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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2012
Replies: 219
Views: 16,018
Posted By tbctx
Re: Is sleeping OK?

I suspect 6 6 5 4 3 is the number of hours for a watch for two people rotating back and forth.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By tbctx
Re: Moderator: Why can't I attach pics??!!

I think its two different things. As said the pictures in thread is the img tags. The hosted on sailnet is via the gallery.

Top right you have "quick links", click it then "photo gallery"
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-18-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,574
Posted By tbctx
Re: Pearson 39 Yawl or not?

My comment was more of a why bring an old and dead thread back, especially if its one you disagree with. It just makes more people see it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-18-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,574
Posted By tbctx
Re: Pearson 39 Yawl or not?

The thread is 3 years old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By tbctx
Re: Hit by lightning?

Bill

I'd honestly say your better off just posting the information as it is where more can see it and learn vs just one. In addition as is I'm pretty sure you can't send a private message as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-15-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 6,109
Posted By tbctx
Re: Nuclear s(n)ubs

They have VHF, its handheld and the guy holding it has way more to do than chit chat and the other stuff is far more important. Subs are made to be operated underwater vs on the surface as such...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By tbctx
Re: 4 yr old diesel, how screwed am I?

If its sat idle for an extended period of time I'd drain and clean the tank, that said if it was properly stabilized you may not have to but I would error safe. I'd definitely get a good fuel filter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-12-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 6,109
Posted By tbctx
Re: Nuclear s(n)ubs

It has adequate communications, not the OPs comment on the recording saying to back off. Idle chat is a whole different ball game. Also as GeorgeDog said there is only really 1 person up there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 6,109
Posted By tbctx
Re: Nuclear s(n)ubs

Due to the nature of submarine lanes 99% of the time they are required to not broadcast in them (and if its on the surfaces odds are heavy its in one). Its an operational security thing, they have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 6,109
Posted By tbctx
Re: Nuclear s(n)ubs

As someone that is an ex-submariner that is normal protocol. If a real person is replying your about to have issues and may/may not have a boat that still floats.
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