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Search: Posts Made By: TomandKarens34
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,113
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Defend Defender!

My experience has been 100% positive at Defender.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,704
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: what's up with anything-sailing.com? Malware??

Aww it's not so empty. His search engine works pretty well also.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 10,278
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: All is Lost

I'm getting nervous about this movie too. My woman is a sailing newbie and this might not set well with her. At all.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-20-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Used Sailboat asking price / purchase price reality

I've been following this market for ten years. Its nuts. Every boat is different. Every seller is different. Every buyer has a plan to get the best deal. I'm going to break with the crowd and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By TomandKarens34
Forum: Irwin 09-27-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: 43' Irwin MKIII vs. Irwin 46' Ketch

Probably so, Jim. When I see rust stains on the rudder, I know just what that means. It isn't a cleaning issue ! Well, maybe I did some good, if not for this fellow, perhaps the next guy.
Forum: Irwin 09-27-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: 43' Irwin MKIII vs. Irwin 46' Ketch

Another guy who posts one post, never to return. I got to stop taking the bait.
Forum: Irwin 09-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: 43' Irwin MKIII vs. Irwin 46' Ketch

Hi Nick. I'm not sure where to start without knowing a little bit about your expectations as well as your sailing skill level. Your questions are framed in a fashion that suggests you are new to...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Yanmar Parts Prices

Could you share that model number ? Hoyt Tractor in Texas might be cheaper but I don't know the tractor model number that matches the 2GM20.

Yanmar Tractor Parts - Shop Online...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: New Engine

I'm facing the same kind of problem. The old 2QM20H weighs 419 Lbs. My only option is a JLG man lift with a rating of 440 lbs. and a chain fall. Should be exciting and expensive. $230per day. ...
Forum: Irwin 09-15-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

Sorry !!! One more note specific to Irwin Citations. I mentioned this in the post that was lost in the browser crash and missed including it in this post.
The Main bulkheads. This area is the...
Forum: Irwin 09-15-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

Sails, standing rigging and running rigging are generic and not specific to Irwins. To comment on these things isn't relevant to Irwin Citation overhauls. I just wanted to focus on Irwin specific...
Forum: Irwin 09-15-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

The electrical system: Its time to do it. There is no better time to replace the wiring than when the interior is mostly dismantled. Do some creative things like install small sub panels around...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

When I look at Irwins, one of the things I notice often, is rust around the rudder. Mine had rust around the rudder post. Inspection revealed the rudder itself was cracked. This is what the rust...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

The power train is ancient. It may still work but... I am not a diesel mechanic though I have overhauled a number of motorcycle engines. I have not had reason to mess with my Yanmar yet, but I am...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

The Hull and Deck:

Starting with the deck, it's wet. Really. I don't care what you've been told, it's wet. If the port lights are original, they've been leaking for years and the areas around...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By TomandKarens34
Irwin 34 Citation restoration Commentary

I'm not going to suggest I am an expert on boat construction. I am not. I am, however, reasonably competent. There are many folks out there with skills equal to mine who might be tempted to take...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Thoughts on 34 Citation

I forgot to mention, that my Irwin cost me $8000 to buy and I have about $8000 in the rebuild, including a roller furling, auto-pilot, radar, GPS, radio, and such. All in all, the money will work out...
Forum: Irwin 09-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Thoughts on 34 Citation

There were many design changes on the Irwin 34. Early ones had a glassed in keel, later models had a bolt on keel, for example. They all suffer from leaking port lights. I have almost completed...
Forum: Irwin 05-05-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 7,944
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Lost rig New Mast/new boat?

There is a mast for a Citation 34 in Ct. you could get for probably $500, with the standing rigging included. Captain Cook boat recycling. Captain A.J. Cook (http://www.captain-cook.net/) ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: 44 pearson contessa Deal for someone

Is there an asking price ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2012
Replies: 108
Views: 9,254
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Bug out boat

There are four pillars that keep our society running. Food/water, Energy, transportation and communication. If any one of those were to be interrupted, even for a less than a month, it would be a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,808
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Mason 43 for under $40,000!

Thinking about it, the Masons have teak decks. They fail at around 30 years. There's $10,000 right there. That's if there is not major core damage. Core replacement will about double that figure....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,808
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: Mason 43 for under $40,000!

Simplicity hasn't sold for two years because of the life expectancy of her equipment. She has over 5000 hours on her engine and the balance of her is nearing the end of service. While the woodwork...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 9,753
Posted By TomandKarens34
Re: "Buyer's Market" - any data to back it up?

You are both right. My current boat cost me $8K. I have $10K in repairs since I bought it.
Still not it the water, but next year it will be. I would not do it again. I might not get a larger...
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