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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,638
Posted By kokopelli9
well, the TillerClutch is not plastic...it is all...

well, the TillerClutch is not plastic...it is all metal...permantly lubricated and protected against corrosion....it's the ticket as far as i am concerned...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,638
Posted By kokopelli9
Let me tell you about the TillerClutch...it is...

Let me tell you about the TillerClutch...it is wonderful!! One of the biggest differences that i like about it from the tiller tamers is the quick release...you are not having to tighten or loosen...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 5,071
Posted By kokopelli9
Oh, yes,meningitis is not an easy one to get...

Oh, yes,meningitis is not an easy one to get over...I had a severe case of it many years ago...hurt so bad that the spinal tap was nothing in comparison! Glad to hear that she is better...sounds...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-17-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,440
Posted By kokopelli9
St. Croix was a magical place for me but like...

St. Croix was a magical place for me but like most places it takes a little effort on your part to find the magic. Buck Island is beautiful...but there have been some bad hurricane hits to the reefs...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-07-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By kokopelli9
I have crewed on a few deliveries and the boat...

I have crewed on a few deliveries and the boat owner paid for everything...then I have also crewed on trips that were expense shared ...that usually meant "food, drink, anything other than boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-29-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,773
Posted By kokopelli9
Thanks so much...I have a call in right now to...

Thanks so much...I have a call in right now to the manufacturer of the ball...the reflective stuff is a great idea...You guys, as always, are a lot of help!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-29-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,773
Posted By kokopelli9
Thanks Birdface...my mooring ball is actually a...

Thanks Birdface...my mooring ball is actually a hard face shell, roughed up for painting...I would like however not to have to mark it too often so any paint suggestions would be appreciated
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-29-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,773
Posted By kokopelli9
marking a mooring ball...

Just got a new mooring ball...need suggestions on paint to use to mark it...anyone have better luck with one lasting longer than another?
Thanks in advance!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-07-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By kokopelli9
I take my lines off periodically and wash them in...

I take my lines off periodically and wash them in the washing machine...get some of those jumbo mesh bags that are for washing lingerie in...(dollar store is a good source)...and put one line in...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-21-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 6,874
Posted By kokopelli9
That's what the "egg carton" on top of the foam...

That's what the "egg carton" on top of the foam is for...keeps the air circulating around your body so you don't get too hot.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,661
Posted By kokopelli9
Pink, Whatever the outcome, I wish all of you...

Pink,
Whatever the outcome, I wish all of you who know this sailor some healing from the ordeal of worrying and not knowing. And I also wish for some speedy closure to come. The not knowing is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,661
Posted By kokopelli9
LOL...oh, that place...I'm afraid to check it out...

LOL...oh, that place...I'm afraid to check it out too much...I might fit in!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,661
Posted By kokopelli9
No thanks...do not miss it at all...truly glad to...

No thanks...do not miss it at all...truly glad to hear that Surf is gone. Don't wish him ill but he was not a gracious sailor, man, or even person in my book. And no matter how you tried to deal...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,661
Posted By kokopelli9
Thanks Cam for the "welcome back"...I didn't...

Thanks Cam for the "welcome back"...I didn't realize that Surf was gone but that accounts for the much friendlier atmosphere that is back here. I had much rather see sailors helping and protecting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 26,661
Posted By kokopelli9
I was a regular on this board several years ago. ...

I was a regular on this board several years ago. I still check in to read posts and catch up on those that I remember from the past.

I am also in NC so this thread has certainly been of interest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,731
Posted By kokopelli9
Definitely DO shakedown cruises first to see how...

Definitely DO shakedown cruises first to see how well your cat does...and decide why you want to take the cat...is it for you or for the cat? Don't put him through two weeks of misery if he hates...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 18,833
Posted By kokopelli9
Hey, SailorMitch...good to see you here again. ...

Hey, SailorMitch...good to see you here again. How did the week sail with Denr go? Did you manage to get him sufficiently seasick?Kokopuff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 18,833
Posted By kokopelli9
Good one PB...and so true!

Good one PB...and so true!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 18,833
Posted By kokopelli9
Is this another entertainment thread?

Is this another entertainment thread?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By kokopelli9
If you can't find someone close by to recondition...

If you can't find someone close by to recondition those sails...I highly recommend Sailcare. They do an excellent job.
Forum: herSailNet   07-04-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 2,933
Posted By kokopelli9
People, just like sails, are the least effective...

People, just like sails, are the least effective when noisy and impatient.
Forum: herSailNet   06-30-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 2,933
Posted By kokopelli9
A lot of us who used to hang out here are not...

A lot of us who used to hang out here are not finding this new board layout as user friendly as the old sailnet was...and it's also hard to reply to threads as they keep getting highjacked and taken...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-13-2006
Replies: 3,429
Views: 920,929
Posted By kokopelli9
coastal North Carolina

coastal North Carolina
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   02-11-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By kokopelli9
Well, this is quite spiffy...will take me a...

Well, this is quite spiffy...will take me a little while to figure out all the new rigging though.

Thanks for all the work!

Kokopuff
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By kokopelli9
What Kind of Line?

Let me also add, though, that being we are here enjoying this board provided by the new people at Sailnet that it might be a great idea to give them the opportunity to help with recommendations.
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