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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-05-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: adhesive for foam (DIY cushions)

Try elmers spray adhesive,, expriment with a small left over piece first.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: what is this 21' trailer sailor?

Could be a Catalina 21?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Alberg 35 Hull Painting Coverage

We did the interprotect last spring, 5 coats with the final coat curing for no more than an hour it passed the thumb print test and applied a coat of CPP plus. After a season upon haul out I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: The Purchase of a New Genoa

Ordered a 155 for my 31' c&c from Doyle sails with a boat show price of $1650. Canadian. made with the new callenge sail cloth. good price hope the quality is there too.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Roller Covers for Epoxy Barrier Coat

Just did a barrier coat on my C&C last year used a 4" foam roller purchased from hardware store. Turned out great with no complaints.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 6,594
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Mooring Help

our club uses nothing but morings, have for 50 years now. We use half a 45 gallon drum filled with concrete and a steel hoop embeded into the crete works well in a fairly protected area. Once it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Engine oil stains on deck gelgoat

Ive used a 1500 grit wet sandpaper to remove stains, little water a little pressure,,but dont go to far
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,128
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Why use a topping lift

Ours gets removed after the main is up and attached to a fixed point on the back stay. Quick to remove and attach, and stay out of the way of the sail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: help me identify this boat

possibly a hughes??
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 11,611
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Ideas for cockpit shade

Find an old sail,cut it to size, and sew pockets along the front and back, use
1/2" pvc conduit slide into pockets. add a few gromets and put it over the boom, tie to life lines,. quick easy shade...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Universal Atomic 4

I have the complete owners and service manual in a PDF format would be happy to share.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Who makes this hinge?

HMP has a great on line catalogue youll find one there
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Technique for Smoothing KiwiGrip

heard of the high spots being knocked down with sand paper for a less aggressive finish
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Adhesive for Rub Rail

Many posts on bedding hardware, Bytle tape being the most common
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,196
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Is bleach going to hurt my old deck or hull paint?

If it's teak your looking to clean use a 2 part teak cleaner, brings old blackend teak to a new look, I use it yearly followed with teak oil, its designed for teak on boats and works well with out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-12-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Rewiring Mast. What Gauge?

14 gauge is a bit big for led mast lights. I would get 16 gauge for that and use the 14 for any 110v lights or recepticles you have on the interior.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-02-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Halogen to LED

Don't touch lights cause they are hotter than you fingers led, incandescent or other wise,, but led's do draw less power.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 11,492
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: I want a nautical tattoo :)

Never been to jail,,,,run a busy construction company,, sailing for 35 + years,,my wife's face on an ole Milwaukee pin up girl, cause I love them both....
Grab whatever tickles your fancy and do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 2,688
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Fuel in oil - where to start?

I agree with smith,,i rebuilt my carb on an a4 and the little rubber end was completely gone major flooding occurred due to this, grab a carb kit and see what happens. Another thought is hotter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-30-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Atomic 4

I haven't seen a A-4 coupled to a sail drive before but, I've got a 40 year old A-4 been rebuilt once if well maintained they are a solid reliable engine. and all parts are readily avalible.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,252
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: Pigtail Adapter: 30A to household 15a plug

Should not be a problem since the 120 v receptical is rated for 15 amp the house breaker will trip in an over current situation, just a mater of flippin the breaker back on and don't do what ever...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,760
Posted By CorvetteGuy
Re: It couldn't be a phone line, could it?

If the wires go up the mast id say wind instermentation
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