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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-01-2016, 05:14
Replies: 23
Views: 3,070
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Anyone with Mariner36 (peter canning design) experience/knowledge of hull?

Welcome to the insanity.
Say goodbye to your wife....

You should send me your first $500.00, just so you can get used to seeing it go away.

Boats suck.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-01-2016, 10:56
Replies: 23
Views: 3,070
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Anyone with Mariner36 (peter canning design) experience/knowledge of hull?

Great boats. Love 'em.
Neither the keel smile or skeg crack would be a deal killer for me personally. Had both on my M36. Mine was caused by hard grounding which was obvious by deformed lead.
...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 06-01-2016, 15:26
Replies: 221
Views: 27,302
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Importance of Life-raft when coastal cruising?

Post #103 is genius.
I'm putting a kite in my ditch bag.....which will be thrown in the life raft :-)
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 05-01-2016, 18:38
Replies: 45
Views: 12,215
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Unable to fill the lower unit with gear lube on my 3.3 Mercury Tohatsu, Evinrude

You've been very polite in not telling me to go f* myself.
My replies were made with the utmost sincerity and good intent.
However your photographs are very helpful in showing I have no idea what...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 04-01-2016, 17:09
Replies: 45
Views: 12,215
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Unable to fill the lower unit with gear lube on my 3.3 Mercury Tohatsu, Evinrude

I hope there's a Merc tech on here to help you but I am 100% confident you're looking in the wrong place.

Should be no reason to disassemble pump or remove shaft for oil change, but I get...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-01-2016, 10:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Lazarette lid struts?

I like the hatch springs. They last longer. Gas struts rust in a year or two, they are very thin walled.

Springs become rigid and create a strut when extended, but a little push or pull in the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 02-01-2016, 10:29
Replies: 45
Views: 12,215
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Unable to fill the lower unit with gear lube on my 3.3 Mercury Tohatsu, Evinrude

Should only have to vent the gear case once, at the time of filling with oil. Fill as normal, give a couple extra pumps to burp air and close with screw. No "in service" venting is needed or desired,...
Forum: Marine Electronics 01-01-2016, 11:27
Replies: 36
Views: 3,334
Posted By mariner36bob
Question for Audiophiles -- On Board 5.1

To LakeEffect:
When I install my sub I was thinking of the after most wall of the 1/4 berth under cockpit settee. My reasoning is the 1/4 berth would act as a "tube" of it's own.
Have you seen that...
Forum: Marine Electronics 01-01-2016, 08:33
Replies: 36
Views: 3,334
Posted By mariner36bob
Question for Audiophiles -- On Board 5.1

Check out FusionEntertainment.com

I went with a IP700i deck. AM/FM/Cd/dvd/ipod/iphone/2 aux inputs/Sirius satellite/weather all in one deck.

The WR600 Wired remote for cockpkit gives full...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-12-2015, 11:58
Replies: 104
Views: 14,348
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Use of butyl tape to bed hardware to deck

^RamblinRod's post
should be stickied in category: Constructuon, Maintenance and Refit.
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 20-12-2015, 11:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By mariner36bob
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 19-12-2015, 16:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By mariner36bob
Tech support please contact me re: an issue with my username.

Tech support please contact me re: an issue with my username.
I originally created an account under a username
Marinerbob
Then had an issue with login or whatever and ended up creating a new...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-12-2015, 15:21
Replies: 217
Views: 23,612
Posted By mariner36bob
Island packet 38 is this a good liveaboard/cruiser/coastal...bluewater sailboat?

Yuck.
I'm going to sell the boat and buy back my Harley....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 19-12-2015, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Raritan phii head (open box) - $325 in St Augustine, FL

PM sent


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-12-2015, 12:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Windlass

Could be a regional thing I suppose but it my neck of the woods a horizontally mounted "winch" on a windlass is called warping drum.
If it were mounted vertically is called capstan, even if mounted...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-12-2015, 09:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Windlass

"Chain hoist" = gypsy
"Capstan hoist" = warping drum

It's not intended that you swap from drum to gypsy. The Lofrans gypsy is designed for all chain, no rope, it will not grip the rope.

The...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-12-2015, 18:15
Replies: 5
Want To Buy: WTB: Deck organizers
Views: 1,050
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: WTB: Deck organizers

Bump.

Anybody have a pair of deck organizers? Thank you.


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Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-12-2015, 15:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Portland Head light

Unfortunately her itinerary is a closely guarded secret.
Yes she set sail from Bath yesterday. Google "Portland Press Herald" and you'll see some photos of her coming down the Kennebec River.
The...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-12-2015, 14:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By mariner36bob
Portland Head light

Photo of the US Navy's brand new stealth Destroyer, USS Zumwalt as it steamed in Portland Harbor this afternoon. This thing is massive! What a sight to behold. God Bless the US Navy and all her sons...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-12-2015, 13:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,435
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: Removing vinyl lettering from stern??

Not at all.


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Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 08-12-2015, 10:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: CF App for iPhone

In the last hour this fixed on my iPhone App. No longer a BROWSE function, it was replaced with a SUB FORUM menu item, located at the top. As Pelagic indicated above, i now believe it was a bit of...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 08-12-2015, 07:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By mariner36bob
CF App for iPhone

Any change Pelagic?
I'm still missing browse and no way to create new posts.
May have to dump the App and reload??


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Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 07-12-2015, 18:08
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: CF App for iPhone

Thanks, misery loves company.
:-)


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Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 07-12-2015, 17:51
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By mariner36bob
Re: CF App for iPhone

Oops, forgot screenshot...114500


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Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 07-12-2015, 17:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By mariner36bob
CF App for iPhone

I use iPhone App. This evening the "homescreen" for lack of a better term has changed. Screenshot below.

The BROWSE function has disappeared. Previously it was between SEARCH and SETTINGS. Now...
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