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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By HyperJoe
I have the 478 and love it. Only issues that...

I have the 478 and love it. Only issues that suck is wires given for boat install. Just not long enough and almost useless. They are gettting down to almost a grand now...so price is great.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-27-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,790
Posted By HyperJoe
Lake Erie Ports to visit. US and Canada?

Any recomendations for good trips in this body of water?

THanks
Forum: Bristol   08-27-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 10,787
Posted By HyperJoe
My first mono-haul. 1969 Corsair. I would say...

My first mono-haul. 1969 Corsair. I would say this is one of the most sea worthy boats in a 24 and has room to accomodate a nice weekend stay. This boat is built like a tank and is full keel skeg. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,978
Posted By HyperJoe
An Autopilot buys me time to hit the head and my...

An Autopilot buys me time to hit the head and my wife time to tend to the newborn. Come one now, these things are only $700 so even arguing about the resale is a joke after spending over $40k on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,978
Posted By HyperJoe
With all of the money you spent on the boat I...

With all of the money you spent on the boat I would install a S1 Raymarine AH. Much better of a product! The AP your looking at breaks belts often.
Forum: Catalina   08-06-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By HyperJoe
It appears that I was correct. This IS a way to...

It appears that I was correct. This IS a way to reduce play in the wheel. I knew the design did not make sense as others have refuted. IF they wanted it to simply lock, they would have made a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-06-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 9,743
Posted By HyperJoe
Could you tell me how much water is supposed to...

Could you tell me how much water is supposed to come out of the exhaust? Also, does it take a few minutes for the water exhaust to appear? It takes my 5411 10 minutes before it begins showing water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By HyperJoe
Wheel. Why would the new S1 wheel pilot only...

Wheel. Why would the new S1 wheel pilot only support the new NMEA 0183?-Thanks '-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By HyperJoe
Looking for Autopilot for Cal 30. s1 Raymarine wheelpilot?

I am looking for a quality type autopilot for a 30 Catalina. I presently have a Garmin 478 GPS and im looking at the S1 Wheelpilot, which are NMEA 0183 compatible devices. What does it mean that...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-05-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 14,194
Posted By HyperJoe
If your heeling until your worried, unless your...

If your heeling until your worried, unless your on a 16 ft cat (I love healing on a cat because you CAN take it to the max), your not sailing correctly UNLESS YOU HAVE A CREW who is acting...
Forum: Catalina   08-03-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,961
Posted By HyperJoe
"Hood (NOT the continuous line unit!" Not to...

"Hood (NOT the continuous line unit!"

Not to hijack the thread, but I have one of these and I am not sure how to use it. I just bought the boat. Why are you not recomending these kind?
Forum: Catalina   08-03-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By HyperJoe
Thanks to all. ;-)

Thanks to all. ;-)
Forum: Catalina   08-01-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By HyperJoe
THanks. So I should not tighten it to reduce...

THanks. So I should not tighten it to reduce sway on a close haul? Is it just for locking or was the design for reducing play in the wheel depending on weather?
Forum: Catalina   07-31-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By HyperJoe
Cat 30 Edson question.

I just got a 1979 30 cat with wheel. How do I use the tension knob? Is it for heavy weather helm?

thanks ;-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,862
Posted By HyperJoe
Thanks. I have purchased it and love it!! Very...

Thanks. I have purchased it and love it!! Very easy to use!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,862
Posted By HyperJoe
Anyone have the Garmin 476?

Looking to get a GPS and ran across this new model that also does land. Any coments? I will be also getting a S1 autopilet from Raymarine.:cool:
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 5,403
Posted By HyperJoe
The 1969 Bristol 24 was my first monohaul. I...

The 1969 Bristol 24 was my first monohaul. I bought it for 3k and rehabed it. The boat is one of the most solid and seaworthy small ships I have ever sailed. It is very heavy being a FULL KEEL...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-23-2006
Replies: 3,452
Views: 958,241
Posted By HyperJoe
Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH

Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-23-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By HyperJoe
Sounds very well thought out. Heres my story: ...

Sounds very well thought out.
Heres my story:
I got into sailing 10 years ago. I rented sailing videos and read seveal books. I also did alot of visualization (seeing myself sailing-pulling in...
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