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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By overbored
Re: Flexible Jib Battens?

RBS roller battens
Forum: Learning to Sail   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By overbored
Re: Mainsheet Rigging

I see you have a Bayliner Buc US 18 the 3/1 block set up is the way they came, it is a single block with a becket which you would tie bowline knot. the block would be attached to the boom bale with a...
Forum: Learning to Sail   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By overbored
Re: Mainsheet Rigging

size of boat would help. you will need at least a single block with a becket to tie the bitter end to.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By overbored
Re: Learning the right way: advice needed!

listen to Gamayun he's right, i would add that if you wife is not a sailor she should learn a bit about sailing before she has to handle a 3 yr old on a sail boat. with a child you will need a crew...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By overbored
Re: Learning the right way: advice needed!

the difference is in the weight of the boat. you will learn to sail faster in the FS. response is quicker, bigger boats are not harder to sail but are harder to dock and maneuver around the marina....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By overbored
Re: Is this autopilot behavior normal?

looks to me that the tiller bracket is flexing and is mounted to close to the rudder shaft. some of the motion is being used to lift the tiller. if you have a lot of lost motion then the pilot will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By overbored
Re: Facet fuel pump concern

the pump should be mounted so the outlet is above the inlet or horizontal is Ok. this is done to prevent vapor lock and allow the air to be purged easier. Ez turn lubrication by United was called...
Forum: Diesel   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By overbored
Re: 1GM10 fuel leaks

try some fuel system grease on the gasket and threads of the filter nut, it will help it seat better. same could be used on the injector tube end not the threads . check the tubing end for a tiny...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,808
Posted By overbored
Re: Rig tension too tight?

the 15% is a starting point. the rig will require tuning after you sail the boat and determine the mast bend and how the mast is in column. the shrouds should be adjusted to give the mast the correct...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By overbored
Re: Rebed deck haradware

Re-Bedding Deck Hardware With Bed-It Butyl Tape Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/rebedding_hardware)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By overbored
Re: Fiberglass Repair on Hull at Rudder Bolts on Prindle 16

how did you find that leak? what year? do you have deck port holes.. first thing I thought is find another hull. but it could be fixed. there should be an aluminum plate it the hull that the screws...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-25-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By overbored
Re: new member can anyone help

I would call Joule yacht transport and have them give you a quote. they have special rigs to haul boats and masts. they are one of the best and have trucks going all over the country. I would say it...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By overbored
Re: Newbie seeking HELP

It would help if we knew where you are located
Forum: Cal   06-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By overbored
Re: Cal 31 Propeller Question

the one I had used a pickup mounted near the belt pulley and a piece of magnetic tape on the pulley
Forum: Cal   06-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By overbored
Re: Cal 31 Propeller Question

Is the bottom clean? you need to know the rpm? you need to know that the engine is running at max power before you can size a prop. how do you know you were pushing it hard was there a lot of black...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By overbored
Re: What type of boat is this?

looks like another free boat that will cost you 10K before you are done. you already said it looks like to much project, so go with your gut. time to recycle. sell the lead and bronze if there is any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By overbored
Re: Raymarine I60 transducer

The long and short are the same outputs. The long arm is used by hard core racers and large boats to get it in clear air away from the mast. the price is about double for the long arm. shot arm will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,326
Posted By overbored
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Do you have the service manual http://www.dometic.com/QBank/EPiServer/Dometic/US/Manuals/Marine-manuals/Refrigeration/L-2488-Adler-Barbour-Installation-Ops_5541.pdf
three flashes is compressor...
Forum: Racing   06-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By overbored
Re: Buccaneer 18 jib sheeting

you should have a fairlead with a camcleat on a track which is mounted on the seat just forward on the cockpit center. look at the last pic and you will see it on the seat. The sheet should go from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By overbored
Re: Why is Rear Tube Splitting on Formosa 41?

shaft could be wearing on the tube. or it is corroded through on the tube weld seam. most likely you will find corrosion pitting that has led to corrosion stress cracking. stainless is not the best...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By overbored
Re: Pressing in New Cutless Bearing

use fine thread rod. you will get a lot more force on the bearing. put anti seize or high pressure grease on the threads
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By overbored
Re: downwind sail for P26

the assym without a sprit or spinnaker pole will only work well on a reach. without a way to get the sail away from the blanket effect of the main the sail will not fill the same as the genoa. on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By overbored
Re: sail shape and condition

to service what I see would be a waste of money. the mains draft is in the middle of the sail and that will never come back where it needs to be. they have been patched to many times and the fabric...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 344
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)   05-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By overbored
Re: Windvane line Attachment

how about these Clamcleat - Cleat Information (http://www.clamcleat.com/cleats/cleat_details.asp?theid2=95)
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