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by Divecoz
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Sail Boat Brochures
Replies: 0
Views: 1407

Sail Boat Brochures

Quiet the site... if this has already been posted ? Mods feel free to remove ...Interestingly enough of all the boats produced by Macgregor they only have the Brochure for the 65 :) http://floridaboats.net/?fbclid=IwAR3uO ... UN04qs32eQ
by Divecoz
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: I hate to say it...
Replies: 28
Views: 8001

Re: I hate to say it...

It will be sad to see it go , but I guess it was inevitable....Face Book was the demise of many a Chat Board..Many of those dedicated boards didn't last as long as this Macgregor Board did .. I Thank Heath for ALL His Hard Work.. :macm:
by Divecoz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New Glass 2 alternative
Replies: 32
Views: 9683

Re: New Glass 2 alternative

I'm would like to avoid bottom painting at all costs and have been looking for alternatives. $10,000.00 Electric Boat Lift .......solution's are few and very far between.. Hull Maintenance? Every Con Man Under The Sun has THE ... Miracle you've been waiting for.. Sorry but that is just the truth.. ...
by Divecoz
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Helm Seat Cracking on 2008 26M
Replies: 16
Views: 4381

Re: Helm Seat Cracking on 2008 26M

I have caused / allowed damage to the Transom seat by allowing it to slam shut from a fully open position.. That said , its not as apparent as yours is.
by Divecoz
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required
Replies: 37
Views: 8743

Re: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required

OK, you confused me referencing tubing as bar..

BOAT wrote: You get the parts to do it from West Marine - all you need is a the round SS bar from WM - they sell them and it fits right inside the stock stanchion -.
by Divecoz
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required
Replies: 37
Views: 8743

Re: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required

You get the parts to do it from West Marine - all you need is a the round SS bar from WM - they sell them and it fits right inside the stock stanchion - I cut the stanchion right about in half and then slid in the stainless bar into the cut stanchion and slide the other half right over it. When you...
by Divecoz
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: When life hits rock bottom
Replies: 6
Views: 2289

Re: When life hits rock bottom

Hey ......at least there's not aYounger Woman ON Board he will have to explain about..
by Divecoz
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required
Replies: 37
Views: 8743

Re: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required

their numbers seem to dwindle since the "MAC CAPSIZE INCIDENT" in San Diego bay that happened years ago. I notice that most of them do not even sail Mac Gregors anymore . So I looked this accident up ( Yes Google is still my friend ) and found it to be operator error .. Yet you say many sold their ...
by Divecoz
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required
Replies: 37
Views: 8743

Re: Detachable Spreaders - No tools required

The Cost Of SS Parts and Pieces is a common concern... Here is a supplier I have used for a number of years.. http://www.marinepartdepot.com/shackle.html No association with them other than.... I buy most of my SS needs wants and desires from them..
by Divecoz
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again
Replies: 41
Views: 10217

Re: Thank You Health for getting the forum working again

Thank You Heath Such a trooper for so very long..Time to donate again to the cause $$
by Divecoz
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Repairing holes in ballast tank
Replies: 25
Views: 4894

Re: Repairing holes in ballast tank

Well for starters its a 2005 M so my vent is in the forward V Berth. I have a Macerator pump in that V berth storage area for the head that pumps that product overboard when and where its legal. So with the use of a couple switches and a solenoid I can pump from either the holding tank for the head ...
by Divecoz
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Repairing holes in ballast tank
Replies: 25
Views: 4894

Re: Repairing holes in ballast tank

Well except that I have had one for about 8 years now? On a Trip to SWF before I retired here. I was left grounded on a sandbar because of super low tide and the fact that the winds had blown a foot of water out of the entire harbor..I went back to my brothers House / Dock and we plumbed the macerat...
by Divecoz
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26M Boat lift/floating dock
Replies: 21
Views: 7563

Re: Mac 26M Boat lift/floating dock

My Lift doesn't use tanks its all aluminum except cables ( Those are SS) I live on salt water.. its direct drive no pulley's no belts .. http://www.boatliftus.com/cradle.php I have been using a 6000# Galva-Lift floating boat lift since 2001. My Mac has been on it since I purchased it new in August o...
by Divecoz
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Repairing holes in ballast tank
Replies: 25
Views: 4894

Re: Repairing holes in ballast tank

Lots of options.. you could buy a couple of rubber or silicon plugs from the local hardware store 7mm or 9/32" and, a small 3oz tube of 3m 5200 fast cure and be done with this issue pretty dang quick.. provided you can reach the hole which I assume you can.. OR you could put a big dab of 5200 FC on ...
by Divecoz
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 16608

Re: Making rudders

Full disclosure: I am a retired design engineer (mechanical), with a fair amount of construction and fabrication experience. And, I’m sitting in an armchair. :) Anyway, just offering a datapoint for the discussion. After 33 years working for military clients, I no longer have any feelings... THUMBS...