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Search: Posts Made By: hertfordnc
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,636
Posted By hertfordnc
Re: The Ocean is broken? really?

I don't doubt the affects of Fukishima and all the other bad things we do. But i thought the article had a touch of reactionary BS in it and i am checking that here for my own curiousity.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,636
Posted By hertfordnc
The Ocean is broken? really?

I sold my boat a couple years ago and stopped hanging out here but my login still works so I am back with questions about this article (link pasted below)

Are ocean crossers really seeing a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By hertfordnc
Any Tinker dinghy fans in the US?

I sold my boat and all i have left is a the nearly new, 9 foot Tinker Tramp with sailing rig.

I know, if i'm selling something i need to be on the classified board, but I'm doing a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By hertfordnc
I'm in North Carolina, but at this point I'm not...

I'm in North Carolina, but at this point I'm not looking for applicants.

And given the huge number of retired Navy and Coast Guard around me, i don't think i'd have any trouble finding someone.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By hertfordnc
shared ownership- trade equity for upkeep and fees?

I have this wonderful Nicholson 31. I got a very good deal on it, It's worth far more than I have in it. New baby and logistics make it difficult to give it the attention it deserves. i was ready...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,156
Posted By hertfordnc
I can't speak to the Catalina but my Nicholson 31...

I can't speak to the Catalina but my Nicholson 31 displaces 7 tons and this little engine had no trouble keeping her at near hull speed for 24 hours straight in a pretty brisk head wind.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 8,612
Posted By hertfordnc
I think I've read everything in this thread- I...

I think I've read everything in this thread- I found one thing missing- the BABY.

In your initial post you said "We have a 2 yr. old and admittedly she has to watch her most of the time which I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
Well I hope I didn't totally screw it up :) ...

Well I hope I didn't totally screw it up :)

I did it yesterday morning and it looks like i was pretty close to your suggestions.

I used roving, it seemed to have enough flex to conform to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
Done- i removed all the hardware, ground off all...

Done- i removed all the hardware, ground off all the loose glass, leaving just the thin shell that came out of the original mold. I filled in the cracks to hold it in place. Next I'll add glass...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By hertfordnc
I created a google alert for my autohelm ST4000...

I created a google alert for my autohelm ST4000 and my equally obscur Yanmar 2QM20 engine. Every time something shows up on ebay or craigslist I get and email from google.

recently that led me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
Not exactly- I lost reverse while approaching a...

Not exactly- I lost reverse while approaching a steel bulkhead with a seven ton boat. I'd say the failure was right in the margins of expected performance.

This is a Nicholson 31- it is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
moving right along.... Grinding off the...

moving right along....

Grinding off the bolts was a much better idea than trying to save them.

Now with everything off i have a better idea how to apporach this.

The 'box' was part of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
Don't worry, this forum is not my only source of...

Don't worry, this forum is not my only source of guidance. I have several mentors for the actual appliation of the glass when the time comes but I like to approach those guys with some sort of plan...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
OK, - any suggestions on where to order those...

OK, - any suggestions on where to order those screws? I've never seen stainless countersunk screws 1/2" X 2" in the bin at Ace Hardware. :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
Not exactly, the whole mess stove in several...

Not exactly, the whole mess stove in several inches, it has been pushed back almost to the correct position in the photos. The forestay also attaches to this massive hunk of metal. So i need the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By hertfordnc
fiberglass repair

I posted on this a while ago but I am just now able to get started.


THe first question is, can I repair this without removing the hardware- if not, i could use some suggestions to get the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By hertfordnc
Are the products you suggested significantly...

Are the products you suggested significantly better than the West System stuff i can get locally?

If I understand your question about another Nic 31- I don't think I'll need it. The outside of...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By hertfordnc
serious fiberglass repair- help

Not really a design question but I thought folks here might point me in the right direction-

"Approach the dock at the speed you are willing to hit it"- i was approaching a steel bulkhead and my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By hertfordnc
Farewell Loran C

Apparently the Presidents budget includes the end of Loran C.

Saves about $200M over five years.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By hertfordnc
Good Old boats and google alerts

This is a pretty web savvy group but I'll share this experience to perhaps be of value to someone.

I read just about all the good sites with info on my engine- Yanmar 2QM20.

Then i created a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 5,740
Posted By hertfordnc
So there's is not some compelling reason for the...

So there's is not some compelling reason for the rigid coupling?

I just figured that given the challenge of lining it up and the consequences of not having it lined up that there must be some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 5,740
Posted By hertfordnc
Why not a shaft universal joint?

I'm sure there is a good reason and I have no desire to re-engineer what works but the question has been bugging me;

Why is the shaft on most boats connected with a rigid coupling that has to be...
Forum: Atomic 4 02-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,122
Posted By hertfordnc
norfolk craigslist

I hope this is not inappropriate. I have no stake in the sale at all. I check craigslist every day for boat stuff and someone has a complete A4 for what looks like a good price.

good luck
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-13-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,197
Posted By hertfordnc
Someone mentioned the battery- Specifically, the...

Someone mentioned the battery- Specifically, the battery and wiring

look closely at the wiring from the battery to the power side of the starter (that's the big terminal) Also check where the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By hertfordnc
The trans is a YP7M

The trans is a YP7M
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