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Search: Posts Made By: weinie
Forum: Racing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By weinie
Re: Volvo a damp squib?

Some of the interweb videos are very good...at least the ones about actual sailing. Couldn't care less about their personal lives. If you have a "smart" tv, you can play the videos on your tv too...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 8,784
Posted By weinie
Re: Why are wheels so big?

Damn gary, I already had Tina's voice in my head!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 8,784
Posted By weinie
Re: Why are wheels so big?

wait...
are we doing the ike and tina version or the CCR version?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,906
Posted By weinie
re: Embarrassing

Even more embarrassing, I think, are the Gunboat ads featuring Rainmaker, which is floating somewhere in the north Atlantic.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 700
Views: 59,491
Posted By weinie
Re: I hate boats...

Call the insurance company and follow up with a letter to document it so at least it is on record. Who actually wrote the check for the rebuild and install, you or the insurance company?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By weinie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 700
Views: 59,491
Posted By weinie
Re: I hate boats...

Yeah, good luck with getting them to put it in writing.:laugher
Forum: Learning to Sail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,536
Posted By weinie
Re: Mainsail twist & traveller position

You are not 'spilling wind' in light conditions when you add twist. Twist is required here because the apparent wind direction is further aft at the top of the mast than at the boom. It's like the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,536
Posted By weinie
Re: Mainsail twist & traveller position

It does. Easing the mainsheet (& vang) will allow the boom to lift and spill wind out the top. But you will have more control by playing the traveler in gusts by simply adjusting the angle of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,536
Posted By weinie
Re: Mainsail twist & traveller position

When you want to depower your jib, you will move the fairleads futher aft. This will reduce the draft in the lower part of the sail while simultaneously opening up the leech to spill a bit of air.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By weinie
Re: Splicing double braid

http://youtu.be/UghIS9xdiDw
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By weinie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,459
Posted By weinie
Re: Dock Etiquette While Working

offer him a six pack of cold non-cheapo beer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,557
Posted By weinie
Re: I Paid a Dude. And I Liked It.

cleaning and waxing. Screw that shite.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By weinie
Re: Galvanic isolators

Testing A Galvanic Isolator Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/galvanic_isolator)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By weinie
Re: Need to replacey Pro Mariner charger with what?

Did you buy it at West Marine? If so, they might replace it for you if you ask nicely.
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-16-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,088
Posted By weinie
Re: Physics of Sailing

The analogy of wind blowing over the top of the paper (a curved surface) to cause lift is incorrect.
See why here:
experiments @ sailtheory.com (http://www.sailtheory.com/experiments.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2015
Replies: 908
Views: 66,556
Posted By weinie
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Charles Vane is not impressed.
http://img2.tvtome.com/i/u/fd83e19a894b48c7c81f98f2a457a918.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 2,013
Posted By weinie
Re: Spreading ashes?

Donny was a good bowler, and a good man. He was one of us. He was a man who loved the outdoors... and bowling, and as a surfer he explored the beaches of Southern California, from La Jolla to Leo...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-06-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,625
Posted By weinie
Re: Catalina 275 sport

Looks like loads of fun! Hope you enjoy it! I kinda like the blue tho.:o
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By weinie
Re: The Dock Shoppe is back

well, there's a frickin' conundrum.... more boat crap I don't need but have to have or beer?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By weinie
Re: Catalina 27 fire on Elementary

Obviously, you've never been married to a woman who prefers power boats.;)

Also, if you do the math... a 50 Amp pump running for 5 seconds per flush twenty times a day is less than 1.5 AHs/day. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By weinie
Re: Catalina 27 fire on Elementary

My electric on my old 27.:)

ETA: I hope they didn't torch the catalina for real :(
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-14-2015
Replies: 1,854
Views: 187,721
Posted By weinie
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

You overlooked the coolness factor.;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2015
Replies: 908
Views: 66,556
Posted By weinie
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

http://i.imgur.com/JyEujkc.jpg
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