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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   05-25-2014
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Views: 1,677
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: eNav Warning--Seaquel's Final Chapter

I am not sure that it is so much a Cautionary tale about Electronic navigation equipment, so much as it is a cautionary tale about redundant backups, and also on the idea of using something like an...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-05-2014
Replies: 247
Views: 17,603
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: Multi-Day Offshores: The Elephant In The Salon

It all begins and ends with Attitude and point of view. They are the only things that separate ordeal from adventure!!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-17-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-25-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

I have a Santa Cruz Cowboy Singer, and I love it so much I cannot bear to go without it. So it is coming with me, and I will just do the best I can to manage humidity issues.

Gotta have a good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: passing on some fastener info

I buy stuff from them often. Great fast service, fast shipping. As far as quality. I don't know for sure, none of their stuff has ever failed me, but I have never torture tested any either, just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-28-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

I ordered a good Thermometer/hygrometer, and some Instrument desiccant bags, and a humidity control package that was mentioned earlier. I guess we will see how things go, and I will report back...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-28-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

Unfortunately, I have no place on land to leave it, as I am not leaving anything behind. I am moving on to the boat to live aboard. I will have to be careful as to where I leave her, but the Guitar...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: Time to say hello

Thanks for the warm welcome folks!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-28-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

Well, I guess I am going to try some of the humidity control things for in case, and perhaps try to find some for the boat in general. i only have one Guitar, a Santa Cruz cowboy singer, and I am...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-25-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
Re: do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

My Guitar came with an Ameritage case with their humidity abatement system, but not sure if it will keep up with the extremes of humidity you get on a boat.

I have used D'addario Phosphor bronze...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-25-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 10,828
Posted By vikingthunder
do you carry an acoustic Guitar?

if so, what do you do to maintain the proper Humidity levels to ensure that it does not swell/shrink and have major issues?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By vikingthunder
Time to say hello

I have been lingering around here for many years, and it seems it is time to introduce myself and say hi.

I learned of Sailing when I was in the Marine Corps, and the bug has been with me ever...
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