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by johncd3141
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Anyone know the weight of a F25 wing mast?
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Anyone know the weight of a F25 wing mast?

Hi, I have an F25 with a wing mast and it's time to pull the mast for painting and replacing the wiring and sheaves. I've got a few questions to help my planning. How much does the F25 wing mast weigh? Relative to the deck where is the center of mass of the mast? I have to make sure the lifting line...
by johncd3141
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: F-25 parts for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2908

Re: F-25 parts for sale

Yarrow,
You have another PM about the table. Also can you post or send me pictures of the F25 rudders, if you still have them.
JohnCD3141
by johncd3141
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: F-25 parts for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2908

Re: F-25 parts for sale

PM left for the F25 factory table.
by johncd3141
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Amsteel blue lazy jacks
Replies: 3
Views: 2539

Re: Amsteel blue lazy jacks

Unless you bought 'pre-stretched' line, dyneema single braid always has a little "construction stretch" when first loaded up as the braid tightens. That's one of the reasons new line is easier to splice than old line that's been heavily loaded. I wouldn't worry too much about chafe with dyneema, but...
by johncd3141
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Tiller conversion on a Mull F30
Replies: 3
Views: 3114

Tiller conversion on a Mull F30

Anyone out there every remove the wheel and pedestal from a Gary Mull designed Freedom 30 and replaced them with a permanently installed tiller? Any gotchas you learned about in the process? I'm thinking about moving up from an F25 to an F30, but I'm hard wired for a tiller. I imagine I'll need to f...
by johncd3141
Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Jib Boom for Mull F30
Replies: 0
Views: 1523

Jib Boom for Mull F30

Has anyone replace the CamberSpar on Gary Mull designed F30 Cat-Sloop (or an F32) with a Hoyt Jib Boom? I know a new (or at least re-cut) sail would be required, but I'm looking an good hull with older sails that are near the end of life. I like the Mull designed hull shape and interior of the F30, ...
by johncd3141
Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Wondering about a F25 outboard to inboard conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 9233

Wondering about a F25 outboard to inboard conversion

I have a Freedom 25 with an outboard and am starting to think about refitting a diesel inboard.

Has anyone already done this? Any suggestions as to the best way to proceed.
by johncd3141
Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: F25 Sliding Hatch fittings
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

F25 Sliding Hatch fittings

The cockpit hatch on my Freedom 25 slides in a pair of white plastic U channels, about 3/4" X 3/4" on the outside. Counter sunk screws and bedding compound hold them in place. A combination of age, UV and misplaced feet cracked off pieces up the upper surface and has me looking to replace them. Does...
by johncd3141
Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: freedom 25 rigging question
Replies: 39
Views: 21408

Re: freedom 25 rigging question

A Melges 24 main is close in P, E and sail area; but you already knew that.

You lose the benefits of full battens and the draft may be too far aft, but if it's cheap go for it and let us know how it works.
by johncd3141
Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Freedom 25 Mast Configurations
Replies: 5
Views: 3781

Re: Freedom 25 Mast Configurations

Freedom 25 Wing Mast [Rotating airfoil shaped carbonfiber mast] P=29'3" E=12'9" Masthead Spinnaker I=32'9" Freedom 25 Round Mast [Fixed round carbonfiber mast, tapered] P=30'3" E=13'9" Fractional Spinnaker I=31'9" (32'?) Often sailed as a cat-sloop The wing mast usually rotates on it's own during ta...