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Search: Posts Made By: donhaller
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,708
Posted By donhaller
Thanks guys. I have exhausted all the normal...

Thanks guys. I have exhausted all the normal research sites and did come across those two before. I was hoping perhaps to find someone here with some firsthand experience with these little boats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,708
Posted By donhaller
Looking for information on a 14 foot MFG Pintail

I haven't posted here in some time. Seems like life just gets in the way sometimes. My C&C 25 is up on the hard for the winter and I'm contemplating selling her. However, I just picked up a neat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By donhaller
Well that kind of makes my deal look like less of...

Well that kind of makes my deal look like less of deal doesn't it.
It figures that they would drop the price the morning after selling me a set. I could have had a brand new set with caps, straps...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By donhaller
Did I get a good deal?

I was at West Marine tonight checking out Handheld GPS again, and the Raymarine ST40 bidata. However while standing there talking to a salesman I noticed a WM Tahiti Binocular locked up in a cabinet...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,045
Posted By donhaller
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. ...

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,045
Posted By donhaller
Can you change out a through hull speed sensor while in the water?

I'm also getting ready to purchase a Raymarine ST40 Bidata and need to install the paddle wheel speed sensor in an existing through-hull that is currently plugged. The old paddlewheel has been laying...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By donhaller
Question about the Garmin Colorado 400c handheld

I think I'm very close to choosing the Garmin Colorado and am good on most all of the features etc., but one I'm a little fuzzy on is what they mean by the "limited capability" of the BlueCharts g2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,953
Posted By donhaller
davidpm - Did you ever figure out the issue...

davidpm -

Did you ever figure out the issue with the compass? Also what is a COB button?

I started looking at GPSmap76cxs first and now almost ready to purchase the Colorado. I also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-14-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,209
Posted By donhaller
Lambchop! I'm at work right now but when I...

Lambchop!

I'm at work right now but when I get back home later tonight or tomorow I'll dig up some links for you.

Right now what comes to my mind is the C&C Photo Album web site
C&C Yachts -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,892
Posted By donhaller
Thanks all. I'm getting a greater appreciation...

Thanks all.
I'm getting a greater appreciation for the 76CSx, but I'm also intrigued about the Colorado.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,892
Posted By donhaller
sailingdog, You are correct, I left off the...

sailingdog,

You are correct, I left off the correct nomenclature for the unit.

I read a lot of bad reviews about the Colorado and Oregon on WM website. Some said they felt it was not as good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,892
Posted By donhaller
Garmin GPS 76CXs - handheld

Any comments on this version. I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on one of these and want to make sure it is a good purchase. I have read a few threads here that discuss older versions but wasn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,050
Posted By donhaller
OK, I got it. Thanks - That is what I suspected...

OK, I got it. Thanks - That is what I suspected but wasn't 100% sure.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,050
Posted By donhaller
Cool, well we have established what it is.... but...

Cool, well we have established what it is.... but now, how is it used?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,050
Posted By donhaller
Is this a jib pennant?

I attached a photo of what I think is a jib pennant. I found it among a bunch of junk on my boat and was wondering how to use it. I know that a pennant is to raise the short jib off the deck, but I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By donhaller
I encountered the same trying to get back up the...

I encountered the same trying to get back up the bay to my port in St. Leonard, MD which is about 5 nautical miles north of the LNG Platform off Cove Pt. Friday was my first sail with my new to me...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-05-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By donhaller
Sailingfool, Lots of good information here...

Sailingfool,

Lots of good information here in your response. When we left the dock I questioned myself where to place the snatch blocks, but went by what the previous owner had told me off the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-05-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By donhaller
At 3:00 PM things were still fun! We were...

At 3:00 PM things were still fun! We were watching a nice Ketch sail south not far from shore, but we were a good way off from them. We turned back north about a mile north of the LNG Platform. We...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-05-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By donhaller
My boat utilizes a roller reefing system which...

My boat utilizes a roller reefing system which you actually roll the sail around the boom. Last fall I sent all the sails to a good sailmaker here near Annapolis to have them checked out and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-04-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By donhaller
Yup, sounds familiar. I had a friend at the helm...

Yup, sounds familiar. I had a friend at the helm while I carefully inched to the foredeck to drop the jib (hank on foresail). With it dropped and lashed I came back and grabbed on the mast tightly...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-04-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By donhaller
First Sail on my own boat - Observations and questions

All I can say is that I had a blast. My boat is a 25 C&C and I am fairly green as far as sailing goes. I have sailed on other people's boats for the past few years and taken a few sailing courses...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 4,001
Posted By donhaller
I have done a bit more research after my initial...

I have done a bit more research after my initial question here. Yup.. I'm smart enough to know that I should call the local FD or PD, however they don't take these here in my area. I did find out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By donhaller
Just to throw something else into the pile of...

Just to throw something else into the pile of suggestions. I have a Blackberry with GPS and Mapping App installed. As long as I have a wireless signal in the bay, I can have it "tell me where I am"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-01-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By donhaller
National Boating Day today

So what does one do to celebrate National Boating Day?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By donhaller
Here's the link to the story in the Capitol ...

Here's the link to the story in the Capitol

Dolphins spotted in West River • Top Stories (www.HometownAnnapolis.com - The Capital)...
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