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Search: Posts Made By: doubleeboy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By doubleeboy
Best Anti Seize for aluminum saildrive zinc

Hi All,

I will hauling out soon for maintenance and want to at that time change the zinc on top of Yanmar Saildrive. I want to use an anti seize that does not contain copper. Does anyone have a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2012
Replies: 114
Views: 23,972
Posted By doubleeboy
Re: Very Good Vendor Thread

MarineBeam LED light supplier. Super fast shipping, prices that are not cheap but less than the big names. When one of our dual color G4 bulbs quit changing from Red to White correctly and auto...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 9,475
Posted By doubleeboy
Rock, Our boat was built late 2000. It is...

Rock,

Our boat was built late 2000. It is identical to the several I have seen from that period to 2004 excepting how it was set up with spinnaker or gennaker, and how mainsheet is handled. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 9,475
Posted By doubleeboy
rockdawg, That boat looks a lot like mine. ...

rockdawg,

That boat looks a lot like mine. Mine was built in late 2000 and sold new in 2002. They came with a choice of 3 mainsheeting arrangements. I like the one we have, no winch, multiple...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 9,475
Posted By doubleeboy
Judel/Vrolijk designed the D39s of the early...

Judel/Vrolijk designed the D39s of the early 2000s and I believe also the later SQs. Marty our boat is not Beltane, that is Ken McDonald, he is at my marina and a member of SYC. I am sure they...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-19-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 9,475
Posted By doubleeboy
Original poster here. We bought the D39 27...

Original poster here. We bought the D39 27 months ago and love it. It is quick and has great cruising interior. Our D39 is the predecessor to the SQ , very similar. We really like the aft...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By doubleeboy
I probably qualify as a grumpy old man.... ...

I probably qualify as a grumpy old man.... loosing the avatar raises your stock in my mind considerably.

I truly believe, its the sailing that matters, not how big, how fast, or how expensive. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By doubleeboy
Possibly a troll? michael

Possibly a troll?

michael
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,569
Posted By doubleeboy
Keen soles make a mess of our gel coat and...

Keen soles make a mess of our gel coat and untreated teak seats. It may just be the gel coat on our boat, but Keen shoes in particular mark like crazy, contrary to the info on their sole. Guests...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 7,398
Posted By doubleeboy
User, Thank you for the update. Sorry to...

User,

Thank you for the update. Sorry to hear it turned out this way. If you haven't bought another boat and need a sailing fix, send me a private message and we will go out for an afternoon.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 7,398
Posted By doubleeboy
User, have you had any luck in getting this...

User, have you had any luck in getting this problem resolved? An update would be appreciated.

thanks
michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By doubleeboy
Raymarine is not the quickest at email...

Raymarine is not the quickest at email communication, give them a call or see if the manual is available online. I have called Raymarine and had my question answered in minutes.

michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 2,339
Posted By doubleeboy
I really like Sailnet. That said, I would have...

I really like Sailnet. That said, I would have left long time ago if it were not for ABP.



michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By doubleeboy
Maybe the extra cost is for a backstay eh? ...

Maybe the extra cost is for a backstay eh?

michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,404
Posted By doubleeboy
Ours is a Harken set up, not home made. On the...

Ours is a Harken set up, not home made. On the mast are two small cleats to tie off the port and starboard side of the lazyjacks. They look just like most every other lazyjack set up. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,404
Posted By doubleeboy
If you retract the lazy jacks after the sail is...

If you retract the lazy jacks after the sail is flaked you have no problems with raising sail and battens catching. 2 clips on mast are all that is needed to retract the lazy jacks. I am amazed at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By doubleeboy
I too got what I thought were very high quotes...

I too got what I thought were very high quotes thru Boat US on a 9 year old boat. I finally called my car / house insurance company, Nationwide and with their affiliate company got boat insurance. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,769
Posted By doubleeboy
Darwin Award for Mast Raising

Mast Raising From The Bridge? | TownDock.net | Oriental NC News, Weather & Photos (http://towndock.net/news/mast-raising-from-the-bridge)

love the after photos, job well done:rolleyes:

michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2010
Replies: 444
Views: 76,034
Posted By doubleeboy
Bump! Darn good question. My bet is nothing...

Bump! Darn good question. My bet is nothing happened but I am a continent away, so just guessing.

michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By doubleeboy
You might try asking at some of the local sail...

You might try asking at some of the local sail lofts. From time to time they do a trade in sale and get lots of really old sails in trade. I know North for one did this a year ago.

michael
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-20-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,276
Posted By doubleeboy
If the most you have ever had on your boat before...

If the most you have ever had on your boat before is 3 and now you are going to try 8 with 6 of them being non sailors you are likely going to have your hands full. I would humbly suggest that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 5,338
Posted By doubleeboy
We love our Dehler 39, marvelous boats. That red...

We love our Dehler 39, marvelous boats. That red thing for sale in Seattle will be for sale 10 years from now if they don't knock some serious bucks off the price. I have seen the boat, someone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By doubleeboy
MER in Seattle WA does one day classes for Yanmar...

MER in Seattle WA does one day classes for Yanmar engines. They take you thru valve adjust, injector service, impeller change, battery service, etc. I took it last Sept, it was worth the time and...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 07-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,363
Posted By doubleeboy
Is the replacement pump known to be good? I...

Is the replacement pump known to be good? I highly suspect a weak pump or air leak. Tightening all the fittings again carefully would be a good place to start if you haven't already.

michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By doubleeboy
Maybe a riding sail would help. I think you can...

Maybe a riding sail would help. I think you can purchase one from sailnet store.

michael
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