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Search: Posts Made By: Sometimesbrilliant
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Furler Installed

Installation of Schaefer SnapFurl CF-700

It's a bit overdue but I thought I'd share with everyone how the installation went. Overall it was pretty simple. Surprisingly there was no reason to go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 12,104
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Hehehe, not to get too off topic but... yeah in...

Hehehe, not to get too off topic but... yeah in the climbing world I can say I've never seen one twist off of a rope. But in the caving world, I've had it happen a couple of times where you are not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 12,104
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Very pricey in many regards. But by compasion to...

Very pricey in many regards. But by compasion to the cost of other safety items, not too bad. I wouldn't pick something like this kit up if I were going up the mast once a year. But if I was going...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 12,104
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
If you are going up frequently and want stability...

If you are going up frequently and want stability in plenty of weather:

OnRope1: Mast Climber (http://www.onrope1.com/store/index.php?p=product&id=252&parent=0)

Or check out the local caving...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Blah! Where is the fun in that? I'm not...

Blah! Where is the fun in that?

I'm not worried about my technical ability. I've worked on plenty of mechanical systems in the past. But I'm also smart enough to ask people for tips and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Ok, I'm green. Why replace the forestay? It's a...

Ok, I'm green. Why replace the forestay? It's a metal cable?

Unless it's a saltwater then (I'm sailing on the Great Lakes, so not an issue) I can kinda see the point.

Dan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Bought a furler - Install tips?

So I have taken the (pricey) plunge and picked up a roller furler for the headsail. I have bought a Schaefer CF-700. While on the topic of shopping... Local marine store (Brewer's in Hamilton):...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Conclusion... ?

As per bubb2's suggestion I read through the thread at: http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-m...olenoid-2.html

There was a lot of discussion about the ability of the power cable leading from the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 5,232
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Short and to the point. Thank you! Dan

Short and to the point. Thank you!

Dan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Nope not hydolocked. Still working on it. Ugh! ...

Nope not hydolocked. Still working on it. Ugh! It's no wonder we refer to these boats as "her" and "she" ;-)

Dan
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-09-2008
Replies: 3,269
Views: 467,782
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Hamilton Ontario. Crusing around the Lake...

Hamilton Ontario. Crusing around the Lake Ontario area.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,305
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
My apologies for reviving an old thread, but the...

My apologies for reviving an old thread, but the system won't let me send private messages and I'm sure I'm not the only person wondering.

What brand / model do you use as a replacement for this...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 05-09-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Private messages

I can understand the requirement to post 10 messages before being allowed to send a new PM to someone. But to respond to a person's PM? Insane! I wonderful person wrote me a very handy email...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-09-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Ahoy!

My first message was technical, I figure my next should be an introduction. I'm still fairly new to sailing. The first couple of years I spent time with a sailing club exploring different...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Thank you everyone for the suggestions. I had...

Thank you everyone for the suggestions. I had not found the yanmar site before, I will have to do more research there as well thanks!

I complete agree with batteries being suspect. I also tested...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By Sometimesbrilliant
Yanmar 1GM10 won't start

Good day,

So I'm aruging with this engine. It's about 15 years old, but has been maintained very well. I just bought the boat last year and at the end of the sailing season here in Toronto (when...
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