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05-13-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By salty_dog

Unless you're running a 50 footer in moderate...

Unless you're running a 50 footer in moderate chop, spray over the bow happens. You can trim up, but in the right conditions, it's going to happen.

Its the green water over the bow that can cause...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-15-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By salty_dog

Funny, I have that same faucet in pewter. It just...

Funny, I have that same faucet in pewter. It just started to get very stiff to operate. It's original to the house, about 10 years, and like a lot of other things is starting to show its' age. I'm...
10-07-2016, 11:35 AM
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Views: 735,561
Posted By salty_dog

God Bless You

God Bless You
Forum: Northeast
06-15-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By salty_dog

I make that trip once or twice a season from...

I make that trip once or twice a season from Darien. You will want to avoid any wind with an East or Northeast in it. Any other direction you can pick which side of the sound to run and minimize the...
05-09-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By salty_dog

I just replaced the black box sounder module for...

I just replaced the black box sounder module for my 5212. Was having the same difficulties you described above. Unit was three years old. The dealer said that this wasn't the first sounder module he...
11-12-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,111
Posted By salty_dog

There are two identical sister ships. One of them...

There are two identical sister ships. One of them is Cubans. It was in Long Island Sound multiple times this summer, and yes - he was on it occasionally. The other is Larry Ellison's (Oracle).
09-01-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,852
Posted By salty_dog

Where do you live, and when are you thinking...

Where do you live, and when are you thinking about leaving it moored?

Above posts are correct, if the expected temperatures will not drop below freezing. Once it starts to get colder, leave the...
08-28-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By salty_dog

Get the metal upgrade. Note- they redesigned it a...

Get the metal upgrade. Note- they redesigned it a bit. It doesn't bolt in like the current one you have, it is more free floating.
Forum: Northeast
08-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By salty_dog

Sure he can. There are two Weaver mounts for the...

Sure he can. There are two Weaver mounts for the dingy. Just use the one away from the ladder.
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By salty_dog

Jerry's in Norwalk, or Greenwich Auto Body are...

Jerry's in Norwalk, or Greenwich Auto Body are the two names I hear thrown around a fair bit. I have used Jerry's and thought they did a good job.
03-17-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By salty_dog

Is your boat kept in the water for extended...

Is your boat kept in the water for extended periods? I don't see any bottom paint. I have the same boat with the same zinc. There is no bonding on the inside of the boat to the zinc annode. If you...
03-16-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By salty_dog

Folks, Thanks for your thoughtful...

Folks,

Thanks for your thoughtful responses. Hello Defender...

Paul
03-16-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By salty_dog

Without the stretch of the nylon, I would think...

Without the stretch of the nylon, I would think that would be a pretty good jolt on the cleat. If that is what people do, I guess it wont hurt anything.
03-16-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By salty_dog

Anchoring with chain

Gents,

I need some advice around achoring in shallow water, when I'm using only chain. The boat is a 38' Sabre Express. I have 50' chain and 150' three strand. When I am anchoring in the local...
02-11-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,589
Posted By salty_dog

Jon, every item was in working order when...

Jon, every item was in working order when purchased. Just some preventative maintenance. Pumps, belts, filters, hoses, coolant, batteries. Lots of little things that add up. I just wanted to start...
02-10-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,589
Posted By salty_dog

2005 Sabre 38

Picked this boat up last season. Focussed on getting all the mechanicals like new. This spring she hits the paint shed.
08-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By salty_dog

The majority of the players play college ball in...

The majority of the players play college ball in the US. They then play for the country their great, great granparents came from. BTW - for those that don't follow the sport, Canada made the US look...
08-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,973
Posted By salty_dog

Just a tragedy. I have a 14 year old son who I...

Just a tragedy. I have a 14 year old son who I let use the boat solo to fish, no tubing allowed. I have told the Darien water cops, who dock at our boat club the same thing.

btw -the press has...
08-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By salty_dog

Battery charger running while engines are on

I recently purchased a 2005 38' Sabre Express. It is my first boat with a generator. This boat is kept on a mooring. The captain I hired to help transport the boat said the first thing I should do...
09-23-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By salty_dog

Cummins vs. Yanmar

Folks,

Which of these two engines has a better service history.

Yanmar 530 6CX CR (PDF) (http://backcoveyachts.com/backcove/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/BC37_Yanmar_6CXM-GTE_530mHp.pdf)...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By salty_dog

If the boat is in Fairfield, you are in as good a...

If the boat is in Fairfield, you are in as good a spot as any. Tube and worm or spoons out past Pennfield reef. If you want the bass, you need to go slooooowww. I would wait a little while, the...
07-17-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,508
Posted By salty_dog

Gov. Corbett knew, he was the State Attorney...

Gov. Corbett knew, he was the State Attorney General prior to becoming governor. He oversaw the first 1998 investigation by the now deceased DA from Central PA. That whole DA disappearence is either...
07-17-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,508
Posted By salty_dog

Insteada, You have some very compelling...

Insteada,

You have some very compelling points. My only concern with the death penalty is:
- Three years worth of PSU football revenue is $240M (For PSU). That doesn't factor the revenue earned...
07-17-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,508
Posted By salty_dog

getwet, I went back and read where you...

getwet,

I went back and read where you stated you are not an alumni. Let me tell you something about the old coach. He was not beloved by all his players. Sure some may have liked him, but most...
07-17-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,508
Posted By salty_dog

getwet89, Wake up...read the freaking...

getwet89,

Wake up...read the freaking report. Sandusky was a serial pedofile. He didn't stop molesting children. These men, Paterno most of all, covered it up. Paterno died because he knew the...
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