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Search: Posts Made By: canoeman256
Forum: C22 11-26-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,387
Posted By canoeman256
By the way Saildork, I bought my boat from a...

By the way Saildork, I bought my boat from a friend of mine up at Lake Guntersville. Beautiful place. I sail number 14855.
Forum: C22 11-26-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,387
Posted By canoeman256
I've got my C22 here in Alabama. It's my 3rd...

I've got my C22 here in Alabama. It's my 3rd season and I love it.
Forum: C22 11-26-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By canoeman256
Plans, plans and more plans

I read the other day about a couple who took their C22 from Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas. With the right weather window, I don't know why you couldn't go wherever you want.

I have a plan in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By canoeman256
Hey all, I appreciate all the input. I'm...

Hey all,

I appreciate all the input. I'm goin' in... as they say. If I'm not back out in 30 days, someone come find me!! I'll let you know how it comes out (no pun intended).

Thanks again, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By canoeman256
Thanks for the input. I did realize it's oil for...

Thanks for the input. I did realize it's oil for the lower unit. Like I said, I don't think that'll be a big deal. But the impeller...I just don't know what I'm getting into. I used to drive a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By canoeman256
Motor: DIY or Pay up; that is the question

Hello all,

I hope this is the proper forum for this question. If not, please forgive me. I have a 6HP Johnson outboard (2 cycle) I use on a C22. It's been a terrific motor and hasn't given me a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-29-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By canoeman256
Relo question

Hey all,

Are there any Alabama sailors on the forum? Does anyone have any information about sailing in the Tuscaloosa area? We've just recently moved here and we're looking for some information...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 7,901
Posted By canoeman256
chagrin

Man, you gotta hate it when your ignorance hangs out like that. I really thought you meant "coax", not duplex. Oh, well, that's what I hang out here for. Ignorance is a curable condition. I thank...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 7,901
Posted By canoeman256
You learn something every day in this place

I'm probably showing my ignorance here, but I swear I've never thought of using coax for lighting wire!! Stiffer than the other stuff, insulated, harder to break . . . You guys are amazing! My...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 6,502
Posted By canoeman256
DeniseO30, My slip on the Tennessee is about...

DeniseO30,

My slip on the Tennessee is about $90/month plus electricity. I'm on Wilson Lake. The upper part of the Tenn-Tom has a lot more facilities than the lower section. Once you hit the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 3,600
Posted By canoeman256
I've never tried acetone, but I have seen...

I've never tried acetone, but I have seen denatured alcohol used. Not a chemist so I don't completely understand how it works, but I've seen it work in electronics. Don't know why it wouldn't work...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By canoeman256
Thanks to all for the info. I have to go to...

Thanks to all for the info. I have to go to Birmingham on Tuesday so I'll stop in at WM to see what they have then I'll know what to look for when I ordrer them online.

I intend to install this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By canoeman256
Thanks for the input. I didn't know how the clam...

Thanks for the input. I didn't know how the clam would hold up. I don't take my mast down very often, I keep her in the water year round, but I do plan to go to the gulf next summer.

I like the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By canoeman256
Considering options

I considered that but I was a little afraid of using so many connectors in the coax. What I finally decided was to get the clam from CD where you can make the hole in the deck large enough to pull...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By canoeman256
C22 Radio installation

Good morning folks,

I have a question concerning radio installation in a C22. I have all the necessary stuff for mounting the antenna at the mast head and the radio over the table. I plan to go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By canoeman256
Thanks for all the replies and advice. I...

Thanks for all the replies and advice. I wondered if the yellow was a barrier coat. It won't rub off on your hand like the blue will. I hate the thoughts of having to paint it, but I'm entirely...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By canoeman256
bottom paint

I agree, they are all vastly overpriced, however, I just learned from a friend of mine that Lowes will order bottom paint (any sort) and you will get it for approx half price! Both he and his son...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 6,446
Posted By canoeman256
I wouldn't trade anything for my french press. ...

I wouldn't trade anything for my french press. With a little practice and attention to brew times you can have the perfect cuppa.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By canoeman256
Bottom Paint Question

Hello all,

I am finally going to be forced to paint the bottom of my boat and I have a couple of novice questions.

First, my boat is a Catalina 22. Will one gallon of paint be sufficient,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-22-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By canoeman256
Things that make you go HMMMM.

Has anyone ever heard of a Catalina 22 sailing to the Bahamas? I think the sailing in the islands would be great, the sailing around Florida would be great, but the Gulf Stream scares the hell out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2007
Replies: 682
Views: 28,022
Posted By canoeman256
Interesting debate. Notable lack of conclusion,...

Interesting debate. Notable lack of conclusion, however. At the risk of being fried in globally heated oil I'll pose the following: Ever since Adam and Eve were invited out of the Garden, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 8,752
Posted By canoeman256
I agree with most everything stated above. I...

I agree with most everything stated above. I have some of the same cruising aspirations (Bermuda, Bahamas, FL Keys, Mexico, etc.) but I don't have the experience yet. In order to remedy that, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By canoeman256
Need help identifying a boat

I've got a 14.5 ft daysailor made by Wesco Marine. I am told that it is a "super satellite" model but I can't seem to find anything written about it.

Has anyone ever heard of such a boat, and if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2007
Replies: 77
Views: 3,702
Posted By canoeman256
All this may be true, however, I will continue to...

All this may be true, however, I will continue to refer to MY 22 footer as "44 feet of waterfront property". I never mention the word Yacht. Have you ever stopped at a marina and asked about prices...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-14-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 3,634
Posted By canoeman256
Cockeyedbob, I think it's great. I wish...

Cockeyedbob,

I think it's great. I wish there had been someone around when I was 25 years younger to introduce me to this stuff. I've paddeled canoes for a hundred years, but sailing is awsome!!...
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