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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2002
Replies: 0
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Posted By dscottl
Site for cutlass bearing

Does anyone know where I can find a cutlass bearing online? 7/8 shaft 1 1/4 OD.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By dscottl
Binoculars with compass

I responded earlier about my Bushnell 7X50''s with built in compass and how I thought they were very good.

The reason I have a pair of new Bushnells is because of the great luck I have had, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By dscottl
Binoculars with compass

I did find out that Tasco has just gone out of business so you might want to re-think Tasco if Your concerned about warrenty etc.

However you might get a great deal.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By dscottl
Binoculars with compass

http://www.binoculars.com/cr.asp

This is a review of 2002 Binnoculars
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By dscottl
Binoculars with compass

I also have a pair of Bushnell 7X50''s with a built in compass they are very bright with great optics and the compasss is very stable. However I seldom use the built in comapss with my handheld GPS,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By dscottl
Mast movement?

I have a 36'' deck stepped aluminum mast on My Douglas 32 that appears very solid. However when at anchor and the when the wind is up above 15 - 20 knots I can see that the mast is flexing about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-02-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,205
Posted By dscottl
Ideal boarding ladder

Thanks for all the help I used your ideas and have built a nice boarding step. I decided to go with a single step that hangs about 18" below the rail. All the components(Rope, 2 X SS Snap Shackles...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,205
Posted By dscottl
Ideal boarding ladder

I have a 32 foot sloop 70''s vintage with classic overhangs making the stern difficult to board. I hav gates on both sides however mry freeboard is about 4'' making it difficult for my kids to board...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By dscottl
What GPS to buy?

I just purchased a Magellan 315, it works great. I chose not to go with a map version because I found the display to small to be practical, for me anyway. With the 315 you can interface it with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By dscottl
Handheld GPS''''s below deck

I hav a Magellan 315 it works great below deck without an external antenna, mind you My nav station is reletivley close to the Companion way and the hatch is typically open.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By dscottl
Oily Bilge

Hi Folks,

When draining my oil about two litres ended up in the bilge, which is very deep and cant be reached by hand. Any suggestions on how to clean it out?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,684
Posted By dscottl
Mobri Radar Reflectors

Ho Folks I have read the tests and the poor results of the Mobri but was swayed never the less into purchasing one for my sailboat based on sleek size etc. I mounted mine on the top of the backstay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By dscottl
Mooring advice needed

Thanks to everyone for the great advice. Ultimatley I decided to go with the weight. I Have a 1200lb drill press and 1250lb of
2 1/2 inch hardened steel chain and 40'' of of 1/2" galvinized riser...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By dscottl
Mooring advice needed

Pangaea,

No access to a Helix mooring and went through some pretty severe weather without any problems where boats in quieter bays did drag.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By dscottl
Mooring advice needed

Pangaea,

Seems like mainly gravel and hard pan sand. It is hard to get an anchor to grab. Any idea how much steal loses in weight when imersed. I''m thinking if I have enough Weight and scope it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By dscottl
Mooring advice needed

I have recently purchased a 32'' full keel cruiser displacing six tons.

My anchorage is about 2 miles from the atlantic and is semi protected from surge.
I am mooring in 15 ft of water with a...
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