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Search: Posts Made By: HELLICONIA54
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-15-2012
Replies: 242
Views: 129,010
Posted By HELLICONIA54
I have been detailing cars now for over 18 yrs.A...

I have been detailing cars now for over 18 yrs.A good half of that with a twin speed sander/polisher (Ryobi) It is not the tool you use but how you use it.I use the slowest of the two speeds.Practice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,984
Posted By HELLICONIA54
hartley ts16 - YouTube...

hartley ts16 - YouTube (http://youtu.be/Fq-of-Ya0_A)
A Hartley ts16.
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-19-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 9,249
Posted By HELLICONIA54
I agree.Anyone can steer a barge around.Sailing...

I agree.Anyone can steer a barge around.Sailing something you have to think about every moment is a lot different.Like learning to drive a car.learn a manual first. then get an auto.Learn in a real...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2011
Replies: 242
Views: 129,010
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Cutting pads come in many different...

Cutting pads come in many different grades.Generally,lambs wool is the coursest(?)Then there are different degrees in foam.I'd stick to a wool pad for a boat.Cutting by hand? argh! been there,done...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,064
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Talk about being plain dumb.There's an ocean full...

Talk about being plain dumb.There's an ocean full of very efficient garbage disposers waiting to be fed.Chopped up in fire? nah way too dumb.Gotta be cannibals. COOl.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,329
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Ok,so to start with,Whats with every wanting a...

Ok,so to start with,Whats with every wanting a ship? LOL. Coming from Australia,I have no idea what a "Tacoma" is.What size motor? I have a Hartley TS16 Yup 16 feet long sleeps two can be...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-12-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,794
Posted By HELLICONIA54
It's funny,,,You say you need best quality...

It's funny,,,You say you need best quality gear.Any old second hand board will do for starters.In Australia windsurfing died in the arse because it became way too expensive to start.People never...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-12-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,720
Posted By HELLICONIA54
My wife and I are learners too.I've had some...

My wife and I are learners too.I've had some experience manning the jib on a fellow club member's Boomerang 20,and a solo sail in a Puffin Pacer.We have just bought a Hartley ts16.Sleeps two,can be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 3,187
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Hmmm Can i fit seat belts to stop her sliding off...

Hmmm Can i fit seat belts to stop her sliding off the benches when we heel?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 3,187
Posted By HELLICONIA54
OK ,my wife (4'9")will kill me if she reads...

OK ,my wife (4'9")will kill me if she reads this.When we sail our friends boomerang20,. when she heels,we all brace our feet on opposite side of cockpit ,My wife the Hobbit has to use the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-07-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 6,419
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Most people regard the TS16 as just a big dinghy...

Most people regard the TS16 as just a big dinghy anyway.It's sailed as one.It will fall over in stiff breeze if you are not carefull,and from what i've read,self rescue is not that easy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-05-2011
Replies: 242
Views: 129,010
Posted By HELLICONIA54
The compound(cutters) ends up like talc,(light...

The compound(cutters) ends up like talc,(light white and dry)You can wash iT off. i just dry rag it.Its not that important.Once you have most of it off,you them apply polish of choice,(polymer,wax...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-04-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,334
Posted By HELLICONIA54
...and..I took on a rebuild of a...

...and..I took on a rebuild of a flyingdutchman,and couldn't sail.LOL good luck.have fun.We now own a TS16,still learning.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-04-2011
Replies: 242
Views: 129,010
Posted By HELLICONIA54
As with car detailing,The cutting compound is...

As with car detailing,The cutting compound is usually wa=ter based.When you cutthe paint,the cutters dry to a powder.the more you work it the finer it cuts and the finer the dust generated(compound)I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By HELLICONIA54
It was his wife Gillian who put me onto the boat...

It was his wife Gillian who put me onto the boat i have.I met her at cairncurran during their state finals.We hosted the race.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By HELLICONIA54
LOL Big boats don't scare me.We are members of...

LOL Big boats don't scare me.We are members of the ts16 association(.First thing we did).They(the ts16's) are holding one of their races at cairncurran in near future.As soon as we are confinent we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2011
Replies: 242
Views: 129,010
Posted By HELLICONIA54
As a professional car detailer,and rebuilding an...

As a professional car detailer,and rebuilding an old FD.Thankyou for the materials guide.Gel coat is a lot harder than auto paint.I often wondered if there was some i could use.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-27-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 9,586
Posted By HELLICONIA54
WHAT??? You do not need aboat licence there? Here...

WHAT??? You do not need aboat licence there? Here In OZ if it has a motor(even electric trawling) it must be registered and you must have a boat licence using a powerboat.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Once the wife and i can sail our ts16 with...

Once the wife and i can sail our ts16 with confidence,,,,St Helen's is going to be one of our prefered spots.At least with cairncurran S.C. they have two more ts16's plus a rescue boat on...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 6,419
Posted By HELLICONIA54
If we're going into the larger boat,then why not...

If we're going into the larger boat,then why not a Hartley ts 16.Can sleep two,trailered by average 4cyl car.Not too expensive.Just a thought,"coz thats what we bought to learn in,,,LOL
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-26-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 6,419
Posted By HELLICONIA54
The Puffin Pacer is not a bad learners boat...

The Puffin Pacer is not a bad learners boat either.I managed to single hand her and not fall over.Takes two as well.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Greetings from Downunder.

G'Day,From OZZ.I feel out of place here,with all these 20plus foot yachts.My wife and i have recently bought a Hartley TS16.We are members of the CairnCurran sailing club,which is an inland...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,965
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Bugger! bit far far me to go.I'm In Melbourne...

Bugger! bit far far me to go.I'm In Melbourne Australia.We have locals for that sort of stuff.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-20-2011
Replies: 3,281
Views: 500,698
Posted By HELLICONIA54
Cairncurran,victoria,Australia

Cairncurran,victoria,Australia
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-20-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By HELLICONIA54
G'Day from Downunder

Hi guys,I'm new to sailing.Acquired an old Binks FD,(KA175)I hope to rebuild it and use as a day sailer.I'm learning to sail at the Cairncurran sailing club,here in Victoria,AU.Learning on a...
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