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Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,175
Posted By jacquesm
Designing in 3D CAD with professional software...

Designing in 3D CAD with professional software like Rhino3D and Orca3D is much more accurate than lofting on the floor.
About CNC, a good machine cost 40K. That and learning the skills can not be...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 04-02-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 90,228
Posted By jacquesm
Good to see you back. Post more pictures.

Good to see you back. Post more pictures.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 03-06-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,831
Posted By jacquesm
It is easy IF there is no siphon break or it is...

It is easy IF there is no siphon break or it is clogged and the exhaust elbow does not rise high enough. It can happen on anchor with good roll.

When the engine cools down, there is water in the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 03-04-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,831
Posted By jacquesm
It is the boat that was the subject of another...

It is the boat that was the subject of another youtube adventure: "Unanchored". In the last episode, they had a waterlock in the engine. The episode was removed from Youtube and the boat was suddenly...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By jacquesm
No need to worry about the prop and all that....

No need to worry about the prop and all that. Google the words "Crouch formula" and run the math, it is very simple and surprisingly accurate. Start with something you know to check and "calibrate"...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 08-21-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,175
Posted By jacquesm
I just sold a little sports car through a...

I just sold a little sports car through a specialized forum and in order to post your car for sale, you must use a template that includes location, price etc. The subject line must include exact type...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 08-07-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,778
Posted By jacquesm
Albin 27 with the aft cabin? There is one for...

Albin 27 with the aft cabin? There is one for sale around here for 12K. (Florida Treasure Coast Craigslist).
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 07-07-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,895
Posted By jacquesm
My wife hates that kind of situation and now...

My wife hates that kind of situation and now keeps a camera on the bridge. When she sees a big wavemaker coming our way, she grabs the camera and points it at the boat. It works, most of them slow...
Forum: Prairie 06-30-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,157
Posted By jacquesm
Congratulations, you got a good boat. When...

Congratulations, you got a good boat.
When looking for a Prairie 29 two years ago, we looked at the Sue Marie and spent almost half day inspecting her and talking to the owner, John from Merrit...
Forum: Diesel Duck 06-12-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 17,623
Posted By jacquesm
It's Cardan, not Caden.

It's Cardan, not Caden.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 06-05-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By jacquesm
I saw the listing but there is no description, no...

I saw the listing but there is no description, no pictures, no specs. Keep in mind that I am only interested in a sedan version, not an aft cabin one.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 06-04-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By jacquesm
I don't know how to delete the post but Kevin...

I don't know how to delete the post but Kevin took the fridge today, it's gone to a good home.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-23-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By jacquesm
I don't know how to edit my previous posts but...

I don't know how to edit my previous posts but after spending some time testing etc., I go back to the first idea: I will give the fridge away, free.
The freezer cools really well but the fridge...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-12-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By jacquesm
I decided to keep it and fix it. Thank you Steve.

I decided to keep it and fix it. Thank you Steve.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-11-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By jacquesm
In that case, I may keep it. Thanks for the part...

In that case, I may keep it. Thanks for the part number.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,101
Posted By jacquesm
I had a kerozene fridge and freezer on my...

I had a kerozene fridge and freezer on my sailboat. Worked well but used about 10 liters (2.5 gallons)a week in the tropics.
I have a multi fuel in my 5th wheel, uses about 30 lbs of propane a month...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-11-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By jacquesm
Free fridge - Florida - GONE

I have a Vitrifrigo that does not run well anymore. It cools but barely. It worked well for years. The local repairman says it is the control board, cost about $ 450 plus labor. I replaced it with a...
Forum: Power Systems 03-24-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By jacquesm
I had one for years but switched to the Suzuki...

I had one for years but switched to the Suzuki 2.5 HP.
The Honda was noisy and my son hated the centrifugal clutch.
My new Suzuki is about the same weight, quiet and has a gearbox, neutral forward.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 22,879
Posted By jacquesm
Probably not. When they sink the next one, they...

Probably not. When they sink the next one, they can say "Put that on the tax payers tab".
Forum: Liveaboards 02-19-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,411
Posted By jacquesm
We spray permethrin, heavy duty solution for...

We spray permethrin, heavy duty solution for horses that is sold at Tractor Supply plus, in some cases, coils. I like the smell of the coils.
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,092
Posted By jacquesm
I had at least one of each but you forgot Al. ...

I had at least one of each but you forgot Al.
Steel and Al corrode,they require maintenance.
Good foam core is fine (Airex, Corecell, not balsa).
Single skin glass is heavy but no maintenance....
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-27-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By jacquesm
I live in Vero and Dr Angelo is our family...

I live in Vero and Dr Angelo is our family dentist:
(772) 468-6226...
Forum: Prairie 01-20-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,685
Posted By jacquesm
I agree, the Prairie 29 is top heavy, I would not...

I agree, the Prairie 29 is top heavy, I would not install a panel there unless you go for some of those flexible ones that are easy to remove (snaps).
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By jacquesm
The type of engine was a major factor when I...

The type of engine was a major factor when I bought my Prairie 29. I have a 4236 and the boat cruises 6 knots at 1,800 rpm. Quiet and smooth.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-06-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By jacquesm
Yes but that is not the boat I saw or have in...

Yes but that is not the boat I saw or have in mind. It may have been an Ocean Alexander but an older model.
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