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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,128
Posted By sundog01
Thanks for the offer. Was sailing last weekend...

Thanks for the offer. Was sailing last weekend and managed to pull it in under my own power going downwind in 10+ knots. If I take it apart I'm considering going back to hanking on the jib as I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,128
Posted By sundog01
I've had the boat 3 years and don't really know...

I've had the boat 3 years and don't really know how old the furling system is. I have to use 2 hands to spin the swivel - so I'm thinking that is too tight. My guess is that the drum and all have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,128
Posted By sundog01
Furling Halyard Swivel Problems

I have a ProFurl basic furling system and the halyard swivel is very tight and hard to turn. They are “supposedly” maintenance free. The directions state: “Not to use products like WD 40”. Is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By sundog01
I guess it could. I was talking about it to a...

I guess it could. I was talking about it to a few folks and they were thinking it was a flame sensor lock out. The boats put away for the winter now. Maybe it'll correct itself (HA) over the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By sundog01
Toyotomi Cabin Heater Problems

My Toyotomi Cabin Heater ran all night and then the next morning I turned the thermostat down and the heater turned itself off and refused to refire. Therefore, I did the usual stuff, checked the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-17-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,453
Posted By sundog01
DC Fused Disconnect

I am installing a new Xantrex TrueCharge 2 battery charger this weekend and am trying to figure out the “DC fused disconnect”. The directions state “Install a DC circuit breaker or fused disconnect...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-18-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By sundog01
Battery Questions

Went to the boat last weekend and my battery charger died, unknown to me. I thought that the batteries were full charged - however - the next morning both were dead with the charger on. Went and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By sundog01
Vacuum Valve Volvo Penta 7B

The vacuum valve is leaking on my engine. I bought the repair parts, rebuilt it and now it is leaking even worse!! I guess I messed up the diaphragm ($42 worth). Has anyone used something else to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,892
Posted By sundog01
Cape Canaveral to Tampa (lots of pics)

Wow-way cool. I followed your route via google earth. I never knew about the canal network through Florida. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By sundog01
Sorry, It's a 84 Wauquiez Gladiateur 33. Thanks.

Sorry, It's a 84 Wauquiez Gladiateur 33. Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By sundog01
Question Bottom Blisters

After hauling my newly acquired boat for a bottom job it has been discovered that there are hundreds of tiny bumps all along the bottom. These bumps are hard and do not contain water. The...
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