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Search: Posts Made By: Gladrags1
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,483
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: furler

When single handing your success at sail handling is going to rely more on early weather prediction and early sail handling than anything else. Reduce sail before it is a necessity. Rolling up a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Is this second track necessary?

I can't see the reason for 2 tracks either. Remove the shorter one.


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Forum: Electrical Systems 05-18-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Removing a birds nest behind the panel!

I like the concept of moving the neg bus bar out which would remove half of the wires with it, making more room behind the panel. How many circuits are unswitched? I don't like the idea of unswitched...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Gladrags1
I think I stuffed my furler. What do you think?

I was wondering that myself. If that is the case, you cannot sail the boat until repaired or you may lose your mast. Just in case, take a spinnaker halyard and attach it to a fitting in the bow and...
Forum: Electronics 04-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: new Instrument install

Myself, I would make every effort to remove the existing transducers before drilling new holes in the bottom of my boat. Hopefully it will go better than you anticipate. Do you have good access from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Gladrags1
Marine-tex epoxy putty on keel....

MarineTex is easy to work with, just follow the directions. It is waterproof and long lasting. You are on right track.

Tod


Mandolin, Bayfield 36 out of Rock Creek, Chesapeake Bay.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Waste Bladder fills up with saltwater as soon as I pump out.

I'm guessing that the vent may be blocked so the vacuum sucks in seawater slowly? Do you have trouble flushing? Or maya be the upside down U anti-siphon valve is clogged. Maybe you don't have one...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Knapps Narrows

It would be tight, especially around the R4 on the western side. They have installed a new green buoy to help - you need to stay real close to the R4 and turn sharply afterwards. It can be done with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Pigtail Adapter: 30A to household 15a plug

I don't think you will have a problem. You won't be able to run a/c while plugged in and you may have a problem running a microwave, especially if the battery charger is on. What would happen in that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 5,974
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Help pinpointing a leak

My comment is about a surveyor who doesn't remove the floor boards to check under them. I find that incompetent. What did he check then, everything in sight, nothing behind covers? Isn't this why you...
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