Ask Mitch where his drawing is? I can machine the sleeves out of solid stainless to what ever dimensions he wants. Like I said, if he can draw it, i can build it, LOL.
Please accept my apology. I am so used to running hard, even in rough stuff, that I took for granted everyone else is used it. You should ride like that in 3' seas, LOL, like riding a bucking horse. I told Lola I will invite you out again once you get rid of the loaded firearms, You are both terrific people to meet and be around.
If you accept me as friend..we can email in private. I am going to post my new boat name design..I decided to add palm trees.Let me know what you think.
This Sat I have to teach the Art workshop, then will go sailing with first mate Lisa, and her son, and then stay on the boat overnight...should be fun...I plan to bring her to the park Fi night..be sure to meet her.
New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread. I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea. So I will copy with…"
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year. The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More