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Search: Posts Made By: dillybar
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By dillybar
Re: Measuring Tool

You are absolutely right, a bore gage with a ring gage to calibrate is the ultimate (unless you have a CMM on board). I will allow you to take several calibrated measurements quickly and will take...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By dillybar
Re: Measuring Tool

An inside mic, bore gage or telescoping gage are all OK to use but you should always transfer your measurement to an outside mic that you have calibrated with the traceable standard that will come...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By dillybar
Re: Measuring Tool

Also, be aware that the bore gage will not give you a dimension. You will need a micrometer to transfer your measurement to.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dillybar
Re: Holding in Davis bay

Thanks for the input Faster
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-19-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dillybar
Holding in Davis bay

Does anyone have experience with anchoring in Davis Bay on the Sunshine Coast? And if there is a Dingy dock of any sort attached to the pier?
We have an annual function at the restaurant on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By dillybar
Re: resealing "Old style" Lewmar Portlights

The frames are anodized aluminum but I don't think it would take much to warp them. As far as bedding material is concerned it would be what Beneteau used back in 1998 - can't imagine they would use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By dillybar
Re: resealing "Old style" Lewmar Portlights

The gasket appears to sound, the water is coming from behind the frame.
Prying off the frame was the part I thought would be tricky, I think now I may make a puller that applies pressure evenly....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By dillybar
resealing "Old style" Lewmar Portlights

I noticed water pooling beneath one of my portlights the other day so I tested the seal with a water hose and it looks to me like that the water is getting past the frame bedding.
My plan is to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By dillybar
Re: Sequitur - To Cape Horn in Comfort and Style

Sounds like a fascinating evening. Count us in.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By dillybar
leather wrapped steering wheel repair

Hey Gang,
The stitching on my leather wrapped steering wheel has started to go. Does anyone know of someone who could repair/rewrap this in the Vancouver area?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By dillybar
Re: West Coast Vancouver Island - Up Hill

Jack, I knew PSJ wasn't ideal but it's good to know you it can be used in a pinch.
John, it's alway good to get the details first hand from someone who has just done the trip. If your still in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By dillybar
Re: West Coast Vancouver Island - Up Hill

Thanks faster. That's similar to our current plan - dark and early start from Sooke on July 9th then up to Effingham.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By dillybar
Re: West Coast Vancouver Island - Up Hill

Thanks for the input guys. We came down the other way a couple years ago but I couldn't remember if we had a little help or not. John, did you overnight in Port San Juan or just blast through?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By dillybar
West Coast Vancouver Island - Up Hill

Part of our Summer trip this year will include a leg from Victoria to the Tofino area. I notice on the chart that there is a seasonal current that flows 2 knots north west in the winter and 1 1/2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 3,342
Posted By dillybar
Re: no discharge zones

Let's not forget, regardless of the end result there is a difference between peeing in the pool and peeing into the pool:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By dillybar
Re: kid gets clonked by boom -film - valuable lesson

Your turn to talk but I won't be listening???
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-07-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By dillybar
Re: Designing a Jordan drogue chainplate

The following is from the Jordan web site:


Bridle Legs
The design loads for each of the bridle legs are 70% of the drogue design loads.

Attachments on the Hull
The hull attachments for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By dillybar
Welcome to Captains Cove, It's a great place to...

Welcome to Captains Cove, It's a great place to sail out of If you like the southern Gulf Islands, San Juans etc. You will need to plan your arrivals and departures though.

I've sailed out of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,706
Posted By dillybar
Best there is....I'm told.

Best there is....I'm told.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By dillybar
Thanks guys, I appreciate the input.

Thanks guys, I appreciate the input.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By dillybar
Whatever method you choose Regattta, etiquette...

Whatever method you choose Regattta, etiquette demands you do it at least 1000 yards from other boats ... at least in daylight.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By dillybar
S.A.L.T Victoria

Sail and Life Training out of Victoria, B.C.
I'm considering sending my kids out with these guys over spring break.
From what I gather so far it seem like a good program.
Anyone have first hand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 9,782
Posted By dillybar
The supplier I use shows values for their 316L...

The supplier I use shows values for their 316L range from 30k yield / 75K ultimate tensile for annealed, to 75k yield / 95k ultimate tensile for strain hardened.

Drawn wire rope is strain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 9,782
Posted By dillybar
When discussing the strength of metals it is...

When discussing the strength of metals it is critical to specify what mode of failure we are testing for. The most common being Tensile (when the material will break), Yeild (when the material is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
Posted By dillybar
Great points guys, as usual the details make the...

Great points guys, as usual the details make the difference between professional and crap
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