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Search: Posts Made By: luckytexan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By luckytexan
It is already wired for mast head lights correct?...

It is already wired for mast head lights correct? If you don't want to use the combo light, there might be some alternate lights available, look in the sea kayak/Dingy area of places like landfall,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By luckytexan
Yes pretty wild pics indeed! So if I understand...

Yes pretty wild pics indeed! So if I understand the article correctly the little bay there is just open to the sea and there is no breakwater or anything? I bet they put one up after this!
Thanks...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 04-26-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,110
Posted By luckytexan
I have actually looked at a lot of small boats...

I have actually looked at a lot of small boats and that one is a new one to me. Any holes where a manufacturers tag may have been removed? Perhaps when you sand and strip it for painting you will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 9,443
Posted By luckytexan
I have a Navman chartplotter which was doing the...

I have a Navman chartplotter which was doing the moisture fogging up thing as well, I was getting pretty angry with them between the huge cost of the C-map cards for them, and it fogging up so bad I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,231
Posted By luckytexan
Dingy Dinghy thingy

Sounds like a good idea to me, I agree with other poster about the website at http://www.bateau dot com/proddetail.php?prod=D5 If you look here the free plans are available. No matter which way you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By luckytexan
What printer do you use

It seems like I am always learning of new products, and vendors from you guys, so I thought I would ask about this one.
I have been wondering what some of you are doing for a printer on your live...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By luckytexan
Another thing you can do is mix your own. They...

Another thing you can do is mix your own. They used to sell some lube oil called Triflon with teflon it was a super-duper anti-galling lube but not real weather worthy so we would mix it with a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-20-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By luckytexan
Chicago area

Well it sounds like everybody thus far is pointing you in the right direction. I did not know about the mooring / slip problem down there, so maybe I can point out a couple of other things.
Right...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By luckytexan
Good idea methinks

I think you are actually on the right track for a couple of different reasons.
First is that if you build this thing you will get pretty familiar with wood work, epoxy, and fiberglass work.
You...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,377
Posted By luckytexan
Again Dawg and Cam are right as well as others, I...

Again Dawg and Cam are right as well as others, I have one alternate suggestion however.
If you are the "Do it yourself types" There is a fairly well thought out and very awesome book out there I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By luckytexan
Corpus is kind of a tough one. The best part...

Corpus is kind of a tough one. The best part about the shore breeze is that it does keep the little buggers away, but at night when the wind dies watch out!!!
Not sure what kind of boat you have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-13-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 15,163
Posted By luckytexan
I seen a guy with the same problem at the marina...

I seen a guy with the same problem at the marina one day and he was fishing for it with a long pole. What size boat do you have? this was a C22 or 25 and we just walked it down to a double slip...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 3,590
Posted By luckytexan
I can't address DAP, however I can tell you that...

I can't address DAP, however I can tell you that for windows and deck hardware you really want something you can rely on. For that reason I use 3M products, 5200 for a perm. solution and 4200 if I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By luckytexan
Small arms? Great big arms!

I have read this same discussion on other boards where people argue this topic down to the bone. and almost always it is a split where half the people would carry heck some would have cruise missles...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-11-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 5,264
Posted By luckytexan
Thanks for the image!

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It's different in a boat. There are millions of things that can occur when you are away from shore, and a lot of them can result in you or your family drowning or being...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By luckytexan
Re-barrier paint

Well to tell you the truth, Whoever owned my boat before had painted the rudder with bottom anti-fouling paint. So I sanded my rudder completely, you are doing fiberglass work so I would sand it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By luckytexan
Answer to Pm

Sorry I can't answer PM's until I have at least 10 posts and I have just joined here.

The little holes were filled with chopped fiberglass strand and epoxy only, then I faired with the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By luckytexan
Hello Friend: I had a split and cracked rudder...

Hello Friend:
I had a split and cracked rudder some years back, being new to epoxy work I may have gone a little overboard however I am pleased with the results.

First like you I had drilled some...
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