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Forum: Grampian   03-15-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 6,715
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Morro? Monterey? Pismo? Weekend on the hook.

Appreciate it Groggy! but that will be a diff trip.
Sooo Morro it is gonna be. Puttin in at morro bay SP, then probably over to the mbyc... I COULD USE CREW if any body wants to go....
equal...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-13-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Insurance on GULF COAST: Boats over 30+years ONLY

we use boat us. not sure if it helps, but the quote is free.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By QuickMick
Morro? Monterey? Pismo? Weekend on the hook.

As a relocated trailer sailor and currently non livaboard I am looking forward to a weekend on the hook. The lake levels are terrible here in CA this time of year (ie millerton)or kinda cold (think...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 19,703
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Solo Mast Stepping System

I made a simple JinPole for my 23... can do it easy peasy. 40 bucks in hardward plus the cost of the winch.
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/104478-jin-pole.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-07-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By QuickMick
Jin-Pole

If you are a trailer sailor and want to single hand w/o help to un/step the mast, I would suggest you make one of these. plans are available via interwebs... or mssg me and I can tell you what I did....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-07-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By QuickMick
Re: New to the scene!

this is so goofy already, but I will chime in a little.

Why a sailboat when a Hatteras is sooo much beamier? I mean you get dual gensets and probably an enclosed flybridge and so much more!
...
Forum: MacGregor   10-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,888
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Keel Locking Bolt Problem

Why lock it? in an unlocked position the swing keel may 'pop up' and not ground you or break something. in locked position you will lock it up somehow.

just curious, as I sail a mac too

fair...
Forum: Grampian   08-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,198
Posted By QuickMick
Re: G30 Original Docs

Sorry, but I'm now the owner of a Macgregor Venture, I let the documentation go with the boat, but here is a great spot!

index (http://www.grampianowners.com/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

Oddly, zz4gta you posted in the thread I mentioned
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

Thanks for the heads up. Here is a link to the comps... looks fair:
Cajun XLE CAD (http://www.cajunrope.com/CADXLE#XLE_comparison_chart)

here is what other Sailnetters say about Cajun, pretty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

Have to think they will want to help you out ($$ :)) thought it was kind of cool they do the whole shebang ie my Mac;
MacGregor 22 Running Rigging Kit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

came across these guys, pretty neat looking outfit, bout to place an order. Kind of neat that if you are inclined they will sell you your whole kit in one shot... no affiliation just like what they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By QuickMick
Spreader Tip

Hey gang. Got the boat rigged up and the darn spreader tip broke. I can order one from seattle (which i will) but I doubt it will be here in time for the weekend, and I am itchin to go out. The boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By QuickMick
Re: "Operation Dry Water" Don't BUI this weekend.

Why don't we sponser OHP~Operation Hot Pants and give tickets to all those in public who shouldn't be wearing them?!? No? Operation Cankle?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Maiden Voyage

The image poster here is kind of persnickety. Google 'free image hosting' and you will find something like this:

Free Image Hosting at FreeImageHosting.net - Upload & Share Images on Social...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By QuickMick
Re: "Operation Dry Water" Don't BUI this weekend.

Wouldn't it make more sense to do this shindig next weekend? I guess they are just getting people prepped.

Well I did take line 6, 4, 3 and 7ish.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

page 15 has a wee bit of the stretch question.
http://www.neropes.com/Resources/06NER_marine_final.pdf

overall a fairly informative read--though it is 'sales-y'

the stuff that is being made...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,905
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

I've had good luck on Ebay. If possible the 'combine shipping' option can save you some $$. The place I used to use has shifted their focus to stinkpotters so if you have a good experience please...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 6,041
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

tough call on the 'cup of joe'
snopes.com: Cup of Joe (http://www.snopes.com/language/eponyms/cupofjoe.asp)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 6,041
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

actually snopes says its false! maybe '99' pertaining to all hands? or general misbehavior?

who asked this quiz in the first place? THEY should know!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,473
Posted By QuickMick
Re: The new tub

Just curious, did you use Mcguires products on her? The wife and I need to do the same procedure and would love to get the results you did, she looks great! Well, if an orange is a she anyway......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 6,041
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

Alcohol banned by General order 99 by Sec of Navy Joesph Daniels June 1 1914. Hence the slang for coffee 'Cup o Joe'

oh, I googled, was that cheating?
then it appears they had to pass a bunch of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 6,041
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

Hey! I got an awnser from the state in under 24 hrs after I asked them the question (the CA Dept of Boating and Waterways)


Mr. McColly



You must be underway and operating a vessel to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 4,293
Posted By QuickMick
Re: Favorite Sailing Song

Son of a Sailor

Son Of A Son Of A Sailor - YouTube
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