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Search: Posts Made By: adamtroyg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By adamtroyg
Re: Crushed Cans

+1 on taking some care when loading the cooler. No dumping cans and ice like an chimpanzee on bath salts.

+2 on the Soda Stream! The CO2 cartridge last longer than $20 of soda.
Just...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-18-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By adamtroyg
are you planning to sail through the nights or...

are you planning to sail through the nights or duck in Manasquan, Barnegat, Absecon, on the way to Cape May (weather / time permitting?)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By adamtroyg
I like John Pollard's idea. Try this in reverse...

I like John Pollard's idea. Try this in reverse if you fouled the prop in forward or vise versa. got that advice from friends at the marina after swimming under the boat to cut a sheet.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 12,578
Posted By adamtroyg
Sorry for the reply to an older thread, ...

Sorry for the reply to an older thread,
Puddinhead Ray ( ERPS ) or SVDistantStar,If you're still out there or someone else has some info.
just got my hands on an older, neglected 3HP 2-cyl...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-08-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,929
Posted By adamtroyg
I realize this post is a few months old but just...

I realize this post is a few months old but just saw it. I've sailed and kept my '73 Sabre28 on the Cedar Creek for two season. Bought it from someone who sailed it north of the RT. 37 bridge for a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By adamtroyg
MJBROWN - the difference in how high it looks...

MJBROWN -
the difference in how high it looks is perspective. Take the 3 meter diving board forexample. assuming you are 6'tall. standing under it looking up to the platform, you are only looking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-04-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 2,924
Posted By adamtroyg
Hi guys & girls, attached a link to a site that...

Hi guys & girls,
attached a link to a site that deals with ocean energy & has some great info. . . Magicseaweed Surf Magazine (http://magicseaweed.com/news.php?categoryId=7)

enjoy ,
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-04-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,400
Posted By adamtroyg
Jeff, interested in learning more , when...

Jeff,
interested in learning more ,
when considering two similar boats , nearly same lenght overall and length at water line, but a nearly two foot difference in beam. Is the narrower is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,829
Posted By adamtroyg
my survey said there was some moisture, but all i...

my survey said there was some moisture, but all i needed to do was rebed everything on my deck and it would eventually dry. I have no delamination. was considering running my dehumidifier in the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-14-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,400
Posted By adamtroyg
Hi Dan, I've had my 1973 Sabre 28 for two...

Hi Dan,
I've had my 1973 Sabre 28 for two season. I also read Horner's review and wondered if "tender" was going to be good or bad. I was told: tender ment you'd quickly get your rail in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2008
Replies: 1,053
Views: 239,213
Posted By adamtroyg
all east coast, most from drty jrz . . .

all east coast, most from drty jrz . . .
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-10-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By adamtroyg
The Sabre 28 draws less than 4 and a half. Very...

The Sabre 28 draws less than 4 and a half. Very happy with mine. Mostly overnight to 3 day cruises and some club racing.
Forum: herSailNet 06-11-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 12,591
Posted By adamtroyg
nauticalfishwife asked. .. "How do you get the...

nauticalfishwife asked. .. "How do you get the sides of the holding tank "clean" before pumping out? Is there any magic soap? Even the holding tank treatments don't seem to get that off."

what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 12,238
Posted By adamtroyg
planning on going up for the first time this...

planning on going up for the first time this weekend to install a topping lift. in my climbing harness going to have someone use a winch & tie on to the main for my ascent and rappell down on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By adamtroyg
wanted to thank everyone again for their input. ...

wanted to thank everyone again for their input. tonight i went to the boat after work. figured i'd start at the begining . . . took the hose that went to the strainer off and could see daylight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By adamtroyg
seems NOAA & Weather Radio are obvious. i've...

seems NOAA & Weather Radio are obvious. i've stopped looking at weather channel , they make too much "news" of the weather. don't forget, others use the ocean and are interested in weather and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By adamtroyg
should have done that this weekend ( was really...

should have done that this weekend ( was really hot ) going to make a good diving mask part of the permenant gear on the boat.
next time i'll be taking all the hoses & the elbow off and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 4,271
Posted By adamtroyg
Right again saildog ! Just looking through my...

Right again saildog ! Just looking through my old posts to see if there was any new information. And you are right , they are nuts and bolts, some with backer plates, so i need 2 people for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 7,194
Posted By adamtroyg
sorry for the additional reply, I'd call a guy...

sorry for the additional reply, I'd call a guy named Bob that works in the Yanmar distributer for the area. his number is 1-866-526-9717. he's worth talking to . . . (i'll be calling him...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 7,194
Posted By adamtroyg
i've got the 2gm20f and believe that they are...

i've got the 2gm20f and believe that they are realively the same in this aspect. get the shop manual! it's the bible. i've been having problems with mine cooling systyem and after cleaned the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By adamtroyg
good flow from a gm20f

Hi everybody,
thanks for all the good advice in the past. hoping for some more.
purchased a 1973 Sabre28 with a 2003 yanmar 2gm20f last fall. i don't feel i have the "flow" of sea water with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,521
Posted By adamtroyg
thanks sailingdog. is 12 gauge triplex tinned...

thanks sailingdog.
is 12 gauge triplex tinned acceptable for all the a/c wire in the boat?

beautiful day here in drty jrz, hope you guys get some water time today, i'm putting in a hardwood...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,521
Posted By adamtroyg
WOW, you guys will argue about anything! after...

WOW, you guys will argue about anything!
after reading some of the replies, i realized i need to give more info. I dont' have the high end cruisers you guys do. most of the trips on the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,521
Posted By adamtroyg
main breaker rating

Hi guys (sailingdog),
started chasing wires around my 35 year old sabre 28 and found no breaker after the shore power inlet. shore power is 30 amp so is this approprate : ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 10,719
Posted By adamtroyg
not going to say 'you can't learn to sail' on a...

not going to say 'you can't learn to sail' on a hobie. you should probably try a sunfish or some other small boat to understand points of sail and how to get back to the launch point with out a...
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