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Search: Posts Made By: FullandBy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By FullandBy
David, I ended up leaving well enough alone....

David,

I ended up leaving well enough alone. I did remove the fibreglass from all of them, except the one in the head and inspected them all. I also cut one out and removed it. They all looked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By FullandBy
Thanks all, esp Mitch for your expertise. I've...

Thanks all, esp Mitch for your expertise. I've smelled propane gas before but this was gawd awful. Out of curiosity, I took a propane sensor and dropped it into the propane locker and it did not go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By FullandBy
Propane, Copper Tubing and Foul Brown Liquid

I've decided to replace my solenoid and regulator. They work well but look old and figure it's better to be preventative. When I unhooked the copper line from the solenoid this brown liquid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By FullandBy
I was wondering that as well. I suspect my...

I was wondering that as well. I suspect my chainplates are simply glassed in with no bolts whatsoever. I would prefer bolts over glass any day.

Which has me considering replacing and redoing the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By FullandBy
It's a Cooper 416. I've included the exterior...

It's a Cooper 416. I've included the exterior pic as well now that I've figured out the flickr link thing (thanks SD).

SD - I have thought about bolting to the outside but haven't really seen any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By FullandBy
Chain Plate Ideas

Well its spring time and I want to tackle the carpet on my ceilings. But seeming as I have the carpet off, I'm thinking I should also tackle my chainplates - which I'm sure (after 30 years) should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,788
Posted By FullandBy
Take a look at digiboat SOB which is...

Take a look at digiboat SOB which is comparitively inexpensive and offers all of the features that you are looking at for navigation software. I am using Navsim software on my laptop but they don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,788
Posted By FullandBy
I think you might have vector and raster...

I think you might have vector and raster confused. The ENC maps by NOAA are vector. Vector is faster and allows scaling of information without clarity loss.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-10-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 32,967
Posted By FullandBy
A little late to the discussion but I wanted to...

A little late to the discussion but I wanted to weigh in a little. I spent over a year looking at various sailboats and finally walked into a Cooper 416 and knew instantly that this was the one. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-01-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,531
Posted By FullandBy
hmmm interesting. So on a FG boat with no...

hmmm interesting. So on a FG boat with no framework per se, such as ribs the ceiling terminology may not apply as it covers the framework not the inner/outer hull surface. They can't be called...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,531
Posted By FullandBy
Ok ok I'm sorry, I will never say 'interior...

Ok ok I'm sorry,

I will never say 'interior cabin walls' again. I will write this out one hundred times. Is it possible to change the title of the thread? I feel so ashamed ....

:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,531
Posted By FullandBy
John, Nice ceiling. I ditto the exclamation...

John,

Nice ceiling. I ditto the exclamation on the ports - lovely.

True,

I'm all teak everywhere as well and although it is dark there is enough light in my boat to compensate. I think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,531
Posted By FullandBy
Great recommendations. Thanks everyone. I will...

Great recommendations. Thanks everyone. I will definitely check out the GOB article.

I've been on and around my boats my whole life and my father is a deep sea captain, and neither of us has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By FullandBy
Yep. Being sleep deprived is a big one for me as...

Yep. Being sleep deprived is a big one for me as well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,531
Posted By FullandBy
Interior Cabin Walls

Unfortunately my boat came from the 70's and the walls are lined with carpet - they aren't even shaggy so they won't attract a young Jane Fonda into my boat!

What I'd like to do is go with tongue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By FullandBy
Ah I see now. Not sure if walking early equates...

Ah I see now. Not sure if walking early equates to good sense of balance. But I have to agree that a good sense of balance does seem to make people more prone. More sensitive inner ear. So...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By FullandBy
I get the general impression that I should...

I get the general impression that I should forewarn people beforehand. I guess that does make sense. I'm the sort of person who is likely to dwell on something like that and for me it might make it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By FullandBy
So if they walked before 10 months they are more...

So if they walked before 10 months they are more prone to seasickness? I have never heard that one before. Is this from personal experience or from some study done because that is pretty neat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By FullandBy
Future Seasickness Warning or Not

Looking for opinions.

I have been taking friends out sailing and many of them for the first time. Some get sick and others don't. So should I forewarn them ahead of going out sailing that they...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-23-2007
Replies: 3,284
Views: 502,475
Posted By FullandBy
Cruiser Area

Pacific Northwest
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 3,788
Posted By FullandBy
For sailors, the new SailCruiser from NavSim...

For sailors, the new SailCruiser from NavSim (NavSim GPS Marine Navigation Software (http://www.navsim.com)) is awesome. I just purchased it with the C-Map charts (the whole west coast of North...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,979
Posted By FullandBy
Well talk about equal representation from the...

Well talk about equal representation from the three biggest diesel heating manufacturers :)

It sounds like the noise level is not really too much of a concern. Special attention to mufflers and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,979
Posted By FullandBy
Diesel Heaters and Noise

I'm about to purchase either a Hurricane II by ITR or an Espar. Currently my preference is the Espar Airtronic D5 due to its price - about 25% cheaper than the Hurricane. What I'm most concerned...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By FullandBy
Ya I kind of figured there would be no problem...

Ya I kind of figured there would be no problem taking one off at a time and yep there are three per side. But just to be on the safe side - the last thing I need is to lose my mast in the yard. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By FullandBy
Replacing Chainplates

Well I'm a new proud owner of a Cooper 416. I actually bought her a couple of months ago but have only started working on her in earnest this past week. Weather here in Vancouver has been bloody...
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