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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,562
Posted By Hunterdon31
Re: Halyard/Messenger jammed inside mast

Faster

I figured more bike chain might help snag the broken messenger line and help work it loose. I also planned on using a magnet at the base to pull the chain though the sheaves. It's either...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,562
Posted By Hunterdon31
Re: Halyard/Messenger jammed inside mast

Dale I feel your pain. I'm having the same issue with my boat. I went up last weekend and tried to slip the new halyard into the mast but it hung up somewhere inside. This weekend I will be using...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Hunterdon31
poly or epoxy

I'm repairing my rudder that has several cracks in it. After i've filled all the cracks I would like to wrap it with fiberglass. Now the question is does it matter if I use poly resin or epoxy resin?...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hunterdon31
If you have a B&R rig you can google it. You will...

If you have a B&R rig you can google it. You will find how to tune it. If it's not a B&R rig and you know what kind of rig it is you might find some info on line.

Good luck
Don
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hunterdon31
I agree with sailingfool. From everything I've...

I agree with sailingfool.
From everything I've read and people I talked with thats how you can rig it yourself. If you can find a day with a steady 10 kts wind that's the perfect time to adjust...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Hunterdon31
St. Maarten Hotel

Good day

Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced hotel in St. Maaten's?
We are ending a cruise in St. Maaten and are looking for a clean room for one night.
Thanks
Don
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Hunterdon31
Looks like the way to build a good winter...

Looks like the way to build a good winter workshop
I'm jealous, How long did it take you to put it up? Will it all fit into the back of a p/u for transport?
Enjoy
Don
Forum: Diesel   11-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,246
Posted By Hunterdon31
Thanks YachtDavits Just priced out a new core...

Thanks YachtDavits
Just priced out a new core from Yanmar. 1000-1300 USD Ouch. I'll call around and see if anyone can test this one for me. The boat will be sitting on the hard for the next 6 months...
Forum: Diesel   11-13-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,246
Posted By Hunterdon31
Well since I didn't hear from anyone with any...

Well since I didn't hear from anyone with any tips I pulled off the heat exchanger. Here's how I did it.

First you have to undo (loosen off) all 6 hose clamps. Make sure the anti-freeze is...
Forum: Diesel   11-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,246
Posted By Hunterdon31
Yanmar Heat Exchanger

Hi
I hope someone can help me with some tips to pulling the core from my heat exchanger.

I have a 2gmf that appears to be lossing anti-freeze from the closed side of the exchanger. So I figure...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2009
Replies: 70
Views: 5,256
Posted By Hunterdon31
Congratulations, Mimsy! What a great boat....

Congratulations, Mimsy!

What a great boat. Gotta love the roller coaster ride of buying a boat!! Good luck with the bottom job.Be fore you know it she'll be renamed and you'll be out enjoying her....
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