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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   16 Hours Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 6,066
Posted By oysterman23
Re: How Old is Your Boat

1967 Morgan 24/25
Hull # 160 54986 the refit continues new sails last year, interior cuddies finished this year. Re-wire to abyc etc very positive boat light helm and responsive.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Need a doodad

Itsa Phramus!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 4,736
Posted By oysterman23
Re: drifter vs asymetrical spin

I have a drifter with a wire luff in 2.5 nylon which has 4 hanks. I use below 10 knots windspeed if the wind is iffy or from broad reach to run. Its a lot of fun. On occasion Ive tensioned the luff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Christian..your advice was timely. Yesterday i found an unused Autohelm 800 still wrapped for a good price and installed it this morning. Headed out at 2:30 and put it to work. Very pleased and as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Well after all Im going for Simrad but before I do im going to poke around a bit re earlier Autohelms with the separate head unit. Thanks all, good sailing!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thank you for sharing the enjoyable video, Vega...that is the sort of thing i kept hearing which led me to posting this. You drop was not much of a bang by boating standards.. sorry for your luck....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,090
Views: 398,037
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Yup thats Hubris. Self congratulatory sap straight out of recent Abercrombie style sheets. Strictly a cut above. Good fun today old chap.... say have that boy polish the binnacle before the next race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thanks all for detailed usefull responses when I get my unit I will post on this thread as well may it help the next victim :)[emoji15]

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Thanks Tanski I found off market remotes for both tp22 and 2000+ on ebay and someone is now making a good colored cover for as well. It does seem the Simrad is consistently less vulnerable to water....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Hi Mark
Yeah i had toyed with trusting the st1000+ capacity but after reading some other experiences thought it better to err up instead of down ...do you have a cover for yours?

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Great Shnool!
Thanks for the nitty gritty that helps alot. Do you like having the read out screen on the st1000 or is it not really missed on the tp22?thanks again for the good detail on handling
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
Re: tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Hi Brent. I downloaded the Raymarine manual to get some sense of what they have in adjustments. Should keep keep a person busy for several weekends experimenting...
Thanks for your input

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,315
Posted By oysterman23
tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

Been researching simrad tp20 or 32 and Raymarine st2000+ after many hours Im still quite unsure which is most likely to perform well let alone at all.
If You Have used a tiller pilot please share...
Forum: Morgan   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Morgan 22?

Hi
That's definitely a 22 but dont be surprised the layouts are different they sold some of those boats with kit interiors . Hull registration was just getting systemized. There are a bunch of us...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Before we knew better

Alan; I really enjoyed your post and actually share your progression from childhood powerboating into a later xhoice of sail. I admire your intensity and the evident passion which driven your growth...
Forum: Seafarer   07-22-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3,995
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Rhodes designed Swiftsure 33

Hi Ray
Not sure if you have seen the material on the boat at sailboatdata?
There are two around great south bay Ny i see them on occasion but do not know the owners they were made by Seafarer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Cheap Electrical Tools = False Economy

Inquiring minds want to know! [emoji15]

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-12-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 5,595
Posted By oysterman23
re: Privacy considerations for ignorant powerboaters

Well, Jersey cant hog all the credit my fellow boaters on south shore Long. Island can be unbelievable. Sunday headin back in a north south cut I had several 26-34' powerboats over take me within 30'...
Forum: News Feeds   07-06-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Passengers Rescued From Sailboat After Spending Up to 1 Week Stranded Off ... - A

Well hard info is sparse in alll the stories but for them to anchor suggests they found shelter. One story notes a dead battery and makes a strange statement that this prevented them using the radio...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,014
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Flying them has become lame, asking is lamer, and flying a very large one puts the "pie-rat" into Hollywood so-lameity...

This pirate romance is a modern construct if a port royal pirate blew on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Identify Dripless Seal Manufacturer?

Thanks for your help Minn!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,716
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Trouble in Rockland, ME

The water is gorgeous, Penobscot Bay is huge and often breathtaking. And just thinking about it makes me yearn for a fresh Local haddock sandwich from Rockport ( or others). The people are refreshing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Identify Dripless Seal Manufacturer?

Thanks. I have a suspicion he may have paperwork on it but all I can really do at this point is relay info. I understand the basic replacement cycles and the reasons to generally be conservative....
Forum: Apps & Authors   06-21-2015
Replies: 269
Views: 13,885
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Waterway Guide Beats Active Captain

I like that ..good to see how submittals are processed and or verified...if it goes well on your trip others can make a concerted effort in their cruising grounds...

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-20-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Identify Dripless Seal Manufacturer?

We only had a couple minutes examining it. I spent sometime catching up on these "new" seals last night. Guess they arent so new! Anyway just thought Id learn what i could about this one and pass it...
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