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by Andysigrist
Sun May 12, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 15975

Re: Making rudders

I made my own rudders based on the original design. The core is marine plywood, covered with epoxy. Pivot points have plastic (delrin) bushings. We have been using these rudders for some time without issues.
by Andysigrist
Sun May 12, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Mac 26X front window replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

Mac 26X front window replacement

We purchased replacement windows from Blue Water Yachts for our MacGregor 26X. They came with installation instructions that specified to install the new windows with lots of black silicone. While we installed the windows as per instructions, working with silicone was messy and we still had leaks af...
by Andysigrist
Sun May 26, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: MacGregor Yacht Club of B.C. 2013 Season
Replies: 7
Views: 3777

Re: MacGregor Yacht Club of B.C. 2013 Season

MacRendezvous. Great event, looking forward to being there next weekend.
by Andysigrist
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: MacGregor Leaning
Replies: 15
Views: 2360

Re: MacGregor Leaning

Well, appreciate all your feedback. It appears that some other MacGregor owners have the same issue. I did look at all weight in the boat (batteries, water tank, anchors etc) to distribute as evenly as possible. Next I may move my batteries to the other side and see if this helps. I thought thee may...
by Andysigrist
Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: MacGregor Leaning
Replies: 15
Views: 2360

MacGregor Leaning

Hello, We have owned a 1995 MacGregor 26X and enjoy it very much. The boat has many modifications and is well organized. One issue that we have is that the boat appears to have a permanent lean to the left (port) by a couple of degrees. Our batteries are on the port side, but I keep our fuel tank on...