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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Dudley Dix / Didi 26

I self taught myself how to read and do tables of offsets from boat plans. It's something avoided by many but it really does give a person some ability to "play" with a design after the station molds...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 25,972
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Twin Keel sailboat?

Congrats! but... Show her off Neil!
:worthless:
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-14-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By deniseO30
Re: What's wrong with this right off the bat?

this on an electronics site but should be some help
HOW TO READ CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS (http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-READ-CIRCUIT-DIAGRAMS/)

and...
New Boatbuilders Home Page - Basic...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-13-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By deniseO30
Re: What's wrong with this right off the bat?

Sounds like you are getting frustrated because all you see is wires running helter skelter. :)

I gave you the color code.. :) I'd start with the colors and see if they followed some of the code...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-11-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By deniseO30
Re: What's wrong with this right off the bat?

Ebt, lets first find out what you have on the boat and what are the needs you have for the boat
Outboard motor or inboard?
Do you have a battery switch and one or two batteries?
mast, running,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By deniseO30
Re: "Acceptance of the Vessel" question

some costs can't be returned; Marina lift costs for quick haul and the surveyor's fee.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Installing new sink faucet

Not a problem at all.. the new faucet has 3/8" OD compression fittings and long plastic tubes.

The soap dispenser sometimes comes included with such faucets, you can drill a hole for that if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,123
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Found This Bristol for Sale - Thoughts for New Sailors?

I've a main from a C & C 29 on my O30 and consider it better then the original and I bought it from Bacon sails
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,123
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Found This Bristol for Sale - Thoughts for New Sailors?

I think my boating common sense is being sold with my boat! I knew that Paul! :hammer :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,123
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Found This Bristol for Sale - Thoughts for New Sailors?

my bad, the boat is rather nice ! sorry about that!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,642
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Parts for Old Pintail?

Gotta love the net!
http://www.sailmfg.com/pintail/pintailphotos/Image1.gif
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,642
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Parts for Old Pintail?

Sheaves for the mast head don't need to be original
Just shop for something close. you can even make the axle pin larger if need be.
Masthead Sheaves - Parts Catalina Yachts Store...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Leaks from 3YM30 can bad cutlass cause PSS to drip

yes when they are bad the let water out.. only when the engine is running The one that was bad was plastic and the water was plumbed into the exhaust hose behind the engine. the new one I've never...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-02-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Is Ericson 35 1972 built for offshore cruising?

find him a basket ball court and you go sail the boat Nancy!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-01-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Is Ericson 35 1972 built for offshore cruising?

nancy there's a E32 in my club and it's for sale. 8000 or less
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By deniseO30
Re: I don't think this mast step is correct

It's ok.. the loads aren't that great other then "sheer" You could have a bushing tube welded inside so the bolt can tighten and not crush the mast tube, but not necessary.
However! counter sink...
Forum: Looking for Companionship...   04-29-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,151
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Trouble being a dude looking for a girl? Try being a dude looking for a dude...

Get thee a tree.... with said tree.. fell it thus....with an axe.... With thy tools get-ith thee axe... and wedge.... and beginst work.. with long riving of the tree... when thou has numeous...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Should I replace the headstay?

You would probably sleep better, at home and on the boat, if you just send the measurements or the stay to one of the highly rated riggers you can find online or I guess not far from where you live. ...
Forum: Bristol   04-25-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

oh.. sorry.. but take some photos! In this case the sun is your friend. and you will do a better job with the rudder off the boat. Determine if the wood is rotten. and if the metal parts are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Looking for any ideas ( Diesel smell & wood )

I've used a powder that I get from my HVAC supplier. Air eventually makes go away but that could be years.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-24-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By deniseO30
Re: My Boat Deal Offer Fell Through

how much you looking to spend? Like I mentioned, there's a E32 at my club, and a Endeavor 32 and my O30 is up
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 4,588
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Sailing Alone Better?

I know allot of mature guys even a few young ones. Many (NOT ALL) seem to think a woman on board, wife or GF is not "really" about her wanting to sail. (or motor) From talking with many ladies in...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Licensed female captain available for free deliveries or crew

I see no reason to not comment in a positive way.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-05-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,256
Posted By deniseO30
Re: First time Owner

welcome to sailnet! Don't let the negativity put you off. We are full of it. I still think negatives about my boat and I've had her nearly 10 years.

Free is good but a post without photos is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,939
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

Boat that old.... drop it! There is a way to use lag bolts in lead. Catalina owners have a kit available just for that. I'd still want to know how bad/good they are
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