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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Delta-T
Volvo in Newport

What an assume weekend at the Volvo village at Fort Adams in Newport RI. Thank god the weather person could not have been any more wrong with the predictions. Both Saturday and Sunday the boats came...
Forum: Bristol   04-26-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

Taking the rudder out is a big job, That shoe is not going to come off easy. Inspect the shoe and see how much play there is in the pivot at the shoe. There will be some play, that will be normal for...
Forum: Bristol   04-23-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

Here is a rudder shoe replacement on a B24

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Forum: Bristol   04-23-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

The rudder shoe is pretty substantial, I doubt it is that. Looking at the pictures of Joe Molare's repair, assuming your setup is the same, there are two possibilities: 1) the rudder post bolts are...
Forum: Bristol   04-21-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

If you need a replacement shoe, Bristol Bronze, 222 Riverside Dr, Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-6623, Rodger has them in stock. As well as a replacement HIN plaque.
Forum: Bristol   04-21-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

Hi Roadking, I am surprised you damaged the rudder buy just grounding on sand with an keel mounted rudder. These boats are built, and usually when grounding only the front of the keel will be the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By Delta-T
Re: How much battery charge to start engine

You don't want to top off your batteries in the winter with water unless you are going to do a charge that will create a bubbling of the batt. acid. to mix it. Otherwise the water can freeze on the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-28-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,707
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Running one sail

Everyone's boat sails different with different rigs and sail combinations. And we are talking cursing, not racing. What works best for your boat might not work for me. So I say sail what works best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 4,533
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Dinghy theft protection

My main strategy with the dingy and my boat is, my neighbor has something better then I have to steal, why would they take my old stuff. But I put a 3/4" nut and bolt thru thru transom and drilled a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,718
Posted By Delta-T
Re: The WTF challenge!

Shop The Hillman Group 8-Count 5/16-in-18 Stainless Steel Standard (SAE) Brad Hole Tee Nuts at Lowes.com (http://www.lowes.com/pd_454332-37672-4145_0__?productId=4409659&Ntt=)
or
Shop The Hillman...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigging Specifications

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/42542-adjusting-your-rig.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Installing Lewmar Ocean Hatch

That would be the 3M 5200 you had a hard time with removing. As a suggestion to others trying to remove something that is glued down, use a wire saw (http://www.bestglide.com/Wire_Saw_Info.html).
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Delta-T
Re: fresh water pump system

Yes, keep the accumulator. It keeps the pump from running all the time when using the water and gives you an even flow of water. Also, keeps the system from potential erratic operation...makes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 15,511
Posted By Delta-T
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

On a perfect sailing day I had yesterday, being the only boat on the bay, having many on shore watching me, hundreds of people...It really make me feel how privileged I really am, and allows me savor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,565
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Lower rudder bushing

Funny you should suggest that. I was not going to mention it because of fear of being jump all over...I did just that to my lower shoe two days ago and it came out great. My shoe is much like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,565
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Lower rudder bushing

Got any pictures, it would help.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 4,872
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Stupid questions about launch day

Jim, there should be no need to re-align the shaft. You only need to align if you move the engine mounts or replace the cutlas. Recommended that all hoses in contact with raw water should be replaced...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,500
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Standard diesel for Bristol 29.9?

http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1095
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,453
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Pictures of your boat

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w597/greatfulldad123/Sailing/DSCF5513_zpsda6e42e7.jpg
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w597/greatfulldad123/Sailing/DSC01657_zpsb580848d.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,176
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Unclogging Hillerange (Seaward) 2101 alcohol stove

$2.54 Tip cleaner Shop Task Force Welding Tip Cleaner at Lowes.com (http://www.lowes.com/pd_178820-47120-SGY-C3_0__?productId=3064233)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-01-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Cinkel Steering Wheel Removal

Here is one thread on finishing http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/112753-thinking-about-dipping-my-boat.html

I'm sure there are more. And if you look in "low budget projects" thread,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Cinkel Steering Wheel Removal

With the puller on and tight, give the end of the threaded puller shaft a short sharp shot with a small 5 lb sledge. Metal on metal and shock it to break the corrosion free. Don't beat on it...And...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rust stains at partners?

I understand the upload is not working correctly. Most use Photo bucket for upload and then use the mountain icon on the top of SN post Message edit menu. Sorry can't help you with your rust issue.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-19-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to everyone on SN, may the next year bring you much joy and happiness. My all your days and nights be filled with fair winds and a following sea.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By Delta-T
Re: week breaker

I had to replace my modern upgraded thermal bi-metal breaker this year. I had the same symptoms. That's what I get for trying to improve systems. 285-Series - Blue Sea Systems...
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