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Search: Posts Made By: rbyham
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 9,290
Posted By rbyham
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Been doing tonsof projects for past couple months on a refit of a much neglected Bombay Pilothouse 31. Here are pics of a project that went well. This is the sole beneath the saloon dinette.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,752
Posted By rbyham
Re: Sad Day and Tragic Loss

So sad... praying special comfort for this family...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 12,811
Posted By rbyham
Re: Bombay Clipper 31

I have the pilothouse version and can get you sizes tomorrow. Hopefully they are the same as the Clipper. I am curious of those who own late 70s Clippers about hull blisters. Mine is a 1978 that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By rbyham
Re: Club foot or genoa?

This has been all helpful. Thanks. I think at the end of the day I will just have to experiment. Both sails do fit the furler so it is fairly easy to try different plans. The challenge at present is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By rbyham
Re: Club foot or genoa?

Yeah she is a bit squatty leaving me to believe sailing performance will be marginal. Which is why I want to max out sail plan. Off the wind I would see the clear advantage of the 135. But my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By rbyham
Club foot or genoa?

This may reveal my lack of sailing experience but anyway here is my question. A new to me Bombay Pilothouse 31 is shaping up well in refit and about ready for sails. The boat came with two working...
Forum: Living Aboard 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,724
Posted By rbyham
Re: First boat.. need advise!!

My practice on my first boat was to move slow and make one of the first steps a visit with a knowledgeable friend. Ya got any sailing buddies yet? Maybe someone from sailnet would walk her with ya....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By rbyham
Re: Mainsail graphic mystery

I have wondered about the cut of the main as well. But both the bag and the sail are labeled "main 2". I still have access to the seller who confirms it was the main. I am meeting with him in a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By rbyham
Mainsail graphic mystery

Can anyone guess what the graphic on main is supposed to represent? Boat is a new to me 1978 Bombay Pilothouse 31. This sail came out of the bag marked Main #2. It is roller furled and I guess lose...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By rbyham
Re: Compression post misalignment

The new to me Bombay pilothouse came with misaligned post. On mine the post was too far forward and overlapped the front of the art by only about 1/2".PO told me he could never get rig tight enough....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 2,258
Posted By rbyham
Re: some version of the Hyde Streamstay One Solid Rod Furling System

Sony... I am getting close to the point of activating these Hyde furlers (I have jib and main) and am curious about rope size? I see on the rigrite site wire/rope furling line is recommended. I would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By rbyham
Re: Propeller 101?

Thanks all... some good info here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By rbyham
Re: First fiberglass project

True... the crack marks the point at which the floor begins to turn upward following the curve of the hull. From the doorway to the crack the floor is basically flat. I think the idea of patching 6"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By rbyham
Re: First fiberglass project

Good question but that will not be an issue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2015
Replies: 259
Views: 18,804
Posted By rbyham
Re: Advice From Young Punks

I am in the group that has found the gopro disappoitning. After all the hype maybe my expectations had just become unrealistic. From sound to proprietary connector to lack of streamed view to my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By rbyham
Re: First fiberglass project

I do have half a tube of six 10 left. Will look again at crack tomorrow to see If I can inject somehow... I agree the void needs to be filled...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By rbyham
Re: First fiberglass project

I have pressed around the crack and the void is only about 1/4" deep and left and right of crack about 1" in either direction. So basically the floor is well supported except right at the point of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By rbyham
First fiberglass project

I have about a 12" long crack in the middle of the floor of our head/shower area. It is a fiberglass pan that evidently had a void under it in the center which over the years opened up and has grown...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By rbyham
Re: Manual Toilet Questions

I am plumbed for either fresh or raw water. Will see which I prefer as things get back in place. My next big challenge is figuring out the status of a 30 gallon holding tank that has seen zero action...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-06-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By rbyham
Re: Manual Toilet Questions

Had some solid success with Groco rebuild today. Had two pumps, a bag of what looked like leftovers from an old rebuild kit as well as a newly received basic rebuild kit. It took a couple calls to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By rbyham
Re: Manual Toilet Questions

I am still playing with the original Groco pump hoping to achieve a satisfactory level of rebuild. But I am very tempted on just dropping in a Jabsco. On the other hand I agree that the Groco base is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By rbyham
Re: Propeller 101?

Thanks all. Very helpful. We got the shaft log, packing nut and flange all back on just yesterday. Was a bit of a bear to get shaft into flange in water. Out of water a few wacks with a 2x4 on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By rbyham
Propeller 101?

Well the next step in my refit is a new prop. The one currently on in water still has the three blades but due to somewhere around 10 years of no use and no bottom paint, each blade has only half a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By rbyham
Manual Toilet Questions

As you can see from my other thread on toilets, I was trying to bring back to life an old Groco manual compact toilet. After further exam, I decided at best I needed a rebuild kit. So I ordered from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By rbyham
Re: A little traffic

Very cool even if a bit inaccurate
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