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Search: Posts Made By: tommays
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By tommays
Re: Alexseal vs Awlgrip vs one-part paint

The ISSUE with Alwgrip and Perfection is that IF you WET_SAND or BUFF to blend a repair you WILL damage its outer coating which is WHAT MAKES IT LAST

And yes i have worked with boat and like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 132
Views: 3,993
Posted By tommays
Re: How does the marine industry price? (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 5,749
Posted By tommays
re: Anyone ever buy bigger or new and regret it?


I now have owned the Cal 29 6 years 4 in the water after refit which is a stout boat with a LARGE enclosed head which everybody loves even people i take out for a casual one time day trip
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By tommays
Re: Painting, fiberglass repair, ect (
my color inspiration was are first big boat a 1981...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By tommays
Re: Holes.... Everywhere, holes...

The plugs were cut to match the original core and epoxied in the glass was beveled out to a reasonable distance and then a layup was done to the original thickness finished with some fairing compound
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,214
Posted By tommays
Re: High out put alternator

I am Never at the power dock the solar panned and Genasun control have allowed the boat to remaine shore power independent year round
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,214
Posted By tommays
Re: High out put alternator (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By tommays
Re: Holes.... Everywhere, holes... (

It depends i am a paint person as my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By tommays
Re: Almost sank my boat... Prop Shaft - backup retainer? (

With the correct dimples and REQUIRED...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By tommays
Re: Rod Rigging Replacement

The test for the rod is to see IF it WILL take a new head in the machine

At this point If it does NOT you have no recourse BUT it would be failing real soon if this was the case

The threaded...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 2,152
Posted By tommays
Re: Battens Vs No Battens (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,239
Posted By tommays
Re: Remove embedded carriage bolts, then my strut, on the water? (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,259
Posted By tommays
Re: Repower question

Working on washdown machines for a living i see a few issues due to the location of things so close to the stuffing box

The thrust bearing and motor are going to get hammered with every drop of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By tommays
Re: Around Long Island Regatta (ALIR)

Good luck Barry and be real careful off ALL THE FISHING boat and ship traffic along the south shore

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 2,660
Posted By tommays
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

I afforded it when i had NOTHING with some crappy garage sale 11' dingy and was happy and content

I afford it with more than i could have ever dreamed of making with a 1970 29' boat and am still...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tommays
Re: The right prop for my boat

The folder can have a better shape because it does not have to make a compromise on drag

The folders REVERSE ability is tugboat like and you will be shocked
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tommays
Re: The right prop for my boat

Well (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 3,652
Posted By tommays
Re: Music Etiquette at the Dock

For us the ipad or iPhone built in speakers are plenty loud :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By tommays
Re: Removing bluing from welded stainless steel (
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 369,408
Posted By tommays
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

6061 and red brass is one of natures locktites and the all of the easy to buy brass is red :)

6061+SS+nickel never seize= a mistake thats nerve coming apart :)

In the depths of the CG boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 2,108
Posted By tommays
Re: smoke filling up the cabin

check THE IMPELLER it is driven by a metal pin and we had it go once WITH ZERO WARNING
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By tommays
Re: Need Help With Fix Up

Wood boat and fiberglass = a really bad idea
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2014
Replies: 116
Views: 19,823
Posted By tommays
Re: Why paint instead of gelcoat?

I sail on a boat with over 20 year OLD white Awlgrip
At some point there is only one realistic path ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,227
Posted By tommays
Re: Passenger sick for two days after day sail???


I can get sea sick if inside the cabin in bad conditions

i can get very sea sick snorkeling to clean the boat bottom if i put myself in enough strange positions and it CAN LAST 24 HOURS
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By tommays
Re: Electrical Upgrades

clear lake boating accident...
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