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Search: Posts Made By: northstarjim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,331
Posted By northstarjim
I'll try again... Pictures by northstarjim69...

I'll try again...

Pictures by northstarjim69 - Photobucket (http://s1218.photobucket.com/albums/dd409/northstarjim69/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,331
Posted By northstarjim
Here is my furler...anyone recognize it? There...

Here is my furler...anyone recognize it? There is a faded logo visible

http://s1218.photobucket.com/albums/dd409/northstarjim69/
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,331
Posted By northstarjim
Thanks, I don't know the brand; I have never...

Thanks,

I don't know the brand; I have never seen any names on any of the parts but I will look again. So there is no way to replace the pieces without going up the mast? Thansk again.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,331
Posted By northstarjim
roller furling bushing problem

Hi

For the last few years I have a trouble raising my head sail over the furling foil. The bushing (???) inside the upper roller furling unit is damaged such that it gets stuck on the foil while...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-02-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By northstarjim
outboard

I have a 25 foot Northstar 500. I am considering getting an outboard to replace the atomic 4 which is giving me trouble. What size would be best? I found a good price on a 4hp - but I don't know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By northstarjim
Angry I thought on a v-drive the transmission was...

I thought on a v-drive the transmission was lubricated independently of the engine??
What a pain in the butt - the ice is slowly melting with a heater in there in additionh to chipping away at it. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By northstarjim
Angry Thanks all, I'm sure water didn't get high...

Thanks all,

I'm sure water didn't get high enough to enter the cylinders. I do know it is in the oil though. I pumped all the water I could out of the boat but there is still a large amount of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By northstarjim
atomic 4 damage?

I went to check my boat today (it is on the cradle) and was stunned to see about 12 inches of water and ice inside. There has been a lot of snow and rain this year and I haven't been able to check...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By northstarjim
unknown inflatable

I have an inflatable boat that came with my sailboat. It does not have a rigid transom - but came with pieces of wood that somehow attach to the rubber transom and allow attachment of a motor. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By northstarjim
Thanks guys - I figured as much. Next winter...

Thanks guys - I figured as much. Next winter -what should I do? I have both a trickle charger and a regular battery charger - should I just use the regular 10A charger every couple of weeks or so? ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By northstarjim
battery question

I purchased my boat at the beginning of last season - new deep cycle battery (wet cell) connected to an alternator on the Atomic 4. No electronics- just nav lights and a few cabin lights. No...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By northstarjim
ice and water guard?

I tried to find some Ice and Water guard tape (as recommended by some people on Sailnet) for use around the base of the mast, but the stuff at Home Depot is 3 feet wide by 24 feet long ($$$) Does...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-30-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By northstarjim
new v berth

I would like to install a v berth in my Northstar 500. Currently there is a head just forward of the main cabin, then about 6 feet of empty space in front of that. How would I go about installing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By northstarjim
corroded stanchions

I have some areas on the stanchions that are quite corroded, more than just surface corrosion - there seems to be a layer of chrome flaked off in spots with green corrosion. What is the best way to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By northstarjim
I think the reason for the unstepping rule is to...

I think the reason for the unstepping rule is to avoid noise in the area from halyards/etc banging against the masts (lot of housing close-by). Anyway, no way around it - mast has to come down.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By northstarjim
end of season questions

I know it's not the end of the season yet - but I just found out my yacht club requires unstepping the mast - and I have not done this yet. Could someone describe the details of unstepping. I have...
Forum: Atomic 4 08-10-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,494
Posted By northstarjim
carbon monoxide

Hi, I had a problem with my A4 the other day I can't explain. It had been running fine all season. It is raw water cooled. During a cruise back to port, the sound of the engine suddenly changed,...
Forum: Atomic 4 06-29-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,372
Posted By northstarjim
a4 parts in Canada

Hi, I just purchased a Northstar 500 with an Atomic 4. Does anyone have any Canadian sources for parts/carb kits/etc.???
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