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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By snook91901
Re: Halyard to Cockpit Challenge

Thanks for all the replies. I'm afraid my concern has yet to be addressed (chuckles got it though). Maybe I was not clear.

The problem is not simply how to route lines aft from mast-base turning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By snook91901
Halyard to Cockpit Challenge

I've run into a specific situation in leading my main control lines aft that some of you may be familiar with. My Columbia 29, which is primarily used for coastal cruising, but may see an occasional...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,509
Posted By snook91901
Aesthetically, my boat needs help where it can...

Aesthetically, my boat needs help where it can get it, also I can't install an aluminum rail as functional as that would be, so I'm planning on wooden toerails.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-28-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,509
Posted By snook91901
After due market research in the South Florida...

After due market research in the South Florida region, I'm leaning heavily on Jatoba. It looks like teak (tight grained, absolutely gorgeous), is cheap and locally available (Shell Lumber, Miami is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-28-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By snook91901
bump

bump
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,509
Posted By snook91901
Toe Rail Replacement: Teak or Mahogany

I'm replacing the toerail on a 1963 Columbia 29 MkI. I'm trying to decide which wood to go with teak, mahogany or a false mahogany like Shorea spp.. I'm also on a budget so I'm wondering if teak or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By snook91901
I should be clear. I am not talking about my...

I should be clear. I am not talking about my dropboards, but the sliding overhead companionway hatch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 5,843
Posted By snook91901
I realize that this is an old post. But I just...

I realize that this is an old post. But I just purchased a fixer upper Columbia 29 (MkI though) and wanted to hear how you felt about the boat now that I assume you've been sailing it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By snook91901
The hatch frames are in good condition. They were...

The hatch frames are in good condition. They were constructed a few years ago from mahogany. They need a little TLC from where the soggy plywood hatch has been resting on them but no significant rot....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By snook91901
Building New Companionway Hatch - Columbia 29

The companionway hatch on my newly purchased 1963 Columbia 29 has seen better days, much better days. I am trying to plan a new one, but I have some question about the layup/construction I am hoping...
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