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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,017
Posted By JLD
Boats are built for the initial buyer of the...

Boats are built for the initial buyer of the boat. If it is a component that is going to fail after 10 years of ownership, many builders don't really care. Nor does the original buyer of the boat,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,261
Posted By JLD
In my case it was some of both, but mostly the...

In my case it was some of both, but mostly the forum.

Said forum created a sub-forum that dealt specifically with my niche segment of the hobby. It was a sub-forum that several members of the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,261
Posted By JLD
It should never be a chore to contribute to a...

It should never be a chore to contribute to a forum. If you're not getting a sense of satisfaction from your postings, perhaps a break from the forum instead of chucking it all might be worth...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By JLD
Super easy here in Maryland to get a duplicate...

Super easy here in Maryland to get a duplicate title.

I got a duplicate title for my little sailboat a couple of months ago. Went to the office, waited about 10 minutes, turned in my brief one...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,530
Posted By JLD
I believe this is type of vessel that capsized: ...

I believe this is type of vessel that capsized:

http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/members/15492-albums680-picture5864.jpg

Jim
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-06-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By JLD
Are you sure that sales taxes are uncapped in...

Are you sure that sales taxes are uncapped in Texas?

This link (https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdforms/media/pwd_1253_a0900_fee_chart.pdf) seems to suggest there is now a cap. It notes,...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-04-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,138
Posted By JLD
As I mentioned earlier, you definitely will want...

As I mentioned earlier, you definitely will want climate controlled storage. The huge plus is humidity control, as nothing destroys stuff in storage faster than exposure in a hot, HUMID environment....
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-23-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By JLD
I think the groups are still intact, they are...

I think the groups are still intact, they are just private now.

From Yahoo's website:

"Yahoo has made the decision to no longer allow content to be uploaded to the Yahoo Groups site. Don't...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-22-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By JLD
Sorry, I can't answer the question. But,...

Sorry, I can't answer the question.

But, have you tried the Mainship (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/mainship/info) group on Yahoo? Its a private group, but easy to join.

Jim
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,865
Posted By JLD
If you haven't yet joined ClubSearay...

If you haven't yet joined ClubSearay (http://www.clubsearay.com), I would strongly encourage you to do so! :)

It is a free and VERY active SeaRay forum. I have spent many hours just reading...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,865
Posted By JLD
There are a lot of trade-offs in boat design. ...

There are a lot of trade-offs in boat design.

Yes a V drive is more complicated and harder to service, but the advantage is that is gives a lot more more.

In the world of express cruisers, a...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 12-18-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,138
Posted By JLD
We don't live on a boat, but we have moved from...

We don't live on a boat, but we have moved from our house of 25 years into a rental house. We also have been renting a 10'x20' climate controlled storage unit for more than a year. We pay about...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By JLD
From Seahorse's website: EASY TO USE...

From Seahorse's website:

EASY TO USE BOOMLESS RIG: The furling mainsail on the Mandarin 52 is sheeted to an atwarthship spreader bar located between double backstays. This is an ideal rig for a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By JLD
My suggestion would be that you consider buying a...

My suggestion would be that you consider buying a battery anyway, especially if you are dependent on the CPAP. My sleep apnea is mild, so I use my machine for better sleep and to prevent snoring...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-07-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,380
Posted By JLD
I don't know if this helps, but there is a 1935...

I don't know if this helps, but there is a 1935 74' Fenner & Hood (https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1935/motor-yacht-pilothouse-motor-yacht-3614860/) listed on Yachtworld for $499,000 Canadian, that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By JLD
I have the same numbers on the brick of my ResMed...

I have the same numbers on the brick of my ResMed CPAP.

I confess that I don't know much, but I think this is the maximum power draw on my CPAP when using the humidifier (which consumes a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By JLD
Sorry, the new version of the Goal Zero may not...

Sorry, the new version of the Goal Zero may not work for the CPAP.

The old version had a 12V outlet at the back that I could use with the Goal zero supplied cable that I could then plug into the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By JLD
I bought a Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC, before I went...

I bought a Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC, before I went to Puerto Rico a couple of years ago, right after Hurricane Maria.

I have an older ResMed CPAP unit and I don't use the humidifier. I can get 2...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By JLD
One spec that really drives up the price and...

One spec that really drives up the price and having a boat transported over land is the height.

This isn't an issue with your boat as I have read that the RF-246, on trailer, height is only...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-01-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By JLD
What the other folks have already posted. ...

What the other folks have already posted.

Plus, if you ever decide to sell the boat, having a new (or newish) tank instead of a repaired original tank has to be a plus!

Jim
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By JLD
While I don't disagree with Mark's comment that a...

While I don't disagree with Mark's comment that a boat of at least 35' would be more comfortable, I think in the end it all depends upon the potential buyer's needs and wants.

I, personally, would...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-26-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By JLD
I think it would be a good couples boat, and I...

I think it would be a good couples boat, and I have spent some time looking at it myself. If I were getting one of the original Camano's (prior to Helmsman) there are a few small changes I would...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,989
Posted By JLD
I find David Pascoe's articles interesting, but...

I find David Pascoe's articles interesting, but they are somewhat dated (the diesel one is 20 years old). Although I don't know enough to disprove the following, I am somewhat skeptical that:
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,491
Posted By JLD
I had read a very interesting article on boat...

I had read a very interesting article on boat pricing and selling, written by a broker.

He stated that a lot of boats don't sell because the owners have an unrealistic price of what their boat...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,989
Posted By JLD
No disrespect meant to any of the fine folks who...

No disrespect meant to any of the fine folks who have posted on this thread, but I wish we could once have a discussion of gas engines vs diesels engines WITHOUT it ending in a debate about how...
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