thankyou david. i am trying to figger out how they got the chain-is 5/16,bbb-i figger it was fun for them as it was for me finding it was gone--it wasnt new but it was a whole lot better than what i am left with onmy bow.. i had the chain in the covered tub on my cockpit deck
for the inspection
of my stern.shaft tube which is located just under it and is so heavy i cant lift
it but by hand over hand onto deck from bin then back hand over hand into bin from deck. this length of chain was in a bin not directly in view of the rest of the contents of my bilges as iam trying to repair the location in which these items belong.please understand i have been rebuilding this formosa
while living on board her. i have many concurrent projects for expediency. i know all my workers. i know what i have on board. i know when i am gone and someone enters my boat and goes thru stuff and where that person goes -- my kat will let me know where anyone other than me is in this boat when i am not here. is way too bad he is not an attack kat. i found many places things had been by following kat and looking into the places he sniffedfor things i no longer have to use. i hope this never happens to anyone you know or to you--isnt a wonderful feeling. i requested a relocation to a different mooring--over to shelterisland rock n roll-- butthereis a waiting list for that one.. yipes--never has been before this.
and,yes, i opened that paypal account many years ago to buy stuff online for my boat, at that time was a 35mII ericson
, which i had even before i owned a formosa
41. it was dormant for a while then i reactivated it for the folks requesting me to do so---- boatman and hannah in particular.
are there any other questions?? i am mor ethan happy to answer any and all. thankyou again for the aassistance and support you guys have showed me-- this is a speedbump, alright.......