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Search: Posts Made By: Fairladyaffair
Forum: Mirage 07-16-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Hope for wind on friday!

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Forum: Mirage 07-14-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Lol no, i had to take a fuel brake from my boat, cost me to much money to travel with my current vehicle....so i bought a mini cooper s 6 speed :D anyway the cost to own that vehicle with gas...
Forum: Mirage 07-06-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Originaly i planned to buy a boat for around 15k and already have it in the water. I also origonaly was going to buy a catalina 30 mk2, which ironicly is in the neighboring slip.

This particular...
Forum: Mirage 07-05-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

End of a beautiful day on the water.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/06/u6u6emy3.jpg

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Forum: Mirage 07-05-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Got the main back but got home to late to go for a test sail, to many boats on the water. Managed to repair the head and get that working as well as re rigged the main.

Watched some fireworks...
Forum: Mirage 07-04-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

I guess when i finally make up my mind of what i want it to be!

Yesterday i replaced the power wires to the radio with 14 gauge wiring.

I also performed a much needed full service to the...
Forum: Mirage 07-02-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Lol, going to the boat tonight. Starting on wood work with a focus on mast wiring. Supposed to get the main back tomorrow :D

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Forum: Mirage 06-27-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Thats really cool, a writer huh?

Well i installed two breakers one for the radio and another for the bilge pump.

The bilge pump has an auto switch on it which gives me piece of mind while i am...
Forum: Mirage 06-27-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Yes, i always buy projects. The trick is to buy one that the wife can get behind and enjoy. It usually means i have to reslly jump on the project and give her what i promised it would be.

Also,...
Forum: Mirage 06-26-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

that bilge pump was something else, it was like 1/4 inch to big to just drop down in there so i had to pull up half the floor to install it. No big deal though got a good look at whats under there....
Forum: Mirage 06-26-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Nope still here, cannot wait to get back out there.

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Forum: Mirage 06-26-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Went to check on the Mirage today. Installed a 1000 gph electric bilge pump with auto on off switch and some 6 1/2 roswell marine speakers. Also re greased the teeth in the wheel steering gears and...
Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Lol very true, i guess i need to look into some better winches.

If i had it to do again lets just say i would do things very differently

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Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

They are self tailing but there should be more grip to them than there is, with the winch rapped 4 times i should not have to put vertually all my body weight into the line to keep from slipping lol!...
Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/24/ajugesy5.jpg

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Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/24/tubu7ure.jpg

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Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/24/ysugadun.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/24/ne8eveme.jpg

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Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Now the bad about Saturday.

It seems every time i take a first sail i end up getting into some freak wind storm.

First of all i should not of pulled out all the sail i had the first sail out on...
Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

So I spent the morning saturday running replacement lines, working on rigging issues, using a tension meter to adjust my stays. They still need adjusting but i had it rigged enough to take it out...
Forum: Mirage 06-23-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

I was late because of the transport itself, i had no idea how long it was going to take to get the boat moved but he did an excellent job. Then we get to the boat yard and thr guy was not there to...
Forum: Mirage 06-21-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Ok, it has been an extreamly eventful past few days.

yesterday guy came and picked up the boat. It took forever to load her up but she was finally splashed two hrs later than expected. Once she...
Forum: Mirage 06-20-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

No not yet, after this project is complete i am not sure how that would go or how it works.

As for the project, finished up thd bottom job by moving the stands and placing wsx psper between pads...
Forum: Mirage 06-18-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Installed a radio/cd/mps player beneath the vhf. Turned out great but the busted batteries that came with the boat are shot and will probably need replacing :/. Another negative note the freakin...
Forum: Mirage 06-18-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Yea i did just that today and as i moved it i replaced the move one to support the boat while i sanded beneath it. After which i moved it back to its original position and removed the extra stand. ...
Forum: Mirage 06-18-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 1,854
Posted By Fairladyaffair
Re: Mirage 29, a make over.

Just finished sanding the bottom completely. About to start painting once i get some lunch. After which it will be time to drink a beer....or 6. Pics to follow this evening

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