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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,113
Posted By L124C
Re: Rig tension too tight?

I could be wrong, but unless you bought a super high performance boat 30 years ago, I doubt the manufacture provided any specs other than the sail plan. Sounds like the author of the article might be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,440
Posted By L124C
Re: Non active zinc suddenly VERY active.

1.- That anode does not need to be replaced.
Never said it did. The question in the OP was, why is the zinc suddenly active. If you don't know the answer, no need to post.
2.- If that is all the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By L124C
Re: Lubing gear cable

Ain't it the truth! I spent the better part of a Saturday trying to lube my throttle cable using the method described in Casey's "Sailboat Maintenance". It did help, but it still wasn't right. Ponied...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,504
Posted By L124C
Unclogging Hillerange (Seaward) 2101 alcohol stove

I have a Hillerange (Seaward) 2101 pressurized alcohol stove that I really like. This thread explains how I unclogged the burner. Please save the anti pressurized alcohol stove rhetoric for other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-03-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 7,419
Posted By L124C
Problem solved!

Yet another problem solved via Sailnet and this "stale" thread! Followed the link in #20 to Auclair Nautic. Auclair Nautic - Manivelas de winch. (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 10,117
Posted By L124C
The winch ate my sheet! Oh Sheet!

Since I have become the Grand Master, having dealt with this nonsense for three years, I thought I would pass along a tip. When the winch swallows the sheet, you can run the tail to another winch...
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