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    BarryL reacted to JUUD's post in the thread New to me needs some work (advice) with Like Like.
    I managed to get everything pulled out of the cabin and started on the V berth the other day. Worked on cleaning the foam cushions...
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    BarryL reacted to Roadking Larry's post in the thread SPLASH! with Like Like.
    Back in the water after 3 years 8 months on the hard. It took that long because I spent a significant amount of time recovering from or...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Power washing the bilge?.
    Hey, AFAIK the only way to clean the bilge is to use lots of water, lots of degreasers, and lots of elbow grease. And for many bilges...
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    BarryL reacted to ggrizzard's post in the thread Power washing the bilge? with Like Like.
    Yes, in many cases that's exactly what it means. :yikes: If your boat, like mine, would be damaged by the splashing water, steam and...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Help with B&G systems.
    Hi, I suggest you go into settings and then data sources. For Depth, what do you have listed and what is selected? You should be able...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Help with B&G systems.
    Hi, What kind of depth transducer do you have? The Vulcan can accept a SONAR transducer input, or it can use a NMEA 2000 transducer...
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    Generally, it is pretty hard to capsize a keel boat. It requires a combination of wind and waves that would generally exceed what you...
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    Hi, A mast mounted track is best. However a ring on the mast and some chocks on the stanchions is pretty c,one for a lot less money...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Surveys are a waste of money.
    Hi, it is a great idea to read the books, do your homework, and inspect your potential new boat. The more you do yourself the better...
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    BarryL reacted to Davidasailor26's post in the thread Racing Rules with Like Like.
    Don’t feel bad, that’s a change in the 2021 version of the RRS. The previous definition of finish was “hull, or crew or equipment in...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Racing Rules.
    Hi, Some a competitor had a dinghy on his davits? With an outboard motor on it? That is a new one to me! I'm sorry for your damage...
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    Hey, In all honesty, when I out for a day sail, I leave my radio off. Otherwise I just get annoyed with the radio checks, sea tow...
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    BarryL replied to the thread Racing Rules.
    Hi, AFAIK there are no rules regarding anchors on the bow. Note that the racing rules of racing state: A boat finishes when, after...
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    Hi, Troubleshooting overheating can be complicated because there are two separate water systems and both must work correctly. First go...
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    BarryL reacted to sesmith's post in the thread Dish Soap Rinsing with Like Like.
    When we need to conserve water, the final rinse is done with a 1 qt pump pressurized bottle. The wash water and initial rinse comes...