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Search: Posts Made By: sandycohen
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By sandycohen
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By sandycohen
storing reefing lines, not rigged

Hi All -

I came to the terrific realization last night that my reefing lines were several distorting my mainsail shape in light air by collapsing the roach. I've been struggling since I boat the...
Forum: Pearson 08-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By sandycohen
So you are going to ship it from NY back to the...

So you are going to ship it from NY back to the lakes?

I am surprised it has teak toe-rails - I thought they all had perfed aluminum - are you sure it's a 32 and not a 323? Do you have any...
Forum: Pearson 08-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By sandycohen
Mark - Did you buy the boat? Yes - mine has...

Mark - Did you buy the boat?

Yes - mine has halyards run back to the cockpit, with cabintop winches for same deck organizers etc..

It's bizarre because in pictures I've seen from pearson...
Forum: Pearson 08-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By sandycohen
Mark - I have Pearson 32 #10 - bought earlier...

Mark - I have Pearson 32 #10 - bought earlier this year, so far I have mostly good things to say. I also have a 2GM20F, and it is plenty of power, although mine is not pitched properly so I cannot...
Forum: Pearson 08-09-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By sandycohen
PS - You may have to be logged into a gmail...

PS - You may have to be logged into a gmail account.
Forum: Pearson 08-09-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By sandycohen
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&ch...

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9SqF34yoy7JYmRmZjY3ZjMtZTYwOS00YWExLThjODMtOTA3OTRhNTNiN2I3&hl=en_US&authkey=CJOXwoYP


try this link
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By sandycohen
Hi Cptken - The stack pack on this sail has...

Hi Cptken -

The stack pack on this sail has accomodations for reefing lines, cunningham, etc.. built in - i gather their are alot of 'stack packs' that don't have all the features doyle designed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By sandycohen
Thanks tommays and celenoglu. Any thoughts on the...

Thanks tommays and celenoglu. Any thoughts on the stack-pak and if I should have it removed?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By sandycohen
Opinion on stakpack and dacron weight for racing use

Hi All -

I've been lusting to replace my 10+ year old blown out main since I bought my boat at the beginning of the year (the rest of the sail wardrobe is very good). 90% of my sail purpose at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By sandycohen
Amidships, about 3" above the waterline at rest,...

Amidships, about 3" above the waterline at rest, starboard side,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By sandycohen
Sorry - I was unclear. I meant what has kept the...

Sorry - I was unclear. I meant what has kept the boat from sinking for 30+ years with this setup, that seems to be basically inviting water in at any angle of heel.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By sandycohen
Bilge pump discharge setup

Hi All -

The boat I purchased about 5 months ago has the bilge discharge positioned about 3 or 4" above the flat water line - obviously, it's well below the heeled water line.

I see no signs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By sandycohen
Thanks for the help and input all. I just...

Thanks for the help and input all. I just realized that I cannot change to the wrap around boom method because my reefing lines are only long enough when the sail is up to secure to the eyestrap,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By sandycohen
Fresh water tank vent 'dripping noise'

Hi All -

One (of two) of my fresh water tank vents is making a noise that basically sounds like dripping water. I say making the noise - it's obviously echoing or carrying the noise from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By sandycohen
Peter - Thanks - any comment on the cunningham...

Peter - Thanks - any comment on the cunningham attachment point?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By sandycohen
Setting up reefing lines

Hi All -

When I bought my boat, the reefing lines were setup such that they ran from the forward end of the boom (cleat) through the boom, exited the boom on a sheave, ran through a cringle on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,422
Posted By sandycohen
Well, mine is solid as a rock, hopefully will...

Well, mine is solid as a rock, hopefully will remain that way. I was not proposing that you could remove the inner skin and then use a core just like the original with no supporting skin. what I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,422
Posted By sandycohen
And a continous layup of epoxy connecting the...

And a continous layup of epoxy connecting the marine plywood to the surronding bottom skin where the cut out stopped isn't as effective a tie-in and the original skin?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,422
Posted By sandycohen
I like your logic - that if something is used...

I like your logic - that if something is used universally, it must have a reason, but I think part of that reason may go out the window when you're talking replacing individual areas. A biggie would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,422
Posted By sandycohen
I had my cockpit sole 'recored' from underneath -...

I had my cockpit sole 'recored' from underneath - i put 'recore' in quotes because we didn't put another skin on the bottom - cut out the bottom skin, ground out the balsa core, and then epoxied in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By sandycohen
Hi Again Mainesail and thanks for your help. ...

Hi Again Mainesail and thanks for your help.

I've been doing some googling around and haven't found much - is this the culprit? Marine Reference Cell | Buckleys UVRAL...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2011
Replies: 356
Views: 115,422
Posted By sandycohen
Hmmm...I thought I read on one of these threads...

Hmmm...I thought I read on one of these threads that a mastic tape with
Polyisobutylene or Polybutylene was the ticket, so when I saw that on 3m's site thought i was home free.

It is wound on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2011
Replies: 356
Views: 115,422
Posted By sandycohen
Maine Sail - Howdy - I just placed an order for...

Maine Sail - Howdy - I just placed an order for your butyl tape - look forward to receiving!

Meanwhile, I've bedded a couple of items in 3m 2880 mastic tape. I know it's butyl tape from reading...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By sandycohen
Electrolytic Conversion Indications

Can anyone give me direction on how to check various metal parts of boat (DC wiring system, spars, keel, chainplates) for current that would be causing electrolytic conversion?

I've found some...
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