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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,807
Posted By waterdog52
Me...about 50%/50% actually at the boat. But, I...

Me...about 50%/50% actually at the boat. But, I am almost always alone. I may get to the dock and be content to wash her, sit below eat lunch, listen to music and watch the show or I may be underway...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,152
Posted By waterdog52
Seems like i read an article in "Practical...

Seems like i read an article in "Practical Sailor" using plex in a retrofit. Maybe look on thier website.
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-06-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 3,748
Posted By waterdog52
oh yes......AC or DC rules are same in most...

oh yes......AC or DC rules are same in most cases, Pure resitive circuits such as heating or lighting loads or different from inductive load such as motor load.
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-06-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 3,748
Posted By waterdog52
Watts = the amount of work performed by an...

Watts = the amount of work performed by an electrical appliance.

Max rated amps = the burn point-the point when insulation fails and shorts and fire begins

The voltage of a circuit dictates...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-26-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By waterdog52
I have solar fan. It quit working. Condnesation...

I have solar fan. It quit working. Condnesation was noticable. replaced fan , cabin is dryer. Hard to say where to install. Need to be a flat surface, and get sun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By waterdog52
Battery.....the front half is probably held on to...

Battery.....the front half is probably held on to the back half with several soon to be lost screws.
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-20-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 11,145
Posted By waterdog52
I am so happy to be having coffee on the boat, I...

I am so happy to be having coffee on the boat, I enjoy instant.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 5,923
Posted By waterdog52
I also am in a service oriented buisness....

I also am in a service oriented buisness. Projects which do not go as qouted are probably a result of inexperince on the part of service provider. I have under estimated time myself. I have ate...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By waterdog52
I have perfomed a great deal of work outside my...

I have perfomed a great deal of work outside my primary trade when i was hungry, as well. I usually would charge about 80% of what the job was worth understanding the length of time to perform the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2011
Replies: 162
Views: 15,828
Posted By waterdog52
58.5 years.....like most guys who work for their...

58.5 years.....like most guys who work for their pay. Knees well worn. Hands have very little feeling. Ticker good. Head full of weighted opinions.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By waterdog52
Even when the weather is too cold or time is to...

Even when the weather is too cold or time is to short. I just have to go to the dock, check her lines and riggings, sit in the cabin and listen to water splash. I can plan the next waxing. I can plan...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 12,446
Posted By waterdog52
Morning Light by Roy Disney

Morning Light by Roy Disney
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,084
Posted By waterdog52
If you are a tech kinda person, you will like it....

If you are a tech kinda person, you will like it. It is written from technical point of view. Their test simulate usage. The simulation may not be your application, but the test allow you to judge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,755
Posted By waterdog52
Merc 8, 2 stroke, on a Hunter 23. 2/3 thottle...

Merc 8, 2 stroke, on a Hunter 23. 2/3 thottle all she needs. A bit heavy for the aft, but plenty of power in heavy weather.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-19-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,105
Posted By waterdog52
I use the tails and windex to fine tune the feel.

I use the tails and windex to fine tune the feel.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,376
Posted By waterdog52
Lookng at the photo closer the leading portion of...

Lookng at the photo closer the leading portion of the keel has taken some wear as well. Could being forced sailed lightly grounded on a sandy bottom cause this sweep? Assuming one is pleasure...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-15-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 4,356
Posted By waterdog52
Could be looking for a way to to back door some...

Could be looking for a way to to back door some fraudulant credit card numbers.
If I were reply via email it would be for a call back number. I have read several fraud alerts, looks like a scam to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,376
Posted By waterdog52
No expert, but do not look accidental. Have you...

No expert, but do not look accidental. Have you located photos from sisterboats or contacted manufacture?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-13-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By waterdog52
Choice...but it represents most consumers, I...

Choice...but it represents most consumers, I loved the " my sister's husband has a friend who knows someone...".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By waterdog52
Butt the lines a close as possible. I used 20...

Butt the lines a close as possible. I used 20 pound monofilament fishing line. Clove hitches and and over hand knots and mutliple passes buit a 60-80 pound splice. Tape as need with good duct tape or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By waterdog52
Laminate floor is not water friendly. Have it i...

Laminate floor is not water friendly. Have it i the kit and untilty room. Held up well till thewasher over flowed. It still has some life in it because we were home. But next time it sees water it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-10-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 3,514
Posted By waterdog52
[QUOTE=Freddyman;675438]If your fear of being...

[QUOTE=Freddyman;675438]If your fear of being sued keeps you from doing the right thing then the terrorists have won. :p[/QU

Good point, and with no large fonts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-10-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,639
Posted By waterdog52
I forgot the last portion of point number two....

I forgot the last portion of point number two. There are no bad questions. However, there are bad answers. Bad answers can often be identified by run-on sentences and random meaningless large fonts....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-09-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 3,514
Posted By waterdog52
That is good question. I would think short of...

That is good question. I would think short of boarding the boat anything you do would be ok. Boarding a boat of an unknown owner, could be as risky as entering a strangers back yard.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,156
Posted By waterdog52
Having done more than my share of painting...

Having done more than my share of painting Sandusky is on course.
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