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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By sailingtime
head ache

After a losing battle to keep things functional I am in need of replacing my old Wilcox Crittenden Headmate toilet but space limitations keep me from getting my first choice of the Raritan PHII. Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By sailingtime
Re: seized, broken bolt Boston

I have had sucess using a Dremel Toll with small carbide gutting bits. I find there is much more control than using a drill. it can be slow but effective
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By sailingtime
Help, head up my...

I posting this earlier but it didn't seem to show up

I am replacing the plumbing to my Head Mate head. The instructions are not clear which flap of the flap valve goes on top. Is it the one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By sailingtime
Re: Syracuse area sailboat rentals

thanks, very helpful
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By sailingtime
Syracuse area sailboat rentals

I will be in the Syracuse area next week and with all the lakes nearby I thought there might be some fun sailing. My quick internet search only turned up powerboat/fishing boat rentals.

Would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 6,111
Posted By sailingtime
Nuclear s(n)ubs

Sailing back from Block Island I encountered a submarine heading northwest into Croton. It was far to my port but since I was heading west to The Race meant we were on a converging but not collision...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,821
Posted By sailingtime
dock box

This maybe a rookie question but I just bought my first dock box and I have been told that once I start putting things in it I will not need to secure it to the dock. This seems a bit odd, my gut...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By sailingtime
What is a ***** test

And all this time I thought it was taking a new crew out on an extended cruise or an overnight race!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By sailingtime
good apps?

Not sure if this belongs in this forum but I just got an IPad and looking forward to the wonderful world of apps.

I am hoping to start loading up some good and practical ones that would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,516
Posted By sailingtime
Core question

Racing is hard on a boat and it is only a matter of time when something will go wrong with the hardware. personally I think that when it comes to the safety of your crew go with whatever gives you...
Forum: Diesel   09-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By sailingtime
i had the same engine and it very much has an oil...

i had the same engine and it very much has an oil filter right where you described it. I would check with a mirror to see if someone sealed off the post where the filter is screwed on.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-14-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,205
Posted By sailingtime
Mercury dinghy

has anyone bought the new Mercury 240 dinghy? I was hoping there might be some feedback on it. it looks like it might fit the bill of a small tender for my 30' sailboat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By sailingtime
Niantic Bay help

Does anyone know of a good anchorage or mooring area in or around Niantic Bay CT outside the bridges? I will be heading west through LIS and planned to anchor at Duck Island Roads but I am starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By sailingtime
shafted?

I am interested in putting on a new prop but there in not enough clearence from the rudder unless I shorten the drive shaft. My one inch diam shaft runs three feet from the strut which could allow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,092
Posted By sailingtime
which wire?

I am sure this is a simple question so I accept that fact it and I may sound a little dumb asking but here is my question:

I bought a new Perko stern light. When I opened it up I found two black...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,049
Posted By sailingtime
Thanks. BTW, I do have a double reefing...

Thanks.

BTW, I do have a double reefing systam and they run through the sail and back to the otherside of the boom.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,049
Posted By sailingtime
reefing lines

I am looking to replace my older reefing lines with some new lighter lines. It is a simple system where the line runs through the boom and up to a grommet in the leech of the sail. Is there a rule...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By sailingtime
i would call or email Tony at Select Plastic...

i would call or email Tony at Select Plastic selectplastic.com They have been a great resource for me in rebuilding and replacing my hatches.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By sailingtime
thanks, interesting to know

thanks, interesting to know
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By sailingtime
rigging question

In what might sound like a bonehead question but this will be the first year that I will have a boat on the hard with the mast on. It seems to me that it is not a good idea to be fully tensioned all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By sailingtime
Radar reflectors

I am interested in mounting a radar reflector on my mast. Does anyone have any experience with the Echomax vs. Tri-Lens? I have read good stuff about the Echomax. The Tri-Lens seems like it would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-13-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By sailingtime
In would suggest a different market, take a cab...

In would suggest a different market, take a cab to the Shoprite on 1990 W Main st., it is a quick one exit hop on the highway. I find it to be a bigger store than the Stop and Shop with more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By sailingtime
that should read "water intrusion" not "of...

that should read "water intrusion" not "of intrusion.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By sailingtime
anchor locker drainage problem

It seems that part of my problem with of intrusion via the anchor locker was due to a cracked bronze pipe fitting that is supposed to hold the drain tube that exits water from the anchor locker out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By sailingtime
steering column maker?

I am trying to identify the make of my steering column. There are no logos or model numbers on or inside the column. The only possible indicator is that there is the letter "Y" over the letter "S"...
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