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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Hours Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,493
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Stainless Steel Quality

Great! Let us know how it goes!

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

You're right, no it doesn't. It's just the route I went with good results for myself and all my friends who graduated with me.

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

I went to a national maritime academy here in the states to get my 3rd mate unlimited license.. I work in the Gulf of Mexico on a 300ft offshore supply vessel as a chief mate. I work 28 days on and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Days Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Well, in the last two weeks my best at has gotten misted with over spray not even a month after the cockpit has been painted and the new pedestal installed. AND last week I was struck by lightning....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Happiness is a Clean Bottom

Yea, it was all free stuff so I'm going to use it. It was fine copper powder in a Mas epoxy. It was really nice looking when it was painted, like a brand new penny. It's an experiment, good thing is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Fresh new post, check it!

http://wp.me/p4mK8E-4D

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Happiness is a Clean Bottom

I'll jump.. Splashed in December with a fresh new bottom, smooth...like a baby boat's bottom.

48177

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

I'll be sure to let you know after its 90% done. I may slow up after that. With most projects, the last 10% usually costs 90% more in time and money... So I hear. (:

And thanks, hopefully I'll...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Thanks! She's come a long way for sure.

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

If all your trying to do it tell a autopilot what heading to stay on, why couldn't the rate sensor replace the compass? He already has a magnetic compass for bearings, and can easily correct gyro to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

I see, well is a Airmar H2183 sensor different? It's a gyro rate sensor.. Is this not different from a fluxgate?

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

Are there other compasses other than the fluxgate that can be used with autopilots? What is the best one? We use 3 gyro compasses here on the OSV I run at work.. Buy they are the size of half keg of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Here's a quick peek of where she is now..
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,718
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Been updating our website(also a nice, fresh, face-lift) with new pictures and videos and words too! May be a little easier to keep up than digging up this thread..

I'll soon have it caught up to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

Haha Oh jeez! What about somewhere in the overhead, not around any winches or wires? Or maybe get some wire shielding to prevent other wires affecting the compass?

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Introduce Yourself   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Masthead sheave

Second that, forgot to mention them. Great service, I used them for sheaves for my mainsheet traveller. Well made.

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

Can you get a longer cable and get it out of that locker? What about under the fwd v berth?

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Introduce Yourself   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Masthead sheave

Garhauer Marine is what u used, they have bearings which makes pulling halyards a dream with no friction.

http://garhauermarine.com/catalog_process.cfm?cid=48

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Tips and tricks on raising outboard

You could look into a couple gas struts to help take some pounds off the motor when you pull it up. I have that exact motor, I have a starter too on mine, and it was a brute to pull up when I used it...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Big Cockpit Speakers

Yea, they look great and will work better than what was on there from factory for sure. They are going to sound great. The thing is, you aren't going to get audiophile sound from the poor acoustics...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 3,663
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: What boat for a family circumnavigation?

If I had the money, I seriously would have looked at this Glacer 50 in Spain... But I didn't have the money and I'm still happy with the Kaufman 47 I bought.
...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Big Cockpit Speakers

6.5" 230watt
http://www.fusionentertainment.com/marine/products/speakers/sg-f65w

7.7" 280watt
http://www.fusionentertainment.com/marine/products/speakers/sg-f77w

I'm ordering them from...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Big Cockpit Speakers

I'm getting the new Signature series from Fusion.. Supposed to be the best they have ever made. They come in 6 and 7". I'm getting the 6" for the cabin and the 7" for the cockpit. I'll push them with...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

Haha that's right! Thought your username looked familiar! It's going good, got the new steering g pedestal on before I left for work and when I get back I'm looking to get that new Yanmar running for...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

Skye 51,nice! Similar boat to my Kaufman 47. Pictures are beautiful!

If you read this, where is that last photo taken with the mounds like that? I understand if you don't give me exactly where...
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