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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Operative phrase is "age old method". The sailingfab does the same thing, except faster and easier. Kind of like comparing an adding machine versus a calculator. They both work, just at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

To chef2sail,
You are correct. All boats are not the same. The sailingfab will work on most but certainly not all boats, and for many groundings, but not all. I advertise on this site and was told...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

To JPP
With two feet of draft for a powerboat, of course, assuming the water is not too cold or muddy. Once you get over two feet as with a 26 ft boat a set of poweringfabs might be more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

To Davidpm,
Thanks for someone getting it. Only suggestion is that with practice you can get yourself floating in about fifteen minutes. Take a pleasant day, with no wind, and practice while at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

After only 10 years of sailing I believe that is the only way to enjoy sailing. lmlev10
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear DrB, I greatly appreciate your feedback and agree with some of your observations. Yes it would have been better to show a 45 ft boat run aground with the sailingfab deployed. Unfortunately I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear Chris12345, Let me answer your questions point by point.
1.Yes I work for Floataboatfab as owner, inventor and salesperson. Work of wonder is a phrase I have heard frequently at the shows I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear DWJensen, When inventing, one uses the materials at hand. I happen to have a centerboard in a slip in Arizona therefore that is where I tested it. Buoyancy equals lift, whether in California...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Item in Question is an approach

Dear DrB. All of the points you raise are valid. The sailingfab as a newly invented tool has many uses. There are also many situations where it would not be sufficient. If a life jacket or life...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Made in America, 30 day money back guarantee, one year manufacturer's warranty, 16 oz. heat welded vinyl. It is made as small and light as possible to store and handle easily. Deployment time is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear MedSailor: You are correct, My statement should have read that one only needs be CONCERNED about the weight of the boat and not the keel or ballast. The keel, the part in the water will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear Sabreman, Not running aground is always preferred. Calling it negligence might be a bit harsh. Rivers and estuaries are constantly changing. In Florida I was in the middle of the channel,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

Dear Irwin32
I strongly suspect that less than 10% of the high school or college graduates are required to take Physics 101. Therefore referring to that would not be rude. I apologize if you think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,221
Posted By lmlev10
Re: Think this would work?

I have used it at the Strictly Sail Pacific where it lifted an 8,000 lb., 31 ft. Beneteau six inches, and at the Annapolis Spring Boat show on a 13000 lb., 36 foot Hunter 4 inches (using just one...
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