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Forum: General Discussion Today, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By psneeld
Passed along by a marine engineer.... "I...

Passed along by a marine engineer....


"I just went back and looked at the OP's photos and see that he is already using U-tube bundles so the counter flow discussion is moot. Contrary to the...
Forum: Harbor Chat Today, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,642
Posted By psneeld
Completely different..... I wouldn't...

Completely different.....



I wouldn't have sympathy if the judge sentence choices were, 5 years hard labor or probation but you lose your hands and feet.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 14,643
Posted By psneeld
I have a large toaster oven I can bring over.

I have a large toaster oven I can bring over.
Forum: Harbor Chat Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,642
Posted By psneeld
I am not sure most of the others are getting...

I am not sure most of the others are getting pleasure as much as just stating no sympathy is warranted.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
I think some of the discussion is about...

I think some of the discussion is about definition/labels/terms and absolutes as much as pure physics....



One post clears things up and puts people in agreement, then another with a slight...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,542
Posted By psneeld
only loosen injector lines if you have to. ...

only loosen injector lines if you have to.


some engines fuel don't require it because of bleeder screws or other auto bleed bleed features.


learn what you have so it makes it easier on you
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
https://www.powerandmotoryacht.com/boats/understan...

https://www.powerandmotoryacht.com/boats/understanding-hull-design



"Obviously this explanation is highly simplified, and there are plenty of other design nuances that I haven’t covered. So...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Every hull in the world is exactly the same and...

Every hull in the world is exactly the same and only fits into 3 categories...you have seen it right here on the internet as proven by a few. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,114
Posted By psneeld
Quick cut... In previous threads I...

Quick cut...


In previous threads I believe "batwings" were recommended as successful on hard chine boats where tough to fit bilge keels.


Soft chines are successful with bilge keels.

...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-13-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 14,643
Posted By psneeld
No problem at the hotel...it's downtown in the...

No problem at the hotel...it's downtown in the marina area that is tough, especially Sat, 0900-1400.


Best to study a map of the area... so once there and no place to pull over....you can just...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By psneeld
My nephew hunts boar all over the southeast and...

My nephew hunts boar all over the southeast and reports they are spreading faster than the hunters/predators can control them.


I have seen them in salt marshes North and South Carolina.

...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Because that formula doesn't take into all the...

Because that formula doesn't take into all the factors that affect the 1.34 factor and obviously it applised to vessels in "the displacement mode"...not necessarily "just" full displacement hulls.
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Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
[QUOTE=Delfin;740358]Eric, if a Hobie is a full...

[QUOTE=Delfin;740358]Eric, if a Hobie is a full displacement hull, the folks at Nordhvn are going to have to redo their website.

https://www.nordhavn.com/35/overview_hull.php4

What is the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Well, what parameters of a Hobiie 16 are more...

Well, what parameters of a Hobiie 16 are more like SD or planing rather than displacement?


Anyone read up on prismaticcoefficient lately?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Actually, I beieve there have been reports of...

Actually, I beieve there have been reports of racing sailboats that have gone completely under and popped right back up. They were being driven hard and surfing big swells.


Cant say they were...
Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 02-11-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 463
Posted By psneeld
Coming up to Ft Pierce in it for the get together...

Coming up to Ft Pierce in it for the get together to give rides? :D
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 896
Posted By psneeld
Looks like a typical cat....rides like one too. ...

Looks like a typical cat....rides like one too.


Just another compromise boat...looks nice...but at nearly $800,000 US.... there are a lot of boats out there to consider.


I still can't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
There's more to seaworthiness of a boat than just...

There's more to seaworthiness of a boat than just hull shape....


More than of a few of all hull shapes and boats less yhan 100 feet have crossed the Atlantic. Some a stunts, and promotions with...
Forum: Power Systems 02-09-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By psneeld
As long as the fittings are the same distance...

As long as the fittings are the same distance apart, they are OK......yes the bends are sometimes quite different and they look like completely different pretzels. :D
Forum: Power Systems 02-08-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By psneeld
They should be close. Bending them a little by...

They should be close. Bending them a little by spreading ot pinching doesnt hurt to get the fitting in the right spot.


But you might have to thread them together with a iittle trial and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Seems misunderstanding is simply where the point...

Seems misunderstanding is simply where the point of reference is....because there is no right or wrong here.
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Don't worry, I doubt you could irritate me. :D ...

Don't worry, I doubt you could irritate me. :D

Fast food....is still fast food....no one is claiming it replaced home cooking...great diner food or a 5 star restaurant. A lot of nice restaurants...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 14,643
Posted By psneeld
Its mine also, against the bulkhead on "I" dock....

Its mine also, against the bulkhead on "I" dock.


Shout hello if you see me...have decent local knwedge as its my 7th season here for usually a month.


Every day at the north side building...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,372
Posted By psneeld
Like many changes with life and generatins in...

Like many changes with life and generatins in general... either you adapt or get left behind.


All the real boaters I know, they know the general description of a recreational trawler and use the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-07-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,505
Posted By psneeld
You can spend as much or as little as you want...

You can spend as much or as little as you want and probaby get similar results.


I have been riunning $400 Dell laptops for 7 years with no issues and my $300 dollar Samsung pad with internal gps...
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