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Search: Posts Made By: ReddOne
Forum: Diesel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By ReddOne
Frozen Volvo MD1

1972 Volvo MD1 aboard my Westerly 28. Went to hand crank it this Spring and the darn thing was seized. Managed to break it loose pretty easy (turned the flywheel backwards) but two week later, same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By ReddOne
BigZ- the original problem was that the areas...

BigZ- the original problem was that the areas where the genoa track was mounted were the only places that were leaking. I believe that this is because of the extreme forces that act upon the track...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By ReddOne
Moving genoa track from teak rail to deck

I have finally decided to tackle my leaking rails. This project has been a real bear because first I had to grind away fiberglass to get to the nuts securing the genoa tracks (thru-bolted to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
PorFin, you should write how-to guides for a...

PorFin, you should write how-to guides for a living! Awsome instructions.
I'm in the process of cleaning the frames right now as they are pretty darn funky. Spent the morning scraping the old...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
Here are some dimensions: Glass = 5mm thick ...

Here are some dimensions:
Glass = 5mm thick
Channel width = 10mm

so... ideally 2.5mm of space on either side of the bedded glass, although it really isn't that important to me that it is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
PorFin, So just skip the weatherstriping all...

PorFin,
So just skip the weatherstriping all together? Since there is quite a bit of play around the pane and the frame, how can I bed the glass evenly into the frame? Shims?
Also, how much is the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
PorFin, they are glass panes. Here is the latest...

PorFin, they are glass panes. Here is the latest in my search for gaskets: today I went to Hardware Sales in Bellingham and they had these "gaskets" that fit around the panes pretty well.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
Sorry it took so long for the pics but here they...

Sorry it took so long for the pics but here they are...
http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/DSC00112.jpg
http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/DSC00109.jpg

The gasket...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,708
Posted By ReddOne
DIY Porthole Gaskets

The non-opening portholes on my Westerly 28 are leaking so I decided to pull them and re-bed so as to properly fix the leaks. Once out, I disassembled the aluminum frame and found the gaskets to be...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By ReddOne
Cool, thanks for all the stoke on the boat. I'm...

Cool, thanks for all the stoke on the boat. I'm am more excited than a little schoolboy at Christmas. The plan is to work on her over the winter (on the trailer) and launch during the Spring for some...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By ReddOne
Thanks for the replies everyone. I'm sure you're...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I'm sure you're all right about not fretting over it. The only reason I become concerned in the first place is that a friend who is a respected sailor started...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By ReddOne
Question Interesting Keel Design

Here is my new boat! She's a 1969 Westerly 28 and every time I look at her I wonder about her keel design. The vertical leading edge would be prone to catching kelp, debris, ect. and I hate to think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By ReddOne
Question Repaired Blisters or What?

Bought a new boat! 1969 Westerly 28. On the bottom are about a dozen quarter-sized repairs where it looks as if someone has drilled out blisters and repaired them (see photo). How are blisters...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 10-16-2010
Replies: 113
Views: 17,539
Posted By ReddOne
http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/...

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/Sonrisa/IMG_3593.jpg
Forum: SailNet FAQ 10-16-2010
Replies: 113
Views: 17,539
Posted By ReddOne
http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/...

http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/g369/OReddOne/Sonrisa/?action=view&current=IMG_3593.jpgTest, Test
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By ReddOne
Heading to Vancouver? Awsome, I live just South...

Heading to Vancouver? Awsome, I live just South of Vancouver so when you get here I'll sail up and we can meet up! I'm sure my folks would also love to see her again. Boat looks great by the way.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By ReddOne
Nope, definitely not the Konsort. Built in 1969,...

Nope, definitely not the Konsort. Built in 1969, it's the same as the one that gonesailin40 posted above, except that its got a single fin keel. See one for sale here...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By ReddOne
Cool The Mysterious Westerly 28

In the process of buying a Westerly 28 and can't seem to find a lick of info about how the boat sails. Lots about other Westerlys but nothing about the 28. Anyone else have any info about the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-16-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By ReddOne
Beuhler HAGAR?

Looking for info about Beuhler's Hagar design. Can't find much online but it seems like a pretty solid cruiser. Anyone have any experience sailing one?
Forum: Boat Reviews 08-10-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By ReddOne
Buehler design "Emily"

Anyone have any experience with Buehler's Emily design? She's a 30' cutter (although definitely not a large 30') with nice lines but I haven't talked to anyone who has any experience sailing one. How...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By ReddOne
Seeking Uwhilna

Howdy everybody! I figure if there is any way to locate a boat, this is the place.
The boat that I am looking for is the 51 ft. Charles Mower design yawl Uwhilna. My parents bought this boat back...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 6,560
Posted By ReddOne
Mercator 30 (aka Offshore 30)

Just curious if anyone has sailed a Mercator 30 or know any details about the them. The one that I am interested in buying is the the "Brine Stormer" was built in 1970 and circumnavigated once back...
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