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Forum: General Maintenance 03-26-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Old Name

Spray on oven cleaner. The lye disolves the vinyl and glue.

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,599
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Engine Room Storage

*I never put food stuffs in the engine area. We have plenty of other storage for it, and then nothing ever can pick up any engine room smells. Just a personal quirk maybe, but that's my rule. I do...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-17-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Portable Tachometer

*never had a problem with mine...just have to get the hang of it and use the other "foot" that looks like the bottom of a door stop and has a flat face.

as long as you have it n hand..calibrating...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Tires (Trawler related, well, sort of)

We have a trusted friend drive our vehicles when we're gone. We've found that is much better for the vehicles in general and the batteries in particular. The computers in the newer cars continue to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,408
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Color me gone

Interestingly my post was completely removed. I commented in that thread, that directly after the admonition to keep on topic, something about Summer in the PNW, was a thank you to the censor from...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2bucks
RE: OTDE - Has... err, Had its place!

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With all respect, I suspect you and your friend don't deliberately look for the most volatile, partisan subjects you can find and aggressively throw them in each others faces. I've seen what...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2bucks
RE: OTDE - Has... err, Had its place!

I have a friend that I met at work. We seem to talk about dozens of subjects when we get together, not just work things which is where we met.

I was at the grocery store and they sell magazines....
Forum: General Maintenance 03-16-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Portable Tachometer

Often you'll find that the tach in the picture will have a pointed tip for use with shafts that have an indentation for a puller or on a regular tach drive fitting. Getting the point to sit and stay...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-11-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Battery Diaper

Guess the link didn't work.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Using your boat

I only use my boat (live aboard cruising) in the warm months. June - mid Sept. I like cruising the PNW so that's where the boat lives. The 7 winter months I spend in the south where it's warm, in the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Battery Diaper

Try this site http://www.newpig.com/us/absorbent-products/hazardous-material-mats-absorbents-absorbs-most-acids-bases/pig-haz-mat-mat-pads-rolls/ . Go down to the acid absorbing/neutralizing mats...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,922
Posted By 2bucks
RE: PNW Summer Berthing

I was out once when it snowed instead of rained as predicted. Then last week the weatherman predicted winds of 40-60 mph here in Phoenix and the anemometer only got to 22 mph. There are bad...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,922
Posted By 2bucks
RE: PNW Summer Berthing

Marin forgot to mention all the debris and logs frequently found in Bellingham Bay. IIRC the majority of his friends and aquaintences have had damage to their boats from running over said debris. He...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,858
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Confined to Quarters

Good God! We're going to be singing Kumbaya here before long. Give the reprobates a strict talking to. If you have repeat action, as at least one of the current offenders is, give him time on the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,858
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Confined to Quarters

I think it was brought on by whomever threw the skippers palm tree overboard. MR. ROBERTS........
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Boat explosion at Port Orchard Yacht Club

Thanks. We've been doing the google thing trying to find central. We're now looking further afield so we'll be looking at Glendale parks when we go to the games at Maryvale and Camelback Ranch parks....
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Boat explosion at Port Orchard Yacht Club

We're at the Eagles View by the casino near Fountain Hills until tomorrow. We move to Deserts Edge just north of the 101 on the 17 tomorrow. We wanted to be a little closer to the BB fields for...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Boat explosion at Port Orchard Yacht Club

Most important report is that my boat is ok. Problem was 4 boathouses down from mine. Since I'm in AZ, it was good to hear from my buddy that the fire went out quickly and hopefully I'll have only...
Forum: Power Systems 02-27-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,891
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Propane Fueled Outboards

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*Sure, an old oil pail. I think you may be thinking open top pail and no, I don't use one of those. Buying oil in 5 gallon pails from the jobber is the best way to get some oils. Hydraulic,...
Forum: Power Systems 02-19-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,891
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Propane Fueled Outboards

*Fortunately you had the good sense to buy a Beaver. ;-)

Ken
Forum: Power Systems 02-18-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,891
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Propane Fueled Outboards

*I carry gasoline for the outboard, propane for the stove/oven, and diesel for the main propulsion, generator, heat, hot water.

I buy diesel once, sometimes twice a* year. Pull up to the dock, put...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,597
Posted By 2bucks
RE: dual bow rollers

*That didn't take long.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,597
Posted By 2bucks
dual bow rollers

OK, pop quiz, Where is Marins Bruce anchor? Or what does he say he uses it for?

First correct answer gets a free drink whenever they see me.

Ken


-- Edited by 2bucks on Saturday 11th of...
Forum: Power Systems 02-10-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,712
Posted By 2bucks
RE: Tips

I seldom use mine (never?) for hinges. But I use it often for starting holes in other places. Everything from cable hangers to picture frames. Often a lot quicker and easier than taking the cordless...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By 2bucks
RE: boat explodes - I wonder if this is propane?

http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/feb/10/sequim-man-dies-of-boat-explosion-injuries/
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