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Search: Posts Made By: fj007
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-20-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By fj007
Re: FJ open stern or transom

Hey lou thanks for asking about this, I had the same question for my FJ. I was planning to do the tennis ball bailer thing as I have seen those available from some of the FJ parts suppliers. But I am...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By fj007
Re: Mast step...?

lol thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By fj007
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By fj007
Mast step...?

As a few of you may have noticed i am brand new to sailign and have a "boat load" of questions lol. once is about my mast. A new friend of mine sent me a picture of his mast step on his FJ and min...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By fj007
Re: Line from the hardware store?

not many sailboat stores in knob noster missouri lol
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By fj007
Line from the hardware store?

So please forgive me, I am super new, I have got a 13 ft Flying Junior that I picked up real cheap and would like to sail real cheap. I would like to replace a few of the lines on the boat, the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-14-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By fj007
Re: Is the halyard the only support for the boom

So when is the right time to cleat the topping lift? do you raise the mainsail, which then lifts the boom to the proper height, then attach the topping lift line to hold it in place?
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-14-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

Thanks buddy, I appreciate the encouragement. I was really dissapointed for a little there thinking I had wasted a bunch of time and money (well not too much money I guess)
I am really looking...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-14-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
Re: New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

My initial plan was to buff the blue gelcoat and leave it, but when I pulled it home and took a closer look I saw the gelcoat had worn off compleatly in a few spots, there are a couple of bare...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-12-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

I will be sailing at lake jacomo, just outside of kansas city missouri. I am stationed at whiteman air force base. Who knows where I will go next. It looks like they race sweet 16s out there a lot, I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
Re: New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

Well got my 10 posts in so here are the pictures as promised here is the bow plate with 2 holes. one has the carabiner in it the other is where i expect to put an adjustable forestay thingy. ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-12-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

guys i really appreciate all the help and replies. thank you all so much for taking the time to comment. I want to take it out sailing and get a feel for it. I want to try and find a cheap boom vang...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
Re: New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

Thanks for the reply. IT looks like i found what parts I need. i really wish i could find a cheaper boom vang than 73 bucks. as for the adjustable forestay thingy i found one for like 7 bucks. I am...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

I may end up just fixing it up a bit and selling it. I only have 400 bucks in it right now. That was for everything including a trailer with new lights. I was hoping to sail cheap. I really like the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

It is a dingy. 13 ft. they race them a lot in college and highschool. I was thinking maybe i could just sail with the jib. the less power and speed the better, maybe ill just put a trolling motor on...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
Re: stabilizing the boat?

maybe this was a better question for the sailing with kids forum
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By fj007
stabilizing the boat?

So I have just bought an old Flying junior for the purpose of taking the wife and 2 year old little girl out for some light relaxing sailing. I am being told by a lot of people that the flying...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By fj007
Re: Why use a topping lift

Thanks for asking this, i just picked up an old Flying Junior and it has a topping lift and i had no idea what it was for.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
Re: New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

well it wont let me post pictures till i have 10 total posts. ill get them up soon. thanks for your help
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
Re: New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

THanks for the video, i have seen that a number of times. it is helpful for a lot of stuff but my biggest concern was getting the mast up and attaching the shrouds. The side stays have the little...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By fj007
New Guy, Just pulled home a Flying Junior... HELP

Hey guys, Names Jon Wright. I just pulled home a 71 Flying Junior. They guy said it "had everything" i am quickly realizing that is not the case. I am missing a boom vang and something to attach the...
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