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Search: Posts Made By: urbanfood
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,560
Posted By urbanfood
i'm thinking more for everyday use of clothes et...

i'm thinking more for everyday use of clothes et all. arent the vac bags for more long term storage?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,560
Posted By urbanfood
best way to store clothes on the boat?

hi all,

just purchased my first boat for liveaboard, a very well maintained 77 newport 30. will be sailing her down from ventura as soon as this storm lets up.

i'd like to know the best way to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By urbanfood
i just found this setup for a dual tank...

i just found this setup for a dual tank installation. this is exactly what i was looking for and i will be installing a propane detector, gas detector, and carbon monoxide detector all by fireboy....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
exactly :)

exactly :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
brian, that makes sense. i was assuming the...

brian, that makes sense. i was assuming the exhaust bilge blower was a closed system, but it sounds like it's not, it's open at the bottom compartment of the engine so if i'm understanding correctly,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By urbanfood
baboon, that is a nice setup, i didn't see the...

baboon, that is a nice setup, i didn't see the whole package when i was looking, thanks for the link for that.

if i go with two 6# tanks how do i switch tanks? do i need a regulator and solenoid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
i've posted this question on the newport yahoo...

i've posted this question on the newport yahoo group as i'm curious to know how it was originally done.

duct tape - i'm a backpacker and ductape is a godsend, but not in this case. i need a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By urbanfood
thanks brian, i think i'm going to go with 2...

thanks brian,

i think i'm going to go with 2 of the 6lb tanks with the a mount for each one. i like the lower profile of the tanks and if it gives me 3-4 weeks of propane (12# of propane), i'll be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By urbanfood
mitiempo, i like that tank and found here in...

mitiempo,

i like that tank and found here in the states http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1|406|301237|322407&id=1038007

nice price too.

how do you mount it? there doesn't seem to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
i found the newport yahoo group, great...

i found the newport yahoo group, great suggestion, just waiting to get approved.

i believe this is the type of vent i have. there are two of there, one port and one starboard. the port one is the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
thanks ccriders and mitiempo, i agree, don't...

thanks ccriders and mitiempo,

i agree, don't delay. i will search out a yahoo group. i do have two vents in the rear, one on each side. i will use the port aft for the bilge blower exhaust and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By urbanfood
Propane tank or tanks on the stern

i'm in the process of purchasing a 77 newport 30 and it has a force 10 two burner/broiler propane stove. right now the previous owner just had the coleman bottles underneath. i'm going to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By urbanfood
Bilge Blower Atomic 4 not venting to outside

i'm in the processing of purchasing a '77 newport 30 and had the survey done the other day. it has an atomic 4 gas engine and everything looks good but one of the main things i want to take care of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-09-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,684
Posted By urbanfood
thank you so much guys for the responses, what a...

thank you so much guys for the responses, what a wealth of knowledge and encouragement.

i'm happy to report i have found my boat!!!!

it's a '77 newport 30 and is in great condition. it has been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,684
Posted By urbanfood
what a great forum! putting an offer in on a boat...

what a great forum! putting an offer in on a boat tomorrow and it wasn't the 30' catalina i saw today. interesting turn of events and i don't want to jinx it so i'm going to remain quiet :)

i'll...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,684
Posted By urbanfood
wow, thanks everyone for the feedback, great...

wow, thanks everyone for the feedback, great advice. i looked at a 30' hunter the other day and i have to say layout wise i was a little underwhlemed. it also felt a little like being in a can of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,684
Posted By urbanfood
Late '70s Catalina 30 or Hunter 30 or?

hi all,

i'm new to the forum here and having been searching and reading a lot of threads. i'm currently looking to purchase a 30' boat in the 8K-12K range to use as a liveaboard in marina del rey...
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