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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By AdamHowie
What kind of paint for my boat? Motor mount

Bought a 1975 McVay minuet 19'
Lets just say Ive had phone bills which cost more than the price of the boat

Came with:
-yard trailer
-1 good main
-1 110% jib
-Assymetrical spinnaker

The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By AdamHowie
Re: Adding woodwork below

Adding a full bulkhead to the cabin of the Edel would really decrease the open feel to the boat. I would not recommend it and it is not something I would do to my own boat. Adding a curtain may be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By AdamHowie
Hi guys here's an update It is a 1968...

Hi guys here's an update

It is a 1968 Javelin 38 designed by bill tripp, very similar to hinckley 40 b
Was on board yesterday for a tour after meeting the owner . There were only 25 built. His...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By AdamHowie
Hi faster, just thought I'd let you know, the...

Hi faster, just thought I'd let you know, the fuel tank had 7 tiny pin holes in the bottom, we removed yanmar 1gm and installed a new scepter-mueller fuel tank

The reason the gauge stayed in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-14-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By AdamHowie
Wet spot on hull around strut

Launch is in about a month and today we discovered a wet spot on the hull around the shaft strut on Puissance. A 1980 Tanzer 26. It is about the size of a car tire and there was no evidence of a drip...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-03-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By AdamHowie
Any idea what kind of boat this is? Hinckley?

http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k635/AdamHowieEdel/5409_150571881981_541111981_3442412_4240360_n.jpg

Boats name is Majek and was in New Brunswick/Maine last summer
Forum: Outboard   01-03-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,300
Posted By AdamHowie
.....

Hmmm, so i am missing a piece in the throttke linkage...

Maybe i can use it like the PO did

or

Does anyone know EXACTLY which piece(s) i am missing?

Going to try and post better pics....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-31-2011
Replies: 175
Views: 54,713
Posted By AdamHowie
I second the Edel.... ...

I second the Edel....

http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k635/AdamHowieEdel/IMGP8996.jpg
Forum: Outboard   12-31-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,300
Posted By AdamHowie
THe THrottle is on the housing, and when i...

THe THrottle is on the housing, and when i advance it the engine rev's up but when I pull the string it causes the motor to run even higher than I can attain while only using the throttle on the...
Forum: Outboard   12-31-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,300
Posted By AdamHowie
Help with Johnson 4hp carb

Well yesterday I picked up a new toy

Its a Johnson 2stroke 4hp and it runs on both cylinders and the water pump works great... I paid 75$ for it :D Very happy

The only thing is, there seems to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By AdamHowie
Thank you for the reply, Is there a switch that...

Thank you for the reply, Is there a switch that changes it to run off the external to internal tank and vice versa?

Oh and one other thing, does yours have neutral or is it a direct drive?

Adam
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By AdamHowie
Johnson 4hp question

Hi all, does anyone on here know if the Johnson 4hp twin from 1981 has an external fuel tank hookup? or just an internal?

And also how do you sailors think it would perfrom on a 8' Phil Bolger...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By AdamHowie
everyone here is right and it looks very similar...

everyone here is right and it looks very similar to the Hoyt jib boom found on many Island Packett cutter's its too bad you dont have the actual boom that hooks on there, it makes sailings simple
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By AdamHowie
Definetly try using a different anchor that is...

Definetly try using a different anchor that is better suited to those conditions, like a danforth as mentioned above... Mushrooms also work

Have you considered just beeaching the boat? and maybe...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By AdamHowie
Smile 2nd Picture

Here we go , i actually have 2 pictures, and look how crisp the spinnaker is.. especially in the first picture
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By AdamHowie
Super Awesome Boat Pictures!!

Does anyone else have that one great picture taken of their boat that they just cant show off enough, Maybe its just me but heres mine

Ohh p,s teh boat is a 1980 Edel 665 if anyones wondering,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,503
Posted By AdamHowie
Mounting outboard on stern rail without a pad

Hi All!

The boat is an Edel 665 (22 feet) with an outboad motor centered on the transom, the tiller is inboard and goes through the deck.

What I am wondering is, would it be possible to mount...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By AdamHowie
Defineatly a Condore 21 Check this out for...

Defineatly a Condore 21

Check this out for reference...

1987 Condore 21 - Ontario Sailboats For Sale - Kijiji Ontario Canada....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,698
Posted By AdamHowie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,480
Posted By AdamHowie
How to remove Masthead on Tanzer 26?

Hi,

Yesterday after working on my friends boat we took a look at the masthead. It needs to be removed so he can have it welded to accept a spinnaker block.

There is one long bolt that goes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By AdamHowie
How to remove Masthead on T26?

Hi,

Yesterday after working on my friends boat we took a look at the masthead. It needs to be removed so he can have it welded to accept a spinnaker block.

There is one long bolt that goes...
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-24-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,957
Posted By AdamHowie
Thanks guys, Any idea what its like below,...

Thanks guys,

Any idea what its like below, or if it would be ok for an occasional weekend trip?
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-22-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,957
Posted By AdamHowie
Looking for info on Independent 20 Sailboat

Hi all,

Recently came across an Idependent 20 sailboat, well equipped with 3 sails, trailer and 9.9hp motor.

There isnt much info on the web and was wondering about: construction, performance,...
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-06-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,592
Posted By AdamHowie
Im guessing this is the contessa called "Little...

Im guessing this is the contessa called "Little Minuet"

Personnaly I think The 6hp Diesel is adequate for a 26 footer, remember though that it is only an auxillary and diesel does have more power...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,461
Posted By AdamHowie
Personnaly Harken is my first choice. Their...

Personnaly Harken is my first choice. Their furlers are extremely well built and wil work on almost all 22 footers, including the O'days. Just have your sailmaker modify your jibs/Genoas to...
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