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Forum: Electronics   07-02-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By granche1
Re: 2 year old Rogue wave wifi

To anyone who is considering purchasing this product I would highly recommend not doing so. As stated above, the extremely expensive stainless steel Rouge Pro is incredibly fragile and not even...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-02-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By granche1
Re: PSC 37 staysail sheet rigging options?

The sail came out of a bag marked "Staysail" and is a hank on. Since I have a roller on the front, there would be no way to put it up there without taking down the foil. I do have another sail that...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-27-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By granche1
Re: PSC 37 staysail sheet rigging options?

Thank you all for the help on this. I rigged up the stay sail and used it on the crossing from the marquesas to fakarava. I found that almost any way that I led or adjusted the sail and cabin top...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-26-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By granche1
Re: PSC 37 staysail sheet rigging options?

Thank you Brokesailor. I only have one winch on each side and no fair lead that does not go through a clutch. Not ideal.

Does anyone have a similar setup to the one I have described? If so,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-26-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By granche1
PSC 37 staysail sheet rigging options?

Hi all. I just sailed my 1986 37 from Ecuador to Nuka Hiva. I used my 135 genoa or the asymmetric for the entire crossing. Throughout my trip south and west, I have used my staysail very little,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By granche1
Re: Displaced propeller shaft

I just climbed down the ladder and measured mine and the gap was about 2 cm between the prop and the cutless. The cutlass sticks out about 1cm. I do have a different prop though so my measurement...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-27-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By granche1
Re: Coskpit floor leak on 86 PSC 37

Hey guys thanks for the input. I tried tightening the bolts but that did not really help at all. The leak is not one that could threaten to sink the boat. The problem for me is that salt water...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-22-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By granche1
Re: Coskpit floor leak on 86 PSC 37

Thank you Chuck for your response. I think that the 2 piece floor was instigated at some point after the year that my boat was built. Mine lacks the telltale bowed rear seats that from what I have...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By granche1
Coskpit floor leak on 86 PSC 37

Hey guys.

Another day, another problem to address. While in the engine compartment, with my lady running a hose in the cockpit, I noticed copious amounts of water coming in from the engine...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By granche1
Re: Mid 80's Blisters

My 1986 PSC37 had a hundred or so dime sized blisters. I Let her dry out for a year and had them ground out, epoxied and barrier coated in Mazatlan 3 years ago. On my recent careen, I noticed that...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,536
Posted By granche1
Chainplate fabrication

Hi everyone.

I have my 1986 psc 37 in Bahia del Sol, El Salvador at the moment. Ive decided that my chainplates are getting sketchy and am wanting to replace them. Who has done this and how do...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By granche1
Re: PSC37 Forward Water Tank

David,

I also have an 86 crealock 37 and have had a similar question about my water tanks. The peeps on sailnet did a great job of helping me figure out what was going on and what to expect...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,531
Posted By granche1
Gill OC1 vs OC2 Ocean Racer Jacket

Does anyone know what the difference between the OC1 and OC2 line of Gill outerwear is? They are both priced similarly and seem to be made of the same 5 dot waterproof breathable fabric. The later...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-05-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,926
Posted By granche1
Hi David. Fall is here. Lots of rain at the...

Hi David.

Fall is here. Lots of rain at the moment has me looking forward to the tropics. Thank you for the picture. My 135s fit perfectly on the rail but I am still looking to build exactly...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By granche1
Balmar ars-5 not working, no tachometer

Hey everyone. I finally made it back down to my boat in mexico and got back into tinkering with my charging system. When I left it, I had just installed a new Balmar ars-5 and for the most part...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By granche1
Mounting handrail to ss tubing

Can someone tell me where I might find a handrail like the one pictured here? The key feature is that it is built to mount to 1"ss tubing. Instead of being flat like for mounting to the deck, this...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-11-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By granche1
port settee lee cloth 37

Does anyone know the dimensions for the port settee. I want to get a lee cloth to luxuriate the accommodations on my 37. Many thanks. Grant.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2010
Replies: 436
Views: 58,116
Posted By granche1
Im 32 and have a 1986 Crealock 37. My boat is in...

Im 32 and have a 1986 Crealock 37. My boat is in puerto vallarta while I tend to my land and responsibilities in northern california. It is hard having a boat that is 2500 miles away. I am hoping...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 10,939
Posted By granche1
Crealock 37. Beautiful lines, supper sturdy,...

Crealock 37. Beautiful lines, supper sturdy, fast enough, and handles great when things get ugly. Wait.... I must be dreaming..... Ive got one!
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-04-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By granche1
That is disgusting. I am hopping to clean the...

That is disgusting. I am hopping to clean the tanks in my crealock 37 but since the lids are very nicely secured, I hesitate to break the seal and open them up. I would like to cut inspection ports...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-15-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,926
Posted By granche1
Thanks for the picture Jay. That arch is nifty. ...

Thanks for the picture Jay. That arch is nifty. I could probably live with something like that. Ive got a radar pole in about the same spot as the wind generator mast on Nifty Nickers im actually...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-14-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,510
Posted By granche1
Wow, this thread has generated a lot of useful...

Wow, this thread has generated a lot of useful advice. I made it down to my boat for a week of maintenance but could not bring myself to remove the plywood covers as they appeared quite nicely...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-11-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,926
Posted By granche1
I have continued to brainstorm this solar panel...

I have continued to brainstorm this solar panel placement problem and have tentatively decided to replace the old 75watt seimans panels that fit between two stanchions with 135 watt kyocera. My...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-28-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 11,185
Posted By granche1
I am interested in weather or not you can wire...

I am interested in weather or not you can wire different sized panels together because I do not have an arch to put a large array on. I am trying to figure out how to wire together panels of...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-26-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 11,185
Posted By granche1
Thanks for all the responses. I like the looks...

Thanks for all the responses. I like the looks of the Kryocera panels but the ones that I have found do not seem to fit the narrow dimensional requirements that I have for my mounting locations. I...
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