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Search: Posts Made By: jvlassak
Forum: US Northeast 04-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By Don0190
Re: Maine bound & back

I go around the Cape and never do the Annisquam. Far as stops I've made along the way:

Isle of Shoals
Kittery Point

Leaving from Salem Isle of Shoals is the best mid point stop....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 01-15-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,247
Posted By DaveMancini
Re: PSC34 Rudder Post

So, I did the video about how I get under the cockpit to work on the steering. I am 6' 1.5" and 68 years old. If I can do it, I think most people should be able to. Hope it helps. It's at,

Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-21-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 6,867
Posted By capecodda
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 10-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Raw water anti-syphon valve

There is only one vacuum break I will use on engine systems and they are made by the Scot Pump Co.

You can buy it without the loop:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By celenoglu
Re: minor damage to teak toe rail

Use epoxy as the glue. The trick is to clean the parts with acetone prior to glueing. Damp a piece of cloth with acetone and clean the areas to be glued. Wait till the wood is dry and apply epoxy. If...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-14-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By garyguss
Smile Re: minor damage to teak toe rail

Think you answered your own question, get a piece of teak, file it or sand it to the right shape and use teak sawdust and glue as filler.. not sure what else you could do here. These guys have...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 06-13-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,414
Posted By BirdBrain333
Re: leak from rudder stock

I had the same leaking on Kenalnu which is a 1985 PSC 37. Tightening the bolts on the stuffing box helped but they worked loose in a matter on months. Next time I did the job with a bucket of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: canvas stitching

THANK YOU TS FOR SAYING THAT ABOUT CLEANING! Not only will your canvas fabricator thank you, but if you keep your canvas clean in general, it lasts longer. Dirt includes not only abrasive dust but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ferretchaser
Re: canvas stitching

The best thread by far for canvas work is Tanara as it is 100% UV resistant. Ya won't have to do that job again for a while.


Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By TQA
Re: canvas stitching

A basic Sailrite sewing machine is about 550$

A trawl through Craiglsit and Goodwill might find you a Pfaff that will do the job and much cheaper. Look for something with a cast iron armature and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By ambianceack
Re: canvas stitching

Hood Canvas in Marblehead is a reputable canvas company in your area.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By christian.hess
Re: riggers in Salem, Mass

swage up top, norseman or any other good mechanical on bottom
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Gary M
Re: stripping/painting aluminum

I took the mast and boom down to bare metal a few years ago and painted with Awlgrip products. You can get the details for painting aluminum on their site. Interlux would likely work just as well.
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