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Forum: Engines   07-13-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,957
Posted By fryewe
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

Turn on the electric fuel pump. Crack open the banjo fittings at each injector one at a time and collect the fizzing fuel (if air is in the line) at the fitting into an absorbent towel until he...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-05-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By Delezynski
Re: standing rigging replacement


If you do have, "I have good mechanical skills" DO IT YOURSELF. It's NOT that hard and often times you will get a better job. I can't tell you how many times over the years that I have seen a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: standing rigging replacement

Ive vernon a dismasted boat. I would also hire a professional. I am on day one of my new standing rigging and it was a process. There were a number of other things I did not know needed to be done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By tommays
Re: standing rigging replacement

On the east coast a place like rigging only is used by DIY owners

You just remove you old stuff ,roll it up and UPS it to them and a week later a box with new stuff comes and you just put it on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By dvuyxx
Re: I just bought a project boat - now what? Project Boat - Part I

mbowser, I really like your site, I have been slowly restoring a similar Pearson 35 for the last five years, albeit not quite as thorough an "off the frame" restoration as yours. Really nice work,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Forestay toggle(s)

toggles top and bottom is a must do on 99 percent of furler installations not only for letting the wire sag to leeward and give but to helpe prevent twisting and fatigue from furling in heavy winds...
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