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Search: Posts Made By: kjzerr
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By kjzerr
Topside clean up

Hello all:

Last spring I painted the topside of my boat with a two part epoxy (Petit EZPoxy2). There are visible scuffs from the shrink wrap covering the deck and hull over the winter, as well as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Need help with rolling and tipping

Thanks for the offer, Bob. My wife has been helping, and we put the final coats on over the past couple of days. It came out acceptable, but not what I expected. Of course, my expectations are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Need help with rolling and tipping

Thank you all!! Looks like the weather's set to cool off in a few days. I think I'll sand her down again and wait until next week to attack it once more, with a higher percentage of thinner to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By kjzerr
Need help with rolling and tipping

Hello all:

I am repainting my boat by rolling and tipping. I am using Petit EZpoxy2 two-part epoxy finish. I'm having trouble getting the finish to flatten out. Also, the areas where the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Any tips for removing corroded bolts at rudder?

Here's a couple of pics, one for perspective and one close up.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By kjzerr
Any tips for removing corroded bolts at rudder?

Good day everyone!

I am in need of some advice as to the best method to remove bolts that are corroded into their sleeves in a tight area. I am in the process of refinishing the topside, and I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Getting sanitation hose over fittings

Well put Mike!! Made me laugh out loud!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Getting sanitation hose over fittings

Thank you to all who responded. your suggestions have helped.

BTW, it is the Trident green stripe that I am using, not triton. My bad. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By kjzerr
Getting sanitation hose over fittings

Good day all:

I am installing a new holding tank and replacing the sanitation hoses. I am using Triton sanitation hose (supposedly one of the most flexible), and I find it next to impossible to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Thoughts on which is better topside paint...

Thank you to all who have responded. Your comments have been helpful.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Thougts on which is better topside paint...

I'm having to adjust to the fact that a boat's finish is not like a car's. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Thougts on which is better topside paint...

A few reviews that I've read regarding Perfection imply that there is no way to fix an error (runs, scratches, etc). If you try to fix a blemish it stands out. Does anyone have knowledge of this?
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Thougts on which is better topside paint...

Rolling and tipping is rolling paint on with a roller and then lightly smoothing with a brush. Apparently, this is a common form of applying paint on boats to get a near spray-on finish. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By kjzerr
Thoughts on which is better topside paint...

AwlGrip or Interlux Brightside, or something else.

I am looking to refinish my topside, and was wondering if anyone has first-hand experience with either of these products or something else. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By kjzerr
Looking to have my boat painted

Hello all:

I am considering letting someone else paint the topside, deck, and cockpit of my C&C 36. The boat is presently on the hard in Manchester, NH, so I'm looking for a company within...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Orientation of Flexible Holding Tank

Omatako:

Thank you for your detailed reply. A flexible tank would not be my first choice, but since a new tank and all associated materials came with the boat, I thought I am really out nothing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Orientation of Flexible Holding Tank

Gary:

Was your tank lying flat and was it vented?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By kjzerr
Question Orientation of Flexible Holding Tank

Hello all:

The PO of my boat had purchased an Avon flexible holding tank, fittings, macerator pump, and hoses to bring the boat up to current standards (currently, all waste discharges to the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By kjzerr
Discharge of grey water

Hello all:

Being a "rookie" sailor, most of the rules and regulations surrounding sailing is new to me. I have a couple of questions about discharge of gray water, and I have not been able to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 12,152
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Air Head Composting Toilet or Similar Mfg.

Thank you to everyone for your input. I think from what I've read that I will go with the composting toilet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 12,152
Posted By kjzerr
Air Head Composting Toilet or Similar Mfg.

Hello All:

We are refitting the interior of our recently-purchased C&C 36R. The 36R was produced as a "stripped down" racing model with a basic head that discharges straight to the sea--no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,898
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Staysail: Purpose and trimming

Thank you everyone! Very useful information! I will check out the articles. jsaronson and macswift: since the boat was designed specifically for racing, your explanations make sense. Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,898
Posted By kjzerr
Staysail: Purpose and trimming

Hello all:

I have recently purchased a '72 C&C 36R which is rigged not only for a jib and mainsail, but a staysail too. I am an aptly described "rookie" sailor, and I have no experience with...
Forum: Apps & Authors 09-26-2012
Replies: 509
Views: 113,546
Posted By kjzerr
Re: Recommended Reading

Thank you Brian. Looks like an excellent book. I'm going to pick up a copy.
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