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Search: Posts Made By: turfguy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-07-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 10,173
Posted By turfguy
Re: "Buyer's Market" - any data to back it up?

I think the important question is if financing is available for the average buyer, then prices will stay stronger, but if you cannot get financing then eventually prices will drop more. Same as the...
Forum: Florida - Western 08-24-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,699
Posted By turfguy
Thanks guys. I have found a couple of places to...

Thanks guys. I have found a couple of places to dock in the harbor as I can't get under the bridge in Destin. I will be down again after Labor Day to checkout more.:D
Forum: Florida - Western 07-17-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,699
Posted By turfguy
Thanks for the info Silvio, I am planning on...

Thanks for the info Silvio, I am planning on moving there soon due to business. Matter of fact will be down tomorrow for a few days. My mast will definately be too high for the Destin bridge, thats...
Forum: Florida - Western 07-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,699
Posted By turfguy
Destin Harbor Information

I am interested in hearing from people who know the Destin Harbor area. Are there any liveaboard marina's ? Is low water a problem in the harbor or the entrance to the harbor? I do know the Destin...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-10-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By turfguy
Diesel Repair course

Thats cool. Let us know how it was when your done. Good Luck !

turf
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-07-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By turfguy
Diesel Engine Courses

Check out Mack Boring in Union, NJ. Its about 25 miles from NYC on Route 22. They have courses on diesel engines for novices to mechanics.
Good Luck

turf
Forum: C350 07-04-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,799
Posted By turfguy
Catalina 350 Refridgerator 2006 vs. 2004 Models

Did Catalina improve the fridge in the 2006 models. I know the worst problems seem to have occurred in the 2003 models, but was wondering if they increased the insulation and cured some of the...
Forum: C350 09-02-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,627
Posted By turfguy
Thanks for the comments. I do appreciate them. I...

Thanks for the comments. I do appreciate them. I am finding that many boat owners and especially boat brokers don't think we are in tough economic times. Some have the boats priced extremely high...
Forum: C350 09-01-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,627
Posted By turfguy
Pros and Cons of Catalina 350??

Have been recently looking at Catalina 350's. They seem to be a well designed boat. I also like the Hunter 36 but am thinking the Cat is better built for offshore cruising.

Any opinions...
Forum: Hunter 12-31-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 5,866
Posted By turfguy
Thanks for the update Melrna. Great Job!! Might...

Thanks for the update Melrna. Great Job!! Might have to hire you if I ever get my Hunter! :)
Happy New Year to ya!
turf
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 12-18-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,637
Posted By turfguy
Hi MW, Just ran across this thread. I live...

Hi MW,

Just ran across this thread. I live on Lanier, just off of Rt 369 in Forsyth cty. I have lots of boating experience, but learned to sail three yrs ago on Lanier. Took my second ASA course...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-04-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 7,229
Posted By turfguy
Besides, if the buyer can't come up with his own...

Besides, if the buyer can't come up with his own financing, he's probably a pretty bad risk for the owner to finance, don't you think??[/B][/QUOTE]


Dog--in this current credit freeze I do not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-03-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 7,229
Posted By turfguy
Boat Owner Financing?

I was just wondering if you guys that have recently been actively looking at boats have found that owners are willing to finance all or any of the negotiated price? I know if a broker is involved...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By turfguy
Not too worry boat builders will declare...

Not too worry boat builders will declare themselves banks and get ALL the money they want from the govt and keep boats at record prices along with huge bonues for all the executives! What a country!!...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By turfguy
wchevron, The black powder is carbon residue....

wchevron,
The black powder is carbon residue. This is usually caused by too rich a fuel to air mixture. It is not burning the fuel completely. The wet plugs could be oil from a bad plug miss firing,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 12,745
Posted By turfguy
Thanks Maine for all the great information. I had...

Thanks Maine for all the great information. I had read your website on "wire termination" a while back and read all the other topics while there too!:laugher Great learning tools and great pictures....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 12,745
Posted By turfguy
Thanks Sail and BT for the responses. I do use...

Thanks Sail and BT for the responses. I do use the Ancor single crimper when using these connectors BT, it wasnt cheap but it sure does a nice job. :D

turf
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 12,745
Posted By turfguy
Ancor vs. 3M heat shrink adhesive connectors?

I have used Ancor heat shrink connectors with adhesive and think they are great and the only way to go when rewiring. But I have a chance to buy some 3M ones reasonably and was wondering if anyone...
Forum: Hunter 10-30-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 5,866
Posted By turfguy
Thats great news to hear that Hunter has this...

Thats great news to hear that Hunter has this type of customer service. Makes me more confident to purchase a Hunter. Thanks for the update Melissa.

turf
Forum: Hunter 10-09-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 5,866
Posted By turfguy
Melissa, did you contact Hunter and were they...

Melissa, did you contact Hunter and were they helpful? Just wondering if they were easy to deal with and you got your answer to taking down the headliner.
turf
Forum: Provisioning 10-09-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,671
Posted By turfguy
In my original post I mentioned about being able...

In my original post I mentioned about being able to use the cast iron on the BBQ grill. Seems only one or two posters use it that way?? My point was it could be used either on grill or in the galley....
Forum: Provisioning 10-07-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,671
Posted By turfguy
Cast Iron Cookware

I was wondering if many of you use cast iron cookware on the boat? It seems like they would be good (even though heavy) cause they would serve two purposes. One on the stove and oven, but also could...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2008
Replies: 86
Views: 10,173
Posted By turfguy
Looking at auto sales today and hearing on CNBC...

Looking at auto sales today and hearing on CNBC that people with 650 FICA scores cant get an auto loan you have to believe not too many will get a boat loan without at least 20-30% down. That will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,905
Posted By turfguy
Thank you everyone for your thoughts and...

Thank you everyone for your thoughts and opinions. I have seen the boat now and have decided to pass on it. It just isnt the type of boat I am looking to buy. It was as Sasfish said finished in a way...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,905
Posted By turfguy
Thanks SD it sounds like with proper procedures...

Thanks SD it sounds like with proper procedures steel can be a very durable material free of blistering for sure :) I will see how it all plays out as far as this boat I have been offered in a trade...
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