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Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 12-05-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Nomad Willy
Hardwood strips attached to the hull. Ironbark,...

Hardwood strips attached to the hull. Ironbark, oak ect ect.
You could weld or bolt a removable plate of mild steel galvanized or painted .. or both. Remove it now and then to spruce it up or repair...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nomad Willy
Don’t see it being repaired the usual way.

Don’t see it being repaired the usual way.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Nomad Willy
SeeVee wrote; “Again, the biggest issue is just...

SeeVee wrote;
“Again, the biggest issue is just storing two. Used to store the second one in the lazarrette, but a PITA.”

An easy way to use an extra anchor on the bow is to run the chain out...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Nomad Willy
Thanks Seevee, I could actually use two myself...

Thanks Seevee,
I could actually use two myself after pondering your situation.

I’ve shy’d away from anchorages open to channels because I was afraid I would eventually be broadside to a wake from...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Nomad Willy
Can’t imagine using or needing two. I’ve never...

Can’t imagine using or needing two. I’ve never needed or used two.

What on earth are you doing that requires two.
No being a smart butt I just wanna know.

Re the above I’d use your Rocna55...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 459
Posted By Nomad Willy
I like to get several 3/4 to 7/8ths used up...

I like to get several 3/4 to 7/8ths used up gallon cans of whatever copper paint I can find at the yard. Based on the theory that most don’t stir very often and the copper largely collects in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Nomad Willy
Your Rocna not doing good enough? Why not a...

Your Rocna not doing good enough?
Why not a bigger or better primary?
Forum: Liveaboards 12-04-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,311
Posted By Nomad Willy
Lots of folks living on boats in SE Alaska. ...

Lots of folks living on boats in SE Alaska.
More than anywhere else that I’ve seen.
Forum: Liveaboards 12-04-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,311
Posted By Nomad Willy
“like”? Got teen aged kids haha

“like”?
Got teen aged kids haha
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nomad Willy
Walt, Art I agree. Could turn into a ball of...

Walt, Art I agree.
Could turn into a ball of kelp quickly.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nomad Willy
That’s true Haloo, Radial tires didn’t take...

That’s true Haloo,
Radial tires didn’t take ofer overnight either.

Re aviation there is an aircraft called a “joined wing” aircraft. Uses a swept lower wing just about normal but usually w a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nomad Willy
Art wrote; “However, I'd like to see Sharrow...

Art wrote;
“However, I'd like to see Sharrow prop tests done with some of the primary boats on TF. Will these props make much difference in 6 to 8 knot speeds of FD 7 to 30 or 40 ton "trawlers"?”
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nomad Willy
I think it could have golden speeds where it...

I think it could have golden speeds where it performed better. Not unlike bulbous bows.
I haven’t read the link but it looks like a prop designed to trade less blade tip losses for more surface...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 12-02-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,692
Posted By Nomad Willy
rsn48 wrote; “ Remember the broker may have to...

rsn48 wrote;
“ Remember the broker may have to do foolish things like purchase food for his/her family, pay the mortgage, pay for the car and insurance and all the other expenses related to living...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By Nomad Willy
That’s it .... “CuNi” Short for copper/nickel....

That’s it .... “CuNi”
Short for copper/nickel.
Usually called cupronickel on the docks.

Anyway the guys at Klassen said their manifolds wer’nt the usual CuNi but a lighter alloy favoring...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Nomad Willy
Diesel engines were not on pleasure boats 60-70...

Diesel engines were not on pleasure boats 60-70 years ago because they were just too heavy. Then there was the expense and the stinky and the noise and the vibration ect ect. One should ask how they...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 41,836
Posted By Nomad Willy
Frank, You’ve done good and even better at...

Frank,
You’ve done good and even better at sharing. Thank you
You’re making me think of going up that way in the spring. Ever done a comparison spring and fall weather? Seem’s to me the air is more...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Nomad Willy
The fan shakes something that is resonate at half...

The fan shakes something that is resonate at half or double the frequency of the fan.
Attach the fan closer to a corner or bulkhead.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8,108
Views: 965,106
Posted By Nomad Willy
We’ve only known eachother for 12years. That’s...

We’ve only known eachother for 12years.
That’s enough for me.

My issue w the boat is that the space right above the pottie is just too narrow to suite me.

There I said it w/o mentioning girls.
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,108
Views: 965,106
Posted By Nomad Willy
We don’t go to surplus stores but we do sleep in...

We don’t go to surplus stores but we do sleep in sleeping bags. All the time on the boat. Just got new ones and I actually got one too long.
One camping-like feature on our boat I don’t like is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By Nomad Willy
moparharn, Haven’t looked at it closely for...

moparharn,
Haven’t looked at it closely for some time. But for sure the corners of the rectangular tube the main part of the manifold was made from has bent rounded corners .. not welded, perhaps...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By Nomad Willy
Portage Bay and Art, I don’t know. I can...

Portage Bay and Art,
I don’t know.
I can find out (I think) but they may consider it a trade secret now ???.
You could call them in Seattle. When I bought my engine the company was Klassen...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-27-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 41,836
Posted By Nomad Willy
Size? We have an Airtop 2000. The baby Wabby....

Size? We have an Airtop 2000. The baby Wabby. It’s a bit small for our boat.
Don’t run the “bus heater” often as it’s too noisy.

We were just talking about getting another jug or two for the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By Nomad Willy
rsn48 wrote; “Using turbochargers is a no no...

rsn48 wrote;
“Using turbochargers is a no no according to David, and he is anti-aluminum; all for the same reason - heat.” The “David” would be David Pascoe.

I’m anti-aluminum too but for a...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-27-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 41,836
Posted By Nomad Willy
Is that big rock up behind BigBay? What are you...

Is that big rock up behind BigBay?
What are you using for heat?
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