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by SkiDeep2001
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: No Tow Beast! What to do?
Replies: 22
Views: 2120

Re: No Tow Beast! What to do?

mrbillfll , I don't know if Broad form Insurance is available in Florida but if your vehicles are paid off you can get a Broad form (liability) policy that covers your license and all vehicles you drive. After paying for separate policies for 4 cars, 2 full size P/U's, a motorcycle, motor home and ...
by SkiDeep2001
Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Fishtailing defeated!
Replies: 13
Views: 2593

Re: Fishtailing defeated!

Just a word of caution; if you are going to keep max pressure in your tires as I do and travel on gravel roads, be prepared for more frequent blowouts :!: :( After experiencing numerous blowouts, on new tires, when traveling the back roads in BC, a local repair shop suggested I lower the pressure if...
by SkiDeep2001
Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: LAKE HAVESU, CA MANSLAUGHTER
Replies: 15
Views: 1817

Re: LAKE HAVESU, CA MANSLAUGHTER

jschrade, Darwin loathes people like you. :wink: A little common sense and situational awareness makes it difficult to thin the herd. :| Rob 8) Condolences to family & RIP to the victim. :(
by SkiDeep2001
Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: Catalina Island visitors Beware
Replies: 1
Views: 582

Catalina Island visitors Beware

You may already know this - If you are in the area and visit Don't drink the water :!: - http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 1530.story :o :? Rob 8)
by SkiDeep2001
Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:36 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: Macgregor PNWest Sailing
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Macgregor PNWest Sailing

If you are in the Northwest you may be interested in this :!: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/l ... ng08m.html 8) Rob
by SkiDeep2001
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Catamaran flips in SF Bay
Replies: 24
Views: 1812

Re: Catamaran flips in SF Bay

Better know as a pitchpole. Quite exhilarating. ~Rich Rich, I used to pole vault in my younger days, very exhilarating unless you missed the landing(sawdust) :o :? Skiing Aerials off a ramp into the lake was much less stress on the body when landing :!: :D Rob 8)Too old and brittle for that now :wi...
by SkiDeep2001
Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Filling the Fuel Tanks
Replies: 58
Views: 4529

Re: Filling the Fuel Tanks

Here is some info on fueling.http://bioengr.ag.utk.edu/extension/ext ... ascan.html Hmmm, according to Snopes #(1) most of these fires are the Admirals fault :wink: :o :? :( :wink: :wink: http://www.snopes.com/autos/hazards/static.asp
by SkiDeep2001
Mon May 23, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: 26 M falls off trailer
Replies: 41
Views: 6963

Re: 26 M falls off trailer

Here is a link I posted to a while back about securing boats to trailer. http://www.macgregorsailors.com/forum/v ... =9&t=17437 Middle of page #2 - Hope this helps some. There are good posts RE: Strapping VS Not Strapping. Choose your POISON
by SkiDeep2001
Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Food / Drink Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 5892

Re: Food / Drink Poll

Y.B.Normal wrote:Skideep2001:
Reminds me of the old Monty Python sketch: (to paraphrase:) We have Spam and eggs, Ham and Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam.....
I remember that skit. :D
by SkiDeep2001
Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Food / Drink Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 5892

Re: Food / Drink Poll

I have this odd feeling Bacon is a very popular substance for some Mac sailors. :P If allowed, here are some Bacon recipes to wet your Bacon appetite - Bacon Pancakes, Bacon Jam and Bacon soup. Rob 8) - http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/f ... ewart.html
by SkiDeep2001
Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Safety Reminder-Wear those PFD'S
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Safety Reminder-Wear those PFD'S

Better yet, carry a good rope cutting knife :!: And wear a helmet so you don't knock yourself senseless.Choices aplenty.
by SkiDeep2001
Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Safety Reminder-Wear those PFD'S
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Safety Reminder-Wear those PFD'S

Man moored on sailboat tangled in rope, drowns. - http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/l ... ng09m.html
by SkiDeep2001
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Trailer tie down
Replies: 48
Views: 4502

Re: Trailer tie down

Found old post about strapping Mac to trailer, it is a prudent thing and not real exspensive $$$ to give you a little peace of mind. No strap will keep the boat and trailer together in an accident (IMO) but it does provide some protection from a lawsuit. :( ["SkiDeep2001"]From a post last year - I h...