• Recent Blog Posts

    Shelman

    New Inverter

    I added a new inverter to the boat this past weekend. I had a cheep cobra inverter but I didn't trust it to not catch on fire and also to not ruin the mackbook pro. I chose the Xantrex 600 watt...

    Shelman 05-24-2016 12:21 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid (mast re-hab, part 3 of 3)

    At Christian’s recommendation, I called Buzz Ballenger and asked about his “spar seal” product. This is basically a polymer-based sealer that protects the pores in an anodized spar and keeps it...

    bgary 05-19-2016 03:33 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid (mast re-hab, part 2 of 3)

    Next phase of the project was to replace lights and wiring. Most of that wasn’t very dramatic, thanks to the design of the Kenyon spar that Ericson used in this era. It is a beautiful design –...

    bgary 05-19-2016 03:25 PM
    bgary

    Time is Fluid ** (mast re-hab, part 1 of 3)

    (**) "Time is fluid, so the moments where everything feels perfect pass in a wink, and those where you're on your knees in despair drag on like the death of a thousand cuts"
    ...

    bgary 05-19-2016 03:16 PM
    Macgyro

    E-32 Folding Transom Ladder

    My winter project is finally mounted on the boat! You may not be able to see it easily in the photos, but the bottom wooden step has a two step stainless steel folding ladder bolted to it. Here's...

    Macgyro 05-18-2016 10:54 AM
    Christian Williams

    "Thelonious II" -- Fuel Tank Inspection Ports -- Five-Minute Video

    I use the engine to charge the batteries, and although there is solar capability on the new boat, I want the engine to run after rough weather has shaken the fuel tank like a rag doll and left arms,...

    Christian Williams 05-06-2016 05:15 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    footrope

    Oil in coolant?

    Great to see you and Jessie on Saturday, Harold.

    I got the 4 injectors out. The 4th had to wait overnight for a penetrating oil treatment

    footrope Today, 10:52 AM Go to last post
    bayhoss

    28. 2 Cabin Sole replacement

    I'm in the process of replacing the cabin sole (and a plenty of bad wood that lives under it) on my 28 The entire works is stripped to the bare fiberglass.

    bayhoss Today, 09:59 AM Go to last post
    crittyrobinson

    Oil in bilge

    Yeah the last thing I want is for any oil to go overboard. I'm going to lay absorbent cloth down under the engine, remove the rest of the oil, replace

    crittyrobinson Today, 08:08 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Rub rail stern cap for sale

    Click on the OP's name and choose the send email option to contact him directly. He has not checked in here for quite a while.

    LB

    Loren Beach Today, 07:24 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    1974 35 II modified keel

    I have seen a picture of a 35-2 with the newer elliptical rudder change, but never one with any keel change.

    It would be interesting to

    Loren Beach Today, 07:19 AM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    Oil in bilge

    They do, unless you're BP! Then they let you dump millions of gallons of dispersant so it sinks to the bottom (undetected by everyone but sea life). Sorry,

    Rick R. Today, 05:59 AM Go to last post
    LEB

    Mouth of Detroit River

    Keeping E25+ at Humbug Marina. Last slip with a good view of Lake Erie but a bit exposed to weather and wake.

    LEB Today, 05:25 AM Go to last post
    Navman

    Dorade

    Hello all. Went down to the boat last weekend and installed my fuel tank access ports. I had pre-fasbriucated all of the parts and everything went smoothly!

    Navman Today, 05:02 AM Go to last post
    Afrakes

    Rail Caps

    I have two of them.

    Afrakes Today, 01:22 AM Go to last post