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Forum: The Med, Atlantic & Caribbean 04-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By chiroeurope
This page might help IF you read Italian (I do...

This page might help IF you read Italian (I do but it is a lot to translate).

https://www2.solovela.net/immagini/Tecnica_di_navigazione/11/SV63_CampiBoa.pdf

Apparently they have set up zones...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-02-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,768
Posted By chiroeurope
Thanks for sharing the kids loved it. Michael

Thanks for sharing the kids loved it.

Michael
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-08-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By chiroeurope
Looking beautiful, very beautiful. -Michael

Looking beautiful, very beautiful. -Michael
Forum: Other Equipment 08-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Steve, you would have to have direct heat on PEEK...

Steve, you would have to have direct heat on PEEK to get it to melt and properly designed it could actually be self sealing.

Brenda, Yes sailing is on the list heavily on the list actually. Work...
Forum: Other Equipment 08-27-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Well folks it has been a while and life has been...

Well folks it has been a while and life has been interesting. Update on through hulls. There are plastic through hulls currently being made in more places then NZ and while the design I came up with...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-04-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By chiroeurope
Graham british banks are criminal in that IF you...

Graham british banks are criminal in that IF you use your credit card with them they give you full protection on the purchase and give you the bank commercial rate of exchange on the currency. IF you...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-28-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,113
Posted By chiroeurope
I know of three fellow Chiropractors who on a...

I know of three fellow Chiropractors who on a fluke went and did work in a place they wanted to visit and thought doing a part time locum would be a nice way to offset the costs of going. None of...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-27-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,113
Posted By chiroeurope
Brenda, They are eight, five, three yrs old...

Brenda,

They are eight, five, three yrs old and youngest is 11 months.

Michael
Forum: Living Aboard 08-26-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,113
Posted By chiroeurope
Good Point Brenda, Here is items that we are...

Good Point Brenda,

Here is items that we are looking at as options for income:

1) Myself practicing part time or doing locums where I am able (I hold a Doctorate in Chiropractic and have...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-24-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,113
Posted By chiroeurope
For the Dentist my best suggestion is to get your...

For the Dentist my best suggestion is to get your degree certified by the French authorities so that you can be allowed to practice on those Islands that their law applies. Also look at other...
Forum: Other Equipment 05-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Well design and research update: 1) Plastic...

Well design and research update:

1) Plastic of a high grade then Marelon that is currently approved for use below the water line by NZ. It is a glass re-enforced Nylon with a PTFE coated (and set...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-27-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,616
Posted By chiroeurope
Depending on what was used to seal the windings...

Depending on what was used to seal the windings and as long as none of the windings have been broken or worn to less then half thickness (though that is getting iffy) it could possibly be resealed....
Forum: Other Equipment 04-05-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Agree whole heartily on the being picky on the...

Agree whole heartily on the being picky on the Bronzes as most the bronzes used in modern commercial yacht production are aluminum bronzes and while usable have a much shorter lifespan and lower...
Forum: Other Equipment 04-04-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Well been busy and no real progress on the...

Well been busy and no real progress on the design. Interesting item though is that I have found some mastics that will work with the plastics I am looking at and they are not cheap either. Also found...
Forum: Other Equipment 03-06-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
I agree on the expenses side and it was only when...

I agree on the expenses side and it was only when looking at bronze for a client and seeing what the asking price was that I started working on this idea. Which currently is taking a back seat to...
Forum: Other Equipment 02-27-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
The material I am looking at would survive the...

The material I am looking at would survive the sledge hitting it from sliding around without a problem. Finally have the new mill in shop and running (though still have finishing work to do on it)...
Forum: Regional Discussions 02-08-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,803
Posted By chiroeurope
The Firth of Forth while beautiful to sail and...

The Firth of Forth while beautiful to sail and having a few good points to harbor (though many of them are tidal) might not be the best place to go exploring up due to moderate to heavy (depending on...
Forum: To Absent Friends 01-25-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,457
Posted By chiroeurope
When I read this, I cried and am not ashamed of...

When I read this, I cried and am not ashamed of the tears for a man I never met but brought wisdom and knowledge to me and my family. The next thing I did was picked up a chromatic harmonica and...
Forum: The Galley 01-24-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,433
Posted By chiroeurope
Italian Expresso maker that most folk get are the...

Italian Expresso maker that most folk get are the aluminum Mokato's they make a good cup and the stainless steel tall ones make a better cups and less likely to spill due to a bit of design...
Forum: Other Equipment 01-13-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
Silver Raven, I might take you up on that. I...

Silver Raven,

I might take you up on that. I went and looked at the Marelon website and it is very interesting that the material name is a trade mark and while they will give what they say are...
Forum: Other Equipment 01-10-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
I might just take you up on that as the design...

I might just take you up on that as the design bug has bitten and until I get the plans out of my head they are going to drive me nuts.

Michael
Forum: Other Equipment 01-10-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By chiroeurope
An Idea

Through hulls are currently for the most part made out metal and quality bronze is getting expensive. There are a few semi exotic and true exotic plastics that machine well have abrasion resistance...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-27-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,772
Posted By chiroeurope
Brenda, Depending on whether you want to go...

Brenda,

Depending on whether you want to go the diatonic or chromatic route (diatonic are 10 holes, tuned to a key in what is called the Richter scale and chromatics are tuned to a Key for the...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-03-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,235
Posted By chiroeurope
Well been busy, On the 24th of September our...

Well been busy,

On the 24th of September our youngest child decided to enter this world at 00:05 GMT and we live in the UK. First name Thomas and he and Mom are doing great. Was a home birth and...
Forum: The Poop Deck 10-03-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,438
Posted By chiroeurope
Don't expect the Euro to be around much longer....

Don't expect the Euro to be around much longer. The view among many over here is not if Greece will default but when. That and a little known fact that the UK is as deeper in debt percentile wise...
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