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Search: Posts Made By: russ1302
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-30-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,320
Posted By russ1302
Have you found crew yet? Are you leaving May 1...

Have you found crew yet? Are you leaving May 1 as planned? I'm available, but just read your post. I'm in Northern VA. Let me know if you still need someone.

Russ
Forum: Newport 12-13-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,548
Posted By russ1302
N27 Tiller Pilot. Which one works for you?

I'm looking to buy an auto pilot for my N27 MkI. I know the boat weighs about 6,000 lbs. The Raymarine st1000 is rated for 5,500 lbs. It seems like it's right on the edge of needing the st2000. ...
Forum: Newport 09-11-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By russ1302
I didn't dig all of the glass out of the bilge to...

I didn't dig all of the glass out of the bilge to expose the keel bolts. I did grind alot of it out and after getting as dry as possible, I sealed it with west systems epoxy and interthane plus...
Forum: Newport 07-02-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By russ1302
I did try to limit the lead grinding, but it had...

I did try to limit the lead grinding, but it had to be done. I ended up using interlux 2000e as a primer, and then glassed 4 layers over the entire front edge of the keel and 8-10 inches up the...
Forum: Newport 06-19-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By russ1302
The bare lead is further down the keel from the...

The bare lead is further down the keel from the joint. It does look like the bolts have been glassed over. I'm not sure the best way to go about re-fairing the exposed lead areas of the keel. Any...
Forum: Newport 06-15-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By russ1302
Newport 27 keel. How is it constructed?

Is anyone familiar with the construction and attachment of the N27 keels? I have my boat in the yard and I'm stripping the bottom paint. Much to my suprise there is exposed lead and the keel...
Forum: Newport 04-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,681
Posted By russ1302
I replaced my valves with Conbraco bronze ball...

I replaced my valves with Conbraco bronze ball valves on my N27. My plastic valves had cracks at the threads. I did it by unscrewing the plastic valves until they where on the last couple threads...
Forum: Newport 04-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,681
Posted By russ1302
What type of thru hulls does the newport 27 have?...

What type of thru hulls does the newport 27 have? Are they Mushroom style heads, or beveled countersink style. I'm going to haul my boat in a couple weeks and would like to have all my parts on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By russ1302
I sail in the San Francisco bay, and there is a...

I sail in the San Francisco bay, and there is a great deal of current in some areas. I will often motor for as much as 45 minutes at a time, in strong currents. So I'm thinking I'll go with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By russ1302
The yanmar is a good used engine, and would cost...

The yanmar is a good used engine, and would cost a fraction of the Beta Marine. The boat isn't worth the cost of the Beta setup. So I'm looking to find an engine and just freshen it up.

Russ
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By russ1302
I'm replacing the atomic 4 because it was siezed...

I'm replacing the atomic 4 because it was siezed when I got the boat, and when I dug deeper, I found the valves are frozen and there is way to many rusted out parts to mess with.

It sounds like I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By russ1302
replace Atomic 4 with Yanmar YSB8

has anyone replaced an Atomic 4 with a Yanmar YSB8? I'm considering the swap in my newport 27, but I'm not sure if it's enough engine. Does anyone have any experience with the Yanmar YSB8, in a...
Forum: Newport 08-07-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By russ1302
For all you Newport 27 owners, I have good news. ...

For all you Newport 27 owners, I have good news. The mast step is the same size as a Catalina 27. The part is available from catalinadirect.com. I also bought there mast wiring harness to run an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,095
Posted By russ1302
The boat is a Newport 27. The mast head is set...

The boat is a Newport 27. The mast head is set up with 2 sheaves on each side, with external halyards. The sheaves are 2 3/4 x 3/8, with a 3/8 pin. I'm not opposed to running the halyards thru the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,095
Posted By russ1302
I'm not able to fit anything larger than 3/16...

I'm not able to fit anything larger than 3/16 thru my sheaves, and theres not enough room to get larger ones in the mast head. So I need a larger jacketed portion to go around the winchs and rope...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-24-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,095
Posted By russ1302
Tapered Spect-set II Halyards?

I'm not able to find any info on Spect set II line, by New England Ropes. Does any one know if it's a good line to strip and taper, to replace my wire halyards? I don't know how the spectra core...
Forum: Newport 06-23-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By russ1302
I looked at that thread, but I was hoping to find...

I looked at that thread, but I was hoping to find someone that has done the conversion on the newport 27 mast head like mine.

Thanks Russ
Forum: Newport 06-22-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By russ1302
After lowering my mast, I realized my spreaders...

After lowering my mast, I realized my spreaders and brackets need to be replaced. I was given a very nice set off of a catalina 30 that will need to be cut down. The brackets also have an angle...
Forum: Newport 06-22-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By russ1302
converting to rope halyards (1975 N27)

I have a 1975 Newport 27 and I want to convert to all rope halyards and get rid of the wire splice. The mast head is very narrow. Has anyone had success doing this? What sheeves did you use?
...
Forum: Newport 06-10-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By russ1302
Thanks Faster, That helps alot. Russ

Thanks Faster, That helps alot.

Russ
Forum: Newport 06-09-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By russ1302
N27, What size Spinnaker?

Does any one know the dimensions of the factory spinnaker for the N27?

thanks
Russ
Forum: Newport 06-02-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By russ1302
Hey Chicago Newport 27, do you have any pics...

Hey Chicago Newport 27, do you have any pics that show your mast step. I'm curious to see the location, because my mast doesn't seem to be centered fore to aft with the upper shrouds. If you do,...
Forum: Newport 06-02-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By russ1302
N27 Mast step?

I need to find a source for a new mast step for my newport 27. Mine has began to crumble on the edges. I will be unstepping the mast to do other work but I would like to locate the parts I need...
Forum: Newport 05-16-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By russ1302
Thanks for the pic, but my spreaders look...

Thanks for the pic, but my spreaders look different. Yours appear to be a foil shape, and mine are round. It does appear that yours are striaght. Thanks for the help.

Russ
Forum: Newport 05-15-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By russ1302
Spreader angle?

Does anyone know what the proper angles are for the spreaders on a Newport 27?
Thanks
Russ
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