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Search: Posts Made By: lgherb
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-22-2013
Replies: 272
Views: 17,631
Posted By lgherb
Re: What Is A Boat Really Worth?

Maybe we should formulate a list of standard questions to ask any boat seller that could provide a potential scoring grade to eliminate boats you'll waste your time on.

I'm thinking of questions...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-21-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3,105
Posted By lgherb
Re: Suggestions for a stiff boat

Best things to prevent a boat from heeling:

http://www.yachtlegs.co.uk/images/IMG_0114.jpg
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-21-2013
Replies: 272
Views: 17,631
Posted By lgherb
Re: What Is A Boat Really Worth?

I once sold cars for 6 weeks - shortly after I graduated from college and was looking for my 1st 'real' job. I'll never forget one of the tactics this Toyota dealership instructed us on and expected...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,169
Posted By lgherb
Re: Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

I wish someone would take one of these, cruise slowly around Somalia, and when the pirates are all mostly on deck, dive.

U.S. Submarines (http://www.ussubmarines.com/submarines/nomad_1000.php3)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 5,587
Posted By lgherb
Re: Drinking water tank water.

But just think of all of the money he saves not having to buy Metamucil! :D

Seriously, though, if you regularly clean your tanks and fill your tanks with a potable water source, you should be...
Forum: Cabo Rico 10-23-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 5,387
Posted By lgherb
Glad to see this. I was happy to see them back...

Glad to see this. I was happy to see them back at the sailboat show in Annapolis.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By lgherb
Glad you brought up the Holocaust Museum. ...

Glad you brought up the Holocaust Museum. "Moving" does not do it justice.

If you head over to Annapolis and are looking for a very good restaurant off the beaten path, I recommend a Tapas place...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2011
Replies: 215
Views: 30,132
Posted By lgherb
I have to agree with this. These people are...

I have to agree with this.

These people are smart and their instincts (right down to their finances) are spot on.

Love his car, love his VW bus, love his boat, and love his devotion to his wife...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By lgherb
I have a Hughes 38. What would you like to know?

I have a Hughes 38. What would you like to know?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2011
Replies: 198
Views: 12,295
Posted By lgherb
It's roughly 8 blocks, which is only aggravating...

It's roughly 8 blocks, which is only aggravating when I wake up (like this morning) and realize I left my cell phone on the boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 3,332
Posted By lgherb
Another option is to go to a commercial printer...

Another option is to go to a commercial printer and purchase some metal asset tags. Asset tags are typically hard to remove and would not be a good choice for anything not rigid.

Not sure how...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2009
Replies: 155
Views: 19,390
Posted By lgherb
I am surprised this discussion has not included...

I am surprised this discussion has not included any mention of the necessity of having multiple anchors to deploy in the event of degrading weather while at anchor. IMHO, going with the 45lb Manson...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By lgherb
The word pound is derived from the Latin word...

The word pound is derived from the Latin word 'pondus', which means weight. The abbreviation comes from the Latin word 'libra', which is the word for a scale (as in the one I stand on every morning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 75,935
Posted By lgherb
SVDistantStar, I wanted to extend a note of...

SVDistantStar,

I wanted to extend a note of support during this frustrating time for you. I have lurked on this thread from its start and pray that you are not giving up hope. Keep visioning that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 3,784
Posted By lgherb
Dinghy Arch Wind Generator More affordable...

Dinghy Arch
Wind Generator
More affordable slip
New running rigging
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,873
Posted By lgherb
tdblanchard, I'm curious about what you've...

tdblanchard,

I'm curious about what you've discovered wrt to obtaining a mooring. I live in AA county and am looking to cut back on slip fees. If you have any additional info and don't mind...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 3,547
Posted By lgherb
You can find these for about $25. ...

You can find these for about $25.

http://www.discountmarinesupplies.com/11666188.jpg

This will be one of the best "1st upgrades" you can do for your boat. This will give you easy access to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,211
Posted By lgherb
We all do stupid things from time to time. Get...

We all do stupid things from time to time. Get it taken care of and do as much sailing as you can before LSU becomes the 1st back to back BCS Champion!!!

Whodat!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 10,677
Posted By lgherb
http://pics.livejournal.com/eideteker/pic/0003bssg

http://pics.livejournal.com/eideteker/pic/0003bssg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2008
Replies: 362
Views: 35,412
Posted By lgherb
Just think if these people set off on their dream...

Just think if these people set off on their dream of circumnavigation and shortly after they cast off the trust that they had set up to autopay their boat loan went horribly wrong. The fund that was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2007
Replies: 142
Views: 10,076
Posted By lgherb
Any plans for an additional meet up for those...

Any plans for an additional meet up for those that could not make it Friday night? I have to replace a basement window today, but am hoping to get to the show later today.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-26-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 4,295
Posted By lgherb
I have bought many many things on eBay, all...

I have bought many many things on eBay, all without incident. Among the items I have purchased:

1. My 2005 Toyota Prius - 6,000 miles on odometer that I bought for a couple thousand less than any...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-26-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 13,519
Posted By lgherb
I am amazed at how ignorant most Americans are of...

I am amazed at how ignorant most Americans are of the "Founders." It seems that the "Christian" political groups have an agenda to obfuscate the truth by erroneously portraying the "Founders" as a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-07-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By lgherb
I found a few links of note wrt biodiesel and...

I found a few links of note wrt biodiesel and marine applications. Here is one stating the advantages. The primary disadvantage is that biodiesel tends to get viscous at lower temperatures if not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By lgherb
Biodiesel in Marine Engines

I am curious if anyone is using biodiesel in their marine diesel engine? I have been looking at the possibility of making my own biodiesel from used fryer oil from restaurants for possible marine,...
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