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Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 09-22-2014, 10:10 PM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By Carey
Duroboat

We had one, carried on stern davit, and the bottom corroded through, apparently due to diesel gases combined with salt water. 5052 alloy aluminum is not the best salt water material.
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Forum: Harbor Chat 02-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Carey
Keith I have been a Garmin devotee since...

Keith
I have been a Garmin devotee since my first 330 Streetpilot, due mostly to their totally intuitive nature. I finally decided to go for lifetime maps, so chose the newest model at the time...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,486
Posted By Carey
Lacking any actual Hurricane experts on this...

Lacking any actual Hurricane experts on this site, I guess we are supposed to take your prediction of F1 (A tornado rating), as an actual rating for a Hurricane, which would be correctly rated at...
Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 08-15-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,200
Posted By Carey
In my mind, (a very confused place), I see any...

In my mind, (a very confused place), I see any boat that has been altered, as not having a specific horsepower rating. If it has been altered for your personal use based on your engineering, I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By Carey
Yes, I used BBX on occasion, just purchasing a...

Yes, I used BBX on occasion, just purchasing a three day access at a time. As Marin stated, it was very weak everywhere we went if you were near the edges of the marina.

We now use Clear (used to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,299
Posted By Carey
Marin She is no longer in Friday Harbor,...

Marin
She is no longer in Friday Harbor, and the owner did not say where they are currently based.
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,117
Posted By Carey
Check out the Commander 30. They are built in...

Check out the Commander 30. They are built in British Columbia to very high standards, and come complete with plates and silverware. There are a fair number for sale used, in both Washington and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,299
Posted By Carey
Don I think you are right about the...

Don
I think you are right about the earlier design of the wood boat pictured. I spoke with the owner a couple years ago, but my memory is lacking as to designer, builder or other particulars....
Forum: Power Systems 08-01-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,544
Posted By Carey
I guess if anyone is inclined to answer the...

I guess if anyone is inclined to answer the question, they will. Chastising those who deviate slightly from your expectations may not prove to be productive.
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,944
Posted By Carey
Steve Did you mean 2.4 gph?

Steve
Did you mean 2.4 gph?
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,944
Posted By Carey
Any trawler will do better than 2 nmpg. My...

Any trawler will do better than 2 nmpg. My lobster boat, which loves to go faster, will get a little over 2 nmpg at eight knots. Or I can go nuts and run 18 knots at 1/2 nmpg. I prefer fifteen knots...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,739
Posted By Carey
[QUOTE=GonzoF1;95989]You should find a new club...

[QUOTE=GonzoF1;95989]You should find a new club to be a member of. :angel:

Don't you truly believe this to be the appropriate club for Ancora? He couldn't get into mine.
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,739
Posted By Carey
Don Moon said To me the best set up is a single...

Don Moon said
To me the best set up is a single with a bow thruster. It is the best of both worlds.[/QUOTE]


Don
I am with you, but whatever works is good. It's mostly about what you are...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,694
Posted By Carey
MilShooter Wow!!! You are an inspiration....

MilShooter
Wow!!! You are an inspiration. Your strength is incredible, and I would only hope that I could be as strong as you have been, and likely will continue to be. I wish for you all the...
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-16-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 208,339
Posted By Carey
Boudreaux and Marie's 50th anniversary ...

Boudreaux and Marie's 50th anniversary
Boudreaux and Marie were sitting at the breakfast table on the morning of their fiftieth anniversary. Boudreaux remarked", You know Cher, it's been fifty...
Forum: Power Systems 07-15-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,317
Posted By Carey
I've only done this once, but would do it again...

I've only done this once, but would do it again if necessary. We have a launch ramp within the marina, with not more than a couple inches of wave action. I pulled my boat toward the ramp until I had...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 07-15-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,855
Posted By Carey
Glad to help!!! You didn't really expect to come...

Glad to help!!! You didn't really expect to come on this site as a second time poster and have us believe this not to be one of those "too good to be true" deals did you? Were I in the market for...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 07-14-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,855
Posted By Carey
What boat??? It's just a photo!

What boat??? It's just a photo!
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By Carey
Leatherman Wave always on my belt.

Leatherman Wave always on my belt.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,786
Posted By Carey
psneeld I stand corrected. I did in deed...

psneeld
I stand corrected. I did in deed mean kellet. Seems like the best way to achieve optimum angle.
Thanks, Carey
PS-That's what I get for relying on my memory.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,786
Posted By Carey
Eric How about a Kedge? Set your anchor,...

Eric
How about a Kedge? Set your anchor, then slide a kedge down your rode to the desired 80% point. It seems to me it would be the simplest solution. I haven't used one, so in my case it is...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-08-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,601
Posted By Carey
And with no drive train he is going to avoid a...

And with no drive train he is going to avoid a collision by opening a seacock?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-08-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,601
Posted By Carey
[QUOTE=markpierce; As always, had the radar...

[QUOTE=markpierce; As always, had the radar working and the VHF radio set for channel sixteen.


I have to say that the funniest part of your post was that you had the radar on. Why???
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By Carey
Given what I have read about both of these...

Given what I have read about both of these incidents, they appear to be simply a matter of overloading the topside. The pontoon boat also had an upper deck, which in my mind should never have had...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-08-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,855
Posted By Carey
[QUOTE=GonzoF1;93126]WTF guys!!! I can't believe...

[QUOTE=GonzoF1;93126]WTF guys!!! I can't believe what I am reading here (before deleting them). A new member needs advice about trawler buying and wants to become a part of our community and the...
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