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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,335
Posted By purvisgs
thank you for the tips- so far, it looks...

thank you for the tips-

so far, it looks like it will come together pretty well (about 1/2 done)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,335
Posted By purvisgs
quick question re: Shrink Wrap seams (heat weld or tape?)

I am going to be shrink wrapping a large boat for the first time today. Support structure is built, everything is ready to go, borrowed torch, etc.

I have Dr shrink in 24' wide roll, but I need...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 5,011
Posted By purvisgs
repairing rip in mylar sail?

I have a mylar main with a rip aprox. 1' long in a (not too critical/ high stress) area near the clew.

I have talked with a sailmaker and searched online, results indicate that it "can't " be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By purvisgs
This is a common misconception about mat and...

This is a common misconception about mat and epoxy... You can use mat with epoxy, I have been working with people who have done it for years... maybe not as structural, (or useful as in polyester...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By purvisgs
glassing upside-down....

Hoping for some tips as I have a large area around the centerboard trunk and minikeel (6" deep , 10" wide, 14 ft long, with opening in the center for centerboard, I also have to glass up into the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 4,737
Posted By purvisgs
would it be possible to reuse "shrink wrap" / shrink wrapping yourself q's

I need a work area cover (on the cheap) and I see that lots of big yachts are starting to take the shrink wrap off for the summer...

If I plan to buy a lot of tape, would it be possible to use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 2,667
Posted By purvisgs
disassembly of older merriman / rc marine style bronze winches

I can't seem to figure out the trick to getting the top off of these style of winches... Any advice?

here is a link to a picture of the type of winches that I am refering to...

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