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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2016
Replies: 339
Views: 19,397
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Real Cruisers verse Internet Arguers

there one was a sailor from nantucket....

does this count as cruiser verse?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-25-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: How to UNBEND an evaporator plate

I would advise against bending it ... the tube crack from metal fatigue and will leak toxic coolant into the food
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-25-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: New kid from Victoria, BC

i have been collecting contact # from all the boats in eyesight from me so if i see something amiss i can call
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-21-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: New kid from Victoria, BC

sounds great i will be leaving for northern waters end of may
but if you see me i am the moorong straight in front of Van isle Fuel Dock and paul is one neighbor i like tyo know all the neighbors in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-11-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-11-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: New kid from Victoria, BC

Welcome to the group from annother memebr in Victoria BC I'm in Tsehumn Harbuor just north of sidney

Bill
SV Rangatira
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: VHF Antenna Placement

or better yet divert the lighnening to the flux capacitor and use it for time travel
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: VHF Antenna Placement

Have a spare antenna and radio so if you get hit you can use the backup
Forum: Diesel   03-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 5,773
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Farymann Diesel A30M Replacement Flexible Coupler

ok sounds like a deal for the flex coupling is pending i have a box of old farymann parts some new some used for an A40 engine
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 51,007
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Total Cost of owning a sailboat

I would venture to say as much as you can easily afford and add 10 boat bux
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-02-2016
Replies: 5,175
Views: 419,605
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

just a side note but this would be a fine application for a magnetic drive
... no holes at all
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-22-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,239
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Best sunglasses for sailing on bright days

I used to buy the cheap sunglasses but have since been converted to maui jim's. i will never go back and the have a waranty on all the bits that tend to break
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-25-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Organizing tools idea

Fon't forget plumbing stuff, sail repair stuff and rig stuff
Forum: Diesel   12-21-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Corrosion

never have steel wool on a boat
bronze wool is better and will not cause further rust of at worst cas use stainless wool
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Soft Shackles

Load testing (http://bethandevans.com/load.htm)
i like the design they use here The 'loop' stopper. also some good load testing data
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2015
Replies: 339
Views: 19,397
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Real Cruisers verse Internet Arguers

ok so this ties in to the production boats thread lol
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-15-2015
Replies: 5,175
Views: 419,605
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

getting back to the point though if Bob would sell me one of his custom boats for the price i paid for my production boat then i would definitely buy but even custom boats have shortcomings
i have...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   10-17-2015
Replies: 536
Views: 46,514
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

have been following this thread intently
a couple of questions
the first regarding the choice of core materials
why did you choose foam over other alternatives?
and the second is about the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-26-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,565
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Bilge pump blues

Simple Sump Pump Controller - Water (http://www.reuk.co.uk/Simple-Sump-Pump-Controller.htm)
might consider a dual float switch like this one
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-29-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,912
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Drinking while Anchored

Where are going to be might be out for a bit this weekend as well.
I have never had an issue as long as the vessel is not under way and am sober when it comes time to move a boat.
Bill
SV...
Forum: Electronics   07-26-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Garming GPSMAP Adapters???

Garmin - Garmin Accessories - Blue Heron Marine (http://www.blueheronmarine.com/garmin-accessories/)
they have all sorts of plugs and adapters for garmin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Rebed deck haradware

+ 1 on the link. maine sail is the man for lots of info
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2015
Replies: 1,162
Views: 303,235
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Winter Cove Saturna Island BC Canada
http://i.imgur.com/YnaEdx3.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: New wood, where do I start?

somtimes i wish is had the perforated aluminum toerail on my boat so nice to clip a fender to
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Bill-Rangatira
Re: Paint for cockpit sole?

there are comercial grade elastomeric paints used on composite roofing have a stretch factor of 600%
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