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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By JimOppy
phenoseal as bedding compound

Has anyone ever used Phenoseal Does-It-All cauk as bedding compound on fiberglass decks?

Seems an attractive alternative to other bedding compoundsv - simple to use, and relatively inexpensive.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 3,573
Posted By JimOppy
Cleaning badger hair brushes

Good info! Thanks guys.

OK, Jim again. I get the theory. Now give me practice. Say with Epiphanes, what solvent should I use for cleaning, and then....dunk the brushes in a coffee can half...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 3,573
Posted By JimOppy
Cleaning badger hair brushes

I''ve been varnishing with good traditonal spar varnish for several years now, and I''ve used those cheap bristle brushes, foam brushes, and $30.00 a piece badger hair brushes. Being a brightwork...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-06-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By JimOppy
topsides paint

This winter I''m removing all the hardware from my deck, including hatches and ports, to paint the deck. The old paint/gelcoat is crazed in a few places, though not deep. The question is - is there...
Forum: Racing   04-30-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,513
Posted By JimOppy
Sail trim question

Yup, that helps. Makes sense too. Thanks. Feel free to tell me what to do. Being a married man, I am quite used to it.

Jim
Forum: Racing   04-28-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,513
Posted By JimOppy
Sail trim question

Here''s the question: at what point does a sail cease acting as a foil, thereby deriving it''s drive from high and low pressure on either side of the sail, to acting as a parachute, deriving its...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-28-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By JimOppy
Where''''s the sheet go?

After completely releasing the active jib sheet as the sail luffs during a tack, and the new jib sheet becomes the active sheet, I usually put a loose turn on the windward winch and throw the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,379
Posted By JimOppy
Boom Vang

I have a Cheoy Lee Offshore 27, and it has boom roller reefing. I also have one of the boom claws that are mentioned here, meant to be used to vang a boom that is roller reefed. Aside from being...
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