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Search: Posts Made By: dmchose
Forum: Apps & Authors 03-02-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By dmchose
Re: Sailboat Battle Arena game

Don't use no stink in Andriod .. ;-)~
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-02-2014
Replies: 6,752
Views: 1,873,851
Posted By dmchose
Re: Interesting Sailboats

People people people.. topic is " interesting sailboats" . I appreciate the designs of Mr. Perry and the likes of anyone who not only puts something that worx on paper but also car see it do what was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By dmchose
Re: More-efficient (2X current) Solar Cells Being Developed

Folks just for giggles, I would strongly advise that any Americium not be removed from any smoke detectors. It is just not good karma. There are other sealed sources available on the market that are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 27,422
Posted By dmchose
Re: Best iPhone and iPad apps for sailing

" YES " and MORE: If you want a stand alone iPad ( GPS ) then you will need to purchase the wifi+cellular. You do not need to have a contract for the cellular, just do not use it and wifi to your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By dmchose
Re: How does a boat sink in 15 minutes?

Watched a 128 foot tug we were salvaging sink in about a " very looong 60 sec.". Well kinda watched. I was actually running as fast as I could away from the mooring wall still in a dry suit. It is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2012
Replies: 107
Views: 8,865
Posted By dmchose
Re: Woman Missing – A warning to Newbies.

Conservative decision making, validating assumptions, three way communicating / closing the loop, Knowing when to STOP to think / ask and review best and safest maneuver are paramount at sea or any...
Forum: Apps & Authors 10-03-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 11,660
Posted By dmchose
Re: The iPad thread! who uses an iPad for sailing?

There may be a solution to radio mail called XGATE. They have built an IOS client. I will do a little more digging and see if that it also worx with a proctor / SSB as their mac client does.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By dmchose
Internal vs external ballast

Internal ballast does not limit length. Most full keel designs have internal pb ballast. Bolt on keels save on initial costs and in some cases material.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,052
Posted By dmchose
Best leaking engine quote ever...

Comin back the Carolina's in 2 engine turbo prop, with about 60 of us on board.
I was on the starboard wing seat. An hour in the air with drink in hand I noticed a fine yellow run down the engine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,086
Posted By dmchose
submersible vs non-submersible bilge pump

A pretty good read.
Having once been in a sinking f glass boat some 45 miles from the beach in a winter storm, God must have given the capt. a bright...
Forum: News Feeds 07-22-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By dmchose
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-22-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By dmchose
Re: A little over my head

Welcome to the site. The following link will take you to a site that has very good information on a number of subjects on boat maintenance stuff " with pictures " ;-)
Compass Marine "How To"...
Forum: Electronics 07-02-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By dmchose
Windows 7, Windows 8, work arounds and fixes

The solution to Windows is a Mac. ;-)
Forum: Diesel 05-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By dmchose
Oil in my exhaust

2nd on injector issue. You " should" smell the fuel.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 5,557
Posted By dmchose
I have told my kids ( now in their 20,s ) many...

I have told my kids ( now in their 20,s ) many times to remember that their mother and I are a walking and talking survivor team. Many who we were growing up with are not. They too have the choice to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,535
Posted By dmchose
Ok at work watching other people doing work ( on...

Ok at work watching other people doing work ( on night shift getting ready to refuel ) A bud just turned me on to this .. very kewl. Remember who this is designed to inform. All in all it captures...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 5,535
Posted By dmchose
link to a well written report
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By dmchose
Another take on " old school " nav.

I didn't see the need to further hijack the thread on CN. Here Walt Shults of the " Shannon Boats " fame gives his opinion on some things..
Boating issues answered by Walt Schulz...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,562
Posted By dmchose
Can you explain the reasoning behind this opinion...

Can you explain the reasoning behind this opinion ?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-25-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,236
Posted By dmchose
Talking Hey now.. I am a Rum drinking sailor..well...

Hey now.. I am a Rum drinking sailor..well ...this weekend I did splurg for a bottle of Patron. If you drink with me on my tab, you drink the best or whatzzz left. :D
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-25-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,236
Posted By dmchose
Cool Thank you Missionary :D As a fundamentalist, I...

Thank you Missionary :D
As a fundamentalist, I appreciate what Missionary has said. To those whom he may have struck a raw nerve with, our sympathy goes to you, wanted or not. Please understand....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 3,009
Posted By dmchose
Scandinavian ? She sure has the appearance. Don

Scandinavian ? She sure has the appearance.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 13,335
Posted By dmchose
PSC could and very well may restructure. They do...

PSC could and very well may restructure. They do fill in a nitch. Shannon Yachts ( a semi custom builder ) lives well and does not reside in the cheapest of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 4,673
Posted By dmchose
Good thread and one I would hope that is archived...

Good thread and one I would hope that is archived and read by all. Of interest, my folks boat was used to pull the 67' Illusion off <?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /><u1:PlaceType...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-28-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 19,557
Posted By dmchose
We always carried a pour spout type of container,...

We always carried a pour spout type of container, of salt for that. Many times, perhaps too many, I remember a leaking stove creating the " invisable flame" and having to use salt on the stove area...
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