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Search: Posts Made By: sync
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
Hey all, Its good to see this thread still...

Hey all,
Its good to see this thread still alive.... I started this thread a little over a year ago asking for advice on recoring the deck of my C-27. I posted pictures of the process in page 3 of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
I like the idea of separating the core into...

I like the idea of separating the core into smaller pieces. I wish I would have thought of that. I did it in two pieces. I also cut the topskin off in two, more manageable pieces. I definitely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
Hey there, Im going to revive this thread...

Hey there,

Im going to revive this thread because I just finished my recore and I figured I would share my experiences and a bunch of pictures with everyone. I really couldn't find very many...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By sync
Yeah, I am comfortable with Catalinas because of...

Yeah, I am comfortable with Catalinas because of their reputation and all the wealth of info there is out there, but I am pretty open to any boat I find that meets my needs. I really want something...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-02-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By sync
Mitiempo, I have an 8D on my 27, and some of...

Mitiempo,
I have an 8D on my 27, and some of the larger boats I've seen have had 2....I guess I just assumed out of ignorance...I appreciate the info.

Djodenda,
I've been getting a lot of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By sync
Wow, awesome wealth of info....as usual.... ...

Wow, awesome wealth of info....as usual....

I had no idea about the keel stub, that is interesting... the delamination was a few feet from the mast step and wasn't too bad.....If I bought the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By sync
I didn't think about the regional price...

I didn't think about the regional price differences.... Around here, or at least it seems to me, these boats are priced 15-20 IF..... they are excellent condition and well equiped. It does have a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By sync
77 Catalina 30, Whats it worth?

I went to look at a 1977 Catalina 30 I found on craigslist in my area. I currently live on a Catalina 27 and I am looking to upgrade. I just was wondering if I were to make an offer, what would be a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2011
Replies: 416
Views: 46,865
Posted By sync
I'm 22, I liveaboard a work in progress Catalina...

I'm 22, I liveaboard a work in progress Catalina 27.... I don't know if I'm ever going to crave land again....(just about to spend big $$ at the boat yard).... Still no regrets! I come from a family...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
Awesome info....Ill look into the chopped glass...

Awesome info....Ill look into the chopped glass and resin. Im sure my core is wet, before I do the repair, I need to fix a lot of improperly installed hardware on the deck thats been leaking. (Im...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
Well, I have 3 side stays on that side, and all...

Well, I have 3 side stays on that side, and all of them are in the area of the soft spot. They are bolted directly into the deck with a small piece of aluminum ( about 4 inches long) on the inside of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 20,089
Posted By sync
Cored deck soft spot repair

Hi,
I know this has been asked here before, I did a search on this forum and many others but still have a few questions. Iím new to doing work on boats and I just recently moved into my í76 Catalina...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Are you talking about the lanyard/overboard...

Are you talking about the lanyard/overboard safety switch? Then yes, that's in... As far as getting juice, I opened up the control box and test the wires on either side of each switch for continuity...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-27-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Okay, Here it is....It worked beautifully! The...

Okay, Here it is....It worked beautifully! The bracket was worth every dime. I used epoxy coated board as a backing plate with 8 stainless bolts.. I actually sat on it and raised and lowered myself...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Well, its done...I just have to rig the controls...

Well, its done...I just have to rig the controls and wire everything up. The bracket worked like a charm, best $400 Ive ever spent. I found some clear epoxy and hardener in my storage that I forgot...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-23-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 5,773
Posted By sync
Yeah, I wish I had a bigger frig and...

Yeah, I wish I had a bigger frig and freezer....An oven would be nice but oh well, something to look for if I ever upgrade.
Forum: Living Aboard 05-22-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 5,773
Posted By sync
Good for you man…. I’m 22 and I’m moving...

Good for you man….

I’m 22 and I’m moving onto my boat this July if all goes well. I never figured there was any one else even close to my age doing this…..Good luck with the boat hunt. Just take...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
I definitely plan on reinforcing the transom for...

I definitely plan on reinforcing the transom for the bracket... I would also love to glass over the hole the next chance I get... The motor well seems in theory, a good design but it really is, in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
But I figured the rule would be as much as...

But I figured the rule would be as much as possibe...(when refering to the prop depth) Oh well, I'll figure something out
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
I'm not using the motor well, I'm going to mount...

I'm not using the motor well, I'm going to mount the bracket off to the side and bolt it to the transom. I am 22 and already have minor back problems, I really don't want to be reaching down into the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Well, I got the bracket in the mail and had to...

Well, I got the bracket in the mail and had to send it back the same day....Turns out I got a 2 stroke bracket instead of the 4 stroke... I couldn't seem to understand why a 2 stroke bracket rated to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By sync
Nice man! Ill take one....Impressive engineering,...

Nice man! Ill take one....Impressive engineering, Im into that project right now. Ive got a 4 stroke yamaha 9.9 Im trying to mount on a Catalina 27. Im trying to find a bracket that will take it all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Thanks man! Lots of good info and advice. I sort...

Thanks man! Lots of good info and advice. I sort of wish I could have gone with the evinrude 15 but I the Yamaha 9.9 was newer, quieter, and had electric start and was still $200 cheaper than the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
Well, I got a motor...Got a decent deal on a 30...

Well, I got a motor...Got a decent deal on a 30 inch yamaha 9.9. Still looking for a cheap set of controls and a mount...Ill keep you guys posted. Thanks again...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,072
Posted By sync
well crap, I just talked to the guy and he said...

well crap,
I just talked to the guy and he said he sold it. I found another one, same model, just a little newer, with electric start and alternator, but their asking 900....
I found a few others,...
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