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by Funtasia
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: 26D Mast Raising system
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Re: 26D Mast Raising system

I agree with Mike that the cleat can be used. Our 1990 S uses the same cleat. I think it’s nylon and tough. I see no sign of fatigue on the deck. The real load is not that huge and only pulls heavy for the first half of the lift. If you are concerned have a friend assist, by actually lifting on the ...
by Funtasia
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: time for some upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 1789

Re: time for some upgrades

You’ll never regret running lines to the cockpit. So much fun to sit back and haul the main up.
by Funtasia
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: LED tape lights
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Re: LED tape lights

Should be interesting to see how it goes for you. We're planning the same lighting as a winter project on our 26S. It'll work well, as we have two 16' tapes to install each with a remote on/off/dimmer. Found them on Amazon.ca. $25 each. 12V, so can wire in directly to new circuits going in at same t...
by Funtasia
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Our M26 appears in a music video...
Replies: 26
Views: 5523

Re: Our M26 appears in a music video...

That's a great way to use your :macx: Good Canadian music. Maybe some lyrics only to be appreciated by us Canucks. And what a load on board. Thanks for the posting.
by Funtasia
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Lowering the mast with the main halyard
Replies: 6
Views: 1403

Re: Lowering the mast with the main halyard

My CDI furler has its own block and internal halyard to raise the sail. We Have a single halyard block shackled to the mast at the furler shackle. Consider to Add a double-pulley block up top, and a second halyard line if you must. Actually my 1997X's MRS lifts using a block and tackle system which ...
by Funtasia
Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: how high is the mast support
Replies: 21
Views: 3854

Re: how high is the mast support

Thanks for the excellent pics and description. Funtasia has identical Bimini setup, so will make a similar type extension.
by Funtasia
Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: how high is the mast support
Replies: 21
Views: 3854

Re: how high is the mast support

Hi. We just completed our maiden voyage with Funtasia, a1997 MacX we are delighted to have acquired. Our pedestal needs an extension as to clear Bimini etc. Is the extension a ready made item or custom made? I'd appreciate info or pic as simple way to make an extension that's safe enough to travel w...
by Funtasia
Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: how high is the mast support
Replies: 21
Views: 3854

Re: how high is the mast support

Hi. We just completed our maiden voyage with Funtasia, a1997 MacX we are delighted to have acquired. Our pedestal needs an extension as to clear Bimini etc. Is the extension a ready made item or custom made? I'd appreciate info or pic as simple way to make an extension that's safe enough to travel w...