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Search: Posts Made By: jcase12
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,581
Posted By jcase12
Re: Cored wood bulkhead on C&C 24

I have had to reseal my windows 3 times! The last time I decide to remove the core about a 1/4 inch past the mounting points for the window and fillit with epoxy thickened with high density filler...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By jcase12
Re: Removing foam backing

If it is the foam I am thinking of you can you Laquer thinner and it will disolve and wipe away. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL! the fumes are harmful and flammable. If possible leave the boat open for a day or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By jcase12
A hand back into the Boat!!!!

So I am looking for suggestion on the best ladder setup (or way back into the boat) when I fall off the side:eek:! I have a us22 that has the small transom and very curved side like most boat of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 3,729
Posted By jcase12
Re: CS30 Structural Grid Repair In Bilge

If you have access to a thermal camera (mid IR) you could do a noninvasive survey of the damage and see if it is more than you want to deal with. If you dont have one (like most people) you could try...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By jcase12
Spray Foam?

Can products like "great stuff" be used as a replacement for foam that had to be cut out of a small sailboat. It will be (epoxy) glassed over and is replacing what seems to be the support structure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By jcase12
Re: Head Help

The current issue of good old boat has an article that might be of interest.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-21-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By jcase12
Re: salt, water, solar = hydrogen!

Just a general comment about Biofuels...

They are definately a viable source of energy (and fertilizer does not alwas come from oil product) Example, I live near a farming community and this is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By jcase12
Re: salt, water, solar = hydrogen!

I am wondering are you currently working in a research field funded by grants?
If so what do you consider "vital"?
If not where are you getting your statistics from?
just curious....:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By jcase12
Re: salt, water, solar = hydrogen!

I will let him know you said that he is always interested in others views which is probaly why he is one of the most patented people in the feild. Oh and 25 percent is quite abit. His work is mainly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By jcase12
Re: salt, water, solar = hydrogen!

I know that every conversion of in form of energy involves losses. I also know how to build all of the systems you are talking about. The benefit to solar/wind/etc is that it is otherwise wasted (not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By jcase12
Re: salt, water, solar = hydrogen!

Where is the discussion about how terribly inefficent internal combustion is and that this is a "sailing" forum (read we should be using wind to get around and leave all the modern crap at home). All...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By jcase12
Re: "Free" Snipe!!!!!

Here is a pick with the damage removed I had to cut it out as it was crumbling in my hands so I just cleaned up the edge with a multitool. In the oner you can see how the core is used or at least...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By jcase12
Re: "Free" Snipe!!!!!

Sorry Guys I just realized that my title might make you think that I am giving away a Snipe. Sorry!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By jcase12
"Free" Snipe!!!!!

Hello,

I was recently given a "free" snipe that was taking on water and in need of repair. The PO gave me the title snipe, trailer and two sets of good sails/rigging so no complaints from me! I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-07-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,685
Posted By jcase12
Re: Diesel-electric hybrid

Doing that right now would be expensive to I just used sails as an example. It will all changed once he gets the mass production setup. I actually talked him out of a small sample today that I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2012
Replies: 260
Views: 64,098
Posted By jcase12
Re: Local boat buying assistance

I was just about to send out a chain email!!!! lol
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-07-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,685
Posted By jcase12
Re: Diesel-electric hybrid

Using a system to generate a little instead of it sitting their is always the way to go. I am not sure i you were responding to me but I was talking about the force required to spin the gene. (the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,685
Posted By jcase12
Re: Hybrids and hating oil companies

I am not sure why but this qoute didnt come out right?
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When dealing with recharging by wind or water you should ask yourself if you have excess energy of either. It you drag a "prop" you will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,685
Posted By jcase12
Re: Diesel-electric hybrid

I think go electric is a great idea! I have plans for a simliar much smaller scale system for my boat. I am mainly concerned with getting rid of the smoker on the back of the boat. I will be using a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-02-2012
Replies: 260
Views: 64,098
Posted By jcase12
Sure thing I am in the Charlotte, NC area.

Sure thing I am in the Charlotte, NC area.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By jcase12
Tommays, Your paint job looks...

Tommays,

Your paint job looks outstanding!!!!!!!!:eek:
You should write up some tips for us at home restorers!!! (please)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By jcase12
You can do what the PO of my boat did......Leave...

You can do what the PO of my boat did......Leave in the water until the all the growth eats all the paint and voila its gone!!!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,161
Posted By jcase12
I was talkin gto a friend of mine and he said...

I was talkin gto a friend of mine and he said that I should add to this to make sure (if you are looking at a US yachts) it was one of the ones that was a Gary Mull design as the others have less...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-27-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,161
Posted By jcase12
I just recently purchased a US 22 to restore. I...

I just recently purchased a US 22 to restore. I have not sailed mine much but I have been on a Buc 22 a bunch with a friend which is nearly identical. We tow it in and out wtih a dodge ram with no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By jcase12
I shouldn't have said flexible. I just meant that...

I shouldn't have said flexible. I just meant that the material is not dried out and crackly.
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