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|12-20-2007 01:49 AM|
|sandsailor||i use the sheet winches on the boat works very well both ways|
|12-20-2007 12:09 AM|
|Mc51||That is one of the reasons that I'll use the double blocks and line when it comes time to lower the mast. Plus the fack that the cheap winch that I bought at Harbor Freight Tools doesn't have reverse. It was great for raising it though. It came wita twenty foot remote control cable.|
|12-20-2007 12:03 AM|
|sailingdog||The only real issue with using a powered winch is that it is really easy to break something if you're not careful with an electric winch. So, you really need to keep an extra careful eye on everything using a power winch.|
|12-19-2007 11:43 PM|
|Mc51||I balked when the boat yard wanted twice the amount they charged to set my Cal25 in the water to lift my mast, so I motored to the marina with it tied down topside. After two unsuccessful attempts to raise it with brute force, I conceded that it would not be as easy as doing it on our Hobie 16. I made a step hinge out of 1/2 inch angle iron, a heavy duty gate hinge and three band clamps. We stabilized it from port to starboard with nylon lines. I used a 112volt winch tied off to the bow to do most of the work. I think that when we lower it we'll just reverse the procedure but use double blocks and nylon line instead of the winch. If you want a picture of the step hing that I built send me an email "firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|12-18-2007 04:43 PM|
|sailingdog||That's not a boat... it's actually a boat-shaped piņata.|
|12-18-2007 04:38 PM|
What the #%%!???
Why would you need to lift a boat that high? Lock closed???
|12-18-2007 04:34 PM|
Originally Posted by CLucas View Post
yeah.. I had to sign a liability waiver for than one
|12-18-2007 03:21 PM|
Originally Posted by sidiag View Post
|12-18-2007 12:07 PM|
Here's a link to the maint section of the Alberg 30 dot org website.
Looks to have some information that might be of use to you.
Of course YMMV.
|12-18-2007 10:58 AM|
Originally Posted by sailboy21 View Post
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