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Search: Posts Made By: WhiskyJohn
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Raymarine speedo question

I have a plug that fits the thruhull when the paddle wheel assembly is out. If you have an arrangement like this you can work on the wheel in the boat and watch the display as you go. If it works in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By WhiskyJohn
How much of your storage is devoted to tools and parts?

I have a small compartment under my forward berth that I use to store a smallish toolbar. All the basics (screwdrivers, pliers, vicegrips) and this is augmented with a socket kit. I also carry a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Hi Mike, nice to "meet" you. It looks like you're...

Hi Mike, nice to "meet" you. It looks like you're the most experienced Douglas owner here so far. I got mine 3 years ago now. It's a 1973 D32 and I very much love the boat. We're in New Brunswick,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
The specs say it is a lead casting internally...

The specs say it is a lead casting internally encapsulated in fiberglass, connected to an exterior bronze grounding plate.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Very cool. I understood that some hulls were sold...

Very cool. I understood that some hulls were sold as "kit boats" nice to hear you folks did such a nice job. If you're on Facebook check out:

www.facebook.com/#!/groups/180704598614604

I set up...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-28-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 12,585
Posted By WhiskyJohn
And watch the faces of anyone waiting to catch...

And watch the faces of anyone waiting to catch your lines... if they have that "hurry up, why are you taking so long" look on thier face, you're coming in just fine.

Another thing I've learned......
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-28-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Glad to see someone in the area. I was done to...

Glad to see someone in the area. I was done to the Penobscot for 3 weeks and just got back... Truly great sailing and scenery. I'm going to do some of the south shore in your neck of the woods next...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-28-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Try Facebook.com/jrm288 I think that's my...

Try Facebook.com/jrm288

I think that's my profile. "friend" me and you should be able to find it. Maybe I should just bite the bullet and set up a proper web page, if I can figure out how. But...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Facebook Group

Hi, I've set up a group which FB now calls a "page". It is open to anyone on FB so feel free to look it up and join. That link you provided was wonderful and managed to find the dark group from some...
Forum: Canadian Maritimes 01-15-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,504
Posted By WhiskyJohn
I also have a pdf version of the Saint John River...

I also have a pdf version of the Saint John River cruising guide which includes some useful info on shooting the Reversing Falls. If you'd like a copy, drop me a pm.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-11-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Very Cool. As I understand it the molds for the...

Very Cool. As I understand it the molds for the hull changed hands a few times, and I knew some were offered as bare hulls. Any old pictures?
Forum: Canadian Maritimes 12-31-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 3,504
Posted By WhiskyJohn
This is a bit of an overview to some of the local...

This is a bit of an overview to some of the local attractions and sites...

MaritimeBoating.ca, a comprehensive guide to boating in Atlantic Canada - Bay of Fundy - St. John River...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Here is the link to the Shop Manual: ...

Here is the link to the Shop Manual:

http://www.bluemoment.com/manuals/MD1B-2B-3B_Workshop.pdf
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
Hi PirateGirl and SeaCoastSail, I noticed...

Hi PirateGirl and SeaCoastSail,

I noticed that the Douglas 32 link didn't work. There doesn't seem to be too much D32 info on the Web. Any reference I've seen to web sites or owners groups all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-19-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 6,821
Posted By WhiskyJohn
I also recently purchased a Douglas 32 (1974). It...

I also recently purchased a Douglas 32 (1974). It was stored on the hard for 5 years before I got her so cosmetically it was a little rough. Mechanically all the systems worked fine after a little...
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