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Search: Posts Made By: guitarguy56
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

Ok George... I only have one induction stove and no oven.

Here is how I see it at the battery... 1500 watts into the battery is 150 amps per hour... 150 amp/hr... so 150 amps/60 minutes= 2.5...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

George... let's look at it again... 1500 watt appliance running 1 hour will be 1.5 kwatts per hour... a 1500 watt appliance running on 110 volts is using 13.6 amps per hour... ask any electrical...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

Math is wrong... it should be 1500/60 minutes or 25 watts per minute... not 1500 watts per minute... appliances are rated per hour usage... so for one hour of the induction stove use it will use 1500...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

George... it sounds like you're a little curious and you should be. My induction stove is super efficient... why?... one simple reason... it draws only the amount of electricity it needs in an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

Outbound... I'll take it you've never been around or exposed to induction stoves or ovens... let's just say I can place my hand directly on the stove surface while it is running about the only thing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

Ha ha ha... one ride through Compton, CA or through certain parts of Texas will have you gasping for air... this from experience many times driving highways I-5 and I-10. Methane... stay away! :eek:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

Christian... no one needs to run the genny while cooking... that could be done once sailing and away from the hook assuming the batteries need topping off... I've never had to since as quickly as the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

I promise not to cruise in a military zone running EMP testing... the other known EMP blasts would be a nuclear device going off... promise to be far away from that... and if that happened we have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

I sleep very well knowing there are no explosive fumes/gases anywhere in my cabin...

I do have a carbon monoxide alarm and figure it's useful should another boat next to me is out of limits on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,413
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Wave powered propeller

Paul... without going in the physics of how your idea works... I think I know what you're getting at... would be nice to get something workable and use the existing pressures/densities of seawater to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: destin, FL area marinas for 50 foot mast?

Christian... Do some research in Panama City... better access to the Gulf from there... I think you will find the cost of living more reasonable than Destin... I was there on the base for 6 months...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,132
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: safe cooking

I had these same fears of cooking with propane, alcohol, butane, etc...

My solution... I removed the original Origo stove which was in great condition but felt it better to use something more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

Are we talking about boats that move and sail or boats that are 'static' in the water? Any boat hull including one freshly painted over time will have growth if not constantly moving... we are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

The shark skin is considered the same effect as slime! The shark skin technology is used as it's readily infused in the hull during layup... not much different than what NASA/Boeing is doing on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

Ccrider... I'm not an authority or an expert but I do research on the subject written by my scientific peers since as an aerospace scientist/engineer I do a lot of reading on many papers written by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

Fish and other marine animals create slime and surface texture to limit drag! It's nature and science whether you care to believe it or not!

Here is America's cup to this answer, this is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: What made you buy your boat?

Alex... Excellent... many a nice boat out there... I'm planning on heading out in late June/July to Seattle/Everett and going out the boat. It's been 6 months since I've seen her and sure I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

Other than anti foul paint manufacturers giving you the hype about their products perhaps science indicates an opposite opinion based on observed and measurable data?

You are the one that must...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,005
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Bottom slime

Fstbttms... where is the scientific data to back you up on this because what I've read is opposite your statements.

Actually having a thin layer of slime is good for performance and adherence to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 3,379
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

Good reading also.... Has anyone here used the ultrasonic anti fouling system?

Just did some reading and it seems an expensive solution... just looked at some unit one can buy and for less than a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By guitarguy56
re: What made you buy your boat?

Paul... love the orange color... most of us buy Clorox bottles with no color but for the small amount of teak strategically placed here and there... be proud of that orange... could be worse it may...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,080
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Lou... Here is a good article on Iberico hams. You almost taste the ham reading the choice words. I implore you just once to find a source for a taste of this ham. You will never be the same... I've...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By guitarguy56
re: What made you buy your boat?

Thanks everyone that posted your reasons for your current and past boat ownership... I particularly enjoyed the posts that actually detailed why they like their boat and why, the interior spaces,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,080
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Yuck!!!! The ham itself is already cured no need for refrigeration to start with. All these expensive hams were hanging from the ceiling at the place we stopped to try out the ham in Barcelona. A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,527
Views: 75,080
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

That depends on how it's served... if it's served for guests at a function/party or on a boat say... 1 pound... about the same as a pound of ham on a platter... the ham leg itself is about 14 lbs......
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