Venture 17 restoration - Page 9 - 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 > MacGregor
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree2Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #81  
Old 03-29-2009
ScottFernandes's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
ScottFernandes is on a distinguished road
hey guys- some pics of the project:

Scott's photos - Windows Live
__________________
V17 #1267

Last edited by ScottFernandes; 03-29-2009 at 11:17 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #82  
Old 03-29-2009
Joevacs's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 157
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Joevacs is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by KoleDeRacer View Post
Sigma 18?
Nothing on that. How long is it?
__________________
Macgregor, Venture 17 ,#998
Hickory, NC
Proud to be American !
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #83  
Old 03-29-2009
Joevacs's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 157
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Joevacs is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottFernandes View Post
I can't get that link to work without setting up an account. See if you can post another link.
__________________
Macgregor, Venture 17 ,#998
Hickory, NC
Proud to be American !
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #84  
Old 03-29-2009
ScottFernandes's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
ScottFernandes is on a distinguished road
thanks for letting me know.

i tried something different; the link in that post should work now.
__________________
V17 #1267
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #85  
Old 03-29-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 31
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
KoleDeRacer is on a distinguished road
about 18 to 19 ft and 25 ft mast.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #86  
Old 03-30-2009
Joevacs's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 157
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Joevacs is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottFernandes View Post
thanks for letting me know.

i tried something different; the link in that post should work now.
Looks good. I notice that the bolts that were holding the deck to the hull were way too long. Probably somebody has taken this one apart before. And the trunk for the keel cable is much larger than mine. Mine is a 1.5 inch hose with hose clamps on it. Keep takin pictures.
__________________
Macgregor, Venture 17 ,#998
Hickory, NC
Proud to be American !
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #87  
Old 03-30-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Flatfendershop is on a distinguished road
Nice going Scott, you're making me look bad! I've got to grab a gear to keep up with you. What are you doing to strip your paint, sanding and scraping or are you using chemical? I got my standing rigging back from Blue Water Yachts this weekend, and got my deck and hull put back together and sealed with 3M 4200. Wow, that stuff is gooey!

Flat.
V-21
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #88  
Old 03-30-2009
quidam1947's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Cincinnati, OH (for now)
Posts: 118
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
quidam1947 is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Skype™ to quidam1947
Quote:
Originally Posted by ajsemtb View Post
Hey, does anyone on here have an extra Jib sail that they don't use, don't need that they would sell? And/or a main sail too, I suppose because I got word that the mainsail I got with my boat is from an Apollo, and its ripped anyway. I was going to have my wife patch it, but if anyone has one to sell used that functions, I will probably want/need them by the time I'm done making it pretty again.
Ajsemtb, you might try calling Bacon & Associates in Annapolos. They may have something in their used sails inventory that'd work or perhaps be cut-down. Always most helpful staff. And, they'll ship. Bacon Sails & Marine Supplies

******************

Seeing and reading this thread has been fun. I learned most of what I know sailing with my dad/family on our 1968 24' Venture.


Here's September Song in front of our house on the ICW in Lake Worth, FL.


My dad was a traveling salesman in Florida and would trail her to various parts of the state and use it as his floating motel and occassionally would invite his customers for a sail (sure fire way to close the deal!).

Thanks for the smile today! Great pictures of your work(s)-in-progress and I'll be checking back for updates on your Ventures!

Michele
__________________
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
Norman Thomas (1884 - 1968)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #89  
Old 03-30-2009
Joevacs's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 157
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Joevacs is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by quidam1947 View Post
Ajsemtb, you might try calling Bacon & Associates in Annapolos. They may have something in their used sails inventory that'd work or perhaps be cut-down. Always most helpful staff. And, they'll ship. Bacon Sails & Marine Supplies

******************

Seeing and reading this thread has been fun. I learned most of what I know sailing with my dad/family on our 1968 24' Venture.


Here's September Song in front of our house on the ICW in Lake Worth, FL.


My dad was a traveling salesman in Florida and would trail her to various parts of the state and use it as his floating motel and occassionally would invite his customers for a sail (sure fire way to close the deal!).

Thanks for the smile today! Great pictures of your work(s)-in-progress and I'll be checking back for updates on your Ventures!

Michele
...Nice boat,And an Avanti too ! Nice.
__________________
Macgregor, Venture 17 ,#998
Hickory, NC
Proud to be American !
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #90  
Old 03-31-2009
ScottFernandes's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
ScottFernandes is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joevacs View Post
Looks good. I notice that the bolts that were holding the deck to the hull were way too long. Probably somebody has taken this one apart before. And the trunk for the keel cable is much larger than mine. Mine is a 1.5 inch hose with hose clamps on it. Keep takin pictures.
according to info from the sellers, the overall very original condition of the boat (no paint anywhere, ever), the condition of the mating surfaces, and the material i found in the joint, i'm pretty sure this is the first time it's been separated. for example, not one gouge/scrape in the rubrail channel around the flathead bolts... you'd expect at least a few spots where the screwdriver slipped out of a slot during dis/reassembly... i know that was the case for my disassembly (despite best efforts from the girlfriend ). there were also very long bolts in the larger aft cam cleats and some other through-decks too that looked very original.

i also noticed the different cockpit drain trunk on yours... gotta love it- mass-produced yes, uniform no... definitely some one-offs here and there. the twisted bow pulpit install is still the prime example coming off mine.

you can just imagine the heads putting these things together down in so-cal in the early seventies... must have been fun.
__________________
V17 #1267
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
Venture 21 vs Oday - Opinions Please IslandExpress Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12 08-04-2012 03:46 AM
1971 venture 22 pop top cover swampdonkey65 Gear & Maintenance 1 04-21-2012 08:55 PM
25 MacGregor Venture Handbook nthompson General Discussion (sailing related) 10 01-02-2009 05:30 PM
Mac22 Venture I think 82Venture22 MacGregor 7 04-21-2007 07:56 PM
Inflatable Repair / Restoration (Zodiac, Achilles, Etc.) nauticalnut Gear & Maintenance 3 12-02-2006 03:45 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:34 PM.

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.