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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-18-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,194
Posted By JamesG123
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Living Aboard   03-07-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By JamesG123
Maybe the landlord DOES lurk here...

Maybe the landlord DOES lurk here...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,032
Posted By JamesG123
Yeah, pretty much. Acrylic left exposed to...

Yeah, pretty much. Acrylic left exposed to sunlight should be considered a consumable item that will need periodic replacement.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,032
Posted By JamesG123
Clouding, and yellow hazing esp. around the...

Clouding, and yellow hazing esp. around the edges, is UV damage. Scratches and 'crazing' are physical scratches like from salt. Scratches accelerate the UV degradation because they open up more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,032
Posted By JamesG123
Its the UV radiation breaking down the plastic....

Its the UV radiation breaking down the plastic. No matter what you do to resurface them, the haze will continue to come back.

I think there are spray on products that promise to block UV on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,194
Posted By JamesG123
What about condesate watermakers? Not old steam...

What about condesate watermakers? Not old steam water makers, but machines that chill air below the dew point to pull its moisture. Just a representative of the COTS products...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By JamesG123
Hello from Afghanistan

Yeah. LOL!

Finishing up a deployment and looking forward to wind and water instead of desert and mountains.

During my first deployment to Iraq, I found a copy of a sailing magazine and really...
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By JamesG123
What's wrong with Florida? It won't be cold for...

What's wrong with Florida? It won't be cold for long. And you can buy a sailing dinghy for the cost of the trip to Rio.
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