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  1. (Chuckle.....) Yup, it speaks, but not all of us...

    (Chuckle.....) Yup, it speaks, but not all of us have equal listening skills.... :D Or, sailing skills....

    My O-34 rates about 99 down in SF Bay, FWIW.
    Around here with a smaller jib it would...
  2. Darn!

    Sorry for the disappointment!
    That broker, at some point, is going to be getting acquainted with an attorney. Probably not yours, but one representing a less-forgiving person...
    You are out time...
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    Truly excellent and thanks for taking the trouble...

    Truly excellent and thanks for taking the trouble to edit and post this.
    :egrin:
  4. Filter location change...

    Friend of mine owned an E-33 with a Universal M25, for over 20 years, and had long ago converted to a remote filter.
    I sent your question over and his reply follows:

    " The system I installed on...
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    Spar notes

    I was down at the boat reorganizing my "boat notebook" and remembered this question.
    Our boat has the Tall Rig, and someone at EY even scribed those words on the top of our lower spreader root -...
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    Thanks much for the update -- file under "hard...

    Thanks much for the update -- file under "hard won wisdom"... :)

    While you are contemplating the exhaust - like that longer run to the transom, be aware that an OEM hose from the 80's can, by...
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    No wisdom, just experiences..... :)...

    No wisdom, just experiences.....
    :)
    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/entry.php?530-Forepeak-Hull-Ceilings-More-Pix

    And look at the blog entry before this one. It turned into more of a...
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    Placing Formica (R) laminate

    I have used epoxy for this specifically because I needed to slightly move around the new laminate surface before the "glue" was allowed to cure. This was on the galley counter and also on the hull...
  9. Potential Port light problems

    Maybe I am mis-reading the question, but note that the cabin ports are mounted thru frp which is bonded to teak-faced plywood inside. There is no (end grain balsa) deck coring there because this is...
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    Kenyon mast head Trivia

    Couple days ago I was replacing both the old spinnaker halyards. The Kenyon spar has a sheave box built in to the mast head that provides a jib halyard under the forestay, and on each side a sheave...
  11. Making a List, Checking it Twice....

    The check list referenced in this thread might prove helpful.
    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/entry.php?650-Marine-Survey-Check-List
  12. Heh! One of our posters here sails a lovely...

    Heh!
    One of our posters here sails a lovely restored E-35-2 in SF.
    He said that you need three things to own a boat: Time, Money, and Skill. "Any two will do!"

    :)
  13. I have heard that some EY hull sections did have...

    I have heard that some EY hull sections did have some coring in the bow sections, maybe the racing-oriented 70's 34. Perhaps.

    AFAIK all of the 80's hull series (26+ thru 38-200) were solid layup....
  14. Wonder why the broker ad tells nothing about the...

    Wonder why the broker ad tells nothing about the engine? FWIW, the Yanmar may be newer than the hull; most of these models were built with a Universal 32 hp. Either is a good engine.
    By the mid-late...
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    Problem Smell......

    In reviewing this thread I realized that I was puzzled by the reference to an allergy to diesel, that seemed to be provoked by the presence of the diesel engine.
    Unless the present engine has a lot...
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    I might be misunderstanding the proposed...

    I might be misunderstanding the proposed solution, but if an aluminum plate is glued or glassed into the bottom where the sail drive used to live, both the insurance company and any surveyor are...
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    The block in the referenced link is rated at 3K...

    The block in the referenced link is rated at 3K safe working load, and that is a line size that would be normal for a main sheet for many of our boats. By comparison your SS shrouds are likely rated...
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    Block sizing

    When you find the block configuration on the Garhauer site, click on the exact one and read the specs.
    Note the maximum line size and be sure that your line will not bind in the cheeks.
    I long ago...
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    Choices and options

    Yup. A modern four stroke 8 or 10 hp OB with the 25" leg would be enough. Just clamp it to the transom cutout, and "no way no how" have it cantilevered out on a bracket.

    And, as noted, filling in...
  20. Local Knowledge Rules! :) And, I forgot to...

    Local Knowledge Rules!
    :)
    And, I forgot to mention that the O-34 has (sometimes ignored) short factory tracks on the deck inside the shrouds, and that is what my 'wonder jib' sheets to. If the LP...
  21. For any TW of 7 or 8 kt, or more, our smaller...

    For any TW of 7 or 8 kt, or more, our smaller headsail with three vertical battens that roll in with the sail performs way better than you might think it would based on the % of LP.
    There is a...
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    Oh My

    Site contributor Bob has a scary story about a sink drain hose that admitted a LOT of water in very short order.... Good Idea (!) to keep all of those sea cocks closed when not aboard.

    This spring...
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    We changed over to the Garhauer stanchion block...

    We changed over to the Garhauer stanchion block model SB-3. They really keep most of the furling line away from under-foot. There is nothing else like it on the market, AFAIK.
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    Current owners have been posting here for about...

