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Search: Posts Made By: AKscooter
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 6,666
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Anyone ever buy bigger or new and regret it?

See my lack of sense of humor and jest. No one was serious......lighten up, duder


.......Why do jerks like you and Westsailforever have to slag other people boats?

What does it give you?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,084
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

Shoot, I was a week out and ran out of my "medicinal" rum........but....
more on point....stuff happens be prepared for what is the common stuff........common sense......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 6,782
Posted By AKscooter
Re: VSC saved me from CG boarding

Thanks for the info......I am extremely aware of how the US "treats" the soldiers, sailors and airmen. I am also extremely aware how the US rewards its "contracted services". Frankly most of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 6,782
Posted By AKscooter
Re: VSC saved me from CG boarding

Gotta disagree with ya hellosailor....it is not free....I pay for it with my tax dollars.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-24-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

All true about the led projectors (except the expensive bulbs and noisy fans) but.......and this is a big but....100 vs hundreds of dollars.....yea....and yes even properly fasten they do leave their...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-23-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

BTW One can get a nice 1080P LED projector for under a hundred dollars.......Plenty good for the game and what not.......Why have a big hanging thing on the wall that with the right incentive could...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Getting into a Good , Cheap, Old Boat

arhhgggg!!!~ Boaters wanting to fly to Alaska...(South East) Take the Alaska Marine Highway ferry system!!!!!!! Beautiful trip!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 5,871
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Movies with a lot sailing

No "Cabin Boy"? Even has David Letterman in it........

Ulysses, Princess Bride with Andre the Giant,......oh so many......
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-17-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

Hey now, Laserdiscs are like vinyl is to analog recordings. Very collectible and if you try and buy them it is going to cost mas dinero! Don't even get me started on tube amplifiers versus...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-11-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

I think this tv would do nicely on my future boat.....The World's Biggest TV Can Be Yours for $1.7 Million (http://gizmodo.com/the-worlds-biggest-tv-can-be-yours-for-1-7-million-1589565183) :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-08-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

What UnionPacific says is somewhat true. They make mini projectors that are designed for business people and their presentations. They require a much short distance between projector and screen....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-08-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 7,905
Posted By AKscooter
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

Just to throw in a bit of sideways thought.......Since a lot of folks use their TV's just for movies....you could look at getting a projector......Just run it through your computer...also you can by...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Darwin to philippines (indonesia)

Miss Indonesia (OK, I made that one up). Now THAT would have made it worth it. Ahem...beautiful scenery around these parts....oh yes indeed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-27-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,041
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Fishing

Wow, Mark has patience, an 8 year old query and just now getting bites. A true troller!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-27-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 5,075
Posted By AKscooter
Re: The Ocean is broken? really?

What really annoys me is how there is zero accountability for all the folks that make these false proclamations. Seriously? That is an intelligent statement?


Actually, what gets me is people...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,924
Posted By AKscooter
Re: How much does a Coast Guard rescue cost?

Ahh...the ol' punish them for wasting resources thread.......Lets look at this eh? 77 year old guy....medically unstable.....it is easier than you think to become dehydrated, disorientated and have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,746
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Capt. Phillips' Hero Status Put Into Question

As a plaintiff's attorney by day, even I have a hard time feeling sympathy for the plaintiffs in this suit. It is an extraordinary circumstance, for sure. And it may be that the Captain and/or his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2013
Replies: 173
Views: 27,062
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

"Well Captain Ron did say there were pirates in the Caribbean"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-02-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,074
Posted By AKscooter
Re: sailboat and ferry collide!

Yep the second mate sounded lets say a bit........embarrassed......I expect that out of a young rank. Captain playing with his dog in a training situation??? Not so sure about that ...........Guess...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Anyone have just 1 Bilge Pump?

Besides the auto and manual pump I also use two cans...one for each hand.....:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,074
Posted By AKscooter
Re: sailboat and ferry collide!

Lets see here....routine running every 45 or so minutes...day in and day out......
Ferry crew can work in their sleep....not miss a beat.......barge boys know what I am talkin' 'bout too......the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-15-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 7,929
Posted By AKscooter
Re: The economics of sailing around the world

Damn shame people are gonna miss out on the world because their icemaker broke down......oh well........
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 7,929
Posted By AKscooter
Re: The economics of sailing around the world

I think a decent way is to figure out what your lifestyle is on land.......because that is what you chose and if you are going sailing you probably want to approximate that as much as possible. ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-10-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AKscooter
Re: Teaching sailing

For oversteering.....I learned to look far into the distance for my reference point....not the compass or bow....thanks Dad!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By AKscooter
Re: epoxy an underwater crack

hmm...now for some interesting things to think about...since it is a pump driven system there is going to be the pounding, torquing, and the heat to also think about.....In my system I had a 1 1/2...
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