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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
Posted By sushirama
Re: Solar phone/tablet chargers

The marine 12v sockets destroyed my verizon cell phone charger nor would it allow me to use the regular 12v usb plug. If you have a 12v on board you should at least have one automotive one that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2013
Replies: 155
Views: 55,669
Posted By sushirama
Re: DIY - discussion on building a DIY hookah diving compressor

the pancake compressors are oilless which makes them popular for that purpose. my buddies built one for mainly under hull work but I dont think they have used it for recreational purposes.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,882
Posted By sushirama
Re: Close quarter maneuvering in a swift current

I have a 45 footer and my neighbors a 42 foot trimaran with a 20 foot beam. In a space barely big enough to to turn around with one boat in. We always use the spring lines to maneuver out. We tie...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,477
Posted By sushirama
Re: Looking for marine systems training school

Key West Community College has an excellent 2 year marine systems program
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 5,745
Posted By sushirama
When is duck season in your state? Nobody ever...

When is duck season in your state? Nobody ever said you had to use a shotgun, you could probably catch this with a stick.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By sushirama
You could just pickup an old jet ski for 100...

You could just pickup an old jet ski for 100 bucks and stuff the drive components in the bilge in an emergency. At full power itll pump about 6000gpm. You just need to maintain 8000rpm.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,356
Posted By sushirama
I was going to open a sushi restaurant a long...

I was going to open a sushi restaurant a long time a go and Im a sushi addict though not as much since I cant eat rice like I used to. -rama (or -orama) generally means "greater-than-usual number,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,124
Posted By sushirama
"one piece" they taught us in the navy when we...

"one piece" they taught us in the navy when we could run low on paper. Put a hole in the middle of the sheet, stick your finger through it, get every thing with your finger then wipe your finger with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,604
Posted By sushirama
1st make it as water tight as possible at the...

1st make it as water tight as possible at the high water line where it sits now. Commercial rolls of saran wrap may work, but im thinking problems with being wet may not stick.

Find an vendor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 5,330
Posted By sushirama
There are several types of fuel cells. The ones...

There are several types of fuel cells. The ones that run off of hydrogen are the best BUT unless you have a hydrogen generator or source not that great A commercial one runs the same as the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By sushirama
I guess I could do several spin offs from this...

I guess I could do several spin offs from this thread or write a book or something. Im am preparing to cut loose from Mass as soon as possible. But one problem I have is my health insurance. its...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-20-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By sushirama
A navy wool blanket with a navy cotton blanket...

A navy wool blanket with a navy cotton blanket underneath.

My favorite though is a this sleeping bag that I have had for probably 25+ years. I had the zippers removed after 10 years and use it as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-16-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,431
Posted By sushirama
Of course you know Massachusetts is going to have...

Of course you know Massachusetts is going to have some sort of trickery up their sleeves to get some money out of you. If the title is in ma then youre probably going to have pay to get the title in...
Forum: Provisioning   02-09-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,997
Posted By sushirama
What!? No raisin jack under the galley sink in a...

What!? No raisin jack under the galley sink in a five gallon paint bucket?
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