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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By dustdevil38
CC Municipal Marina

I've keep a boat on G Dock at the CC marina for a year. I am on the Shore Line drive end and agree that its not very private. However, I've never had cause to be concerned about security- my...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-29-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By dustdevil38
S.Florida boatyard

Hi- I had my boat hauled for survey and bottom job at Summerfield boatworks in Ft. Lauderdale several years ago. Seemed like a good yard. I'm not sure about the 'reasonable' part, but they might...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By dustdevil38
SAE fittings for Racor

I have a Racor 500 and found the SAE O-ring fittings a in the hydraulics sections. If you have a hydraulics supplier nearby, check them out, but take your filter with you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,717
Posted By dustdevil38
Rockport, near Corpus Christi

You might give House of Boats a call and talk to John- 361 729 9018
I'm talking to him about moving my sloop from Midland. HOB is a well known DIY yard on the middle Texas coast.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By dustdevil38

I bought my trojan T-105s at a local golf cart distributor. They had pallets full of them. Very fresh manufacture date and the best local prices.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 6,095
Posted By dustdevil38
try ebay


I've found both 1/2 and 3/8 Lexan on Ebay for good prices. You just have to be patient. My local plastic supplier didn't carry these thicknesses and required a full-sheet special order. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 3,599
Posted By dustdevil38
source for relatively(!) inexpensive boat wire


If you decide to rewire your electrical system with good tinned 'boat cable' try this source on Ebay: "genuinedealz". Their cable is decent tinned and stranded wire. I've purchased about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By dustdevil38
Might try JSI

I had JSI make me a new pair. Nice job. Easy to talk to. Their website is
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 3,193
Posted By dustdevil38
I've tried Ready Strip


I've used one of the Pratical Sailor test chemicals, Ready Strip. It did OK on the ablative topcoat, but was not near so effective on the underlying hard paint. Ready Strip softens the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-14-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 6,676
Posted By dustdevil38


The Tiburon 36 was a Bill Crealock design. His office might help you. Info on the 'Net indicates that the design was later morphed into the Cabo Rico 38.
There may be a review of the Cabo...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-29-2006
Replies: 51
Views: 38,811
Posted By dustdevil38
Advice on Hughes 38


I own a Hughes 38 like the one you are considering and have a few comments for you to consider. The original AT-4 is a very compact item. I have seen three diesel retrofits in this model...
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