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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-18-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Price -wise, Kirby Paint Co. makes a bottom paint...

Price -wise, Kirby Paint Co. makes a bottom paint at about ( if my memory serves) 70 bucks a gallon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 4,158
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Nice to see you youngsters are hangin' in there !...

Nice to see you youngsters are hangin' in there ! :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Butterfly

Well, its been about 20 - 25 years since I sailed one. Hmmmm. The rudder was made to kick up out of the way for beaching. Possibly the pivot on yours may have loosened. I''d check there first. As far...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 876
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Kirby Paints

Anyone here had any experience with Kirby Paints. Was wondering how it held up. I plan to go over Briteside with it . Any suggestions ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-22-2003
Replies: 130
Views: 24,037
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Re-naming the boat

Yankee Rose-- I like it. If I may, Sir....
Down from the land of Bitter cold snows
comes a boat renamed the Yankee Rose.
Captained by a pirate with a rum soaked nose
happily ensconced where...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,178
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Boat Names

Forgive me if this has been done before,but what is the funniest or most unusual boat name you''ve seen ? My offering is a Grey colored inboard/outboard named I-O Silver.I figger this topic is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 6,810
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Battery Sulphation solution

Wow--there''s really people out there that resurrect batteries for a hobby ? Wow!Well, I stand corrected on the trickle charge statement. But gosh whizzies, to fool around with dead batteries- man....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 6,810
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Battery Sulphation solution

Ahhhhh- battery reincarnation. Usually involving a trickle charge to "Break down the Sulfation". Well, my experience as a 30 year car mechanic with this technique is it is a waste of time, money,and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-12-2002
Replies: 27
Views: 3,723
Posted By 29cascadefixer
New ( ? ) idea on anchoring

Yep ! Your all probably right. 30 pound Bruce , here I come.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-26-2002
Replies: 27
Views: 3,723
Posted By 29cascadefixer
New ( ? ) idea on anchoring

The idea of the Sentinals on the anchor chain ahead of the anchor was to keep the pull on the rode more horizontal, thereby in effect, increasing scope for a given amount of rode. Using multiple...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,300
Posted By 29cascadefixer
Binoculars

Know it''s been a while since this thread was started, but thought I''d give an update. Went to West Marine to check out their binocs''. Gave the ones they had a look through, then noticed that they...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-19-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By 29cascadefixer
First Aid

Ok-if the pre-made kits aren''t what they should be, would just going to a Bleed, Break and Burn set-up be enough. Most of my sailing will be in the Great Lakes so won''t be more than a day or two...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-13-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By 29cascadefixer
First Aid

Why would coastal or offshore make any difference? An injury is an injury, correct ?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-13-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By 29cascadefixer
First Aid

This topic is not a happy one, but in order to be prepared, is necessary, in my opinion. Given that Doctors prescriptions are first priority, what other equipment would you prefer to have on board to...
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