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by billstevens_1999
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New Radar Arch
Replies: 53
Views: 11640

Re: New Radar Arch

Been looking for this or similar. Someone else has one on a 26S.
by billstevens_1999
Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Possibly buying a Mac 25 and looking for some advice
Replies: 70
Views: 6475

Re: Possibly buying a Mac 25 and looking for some advice

I have a V25 with a trailer which I bought just off the Clearwater Causeway. I live in New Port Richey and have seen a number of Macs in the area. I pull mine with a 4 cylinder Ford Ranger just being careful when driving. I have also seen several Mac 25s for sale locally. My wife and I camp regularl...
by billstevens_1999
Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Stuck Keel Pivot Bolt Mac 25
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: Stuck Keel Pivot Bolt Mac 25

Brainstorm. Enlarge your access on the port side which should be easiest. Take the smallest and longest diameter drill bit and drill several holes alongside the bottom of the keel bolt. Now slant drill the holes so that they connect. Harbor Freight has a small air file to clean this cavity shaped li...
by billstevens_1999
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Keel Bolt Shear pin Idea
Replies: 16
Views: 2787

Re: Keel Bolt Shear pin Idea

I have had the worst happen on my V-25. At dock, the keel cable breaking. Sailed out to shallow water, dive and reconnect the cable and assume no other damage as no apparent leaks. Sail on, then weeks later hit a rock with the keel partly down and the cable breaks again. I used a large rope between ...
by billstevens_1999
Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Down goes the keel.....
Replies: 25
Views: 3375

Re: Down goes the keel.....

Google "Don's Marine, Clearwater Fl". You may need to call them and ask for Bill. They had a Magregor keel for sale and they will negoitate price. I think it was for a 25 though. I have a keel for a SouthCoast. Sometime this spring if it gets here, I will be going to Marion, SC pulling a trailer wit...