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Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 15-04-2014, 07:47
Replies: 44
Views: 5,917
Posted By D.D.
Re: Suggestions for Removing Barnacles from a Bronze Propeller

I use a brass wire wheel in a drill. Takes less than 30 min, and leaves the prop shiny and smooth. I also have a folding prop. You do not need any type of chemical cleaners. Brass wire wheels can be...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 14-04-2014, 03:25
Replies: 1
For Sale: Bauer 8 rowboat
Views: 131
Posted By D.D.
Re: Bauer 8 rowboat

Absolutly GREAT little boats....We have one for a dink with our Tartan...Great price...Good luck with the sale. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-04-2014, 02:42
Replies: 3,403
Views: 455,425
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Daddy , how was I born?

A little boy goes to his father and asks 'Daddy, how was I born?'

The father answers, 'Well, son, I guess one day you will need to find out anyway! Your Mom and I first...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 26-03-2014, 06:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,349
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

Glad it's clear........Now......You may want to McLUbe the sheaves and look the rigging over. I take a trip aloft every spring and late summer to keep things working at the top. Most mast head...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-03-2014, 04:55
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By D.D.
Re: Bedding question

A couple of things can be done. My wife purchased a tufted topper for the V Berth and it fits like a mattress cover. She then made fitted sheets for the V Berth as well. Another way is to purchse...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 25-03-2014, 10:29
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By D.D.
Re: spreaders with hardware for wall art/surfboard racks

Need Pics to see overall shape and condition. Please post. Thanks
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 23-03-2014, 11:53
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By D.D.
Re: How to prevent attachments to pullpit from sliding?

This is the best way......You can purchase SS hex head set screws. Drill home in bow rail and insert hex head screw. Does not need to be oversized as it's purpose is not meant to load carry. FORGET...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 23-03-2014, 11:40
Replies: 34
Views: 1,349
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

Did you pull out the halyard and run a new messenger line from thetop w/ a chain weight on? It seems this would find a new way and run free. Tried to understand, but if the halyard is all wire, then...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 20-03-2014, 11:10
Replies: 34
Views: 1,349
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

If there are tangles with other internal lines, then you will need to pull the halyard out. You can attach a messenger line, but when running the halyard down again, do NOT use the messneger line. A...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 20-03-2014, 10:30
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By D.D.
Re: Pettit Barnacle Barrier compatability w/ Anodes

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I am in brackish water. The only thing that seems to work well is Prop Speed, but at a very high price. I have also read that some boaters are using Rustoleum Galvanic Rust...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 20-03-2014, 05:51
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By D.D.
Pettit Barnacle Barrier compatability w/ Anodes

I was told to check the compatability of Pettit Barnacle Barrier for my prop and the aluminium anodes I use. I want to paint the prop using the Pettit, but have aluminium anodes on the prop and...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 15-03-2014, 03:35
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By D.D.
Re: Icom VHF M424/ Lewmar Winches

Are the winches self tailing?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14-03-2014, 11:18
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By D.D.
Re: Fortress FX-125 Anchor Test

After that test, I need some advice on what anchor to use for the Mini Van? Geez, I thought the Navy tested those things....What the Hell.....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13-03-2014, 06:23
Replies: 3,403
Views: 455,425
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Why Old Guys Stay Unemployed.


Job Interview:
Human Resources Manager: "What is your greatest weakness?"
Older Man : "Honesty."
Human Resources Manager: "I don't think honesty is a weakness."...
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-03-2014, 03:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,639
Posted By D.D.
Re: Radar (What do I really need)

Have you considered a back stay mounting? Ous is there and I really like it....No wear on sails, (mast mount), and no concerns with a deck/transom mount. I installed it myself in a day and am very...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 09-03-2014, 14:26
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By D.D.
Re: Problem attaching halyard winch to mast

You could also use teak winch pads.
Ultra Marine Teak Winch Pads - Winch Covers & Mount Pads - Winches & Handles - Sailboat Hardware & Rigging - Downwind Marine...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-03-2014, 07:21
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By D.D.
Awlwood by Awlgrip Interlux Anyone use it?

Does anyone use Awlwood by Interlux on their teak? Product has just been released in US, but has been available in OZ. If so, how did it hold up and how was the ease of application? I have some to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-03-2014, 14:10
Replies: 3,403
Views: 455,425
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Sipping her drink, the single girl leered and said, "Last Friday at the end of the work day I went to my boyfriend's office wearing a leather coat. When all the other people had left, I slipped out...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 06-03-2014, 05:30
Replies: 7
Want To Buy: Hinckley's for sale?
Views: 535
Posted By D.D.
Re: Hinckley's for sale?

Been to Hinckley a few times, well worth the trip.. Like going to a furniture factory. Very nice to talk with, and I'm sure as a perspective owner, you would really be taken care of. That...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-02-2014, 10:57
Replies: 58
Views: 1,744
Posted By D.D.
Re: I'm Going For It!

I would definatly put in a small diesel inboard. First and foremost. I understand budget restrictions, but if this is a major chunk, then perhaps your first thought of selling and buying another boat...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 23-02-2014, 07:44
Replies: 2
Want To Buy: Looking for a table
Views: 265
Posted By D.D.
Re: Looking for a table

Bacon and Assoc. in Annapolis has all kinds of used things. I've been to the store and believe me, if anyone may have a table, the will. I would call them, they are very helpful....Good Luck!
...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 20-02-2014, 13:53
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By D.D.
Re: Spartite Mast Wedge Kit/Large - $100

Good question.....I have removed the mast once, and it went back in OK. I would suggest you contact SparTite directly and pose your question. I do not know what the longevity of the gasket would be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18-02-2014, 13:57
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By D.D.
Re: Where doesit end?

Two things come to mind....1) How do they measure the 6%-think about it, and 2) What the hell were you searching for when you found this???:popcorn::whistling::whistling:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18-02-2014, 07:06
Replies: 3,403
Views: 455,425
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Diary Of Wisconsin & Arizona


Diary Of Wisconsin & Arizona
Dear Diary:
August 2: Moved to our new home in Wisconsin. It is so beautiful here. The forests are so serene and picturesque. Can...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 17-02-2014, 13:59
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By D.D.
Re: Spartite Mast Wedge Kit/Large - $100

This stuff works very, very, well. Two things...DO NOT get this on your deck. It is EXTREMLY difficult to remove. And, you want to ensure that the spar and boat are well lubed with the vaseline, or...
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