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Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2020, 11:36 AM
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Campaign contributions are probably what started...

Campaign contributions are probably what started these regulations, and those with money (power) encouraged candidates to go their way and regulate the waterways as they have. I suspect that what...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By stubones99
For low cost double pane window performance, use...

For low cost double pane window performance, use clear poly film over the window with an adhesive like this one... ...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-06-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,106
Posted By stubones99
Regarding Amazon's pay rates, I think it ties...

Regarding Amazon's pay rates, I think it ties Walmart, but from people have told me who work for Amazon, they say they are herded by the computer which watches everything down to the second, or...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,106
Posted By stubones99
I'm on a treatment that costs my insurance...

I'm on a treatment that costs my insurance company $88,000 a year. Is it worth it? To me, Yes, but if I didn't have insurance, I'd go to England for a few weeks twice a year for my infusions at a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By stubones99
double pane windows and hatches

With all the flexing that happens on with a boat, the seal between the two panes probably would not last long. I know that some narrowboat builders offer that as an option, but they have a big rubber...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By stubones99
Is it like the Outland hatch covers? Welcome...

Is it like the Outland hatch covers?
Welcome to Outland Boat Hatch Covers | Outland Hatch Covers (http://outlandhatchcovers.com/)
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 778
Posted By stubones99
Once you get the hatch holes cut, tape off the...

Once you get the hatch holes cut, tape off the flange of the hatch with wide painters tape, mount the flange in the hole and build up the gap with thixo and let it set. Then remove the hatch flange...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,120
Posted By stubones99
Dan, if you had watched the Sharrow propeller...

Dan, if you had watched the Sharrow propeller video, you would see that one of the many advantages is it has less vibration...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,120
Posted By stubones99
Part of the vibration reduction may be because of...

Part of the vibration reduction may be because of reduction of mass and material flex.

Has Sharrow produced a stainless steel version comparable to the other two test props?

Having less mass...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By stubones99
And make sure your insurance covers it being...

And make sure your insurance covers it being hauled by whoever you select for the job...
Accidents happen, and no one needs that.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By stubones99
That guy was an ex-NASA engineer and built his...

That guy was an ex-NASA engineer and built his boat in Merritt Island.
I saw him testing it (doing a bollard test) at the dock and he was pushing a LOT of water out the back.
He has a tilt...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By stubones99
Really? No below deck photos of North? From...

Really? No below deck photos of North?
From what I saw, you would think you were crawling around under a mobile home... Run far away.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By stubones99
How about this one since you like things that...

How about this one since you like things that flap in the wind???
https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2011/bruce-roberts-53-custom-ketch-3547376/
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,745
Posted By stubones99
When you are the 800-pound gorilla in the...

When you are the 800-pound gorilla in the industry, you get the feeling that you can do anything you want...

Like Bill Gates said: Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By stubones99
The CO sensors that have a gel block sensor can...

The CO sensors that have a gel block sensor can be false triggered if near a diaper pail, even with bagged diapers and closed diaper pail... Found this out the hard way.
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,745
Posted By stubones99
It is a free enterprise model... If you don't...

It is a free enterprise model...
If you don't like it, develop a better one and compete with the one everyone hates.

I don't like having an ipad app for it, not having an accessible API, and no...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By stubones99
Once there is fuel buring in the water,...

Once there is fuel buring in the water, everything it touches will get scorched. I guess it depends on whether you are talking about repairable or a constructive loss.

If one boat burns next to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By stubones99
Safety regulations are written in blood...

Safety regulations are written in blood...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,173
Posted By stubones99
Make sure that all PEX tubing is...

Make sure that all PEX tubing is covered/protected from UV light since that deteriorates it quickly, and the last thing you want is a brittle pipe with water under pressure.

PEX-A can be reheated...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By stubones99
It can be yours for US$ 2,176,055 ...

It can be yours for US$ 2,176,055
https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2014/aluship-vripack-trawler-explorer-vessel-79--2638999/
Forum: Power Systems 11-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,435
Posted By stubones99
I don't know if you've ever seen it, but a...

I don't know if you've ever seen it, but a railroad track gets shiny after a train passes, but will have a nice new bloom of rust the next morning after a night of dew on the surface.
Forum: Power Systems 11-10-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,435
Posted By stubones99
Assume that most of the engine is steel, iron...

Assume that most of the engine is steel, iron castings, or aluminum.
The longer the steel parts sit in the oily water bath, the more damage it suffers.
Most of the iron parts (except cylinder...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By stubones99
The plugs are there to prevent an accidental...

The plugs are there to prevent an accidental discharge in the event that someone turns the valve not knowing what it does. With an open hole, you'd have a fuel leak, and if the bilge pump(s) were...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,499
Posted By stubones99
Try this one on for size? ...

Try this one on for size?
https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2005/hampton-558-pilothouse-3180600/
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,478
Posted By stubones99
If I recall ABYC correctly, deadman valves are...

If I recall ABYC correctly, deadman valves are prohibited (Valves that auto-close under spring pressure) since a fire can heat the springs and make them lose their strength and then you have a...
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