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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-04-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,035
Posted By maxim_rfeld
PFD with harness

I am looking for the same thing, but so far fail to find one. Are you looking for the inflatable kids jacket? If so, they do not exist (it''s against the USCG low), but there is a hybrid one at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By maxim_rfeld
KISS wind generator mizzen bracket.

Hello,

I am looking for dimensions for KISS wind generator mizzen bracket.

Max.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 9,467
Posted By maxim_rfeld
ATN Topclimber

Check this one out. It explains how and why you should use climbing gear on the boat.

http://www.bwsailing.com/PDFs/Aloft_bws0499.pdf

Max.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Wind Gen. Mount on a Ketch

I am going through the same thing. My ketch is 36’. I decided to go for KISS and install it halfway up on the mizzen, just above radar. You mention maintenance issue with the mast top mounting, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 8,119
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Avon RIB Repair

Thanks for info, Jack.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 8,119
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Avon RIB Repair

Whoosh,

Why are you saying "but your boat is probably still all-Hypalon (unlike Avons with inflatable floors)"? What is different for inflatable floors? I have Avon (around 10 years old) with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By maxim_rfeld
To bond or not to bond?

Than what you are saying is to unbond evrything, right? If so that was my line of thinking as well. I am planning to use external lightning conductors instead: http://www.strikeshield.com/Emain.html...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By maxim_rfeld
To bond or not to bond?

You pretty much described it in the first paragraph: old corroded system, lightning protection is not adequate (I have a ketch and have to take care about grounding two masts!). Plus I already have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By maxim_rfeld
To bond or not to bond?

I am considering to “unbond” my boat, remove all bonding between seacocks, chain plates, etc. Any expireance with this project? Can you suggest any literature that describes this subject (except...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,399
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Air X Marine

Any experiences with Air X Marine? Is it really more quite than the Air Marine? How about output?

Max
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-02-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 12,714
Posted By maxim_rfeld
How to connect two pieces of chain?

Here is the place for HT shackles. The only problem is that they have only two sizes ½ and 3/8. But I believe that 3/8 will do it for 5/16 chain.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-01-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 12,714
Posted By maxim_rfeld
How to connect two pieces of chain?

Thanks a LOT Woosh, that is exactly what I was looking for but never paid attention to “Mid Link” assuming that it will not pass through my windlass. And obviously “Connecting Link” won’t make it on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-01-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 12,714
Posted By maxim_rfeld
How to connect two pieces of chain?

I would like to get your opinion on how to properly connect two lengths of HT 5/16 chain together without jeopardizing integrity (strength)and still be able to use a windlass.

Max.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 8,507
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Replacing Halyards

Jeff, what would you do with the parallel core construction line (sta set x)? I guess stitch on a whipping will not work?

Max.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 857
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 8,846
Posted By maxim_rfeld
my boat stinks

Here is very what I found on the net. Makes a lot of sense. http://www.tek-tanks.com/Pages/SG-odour_control.htm

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Odour Control

It really is possible to have a completely...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Diesel filtration option?

Thanks everybody for the opinions and I should say that I am very impressed with the quality of them. For example, calling filter guys at NAPA I did not get any meaningful response on the same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Diesel filtration option?

Hello everybody.

I would like to hear your opinion on the diesel filtration subject. As the rule goes, diesel engines usually have two filters. Primary filter - which is intended for water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Diesel filtration option?

Hello everybody.

I would like to hear your opinion on the diesel filtration subject. As the rule goes, diesel engines usually have two filters. Primary filter - which is intended for water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Raising the boom?

I just spoke with rigger and sail maker and that is exactly was their suggestion – shorten the leech. I’ll have to measure and see if it does the trick.

Thanks a lot.
Maxim.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Raising the boom?

I am looking at the sloop (36’) that has dangerously low boom (5’ ½ from the cockpit floor). Does anybody know if it’s possible to raise it up, let’s say 1 – 1’ ½ ? Are there any negative affects...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-29-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By maxim_rfeld
surveyor - MA, RI?

Hi HHJ,

Thanks for the reply but I failed to find him on the SAMS web page. Is he still in business?

Regards,
Maxim.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-29-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By maxim_rfeld
surveyor - MA, RI?

Hello,

I am looking for a surveyor in Boston, Providence area. Any references will be greatly appreciated.

Maxim.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 6,759
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Westerbeke opinion.

Thanks Jack.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 6,759
Posted By maxim_rfeld
Westerbeke opinion.

Hi,

I am going to see a boat this weekend that has an old, 1975, diesel engine - Westerbeke 4-91 with 3200h on it. It appears to be in good condition and I think it had a good maintenance and some...
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