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post #19 of Old 09-10-2012
zeehag
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Re: what upgade or project did you do

replaced new batts--they died in less than a year..lol--gawdloves warantees.>LOL
mizzen compression post was added nd mainbeam supports epoxied and strengthened,
rebed all 6 stanchions
replaced spinnaker halyard
reinstall airconditioner for summer use....
befouled my thumb on handed hand
did my 120 ft teak rail--took all of 7 hours, as hadnt done it in 3 yrs....lol(is how i bescrewed me thumb..LOL)
fixed my engines multiple leakage problems(i hope)
thinking about repairing my taff rail i broke in 60+kt winds off cabo san lucas.....just thinking...
building shelving for storage cabinets...lol
thinned out wardrobe slightly--is a work in progress....
repaired alleged rot..LOL..wasnt rot, but a rotted fitting--spars are awesome fine....so fixed fitting
removed old tv antenna that prolly wouldnt function on a dare---is gone!!!!
repaired jib sacrificial...err...north sales did that--i paid...LOL
repaired canvas tarp for over cockpit..is a shade thing....
fixed clog in toilet...was eel grass--go figger--also cured smell emitting therefrom.. was nasty--just dying and decaying sea life!
bought spare parts for fresh water pump, engine, everything except me!!
watched a friend build a stitch and glue dinghy....
had fun in exotic locales....
took pix of sunrises and sunsets.....
will sail in winter, when weather permits, here....is awesome then..is gorgeous now....pondering zihua in winter, panama in summer, next yr.....we will see....

oh, yes--must rebuild cover for forward hatch--is wood and fg--delamming.
dreaming about re-wiring/new custom panel/etc---
dreaming about fridge and complicated repairs i need to effect prior to considering that move..>LOL


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