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Forum: Harbor Chat 06-19-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 347
Posted By Peter B
Menzies, I suggest you do that, because it is...

Menzies, I suggest you do that, because it is quite different from the rest of his stuff in many ways. If the first gets you hooked, then getting the series on the Kindle will solve your reading for...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-18-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 347
Posted By Peter B
I finally got to read Stephen King's "The dark...

I finally got to read Stephen King's "The dark tower" series on Kindle recently. It's certainly different. Not his usual horror story. But you are hooked until the end of the last (7th) volume...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 06-18-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,031
Posted By Peter B
Hey Brian. Just remember when you go much further...

Hey Brian. Just remember when you go much further north, you're into crocodile country. Just sayin'. :D
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,104
Posted By Peter B
(By BandB) But we still luv yah Dave,...

(By BandB)



But we still luv yah Dave, even if you're OVOID - most of us are that a bit, I suspect.

And yes, BandB summed up rather well just why we mods are kept on our toes. But we...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-16-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By Peter B
Liz, hold that thought. As Lester Flatt and Earl...

Liz, hold that thought. As Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs used to say, when having a spontaneous jam on the old Any Griffith show, (if you're old enough to remember them), "just jump in, and hayang...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-16-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,650
Posted By Peter B
I think the point sunchaser is making, and with...

I think the point sunchaser is making, and with which I agree, is that this issue is always subject to over-thinking, and a lot of navel gazing - way more that it deserves really. Having a decent...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-16-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 983
Posted By Peter B
Ok, so no harm in the odd tongue in cheek bit of...

Ok, so no harm in the odd tongue in cheek bit of banter, but the trouble is banter tends to grow legs. However, if we just move on now guys, we'll it'll all be good.
:)
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-14-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By Peter B
Same here. The Super-Sarca seems to set best...

Same here. The Super-Sarca seems to set best left to its own devices. Beauty of not reversing is not only no strain on winch, but no snubber needed either, and only once clearly set, one motion to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,258
Posted By Peter B
Yes, this is how to manage it. :thumb:

Yes, this is how to manage it. :thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,258
Posted By Peter B
I think there is a degree of over-reaction,...

I think there is a degree of over-reaction, almost bordering on paranoia, going on over this. Simply put, TF has your email from when you joined. TF is sending you a personal email newsletter...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,258
Posted By Peter B
Exactement, Messieurs... :D

Exactement, Messieurs... :D
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,875
Posted By Peter B
psneeld is right, and his advise to pull in,...

psneeld is right, and his advise to pull in, meant to berth bow first, in case you didn't get that, and that is also exactly what I suggested way back in post#4. I suggest you re-read post #4 as I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,258
Posted By Peter B
I just did - see post #6. :)

I just did - see post #6. :)
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,258
Posted By Peter B
I gather it is a new thing. Done as a service to...

I gather it is a new thing. Done as a service to alert members to some recent interesting posts. It is not spam, but by all means unsubscribe if it annoys. I was a bit surprised by it myself. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,448
Posted By Peter B
You're right. I put one in the middle of the...

You're right. I put one in the middle of the hatch in our front master cabin roof, and it's great. Hums away all day, and at night in the summer if I put a rechargeable batt back in, and prevents...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Peter B
I have one of those, if it looks like this. It...

I have one of those, if it looks like this.
It sounds like you might be in for a gunk flush. By which I mean disconnecting the circuit that goes from engine coolant to heater and back, and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,875
Posted By Peter B
Frankly, unless your boat is longer than the...

Frankly, unless your boat is longer than the finger, preventing you getting off from the swim-step unless stern in, I would question why you don't just motor slowly in bow first. Just swing the bow...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-01-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,071
Posted By Peter B
Just out of curiosity, why did the US go 115-120v...

Just out of curiosity, why did the US go 115-120v AC, when most of the rest of the world went 230-240v AC..? Albeit with many varying shapes and sizes of plugs. But at least all you need is an...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-01-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4,064
Views: 290,599
Posted By Peter B
Y'know, it occurs to me, following all this, no...

Y'know, it occurs to me, following all this, no wonder new boats are so expensive. There's way more goes into them than you'd think..!:eek:
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-28-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,816
Posted By Peter B
The area is concrete, but the stands themselves...

The area is concrete, but the stands themselves do look flimsy. When you consider what they stand boats in at our marina, for example...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 05-27-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Peter B
Aha, Kettering. Yes, great series, but did they...

Aha, Kettering. Yes, great series, but did they ever finish it? Was there a conclusion to "The Kettering incident?" I think the female lead nicked off overseas to a move role, and maybe stymied...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-27-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,816
Posted By Peter B
My thoughts also. Did yours, slipping sideways,...

My thoughts also. Did yours, slipping sideways, also cause the other boat to tip off its stands? Really sorry this happened to you. Must be quite a worry re potential and hidden damage.
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-27-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Peter B
Welcome to the the forum. Is it Yeff or Jeff,...

Welcome to the the forum. Is it Yeff or Jeff, with Yeff being a typo you couldn't change? But I can, if that's the case..?
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-19-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Peter B
Nah...Sarca every time... :D

Nah...Sarca every time... :D
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-17-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Peter B
Welcome, and don't pay HopCar no mind. He always...

Welcome, and don't pay HopCar no mind. He always says that. But he actually luuurves anchor stousches. :D
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