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by Camino
Sun Dec 25, 2022 10:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: And it begins
Replies: 133
Views: 34860

Re: And it begins

Bow sprint is awesome! And I bet Bill Robinson had a very interesting life….. thanks.
by Camino
Sun Nov 27, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Alternative to an Edson Wheel Cover???
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Alternative to an Edson Wheel Cover???

All good ideas here. I also used boat leather.Com for the F 35 P. 4 yrs ago. Maybe similar price to defender but kit had foam pad too. No issues so far
by Camino
Fri Oct 28, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Main Halyard Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Re: Main Halyard Woes

Yay - looks like I saved a trip to the boatyard thanks to good advise :D A month ago I went up the mast and looked at the Antal track - all looked good. Today I went up and cleaned the track and cars and generously lubed all. Raised and lowered the main a dozen times and all seems good now. I also d...
by Camino
Thu Oct 27, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Main Halyard Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Re: Main Halyard Woes

Logical - I made appointment with Kkmi Richmond next week. They can haul a rigger up with a crane. Thanks
by Camino
Wed Oct 26, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Main Halyard Woes
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Main Halyard Woes

Advise needed- back in June before the Ditch Run, hoisting my main using the electric winch (Harken 44) the mainsail went up with great effort, going a couple of feet, stopping and with the winch grinding, a pop would be heard from the mast and sail would go up another couple feet- repeat. I took th...
by Camino
Mon Sep 26, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Reef lines on CC45
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Reef lines on CC45

Search this forum too- need two shuttle blocks configured similarly
by Camino
Sun Sep 25, 2022 12:33 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: CC45 ports
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: CC45 ports

by Camino
Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:50 am
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33
Replies: 21
Views: 1408

Re: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33

Im sure you’ve seen this but just in case here’s a link to the strut pro cutlets bearing replacement tool (on YouTube as well)
https://strutpro.com/
by Camino
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33
Replies: 21
Views: 1408

Re: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33

Sounds like a workable idea - there is an extraction tool available where the new cutlass bearing is pushed in and the old one is pushed out in the same motion - similar principal, only more expensive….. that’s also how I remove thru hulls
by Camino
Sun Sep 11, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: General Sailing
Topic: Freedom 39
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Re: Freedom 39

Timely- sailing yesterday trying to match the environment we had with the F39 with my F 35- putting a reef (2nd reef as I don’t run a first reef), line got hung up and the power winch ripped the luff reef block apart and tore the line in half- main got stuck up and had a time trying to get it down :...