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Search: Posts Made By: shmangasarian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 3,392
Posted By shmangasarian
up the mast on the hard

this has nothing to do with a faint heart, machismo, the view from the top or hitting water rather than hardtop. I agree with Silmaril and PaulBl, it is basic high school physics - the jack stands...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-09-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,002
Posted By shmangasarian
dinghy outboard- brands?

I throw my lot in with the Yamaha as well, one pull, always starts, beginning of season, end of season.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,664
Posted By shmangasarian
refinishing aluminum rub rail

After a number of tough years the aluminum rub rail is looking pretty scarred. I''m fairly confident about sanding and polishing out the worse bits, but I''m seeking suggestions for how to refinish...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By shmangasarian
winches for sale

I have two Lewmar 3 speed #44 non ST chrome winches and one Lewmar 2 speed #24 non ST chrome winch for sale - $1000 + shipping for all three.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By shmangasarian
source for signal (electrical) cable

try I''ve bought alot of wire from them - always a great experience, great prices, fast delivery, real customer service. they actually send me an email to make sure order is correct...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By shmangasarian
lewmar winches

I am upgrading winches and replacing two 3 speed lewmar 44''s (non ST chrome) and one 2 speed 24 (chrome non ST). If anyone is interested, make an offer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 2,435
Posted By shmangasarian
How about Saijazz?

There is a very animated discussion over at the sailjazz site about subscriptions. What seems to be happening is spontaneous formation of many email lists (manufacturer specific)independent of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,490
Posted By shmangasarian
beneteau keel bolts

hello all,

does anyone have specific info on how beneteau attached iron keels in pre ''90 boats. ie: are the bolts simply screwed into pre-tapped holes, is there a backing plate and nut...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-01-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By shmangasarian
Taking delivery

first - read the fine print in your contract!
If it does not specify (in exact wording) when and where you will take delivery and more importantly - that you will take delivery only after inspection...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-06-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 8,839
Posted By shmangasarian
Elan 43?

Matty, considering the sheer number of boats available out there for sale in all shapes, sizes and price-ranges one has to wonder why you (or anyone) would want to attempt to modify a boat designed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-04-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 8,839
Posted By shmangasarian
Elan 43?

The Elan 43 was built in the early 90''s primarily for the eastern European charter trade. You may recognize the name from snow skis which was their major business. Designed by J & J there were three...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-02-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By shmangasarian
displacement redux

I''ve read the previous discussions on displacement (re: disp./ballast ratios) but I can"t seem to get a handle on the following - -
I am looking at a Beneteau 435 (disp:24000/ballast:9300 a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 3,441
Posted By shmangasarian
sailnets demise

from the Charleston Post and Courier this morning:

SailNet appears to be on rocks
Customers who placed orders with dot-com report that it''s left them adrift

Of The Post and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-07-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,064
Posted By shmangasarian
beneteau 1st 345

well like many who have gone before I am succumbing to bigger boat-itis. Looking at the big brother of my 345 (the 435) and am considering selling. Before going the whole broker route I wonder if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By shmangasarian
air force sails

I''m sure someone out there has had experience with airforce sails. I''m considering the purchase of a 155% genoa (furling) and am curious about quality, customer service etc. Comparing them to North...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-06-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By shmangasarian

If, as you said, only two wires from the 3 wire cable are connected at the mast bus, then you would run 2 wire cable to the panel. You mentioned "standard AC wiring" -- hopefully you (and whomever...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By shmangasarian

before you start making any assumptions, read the code stamped on the insulation. If the insulation has BC stamped on it you are dealing with boat cable and DC wiring rules apply. Black is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 3,712
Posted By shmangasarian

I thought everyone knew already that Sailnet is the worse run retail outfit around. I could tell you horror stories about lost merchandise, constant out of stock blues, straight out lying about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,763
Posted By shmangasarian
Interior LED Lighting

Defender ( carries replacement LED clusters for a number of bayonet socket configurations. Remember though, LED''s are extremely directional - very much like a tight spotlight rather...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,603
Posted By shmangasarian
zinc saver II

Can anyone confirm the proper installation for the Zinc Saver II - I think it is to AC green (ground) and DC main ground bus. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-06-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

thanks for the help
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

I recently installed a new DC panel and new battery. Before powering up I checked the voltage on the battery using a digital meter. With the main switch off the battery read a stable 12.60...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By shmangasarian
electric woes

When putting a meter on the battery with switch on but no load on I get a slow countdown of voltage (.01 every 30 seconds), so at first I detected a ground fault, however checking between negative...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-10-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By shmangasarian

you should check out the documentation homesite
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-23-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,715
Posted By shmangasarian
old glass hull v. new glass hull

one would assume that over the last 30 years or so there have been changes/improvements in the methods and materials used in laying up fiberglass hulls. Inasmuch as there are numerous opinions about...
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