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Search: Posts Made By: sailbear50
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-13-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,037
Posted By sailbear50
LED Spreader lights, practical? brands?

Hi Folks
Need some advice , I need to replace my spreader lites ,mast is off so easy access. The boat is 43' cc morgan . I'm very interested in using LEDs. Several brands to choose from and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 988
Posted By sailbear50
Spin Tec Triumph 2000 furlers ????????

I need a new furler for my Morgan 43 CC, saw this on Yachtsofstuff web site, sounds interesting. Will this provide a form of reefing as well? I like the simplicity and small profile and no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By sailbear50
Furlers, which one is best for my use?

I acquired a 1985 Morgan 43 CC ,furler was a Harken (old, storm damaged) , going to cruise mostly, possibly some club racing later. Kinda like the Profurl equip A little confusing abou the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-27-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By sailbear50
Morgan 43 N/M design, bluewater? other?

i 've purchased a Morgan 43 nelson / merek design center cockpit sloop. I have owned a ranger 26 previously, did coastal and lake sailing. The opportunity to get this boat was too good to pass...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 3,157
Posted By sailbear50
Gooooooooooooo Zac!!!!!!!!!!!!!

May your seas be kindly and your winds be favorable. SB50
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By sailbear50
Tuff teak

You re correct Poopydeck, had to replace 1" x 4" toerail on my morgan 43 , had to bend it. Believe me teak is anything but soft. Old weathered ,dried up, cheap teak might be a cork impersonator...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 3,581
Posted By sailbear50
How useful is code zero/gennaker furler?

The furler on my nelson/merek 43 c/c was destroyed in katrina. I'm going to replace it and put the new furler closer to the deck by altering the bow pulpit, starting it astern the furler. Been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By sailbear50
Multifunction displays Raymarine o Garmin,other

Going to go with new electronics on a refit, radar depth chartplotter. I have a good electrical background and some electronics, Are these units as advertised plug-n-play? Kinda like the Garmin...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-26-2007
Replies: 117
Views: 35,396
Posted By sailbear50
There was mention about the OI earlier, any...

There was mention about the OI earlier, any views on the Nelson Merek 43s o 44s that were produced by Morgan as bw cruisers?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,728
Posted By sailbear50
PUR Powersurvivor 35 existing equipment

I acquired a Morgan 43 as salvage and there is a powersurvivor 35 hooked up and all the manuals. Don t know if it works, looks OK. Is this a fairly decent maker? I did read about the maintainance...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-05-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By sailbear50
Planning to cruise Bay Islands Honduras recommendations

Within the coming yr planning to take my Morgan 43 to Honduras and would like feedback on Honduras. The islands treat Dayhere are roatan, Utila, Guynaja any info would be appreciated. Thanks Have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 3,465
Posted By sailbear50
Thanks for bat info and links

The next step for me is to disect the wiring system. Great info thanks to all for your opinions and data. Now to counting coins.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-31-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 3,465
Posted By sailbear50
Question Gel or Wet cell batteries?

My Morgan 43 had (4) 6v wet cell bats and (1) 12v wet for the windlass. Would like to change the arrangement and have a separate starting bat, Suggestions, open to ideas more bats? There...
Forum: Morgan 07-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By sailbear50
Thanks for the reply SV. Valuable info. I haven't...

Thanks for the reply SV. Valuable info. I haven't sailed alot but I loved the lines Nelson/Merek put to this boat. I think catalina after buying Morgan is now making the Morgan Catalina using those...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By sailbear50
Harken furling hurricane damage

the track for the sail is bent, not badly but bent, the drum is destroyed. So all I have is the track and a few fittings, the part that swivels to lift the sail and the bent track, and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By sailbear50
Roller furling recs for 43 nelson/merek sloop

Need to replace the furling and don t know a thing about what i should use.HELP!!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By sailbear50
Putting it together

Found a tubing notcher on the web,got a chop saw,found a hydraulic bender reasonable,polisher and coumpounds for stainless, a friend that is a detail weldere, Wells Marine web site for info on sizes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By sailbear50
Cool Stainless stern arches worth it or not?

I have a 43 nelson / merek, all stern pulpit lost in hurricane, thinking of stern arch for dingy, radar,gps,wind gen, solar ,etc. Are these useful and advice on construction. Wells marine has a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By sailbear50
Nelson Merek 43 pros and cons as cruiser?

Got this 43 as salvage, no water intrusion to Perkins 51 or Westerbeake 8kw both w 2450hrs ,replaced toerail and stanchions, must do stern and bow puilpits. Is this a good craft to invest in ?
Forum: Morgan 07-18-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By sailbear50
Cool Nelson Merek 43 pros and cons as cruiser?

I obtained this boat as salvage after Katrina and am spending a good deal of time and $ putting it back together. Inside did not take water ,both 8kw gen and perkins 51 are fine. Replaced toerail...
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