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by kurz
Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Tandem Trailer
Replies: 23
Views: 2218

Re: Tandem Trailer

other question: How much tongue wight do you want to get really?
by kurz
Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: 26M Masthead Light
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: 26M Masthead Light

I just replaced the pins with these things:
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So I had to make thinner the one of course but till now I like the solution
by kurz
Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: flexible tank has a whole... :-(
Replies: 6
Views: 640

flexible tank has a whole... :-(

hello
I have the 200L flexible water tank under the rear bed.

But now there is a little whole.

Does anybody has an idea how to close it?

thanks a lot - kurz
by kurz
Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Dismasted!
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: Dismasted!

Hi
why not welding the 2 pieces of the mast together again? Could be stronger than before and you don't have any expensive shipping/waiting time. Just find somebody that is experienced in aluminium welding...

Good look!
by kurz
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Tongue weight 100kg
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Re: Tongue weight 100kg

hello Robert Thanks for your reply Here in Europe/Switzerland tongue weight is normal between 75kg to 100kg, an I must not go over this by law. So thats the reason. I will put a "normal" tandem axle setup. But I cannot put the boat on the trailer for measuring the tongue weight because the trailer i...
by kurz
Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:08 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Tongue weight 100kg
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Tongue weight 100kg

hello I will put a dual axle for the original actual aluminium Mac trailer. The tongue weight shall be 75kg to 100kg. Does anyone has this configuration? If yes, could you measure the distance from the tongue to the first axle ? And please tell me the distance between the 2 axles. thanks - Kurz ps: ...
by kurz
Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Tow-ball: Diameter?
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Tow-ball: Diameter?

hello
What is the diameter from the tow ball coming original from MacGregor?
1 7/8 inch (47mm) oder 2inch (50.8mm)

Thanks

kurz from Switzerland...
by kurz
Wed May 09, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Alu-Trailer Dimensions Axle
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Alu-Trailer Dimensions Axle

Hello
I shall order a new axle (double axle) but the trailer stands away.

Could anyone mesure the width of the frame construcition over all and the width just of the frame H-profile.

Thanks a lot!

Kurz from Switzerland
by kurz
Tue May 08, 2012 1:07 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Glug, glug, glug
Replies: 16
Views: 1615

Re: Glug, glug, glug

it is very easy: The waterballast works as soon as the boat heels. Then the water ballast tank gravity comes out of the water an and gives gravity to heel back. Becouse of this a MacGregor heels at the beginning more than a leaded keel boat. This is the easy general explanation. To describe the phys...
by kurz
Thu May 03, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: custom steering Blue Water Yachts
Replies: 47
Views: 11164

Re: custom steering Blue Water Yachts

hello 1st sail I had this problem also with this steering part and the 26m. BUT: Are you shure that the different steering radius is becouse of the new steering part? I bended the new steering arm a little up so that there cannot be contact to the boat by the ball. And so I can go to the maximum to ...
by kurz
Wed May 02, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Splicing solar panels together.
Replies: 23
Views: 3229

Re: Splicing solar panels together.

yes, low power panels can go to the battery without regulator.

But: Please test if the panel do not change the direction and takes out power in the night.
by kurz
Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:17 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Where to hook your lifelines?
Replies: 0
Views: 569

Where to hook your lifelines?

Hello
where du you hook your liflines in the :macm: ?

The steering unit do not seem too strong.

And on the way to the mast/foredeck is just the reeling...

Thanks - kurz
by kurz
Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:13 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Main Halyard to cockpit
Replies: 9
Views: 1436

Main Halyard to cockpit

Hello
How did you bring your main halyard to the cockpit with your :macm: ?

Where did you put the block so the mast still can turn?

thanks - kurz
by kurz
Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: sail slide with the M
Replies: 11
Views: 992

Re: sail slide with the M

See the "mods" section - I got up off my lazy duff and just posted a solution for this. :D :D :D Any questions? I will be happy to help. Ask here! - Brian. :D Thanks - just like this I thought it has to be. One question: What kind of screw did you use? Did you tap a thread? Or did you put a rivet w...