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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 3,529
Posted By shmangasarian
up the mast on the hard

this has nothing to do with a faint heart, machismo, the view from the top or hitting water rather than hardtop. I agree with Silmaril and PaulBl, it is basic high school physics - the jack stands...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,093
Posted By shmangasarian
dinghy outboard- brands?

I throw my lot in with the Yamaha as well, one pull, always starts, beginning of season, end of season.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,777
Posted By shmangasarian
refinishing aluminum rub rail

After a number of tough years the aluminum rub rail is looking pretty scarred. I''m fairly confident about sanding and polishing out the worse bits, but I''m seeking suggestions for how to refinish...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By shmangasarian
winches for sale

I have two Lewmar 3 speed #44 non ST chrome winches and one Lewmar 2 speed #24 non ST chrome winch for sale - $1000 + shipping for all three.
chefmango
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By shmangasarian
source for signal (electrical) cable

try bestboatwire.com I''ve bought alot of wire from them - always a great experience, great prices, fast delivery, real customer service. they actually send me an email to make sure order is correct...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-01-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By shmangasarian
lewmar winches

I am upgrading winches and replacing two 3 speed lewmar 44''s (non ST chrome) and one 2 speed 24 (chrome non ST). If anyone is interested, make an offer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 2,538
Posted By shmangasarian
How about Saijazz?

There is a very animated discussion over at the sailjazz site about subscriptions. What seems to be happening is spontaneous formation of many email lists (manufacturer specific)independent of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,560
Posted By shmangasarian
beneteau keel bolts

hello all,

does anyone have specific info on how beneteau attached iron keels in pre ''90 boats. ie: are the bolts simply screwed into pre-tapped holes, is there a backing plate and nut...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-01-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By shmangasarian
Taking delivery

first - read the fine print in your contract!
If it does not specify (in exact wording) when and where you will take delivery and more importantly - that you will take delivery only after inspection...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-06-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 9,907
Posted By shmangasarian
Elan 43?

Matty, considering the sheer number of boats available out there for sale in all shapes, sizes and price-ranges one has to wonder why you (or anyone) would want to attempt to modify a boat designed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-04-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 9,907
Posted By shmangasarian
Elan 43?

The Elan 43 was built in the early 90''s primarily for the eastern European charter trade. You may recognize the name from snow skis which was their major business. Designed by J & J there were three...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-02-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By shmangasarian
displacement redux

I''ve read the previous discussions on displacement (re: disp./ballast ratios) but I can"t seem to get a handle on the following - -
I am looking at a Beneteau 435 (disp:24000/ballast:9300 a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 3,487
Posted By shmangasarian
sailnets demise

from the Charleston Post and Courier this morning:

SailNet appears to be on rocks
Customers who placed orders with dot-com report that it''s left them adrift

BY KYLE STOCK
Of The Post and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-07-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,117
Posted By shmangasarian
beneteau 1st 345

well like many who have gone before I am succumbing to bigger boat-itis. Looking at the big brother of my 345 (the 435) and am considering selling. Before going the whole broker route I wonder if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By shmangasarian
air force sails

I''m sure someone out there has had experience with airforce sails. I''m considering the purchase of a 155% genoa (furling) and am curious about quality, customer service etc. Comparing them to North...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2005
Replies: 10
  Wiring
Views: 1,674
Posted By shmangasarian
Wiring

If, as you said, only two wires from the 3 wire cable are connected at the mast bus, then you would run 2 wire cable to the panel. You mentioned "standard AC wiring" -- hopefully you (and whomever...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2005
Replies: 10
  Wiring
Views: 1,674
Posted By shmangasarian
Wiring

Drynoc,
before you start making any assumptions, read the code stamped on the insulation. If the insulation has BC stamped on it you are dealing with boat cable and DC wiring rules apply. Black is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2005
Replies: 18
  Sailnet
Views: 3,792
Posted By shmangasarian
Sailnet

I thought everyone knew already that Sailnet is the worse run retail outfit around. I could tell you horror stories about lost merchandise, constant out of stock blues, straight out lying about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By shmangasarian
Interior LED Lighting

Defender (www.defender.com) carries replacement LED clusters for a number of bayonet socket configurations. Remember though, LED''s are extremely directional - very much like a tight spotlight rather...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,789
Posted By shmangasarian
zinc saver II

Can anyone confirm the proper installation for the Zinc Saver II - I think it is to AC green (ground) and DC main ground bus. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

thanks for the help
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

GordMay,
I recently installed a new DC panel and new battery. Before powering up I checked the voltage on the battery using a digital meter. With the main switch off the battery read a stable 12.60...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

When putting a meter on the battery with switch on but no load on I get a slow countdown of voltage (.01 every 30 seconds), so at first I detected a ground fault, however checking between negative...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-10-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By shmangasarian
Documentation

you should check out the documentation homesite

http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/vdoc/nvdc.htm
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-23-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,767
Posted By shmangasarian
old glass hull v. new glass hull

one would assume that over the last 30 years or so there have been changes/improvements in the methods and materials used in laying up fiberglass hulls. Inasmuch as there are numerous opinions about...
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