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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Glue Gun Usage

This is the tape I like.


Scotch 1-in x 5-ft Two-Sided Tape
Item #: 394705 | Model #: 414/DC

Works on many surfaces including wood, metal, and concrete
Weight capacity: holds up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Glue Gun Usage

One more thing...

For mounting carpet, no, but to seal the edges of the carpet, yes. Also works great for woven material to woven material. Because it is flexible, it could be used to hem...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Glue Gun Usage

I love hot glue. I was in construction for a big part of my life and did not use it until after I stopped building professionally and I am still kicking myself for never having used it. I has many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

They took line honors only on the second leg. The Bristol took 1st in the overall fleet with corrected time on the first leg. I don't think they have released the corrected times for the second leg,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

Congratulations Dan and Matt on winning 1st place in class 4 on both legs of the race!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 4,295
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Marine Head Suggestions for long term cruising

USGS requires the head to be secured, just an FYI.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 4,295
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Marine Head Suggestions for long term cruising

Here is my two cents. This year I designed my own composting head, designed after the C head. To goals:. 1. I had limited space and could not fit these manufactured systems in the space I have. 2. To...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

Not only did Dan Stadlander with his 1969 Bristol 39, Mirari, just single handed and took first place in his class 4 on the first leg of the race, but with the final results and corrected time he has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

"There are three sorts of people; those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea.
- Old Capstan Chantey attributed to Anacharsis, 6th Century BC"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Delta-T
Bermuda 1-2 race

I am proud to be a Bristol owner today! Dan Stadlander with his 1969 Bristol 39, Mirari, just single handed and took first place in his class 4! Passing 1-ist class, 1-2nd class and 6-3rd class...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By Delta-T
Re: How much wind to knock down a Tartan 30

Those that have never been knocked down and say it is bad seamen ship don't know what they are talking about. It is a very rare thing. Under normal sailing with gusty winds one can manage the energy....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1,769
Posted By Delta-T
Re: To worry or not to worry… blisters? (photos)

Those spots look like where a barnacle was attached.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,329
Posted By Delta-T
Re: How to put epoxy for screw mounting into a void???

Okay, now I understand what you are trying to do. I would use 3M 5200 quick set. If you are drilling new holes, drill only the top hole then fill in excess with 5200. You might need two applications...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,329
Posted By Delta-T
Re: How to put epoxy for screw mounting into a void???

Can you tell us what you are mounting? That would help determine how to mount it. Pictures would be nice too.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Block Island for Memorial Day weekend

We find most places are quiet before the 4th. Are you going to not try out your new anchor? Come on now, it's your goal this year, and Block has some nice soft mud bottom. If the weather is to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Volvo in Newport

Did you all get a good look at that, what 150/200 foot sloop! Sorry, but out of all the boat here, including the Volvo and all the tall ships at the millennium, I think that this boat is most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Volvo in Newport

Did one of the boats overshoot the course and go into the crowd in front of Fort Wetherill?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Volvo in Newport

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 652
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: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Engine Instruments Fail to Read - Help!

If it is one of the instruments or wiring too or from an instrument is causing the issue... I would do a process of elimination buy disconnecting all the instruments and reconnect one at a time and...
Forum: Bristol   04-28-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By Delta-T
Re: B32 icebox insulation upgrade

The info you are looking for is in the yahoo Bristol group, you will need to join to see the posts. There is a B32 complete re insulation project and others....
Forum: Bristol   04-26-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
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: Gear & Maintenance   04-25-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Raymarine St4000 Autohelm parts

Contact this guy on ebay, he does not list what he has, but he will have what you want and for a great price. Very knowledgeable and reliable. I rebuilt my ST4000 last year. I highly recommend him....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By Delta-T
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

Funny you should say that, I did that on last years centerboard project. But my track screws have acorn nuts on the inside of the cabin.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By Delta-T
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

That's all well and good for taking them apart, but how about some ideas on how to reassemble with one person, with out turning the screw?

I thought about taking an old car and adding the...
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