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Search: Posts Made By: Reefpoints
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By jsaronson
Re: G5 (5 min epoxy) vs regular West System

Buy a good heat gun. You can cut the cure time a lot.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-20-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Advice on installing NMEA 2000 field installable connectors?

Soldering screw-in, no, no. That is called "Please RTFM" or at least study up some on electronics. Captive screw terminals do not ordinarily loosen by themselves, if you have used the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Is this swaged fitting failing?

For the halyard deflector to help the top swivel must be at the correct height to create the correct angle between the stay and halyard.

If the luff length of the sail is to short you must get the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By Stumble
Re: Is this swaged fitting failing?

Knut has it right, I just wanted to jump in and reiterate, as soon as the wire starts to inlay like this it must be replaced. By itself that little twist is a massive decrease in strength, I haven't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2013
Replies: 1,352
Views: 479,075
Posted By Bob142
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

The roundover becket or stap was easy... it is a one piece unit...More wastage of material but stronger and as you bend it the edges naturally curl up...

Nylocks on the other side not as pretty as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By Alex W
Re: Can I sock a drifter?

Keep an eye out for the North Sails Direct Cruising Gennakers (

They show up used...
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