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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kiss Windgens

Have you seen any Silentwind gens there? You mentioned the other three. Just curious.. And the D 400 is nice I read too but it's also almost a grand more for not that much more. For $400 less than...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kiss Windgens

I have been looking at the Silent Wind units. You can get them for about $1800.. Probably a little more with shipping and if you need the pole assembly. They seem to have good reviews and not too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Interior paint for wall panels

Has anyone used Killz in there boat as a primer? I have an overhead that gets covered by panels and I was going to scrub and clean them and before putting the panels back I was going to put a coat of...
Forum: Racing   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Dax One Touch winch handles

Great thanks! I ordered two last night from Defender.

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Forum: Racing   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By SailRedemption
Dax One Touch winch handles

I bought a pair of these winch handles in 2012 from Defender and really liked them. Unfortunately, the boat I raced on lost both over the years. I looked on Defender today and they aren't on there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 4,848
Posted By SailRedemption
re: Privacy considerations for ignorant powerboaters

Bayliners, searays, other power cruisers, Vikings, most sport fishing boats can do 26kts and throw a massive wake. I test drove a 42' Searay cruiser with two 450hp Caterpillars and it did close to 20...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 2,449
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Anchor question

How did this derail so swiftly?

Question has been answered.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 2,449
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Anchor question

Hey man, congrats on the boat!

Regards to your anchor, it's probably a Fortress or Guardian anchor, they are aluminum and well made. I have a 21lb FX-37 Fortress for my 47' boat.

For mud and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Aqua Signal Toronto Conversion to LED

I have one of those, expensive suckers. I'd like to know about a conversion bulb as well

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Hit by Lightning!

Welcome to the club. Mine had no apparent damage, but I was unlucky with lights and antenna. 5 out of my 7 mast lights don't work and my antenna is no longer with us. Also, no idea the condition of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Zinc chromate applied to mast base?

I used Duralux Alumithane for mine.. The mast bottom has some slight corrosion on it. The stuff gets wicked hard and is top notch.

The link and a picture is in my post on my site..
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: looking for a short fat dink

You could try a aluminum flatboat maker and see if they can accommodate you something custom.

Alumacraft is one that comes to mind.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 13,051
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

So I moved my boat to her new home and took a dive on her because the water was deep and clearer at this marina. The transit was about an hour at hull speed(new engine so I ran her hard on and off)....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-26-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Marina Recommendation Gulf of Mexico

I just moved boat to Lakeshore Marina in Slidell, LA. It has floating docks and deep water. In fact I dove on my boat Mon and while holding the bottom of my 7ft keel above my head I could not touch...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,061
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Got the engine running and moved her to a temporary dock until after Challenge Cup regatta this weekend in Gulfport. It was awesome to move and drive here even if just sing the engine. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-04-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By SailRedemption
FOR SALE: Sterling Batt Charger & Balmar SmartGauge

I'm looking to sell at a DISCOUNT this brand NEW items I bought for my boat but have since changed directions. (don't buy items until you absolutely need them) Shipping within USA is included,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,677
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Stainless Steel Quality

Great! Let us know how it goes!

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

You're right, no it doesn't. It's just the route I went with good results for myself and all my friends who graduated with me.

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

I went to a national maritime academy here in the states to get my 3rd mate unlimited license.. I work in the Gulf of Mexico on a 300ft offshore supply vessel as a chief mate. I work 28 days on and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-30-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,061
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Well, in the last two weeks my best at has gotten misted with over spray not even a month after the cockpit has been painted and the new pedestal installed. AND last week I was struck by lightning....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Happiness is a Clean Bottom

Yea, it was all free stuff so I'm going to use it. It was fine copper powder in a Mas epoxy. It was really nice looking when it was painted, like a brand new penny. It's an experiment, good thing is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-21-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,061
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Fresh new post, check it!

http://wp.me/p4mK8E-4D

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Happiness is a Clean Bottom

I'll jump.. Splashed in December with a fresh new bottom, smooth...like a baby boat's bottom.

48177

- Ronnie...on the geaux
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,061
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

I'll be sure to let you know after its 90% done. I may slow up after that. With most projects, the last 10% usually costs 90% more in time and money... So I hear. (:

And thanks, hopefully I'll...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,061
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Thanks! She's come a long way for sure.

- Ronnie...on the geaux
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