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Search: Posts Made By: belanich
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By belanich
Rudder post lubrication

I removed the rudder from my Pearson P30 in February to replace the prop shaft and rudder cap. When I reinstalled the rudder last weekend it was very difficult to slide the rudder post into the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
Mainsail, I see - I guess he'll get it when...

Mainsail,

I see - I guess he'll get it when he destroys the next tranny!

Everyone,

Does anyone have experience with Kruger and Sons or Deep Blue Yacht Supply.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
HE DOES GET IT, UNFORTUNATELY - Read the whole...

HE DOES GET IT, UNFORTUNATELY - Read the whole page its quite funny (because its not me) - he writes how he DESTROYED his transmission because of the slide hammer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
Found this website when looking for a driveshaft....

Found this website when looking for a driveshaft. Illustrates Mainsails advice about slidehammers!

Propeller Shaft Removal (http://www.diybob.com/diyShaftRemoval.htm)

MB
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
Maine Sail I'm on Long Island.

Maine Sail
I'm on Long Island.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
Thanks to all the members of the sailnet...

Thanks to all the members of the sailnet technical support team (do any of you have jobs? ;-). Special thanks to Maine Sail for a great website and the best advice - just cut the shaft. Why didn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
JJ Thanks - you just made my day. I noticed...

JJ
Thanks - you just made my day.
I noticed that your from LI. I sail out of Mt Sinai.
MB
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 7,156
Posted By belanich
Removing propshaft from engine coupler

Its 20 degrees outside and I'm removing the rudder and prop shaft on my day off - I must be nuts!

First the reason I need a new prop shaft. The prop shaft corroded between the two retains nuts at...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-11-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 4,364
Posted By belanich
The first time I sailed anything bigger than a...

The first time I sailed anything bigger than a sunfish is when my brother and I took my newly purchased Pearson 30 home. We sailed her for over 10 hours from Greenport to Mount Sinai without any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,027
Posted By belanich
I had a similar problem with my '91 Johnson 3hp. ...

I had a similar problem with my '91 Johnson 3hp. I took apart and cleaned the carb, tried all the adjustments and nothing worked. Finally I noticed that my model had a very small and simple fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 7,227
Posted By belanich
I had the same problem. I used a 1/4" drill bit...

I had the same problem. I used a 1/4" drill bit and drilled many holes all the way around the flange (mushroom) on the outside. Then used a chisel and pliers to remove the flange. Took only a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,073
Posted By belanich
Check your masthead sheave. If it has a groove...

Check your masthead sheave. If it has a groove in the center for wire you should change it otherwise the halyard won't last as long.
MB
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-02-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 3,781
Posted By belanich
punctualalex, Pearson P30's often rot out...

punctualalex,

Pearson P30's often rot out their compression post. This can cause the area around the mast step to crush under the weight of the mast. The rot is caused by water running down the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 26,444
Posted By belanich
CLucas, Wise decision - stick to traditional...

CLucas,

Wise decision - stick to traditional waxing.

Several years ago I tried a product similar to polyglo on my previous boat which was white and it worked well. Last season I tried the same...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By belanich
Well I have noticed that with less weather helm...

Well I have noticed that with less weather helm my wife is now more willing to grab my tiller... I mean THE tiller more often. :D
MB
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By belanich
ChucklesR, Before the mast step was moved...

ChucklesR,

Before the mast step was moved aft I tried all the suggestions you just outlined but could never completely correct the problem. I now see that this made learning to sail the first...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By belanich
The mast step was too far forward so I moved it...

The mast step was too far forward so I moved it aft.
MB
Leapfrog
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By belanich
Can a couple of inches make a big differnce?

Two years ago I bought a Pearson 30. I was new to sailing and learned a great deal the first year. During that first year the boat had a significant amount of weather helm. Most of the time it was...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-12-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Leapfrog breaks 8 knots only when its being...

Leapfrog breaks 8 knots only when its being hauled to the marina. I might have to consider a multihull for my next boat.
MB
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-12-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Tenuki, Here how you tie an alpine loop around...

Tenuki,
Here how you tie an alpine loop around a fixed closed object.

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj264/leapfrog590/Apline1.jpg...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-12-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Tenuki, There is more than one way to tie an...

Tenuki,

There is more than one way to tie an alpine loop! It is quite easy to tie around a closed object once you know how. I will send picture soon as I figure out how to post them.

You...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-11-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Sailingdog, Just checked out the video - yep...

Sailingdog,

Just checked out the video - yep it is alot of fun - how fast is she?

By the way - your headsail was tied with bowlines!

The more knots I know the more I can impress my powerboat...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-11-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Sailingdog, Thanks for the new knots! I try...

Sailingdog,

Thanks for the new knots! I try them.

By the way - I'm assuming you have a telstar 28. I went to the telstar website to check it out - Damn that boat looks like lots of fun!

MB
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-11-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Salingdog, My experience with the larkshead...

Salingdog,

My experience with the larkshead knot is with new line which can be very slippery therefore I use the alpine loop.

As far as backwinding I wasn't specific enough. I was referring to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-11-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,815
Posted By belanich
Two quick comments: I find that a larkshead...

Two quick comments:

I find that a larkshead knot slips - I use an alpine loop knot.

It shouldn't be necessary to backwind the genoa if you have a fin keel.

MB
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