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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-06-2017, 12:28
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By wsmac
Re: Zincs needed for Roughwater 33

also should mention all the great info and help Har2015 has been sending me!
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Thanks ya'll! :biggrin:
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-06-2017, 12:27
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By wsmac
Re: Zincs needed for Roughwater 33

I originally resurrected a dead thread about these and similar boats not sure anyone would notice... but one person did! :thumb:
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Posted a great pic too!
I'm stoked... just one of those...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-06-2017, 12:23
Replies: 118
Views: 48,501
Posted By wsmac
Re: Thomas Gilmer Aries 32

THANKS!
You just confirmed a few things for me... SWEET! :thumb:
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I did see pics on someone's "I'm re-hab'ing my RW33 boat" blog recently that showed four holes just above the shaft and your...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-06-2017, 11:11
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By wsmac
Re: Zincs needed for Roughwater 33

yeah... I find most boats up to around 30-ish feet to be prop shaft of 1"
Seems to me I read somewhere the Roughwater had an 1 1/2" shaft though.
If the owner is still around today... I may see if...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-06-2017, 09:34
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By wsmac
Zincs needed for Roughwater 33

Hello all!
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I have someone who wants me to replace his zincs on a Roughwater 33.
Just seeing if anyone here knows the zinc size for this boat... figuring it's a prop shaft zinc, because all the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-06-2017, 14:57
Replies: 118
Views: 48,501
Posted By wsmac
Re: Thomas Gilmer Aries 32

Trying to see if reviving an old thread will bet me an answer.... ;)
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Can anyone answer my coupla' questions?
1. What is the prop shaft diameter on the Roughwater 33's?
2. What type of zincs...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-06-2017, 17:43
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By wsmac
Re: Rebellious Teenager Keelbolts and their green hair!

Pretty much but with a larger diameter hole for the keel bolts :thumb:
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 25-05-2017, 14:01
Replies: 40
Views: 4,682
Posted By wsmac
Re: Can a Hookah system fill a dive tank?

Typical Internet Forum Discussion.... :thumb:
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OP asks only if it's possible to fill a scuba tank from a hookah compressor...
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Gets 2 PAGES of replies mostly about taking scuba classes, dangers...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 24-05-2017, 22:33
Replies: 40
Views: 4,682
Posted By wsmac
Re: Can a Hookah system fill a dive tank?

Every hookah diving compressor I've seen for sale currently will not be able to fill a SCUBA tank.
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Go check out the websites for Airline, Brownies, O'Keefe Engineering, Thomas Compressors...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 22-05-2017, 11:58
Replies: 64
Views: 8,846
Posted By wsmac
Re: Homemade snorkel-bellows diving apparatus for hull cleaning

One more thing....

When I was attending the College of Oceaneering in Wilmington, CA back in the 80's, I also worked parttime cleaning boat hulls in the area.
I worked for someone else and used...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 22-05-2017, 11:49
Replies: 64
Views: 8,846
Posted By wsmac
Re: Homemade snorkel-bellows diving apparatus for hull cleaning

Actually those of us (actually just my own self) who have SCUBA training/experience AND Commercial Diving training/experience didn't find the first post ridiculous at all.

When did SCUBA training...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-05-2017, 16:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By wsmac
Re: Manual Waste Pump and Y-Valve rebuild/replacement

Thanks!
I actually received the broken handle for the Y-valve from the PO recently.
I'll be sketching this up in my CAD program, then printing it on my 3D printer soon... I have a few projects I...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-05-2017, 10:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By wsmac
Re: Manual Waste Pump and Y-Valve rebuild/replacement

So I had some time to pull the old manual waste pump... found a clog... so I then removed one hose along with it.
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Looks like I'll be going through the entire waste system to make sure it's clear,...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 15-05-2017, 21:30
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

WOW! How much water did his icebox convert? LOL
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2017, 09:41
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

One other thing is that as I finish working on the DC and AC systems... I'm trying to think ahead about other devices/appliances I may want to add in the near future.
Just want to have some planning...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2017, 09:40
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

Thanks, I'll check the link out later today and look at the options to it.
For just sailing around our bay, the icebox might be fine... it's just that I HATE dealing with ice when camping... so I'm...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2017, 08:11
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

I'll take another look. Thanks
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2017, 08:10
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

:thumb:
guess it might depend on whether you need another fridge for food or not? LOL
Forum: Cruising News & Events 12-05-2017, 22:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By wsmac
Re: Boat Plumbing Class Tomorrow in SF Bay Area!

Unfortunately this is short enough of a notice I cannot make it.
I don't mind driving a distance to learn some good information.
Maybe another time
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 10-05-2017, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By wsmac
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 10-05-2017, 09:22
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

Here's a Whynter Fridge/Freezer combo.. looks pretty small.. only $231.74
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Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 10-05-2017, 09:15
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

Already thought about that and have seen pics on people's blogs where they used them.
We used similar sized fridges in the medical lab.
I was just wanting something smaller... again... based upon...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 10-05-2017, 09:14
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

I'll look into that.. .haven't heard of that brand
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 10-05-2017, 09:13
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

Thanks! I'll take a look around here in the States to see what's available
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 09-05-2017, 18:14
Replies: 41
Views: 3,263
Posted By wsmac
Re: Anyone use a Wine Cabinet as their fridge?

I've seen pics of people using them in their boats.
I'm not looking for volume here... so the smaller interior and exterior of a small wine cabinet was enticing! :biggrin:
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