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Search: Posts Made By: theboilerflue
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

I didn't think there were rules like this, I'm sorry if I've stepped on you toes. There's nothing in the title to give me any indication that this was a "professional" advice only thread.

What's...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well I can only speak of my own experiance or needs here, I need for the most part blocks for 1/2" line. That Gauhauer catalog doesn't do the best job at saying what size line you can fit into the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Which single block for 1/2" line is cheaper than 30 bucks I'm looking at their hard to navigate catalog and finding 200 blocks that aren't anything that?
could you link it?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

I didn't realise I wasn't using the quote thing wrong. I only get this stuff when I come to check my mail and am not constantly checking it, things get muddled. I apologise for the long post, please...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

well the typeface didn't work out unfoutunatly
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Alright So

BRENT SWAIN'S COMMENTS ARE IN BOLD TYPE

SMACKDADDY 'S ARE IN ITALICS

MINE ARE IN REGULAR TYPE


1. Build your BrentBoat THEN go cruising with what you have left.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

And as requested here's my respons to your marketing thing smack, I'm not sure where you want it so I'll just paste it here and you can do waht ever you feel like.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

I am not trying to make rules, I was just trying to point out that as someone just coming into this forum it's not very helpful to use all these things with hidden meanings that you'd only get if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Someone commenting about something they don't know anything about doesn't help the conversation. And so someone saying on a thread title best metal boat that the homebuild origami method doesn't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

That wasn't directed at what you said, it was directed at what that smackaddict said. So again you compare the fairness of a origami hull to one that was plated by an amateur home builder and you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well I use it for running so I call it a running pole, whisker, running whatever.
It's a pole attached to the front of the mast to hold the head sail out. It was an Aluminum (6061 hss) schedule 40...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Ok you're right, my mistake. I have seen a boat that had it's keel sheard off hitting a rock (well the underwater part of a small island really) off ten mile point (cadborro bay near victoria) the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well I was a little daunted by the 800+ pages, the marketing one however I'll respond to, still a lot there.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well the one we pulled together last winter is not mine but thanks, my project is still coming along just in a further along state, my friend doesn't get to go sailing yet in his boat.

I just...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

That is by far my favorite thing to watch the yachties do, anchor again and again and again, here, in the summer - which usually has little to no wind and they could probably just tie to their crab...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Really? do you not think that maybe this is a product of marketing and profit margins? Steel boats are not, or certainly weren't back when oil was cheap as lucrative a product to pump out by the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

What's not fare here? are you talking of that small dimple where the dart comes together? You compare that to any other homebuild steel sailboat that was plated in the traditional method, pay close...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

NO. One of the most POSITIVE things about these boats is the Origami Method that allows you to pull a hull together, going from flat sheets to a tacked together hull in three days - which I did last...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

What are you sitting that on?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
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Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

https://soundcloud.com/cbcvictoria/searching-for-an-ancient-haida-gwaii-fishing-weir

for those interested.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well, to there credit I just heard on CBC this morning about this anthropological expedition that was doing research on fishing weirs off of Haida Gwaii, old ones that were in shallow waters when the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

I don't know if doug and kay's boat building adventure is a very good example of the necessary work involved in building a steel boat - they opted for a lot of work, it's awesome that project don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Well I've never claimed to know anything about hull design, my experiences are only in aspects of a boat that are relatively unrelated to the hull shape and more related to ease of construction and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

No I have no idea what planar sheer is?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 10,147
Posted By theboilerflue
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Ah yes, that makes sense, I guess it was just in the pictures I was looking when looking for a similarly sized boat to BS36, just happened to be a lot of flat sheered boats looked at from the water...
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