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Forum: Atomic 4   04-14-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,471
Posted By pdqsailor
Smile Atomic Four oil pressure

I had a problem with very low oil pressure when the engine was warm ten years ago and it took me a long time to figure it out but I did.

The spring in the regulating valve fatigues over time and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 25,227
Posted By pdqsailor
Yes the 35 Mk 1 was a solid glass hull with no...

Yes the 35 Mk 1 was a solid glass hull with no core in it but it also was an early 1970's design. C&C pioneered balsa construction - the very first boat ever built with a balsa core was Red Jacket -...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 25,227
Posted By pdqsailor
Yes the 35 Mk 1 was a solid glass hull with no...

Yes the 35 Mk 1 was a solid glass hull with no core in it but it also was an early 1970's design. C&C pioneered balsa construction - the very first boat ever built with a balsa core was Red Jacket -...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-29-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,980
Posted By pdqsailor
Trifoiler

The trifoiler was never a huge commerical success (<200 boats) as it is a limited use sailboat that needs 12-15 knots of wind to get it to go and it needs a beach with car access typically to get it...
Forum: Cruising Articles   12-08-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 18,803
Posted By pdqsailor
I have sailed mostly in Lake Ontario for more...

I have sailed mostly in Lake Ontario for more than thirty years. As a boy the problem was that phosphates were so thick that visibility in the waters was terrible. When the scourge of zebra muscles...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,429
Posted By pdqsailor
Years ago I sailed on a friend's Alberg 37 that...

Years ago I sailed on a friend's Alberg 37 that had it's electric bilge pump plumed into the cockpit scupper drain hose and it back siphoned filling the substantial sized bilge with water to the...
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