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Search: Posts Made By: SailRedemption
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By the_abuse
Re: For sale: Ideal windlass, B&G gauges, misc

theres a really good group on facebook called sailboat swap i have had good luck on it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 2,016
Posted By Stumble
Re: Chain Plates

It's getting there. What is really sad is that if a major retailer would pick it up you could realistically get Ti fasteners for not much more than stainless. Like 10% more than high quality 316...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 30,576
Posted By svHyLyte
Nicro Day-Night 2000 solar vent repair-Final Report

Well--It is now 2-1/2 years since making our home-cooked repair/upgrade to our Day-Night Solar Vent (see Post #42) and, as previously reported, other than a slight burp caused by the formation of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 207
Views: 13,554
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

If you're fed up, don't watch the movies. Simple really.

Oh - and your post just took up 320 bytes in the "data center storage memory". Text-based selfie?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 207
Views: 13,554
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Dude - I'm always aimless!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

I think he is talking about "hanking on" a sail over the foil with the soft shackles kind of the same way hanks woudl work over the forstay. It would not roll in, but he could perhaps use a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By newhaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

For some other ideas look at the attachments for storm sails over furler gear
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 3,678
Posted By newhaul
Re: Greatest fear?

Single handed falling overboard offshore
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,361
Posted By Faster
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

Mark.. in many cases when the test points are close together with practice it's works well to hold both probes 'chopstick fashion' in one hand, leaving the other hand free to hold the meter or the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,361
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

Battery Powered Milwaukee Right Angle Drill. With a winch bit it converts all 11 winches on the boat to "electric". Absent the winch bit, it is a great power grinder, sander, polisher. It is, of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-14-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,086
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

SeaMar over on the fisherman's terminal side of ballard has them. The have a nice selection of high quality shackles with bolts and cotter pins built in to secure the main shackle pin. They're...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-14-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,086
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

Evans Starzinger wrote a good seminar on ground tackle. His premise was basically "using the largest ground tackle you can easily handle on a day-to-day basis will be adequate for 99% of your anchor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-14-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,086
Posted By bvander66
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

Lot of talk about oversize or up one size for anchors. 10+ years ago this was true as the Delta/CQR vintage anchor tables were typically rated for 30 kts. Newer anchor recommendation tables are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By jfranta
Re: synthetic rigging

We have rigged over 750 boats around the world with Heat Stretched SK75 Dyneema (Dynice Dux) Not one person has complained about vandalism. 2 boats have gotten hit by lightening (carbon masts), with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2015
Replies: 207
Views: 13,554
Posted By vtp
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Hopefully this isn't a repeat. I think Riley and Elayna of La Vagabonde merit mention in this thread:

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-10-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By Stumble
Re: synthetic rigging

I actually helped on the design of that knife... It is absolutely my favorite rigging knife, and God is it beautiful.

Cutting this stuff really does take special tools. My high end kitchen knives...
Forum: Electronics 01-05-2015
Replies: 128
Views: 5,409
Posted By MastUndSchotbruch
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

I don't; as I said, I bought the Vespermarine XB8000 which seems to be working great.

One argument over the AIT2000 is that the XB8000 has built-in wifi. I did not consider this a big deal until I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By capt jgwinks
Re: Propane brands advice

I have used the Fireboy solenoid alarm systems for about 25 years on two different boats and they have served very well. Never had a false alarm except once when a can of paint leaked in the stern...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-28-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,253
Posted By Gadenn
I got a sailboat for my birthday.

I had mentioned several times over the past few years that I would love to learn to sail. Tonight for my birthday my wife gave me this:

Edit: I tried to post a picture but I need 10 posts first....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 12-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BMLipiec
Re: Dome Light Conversion to LED

We swapped out all of our interior lights with Alpenglow LEDs. We tried a bunch of the LED light bulb replacements but never found one with a pleasing color. They all seemed to be too white. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,069
Posted By Stumble
Re: Light air/Downwind sail choices

For a cruising boat Code 0's are generally a terrible idea. There are some out there that can use them to effect, but a code zero is an upwind beating spinnaker that induces a lot of loads on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,069
Posted By zz4gta
Re: Light air/Downwind sail choices

Most cruising sailors think a code 0 is a downwind sail when it is not. A true Code 0 has a usable range from about 60 true to 90* true. That's it. Above that you should be using a jib. Period.

A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,514
Posted By RichH
Re: Sailboat interior seaworthy design

Just my humble opinion on a 'seaworthy' interior design.

The interior should be so designed such that one can go forward or aft, etc. during a 'viscous' seastate ..... and always has a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2014
Replies: 1,069
Views: 259,614
Posted By __floater__
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Stumble
Re: Pontos Winches

Overdrive winches are just so much fun. Sadly winches just never seem to wear out so its hard to justify upgrading. But if you are willing to splurge self tailing winches in good shape generally sell...
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