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Forum: Island Packet   09-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,351
Posted By stam22
Re: Failed manual bilge pump

I agree that you can't beat Whale pumps. After a little further research into Kempax, I read that they were used on Halberg-Rassy yachts, so how bad could they really be. I also discovered that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,921
Posted By stam22
Re: Bilge cleaner - homemade or cheap substitute

I have had good luck by pouring a little Tide into the bilge along with some bleach and letting the wave action while at the mooring take care of the scouring. The tide smells good and the bleach...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By stam22
Re: hardwood plywood source

The composite teak and holly veneer 3/4", which is not real wood on the surface, is used by many new boat builders such as Jboats and Dufour. It is available through many commercial lumber...
Forum: Island Packet   09-01-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,351
Posted By stam22
Re: Failed manual bilge pump

Don't bother trying to rebuild it. It's junk. I bought a rebuild kit from RARITAN, they had all the parts. It lasted about two weeks and failed again. There's a reason that they (Kempax) are out of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By stam22
Re: Winch Free Spins

It sounds as though you have either an excessive grease problem which is interfering with the pawls or pawl springs, or they need replacement. I just serviced all of my Barlow winches for the first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,504
Posted By stam22
Re: Bottom paint for racers?

A lot of us have had good luck with Petit Vivid white bottom paint, which is a very hard ablative, if that makes sense. The big difference is that our boats are left in all season, so we need the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 7,714
Posted By stam22
Re: Origo vs. Cookmate?

Try that with an iPhone.
Forum: O'Day   09-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,342
Posted By stam22
Rudy at D&R Marine sold me replacement windows...

Rudy at D&R Marine sold me replacement windows for my O'Day, and gave me complete verbal instructions on how to install. He also sells two different color sealants.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By stam22
I knew a couple that raced a 36 footer, can't...

I knew a couple that raced a 36 footer, can't remember the make, and when the water heater quit, they removed it to save weight. Racers, go figure.
Anyway, when my Raritan rotted from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,305
Posted By stam22
New Fuel Tank

I had an aluminum fuel tank in my boat that developed pinholes in the bottom because it sat on wooden stringers that were damp. The combination of water and lack of air circulation caused the...
Forum: O'Day   09-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By stam22
What is the web address for the J-105 website? ...

What is the web address for the J-105 website? Where would the J35's advertise? I'll give it a try. Thanks.
Forum: O'Day   09-14-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By stam22
I would like to know how you attached the barber...

I would like to know how you attached the barber haulers. Do you have any photos? What did you attach them to?
I just blew out the lower panel on my mylar genoa. I have been searching for used...
Forum: O'Day   09-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By stam22
Any O'Day 34/35 racers out there?

I've been racing my O'Day 34 and haven't been able to get her up to her PHRF rating. Just wondering if any other O'Day owners have any experience in racing there boat.
Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 180,287
Posted By stam22
I will give the Presta products a try. Your...

I will give the Presta products a try. Your pictures are impressive.

I have tried the Collonite products, they work great. But really, the paste wax, does the effort required to take it off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By stam22
You could try Rudy at D&R Marine in Assonet, Ma....

You could try Rudy at D&R Marine in Assonet, Ma. (508)644-3001. He stocks a lot of Pearson parts and some rudders.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 180,287
Posted By stam22
Like everything else, the price of Aquabuff has...

Like everything else, the price of Aquabuff has gone up, to about $85 per 2 gallon bucket. If I went through a friend of mine at one of the Brewers yards, I could get it for $60 or $65 per bucket. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,903
Posted By stam22
Too funny.

Too funny.
Forum: Diesel   09-09-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By stam22
Once I had some irratic rpm problems that would...

Once I had some irratic rpm problems that would come and go. It turned out to be an old fuel hose that was dry rotted, so when it flexed slightly at speed, it sucked in air, when I slowed down, it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 180,287
Posted By stam22
Hello Maine Sail, Excellent advice. I used to...

Hello Maine Sail,
Excellent advice. I used to work at a body shop when I was in college, a long time ago, and back then, you had to cut lacquer paint jobs by wet sanding with 600, and then buff it...
Forum: Racing   09-09-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By stam22
That is a lot of useful information. Guess I...

That is a lot of useful information. Guess I have some calls to make. Even though it's just beer can racing, Dacron just won't do. You can't keep a crew happy without being competative. Thanks...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By stam22
Not sure how to do this, since I just joined but...

Not sure how to do this, since I just joined but I'll try.

ChuckA, I was at Stanley's today, speaking with Steve Terhune, and I noticed a boat with an awesome, and very noticeable graphic. Was...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By stam22
Wow, that was fast, talk about service. Again,...

Wow, that was fast, talk about service. Again, great pictures, definitely worth a thousand words. I have Bomar over the cabintop, but I will check out the Lewmar for the v-birth. Thanks again.
Forum: Racing   09-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By stam22
Racing Sails

I race my O'Day 34 on Tuesday nights. Unfortunately, we blew out the mylar genny on the last race of the series. I need a new one for next year, but the price is unbelievable.
I'm going to get a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By stam22
Hello, I was just looking at the picture of...

Hello,
I was just looking at the picture of your boat and I have a quick question, I'm looking to upgrade my front hatch, which is fiberglass right now. Do you know the name and model number on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 7,714
Posted By stam22
Thank you both for the quick reply. It always...

Thank you both for the quick reply. It always helps to get a second, and sometimes a third opinion.
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