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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 7,649
Posted By EO32
Rich, You make an interesting point. I have...

Rich,

You make an interesting point. I have a cutter with dedicated running back stays for the forestay.

It seems that if the solent stay was a tad bit shorter, It could carry 100% of the fore...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-25-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By EO32
So they can charge more. I buy my docklines off a...

So they can charge more. I buy my docklines off a spool by the foot.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By EO32
From what I've heard, the compressor oil in a...

From what I've heard, the compressor oil in a R-12 system will turn to goo if you put R-134a in. I would think all of the advice given is correct.

With that said, when my 12volt AB didn't work,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,647
Posted By EO32
When sailing my SolCat 18, flying a hull and...

When sailing my SolCat 18, flying a hull and getting knocked down is part of the sport. I have avoided pitchpoleing which is not very fun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By EO32
Also, take a look at the end of spool remnant...

Also, take a look at the end of spool remnant rack. If you know how long of a line you need, sometimes you can pickup a good deal, like 50% off.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,305
Posted By EO32
To bad external image links break on this site :(

To bad external image links break on this site :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,305
Posted By EO32
I built my own out of small braided line and...

I built my own out of small braided line and shock cord.


http://home.wavecable.com/~sandys/LazyJacks.jpg

When the sail is down, the two loops act as sail ties. I've been real happy with this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 9,326
Posted By EO32
I pull all my halyards during the winter and...

I pull all my halyards during the winter and replace them with some cheap poly line.

I use 1" masking tape, two 6" strips running lengthwise, then wrap tape over those. I give a test pull just to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 9,383
Posted By EO32
Sperry Billfish. I wear them all the time....

Sperry Billfish. I wear them all the time. Excellent traction.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-03-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,111
Posted By EO32
Seattle SeaFair

SeaFair on Lake Washington, Seattle

It's a huge party on the lake. Always a good time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2009
Replies: 233
Views: 51,892
Posted By EO32
This one sank last winter. This is a before shot....

This one sank last winter. This is a before shot. It's a lot cleaner now and the guy is still working on it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,192
Posted By EO32
I have one. I like the ability to modify every...

I have one. I like the ability to modify every display to show the measurement that you want to see. You can also setup which pages get displayed with the page button.

The next thing I plan to do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 7,895
Posted By EO32
Both

I wear a harness and have the safety line attached via a belay and a jammer.

I sit in a bosun chair and lift the chair, while keeping the safety line pulled up. I find the harness is not very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By EO32
I had a similar problem that turned out the be...

I had a similar problem that turned out the be loose motor mounts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,058
Posted By EO32
What is a Code-0?

What is a Code-0?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By EO32
I was whale watching in the San Juans a couple of...

I was whale watching in the San Juans a couple of years ago on a whale watching boat and overheard a school teacher ask the captain how they keep track of the islands floating around.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By EO32
I've been buying HDPE and SeaBoard from Tap...

I've been buying HDPE and SeaBoard from Tap Plastics.

tapplastics (http://www.tapplastics.com/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-01-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 4,265
Posted By EO32
From what I've seen, all the sensors are the...

From what I've seen, all the sensors are the same, something like 220 ohms empty to 33 ohms full.

You get a sensor who's length is equal to the depth of your tank.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,050
Posted By EO32
Nothing wrong with using a sewing machine. I just...

Nothing wrong with using a sewing machine. I just did some custom tarp covers with zippers using a 30 year old Singer. I call it "fastening". Actually it was fun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By EO32
I switched out my anchor light with as Dr.LED. As...

I switched out my anchor light with as Dr.LED. As an EE, I thought the construction was very nice. Much better than I could have built. Yes, $45 was a lot, but to know that I will never have to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,793
Posted By EO32
I seen masking tape described as the number of...

I seen masking tape described as the number of days you can leave on.

Blue tape is only a couple of days and I never use it.

I've painted cars and used the green tape with good results. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 4,045
Posted By EO32
I thought and have used 3M 101 in the rain.

I thought and have used 3M 101 in the rain.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 11,630
Posted By EO32
I've got a hanked on Drifter sail. It looks like...

I've got a hanked on Drifter sail. It looks like an asymmetrical spinnaker, big and light.

I also have a roller furling genny. I'm planning to get or make some beaded rings that will roll over the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 27,894
Posted By EO32
A little off topic, but here's how you can...

A little off topic, but here's how you can actually add power with a water steam cycle stroke added to a diesel.

Crower six stroke Engine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crower_six_stroke)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 27,894
Posted By EO32
Except the compression you are talking about is...

Except the compression you are talking about is after it has left the injector.

My point was why would compression, or lack of, be an issue related to damaging injectors.
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