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Search: Posts Made By: TSL
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
Max, Chlorine Dioxide and Chlorine are two...

Max,
Chlorine Dioxide and Chlorine are two very different things. Let's skip Chlorine (bleach ) as most know it's best for whites and swimming pools.
You can not purchase Chlorine Dioxide. You...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
As for chemicals like bleach and ClO2 they can...

As for chemicals like bleach and ClO2 they can cause irritation to mucous membranes in our eyes and lungs. Chlorites and chlorates are also absorbed through the skin and can cause damage to blood...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
Your anthology is very representative and...

Your anthology is very representative and acurate. Big point I will always return to is that Mold in confined spaces is very bad for Humans. Even DEAD mold. Look it up it's everywhere on the net. Use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
Went to your Blog. Great stuff. I like the list...

Went to your Blog. Great stuff. I like the list of most valuable boatyard tools. Did I miss the box fan over the hatch? It's my personal favorite. I'm refurbishing an O'day 39 see thread at O'day 39...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
keep in mind that mold is very dangerous in the...

keep in mind that mold is very dangerous in the confines of a small boat. covering it up with deodorizers and bounce may not be the best way to deal with the problem. Check out this link for so good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-05-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
Beer smith is right on. However, you can treat...

Beer smith is right on. However, you can treat the wood before it goes too far. Check out the CNN video showing mold treatment after the New Orleans floods. Boater Tech - Boat Smell Removal |...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2011
Replies: 157
Views: 23,714
Posted By TSL
Odor watch 24/7

Ozone generators work and work well. They attack the odors and other (rubber) components in your boat. Chlorine Dioxide also eliminates odors but does not harm rubber. It can be activated and left in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By TSL
Just type of response I was looking for. Thanks...

Just type of response I was looking for. Thanks for the help!

I sure would like to see a 12 volt product that could detect arching. Bouncing volt meters seam like a good indicators but there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By TSL
Arc-fault circuit interrupter

I'm looking to rewire my 1983 O'day 39. Do Arc-Fault circuit interrupters have a place in the protection plan for a modern sailboat ? The units I know of are designed for Residential and Commercial...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 04-01-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Final Conclusion

I contacted SAMS and found Tom J Martin in Pennsylvania who performed the survey is no longer accredited by SAMS or a current member.

Tom A Martin in Florida had nothing to do with this problem...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 04-01-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Here is what the owner of a sister ship is doing....

Here is what the owner of a sister ship is doing.
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Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 04-01-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Lots of good points here. RichH caught what I...

Lots of good points here. RichH caught what I believe was just an oversite that the the survey states that it is an Insurance survey. I think this is nothing more than another example of...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-31-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
The water tanks had holes in them. Inspecting...

The water tanks had holes in them. Inspecting them required lifting a cushion. Checking the water required opening the tap. The survey said the water had been checked.
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This stanchion is the...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-31-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Well it looks like my buddy was right. Most say...

Well it looks like my buddy was right. Most say we need to call guys like this out. To be fair I gathered some photos (some taken the day of purchase some just today) and made a survey of what I...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-29-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Great points!!! I'll save all the boilerplate...

Great points!!!
I'll save all the boilerplate on the survey. Here are the findings direct from the survey.


Recommend replacing the throttle cable it appears stiff

Steel plating in bilge for...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-29-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Sorry for the typo, of course it was a furling...

Sorry for the typo, of course it was a furling system. and here is the definition of galled

v. galled, gall∑ing, galls
v.tr.
1. To make (the skin) sore by abrasion; chafe.
2. To damage or...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-29-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Sorry Minnewaska, I was not clear. That letter to...

Sorry Minnewaska, I was not clear. That letter to the surveyor was written last fall following up a phone conversation with the Surveyor.
I received no reply from the Surveyor so I went to the SAMS...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-28-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
A few more points I missed. I found the surveyor...

A few more points I missed. I found the surveyor on the Sam's website but checking today I see he is no longer listed.
I asked for a refund. Here is my last communication.

I’m asking for a...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 03-28-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,401
Posted By TSL
Should I blow the Whistle on this Surveyor?

I had an old friend with years of experience in the boating industry over this past weekend to help me on my project boat. I happened to mention that I had a bad experience with the surveyor I had...
Forum: O'Day 03-28-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,470
Posted By TSL
yes, the parts cost much more when purchasing...

yes, the parts cost much more when purchasing from a marine supply but how does the labor compare? My boat is currently on the hard in Wisconsin and a have contacted Kobota "service certified"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,883
Posted By TSL
Like my old Ford Ranch Wagon, the tailgate may be...

Like my old Ford Ranch Wagon, the tailgate may be the answer.
Forum: O'Day 11-12-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By TSL
Purchase hull 54 a 39' 1983. Now on the hard in...

Purchase hull 54 a 39' 1983. Now on the hard in Wisconsin with a long list of projects
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