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Search: Posts Made By: sailingbauble
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By sailingbauble
Behind mast roller reefing

People thought I was nuts whenI told them I was going from single handing a Catalina 30 to single handing an Irwin 38CC. You''ll never be able to manage that monster of a mainsail is all I heard. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 1,430
Posted By sailingbauble
replacing bulkhead

Briefly, and simply stated, in home improvement projects on older homes, where there is sagging in a load bearing wall, a second bearing wall is often built right up against the original wall to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 27
Views: 3,008
Posted By sailingbauble
Gas Grill

namaste04 writes:

We like to leave it on the rail unless we''re making a long passage, and I wonder if it''s too heavy for that.

It''sot too heavy until the weather gets too heavy. Then, it''s...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,449
Posted By sailingbauble
Whisker Pole Fittings

You seem to be saying that it''s working, but not as well as you would like. Before doing anything more drastic, I''d give it a few good soakings with WD 40 or equivilent. Perhaps all you have is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By sailingbauble
Columbia 29 Stuffing Box

If your friend does a search on the words -- stuffing box -- or -- shaft log -- he''ll find thousands of pages of helpful information. Here''s a good one by a former yard manager who really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
Posted By sailingbauble
Bulkhead mounted cabin heater. How hot?

Kids are smart and figure things out in a hurry. Their curiousity will ensure that each gets burned once; but never again after that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 3,400
Posted By sailingbauble
Where does bilge water come from?

Irrespective of all else. Don''t let the water level continue to rise when the boat is on the hard and you are not around. I pull the speed log transducer from its thru-hull fitting and leave the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By sailingbauble
dropping mast in the slip?

Here is one manufacturer''s solution to the problem for a boat with a considerable larger mast than yours.

http://www.macgregor26.com/mast_raising.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,396
Posted By sailingbauble
Shaft Packing

If you do a search on the words -- stuffing boxes -- or -- shaft logs -- you will find many pages of helpful websites on the subject.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 6,544
Posted By sailingbauble
Rudder post slop & "thunking"

I have a tiller steered ''78 Catalina 30 that developed the same symptoms. I contacted Catalina and they responded with a data sheet showing how to make a repair.

There are no bearings; just a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By sailingbauble
25'''' MacGregor Iron Keel Pattern

HOW TO CONTACT MACGREGOR YACHTS:
MacGregor Yacht Corporation
1631 Placentia
Costa Mesa, California, 92627
Phone 949 642 6830
Fax 949 642 5379
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By sailingbauble
Topside temperature vs. color

The other side of the coin, which I have not seen mentioned, is that while darker decks are hot on the outside, they also radiate more heat inside.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By sailingbauble
Can someone identify this thing?

I would guess that you own a hacksaw. If not, stop in at a local hardware store and look at one. What you have is the adjustor that fits just in front of the handle and is used to hold the blade...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By sailingbauble
Can someone identify this thing?

I would guess that you own a hacksaw. If not, stop in at a local hardware store and look at one. What you have is the adjustor that fits just in front of the handle and is used to hold the blade...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 10,395
Posted By sailingbauble
What type depth finder do you have?

mikehoyt writes: "I have had a fishfinder bulkhead mounted and because it came with the boat with a transom transducer tried the epoxy inside hull method. Worked well."

I''m not sure I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 2,921
Posted By sailingbauble
Sunglasses

Fortunately, I don''t need prescription glasses. At the beginning of each season I go the the nearest 99˘ store and buy a dozen pair with the largest lenses I can find. They seem to disappear at an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By sailingbauble
Fresh water pressure, help

My experience has been, the emptier the tank, the longer the air pump has to run to build sufficient pressure inside the tank. Do you experience the same performance whether the tank is filled with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By sailingbauble
Decontaminating water tanks

This won''t help with your present problem but it''s a good way to avoid a repeat.

When I have the boat hauled for the winter, I remove the speedlog transducer from its thru-hull mount in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-24-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By sailingbauble
The cost of sailing?

Your dream may be just that, a dream. Or, there may be reality lurking there. How can you tell which while avoiding the possibility of serious negative financial consequences?

Why not scour the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-25-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 2,457
Posted By sailingbauble
Easy Question

Are you saying that, all things being equal, shortening sail just enough to minimize heel should result in equal or greater boat speed?
Forum: Living Aboard 03-12-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By sailingbauble
Guilt of leaving kids behind

The responsibility of any parent is to rear children so that they are independently self-sufficient. This is because, in the grand scheme of things, the child will outlive the parent by many years...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-27-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 4,327
Posted By sailingbauble
37 island packet

I seem to remember reading that an IP37 won the Newport to Bermuda race one year.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-27-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 4,327
Posted By sailingbauble
37 island packet

I seem to remember reading that an IP37 won the Newport to Bermuda race one year.
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