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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By richsimpson
Re: Painting Cast Aluminum Binnacle Components

Thanks to all for your helpful responses.

Has anyone ever heard of treating the stripped and blasted aluminum with an acid of some form to clean out any last bits of corrosion? One paint company...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By richsimpson
Painting Cast Aluminum Binnacle Components

I had the cast aluminum binnacle components on my Crealock 34 stripped, prepped and painted with Awlgrip around 1-1/2 years ago. The paint is bubbling horribly at this point.

It is clear that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By richsimpson
SL 555 Windlass Wanted/also Info

My Muir Neptune man windlass is on its last legs. I am not very excited about the electric alternative - the Muir is adequate when it works. Unfortunately, Muir has chosen not to support its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,910
Posted By richsimpson
If the old windlass that you have removed is a SL...

If the old windlass that you have removed is a SL 555, I would potentially be interested in purchasing it.

Rich Simpson
303-324-5844
richsimpson@mac.com
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-19-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By richsimpson
Wanted: Simpson Lawrence Man Windlass

The Muir Neptune windlass on my PS 34 is on its last legs. I am not really excited about an electric and would like to find an SL 555 windlass with a 5/16 gypsy.

Are you getting ready to replace...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-30-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,389
Posted By richsimpson
Bill - Does your '88 PS34 have the oval ports? ...

Bill - Does your '88 PS34 have the oval ports? The gasket shape on my oval ports ('86 PS 34) is a rectangular cross section - not round. Was yours originally rectangular? Has the round gasket...
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