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Search: Posts Made By: snowdawg
Forum: Diesel 12-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By snowdawg
Re: Yanmar fuel/ power problems

Yes you are right there. It is engine specific. For My SB8 There is a timing mark on the fly wheel. if you pull the starter out you can see it. You adjust the timing of the pump by adding or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 4,113
Posted By snowdawg
" I make plans, and God Laughs." Don't know...

" I make plans, and God Laughs."
Don't know where its from but a friend of mine used it the other day.

and the one from work

"those that cannot do, teach.
those that cannot teach, Write...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 3,908
Posted By snowdawg
Have not seen it in here yet so I'll add a really...

Have not seen it in here yet so I'll add a really good first aid kit. and take a course on basic first aid.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2011
Replies: 209
Views: 16,904
Posted By snowdawg
What a nice day today Out of Squamish harbor...

What a nice day today
Out of Squamish harbor about noon into 5 to 10 knots from the south. Played around for a bit until the wind just dropped to zero for 40mins. Just enough time to warm up the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,384
Posted By snowdawg
Coming at it from a different angle here. One...

Coming at it from a different angle here. One thing I haven’t seen talked about here is tether length. We use two different systems in building construct. One is a fall restraint and the other is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 5,227
Posted By snowdawg
Nope don't own a house but I have the boat. Have...

Nope don't own a house but I have the boat. Have insurance on the boat but I think if it goes out I have to be on it. Going to look in to that one.
Short story
Back in the 80's I worked at a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 5,227
Posted By snowdawg
I believe the op's question was would you lend...

I believe the op's question was would you lend your boat out to a friend. Nope I would not, that's what charters are for. Some else raised the question what if you you were disabled and unable to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By snowdawg
Nicely done. There are some great photos there....

Nicely done. There are some great photos there. And the music was a good choice too.
Good luck with the challenage
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 5,227
Posted By snowdawg
No I would not. If they wish to charter a boat...

No I would not.
If they wish to charter a boat there are companies for that. They would ensure proper training and insurance. I worked a long time to get my boat and I have worked hard to keep it....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By snowdawg
Congrats!!! she's and beauty

Congrats!!! she's and beauty
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By snowdawg
One of the DIY Sailing maintance books I got with...

One of the DIY Sailing maintance books I got with my boat suggests lemon juice. Put the sail in a garbage bag fill with water and add lemon juice. haven't tried it but I'll pass it along.

and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By snowdawg
Thanks guys. Solo sailing is an option for me...

Thanks guys.
Solo sailing is an option for me at the moment as I don’t have any problem finding crew. However it was really nice to have the boat to myself for a change. I really do like the peace...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By snowdawg
First solo

After twenty years of reading and dreaming about it and two years learning to sail my boat. I took to the wind by myself yesterday. Beautiful sunny day up in Howe Sound B.C. Winds were light but a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By snowdawg
Beautiful boat. Love the name. Congratulations.

Beautiful boat. Love the name. Congratulations.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-04-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,174
Posted By snowdawg
Hey Faster I made a set of EZ jacks like you...

Hey Faster
I made a set of EZ jacks like you mentioned and tried them out for the first time yesterday. Boy is that ever slick. no more fighting the sail on the cabin roof. Thanks for posting that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-03-2011
Replies: 198
Views: 11,744
Posted By snowdawg
I live about 60 miles (just under an hour) from...

I live about 60 miles (just under an hour) from my boat. most of my driving is highway.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-27-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,567
Posted By snowdawg
Twenty G's was my budget. I'm 53 and after 20...

Twenty G's was my budget.
I'm 53 and after 20 years of dreaming about it I bought my aloha 8.2 a year and a half ago. I have been learning to do all the repairs myself and I have had just as much...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By snowdawg
Yeah, have to agree with what puddinlegs said...

Yeah, have to agree with what puddinlegs said except with spaces between the words.
{Man that's hard to read) :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By snowdawg
well to start most bilge pumps are 12 volt...

well to start most bilge pumps are 12 volt meaning large battery on board. I don't think a small solar panel will give you the power you need to run a pump.

Are you leaving the boat unattended...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By snowdawg
I believe the boat has to be moving in order for...

I believe the boat has to be moving in order for the self drainer to work. if the boat is moored and the drain is open it just a hole in the floor. If your worried about water in the boat you may...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,935
Posted By snowdawg
You can always use more "led" in the boat. As...

You can always use more "led" in the boat.
As Treilley mentioned Kashmir
I'll add Hotdog and ramble on by Led Zepplin

as well as Paranoid by black sabbath and smokin by boston.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 6,779
Posted By snowdawg
Wow Beautiful boat there. Congrats!

Wow Beautiful boat there. Congrats!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 9,797
Posted By snowdawg
***Warning **** This one is ........Strange ...

***Warning ****
This one is ........Strange and may not be work friendly ( depending on your work) But it is on my Ipod in my sailing playlist.

And drabblecast .com hosts a huge free...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 9,797
Posted By snowdawg
One more make 3 Great big sea An...

One more make 3

Great big sea An excursion around the bay

YouTube - Great Big Sea - Excursion Around the Bay (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XzSeu3Eso4)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 9,797
Posted By snowdawg
another favorite of mine Enigma - Following...

another favorite of mine
Enigma - Following the sun

YouTube - ENIGMA : Following the sun (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TAwU5yKbkM&feature=related)
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