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Search: Posts Made By: quidam1947
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,189
Posted By quidam1947
I purchased one as a gift for my significant...

I purchased one as a gift for my significant other. Took FOOOOORRREEEEEVVEERRR to re-heat a cup of coffee. Manufacturer wouldn't accept it back so I repacked it and sold it on ebay and managed to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By quidam1947
I agree that the old posts (information contained...

I agree that the old posts (information contained within) are extremely valuable. I was thinking that most threads should be automatically locked after say 6 months (excluding threads like THE PUB...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 5,449
Posted By quidam1947
Perhaps. but then again it may wind up being...

Perhaps. but then again it may wind up being more expensive in more ways than one if he gets stopped for Public Indecency. :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By quidam1947
We used our inflatable dingy as a ramp to get our...

We used our inflatable dingy as a ramp to get our two large breed dogs in and out of our old motorsailer which had a good bit of freeboard.

We'd pull it up so that the bow of the dingy was on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By quidam1947
Big enough for what? ROASTING Smackdaddy? I...

Big enough for what? ROASTING Smackdaddy? I wonder what wine goes best with that???? http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/drinking20a20wine1.gif
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By quidam1947
We went to our local Mattress Factor Outlet and...

We went to our local Mattress Factor Outlet and had our mattress for the v-berth of our cruiser custom-shaped from a cardboard template we gave them. We purposely made it a one-piece construction...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By quidam1947
Very wise advise from Xtort and especially the...

Very wise advise from Xtort and especially the liability concerns -- worthy of serious consideration! My first impression reading the request was that this sounded like someone trying to build their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,502
Posted By quidam1947
I hate that when that happens. ...

I hate that when that happens. http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/1218_sick_smiley_scratching_and_itc.gif
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 5,299
Posted By quidam1947
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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 04-06-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,510
Posted By quidam1947
Be sure to take pictures. ...

Be sure to take pictures. http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/sport-smiley-0271.gif
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 5,299
Posted By quidam1947
Assuming the neighbor even likes kittens/cats...

Assuming the neighbor even likes kittens/cats then Keelhaulin's NEXT PROBLEM will be how to get cat piss out of his sailcovers/boat cushions/etc. or having to clean up the dead decaying duck...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 5,299
Posted By quidam1947
Keelhaulin - I would propose a slightly...

Keelhaulin -

I would propose a slightly different tact... Turn the negatives into positives and try to reason with her.You've indicated they are nice people so go with that premise. Example:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2009
Replies: 2,937
Views: 352,875
Posted By quidam1947
Hey Smack, You should invest in one of...

Hey Smack,

You should invest in one of these...
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/base_media.jpgWrinkle-free Portable Steamer by Innovage $24.99 - Overstock.com

Removes...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-02-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 7,074
Posted By quidam1947
This may seem lame but... when we cruise I pack...

This may seem lame but... when we cruise I pack an extra set of clothes, a set of sheets, and a towel or two in a water-tight vacuum seal bag -- it doesn't take up much space. And when everyone else...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-02-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By quidam1947
Thumbs up Two of our favorites... (be sure to click on the...

Two of our favorites... (be sure to click on the links to sample music from either site, if you're not already familiar with these performers).

Pat Daly Pat Dailey...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 04-02-2009
Replies: 215
Views: 18,514
Posted By quidam1947
REPS and POINTS -- "What they are" Definitions,...

REPS and POINTS -- "What they are" Definitions, "How To... give/receive" Usage Instructions under the forum's FAQ's section, please.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By quidam1947
What to to on long passages...

Like others, we take care of maintenance items. I've sanded, painted/varnished when I could. Bruce has a gas-powered generator and upon occassion would use it to run power tools (Amphora's engine...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By quidam1947
Hi Homejoy, We probably won't be there for a...

Hi Homejoy,

We probably won't be there for a few more years. We are building our boat now that we will do our cruising on. See my introductions thread...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2009
Replies: 1,053
Views: 246,019
Posted By quidam1947
Not a sunrise/sunset but just another nature...

Not a sunrise/sunset but just another nature scene from a great day on the water!

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/Amphora/IMG48027.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2009
Replies: 1,053
Views: 246,019
Posted By quidam1947
Photographs from our days on "Amphora"

After looking through this thread I think I'm kinda homesick -- if that makes any sense.

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt351/quidam1947/Amphora/IMG48023.jpg
Underway on the Tennessee River...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By quidam1947
Bruce researched electric panel choices and...

Bruce researched electric panel choices and quearied others on another forum and Blue Seas is what he just bought (he's a picky SOB). Haven't installed it yet.

Michele
Forum: herSailNet 03-30-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 7,749
Posted By quidam1947
Other than making it (fresh water) a condition...

Other than making it (fresh water) a condition for living aboard, you might try catching rain water. I've washed my long(ish) hair in sea water (less foam) and followed with minimal fresh water...
Forum: MacGregor 03-30-2009
Replies: 297
Views: 39,024
Posted By quidam1947
Ajsemtb, you might try calling Bacon &...

Ajsemtb, you might try calling Bacon & Associates in Annapolos. They may have something in their used sails inventory that'd work or perhaps be cut-down. Always most helpful staff. And, they'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By quidam1947
Duplicate thread with somewhat different titles...

Duplicate thread with somewhat different titles ???

Copied response from other thread...
Forum: Helms 03-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,129
Posted By quidam1947
The way you suggest should work fine but take...

The way you suggest should work fine but take care that you don't bugger-up the screwhead underneath as you never know for sure how deep the bung-hole actually is, in some cases.

We've simply used...
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