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Search: Posts Made By: pmesmer
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,789
Posted By pmesmer
Yea gas was 28 cents/gallon when I was a kid in...

Yea gas was 28 cents/gallon when I was a kid in High School. Not saying I am old but remember my Father refusing to buy a boat made out of plastic.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,789
Posted By pmesmer
Trailer back and forth across the USA? Gas is...

Trailer back and forth across the USA? Gas is close to $4 a gallon. You should get a Prius and buy a boat on each coast. You would pay for them in, say 1 1/2 trips.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-07-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 22,820
Posted By pmesmer
I agree. Use a good Diesel oil and change...

I agree. Use a good Diesel oil and change frequently! You're good to go.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-07-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By pmesmer
Fuel Pump Replacement on Yanmar2GM20F

We are about to embark on a fuel pump replacement journey. I call it a journey because if is between the bulkhead and the engine and my husband cannot see it. He will use a mirror to help scrape the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 5,750
Posted By pmesmer
bimini glass

That bimini looks great! We must have Eisenglass then. I will take heed sir! Thank you for that info.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,555
Posted By pmesmer
Airhead

What about liveaboards? If you use it all the time would it just fill up? How long is needed for the breakdown process?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 5,750
Posted By pmesmer
cleaning bimini windows

I use a paper towel or a cloth and pledge. (My Canadian friends taught me that.) Our glass looks great and it is almost 9 years old. The canvas is more worn than the windows. Once you have scratches...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By pmesmer
Smile larger holding tank

Just as we suspected. New hoses, a larger tank, and fiberglass a platform. These are on the "to do" list. I would love to have a 30 gal holding tank.
We want a windlass in the bow so that may help...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By pmesmer
Smile holding tank replacement

We have a 10 gal holding tank and want to go larger. Has anyone ever done that? And our 32 Irwin is a 1988. I guess it is time to replace the hoses to the head? Seems like a big job but I bet it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-24-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By pmesmer
hatch refurbishing

We have an Irwin 32 and have always been plagued with hatch leeks. This is the time and we have decided to rebuild and rebed them. Mark had some trouble getting the hatches out but once out noticed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By pmesmer
about those hatches

Thank you Rick. I will try the Irwin site. Good Idea.
Soggy onions?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By pmesmer
Hatch Leeks and Rebedding of Hatches

We have an Irwin 32 and have always been plagued with hatch leeks. This is the time and we have decided to rebuild and rebed them. Mark had some trouble getting the hatches out but once out noticed...
Forum: Irwin 10-04-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,834
Posted By pmesmer
That happens frequently on the ICW where we live....

That happens frequently on the ICW where we live. I will report it the next time. It is like being on the highway, same things go on. That is too close for comfort. I am glad you all are safe. I...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By pmesmer
Im' learning too!

Dear Mike,

For many years I have been a first mate and now am taking lessons also. I am practicing on a Sunfish and I think I am doing well. Sometimes a gust comes up and I yell a little but I...
Forum: Irwin 09-18-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By pmesmer
About the water leak. I agree that a chain plate...

About the water leak. I agree that a chain plate or a stanchion in this area or a fill for fuel or water on the deck could be the source. I also like the baby powder idea. Good Luck. Please post...
Forum: Irwin 09-18-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By pmesmer
baby powder

That's an awesome idea. will try it next rain!
thanx :)
Forum: Irwin 09-18-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 31,537
Posted By pmesmer
We have an Irwin 32, 1988, and have owned her for...

We have an Irwin 32, 1988, and have owned her for 12 years. We sailed her mostly on Lake Ontario and she did great. She had some leaks we have fixed but she is fast and capable for what we are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2007
Replies: 142
Views: 25,431
Posted By pmesmer
CD, I am new to this forum sharing and just...

CD,
I am new to this forum sharing and just want to say that was good advice. I particularly like the bug spray advice as I had forgotten that. I lived through 04-05 hurricanes in Daytona Beach...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-18-2007
Replies: 3,269
Views: 474,761
Posted By pmesmer
pmesmer Daytona Beach, Florida

pmesmer
Daytona Beach, Florida
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