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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By Squidd
Re: POR15 keel paint failure

Did you put the por15 on first and the primer over...or the other way round...?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Squidd
Re: I whimped out

I pat my boat and talk to it too ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,397
Posted By Squidd
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

I I've always been more of a twist man myself...

Not that there's anything wrong with chocolate....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-28-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Squidd
Re: Paceship 32

Been to the Paceship Forum...?

The Paceship Website Forums (http://paceshipforums.org/forum/default.asp)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-19-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,866
Posted By Squidd
Re: How to get back in after falling overboard solo...

I think that's where "One hand for you and one hand for the boat" was coined...;)
Forum: Outboard   04-15-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Squidd
Re: Nisan 5HP flooding?

Stuck Float valve...take carb apart and clean it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Squidd
Re: Tacky West Systems Epoxy

So what do you think you did wrong..?

Might want to leave them an extra day or two in the sun (or maybe a heat lamp) to see if they "kick"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Squidd
Re: Boat or Cruiser

I have a yacht....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Squidd
Re: Pumping the Mast

Thank you for the comprehensive and detailed explanation(s)...

From the description, I don't think I have ever experienced a mast pumping situation on my boat...good prebend, swept spreaders(?)......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Squidd
Pumping the Mast

Noob-like question here...(I hope I ask it right so I don't get shot down for asking a dumb question, or asking it incorrectly)...

I've heard about it (pumping mast) several times on the forum...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Squidd
Re: Need list things to have on boat.

I asked the very same question....three or four years ago when I first got on SailNet...

I had bought my boat in the fall and it was winter (kinda like now) and I was e-bay shopping for "stuff"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Squidd
Re: Underwater Lights

I think they'll look pretty darn cool on pristine Lake Superior... On a warmish night...while barbequeing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Squidd
Re: Underwater Lights

These Night Watch Marine (http://nightwatchmarine.com/) don't require holes in the hull...

A bit pricey, but even if I did it with standard installation fixtures, it's not the end of the world for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Squidd
Underwater Lights

Has anyone installed underwater LEDs on their boat...?

Where did you place them...?

I don't have a swim platform or open transom, (tiller steering) so I was thinking more toward the sides in...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   03-18-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 9,486
Posted By Squidd
Re: Approximately how many days a year are you on your boat?

I didn't read all the replies, and it was probably mentioned, but some of us live where there is only a 4-5 month season...

Even getting out on the boat every weekend, all weekend, is still less...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By Squidd
Re: Reasonably priced Weather Vane Steering?

Wind vane wrong product for the application

Get a tiller Pilot
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By Squidd
Re: Jacklines--Does Anyone Actually Fall Off to Windward?

Hard to fall off "up hill"...

I did however fall off my boat on the hard....stupid ladder..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Squidd
Re: Opportunity of a Lifetime.....or..

Does your boss buy your lunch (and breakfast and dinner)..?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squidd
Re: I Paid a Dude. And I Liked It.

I pay for stepping my keel stepped mast....and for pumpouts...

Other than that I do it myself...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 2,999
Posted By Squidd
Re: Do you make guests wear PFDs?

With any "new" people (adults) on board I do the "airplane stewerdess" thing...

Here is the pfd...this is how you wear it... this is how it operates...this is where they are stored...etc...
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By Squidd
Re: Major water ingress - best emergency device?

I didn't know it was "illegal"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 4
  Score!
Views: 587
Posted By Squidd
Re: Score!

Well if a guy is going to "Splurg"...

Might as well "splurg" in style...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By Squidd
Re: Major water ingress - best emergency device?

Well...I haven't worked out "all" the details yet....;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By Squidd
Re: Major water ingress - best emergency device?

I cut a 5" inspection port in the transom (here's the trick) "above" the waterline...

That way if the boat ever fills with water, I just pull the cover on the port and it'll all drain out..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,397
Posted By Squidd
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

OK Squidd hats are now cool...
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