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Search: Posts Made By: Windborn
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By Windborn
Heritage One Ton - Replace Keel Bolts???

For a number of years, I've looked at the tops of the keel bolts in the shallow bilge of our old IOR warrior and quietly said to myself "don't got here". Well, I've decided that it is probably time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,464
Posted By Windborn
MastUndSchotbruch Thank you very much. As...

MastUndSchotbruch Thank you very much.

As some others, I am surprised they put in FIVE helices! But if it works...


Hi MastUndSchotbruch,

Actually, we have 3 screws down. Not sure how 5...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,464
Posted By Windborn
MastUndSchotbruch: The boat is an old 38'...

MastUndSchotbruch:

The boat is an old 38' IOR 1-Ton drawing 7' and displacing about 14,000 lbs. The screws are helix-stye, and were put in via a diver. The bottom where we moor is clay and mud....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,464
Posted By Windborn
Can you use screws? Our mooring consists of...

Can you use screws?

Our mooring consists of 5 screws linked with heavy chain. A 20' chain connected to the screw's chain has two 3/4" pendants that come up to the boat. We've survived hurricane...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,359
Posted By Windborn
I too have been considering a hybrid generator /...

I too have been considering a hybrid generator / electric system to replace a tired MD2B. It might not save much weight over an all battery set up, but it would certainly provide better range. Such...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Windborn
WP, You might want to use G10, which is a...

WP,

You might want to use G10, which is a laminate composit material with great compressive properties. You can buy it in various configurations from MSC or McMaster Carr.

When I re-did our...
Forum: Morgan 07-22-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 7,218
Posted By Windborn
Heritage 1 Tons just keep on ticking....

Sorry to pull up an old thread,but I just happened across it by chance. Silmaril was referring to our boat when he mentioned the one in St John - we keep her moored in Coral Harbor in the VI.

We...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Windborn
BELLATRIX1965, I had the same issue with...

BELLATRIX1965,

I had the same issue with our boat. You can order various sizes of aluminum threaded rod from McMaster Carr. I put some locktite on the threads, screwed it in about 1/4" then cut...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By Windborn
SiXeVeN, Our boat sits on a mooring...

SiXeVeN,

Our boat sits on a mooring year-round in Coral Harbor in the VI. We did the bottom paint four years ago with 3 coats of Micron 66 over two coats of primer / sealer (different colors)....
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Windborn
Link 10 installation

I'm looking for a little insight from some of the EE types.

We have a house bank consisting of four T-105s. Our power panel has digital multi-meter connected to the house bank negative lead via a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,446
Posted By Windborn
winch data

Anderbra,

I have some Barlow / Barient winch data sheets that might help, but I can't post them for some reason. Send me a PM with your email address and I'll send you the PDF. Perhaps you can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,988
Posted By Windborn
Stillraining, Locating the zinc to provide...

Stillraining,

Locating the zinc to provide room to slide the shaft out is a good idea. It's currently about 4" from the strut I'll make sure to remeber to relocate it.

Thanks for the tip!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By Windborn
Rusty keel bolts

I've been thinking about the keel bolts on my Heritage One Ton as well. The steel frame to which the keel is bolted needs some attention, and I'm going to sister some of the frame members to beef...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2008
Replies: 120
Sticky: Product Reviews
Views: 54,151
Posted By Windborn
Bosch 1250 DEVS sander/polisher

Last haulout my trusty sander died an ugly death. All I could find in a hurry was a Bosch variable speed, dual action sander / polisher. I originally balked at the cost, but as I was on deadline to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Windborn
one down......

As I suspected, more good feedback from the group - thanks folks. I think I'm going to go with the Brady labels and clear shrink tubing. That gives me $360 to reallocate to some other part of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Windborn
Wiring the boat - labeling

I've gotten some good info from forum members on wire and component sources, so I thought I'd take a shot at labeling. I'm looking at using heat shrink labels at various points along wire/cable runs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,988
Posted By Windborn
Thanks for responses and advice folks. Looks like...

Thanks for responses and advice folks. Looks like I'll be hauling out to deal with the shaft seal, etc. Well, I'm off to start casing some banks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,988
Posted By Windborn
PSS shaft seal

The PO of my Heritage 1 Ton replaced the stuffing box with a PSS shaft seal. I'm looking to rebuild my transmission (old MS on a Volvo MD2B), and need to move the prop shaft back to pull the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 5,502
Posted By Windborn
wire sources

Halekai36 & Steelboat,

Thanks for tips on Berkshire Electric, Battery World, & Mobile Marine. I'l be checking them out this week. I've got a buddy who's decided to rewire his boat and is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 5,502
Posted By Windborn
Bx

Sailingdog,

The BX cable was run to the bow for the forward running lights. I guess the PO must have figured the armored cable would protect the wire from the chain in the anchor locker. When I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 5,502
Posted By Windborn
I've been restoring an old Heritage 1 Ton, and...

I've been restoring an old Heritage 1 Ton, and the wiring was a disaster. I tore out a dingy load of romex, armored BX, lamp cord, and miles of various grades of solid and stranded wire. Everything...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-13-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 3,332
Posted By Windborn
rod rigging

My 70's Heritage One Ton had rod rigging. It had been replaced in the mid 80's, so it was about 20 years old. The P.O. caught a gust from starboard, heard a gunshot, and the whole rig came down in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Windborn
Ronbye, My One Ton has '75 MD2B, and I had...

Ronbye,

My One Ton has '75 MD2B, and I had a similar "blueish" smoke issue. Cleaning the air filters took care of the problem.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,676
Posted By Windborn
Suspicians confirmed

Thanks for the responses folks.

There was something about the splitter thing that just didn't feel right. Interestingly, I was told to go that route by "experts" at two well known marine supply...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,676
Posted By Windborn
VHF - FM/AM antenna splitters

I'm installing a new FM/AM/CD player in the boat. It was suggested that I use a splitter to allow my VHF antenna (Morad VHF 156) to do double duty for the FM/AM. It would be nice not to add another...
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