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Forum: Living Aboard   4 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,739
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Sewing Machine onboard... Which one?

Marksf see if that works

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Forum: Living Aboard   5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,739
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Sewing Machine onboard... Which one?

I do but when I tried to post them the site blocked me and said 98k was the max. If you can tell me how to post I have a one meg image'
Forum: Living Aboard   5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,739
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Sewing Machine onboard... Which one?

Here you go MarkSF, pictures below. I hope they're readable the site wouldn't allow a higher quality.
I looked at the Sailrite pictures of improvements and can't see any differences. I'm not an...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid   5 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,587
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Comparing diesel vrs electric propulsion(DIY/Production) in terms of resell value

My Hercules is 45 and I hope to get at least another 20 with out a rebuild.
Forum: Living Aboard   5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,739
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Sewing Machine onboard... Which one?

Hi and good luck with your search.
I too have nothing bad to say about the Sailrite machines and the super website they publish. That said I didn't have the budget to buy their machine. I think...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Examples of cca era sailboats

You've got a good eyes. It's the same boat, still named Aurora. The last owner lived in Newport but was a traveler and knew Long Island well. He actually bought the bought in Huntington about 30...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Examples of cca era sailboats

No, I bought the boat from Newport, RI where it was mostly moored for the 27 years. I currently moor in LI, maybe you saw it there?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Examples of cca era sailboats

Here's another beautiful CCA rule Alden Design, the Pearson Countess 44. Built to the rule but also one of the best real motorsailers ever built, both a good sailor and a good and economical power...
Forum: Pearson   10-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,778
Posted By sailor1924
Re: pearson countess

Hello fellow Countess Owners:
I know this is an older thread and wish success to those refitting their boats.
I too am working on a Countess. I would like to hear of any resources others have...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-04-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Hello to all

Sorry for the lack of information. I'm new to this form and having some trouble figuring out how to add photos to posts and to profile.
I didn't mean to be mysterious.
I'm moored in Centerport...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 1,492
Views: 554,606
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

In combination with the fan you can see in the photo it adds about 10 degrees or more to the ambient temperature. The temp at the stovetop is 170F degrees and at the deck ring its 90F. I didn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,187
Posted By sailor1924
Recommendations for an anchor washdown pump

I'm planning to switch my anchor rode to all chain and would like to install a good, reasonably priced, high pressure, saltwater wash down pump. Any any all experienced comments are invited. ...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By sailor1924
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,896
Posted By sailor1924
Re: How frequently Do You Change Your Raw Water Impeller?

I haven't replaced the main engine pump in 7 years. The generator pump I replaced each of the last two years.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Crew Wanted: US East Coast all Summer

Hi;

I'm in a similar circumstance to you and wonder if you've succeeded in your crew search.
Forum: Pearson   04-03-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 762
Posted By sailor1924
Countess 44 Looking for a portlight

Hi; I'm looking for a vendor that can supply a replacement for the fixed portlight located in the starboard number 2 hull portlight both metal ring and glass. Thanks for any leads.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-03-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By sailor1924
Hello to all

By way of introduction; I'm a retired builder operating a boat on a shoestring budget. I've owned boats off and on for 50 years. I'm hoping to live long enough and have health enough to cross the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 1,492
Views: 554,606
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I made fins for the cabin heater from aluminum flashing, $ 15.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 413
Views: 178,799
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Thank you for the clear instruction and the link for purchase.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Barient/Barlow winches

Thanks for the info.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,346
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

In my new boat I have a Fab-all diesel heater, drip feed and very efficient use of fuel. I fabricated and installed fins on the exhaust flue and harvest the waste chimney heat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,346
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

On my last boat I used a drip feed diesel heater. I mounted it in a locker, to transfer heat to the rest of the boat I made a copper coil that I inserted into the fire box. I plumbed the rest of...
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