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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-09-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By jb2of3
Beta Blockers etc. shipping from VA

While I have nothing to add to the dead horse issue of illegals. Has anyone had any dealings with the VA sending medications to foreign ports of call. Or are the mail-services that forward mail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By jb2of3
Swinging Boom, How do you stop it????

I will side with Koko on this one. And give you another thought from those of us who have experienced both the embarrassements and successes of sailing. Some of the people I depend on the most over...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By jb2of3
Can someone identify this thing?

I agree with the previous post. It looks like a "dog". Not being familiar with the Oday, or the length, strength or other metrics the possible applications are speculative at best. I have seen people...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 1,984
Posted By jb2of3
Topside temperature vs. color

I have noticed differences in color absoption rates only generally, not with any deck applications. I was doing research in nonskid and there is a product called durabak 18 it comes in various...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-05-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 1,984
Posted By jb2of3
Topside temperature vs. color

While I take it for granted that the lighter the paint the more reflection, less absorbsion therefore less heat. Does anyone know from experience how much of a deviation from white is possible if the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By jb2of3
Yanmar YSE(?) 8 overhauled 6 year

No fax for the originator of the post. If you send e-mail with your address in it I will gladly send postage and beer or liquor money for your efforts. JB2of3@yahoo.com
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By jb2of3
Trucking 26ft Florida to Seattle

Would love to do that. Did I forget to mention the fixed keel, I guess I could remove it. From what I understand though, her beam at 9.6 is in the range of a wide load.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By jb2of3
Trucking 26ft Florida to Seattle

Looking at this boggles my brain. I cannot think of an alternative. Looking at 10 years in Seattle. Can''t live that long without her.Thoughts, ideas, time of year best?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By jb2of3
Yanmar YSE(?) 8 overhauled 6 year

Yanmar YSE (?) 8 overhauled some 6 years ago, but never cranked. All other info unknown to me. Req advise on getting air out of the fuel lines, pump, injectors and retorqueing (?) foot pounds, on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 2,217
Posted By jb2of3
Anchor Chain vs Dog Wire

If this is really stupid or will cost me sleep please advise. I am not thinned skinned.

The Dog wire (runner cables) seem to address the concern of having rope and coral clashes that leave one...
Forum: herSailNet   04-24-2003
Replies: 16
Views: 4,544
Posted By jb2of3
Looks - detriment or asset?

It has been my experience that those who want to sail and are physically and mentally capable of it "will find a way or make one"

Many of us can write books about social interactions and yet after...
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