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    Connections and catharsis

    I'm an idiot.

    Let's just get that out of the way from the start.

    I used to think I was fairly bright. Recent evidence to the contrary makes it fairly hard to cling to that belief.

    Case in...

    bgary 06-17-2016 09:02 AM
    Christian Williams

    Bilge Pump Systems and Considerations

    What are bilge pumps for?

    I admit that for the first half of my life I figured they were there to keep the boat from sinking. But of course, they won't. Not even the manual Whale diaphragm that...

    Christian Williams 06-15-2016 10:06 PM

    Exhaust system photos, part 2

    This photo is a little harder to understand, so I'll explain. First, it should be rotated to the right 90 degrees, but I couldn't get that to happen. The left side of the picture should be up. ...

    Leander 06-14-2016 05:50 PM

    Exhaust system, descriptive photos

    This is the start of the exhaust system. This is a photo into the engine compartment, which is mounted center cabin in my boat, under a settee, just port of midline. I am looking astern and...

    Leander 06-14-2016 05:28 PM

    Schematic comment

    In the diagram, "R.E.H." means "reinforced 1.5" exhaust hose, black"

    Leander 06-14-2016 04:49 PM

    Exhaust system schematic and photos

    This is a schematic image of my exhaust system. I have an Ericson 35-2, hull#228 from 1972. Original engine was Atomic 4, with center cabin installation. About 2006, prior owner put in Universal...

    Leander 06-14-2016 04:47 PM
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    Keith Parcells

    Travel blog

    All true, but it wasn't Capt. Quint (played by Robert Shaw) who spoke that line. It was Roy Scheider's character addressing Capt. Quint.

    Keith Parcells Today, 03:52 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Ignacio Departs LA for Hawaii -- Follow His Progress

    Ten days out and more than halfway there.

    One thousand miles from the nearest land.

    What's for dinner, Ignacio?

    Christian Williams Today, 03:37 PM Go to last post

    E27 mainsheet set up

    thanks again it's good to hear I am on the right track. I'll save the forum chain to show the Admiral before she has me demoted again!
    Yes I do

    Hanktoo Today, 03:28 PM Go to last post

    Travel blog

    Okay, got it now. Old grizzled sailor from Jaws.

    Not a straight of the same suit.

    gadangit Today, 01:10 PM Go to last post

    Travel blog

    You guys are a hoot. I had to look up "quint" as well.

    EKP Today, 01:09 PM Go to last post

    Travel blog

    I'm only quoting the lad's blog. Don't shoot the messenger...

    I looked up the word quint and I still don't know what it means...

    gadangit Today, 01:07 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Travel blog

    "You're gonna need a bigger boat!"


    Loren Beach Today, 01:00 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Travel blog

    They must be the "quaint" group on the forum



    Christian Williams Today, 12:50 PM Go to last post

    Travel blog

    Well that makes you younger than my parents. They're definitely the driving force of knowledge here.

    Thanks a lot!

    EKP Today, 12:45 PM Go to last post