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Forum: Alberg   03-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By wsteeves
Re: Alberg 37 Chainplates

There is an active a37 group and website. There is surprisingly little information on chainplates anywhere though. I definitely want to have a look at the bow plate but it surveyed OK. The tangs...
Forum: Alberg   03-23-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By wsteeves
Re: Alberg 37 Chainplates

I have been told the A35 chainplates are the same as the 37. They do look like 1 1/2 x 1/4 in the pictures so that matches. Do you know the length?

My surveyor did spend a lot of time examining...
Forum: Alberg   03-20-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By wsteeves
Alberg 37 Chainplates

Just bought an A37 great condition but chainplates are original and one is showing signs of fatigue. Boat is in MA and I am in Annapolis. Anybody have pictures or dimensional drawings of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 17,962
Posted By wsteeves
Teak guard results

I have the same results. You can avoid the plastic look by putting on fewer coats but it fades fast and the finish lasts longer so I opt to apply coats until I get that look. 1 caveat though. If...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,451
Posted By wsteeves
I have the tartan 30 that sails out of the west...

I have the tartan 30 that sails out of the west river in the Chesapeake mentioned in a post above. Converted 3 or 4 years ago. Did swap the prop to take advantage of more thrust at lower rpms. ...
Forum: Atomic 4   07-14-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 10,856
Posted By wsteeves
A4

I am located near Deale Maryland south of Annapolis. I have a substantial inventory of new and used parts for the A4 I accumulated before I swapped out with electric drive. The engine was running...
Forum: Atomic 4   07-08-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 10,856
Posted By wsteeves
I never did sell my a4. Was going to take apart...

I never did sell my a4. Was going to take apart and sell as parts but never got around to it. Been sitting in my garage for 2 years now
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 17,962
Posted By wsteeves
I have exact same experience as Wanasail. Its...

I have exact same experience as Wanasail. Its very good stuff and makes it all very easy. Beware: there are 2 Teak Guard products from 2 different manufacturers. Foxgloves experience sounds a lot...
Forum: Tartan   12-12-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 6,597
Posted By wsteeves
We have a Tartan 30, 1977 vintage. Excellent...

We have a Tartan 30, 1977 vintage. Excellent boat. The diesel engine is an upgrade as these were all built with Atomic 4's. I recently removed the engine and am putting an electric engine in. I...
Forum: Atomic 4   12-04-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 10,856
Posted By wsteeves
Atomic 4 Replacement

These are the easiest engines to work, diagnose, service and operate. Any mechanic worth his/her salt can work on them. I just removed an Atomic 4 from my Tartan 30 and will be selling it. It has...
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