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by Spector
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: I hate to say it...
Replies: 28
Views: 7996

Re: I hate to say it...

Not to pile on but I couldn't agree more. The site should be turned over to someone who has an interest in keeping it an active and vibrant community
by Spector
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Glue for 26X head door edging
Replies: 15
Views: 4152

Re: Glue for 26X head door edging

Gorilla Glue worked for me. Trick with it is to dampen the surfaces slightly. It needs moisture to work best. It expands a lot so use sparingly
by Spector
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Solar (again) with ACR
Replies: 6
Views: 2887

Re: Solar (again) with ACR

I have a combiner (acr) and have hooked up only one side of the dual charger. The combiner kicks in as expected. I haven't tried to hook up both sides of charger. I worry that it would create a short thru the combiner but that's just a guess. Next set up will be to connect batteries in parallel as o...
by Spector
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Ballast leak
Replies: 14
Views: 4330

Re: Ballast leak

We had a crack in our ballast tank. In our case the water was collecting under the table/head area. The crack was on the inboard side of the port tank. Simple to fix once it was opened up but tracking it down involved cutting open the floor. Yours sound like it must be on the outboard side. Open flo...
by Spector
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: 26x Boom during a bridge crossing.
Replies: 5
Views: 1949

Re: 26x Boom during a bridge crossing.

Just make sure the sliding companionway cover is closed. Otherwise things can go crunch. I angle the boom off to one side as its coming down too.
by Spector
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Auto Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 1405

Re: Auto Pilot

Loads of info on here regarding autopilots. Can't go wrong with the Raymarine EV-100.
Search google with ' site: macgregorsailors.com ev-100 ' . (This sites search function doesn't have much history left to it seems)
by Spector
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Bimini Crossing
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Re: Bimini Crossing

Many treads on this in the past.. Search function is pooched after the great crash of '17 so try a google search.

'site: macgregorsailors.com bahamas' (change this last term to whatever you want to search for ie bimini, exhumas etc)
by Spector
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: *What Is It?* Actual question as I really don't know.
Replies: 33
Views: 9517

Re: *What Is It?* Actual question as I really don't know.

We did something similar as a privacy curtain
by Spector
Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Pedestal side panels
Replies: 16
Views: 5120

Re: Pedestal side panels

I made a little video of the work

https://youtu.be/fsp21WQ2IxY
by Spector
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Pedestal side panels
Replies: 16
Views: 5120

Re: Pedestal side panels

Mock up of white panel. Not the right thickness or anything but gives an idea

https://photos.app.goo.gl/12tczWPvg6cPpZiA3
by Spector
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Pedestal side panels
Replies: 16
Views: 5120

Re: Pedestal side panels

Mine stripped out too. A few years back I glued hardwood blocks in behind. Works good and simple solution
by Spector
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Pedestal side panels
Replies: 16
Views: 5120

Pedestal side panels

While I have the steering pedestal from the :macx: off to patch a bunch of old holes and re gelcoat, I'm going to change the side panels. Do i replace with the same black plexiglass or do something different and use white?
by Spector
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: YAY!!!!! IT"S BACK!!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 16437

Re: YAY!!!!! IT"S BACK!!!!

Is it me or does the search function seem to be limited to new post only? (since the resurrection of the forum)
by Spector
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: V-berth mattress pad options?
Replies: 23
Views: 9353

Re: V-berth mattress pad options?

Picked up a memory foam topper from Costco and cut it to fit. Vast improvement