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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-03-2010, 21:42
Replies: 28
Views: 9,001
Posted By seafox
should be $5 a tube not $39. It is pretty...

should be $5 a tube not $39. It is pretty mediocre.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-03-2010, 21:42
Replies: 28
Views: 9,001
Posted By seafox
One of the windows done over the summer of '95...

One of the windows done over the summer of '95 has just started leaking big time. I will re do it with the sika.

Sika done properly in my opinion lasts 4 years.
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 02-10-2009, 23:38
Replies: 175
Views: 71,024
Posted By seafox
boat has just been hauled and not too bad a...

boat has just been hauled and not too bad a growth using the lanocate.
Have cleaned the prop up and forked out $100 for the prop speed. Be interesting to see how that goes.
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 31-08-2009, 03:16
Replies: 17
Views: 5,572
Posted By seafox
Rigger phoned me today and said that even though...

Rigger phoned me today and said that even though our rigging was done in the period of the recall, our screws were not the ones being recalled.
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-08-2009, 22:45
Replies: 17
Views: 5,572
Posted By seafox
That's good. I will hopefully hear from our...

That's good. I will hopefully hear from our rigger at some stage. Otherwise I will do the same.
Funny that their site says nothing aye?
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-08-2009, 21:47
Replies: 17
Views: 5,572
Posted By seafox
click on this photo and you can read the article....

click on this photo and you can read the article. It is quite small. Couldnt find anything about it on the net!


https://...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-08-2009, 21:38
Replies: 17
Views: 5,572
Posted By seafox
I have sent an email to the rigger who replaced...

I have sent an email to the rigger who replaced our rigging in 2006. Will let you know the outcome.
There is nothing on the KZ webpage relating to the recall. The latest Boating NZ mag lists the...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 27-08-2009, 13:55
Replies: 17
Views: 5,572
Posted By seafox
recall

I see in the latest boating NZ mag there is a recall on Sea Rig riigging screws manufactured or sold after 2005.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 22-05-2009, 03:25
Replies: 304
Views: 37,809
Posted By seafox
It's a given isn't it? China will be the new...

It's a given isn't it? China will be the new superpower economy.
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 22-05-2009, 03:13
Replies: 32
Views: 7,670
Posted By seafox
Couple of local boatees who were going to buy one...

Couple of local boatees who were going to buy one have seen my anchor in use and have been put off the manson supreme.
Until I get a safisfactory response from the Manson crowd I will continue to...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 22-05-2009, 03:10
Replies: 32
Views: 7,670
Posted By seafox
useless manson supreme

Manson sup Anchor is a 25lb (recommended to me by Steve at Manson for our lotus 10.6) Chain is 50m of 8mm short link. Have been adding 10 to 20m of nylon to end and it is a bit better doing that...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 03-04-2009, 16:21
Replies: 32
Views: 7,670
Posted By seafox
I have found the manson supreme to be useless. I...

I have found the manson supreme to be useless. I sold my manson plough to buy their so called "new generation" anchor.

In achoridges where the plough used to bite and hold us the new MS drags....
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 29-03-2009, 02:39
Replies: 26
Views: 34,411
Posted By seafox
I now have fuel running out of the choke at the...

I now have fuel running out of the choke at the front of the carb when the motor is tilted forward. Any idea how to stop that happening. (easiest way is to not tilt it:)
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 29-03-2009, 02:33
Replies: 32
Views: 7,670
Posted By seafox
I am very unhappy with my manson supreme. ...

I am very unhappy with my manson supreme. Emailed manson and they were not much help. The CQR which they sell is much better.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 09-10-2008, 00:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,219
Posted By seafox
It will be fine. Make sure you buy an inverter...

It will be fine. Make sure you buy an inverter that is "pure sine wave" and not just "sinewave" or "modified sinewave".
the pure sinewave ones are most like the power in Australia. They are about...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 02-10-2008, 01:06
Replies: 70
Views: 55,056
Posted By seafox
the exact reason why I ended up buying a Manson...

the exact reason why I ended up buying a Manson and not a Rocna. The idiot who sells the Rocna anchors put me off!
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 19-09-2008, 13:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By seafox
new owners emailed me today. Dog is going to work...

new owners emailed me today. Dog is going to work with them every day and with them all the time. They say he is very happy.
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 10-09-2008, 00:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By seafox
Hi Rebel Heart, well 24 hours have passed and...

Hi Rebel Heart,
well 24 hours have passed and we have done the deed.
We bathed Max for the last time and brushed him for hours so that he looked his best. We drove him 500kms to the new owners.
I...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 08-09-2008, 02:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By seafox
Hi Rebel Heart, thanks for your post. We are...

Hi Rebel Heart,
thanks for your post.
We are very upset tonight. We are giving our 7 year old shepherd away to a new home tomorrow. For most of the reasons you give below. We know that it is the...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 26-07-2008, 01:29
Replies: 88
Views: 9,674
Posted By seafox
Don't knock my grandfather:(

Don't knock my grandfather:(
Forum: Cruising News & Events 26-07-2008, 01:26
Replies: 47
Views: 10,049
Posted By seafox
And misuse of a Rocna.

And misuse of a Rocna.
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 13-07-2008, 03:25
Replies: 53
Views: 4,943
Posted By seafox
This site has lost a good contributor if Wheels...

This site has lost a good contributor if Wheels stays away and will be the poorer for it.
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 13-07-2008, 00:10
Replies: 53
Views: 4,943
Posted By seafox
Bring Back Wheels

Bring back Mr Wheeler!!
Forum: Dollars & Cents 12-07-2008, 21:42
Replies: 326
Views: 47,442
Posted By seafox
Thumbs down .........Why?

.........Why?
Forum: Dollars & Cents 12-07-2008, 21:19
Replies: 326
Views: 47,442
Posted By seafox
It's just the spell checker Gmac, and even that...

It's just the spell checker Gmac, and even that doesn't always work!

Not like our Kiwisaver. In the USA an employee can elect to have part of his income put into his 401K. Once in the fund from...
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