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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,089
Posted By maxbumpo
Dwyer Aluminum Mast website has what I need for...

Dwyer Aluminum Mast website has what I need for $10 each :). Plus $11 shipping :o

I've ordered two delrin sheaves that are 1.5 inches diameter and 7/16 inches thick, with a 1/4 center axle hole. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,089
Posted By maxbumpo
Thanks guys, lots of info to sort through now. ...

Thanks guys, lots of info to sort through now. Looks like I'll need to take some careful measurements of the mast head to determine which sizes will work, and go from there. Fortunately...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,089
Posted By maxbumpo
Question Source for replacement masthead sheaves?

Greetings Sailors!

I have a '73 Balboa 20, and it has two sheaves in the masthead which are probably original and no longer serviceable. They appear to be made of some fiber material, and...
Forum: Electronics   07-28-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 4,045
Posted By maxbumpo
Brian and QuickMick; Thanks for your...

Brian and QuickMick;

Thanks for your thoughts, and yes the more I think about my idea, the more hare-brained it appears. Setting the transducer with epoxy inside the hull definitely sounds better...
Forum: Electronics   07-20-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 4,045
Posted By maxbumpo
I have a Balboa 20, and am considering a cheap...

I have a Balboa 20, and am considering a cheap ($100) fish finder with a transom mount, but mount it forward of the keel on the bottom of the hull. My cockpit drain comes down just aft of the keel,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-25-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By maxbumpo
I'll second the recommendation for a survey. I'd...

I'll second the recommendation for a survey. I'd also add that you may want to consider the services of a boat broker.

I think that the Naval Academy has a boat re-selling office, to pass on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By maxbumpo
2-stroke vs. 4

Gents,

Thanks for all the info - sounds like 2-stroke will be the way to go for me, but now I'm wondering if I've got the right prop! Many other issues on Sanctification to resolve first, so this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By maxbumpo
I've got an ageing 9.8HP Mercury two-stroke on...

I've got an ageing 9.8HP Mercury two-stroke on Sanctification, and I know that I'll be replacing it in the next year or so. It is the original motor, over 23 years old, and is starting to make an...
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