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Search: Posts Made By: captflood
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By captflood
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; If it can move secure it if it doesn't move find out why and the best is make sure the end of the anchor warp is secured to the boat. Good clothes and a nice sleeping bag always...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 123
Views: 5,913
Posted By captflood
Re: Can anyone give me a valid reason to carry a firearm?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; I have TWO big Guns on the boat as a minimum the biggest one on my right arm and an other one on my left arm no other weapons are carried on MY boats Customs and Excies Boarder...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 763
Posted By captflood
Re: Looking for any ideas ( Diesel smell & wood )

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; I have used flour to absorb the diesel and then vacumed it out then used dry soap powder to brake down the oil and give it a better smell the longer you leave the soap powder...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By captflood
Re: Interior upholstery - need inspiration

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Click on boat interirors and have look and see what you like before you buy lots of ideas to see and choose from AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,326
Posted By captflood
Re: So this happened here yesterday.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; On finding Fog or the warning of it slow down to a safe speed, place extra look-outs, turn on navigation lights, sound fog signal for the vessel, listen for other noises have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By captflood
Re: mystery item from rigging

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; have you looked on the boom Gooseneck as well and the cross-trees (jummper-stays) it could be out of the the tangs, I like what "Capta" says looks like your checking all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By captflood
Re: Removing the plastic key

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Normally there is a circlip on the top that is very tight and difficult to remove because you cannot get anything into the lip of it. Have you contacted Lewmar and asked for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-01-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By captflood
Re: Removing the plastic key

GREETINGS EARTHLING: do you have cir-clip removers or a piece of flattened stainless-mig wire to go under it and pull, cover with a cloth so as you do not loose anything AS ALWAYS GO SAFE.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By captflood
Re: Jib Sheets yet again

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS If you wash them in a machine place them in a pillow case first it will save a age of un-knitting . AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By captflood
Re: New computer selection help??

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; I asked my computer Guy what to buy and he says he does not advise what to buy so I asked what not to buy (good giude) then asked him what computer do you have and when he...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2015
Replies: 908
Views: 66,533
Posted By captflood
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Please check out on facebook "The New Brighton Black Pearl and the Hoylake Grace Darling" bringing lots of pleasure to young and old. This may change a few peoples views. AS...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By captflood
Re: Trailer Sailer centerboard !!&%$^$@%$^???

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Happy new year Do you know anyone that has a car pit or can you take it to your local garage ramp, they can make life so simple at times. AS ALWAYS GO SAFE .
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-14-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,336
Posted By captflood
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Your good lady can navigate, She found you and shops car keys knows where all your do-not push buttons are and how not to use them. If you liken the navigation to going to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By captflood
Re: What would cause this?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; check that the Engine has not moved or now missalined dew to one of the engine mounts may have collapsed or gone hard. Also check for forward and backward movement on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,392
Posted By captflood
Re: Caulk for toerail...

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; DO NOT FORGET TO USE PRIMER before you use the caulk as it will soak into the wood . AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By captflood
Re: DIY composite boatbuilding ...

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; It's not the outer hull that makes the boat but it's all the other fiddly bits, like the bulkheads and the water-tight compartments ,( that you pack with soda bottles cause they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,279
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By captflood
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS: I use a mixture on 50% Petroliom Jelly And 50% liquid parafine (from the drug Store) Mixed in a small pot till it tunrs white it is the main ingreegiants to E45 if you increace...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,279
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By captflood
Re: Dropped my water fill cap.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Do you have a net on board your boat like a shrimp net? That will keep you amused for a while and who knows you may find other bits off boats can try trawling for it AS ALWAYS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,279
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

Greetings earthlings ; "bollocks" as always go safe
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-26-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,993
Posted By captflood
Re: Jouet 37 rudder modified

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; If you are going to replace the rudder bearings USE ONLY CAST NYLON other nylons will allow for water seapage. Drill the hole smaller than the shaft size and use a ajustable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By captflood
Re: Mast Paint

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Looks like you have a bit of electrolisis going on down there, is the mast sat on to metal shoe and is it wet bildge that would cause the dissimilar metal thing going on. Can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By captflood
Re: Advice on changing a cutlass bearing

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; get some threaded bar and a socket of the diamiter of the bearing and make a puller or use a socket on an extention and a mallet to start the job or you can make a slide...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By captflood
Re: Centrifigal fuel water separator

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS I had something like this on my fuel system and as long as you payed attention to the seating of the seals it would not let me down hope this helps, Racor 230R30 30...
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