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Search: Posts Made By: peoples1234
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Hiring Contractors - Are component/part prices typically higher than online?

Yes, I would expect some markup. It really depends though, if the contractor maintains inventory of electronics or display models then the costs would be higher than if they only order electronics...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By peoples1234
Re: #1 sailing city in USA *CORRECTED

I don't really believe that, perhaps the largest percentage of sailboats making up the total boats in Deltaville (i.e. 75% are sailboats).

There is not nearly the number of marinas in Deltaville...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 1,378
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Donating my Cal 29 to Charity

Boats do not have intrinsic value to anyone but you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By peoples1234
Re: oil in bilge

I'd start with a shop vac to get as much oil out as possible and then a combination of soap, water, scrubbing, and vacuuming until clean.

I'd insert some snide comment about boarding and the coast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,671
Posted By peoples1234
Re: VSC saved me from CG boarding

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."

While it may be legal for the CG to board your boat for no reason, it does not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 4,267
Posted By peoples1234
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,252
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

The "War on Drugs" has been one of the biggest contributors to the schism between the police and the people.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 58,495
Posted By peoples1234
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

You don't really know anything about his situation, or how he lives.

70K in the Metro DC are will get you an apartment in the ghetto and just enough to pay back your student loans in 15 years.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,252
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

Exactly, the increased militarization of the police (federal and state) with the "us vs. them" mentality (as well as the separation of people into tax payers versus non taxpayers groups, and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By peoples1234
Re: CA Sailor Rescued North Pacific

Heave to and take a nap?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 5,464
Posted By peoples1234
Re: *Thinking* about a bigger, better boat

You sure hit a home run with that post :rolleyes:

:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,000
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Show us your home port!

They really pack 'em in there, don't they.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By peoples1234
Re: First they took the TBT....now they want the paint!

It is not that the EPA is a bad entity and they have done a lot to clean up the environment. This is just a case where they are just doing something to say that they did something.

Instead of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,832
Posted By peoples1234
Re: winner for jamming it in

Which given a good weather window will make it to Bermuda just fine.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-30-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By peoples1234
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-28-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 5,963
Posted By peoples1234
Re: What are your other passions?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-K_6rLq_HjSs/T70EqnUnvaI/AAAAAAAAzMU/54ZrCS3ZqM4/w483-h409-p-k/180065.jpg

This is my first love. Although I don't ride on the street anymore, track only.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By peoples1234
Re: This Monaco Website Interface Is Wicked!

Some of those boats a amazing, even for stinkpotters.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 2,765
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Changing Oil - an easier way?

I use this on all of my cars and the boat. It makes oil changes a breeze and I have never had one fail. You can buy them from amazon, but I have never seen these in a store.

FUMOTO ENGINEERING...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 1,387
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Overloaded

My boat is on the hard now so I can do some work to the bottom, but I was at Casa Rio yesterday working on it (more like wishing I was on it sailing). The wind was really intense in the afternoon and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Fastest way to board your boat

I only know this because I love motorcycles and follow motorcycle news, but he was a French journalist for Moto-Journal riding a brand new 2013 FJR1300 that was loaned to them to test. They were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Dec. sailing

I bet you were that Pearson 30 heading toward Shady Side that went by us like we were standing still in the afternoon. Beneteau 321 "Triple J" (for now). We were doing pretty well with keeping up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Dec. sailing

I was out in the Rhode river area today, and there were more boats out than I expected. Today was a great day, good wind. I went down to work on the boat and decided to go out sailing instead. I'd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 8,798
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

It sounds like you already know what you are going to do and want your decision validated.

People on sailnet might be a little conservative for my liking, but they are usually right. Especially...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-02-2012
Replies: 1,024
Views: 223,419
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Anchored near Lower Hooper Island on the Chesapeake Bay

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 2,210
Posted By peoples1234
Re: Propeller Drag - Challenging my intuition

The did a test in Yachting Monthly a few months ago on this exact subject.

Leaving it in neutral and letting the prop spin was much less resistance than not allowing the prop to spin freely. A...
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