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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
They are using modern materials ON technology...

They are using modern materials ON technology that is over 100 years old. I'm all for inovation and evolution. I'm also of the opinion that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". The Andersen products...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
Rather than get all frustrated after getting the...

Rather than get all frustrated after getting the winches and not being happy with them, i sent the Radials back and got me a sweet pair of Andersens. 'Figured it's one piece of kit that shouldn't be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
Jack, when you're single-handed and tacking,...

Jack, when you're single-handed and tacking, that's kind of hard to do ;).

Hardening overrides are mostly due to incorrect mounting of the winch, as mentioned by SJB, and having too many coils on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
I find it odd how they didn't discover the issue...

I find it odd how they didn't discover the issue with the high tech lines during the testing. Quoting from this article (http://www.harken.com/pdf/BIC-Feb-Harken-Radial-winch.pdf):

“Grip is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
Talk about a "target group oriented" product! So,...

Talk about a "target group oriented" product! So, Harken Radial winches are intended for Cruisers only. Or rather, Harken Radial winches are intended for non-high-tech sheets and halyards. Great.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
Thanks mdbee. Page 15 clearly shows that...

Thanks mdbee.

Page 15 clearly shows that Harken Italy S.p.A. is the manufacturer and bottom of page 18 of said manual clearly states: "Made in Italy".

Would be good to know if anyone has had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Umeds?
Harken Radials

I just ordered a couple of Radial 40.2STA's.

I would like to know where these are made.

Also, has anyone had any negative experiences with these?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,740
Posted By Umeds?
Here's another with several Ariettas: ...

Here's another with several Ariettas:

Bttester - Arietta Arietta - Segelbtar - Segelbtar - Bttester/BtGuiden - Maringuiden (http://www.maringuiden.se/batguiden/;batID=3183&battypID=7)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,740
Posted By Umeds?
Hi tdw, these are what i found off the...

Hi tdw,

these are what i found off the internet. The first link should be the most persistent one since it has been around at least since i first discovered the identity of my boat. The others are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,740
Posted By Umeds?
Another article on Olle: Olle Enderlein...

Another article on Olle:

Olle Enderlein (http://www.oeyc.org/enderlein/enderlein_e.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,740
Posted By Umeds?
wiki for Olle Enderlein: Olle Enderlein -...

wiki for Olle Enderlein:

Olle Enderlein - Wikipedia (http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olle_Enderlein)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,740
Posted By Umeds?
since the first link is broken, here's one from...

since the first link is broken, here's one from Malo yachts:

Arietta (http://www.maloyachts.se/Default.aspx?tabid=138)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2011
Replies: 531
Views: 128,179
Posted By Umeds?
Cool pics!

Cool pics!
Forum: Living Aboard   12-04-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 36,673
Posted By Umeds?
Of course his most well known work could easily...

Of course his most well known work could easily have been called: "Zen and the art of Sailboat maintenance", but i guess he didn't get on the water until after.
Forum: Living Aboard   12-04-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 36,673
Posted By Umeds?
bl, indeed. Lila was pretty cool. Especially the...

bl, indeed. Lila was pretty cool. Especially the parts about being on a boat :)
Forum: Living Aboard   12-03-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 36,673
Posted By Umeds?
bl, thanks for the insight. I personally like...

bl, thanks for the insight. I personally like this article:

Cruising Blues and Their Cure by Robert M Pirsig (http://www.moq.org/forum/Pirsig/cruisingblues.html)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-03-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By Umeds?
Cool pic treilley!

Cool pic treilley!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-03-2011
Replies: 131
Views: 64,969
Posted By Umeds?
Awesome. thanks.

Awesome. thanks.
Forum: Living Aboard   12-03-2011
Replies: 116
Views: 25,005
Posted By Umeds?
Standing headroom. If it has that anywhere then...

Standing headroom. If it has that anywhere then it's good enough.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-03-2011
Replies: 17
  Newbie
Views: 1,810
Posted By Umeds?
Look at her lines. It's all about the lines. If...

Look at her lines. It's all about the lines. If they inspire beauty then you know you can come back to her day after day and she'll put a smile on your face everytime.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-03-2011
Replies: 304
Views: 57,476
Posted By Umeds?
Sailaboat - i guess we have to post at least 15...

Sailaboat - i guess we have to post at least 15 times... ;)
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-03-2011
Replies: 304
Views: 57,476
Posted By Umeds?
Cool videos, thanks!

Cool videos, thanks!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-03-2011
Replies: 3,406
Views: 883,391
Posted By Umeds?
Tagus river, Lisbon.

Tagus river, Lisbon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2011
Replies: 1,101
Views: 282,150
Posted By Umeds?
I recognize one: optimists on the Tagus ;)

I recognize one: optimists on the Tagus ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2011
Replies: 1,101
Views: 282,150
Posted By Umeds?
Cool pics everyone!

Cool pics everyone!
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