Re: Kitchen equipment.

I'm a liveaboard on a 30, 3rd year.
I use

Magma nesting nonstick set - i started with a stainless set, broke down and got a teflon saute pan, thank god for teflon
Camping pressure cooker - use...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 5,023
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Re: Evironmentally-friendly hand/dish soap

I got dr bronners castille soap and have been transitioning to use it for hands, dishes, hair, body, deck, cabin sole, etc. It's supposedly free of phosphates and surfactants, and I'm impressed with...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-16-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 4,764
Posted By nailbunnySPU
What I wish I knew when I moved on was how...

What I wish I knew when I moved on was how unsuited my boat was for running 2-3 space heaters. I've overloaded my 30a connection, heated up and melted the shore power cable where it plugs in the...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-16-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,911
Posted By nailbunnySPU
For us working stiffs, Stafford at JC Pennys has...

For us working stiffs, Stafford at JC Pennys has excellent mens shirts and pants. You can get a good high poly % no-iron shirt and pants with a good cut, good durability, easy on wallet.

I had a...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-16-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,151
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Agreed that corelle is good, glass is good. I buy...

Agreed that corelle is good, glass is good. I buy glassware they sell individually at wal mart, so I can easily buy replacements as they break.

Plates and bowls are easy to keep, nonskid has been...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-14-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,405
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Necessity is a strong word, i lived for a year...

Necessity is a strong word, i lived for a year without a fridge. Dry beans, rice, quinoa, noodles, flour, veg oil, eggs for some time, cheese for some time, fresh veg and meat on the day its bought....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-07-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 11,702
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Casting a vote of confidence for my 8' porta...

Casting a vote of confidence for my 8' porta bote. I think it can be summed up as, "the hull's so cool, it doesn't matter the rest is flimsy"

Used an RSS feed on ebay and craigslist to find one at...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-30-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,405
Posted By nailbunnySPU
I'm another youngster who's been at this in a 30...

I'm another youngster who's been at this in a 30 foot boat for a year. There is great truth in the statement that a dorm room is training for a liveaboard. Anyway here are some points of...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-14-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,201
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Creedence, I envy you. I hope you have an...

Creedence, I envy you.

I hope you have an inkling how lucky you are to marry a woman who's too free-spirited to only want to keep up with the joneses, what's more, she likes boats apparently, and...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-14-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,533
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Got it! Hooray!

Got it! Hooray!
Forum: Living Aboard   04-07-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 15,282
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Really it's quite simple. 1. read posts in this...

Really it's quite simple.
1. read posts in this forum until you know everything
2. start selling your crap
3. get financing or cash for a boat + survey + sea trial + slip
4. find a good marina...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-25-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 10,523
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Damn. I'd have never have thought to look at bass...

Damn. I'd have never have thought to look at bass pro for something cheap. Is it the same hammock bliss hammock?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By nailbunnySPU
No sweat, I'm only interested if you can't go. I...

No sweat, I'm only interested if you can't go. I don't want a nemesis out on the open sea.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-22-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By nailbunnySPU
If Ben's "maybe" turns into a "no", I'm see if I...

If Ben's "maybe" turns into a "no", I'm see if I can swing it. I'll email you telling you how great I am.
Forum: Living Aboard   03-21-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 6,356
Posted By nailbunnySPU
I ended up selling my htib as the speakers were a...

I ended up selling my htib as the speakers were a hair too large, woofer was ridiculously too large, price was right. That energy set looks tight, but of course the question is, how small is it? Is...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-17-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,860
Posted By nailbunnySPU
A key difference between house living and boat...

A key difference between house living and boat living is, you have a boat.

Living on a house, you need to pay for a boat to sail.
Living on a boat, you have a boat.

If you're going to be...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-17-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,860
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Can't say. They're common in newports. I'm not...

Can't say. They're common in newports. I'm not sure they're not ball valves, in some places they're called such.
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/newport/38484-newport-27-thru-hulls-gate-valves.html
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-16-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 7,281
Posted By nailbunnySPU
I'll concede that it's romantic. Very...

I'll concede that it's romantic. Very understandably, this is a controversial subject and offensive to the majority of religions and cultures. Pity those who come to see pain where this an option,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Sailing Alone Around the World is the title and I...

Sailing Alone Around the World is the title and I highly recommend it as well. He was the first man ever to do as the title suggests, and had a great time of it over 3 years, as a writer with a book...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 7,281
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Some chick I just met asked me if i was planning...

Some chick I just met asked me if i was planning on living aboard forever.
"what," says i, "like the highlander?"

Morbid as the thought may be, I'm not sure i prefer giving up the ghost in a...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-15-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,860
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Actually I live on a 1987 newport 30 mkIII. ...

Actually I live on a 1987 newport 30 mkIII.

Pros
-6'4" headroom
-propane oven/stove
-shower in head (may need water pump + heater)
-16 hp universal diesel (mine, anyway)
-hull liner. very few...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-08-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,860
Posted By nailbunnySPU
Boats from the 70s don't have the blister...

Boats from the 70s don't have the blister problems that 80s boats have. That said, with a newer boat all systems are new.

I live on a 30, similar to a catalina 30 or so I've heard. The surveyor...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-04-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 10,523
Posted By nailbunnySPU
I get my milk powder in boxes with easy pour...

I get my milk powder in boxes with easy pour spouts, from the market of Wal. It provides more reliable protocol for delivery without the necessity of packet switching.
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