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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By ColinJ
Mooring loops too big for cleat

Question.. What do you do when you pull up to a mooring and find out the rope is to big? For example 1 inch diameter - 2 lines...

I ran into this and just took a single 3/4 rope and looped it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-12-2011
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,620
Posted By ColinJ
Not sure your requirements but I just bought a...

Not sure your requirements but I just bought a Zodiac zoom 260s for $900 and love the thing. I admit it isn't as good as some of the other models but for the price if I get 8 years out of it I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,770
Posted By ColinJ
I had a thread going last week about getting a...

I had a thread going last week about getting a new motor. I ended up getting the Sail Pro Nissan 6hp and installed it on Sunday. While I haven't had the motor for long I must say so far I love it.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By ColinJ
I was wondering about the Ethanol... Our gas can...

I was wondering about the Ethanol... Our gas can contain up to 10% so it could certainly be why it keeps having problems. I just did some google searching and looks like nasty stuff for our engines. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By ColinJ
Wow thanks for all the info and suggestions I'm...

Wow thanks for all the info and suggestions I'm new to this site and its great to have such support.

The motor in question is a late 70s evinrude if I had to guess I'd say a 79. Also be the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By ColinJ
Struggling with Outboard decision

Looking for some advice from those with experience..

Bought my first sailboat (Tanzer 22) this fall and just got it in the water yesterday. The boat came with an evinrude 9.9 which the previous...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,287
Posted By ColinJ
I just wanted liability insurance on my T22 since...

I just wanted liability insurance on my T22 since I only paid 4k for it. I found out due to the size of the boat, motor and value that it was covered under my house insurance.

Here is actually...
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