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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By paulopinto
Encapsulated Chainplates - Is it a deal braker?

Hi all,

We are in the delicate process of matching our dollars to cruising plans to vessel. A boat that cached our interest is fairly priced considering its age and overall condition but she has...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   11-19-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By paulopinto
Couple and a toddler, which boat to look for?

The Crew: Young couple and a Toddler
The Plan: Live and cruise for 2-3 years through the Bahamas and Caribbean
Boat budget: $30k
Boat Size: Under 35' ideally
Experience: New to cruising; Sailed a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By paulopinto
Toerails replaced with "StarBoard"?

Hi all,

I'm reviewing this Morgan 34 for purchase. The boat was salvaged from a hurricane in 2005 and has been fixed and upgraded by the current owner.

The toerails have been replaced with 3"...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By paulopinto
Re: Info on Liberty 28

Hi,

I know this thread is old but I am looking to find information on the Liberty 28 cutter. My wife and I are in the market for a strong and capable little cruiser and this model cape up.
We...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By paulopinto
Re: Gas Squirting from Carb Top

Thanks for the input, I'll check the float and valve.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By paulopinto
Gas Squirting from Carb Top

Hi all,

My 6hp Tohatsu has always had trouble idling so I cleaned the carb by soaking it for a few hours, sprayed the jets etc and remounted. The idling issue didn't go away but now a new problem...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
Re: First Boat 2 Options

My yet unnamed CD 22 is finally home after almost 4 months of negotiating, waiting, transporting, rigging etc etc. I learned the hard way that BOAT LOCATION is not to be overlooked when purchasing a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-07-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
Pictures of the CD 22 I saw today. She's a...

Pictures of the CD 22 I saw today. She's a beautiful tough little ship.

http://axxostudio.com/paulo/cd22/DSC00077_low.jpg
http://axxostudio.com/paulo/cd22/DSC00078_low.jpg...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-05-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
Thanks to all who commented...great input. I will...

Thanks to all who commented...great input. I will be checking out the CD tomorrow.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
Jim, My instinct tells me the CAT is the right...

Jim,
My instinct tells me the CAT is the right boat; but somehow the CD made me think twice since all CD owners highly recommend their boats. I have sailed the CAT 22 before but not the CD.
I know...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
That's a good point mstern, lots of wood all...

That's a good point mstern, lots of wood all around the little CD.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By paulopinto
Red face First Boat 2 Options

Hello all,

I'm new to the forum, and first boat buyer (20-23ft). This is harder than buying a house :) . I plan spending 4K for the boat and reserve 2K for extras. (total 6k) The boat will be...
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