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Search: Posts Made By: lizardheadone
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By lizardheadone
Re: Shaft Alignment: Alignment causes mount problems

Thanks for the replies. My mounts do not have much usable base to elongate the holes. I thought maybe welding a wider base on the existing to make a wider base in order to elongate the holes. Does...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By lizardheadone
Shaft Alignment: Alignment causes mount problems

In order to achieve good alignment on my Beta Engine and shaft, the flexible engine mount holes are too close to the original holes in the engine bed to provide a good drill and tap solution. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By lizardheadone
What Halyards go to the Masthead?

I know I need a main and jib halyard going to the masthead sheaves. I also have a spinnaker, topping lift, and storm trysail that needs to be hoisted. Which of these halyards should go to the last...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,777
Posted By lizardheadone
Check this site for HR Rasmus rebuild. May...

Check this site for HR Rasmus rebuild. May contain info that is helpful.
lizardheadone.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By lizardheadone
Topside paint coming off in sheets

I WAS getting ready to clean, sand, and paint topsides but while I was scraping off some caulk, a large sheet of paint came off instead. I investigated and it looks like I have 6 coatings on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,777
Posted By lizardheadone
I am getting close to trying a fairly extensive...

I am getting close to trying a fairly extensive repair on the fuel tank on my Rasmus. I posted above that it did have damage from an apparent grounding. I am documenting the rebuild on this boat...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 01-17-2010
Replies: 298
Views: 28,854
Posted By lizardheadone
1974 Hallberg Rassy Rasmus that I,ve only worked...

1974 Hallberg Rassy Rasmus that I,ve only worked on, never sailed.
1973 Catalina 22 that I have actually sailed.
2002 Doug Hylan designed 13 ft. peapod (homebuilt)
Two 2001 McKenzie River...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,752
Posted By lizardheadone
Epoxy Barrier Coat over Gel Coat?

I have read that in order for an older hull to dry out sufficiently you must remove the gel coat and let it dry out before applying an epoxy barrier coat and that it will not dry out without removing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 25,708
Posted By lizardheadone
I liked your list but I would trade the Wauquiez...

I liked your list but I would trade the Wauquiez Pretorian in for a Wauquiez Hood 38, which I think would be a much better boat for your purpose.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,695
Posted By lizardheadone
I have no insurance yet, just my fingers crossed....

I have no insurance yet, just my fingers crossed. I am very careful with electrical cords and anything else that can cause a fire. And hope a twister doesn't run it's path over the boat. Good luck...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,695
Posted By lizardheadone
Hallberg Rassy Rasmus restoration/refit

I have recently uploaded a web page documenting the restoration of a Hallberg
Rassy Rasmus. If anyone is interested it can be found at HR Rasmus Home (http://www.lizardheadone.com). It has a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-10-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 9,866
Posted By lizardheadone
Just checked on Yachtworld and there is a nice...

Just checked on Yachtworld and there is a nice looking Yankee 30 for around 9K. They are thought to be really good boats. Check it out.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 11,153
Posted By lizardheadone
Don't know about the IOR influence but I have...

Don't know about the IOR influence but I have looked towards the Sabre 362, Wauquiez Pretorien 35, Saga 35, Cascade 36, and my top three list:Wauquiez Hood 38, Gozzard 36, and my all time favorite...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,039
Posted By lizardheadone
Thanks for the replys. It is an integral frp...

Thanks for the replys. It is an integral frp tank that I need replacing. I was also thinking of cutting the surge baffles out of the existing tank and laying up a new tank within the old one, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6,039
Posted By lizardheadone
Making a fuel tank with G10 fiberglass board

Has anyone fabricated a diesel fuel tank from G10 fiberglass/epoxy board? I was just wondering if you could build a succesful fuel tank by fiberglass taping G10 board together. What ya think?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-24-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 9,866
Posted By lizardheadone
Hunter or Contest? Contest. Here is a list I...

Hunter or Contest? Contest. Here is a list I would look hard at if trying to pick up a blue water capable boat on a budget: Cal 2-30 and 34, Alberg 30 and 35, Cape Dorys, Allieds, Bayfields,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By lizardheadone
Thanks again for the good advice.

Thanks again for the good advice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By lizardheadone
Sure appreciate the responses. Did the...

Sure appreciate the responses. Did the installers have to do any extra laminate work to get these engines mounted correctly? I wanted to go to a smaller engine but the mounts will not span the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-23-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,777
Posted By lizardheadone
"I suspect the boat had a really hard knock or...

"I suspect the boat had a really hard knock or even drop" Yes, I agree with AnzoNevis that it took quite a hit to damage the fuel tank. I don't think this is a common problem, at least I haven't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By lizardheadone
Hallberg Rassy Rasmus Repower

I am looking to repower my HR Rasmus with either a Yanmar, Beta Marine, or Westerbeke. Does anyone have first hand experience repowering a Rasmus with any of these engines (or others)? If so, what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By lizardheadone
Just a note, if your hardware already has old...

Just a note, if your hardware already has old chrome plating that you decide to sand off, be sure and wear a good dust mask. The nickel dust can cause serious respiratory damage.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-14-2009
Replies: 3,281
Views: 500,282
Posted By lizardheadone
Lake Maumelle, Little Rock, Arkansas

Lake Maumelle, Little Rock, Arkansas
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-14-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,777
Posted By lizardheadone
Maybe. I am in the middle of a complete renew on...

Maybe. I am in the middle of a complete renew on a HR rasmus. My Rasmus actually has the same problem, a leaky fuel tank on bottom edge of keel. This boat's problem looks like it had occurred from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By lizardheadone
Steve, I have a 1974 rasmus and I wondered what...

Steve,
I have a 1974 rasmus and I wondered what became of your water tank problem? And how has your bottom barrier coat held up? I am in the middle of a complete redo and want to know as much as I...
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