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    Christian Williams

    One-Piece Hatch Board; Tides SailTrack; HX gaskets

    Hatch boards have been around a long time. Arriving means pulling them out and putting them somewhere; departing the boat means stacking them back in, which I tend to do in the wrong order 30...

    Christian Williams 02-18-2015 08:13 PM

    almost perfect

    The Ericson factory guys did so many things right on our boats that itís sometimes easy to take our quality for granted. But time and again we are reminded that there is nothing that can be assumed...

    Shelman 02-03-2015 04:28 PM

    electric upgrades

    I have added two electrical items recently that I feel are both a notch above the rest and wanted to share them with everybody here.

    The first is my new bi-color LED bow light. The unit is made...

    Shelman 01-28-2015 03:41 PM
    Christian Williams

    Table of Contents for Thelonious Blog

    [COLOR=#3E3E3E][INDENT]Click on the entry to be redirected.[URL="http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/entry.php?227-A-Family-Cruise-in-1961"]

    Christian Williams 01-22-2015 07:22 PM
    Christian Williams

    Water Heater Replacement, Raritan to WM/Kuuma

    The 1985 Raritan 6-gallon water heater still worked without complaint, heating fine while under power and keeping the water warm until breakfast the next morning. The electrical heater no longer...

    Christian Williams 01-15-2015 04:34 PM

    Rhiannon has new owners

    Jann and I took possession of our 35 Mk2 Rhiannon last Monday, overnighted after cleaning out nooks and crannies. She is getting a new bulkhead under the mast, new standing rigging and mast...

    Queequeg 01-07-2015 11:17 PM
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    Bosun's Chair E38

    Could you not run the halyard past the cabin-top winch to once around the stbd primary then over to the port primary ?

    This would mean (I

    lindaloo Today, 02:40 AM Go to last post

    Bosun's Chair E38

    Thanks for the pics. That angle will lead to a little chafe. We've also used the chain plate U-bolt for the aft lower for that first snatch

    footrope Today, 02:28 AM Go to last post


    The message was from a gal who searched threads in the Maintenance Forum and sent me a private message, as one can do. She has since said I can share

    lindaloo Today, 02:01 AM Go to last post

    Bosun's Chair E38

    Thanks for for the tip. I tried bringing the halyard to the toe rail tonight (photos below). It seems like it may work, though I'm a little concerned

    mkollerjr Yesterday, 11:36 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Related thread



    Loren Beach Yesterday, 10:40 PM Go to last post

    changing the oil

    I changed the oil and filter in Moonshine today. Like most of you my M25 engine has the hose connected to the drain valve so you don't have to suck it

    SeaRogue Yesterday, 10:31 PM Go to last post

    Gas strut for hatches?

    Just wondering if anyone uses gas struts on their hatches? I have replaced the acrylic on the hatches on my E27 as well as the "hatch adjuster";

    Haiku Yesterday, 09:15 PM Go to last post

    The intake hose goes on top

    hodo you are correct. I had the hoses reversed. When I changed them to the correct configuration I had a good flow out the stern exhaust port within

    SeaRogue Yesterday, 07:44 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Navigation light relocation

    I think they're Aqua Signal Series 25. Replaceable $25 shelf item from WM. As I recall there's a sort of O-ring is a grove, but any sort of goop or gasket

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 06:58 PM Go to last post