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Search: Posts Made By: Islander30Bahama
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,875
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Thanks

Thanks SD,

I will take some pictures this weekend and post them with the progress of this project so that It may helps others here in the forums.

The only soft/spongy areas of the bulkhead are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,875
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Question Chain Plate Bulkhead Repair

Hey everyone,

I posted this on AS as well I figure the more input the better.

So this weekend after I get the motor running I am going to carefully remove a chain plate teak plywood bulk head. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 3,518
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Cam cleats are the way to go. Quick easy...

Cam cleats are the way to go. Quick easy adjustment. I can only see using a line clutch for halyards or at least thats the only thing I have ever used em for. Cams would be cheaper than clutches...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 9,037
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Here is the boat for you

Calibers are great boats. Built solid. Here is the one for to give you comfort and safety.

1988 Caliber Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By Islander30Bahama
When I installed the plexi windows on my Oday 20...

When I installed the plexi windows on my Oday 20 I used the following to fasten the window to the cabin top.

Stainless machine screws #12 oval head accurate measurement including window and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By Islander30Bahama
With the windows being an inch bigger all the way...

With the windows being an inch bigger all the way around it will make it so that my holes in the windows aren't right be the edge and give me a little more surface area to put my sealant to ensure a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Islander30Bahama
J A Sabre 34 is a beautiful boat. Wouldn't...

J

A Sabre 34 is a beautiful boat. Wouldn't you rather do the job right the first time and lose a little sailing time versus having to do the job again and lose a lot of sailing time. Just a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Denture adhesive. Thats awesome would have never...

Denture adhesive. Thats awesome would have never thought of it. wonder if would work in saltwater?
Tager

I would put an ad on craigslist to maybe rent a trailer to pull this boat out for a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By Islander30Bahama
The head liner I am building will be a couple of...

The head liner I am building will be a couple of removable panels in the main overhaed. I will build the same style to cover the underside of the deck by the settees. I should be starting on it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,073
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Buying windows from Marks Plastics is gonna run...

Buying windows from Marks Plastics is gonna run you about a 1000.00 bucks for your Islander. I have a great plastics guy here and am going to have him cut new windows for me out of some 1/4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Islander30Bahama
That is what I plan to do in mine. Who likes to...

That is what I plan to do in mine. Who likes to drill holes in a boat anyway?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Islander30Bahama
SailChick There are many options out there...

SailChick

There are many options out there for stereo systems. If want something that has satelite you will need to run the antenna outside. I have seen many people do this on the stern...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,343
Posted By Islander30Bahama
There are so many choices when it comes to...

There are so many choices when it comes to labeling wires. Some will work way better than others especially being in the marine enviroment. In the past when I have done wiring jobs for people...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Thanks Brian, I am going to take...

Thanks Brian,

I am going to take measurements tonight to see if I can get the houselhold in there. If I can thats what I will go with. Def the poly tank.

Should the thru hole size be the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By Islander30Bahama
So many choices aye aye aye:eek: I am thinking...

So many choices aye aye aye:eek: I am thinking what I get will be through West Marine since that is where I get my discount and will be able to save some bucks. It will be mainly just myself on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Thanks Brian, So I have sketched out the...

Thanks Brian,

So I have sketched out the possibilities and I believe I am going to use the Rartitan compact II manual head. Less wiring to do have to deal with. And following the the KISS theory...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By Islander30Bahama
The reason for replacing the holding tank and the...

The reason for replacing the holding tank and the rest of the system is that it is 28 years old. I am replacing all other systems I.E. Electrical, water (keeping the original water tank), converting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Question Replacing Poo Poo System

I will start by saying removing an old holding tank that is full and was never emptied by the PO who assured me that it was is not a fun job. Made me go :puke and then :puke and then some more :puke...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,805
Posted By Islander30Bahama
I grew up on an 80 O'day 28. They are great...

I grew up on an 80 O'day 28. They are great boats. There is an article in the current issue of Good Ol Boat on hte O'day 28 right now. That sucks someone took your mainsheet line. Good thing for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By Islander30Bahama
:D Congrats on a beautiful boat..... What year...

:D Congrats on a beautiful boat..... What year is she? I have an 81 that I currently am restoring so if you have any questions let me know. As soon as I get my dig camera back I will be posting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Currently I am in 57th place for leg 5 im logged...

Currently I am in 57th place for leg 5 im logged in as Bebeis think I am gonna name my boat that when shes all done. this has been keeping me entertained while sitting here at my desk

Jeff
Forum: Racing 02-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4,239
Posted By Islander30Bahama
In the VORG I am now 97th but not looking forward...

In the VORG I am now 97th but not looking forward to the doldrums. Gonna have to do some bobbin and weavin to get some good speed down to NZ. Why would I wait til the first gate to start drinkin. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,525
Posted By Islander30Bahama
Geoff, Also one thing that I forgot to...

Geoff,

Also one thing that I forgot to mention was when I say receptacle side I mean the female side to put grease in. So you could grease at the shore power receptacle on the dock then the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,525
Posted By Islander30Bahama
I found that if you pack the receptacle side you...

I found that if you pack the receptacle side you will get a few plug and unplugs out of it before you need to squirt a little more in. It will go a long way. I use this stuff on pretty much any kind...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,525
Posted By Islander30Bahama
A product that I have used for years is Grote...

A product that I have used for years is Grote Ultra-Seal it is a non conductive grease that encapsulates the connection to prevent moisture from getting in between the conductive surfaces. I used...
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