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  • Ormond Beach, FL
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Hi Skip :when and from where will you be leaving for t augustine

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Oct 25, 2010
LOLA left a comment for Fred Mina
"Good to know you...stop by when in area. Post your art above under Artworks group...under groups Welcome"
Jun 18, 2009
Fred Mina commented on SeaKnots's group Beneteau Corner
"thanks for the info Mike. Ialso had a problem with the teak on my 461 Beneteau"
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"bius"
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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
New York
About Me:
I am married to my First Mate, I Love to sail and travel abroad.
Current location:
New York
Destinations visited:
Just about every city on the East Coast and ICW as well as the Bahamas.
Looking to:
Explore the Mediterranian Sea and South and Central
America.

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Hi Skip :when and from where will you be leaving for t augustine

Posted on October 25, 2010 at 8:03pm 0 Comments

Hi Skip :when and from where will you be leaving for t augustine

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At 5:53pm on June 18, 2009, LOLA said…
Good to know you...stop by when in area.

Post your art above under Artworks group...under groups

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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Make sure you inspect the forward edge of pawls when you remove them. This is the edge that engages the teeth on the inside of the winch drum. Their job is to  prevent the drum from spinning backwards. If they're worn they'll slip…"
16 hours ago
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"The same thing applies to the primary winches. Depending on conditions I sometimes use 4 wraps rather than 3. My buddy that sells Beneteau, Catalina and Jeanneau tells me he's seen the fingers break off. In any case I'm always alert to any…"
17 hours ago
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Yep my boat is 8 years old, fresh water use only until last Aug, decommissioned for three years and the grease inside was more like a sticky paraffin wax if there is such a thing. Totally unacceptable. "
21 hours ago
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"That's it Sam! I recall the main luff a tad loose while sailing, threw maybe three wraps on the drum and pulled it tight. Afterwards, it was jammed.  On a side I remember saying to myself "I shouldn't have done that while under…"
21 hours ago
sam replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I found that five wraps of line on the cabin top winch is required to prevent slippage and possible bending the stripper arm. I had one bend early on.  and replace it. Sam"
22 hours ago
James Taylor replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After reading this I've decided to service my winches this week! Its been 8 years so they're do. Thanks for the motivation!"
23 hours ago
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for the tips!"
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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, thanks for the update. You must have really put some pressure on that arm for it to flex that much. Glad to hear you got it apart and serviced. As an FYI next time use an appropriately sized piece of hardwood as the drift. Or lay the wood…"
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