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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,525
Posted By dvdcnl
I bought the 25lb Manson as I think it should be...

I bought the 25lb Manson as I think it should be big enough for my Columbia 29. Thanks to all of you for your opinions and advice.

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,525
Posted By dvdcnl
Smile Manson supreme vs Rocna

I've been studying about the Manson supreme and Rocna anchors in the threads and came to the conclusion that they were just about equal except in price. The Manson is definitely less expensive but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 39,794
Posted By dvdcnl
equal pulls

Scurvysailor wrote: I concur, so consideration of a sliding pennant, or some sort of bridal, could be of some logic, but an interesting physics issue. Continuous equal distribution of the load is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-13-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 15,614
Posted By dvdcnl
Exclamation boat angel

I bought a Columbia 29 from b a back in 04. Had the dickins getting paperwork so I could register it because the donor didn't give them any. Finally had to demand they give me papers or my money...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-22-2008
Replies: 88
Views: 16,692
Posted By dvdcnl
Itronix laptop

You can buy used Itronix 6250's on ebay pretty cheap. Either get a 266 or 300 mhz. They usually come with 128meg ram and a 6 gig hd. These things are the original rugged laptops. I've hooked my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2008
Replies: 47
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Views: 5,020
Posted By dvdcnl
u bolts

I agree with TaylorC in using an ubolt. I installed a 5/8 ubolt in my bow and used an 18" treated 2x4 shaped to fit the bow's angle as the backer. I figure the bow would tear off before the ubolt...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-19-2008
Replies: 132
Views: 14,937
Posted By dvdcnl
Aground standing still

Several years ago my brother and I were bringing my Columbia 29 from Long Island where I had bought her to Florida. Somewhere on the ICW as it was getting towards evening, we anchored in a cove for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-03-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9,434
Posted By dvdcnl
another gen

I've heard about using a car alternator with a small lawnmower type engine. That way you don't have to use a battery charger to get dc.
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