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Search: Posts Made By: UncleJim
Forum: Sailing Music 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 15,669
Posted By UncleJim
Re: To Start It Off

Here's a vote from those of us who don't take life to seriously ;
Them Eastport Oyster Boys, (http://
"Good Hat, Good Dog, Good Boat"
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 04-03-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 2,836
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Sad to hear about the back Gary, You are in Clarissa's and my prayers. Hope to see you even if you have to drive in.
I'd like to sail in and show off the freshly rebuilt engine but with work...
Forum: Diesel 12-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Bleeding screw fuel injection pump Yanmar3gm30f

You are correct, that is a bleed screew. Should not need to bleed this point if all you did was change the filters. If however you managed to run out of fuel then this will need to be bleed as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,666
Posted By UncleJim
Unhappy Re: Do I have to know swimming to sail?

True but there is more than just masks being knocked off, regulators get pulled out air needs to be turned on ( yes after hunderds of loged dives I have jumped in without turning on the air), they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,666
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Do I have to know swimming to sail?

I learned to dive through a YMCA class back in the 1970's. You had to know how to swim and much more, it was a much harder course than what is given by PADI these days. Both my wife and daughter...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-03-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Ripoff merchants!

I don't know the details of this .com retailer but many of these web sites are either part time setups run from a garage or a store front for a larger setup / supplier. Kind of like a franchise. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By UncleJim
Re: 1st Summer With Mantus Anchor

when I was talking with the Mantus people the topic came up of using the anchor with out the roll bar. Sems the roll bar aids the most in rocky bottom conditions. Don't know what type of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By UncleJim
Re: 1st Summer With Mantus Anchor

I just bought my second Mantus anchor. I had a chain and pilot failure that caused the first one to go mia. Never had a problem with it setting first time and retreavel was also very easy. I was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-13-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 4,128
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Meet Up at Annapolis Boat Show

you had a booth? Clarissa and I had a desk at the Hunter Owners association, just off the Hunter dock. No tent, just foulies. Fortunately not much rain after noon when we took over.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 15,243
Posted By UncleJim
Re: yanmar manual crank?

I was having starting problems (fuel related) last week and asked my mech about the WD-40 and he told me that the new formula is not the same and it does not work as well as it used to. Anyone know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By UncleJim
Re: lazy Jack question

I bought these for the Mac a few years ago at the show here in Annapolis . He told me he'd have them to me in time to install before I left for Fl two months later. Four months later and two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2013
Replies: 290
Views: 45,313
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Another "Next Generation" anchor enters the market...

Lost my Mantus 35# last month, no fault of the anchor but to a chain that snapped and the anchor did what anchors do best. it went to the bottom. I think the chain at or near the schackle broke. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-27-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Ropeclimber intro

Welcome Ropeclimber,
getting to the top of the mast is more than many here have done (myself included)
Look over on the Destinations, Chesapeake areas of the fourms, planning has begun on a meet up...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 08-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By UncleJim
Sandy point

Anyone know anything about Sandy point? I'm looking for a place for a youth group outing where I can get a Hunter 34 with a 4.5 draft perfer somewhere with a dock as we have no dink
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,154
Posted By UncleJim
Re: How NOT to tie a cleat hitch

Always said some of the best times in boating is sitting at the dock
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By UncleJim
Re: One of the best sailboat ads I have seen

At least he's being up front about the condition it's in. The ad could read boat "...resting the bottom at low tide..."
I'm sure he'll sell it for scrap to someone who will resell all of the worn...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Look at this – Listed as ready to sail

I'm sure they're ready to sail,:laugher did you ask about sailing safely? Or about getting it back to the dock without problems. lol

Good luck finding an honest salesman in these times
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-06-2013
Replies: 286
Views: 13,119
Posted By UncleJim
Re: 2013 5th Annual Sailnet Chesapeake Rendezvous- June 8, 2013

I was on a drive trip down in the keys and it started raining on the boat ride out, someone asked why they weren't canceling the trip :laugher

I would normally agree with you, but we are still new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2013
Replies: 2,995
Views: 380,478
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Contrats Smak, we just had our '83 H34' out for the first time and what a ride. You'll love that 40.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-06-2013
Replies: 286
Views: 13,119
Posted By UncleJim
Re: 2013 5th Annual Sailnet Chesapeake Rondevous- June 8, 2013

Looks like Clarissa and I will be driving out as well. Let me know if I need to contact MDYC
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-23-2013
Replies: 286
Views: 13,119
Posted By UncleJim
Forum: Cruising Videos 05-08-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 4,668
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Preview - Paragon's North Atlantic Adventure

Very nice Drake, keep em coming. would love to hear more of the dialog along the trips but the music is great
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By UncleJim
Re: What are these things?

If it's on a boat or below the water line there is always a possibility of it leaking. If the wire is disconnected next time the boat is out of the water have it removed and the hole glassed over.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Proper alignment = Quiet

I'd have to second that regarding the alignment. We only had the hunter out a couple of times last season then had the motor mounts replaced along with some other eng work we were having done. the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By UncleJim
Re: Apr. sailboat show

Is it this week? I thought it was last weekend I had to miss it due to many other obligations
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