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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By Hollen
OB problems

I am sure you will have a lot of help with this but since I am up late I will tell you how I fixed the same problem. You have to take off the carburetor, remove the float bowl, remove the float and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By Hollen
Steering repair

Any rigger can supply you with the proper wire with a “crimped” eye. Take your old one with you and it is a ½ hour job. As for a “swaged” to chain connection, which you said you have, most other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,125
Posted By Hollen
Cold Machines

Two possibilities come to mind:
1 Try wiring directly to a battery with larger wire than that specified and with voltage above 12.5VDC. This rules out a bad distribution panel, fuse/breaker or...
Forum: Irwin   11-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,597
Posted By Hollen
Irwin 37 CC

First and foremost, with any boat over 20 years old, is to check the chain plates from inside the boat, under the cap rail. We found out the hard way that they had been corroding and we lost the...
Forum: Irwin   10-24-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,385
Posted By Hollen
Yes and is through bolted for your mast step and...

Yes and is through bolted for your mast step and the deck. I have pictures somewhere of that as well as a video of the stepping but that will take a wile as I am on my way to Mexico on the Baja...
Forum: Irwin   10-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,385
Posted By Hollen
I have an Irwin 37 that I just rerigged and you...

I have an Irwin 37 that I just rerigged and you might like to see the running rigging I did.
Bahia Tortugas, Baja California, School Donations | SVAndalucia...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By Hollen
LB area shipyards

If you have a smaller boat I would agree. We used Marina Shipyard in AB. they did what they said, price was less the estimated and they are slow right now. Like everyone, get a quote first....
Forum: Irwin   10-19-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hollen
Pedestal Repair

I have an Irwin 37CC and I am sure Irwin built the pedestals special for all their boats. Your only choice will be to rebuild the one you have. I had to rebuild mine due to cockpit sole...
Forum: Electronics   07-18-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,793
Posted By Hollen
Raymarine Radome

We have what you may be looking for. We decided to go with the latest and greatest Raymarine C70, so our old M9250 is available. Unfortunately the cable did not come out of the mast well and could...
Forum: Irwin   06-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By Hollen
Propane Tank

The best, and possibly the only odd sized tank manufacturer I could find for my Irwin 37CC was ASME Tanks, Propane Tanks, Air Tanks and Chemical Tanks from Manchester Tank (http://www.mantank.com/) ....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hollen
Thickened epoxy or 5200

SD how do you get thickeded epoxy to set on a verticle serface like a porthole screwhole and what would be wrong with 5200?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hollen
Whale Bilge pump

What you need to look for is the handle that goes on the stub sticking out towards you at your feet in the cockpit. The handle is about 5/8" in dia and about 1' long. If it is attached now then it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hollen
Irwin 37 Fixes

The thing at your feet may be the cover for the handle of a Whale manual bilge pump. That is where mine was. I removed it when I had to rebuild the Cockpit sole.
The holes in the port holes will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hollen
Portholes

We have had our 1976 Irwin 37CC for 32 years and had to replace all 15 opening portholes over time. They are available from WM at about $150 but deeply discounted if you have a Port Supply account. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,838
Posted By Hollen
Chainplate failure

Ah yes, Chain plates. Our boat is now in a yard getting all of its chain plates replaced due to corrosion from sail water intrusion. I few ideas: How old is the standing rigging? Was the welding...
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