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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Bermuda30
Real boats are a red that can never be matched...

Real boats are a red that can never be matched again, like 2 parts Claret and 2 parts Vivid Red!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By Bermuda30
20 here. Working on getting my Grampian set up...

20 here. Working on getting my Grampian set up for some coastal cruising within the next few years. Unfortunately, I rotate between school in MI and work in NC (where the boat is) every three months....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,745
Posted By Bermuda30
New Toe Rail

As the saga of my rebuild continues, I have yet another question:

The boat came with approximately 3% of the toe rail remaining. After completion of the deck refinish, I plan on installing a new...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bermuda30
Here's my method: I have a static line...

Here's my method:

I have a static line attached to the mast, top to bottom. To climb this line, I use standard climbing harness and ascenders w/ foot loops. The safety line is a halyard TIED OFF...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-12-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Bermuda30
I generally just flake out the chain on deck and...

I generally just flake out the chain on deck and dump buckets on it to wash it. In the process of building a mud dam and teak anchor chocks to hold it on the foredeck.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-12-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,940
Posted By Bermuda30
Alright, I could swear your boat is identical to...

Alright, I could swear your boat is identical to my friends, but he says it's a Rebel, and the pics don't match. Sorry.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-08-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,940
Posted By Bermuda30
A buddy of mine has a boat identical to yours....

A buddy of mine has a boat identical to yours. I'll call him later today and see what it is.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bermuda30
From what I've seen personally, engineering jobs...

From what I've seen personally, engineering jobs (or the time that the engineer spends with 1 company) typically last about 5-7 years. Mind you, I'm a merely a lowly engineering student, but I work...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By Bermuda30
Deck Refinish

Alright, here's the deal:

I'm about to embark on the lovely task of refinishing my deck. Paint, non-skid, rebedding/adding new hardware. Currently my game plan is:

-Strip all hardware.
-Fill...
Forum: Grampian   08-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,706
Posted By Bermuda30
Forgot! CHECK YOUR SEACOCKS!!!! Grampians...

Forgot! CHECK YOUR SEACOCKS!!!!

Grampians came from the factory with gate valves for seacocks. This is a bad thing. Take a look at them if they look like the same valve you use to turn on your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 13,319
Posted By Bermuda30
10' Inflatable kayak rigged with a sunfish sail @...

10' Inflatable kayak rigged with a sunfish sail @ 10 years old.

14' Flying Junior with a bent mast at 14.

Bought the Grampian at 19 last year.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Bermuda30
I'm looking at Beta Marine for my repower...

I'm looking at Beta Marine for my repower project. Someone around here should have first hand experience with them. Based on the Kubota engine, parts should be widely available.

Beta Marine US...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2008
Replies: 22
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Views: 2,294
Posted By Bermuda30
You may find the "running rigging" section of the...

You may find the "running rigging" section of the Mauri pro site helpful in selecting which line is right for you.

http://mauriprosailing.com/selection-guides.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-04-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Bermuda30
Maybe referring to the rudder stops (have no idea...

Maybe referring to the rudder stops (have no idea what its called) on the quadrant?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-04-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Bermuda30
I'll second the Novus products. If you can't get...

I'll second the Novus products. If you can't get your hands on those, auto parts stores stock polishes to restore yellowed/hazy headlights that work quite well.

AS for replacing, the frames on the...
Forum: Grampian   08-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,706
Posted By Bermuda30
Pat, Keep us up on what you learn! As far as...

Pat,

Keep us up on what you learn! As far as holding tanks, mine came without one, so I routed it to use raw water (The seacock was already there, indicating that was the original design) for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,622
Posted By Bermuda30
CD, those Caframo fans look pretty good. Found...

CD, those Caframo fans look pretty good. Found them here:

Caframo Limited - Fans, Heaters and Laboratory Stirrers (http://www.caframo.com/12volt.htm)

With a 0.34 A draw, they just might be the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-29-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Bermuda30
UPDATE: Bootstripe and accents painted: ...

UPDATE:

Bootstripe and accents painted:

http://s280.photobucket.com/albums/kk181/moor8302/?action=view&current=100_0140.jpg

Still trying to figure out the CB. It;s stuck, and all thats...
Forum: Grampian   07-29-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,706
Posted By Bermuda30
Check this site out: GRAMPIAN 26...

Check this site out:

GRAMPIAN 26 (http://www.grampianowners.com/G26/grampian_26.html)

Some pretty good info there. I'm in the middle of a complete rebuild of my G26 right now. As far as things...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 13,210
Posted By Bermuda30
I bought all my materials cheap at the local boat...

I bought all my materials cheap at the local boat salvage place. The bimini itself was almost brand new off a 1988 Sunrunner, way too wide, but perfect length, so I had a friend of mine cut and sew...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-21-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,170
Posted By Bermuda30
Pushpit Materials

Hi all,

Was wondering if 304 Stainless tubing, welded, not seamless, would be sufficient for building my pushpit. I would prefer 316, but I have a few sticks of this laying around the shop here.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Bermuda30
Thanks all! I only get to work on it weekends 6...

Thanks all! I only get to work on it weekends 6 months of the year, but its starting to take shape. More to come.

Freesail- Sorry, don't know what happened on your end.

Fullkeel- Yes, thats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By Bermuda30
Progress! Finally!

Not much of one to brag, but had to show off a little!

I think it turned out alright.

Original Condition

http://s280.photobucket.com/albums/kk181/moor8302/?action=view&current=000_0249.jpg
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-08-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 5,247
Posted By Bermuda30
My high-tech, concert-quality sytem: ...

My high-tech, concert-quality sytem:

http://s280.photobucket.com/albums/kk181/moor8302/?action=view&current=100_0945.jpg

On a more serious note, we installed Pyle marine speakers (sorry, don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-08-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 12,188
Posted By Bermuda30
Thanks for all the good ideas guys. Sure I can...

Thanks for all the good ideas guys. Sure I can figure something out from that!
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