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by RadioZephyr
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Walk-through transom on a F38
Replies: 4
Views: 2644

Re: Walk-through transom on a F38

bbarnewolt wrote:Interesting. Will you put in access for emergency tiller?
Yes, plus a slot for drop board and a hinged helm seat.
by RadioZephyr
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Walk-through transom on a F38
Replies: 4
Views: 2644

Walk-through transom on a F38

What do you do if you love the design of your Freedom 38, but you wish that it had come with a walk-through transom? Answer: fire up the sawzall!

Anyone else on here done this to their Freedom?
Walk-through transom
Walk-through transom
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by RadioZephyr
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: F21 mast bolts at sleeve
Replies: 5
Views: 2286

Re: F21 mast bolts at sleeve

You should give Paul Dennis a call. He has 2 Freedom 21's at the moment, one of which has been chopped in half and is being used for parts. I'm sure that he could measure the bolts for you.

http://www.warrenriverboatworks.com
by RadioZephyr
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: what's the best thing you ever did in your boat?
Replies: 5
Views: 1821

Re: what's the best thing you ever did in your boat?

I love this sort of thread! I'm rather proud of the iPad holder I made for my aft cabin. It's made from a scrap piece of cherry that was laying around. It supports my 12.9" iPad Pro nicely, and allows us to curl up against the hull and watch movies. We recently spent the day hiding from Hurricane Do...
by RadioZephyr
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Sailing
Topic: Storm tactics with single mast rig
Replies: 25
Views: 16923

Re: Storm tactics with single mast rig

Do you have a second sail track on your mast for a storm trysail? I've only ever seen it on the 40/40's, but I don't know if it was a factory option or what. Does your main have a 4th reef? For whatever reason, the previous owners of my boat stuck with the standard 2 reef points when they had new sa...
by RadioZephyr
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: F38 Mast Leak, Ready to admit defeat
Replies: 17
Views: 7034

Re: F38 Mast Leak, Ready to admit defeat

That's the one I use, and it works great. Just be careful not to cut away too much of it, as you want a nice snug fit. If I recall correctly, I just cut out the innermost circle.
by RadioZephyr
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Broken Stanchion Base
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

Re: Broken Stanchion Base

by RadioZephyr
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Restoring modified Freedom 45 CC to self-tending jib?
Replies: 15
Views: 5734

Re: Restoring modified Freedom 45 CC to self-tending jib?

I'll add that I was doing 6's and 7's last November in 30kt winds with just the camberspar jib up. Crazy.
by RadioZephyr
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: 2:1 main halyard
Replies: 11
Views: 3336

Re: 2:1 main halyard

Ahhh, that makes sense.