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Search: Posts Made By: 75Tartan30
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-23-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 9,183
Posted By 75Tartan30
Re: Tartan 27 or Tartan 30

I researched both extensively while searching for my boat and came to the same conclusion as most. The T-30 is the better choice by far.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,374
Posted By 75Tartan30
Re: Spinnaker halyard for a furling jib??

shouldn't be a problem if its in ok condition. Congrats on the new acquisition!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,194
Posted By 75Tartan30
My brother sailed a Lyle C Hess cutter named...

My brother sailed a Lyle C Hess cutter named "Carina" that he built in the back of the boat yard we both worked at damn near around the world. No engine and absolutely everything from the bronze rib...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-20-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
The mast is finally done. Finished up with 2...

The mast is finally done. Finished up with 2 coats of perfection and she looks like a mirror. Also removed the old lettering on the transom.

http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/2714/sam0418a.jpg...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-08-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Dont get me started on silicone. The PO or maybe...

Dont get me started on silicone. The PO or maybe the PO before the PO bedded the winches in gobs of the stuff.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-08-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
I will definitely be having some covers made for...

I will definitely be having some covers made for the winches/pad as I never want to unbolt those winches again! Any suggestions for rebedding the winches? I was thinking life caulk as it never really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-08-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Man removing winches is a huge pain in the a#$!...

Man removing winches is a huge pain in the a#$! Spent the better part of an afternoon held up inside a 2x3 bulkhead trying to unbolt those little buggers. Their finally off though. I stripped the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Nice idea with the plastic. Did you find hatches...

Nice idea with the plastic. Did you find hatches that just happened to fit or did you have to make your own? I think what I might do is have a few sunbrella covers sewn up for the bright work. At...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
So I managed to get another coat of primer on the...

So I managed to get another coat of primer on the mast but have not hit it with the perfection yet. Decided to remove the locker hatches and re-varnish those as well. Also managed to find a mooring...
Forum: Tartan 01-28-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By 75Tartan30
Any other Tartan 30 owners on Cape Cod MA?

Any other Tartan 30 owners on the Cape? I plan to start the season with the Figawi next spring and would love to meet up with any other T30 owners who plan on "racing". I will be doing all the local...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
1st coat done...time for a beer. ...

1st coat done...time for a beer.

http://img818.imageshack.us/img818/5577/sam0389vn.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/818/sam0389vn.jpg/)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Finally the sanding/stripping of the mast is...

Finally the sanding/stripping of the mast is complete! I just finished setting up the cheapo paint booth and will put the first coat of primer on later today. For anyone who is thinking of stripping...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By 75Tartan30
Thats what I figured. Thanks for the...

Thats what I figured. Thanks for the confirmation. I wonder why so few rigs employ this type of spreader. Or is it that I just haven't noticed it on other boats.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By 75Tartan30
Loose/Moving Spreaders

I was searching youtube for videos related to my boat and happened across this one- Moving Spreader Tartan 30 pt 2 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9rAkSnOciY&feature=related)
I have the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Another slow week but I managed to get the two...

Another slow week but I managed to get the two pieces of teak that were damaged replaced. It doesn't hurt to have a cabinet shop in the next bay over thats for sure!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
The great thing about the wheel install is that...

The great thing about the wheel install is that the po left the rudder post in place so in the event of wheel failure a tiller can be slid right back in place. I have a spare down below.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Hey Russ glad to see another T-30C owner. I am...

Hey Russ glad to see another T-30C owner. I am the proud owner of #234. Are you by chance located in the new england area? I am out of Chatham MA myself.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-01-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Thanks for the tip on New England VPC. More...

Thanks for the tip on New England VPC. More sanding/stripping of hardware today. Decided to completely remove the winches from the mast as that will allow the paint the best chance for adhesion. Had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
The wheel was added by the PO and is an Edson. I...

The wheel was added by the PO and is an Edson. I have inspected the system and all is in working order/nicely installed. That is a really good tip on marking the shaft for racing and will certainly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
The luff grove was painted previously. I will...

The luff grove was painted previously. I will probably need to strip it with a wire wheel to get into the grove. As far as painting I will use the Interlux system with a few coat of primecoat and 3...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Merry Christmas everyone! Started stripping the...

Merry Christmas everyone! Started stripping the mast this morning. Got about 10' done in 1 hour. I think I am looking at about 9 hrs to strip it completely to bare metal. Also started removing some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Yes its a 1989 Universal Diesel with fresh water...

Yes its a 1989 Universal Diesel with fresh water cooling. Its actually giving me a bit of a fit right now as I am having trouble getting it to turn over. The PO admitted there was a wiring issue that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
Haha too many projects? Never! The car in the...

Haha too many projects? Never! The car in the background is just about ready for paint but I will not be painting her myself. I have a knack for spars as that was my job for a few years at a local...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
I agree! And am looking forward to next spring....

I agree! And am looking forward to next spring. Here are some pictures as she lies right now. So far I have been working on the spars and have stripped/repainted the boom with interlux perfection....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 8,856
Posted By 75Tartan30
1975 Tartan 30-C Resto

Hello everyone. I recently purchased a very solid Tartan 30-C for racing and cruising. I will be upgrading a lot of systems and stripping old hardware/repainting a lot of parts/deck/mast. Figured...
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