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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By rappitysnap
removing paint on hypalon

hello everyone i have a hypalon rib that the previous owner used as a floating drop cloth. the boat is in good condition so i was wondering if any one here knew of a solvent that can remove paint but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-06-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,715
Posted By rappitysnap
jeff with all do respect have you ever had...

jeff with all do respect have you ever had anything positive to say about a boat other than your own? obviously there is no perfectly designed sailboat, ive spent some time aboard an old oi/41 and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,435
Posted By rappitysnap
i owned a 1970 n27 for about 7 years. sailed it...

i owned a 1970 n27 for about 7 years. sailed it frequently up and down the coast of florida. and over to the bahamas to the abacos and cruised around there for 3 months. the boat handled well for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-18-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,535
Posted By rappitysnap
goodtimes i see some surfboards on deck there is...

goodtimes i see some surfboards on deck there is your son is search of waves?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,144
Posted By rappitysnap
a dremel tool with grinding stone will make quick...

a dremel tool with grinding stone will make quick work to grind down the fiberglass then use a palm sander to finish smooth.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,144
Posted By rappitysnap
try counter sinking around the rim of the hole a...

try counter sinking around the rim of the hole a 1/4 to make the profile flush for the inspection hatch i did this aswell so the lip will not pertrude.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-02-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 7,313
Posted By rappitysnap
the 71 coronado 41' i have is balsa cored below...

the 71 coronado 41' i have is balsa cored below the waterline. i have looked at a 35 footer made in 75 that seemed to be a lot lighter construction. perhaps because of the rise in cost of materials? ...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-27-2008
Replies: 208
Views: 17,247
Posted By rappitysnap
sail a hunter to hawaii? why not. my 71 coronado...

sail a hunter to hawaii? why not. my 71 coronado made it from nova scotia. i dont know how a new hunter compares to my old boat but many here wouldnt say it would make it and we all know there is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-02-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 15,746
Posted By rappitysnap
just happened to read it now, does it matter if...

just happened to read it now, does it matter if it was 10 years or 10min? thought it was a series of misinformed posts and i had a different opinion on the topic.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-02-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 15,746
Posted By rappitysnap
if you do a search for coronado sailboats on this...

if you do a search for coronado sailboats on this site, just about every thread regarding the topic jeffh you seem to have gone out of your way to bash these boats and much of what you say is also...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-06-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 7,313
Posted By rappitysnap
coronado 35

would anyone here happen to know if the coronado 35 has a balsa core hull below the deck/waterline? looking at one to possibly purchase and concerned about this type of construction. i would assume...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 5,320
Posted By rappitysnap
seafarer 38 performance

hi all new here on this board, seems informative. thinking of buying a friends seafarer 38, was wondering if any one here was familiar with her. how does she preform under sail, in a rough sea, is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By rappitysnap
what to check when buying a a4?

im going to look at an a4 thats for sale, what are some things that can be checked on these engines, this seems to be be an older engine do they hold up over the years? and what is a common price for...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-17-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By rappitysnap
Sailboat Wanted Indonesia

sorry i dont have a boat for you but out of curiousity are you looking to sail those waters insearch of waves? if so thats killer thats about as good as it gets in those islands.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-13-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By rappitysnap
anyone need a ride to the abaco?

late feb. im sailing my 27 newport from west palm to elbow cay to go surfing and film a surf film. my friend backed out at the last minute and now im looking at a singlehanded crossing if i cant find...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By rappitysnap
leaving palm beach for abaco in late feb seeking crew

im sailing my 27 newport sloop to elbow cay in late feb. so far im single handed, im planing on staying 1 month to surf the outer abaco islands making a surfing film. if anyone here knows of someone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By rappitysnap
need a transducer for a uniden qt206 depthsounder

anyone here know where i can find a in hull transducer for the uniden qt-206.
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