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Search: Posts Made By: fawcettm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By fawcettm
We just threw ours and our bimini in the washing...

We just threw ours and our bimini in the washing machine, came out looking great. I was told this was ok from the people who made it, and they have been making these for about 30 years so I took it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,541
Posted By fawcettm
ok sounds like there is a lot of options out...

ok sounds like there is a lot of options out there for phones, we plan to use Skype for long distance, it is just the local minutes and being portable that we need a cell phone, right now I am behind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,541
Posted By fawcettm
Unlocked Cell phones and plans

Hi we are taking a year off and going south in the fall, I know I can get an unlocked phone and buy sim cards, but what is the best way to go?
Buy my phone in Canada? or wait til we get to the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-17-2010
Replies: 495
Views: 79,440
Posted By fawcettm
My Question was about practicing Heaving to, I...

My Question was about practicing Heaving to, I want to know that my boat can do it or that I can get it to do it, and have wondered if any of you armchair sailors have practiced it.

mark
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-17-2010
Replies: 495
Views: 79,440
Posted By fawcettm
My Question was about practicing Heaving to, I...

My Question was about practicing Heaving to, I want to know that my boat can do it or that I can get it to do it, and have wondered if any of you armchair sailors have practiced it.

mark
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-06-2010
Replies: 495
Views: 79,440
Posted By fawcettm
Rest and Heaving-to

I think the biggest thing we are talking about here is exhaustion and how it affects your judgment.

I have been reading Storm Tactics by the Pardeys, and from the sounds of it Heaving-to and...
Forum: Diesel 08-24-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By fawcettm
You know what is nice about venting through the...

You know what is nice about venting through the hull, you dont have to lean over so far to check for water coming out of your exhaust, I had a check value on an old vented loop, but it got stuck and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-04-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By fawcettm
Smile Thanks for the info, and the ideas,

Thanks for the info and Ideas! I went to the vetus site as well and they have a whole range of products, the waterlock muffler wont stop water from eventually getting back to the engine from constant...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-04-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By fawcettm
water in engine from following sea

Hi,

Friends recently were on the Caribbean 1500 and with a large following sea got sea water in their engine through the exhaust, after cleaning and drying and WD40 the got the engine running...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,545
Posted By fawcettm
Volvo Penta 2003 to 2003T

Hi, I have a Volvo Penta 2003, how difficult is it to convert this engine to a Turbo? or is it possible at all?

Mark
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,931
Posted By fawcettm
WiFi Bridge

Thanks this has been very helpful, now to go and buy one......have to see if they sell them in and around the Toronto area.:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,931
Posted By fawcettm
WiFi Bridge

This is getting alot clearer.....so I am sailing for the day, get to my next anchorage, haul the antenna up the mast. Does the antenna then see the available networks? I choose the open ones to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,931
Posted By fawcettm
WiFi Bridge

Thanks, I read the primer, so really the bridge is acting like a high power wireless card. Sorry I couldnt understand why I would use an access point or setup my own wireless network to get wireless...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,931
Posted By fawcettm
Smile WiFi Bridge

Sailingdog, forgive me cause I dont know that much about WiFI bridges but with the nanostation 2 it connectss to an existing WiFi access point say a distance away, gets an IP address and then relays...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 121
Sticky: Product Reviews
Views: 63,061
Posted By fawcettm
Hi, talking about bottom paint, has anyone used...

Hi, talking about bottom paint, has anyone used Micron CSC and how does it compare to Micron Extra for salt/brackish water. We currently have CSC and are planning a south trip and want to know if we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By fawcettm
Stove top fastners

Hi I have an older eno stove but the top doesnt have anyway to attach pot holders or rails to protect from heal or bumps, can anyone suggest where I can get something that will work?
Forum: Living Aboard 07-22-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 29,478
Posted By fawcettm
Thanks Steve for the info, right now we have the...

Thanks Steve for the info, right now we have the litterbox in our shower room, but it gets in the way, has anyone ever trained a cat to use the head? like at home?
Forum: Living Aboard 07-22-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 29,478
Posted By fawcettm
LOL that is funny.....

LOL that is funny.....
Forum: Living Aboard 06-30-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 29,478
Posted By fawcettm
Hi ,I know this is an old post and lots of input,...

Hi ,I know this is an old post and lots of input, we have cats aboard for about three years now and theylove it, I mean really love it, one cat who at home talks non stop is so relaxed on board and...
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