Older Furlex help! - 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 > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 06-08-2004
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 12
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
stephens84 is on a distinguished road
Older Furlex help!

I just bought a 1991 Com-pac 27 with a Furlex furling system. Problem is i can''t find any info on what model it is since it is no longer in production. The I. = 31''4".
with a 3/16 diameter wire.
Any help in identifying would be appreciated a manual too much to hope for!

Carl Stephens
Com-Pac 27/2
"Knot Again"
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 06-08-2004
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Bryant is on a distinguished road
Older Furlex help!

Try to go online to the web site www.seldenmast.com. That is the company that makes the furling system you have. I have a Furlex as well and the web site has plenty of specs to compare your figures to. Hopefully, you will be able to find a match. Currently I''m trying to get feedback on how to service the beast! I might have to just order a manual from the above website. Please let me know if you find any info on servicing.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 06-08-2004
ASA and PSIA Instructor
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,496
Thanks: 7
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 15
sailingfool will become famous soon enough
Older Furlex help!

I got the service manual off the web site. Try:
http://www.seldenmast.com/download.cfm?download=7604&webnode_id=2103&filenam e=595-104-E.pdf
We have a 300 system - it is very easy to service if you follow the simple, clear instructions in the manual the first few times until you get the hang of it. You need a tube of the right grease, my advice is get it from a Furlex distributor.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 06-09-2004
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 12
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
stephens84 is on a distinguished road
Older Furlex help!

Thanks for the info. I looked on the site (selden mast) and did not find the model I have. There is nothing on the furler that says "FURLEX" I infered that since it said "Made in Sweden". The model I have has an open drum made in 1991 or near. I think it is a system that just uses the jib halyard to raise the sail then the top clicks into a slot and the jib halyard can be released.
Sound familiar to anyone?

Carl
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 06-09-2004
Sasha_V's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 459
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Sasha_V will become famous soon enough
Older Furlex help!

I do not think that is a Furlex.

Sounds like any one of a few generic varients of the profurl design.

The Furles are fairly recent and all use the same basic system. The major thing they have going for them (their reason for existing) is the "complete kit" nature ofr their product, so there is nothing else to buy and match in and the nifty "no tangle" rope drum guide (and the fact that their bearings really are better, at least in local conditions). If the unit you have does not feature the enclosed drum with the rope guide then it is not a Furlex.

Sorry.

Sasha
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 06-10-2004
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 12
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
stephens84 is on a distinguished road
Older Furlex help!

YES, I found out it was an ISOFURL. I guess just one of the parts was "Made in Sweden". I found some info on the Internet so I guess I''ll be able to handle it from here.

Thanks for everyones help!

Carl
Com-Pac 27/2
"Knot Again"
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

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
older lewmar winch parts windancer1 Gear & Maintenance 2 09-11-2009 07:10 AM
Older Bristol Boats gknopp Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 06-19-2003 04:08 PM
older well maintained cruising cat wanted susangg Boat Review and Purchase Forum 0 12-02-2001 04:54 PM
Looking for older Prout cat or similar. NM flyfisher Boat Review and Purchase Forum 0 09-20-2001 12:35 PM
Financing terms on older boat dmtreff Boat Review and Purchase Forum 0 07-02-2001 11:32 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:11 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.