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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 97
Views: 7,910
Posted By minggat
You mean that post like "am I too fat to go up my...

You mean that post like "am I too fat to go up my mast" were not well thought out?

(I did a search for that post and can't find it. I'm thinking if was deemed ... duh)

I came aboard sailnet...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By minggat
The spurts and sputters indicate that you are...

The spurts and sputters indicate that you are sucking air, which means a leak in the suction side of your system, not the pressure side. I am not saying the problem is not in the pump, but you are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 8,278
Posted By minggat
Yes, many people reuse the disposable bottles. I...

Yes, many people reuse the disposable bottles. I made my own refiller device. Never used it, but I got it. The Harbor Freight one is a fair deal. I saw them advertised years ago someplace else for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By minggat
Fix-a_Flat is not foam and does not work on...

Fix-a_Flat is not foam and does not work on tires, much less a leaky dingy. For tires, use a product called Slime. For dingys use... money. I had one given to me that I put about 20 patches on and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,865
Posted By minggat
I had to make the same decision and have been...

I had to make the same decision and have been waiting to see what others wrote before I threw in my 2 cents worth. I went witht the Islander and have been glad that I did. I just sailer it from Los...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,164
Posted By minggat
Faster, Strataglass and Isenglass are...

Faster,

Strataglass and Isenglass are similar products in the way they look, feel and sew into canvas. Makralon would seem more like Lexan. But Lexan can craze and yellow when Makralon would not....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,164
Posted By minggat
Isenglass and Strataglass are optically...

Isenglass and Strataglass are optically identical. So the statements of the clarity differences are a little confusing. When we have pieces mixed up in the shop, we find an obscure corner and scratch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,785
Posted By minggat
Catalina 27 logo

I need to get my hands on the shape and deminsions for the Catalina 27 logo that belongs on the mailsail cover. Anybody have one they can measure up for me?
Thanx,
Don "Minggat"
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