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Search: Posts Made By: tommays
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By tommays
Re: Remove embedded carriage bolts, then my strut, on the water?

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,166
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) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 626
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) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,516
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 500
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By tommays
Re: The right prop for my boat

Well

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss91/tommays/Seafever/flexfoldprop.jpg (http://s565.photobucket.com/user/tommays/media/Seafever/flexfoldprop.jpg.html)
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,447
Posted By tommays
Re: Music Etiquette at the Dock

For us the ipad or iPhone built in speakers are plenty loud :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By tommays
Re: Removing bluing from welded stainless steel

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss91/tommays/Broken%20mixer%20blade/2011_02100007.jpg (http://s565.photobucket.com/user/tommays/media/Broken%20mixer%20blade/2011_02100007.jpg.html)
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,207
Views: 343,757
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,011
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By tommays
Re: Need Help With Fix Up

Wood boat and fiberglass = a really bad idea
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 18,386
Posted By tommays
Re: Why paint instead of gelcoat?

I sail on a boat with over 20 year OLD white Awlgrip

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss91/tommays/Seafever/2010_0711_165455.jpg
At some point there is only one realistic path ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,122
Posted By tommays
Re: Passenger sick for two days after day sail???

Well

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: 1,033
Posted By tommays
Re: Electrical Upgrades

clear lake boating accident...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By tommays
Re: Electrical Upgrades

The horse is NOT beat to death as members on this sight have been in court and 100% of accidents at night focus on lighting liability

Even the ones when intoxicated operators drive into...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-12-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By tommays
Re: Electrical Upgrades

I don't want to burst your bubble but NONE or very few of the replacements bulbs are legal in navigation lights as the COMPLETE unit has to be summited to a testing lab
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By tommays
Re: Tig welders

Thermal arc and you have to be carefully about the high frequency for good aluminum work as they tend to leave it off the more portable units

Whats the voltage issue as there all run at 1/2 power...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 3,732
Posted By tommays
Re: How do I handle insurance claims?

First off this is NOT a police report type of accident UNLESS the mast injured or did worse to a person
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By tommays
Re: Bottom Paint Removal - Scraping or Chemical?

Soda Blasting is very expensive IF your working on a budget , in my case if would have been in the 1500 dollar range :)

And it will take more than two hours to even tape off the boat from the mess
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By tommays
Re: Safe Drinking Water Without Chlorine--the Netherlands

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What passes for clean tap water around here is pretty bad as even the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By tommays
Re: Bottom Paint Removal - Scraping or Chemical?

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-12-2014
Replies: 5,207
Views: 343,757
Posted By tommays
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss91/tommays/Seafever/2009_1228_135607.jpg (http://s565.photobucket.com/user/tommays/media/Seafever/2009_1228_135607.jpg.html)
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Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By tommays
Re: Can batteries be wired in series AND parallel?

IN series to raise voltage TO 24 volts

In PARALLEL for more amp hours
Forum: Outboard 07-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By tommays
Re: Tohatsu 25 Air intake issue.

Good list BUT a fairly small exhaust leak will do this also
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-05-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By tommays
Re: PSS Bonding

I am unsure what bonding hose clamps holding rubber would do other than ding the rubber ? :)
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