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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Hours Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Squatters at dock!?

Maybe sell it for a Viking funeral?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   13 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 3,563
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Nice picture Greg. I was thinking two holders, aft with sunbrella covers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   15 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 3,563
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Propane Tank Mount

Tad late on this thread but I'll give it a go.
What is wrong with using fender holders to hold aluminum propane tanks?
It looks like the 6 and 10 pound tanks would fit in fender holders like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   16 Hours Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Squatters at dock!?

Midnight joy ride is looking better and better.
She wakes up, looks out her window, "OMG the boat is gone."
Calls owner and ask "Did you move your boat last night?"

Problem solved.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: How do I fix this damaged rudder?

I had a rudder break off. The break was right at the point the tube entered the rudder. The fix was to procure a stainless steel tube whose OD was the ID of the rudder tube. Welded the two tubes at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Squatters at dock!?

Somebody could come by one night and take the boat for a joy ride. hint hint.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: An extremely subjective guide to buying a boat in the Caribbean sight unseen

Bumfuzzles the second?

Good luck with your adventure. I've bookmarked your site and will be following.
Forum: Electrical Systems   2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: What is the right charger for my boat?

New chargers are around $400, 3 outputs, charging profiles, different battery chemistries, 110/220 VAC, and warranty.

Marine 16 - 25 Amp on Sale...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

That is what I envisioned. Instead of a cigarette plug I am using one of these:

500V 30A SP21 2 Cable Gland 2 Pins IP68 Connector Aviation Plug Waterproof Cap | eBay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

Thank you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

Yep, boats in the water, aft cabin.
Here is a link showing the new bimini. http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/206497-off-shelf-bimini.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

I am going to wire it into the house batteries. Maybe instead of the pad eye and link I'll knit up a net and tie that to the lashing. Practice my marlinespike skills.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

While I don't buy from Amazon here is a link the light Amazon.com: Sea Dog 400020-1 All Around Light: Automotive@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518x16RY5VL.@@AMEPARAM@@518x16RY5VL...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

I want to hang the anchor light off the back stay. Not really too fond of an anchor light on a pole. Thinking maybe the way to do it is to use the lashing method to form a loop to have something to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

What about plastic doohickeys clamped to stainless steel rigging? Yea I too gave some thought about clamping something to the back stay. Figured I would maybe coat it with some anti seize paste or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Need a doodad

Yep, that is the thingamajig I need. Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Captainmeme
Need a doodad

I want to add a snap hook to the back stay so I can attach an anchor light to it. So it would have to be a combination of a u-bolt that clamps to the stay and a snap hook that would hold the anchor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: This is why we can't have nice things...

Walmart has some heavy duty plastic tarps you could cut up to make slip covers for you cushions.
Forum: Electrical Systems   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: This could be incredibly stupid

How long has it been on the hard? Are the batteries dry? Have a fire extinguisher handy?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Captainmeme
low energy RO membranes

Digging around on the net I found this company, AMI membranes, that have an extra low energy brackish water RO membrane. Specs say 98% removal of salt at 100 PSI. Ocean water is around 35000 ppm so...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,883
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

Or just paint the interior. Quick, easy, clean and cheap.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,883
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

I would consider covering the walls and ceiling with automobile trunk material. Its a tight short weave, almost like felt, finer than asto turf. Use contact cement with alot of ventilation to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,883
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

"Ok, so the Hull paint, anti fowling paint,"

Maybe we can get some of this paint for our decks. You know, keep the bird poopers away. ;)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Bukh DV 48 Diesel, knocking, Please Help!!

Clogged exhaust elbow? Oil pressure low?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: What to do when conditions get really bad?

PFD on, boat buttoned up, clipped in, waterproof VHF attached, strobe light attached, reefed maybe even tied down.
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