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Search: Posts Made By: Squidd
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Squidd
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

Thanks for the videos.... I have the parts kit and after watching the video am ready to attack the pump
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Squidd
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

I have a similar but different problem on my Jabsco head...

I "loose" the prime on the RW intake and have to pull the line to bowl off, put my finger over the pump hole and pull release, pull...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Squidd
Re: Py26

Welcome to Sailnet...

There is a smaller forum dedicated to Paceship The Paceship Website Forums (http://paceshipforums.org/forum/default.asp) that you might want to look at for specifics, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By Squidd
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...

Kiwi Grip will fill the voids and pattern of original non skid, fills minor imperfections from repairs and covers over smooth surfaces or repairs, the Loopy roller makes it's own NS pattern and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By Squidd
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...

Yes, you can take the white in to the local paint store and they can tint it with their standard paint tints...

Now, can they match a particular shade.....probably hit or miss with a bit of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By Squidd
Re: New to us - keeping name - rechristen??

I'm pretty sure it count's if you drink the rum...and then smash the bottle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By Squidd
Re: Pictures of the icebergs of Lake Superior

WOW... I was on the back side of Madline Island Friday (actually North side of Long Island) and glad I didn't run across any bergs while anchored out Friday night...

Looks like the predictions of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 6,144
Posted By Squidd
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

The bottom was a story in itself...

Before:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/Squidd/2152.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Squidd/media/2152.jpg.html)

During:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 6,144
Posted By Squidd
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Just got the boat home and trial set on beginning of a trailer prior to refit

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v248/Squidd/687302.jpg...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Squidd
Re: Hobie 16 Jib Repair

I would try it just for the DIY experience...what have you got to loose?

Notice there are multiple layers built up at the clew plate...may need a sailors Palm to push needle thru...

Another low...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By Squidd
Re: Washington DC visit budget

Fort Washington Marina (MD)...5-6 miles from the capitol bay, good food on site, and cheap prices for dockage....15 minute cab ride if you want to go downtown
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Squidd
Re: Anyone tow or hire a truck?

I bought the boat on E-Bay for $760.... I probably should have looked at where it was located before I confirmed the bid...

But I got the boat home, fixed up and I love it....wouldn't give it up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Squidd
Re: Anyone tow or hire a truck?

Different yards will vary in price, but I paid $280 to have the boat lifted into the cradle and have the keel stepped mast pulled and laid on top...Ft Washington, Md...figure close to the same to get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Squidd
Re: Anyone tow or hire a truck?

Yes it can be done....

This is how I brought my boat home from Washington DC to Wisconsin 800 miles

Flat bed equipment trailer and well constructed wooden bunk...I have some skills, tools and a...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-05-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Squidd
Re: Measuring Angle of A "Tack" (pointing)

Some days...thats what it feels like
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Squidd
Re: I fell out of my Boat (not mob)

I want the wide "steps" of a step ladder....

With it's wide base, set up sideways to the boat, the top is too far out from the gunnel for safe access...and they are tippy setup that way....

If...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Squidd
Re: Measuring Angle of A "Tack" (pointing)

Whats the desired (preferred) pointing angle then....I know depends on boat/conditions of sails etc..

But in general what is the range of "normal" compared to what is too wide and needs to be...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Squidd
Measuring Angle of A "Tack" (pointing)

How do you measure the angle of a tack.... I hear people say there boats point at 40* or 35* (mine seems more like 90* between tacks)...

Lets say I want to go North (0*) and the wind is coming...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Squidd
Re: I fell out of my Boat (not mob)

That's what I'm looking for...suggestions for a decent sailers ladder with a wide base and flat steps. I'm thinking maybe a 10' step ladder with the back legs cut off...wide base,flattened steps good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Squidd
Re: I fell out of my Boat (not mob)

Oh, I said a few choice words alright....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Squidd
I fell out of my Boat (not mob)

Stupid ladder.....What do you guys use thats safe and secure and doesn't weigh a ton to access the boat when it's on the hard....

I only need 9'... an 8' folding ladder is too short, a 12' is too...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 174
Views: 10,011
Posted By Squidd
Re: Ice on Lake Superior in June

Far as I'm concerned...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 174
Views: 10,011
Posted By Squidd
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,860
Posted By Squidd
Re: Worst Event During a Sail

I was going to say an accidental "round up" when I had too much sail on a windy day....

But Capta's got me beat...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 05-18-2014
Replies: 112
Views: 9,920
Posted By Squidd
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