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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-24-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,796
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Looking for a boat of live aboard

You might want to check with the dock master of your marina to see what the minimum allowable boat lengths are for full time LB's, my marina has a minimum of 36' but this varies among locations.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Sealant, sealant, sealant

If you can get by a HVAC supply house, see if they carry perma-gum or some premium elastic sealant compound. Basically it's a 2lb loaf of butyl for around 15-25 bucks depending on which one you get,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: need marine T-hinges

Try here (http://www.toplicht.de/en/shop/innenbeschlaege/scharnier/lukenband), I like these guys for old school goodies

Here's another (http://www.marinedepotdirect.com/bronze-t-hinge-4.html)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: In search of window shades

Thanks JimsCal, I just ordered samples, not a bad price, Our local Oceanaire dealer made it sound like I was spending a fortune.

Or maybe she was going to bill me a fortune
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: In search of window shades

Thanks guys

I wish it was a easy as contacting Catalina Direct, but alas, it's a boat and there ain't sh*t that easy about a boat. I have a huge salon 18'x 11' with four windows that measure 78"x...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Companionway Steps

I just finish an complete interior restoration on a 88 ( I think ) C&C 38 MKII, Finished it off with Daley's Seafin oil and believe it of not, traction under wet foot is very good with the grooves, I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By poopdeckpappy
In search of window shades

Does anybody know a manufacture of the accordion type horizontal fabric window shades, I see them on newer boats like Catalina's & Hunter's but I can't find who makes them.

My wife is all about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-19-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Painting Bronze???

I did this on one of my boats a several years ago, all deck hardware, ports, sampson post were PC'ed in weathered bronze, looked awesome, especially with the freshly varnished teak and dark green...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Looking for any ideas ( Diesel smell & wood )

Oh crap, why the hell didn't I think of Dawn, it's what they use in a oil spill. If that doesn't remove the odor at least I'll know it's clean without damaging the wood and go with old apple route....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Looking for any ideas ( Diesel smell & wood )

Interesting someone suggested vanilla extract as well, but I hoping for something that would absorb/remove the odor


This would be really tough to paint but Kilz has been on the list.

Thanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Looking for any ideas ( Diesel smell & wood )

Looking for ideas to attack this issue, I have a old woody that at some point had a nasty diesel leak, the diesel was removed but the smell wasn't.

In the past and in smaller areas I have use a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,279
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Major water ingress - best emergency device?

a couple of wax toilet bowl rings and wood plugs
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Putting a boat in charter in California

Hey John, I work for Marina Sailing in SD, I may be able to help you out in all aspects of this charter/management program.

If you like you can call me @ 619.221.8286 or email me at...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   06-27-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,472
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Ocean kayak rescue

There's several guys attempting this right now, I think its called the Great Pac Race.( this guy is not in the event ) They expect it will take 1 - 3 months to complete.

Back in the mid 80's a guy...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,181
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Taking my ASA101 and 103 at once

I agree with ya, practice is always best but, I wouldn't go so far as to say it's a mistake as it really depends on the student and the instructors evaluation of the student.

You'll know early on...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,181
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Taking my ASA101 and 103 at once

Read your text, listen to your instructor and relax, you'll do fine but, study the text

btw, we do 101/103 as a basic package over two consecutive weekends ( 20 hrs ) again study and you'll be fine
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,309
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Sailboat Rentals in the Orange County, CA area

Marina Sailing-Newport Beach (http://www.marinasailing.com/)
C-30 to a Bene 43

Outside of OC is long Beach, Redondo Beach, Marina Del Rey,Oxnard and San Diego
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 4,159
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: What's wrong with this pic?

Caption:

I'm not always aloud on board, but when I am, I have to bring the Dos Equis.

Stay thirsty my friends
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Ya gotta see this

Dolphins off Dana Point Feb 25, 2014



Awesome
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 5,384
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Are sailing schools worth it?

The web address is marinasailing.com I'll be in tomorrow - Thursday at the SD office if you want to talk in person or we can communicate by PM here.

Also, one of the more fun packages is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 5,384
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Are sailing schools worth it?

we offer a 2 hr. intro @ $75.00, a 20hr ( two weekends ) ASA 101/103 @ $595.00 ( $495.00 if you become a member) a 5 day 101-104 @ $1295.00. plus some other cool packages

These are group classes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,467
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Making wooden spreaders. Material?

I once saw a group of tree hugging protester trying to protect an old growth aluminum forest, they all stuck their tongues to the aluminum trees, a funny sight to see


A kD vert grain DF might...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-13-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Re: Batteries and charger ideas?

Or get four 230ah/6V have 460ah/12v and maybe a slightly larger solar trickle charger, Amazon has a 15 watt for just under $100.00
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Interesting product

WITT (http://www.witt-energy.com/)

Very interesting
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