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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-28-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 4,512
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Your Onboard Coffee Fix

I almost didn't post a like for your post, but heck, allowances must be made for those who are not actually advocating murder I suppose... maybe.
Forum: Living Aboard   09-28-2015
Replies: 516
Views: 45,069
Posted By oldfurr
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

For one big assed thing in the matter of a simpler life afloat is dealing with unpleasant or dangerous neighbors, the simplicity can be immense for the low-income/outgo anchor-out/liveaboard who is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-21-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,780
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Interior cushion material choices

Alan, sorry I have never worked with the material myself, just looked into it a little after reading about the carbon fiber types used in some race car structural tubs some time ago and was impressed...
Forum: Diesel   08-20-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Remove the old inboard or keep it in?

This is exactly how I replaced a large section of fried wiring in an old Bronco II about 30-40 wires going through that part of the frame if I recall correctly, time consuming and much harder to see...
Forum: Diesel   08-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By oldfurr
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-18-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,780
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Interior cushion material choices

Alen, regarding lighter weight table/berth material you might find useful ideas in the honeycomb core panels if you haven't looked into them yet, they range from "plywood" types to the more commonly...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By oldfurr
Re: No Solenoid box, now what?

FWIW you can find a whole lot of relevant info for this sort of thing by cruising (and following the darn links in) some of the off-road truck enthusiast websites, MANY MANY people doing all sorts of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By oldfurr
Re: POR15 keel paint failure

Just gonna drop this here, I have no real world experience with it but believe it can be very useful for rusted engines-keels-whatever due to reports from hot-rod/classic car builders who I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-26-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,428
Posted By oldfurr
Re: volvo engine vs yanmar engine

answer to question actually askedevgeni22
Where you are located and where you intend on using the boat and if you are looking at the pros & cons of engines already installed or new building or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-23-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,590
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Looking for a boat of live aboard

As you seem to have internet access here are a few examples of the many types of places you might look online for boats in your area:
Boats for Sale - New and Used Boats and Yachts - YachtWorld.com...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   06-19-2015
Replies: 2,553
Views: 115,924
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

I ( obviously ) occasionally go off half-cocked & 1/4 baked. I realize moderation is a challenge even if I have no real grasp of it and my putting my ignorant oar in was not helpful and I regret...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-18-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 6,111
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Marine Head Suggestions for long term cruising

Actually the standard is a Whale type diaphragm hand pump, but you can opt for the electric pump setup.
Lavac Marine Toilets - Pumps (http://www.lavac.com/pumps.htm)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-10-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 6,111
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Marine Head Suggestions for long term cruising

I think you should look at the LaVac popular, no electric pumps needed and easy rigging for overboard discharge from your holding tank or directly from the head ( see installation diagrams #3 & #4 in...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-31-2015
Replies: 2,553
Views: 115,924
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Yeah I went too far in the end of my post and have removed the overblown comparison at the end. My firing random shots into it is pretty crappy & not useful. Appologies to all.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By oldfurr
Re: We don't need no stinking GPS!

shopgoodwill.com - Welcome (http://www.shopgoodwill.com/)

dispose of here.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,612
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Crisis! Head is clogged!

BUMP> Solitary T, other posts have me wondering about this sort of thing, what happened here as a solution for you?
Thank you.
oldfurr
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-31-2015
Replies: 2,553
Views: 115,924
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

If I was a moderator here with programing skills I would make both BOB P. and B.S. unable to view one another's posts, and throw Smacky in there too just because he appears to enjoy aggravating those...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,809
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

I have not learned sufficient competence to comment on the original question yet. I am very concerned about the two liquid hoses I see pinched and/or out of the hose raceway cut into the compressor...
Forum: Diesel   05-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Should I dump my fuel?

With your time constraints for when you want to do the big tank clean-out and needing to get hours on the engine to see what might break before your warranty expires have you considered just sealing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,372
Posted By oldfurr
Re: What do I need to enter Mexico by sailboat from Key West, FL?

Regarding getting USCG documentation for a recreational boat as of 5/08/2015 they are processing the initial (first time) applications submitted on 02/13/2015 so for the OP's timeline, nope on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Waterproof Epoxy?

Looks like Splash Zone is specifically recommended for application in the water according to what I found at Pettit paint, "It can be applied in or out of water to repair boat hulls, buoys, seawalls,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,046
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Growing tired of cold water dripping on me

When trying to come up with a solution for a similar problem in the same conditions & construction materials I came up with but never implemented the following: 1) spray-in closed cell foam...
Forum: Diesel   11-30-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Timray engines

If you had any doubt about the meaning or intent of Dog Ship's comment saying bless their hearts: Urban Dictionary: Bless your heart (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Bless+your+heart) ...
Forum: Electrical Systems   11-30-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Tidy electrical wiring

If you can spare the time to sort through it and have the interest this Cable Porn; The Art of Tidy Data Centers (http://www.reddit.com/r/cableporn) while mostly low voltage oriented has massive...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-18-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By oldfurr
Re: Something to Watch for New Battery Technology

PDF link to the article if you are interested. I Will be very interested in seeing if this can be commercialized in the next few years, it sounds like a lot of potential there.

An Inexpensive...
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