Columbia 22 re-wire - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Boat Builders Row > Columbia & Coronado
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-24-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Norfolk, VA
Posts: 12
Thanks: 22
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
James757 is on a distinguished road
Question Columbia 22 re-wire

I recently purchased a 1970 Columbia 22 and will need to re-wire the boat. I attempted to pull the old wires from the cabin light and it would not move at all. The wiring runs into the overhead, it does not have an exposed run. I read somewhere that the wiring was glassed in (I believe was the term used) when the boat was made and cannot be pulled. Before I start really yanking on the old wire I wanted to get some advice before I do any real damage. Should I dead end what I have and or is it possible to use the existing runs. I will also accept “put the tools down, slowly back away, and call a pro!”

James
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-26-2014
socal c25's Avatar
69' Coronado 25
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: So. Cal.
Posts: 246
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 2
socal c25 is on a distinguished road
Re: Columbia 22 re-wire

the wiring in my boat is behind the panels that are removable in the interior where the deck and hull come together there are wood blocks that are epoxied in to be able to screw the panels in, the wiring is brad nailed in the wood blocks. I would like to rewire my boat with better wire and more accessory ports. I am not sure how the C22 is done, I have been in a few c22's and you could always run wiring wherever you want, it doesn't have to be in the same run as the factory.
__________________
"There are those that stand at the shore looking to the sea, wondering, and there are those standing at the helm looking back at shore, knowing." - Kurt Leisenfelder

"Fiberglass shells that let us breathe, let us smell, keep us from going numb"- Kurt (borrowed and modified from- Zookoff)

My Avatar is a pic of my son - Jan 19, 2014.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by socal c25; 02-26-2014 at 01:57 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-26-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Norfolk, VA
Posts: 12
Thanks: 22
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
James757 is on a distinguished road
Re: Columbia 22 re-wire

socal c25,
I wish I was that lucky. My wiring just sort of disappears into the boat.

Last edited by James757; 02-26-2014 at 06:31 PM. Reason: grammar error
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 03-12-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 24
Thanks: 8
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
markh3084 is on a distinguished road
Re: Columbia 22 re-wire

Have you used a multimeter to see if the existing runs are okay? If they are, and there is sufficient length left for re-terminating each end, why not use what is already there? If you are on a budget, this will save time and money, and you will only have to add runs for any additional circuits you are planning.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 03-13-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Norfolk, VA
Posts: 12
Thanks: 22
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
James757 is on a distinguished road
Re: Columbia 22 re-wire

Mark3084, Thank you. I will give that a try.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Tags
electical , wiring

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Wire Midnight Mist P30 0 02-25-2013 11:33 PM
which wire? sailingtime Gear & Maintenance 3 05-01-2011 12:18 AM
Wire halyards doctom Gear & Maintenance 5 06-14-2007 09:49 PM
First boat: Columbia 22 or Columbia 24? 7tiger7 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 5 05-31-2006 02:47 PM
tinned wire anneminix Gear & Maintenance 2 08-25-2003 08:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:56 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.