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Search: Posts Made By: papasailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 11,838
Posted By papasailor
Re: Replacing Furling Line on Hood Seafurl 810

I just sold my Catalina 30 this spring. About 6-8 yrs ago, i replaced the bearings in my furling drum. I also replaced the plastic shim things. Since everything is stainless , aluminum or plastic,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By papasailor
How to edit a classified ad?

I posted two items and didn't know what the shipping costs would be. I tried to put "actual UPS charge" in the block but it posted with "none". Now I want to go back and put some text indicating the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By papasailor
Re: Classified adds or boat flea market?

Whoops, there is a "classifieds" but did I miss "sails for sale"?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By papasailor
Classified adds or boat flea market?

I've just sold my Catalina 30 and have a ton of stuff left over to sell. It includes a spinnaker, spinnaker pole lots or like new line, blocks and more.

It's understandable forums like this with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By papasailor
Re: General advice selling stuff

Whoops, I thought I put my location in there. I'm in West Michigan.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By papasailor
Re: General advice selling stuff

Oh yeah, I have a Martec 14D . 12P propeller, Maybe someone wants to trade up from a regular fixed two blade.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By papasailor
General advice selling stuff

Hi, It's been a long time since I logged into Sailnet. I own a Catalina 30 and today was one of the two best days. Yeah, I took a deposit for it's purchase. No, it's not a formal contract, just a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,838
Posted By papasailor
easy adjustment, no need to replace line

The 810 Seafurl is a continuous line. The thickness of the drum slot (with the "teeth" is adjustable. An allen screw on the bottom part of the drum allows the lower part to be adjusted up and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By papasailor
Where did you see my ad?

Even if you are not interested in my deal, I'd like to bounce some ideas off you as you might be representative of a typical first time buyer. Send me a private message and i'll shoot you back a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By papasailor
advice different approach to sell?

After many years of enjoying my 1985 Catalina 30, it's been out of the water for 3 yrs and I've decided to sell. I think it is worth somewhere be 20 and 25K. Yeah, i know, "good luck" in this...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-09-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By papasailor
no new but been a while

I just logged in and looking for classifieds for sails. I found everything else but wonder if I am looking in the wrong place. Seems like I saw private party sails for sale the last time here.
Forum: Racing 07-01-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By papasailor
Financial realities

After 4 yrs on the hard, due to financial reasons, I needed a new genoa. Lookiing online and scraping together some money, I bouat a good sail but i knew it was short for my boat. I'm giving up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-01-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By papasailor
Lubing the track

On an older sailboat, the track had round lugs. To lube this I tied a knot in a rag, sprayed it with T-9 and ran it up and down the track a few times. Yes, I had a pull down on the halyard just in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By papasailor
main sail lugs breaking, why?

Here is the history of my sail so anyone who answers can know the background. My boat is a Catalina 30 TRBS. I purchased it in 1996. That same year, I bought a new UK Tape Drive main and genoa. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By papasailor
kudos to Marinepartdepot

I found the site and went to order some turnbuckles for my life lines. The online ordering didn't work so I called. The guy who answered was hard to understand. He took my order and credit card...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By papasailor
not an option

The eye jaw toggle extender will not work. It raises the bottom housing of the furling too high from the tang. Even under tension, it makes the furling gear wobbly.

I am still looking for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By papasailor
forestay extension

Has anyone every heard of a stud extender? I envision a stud with 3/8 female thread on one end and 3/8 male on the other. I need about 2" more on my forestay. This would screw over the forestay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By papasailor
Option in Michigan

My first reaction was to tell you about my boat which is a Fresh water, Cat 30 with no mast problems and offer you a hellova deal. Then I looked at your location in LA which would add a bit of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 11,838
Posted By papasailor
furler rollers

You spoke of tripping on the furling line or they were laying on your deck. Don't you have the dual rollers mounted on your stanchions to keep the line off your deck? If you do, check the rollers...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By papasailor
same on board except for closing garage door

I wil be doing essentially the same for the teak I finish on board. My main suggestion is sanding with a scotch pad, using tack rag in between coats and to keep dust to a minimum. If you have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By papasailor
teak finishing

I received some good tips earlier and have decided to plug and finish my teak onboard. There are some pieces I have finished on shore though and would like to share something.

In discussing the...
Forum: Catalina 05-16-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,773
Posted By papasailor
tall rig owner

I sail on lake Michigan which has many light wind nights. The on shore/off shore winds can be tricky and cancel each other out. Often any wind is higher and having a tall rigs helps. As for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By papasailor
clarification on swages

Thanks for the advice. I have decided to replace my lines and do the swages myself and probably use the bare wire without vinyl. I have a swage tool but will use the bench mounted tool at West...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By papasailor
Ugly lifelines

Mine are cracked and I can't even get them close to being white. As ugly as they are, I believe they are still safe. Aside from living with the ugly lines, my options are:

A. Have the marina...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By papasailor
plus vs flat heads

It is not an every year task. My boat has been out of the water for 4 yrs and the last time I took off the teak was was 10 yrs ago. Taking your advice now to mask, etc would mean jumping into a...
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