For More Boring Mooring
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Posted: January 25, 2007





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Tom’s Tips About Mooring Tips
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Posted: January 25, 2007
1. Don’t take any of the above seriously. I’m just jealous I don’t have a high bow.
2. Unless you know the people maintaining the mooring, don’t assume that just because you’re on a mooring you’re safe.
3. To the extent that it’s practical and safe to do so, check mooring rigs for signs of wear or deterioration, particularly if you’re expecting weather. Often, poor maintenance at the surface end of the rig may be an indication of poor maintenance down deep.
4. I know of moorings in the Bahamas that are anchored to the bottom with blocks of c...... Read More

Tom’s Tips About Using Inner Tubes
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Posted: January 11, 2007
1. Obviously inner tubes aren’t suited for everything. You’ll have to use common sense. For example, they’ll degrade rather quickly when exposed to sunlight continuously.
2. If you get a used inner tube (try to get a new one) be sure that no one has sprayed into it any of the products for temporarily fixing flat tires. They shouldn’t have because this is usually used for tubeless tires, but you never know. This product makes it difficult to use the inner tube and it may be caustic.
3. When you buy an inner tube it will usually come neatly packed in a relatively small ...... Read More

Rubber Rocks
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Posted: January 11, 2007





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