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Search: Posts Made By: Seafire327
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,792
Posted By Seafire327
Did SD just participate in a thread Hijack?...

Did SD just participate in a thread Hijack? Hmmm:D Anyhow, I'm still searching to see if a 207 kHz transducer is usable with a modern 200 kHz sounder...Haven't been able to get in touch with the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,792
Posted By Seafire327
Depth Sounder Re-Fit?

So I read Maine Sail's thread on replacing his depth sounder to a new model, but using the old transducer. My Standard Horizon DS-1 unit is pretty crispy, so I want to try the same trick. After...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
The term Nut Splitter makes me wince...:eek: The...

The term Nut Splitter makes me wince...:eek: The nuts won't be the problem, backing the 5 inches of threaded rod out of 40 year old cast iron is the real issue, but I suppose once the nut is gone,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
Ok, cool, thanks guys. I just don't have too much...

Ok, cool, thanks guys. I just don't have too much bolt to work with, so I have to make sure the attempts I make a removal do more good than harm ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
I know PB is the best, but it also eats styrofoam...

I know PB is the best, but it also eats styrofoam on contact...Which was my worry. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
Zinc coated steel. Last year I removed the nut...

Zinc coated steel. Last year I removed the nut off the foremost bolt, and and replaced it with new, partially to see if the bolt would withstand the re-torquing. No problems there. So I think I'm in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
I'd like to inspect, and replace if necessary,...

I'd like to inspect, and replace if necessary, one at a time. I'm fairly certain that the bolts have been replaced before, but they are showing some age and I think a check sooner than later is in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
Yea, I'm not sure why the spec sheet on that site...

Yea, I'm not sure why the spec sheet on that site says lead, but it is definitely cast iron. I've ground it down and faired it a few times. Here is the tech drawing that I meant to attach to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By Seafire327
Question Heat & Fiberglass...

Now, I know that they don't combine well at all, but there have been a few posts lately about keel bolts, and it got me thinking about mine. I've been trying to figure out a way to caress the steel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By Seafire327
Is the mineral oil a dampener of some sort?

Is the mineral oil a dampener of some sort?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Seafire327
The Columbia Bar in February doesn't seem like...

The Columbia Bar in February doesn't seem like fun:eek:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,013
Posted By Seafire327
You've got to be kidding with this... Right?...

You've got to be kidding with this... Right? Also, if the prospect of getting out from under your Snuggie to keep a watch that will ensure your boat and others are safe, then perhaps you need more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By Seafire327
There was a stiff breeze Saturday afternoon when...

There was a stiff breeze Saturday afternoon when I singlehanded from Quincy Bay up to East Boston to hang at a friend's YC. Took the boat out to anchor off the airport for the Winthrop fireworks with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By Seafire327
I think I know the area where you tried to make...

I think I know the area where you tried to make the shortcut... Pretty tricky even at high tide. There's at least one guy at the club who's had to be pulled off out there.

You must have made it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2009
Replies: 420
Views: 49,988
Posted By Seafire327
I'm 26 and bought my boat last year. Worked on it...

I'm 26 and bought my boat last year. Worked on it all winter and she hit the water for the first time last week. For a 40 year old cruiser, she handles like a dream and just looks good. As I write...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By Seafire327
Question Quick Boom Question

I'm trying to sort out the system on my boom before I splash in (Sooner than later hopefully). I think it may have been set up for lazy jacks at some point. If you look at picture 1, there's a block...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Seafire327
Thanks for the info guys, I was able to find what...

Thanks for the info guys, I was able to find what I needed!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-21-2009
Replies: 359
Views: 40,670
Posted By Seafire327
Klydo is a bit of a takeoff on a nickname my...

Klydo is a bit of a takeoff on a nickname my grandfather had for my uncle... His name was Kyle, and my grandfather, being quite a character himself, called him Clyde all the time... My uncle passed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Seafire327
Thanks guys, time to do some digging!

Thanks guys, time to do some digging!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Seafire327
Question Roller Furler ID? (w/Pic)

Hey Guys,

Hope everyone is having a good start to the boating season. Since the PO of my boat had very little anecdotal info on much of her systems, I'm slowly trying to piece together what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Seafire327
I appreciate the insight. Still like to figure...

I appreciate the insight. Still like to figure out how to do it though.:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Seafire327
Question Tapping the Keel

Hello All,

I've done a few searches here to see if anyone hit on this specific topic before but to no avail. Since my C26 is close to 40 years old, I've been thinking about sinking two more bolts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 3,832
Posted By Seafire327
I can just see some tiny parody of "Titanic"...

I can just see some tiny parody of "Titanic" playing out in that river. The little unsinkable boat, tiny icebergs...:p
Forum: herSailNet 09-12-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,440
Posted By Seafire327
It's more for being able to steer from the high...

It's more for being able to steer from the high side, depending on what tack you're on... And it's just cooler:cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By Seafire327
I'm diggin' that method. Looks good, and the...

I'm diggin' that method. Looks good, and the price seems right :cool: I might stop by the depot tonight to check it out...
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