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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 13,124
Posted By LakeEscape
Since you are up in the NW, take a look at the...

Since you are up in the NW, take a look at the San Juans, from Clark. There are a good number of these boats in that region and pleanty of support. Trailerable, great performance and good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 13,120
Posted By LakeEscape
HF, Northern Tool ... all the same junk. NT is...

HF, Northern Tool ... all the same junk. NT is good for trailer parts and pressure washers only. I enjoy spending cold winter mornings, cleaning up my running rigging, splicing in new shackles and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-10-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 6,591
Posted By LakeEscape
Excuse me but, I don't care if it's $1M yachts or...

Excuse me but, I don't care if it's $1M yachts or $10 shirts. A sales person is in business to earn money and they are entrely dependant on customers buying from them. Drive away a customer and you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By LakeEscape
Tell Tails

I like the "green" initiative, recycling those old tapes. I for one prefer old PBS mini-series'. :D

LakeEscape
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,777
Posted By LakeEscape
Congrats

I too am an SJ23 owner, sailing on Lake Norman in NC.

Here is the link to San Juan Tech Tips: SJ23 San Juan 23 sail boat Tech Tips (http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/2358/index.html) The site is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 9,039
Posted By LakeEscape
Entertainment

Guys,

While I found this to be one of the most humorous threads, rolling on the floor, tears, etc, prehaps we should point out to JF261, that the thread is several months old. Hopefully our poor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 7,003
Posted By LakeEscape
Martha, That is absolutely beautifully. I...

Martha,

That is absolutely beautifully. I use Sintra in display and set building, never thought about using it on the boat.

SD,

I really like how they brought the beer back to the cockpit....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By LakeEscape
I saw that one

If it sounds too good to be true ....

the deck is probably rotten :D :D :D :D


LakeEscape
Lake Norman
Charlotte, NC
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,392
Posted By LakeEscape
Blue, Was that the Vic seen on eBay about 2...

Blue,

Was that the Vic seen on eBay about 2 weeks ago? It was in Kittery, ME.

LakeEscape
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 3,419
Posted By LakeEscape
Don't walk away .... run, to a nice C&C. There...

Don't walk away .... run, to a nice C&C. There are plenty in your backyard.

LakeEscape
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2008
Replies: 14
  Gulet
Views: 5,374
Posted By LakeEscape
Old thread

Zaz,

You were responding to a September 2006 posting.

LakeEscape
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By LakeEscape
The little O-rings are called rubber grommets and...

The little O-rings are called rubber grommets and you can get them at HD or Lowes. Buy the box of assorted sizes and keep them handy. Ranting is OK and it's free. Just about the only free thing with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,392
Posted By LakeEscape
Victoria 18

Blue,

A Vic 18 is a rock solid little boat, but the horizontal surfaces on the deck and in the cockpit are balsa cored. The hole in the cockpit will be an issue if not repaired quickly and it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-30-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 5,474
Posted By LakeEscape
McVay Forum

Here is a link to the McVay forum. It focuses on the Victoria 18, but other McVay boats, by the son and father, are covered.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By LakeEscape
Bi-Polar Sailor

Another sailor with strong emotional battles. It's a beautiful day, do I go sailing or do I go play golf? I joined a self help group to deal with this problem. We meet regularly at a bar between the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 12,066
Posted By LakeEscape
DC Adapter

Look for a device called Juice70, made by iGo. It is a universal power supply for laptops and other DC devices. It will accept either AC or DC and it comes with a selection of tips to fit different...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-21-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By LakeEscape
Solid, not cored hull. The Mk V's were built in...

Solid, not cored hull. The Mk V's were built in Canada and in Rhode Island. This was a Rhode Island boat. Irony was, there was a C&C 29 also at the marina, getting ready to haul out for transport....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-21-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By LakeEscape
I knew within 5 minutes of that boat clearing the...

I knew within 5 minutes of that boat clearing the water that she was not for me. Counted about 15 large blisters. It was the one that was about 18x7 inches that really killed it.

LakeEscape
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-21-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By LakeEscape
Original price was 15.9, I offered nothing more...

Original price was 15.9, I offered nothing more than 11. I'd prolly do most of the work myself, but I haven't finished the boat I bought last year!!!!!!!!!!

This is a terrible addiction. I love...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By LakeEscape
More than likely an OMC/Johnson motor. The old SD...

More than likely an OMC/Johnson motor. The old SD units had corossion issues, if the zincs were not properly maintained. Where is the boat?

LakeEscape
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By LakeEscape
C&C27 - This is why you get a survey

I took a C&C27 Mk V to a local yard for survey this morning. The owner and I had a nice passage, pleanty of motor time and some time under sail. Took almost 2 hours to get to the yard, so I also had...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,699
Posted By LakeEscape
Survey Tomorrow - C&C 27 MkV

It has been a tough time getting the everyone on the same page, but we will put a 1985 C&C Mk V in the slings tomorrow and start pounding on the hull. I am going to have a chance to sail the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By LakeEscape
Smoldering peat????? Darn, let's make some...

Smoldering peat????? Darn, let's make some whiskey!!!!

Smelled the smoke up near Culpeper, VA this weekend, west of Fredricksburg.

LakeEscape
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,090
Posted By LakeEscape
7-Day Forecast for Latitude 35.21N and Longitude...

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 35.21N and Longitude -80.84W (http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Charlotte&state=NC&site=GSP&textField1=35.1975&textField2=-80.8345&e=0)

Then change the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   06-08-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,581
Posted By LakeEscape
Good point. I use it just like you mention, for...

Good point. I use it just like you mention, for furniture pieces. I thought it would be a good match for his combing needs. Yes it is hard, but you can glue it up nicely and the finish is...
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