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Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-22-2021, 03:35 PM
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Views: 7,028
Posted By Capthead
That's normal there.

That's normal there.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,497
Posted By Capthead
I knew the grandson of Willard Buchanan who...

I knew the grandson of Willard Buchanan who designed the boat. He had many stories about him.
Forum: General Maintenance 11-24-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,245
Posted By Capthead
I have heard strong bleach works. People here use...

I have heard strong bleach works. People here use it with success
Forum: Grand Banks 08-06-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 28,300
Posted By Capthead
I am in California Yacht Marina Where are you

I am in California Yacht Marina
Where are you
Forum: Harbor Chat 05-29-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,800
Posted By Capthead
Nothing beats Pappy Van Winkle

Nothing beats Pappy Van Winkle
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,475
Posted By Capthead
I have a wood GB42. I totally soaked the hull in...

I have a wood GB42. I totally soaked the hull in epoxy which preserves the wood and protects it from any harmful worms and wood boring sea life. I will be selling it this fall.
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 05-24-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
how do you upload videos? I clicked on the browse...

how do you upload videos? I clicked on the browse button in the video box. Selected a video clicked on open and it never uploads.
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 05-24-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
Should be a video

Should be a video
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 05-24-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
I painted the bulwarks, replaced the hawse on all...

I painted the bulwarks, replaced the hawse on all three places and painted the cockpit walls. The floor gets the non skid which I will have next month.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-24-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Capthead
Do you have rode/chain? And does the gypsy handle...

Do you have rode/chain? And does the gypsy handle the rode too? When mine was attached before the hawse for the chain was located away from the windless so I always had to hand feed the chain and...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-24-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Capthead
Mine doesn't have a chain stripper. It must be an...

Mine doesn't have a chain stripper. It must be an old one. My boat is a 1966. It works great though. I just need the bushings and seals.

Funny thing is I read posts in another forum where people...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-24-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Capthead
Rebuilding Seatiger 555 Windless

Any pros here on rebuilding this windless? I took the bottom off mine and found it had the very minimal amount of grease in it. It was leaking from the main bearing seals and I can tell both the...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 03-17-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
I cut a new hole for the hawse pipe a little aft...

I cut a new hole for the hawse pipe a little aft of the original one. I noticed the epoxy gel coat was thick and even and had to share. I hadn't sealed the inside of the port bow bulwark yet because...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 03-13-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
I realize that and I have hatches I can open so I...

I realize that and I have hatches I can open so I can pay out the chain and line inside.
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 03-13-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,139
Posted By Capthead
Thanks for the replies and waking me up. :) I...

Thanks for the replies and waking me up. :)
I first want to say we had a very wet winter here and I recorded about 10' of rain. The boat was dry and even with all that rain when I would go aboard...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,067
Posted By Capthead
When I drink too much I usually tip.....over

When I drink too much I usually tip.....over
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-26-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
I know the tape line doesn't follow the cap rail...

I know the tape line doesn't follow the cap rail line and I will adjust to that line. Today and tomorrow will be over 80 and dry. All tape is off and more epoxy on. The rains are coming! The rains...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-26-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
I marked off an area I'm considering for the...

I marked off an area I'm considering for the locker and the placement of the hawse. After looking at it I might shorten the depth a few inches.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-24-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By Capthead
My house bank lasts 8 years normally and 6 if I...

My house bank lasts 8 years normally and 6 if I cruise a lot. I have a simple system. K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Stupid.

I learned early on batteries have a determined number of charge discharge...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-21-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
Always two options. I'm thinking overboard

Always two options. I'm thinking overboard
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-21-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
I know britework is not my best suit at this...

I know britework is not my best suit at this point but believe me when I say I usually have the best looking in the marina and after this long everlasting project ever ends, it's my next. What's on...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-21-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
This is why I posted here. I knew someone would...

This is why I posted here. I knew someone would correct me in what I am actually building. Thanks and I stand corrected. :)

Now, fItor my chain/rode locker any suggestions? I'm getting close to...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-20-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,143
Posted By Capthead
I have the bulwarks stripped and soaked with...

I have the bulwarks stripped and soaked with epoxy gel coat. Interesting side note. CPES was soaked on the bulwarks and epoxy 2 part primer and paint over it. This was maybe 15 years ago. I strip it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By Capthead
It was probably 15 years ago when we bought a...

It was probably 15 years ago when we bought a food saver and started saving food, buying in bulk and freezing, etc. Then after we would pull meat out of the freezer it still had freezer burn and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,140
Posted By Capthead
Which battery made my bananas go black

Which battery made my bananas go black
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