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Forum: Welcome Mat 12-04-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Peter B
Hi, and welcome to a fellow Kiwi, as that's where...

Hi, and welcome to a fellow Kiwi, as that's where I started out, although now an Aussie. :)

In my view, just putting in the common sense view here, rather than as an expert, which I'm not, it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,777
Posted By Peter B
Careful, now....but Menzies, you started all...

Careful, now....but Menzies, you started all this. :nonono:
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-22-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Peter B
Yes, indeed, his moniker is Auscan, and it's a...

Yes, indeed, his moniker is Auscan, and it's a Cuddles 30 motor sailer version, and if he does not chime in, search him and send him a personal message. Welcome to another from the land of Oz.

We...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 11-15-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 408,235
Posted By Peter B
Geeez, like he said Matt. That boat looks so...

Geeez, like he said Matt. That boat looks so damn good, I can't bear to think of it getting dirty. I think, (borrowing from 'The Castle'), once finished, "it needs to go straight to the pool room!"...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 11-11-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Peter B
Yeah, thanks guys. Spammer banned and threads...

Yeah, thanks guys. Spammer banned and threads deleted - all good.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 11-07-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,989
Posted By Peter B
Not even used car salesmen require an offer...

Not even used car salesmen require an offer before seeing the car, and even not only running the engine, but having a test drive as well. How do I know? I've bought and sold more cars than boats,...
Forum: Power Systems 10-24-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Peter B
My Lotus, a Clipper 34, but essentially a CHB,...

My Lotus, a Clipper 34, but essentially a CHB, although a sedan version, not aft cabin, had a quite short (~ 1 foot between coupler and stuffing box, and certainly had no bearing in between. I'll...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-21-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By Peter B
Lovely boat. Yes more pics would be great. ...

Lovely boat. Yes more pics would be great. Welcome to TF.
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-19-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,462
Posted By Peter B
Yes, welcome to the forum. You do have a project...

Yes, welcome to the forum. You do have a project on hand there, but if the price was right, well worth it. No wood rot issues or soft cores or rusted out tanks for starters. She should buff up...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-19-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Peter B
Yes, indeed, welcome aboard the board. As you...

Yes, indeed, welcome aboard the board. As you will see under my avatar, I owned a '75 model of the same vessel you are looking out. There will be a bit of work to be done - always is - but I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,068
Posted By Peter B
Maybe that's the issue RT..? Mini-movies =...

Maybe that's the issue RT..? Mini-movies = 'live' = ? added security issue re virus and malware..? :socool:
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,068
Posted By Peter B
RTF, I used to be able to see your gifs in...

RTF, I used to be able to see your gifs in action, so to speak, but lately have noticed they just come up as a blue square, yet I'm on exactly the same MacBook Air I have used for years. Not sure...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,110
Posted By Peter B
How about..."Fore..!" :hide: :D

How about..."Fore..!"
:hide: :D
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-16-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Peter B
Wow, thanks for sharing those pics. She sure...

Wow, thanks for sharing those pics. She sure looks like one serious sea-going trawler. Which in the case of your vessel, is not the usual misnomer it is when applied to most of ours. :) Welcome...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-13-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Peter B
Yes, welcome to TF. Good to see another from...

Yes, welcome to TF. Good to see another from Downunder joining the forum.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,110
Posted By Peter B
How about.... "For my next trick..!" ...

How about.... "For my next trick..!" :D
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 09-29-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,206
Posted By Peter B
Actually, Dave, I think it was me that advised...

Actually, Dave, I think it was me that advised that setting method to Eric, but yes, that is the way to go with Sarcas, and I'm sure Bruce would agree.

Another yes to Eric, that if you want to...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 09-27-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,206
Posted By Peter B
All good Eric. All good. However, by resorting...

All good Eric. All good. However, by resorting to this backing down under power, which you are so used to doing because most other anchors require it, now try not doing that next time. Just lower...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-20-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Peter B
Welcome to TF. You will find it's a great forum,...

Welcome to TF. You will find it's a great forum, and there is a lot of advice available. Take some of it with a bit of a grain of salt if it does not seem to have a majority of posters in favour.
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-13-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,398
Posted By Peter B
rsn48's suggestion is the best compromise. We...

rsn48's suggestion is the best compromise. We all need a decent dinghy, and usually have an outboard to power that. From personal experience, when the main engine died while entering a river mouth...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 09-06-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,206
Posted By Peter B
Eric, I think we all 'get it' that for you, the...

Eric, I think we all 'get it' that for you, the fun is all about the anchors, their construction, and why they did or did not work, and in what bottoms, they did or did not work in, or why this...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 09-06-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,206
Posted By Peter B
Great to hear you are finally getting to grips...

Great to hear you are finally getting to grips with those new anchors Eric. I'm a bit puzzled why you bothered testing the claw again though, instead of getting right on with the Excel or Sarca,...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 09-03-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Peter B
PM sent. :)

PM sent. :)
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,008
Posted By Peter B
Whatever it was for before, (and it'd be of great...

Whatever it was for before, (and it'd be of great interest if you could track down the PO and find out), it would now be a good spot to cut up smelly bait when fishing. Nice rugged and handy size,...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 09-02-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Peter B
I think that might answer your question Bruce -...

I think that might answer your question Bruce - either that or you clicked on the weekly TF bulletin link called Trawler Forum News. There's an email with that link there today, I see, and that does...
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