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Search: Posts Made By: Seaduction
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 4,188
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Our first good video

Perhaps fusing it with poor spelling and fuzzy underwater photography, oh and riding a motorcycle carelessly.:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,775
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Channel 13: Absolute Must

One does not need to be a tugboat captain to know the VHF channel assignments and recommended usage.:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,649
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Refinishing loop rails

Good idea to work indoors. Stripping will get down to "bare" wood.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,649
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Refinishing loop rails

I usually need 2-3 applications of Citrustrip to remove all the old varnish. The final stripping I use scotchbrite pads soaked in a bucket of water instead of the scraper. The last step is a good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,649
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Refinishing loop rails

Nice pics and posts, Chris. What you did was "sand" not "strip" but a small distinction. Using 80 grit on your expensive teak trim will leave you with nothing but a pile of dust after a few sandings....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

Yeah, who ever came up with bolt ropes in the first place. Lots of work and terribly expensive.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

This sounds like more expense than just sewing a bolt rope into your sails and simply sliding them up and down the furler groove when needed.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Cruising Through Tax Season

Turbo-Tax has a few different levels of tax prep software which is very easy to use and will file fed. and state returns for free.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,747
Posted By Seaduction
Re: New Gen water ballasted anchor

Oh yes, great. I've been using the WB anchor for a number of years now and just love it.
The other thing I like is the stretchable standing rigging I have. In a strong wind, the mast just bends as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Forgot my zinc!

Put it on the shaft inside the boat, like Minne mentioned. The shaft itself is a conductor.

edit: Now that I think about it, the zinc must be in the electrolyte solution, the seawater, in order...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,033
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Are sailing magazine articles boring?

I keep mine in the bathroom. Then if you run out of tissue......??
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Do you think I'm going to blow myself up

Just find another place for the cooler and fill the tank 2 times a year. How difficult is it to fill a six gallon fuel tank?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,288
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

I just don't think its a "ridiculous amount" by any means. It only takes a small space in my toolbox and they are very handy for working on a Yanmar diesel. Its just what I thought of when Mark asked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,288
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

WHAT A GREAT THREAD MARK!

And my favorite kit is a good tool kit: Metric socket set for 1/4 and 3/8 drives. Screwdriver that holds 1/4 inch sockets, great for hose clamps. Racheting tubing cutter...
Forum: Chartering 01-15-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 6,200
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

Mr. cuddly little squirrel chewed 5 large holes through 5 different panels in my mainsail about 2 years ago. It birthed its litter within the sailcover then couldn't easily get them out of all the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Docking in a crosswind

I had to practice crosswind landings a lot when I learned in a Cessna 150 about 40 years ago (good grief has it been that long).:)

edit: messing up a crosswind docking doesn't have nearly the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,070
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

I've always heard about "anchor threads" being looked upon with some disdain. Now I see that they slowly evolve from decent comments and escalate into verbal "nuclear" war.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,070
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

..... so what I'm hearing here is that if everyone just used a Rocna (or Mantus) there'd be no more of this "draggin" goin on.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,190
Posted By Seaduction
Re: yacht writer wanted

:laugher:laugher:laugher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 3,654
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Cleating off Furling line?

http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CAcQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhfboards.hockeysfuture.com%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D1682097&ei=Uc-qVOGoH4elgwTcrYCQDQ&bvm=bv...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,802
Posted By Seaduction
Re: How do they get the jobs?

All Ocean Sailing Yachts for Sale- 88 Sparkman and Stephens Sailing Yacht SEA ANGEL (http://www.alloceansailingyachts.com/sailing-yacht-for-sale-sparkman-stephens-sea-angel2.shtml)

What a gorgeous...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,802
Posted By Seaduction
Re: How do they get the jobs?

The chart shows authorized vertical clearance of 80 feet. That should be at mean high water.:confused: The article reports 75 foot mast, but that's just the news media.:rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-27-2014
Replies: 4,915
Views: 379,472
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Vashon Island in Puget Sound.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,829
Posted By Seaduction
Re: very small batches of resin???

I find the West System pumps work with small amounts (1 pump or squirt of resin and 1 pump of hardener is far less than 3 ounces. They do sell a small patching kit as well:WEST SYSTEM Fiberglass...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Rude word for a sail

Could you guys just drop this fokken shiite.
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