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Forum: C22   04-25-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Refinish your swing keel for best performance

The Spring Swing Keel-a-Thon on The $tingy Sailor winds down this week with the last post in the series. It's titled Refinish your swing keel for best performance Part 5: Installing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Installing electric faucet/plumbing

If it's a self priming pump, the water will get there in 5-10 seconds, I'm guessing. Thirty gallons is a lot for a 22' boat. C-22s only carry 5 and that's enough for a weekend unless you're wanting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Installing electric faucet/plumbing

Hi, Mark

I did a very similar project on my C-22 and I'll be posting a blog article about it in a couple weeks at stingysailor.com (http://stingysailor.com).

By "accumulator tank" do you mean a...
Forum: C22   04-18-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Refinish your swing keel for best performance

This week's installment in the Spring Swing Keel-a-Thon is Refinish your swing keel for best performance Part 4: Sealing and painting...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-12-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: NACA 0013 vs. NACA 0017

No other takers, I guess. Maybe this will help. Anal nit picking or valid gripe?

The error in a popular DIY DVD that will slow down your C-22...
Forum: C22   04-11-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Refinish your swing keel for best performance

This week's installment in the Spring Swing Keel-a-Thon is The error in a popular DIY DVD that will slow down your C-22...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By This Old Sailboat
The aspect ratio is 4:1. Neither choice is...

The aspect ratio is 4:1. Neither choice is probably optimum, especially the NACA0017. To answer your question would ruin your objectivity so yeah, it is a trick question of sorts. I will "show my...
Forum: C22   04-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Refinish your swing keel for best performance

The third installment posted this morning, Refinish your swing keel for best performance Part 3: Fairing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Clean sails, Ommmmm ....

I describe the method I use with Oxyclean on my blog in Sail restoration (http://stingysailor.com/2013/05/17/sail-restoration/). It didn't get out the decades old rust stains but nothing will get...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-02-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By This Old Sailboat
NACA 0013 vs. NACA 0017

Which would you prefer for your 7 meter cruiser's swing keel and why?
Forum: C22   03-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Refinish your swing keel for best performance

The second installment posted this morning, Refinish your swing keel for best performance Part 2: Cleaning...
Forum: C22   03-22-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Refinish your swing keel for best performance

Wow, it's pretty quiet around here. Where'd everybody go, over to CatalinaOwners.com? :p

Anyway, if anybody's still lurking around here, you might be interested in the 5-part series of posts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2015
Replies: 1,419
Views: 516,828
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Sitting by the fire this winter, I thought I'd try my hand at coachwhipping my tiller handle similar to the cover of Don Casey's book 100 Fast and Easy Boat Improvements...
Forum: C22   01-24-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By This Old Sailboat
The advise about undue pressure while heeling is...

The advise about undue pressure while heeling is baloney. If the keel isn't sliding or rocking on the pin, then the pin is sliding or rocking in the hangers. Either one means that you have worn...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-04-2014
Replies: 1,419
Views: 516,828
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

If anyone's IS interested in making Sunbrella (or any other brand canvas) covers for their lifelines, I wrote up complete instructions in Lifeline cushions solution...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Catalina 22- Patching Sail, Weathered rigging & Teak, Hull stain cleaning?

I've done all the projects that you mention and many more to my '81 C-22. You might find some useful ideas on my blog at stingysailor.wordpress.com.

Follow my blog at stingysailor.wordpress.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2014
Replies: 1,419
Views: 516,828
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I made an access door for the storage space under the V berth in my C-22 out of leftover Honduran mahogany.

https://stingysailor.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/dscn1498.jpg?w=640

It matches the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-10-2014
Replies: 1,419
Views: 516,828
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

My latest woodworking project for Summer Dance is this wine glass rack.

http://stingysailor.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/dscn1423.jpg?w=695

It's made from a couple feet of shock cord, some hog...
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-02-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

We now return you to our regularly scheduled program still in progress...

Continuing this series, this week's post on my blog is about Complete rewiring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Installing Stereo in my H23

This system works fine on my C22, it wasn't expensive, and no holes in the boat: http://stingysailor.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/music-system-installation/

Follow my blog at stingysailor.wordpress.com
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-26-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

Hmmm...ball's not rolling much. Maybe this will help.

The next project that I want to share with you guys is installing a Raymarine ST1000+ Tiller Pilot...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-19-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

Okay, I'm going to attempt to resurrect this thread for its original purpose of sharing ideas for useful electrical upgrades.

I'll get the ball rolling again (hopefully) with my INTERIOR LED strip...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

The examples cited don't center on the use of LEDs and had much more dangerous factors.

Let's let this thread end here, then. My pride's not on the line and I would never want someone to put...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

Alright, if we have to go there, let's go all the way...

I'm sure Hamilton Marine posted that placard to cover their own liability since they are one of the retailers and their lawyers insisted on...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Electrical Upgrades

Hey, guys. Let's not let this thread disintegrate into yet another endless debate about LED lights, eh? That horse was beat to death long ago. Caveat emptor, okay?
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