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Search: Posts Made By: stuart11
Forum: Outboard 10-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By stuart11
Re: Honda 4 stroke 2.3 hp

Thank you, dabnis
Forum: Outboard 10-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By stuart11
Honda 4 stroke 2.3 hp

Suggestions how to get my 2.3 Honda outboard ready for storage?

Will keep in our basement over the winter.

Hope this winter will be less brutal than the winter we had last year in MA

Thanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By stuart11
Re: How winterize battery

Thank you Don0190
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By stuart11
Re: How winterize battery

Good to know mbianka!

Thank you
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By stuart11
Re: How winterize battery

Thank you, DRFerron
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By stuart11
Re: How winterize battery

Thank you kwaltersmi!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By stuart11
How winterize battery

Have a regular 12v battery, what do I need to do (if anything) to winterize.

I'm storing it in our basement, which does get cold in MA winters.

Have a small solar panel I used during the season...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By stuart11
Re: Alexseal vs Awlgrip vs one-part paint

Thank you all for the replies and insights
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By stuart11
Alexseal vs Awlgrip vs one-part paint

The topsides on my Pearson Ensign are looking a bit weathered and need to be refreshed. Was thinking about having them awlgripped or alexsealed ... but thinking twice given the cost to have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By stuart11
Re: Main sail can be difficult to raise

Went out today, used Mclube in as much of the track I could reach, also handfed the slugs into the track ... then pulled the halyard from the mast to keep the slugs inline. Went up fairly smoothly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By stuart11
Main sail can be difficult to raise

Have a 2005 Pearson Ensign that went neglected for a few years.

Got everything pretty much up & running, but the last couple of sails the main has gotten difficult to raise. I noticed the slugs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By stuart11
Re: Interesting idea for a launch

Nice! Very inventive he must be an engineer to build something like that


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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By stuart11
Re: Day sailer choices - Need input

Hi all,

Thanks for your suggestions and input.

I went with a used Ensign Classic (newer produced versions by a company called Ensign Spars). Currently under winter cover patiently waiting for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 10,055
Posted By stuart11
Daysailer under frame/cover for winter

Good suggestions on this thread.

Our daysailer arrived on Friday, giving us a few hours on Saturday to build the frame and put the tarp on.

We did it successfully, held up after Saturday's snow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 10,055
Posted By stuart11
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 10,055
Posted By stuart11
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

Was thinking of building a PVC frame similar to yours for my small daysailer (22' loa/7' beam, but with pvc bases attached to a flange screwed into a wood square for stability. I thought I'd make A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 10,055
Posted By stuart11
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

anyone have pics of a pvc frame for a smaller daysailer? Mine is 23' LOA, 7' beam.

thought is to build four 1 1/2 bases to hold up a PVC ridge pole, place about five supports on the ridge pole to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 3,109
Posted By stuart11
Re: How often do you visit your boat during winter layup?

my day sailer is 22' 6" loa, with a 7' beam. Will make a pvc/conduit frame about 3-4' high, what size tarp would fit best? looking at a 15' x 30 heavy duty (white) or a 20' x 30' heavy duty (white)...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By stuart11
Re: UShip transportation

Thanks again newhaul,

That actually underscore's my point for Uship to be more transparent and to make their policies prominent and easy to understand who is being charged what.

my insurance...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By stuart11
Re: UShip transportation

One last note,

I found uship's commission structure by mistake, it averages about 15% from what I could tell. While I understand uShip is in the biz of making $'s, they should make their costs...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By stuart11
Re: UShip transportation

Thanks newhaul,

As a newbie to hiring haulers, I found the uShip site and process intimidating. I was able to find some content on the site to guide my decision making by mistake. I've suggested...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-22-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By stuart11
Re: Transport of boat over land

Thanks for all the input, time to move on from UShip
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By stuart11
Re: UShip transportation

Thanks Mac 22, do you know the name of the Carrier you used?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-21-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By stuart11
Re: Transport of boat over land

While this is funny, I'm actually trying to determine if Uship.com can work ... or not.

Thanks for the laugh.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-21-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By stuart11
Re: Transport of boat over land

Thanks benesailor,

your reco not to do it based on experience, either your own or from those your trust?

Stuart11
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