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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 9,165
Posted By boofus
Re: Calling all Florida sailors

Knotty rewarded for his efforts with a air-lifted boat ride as SV Promise's keel clears the sand and the spar goes vertical. Nice job all around!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,260
Posted By boofus
Slide hammer and heat...

Slide hammer and heat...
Forum: Morgan   01-09-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,655
Posted By boofus
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,288
Posted By boofus
Depends on your countersink, a typical hardware...

Depends on your countersink, a typical hardware store multi-flute will chatter like hell if not done just right. I agree that reverse in a "soft" material is the way to go for the most control. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,901
Posted By boofus
Congrats on the boat! Is it an aft galley or...

Congrats on the boat! Is it an aft galley or starboard galley model?

I have a 72, hull #172. I agree not much out there on the web. There is a morgan owners Yahoo group which is pretty active. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,934
Posted By boofus
Actually - it is a trimaran with a bad wedgie.....

Actually - it is a trimaran with a bad wedgie.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,934
Posted By boofus
That quadcat is the macgregor of trimarans.....

That quadcat is the macgregor of trimarans.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 4,933
Posted By boofus
From the picture of the new sensibulb it is...

From the picture of the new sensibulb it is impossible to confirm the color temperature of the led, it is either 2700 or 3000k. It is however a Lumiled Rebel chip, that depending on its quality...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-28-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,912
Posted By boofus
There are details online that show how you can...

There are details online that show how you can actually cut off the bottom foot or so of the keel without getting into the encapsulated ballast. A built in shoal draft of sorts......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,684
Posted By boofus
This illustrates the problem with retrofit bulbs....

This illustrates the problem with retrofit bulbs. Trying to fit too much into too small of a package. There will be issues with these bulbs, premature failure, cheep circuitry, etc. Be careful...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 78,689
Posted By boofus
Not to be total jerk, But if you cant raise...

Not to be total jerk,
But if you cant raise the resources to float the thing, how are you going to finance the rebuild? I say this because of my own experience dumping many many thousands into a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 78,689
Posted By boofus
this thread needs more pictures... success or...

this thread needs more pictures... success or fail you need to post an honest pictorial of your efforts

better yet someone needs to be covertly snapping away, because you're right it will be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 4,677
Posted By boofus
just take your main halyard back to the traveler...

just take your main halyard back to the traveler and tension it up. instant backstay...... the mast stands on the tripod of the fore and side stays but with the looseness and the right conditions...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-14-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,510
Posted By boofus
For me the 1.5 hour drive really started to wear...

For me the 1.5 hour drive really started to wear on me. I re-powered, Bought the boat with the motor basically just sitting there, had to do the shaft stringers fuel lines etc etc...... did it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By boofus
I would be worried about rotting out your engine...

I would be worried about rotting out your engine stringer if you just plug the top of the hole. Getting something on the outside of the hull would be important to me....... if you are going to try...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,382
Posted By boofus
Lots of stories about Fire at boat yards...

Lots of stories about Fire at boat yards lately.......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By boofus
I have an igloo cooler that looks just like...

I have an igloo cooler that looks just like that....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By boofus
If propane is all you have on hand try it, but...

If propane is all you have on hand try it, but mapp is considerably hotter
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By boofus
Heat and puller...... Something hot like mapp of...

Heat and puller...... Something hot like mapp of oxy-cet so you heat the prop fast, not the shaft and prop together. sorry to hear about the finger....pullers can be a pain to juggle and set. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By boofus
this scares the life out of me because everytime...

this scares the life out of me because everytime I've though SD has some good insight, was I really just so dumb that most common knowledge is lost on me?
Forum: Morgan   03-28-2009
Replies: 148
Views: 31,400
Posted By boofus
groups dot yahoo dot com / group / morganowners ...

groups dot yahoo dot com / group / morganowners
has a fair bit on the 35. I have hull a 1972 #173 i believe, located on the west coast of Florida. she was pretty rough when I purchased her, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By boofus
fore and aft marine supply something like $7 per...

fore and aft marine supply something like $7 per foot and not some weird off brand..... at least not what I got
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 6,468
Posted By boofus
Glue a short section of 1 1/2" of spa flex into a...

Glue a short section of 1 1/2" of spa flex into a 90 degree pvc elbow with enough of the flex pipe sticking out of the shoulder of the elbow to get a pipe clamp on. Soften the whole glued-together...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 6,555
Posted By boofus
Tager, seen it done on a hobie 16...... not...

Tager,
seen it done on a hobie 16...... not sure it was the safest thing though
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,191
Posted By boofus
just did this, with my kubota d1105 used a...

just did this, with my kubota d1105
used a couple of halyards, passed the halyard through a snatch block that was attached to the end of the boom, to hold the halyard away from the mast and over the...
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