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Forum: Classifieds 12-01-2017, 01:05 PM
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Posted By jeffnick
I just got an email from Amazon offering handyman...

I just got an email from Amazon offering handyman services - you might see if they have someone who can do boat work?...
Forum: Classifieds 11-25-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Relatively speaking they are very good in rough...

Relatively speaking they are very good in rough water, especially compared to other houseboats. Houseboats don't do ocean passages.

Unlike most other houseboats, the farther they heel - the...
Forum: Classifieds 11-23-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
These houseboats have relatively simple systems....

These houseboats have relatively simple systems. Any mobile marine mechanic could do mechanical work - maybe even your neighborhood auto mechanic or a "handyman" you trust. The interior of the boat...
Forum: Classifieds 11-21-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Here's some info about the L-n-S... One More...

Here's some info about the L-n-S...
One More Time Around: Land N Sea Houseboat Information Compilation (http://72land-n-sea.blogspot.com/2017/01/land-n-sea-houseboat-information.html?m=1)
Forum: Classifieds 11-20-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Tell me about your boat? Engines/drives? ...

Tell me about your boat?
Engines/drives?
Trailer?
Flybridge?
Generator?
Any modifications?
When was the last time it was in the water?
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-19-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 147,501
Posted By jeffnick
I don't hang out here much anymore since I'm just...

I don't hang out here much anymore since I'm just an ancient bottom feeding houseboater. :blush:

We have been camping - bought a 16' guest proof travel trailer.
One More Time Around: Wolf Pup -...
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-19-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 147,501
Posted By jeffnick
Why do cheerleaders wear short skirts? . . ...

Why do cheerleaders wear short skirts?
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To make the boys root harder.
Forum: Classifieds 05-08-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Wow, thanks, I'll pass it on to the houseboat...

Wow, thanks, I'll pass it on to the houseboat group...but any Land N Sea would be a project. Mine is a '72 and sees the road and water regularly but it would be a nightmare for anyone but me
.One...
Forum: Classifieds 01-07-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Yes, it's a Sea Camper - smaller brother to the...

Yes, it's a Sea Camper - smaller brother to the LNS. Sea Campers are 24' as opposed to LNS 28. The trouble with the Sea Campers is that by now their interiors have rotted or mildewed. The LNS had a...
Forum: Classifieds 01-03-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Thanks for the pics. I found my last...

Thanks for the pics.

I found my last conversation (2012) with the fellow who took the picture. He said:
It's in gated boat and rv storage, it's were I keep my L&S. The girl that runs the office...
Forum: Classifieds 01-02-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
None available that I know of, but here's one in...

None available that I know of, but here's one in the wild...
A fellow boater spotted this one and alerted me. I sent a note but never got a response....
Forum: Classifieds 01-02-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
The molds are in a Morgan Hills CA yard. All the...

The molds are in a Morgan Hills CA yard. All the molds/parts were sold when the factory went under. This half was used at Boat Shows to demonstrate how the boats were constructed. The hulls were...
Forum: Classifieds 01-02-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
And they're wake proof too! ...

And they're wake proof too!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCBVEW2wf7Y
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 10-07-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 21,794
Posted By jeffnick
Lastly - my approach at 70+ is way different than...

Lastly - my approach at 70+ is way different than you young whippersnappers. My goal is a 3 to 5 year fix, not one that will make the next owner happy 20 years from now.
One More Time Around: Only...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 10-07-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 21,794
Posted By jeffnick
Ancient thread...but I wonder if anyone has...

Ancient thread...but I wonder if anyone has considered that a hundred pound anchor will regularly set (quickly) vs say a 35 pounder. Characteristics likely change with weight/size.
Forum: Power Systems 09-18-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,951
Posted By jeffnick
Doesn't a 2 stroke fire every rev?

Doesn't a 2 stroke fire every rev?
Forum: Power Systems 09-18-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,951
Posted By jeffnick
Can anyone calculate the gallons of fuel used in...

Can anyone calculate the gallons of fuel used in a single cylinder for one power stroke?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-27-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By jeffnick
Yup. The 2000i does just fine running the 9,200...

Yup. The 2000i does just fine running the 9,200 BTU Polar Cub.
COLEMAN POLAR CUB RV ROOF AIR CONDITIONER - $696.00 (http://www.adventurerv.net/coleman-polar-cub-roof-air-conditioner-p-76.html)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-27-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By jeffnick
Don't shortchange the RV units - they are...

Don't shortchange the RV units - they are relatively cheap and hold up in salt environment. I installed one on a Parker that's going strong after 8 years....
Forum: Classifieds 03-07-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By jeffnick
Land-N-Sea Houseboat

I've had inquiries about my boat Big Duck which is not a trawler, but all the comforts of home on a trailer. They're almost non-existant in used turnkey, but a fellow in Nevada has one for sale. If...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,268
Posted By jeffnick
Speaking of big wakes...notice how well Big Duck...

Speaking of big wakes...notice how well Big Duck takes them compared to the Parker we're rafted to.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCBVEW2wf7Y
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,268
Posted By jeffnick
I probably should get a 15 yard penalty for...

I probably should get a 15 yard penalty for "taunting" but I just can't help it!

My boat's brochure shows her pulling skiiers. She sleeps 7 and has a double sink galley w/ 4 burner range, full...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,235
Posted By jeffnick
Yup. ...

Yup.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UKHR3S1u9nc/VWjvMdkANFI/AAAAAAAASKs/D_UHn1ZKRPA/s912-Ic42/IMAG0565.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,235
Posted By jeffnick
It ain't rocket science. Put out a mat, point to...

It ain't rocket science. Put out a mat, point to it and and tell them "potty". They aren't stupid. You just need to hold out longer than they do - in my case it was 48 hours!
...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 01-14-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,615
Posted By jeffnick
In case there are any bottom feeders here (like...

In case there are any bottom feeders here (like me), the discussion on another board relative to this topic, is the best way to get the most out of a Sun Shower rather than the technology in...
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