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Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 07-20-2020, 01:15 PM
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Posted By foggysail
Yes indeed. We were there last week and spent 3...

Yes indeed. We were there last week and spent 3 days on one of the available moorings. And yes, I lowered my anchor after attaching the mooring’s pendant. BUT I later noticed that the pendant became...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,332
Posted By foggysail
Right on! And accurate time keeping watches with...

Right on! And accurate time keeping watches with expansion bracelets are found on Ebay for about $5 with free shipping
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,572
Posted By foggysail
Jim...... you are still responsible for the...

Jim...... you are still responsible for the financed portion of any purchase whether the asset appreciates or depreciates. My decisions are based on how much cash I wish to sit on along with if I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,332
Posted By foggysail
I am in the group that cannot go without a...

I am in the group that cannot go without a dinghy........and spend enough $ if you purchase one to get quality. My Avon 3.10RIB dinghy was purchased at a boat show in 1987 continues to provide...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 07-17-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By foggysail
For me it depends on the length of the mooring...

For me it depends on the length of the mooring pendant. Short pendants pose no trouble with my anchor while a long pendant will chafe against it (Manson Supreme) while hangin in its anchor’s pulpit....
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-15-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,464
Posted By foggysail
Great suggestion

Great suggestion
Forum: General Maintenance 07-12-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By foggysail
I had good results using vinegar to clean rust

I had good results using vinegar to clean rust
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-09-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 752
Posted By foggysail
I doubt there are many boats out there that would...

I doubt there are many boats out there that would see a 5/16’’ g4 chain fail before its attachment onto the boat proper
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 752
Posted By foggysail
I use 5/16 G4 with my Maxwell HW2C2200 windlass...

I use 5/16 G4 with my Maxwell HW2C2200 windlass (24V) and have thought of going to 1/4’’ providing a gypsy is available. My current chain is in fine condition and that is the only reason that I did...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 752
Posted By foggysail
Heck with kinking, how about teepee’ing?

Heck with kinking, how about teepee’ing?
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-05-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By foggysail
You gave more than your opinion on the Manson...

You gave more than your opinion on the Manson Supreme. You provided a URL to the manufacturer’s advertising hype. I am fine with your willingness to bet your boat........you have adequate insurance...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-05-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By foggysail
There are no perfect solutions in anchoring....

There are no perfect solutions in anchoring. Anchor setting tests are done under ideal conditions. I have seen none, zero done using mud choked anchors. Share your anchoring events if any as I did...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-05-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By foggysail
I do not subscribe to using someone else’s...

I do not subscribe to using someone else’s mooring with their permission. For one thing, you have no clue what is holding a mooring to the ground below. And there are good reasons to fear anchoring...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-05-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,304
Posted By foggysail
The OP received many excellent recommendations in...

The OP received many excellent recommendations in this thread, read them all. Few people are endeared to a poster to read all of anybody’s many threads before posting.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-04-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,304
Posted By foggysail
OOHHhhhhhhh! Now I understand. You suggest one...

OOHHhhhhhhh! Now I understand. You suggest one needs to read every post in a forum before replying to any. You mentioned the price he paid for his boat, why is that important and who cares other than...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-04-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,304
Posted By foggysail
I see no relationship between my posts and...

I see no relationship between my posts and Mark’s. I do see a strong similarity between your posts and GH41’s.

Both of you share a degree of arrogance. Get a life, stop trying to be a know it...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-04-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,304
Posted By foggysail
No, I have not

No, I have not
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 07-04-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,304
Posted By foggysail
If his boat is financed, I doubt a bank would...

If his boat is financed, I doubt a bank would accept liability only
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-04-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By foggysail
That is my thought also. And those pumps are not...

That is my thought also. And those pumps are not self priming at least those I am familiar with. The pump must be below the waterline to work properly.
Forum: Power Systems 07-01-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By foggysail
That is great news. Electrical should not cause...

That is great news. Electrical should not cause engine damage
Forum: Power Systems 07-01-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By foggysail
I saw a similar situation with a Crusader 454....

I saw a similar situation with a Crusader 454. Problem was a failed riser allowing water to gain entrance into the cylinders. Be careful, if the same it might cost you a new engine. The described...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-27-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,882
Posted By foggysail
I cannot answer your question but interrupters...

I cannot answer your question but interrupters should be checked for DC current breaking ratings. DC tough to interrupt especially if there is an inductor or measurable inductance in series with the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-27-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,882
Posted By foggysail
My 4 each 295 watt panels are connected with 2...

My 4 each 295 watt panels are connected with 2 parallel pairs connected in series. I can assure you that their output DOES NOT get killed with shade. Yes, the Vmp will be lower and the Victron...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 05-31-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,012
Posted By foggysail
Those stuck at sea will not find their solution...

Those stuck at sea will not find their solution here on the forum.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 05-31-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,012
Posted By foggysail
Love your picture! You appear dressed to enjoy...

Love your picture! You appear dressed to enjoy Alaska’s summer warmth:flowers:
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