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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
headstay stuff

If you are buying the boat with serious cruising in mind, take that stearns system and cash in on the scrap aluminum! Stearns systems are a cross that we in the rigging world will have to bear for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 5,523
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
Stearns Hydraulic Backstay

The only Navtec cylinders charged with nitrogen are the vangs. The standard cylinders have a pneumatic return charge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
Changing Sheaves

All the time :), tape a piece of string onto the sheave and roll it around so you don''t drop it in the mast. once you have then out, you can see what you need. I am happy to make you some new delrin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
Standing Rigging Question

First, check to see that the mast is in column, takke a centerline halyard and measure to the pin hole on your upper shroud chainplates. this established,tune from the masthead down. leeward side...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
Turnbuckles

first, I need wire size, thread size, and pin size. also, are your trnbkls double jaw? It sounds like it if you are just replacing the trnbkls.
Norgibb (navtec) is a good american made unit. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 5,523
Posted By Bukatfloridarig
Stearns Hydraulic Backstay

My advice to you is deep six the thing. It''s outdated vintage tin. there are no manuals or seal kits in existance that I''m aware of.
If you really want to hang on to it, send it to me at Florida...
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