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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 5,146
Posted By eharan
Re: slocum 43

Hi Dawn and Lucky. I'd suggest going to the yahoo Slocum owners group (listed in the thread above). There are quite a few owners and someone may know Alexandra. They will also be able to answer many...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,591
Posted By eharan
I replaced all my lights with LED's. Huge impact...

I replaced all my lights with LED's. Huge impact on amp usage. I use www.LEDwholesalers.com (http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/) and was very happy with them. Go with the softwhite as the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By eharan
Found my answer. Seems there is a rubber plate...

Found my answer. Seems there is a rubber plate in back of the gate that provides it's "spring". The rubber was missing. I was able to make another piece and I'm back in action.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By eharan
Sail entry gate

I have an older Kemp mast with a sail entry gate. Today, while putting on a new main, the gate "broke". The section where the slugs slide through when the gate is "closed" came out. I can see from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,365
Posted By eharan
They are for the mainsheet and staysail and sit...

They are for the mainsheet and staysail and sit on the cabin top. I have some much larger and fully functional 2 speed winches for the jib sheets.

I thought about changing them around for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,365
Posted By eharan
Barlow winch differences

My main and staysail sheet winches on the cabin top are Barlow 23 and 19. Both are self tailing.

My halyard winches are also Barlow 23's but not self tailing.

Here is my confusion...

The...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-16-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 13,938
Posted By eharan
FWIW - Heading south for reasons previously...

FWIW - Heading south for reasons previously described for the wind and the rigs, then east is the best tactic. I have heard of people heading east then south but then again, many of them wind up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,618
Posted By eharan
the link is in a message toward the top of this...

the link is in a message toward the top of this string. It's also...
Slocum43 : Slocum 43 Owners Group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slocum43/)

Ed
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,618
Posted By eharan
Hello Slowhand.. I have a brochure that I just...

Hello Slowhand.. I have a brochure that I just posted to the yahoo. slocum owners group. It has layout and general information that you may need. I you need more data, please let me know.

Ed
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,085
Posted By eharan
Just a thought..I have a very old Nilsson...

Just a thought..I have a very old Nilsson windlass that was corroded and in bad shape. I decided to rebuild. Nilsson sent me the parts ($500/us) and I had the starter motor rewound ($100/us). ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,618
Posted By eharan
I have just started (as in today) a Slocum 43...

I have just started (as in today) a Slocum 43 Owners group on yahoo. Feel free to stop by... Slocum43 : Slocum 43 Owners Group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slocum43/)

Ed
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By eharan
I have just started (as in today) a Slocum 43...

I have just started (as in today) a Slocum 43 Owners group on yahoo. Feel free to stop by... Slocum43 : Slocum 43 Owners Group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slocum43/)

Ed
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 5,146
Posted By eharan
I've just started (as in today) a Slocum 43...

I've just started (as in today) a Slocum 43 Owners group on yahoo.. feel free to stop by and join... Slocum43 : Slocum 43 Owners Group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Slocum43/)

Ed
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-13-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 12,247
Posted By eharan
I have met a few but not all...how many are...

I have met a few but not all...how many are there? What boat is yours? I'm at Watergate.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 5,146
Posted By eharan
Ask away...

Ask away...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-04-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 12,247
Posted By eharan
I have a Formosa 41 and a Slocum 43 and at 6'7" I...

I have a Formosa 41 and a Slocum 43 and at 6'7" I have pretty good headroom in both. I single hand quite often.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-14-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By eharan
Hey..an Slocum 43 owners around? Since I own...

Hey..an Slocum 43 owners around?

Since I own a Slocum I can tell you the answer is the latter... they go sailing..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By eharan
Sailingdog, thanks for the quick response. I did...

Sailingdog, thanks for the quick response. I did check out SPM and right now they are on top of my list. Although they are a glue concept, I'll also use fasteners, which they say is appropriate. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By eharan
Engine Room Insulation

Well, the engine is out, the compartment cleaned, painted and ready to for isulation. Now the choice. In my other boat, I installed the typical insulation that has a silver foil cover, with foam...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-03-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By eharan
hello Bill. We do frequent Skippers.. or use to...

hello Bill. We do frequent Skippers.. or use to before Ike. How did you make it? We aer also in watergate. Pier 7 and Pier 9b.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-19-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 13,687
Posted By eharan
slocum 43

Just bought a Slocum 43. Could you drop me a line? I'd like to compare notes.

Regards.

Ed
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-19-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By eharan
Greetings from Houston

Just a quick note... we joined this wonderful site a little while ago and have enjoyed so far. We have 2 boats, a 41' Formosa Ketch and a 43 Slocum Cutter. As you sense, we like sailing and working...
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