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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Re: 2 sets of oarlocks on a Porta bote?

Porta boat is a nice enough boat if you have the room. Taken apart it's hard to store the parts and they take a lot of room.The hull itself Stores flat on deck or on the rails. The boat is better...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-11-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Re: Non-inflatable life vest and harness?

Force 1 used to make vests and coats with built in harness. I have two of each , and they aren't bad to wear....Dale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Re: Trying out new boat colors

Colored paper and tape on the boat.....try Teal.......Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 956
Re: Difference between manual bilge and waste pump?

Pumps push more than they pull and a short suction line primes easier so the closer the diaphragm pump the better. I like the idea of a vacuum pump....Wet vac might be an idea?.......with your tank...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 956
Re: Difference between manual bilge and waste pump?

That style pump works better for priming if kept vertical. A large rubber plug drilled to take a hose, and twisted tightly into the fitting may work, Brake the seal and you will loose the prime so it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-07-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Re: New member

My sailing season is way too short, Yours would seem to be shorter so I can see your need to go to Hawaii!.....Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 956
Re: Difference between manual bilge and waste pump?

Will your pickup line use hose slid down the pump out, or will you seal at the fitting?....Dale
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Re: hi from Barrie Ontario

So what next? Keelboats?....Dale
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Re: Hi from SF Bay

Nice to hear from you: So what are you looking for...Dale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,106
Re: Skeg Rudder Modification

Just how would you modify your spade to correct this, and don't you think it would be a major change to performance?..Dale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Re: I hate zippers!

You must like 501 Levi's ; & you can have them!....Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,594
Re: This is why we can't have nice things...

Enjoy the kids it will be the best time of your life: it's all about the memories & pictures.....Dale
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Re: This could be incredibly stupid

Kind of depends what's hooked up? Are the batteries on board?..Dale
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-28-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Re: H23 Painted Hull

So gel coat lasts so well and is easy to repair? And then the waxing....Dale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Re: The Last Voyage of the 85 year-old Vollmer Twins

Just two old romantics!..........Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-23-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,885
Re: Companionway bars

Survivors still have a lot of explaining to do: and how it looks makes all the difference!......Dale
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-23-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 5,592
Re: Looking at 1966 Seafarer 31'

Old posts and old boats are like fine wine!...Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-23-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,885
Re: Companionway bars

The bars show intent of the intruder, makes it harder to make a mistake!...Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Re: How to remove seacock without resorting to C-4

Drive in a wood plug, for centering hole then use a hole saw......Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Re: harpoons

In todays world; I wouldn't even think about one on the boat!.....Dale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-04-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Re: New Dingy?

Park it on the swim platform!...Dale
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-04-2015
Replies: 207
Views: 13,673
Re: Rights during USCG Inspection.

18 pages and you don't get it's all about the Patriot Act! Amazing!......Dale
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-02-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Re: Child Lifejacket: Help Needed

New fangled fancy life jackets are not for Kids! Stick to old fashioned reliable. K.I.S.S......Dale
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,215
Re: Grill or anchor?

Looks like Ebay material< People always looking for parts! Or you could try Ebay ,to rebuild that one, or to replace it....Dale
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