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Search: Posts Made By: Lbjordal
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 6,460
Posted By Lbjordal
Lots of ideas here, but the ropewalker cought my...

Lots of ideas here, but the ropewalker cought my intrest.

looks easy
YouTube - Ropewalker ascending training (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Kl6oF-a81s)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,279
Posted By Lbjordal
Stop this flag bickering, and lets show Gui, that...

Stop this flag bickering, and lets show Gui, that real men still sail when the water is close to freezing and the airtemp is well bellow zero :D
...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-24-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
nope, atleast the rear part of the keel was just...

nope, atleast the rear part of the keel was just concrete, it is possible that the forward (original) has some kind of balast in it
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-23-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
wow, I tought this tread would fade away and die...

wow, I tought this tread would fade away and die after my last post. Still I apreciate all of the advice you give me.

I have been hoping to finde one of my old pictures of an original sunwind 20,...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-07-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Yep. water was coming from both parts of the...

Yep. water was coming from both parts of the keel, and there is no easy way to repair it. (Well, maybe removing the whole keel, make a new external one, reinforce the bottom of the hull and install...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Not going to argue on that, the problem is that...

Not going to argue on that, the problem is that the concrete is already there and there is no easy way of removing it.

Arrgh, I hate it when people do things they dont understand (exept when I...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Sorry, had to google that one. (And I still dont...

Sorry, had to google that one. (And I still dont get it..) Seems some genious have actualy extended the whole keel aft, not actualy making the original keel at all. Then they poured ordenery concrete...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Well, next step: This is why you dont use...

Well, next step:
This is why you dont use concrete in the keel, it was soaked.
http://i511.photobucket.com/albums/s357/LarsBjordal/154.jpg

I`m not shure what to do next, I was hoping to find...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Well, started the work today. Figuerd I...

Well, started the work today.

Figuerd I best drill a hole somewhere in the keel to know a little more about the construction.
http://i511.photobucket.com/albums/s357/LarsBjordal/150.jpg
...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
@sailingdog Well we didn`t know better, but...

@sailingdog

Well we didn`t know better, but yes I suppose it had "issues." However at the time I was more worried about the water wich was flooding thru the drains and into my shoes :p
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Guess, the boat is not going on the water this...

Guess, the boat is not going on the water this summer then:p

The keel is encapasulated, What worries me most is what has been done where the extension meets the hull. The one good thing is that...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 08-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lbjordal
Too much keelweight how to remove?

Hi

Bought a 20` Sunwind a few years ago as first sailboat, the boat was not in the best of states, but we sailed it and learnd. The previous owner had "improved" the boat by adding weight to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By Lbjordal
The only thing that comes to mind is some kind...

The only thing that comes to mind is some kind butyl sealant, however I do not know how well it will age at sea. It is mainly used for caravan windows and such.

It will not glue the parts, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2008
Replies: 185
Views: 25,585
Posted By Lbjordal
No diesel replacement Engele. Just playing with...

No diesel replacement Engele. Just playing with the idea of putting one of the larger rc motors in my boat and wanted to know if you guys tought it possible.:p

I guess we might see more hybrid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2008
Replies: 185
Views: 25,585
Posted By Lbjordal
I am not saying that electric is superior in any...

I am not saying that electric is superior in any way, just pointing out that what most "marine dealers" are supplying is not quite up to todays standards.

btw, I belive that 7kw, will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2008
Replies: 185
Views: 25,585
Posted By Lbjordal
regarding the weight issue you should have a look...

regarding the weight issue you should have a look at some more untraditional consepts. If you have a look at the folowing sites you will see that a 7kW motor dont need to be more than 1500 grams....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By Lbjordal
wow, Realy love the work you did building the...

wow, Realy love the work you did building the "Aurora" She is wery elegant. too bad you had to paint her.

Lars
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-15-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 45,681
Posted By Lbjordal
Well, some modern ships have. Supposedly much...

Well, some modern ships have. Supposedly much better at keeping speed in rougf weather

http://www.tu.no/multimedia/archive/00027/Ulstein_AX104_-_NY05_27041d.jpg
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