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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Makai74
Email Bill Burry at info@tanzerboatparts.com ...

Email Bill Burry at info@tanzerboatparts.com

He knows all about Tanzers and will probably be able to point you in the right direction.

He's been a great help to me with restoring my '79 Tanzer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,111
Posted By Makai74
Thanks for the replies, guys! I really...

Thanks for the replies, guys! I really appreciate it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,111
Posted By Makai74
Outboard motor mount repair

Hi Guys,

I own a Tanzer 7.5 and the piece of wood on the motor mount where you attach the motor disintegrated (dropping my new motor in the drink the day I took delivery, but that's another story...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabra...

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/08resized.jpg

Here is Uncle Steve heading toward the dock as we break for lunch. If you look closely, on the dock, you'll see the green...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
Thanks for the encouragement, danjarch. Today, I...

Thanks for the encouragement, danjarch. Today, I managed to get 99% of the way there before a HUGE storm hit around 4:00 in the after noon. I got the trampoline on (almost dropped the mast in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
Tomorrow is the project of the trampoline. Gotta...

Tomorrow is the project of the trampoline. Gotta temporarily disconnect the left shroud to put it in. Should be interesting. I'll have my Uncle Steve with me, so I'm not worried about it - he's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabra...

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/55resized.jpg

Here's a view where I'll be sailing. On the Severn, Just north of Annapolis. I already...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabra...

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/57resized.jpg

Here is the end of Day 1. replaced all the running rigging, and cleaned all the weeds. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabra...

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/53resized.jpg

Re-wired an outlet on my Uncle's dock while I was there. My other Uncle Steve was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabra...

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/34resized.jpg

Closer look at what we started with
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
It worked!

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/74resized.jpg

Cut and labeled my lines and took it to WestMarine in Annapolis
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
We'll see if this works

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af246/omegabrad/restoring%20catamaran%20summer%202010/33resized3.jpg

This is what we started with.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Makai74
Fixing up an old Catamaran

Hey guys, I'm fixing up my Uncle's Prindle 16 from the 80's. Last Sunday I removed all of the lines and running rigging, cut some samples, took some measurements and headed to WestMarine to fill the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-14-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Makai74
That's pretty serendipitous! I live in VA as...

That's pretty serendipitous! I live in VA as well - up in Arlington. Thanks for sharing your story!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
:D Right on! Sounds like my old rugby team!

:D Right on! Sounds like my old rugby team!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
Thanks! Which dock and when? LOL :D Also,...

Thanks! Which dock and when? LOL :D

Also, a serious question while you guys are feeling generous:

What equipment should I bring if I want to crew on a race?

I own a class III pfd, foul...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
This post should give me the count I need to PM...

This post should give me the count I need to PM you, SVCarolina. Thanks.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
Thanks, Bill. I'll check those out as well.

Thanks, Bill. I'll check those out as well.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
Thanks for the info! Now I'm kicking my self for...

Thanks for the info! Now I'm kicking my self for not saying hello earlier. I look forward learning more I'm grateful for the info, guys. I'll be checking things out and keeping you posted.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
Thanks for the tip! I hadn't considered checking...

Thanks for the tip! I hadn't considered checking out the marina in Washington. I guess when ever I think "sailing" I think "Annapolis". Do you (or anyone else) have any suggestions on a good...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Makai74
Hello from Arlington, VA

Hello everyone.

I've been lurking for a while and decided it was time to get a little more active. I grew up spending a good part of my summers in Crownsville, MD, just north of Annapolis, and...
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