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    Re: Cap'n tips
    From: Lynn Ogden
    Date: 1999 Feb 14, 08:31 EST

    I didn't attach it.  I cut a piece the size of the laptop and set the
    computer on it.  It grabs the chart table as well as the laptop so it won't
    slide.
    Lynn
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Ed Doran <ecdoran{at}XXX.XXX>
    To: Lynn H. & Kathy Ogden <logden{at}XXX.XXX>
    Cc: Rick Emerson <rick{at}XXX.XXX
    <navigation{at}XXX.XXX>
    Date: Saturday, February 13, 1999 9:39 PM
    Subject: Re: [Cml] Re: [Nml] Cap'n tips
    >I just happened to pick up and look at a  roll of the rubberized non skid
    >material at Home Depot today. It was in the wallpaper section and cost
    $1.48.
    >Looked like a good buy. I suppose it could be attached to almost anything
    to
    >keep the article from skidding around.
    >
    >Ed
    >
    >Lynn H. & Kathy Ogden wrote:
    >
    >> I've been using Cap'n for years, and find it to be a complete program.
    Like
    >> you, there are some things that could be better, but I've learned to live
    >> with them just as we all have with other programs.
    >>
    >> To secure my laptop:  I place it on a piece of that non-skid stuff they
    sell
    >> in all boat stores as shelf liner or place mats.  It's kind of a
    rubberized
    >> mesh.  Then I secure it to a bulkhead with a piece of elastic cord around
    >> the screen, low where it is hinged.  It hasn't moved yet!
    >>
    >> Lynn Ogden
    >>
    >> -----Original Message-----
    >> From: Rick Emerson <rick{at}XXX.XXX>
    >> To: navigation{at}XXX.XXX>
    >> Date: Saturday, February 13, 1999 6:29 AM
    >> Subject: [Nml] Cap'n tips
    >>
    >> >I'd like to hear from Cap'n users about any tricks, tip, or bugs
    >> >they've run into.  To forestall a potentially useless thread, I
    >> >already own the product and like it although there are some oddities
    >> >and a couple typos that ask for a bit of sanding and paint to put
    >> >right.
    >> >
    >> >Also, how do people keep their laptops anchored on their nav desks in
    >> >a seaway?
    >> >
    >> >Oh, for the record, having The Cap'n hardly means I'm putting my
    >> >sextant away.
    >> >
    >> >Rick
    >> >S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
    >> >
    >> >P.S. For those with sextants or a *reliable* sun filter for a
    >> >telescope or binoculars, in the past few days I've been watching one
    >> >large, possibly naked eye sunspot and a dusting of "freckles" in
    >> >higher latitudes.  Check it out, d00dz!  [wink]
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