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Search: Posts Made By: SVDistantStar
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-08-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Ive just been staying off sailnet for the last...

Ive just been staying off sailnet for the last week or so. I got the boat turned some more, but nothing else. Its been warm all weekend and the rednecks have been out in full force, so i havent done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,067
Posted By SVDistantStar
What gear? I already had the boat stripped down....

What gear? I already had the boat stripped down. There are 3 winches on the mast and the bolts are so messed up i can't even remove them. The whole of the cockpit is underwater most of the time, so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,067
Posted By SVDistantStar
Heres a link with all the pics i have of it as it...

Heres a link with all the pics i have of it as it sits.

Pearson salvage pictures by Bandit240 - Photobucket (http://s10.photobucket.com/albums/a150/Bandit240/Pearson%20salvage/)


Yes it is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
I posted up my current plan in the other thread...

I posted up my current plan in the other thread in Gear and Maintenance.

Quick run down, stuff in cabin to displace water(air mattress, foam blocks, maybe even a keg or 2) 55 gallon drums...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,067
Posted By SVDistantStar
Well my internet has been down for the last...

Well my internet has been down for the last couple of days, so i haven't been able to post.

Ok first off, this is a low to no budget salvage. So no floating cranes or anything like that. Ive got...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Well she's not up yet. The mud blasting rig...

Well she's not up yet. The mud blasting rig doesn't seem to work as well as we figured it would. We did however get it to turn towards the marsh some more using a block and tackle system. Im working...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
No need to fuss, the worst has already happened....

No need to fuss, the worst has already happened. Yea, this really sucks, but **** happens. At least its in shallow water. This isn't the first boat ive salvaged, but it will be the last, i hope. Im...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Today is the day of the salvage mission. Im...

Today is the day of the salvage mission. Im getting ready to head out the door to gather up a few more things, then its out onto the river.

I have a pretty solid mooring planned for it after...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Well things are coming together. I go to pick up...

Well things are coming together. I go to pick up the pump after i eat lunch(crab legs at that). Got WheresTheBrakes bringing out an 18ft centre console and a buddy of mine coming out. The plan right...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Just a little bit of info for anyone that hasn't...

Just a little bit of info for anyone that hasn't see some of my old threads. This boat sunk 20 years ago in Hugo, so she's no virgin to being under water.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
DNR gave me a call less than 3-4 hours after i...

DNR gave me a call less than 3-4 hours after i noticed it. Theres no fuel, sewage or anything at all on board. I had pretty much everything removed from the boat. About the only high dollar item left...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
It was on the 40# Oceane anchor, 30' of 3/8''...

It was on the 40# Oceane anchor, 30' of 3/8'' chain and about 40' of rope. The bottom is mud/sand mixture with some weeds. Its a shallow creek, only about 10' deep at low tide. I kept it on a bit of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Maine, you posted while i was typing. No i never...

Maine, you posted while i was typing. No i never got a real mooring down, and over the past few months ive had some real shitty luck with things. She was down to having a single anchor large enough...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
She was at anchor. This was a hold over area...

She was at anchor. This was a hold over area until we were able to haul it out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Yea i can see it from the bridge in the...

Yea i can see it from the bridge in the background of the last pic. I drove across this morning about 8:30 to take my granddad to the doctor and saw it. It's rough seeing it like that since we lived...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,888
Posted By SVDistantStar
Well my day really sucked.

Well ive been busy with alot of other stuff and haven't messed with my boat much over the last 2 months. The bulkhead issue was pretty much at the same spot that it was 2 months ago. Ive been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By SVDistantStar
I drive a 1988 F250 diesel daily and run low...

I drive a 1988 F250 diesel daily and run low sulpher diesel in it. I don't think there is any issue with it at all.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2008
Replies: 175
Views: 94,384
Posted By SVDistantStar
Old pictures, but they do. ...

Old pictures, but they do.
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a150/Bandit240/Pearson%2036/P36-058.jpg
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a150/Bandit240/Pearson%2036/P36-057.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 12,296
Posted By SVDistantStar
Take the plug back out and pour oil in the...

Take the plug back out and pour oil in the cylinder. If you know how to remove the carb, do the same on its side. Let that sit for a little wile and pull it some more. Put it back together and run...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By SVDistantStar
^^^^^he has it right^^^^^ Make sure to...

^^^^^he has it right^^^^^

Make sure to readjust those points. It will run like crap if you dont, ask me how i know....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 5,162
Posted By SVDistantStar
I did these splices back in September and they...

I did these splices back in September and they are still holding strong. I don't know anything about splices, so im amazed they are still holding.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By SVDistantStar
Oh those are pretty cans. Alot better than the...

Oh those are pretty cans. Alot better than the wal-mart ones ive got. Where do you get them and how much?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By SVDistantStar
Wow, sailingdog is a bit slack on checking dates.

Wow, sailingdog is a bit slack on checking dates.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By SVDistantStar
Im going to put something around the edges to...

Im going to put something around the edges to stop the bumping. As for the Pearsons hull, its got alot of colours showing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,423
Posted By SVDistantStar
Nope, tryed that and got the ticket. Here in SC...

Nope, tryed that and got the ticket. Here in SC youve got to have any boat that has any sort of motor titled and rego. Ive got an 8' rowing dink that i had to get rego on it when i got busted with a...
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