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Search: Posts Made By: geehaw
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By geehaw
Re: Do you think this stuff could be useful in marine applications.

;I tried the Rustoleum on a pair of cloves it almost immediately wore off the palms and fingers. It does add a white sheen to what you put it on. It was kinda cool putting the cloves under water and...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By geehaw
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

I get frozen herring from sportsman warehouse usually. Or t the place that sets up the charters. Cheaper there but usually closed when I get there and head out.

Yes you attach the herring right...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-27-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By geehaw
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

Well I have not had luck with Halibut but have caught yellow eyes and ling cod and tons of Silver salmon and Pink salmon. When I fish for Halibut I just jig with a squid jig with a herring attach. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-19-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Posted By geehaw
Re: Trailer light genius needed

Your problem is very indicative of a bad ground. If you have jumper cables use them to make a ground and see if your problem goes away. If they are long enough to go from the ground on the vehicle to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By geehaw
ST 1000 Problem Again

My St 1000 went crazy Again. With less then 10 hours since last repaired by Raymarine. And it had about 10 hours or less on it when it was repaired the year before. So now I have $500.00 in repairs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,859
Posted By geehaw
Re: raymarine service sucks

I have used my st 1000 for two seasons and it never made it thru a full season. When I got it back the first time it didn't work correctly. It would hold a heading but that was it the built in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2013
Replies: 190
Views: 14,235
Posted By geehaw
Re: My Horror Story

Well the way I see it you made 2 mistakes. 1) lack of planning and 2) lack of knowledge of your boats performance in certain conditions. Now the second one you gained a whole lot of knowledge in. So...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By geehaw
Re: Wire my Garage like a Boat?

DC is not necessarily safer then AC. It's one of the reasons Edison's AC push won over Tesla's DC push for power back in it's infancy. Sure if you are just using low voltage wiring and lights it is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6,362
Posted By geehaw
Re: How many insure their boat with only liability insurance?

It was only $15 a year to cover my boat and trailer for $8000. I wasn't going to get full coverage but for $15 I couldn't pass it up. They said book value was only $3200 for my boat but still gave me...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By geehaw
Re: Another wanna be

Keep the water on the outside and the wind in your sails. Welcome
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,109
Posted By geehaw
Re: Spinnaker Pole Rigging

Ok will do Faster if I ever decide to fly it. Hard to believe you would bend that pole but why chance it since they want all 3 legs for a new one. Greg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,109
Posted By geehaw
Re: Spinnaker Pole Rigging

Ok so after getting all these responses I decided to trudge through the snow and take another look at my pole in the shed. And I see I have a pad-eye in the center, and if the hooks go up then it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,109
Posted By geehaw
Re: Spinnaker Pole Rigging

I wonder if maybe forward guy leads are what he used. I have a U-Bolt on the starboard side just forward of the shrouds, and a port-side one half way between shrouds and bow. I removed the starboard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,109
Posted By geehaw
Spinnaker Pole Rigging

Well please forgive me for not using all the correct terminology. So never used a spinnaker yet. I have one,told it looked like it never was used by PO who never used it. I never have taken it out of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By geehaw
Re: Ultimate replacement for balso, corecel etc

As shown here it might still have possibilities?
Strong, Machinable Aerogels Now Commercially Available - YouTube (!)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By geehaw
Re: solar panel

70% off and still $90.00? Way to much.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,518
Posted By geehaw
Re: my boat dances on a ball

I heard a snubber line run from rode to a mid cleat can be used to pull the pull the boat askew a little and help stop it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By geehaw
Re: After Doing this.......

Ok, I corrected my grammar, I hope, Language was always my worst subject.

I bought the foam from "The Foam Factory". I bought the firm stuff. Might be a bit to firm,but the old was to soft.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By geehaw
After Doing this.......

I put the cushions, that I spent the winter making, into the boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-30-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,985
Posted By geehaw
Re: I think I have found what I want

Well I bought a 76 3 years ago for $10,000 with a trailer. It was in good shape the trailer newer and I live where not many sailboat available. This one looks in better shape than mine was. So baring...
Forum: Provisioning 01-19-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By geehaw
Re: The lonely Avacodo...

Tried them once,immediately heaved and almost threw-up. How anyone can eat them is beyond me.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,388
Posted By geehaw
Re: Admiral needs warm sailing boots

"Extra Tuff" insulated rubber boots. Xtratuf Footwear ( We call them Break-up boots here.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By geehaw
Re: what glue for attaching foam insulation to the cabin interior?

I think you will find that the spray adhesives eats the insulation. Have been thinking about this myself. I was thinking water-base contact cement or just foam board adhesive. I don't see anything...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By geehaw
Re: Enlarging hole in hull

If you don't want to use a dremel then a block of wood would be best. But a good way of doing this is take the 1 1/8th hole saw and drill a plug out of a block of wood. When you remove the piece from...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-21-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By geehaw
Re: A penny for your thoughts

Well I think you need to not give up so easily. First off you are already live in one of the most ,interested in, cruising areas in the world. But you have to think maybe a bit bigger. I live in...
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