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Search: Posts Made By: makenmend
Forum: North American Yachts 05-14-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,069
Posted By makenmend
Re: '81 Spirit 23 in Charlotte, NC

very interested in your mast raising rigging, if you could elaborate with more pics?? also anyone else that has such system.

Is this doable with just yourself ??
Forum: North American Yachts 12-02-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,069
Posted By makenmend
Re: '81 Spirit 23 in Charlotte, NC

be careful when double swaging, to get then as close to the mounting piont as possible, otherwise to CB will not retract fully into the slot (ask me how I know)had to redo mine after finding this out.
Forum: North American Yachts 06-08-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,758
Posted By makenmend
Re: swing keel problem

windway
Yes I see the reccess your refering to,but how did you install the bracket and roller you fabricated. did you simply reave the new cable, run it through the block from below then wigle the...
Forum: North American Yachts 06-06-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,758
Posted By makenmend
Re: swing keel problem

Found cable to CB had parted, small # of blister's ground our & filled.Grafite /epoxy applied, new cable + hardware obtained, so final steps getting close. refit CB/cable,the cable attachment was...
Forum: North American Yachts 06-06-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,758
Posted By makenmend
Re: swing keel problem

Only just now getting to the final phase of restroring my Spirit 23'.
Lifted boat off trailer to check for blisters at bunk area's, check centre board, and weld trailer/replace bunks.
The CB pic is...
Forum: North American Yachts 02-06-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By makenmend
Is insurance mandatory,? MM

Is insurance mandatory,?

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 02-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By makenmend
The standard hinges are not the best, stainless...

The standard hinges are not the best, stainless piano hinges would be better for both the table top and folding leg.
Also the standard table has no fiddles, if I were making from scratch I'd include...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-21-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By makenmend
WW did you see the windows for sale on the other...

WW did you see the windows for sale on the other NA site ???

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 01-20-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By makenmend
Thanks, lot of uncomfortable, dirty work in that....

Thanks, lot of uncomfortable, dirty work in that. but I have peace of mind now. One blister (just below the waterline) was almost through the hull. Glad I found it before the water did.

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 01-20-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By makenmend
Yes the stowage is behind the port side wooden...

Yes the stowage is behind the port side wooden bulhead (obscured by the bright sun in the picture)the table is also able to be set up in the cockpit given nice weather.

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 01-19-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By makenmend
The table diamentions are, 36'' length, the 2...

The table diamentions are, 36'' length, the 2 sections are 14'' wide and the hight is 25'' from the deck to the underside of table.
Hope this helps.

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 01-19-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By makenmend
For now I'll keep it full length, I may not need...

For now I'll keep it full length, I may not need that, if I find the shorter set up better I can still achieve that.

Nice to know it works.
finished the bottom blister repairs, now have 3 coats...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-18-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By makenmend
think you had a good ramp,my trailer set up looks...

think you had a good ramp,my trailer set up looks to be the same as yours. thinking I'll stow the auxilary extention below the tongue with welded square section brackets and pinned in place. Then...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By makenmend
Thanks for input, I have wandered on the effect...

Thanks for input, I have wandered on the effect of transferring tongue weight with the extention. I'm only out $50.00 for the cost of material so it's not a big deal. but no harm looking at...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-05-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By makenmend
''when it comes to launching, closer to the water...

''when it comes to launching, closer to the water means not as much vehicle down the ramp. 10" wheels allow the trailer to hug the water a little more for launching.''


My trailer has 12''...
Forum: North American Yachts 12-06-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By makenmend
On my NA 23' there is no such hull valve. Only...

On my NA 23' there is no such hull valve. Only through hull opening I have are 1. below waterline for speed sensor
2.cockpit drains above waterline.
Forum: North American Yachts 12-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By makenmend
welcome,fairly new here myself, still some work...

welcome,fairly new here myself, still some work to do before I can launch. On the winch,mine dosn't look at all special, I think a small regular boat winch would be more than adequate. Does your...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-30-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By makenmend
fortunatly mine are still reasonable and...

fortunatly mine are still reasonable and watertite (after some much needed rain in TX),but in the long term I think fabricating from wood and epoxy will have to be considered. Will be a bit of a pain...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By makenmend
while inspecting hull fixtures /fittings I...

while inspecting hull fixtures /fittings I noticed the transom had been heavily reinforced on the port side only for the placement of an outboard.Could not remove the motor prior to my road trip,...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By makenmend
Towed my (new to me) NA23, 200 + miles with an...

Towed my (new to me) NA23, 200 + miles with an Avalanche rated at 7,300 lbs,allowed plenty of braking distance and kept road speed to no greater than 60 mph. No problems with braking under normal...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-19-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By makenmend
newbie seeks advice

Anyone care to enlighten me on their launch/retreval and mast raising/lowering methods. Not ready to get on the water yet but getting close.

MM
Forum: North American Yachts 11-18-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,816
Posted By makenmend
good to be here.Will all previous posts remain...

good to be here.Will all previous posts remain accessible, hope so, useful stuff there.

Anyone care to enlighten me on their launch/retreval and mast raising/lowering methods. Not ready yet but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-18-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By makenmend
Thanks have placed order

Thanks have placed order
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-17-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By makenmend
grab rails

Can anyone point me in the direction of a vendor for cabin top safty grab rails?

MM
Forum: Orphan Brands 11-14-2011
Replies: 234
Views: 30,416
Posted By makenmend
''The winch end of the cable is always good. The...

''The winch end of the cable is always good. The cable wears & chafes on the fitting leaving the boat inside the keel trunk. The angle to the keel attach point is about 120 deg. That's why I put a...
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