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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-04-2020, 19:39
Replies: 146
Views: 112,838
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Clipper Marine ?

Instead of ramming speed, it's hulling speed? :wink:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-04-2020, 16:09
Replies: 146
Views: 112,838
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Clipper Marine ?

That sounds like a drastic way to test for durability? :wink:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-12-2019, 12:13
Replies: 186
Views: 19,122
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Wood Stove

Charcoal briquettes are great. I have a Kelly Kettle that is used for camping and survival. They say to burn wood, from twigs, stems, etc. I find charcoal briquettes work best. :wink:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 02-12-2019, 18:43
Replies: 186
Views: 19,122
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Wood Stove

And in time for Christmas. :smile:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 31-03-2019, 20:50
Replies: 1,416
Views: 358,511
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Shoestring Sailors (Cruising on $500 per month - part II)

A desalinization machine. And you're right about the debris.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 31-03-2019, 18:28
Replies: 1,416
Views: 358,511
Posted By Ballenxj
Forum: Our Community 15-12-2018, 14:27
Replies: 57
Views: 7,248
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Who Pays????

Is it possible it's only a shaft weight let go? I agree, snorkel on down and have a look. :wink:
Forum: Our Community 14-12-2018, 09:57
Replies: 1,223
Views: 193,413
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: What happens to all the wannabees?

There certainly is, and should be, a "lot" to think about.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 29-11-2018, 07:06
Replies: 58
Views: 40,310
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Best Heater for a 30-Footer ?

Is this what you're looking for?
https://dickinsonmarine.com/product/cozycabinheater/
Forum: Our Community 11-10-2018, 15:50
Replies: 1,223
Views: 193,413
Posted By Ballenxj
Forum: Our Community 10-10-2018, 14:01
Replies: 1,223
Views: 193,413
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: What happens to all the wannabees?

So, with your vast experience, which boat do you recommend? :wink:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-09-2018, 20:15
Replies: 36
Views: 6,128
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Compost Toilet Gnats Removal

Had a British girlfriend that explained that fanny in England meant the front vs rear. Aka, vagina. I said, well heck, ain't that special. :whistling:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-09-2018, 06:42
Replies: 186
Views: 19,122
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Wood Stove

Those are pretty interesting for use in more than just your boat.
Thanks for the links. :thumb:
Forum: Our Community 06-08-2018, 22:15
Replies: 120
Views: 15,384
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Do you worry about Pirates?

Why did we even have to go there? The thread was originally asking if you worry about pirates, not whether or not we have a right to defend ourselves. Some of the posting in here makes me sick when...
Forum: Our Community 04-08-2018, 14:22
Replies: 120
Views: 15,384
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Do you worry about Pirates?

May I ask you a question? Lets suppose for a minute everybody got rid of their guns, do you think that suddenly all pirates would quit pirating? Would all robbers quit robbing? Would all muggers quit...
Forum: Our Community 03-08-2018, 07:42
Replies: 120
Views: 15,384
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Do you worry about Pirates?

^^ This!^^ I have known Americans that have signed on with commercial freighters specifically to combat pirates. As usual though, some leftist (or uninformed person) just cannot seem to help...
Forum: Our Community 07-07-2018, 15:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Asian Trojan T 105 unreliable

That's interesting, there has to be something different about them? Those are the batteries I used in my class A with no troubles for years.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-07-2018, 22:41
Replies: 146
Views: 112,838
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: So, this is about the only decent group Iíve found...

The $2500. asking price seems real reasonable. The low oil pressure sounds worrisome, but it's possible that's normal for the type of engine it is? BTW, you didn't mention what engine it is.
I'm...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-11-2016, 15:50
Replies: 454
Views: 80,661
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Pirate attack Phillipines ?

BINGO! You Nailed it! We all need to drop this political correctness BS. before it gets us all killed. :banghead:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-11-2016, 22:40
Replies: 454
Views: 80,661
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Pirate attack Phillipines ?

Nor did I. They are indeed reprehensible! I tend to call them as I see em.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-10-2016, 17:05
Replies: 434
Views: 75,946
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: I Have Pulled the Trigger !

Well, you have managed just about 5 years in it. Time to give somebody else a turn. :wink:
Forum: Our Community 12-03-2016, 08:48
Replies: 1,223
Views: 193,413
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: What happens to all the wannabees?

Wondering why I cannot post in that thread? Because it's archived?
Forum: Our Community 11-03-2016, 16:02
Replies: 1,223
Views: 193,413
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: What happens to all the wannabees?

Now THAT is the spirit! And well said too. I wonder how many have given up on their dream on account of that xyz dollar snobbish attitude?
Forum: General Sailing Forum 27-02-2016, 09:02
Replies: 454
Views: 80,661
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Pirate attack Phillipines ?

Sounds like the noose is tightening up on those terrorists. :thumb:
Forum: Our Community 19-12-2015, 18:43
Replies: 283
Views: 33,136
Posted By Ballenxj
Re: Sign the petition to prosecute the Lake County Sheriff that killed the sailor

All that news is just ROTTEN! California is a great state, but the politics are corrupt through and through. :facepalm:
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