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Search: Posts Made By: overbored
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By overbored
Re: A Dragon in the anchorage

it says in the description that it has a concealed anchor in the bottom of the hull
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By overbored
Re: A Dragon in the anchorage

Agree with allof.
First thing we did to our new boat is remove the bow roller.
love the look of Dragon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,988
Posted By overbored
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

on my third boat with a Flex o fold and all have worked fine. spoke to the us rep twice last week and he answered my questions straight out. by the way, they do not answer their emails as has been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 2,225
Posted By overbored
Re: I may have screwed up on my halyard

I think either he has learned how to fix the problem in the last 3 years or he has just been using it as a power boat. when responding to a post remember to check the post dates.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By overbored
Re: Compass is Off

sounds like you installed a south facing table while the boat was pointing north. stainless steel piano hinges can be made of magnetic stainless. it may be chrome plated steel and not stainless. Had...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By overbored
Re: Windvane line Attachment

heres few more Clam cleats from Sailcare (http://www.sailcare.com/clam-cleats.shtml)
Annapolis Performance Sailing (APS) - Clamcleats - Aero Cleat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By overbored
Re: Windvane line Attachment

how about these Clamcleat - Cleat Information (http://www.clamcleat.com/cleats/cleat_details.asp?theid2=95)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By overbored
Re: Nav/Deck Light Breakers in the Cockpit

I have used these with the circuit breakers built in. work great no problems Made by Blue Sea
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By overbored
Re: Advice for Sailing from Long Beach to Catalina

From San Pedro you will want to use the northern most opening in the breakwater they are for all traffic. you could go around the south end of the breakwater or the middle opening but it will be a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By overbored
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

put he tool bag back during a test run and see if crazy Ivan comes back. you will know for sure then
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By overbored
Re: Is this sail good?

never seen a dacron sail get stiff from sunlight. they just fall apart, the threads go first and the sail starts coming apart at the seems. if it was left outside on the mast or boom there would be a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By overbored
Re: Carabiners as jib hanks? (and other uses)

you have 4 headsails. Are they all the same size? you will most likely find that the old ones were not used because they are blown out and not worth raising. Headsails get blown out faster then...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By overbored
Re: Ericson 30-2 (Transom-hung rudder)

Simple, no rudder bearings. no shaft seal to leak. easy to see and clean off Kelp. more room in the cockpit while sailing and at anchor. Ericson 30-2 is a good sailing boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By overbored
Re: Life Jackets

the way I see it is when the boat is not being operated ( tied up or on the trailer ) you do not need any pfd on board to be legal. so an inspection at that time does not require them. if the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By overbored
Re: Fatigue crack fix

Bayliner is the reason you have a crack. in the late 70's they were cranking them out and there was availability of cheap resin. there boats were not engineered they were built and a problem...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,398
Posted By overbored
Re: Resin stanchions

life line should be able to take the same load inwards as outward. They are not there to break in a crash instead of the toe rail. they are there to save a life.
I was on a boat that had plastic...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By overbored
Re: Fatigue crack fix

No aluminum, it will be stronger without and epoxy does not stay stuck to aluminum or lexan. if you want stiff then use Carbon cloth and cover the last ply with a glass ply. ribs or stingers use G10...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By overbored
Re: Sequence for offer/buying

also watch for how the use tax is collected and when. who is paying the property tax, prorated or not. have the surveyor there for the delivery to and during the haulout to check how the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By overbored
Life Jackets

One of the guy from our club just got one of the latest inflatables and another member was saying how he had some inflatables but always had enough standard types to meet the rules and never counted...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By overbored
Re: Sail Drives?

Wow, now we have Saildrive "wives tails" . lets see how many ways we can make up stories about what is going to happen if you have a Saildrive. Sorry to disappoint guys but the tails are just not...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By overbored
Re: Fiberglass Gelcoat

have larger vinyl sticker with the new name made and cover the damaged area and go sailing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By overbored
Re: Kirby Fox 18 - No Jib??

The Kirby fox 18 is a "Cat boat" that means it only has one sail and was not designed to have a jib. fun boat but it needs to be launched with a crane or kept in a slip. you could trailer launch but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By overbored
Re: vibration from prop shaft

check it with a Gopro
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By overbored
Re: 1/4" line in a 3/8" rope clutch?

Lewmar clutches need to sized exactly to the line size. the Spinlock clutches are a little more forgiving but 3/8 to 1/4 is to much for any clutch to work good. you can have different size lines in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By overbored
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Looks as if you have the one with the halyard swivel so there is something wrong if you have to loosen the halyard to furl. usually people have trouble when the halyard is not tight enough and the...
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