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by Jeff L
Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Swap Meet!
Replies: 58
Views: 18282

Re: Swap Meet!

Ixneigh wrote:I have a stock lighty used M Main that has a small tear along the bolt rope near the clew. Easy fix, really.
Ix
I have an interest in this main sail, if it is still available.
Is it a doyle sail? Does it come with a sail bag?

Destination: Dayton, Nevada. :) :macm:
by Jeff L
Wed Dec 10, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: New tow beast time
Replies: 253
Views: 93695

Re: New tow beast time

With a can of baked beans, the wind will blow free :wink: :D
by Jeff L
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Replacement rudder pintels
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Re: Replacement rudder pintels

Your best source will be Blue Water Yachts . They show a couple of parts that might be what you want. http://i60.tinypic.com/f26nae.jpg You can contact them @ 800-688-8626 -or- 206-282-4261 -or- accessories@bwyachts.com ~Rich Yah beat me to the punch Rich. While I was looking it up on BWY, you got ...
by Jeff L
Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Considering Re-re-Power: Am I Crazy or What :|
Replies: 149
Views: 39792

Re: Considering Re-re-Power: Am I Crazy or What :|

[I remember seeing those things in an old James Bond movie - looking' wicked. Four years ago we had a chance to ride in one when we were touring Thailand and Malaysia. They were incredibly fast, maneuverable, and loud. The movie was Dr. No.[/quote] 1974 The name of the movie was "The man with the go...
by Jeff L
Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:42 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Sea trial issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Sea trial issues

Hoping all turns out well...
by Jeff L
Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: 26 m price
Replies: 34
Views: 9586

Re: 26 m price

Talked to the neighbor and sounded like she would like to see it leave. here is a pic. http://i909.photobucket.com/albums/ac294/jleblanc31/CAM00313_zps602794b9.jpg Looking at the picture of the boat zoomed in, I see what appears to the mast on the driveway, under the boat trailer. It looks like it ...
by Jeff L
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: In Memory of Ruth
Replies: 37
Views: 5896

Re: In Memory of Ruth

Sumner,
My prayers to you and your family
for the loss of Ruth to you all...
Jeff L :(
by Jeff L
Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Fifty Bucks for a Tow
Replies: 51
Views: 9075

Re: Fifty Bucks for a Tow

Still beaten by VHF exchange... Caribbean charters, this is S/V Noob, mayday, over What is your emergency, NooB? We can't find our anchor! There are three anchors in the locker , Noob...please advise. We had three, but it's a fourth night out :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by Jeff L
Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Fifty Bucks for a Tow
Replies: 51
Views: 9075

Re: Fifty Bucks for a Tow

:wink: when yer got 2 boats out in the water why do they both need their eng,s running :)

J 8)[/quote]


Spoken like a true Scotsman... :)
by Jeff L
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Too much going on at boom end
Replies: 14
Views: 2735

Re: Too much going on at boom end

Your reefing line needs to go forward to the mast anyway, as you may need to reef in a blow where you cannot get the boom back into the cabin safely, Lordy! What?? I'd certainly maneuver into irons before trying to reef. Gotta drop the halyard, hook the tack and tie off three reef points before I w...
by Jeff L
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Mac 'bump' and silicone
Replies: 60
Views: 13620

Re: Mac 'bump' and silicone

Catigale wrote:Jeff - you can get his at about 1/3 the price at a hardware store compared to WM
Thank you Catigale.
Being Scots I always like a bargain...
:)
by Jeff L
Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Mac 'bump' and silicone
Replies: 60
Views: 13620

Re: Mac 'bump' and silicone

Tomfoolery wrote:
Jeff L wrote:Can the silicon spray mentioned be gotten at West Marine ? What brand name ?
http://www.westmarine.com/buy/marikate- ... s--1244805
Thank you
by Jeff L
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Mac 'bump' and silicone
Replies: 60
Views: 13620

Re: Mac 'bump' and silicone

Can the silicon spray mentioned be gotten at West Marine ? What brand name ?
by Jeff L
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Doink, doink, bloop.
Replies: 12
Views: 2076

Re: Doink, doink, bloop.

On Saturdays, I do not answer any phones. And never when sailing. If it's important they will call back, or leave message...
by Jeff L
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac Mod Gone Terribly Wrong
Replies: 36
Views: 5209

Re: Mac Mod Gone Terribly Wrong

My Dad has an old Dewalt radial arm saw (No electric motor brake), that I get to use as needed. My Dad insists
that I take inventory (thumbs, fingers and others) before and after each cut... :wink: