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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2011
Replies: 128
Views: 18,581
Posted By Sixpoint
Yep - that's quite a change! Not only is it...

Yep - that's quite a change!

Not only is it more attractive (hell, it's beautiful), but it also appears to be a thousand times more usable.

Great job, man!

Peace,

Sidney
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 9,765
Posted By Sixpoint
i2f...I don't know you at all, but I have had too...

i2f...I don't know you at all, but I have had too many friends and family who have battled cancer. Some have won...and some have lost.

You have the thing that all the winners had in common, my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2011
Replies: 128
Views: 18,581
Posted By Sixpoint
At the risk of being thought crude, allow me to...

At the risk of being thought crude, allow me to say (in my most sophisticated tone of voice)...

Holy sh*t, dude.

NICE work, man. You should be very very proud of that. Thanks for the update; I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Sixpoint
Toying with? No, I'm not toying with it. I'm...

Toying with? No, I'm not toying with it. I'm positively AWASH in envy.

Good on ya though, Adam! May your adventures in the V.I. be boundless. :)

Peace,

6P
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sixpoint
Guess I didn't dig deeply enough. :o

Guess I didn't dig deeply enough. :o
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,099
Posted By Sixpoint
What he said. :) Sounds like a great day,...

What he said. :)

Sounds like a great day, all in all. :)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sixpoint
My pleasure. :) I must say though, I thought...

My pleasure. :)

I must say though, I thought that the similarity between the two pics was a strange coincidence.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sixpoint
I'd say so, too. From Hinckley's website,...

I'd say so, too. From Hinckley's website, Sou'wester 42. Look very similar to my untrained eye...

http://www.hinckleyyachts.com/images/SW42_Gallery/sw42_05.jpg

And, almost off topic here, I've...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Specialized situations is the key phrase there....

Specialized situations is the key phrase there. Seems to me that this thing was developed for racers and for passage oriented cruisers. However, for my future cruising plans, I'll be spending way too...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Agreed, now that I've actually had communications...

Agreed, now that I've actually had communications with him.

Since I already knew who he was, I guess I sorta figured that doing business with his company would be sorta like "Betty Crocker" (who...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Hmmm...you may have something there. I do have a...

Hmmm...you may have something there. I do have a friend who is an electrical engineer... ;)

Peace,

6P
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Indeed - it's just that I never would have...

Indeed - it's just that I never would have figured that he himself was running things at that level. I figured honestly that he was probably out somewhere sailing and that he had someone running the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Just got done with an email conversation with...

Just got done with an email conversation with Bruce Schwab. (And I take back my above comments, his response to email was just this side of light speed.)

According to the company's claims, this...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sixpoint
lol no worries...just didn't know what it was...

lol no worries...just didn't know what it was supposed to mean. :)

Peace,
6P
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
tommays, thanks for the info - will look into...

tommays, thanks for the info - will look into that. :)

CalebD - either it's the J.P. Morgan school of thought, or it's some antiquated idiot running the company. I suppose I'll eventually break...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,900
Posted By Sixpoint
Watt & Sea

I have tried Google so much that I was afraid Google itself was going to tell me to give it a rest.

Does anyone have any idea what a Watt & Sea hydrogenerator costs? Even a vague approximation?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By Sixpoint
Many thanks for the replies! What I've...

Many thanks for the replies!

What I've learned so far has already been invaluable in the planning of one of my dream cruises.

Thanks again, and by all means keep them coming. :)

Peace,

6P
Forum: SailNet FAQ   05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sixpoint
suckling?

suckling?
Forum: SailNet FAQ   05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sixpoint
Gunk "Engine Brite" Engine Degreaser. ...

Gunk "Engine Brite" Engine Degreaser.

Absolutely cannot be beat when it comes to solutions in a can. Have used it on numerous different engine platforms/situations.

You can find it at most any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By Sixpoint
Thanks for chiming in. :) Hmm. Well, I...

Thanks for chiming in. :)

Hmm. Well, I suppose when I do it, time is one thing I will have...

But yeah, you're totally right. Just looked at some wind charts for the area and "very very lucky"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By Sixpoint
Welcome aboard nightrider. :) Capt, here's a...

Welcome aboard nightrider. :)

Capt, here's a little bit more info about myself (as well as a partial answer to rockDAWG's advice).

I do plan to get my ASA 101, 102, 103, and 105 before going on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By Sixpoint
Advice needed

Okay, I've been doing a lot of thinking about possible small cruises I'd like to make in the future. Right now I'm just daydreaming, since I don't even have a sailboat yet. I don't intend to end this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-03-2011
Replies: 128
Views: 18,581
Posted By Sixpoint
I have to +1 that one, too. First off, let...

I have to +1 that one, too.

First off, let me say that you're doing an amazing job. It's going to be stunning, seriously.

But...

I know next to nothing about sailing or sailboats, but I do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By Sixpoint
I thought about that one, too, when I saw this...

I thought about that one, too, when I saw this post.

The tower one is so bad I can't even refer to it without getting butterflies in my stomach. :eek:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By Sixpoint
Chalk that up as one job I will NEVER have. ...

Chalk that up as one job I will NEVER have.

Wow.
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