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Search: Posts Made By: sidewinder585
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
Just thought I would do an update so nobody...

Just thought I would do an update so nobody thought I gave up on her!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
The atomic 4 is now on an engine stand and i am...

The atomic 4 is now on an engine stand and i am cleaning it up. I may not do a complete rebuild of it though because it runs nicely right now. I already have a new carb for it and might just clean...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By sidewinder585
Well, i got in touch with a landfill and they...

Well, i got in touch with a landfill and they want 150 to take it as long as there are no tanks in it. So i dont have to cut it up anymore.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By sidewinder585
Even if its cast iron its still worth a few...

Even if its cast iron its still worth a few hundred. Thanks for the hint though. But the real value to me is the two good winches, four opening ports, anchor and rode, the mast is the exact same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By sidewinder585
Back in the late 60's, early 70's, there was a...

Back in the late 60's, early 70's, there was a lot of work done on trim tabs. They fell into disfavour because they added a lot more complexity and uncertainty than benefits. If you were "America's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By sidewinder585
[QUOTE=Barquito:835259]Not on topic, but, I was...

[QUOTE=Barquito:835259]Not on topic, but, I was wondering how you are going to go about disposing of the hull when you are done parting out the boat?

Basically chainsaw and a dumpster... unless...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By sidewinder585
coronado 30

I just picked up an old coronado 30' for a parts boat. There is some kind of trim tab on the trailing edge of the fin keel. It is moved by a lever in the cockpit from port to starboard depending on...
Forum: Lake Erie 02-11-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By sidewinder585
Lakeside marina in cleveland is very nice. Also...

Lakeside marina in cleveland is very nice. Also if you wouldn't mind a bit of an extra drive, and are on a budget meinke marina in curtis oh is the cheapest place i have found on the whole lake and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
update

Ok, with getting married last august and getting (and fixing) a house i havent had as much time as planned to work on the boat. But the wife and i got a chance to put in a full day yesterday and did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,544
Posted By sidewinder585
I read once that it is to clean up the water flow...

I read once that it is to clean up the water flow over both the rudder and the prop... in other words its so they both have their own "clean" water to bite into. In full keel boats it also prevents...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By sidewinder585
Thanks for the real world expierence Corvette...

Thanks for the real world expierence Corvette Guy. I get to try that since the boat will only be in the water for about a month at the end of the season. Next year I will probobly paint it though to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By sidewinder585
Thanks again, I have done reading on the subject,...

Thanks again, I have done reading on the subject, but they always seem to leave those details out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By sidewinder585
How many layers should I use?

How many layers should I use?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By sidewinder585
Ok thanks, yes I mean recore.

Ok thanks, yes I mean recore.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By sidewinder585
laminating schedule

I am getting ready to decode a large portion of my deck. What kind of fiberglass should I use? 10 oz woven or chopped strand or both? Thanks - john
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
Thanks for posting those!! I am very computer...

Thanks for posting those!! I am very computer challenged. And my computer is also very hard to get along with.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
ok, I guess that i will just post a link to the...

ok, I guess that i will just post a link to the photo bucket site... my comp crashes every time that I try to post with an image. If somebody else would like to post thep in picture format I would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
I am going to try posting pictures now... stand...

I am going to try posting pictures now... stand by
http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss140/layzboy2011/DSCF0098.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2011
Replies: 103
Views: 9,410
Posted By sidewinder585
I am personally still interested in hearing how...

I am personally still interested in hearing how much insurance is "enough" I am getting ready to buy it for the first ime on a big boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
I spent a few weekends working on her now and...

I spent a few weekends working on her now and have an updated report on my progress. I got the old atomic 4 running like a champ again, thanks to the guys at moyer marine. It is amazing that this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By sidewinder585
I am planning to sandblast the keel, I was just...

I am planning to sandblast the keel, I was just trying g to figure out how the PO got away without doing anything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By sidewinder585
How worried should I be about painting all of the...

How worried should I be about painting all of the centerboard? Due to the design, there is no way to paint the whole thing without pulling the centerboards pin and dropping it out of the boat. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2011
Replies: 103
Views: 9,410
Posted By sidewinder585
After just reading the thread about the sv....

After just reading the thread about the sv. Distant star it is nice to see a happy ending.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,077
Posted By sidewinder585
bottom paint on centerboard?

I recently purchased a C&C corvette 31' sailboat. she has a cast iron centerboard which when it is in the up position is still completely submerged. I will be keeping her at a dock on lake Erie and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By sidewinder585
I still haven't had the time to learn how to post...

I still haven't had the time to learn how to post pictures but I will start to post them once I figure it out.
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