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Search: Posts Made By: prior
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By prior
Re: Looked at a CSY 44 Today

so did you buy a 44? I too am considering this boat for a get away vessel if I can sell my CS36. Hard to find any real performance opinions.
Thanks
Paul
Forum: CS Yachts 11-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By prior
Re: Auto Helm for CS 36

We installed a Raymarine X-5 two seasons ago. After some fine tuning and getting the fluxgate mounted with no interference it works well. Suprisingly well in strong wind on heading mode. Also have it...
Forum: CS Yachts 03-10-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By prior
Autopilot Installation

Hi All

I installed a RM wheel pilot last summer and am having trouble gettting it to work consistantly. I have tried the fluxgate in numerous locations but the AP will only hold course for a short...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By prior
Problem Solved

Thanks for the comments
Instead of droppig the rudder I drilled two 3/16 holes on each side of the lower bearing and injected West System thickened with 50/50 307 and graphite. 10 minutes, all play...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By prior
Holding the bottom of the rudder and...

Holding the bottom of the rudder and pushing/pulling side to side. The majority of the play is in the lower bearing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By prior
Thanks for all the comments. Any opinions of...

Thanks for all the comments.

Any opinions of how much play at the lower bearing before I tackle this. I have wiggled a few around the yard and they range from no movement at all (1) to mine which...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By prior
CS 36T Rudder removal

Does anyone have any tips or experience removing the rudder from a cs 36? I.E How do you do it?

How much play in the lower bearing before it needs to be replaced?

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,170
Posted By prior
GreenergyStar MegaShark Max 650W Wind generator

Does anyone have any knowlege of the GreenergyStar MegaShark Max 650W wind generator. My Windbugger is, well buggered and I am looking around. In particular I am conderned with noise. The WB was in...
Forum: CS Yachts 11-07-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 28,965
Posted By prior
36T pics

Here are some pics of Three Rivers, 1982 CS3T cutter.
Bought three yrs ago and loving it.
Boat has been across the atlantic twice (PO) sails like a dream!
Can be found cruising E lake ontario in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By prior
All the responses are greatly appreciated. It is...

All the responses are greatly appreciated. It is an interesting topic and one with what seems no clear answer. Antaries tech support the mfg of the windlass recommend 2 awg with or without quote:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By prior
I am planning to go with AWG 2 for the windlass...

I am planning to go with AWG 2 for the windlass based on a reportedly fine (by some)10% voltage drop. I may install a battery in the bow as well but am undecided. I am thinking the windlass will run...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By prior
Question Tinned Marine Wire

I am installing a windlass and other major electrical renovation on my CS 36T. I have come across Tinned Marine Wire (http://www.tinnedmarinewire.com) as a potential cable supplier. Their prices seem...
Forum: CS Yachts 12-12-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,570
Posted By prior
i have just purchased a windlass for my 82 36T. I...

i have just purchased a windlass for my 82 36T. I plan to install a 3/8 or 1/2 inch deck plate in place of the forward half of the anchor locker lid. The battery will go in by the holding tank.

My...
Forum: CS Yachts 10-12-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,477
Posted By prior
CS36T Lifeline Stanchions

I would like to remove my stanchions to facilitate easier winter covering. They are however 30 yrs seized! Has anyone had any luck in separating the stanchion from the base??
Forum: CS Yachts 09-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By prior
Thanks My unit draws 6amps running which...

Thanks

My unit draws 6amps running which apparently means the charge is good. wiill have charge checked in spring.

note: I did try to make a larger freezer compartment by adding a "wall" of 2"...
Forum: CS Yachts 09-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By prior
CS 36T Icebox Insulation

Has anyone done anything to improve on the stock CS36T icebox insulation?
I have a Norcold unit which seems to work well but does not cycle much.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-24-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,153
Posted By prior
Thanks for the good advice.......however the...

Thanks for the good advice.......however the question not addressed is what voltage should I expect to be reading on a fully charged, 225 ah batery bank with a 7amp constant load applied?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-23-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,153
Posted By prior
System voltage

I have searched for similar thread but cannot find anything on this topic.

My boat (new to me) has two house banks, each T105s, one bank is new and the other is about 6 years old. The older bank...
Forum: CS Yachts 07-16-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 4,349
Posted By prior
Hi John I have a 82 cs36T. The spreader caps...

Hi John
I have a 82 cs36T. The spreader caps appear to be pressed and maybe flush rivited to the actual spreader. The shoulds are retained by a 1/4" ss special bolt and bushing which rotates. Mine...
Forum: CS Yachts 07-16-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 4,349
Posted By prior
ISOMAT 1982 CS Shroud cap

Hi John
I have a 82 cs36T. The spreader caps appear to be pressed and maybe flush rivited to the actual spreader. The shoulds are retained by a 1/4" ss special bolt and bushing which rotates. Mine...
Forum: CS Yachts 05-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By prior
line size

I am new to sailing and am refitting a 82 36T (Kingston). What size and type of lines did you use. My sheets seems kind of large at 3/4. Docklines as well. I am thinking of 5/8 for both. Halyards...
Forum: CS Yachts 10-07-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 4,173
Posted By prior
I too have a 82 cs36, shoal draft. I will be...

I too have a 82 cs36, shoal draft. I will be rebedding all the deck fittings and the chainplates. The chainpalte access if apparently not too bad with the removal of the cupboards. My question will...
Forum: CS Yachts 09-03-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 4,173
Posted By prior
So I have had the deck re surveyed by another...

So I have had the deck re surveyed by another fella and all seems fine save for some rebedding required.
Has any one cut access holes for the lower chainplate access? Do I need to remove the...
Forum: CS Yachts 08-24-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 4,173
Posted By prior
I too have an offer in on a 36T. The survey...

I too have an offer in on a 36T. The survey report indicates ave deck moisture content of 3.5% and hull of 3.8%. Any idea where I can get an interpetation? The surveyor seems unclear other than the...
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