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Search: Posts Made By: geary126
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By geary126
good call. done. thanks, guys.

good call. done. thanks, guys.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By geary126
yes, but I'm trying to make a circle, guys.

yes, but I'm trying to make a circle, guys.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By geary126
SD, did you mean "have no issue with aluminum?" ...

SD, did you mean "have no issue with aluminum?"

I was thinking about getting one of those carbide tips.

thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By geary126
Thanks, SD. My responses: hole saw, makes...

Thanks, SD.

My responses: hole saw, makes sense. didn't have one, alas. Now the issue (half_ssed job, in progress) is that I've got wires running out of the 1/2" hole...and I need to enlarge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By geary126
GPS install report (and questions)

So, Sunday was GPS day.

am installing a 440s Garmin on a homemade navpod near compass. (Teak platform). Boat is Cat 30.

Problem #1: routing the transducer wires to pedestal from bow...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-15-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 2,872
Posted By geary126
Yeah, you know, when I bought my Catalina 30, for...

Yeah, you know, when I bought my Catalina 30, for 11k, I was tempted to forgo the survey, as the boat had obviously been maintained, but the owner did not speak much english, and i used the survey as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Where do you guys find the "open" or "closed"...

Where do you guys find the "open" or "closed" info? I've looked at the YC sites, and haven't found anything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
man, that is nasty. I need to use sunglasses,...

man, that is nasty. I need to use sunglasses, because of that varnish, however. Looks great!

Where's your boat?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Hey, Best Friend. I take it you got...

Hey, Best Friend.

I take it you got hammered, when you went sailing? I sort of got mixed message from your post. "no signs of oil," vs. wait til you see the pics of my boat.

I've been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Look what I found in the paper today: " Some...

Look what I found in the paper today:

" Some older mariners disdain electronic charts. Capt. John Denham, a retired master mariner, said the Cosco Busan pilot should have been familiar with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
I know it helps to paint all 7.2 million of us...

I know it helps to paint all 7.2 million of us with that same brush, even the 28% who voted for Bush in 2004, by finding some Green party kid who has spent his life doing Marine Research and is,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 14,986
Posted By geary126
We had a Zodiac and a custom hard dinghy on our 4...

We had a Zodiac and a custom hard dinghy on our 4 year cruise through the South Pacific. As a kid, I liked the latter, because it had a sailing rig and even a jib.

I used to race it in Fiji, in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Hey, Sail, I read that link...the press...

Hey, Sail,

I read that link...the press release condemning the spill, pointing out the various National Marine Sanctuaries outside the Bay. I think I missed the call for a ban on shipping. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
"If this happened in Houston the story would not...

"If this happened in Houston the story would not last but a few days and it would hardly go national..."

Yes, but then, you'd still be in Houston. Half kidding.

The point is, this is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Shipping is safer now than it was 50 years ago...

Shipping is safer now than it was 50 years ago largely because we learn from our mistakes, among them the Valdez.

That being said, I was listening to the radio on the drive (ironically) over...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Yes, I read that Best Friend. Even from 12 miles...

Yes, I read that Best Friend. Even from 12 miles up, or whatever the perspective is of the google maps satellite shot, you can tell the course was...well, at least curious.

Could it be he was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
BTW Cam, that second quote of Cheney's was good,...

BTW Cam, that second quote of Cheney's was good, but my memory of the quote (albeit slightly off) came with his speech to the AP, which took place prior to the News Hour interview. That earlier...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
I'm sorry. I could take Dolphin Hugger Or Looney...

I'm sorry. I could take Dolphin Hugger Or Looney Left, but not both. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
"We republicans do believe in personal and...

"We republicans do believe in personal and corporate accountability...even when those elected to office on both sides of the aisle do not."

This is a good line, Cam, really, but I think my point...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
I was quoting from memory, and apologize for any...

I was quoting from memory, and apologize for any slight to the esteemed Vice President, whose record on conservation (really on everything) speaks for itself.

Say, does anybody know which of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
Bring it on, says GW.

Guys,

First of all, I started the last post with an apology. That's humility, something completely alien to the current administration. And god knows how well that approach has gone over on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 5,816
Posted By geary126
I'm going to apologize in advance, but some of...

I'm going to apologize in advance, but some of this is getting my ire up.

As I sit here, living about three miles from the Oakland terminal where that ship is located, my boat is covered in oil. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 5,935
Posted By geary126
my familiarity with boats is limited to 4 years...

my familiarity with boats is limited to 4 years living on a Vagabond 47, and my own Catalina 30, and a few charters.

At the last boat show, however, I spent some time on a variety of Catalinas,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By geary126
TB, good info. However, the shop I asked (which,...

TB, good info. However, the shop I asked (which, unfortunately, about five custom bike shops have since recco'ed) gets a fair number of winches in to do, as the East Bay has thousands of sailboats....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By geary126
I just got a quote for $175 per, from the local...

I just got a quote for $175 per, from the local shop. Surely I can do better via UPS ground.
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