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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-05-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By svStrive
Just a final FYI the winches are 48's. I don't...

Just a final FYI the winches are 48's. I don't think they are that old. The design is newer than the ones I have on an '83 hunter. They have the spin off tops that current STs have.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,445
Posted By svStrive
It's my understanding that if you are a US...

It's my understanding that if you are a US documented boat you do not show any state registration numbers and the state can not require registration numbers on the hull. You may be required to have a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-29-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 54,833
Posted By svStrive
I've had a 34 foot '83 Hunter for two years...

I've had a 34 foot '83 Hunter for two years without any realcomplaint. Most of my issues have been with PO "upgrades". Like some of the other posters have said get a good survey. Like the birds say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-29-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By svStrive
It's a 35 foot Ericson. Like I said I don't know...

It's a 35 foot Ericson. Like I said I don't know the model number of the winch I'll check next Wednesday. They are about six or seven inches tall and the drum is around 3-4 inches in diameter. They...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-29-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By svStrive
Breaking a ST Winch

Last Wednesday while racing we had one of the winches fail. The finger/guide for the self tailer on the winch bent into the grip for the ST and actually started to peel off the grip before we stopped...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-22-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,446
Posted By svStrive
In the early eighties my father had a catalina 30...

In the early eighties my father had a catalina 30 with a deep draft (5'6" IIRC) and I found that to be a pain. We were based out of St Michaels (Miles river, Eastern bay). Had to watch the tide to...
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