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Search: Posts Made By: smurphny
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Alex W
New Soft Shackle Design

There is a fascinating and long thread on Sailing Anarchy about load testing knots, harnesses, splices, and shackle designs. Already a new loop knot that holds in dyneema (Amsteel) has been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By hpeer
Re: Shipmate Kerosene Heater 701CH

base-camp.co.uk (http://www.base-camp.co.uk). They ship international

http://www.sparesmarine.co.uk

Never used them but looks promising

Or just google primus kerosene parts
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By rbjenterprises
Re: Shipmate Kerosene Heater 701CH

Check with these guys.

http://www.packstoves.net

If you run across a pump/fill cap assembly let me know.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By RichH
Re: Shipmate Kerosene Heater 701CH

Supposedly, "Sailorman" a new & used boat parts & supply store in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has most parts, etc. for Shipmate (Richmond Ring) stoves.
www.sailorman.com/‎
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By deniseO30
Joshua Slocum

If you have not read the book your life is incomplete! :)
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 2,698
Posted By Cruisingdad
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Roger Long
Danger of Windlassless Anchoring

Vibro is increasing in the waterway. See:

Danger of Windlessless Anchoring - SailboatOwners.com (http://forums.sbo.sailboatowners.com/showthread.php?t=157126&#post1065338)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,569
Posted By Cruisingdad
The Art of Washing Clothes Aboard...

This came up in another thread, so I thought I would discuss it here.

As most know, we have been living aboard/Cruising since about 2000, and have been boating since about 1995. All that time...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By capttb
Try looking at helmseat.com real easy to remove...

Try looking at helmseat.com real easy to remove and comfortable
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By xort
West marine sells a very nice folding chair. Much...

West marine sells a very nice folding chair. Much more than the simple L shaped one they've sold for years. This one has nice padded arms and much more bottom & back support and padding.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-07-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 2,877
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: series drogue or para anchor?

Of the drogues you've used, have any been a series drogue? They're an entirely different animal, and I think really have to be experienced to be appreciated. There's good reason why they are the...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Capt Len
Re: Raw water strainer

The outside the hull strainer can catch plastic bags which I can blow off with pressure water from inside and uncovered can catch little cod fish head first .I have had the pleasure of both...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By bljones
Re: Raw water strainer

I've got a vetus strainer on my 1GM10. I like it.

http://www.vetus-shop.com/imagemagic.php?img=images/FTR140.png&w=&h=200&page=prod_infoOne big bonus of an inboard strainer rather than a...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Raw water strainer

We have both the inline Graco bronze strainer as well as. Kingston slotted trainer on the hull. Both have caught the eel grass, plastic bags, lids, but the bronze Graco has actually stopped a few...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By capttb
Re: Raw water strainer

Pretty much required here due to kelp and eel grass, the 3gm30f in my Catalina has a pint sized plastic strainer pretty much standard across their line of boats mounted below waterline. They can...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By jrd22
Re: Raw water strainer

The problem with not having a strainer is that it will work perfectly until you need the engine in a critical situation. One glob of sea grass blocking your heat exchanger and the engine overheating...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By redline
Re: Raw water strainer

My strainers (previous and current boat) have caught a lot of stuff (mostly seaweed) that would have choked the water pump, and quite possibly damaged it. In one case, even the hose between the...
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Rhapsody-NS27
Re: Raw water strainer

That would be me :rolleyes:

understandable to make sure you get the right one. I'm out of town for the rest of the month for work.
Forum: Diesel 08-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By CalebD
Re: Raw water strainer

In line strainers are recommended also. I don't have one yet. Just the old school bronze dome fitting on the hull.
Forum: Diesel 08-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Rhapsody-NS27
Re: Raw water strainer

Wanting to install something like this?

For Sale: Groco Raw Water Strainer - Cruisers & Sailing Forums (http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f64/groco-raw-water-strainer-103263.html)

the one I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,357
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Need answer to something I've always Wondered About

I don't have any desire to make anyone look bad, I just don't want to see anyone get hurt.

Air at the surface is under pressure, which is the reason that air is moved into solution (blood) in...
Forum: Provisioning 07-25-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 3,735
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: east coast provisioning stops

There are two good ones I know of - Mark Doyle's On the Waterway Chartguides, and Chuck Baier and Susan Landry's The Great Book of Anchorages. Both excellent resources, and as one who lectures and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,683
Posted By Omatako
Re: What is the proper VHF protocol for a dire medical emergency?

If you're out of immediate physical assistance range then the correct call for such an event is a Pan Pan Medico which tells the receivers of your message that you require medical support over the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By gamayun
Re: sailing solo

You really should download a copy of this book! http://www.sfbaysss.org/tipsbook/SinglehandedTipsThirdEdition.pdf

Then, let us know how it goes :-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-01-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,228
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Motor vs Rowing inflatable dinghy...

I don't think you'll find a sweeter design than a Spindrift...

spindrift (http://www.bandbyachtdesigns.com/spin.htm)

I (over)built one about 10 years ago, so it came in a bit heavier than...
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