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Search: Posts Made By: Baywind
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,221
Posted By Baywind
I got a used SS sheet that was a toe kick off a...

I got a used SS sheet that was a toe kick off a door at a building for free. I cut it with my grinder and then sand the edges smooth and corners round. It is tough to drill the holes but it is strong...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,663
Posted By Baywind
I sail on the Upper Chesapeake and mine gets...

I sail on the Upper Chesapeake and mine gets clogged on a regular basis. I keep a can of compressed air to clean keyboards on the boat. Before I start the motor I put the tube up the the water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By Baywind
Can a 1985 Yamaha 8hp be locked to just go straight?

I didn't explain well in the title. I want to be able to motor a longer distance than I have done. I want to have my 8hp locked so it only goes straight and doesn't swivel side to side. I could then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By Baywind
Harbor Freight has a spool of SS wire that is...

Harbor Freight has a spool of SS wire that is strong enough to be very effective in the turnbuckles on smaller boats. Cheap too.

0.025" Stainless Steel Lock Wire, 1 Lb. Coil...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Baywind
Thanks for the help! Now if I decide to get...

Thanks for the help!

Now if I decide to get rid of it to try to fund other more pressing needs, what is a fair price to ask?

The wood is all shot so it is just the fiberglass rudder and metal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Baywind
Sorry photo added <a...

Sorry photo added


<a href="http://s1017.photobucket.com/albums/af295/myersg7/Rudder/?action=view&current=Rudder002.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Baywind
What boat is this rudder from?

Have a spare rudder and I am trying to get the boat it is from. Looks like it is for a 20-23' boat, maybe a Mac? Anyone have an idea?

<a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 7,260
Posted By Baywind
According to their website it is UV resistant. I...

According to their website it is UV resistant. I think it isn't usually used because it is really expensive. These are over runs, and are 25% of everywhere else I have looked. At this price I will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 7,260
Posted By Baywind
Anyone have any thoughts about using Gore-Tex for...

Anyone have any thoughts about using Gore-Tex for the cushions? I acquired some light blue Gore-Tex that is soft and waterproof. It seems tough and feels more comfortable than vinyl or Sunbrella....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2010
Replies: 164
Views: 17,393
Posted By Baywind
Cleaning the hull

I have a 1979 that was in about the same shape as yours. I finally go to the hull this year after spending most of last summer getting the rigging fixed. Sailed from August until October. This year I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 7,530
Posted By Baywind
I got a set of Third Reef on clearance at West...

I got a set of Third Reef on clearance at West Marine for $102 back in November. They are made by Gill I believe, and are really nice. They are re-released and back to full price now, but keep an eye...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 2,882
Posted By Baywind
Sending my beat copy to Dog, but if anyone is...

Sending my beat copy to Dog, but if anyone is interested they have a free copy offer. The article is in that issue. I don't have any affiliation, just like the magazine:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 2,882
Posted By Baywind
I am a Chesapeake Bay sailor and and July and...

I am a Chesapeake Bay sailor and and July and August can see some really light winds. There are no battens and just flies like a spinnaker so it goes in a small sail bag and acts as a pillow in the...
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