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by GARY WEEKLY
Wed Aug 10, 2005 5:49 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: SAIL CLEANING
Replies: 2
Views: 712

SAIL CLEANING

:macx: Who has actually cleaned there sails? what did you use and how were the results? can you soak them in woolite or something else and what should y ou not use? i,am waiting to hear back from the board before i make a bubu! :cry:
by GARY WEEKLY
Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:04 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Bottom cleaning
Replies: 4
Views: 853

:) I used a very sturdy expandable pole like the type used for dry wall sanding and a stiff brush attached went early in the morning so as not to clog up the ramp, my wife hosed and i brushed clean as a whistle in 15 minutes... :o
by GARY WEEKLY
Mon Jul 04, 2005 8:18 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Directional stability under power
Replies: 16
Views: 1893

:x Welcome to the club,,i,ve tried every thing recomended on this board :? what works for slow going is everything down! If you are running empty you can expect to swing alot,,add the ballest helps alot. going in the 8-10 knot range with everything up seems to steady it more? I,am thinking of trying...
by GARY WEEKLY
Mon May 30, 2005 10:16 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Steering...rudders not parrallel
Replies: 21
Views: 3762

:x I,ve got a 97 also and experance the same problems,,I,ve tried everything suggested on this board,,at about 10 knots things seem better just don,t have the rudders or cb down! you have to get used to the boat wanting to waddle and take small corrections. I checked all the stearing linkage and cou...
by GARY WEEKLY
Tue May 17, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Led type mast light?
Replies: 17
Views: 4738

Led type mast light?

searched the mod page but could find nothing on this,,i,am looking for info on a type of low amperage anchor light that i beleave uses led,s anybody heard of this? :macx:
by GARY WEEKLY
Sat Mar 26, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: battery location ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1354

battery boxes

:macx: 8) I solved the same problem by cutting out a piece of plywood and adding blocks to make it level and secure,, and than mounted my battery boxes to it,,this was in the forward hold on the center line.. I than went to the tractor supply store and bought 35 ft of there generic black battery cab...
by GARY WEEKLY
Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Good launch ramps? - northern Chesapeake Bay
Replies: 17
Views: 2723

8) :macx: Great to see another mac on the chesapeake. elkneck state park has a very good ramp i don,t know about over night there but there is camping there also. Havre De Grace where 95 crosses the Susquehanna hos a nice public ramp at the public dock plus many more in that area. You need to get a ...
by GARY WEEKLY
Sat Mar 05, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: DelMarVa Loop
Replies: 3
Views: 830

:macx: 8) Greate idea tony,I,am located at white rocks marina just south of baltimore Md. I have read articales about groups here on the chesapeake doing this. but mostly with larger boats. Will do some looking for that book,,might join you for part of it,,lots of places to gas on the bay during day...
by GARY WEEKLY
Sun Jan 02, 2005 7:53 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: CONDENSATION UNDER CUSHIONS
Replies: 24
Views: 4411

CONDENSATION UNDER CUSHIONS

:macx: :x DOWN AT THE BOAT YESTERDAY DRINKING A COUPLE COLD ONES AND CHECKED THE STERN BUNKS AND FOUND WHAT COULD ONLY BE CONDENSATION ON THE BOTTOMS OF THE CUSHIONS. HAS ANYONE HAD THIS PROBLEM? WHERE IS A GOOD PLACE TO ADD VENTS SO THE LINER IS THE SAME TEMPATURE AS THE INSIDE OF THE BOAT? THERE A...
by GARY WEEKLY
Thu Nov 11, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: BRAKE BLEEDING NUTS
Replies: 4
Views: 1506

BRAKE BLEEDING NUTS

:x WELL WE ALL GET THIS ONCE IN A WHILE,,IT SEEMS MY BRAKE BLEEDING NUTS ARE RUSTED SOLID,,ANYONE DRILLED THEM OUT AND INSTALLED ONES OF A DIFFERENT SIZE? :|
by GARY WEEKLY
Sat Nov 06, 2004 4:57 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Just drained the carbs on my Tohatsu
Replies: 4
Views: 933

TWO YEARS AGO I INSTALLED THE SPIN ON TYPE FILTER WITH THE DRAIN IN THE BOTTOM TO GET THE WATER OUT,,WHAT A DIFFERANCE I EVEN USE THE SAME GAS FROM THE YEAR BEFORE WITH NO ILL RUNNING EFFECTS,, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR GAS LINE? MINE IS THE GRAY TYPE AND I DON,T EVER FIND ANY RESIDUE IN THE BOWLS WHEN I P...
by GARY WEEKLY
Wed Sep 15, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Selling Boats and Internet Scams
Replies: 4
Views: 1429

:macx: :evil: i,ve had offers from all over,,the way to stop it is say cash only to foreign sales in your add,,it stoped my silly emails
by GARY WEEKLY
Wed Aug 11, 2004 7:11 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Roller Furling Mainsail
Replies: 14
Views: 4049

:macx: There is a 45 ft motor sailor in my marina that has vertical main furling,i,ll try to get a pic to post. I often wondered if the mac could be fitted with this? :?:
by GARY WEEKLY
Sat Jul 31, 2004 4:04 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Excess Play in Steering...
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

:macx: I,ve got the same year boat you do and noticed alot or what i thought was excessive play,,i checked everything and found nothing wrong,,post again if you come up with something 8)
by GARY WEEKLY
Thu Jul 15, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: BLISTERS ON HULL
Replies: 4
Views: 1365

BLISTERS ON HULL

:macx: I have had an inquery from a future 26x owner if any one has ever had blisters on their 26x? i keep mine in the water and i have seen none on my yearly haul outs how about the rest of you?