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Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,778
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Sorry to hear of your difficulties BoatPoker, I...

Sorry to hear of your difficulties BoatPoker, I hope the rest of your journey is uneventful. I agree with Psneeld and the others. These places ripping us off need to be identified /published in as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,825
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
DenveredOn, Your right about the relationship...

DenveredOn, Your right about the relationship between spiders and bugs but clearly you have never boated on the great lakes, particularly Lake Erie or Georgian bay. The insects here outnumber the...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-08-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
One of the peripheral issues with a spill on the...

One of the peripheral issues with a spill on the Trent is that most of the cottages here draw their water from the river. Some have systems to render it potable, most do not. In any case a small...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-30-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,527
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Holy smoke Art, I think you must be having a...

Holy smoke Art, I think you must be having a seriously grey day, that is really depressing. Someone should do a study of the ratio of people who would prefer to die in their sleep to owning a boat...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-30-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
It is indeed a jewel. I think I may have seen...

It is indeed a jewel. I think I may have seen your boat SE of Leeds a few years back as I walked along the canal. I stood there admiring it for awhile hoping someone would pop up to talk to but no...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 10-17-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Thanks Larry, I would like to edit the ad ...

Thanks Larry, I would like to edit the ad "50FtAlbin for sale" in the classified section. I would really prefer to delete the ad but if that's not possible then marking it "Sold" will have to do.
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 10-17-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
How to mark an item sold in classifieds

Can someone advise how I can remove an ad from the classifieds or mark it as sold. I do not see an edit button. Thanks.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-13-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Hi BillyFeet, it is possibly sold. I should know...

Hi BillyFeet, it is possibly sold. I should know better after the weekend. There is also another chap who has a conditional offer pending financing but if neither closes I will certainly let you...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-10-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Hi Jeff, PM sent. Thanks, Kevin

Hi Jeff, PM sent.
Thanks, Kevin
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-10-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Just to clarify: Perhaps I should not have...

Just to clarify:
Perhaps I should not have priced Summerplace at such a low value because I think it may be scaring some people away. I have had a number of contacts presumably because of the low...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-10-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Hello Lars, I have a few who are definitely...

Hello Lars, I have a few who are definitely interested but yes it is still available. I will send you a PM with my contact details.

PS: While it is definitely built for heavy weather and much...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 09-27-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Thank you all for your thoughts and the wonderful...

Thank you all for your thoughts and the wonderful encouragement. Although we have never met personally, over the years the wife and I have come to regard many on here on TF as our boating buddies...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 09-26-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
More pics as requested, sorry about the poor...

More pics as requested, sorry about the poor quality. Note some are several years old, the ugly helm chair was replaced and some bridge electronics had not been installed yet.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 09-26-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Hi Rufus, that would really be a heartbreak to...

Hi Rufus, that would really be a heartbreak to see it at home but owned by someone else. Wish it was there now, boats this size are quite rare and sell for far more than florida.

In answer to...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 09-26-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Thanks for your kind words RT. It has been a...

Thanks for your kind words RT. It has been a stressful ordeal. She had been on life support for quite awhile and it was touch & go but is now recovering well. Unfortunately however it is very...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 09-26-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
For Sale: Sold - 50ft Albin
Views: 4,157
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Sold - 50ft Albin

1989 Albin 50 Trawler.

Wife has suddenly taken ill and we will no longer be able to use the boat. Priced for immediate sale. $48,000 No where can I find a 50ft that floats and runs priced less....
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Your quite right about the oversize windows being...

Your quite right about the oversize windows being a compromise to seaworthiness, particularly the forward facing lower bridge windows. Everything on these toy boats is a compromise of some form or...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Ditto most of the above points and would add it...

Ditto most of the above points and would add it was the overall seaworthiness of the design that sold us. Other points on our shopping list Albin met were:
large opening screened windows
Extra...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 04-05-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
I have the same tanks, these were popular...

I have the same tanks, these were popular throughout the late eighties. I believe the concept was a desperate response to the failing tanks issue. In theory it was a good idea, a tank in a tank and...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-04-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,433
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
I certainly can't top that but as runner-up, the...

I certainly can't top that but as runner-up, the PO of my last boat fastened a transducer to the transom using four 2 1/2" spiral nails. Three made it through to the inside and one pounded in on an...
Forum: Power Systems 03-04-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Thanks for the input guys, I think that little...

Thanks for the input guys, I think that little gem that Maerin (steve) posted from NL says it all. (where do you guys find this stuff !) My genny only runs 3 to 4 hours a year and it is so oversized...
Forum: Power Systems 03-03-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
cracked wet exhaust manifold, why?

Our boat sits for months at a time and prior to leaving it I run the engines and genny at the dock until each reaches operating temp. When I did this last visit everything seemed fine, the 3208 cats...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,958
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Never owned one but if dock gossip is worth...

Never owned one but if dock gossip is worth anything, it is my understanding that they were cored below the water line, something that I think a builder like Hyundai should have known better. I was...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-01-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Fugawi on windows 7. Been using this Nav program...

Fugawi on windows 7. Been using this Nav program since it was released. It has a great method for handling your library of charts and is very intuitive to use. The main reason that keeps me with them...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By Capt Kangeroo
Looked at your pic Art, good lord some of those...

Looked at your pic Art, good lord some of those finger docks must be 1 kilometer long. I can't imagine arriving at the marina late after a grueling long drive only to be confronted with parking the...
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