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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By vabuckeye
Thanks for the info. The boat sounds very solid....

Thanks for the info. The boat sounds very solid. I am not looking for a racer or such. Just a stable family type boat. My wild days are behind me. A cold beer, fine cigar and lite winds are fine with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-09-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By vabuckeye
Thanks for posting the link. I should have done...

Thanks for posting the link. I should have done that.

Dog, I have actually looked at that boat as I like the thought of the training wheels. The marina I sail out of is in my neighborhood and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-08-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By vabuckeye
American 18

What are your thoughts on an American 18?

I am looking to sell my Hunter 22 and move down in boat size. I like the American 18. It is a very simplistic boat. I like the larger cockpit and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2010
Replies: 186
Views: 52,373
Posted By vabuckeye
I just ordered my flag and also made a donation. ...

I just ordered my flag and also made a donation.

Courtney has affected me more than anyone knows. I never had the pleasure of meeting her other than thru here on Sailnet. It was my loss.

I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 4,749
Posted By vabuckeye
Happy Birthday Fred and congrats on the new boat....

Happy Birthday Fred and congrats on the new boat.

Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2008
Replies: 233
Views: 52,177
Posted By vabuckeye
Someone obviously forgot to pull the plug out...

Someone obviously forgot to pull the plug out last time they were aboard. If his cockpit is clagged up like that, I wonder what the head is like? (don't answer that!)


My Hunter (I believe the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2008
Replies: 233
Views: 52,177
Posted By vabuckeye
Cool!! ...an in-built swimming pool. What a great...

Cool!! ...an in-built swimming pool. What a great idea!

I never thought of it like that. I figured that was only available on larger boats.

Practical, yet affordable.

I imagine with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 233
Views: 52,177
Posted By vabuckeye
I was sailing with sanctaurysam a couple of...

I was sailing with sanctaurysam a couple of saturdays ago and this is what was a few slips down from his boat.......

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee19/sailnet/SailingwithSam009.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By vabuckeye
Mine just loaded right away. No where near what...

Mine just loaded right away. No where near what we were dealing with a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By vabuckeye
Good Luck Fred!

Good Luck Fred!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,609
Posted By vabuckeye
The problems I see with this is the condensate,...

The problems I see with this is the condensate, blower, and the outdoor air requirements for the condenser.

The condensate drains off the evaporator coil and travels along the bottom pan and then...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2008
Replies: 84
Views: 4,825
Posted By vabuckeye
My thoughts also. I have lurked long enough to...

My thoughts also. I have lurked long enough to know who has knowledge and who likes to type. Never considered a persons rep points when I used thier advice.

I had 3 rep points with under 130...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By vabuckeye
Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing.

Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-26-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By vabuckeye
The battery was disconnected. I searched deeper...

The battery was disconnected. I searched deeper into the evinrude/johnson forum and found the same thing you all have stated. The output will be off if the battery is disconnected and it is not good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By vabuckeye
I checked it because I was curious to the output...

I checked it because I was curious to the output as I have never had an outboard with a charging system. I felt I should know what I was hooking to the battery. Also wanted to make sure it was worth...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By vabuckeye
Alternator output

I just checked the alternator output on my 7.5 hp evinrude yachtsman. I came up with 22 volts dc. Seems a little high too me. I was expecting around 15 vdc. Is this normal, should I add a voltage...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-23-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,622
Posted By vabuckeye
hertfordnc, I just came back from the Outer...

hertfordnc,

I just came back from the Outer Banks or I would drive down and learn with you to save your wife and daughter. The blind leading the blind.

Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2008
Replies: 86
Views: 4,959
Posted By vabuckeye
CharlieCobra, I tried to give you a positive...

CharlieCobra,

I tried to give you a positive and was told I need to spread it around a little more.

The anonymous tagger did get one thing right....He is an xxx
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-23-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By vabuckeye
The lazy sheet will just lay across the deck I...

The lazy sheet will just lay across the deck I assume. As I perform a text book gibe, because the tack is above the railings, as the sail comes about, under perfect conditions, with a top notch crew,...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-22-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By vabuckeye
Thanks. I have the blocks. Just need to purchase...

Thanks. I have the blocks. Just need to purchase the line.

Jim
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-22-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By vabuckeye
I cannot let this die yet. I don't have a tack...

I cannot let this die yet. I don't have a tack sleeve to attach my spinnaker tack too since I don't have a rolled furling. How do I attach this to the bow? I was going to try with a leader long...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 6,743
Posted By vabuckeye
Its a pan-pan if the wife goes overboard. if...

Its a pan-pan if the wife goes overboard.

if she just damaged your boat at the ramp or told you have had enuff beer, then it is a Securité. Informational purposes only. Unless the wife has the car...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,425
Posted By vabuckeye
I would buy a roller furling and sail off of Ebay...

I would buy a roller furling and sail off of Ebay for 900.00.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 3,250
Posted By vabuckeye
Work late tonite and Saturday in the morning,...

Work late tonite and Saturday in the morning, work on boat wiring Saturday afternoon, launch boat Sunday morning and whatever the wife wants to do rest of Sunday.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 3,634
Posted By vabuckeye
"That's a prett stupid question, but I'll anwer: ...

"That's a prett stupid question, but I'll anwer:

1) remove pants
2) remove under wear
3) sit on head
3b) If you're a man, make sure the "snake" is inside the head
4) pull hard with abdominal...
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