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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 8,158
Posted By minigran
Re: Mast (Climbing)- No Halyards

Guys, at 69 I can't afford to fall, not enough time left to heal. I go aloft in a Boson Chair, Safety harness, ATM Mast climber, Main Halyard hooked to the Bosom Chair upper D ring and a safety line...
Forum: Allmand   11-11-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,248
Posted By minigran
Re: New Allmand 31 owner aboard

Dave; Thanks for the PM. I have 13 more post before I can use the PM system. I noticed the Davits on your boat. I just installed the Plastimo Davits on my Allmand 31. I had the same problem as you...
Forum: Allmand   11-10-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By minigran
Re: Basic Information

Jimgo;

Do you ever sail down to the Chesapeake? It would be nice to have a Allmand reunion in the spring on the east coast. Any ideas of when and where. I hope to head to the islands in March.
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Forum: Allmand   11-10-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By minigran
Re: Basic Information

Jimgo;

Here is another link to the Allmand information.

floridaboats.net (http://www.floridaboats.net/Default.htm)

It has all the original information on all the Allmands.
Forum: Allmand   11-10-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 2,478
Posted By minigran
Allmand Information

Aloha Allmand owners;

I'm going to rerig my running rigging and would like a copy of the information which came with the original Allmand 31 showing the placement of all the boom, mast hardware....
Forum: Allmand   11-09-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,248
Posted By minigran
Re: New Allmand 31 owner aboard

Welcome to the family Dave.

I'm sailing from Washington also,,, North Carolina that is. I have an album of my 31 and tons of information. I have all the original manuals and have done a ton of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,984
Posted By minigran
Re: Spinnaker Pole for Genoa Downwind

For WOW I made a 2" PVC whisker pole that's adjustable and weighs nothing. 2 PVC pipes from Lowes, 2 end caps opened up to accept 2 large clam hooks from Agri Supply here in North Carolina and a...
Forum: Allmand   11-09-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,248
Posted By minigran
Re: New Allmand 31 owner aboard

Reverse the spec sheet. The water is 20 to 25 gallons and the fuel is 40 gallons. I've physically checked both. As I charter I have to manage the fuel closely and we live on the boat when not on a...
Forum: Allmand   11-09-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,248
Posted By minigran
Re: New Allmand 31 owner aboard

Hey Dave;

Welcome to the family. I'm also owner number 3 on my Allmand 31. Aloha Banks II in Washington, NC. My face book is Bob Robertson with lots of pictures of my boat. Mine is a 1984 hull...
Forum: Allmand   02-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By minigran
Allmand 31 head rebuild

I got a lot out of travelers request for hose replacement but every time we use the head we get a foot bath from the raw water. I could use a source for a rebuild kit. The only picture of the head is...
Forum: Allmand   02-04-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 4,445
Posted By minigran
Re: Head hoses

Jim;

Thanks for the question since I'm about to rebuild mine next week. Adding to your request, can anyone advise where I can get a rebuid kit for the standard head. I believe I need a Wilcox...
Forum: Allmand   02-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By minigran
Re: Some quick pictures of Traveler.

Dave; Thought you might like some sister shots of a 1983
I hope photos are attached

Second photo is a Cat. 38 next to my Allmand 31 on the hard. Because of the water line and the hull speed the...
Forum: Allmand   02-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By minigran
Re: It's a Tall Rig!

Dave;

Its not the mast, its the lead in the keel. I bought my Allmand 31 in October and when the surveyor put the magnet to the keel and it would not stick I said ""YES""! With the 46+foot mast...
Forum: Allmand   09-13-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By minigran
Re: fuel usage

Thanks Jim; The boat is being hauled out Wednesday and if all is ok with the survey I'll close the deal on the boat. The motor is listed as a M30 Universal which is 24 HP @ 2800.

I'll scrape the...
Forum: Allmand   09-11-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By minigran
Fuel usage under motor power

I'm about to do a Inter Coastal waterway trip, in 2 weeks, where I'll be under motor power for much of the trip. Can anyone give me an idea of the fuel per hour with the larger engine. The hull and...
Forum: Allmand   09-03-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By minigran
Re: Basic Information

Thanks for the leads Jim; I'm trying to find out how to identify if a 1981 Allmand 31 I'm looking at has a lead or cast iron ballast. I have a Clipper Marine 30, CM30 and just finished refairing the...
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