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Search: Posts Made By: hoppy
Forum: Pearson 02-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By hoppy
Changing from wire-rope to all rope

Running rigging is pretty shabby. Wondering if there is any problem with replacing the rope-wire with all rope? Guessing this probably isn't as straight forward as I think. Someone here already make...
Forum: Pearson 02-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By hoppy
Mike, Thanks for the reply. Solved the problem...

Mike,
Thanks for the reply. Solved the problem today. Went back to Home Depot and picked up a sheet of 1/8" hardboard (masonite).
The hardboard is pliable enough to fit the wall. Didn't have a...
Forum: Pearson 02-13-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By hoppy
Replacing V-berth wall panels P36-2

1985 Pearson 36-2 V-berth panel (foam-backed vinyl on plywood) is rotted beyond hope. Stanchion leak is fixed but I can't figure out replacement. Believe panel was installed before berth completed as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By hoppy
Lake Michigan Marina

There are also slips available on the Root River at Racine, WI.
Slips are less expensive than on the lake but you have to go past 1 or
2 lift bridges to get out. West Shore Marine, Pugh's and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By hoppy
Oil Filter

Wix makes a replacement for just about everything. My MD7A uses a
Wix #51335 oil filter. Wix also makes a replacement diesel fuel filter.
Believe you can get correct filter #'s on Wix web site.
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-10-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By hoppy
Frank, If I were in your topsiders I would...

Frank,
If I were in your topsiders I would opt for a hook/line on the piling along with a fender. The piling line/hook could be used as a brake if the going gets tough. Would also add a midship...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-10-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 2,187
Posted By hoppy
Chuck, Do you have pictures, specs posted?...

Chuck,
Do you have pictures, specs posted? Would be interested in taking a look.
Hoppy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-11-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By hoppy
Mull designed Freedom, 17 y.o. carbon fibre spar ???

You might want to get on the Freedom list
here at Sailnet. Don''t think there are other
boats with Carbon-fibre masts so input here will be very limited.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By hoppy
Gas/Diesel Engine Knowledge Compatable?

My suggestion is to find a diesel course if at all possible. I believe Yanmar has a traveling seminar but not sure of local availability. My experience: gasoline background is helpful but won''t help...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-16-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 4,850
Posted By hoppy
Dickerson 37 Cutter

John,
If you are looking at "Moondancer" I suggest you do some serious research. I have been looking in on Dickersons for the last 2 years. Moondancer has been sold twice and the deal fell through...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2004
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By hoppy
Hand held GPS

Thanks to all for the feedback. My GPS48 had memory battery failure 3 times and just plain won''t work now. Think replacements come out of the reject bin as most replacement parts seem to. Will take...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2004
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By hoppy
Hand held GPS

My Garmin GPS 48 is again suicidal. Have had the unit repaired or replaced 3-4 times.
Any suggestions on a dependable replacement.
I sail Lake Michigan and use the GPS for harbor entrances etc. No...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-19-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 3,165
Posted By hoppy
Scanmar 31 & 33

Thanks to all for the feedback.
I was interested in the Scanmar 31 in
Charleston, SC. Two telephone calls and an
e-mail were ignored by the listing broker.
Glad that I didn''t buy a plane ticket....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-18-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 3,165
Posted By hoppy
Scanmar 31 & 33

Wondering if anyone has experience with a Scanmar 31 or 33. Seems like a better than average boat. Hope to sail Bahamas to Venezuela and maybe some off shore as well.
Would likely pull the Volvo and...
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