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Search: Posts Made By: McSwiggin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By McSwiggin
Thanks

The pettit site was fairly helpfull
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By McSwiggin
Bottom Paint ... what to use

O.K. so I am going through the fun of scraping and sanding the bottom :)

I will check for blisters fill em and then a couple of coats of barrier.

What should I use for bottom paint ? Ablative...
Forum: Pearson 10-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By McSwiggin
The paddle wheel moves just fine but I'll have to...

The paddle wheel moves just fine but I'll have to take a closer look behind the meter.

As I remember there was a black ring with three small screws... one of which was impossible to get to.
Forum: Pearson 10-14-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By McSwiggin
Pearson 303 knotmeter change out ?

My knotmeter dosn't work and I wanted to take it out to check it ..

How do I take it off ? There are no setscrews visible.

Any suggestions ? I've never done this before. There is a panel from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 11,447
Posted By McSwiggin
HI All, I started ( or as I read, re-started this...

HI All, I started ( or as I read, re-started this thread ) and I really enjoyed reading all the posts.

What I havn't read is what bothered me about the french press ... the amount of time boiling...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 11,447
Posted By McSwiggin
Coffee on board

Whats the best way to amke coffee on board. I consider this to be very important to a cruise :)

We tried a coffee press this year but between heating the water and waiting before pressing .........
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,971
Posted By McSwiggin
Thanks Dog, I did try a product this spring...

Thanks Dog,

I did try a product this spring on a small area and it did O.K. but was going to take several coats to get down to the gelcoat. I didn't have the time as Summer was calling. It took...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-15-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,971
Posted By McSwiggin
Stripping the bottom paint

SO I know I can sand it .... not great to breath, need special gear and at 30 feet its a bear.

I know I can hire a company ..... $$$$$$'

I had a small 20 footer that I used 5F5 paint stripper...
Forum: Pearson 10-26-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By McSwiggin
I am suprised to read this as I own a 1984...

I am suprised to read this as I own a 1984 Pearson 303 and have found just about everything fairly accessable ( fairly, it is a boat )

Have you removed the wood panels up above the settees ?
...
Forum: Pearson 05-21-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,635
Posted By McSwiggin
Butyl tape ? Really ? Does that have a...

Butyl tape ? Really ?

Does that have a thickness to it ?

Is that easy to purchase ?

Scott
Forum: Pearson 05-21-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,635
Posted By McSwiggin
Anyone know where to find gaskets for the...

Anyone know where to find gaskets for the stanchions ?

My Pearson 303 has white gasket materials to bed the stanchions. I want to rebed them with 3M or Sika flex but I want to replace the gaskets...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
Wow, lots of good information there. Thank...

Wow, lots of good information there.

Thank You

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-21-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
O.K. I'm up to 11 posts and still can't start a...

O.K. I'm up to 11 posts and still can't start a thread :(

I'll try a private e-mail ....

On the positive side the song chain is fun :)

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
Gotcha ... I am familiar with spammers from...

Gotcha ... I am familiar with spammers from another site.

Thanks for the help.

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
Thanks Caleb "Ass and full of crap" huh ...

Thanks Caleb

"Ass and full of crap" huh

lololol I'll give that a try.

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
Anway that someone could contact ibdavis ?? ...

Anway that someone could contact ibdavis ??

I need help with my 303 and would really appreciate it. My rudder was damaged and the original owner shortened it and my surveyor did'nt pick it up. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
Really ?? Or are you kidding me :) I need...

Really ?? Or are you kidding me :)

I need help with my rudder on my 303 Pearson

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By McSwiggin
HI, I'm new to the site and want to start a thread

Sorry for jumping into this thread but I see no where to start a new one on the home page ??

Any help would be appreciated.

I own a 303.

Scott
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