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Search: Posts Made By: Gorlog
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By Gorlog
Thanks for the input, I'll try not to bear down...

Thanks for the input, I'll try not to bear down on the sail so much. And yes, the sail is indeed attached to the boom with it's bolt-rope sliding through a track on the boom, and yes, the sail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By Gorlog
What do you mean by hard? Hard to pull - yes,...

What do you mean by hard?
Hard to pull - yes, indeed, I actually have to grab the end of the sail to help it along. Oh and thanks for the tip on loosening the vang and mainsheet, I think I had done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By Gorlog
Mainsail shape

Hello, I have a question about the main sail shape of our columbia 26'. We are all new to sailing, but I do understand that when beating, it's desirable to have about as flat a shape as possible on...
Forum: MacGregor 04-19-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 9,109
Posted By Gorlog
You might be able to go to a foundry (if you can...

You might be able to go to a foundry (if you can find one fairly localy)and get a cast iron duplicate for cheaper than you may first think, I suppose it would then have to be drilled and reamed to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Gorlog
Im currently in the process of extending my mast....

Im currently in the process of extending my mast. I got it on ebay thinking it was about the right size, just a little bit longer then the boat. But after getting sails off of a boat of simmilar size...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Gorlog
ops, posted twice

Didin't mean to post this one twice:confused:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Gorlog
Outboard Sizing???

Hello, I have a Venture 21 with a waterline lenght around 17',the beam's 8' Light displacement, swinging keel. Would a 9.9hp Honda, weighing in at 108 lbs, be too much? or would a 6 hp weighing 60...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Gorlog
Outboard Sizing???

I have a Venture 21 (light displacement, swing keel) and was wondering what size out-board to put on it? Let me start at the begining-I already have bought an out-board, but I suspect that it's...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-03-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,033
Posted By Gorlog
Different woods, different uses

One of the positive things about teak is that it is practically unaffected by water. Most woods (particularly soft woods, such as pine) have cells that tend to retain their ability to swell with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Gorlog
It's always in that last rachet, last turn of the...

It's always in that last rachet, last turn of the buckel, that single finishing stoke of the tool that the **** hits the fan, or the mast buckels, or you hit a gass line in the ground:eek: (trust me...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Gorlog
Where to get extruded mast section?

Hello, I am fixing up a venture 21, and I got a mast on ebay, then I got the sails, turns out that the mast is to short. It is a mast that steps onto the deck, and it is two piece for convienent...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Gorlog
Actually the rudder I'm looking at is a plank of...

Actually the rudder I'm looking at is a plank of wood - Mahogony to be specific. After looking at it, I became fixated on it, I am a junk-junky afterall. But to be serious, it looks like a very nice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 576
Views: 68,076
Posted By Gorlog
I just posted a question about my rudder before I...

I just posted a question about my rudder before I replied to your post, and now, come to think of it, you could help me out with that question. Your boat is about the same size as mine, probably with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 576
Views: 68,076
Posted By Gorlog
Hey, looks like you picked yourself up a real...

Hey, looks like you picked yourself up a real beaut (nice looking boat). I'm working on a trailer sailor project boat myself right now. It's been alot of work, and alot of $, and will be alot more of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Gorlog
rudder ?

Hey everyone, been busy for a while, but I am getting back to working on me boat. I did just find a rudder on E-bay. However, I believe that it's intended for a boat a little smaller than mine. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gorlog
Oh yeah, you can find pictures of my project boat...

Oh yeah, you can find pictures of my project boat if you go to "gallerys" and then type Gorlog.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gorlog
Thanks for the info., I'm glad I asked before I...

Thanks for the info., I'm glad I asked before I went out and got stuff I didin't need, and it's nice to hear from someone with my same who boat rigged his own, particullary because of my lack of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gorlog
Many Questions

Hi, In this paragraph I would like to give a little history on my boat, If you're not interested, I put my actual questions on the next paragraph. I have a little sailboat that I got off of the side...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Gorlog
Thanks Sailing Dog I did indeed make the...

Thanks Sailing Dog
I did indeed make the mast base, mast head and spreader base out of aluminum, same with the gooseneck, except I used stainless pins. I'm certainly considering just using the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Gorlog
Question yet another spreader question

I am hoping that one day I will be able to post threads in places other than the gear and mateinence section, and that mabey my boat'll see some water. Untill then I come closer with every question....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Gorlog
Question spreader/mast rake question

Hey yall,
I am instaling a new, well actually old mast on by boat. The boat is mcgregor venture 21 (I believe). The mast was at one point fitted to a catamaran. I happened to pick the mast up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Gorlog
no pictures now

I have no pictures now but I'll gets some and post them tommrow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Gorlog
Question Sail coversion question

I got this old sailboat off the side of the road, it had a big "free":) sign on it. Needless to say she was a bit battered, and worst of all some *#%!:D got the best of her with a sawzall!:eek: ,...
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