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by mrron_tx
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Salvage 26M on auction
Replies: 9
Views: 2628

Re: Salvage 26M on auction

I can only say that My M will float the trailer at the ramp... until it turns loose. But I have the standard Mac trlr with second axles. Ron. BTW.... My Son lives in far west Houston and had almost four foot of water in His house.... but only after the Barker Cypress Res was allowed to be fully open...
by mrron_tx
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Adding a second axle
Replies: 9
Views: 1792

Re: Adding a second axle

I'm assuming the aluminum trailer axle. Here's a thread I started when I did mine. It's an easy mod. Even I could do it myself. http://www.macgregorsailors.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=21751 I did center the 2 axles on the previous location. Moved the existing one 16" forward and added the second...
by mrron_tx
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blue Water Yachts - Great Service
Replies: 25
Views: 6953

Re: Blue Water Yachts - Great Service

Actually Cheryl..... I think Ezra needs a raise :idea: :!: :) Ron.
by mrron_tx
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blue Water Yachts - Great Service
Replies: 25
Views: 6953

Re: Blue Water Yachts - Great Service

Ezra and at BWY :D :arrow: Never any major problems with Them and the minor things were fixed pronto ( That's real fast in Western lingo 8) ) Ron.
by mrron_tx
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Low head dams danger to small boats
Replies: 13
Views: 3387

Re: Low head dams danger to small boats

Wing dams line both banks along the Mississippi, and they create all kinds of problems for recreational boats. They exist to deflect current and deeper water to the center of the channel. The Mississippi is first and foremost a commercial navigation channel. Wing dams become man made reefs which ca...
by mrron_tx
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Low head dams danger to small boats
Replies: 13
Views: 3387

Re: Low head dams danger to small boats

Would these be related to wing dams like on the Mississippi river :?: :?: Low water....no problem....can be seen along way off. High water big problem.....cant be seen until its too late :x Ron.
by mrron_tx
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!
Replies: 29
Views: 7663

Re: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!

Nice long grade ramps work for Me....... steep ramps makes Me think water is going to come over the stern :| Funny you should say that - water does come over the stern when I launch or haul the boat up my marina's ramp. It's so steep, the angle is great enough that the stern sinks pretty far before...
by mrron_tx
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!
Replies: 29
Views: 7663

Re: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!

Neo wrote:
mrron_tx wrote:Nice long grade ramps work for Me.
So you're placing your own metal ramps in the water? ....
not quite..... I just have to be very choosy where I launch :)
by mrron_tx
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!
Replies: 29
Views: 7663

Re: Boat Ramp, sink or swim!

Nice long grade ramps work for Me....... steep ramps makes Me think water is going to come over the stern :|
by mrron_tx
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Poll: Trailer jack wheel and towing
Replies: 27
Views: 7666

Re: Poll: Trailer jack wheel and towing

Take a few seconds and pull the wheel up or off..... whichever style You have.....why tempt fate :) Jimmy T.... a basement in southern Alabama ??? :D Cool. Ron. :macm: Dauntless.
by mrron_tx
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: "Sub $600 Autopilot" Progress
Replies: 270
Views: 79481

Re: "Sub $600 Autopilot" Progress

:D :D Cool news and a great update....... Fingers still crossed :) Ron.
by mrron_tx
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Charging batteries with shore power question
Replies: 43
Views: 9198

Re: Charging batteries with shore power question

Well.... I own a Dodge 3500 diesel dually that gets real good mileage, a 48kw generac home genset , a diesel Bobcat 863, a diesel Kabota tractor, an old Jeep and a 1948 Ford 8N tractor. Also a Susuki 70 four stroke and a Tohatsu 6 four stroke. I have tried to appease the carbon footprint gods by pla...
by mrron_tx
Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Monday Never documents mid Atlantic rescue
Replies: 26
Views: 4826

Re: Monday Never documents mid Atlantic rescue

It must have made a large impact on Them , The last I heard They sold the boat and are touring Europe on a motorcycle and side car......
by mrron_tx
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 20
Views: 4343

Merry Christmas

Just want to say Merry Christmas to All..... :) Ron.
by mrron_tx
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Anyone Live On the Canada . USA Boarder?
Replies: 6
Views: 1612

Re: Anyone Live On the Canada . USA Boarder?

Hmmm You mean We aren't supposed to drive on the left side ??!!!! I do that most Friday and Saturday nights :) Just kidding of course 8) Ron.