Download it here. The app is searchable in the Google Play Store under Sailboat Owners.
Sorry iPhone/iPad users, we are still waiting on Apple. :(Click the X in the upper right corner to make this go away
Sure, NOW you offer them back when we've stopped using them .Would you like some of your old pennies back? I always got struck with them when they'd end up in my change and then nobody else would take them.
All I've got left to give away in retirement is bad advice. LOLSure, NOW you offer them back when we've stopped using them .
Could have boosted my retirement if you had offered them several years back but now, not so much. Anything else you want to get rid of ? ? ? ? Folding money is always good .
Hi Tom:Hi all,
Its that time of year when I post one thing you may find useful on your boat. This year I have been reviving my LED flashlights by adding a new penny. Most of these lights have a battery pack with three AAA batteries and can’t maintain contact well enough for good lighting. I’ve been putting the new penny between the little spring and the negative end of the battery pack. The light is now stronger and doesn’t go out when you turn it around.
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No offense here... I like bright responses...To "coin" a phrase.... this has certainly shown itself to be an enlightening set of posts. I can see clearly that you people are "brighter" than the average flashlight. I don't believe I saw anyone say, "A penny for your thoughts.", although "my two cents" did rear its pretty head!
If those comments offend anyone, I beg your pardon. Our electric service has been off since 11:38 last night. Fifteen hours in a chilly house in PA has taken its toll on me. I guess it was a bit of a reminder of the difficulties in Texas. It's all good now.
When living in cold climates, redundancy is important. Wood stove and gas furnace. Gas stove top. Gas hot water.No offense here... I like bright responses...
We've had our power out for a bit also but not like you apparently... My boss was out of power and I offered to bring over a space heater I have that runs on 0 electricity... We're pretty darned cold at the moment so for most houses here that run their heat that require electric, that's a problem... I've actually got passive no-electric required abilities in my house - I attribute my propensity to self-sufficiency to being a sailor (see? I did bring it around to sailing....)
Yeah, I've thought of getting a generator. But I have a propane stove, an amazing wood stove that will heat the whole house. So my only need is water. If I know we're risking power outages, I'll fill my bath tub with water. There is a spring close to my house and I've got 2 - 5 gallon glass containers I used to make wine in that work great for drinking water. During one of the hurricanes a few years ago, we were without power for like two weeks. My younger daughter was at home at the time and with my kerosene lamps and all, she said it was the most fun not having electric had ever been! Hahahah... (OK, I'm not sure how to bring this one back to sailing.. LOL) I actually used to live in a house that had no electric, was totally off the grid. That's a long story...When living in cold climates, redundancy is important. Wood stove and gas furnace. Gas stove top. Gas hot water.
On Labor Day 1998, there was a strong frontal system that came through and took out power in our area. We were without power for about 4 days. Afterwards I bought a generator. Of course, I only used it twice afterwards.
Use headlamps. No more trying to balance the flashlight at just the right angle to point at the right thing, only to need to rebalance it to look at something new.Regarding LED flashlights: I absolutely hate the flashing mode most have every other time you push the on button. Are these flashlights made for children to play spaceman or something? Do they all have to copy one another? And how about the perfect cylinder design so that they roll off of any flat surface you lay them on; or worse start rolling while you are anchored out and sleeping. Hard to find a good flashligh these days.
I have a great headlamp with an actual switch and no strobe mode. Move the switch one way and then white light comes on, the other direction the red light turns on.Use headlamps. No more trying to balance the flashlight at just the right angle to point at the right thing, only to need to rebalance it to look at something new.
They are still unfortunately afflicted by the strobe modes though.
IIRC years/decades ago, I read that stores MUST accept up to 25 pennies for a purchase. After all, they are a coin of the u.s. mint, thus legal tender....Would you like some of your old pennies back? I always got struck with them when they'd end up in my change and then nobody else would take them.