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by terrulian
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Nonskid opinions
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: Nonskid opinions

One thing Cracker warned us about is that when applying Kiwigrip, be forewarned of its tendency to splatter from the roller. Otherwise, I really liked using it and it's a great surface for traction.
by terrulian
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Horns, no body is talking about them!?
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Horns, no body is talking about them!?

I'm all for the human powered horns for the reasons you mention, OQ. Only problem is, if you ever have to use the horn in the fog, to abide by the rules for powerboats (one prolonged blast every 2 minutes; a prolonged blast is 4-6 seconds) you'll find yourself out of breath. There are horns that are...
by terrulian
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Horns, no body is talking about them!?
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Horns, no body is talking about them!?

Fallguy: I agree. Nice looking boat.
OQ: very seamanlike considerations! I am proud to see my buddies on this list paying attention to the Colregs. 8)
by terrulian
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1076
Views: 59269

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Yes, Terry and his wife moved to the mountains. They found what can only be called a country estate with 14 acres, a large house in very good shape, a guest house, pool, hot tubs, a huge shop, and many other amenities for the price they sold their modest bungalow in the SF Bay area for. So the saili...
by terrulian
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1076
Views: 59269

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Great, Karl, getting exciting to be so near sailing after all that work. We've just sold our Catalina 22 so there'll be no more of this for me. I'm envious of how easy your rig is to put up. Is it a stayless rig? I don't see any running rigging. Ours had six shrouds and a forestay and backstay, plus...
by terrulian
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1076
Views: 59269

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Great work, Karl. We'll look forward to the video. :D
by terrulian
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 1152
Views: 27302

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

OQ: I used sheets of solid neoprene in my big boat. I would worry about the action of the anchor in the bow chafing through the foam.
by terrulian
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: SK14 - Unknown Pieces
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: SK14 - Unknown Pieces

I would imagine they are the butt blocks for the bottom panels but I can't really tell from the .pdf.
by terrulian
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1076
Views: 59269

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Well done, Karl. Looks good.
by terrulian
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: 30 days at sea
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: 30 days at sea

This is a whole new art form and lets us see into the artistic visions of the hardworking crews of international ships. You can search and find quite a few similar videos along with accounts of accommodations and life aboard.