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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 3,775
Posted By BrianConley
Niagara 26 outboard

Bought a boat thx. Not looking any longer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By BrianConley
mildew prevention

Just about to haul out and tarp down my boat, and wonder if anyone can give me suggestions for reducing or eliminating mildew growth through the winter.
Thanks,
Brian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By BrianConley
Creosote on Gelcoat

Have you tried WD-40? Great for getting tar etc off cars, tiles, pretty near anything.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,205
Posted By BrianConley
''''84 Evinrude 9.9 spark question

Checking out this motor the other day, I found I had spark from only one coil. Ohmed both coils & found identical readings. Got the engine started & it seemed to run fine. Puzzled by this, I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 2,182
Posted By BrianConley
leaking holding tank

Well, if I may be so bold as to answer my own question... I found that polyethylene tanks can be welded by a process called plastic thermo welding. Had a guy in a plastic fabrication company do a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 2,182
Posted By BrianConley
leaking holding tank

The plastic holding tank for the head, on a boat I just bought, leaks around the lowest fitting. Looks like stress cracks around the connection, I would guess from a prev owner twisting it to try to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-26-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By BrianConley
Can''''t get water in to head

Just bought an 18 yr old boat with original manual head, very similar to the cheapest unit in the West Marine catalogue. I can''t get water into the bowl, tho'' hose is clear. I wonder if unit is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 12,505
Posted By BrianConley
Lubricating mast track

Mainsail is very difficult to haul up on my 26'' Hinterhoeller. What tips can anyone give me to lube the track effectively all the way up. And what lube do you suggest? Silicone? What do you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By BrianConley
J-I-E-P measurement

What specifically do these measurements refer to? ie, is "I" from the deck to mast tip? And the others? Thanks,
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-28-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 2,430
Posted By BrianConley
GT 26 by Hinterhoeller

Anyone familiar with this boat that could give me their impression of it''s sailing qualities and general seaworthiness? Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 3,775
Posted By BrianConley
Niagara 26 outboard

I''m looking at a Niagara 26 to purchase, but I wonder about the outboard arrangement. It looks very awkward, and am I right in presuming that elec start and remote control are essential. Looks very...
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