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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By alofns
My original thought was to use the wire halyard...

My original thought was to use the wire halyard winch as a conventional winch and cleat off the rope halyard. Is there any reason I could modify the winch to work this way?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By alofns
OK. I hate to sound like I know absolutely...

OK. I hate to sound like I know absolutely nothing...but, well, its the truth.

In terms of the mounting base for a mast and a deck, is there a difference? In other words, if I bought winches to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By alofns
Replacing a Wire Halyard Winch

I recently purchased a Redwing 30 that still has the wire halyard winch for the headsail. I understand they are problematic and dangerous. My question, is it possible to install a cheat on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By alofns
Is there a product name for Oxalic Acid? or...

Is there a product name for Oxalic Acid? or where would I buy this?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By alofns
Can I apply Cetol over top of the varnished wood?

Can I apply Cetol over top of the varnished wood?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By alofns
Newbie Advice for Wood Refinishing

I want to refinish the exterior woodwork on my Redwing. It's varnished but some spots where the finish has worn off have turned grey. Do I have to sand all the woodwork down to the bare wood, or is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By alofns
I couldn't find teak plywood, other than cabin...

I couldn't find teak plywood, other than cabin sole. If I layer on several coats of spar varnish would that get it close?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By alofns
Finishing Marine Mahogany Plywood

I am trying to make a new companionway hatch for my Redwing 30 out of a piece of mahogany plywood. I'd like to try and match the teak trim around the cockpit. Any suggestions for how to finish the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By alofns
BBQ Mounts

Any advice (of course there is) on the best option for mounting a BBQ to a stantion? I don't have a stern pulpit so I have limited choices it seems.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 5,283
Posted By alofns
Alcohol Stove "Smells"

I have a big cut out in my galley countertop where a stove used to be and was planning to fill it with a stove. I have an old colman (white gas) pressurized stove, and 2 primus multi flue packable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By alofns
Deck Hand Rails

I have a C&C Redwing 30 that I've recently purchased. The deck hand rails have been removed at some point and were not with the boat when I bought it. The cabin handrails were also removed, however...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-28-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By alofns
Greetings from Canada's East Coat

Good day folks. I really have been enjoying these forums. Thanks for all the great advice.

We recently purchased a Redwing 30, hull number 136, built in 1970. It has had extensive upgrades over...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By alofns
Mast Electrical Connections

I searched the forum for any previous thread on this so I apologize if I am repeating a question. However...

I have a Redwing 30 that I have been doing minor repair work to the electrical. One...
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