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Search: Posts Made By: simple72
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By simple72
Not getting enough charge voltage.

I sail a 1984 Tartan 3000 sloop. I'm currently living aboard and fine tuning her for a big cruise.

Here's my issue.
The boat is equipped with a 50amp Motorola alternator and two new group 27 wet...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-20-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,575
Posted By simple72
Brooklyn 3800

Yea it's in Gateway marina. Don't buy this boat for more than a grand or two. Major project and prob not worth it. There are a lot of nice boats out there just find a nice on and make a low offer....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-15-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,575
Posted By simple72
Turns out the Dufour was a piece of junk. The...

Turns out the Dufour was a piece of junk. The decks made me want to lay down and take a nap they were so soft. And that ancient looking volvo diesel freaked me out.

Traveled to Annapolis this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-10-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,575
Posted By simple72
Dufour 3800 (31ft)

Hi,

Just came across one of these boats for sale at my Marina. I'm looking to step up to a 31ft racer cruiser but can't find much info on these. Also looking at the pearson 31-2 and the Tartan...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-01-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By simple72
Winch O'haul Question

Hi,

Can I rebuild the Barlow 19 Winches on my O'day 272 using Park bicycle bearing grease from my shop or do I have to spend more of my hard earned $ on special grease.

Rich
NYC
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By simple72
I agree with you guys. To be honest the surveyer...

I agree with you guys. To be honest the surveyer didn't really point out anything I (or the broker) didn't already see. I guess I should have been up his ass a little more but I figured that's what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By simple72
The surveyor felt that to boat was a "good little...

The surveyor felt that to boat was a "good little boat" and felt that I could do the work myself. Didn't seem to daunted by the damage.

R
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By simple72
Bolted into Wood

Thanks for the Reply.

They're bolted into a big chunk of what looks to be teak or other tropical hard wood.

I'll check it out next weekend
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By simple72
My Chainplates

Hi,

I'm the newish owner of an O'day 272. The boat came cheap after the Surveyer detected some moisture in the starboard chain plate.

After reading Don Casey's Hull and Deck Repair I got the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By simple72
Cushion Covers

I have an O'day 272 and as part of my winter layup I'd like to wash the cabin cushion covers. They appear to be a synthetic wool plaid. Kind of a course weave. Any opinions? Advice?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By simple72
Thanks for the advice. Actually the foot and...

Thanks for the advice. Actually the foot and luff of the jib have become a bit frayed. Planning on shipping it off to a sail repair place or cajoling my gf into learning basic sail repair.

Rich
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-24-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By simple72
New sailor here: a question on the Jib vs Main...

New sailor here: a question on the Jib vs Main Thing.....

I was sailing home in my O'day 272 yesterday in 20-25knts with gusts up to 30. Opted to fly only a small portion of my 135jib on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By simple72
How Much Can My Boat Take

I know that my thread is vauge and kind of amaturish but I'm new to sailing. Monday night I was sailing my new to me 1986 O'day 272 from Sailors Haven to Bellport. My totally inexperienced guest...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-13-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,572
Posted By simple72
Crazing/Cracks on an 87 O'day 272

Hi,

I saw a nice clean O'day 272 today. The boat is well priced and in good shape overall. However, it has some crazing and light cracks around the mast step. I couldn't feel any softness...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-26-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 4,568
Posted By simple72
Partnership Agreement

Hi all,

I'm doing a 50/50 partnership on a small cruising boat. Wondering in anyone has a sample partnership agreement they could pass along. I've looked a two so far but I'd love to see a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By simple72
14k is the number

Yea,

14k is the number.

Thx
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By simple72
26 O'day-yea or ney

Hi,

A partner and I are considering buying and inexpensive boat for weekend cruising in LI's Great South Bay. The boat cannot draw more than 3 feet of water or be over 27 feet. That said, I need...
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