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Search: Posts Made By: JT1019
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,066
Posted By JT1019
A couple of thoughts come to mind. You don’t need...

A couple of thoughts come to mind. You don’t need to be rescued until you have to step up from your ship to get into a liferaft. Yes there are some exceptions to this but 99% of the time if the ship...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-27-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,128
Posted By JT1019
I have teak decks on my Belliure, they are a...

I have teak decks on my Belliure, they are a treasure and the bane of my existence. Some of the mistakes I have made in the past have taught me valuable lessons I should share as they apply to all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By JT1019
Hey Justified, what do you sail out of Old...

Hey Justified, what do you sail out of Old Saybrook? I'm at Brewers in Deep River.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By JT1019
Pick up the largest dehumidifier you can afford...

Pick up the largest dehumidifier you can afford and set it up inside the boat. Open all lockers, doors and compartments with exposure to the hull and let her run. Make sure to close off any vents...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,789
Posted By JT1019
I don’t know why but I feel the need to opine on...

I don’t know why but I feel the need to opine on this subject. I don’t own a Hinckley, I never will. Not because some say they are slow, not because of the upkeep, not even the cost would deter me…I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By JT1019
I keep a large carabineer onboard for just such...

I keep a large carabineer onboard for just such an occasion. It is a large D style with a lock on it. I clip to the mooring pennant then to two dock line eyes creating a bridal to my boat. The...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-28-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By JT1019
I would add a 4th winch to build something like...

I would add a 4th winch to build something like this....
Winch 1 (outboard to port) – port jib halyard, port spinnaker halyard, main toping lift/bkup halyard
Winch 2 (inboard to port) – single line...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By JT1019
Sometimes it’s just too easy, this is one of...

Sometimes it’s just too easy, this is one of those times…
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,390
Posted By JT1019
No I missed your birthday party but I was...

No I missed your birthday party but I was describing every relationship I have ever been in!

I always play nice…well usually always...I do most of the time…ok never mind then.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-31-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By JT1019
Euro Marine Trading in Newport RI has some really...

Euro Marine Trading in Newport RI has some really nice LED spreader lights that are not only powerful but use little power.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,390
Posted By JT1019
Lets be honest here, chances are the boat is...

Lets be honest here, chances are the boat is trash. She is laying in a salty, muddy and hot pool of water. She is semi submerged and sinking quickly. She may or may not have been struck by other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By JT1019
If you need a 7" stay I can make one out of some...

If you need a 7" stay I can make one out of some extras I have laying around and send it to you...no big deal. PM me your info and the exact size and I will make one this weekend and mail it to you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,390
Posted By JT1019
Wow, this thread has gone to hell in a hand...

Wow, this thread has gone to hell in a hand basket....

Can't we all get along and have civilized debates without throwing mud? Christ, the reason I came to SailNet was for the MATURITY of it’s...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By JT1019
I think you want to use a good line like AMSeteel...

I think you want to use a good line like AMSeteel from Samson. It’s much stronger than stainless and won’t stretch. Good low cost solution.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By JT1019
Don’t remove your vang, you need it! I would...

Don’t remove your vang, you need it! I would never sail a boat without one as they can spill air out of the sail and lighten the loads on the helm. Vangs do so much more but I’m not going to write...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By JT1019
This looks a bit dangerous as the plate on the...

This looks a bit dangerous as the plate on the bottom on the mast is clearly over loaded between the vang, Cunningham? and 2 reefing lines(looks like single line reefs running aft). To answer your...
Forum: herSailNet 07-29-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 3,873
Posted By JT1019
It could be hazardous to my well being if I opine...

It could be hazardous to my well being if I opine on any of this. Not that I’m married, engaged, or even dating anyone but I still fear some woman would see this.

Oh, I’m sure someone will ask why...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-28-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 7,572
Posted By JT1019
Oh man, that stinks! How much would it be to ship...

Oh man, that stinks! How much would it be to ship it to Connecticut?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-28-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By JT1019
Oh man, that stinks! How much would it be to...

Oh man, that stinks! How much would it be to ship it to Connecticut?
Forum: Racing 07-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By JT1019
I think the decision on headsail changes is based...

I think the decision on headsail changes is based on the use of the boat at the time. As an example if I’m racing I will keep my #1 up in winds over 20 knots but when I’m just playing around or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-20-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 8,632
Posted By JT1019
I was going to suggest getting a new...

I was going to suggest getting a new girlfriend/wife but since you already have a 2 year-old I guess you’re stuck. Go with the wine/margarita/liquor idea…might even get lucky too!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By JT1019
It is a Spinlock. Call Chuck at Sound Rigging in...

It is a Spinlock. Call Chuck at Sound Rigging in Essex CT, he has all the info on how to rebuild them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 3,489
Posted By JT1019
Ok, now I know something is REALLY wrong with...

Ok, now I know something is REALLY wrong with this story. In paragraph one deadman13 states “i found the boat on the 5th when i went back to get some junk. there was some of my stuff floating...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By JT1019
Gil has the skills and knows the products way...

Gil has the skills and knows the products way better than I do. I have complete confidence that he will get it done and it will come out better than the factory.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By JT1019
You should read through the rest of his postings,...

You should read through the rest of his postings, the guy is exceptionally detailed in his descriptions and always does a follow-up. I have learned a lot from his work! The ironic part is I...
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