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Search: Posts Made By: karlhead
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-24-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By karlhead
I have checked every marina, boat yard,...

I have checked every marina, boat yard, chandlery, hardware store, lumberyard in the county. This boat is KNOWN to be out of the water undergoing restoration since at least 2002, and located in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By karlhead
Any info can also be sent to The Herreshoff...

Any info can also be sent to The Herreshoff Registry and click on Zara.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By karlhead
I have already done that but it was inconclusive....

I have already done that but it was inconclusive. One address had a large metal barn and the other was hidden by trees but could make out what could be a big boat under a tarp.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By karlhead
107 yr. old sailboat in Florence Alabama

I am involved in an historical research of a Herreshoff built and designed Bar Harbor 30. This boat is 50 LOA. and was built in 1903. She was last seen in Florence Alabama. I have 2 possible...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-07-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,961
Posted By karlhead
A word of caution about vinegar. Vinegar will...

A word of caution about vinegar. Vinegar will degrade rubber if left in contact for an extended period.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By karlhead
This has happened to me also. I'll bet that when...

This has happened to me also. I'll bet that when the first coat was laid it was a very warm day and perspiration dripped of off your nose onto bare wood. If a drop of moisture lands on already laid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By karlhead
I have an old army buddy that is a citizen of...

I have an old army buddy that is a citizen of Thialand. Knowing that I am a boat person he said that he knows of a LARGE supply of old teak in all kinds of dimensions. It is still legal to export...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By karlhead
Possible supply of teak

If I were to obtain a large amount of Burmese and Thia teak would there be a demand for it?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,222
Posted By karlhead
Thanks to all who responded to my question. I...

Thanks to all who responded to my question. I have a much better understanding of the forces at work here. I hadn't really thought much about sheeting angles, so now that is another matter to study...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,222
Posted By karlhead
chainplates>>inboard vs outboard

This question may have been answered elsewhere but I couldn't find it. Which is better for a crusing boat? Inboard or outboard chainplates. In general it seems to me that chainplates that are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2010
Replies: 442
Views: 66,208
Posted By karlhead
I have a large Sun-Mar composting toilet in my...

I have a large Sun-Mar composting toilet in my home. I live in a rural area with very shallow soil and solid rock underneath that does not allow for a drain field as is necessary with a normal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-26-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,937
Posted By karlhead
Never use it on turnbuckles unless they are...

Never use it on turnbuckles unless they are safety wired as they WILL come unscrewed. Commercial fisherman use it all the time on their galvanized fittings.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 12-04-2009
Replies: 99
Views: 5,833
Posted By karlhead
I have dial up @ 48kbps and it changes day to...

I have dial up @ 48kbps and it changes day to day. For the past couple of days it was faster than normal but today it is real slow.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-30-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,569
Posted By karlhead
Don't forget to make sure your cleats are...

Don't forget to make sure your cleats are correctly spaced and secured. Also remove all of those nasty nails or spikes that always seem to grow out of the pilings.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By karlhead
To remove rust spots on stainless the old...

To remove rust spots on stainless the old fashioned way was to brush on OSPHO, let it set for a few minutes, then get a blackboard erasure, squirt WD40 on it until it was damp, then sprinkle pumice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,870
Posted By karlhead
Absolutely correct. A Professional refinisher...

Absolutely correct. A Professional refinisher Never uses a power tool to sand teak or mohagony. Its ok to remove varnish buildup but when you get down to bare wood use only your hands. I was a...
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-01-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,596
Posted By karlhead
I worked many years in a repair yard and even...

I worked many years in a repair yard and even when almost new a lot of CL had deck problems. Many of the boats I worked on were not deck caulked correctly and that led to the non-marine grade...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By karlhead
Body shops that do frame straightening can also...

Body shops that do frame straightening can also fix it.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 10-23-2009
Replies: 99
Views: 5,833
Posted By karlhead
Super slow today. Took me 12 min. to just get on.

Super slow today. Took me 12 min. to just get on.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,945
Posted By karlhead
monel vs stainless how do you tell them apart

How do you tell the difference, for example, when a seller says that the fuel tank is monel and not some kind of stainless steel? What type of material is best for water and fuel tanks?
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