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Forum: O'Day   07-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,263
Posted By upei1
Re: O'day Tempest keel / hull joint

Wow!
Pretty intense. Your cracks must have been much worse than mine. I used the Marinetek epoxy and filled it in. So far (knock wood) she has been in the water for 2 seasons. She even got knocked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,163
Posted By upei1
Re: Best leaking engine quote ever...

Reminded of an old saying from a friend of mine:
Why don't the British make computers?
They couldn't figure out how to make them leak oil.....
Regards to Lou452, I fix leaks for a living, so I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By upei1
Re: I'm in love

Nice Work!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By upei1
Re: Testimonial to lanolin to prevent prop fouling

Will this also work on an aluminum prop on an O/B? Mine is in a lazarette and does not raise up out of the water. I just scraped it this weekend, and was not happy with the amount of stuff that came...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By upei1
Re: Bittersweet day

God Bless! Bittersweet Indeed. I hope I can sail that long. I am up the river from you in Ossining, and love sailing those waters. Great photos of your Dad and the boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By upei1
Re: Winch Maintenance and id

i have similar winches on my boat. Possibly, i will repeat, possibly they are Wilcox and Crittenden. They also used to make marine heads. You can google them, I think someone else is making parts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-19-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,320
Posted By upei1
its Penetrol. it is an additive that lets you...

its Penetrol. it is an additive that lets you keep a wet edge while painting. It was also developed to make paint flow easier through sprayers without clogging the gun nozzles. Also very effective...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-16-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 14,294
Posted By upei1
if the people at the clubhouse on the veranda...

if the people at the clubhouse on the veranda having their drinks look bored, and paying you no attention, you are doing it right. Because if you re gonna crash into their hunterbenelina, you can be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 7,542
Posted By upei1
awesome design. What type of boat/transom is it...

awesome design. What type of boat/transom is it going on?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By upei1
quick question: What if you are in a tight...

quick question: What if you are in a tight mooring field, and you are the only one using the sail. Where I am moored, all the boats shift with the tide and the wind, some faster than...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-02-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 3,488
Posted By upei1
Thanks RichH for the info on the newer finishes....

Thanks RichH for the info on the newer finishes. I am assuming ferrous oxide = iron?

In the flooring business, the latest trend is aluminum oxide in the finish, for the "50 year finish" The same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-02-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 3,488
Posted By upei1
I, for one would like to know of the blasphemy of...

I, for one would like to know of the blasphemy of cetol!!!!!!!!
I am about to remove the wee bit of brightwork from the boat and work on it. Lucky for me, its not spar work, but it is exterior.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By upei1
paint deck with non slip repair rudder new...

paint deck with non slip
repair rudder
new mainsail
find the d*Mn leak in the cabin top
the list gets longer each day.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-01-2012
Replies: 175
Views: 55,879
Posted By upei1
yes they do! It's the Rhode's design: beautiful...

yes they do! It's the Rhode's design: beautiful sheer, low freeboard, just classic lines....I like what was done with the outboard....the gears in my head are spinning with a sudden new winter...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By upei1
Thanks for the lead/info...I will look them up...

Thanks for the lead/info...I will look them up pronto!
Charlie
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-31-2011
Replies: 175
Views: 55,879
Posted By upei1
ok, one more, a foot too long. Another tempest,...

ok, one more, a foot too long. Another tempest, this one is a 65. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By upei1
I wish this was my boat! Its an old great south...

I wish this was my boat! Its an old great south bay racer. I believe the compass is a Suunto. I know they are still in business because I bought a lensatic one from them recently. Thanks for your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-29-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By upei1
tactical compass

Hi all! I visited the Sailing museum on Long Island recently. I saw this really cool compass on the deck of one of the flat bottom, shoal keel centerboard boats. I was wondering if any of you are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-26-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,457
Posted By upei1
hand bearing Weems & Plath compass (hockey puck),...

hand bearing Weems & Plath compass (hockey puck), and the book "longitude" about the contest to create an accurate chronometer for the British Admiralty. From what i gleaned so far, the guy was a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 5,774
Posted By upei1
i am in the middle of searching for a new sail...

i am in the middle of searching for a new sail for my '65 Tempest. Dick Sharling came in at 525 + 25 for shipping (50z cross cut dacron ). Quantum quoted me 1,300+ for a similar sail, a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-09-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 4,620
Posted By upei1
don't know about anyone else, but I too, am not a...

don't know about anyone else, but I too, am not a 'big' fan of the search function here....but have to give credit where it is due.....all I did was "right click" and chose "open link in new tab" for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,406
Posted By upei1
all great reasons!!!!!!!!!! Also, even though I...

all great reasons!!!!!!!!!! Also, even though I now know it is something I should started 20 years ago, I sail because I can. Someone taught me, and now every time I go out, I learn something new, or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By upei1
Does he need crew?

Does he need crew?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By upei1
Oh C'mon people! this is too easy! The name of...

Oh C'mon people! this is too easy!
The name of the boat should be:
EL CHUPACABRA! *

AS in, it will eat the other boats for lunch....
It is in Puerto Rico, right?

*Chupacabra = Goat...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-11-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 9,341
Posted By upei1
I have a lot of problems with my mooring. The...

I have a lot of problems with my mooring. The mushroom and the chain are loaned to me by a friend who doesn't have a boat in the water. I have a pick up pendant and 2 bridles. They are forever...
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