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Search: Posts Made By: Don0190
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Don0190
Re: Line cutter

I caught one with the keel the other and have had that stop me dead in my tracks before

maybe put one on the keel edge

but hey while at it maybe just put them everywhere :) death race with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Don0190
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

New hose I feel definitely should have lasted a LOT more than months. Are you sure the odor isn't in the locker walls themselves? Have you cleaned them well and sprayed with PureArye etc?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Don0190
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

having just done a full replace I have to ask, when you did the did you replace ALL the hoses including the vent hose?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,179
Posted By Don0190
Re: Describe your tyical daysail if you would.

My typical day sail is - go out and sail where the wind allows, then turn around and come back. That is all I have in my plan for a day sail!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Don0190
Re: How many people do I need to fly my a-sail

Real hard to do with less than 1 person. Is normally is easy to put up with 1, but taking down with 0 is a problem.

My wife and I manage to fly our asym and sym by ourselves without a problem and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,540
Posted By Don0190
Re: How big is too big for one man?

I think for solo something around 40' works. Something big enough for good tankage and sea kindness. Bigger gets you more tank capacity and more speed along with the space, but a solo person doesn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,436
Posted By Don0190
Re: How can I tell if my diesel is bad?

all this discussion better not be about FIVE gallons of diesel!

if I had 5 gal of diesel with any question I would just get rid of it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By Don0190
Re: Hunter loses rudder

Lots of stories of boat losing rudders, even very high end boats. **** happens!

Also a good percent of the lost rudders stories once you dig deeper turns up past groundings etc. And of course...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By Don0190
Re: Weird weird july weather.....

Far as I can tell the weather in Massachusetts Bay has been pretty much normal this year.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Don0190
Re: Diesel or water

batteries, or install more locker space (I vote the locker really but that wasn't a choice)

you have enough fuel and water
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 8,189
Posted By Don0190
Re: I'm Done

Gotten exactly what you have paid for :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 144
Views: 5,548
Posted By Don0190
Re: Max wind

If I had been sailing it it would be at its' limit for full sail and if it had been gusting on top I would be putting a reef in. But I think you were getting closer to 20 knots wind if there were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 3,407
Posted By Don0190
Re: What is proper dingy etiquette?

A dinghy and outboard aren't inconsequential to me!!!!!!!!!

Hell even my $150 folding ladder that I have to haul to the yard each year and then back isn't inconsequential to me. Especially when I...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 8,189
Posted By Don0190
Re: I'm Done

almost 2 years and then out of nowhere .................... :rolleyes:
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,707
Posted By Don0190
Re: Overnight Anchoring

You know if your solar powered "garden" light isn't lasting till daybreak ................... you are a cheap SOB who should have spent the $30 for a good unit!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 3,407
Posted By Don0190
Re: What is proper dingy etiquette?

I wonder if you left your keys in the car if those people would just decide it was OK to take your car to the store :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,646
Posted By Don0190
Re: What is your Cruising Motivation?

adventure and freedom add up to 108% of survey results :laugher
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Don0190
Re: Sometimes There's Using Your Head and Then...

why take it off to drink with other boaters, if anyone was going to understand it would be them
Forum: Introduce Yourself 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Don0190
Re: New to sailing, now the questions

Do enough sailing to be sure you actually like sailing.

I wouldn't get a boat now if the only reason is to learn. You learn later as there is no difference between now and there as far as the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,646
Posted By Don0190
Re: What is your Cruising Motivation?

Funny as I only got into sailing to cruise. And I only wanted to cruise for a cheap way to travel and that was what I voted on the poll.

And I was the one that started the cruising on $3000/mo as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,646
Posted By Don0190
Re: What is your Cruising Motivation?

how's the chics part working out
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 11,876
Posted By Don0190
Re: CE Ocean Ratings

I think most people that say the CE rating means nothing are doing so because they will never admit than brand X is capable, so therefore if it has a A rating the system must be meaningless.

But...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By Don0190
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

I didn't realize that spiders were really an issue. I have never seen a spider on my boat so maybe you need a Don :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 2,852
Views: 321,272
Posted By Don0190
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

bare poles and dragging "something"

I don't show stuff like this to my wife!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 3,079
Posted By Don0190
Re: Inflatable PFD Failures?

What would you write about as there is no facts present?

Since I've never jumped in the water to see if my vest will inflate the only real experience I have is that if you put the vest in a locker...
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