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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By TheRealBill
Water Routing for AC

Hey Folks...Happy Labor Day Weekend!

I have a 33' Cheoy Lee Clipper that has an AC unit installed in the closet. A March pump brings outside water thru a filter then thru the pump and then to the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-29-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 17,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Just number 1's...no 2's allowed! I stop at...

Just number 1's...no 2's allowed!

I stop at this fine drinking establishment...2 jack and cokes...and a free buffett...$10...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-29-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 17,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Hey all...just wanted to update date all you fine...

Hey all...just wanted to update date all you fine folks. Been living aboard for about a month now. I've taken her out up the New River a couple of times too. My Son loves calling the bridge tender......
Forum: Living Aboard   08-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,519
Posted By TheRealBill
I have a bruce and a CQR...which would be better...

I have a bruce and a CQR...which would be better at Lake Sylvia?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11,908
Posted By TheRealBill
I've decide that I can easily be comfy on the 6...

I've decide that I can easily be comfy on the 6 in. The first 3 in is firm foam and then the second 3 in is the 5.3 lb memory foam...sleep on it last night in my living room...perfect...now I can...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-06-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,604
Posted By TheRealBill
Awesome!!! Congrats!

Awesome!!! Congrats!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2010
Replies: 143
Views: 11,894
Posted By TheRealBill
Hey Knothead, great info ...thanks. I seen...

Hey Knothead, great info ...thanks.

I seen those two units you made on another site. I have a ? for ya. You didn't use any kind of crank handle to churn up the poo a bit? Reason?

Second, I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-05-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
It does make since that it would drain OB. In the...

It does make since that it would drain OB. In the brochure it references the drain tray to the stainless steel sump tank....not the sink itself. Should I be surprised that their was never a waste...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-05-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
I agree with the front porch deal...I'll have to...

I agree with the front porch deal...I'll have to see how far I can take the extension out. Believe it or not, that sink is OE. According to the original brochure that I have...it came that way with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-04-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
So here's my plan. I want to make this $itchole ...

So here's my plan. I want to make this $itchole
http://imaginecostarica.com/head.jpg

Which tearing it out looks even worse...
http://imaginecostarica.com/head2.jpg

look like this one....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-04-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
So I did some measuring today...I'm gonna have to...

So I did some measuring today...I'm gonna have to add 8-9 inches to make it work. My base is only 11' in depth but I do have room to build it out.But then when you open head door...it's all toilet...
Forum: Living Aboard   08-04-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 37,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Interesting story. Thanks for sharing...and good...

Interesting story. Thanks for sharing...and good luck!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
Well...I was thinking the the urine would be...

Well...I was thinking the the urine would be sterile at that point and be able to just be discharged without issue...but

OK...I'll just keep it simple and use it as it comes. Now, I have seen the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-02-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
I'm liking this composting set up...no holding...

I'm liking this composting set up...no holding tank is a plus...no thru hull fitting...no pump outs.

My CL has an old SS 6gal tank under the walkway just forward of the hatch. I have information...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-02-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
Thanks for your input...I hadn't considered that...

Thanks for your input...I hadn't considered that option but am now. I like allot of things about the set up. I figure I was going to spend about $500 for a head, $2-3-400 on tank(s), thru hull...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-02-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By TheRealBill
New head Set up

Hi All!

My 33 CL Clipper had a 35 yr old Wilcox #51 with it dumping out the portside. No holding tank or pumpout receptacle on deck. I removed it yesterday and am preparing the area for a another...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11,908
Posted By TheRealBill
I went with the 8' cal king. I like that is...

I went with the 8' cal king.

I like that is comes in 3' 3' and 2'...I might use 5" or 6" for the bed...and use the other elsewhere...A buddy hooked me up with a roll of beautiful white leather...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-26-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 17,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Thanks...9K...exterior is fairly nice but the...

Thanks...9K...exterior is fairly nice but the interior needs allot of love. Whole lotta love!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By TheRealBill
I was wondering...after reading about the Lavac...

I was wondering...after reading about the Lavac Popular...on the model I have...do I have to have the lid down to get that sticky water out the seacock? I've been pumping it with the lid up to see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By TheRealBill
Head...How does this thing work?

Hi, I will be replacing this head with a new one soon but can someone please explain how this stinking them works. The water in them smells like ($@*^

http://imaginecostarica.com/DSCN3138.JPG
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By TheRealBill
Head...How does this thing work?

Hi, I will be replacing this head with a new one soon but can someone please explain how this stinking them works. The water in them smells like ($@*^

http://imaginecostarica.com/DSCN3138.JPG
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11,908
Posted By TheRealBill
Good idea...thanks! The canvas came pretty...

Good idea...thanks!

The canvas came pretty clean...so I'm happy with that.

But the foam still smells a bit funky. I soaks them in vinegar and water...thought that may work as I read it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-24-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 17,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Umm..ok ...I'll have whatever he's...

Umm..ok ...I'll have whatever he's having...:chaser
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-24-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 17,243
Posted By TheRealBill
Man...bringing her home tomorrow morning...can't...

Man...bringing her home tomorrow morning...can't wait...can't sleep! :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11,908
Posted By TheRealBill
So I decided to clean what I had to start. The...

So I decided to clean what I had to start. The removed covers came out great. I cleaned the white under sides with degreaser first and then scrubbed with soap and water. Then put them in the...
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