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Search: Posts Made By: IslandRaider
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,770
Posted By IslandRaider
2 cents worth, I belive the ofset is for both,...

2 cents worth, I belive the ofset is for both, shaft pulling and clean water running, a lot of older full keel boat ran with ofset props/ shafts for these reasons. Privateer is a full keel with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,719
Posted By IslandRaider
Something else to consider, leaving your...

Something else to consider, leaving your batteries on constant charge will kill them, although most chargers claim that they will shut off when voltage reaches a preset level, THEY DO NOT. A 1 amp...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 8,729
Posted By IslandRaider
My 2 cents worth, as was demonstrated to me by a...

My 2 cents worth, as was demonstrated to me by a friend and former boat yard owner, regular plexiglass will shatter when impacted an lexan will not, and most glass companies will cut lexan to order.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By IslandRaider
Battery Isolator

I have an older model Guest 2430 Isolator that was put on the boat by the previous owner but it is not connected,
I have 1 starting battery and 2 DC31's combined for my house bank, is it possible to...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-26-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 29,816
Posted By IslandRaider
It took a bit of adjusting (on my part) But pearl...

It took a bit of adjusting (on my part) But pearl has setteled right in.
She had been dumped twice before she found me. the litter issue is best delt with a enclosed box with a cat flap, the fake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 6,128
Posted By IslandRaider
I am currently using a standard 4" foam slab and...

I am currently using a standard 4" foam slab and installed the Frolli system, which did make things better, added some give to the matteress, and elimanated the under matteress moisture problem,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By IslandRaider
I currently run a 3 blade fixed that came with...

I currently run a 3 blade fixed that came with the boat but I am not overly happy with the performance, Max Prop has just come out with a 4 blade varible pitch which I am looking at. they are priciey...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-28-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 14,059
Posted By IslandRaider
Hey SR, easy on Giul he means well, some...

Hey SR, easy on Giul he means well, some times.......... :rolleyes:
Welcome Carl, some of us did jump the gun a little , self included.
I haven't been a member that long but I have found this site...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-26-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 6,569
Posted By IslandRaider
Just ordered the Froli spring system an going to...

Just ordered the Froli spring system an going to add 2" egg crate to the 4" matteress, hope it results in better sleep and a dryer matteress
Forum: Living Aboard 03-26-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 14,059
Posted By IslandRaider
Just goes to show ya can't keep em all happy...

Just goes to show ya can't keep em all happy :confused:

Berth fees are an annual contract here an they have just started allowing quarterly payments this year

Yearly fees for a 40' $7500 or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By IslandRaider
well that depends on what is involved in getting...

well that depends on what is involved in getting the old one out ane the new one in.

In my case I had to disconnect the motor and slide it into the cabin, pull the prop and remove the shaft from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By IslandRaider
Lets not forget ropes ability to wick, and how...

Lets not forget ropes ability to wick, and how many halyard sheeves you have in your mast.
I got 7 or so and the mast drains into the shower sump which holds 10 or so gallons and in the last 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 25,325
Posted By IslandRaider
Smells like home to me:rolleyes: :D

Smells like home to me:rolleyes: :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,200
Posted By IslandRaider
Bermuda sun is about as harsh as florida and I...

Bermuda sun is about as harsh as florida and I have switched from Bristol to Epifanes rapid coat ( see thread epoxy over teak) and am in the process of re doing all my teak with it I also plan to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By IslandRaider
The old girl is 43yrs this year an although her...

The old girl is 43yrs this year an although her hull is fiber glass her deck and coach roof are GRP covered plywood with solid teak cabin sides, If she did'nt flex I'd be worried. most of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By IslandRaider
Back up the truck...........................:eek:...

Back up the truck...........................:eek:
Big mistake-------- although the stern toe rail still looks great one year later, I never took into consideration that teak cabin sides would flex...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By IslandRaider
Have a peek I though this was an interesting site...

Have a peek I though this was an interesting site and you could check to see if they make a CNG version ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By IslandRaider
CB's are designed to be water Lubricated this is...

CB's are designed to be water Lubricated this is why there are grooves in the rubber. As long as there is no Lateral play I would not worry about it. most CB's come standard 5" long and depending on...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-16-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 6,186
Posted By IslandRaider
I have to agree the thread was supposed to be...

I have to agree the thread was supposed to be about Decorating boats and I for 1 am pretty discusted about the rant an rave , hoffa you clearly have issues but then that is your problem and you reap...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,331
Posted By IslandRaider
I to am planning to re-rig this coming spring as...

I to am planning to re-rig this coming spring as the current rig is 18+ years, I currently have wire every where except the aft stay which is rod, the plan is to use mechanical at least on the...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-06-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 3,587
Posted By IslandRaider
I run 2 tanks and fill from the dock side and...

I run 2 tanks and fill from the dock side and rotate from one to the other every 2 weeks or so (shower in the marina) but the guy on the other side of the dock plugs in direct, never shuts off the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-14-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By IslandRaider
OK, Rick now ya lost me, if I bond to the engine...

OK, Rick now ya lost me, if I bond to the engine and the negitive side of the battery bank/ charging system is bonded to the engine the potential IS the same because if I then measure voltage between...
Forum: Morgan 07-14-2007
Replies: 148
Views: 28,981
Posted By IslandRaider
1964 custom, far as I know only 2 were built and...

1964 custom, far as I know only 2 were built and no idea if this is hull 1 of 2 or 2 of 2
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2007
Replies: 114
Views: 7,410
Posted By IslandRaider
Why is it on board???????? Because I put it...

Why is it on board???????? Because I put it there. To each there own, an living in the tropics I have an issue with hot cabins besides xtra heat only makes the ice in the margarita melt faster.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By IslandRaider
Stantion Grommets

Does anyone know where you can get the little white grommets that fit in the stantions that prevent chaffing on vinyl coated life lines. have checked with a number of sorces, have checked west marine...
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