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Search: Posts Made By: lordpoltimore
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

True but I would have to pay to lift the boat out the water at a yard strip the boat hire a fork lift for the lead and mast cut the boat up pay for the removel of the fiber glass time off work and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

I started this thread on 4/12 about scrapping my sail boat so today I thought it would be niceto tell you the end ...as I write this my sale boat being towed away to be scrapped for the lead and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By lordpoltimore
jacking up the mast

hello, has anyone ever replaced the mast step plate by some how getting a jack and raise the mast up enough to replace this plate... the mast i have as alu and roughly 50 ft ... i am wondering if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-29-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By lordpoltimore
termit damage repair

i have an irwin 38-1 and i have bought this boat 4 years ago with termites , this boat had termites for 10 years and more i have started to rip out the wood but a am nervous about taking everything...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

i think i could sell this boat for $6000...i am no going to scrap her its just not worth it ..if you see what i mean ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-17-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

no not under sail we used the engine the 10 miles home when i bought her 3 years ago and to and from the repair yard which was roughly 10 miles thats all and that was at a slow pace
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-17-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

i rang the scrap yard and told what i had they offerd 26 cents the pound
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

just so every one knows yes my boat has dock insurance incase it breaks loose or burns my dock down and my neighbours boat as well
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

i found them in what seemed to be teak and cheap ply wood .cupbord walls they even eat though the plastic cushion.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

my boat is in my slip at my house ,,, the termite problem is the result from 10 years ago and i stripped the inside out and bagged the wood and had it taken to a dumster at work my neighbor is aware...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
Re: scrapping a sailboat

when i posted this idea that i might cut up my boat it was a remark by boss that lead was $2 lbs and the same day i had a person come over to give me a price on new toe rail on both sides and then i...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By lordpoltimore
scrapping a sailboat

i am toying with the idea of srapping my 1971 irwin 38-1 ..the reason is that it needs so much work ... what the boat does have is 6500 lbs of lead . does any one know how to get rid of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By lordpoltimore
still waiting

still waiting
Forum: Irwin 09-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By lordpoltimore
well the yard done a good job with the hull and...

well the yard done a good job with the hull and sanded it back baby smooth ..the hull is done and the though holes all done new stop cocks ...i still have alot to do but i am pleased with the work ,,
Forum: Irwin 03-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By lordpoltimore
sanding the hull

I own a 1971 irwin 38 which has sat in the water for 10 years and just had the hull scrapped during this time. I have just hauled the boat out the water and surprise the hull has blisters...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By lordpoltimore
fiberglass blisters

i bought a irwin 38 mk1 from 1971, the boat sat in the water for at least 10 years with the hull being scraped yesterday she was haul out of the water and yep the hull is full of blisters at a guess...
Forum: Diesel 02-27-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By lordpoltimore
found the problem , on this engine the injector...

found the problem , on this engine the injector pump is built inside the engine all you see is 2 pipes comimg out though a housing on this housing behind the pipes is a bleed screw there was still...
Forum: Diesel 02-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By lordpoltimore
thankyou all the engine ran fine up to the point...

thankyou all the engine ran fine up to the point were i starved it of fuel , i have bleed it at the lift pump and then at the injector i let it bleed or a minute with the engine on its decompression...
Forum: Diesel 02-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By lordpoltimore
yanmar 2qm 20 will not start

i just put a new fuel filter in the engine and new fuel , the engine ran for 5 minutes and stopped , the filter i replaced was the fuel water seperator and i had not swich on the fuel tap so i bleed...
Forum: Irwin 02-07-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,862
Posted By lordpoltimore
any photos of this boat

any photos of this boat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By lordpoltimore
irwin 38 mk1 how many were built

hi my question is how many irwin 38 mk1 1970 to 1974 ??????? aft cockpitt were built
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-30-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By lordpoltimore
changing cooling from salt to a closed system

hi i have a irwin 38 sailboat from 1971 , my question is this i have a yanmar 20hp salt water cooled which i want to replace, in a chance meeting i have been offerd a used 30 hp yanmar which is a...
Forum: Diesel 08-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By lordpoltimore
i take it that this engine is cooled by sea/river...

i take it that this engine is cooled by sea/river water pumped around the engine , as to a close system were it has a heat exchanger ????
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By lordpoltimore
irwin 38 built 1971/2

i own a 1971/2 irwin38 aft cockpitt with a swing keel, the question is how many were built ,and how many are still around , the one i have is in bad shape and in need of alot of work, i paid $4000...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By lordpoltimore
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