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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,140
Posted By rheaton
My strainer is not like that one. Mine is...

My strainer is not like that one.

Mine is rectangle shaped. It's about 6" long and 3" wide, 1.5" deep at aft end, and 1" deep towards bow. Many holes about 1mm forming the strainer. I will take...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,140
Posted By rheaton
Folks, I know this is an old thread but, I have a...

Folks, I know this is an old thread but, I have a question along the same line, which I don think was answered here. I have a 1978 Catalina 30. It has a strainer type thru hull fitting. It is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 5,999
Posted By rheaton
I could use some for patching my old sail. May I...

I could use some for patching my old sail. May I ask where you are located.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,275
Posted By rheaton
I'm 47. Sail a Catalina 30 on the Hudson. Young...

I'm 47. Sail a Catalina 30 on the Hudson. Young compared to most of the old folks in my club. Russ
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By rheaton
Try Viking Boat Yard, Verplank, NY, on the...

Try Viking Boat Yard, Verplank, NY, on the Hudson. $33/ft.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By rheaton
Buy new flares and keep old one as spares.

Buy new flares and keep old one as spares.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By rheaton
Check this out Boat Maintenance and...

Check this out

Boat Maintenance and Repairs: Dealing With Leaks (http://www.yachtsurvey.com/dealing_with_leaks.htm)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,014
Posted By rheaton
A good place to get this would be a RV / camper...

A good place to get this would be a RV / camper store. They use it to seal their windows.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 5,668
Posted By rheaton
Have you tried soaking your thermostat in viniger...

Have you tried soaking your thermostat in viniger overnight. This can clean them nicely. I have the moyer manual. It describes this there. If you need anything looked up in the manual, let me know.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By rheaton
You might consider fabricating the piece our of...

You might consider fabricating the piece our of fiberglass and epoxy. machine this piece to fit then use 5200 to attach it. This would be strong and would not rot or corrode. I saw this described for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 4,873
Posted By rheaton
Found a nice way to make this a one man job. Use...

Found a nice way to make this a one man job. Use a hack saw to cut a notch into a nut of the same size as the one on your bolt. From below put this nut onto the bolt and clamp it with vise grips....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By rheaton
check your circuit panel. mine has switches for...

check your circuit panel. mine has switches for master, and a switch for each circuit. perhaps you have master or one of the others off.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-03-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By rheaton
I have a calander which has a picture of a ship...

I have a calander which has a picture of a ship which looks like this. It was named there Atlantic, 1916.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 5,890
Posted By rheaton
I could recommend the Hook Mountain Yacht Club,...

I could recommend the Hook Mountain Yacht Club, located at Nyack , NY, on the Hudson. Our url is Hook Mountain Yacht Club (http://hmyc.net/). We offer one-day free transient moorings. Additional days...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,485
Posted By rheaton
I recently purchased new halyard line and sheaves...

I recently purchased new halyard line and sheaves for my catalina 30 from catalina direct. Their techincal hotline folks will give you good advice. I also bought a fid set and, after a number of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By rheaton
Did you check the on/off value on your fuel...

Did you check the on/off value on your fuel supply.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,994
Posted By rheaton
On my boat there is a pin secured by a ring clip...

On my boat there is a pin secured by a ring clip which must be removed before the speen indicator can be pulled from it's housing. After removing this pin I was able to remove the unit and quickly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By rheaton
What can be done to mitigate risk of fire. This...

What can be done to mitigate risk of fire. This is a gasoline engine. Would running a fan suffice.
Forum: herSailNet   04-28-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 6,408
Posted By rheaton
A wise man once gave me advice on marrage. He...

A wise man once gave me advice on marrage. He said "do you want to be right, or do you want to be happy".
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-23-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 8,953
Posted By rheaton
Go to google and enter heaving to. You will see a...

Go to google and enter heaving to. You will see a number of items describing it, and some videos.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,075
Posted By rheaton
Thanks folks for the links. I had thought about...

Thanks folks for the links. I had thought about repairing it. I bought the epoxy and glass. Then I looked at the rudder again and decided on replacing it. There is a crack two foot on both sides of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,075
Posted By rheaton
Folks, again thanks for your input. After looking...

Folks, again thanks for your input. After looking again at the rudder, I have decided to replace. Does any one have a descrition of the steps involved with the repacement. I thought I had seen some...
Forum: Provisioning   04-02-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By rheaton
You might want to think about looking into...

You might want to think about looking into getting a small butane stove. These are in expensive and can be found at asian markets amoung other places. This would allow you to prepare foods, tea, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By rheaton
You might also ask your insurance company if they...

You might also ask your insurance company if they recommend surveyors. Mine had a list of accepted, and not acepted ones.
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-24-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 9,532
Posted By rheaton
A wise old salt once told me. "your main sheet is...

A wise old salt once told me. "your main sheet is your best friend"
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