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Search: Posts Made By: stephenronning
Forum: MacGregor 01-21-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 103,269
Posted By stephenronning
Re: Why all the fuss about mcgregor 26's

there's nothing wrong with macgregor boats. except people who spent way more money, then never sail their boat's hate em. most boat's in the 70's and 80's were OVER BUILT fiberglass wise. macgregor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,198
Posted By stephenronning
just wondering if you think clr would hurt my...

just wondering if you think clr would hurt my motor? it says it's okay to run through a coffee pot....but on the other hand it says not to use on painted metallic surfaces?? I was gonna scuff her up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,198
Posted By stephenronning
Clr Run Through My Outboard/cool Longshaft Swap Today ;)

Hello group. I did a cool project today. I bought a honda 75 '80 for my new kicker. she's been garaged since '80. BRAND NEW BASICALL!;) However she was a short shaft but I just had to have her. So I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By stephenronning
Thanks, but what do I use to bed the chainplates?...

Thanks, but what do I use to bed the chainplates? Silicone? or what? Thanks, Stephen
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By stephenronning
Rebeding Chainplates/depth Sounder Questions. Thanks

Hello: my sailiboat has water stains on the bulkheads and so I need to rebed my chainplates. What do I use to rebed them? Also: I need a depth finder. Someone on craigslist has a GAMEFISHER DEPTH...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By stephenronning
WANTED: BASIC BOAT BBQ. CHARCOAL IS OKAY, BEATUP IS OKAY, ANY BOAT BBQ - $25 seattle

Hello: Me and my kids are looking to buy a used bbq for our boat. One of those round ones would be great! Old, beatup, well used, dirty, ugly is fine..Need railmount with it and were good. Hoping to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By stephenronning
Badsanta (awesome movie!!) what I did is buy the...

Badsanta (awesome movie!!) what I did is buy the can at kmart then on the same shelf bought a little bottle that said it was ready to ad to a gallon of gas for 2 stroke boat motors. I mixed that and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By stephenronning
2 stroke fuel question for the group

Hello: I was gonna buy a 2 stroke motor off a guy this week so I went out and bought a brand new gas can and 2 stroke motor oil. Added exactly 1 gallon plus the exact amount of two stroke oil to it...
Forum: Atomic 4 03-28-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,596
Posted By stephenronning
LOOKUP MOYER MARINE ON THE NET. HE'S IN VANCOUVER...

LOOKUP MOYER MARINE ON THE NET. HE'S IN VANCOUVER BC. GREAT GUY! Stephen
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-21-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By stephenronning
Nice Furler Sail And Mainsail For Sale; Seattle Wa

HELLO: I HAVE A LIKE NEW MAINSAIL FOR SALE OFF MY CAL 2 25. THIS SAIL WILL FIT ANY NUMBER OF BOATS..IM THROWING IN THE NEW SAILBAG AND EVERYTHING..THIS SAIL SELLS NEW FOR $1000.00 PLUS $100 FOR THE...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By stephenronning
Keel/ballast Question?? Plus Extra Credit Question ;)

Hello: I have a question. I have a Cal 2 25 that I recently bought. It has 2000 lbs of ballast and a fin keel. Is the keel 2000lbs?? Or is the ballast in the bottom of the boat or is there like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By stephenronning
Ballast/keel Question

Hello: I have a question. I have a Cal 2 25 that I recently bought. It has 2000 lbs of ballast and a fin keel. Is the keel 2000lbs?? Or is the ballast in the bottom of the boat or is there like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By stephenronning
Windvane/windspeed Indicator

Hello all. I got what appears to be a windvane/windspeed indicator with my boat. The readout is already installed on the bulkhead but the cable that runs to the bar holding the vane and indicator...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By stephenronning
What about origo heatpal? I don't know anything...

What about origo heatpal? I don't know anything about them. How do they work and where do you put them? Someone mentioned a flower pot upside down on the alchohol stove..is this really a viable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By stephenronning
Yes, I've used the MR HEATER BEFORE and it causes...

Yes, I've used the MR HEATER BEFORE and it causes the water buildup. Will that happen buring butane as well?
Thanks for the reply I appeciate it.
Stephen
cal 2 25
Seattle
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By stephenronning
David (kyrie) You said your brother had cal 25...

David (kyrie) You said your brother had cal 25 and you were aboard one last year...what's your experience with them. Howd they treat you and what did you think?
Thanks,
Stephen
s/v Sirius
seattle...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By stephenronning
Question regarding portable butane heater

Hi Gang. I'm curious if anyones used a portable outdoor butane heater aboard their pocket cruiser. I've used the heater buddy propane aboard my 24' neptune and it worked great. This is what I'm...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By stephenronning
'81 Cal 2-25 Fin Keel...anyone got any opinon or input??

Hi Gang. I just bought a Cal 2-25 Fin Keel and am looking fwd to sailing her here in the Puget Sound. I've owned quite a mish-mash of different boats in the past and am happy with the purchase. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,903
Posted By stephenronning
Great point John. I had a Dickenson on a 30 ft...

Great point John. I had a Dickenson on a 30 ft sailboat I sold right away thinking of avoiding the wetness...now I realize that wouldn't have been an issue. DAHHH!!
I'll use a little red portable...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,903
Posted By stephenronning
I had a diesel stove which was our heater on our...

I had a diesel stove which was our heater on our 36 footer and I loved it. In my opinion it's superior to propane. However on my 25 footer I wouldn't even consider it. I'd choose propane. Thing about...
Forum: Atomic 4 03-15-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,596
Posted By stephenronning
It was around $2k...a little more. But no...

It was around $2k...a little more. But no surprises. Mine was raw water cooled and he actually did more work than we had agreed on just to help make it work for me...great guy! Plus he threw in new...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-15-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By stephenronning
Looking For Cal 2-25 Manual To Download

Does anyone have a manual of the Cal 2-25? Please let me know. Thank you and have a great day!
Stephen
s/v SIRIUS
Seattle
Forum: Atomic 4 03-15-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,596
Posted By stephenronning
I had my atomic 4 rebuilt in BC by Moyer. Did an...

I had my atomic 4 rebuilt in BC by Moyer. Did an awesome job! pulled her out drove across the border in Bellingham; funny thing is the ass end of my car was dragging on the ground and the Border...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,257
Posted By stephenronning
Cal 2-25 Owners Manual Please?

Hello: Does someone have a copy of the Cal 2-25 owners manual or know where I could download one? Thank you very much.
Stephen
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-14-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By stephenronning
Thanks David, I'm in Everett. Edmonds is...

Thanks David, I'm in Everett. Edmonds is beautiful! Were you there fifteen years ago or so when the roof collapsed @ the Marina? I grew up in MountLake Terrace and know the whole area like the back...
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