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Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By OFB
Still without my boat. Repair seems unlikely...

Still without my boat.

Repair seems unlikely , just to much damage.

The loaner boat is just too sketchy, I am going to hurt myself at best. I gave it the college try, as in what a ****ing...
Forum: Power Systems 12-16-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By OFB
Look for some silent sailors. They work...

Look for some silent sailors.

They work awesome on exhaust notes.

Keep the DD note but bring it down to an awesome level at dock and while at WOT.
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 12-16-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,796
Posted By OFB
Not much will survive after a brushing of...

Not much will survive after a brushing of acetone.

Then a diluted application of epoxy acetone over.

Its painted with oil based base paint from the pics.
Try a fire resistant paint over...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 12-16-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
Sweet

Bamfield , West coast Vancouver island.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By OFB
My access to internet sucks at best so I been a...

My access to internet sucks at best so I been a bit getting signed onto the site.

The tow company has stepped up in a large way. Very nice , they have taken the boat for repair and left me a...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-04-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By OFB
Kind of, I get to be the marina watchman , along...

Kind of, I get to be the marina watchman , along with doing a lot of dewatering around the river. Boats taking on water at sea can be very dramatic , best case. Having a loud alarm grabs your...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 12-04-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
I have to spend more time farther up the coast....

I have to spend more time farther up the coast. Some spectacular spots , thanks for the share guys.
As a kid spent a lot of time playing in Sannich inlet. Skiing in todd inlet and fishing .
Love...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 12-02-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
Yach delivery

Yup running other folks boats around just rocks.


BC moment.

Now there have got to be some other folk with some BC moments caught on camera. A picture or two.

Please share I just started...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By OFB
We all have a story a struggle from time to time,...

We all have a story a struggle from time to time, no need for worries.
This is a different struggle , marine related. So I share. Lets see how that goes. Gotta laugh.

Buddies rock, boat and power...
Forum: Liveaboards 12-01-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,722
Posted By OFB
Hard to beat cash on hand , from time to time....

Hard to beat cash on hand , from time to time. Cash rocks.

I know this is an open forum, but. I am only here to share my experiences.

Put a safe on board , in your place. Water proof , fire...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-01-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By OFB
Depends on the vessel. Two high water alarms...

Depends on the vessel. Two high water alarms might be appropriate depending on bulkhead arrangements.

I like about 2 inches above my secondary pump. In a location low where my main pumps are...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By OFB
Marine salvage

Salvaging my own boat.

Log tow broke apart, leaving bundles of logs ( 60,000 lbs plus ) to float down river on a big tide. Took out my work boat and damaged my home. Is what it is. In todays world...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-01-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By OFB
High water alarm

Why not
I gotta ask. Why not.

Don't care if its a rule float switch or a mouse trap with asprin. that triggers any kind of alarm. ( Fire bell good. imo )

Anything that gives you or anyone...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 12-01-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
Juan De Fuca

Just hanging around Race Rocks Late October.
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By OFB
Pencil, screw driver, wooden spoon, chop stick...

Pencil, screw driver, wooden spoon, chop stick etc wrapped with a towel, rag, wash rag, pounded into the hole.

Worked, works for me.

Just saying.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 12-01-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
Bob Cofer , Brentwood bay. Nightsky , Yes...

Bob Cofer , Brentwood bay.

Nightsky , Yes Invader no 1 is a Kishi Boat built 1966 by the same family.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 11-30-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,708
Posted By OFB
Just a little BC moment

Small harbor BC coast , on a kinda nice late summer day.
Forum: Liveaboards 11-29-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,536
Posted By OFB
Dream or nightmare. Choices. Gotta get the boat...

Dream or nightmare. Choices. Gotta get the boat across the strait cause I have to be at work early tomorrow at 4 AM. Lesson one , being on a schedule with the home might not be a good idea.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,913
Posted By OFB
Mouse trap high water alarm. Mouse trap, ...

Mouse trap high water alarm.

Mouse trap, horn, wire, asprin.

Wire it up keep a good supply of asprin handy.

Old school.

All boats should have high water alarms, with really really...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,550
Posted By OFB
Could it be gear oil from the cooler. Transfer...

Could it be gear oil from the cooler. Transfer cooler?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-30-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,311
Posted By OFB
Haven't seen isolation transformers in the...

Haven't seen isolation transformers in the thread. But did just take a quick look through..

Still, heavy and noisy.? Always talked about one as a dock box. Being a liveaboard.

Kinda small...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-28-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,817
Posted By OFB
Interesting thread for a guy like me. I have seen...

Interesting thread for a guy like me. I have seen the results of this type of work. I have seen older fish boats with chicken wire stapled over the hull and ferro cement over. Who knew.

But...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,306
Posted By OFB
Tohatsu 20

I love the smell of two stroke in the morning. Cold morning clearing the windows of dew, warming up the outboard. Love the horse power to weight ratio, my ability to fix on the run , the reliability....
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,641
Posted By OFB
Ths is a great platform, one that allows alot of...

Ths is a great platform, one that allows alot of freedoms to the contributors.

From the original vision, through the execution of the forum, our freedoms remain, for all lurking, them...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By OFB
Another story that some have probably seen from...

Another story that some have probably seen from me before.

I get a phone call Friday afternoon. Its skipper and he has this pending
delivery job on a brand-new 35-foot sport fisher. He been...
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