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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By overbored
Re: Rebed deck haradware

Re-Bedding Deck Hardware With Bed-It Butyl Tape Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/rebedding_hardware)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By overbored
Re: Fiberglass Repair on Hull at Rudder Bolts on Prindle 16

how did you find that leak? what year? do you have deck port holes.. first thing I thought is find another hull. but it could be fixed. there should be an aluminum plate it the hull that the screws...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By overbored
Re: new member can anyone help

I would call Joule yacht transport and have them give you a quote. they have special rigs to haul boats and masts. they are one of the best and have trucks going all over the country. I would say it...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By overbored
Re: Newbie seeking HELP

It would help if we knew where you are located
Forum: Cal   06-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By overbored
Re: Cal 31 Propeller Question

the one I had used a pickup mounted near the belt pulley and a piece of magnetic tape on the pulley
Forum: Cal   06-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By overbored
Re: Cal 31 Propeller Question

Is the bottom clean? you need to know the rpm? you need to know that the engine is running at max power before you can size a prop. how do you know you were pushing it hard was there a lot of black...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By overbored
Re: What type of boat is this?

looks like another free boat that will cost you 10K before you are done. you already said it looks like to much project, so go with your gut. time to recycle. sell the lead and bronze if there is any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By overbored
Re: Raymarine I60 transducer

The long and short are the same outputs. The long arm is used by hard core racers and large boats to get it in clear air away from the mast. the price is about double for the long arm. shot arm will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,170
Posted By overbored
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Do you have the service manual http://www.dometic.com/QBank/EPiServer/Dometic/US/Manuals/Marine-manuals/Refrigeration/L-2488-Adler-Barbour-Installation-Ops_5541.pdf
three flashes is compressor...
Forum: Racing   06-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By overbored
Re: Buccaneer 18 jib sheeting

you should have a fairlead with a camcleat on a track which is mounted on the seat just forward on the cockpit center. look at the last pic and you will see it on the seat. The sheet should go from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By overbored
Re: Why is Rear Tube Splitting on Formosa 41?

shaft could be wearing on the tube. or it is corroded through on the tube weld seam. most likely you will find corrosion pitting that has led to corrosion stress cracking. stainless is not the best...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By overbored
Re: Pressing in New Cutless Bearing

use fine thread rod. you will get a lot more force on the bearing. put anti seize or high pressure grease on the threads
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By overbored
Re: downwind sail for P26

the assym without a sprit or spinnaker pole will only work well on a reach. without a way to get the sail away from the blanket effect of the main the sail will not fill the same as the genoa. on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By overbored
Re: sail shape and condition

to service what I see would be a waste of money. the mains draft is in the middle of the sail and that will never come back where it needs to be. they have been patched to many times and the fabric...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By overbored
Re: Windvane line Attachment

heres few more Clam cleats from Sailcare (http://www.sailcare.com/clam-cleats.shtml)
Annapolis Performance Sailing (APS) - Clamcleats - Aero Cleat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By overbored
Re: Windvane line Attachment

how about these Clamcleat - Cleat Information (http://www.clamcleat.com/cleats/cleat_details.asp?theid2=95)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,948
Posted By overbored
Re: Sail Drives?

Wow, now we have Saildrive "wives tails" . lets see how many ways we can make up stories about what is going to happen if you have a Saildrive. Sorry to disappoint guys but the tails are just not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,244
Posted By overbored
Re: I don't think this mast step is correct

heres on for the westsail.
you will be fine on a 15' boat. bolt should be just tighten until it touches not tight, so it can turn. all the weight is no the bolt
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By overbored
Re: Pole end jamming

I remove the end pin. don't need it the shackle on the rope end keeps the pin in. remove the pin and clean and load up with lanocote
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-20-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,624
Posted By overbored
Re: How to get back in after falling overboard solo...

Even small boats can sail away if you fall in.
In a Catamaran race we were heading to the windward mark, 12kts of wind doing about 8 kts speed. double trapeze, crew working the mainsheet, I am at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By overbored
Re: halyard corrosion

if it is stainless steel wire then Spotless Stainless will clean them up and passivate the stainless
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-13-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By overbored
Re: Using sails of another boat?

Heres a good explanation of how to measure a head sail.
Jasper & Bailey Sailmakers (http://www.jasperandbailey.com/tech/headsails.html)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-19-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 4,970
Posted By overbored
Re: Boat Loan

home equity loan can be a good way. the loan interest is a write off. boat loans there is no write off in most cases. if you can get enough from the equity in a home to buy the boat you do not need a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By overbored
Re: Performance question - '80 Hunter Cherubini 37 cutter vs '82 Morgan 382

the Cherubini has the shrouds mounted at the gunnel so a big genoa would point worse then the two jibs. you won't be able to run the sail inside the life lines and if it is on the outside of the bow...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,218
Posted By overbored
Re: Wooden Turkish Gulet? Are they good charter sailboats?

if you talking about a true made of wood gullet made in turkey then they are mostly made of mediterranean pine. the sea creatures in indonesia would love you for bringing them lunch. more modern...
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