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Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 14-11-2015, 14:15
Replies: 39
Views: 12,566
Posted By haha49
Re: Insurance dilemma

Most places don't ask. If they do want insurance it's liability meaning if you did something then your covered. Say you hit someone elses boat that's what they want coverage for. Most places don't...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 11-10-2015, 12:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By haha49
Re: Foam boat question

I looked at several plans for boats sort of what I want most are plywood plans. I've worked with wood and I've worked with foam. Foam would be allot easyier to get the hull shape I want as you can...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-10-2015, 22:10
Replies: 77
Views: 9,729
Posted By haha49
Re: I've got the gelcoat blues...

Watch the video on the bottom it explains how to feather and blend it well

https://youtu.be/gGr-OsUdf0A
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-10-2015, 22:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By haha49
Foam boat question

I was debating on building a boat. I figured just do a small dingy first my question is what type of foam should I use. I wanted to do what ever was simpler to work with and the right type. My other...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-10-2015, 00:44
Replies: 17
Views: 5,676
Posted By haha49
Re: What boat makes sense

pick the boat buy the truck second. I only need to pull it out of the water go up a gravel road/hill it's less then 1 mile. It's the same thing with campers pick the camper then pick the truck. Your...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-10-2015, 00:35
Replies: 17
Views: 5,676
Posted By haha49
Re: What boat makes sense

They're all planning hulls. Silverstreak, hewescraft, thunderjet. I find most custom shops want a bigger boat simply because the cost between them isn't much once you go custom.

The problem with...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-10-2015, 00:31
Replies: 17
Views: 5,676
Posted By haha49
Re: What boat makes sense

The question simply becomes were are the gas stations in between I know there are a few most have a 100 gallons per day limit on fuel. On pender it's 1.45 for gas on the island gas station it's 1.34...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-10-2015, 00:28
Replies: 13
Views: 3,765
Posted By haha49
Re: Best printer/scanner for live aboard

look up how to refill them you get a device to reprogram the chip drill a hole put a plug in it just add ink. As long as you buy the right ink it works fine.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-10-2015, 23:17
Replies: 22
Views: 7,381
Posted By haha49
Re: Young sailors documenting journeys on Youtube

https://youtu.be/EKqLQlkCqp0

Here is another one accidental sailor girl.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-10-2015, 23:06
Replies: 380
Views: 64,669
Posted By haha49
Re: Why Do Cruising Couples Quit

Well it's like asking why do couples that retire often split up. It's people get used to doing their own thing while working and only see each other once in a while as soon as they retire they're now...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-10-2015, 22:47
Replies: 13
Views: 3,765
Posted By haha49
Re: Best printer/scanner for live aboard

just buy a cheap laser printer they use powder and if the paper gets wet it doesn't run off the page. They use heat to bind it to the page. They're cheaper in the long run if you print allot. Now for...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 04-10-2015, 22:41
Replies: 39
Views: 12,566
Posted By haha49
Re: Insurance dilemma

I think the question you should ask is this. Who here has had to make a claim for what and how bad or good was the insurance company. Rates are 1 thing but when the company fights to try and get off...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-10-2015, 22:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,676
Posted By haha49
What boat makes sense

Well I tried this before and got some answers. I have a few more and it's hard to find the right boat.

I want something I can take out and go places on the BC coast. I want to travel from...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 25-09-2015, 20:31
Replies: 53
Views: 15,183
Posted By haha49
Re: Dive Scuba compressor

my advise is go gas. Yes you can do electric but they take a very long time to fill unless you get the ones that suck down allot of power and take a very long time to fill tanks unless you pay the...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-09-2015, 20:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,796
Posted By haha49
Re: USB outlets

dc is better. It's simpler to wire in it's just going to convert the 12v down to 5v anyways. With AC your converting it to ac then back to dc with the plug so you have more conversion which is bad...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 09-09-2015, 21:24
Replies: 21
Views: 4,657
Posted By haha49
Re: Small Power Boat Livaboard?

For storage I could just haul it out of the water I have a place that it's 5 minutes down the road from the boat launch. I don't want a fiberglass boat I know there alot cheaper but I saw what a...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 09-09-2015, 19:45
Replies: 21
Views: 4,657
Posted By haha49
Re: Small Power Boat Livaboard?

I just wanted something I could use full time head into a cove in the middle of nowhere and explore the area. I wanted something semi full time as I want to travel but due to an injury sailing would...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-09-2015, 23:14
Replies: 39
Views: 10,350
Posted By haha49
Re: Rat Prevention Help Needed

Get something like a traffic cone for your line that helps keep them from getting on. Clean everything food relate bleach and water. Store all food in plastic containers cheaper then metal.they like...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-09-2015, 23:09
Replies: 8
Views: 5,579
Posted By haha49
Re: Alaskagraphy, where?

Try also alaska bush people sort of sounds like that with more tv drama
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-09-2015, 21:01
Replies: 21
Views: 4,657
Posted By haha49
Re: Small Power Boat Livaboard?

What sort of range do you get on the tank I wanted something that can at least gas station hop up and down the coast of Alaska. So I was wondering how far can it go.

I was also looking into an...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-09-2015, 13:55
Replies: 232
Views: 27,332
Posted By haha49
Re: Size is important ....or is it?

Bigger boat more space. Trade off is were you can go were you can dock and it's harder in Port. In the ocean bigger boats handle better. Some sailboats are designed to almost never leave the dock. So...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-09-2015, 13:38
Replies: 27
Views: 6,798
Posted By haha49
Re: RipOff Reports

It's like a vet. First lesson in vet school how to bill based off what you think they can pay. Dress nice you get a larger bill dress like your homeless and it's alot less. They might have divers or...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-09-2015, 00:25
Replies: 21
Views: 4,657
Posted By haha49
Small Power Boat Livaboard?

I was wondering if there were any small boats with good mileage. That you could also live on. I like barebones basic type of setup were it's practical does any company make a boat like this were you...
Forum: Powered Boats 08-09-2015, 00:13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,750
Posted By haha49
Re: Sunken boat restoration

Talk to a regeneration company and see if you can order a bottle of this green chemical mix it with water and it will clean it like brand new can't remember the name but it is expensive 80 bucks for...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-09-2015, 23:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By haha49
Re: Is VAT payable on new (or newish) personal items I import to the EU

Call customs and ask. With canadian customs they have lists of what item and how much key word to know in transit. Say you travel from Mexico to Canada you pay 0 tax in the USA because your in...
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