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by Highlander
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Peak "the Generator" headsail
Replies: 10
Views: 1845

Re: Peak "the Generator" headsail

I have a custom made Drifter 350sq ft 3/4 oz challenger cloth it,s basically cut like a Genoa so u can point higher with it than a spinnaker , so it,s basically the same thing as ur smaller Generator but with challenger 1.5oz cloth so a little stronger than mine , so I don,t see why u could not a ge...
by Highlander
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: any mods / suggestions for reducing heel in a 26x?
Replies: 21
Views: 2791

Re: any mods / suggestions for reducing heel in a 26x?

NiceAft wrote:I still have not seen a reply post from the original poster.

There have been posted a multitude of answers from varried members, but I still want to know what amount of heel is too much.

Ray
Ray
Maybe he Married a heel & moved into a highrise :P

J 8)
by Highlander
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Narrow Dodger
Replies: 26
Views: 4440

Re: Narrow Dodger

Regarding comment from the original post about having to go with the narrow dodger because of previous owner mods, I do recall seeing an X with a narrow dodger, where the owner had a pair of deflector wings sewn onto each side of the dodger. He was looking for a bit more protection from spray when ...
by Highlander
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Cockpit Cushions - Again
Replies: 14
Views: 1403

Re: Cockpit Cushions - Again

Ray their,s hardly a day go,es by when I don,t walk down to the boat condo docks takes me about one minute :P take,s a little longer if I,m toting a Scotch :) , sit back inside that enclosure relax as the boat rocks slightly & sometimes a few of the other retired boaters join me for a beer & a few h...
by Highlander
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Narrow Dodger
Replies: 26
Views: 4440

Re: Narrow Dodger

My Sumbrella enclosure lasted approx 32 months over an 9 yr period summer use only before it started leaking then gave it a good wash let it dry & spray it with a sumbrella water proof coating I bought from W/M been good now for a 1 1/2 yrs on the water exclusive

J 8)
by Highlander
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Cockpit Cushions - Again
Replies: 14
Views: 1403

Re: Cockpit Cushions - Again

Full enclosure no worries :wink: & double,s ur boat,s living space & when u get a few days of inclement weather while slipped or anchored u,ll really appreciate that extra room :) it,s also one of the reasons I can work on my boat all yr or go down & have a few drinks in my man cave or entertain whe...
by Highlander
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Steering wander
Replies: 10
Views: 1670

Re: Steering wander

I know Ross installed hydraulic steering on his M & said he lost the helm feed back with it that he had with the cable system when the eng. was disconnected !
J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Spring is in the air - or radio
Replies: 13
Views: 1932

Re: Spring is in the air - or radio

It,s a nice sunny day here today 6C but with the wind chill it feels like 2C waiting for it to get up to 12-14C again so as I can get back working on the boat :P

J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: What's everyone doing about curtains?
Replies: 32
Views: 3921

Re: What's everyone doing about curtains?

Tom
Here,s some pic,s of my drapes mod with tracks & bungee cord , go down to the last post
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23023

if u need more pic,s let me know & I can send u them

J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Tattoo Yachts Discussion
Topic: Any news on the Tattoo 22?
Replies: 252
Views: 72875

Re: Any news on the Tattoo 22?

Did you feel that extra 4 feet was need for storage or to just be able to get further away from the person you were spending way to much time with for a year? Whoaaaa :!: :idea: May I suggest you place a laughing emoji at the end of your posting. :) If either Mike or Sandy respond, let them be kind...
by Highlander
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Think about your MOB procedures
Replies: 23
Views: 4863

Re: Think about your MOB procedures

Is it possible that you actually believe you know better than the U.S. Coast Guard, B.O.A.T.U.S., and many organizations dedicated to boating safety, and the precautions that should be taken. Sounds like he,s a follower of that "know it all" Guy down there . believe me I know my Sh_t ,I,m the only g...
by Highlander
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV show 9
Replies: 11
Views: 2402

Re: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV sho

Ah so the Cats outa the bag so too say , so I can now comment very nice boat G as I,ve already told u :) , Can,t wait until May when Leon & I fly over from the west coast to crew on ur maiden cruise to bring her thro the lake system just too bad Rocky will not b able to make it ! , we got our first ...
by Highlander
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV show 9
Replies: 11
Views: 2402

Re: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV sho

When u see what u gotta pay for a Seaward 26RK & what u get compared to a 26 mac , I,ll keep my M26 thx U :) for a 75% less $$$$ & equally as much if not more cabin space , twice the dinette area table, plus an aft berth , two fuel lockers as to one ! & I could go on but why bother their,s no compar...
by Highlander
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: cutting a vent hole in the fuel locker
Replies: 10
Views: 1914

Re: cutting a vent hole in the fuel locker

I have my opening ports 4x14 in the same location as Ray http://i68.tinypic.com/rkwrqu.jpg they allow for a nice cross breeze also when sitting at the dinette, but they r above the rub rail so less likely subjected to swamping , but a rule of thumb is that anything below top deck is always closed be...
by Highlander
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 13448

Re: Making rudders

I don,t have a pic right now but I just bent the rod connecting the two rudders together so as two shorten it up as my rudders were pointing outward
hope this helps u out

J 8)