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Search: Posts Made By: captain jack
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

silver spoon? far from it. anyone who has been reading any of my threads about the $300 sailboat i am fixing up would laugh at your assessment of my status in the world. some think i shouldn't even...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

actually, you are right. i haven't gotten that far, yet, in the thread. been playing catch up as i could. that does make sense. still, not sure why they had to sink it. it's certainly less of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

well, i , personally, think that, living in a country that is very much a welfare state...where we are willing to carry people without their having to even try to work or control their birth...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

perhaps it is the seeming hostility of some of the posts that inspired it? civil discussion is almost always a benefit but when people get emotional and it turns to bickering....not so much.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

i had that thought, too. i was wondering why it couldn't just be towed back in with the family. i suppose there must be a reason.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

i'd like to note that, before the cell phone age ( a relatively recent thing ), just going camping might take you more than a day away from immediate medical help. i know you won't believe this but,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

i'd like to note that, before the cell phone age ( a relatively recent thing ), just going camping might take you more than a day away from immediate medical help. i know you won't believe this but,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 14,437
Posted By captain jack
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

most of the criticism is based on emotional arrguments, such as this one. public ideas about parenting, in the 'western' world today, have radically changed from when i was growing up.

parents,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By captain jack
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

they make non-skid deck paint. i answered the question about scuffing in my last post. as far as number of coats and stuff, follow manufacturer instructions.

as i suggested before, i would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By captain jack
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

i could be wrong about this, but i really don't think home depot wire will work. the stays are no place to skimp. if one of them were to give way, you could lose the whole mast. if it were me, i'd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

that sounds about right for a wick stove. i have heated the garage with kero heaters, the wick kind, for years. the wick has be properly saturated or they will smoke. of course, when they smoke, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By captain jack
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

any painting that gets done on a boat or a car or ....anything but the walls in your house, really....is going to require some sort of sanding/surface prep. that's definately true. that goes for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By captain jack
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

my two cents, with safety and convenience as my primary thoughts, is to check marinas and local boatyards to find a good price to have it put on jacks for the time it takes to do all the bottom work....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

will adding a dorade box and vent help that issue?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

thanks for the good wishes, sir.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

awesome. a cal 27 blue water boat. makes me feel good about the saeworthiness of these boats. thanks for the link.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

good one. :laugher

i never cook abalone.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

thanks. but, i think i'll go non pressurized. it might cost me a little more than the pressurized systems people are trying to get rid of on craigslist but, it sounds like it's worth it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

been replacing all the wiring. it was mickey moused pretty badly. doing it the tight way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

that makes logical sense....except if you look at the world around you. the above mentioned drunken idiots are constantly doing really stupid things that would normally blow up and be fatal if a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

you've eaten alcohol stoves and pressure cookers?! that can't be easy on your teeth!:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

:)

i suppose, you could always start wearing a tin foil beanie to keep all the bad stuff out of your head.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

one thing i have learned from this thread: cooking with propane inspires the same type of devotion as jesus. if you let on it might not be for you, people want to burn you at the stake!:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 7,136
Posted By captain jack
Re: safe cooking

so do cell phones. we're already all screwed, in that department.
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