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Search: Posts Made By: MeCaptainBinky
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2008
Replies: 107
Views: 4,575
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
If you’re used to the ways of the business world,...

If you’re used to the ways of the business world, you know: a cut-throut, in your face, I'll run the son-a-gun into the ground power-trip kind-of-a-world... this type of thing would not faze you -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 2,118
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I seem to have a regular dream of my boat sinking...

I seem to have a regular dream of my boat sinking (really) - I looked it up and Freud says something about I miss breast feeding and I need to wear boxer shorts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 6,273
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Before you give it away list all parts for sale,...

Before you give it away list all parts for sale, sell the hardware, mast etc and scrap the keel. Saws-All and a dumpster works for the rest. I bought a Boch Saw's All from Lowes for about $100; buy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 13,500
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I owned and lived on my 1974 27' O'Day for the...

I owned and lived on my 1974 27' O'Day for the past five years, I sailed it all the time. It is the only boat I have owned but I can not think of one resaon I would not recommend this boat to others,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2008
Replies: 254
Views: 20,430
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
The Devils Advocate strikes again..

The Devils Advocate strikes again..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 11,913
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
1974 27' O'Day- 46 years old in 2003,

1974 27' O'Day- 46 years old in 2003,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I found a quick troubleshooting step is listen to...

I found a quick troubleshooting step is listen to the knock, then put in ear plugs - if you continue to hear the knock it's not a click/clack light vibration - it's a solid hit meaning rod bearings...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-24-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
If your not going to paint the mast - leave it...

If your not going to paint the mast - leave it up. Things tend to get broken when they are not in there intended position. Your money will be better spent hiring a rigger to check the rig while it's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-15-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I've not redone a packing box while in the water...

I've not redone a packing box while in the water - nor needed too - but I would think if you wrapped the thruhull with very light plastic sheeting (multiple layers) from the outside and used perhaps...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-03-2008
Replies: 3,269
Views: 453,049
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Florida Panhandle

Florida Panhandle
Forum: Learning to Sail 11-02-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 3,613
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
On a small boat lossen the main until your almost...

On a small boat lossen the main until your almost sailing on genoa alone and it will wobble along nicely whilst you fetch a drink - or heave too
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-01-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,311
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I've done mostly coastal and bay sailing on a 27'...

I've done mostly coastal and bay sailing on a 27' with an outboard, the greatest advantage of an outboard is it can be used as thruster, great for getting unstuck - spin, tilt and go. Not been in to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
I cross-countried on an old Harley a few years...

I cross-countried on an old Harley a few years back, I wore a ski-face mask, a throat warmer and a good hat - worked all the way to Alsaka and back. Maybe you need to check a motorcycle site, going...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-24-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 715
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
1997 Beneteau 50 cutless bearing

I'm assisting a friend with a problem, the cutless bearing on his 1997 Moorings 50 has walked out from the hull and rested against the prop - there is no major leaking. It appears as thought the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
If I were to go with the Marelon seacocks, do I...

If I were to go with the Marelon seacocks, do I need to use Marelon throughhulls or can you mix bronze thoughhulls and marelon seacocks?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Thanks SD!

Thanks SD!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-17-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Potted, please explain, What I have done...

Potted, please explain,

What I have done thusfar, is used West Systems and Colodial Silca mix to seal the cored portion at each through hull, I dug into the cored area slightly and then back...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-17-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
The word brass seems to be stuck in my mind -...

The word brass seems to be stuck in my mind - yes, of course I mean bronze - but I was not aware of the variety of bronze's in use - thanks!

The Vessel is a fiberglass partialy cored hull - thick....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-17-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Yes, I meant Brass - thanks for reading betwen...

Yes, I meant Brass - thanks for reading betwen the lines...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By MeCaptainBinky
Question Seacocks - Again

Meralon or Brass

Round or triangle

We are going offshore -
Can we do meralon?
Will triangle base seacocks work?

What are the drawbacks of meralon?
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