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Search: Posts Made By: SloopDogg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Just updating here...

So the yard bent my shaft and broke my strut and told me the stut broke from a stress fracture after they hauled it out. Yea right!

Anyway, I had them fix and the billed...
Forum: Atomic 4 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 9,326
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: $6,600 to rebuild Atomic 4? replace/rebuild

Yea the $4k went to Moyer. The thing that sold me on the exchange engine was that it was painfully obvious that my engine was horribly neglected and the Moyer engine came with all the updates. It...
Forum: Atomic 4 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 9,326
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: $6,600 to rebuild Atomic 4? replace/rebuild

Man, I just read this. Fine Job!!!

I ran into a similar problem but it was already late May when I found I needed a new engine and I was trying to salvage at least some of the season. I opted...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Okay, Had the bottom stripped, barrier coated and bottom painted. I also had them redo the bootstripe. Wow she looks great!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-14-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Wow What a great Photo!! I think we've emailed once or twice. You're friends with my buddy Dan who sails Ketchup!

Dan has been an invaluable source of advice, inspiration and information!!!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Hello All,

I'm awakening this thread again! A new season and now it is like a normal old sailboat. I have some cosmetics to do.

Actually I had to spend an afternoon replacing ALL the SS...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Yea I went straight to an enclosed cooling system with the rebuilt engine. I'm running it about 170 degrees with the Idigo thermostat housing kit. She runs great!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

yea, I can't wait till next year!! Now i"m looking for a better way to cover her for the winter so it is easier to access for winter work.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

HM...I basically put it back the way it was. seems to be working fine!

I actually got to go sailing on her at the end of the season. Had some pretty hair raising adventures!

She does handle...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-03-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,463
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Barient 22-39 Winch

Kitebuz, I'll take that!
Forum: Electronics 09-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Considering new multi function electronics

Yea I agree. as I have the Raymarine auto pilot, I think it is a good choice.

We're practically neighbors! Untill this year we were in Mt. Hope bay.

The wife LOVED the Jeanneau at the boat...
Forum: Electronics 09-20-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By SloopDogg
Considering new multi function electronics

Hi All,

I'm considering new electronics. Specifically, the Garmin 740s radar bundle and the Raymarine e7d radar bundle. the prices are almost the same especially whn you consider that the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Another question....

Is this Positive block, just that a positive block or is it something more?

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Hey, I have another question. I repacked the stuffing box and used Graphtex
Ultra shaft packing. My stuffing box has a cap reservoir type grease fitting.

do I...;
a. need to grease the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

hmmm...Thanks for the compliment!

I think it is a bit elongated but, I don't think it is kinked. I'll be sure to double check that though! It is a bit oversized as well. It is taking in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

I finally remembered how to embed photos!

Here she is
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

I just put a little list together of my updates and repairs for this year...

Geeze;
New Sails
New Standing riging
New Bilge pumps
New Complete Engine
New Fresh water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

I didn't have a 300 ft lb torque wrench so, I had the yard do it. They also faired the keel joint for me.

I just may be launched next week!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

yours must be a 1974? you have 2 lower shrouds on each side... I only have one on mine.

She looks beautiful! Nice, shiny, red hull
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Hi Steve,

Well, I'm not launched yet...I've got the motor in and have added the Indigo thermostat kit, fresh water cooling kit and the PCV valve kit. Man did I use up a lot of hose clamps!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,970
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Ontario Yachts Viking 33 advice

Okay, so A quick update....I ran into some pretty awful issues with the atomic 4. The PO let the raw water pump leak all over the back of the engine and engine compartment. It turned the back of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-29-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Selling my boat -am I crazy?

I just sold a 1977 O'day 22. It took well over a year to sell, maybe even closer to 2 years. I started at $5500 for a while got a few calls and one guy came to look. then nothing for a while. ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-05-2012
Replies: 146
Views: 18,219
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: How did you get your start in sailing?

I went sailing a couple of times as a teen...totally a passenger! Loved it though!

Then quite some time later on a lake in an 18' cat boat a couple times. Got to take the helm those times...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Worn Prop Shaft

Here is my new stuffing box...

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By SloopDogg
Re: Worn Prop Shaft

If that short length of rubber tube is for you stuffing box, it isn't just any rubber tube. You need the buck Algonquin stuffing box hose. Don't forget to take the whole thing in to have the...
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