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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By lizardheadone
Re: Shaft Alignment: Alignment causes mount problems

Thanks for the replies. My mounts do not have much usable base to elongate the holes. I thought maybe welding a wider base on the existing to make a wider base in order to elongate the holes. Does...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By lizardheadone
Shaft Alignment: Alignment causes mount problems

In order to achieve good alignment on my Beta Engine and shaft, the flexible engine mount holes are too close to the original holes in the engine bed to provide a good drill and tap solution. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By lizardheadone
What Halyards go to the Masthead?

I know I need a main and jib halyard going to the masthead sheaves. I also have a spinnaker, topping lift, and storm trysail that needs to be hoisted. Which of these halyards should go to the last...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-18-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By lizardheadone
Check this site for HR Rasmus rebuild. May...

Check this site for HR Rasmus rebuild. May contain info that is helpful.
lizardheadone.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By lizardheadone
Topside paint coming off in sheets

I WAS getting ready to clean, sand, and paint topsides but while I was scraping off some caulk, a large sheet of paint came off instead. I investigated and it looks like I have 6 coatings on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By lizardheadone
I am getting close to trying a fairly extensive...

I am getting close to trying a fairly extensive repair on the fuel tank on my Rasmus. I posted above that it did have damage from an apparent grounding. I am documenting the rebuild on this boat...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   01-17-2010
Replies: 318
Views: 34,252
Posted By lizardheadone
1974 Hallberg Rassy Rasmus that I,ve only worked...

1974 Hallberg Rassy Rasmus that I,ve only worked on, never sailed.
1973 Catalina 22 that I have actually sailed.
2002 Doug Hylan designed 13 ft. peapod (homebuilt)
Two 2001 McKenzie River...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 3,304
Posted By lizardheadone
Epoxy Barrier Coat over Gel Coat?

I have read that in order for an older hull to dry out sufficiently you must remove the gel coat and let it dry out before applying an epoxy barrier coat and that it will not dry out without removing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 30,502
Posted By lizardheadone
I liked your list but I would trade the Wauquiez...

I liked your list but I would trade the Wauquiez Pretorian in for a Wauquiez Hood 38, which I think would be a much better boat for your purpose.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,061
Posted By lizardheadone
I have no insurance yet, just my fingers crossed....

I have no insurance yet, just my fingers crossed. I am very careful with electrical cords and anything else that can cause a fire. And hope a twister doesn't run it's path over the boat. Good luck...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,061
Posted By lizardheadone
Hallberg Rassy Rasmus restoration/refit

I have recently uploaded a web page documenting the restoration of a Hallberg
Rassy Rasmus. If anyone is interested it can be found at HR Rasmus Home (http://www.lizardheadone.com). It has a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 11,718
Posted By lizardheadone
Just checked on Yachtworld and there is a nice...

Just checked on Yachtworld and there is a nice looking Yankee 30 for around 9K. They are thought to be really good boats. Check it out.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-06-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,216
Posted By lizardheadone
Don't know about the IOR influence but I have...

Don't know about the IOR influence but I have looked towards the Sabre 362, Wauquiez Pretorien 35, Saga 35, Cascade 36, and my top three list:Wauquiez Hood 38, Gozzard 36, and my all time favorite...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,750
Posted By lizardheadone
Thanks for the replys. It is an integral frp...

Thanks for the replys. It is an integral frp tank that I need replacing. I was also thinking of cutting the surge baffles out of the existing tank and laying up a new tank within the old one, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,750
Posted By lizardheadone
Making a fuel tank with G10 fiberglass board

Has anyone fabricated a diesel fuel tank from G10 fiberglass/epoxy board? I was just wondering if you could build a succesful fuel tank by fiberglass taping G10 board together. What ya think?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-24-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 11,718
Posted By lizardheadone
Hunter or Contest? Contest. Here is a list I...

Hunter or Contest? Contest. Here is a list I would look hard at if trying to pick up a blue water capable boat on a budget: Cal 2-30 and 34, Alberg 30 and 35, Cape Dorys, Allieds, Bayfields,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,687
Posted By lizardheadone
Thanks again for the good advice.

Thanks again for the good advice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,687
Posted By lizardheadone
Sure appreciate the responses. Did the...

Sure appreciate the responses. Did the installers have to do any extra laminate work to get these engines mounted correctly? I wanted to go to a smaller engine but the mounts will not span the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-23-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By lizardheadone
"I suspect the boat had a really hard knock or...

"I suspect the boat had a really hard knock or even drop" Yes, I agree with AnzoNevis that it took quite a hit to damage the fuel tank. I don't think this is a common problem, at least I haven't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,687
Posted By lizardheadone
Hallberg Rassy Rasmus Repower

I am looking to repower my HR Rasmus with either a Yanmar, Beta Marine, or Westerbeke. Does anyone have first hand experience repowering a Rasmus with any of these engines (or others)? If so, what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By lizardheadone
Just a note, if your hardware already has old...

Just a note, if your hardware already has old chrome plating that you decide to sand off, be sure and wear a good dust mask. The nickel dust can cause serious respiratory damage.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-14-2009
Replies: 3,422
Views: 914,844
Posted By lizardheadone
Lake Maumelle, Little Rock, Arkansas

Lake Maumelle, Little Rock, Arkansas
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 5,502
Posted By lizardheadone
Maybe. I am in the middle of a complete renew on...

Maybe. I am in the middle of a complete renew on a HR rasmus. My Rasmus actually has the same problem, a leaky fuel tank on bottom edge of keel. This boat's problem looks like it had occurred from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-28-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,374
Posted By lizardheadone
Steve, I have a 1974 rasmus and I wondered what...

Steve,
I have a 1974 rasmus and I wondered what became of your water tank problem? And how has your bottom barrier coat held up? I am in the middle of a complete redo and want to know as much as I...
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