Tally Ho's Recent Activity

  1. Tally Ho replied to the thread Oda322 topping lift.

    Yeah, I don’t know for sure, it was on the boat when I bought her. It can certainly be used as a spare halyard, a safety line when...

    May 20, 2019 at 7:13 PM
  2. Tally Ho replied to the thread INTERIOR PLASTIC CAPS.

    Amazon is your friend... Not sure what size the holes are, but there seems to be an endless list of plugs available......

    May 20, 2019 at 6:55 PM
  3. Tally Ho replied to the thread Oda322 topping lift.

    Not sure what diameter. About the same as my main halyard I think. Maybe a little lighter. Greg

    May 20, 2019 at 6:48 PM
  4. Tally Ho replied to the thread Oda322 topping lift.

    I don’t think Tally Ho had a Dutchman. That shackle is not real heavy duty, but holds the boom up just fine. As someone else noted,...

    May 19, 2019 at 8:11 AM
  5. Tally Ho attached a file to the thread Ready. Set. Whoa!.

    I splashed on April 2, and FINALLY got a first sail in today! Admiral and I got a 10 nm sail in, good wind and made 7 knots for a...

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  6. Tally Ho replied to the thread Fuel lines.

    Don’t crank the engine unless you close the water intake (and you should probably pull the impeller). You can hydrolock the engine if...

    May 18, 2019 at 3:15 PM
  7. Tally Ho replied to the thread To generate or not to generate? Wife's dilemma....

    You are in Florida. It gets really hot and humid. I am in Chicago and spent one of the most uncomfortable nights ever on my boat on a...

    May 18, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  8. Tally Ho attached a file to the thread Oda322 topping lift.

    Here is a photo of how my topping lift attaches to the boom. Not sure what that little shackle is called... [ATTACH] My topping lift...

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  9. Tally Ho replied to the thread To generate or not to generate? Wife's dilemma....

    I think my answer is buy the boat you like best (or can afford), and install a generator if you end up with the 38-footer. Greg

    May 17, 2019 at 7:07 PM
  10. Tally Ho attached a file to the thread What, besides Sailing, is a hobby for you ?.

    My problem is that both of my toys are “summer” toys... [ATTACH] Lots of things to do in the summer... Greg

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  11. Tally Ho replied to the thread AC/DC meter.

    I have one that is similar to this one, also purchased on Amazon. Yours will read DC current via the clamp according to the specs....

    May 15, 2019 at 6:44 PM
  12. Tally Ho replied to the thread Easier to replace a Jabsco head than to fix it?.

    +1 for the Raritan PHII. my old boat had a Jabsco, and I was always messing around with it. My “new” boat (10 years older than my...

    May 15, 2019 at 4:57 PM
  13. Tally Ho replied to the thread Ready. Set. Whoa!.

    My marina opened April 1, but could not put me in because they couldn’t find the slings for the Travel Lift. Found them and I splashed...

    May 14, 2019
  14. Tally Ho replied to the thread Hose that has an unusual stains/rust/burnt ?.

    It looks like one of the hoses has a fitting cut into it (a T for something). That could have leaked, or as @kloudie1 said, the wire...

    May 14, 2019