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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,543
Posted By phallo153
I've had an '88 for almost four years now. It's a...

I've had an '88 for almost four years now. It's a great boat and gets a lot of compliments. There's also a nice little community of current and former 27 users out there. Check the link below for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,142
Posted By phallo153
This is a close-up of your water flange group;...

This is a close-up of your water flange group; item 8 is the bypass hose that is probably installed (I hope!) since your hot water heater isn't. One of those nipples (I'm guessing the one on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By phallo153
Also try soaking the gasket in warm/hot water or...

Also try soaking the gasket in warm/hot water or letting it sit in the sunlight for a bit. Like sailing fool says, stretch it a bit, like a balloon before you blow it up. Be careful you don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-29-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,890
Posted By phallo153
Pearson 27, the 1987 model had tiller steering. ...

Pearson 27, the 1987 model had tiller steering. Very roomy inside for a 27 footer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By phallo153
Tom, I was thinking of you when I saw these,...

Tom, I was thinking of you when I saw these, slaloming out of West End to avoid the masts....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By phallo153
I'd contact your insurance company and get the...

I'd contact your insurance company and get the claim documented. They probably won't waste any time going to the other insurance company, and you would likely see faster results. I haven't had to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-13-2008
Replies: 98
Views: 6,999
Posted By phallo153
Glad to hear everything was ok. Couple of us had...

Glad to hear everything was ok. Couple of us had to do a little wading ourselves this morning, all the way over in southeastern LA... from what I hear, the surge with Ike was as bad or worse than it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By phallo153
I was in Georgia for three weeks last June, and...

I was in Georgia for three weeks last June, and spent a couple of Saturdays on the beach at Tybee Island. Couldn't help but be jealous of the stiff, constant breeze. Don't know if it's always like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,364
Posted By phallo153
Let's just get it over with... yellow=pretty...

Let's just get it over with... yellow=pretty much screwed.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,364
Posted By phallo153
I didn't even get a chance to unbutton from Fay :(

I didn't even get a chance to unbutton from Fay :(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,364
Posted By phallo153
Teaching Saturday, Tom? :)

Teaching Saturday, Tom? :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,214
Posted By phallo153
I got one of those copper hanging baskets, the...

I got one of those copper hanging baskets, the tiered ones you hang in your kitchen for holding fruit, onions, etc then hung it on the shaft so if I dropped the zinc, it would go in the basket.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,387
Posted By phallo153
You can buy the pencil zincs by themselves,...

You can buy the pencil zincs by themselves, threaded at the end to screw into the cap you have, or pay a little more and get a zinc already attached to a cap. Yours likely didn't break off, it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,387
Posted By phallo153
Looks like you already found the problem - no...

Looks like you already found the problem - no impeller (I assume you meant on the raw water pump) means no cooling in the heat exchanger. Overheating caused a rise in pressure which is what blew the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By phallo153
I'm at Prieto too, matter of fact I pointed your...

I'm at Prieto too, matter of fact I pointed your boat out to my sister when she was down as "what I want when I grow up" :) Absolutely gorgeous boat!

I'm just a few down from Jason, were both on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,670
Posted By phallo153
I have an '88 Pearson and yes, those gaskets are...

I have an '88 Pearson and yes, those gaskets are round when they are new - they flatten out over the years. I thought the same thing when I started to replace mine.

Be careful when closing them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 7,600
Posted By phallo153
Hard to really see it well, but here is two coats...

Hard to really see it well, but here is two coats of Cetol Natural Teak and two coats of Cetol Gloss, applied after stripping off old Cetol Marine (click for larger pic):
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 7,692
Posted By phallo153
Sorry but I have to disagree with your comment on...

Sorry but I have to disagree with your comment on Paypal protection policy. I purchased an item in January that was "significantly not as described" and lodged a dispute through Paypal's resolution...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 5,041
Posted By phallo153
I was more concerned about dropping a zinc in...

I was more concerned about dropping a zinc in Lake Pontchartrain mud than an allen wrench, so I picked up one of those hanging baskets at the dollar store - the ones you put in your kitchen for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,315
Posted By phallo153
http://www.syracuse.com/articles/news/index.ssf?/b...

http://www.syracuse.com/articles/news/index.ssf?/base/news-13/1204019932300570.xml&coll=1

Mr. B is looking at two felonies, both punishable by 1-4 years in prison. Basically the DA is saying he...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 6,825
Posted By phallo153
1988 Pearson 27 - Bill Shaw design Perfect...

1988 Pearson 27 - Bill Shaw design
Perfect size for single handing, small family, or a few friends
Aft head makes for very spacious interior for a 27'
6' headroom
Nice woodwork makes for warm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 16,278
Posted By phallo153
Correct. Tides Marine will send you a set of...

Correct. Tides Marine will send you a set of gauges to measure the width and depth of the existing track and slot on the mast. The track is then milled to those specifications.

In most cases,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 16,278
Posted By phallo153
Ditto what Pbeezer said. I got the system along...

Ditto what Pbeezer said. I got the system along with a full-batten mainsail and it goes up smooth (almost entirely by hand from the cockpit) and drops like a rock.

Things to consider:
1) Added...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By phallo153
...or maybe they plan on venturing into...

...or maybe they plan on venturing into hydroponics:
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...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,294
Posted By phallo153
Sounds like the same problem - no prime or...

Sounds like the same problem - no prime or pressure when trying to fill the tank, but I could pump it out ok.

My 'flapper' looked fine also. The lever that you flip to go from "fill" to...
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