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Search: Posts Made By: RobHoman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By RobHoman
Reptiles, bugs and boats and florida?

Other than BigRed, you have little to worry about. Gators won''t bother you unless you go out and look for trouble. Spiders like boats, but most of them aren''t poisonous, and the few that are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By RobHoman
If you were going to install mast steps...

How would you attach them to the mast. Would you drill and tap to use machine screws, or would you use stainless steel rivets?

Please limit responses to this question to those who have done it.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,245
Posted By RobHoman
Auto PFD Choices

Can''t say as I know of any particular difference between the two of them, but I tried both on and I felt more comfortable in the SOSpenders, and the fact that sailnet gave me a really good price on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RobHoman
Firing warning shots legal or not?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news Big Red, but in FL to display a "weapon" be it a firearm or knife....most anything that can be construed as a weapon.....and all the party you "showed" it to has to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-08-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By RobHoman
cellphones

Buy an auxilliary antenna for a cell phone that mounts up on a spreader or wherever you put it. Sailnet probably has them. BoatUS sells them.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By RobHoman
Jeff & others...your opinions please?

Jeff - Thanks for your input. It gives me a bit more to think about. I''m in my 50''s and I can relate to the lifting issues. I guess I need to spend a little more time looking into this before I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By RobHoman
Jeff & others...your opinions please?

In alittle while I am considering making a change to my boat (Morgan 33 OI). At present she is equipped with a roller furling genoa and I suspect that the sail is not going to last to much longer. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-02-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,754
Posted By RobHoman
Morgan 40'''' or Hunter 40''''

Me, I would recommend the Morgan. I don''t have Morgan 40, but I do have a Morgan 33 OI.

I think the best way to get the answer to your question is for you to go to the following link here at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-02-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By RobHoman
Morgan 43

Golly Jeepers.....wow....I gotta sit down and open another beer!! Like BigRed...I like everyone here....even though I''m already married....and my comments to Jeff weren''t meant "nastily"! It was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-01-2002
Replies: 25
Views: 6,401
Posted By RobHoman
Difference in boat prices?

While I am sure that there are some quality issues to be considered.....there are also issues like "some people will pay any amount of $$ for what they think is prestigious".
And they don''t really...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-01-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By RobHoman
Morgan 43

Lord, I hate to be snippy or judgemental, but really now Jeff, you really do need to get over your unbelievable predjudice against Morgans.

Interestingly, for all the criticisms I hear about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By RobHoman
bottom jobs

John, the best answer to that is: Contact the maker of the paint (VC-17)...Interlux. You can reach their tech guys at 1-800-468-7589. monday through friday.

They can tell you which of their...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By RobHoman
12v Fans for ports

You might want to run a yahoo search on KISS wind generators...because you should get a link to "Hotwire"...they are in St. Pete FL area and besides the KISS wind generators they sell a port mounted...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-19-2001
Replies: 31
Views: 2,757
Posted By RobHoman
So, is a weapon advisable or not?

Beyond the thoughts of loud horns to announce unwanted visitors..... one thing that I have thought about is given all the "metal" on sailboats that is "conductive"...what about one of those cute...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-15-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By RobHoman
Rigging Expert Needed

To possibly find a rigger in the St. Lousi area....maybe posting a question on Brion Toss''s website in the "spartalk" section might get you the response you''re looking for. www.briontoss.com ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By RobHoman
depth finder

There is a good chance that if the transducer is "old" it will be weak, and if you add a guage to it, it may fail. Also, you will need to know if it is a 50 or 200 mhz transducer.

If it is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By RobHoman
Stanchions

I agree with VIEXILE on all but one point.

I would prefer to use 3M''s 101 a polysulfide bedding adhesive. Its an excellent sealer, and it has a long life span. It will require reading the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By RobHoman
If I strip, will you look at my bottom?

Call "George" at Bahia Beach Marina in Ruskin FL. I don''t have the number handy, but the marina has a website. When I bought my boat last year it was on the hard there and I watched them "blast"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,974
Posted By RobHoman
3M 5200 & Teak Cleaners

While it is possible that some of the teak cleaners can harm 4200 or 5200.... if you make an effort to keep full strength cleaners off of the adhesives and rinse the dilluted cleaners well after...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By RobHoman
bottom jobs

The first place to start is by taking the boat out of the water, cleaning and assessing the condition of the bottom. If there are no apparent blisters, then you need to decide which type of paint you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-10-2001
Replies: 13
Views: 9,003
Posted By RobHoman
Live Aboard Marina in Cent. to South Florida for Winter

There is the Titusville City Marina....floating docks, nice staff and lots of things close by.

Kennedy Point Marina in Titusville, nice place, nice staff, lots of things close by also.

Halifax...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2001
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By RobHoman
FELLOW AMERICANS

dhart..... I have asked myself the very same questions....many times in my life. I have shared the very same anger as you. I am now an agnostic, and choose to view God on my own terms, not those of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-13-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By RobHoman
dink cleaning, help

Island Girl products has a kit for correcting exactly the problem that you are talking about. They have a website and I don''t have the url handy...but a yahoo search will pop it up for you.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-11-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By RobHoman
servey/gurantee?

Oooops sorry, I failed to answer your most important question: If you offer your survey as a "guarantee that everything is alright", and that guarantee is in writing....and something goes wrong........
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-11-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By RobHoman
servey/gurantee?

I''m afraid I have to agree with Rob. If I accept your survey....then I am remiss in my duty to do "due dilligence" and if there were a problem after the fact it would be very difficult to defend my...
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