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Search: Posts Made By: lee_1999
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 853
Posted By lee_1999
Rudder bearing

I have been checking out the rudder bearing and seal on my 1964 S&S Rainbow 24'' sloop and was wondering how much play is acceptable on the rudder shaft/bearing? I can grab hold of the rudder and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By lee_1999
long or short shaft?

Thanks everyone for your help. I am presently sailing in Colorado, so it is only on mountain lakes. But, I have a trailer and anticipate possibly heading for the coast on occasions. So, it sounds...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By lee_1999
long or short shaft?

I have a 1964 S&S Rainbow 24'' sloop. It''s my understanding that it normally needs an outboard with a long shaft. But, this particular craft has been modified with an inboard well for the motor....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By lee_1999
Skyco Ospho

Joe, not having any luck finding Tidewater marine. Did a search on the internet and also a phone directory search for Baltimore. Nothing. Do you happen to have their phone number?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-16-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By lee_1999
Skyco Ospho

Thanks Joe! I''ll give them a try.
Lee
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By lee_1999
Skyco Ospho

Does anyone know where I can purchase Ospho rust converter? I have tried West Marine, all my local hardware, marine and automotive suppliers here in Colorado and have come up empty handed. Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,333
Posted By lee_1999
Sandblasting alternative?

Thanks everyone for your help. I think I''m going to try some abrasive disks and then possibly if needed, the chemical method. I''ll let you know how it goes. Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,333
Posted By lee_1999
Sandblasting alternative?

I have my cast iron keel all stripped down to the bare metal. But, of course it is rust covered. Has anyone had any experience removing the rust other than with sandblasting? I''m preparing to fair...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 3,590
Posted By lee_1999
How do you fair a keel?

Thanks Paulk. You''re right! Time to get the work done and on with the fun stuff!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 3,590
Posted By lee_1999
How do you fair a keel?

Thanks Paulk, Jeff. That''s pretty much what I was hoping to hear. One more question: My bulb keel seems to be constructed sort of like a fin keel with two half bulb shaped plates attached on either...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-24-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 3,590
Posted By lee_1999
How do you fair a keel?

I have a 1964 Rainbow 24 with a cast iron bulb keel. I''m in the process of removing all the old cracked fairing compound and then I plan on sandblasting the bare metal. I have read a number of posts...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-13-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By lee_1999
Coastal Sailing

I''ve been checking out a Newport 28 myself. You can find the thread on this same message board. It seems the info. I''m getting indicates a somewhat lower overall quality than a Catalina. But, what...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By lee_1999
Newport 28

Thanks everyone. So the problem with the Newport 28 being tender is only a matter of initial tenderness and firms up once heeling?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-25-2002
Replies: 26
Views: 3,361
Posted By lee_1999
Too small for offshore?

Hey Pegleg,

I''m from Colorado too! I live in the Florissant area and usually sail at Lake Dillon. Some good winds there!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-21-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By lee_1999
Newport 28

I''ve heard that the Newport 28 is a bit tender and heels over too quickly in light air. Do you agree?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By lee_1999
Newport 28

I''m looking at a 1974 Newport 28 that is for sale. It doesn''t seem like a bad deal. It has a rebuilt Yanmar and comes with a trailer. Does anyone have experience sailing one? I''ve read they are a...
Forum: Chartering 02-18-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,688
Posted By lee_1999
Bareboat in South Carolina?

Can anyone recommend a bareboat charter company in the South Carolina area?
Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2002
Replies: 26
Views: 3,361
Posted By lee_1999
Too small for offshore?

Thanks everyone for your input and advice. I do have sailing experience and I have taken sailing courses and do have certificates. But, this is hardly a subject that comes up in an ASA course. I''m...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2002
Replies: 26
Views: 3,361
Posted By lee_1999
Too small for offshore?

Hi, I have a Rainbow 24 sloop and would like to do some short distance offshore sailing with it. It''s a very stable boat with a bulb keel. But, it''s small and lacks interior space. It also has an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-17-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,310
Posted By lee_1999
Islander 34 chain plates

I''m looking a buying a 1969 Islander 34. But, I''m told that it has problems with the chain plates being loose and the associated hull/deck joint leaking. Also, told this is a typical problem for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By lee_1999
Anyone from Myrtle Beach?

I''m going to be in Myrtle Beach from Aug. 6 through Aug. 12 and would like to do some sailing. But, I can''t seem to find any rentals there. Perhaps someone from the area could help me out?
Thanks!
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-05-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By lee_1999
US Sail or ASA ?

I would like to get started on the certification ladder and wondered which system is better, the US SAIL or ASA?
Thanks!
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-26-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By lee_1999
Myrtle Beach sail training?

Does anyone know of a good place in Myrtle Beach, SC to get sail training?
Thanks!
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