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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By patrickbwells
Paint compatability

I have been sanding, scraping, sanding, fairing, sanding, fiberglassing, and sanding my decks in preparation for a new paint job. I had already bought Interlux Primekote without realizing that it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 4,897
Posted By patrickbwells
What is Interlux Brushing Reducer 2333N?

Hi, I just recieved my paint - etc in the mail and am going to start priming and realized that I forgot to order Brushing Reducer 2333N. Is their an alternative solvent that I can pick-up at Lowes or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 7,034
Posted By patrickbwells
Have you considered one of these? ...

Have you considered one of these?
http://www.italiankitchenaids.com/prodimages/Divisione_Bar/Sixties/gl/GL.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By patrickbwells
I had bearings custom made at machine sop out of...

I had bearings custom made at machine sop out of a material called Delrin, which is a type of Teflon. I bought the material from a plastic supply warehouse and unfortunately they had a minimum order...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By patrickbwells
Antifouling for the inside?!?

Hey guys! The project (1976 Cascade 36') is coming along slowly but surely and I have a question about treating the timbers in my bilge. I ripped up the rotten floor and spent many hours scrubbing,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By patrickbwells
Antifouling for the inside?!?

Hey guys! The project (1976 Cascade 36') is coming along slowly but surely and I have a question about treating the timbers in my bilge. I ripped up the rotten floor and spent many hours scrubbing,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By patrickbwells
Antifouling for the inside?!?

Hey guys! The project (1976 Cascade 36') is coming along slowly but surely and I have a question about treating the timbers in my bilge. I ripped up the rotten floor and spent many hours scrubbing,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-08-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By patrickbwells
I just purchased a Magellan Explorist 210 and am...

I just purchased a Magellan Explorist 210 and am very disapointed. I cant use it with my laptop because Magellan has not written drivers for windows vista. I had to spend countless hours reinstalling...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,208
Posted By patrickbwells
Yes, Google Earth (Plus & Pro versions) accepts...

Yes, Google Earth (Plus & Pro versions) accepts NMEA signals through a USB connection from a GPS unit. And while many people do not have broadband at sea it is possible to load a large cache of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,208
Posted By patrickbwells
21st century technology on a shoestring budget

Sure, I'd love to have all of the newest chart plotters, sonar, radar, and super-giga-band radios, But after paying the boatyard, Interlux, and West Marine for project supplies I've found myself a...
Forum: Living Aboard   07-24-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,530
Posted By patrickbwells
It seems to me that the era of private marinas is...

It seems to me that the era of private marinas is coming to an end. The city I am currently in has two large marina; one private and one run by the port authority. Over the last few years the private...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By patrickbwells
Which fiberglass cloth tape?

I've got a big project ahead and am going to buy about 80 yards of 4" fiberglass cloth tape for tabbing bulkheads. I'm going to order online although I haven't used and brands other than the retail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-17-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By patrickbwells
Which paint to use?

I am restoring a 30 year old woven roven glass hulled sailboat. Most of the interior has been gutted and I would like to paint the inside of the hull (if possible) before I start glassing in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-17-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By patrickbwells
A few months ago I bought a project boat. I moved...

A few months ago I bought a project boat. I moved aboard some of my tools and right away I noticed that some of them were beginning to rust, some within just a couple of days. I went out and bought a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By patrickbwells
Hi Maxo, Sorry about that, I used your picture...

Hi Maxo,
Sorry about that, I used your picture because I didnt have one of my own and I wanted to give others an idea of what I am working with. I read most of your blog on Nolwandle, sounds like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-26-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By patrickbwells
The boat next to mine has those same devices,...

The boat next to mine has those same devices, only they are directly under the spreader, rather than above. This leads me to believe that they are in fact rollers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By patrickbwells
Sailingdog, The rudder stock is 2 4/5 inches in...

Sailingdog,
The rudder stock is 2 4/5 inches in diameter and the rudder stock port has a 4" inside diameter. The Rudder stock is about a foot shorter than the rudder stock port so I have have two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By patrickbwells
Sailingdog, The rudder stock is 2 4/5 inches in...

Sailingdog,
The rudder stock is 2 4/5 inches in diameter and the rudder stock port has a 4" inside diameter. The Rudder stock is about a foot shorter than the rudder stock port so I have have two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By patrickbwells
Teflon bushings

Okay,
So Ive gotten a rudder from a Hunter 40 that has similiar proportions and area as the original.. My plan is to have teflon bushings (RED) and a collar made, then I should be good to go. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By patrickbwells
Sailingdog, Okay, do you know of any good...

Sailingdog,
Okay, do you know of any good guides on how to perform this? Will epoxy stick to the remaining paint/non-skid/gelcoat or do I need to sand everything down to the fiberglass?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By patrickbwells
Sanding and Fairing teqnique

I am repairing and painting a fiberglass deck that is nearly 30 years old. I have injected resin into delaminated areas, filled holes, faired other areas, and sanded as many as four layers of paint...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By patrickbwells
While I'm not sure about cleaning away the lime I...

While I'm not sure about cleaning away the lime I do no a little about the thru hull fitting. I had to remove and cap one a few weeks ago and was upset that I would have to spend hundreds of dollars...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By patrickbwells
Umm, I think CS Yachts and Cascade Yachts are two...

Umm, I think CS Yachts and Cascade Yachts are two different companies. Cascade is out of Portland Oregon. Most of the deck consists of 3/4 inch plywood with glass laid over that. There is one section...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By patrickbwells
The removed boards where definitely not...

The removed boards where definitely not structural. These Cascades where sold as kit boats in various stages of completion and the section I removed was an owner addition.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By patrickbwells
Sailingod, I have a Cascade 1976 Cascade 36....

Sailingod,
I have a Cascade 1976 Cascade 36. There are some fitting several feet away from the crackly areas but as far as I can tell from the looks of the bottom of the plywood it is in good shape...
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