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Search: Posts Made By: JR828
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By JR828
Dont do it! I am literally in the same...

Dont do it! I am literally in the same proverbial boat. wait until it gets warmer and use this time for prep work: removing things, sanding, planning, We have mild winters but very wet dewy...
Forum: Bristol 01-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
Hi Dave. The plumbing in my boat was copper...

Hi Dave. The plumbing in my boat was copper tubing. I had some bad repairs that were unacceptable to me so i ripped it all out and started over adding and subtracting to my taste. I do not like...
Forum: Bristol 01-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
The great thing about the 41.1 is that the fuel...

The great thing about the 41.1 is that the fuel tanks are under the aft berth which is cheaper and easier to replace. I love the 45 and seriously looked into buying one but leaky fuel tanks in the...
Forum: Bristol 01-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
Hi Dave . Yes I do occasionally review old...

Hi Dave . Yes I do occasionally review old posts. First of all, I love the boat and am constantly in awe of the quality of construction. Having owned the boat for two years now, I would agree that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By JR828
Good Morning. I live in Asheville and am...

Good Morning.
I live in Asheville and am looking at alternatives to Annapolis. (The drive is killing me). I have wondered about the Tennessee lakes and the wind factor. There really is not much...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-04-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By JR828
The TVA

Happy Fourth Everyone! Has anyone cruised or does anyone have a sailboat anywhere on the TVA? I cannot find much information on sailboats and sailing on the TVA. Thank You. -Rob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By JR828
The boat draws five feet. The drive from...

The boat draws five feet. The drive from Asheville to Charleston is four hours compared to nine to Annapolis. I appreciate all ofthe quick responses. Everything that I have read discourages "going...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By JR828
Annapolis to Charleston

Hi Everyone. The drive from my current home in Asheville, NC to Annapolis to use my boat has gotten the better of me. After almost falling asleep at the wheel, I decided that I need to move the...
Forum: Bristol 06-28-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
Thank You very much. It really is a great boat...

Thank You very much. It really is a great boat and am currently updating it. Finally got back into the water this weekend. I am constantly impressed with the way Bristols are built. I am doing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,789
Posted By JR828
I will look into those sources. I did not know...

I will look into those sources. I did not know that about the cross bars. Thank you for that information. I originally assumed that the new hatch would have to have cross bars as well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,789
Posted By JR828
Thanks everybody for the feedback. I will let...

Thanks everybody for the feedback. I will let you know which way I decide to go. Have a good one!..-JR
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,789
Posted By JR828
I like the Lewmar hatches. What finish and glass...

I like the Lewmar hatches. What finish and glass type did you choose?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,789
Posted By JR828
Thanks for the replies. I have looked into...

Thanks for the replies. I have looked into refurbishing the old hatches and am finding the same problem. I like to added support that the existing hatches have but like the "fresh look" that the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,789
Posted By JR828
Hatches: Who has the best?

HI everybody. I have a Bristol 41 that came with the original Bomar hatches. I would like to replace these as they have outlived their prime. I have been looking at both Bomar and Lewmar and am...
Forum: Bristol 04-27-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
Hi and sorry for the extreme delay in responding...

Hi and sorry for the extreme delay in responding as I have been out of town. I will dig up some pictures and post them soon. I am very excited and happy with my new purchase. As soon as the...
Forum: Catalina 04-14-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 18,128
Posted By JR828
My first boat was a 27.

My first boat was a 27.
Forum: Bristol 04-14-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By JR828
Bristol 41.1

Hi Out there. Anyone with a bristol 41.1 center cockpit? Just purchased one.
Forum: Cheoy Lee 07-31-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 10,229
Posted By JR828
I went to look at the Cheoy Lee that I was...

I went to look at the Cheoy Lee that I was interested in and found that it was in much worse shape than expected. To bring the boat up to a condition for which I would be happy would have taken much...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-11-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 5,840
Posted By JR828
Hi. I purchased my first sailboat at 24 as well....

Hi. I purchased my first sailboat at 24 as well. I used to own a 1977 Catalina 27 and to this day ( I am 44 now) it was the sailboat that I had the most fun with. The boat sailed easily, was easy...
Forum: Cheoy Lee 05-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 10,229
Posted By JR828
How do you like your Cheoy Lee?

I am on a serious boat search. I have known about Cheoy Lees but thought that they were relegated to very large yachts! I am very interested in one and was wanting some feedback as to how much you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-06-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By JR828
HI Jason. I just joined as well and am searching...

HI Jason. I just joined as well and am searching for a boat. I have received a lot of help in a very short time. This is a wonderful site.
Forum: Catalina 05-05-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,117
Posted By JR828
Hi. Yes it is! At All Seasons Marina. May I...

Hi. Yes it is! At All Seasons Marina. May I ask why you walked away? I like the broker too. nice guy. Dockage is now a problem now too. Nothing is available. I did not like the slips at All...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By JR828
Affordable dockage is becoming increasingly...

Affordable dockage is becoming increasingly difficult to find for any boat below 50 feet in Fort lauderdale Most of the city marinas and the like are looking for the big mega-yachts. there is a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-05-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By JR828
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: Catalina 05-05-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,117
Posted By JR828
Thanks David! I used to sail on Lake Texoma. ...

Thanks David! I used to sail on Lake Texoma. How do you like Washington State? I almost moved there two years ago. I did not think cutting the bulkhead into two parts. i was trying to figure a...
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