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Search: Posts Made By: Parley
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By Parley
Repairing Leaky Fender valves?

Return it to West Marine for a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By Parley
Poly vs Epoxy??

Hah, that didn't come out right.
"If finish is paint, then EPOXY" will work fine. The next ? Is working time needed."
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By Parley
Poly vs Epoxy??

Both are great. 1'st ? Is what is finish going to be? If gel coat, epoxy is out. Use polyester or vinylester (hybrid poly/epoxy). If finish will be paint then working time will be your biggest issue....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Parley
if your hull/deck joint is fine, and your deck is...

if your hull/deck joint is fine, and your deck is fine, then I see no reason to remove the deck. Cut the suspect "parts" out. Thoroughly clean w/ soap & water. Grind remaining tabbing back to hull....
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-12-2012
Replies: 146
Views: 18,337
Posted By Parley
Oops. Beginning was quoting CS271409. Still...

Oops. Beginning was quoting CS271409. Still figuring out SN on iPhone. ;(
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-12-2012
Replies: 146
Views: 18,337
Posted By Parley
Right on Plumper. I was about 11 I think when I...

Right on Plumper. I was about 11 I think when I went out on a small lake in a Sunflower which was a styrofoam contraption making a Sunfish look like a Club Swan 42. Those 2 hours more than 35 years...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 2,730
Posted By Parley
I love the idea of "green" energy; wind being...

I love the idea of "green" energy; wind being fascinating to me :duh I agree that large offshore wind farms presently require economic subsidies to make economic sense. EG: The cost of producing a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-11-2012
Replies: 3,285
Views: 503,027
Posted By Parley
Narragansett Bay, RI

Narragansett Bay, RI
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,092
Posted By Parley
This is sad. Just returning to SN after many...

This is sad. Just returning to SN after many years. I remember Paul in the early days in the "fight club". Loved his rants & poking @ surfesq. Fun. Fair winds Paul and condolences to "The Cuban".
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,509
Posted By Parley
It's called a "Stem Casting".

It's called a "Stem Casting".
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,055
Posted By Parley
G-10 makes great backing plate (6-8mm should...

G-10 makes great backing plate (6-8mm should suffice), however overkill. 1/8-1/4" aluminum is much cheaper , just as easy to work with and will do the same job. I typically lay up carbon plate and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 2,964
Posted By Parley
Tried an experiment back on San Francisco bay...

Tried an experiment back on San Francisco bay with a buddy who owned a sister boat to my c27. He used Bristol Finish. I used 3-4 coats clear epoxy (1'st 2 coats thinned); then 3-4 coats clear 2-part...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 01-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,995
Posted By Parley
As with any boat of this vintage, bulkhead...

As with any boat of this vintage, bulkhead tabbing, condition of bulkheads and deck, chainplates and all deck hardware needs serious inspection and proper corrective measures taken. During this...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 12-31-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,995
Posted By Parley
Great boats. Spent many yrs sailing on and out of...

Great boats. Spent many yrs sailing on and out of SF bay during the late 70's.
Btw, this is what Zack Sunderland sailed around the world when he became the youngest to do so. 'Nuff said?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By Parley
I sailed mine out of SF Bay. A good boat for...

I sailed mine out of SF Bay. A good boat for coastal cruising if you understand and plan for her limitations. The biggest recommendation I would make is increasing the cockpit drainage. I increased...
Forum: Provisioning 01-29-2009
Replies: 292
Views: 34,973
Posted By Parley
Goslings!! St. Kitt's in a pinch. Mt. Gay Old may...

Goslings!! St. Kitt's in a pinch. Mt. Gay Old may as well be cognac.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 17,930
Posted By Parley
The Shearwater is definitely a fine looking boat....

The Shearwater is definitely a fine looking boat. In newer desings I also like the Gozzard's with their "clipper" bows. But, back to my favorites which seem to be liked by many on this thread...
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-22-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 17,225
Posted By Parley
This is the BEST thread on any - absoultely any -...

This is the BEST thread on any - absoultely any - forum anywhere. I have not laughed so hard in many moons... on so many levels. :)

I forgot to add: I am looking forward to seeing this out on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 17,930
Posted By Parley
TDW- been away for a few weeks. Thanks for the...

TDW-
been away for a few weeks. Thanks for the link back on page 8. Beautiful. I read an article last night in December's Good Old Boat about Olin Stephens and the CCA rule boats. He is credited...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 194
Views: 11,222
Posted By Parley
A whirly gig?! Isn't that the thing-a-ma-bob...

A whirly gig?!

Isn't that the thing-a-ma-bob atop the mast that spins around to fend off the birds? :O
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 194
Views: 11,222
Posted By Parley
All I know is that Archimedes holds the key....

All I know is that Archimedes holds the key. Thought it might be another trick question. Alas, it is not.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-08-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By Parley
I'm wondering if anyone here has experience with...

I'm wondering if anyone here has experience with Viadana blocks? Price is definitely right, and that's what I'm leary of. Anyone have experience with this gear?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 194
Views: 11,222
Posted By Parley
"petarr in your general direction" TDW - Do I...

"petarr in your general direction" TDW - Do I detect a bit of Monty Python there? For full effect, I trust you were typing with a French accent while tapping your helmet and blowing a rasberry. :)
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 17,930
Posted By Parley
TDW - Exactly!! Wow, "Astor". Now that stirs...

TDW - Exactly!!

Wow, "Astor". Now that stirs something deep within.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 2,876
Posted By Parley
KEWL! Thanks Cam.

KEWL!

Thanks Cam.
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