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Search: Posts Made By: alaskaboy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 2,701
Posted By alaskaboy
Posted by sailingdog: "In the race between man...

Posted by sailingdog: "In the race between man and God, where man makes something idiot proof and God makes a better idiot, God is winning—he doesn't have to replace his idiots...he just upgrades...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-02-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 11,824
Posted By alaskaboy
From the on-line Don Casey library at Propane...

From the on-line Don Casey library at
Propane Systems by Don Casey (http://www.boatus.com/boattech/casey/18.htm)
is a good article that I review now and then.

Thanks to John Pollard for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,895
Posted By alaskaboy
Barry, Good job and a lot of satisfaction I'm...

Barry,
Good job and a lot of satisfaction I'm sure. I covered up a lot of ugliness with 3 coats of bottom paint recently but will use your example in 2-3 years when the paint in coming off.

Clay
Forum: Living Aboard 12-10-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 15,301
Posted By alaskaboy
cole stove

I googled "marine cole stove" and found a picture. Might need to enlarge it once you get it on your desktop:
Krogen 38's • View topic - Heating - Cole stove - flue etc...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-10-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
Below are seemingly straight forward statistics...

Below are seemingly straight forward statistics regarding persons who are licensed to carry concealed weapons vs adverse incidents among that group. I could not quickly find stats regarding crimes...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-10-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
That's what I thought. Will buy you an Alaskan...

That's what I thought. Will buy you an Alaskan Amber if you ever get up here.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-10-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
Not to argue with you Mr. Murphy, as I basically...

Not to argue with you Mr. Murphy, as I basically agree with you, but... when you call people morons aren't you one of those "People who know everything and start name calling when challenged, are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-10-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
More Venezuela warnings

While goggling found this site:
NEWS (http://www.safetyandsecuritynet.com/NEWS.html)
It reads: "Pirates of the Caribbean - Mostly in Venezuela"

'Welcome to the Caribbean' ** Nancy Knudsen...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-09-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
Here are a couple of storied I googled from the...

Here are a couple of storied I googled from the internet a few minutes ago. Seems to be in the same area of the world:

"Boarding by Pirates off NE Coast of Venezuela
Topic: Piracy Reports 2008...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-09-2008
Replies: 77
Views: 7,421
Posted By alaskaboy
Can someone point me to a site with an incident...

Can someone point me to a site with an incident where an armed boater (maybe a shotgun) was set upon by armed bad guys and the boater was killed?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By alaskaboy
This is not regarding internal halliards but it...

This is not regarding internal halliards but it discusses deck layouts and shows a diagram. It comes from a Sailnet article by Sue and Larry who have contributed about 200 articles to Sailnet. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 4,756
Posted By alaskaboy
What is the best system (product, brandname, etc)...

What is the best system (product, brandname, etc) to use as a filter? I'm going to be relocating the intake through the hull and want to do it right.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 15,956
Posted By alaskaboy
Some diesel fuel was spilled by a friend of mine...

Some diesel fuel was spilled by a friend of mine and it ran down the inside hull of the boat into the bilge. Time was short before I had to catch a flight. I quickly bought some powder that used to...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-10-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 4,470
Posted By alaskaboy
I understand what you're saying. You never wait...

I understand what you're saying. You never wait for good weather to do something or you might be sitting around for a week. Same thing can be of the rain in Seattle maybe. But for me, the good...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-10-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 4,470
Posted By alaskaboy
Whittier quoted me transient fee of $800/month...

Whittier quoted me transient fee of $800/month for my recently purchased Formosa 46í that is still in Juneau getting an overhaul since itís staying there for the winter. My brother moved on to it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-25-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 3,627
Posted By alaskaboy
Feeling like you're moving

I've not noticed this from sailing so much but I've noted it after a couple of days kayaking on rough water. I like it. Makes me think of the trip again.
Forum: Living Aboard 02-04-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,075
Posted By alaskaboy
About the best 2 years of my life ...

I spent two winters on a 30 foot sailboat in Southeast Alaska. I loved it, plan on doing it again. The inside hull was insulated with one inch closed cell and then covered with rug material. You...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By alaskaboy
cracked deck cap

It will be about about 3 weeks before I get back to the boat for pictures. I'll post some then.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By alaskaboy
Split deck cap and leaking hull/deck joint

On my recently purchased 1977 46-foot sailboat there is an 3-4 foot section of the teak cap rail adjacent to the mid cockpit which has multiple long standing (~12 years) longitudinal cracks measuring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-12-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 3,426
Posted By alaskaboy
I looking at buying a 1977 Formosa 46. i know it...

I looking at buying a 1977 Formosa 46. i know it is fixer upper but it's a good price. Over the starboard area about 1/3 from aft the teak deck cap is cracked and leaks rain water and I'm sure sea...
Forum: Good Old Boat 11-21-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 12,525
Posted By alaskaboy
What you have looks good. A couple of thoughts. ...

What you have looks good. A couple of thoughts. You probably need leather gloves to deal with putting your hands through the broken (glass or metal) port or you may get cut up. Also, as it is...
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