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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:22 PM
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Posted By psneeld
While subject to inspection, some things must be...

While subject to inspection, some things must be subject to exemption.....with exemptions, usually restrictions follow.

And as far as licensing goes, some is required as passengers are involved,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By psneeld
V They are designed for surf and combat...

V

They are designed for surf and combat conditions.... why not a few breakers on a lake?

See the Wikipedia notes in the Duck Boat thread......
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By psneeld
Rare on a summer night that 1 in 20 are showing...

Rare on a summer night that 1 in 20 are showing correct lights anyhow... :eek:
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By psneeld
It's easy when you are old enough to never want...

It's easy when you are old enough to never want to go over another wave more than 6 inches high... :)
Forum: General Maintenance Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,979
Posted By psneeld
Bounce had never worked for anything but fabric...

Bounce had never worked for anything but fabric softener for me...

Maybe Bounce fits in like different repellants, certain ones work better for others ....like the original Skin So Soft....never...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By psneeld
Not sure if I ever head of wiring 6V batteries...

Not sure if I ever head of wiring 6V batteries that way....

Any battery gurus know if 3 pairs in parallel are better worse than 2 series sets of 3 in parallel?
Forum: General Maintenance Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 105
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Posted By psneeld
Noseeums are a coastal problem all the way to...

Noseeums are a coastal problem all the way to Jersey....usually associated with heat as they disappear soon as the breeze pops up.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By psneeld
Cant go by looks of a vessel, its all about...

Cant go by looks of a vessel, its all about weights and where...

My guess is that vehicles designed for combat loading situations couldnt be too picky about stability....but without numbers of...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By psneeld
It is annoying that the colored lenses on the...

It is annoying that the colored lenses on the brighter nav lights stick out just enough, it is possible to see them from behind the boat.

Till I put screens on all our assistance tow boats, you...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By psneeld
Designed for amphibious landings, and some were...

Designed for amphibious landings, and some were used by the USCG for beach launches invilving rescues..... hard to say what the real limitations are....

Here is what Wikipedia thinks.....

"The...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By psneeld
How about quoting the following sentence I posted...

How about quoting the following sentence I posted that you left off......:rolleyes:


"Though I dont know what other options there were....."


I too dont like to assume things in accident......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By psneeld
What commercial vessel have you been on where you...

What commercial vessel have you been on where you were wearing one?

Then again, PFDs should have been broken out when the skipper knew things were going south....however, based on the mindless...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By psneeld
Or just dont take them out in those conditions. ...

Or just dont take them out in those conditions.

They take passengers for rides in WWI aircraft......
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,421
Posted By psneeld
Doesnt matter if anything is signed or not when...

Doesnt matter if anything is signed or not when it comes to liability, only the salvage end and even that is debatable in court.

There's basically a "hold harmless" clause on every membership tow...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By psneeld
Usually the filament of the buld is forward just...

Usually the filament of the buld is forward just enough of the 90 degree housing to give tou the 22.5 degrees abaft the beam.

As far as aligning with the centerline with ehr boat, generally they...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By psneeld
It is (almost) impossible to find a spot for a...

It is (almost) impossible to find a spot for a locker with a drain hose overboard below the gunnel on a double cabin trawler without running the drain line back inside or crossing a deck as a trip...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-19-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By psneeld
Can you hinge the locker so you can tilt it to...

Can you hinge the locker so you can tilt it to load, unload, and check/ do maintenance?

Have a lock down on the far side....
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-19-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By psneeld
I just use 2 dock lines. One from each hawse...

I just use 2 dock lines.

One from each hawse hole and double backed to onboard.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-19-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By psneeld
I have a fabric cover over mine and have it...

I have a fabric cover over mine and have it secured near the aft rail on the flybridge.

I have a self survey coming up, we will see if they like that......the survey specifically asks if it is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By psneeld
Regular poly will work too........many large pro...

Regular poly will work too........many large pro repairs are done with plain old polyester.

Vinyester and epoxy are stronger bonding, but often not necessary.

Often mixing resin types causes...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By psneeld
Get used to poly/vinylester and epoxy is just...

Get used to poly/vinylester and epoxy is just what it is.

Three tools with 3 diffeent characteristics ...yet all have advantages and disadvantages.

The months BoatUS mag has a repair article...
Forum: Power Systems 07-19-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By psneeld
Theres other suppliers of a few parts on thd web,...

Theres other suppliers of a few parts on thd web, and for tech support there is also Bomac in Georgia (US) and the place near Seattle (would gave to check my notes).

All helpfull, but Am Diesel...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By psneeld
+1

+1
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By psneeld
There are primers and some epoxy resins that...

There are primers and some epoxy resins that polyester will stick to......go to West Systems and check it out...

But the easy, guaranteed.way is start with poly or vinylester and gel the same.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,300
Posted By psneeld
Way too many apples to oranges comparisons....and...

Way too many apples to oranges comparisons....and not all boats are the same.....

Discuss a specific setup with some real life experience and the discussion becomes manageable.
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