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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 6,471
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: chainplate followup

We have a 1980 C37 yawl and replaced the six shroud chainplates while in Mexico in 2009. This is because the Admiral found small cracks on two of them while polishing. The cracks were on the inside...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Crealock 37 Rudder maintenance

Here is a sketch I received of the rudder from Don Kohlman (former company owner) when I was about to drop the rudder it to get the prop shaft out. I believe it is the same sketch used in various PSC...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: LPG solenoid switch by Newmar - replacement?

Sure Marine in Seattle makes their own small, fused switch panel for LPG solenoids as well as selling Seward and Trident panels. Since they make their own they may have some parts you could use to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-03-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,196
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Rope lifelines and shrouds on PS37

A fascinating and useful discussion. The self-reliance point is well taken and when we head for remote places again we will stock up on Amsteel (or equivalent) and suitable fittings.

Last time we...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-27-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,010
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Fuel tank woes

It sounds like CharlieJ's 1989 boat does have the fuel tank sitting on a PVC pipe as Robin advised me to use in 1990. So some sort of change from the tank sitting on 1/4" ply on top of the keel bolts...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-20-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,010
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Fuel tank woes

We also had similar corrosion of the fuel tank bottom and seepage of diesel into the bilge. Our tank was sitting on a strip of 1/4" ply which was sitting on top of the keel bolts. Around 1990 I had...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Anyone know of any Crealocks lost at sea?

Some time ago I copied details of a report on the loss of the C37 s/v Spirit Healer during Hurricane Marty in 2003. The details were posted on the website of s/v Mirador. While not an open ocean loss...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-08-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Removing PS34 compression post

Craig,

Unless the C34 compression post installation is significantly different from the C37 a previous Sailnet thread on C37's (Replacing Mast Step Crealock 37) may be of some use.

We had...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Ice Box Insulation

Ours is an air cooled compressor.
The system was assembled and sold by Sea Freeze of America in Belllingham, WA who make their own evaporators.
Sea Freeze of America (http://www.seafreezeinc.com/)...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-27-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Reefing set up

In addition to the rigging guide from PSC I found Bill Seifert's book, Offshore-Sailing-Essential-Passagemaking-Tips, of use in adding lightweight blocks to the sail and other reefing tips. The...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-27-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Ice Box Insulation

David,

We also added insulation to our 1981 C37. The pink, extruded poly from HD works for the flat areas. We used the 1/2" expanded poly, also from HD, for the curving bottom of the box. The 1"...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-12-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Tiller Pilot on Windvane

Sam,

We also have had the ST1000 on our Monitor for years. Never had a water intrusion problem in Mexico but do have a Sunbrella cover for it. I made a plywood stub and cut a hole in the middle...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-04-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Deck thickness on PSC 34 at windlass mount surface

Keith,

Here's the pic I couldn't post yesterday.
The site admin has made some tweaks.
As mentioned it's about 1 1/2 inches on our C37.

John
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-02-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Deck thickness on PSC 34 at windlass mount surface

Keith,

I keep all the pieces I cut out of the boat and 1/2" isn't even close on the 37. I Don't know about the 34. My core from that area is about 1 1/2".

I have a pic to attach but the site...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,796
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: PacificSeacraftOwners.org

A right-click and save-as did it for me on the C37 rigging guide. You can also right-click and print from any of the jpg's.

The rigging doc is interesting. There have been many questions about...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-15-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Lighthouse 1501 on PSC 34

We have been very happy with the 1501. At the time it was the only stainless steel windlass we could find. These days there are other choices. A few things to keep in mind:

1. You didn't mention...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-09-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Lighthouse 1501 on PSC 34

We've had a 1501 on our C37 for about 15 years. The base of our windlass sits in a custom fitted thick rubber sealing gasket that was provided by Lighthouse. This then sits on the raised fiberglass...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: PSC34 Wheel to Tiller conversion

Here's a link to Marc's original post in 2012 which I replied to along with several others:

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/pacific-seacraft/86242-crealock-37-wheel-tiller-conversion.html

BTW, I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-06-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Varnish removal: should I, could I?

Regarding the heat gun on an inverter: Even though it may be a 1600 watt device you won't be using it flat out. I find in stripping Cetol that if you get it just soft enough on a medium heat setting...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-02-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Varnish removal: should I, could I?

We've had our C37 since 1988 and have gone through several phases of wood finishes. Bottom line is we now have Semco on everything but the rub rail.

In SoCal at first we varnished everything but...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Replacing Mast Step Crealock 37

Bill,

I concur with NiftyNickers. Here's part of a post I did in Feb 2014 re: mast painting. Rodney is the contact at LeFiell for ordering a new mast step. You should also isolate the new step...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-13-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: PS 37 boarding ladder size

Bill,

Something to keep in mind is the hull curvature. We had to get some extension pieces so that the hull stand offs were the correct length for where the ladder is. They supplied these after we...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-09-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: PS 37 boarding ladder size

We've had the 70" Mystic ladder installed for about 15 years and are pleased with it. It's on the forward end of the port side genoa track (BBQ side). (On older C37's this track ends about 10 inches...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-02-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Mast Painting

We've done our spars three times now over the last 20 years. The first two times we used Sterling and the last time (2012) we rolled and tipped Awlgrip. I'd say the Awlgrip system is easier to use. ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Transporting a PSC 37

We trucked our C37 yawl from Los Angeles to Seattle in 2012 and had a good experience. We stowed both booms and the mizzen mast on deck wrapped with moving blankets from Harbor Freight. The bottom...
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