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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,430
Posted By bandit1
Re: Barnacle buster tool

OK I found this link for people to look at. Just wanted to hear from anyone who may have used this and how effective it really is.

Waveblade hull cleaning - barnacle remover - YouTube
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,430
Posted By bandit1
Barnacle buster tool

Just saw a 12v tool for removing barnacles and slime and any other sealife that my call the bottom of your boat home. Its called the "Waveblade" and just wondering if anyone has any experience to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By bandit1
Interprotect 2000 Keel?

I just sanded off all my VC17 and I'm getting ready to put on some water barrier paint then offshore antifouling. Its my understandng that osmosis happens to fibreglass and creates blisters. Is there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,158
Posted By bandit1
Yamaha 2400 Watts Generator

I'm in the process of getting myself one of those portable inverter generators IE Honda, Yamaha seems to be the way to go. My question is about size. I have a 38' sail and I'm considering getting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By bandit1
Ya very good sailingdog, vandals with a knife!...

Ya very good sailingdog, vandals with a knife! Wow that never crossed my mind, gee synthetic is definitely out. Can you imagine in the middle of night somewhere in a dodgy anchorage.

If in fact...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By bandit1
Hey IslanderGuy good to hear from a DIYer who has...

Hey IslanderGuy good to hear from a DIYer who has done the job I am contemplating doing. You have talked me out of synthetic rigging. Lots of good stuff in your response.

John I will certainly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By bandit1
Thanks QucikMick, ya I just read that link some...

Thanks QucikMick, ya I just read that link some good stuff in there however that thread turned into a debate about furling or hank sails and rod rigging.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By bandit1
Standing rigging change-DIY or professional?

I bought my Ericson 38-200 a year ago. Its a Great Lakes boat but my intention is to head down the east coast and the Caribbean (saltwater area's) next fall. The boat is 20 years old and to the best...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By bandit1
My main sail is also rope/wire and I find that...

My main sail is also rope/wire and I find that when you are jumping the main its fine with the rope but when it gets to the wire it can get hard on the hands even with gloves on, so another reason to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-27-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By bandit1
Wire/Rope Halyard question

My spin halyard came out the top of the mast so now that it has inconveniently come out I was considering changing it. It is half rope and half wire. Why was it made that way? Is this a good set up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-26-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,147
Posted By bandit1
Looking for surveyor Chicago/Milwaukee

Hello, Can anyone recommend a good surveyor in the Chicago or Milwaukee area? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By bandit1
"George Thorogood" , hey thats pretty good never...

"George Thorogood" , hey thats pretty good never thought of that.
Thanks Faster.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By bandit1
Destroyer wheel?

On some boat ads I notice that the boat has a "destroyer wheel". Does anyone one know what this means?

Thanks
Forum: Pearson   08-31-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,680
Posted By bandit1
Pearson Owners opinions

I am in the market for a boat and a late 80's Pearson (36, 38, 39) is on the list. My concern is the position of the engine. It appears that unlike the traditional below the steps set-up the engine...
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