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Search: Posts Made By: captkirb
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By captkirb
Re: Roller Furler Repair

i had trouble with my harken. turns out 2 set screws on bottom unit had backed out and entire system had slipped down. 3$ fix and seems like harken is known for this happening. might want to check...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By captkirb
alaska/inside passage

howdy wanderlusting. i have been thru the inside passage by power boat and fished for 12 years in the gulf of alaska.i brought my contest 32 across the gulf last year from juneau to seldovia where i...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By captkirb
autopilot

you are probably right midlifesailor. my contest 32 has been modified many times by previous owners. i am stumbling thru repairs.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By captkirb
autohelm 4000

i have the same unit and also had problems. i only had 3 pins and seems to work fine. the fourth i think might be for gps tie. it seems i was on the company website and you can buy various length...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,874
Posted By captkirb
contest

good luck on the contest. let me know how it goes.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,652
Posted By captkirb
sounds good seadog. i'll run some antifreeze thru...

sounds good seadog. i'll run some antifreeze thru the strainer. and the kingston valve (actually kingstoncock)is the seacock that shuts down the raw water, according to the service manual.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,652
Posted By captkirb
winterizing diesel rws

sounds good seadog. i'll run some antifreeze thru the strainer. and the kingston valve (actually kingstoncock)is the seacock that shuts down the raw water, according to the service manual.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,652
Posted By captkirb
winterization help

i have a contest 32 with a yanmar 3jh3 with fresh water cooled system. living in alaska i need to winterize. i was told to winterize the raw water side to remove strainer cover, shut kingston valve,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,874
Posted By captkirb
rhg-contest 32

well my motor across the gulf of alaska was fine-20hrs. of daylight help. there was not much wind and my time frame didn't allow me to wait for wind. i fished commercially in the gulf for 10 years so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,874
Posted By captkirb
i have a contest 32 mid cockpit sloop. very well...

i have a contest 32 mid cockpit sloop. very well built and commodious in general.seems to be a well balanced rig. i just came 800 mi. across the gulf of alaska. mine has a glass hardtop cockpit which...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By captkirb
electrical problem

i have a yanmar 37 hp with instrument panel with shut off button. at times my panel seems to disconnect and gauges go dead. i just realized when this happens my alternator doesn't charge batteries. i...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,030
Posted By captkirb
contest 32

i have an 86 contest 32 sloop. there is a 3-4 in stainless post under my mast bolted on the hull.
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