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Search: Posts Made By: SanderO
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-05-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,453
Posted By SanderO
For the large diameter cables you an print labels...

For the large diameter cables you an print labels with your PC at any font size and then use clear heat shrink tubing to seal them to the cable. Easier done with large cables where you can slip the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,579
Posted By SanderO
You might look for exploded diagrams of this...

You might look for exploded diagrams of this engine online and download them to see how things fit together back there since you've isolated the blockage to the transmission area. Can you remove the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-13-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By SanderO
If I am not correct, this poster put up a similar...

If I am not correct, this poster put up a similar "request" on SSCA. If not it is remarkably similar. If so did that bear any fruit?

I'll caution you about getting on with people on a boat for...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-13-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By SanderO
I think it is an interesting opportunity for the...

I think it is an interesting opportunity for the right people.

My own experience with being in a small boat.. and even a large yacht is a small boat in the big ocean is that the meshing of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 2,286
Posted By SanderO
Alex, Super fotos. Thanks for sharing with...

Alex,

Super fotos. Thanks for sharing with us. One thing, can you insert the comments on the bottom of the pics. or reverse the order and keep the comments on the top? Captions are easier to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 4,252
Posted By SanderO
The maintenance thing manifests like this. ...

The maintenance thing manifests like this.

You have to do the minor things to fight entropy.. cleaning, polishing waxing. If you let corrosion take hold the battle takes more effort. Bummer.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By SanderO
While the scenario presented must have happened a...

While the scenario presented must have happened a few times, I think it is rather rare.

My hunch is that most adults would do a fair bit of reading and research before they fork over their savings...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 5,711
Posted By SanderO
Your brain cells are not dead TB... indeed I do. ...

Your brain cells are not dead TB... indeed I do.

jef
sv shiva
contest 36s #214
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 2,875
Posted By SanderO
He is describing correctly what gauge cable you...

He is describing correctly what gauge cable you use in a paralleling situation BETWEEN batteries.

When you connect large capacity batts together you make "jumpers" of 00 gauge.

jef
sv shiva
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By SanderO
I didn't but there were a few in the yard where I...

I didn't but there were a few in the yard where I did Spring prep. The results looked good. I was thinking of it myself but the mechanic needs to line up a few yachts in order to get his rig down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By SanderO
With a mooring you will need a way to get to the...

With a mooring you will need a way to get to the boat, whatever size it is. Yacht clubs provide a launch, commercial moorings don't except operations like Oldport Marine in Newport. Slips are hand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By SanderO
Bilge pumps? I have several but only one...

Bilge pumps?

I have several but only one automatic in the engine room to deal with the drip from the prop shaft...minor.

The rest of the bilges are dry 99.9% of the time. But I have 2 manuals,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By SanderO
I have the propeller type B*G which loves to wind...

I have the propeller type B*G which loves to wind up and stop in eel grass. Lovely.

Additionally even when you have a clean speedo the grunge in the bottom distorts the laminar flow and distorts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By SanderO
All I can say is. hahahahaha She's gonna have a...

All I can say is. hahahahaha She's gonna have a lotta fun before med school.

Why don't more model/nutritionists take that year off to sail?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By SanderO
Use Google Earth to view rail stops in relation...

Use Google Earth to view rail stops in relation to Marinas. Most are definitely a cab ride away.

The North Shore is not optimal, certainly compared to the CT side of the sound.

You should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 7,399
Posted By SanderO
Shiva has an Alpha 3000 which is not linked to...

Shiva has an Alpha 3000 which is not linked to GPS and has to be BOTH mechanically engaged and electronically turned on and a course set. It can't go to "stand by"... whatever that is. If...
Forum: herSailNet 10-07-2007
Replies: 80
Views: 14,913
Posted By SanderO
When I first got the boat I was sailing in the...

When I first got the boat I was sailing in the famous Race out by Fishers Island. There were about 20 small boats with guys fishing. I assumed that they were NOT anchored although the depth there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,433
Posted By SanderO
Good lick. I hoarded a bunch and parted with one...

Good lick. I hoarded a bunch and parted with one to a fella on the West Coast. I'm holding on to the remaining ones. Are they no longer made?

You can replace the transducer with B&G and they are...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-05-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 8,213
Posted By SanderO
Hoffa, I feel your pain and all I can say is...

Hoffa,

I feel your pain and all I can say is if you are in the Long Island Sound area you are more than welcome to sail with me.

My philosophy is to have little and end with a zero balance......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-05-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 7,982
Posted By SanderO
I have the 8HP. It's heavy, quiet, a one pull...

I have the 8HP. It's heavy, quiet, a one pull start. Aside from the ethanol issue... and that you MUSTY add fuel stabilizer.. it's a good clean motor.

The weight is a pain so I got a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By SanderO
I store wet and the last major sail is from...

I store wet and the last major sail is from summer mooring to winter slip... 100 miles. I do it as late as possible... in the Fall and don't winterize well into December

Winter starts 21 December
Forum: herSailNet 10-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,589
Posted By SanderO
Enjoyed the story. I sail solo most of the time....

Enjoyed the story. I sail solo most of the time. Even with wifey on board she won't do a thing... and doesn't want to learn. She's company and that's fine.

We have a mooring so getting on and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-05-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By SanderO
I've had 3 sets of low tech NE ropes fuzzy braid...

I've had 3 sets of low tech NE ropes fuzzy braid for 22 years of a lot of use. No significant chafe against the shrouds. I changed them because the pretty color faded.

Jef
sv shiva
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-05-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 4,792
Posted By SanderO
Lazy jacks snag and chafe. I use Dutchman. You...

Lazy jacks snag and chafe. I use Dutchman. You do have to modify your sail...the grommets... but it assists in reefing, never sags and has no impact on performance, no noise of slapping or slatting....
Forum: Living Aboard 10-02-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,593
Posted By SanderO
Look on Active Captain ...

Look on Active Captain

http://www.activecaptain.com/OTW.php

and make some calls.

Brewers Greenport has live aboads in the summer and perhaps you could rent dock space from some of the...
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