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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By rireefguy
Spring Support Thingy

I have a piece of hardware that holds my chart table open. It looks like a spring. When you open the table it snaps in to place and holds, and to close the table, you grab the spring and it bends...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By rireefguy
it is an evil and devious part of the...

it is an evil and devious part of the exhaust/cooling system that tricked me in to spending 1000s of dollars replacing just about every other part of the engine. Then one day I went to the boat with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,069
Posted By rireefguy
I have about 300 gallons of saltwater flowing in...

I have about 300 gallons of saltwater flowing in my basement. It has nothing to do with the mainsail =)
Forum: Living Aboard   02-04-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 7,958
Posted By rireefguy
I think that even a 40 footer is "too small"...

I think that even a 40 footer is "too small" lol... I am going to be moving on to my 31 Pearson for the summer to give it a try. I think it will be ok for just me, but I will let you know =)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-08-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,784
Posted By rireefguy
had the same problem... was able to poke it...

had the same problem... was able to poke it enough to get it going while I waited for the part to arrive. the carbon build up was pretty hard, but the real problem was get something up in there. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 6,594
Posted By rireefguy
Thanks for all the responses! A few more...

Thanks for all the responses!

A few more things to add...

The tank was filled by the PO prior to haul and stabilizer was added. He used the boat a lot last season, so the fuel should be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 6,594
Posted By rireefguy
Pitch Black Exhaust Water Yanmar 2GM20F

So I had some problems with my Yanmar 2GM20F today. I actually first noticed it the last time I took the boat out. The water coming out of the exhaust is PITCH black. Looks like dirty oil, but no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-11-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,564
Posted By rireefguy
I have an interesting story on the other side. I...

I have an interesting story on the other side. I belong to a great YC in RI. Everyone is very helpful. I got to the club on a Saturday last year during a blow and my friend and I saw a small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,148
Posted By rireefguy
Disclaimer: I have no experience, just similar...

Disclaimer: I have no experience, just similar dreams.. :D

I have read a lot on the subject though. One thing that is pretty constant, is the recommendation to live on the boat while you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By rireefguy
I will still post pictures of the bulb and...

I will still post pictures of the bulb and fixture. Maybe it will be of use to someone in the future. I was pretty sure that I could find a bulb that fit, but I was worried that if I didnt get the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By rireefguy
Thanks all.. I went back today and was able to...

Thanks all.. I went back today and was able to find one end. It turns out to be a festoon bulb 12v 10w.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By rireefguy
In a related question.... If I just wing it an...

In a related question.... If I just wing it an buy a few bulbs that look like they would fit, can anyone suggest a way to test it? The stick is down so I am not sure how to get 12v's up to the bulb.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By rireefguy
Pearson 31-2 Spreader Bulb Question

I know this is a long shot, but...


So... I am getting ready to step the mast, and I figured I would change the anchor and spreader bulbs while the mast was lying on the deck. I got the anchor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
Great Links and info!! I love this place =) I...

Great Links and info!! I love this place =) I just ordered a video from smartflix!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
Thanks for the reply... I am sure I will be...

Thanks for the reply... I am sure I will be cursing =) I appreciate all the advice... I only have my wifes Kenmore machine right now, and that is what I plan to learn on.. I am keeping my eye on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
Thanks! That is my plan. I have 2 books: This...

Thanks! That is my plan. I have 2 books: This old boat and the big book of boat canvas. I am going to start with some projects in there and work my way up.




LOL.. Then why would I need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
thanks for the input... any pics of the...

thanks for the input... any pics of the project/finished product?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
Great link.... Thanks!

Great link.... Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 19,026
Posted By rireefguy
Anyone tried to make a bimini top?

I am thinking about attempting to construct a bimini top this season. I currently have a dodger and would like to tie in to that to make a partial enclosure. I was wondering if anyone had attempted...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 37,772
Posted By rireefguy
I am a huge fan. I use it all the time, and you...

I am a huge fan. I use it all the time, and you just cant beat the price. We used it just yesterday to plan out the club cruise that are doing in Aug.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-22-2008
Replies: 3,429
Views: 921,560
Posted By rireefguy
Narragansett Bay, RI

Narragansett Bay, RI
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 4,666
Posted By rireefguy
IPOD installations

Anyone have pics/details on how they are connecting their ipods to their boats? I am planning a 15" lcd monitor in the cabin and cockpit speakers over the winter, so a nice clean ipod dock (probably...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-19-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By rireefguy
Buying a boat with a loan on it

I am buying a Pearson 31 from a private seller and he has a loan on the boat. I will be paying cash for the boat and I am not sure how best to protect myself. Lets say the boat was 25k and he owes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 4,878
Posted By rireefguy
The Leatherman Wave is my answer. It is well...

The Leatherman Wave is my answer. It is well made and has endless uses. Good pliers, knife, etc. Make sure you get the lanyard upgrade though =)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By rireefguy
All great advice. I especially like the $50...

All great advice. I especially like the $50 fridge idea and the box o wine ice blocks. Thanks to all that responded.
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