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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-04-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,850
Posted By pomerantz
You're correct. They blamed the shrouds and the...

You're correct. They blamed the shrouds and the layup. I was reacting more to their statements that rigs should not be tensioned under load, which seems to be an overstatement. As soon as you...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-03-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,850
Posted By pomerantz
Tightening leeward shrouds while sailing

The latest Boat U.S. magazine, on page 35, talks about Tartan's memo in response to the near sinking of a Tartan 3700, possibly when the hull cracked under a rigging load. They said, "...if an owner...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,988
Posted By pomerantz
I have an '87. It had an epoxy barrier coat. ...

I have an '87. It had an epoxy barrier coat. One season, some years ago, I had the bottom sanded down and reapplied the barrier coat. It's a nasty job, but not hugely expensive. If you don't see...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-25-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By pomerantz
I have passing familiarity with Trounts Island...

I have passing familiarity with Trounts Island and Fourth Cliff. :) Once got stopped by the current and had to back out and anchor.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-25-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By pomerantz
So you will be converting! Wow. I'm excited to...

So you will be converting! Wow. I'm excited to hear that. I just went to dinner with Rick Rohrer last week, if you remember him, and we were talking about the importance of tiller steering. Will...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-25-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By pomerantz
Mine are 1-1/4" 1/4-20 stainless steel screws. ...

Mine are 1-1/4" 1/4-20 stainless steel screws. To make sure the cutlass bearing can't possibly spin in the shaft log, I drilled and tapped the bearing on each side. I use loctite to keep the screws...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,797
Posted By pomerantz
Dinghy stand off

You can easily build one out of two 10'' PVC tubes and 30'' of line. Choose pvc tubes that are moderately stiff, thread the line through the tubes to make a V and attach a locking snap shackle at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By pomerantz
engine maintenance training

I''ll second that. Recently attended Yanmar class. Truly excellent. They are in Union City NJ. Try to get into Larry Berlin''s class.
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