    Current owners have been posting here for about six years, so perhaps they can fill in the (known) background. Their ad here appears to be a cut and paste from a broker ad format, so there might be a...
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    IF..... you had the factory outboard motor...

    IF..... you had the factory outboard motor transom model of the E-27, this thread would be helpful....
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    Good Price on line, indeed

    The discount on line at WM ends 8-11.
    I just bought two 105 foot spinnaker halyards, in New England VPC. 5/16", about $160., with no shipping charge.
    They were sold out in the store, btw, so...
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    The Photos...

    Link to set of pix:
    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/album.php?u=4407

    Very Pretty Boat!

    As for price, I just have no idea. Every boat has several possible "prices" - however.... ...
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    E-3-1 being sold soon

    This "almost an ad" needed its own thread. Now moved to one.
    As for an opinion of that model, I have not sailed one, but there is a restored/customized one in our YC.
    I believe that this is one of...
  29. That gray plastic piping

    Threads with information:
    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/showthread.php?11780-Water-supply-lines&referrerid=28
    ...
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    Is the stock masthead fitting held on by bolts?...

    Is the stock masthead fitting held on by bolts? welding? Or..... ?
    i.e. can you easily separate it from the extrusion?

    A contact with this place might help:...
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    Clean-looking E-35-3, in California

    https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1984/ericson-35-300-3563644/?refSource=same%20seller%20listing

    Almost seems like "Wind Chaser" used to belong to a site member here, in the past, IIRC.
    Anyhow,...
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    Plan B

    Fancy way to temporarily store the wheel.
    https://edsonmarine.com/storage-rail-mount-tapered-hub-device-only/

    Or, just convert to a tiller... which hinges up out of the way for social times.
    :)
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    Seattle Swap Meet

    Anyone interested in meeting up, casually - maybe for a lunch - during the Sept 14 Swap Meet @ the Fisheries parking lot?
    We usually get done by 11 or so and seek out a lunch before driving back to...
  34. Sneaky Leaks

    While and After sailing, one place to look is the rudder shaft. There is a stuffing box there and most of us forget to check it for decades at a time. :confused:

    Shaft seal is an obvious place,...
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    Ranger 11

    Copy (not too sharp...) of an original flyer.
    I used to own a couple of these, and towed one behind my previous Niagara 26. Awesome rowing boat, but the whole entourage sometimes got kind of messy...
  36. Matching that darned "white"

    One of my dock neighbors just gel coated a scratch on his hull side. Similar problem of tinting and fe-tinting to get to a match of his boat's "white."
    IF he tells me where to look I can see the...
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    You are getting off lucky.... most Viking...

    You are getting off lucky.... most Viking 'advice' involves hitting such things with the Hammer of Thor !
    :o
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    Friction and Frost

    These types of ice box lids are designed to try and minimize air exchange and thereby limit the icing up of the evaporator surface inside. The top piece rests on a "shoulder" of wood that depends on...
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    Rick's last activity on the site was 9-9-18. Best...

    Rick's last activity on the site was 9-9-18. Best click on his name and choose a direct contact option.
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    Sticky: How we'd Like to greet spammers

    Picture of the Ericson IT Department Head.
    Sean, in his formal wear...

    :egrin:
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    Looked this one up and the company has an...

    Looked this one up and the company has an impressive web presence. The specs are pretty good
    Checking the local (Seattle) dealer site, I do not find a price referenced. Gotta wonder if it is north...
  42. Further.... South !

    And further south of Puget Sound....

    Our club - RCYC - has 500 feet of protected guest tie up available and a floating patio with multiple bbq's.
    Unfortunately the proposed inland canal from the...
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    Cinderella thread

    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/showthread.php?15197-Setting-off-around-the-world!&referrerid=28
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    Dynex Dux redux

    We might want to combine threads, since there is good information in an existing one.
    http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/showthread.php?8006-Replace-Standing-Rig-Costs-Options&referrerid=28
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    Frozen hose and thru hull and then a split in the...

    Frozen hose and thru hull and then a split in the hose.
    That's what almost 90% sunk a sailboat in our moorage a couple of years ago. I used the club's gas-powered portable pump until a company with...
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    Like all boats, at the right price, well, you...

    Like all boats, at the right price, well, you know, probably...... !
    :)

    ps: I exchanged an email or two with Mark, the broker, and he is polite and enthusiastic, and seems quite eager. to learn...
  47. In warm weather our former Universal 23 hp diesel...

    In warm weather our former Universal 23 hp diesel would run some of the time without the electric lift pump operating. Evidently having the fuel being forced into the high pressure pump at about 3...
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    Olson 34 for sale in Sausalito, CA

    https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1989/olson-olson-34-3555364/

    Looks clean in the pix, and these are seldom on the market.
    No personal knowledge or connection, so this link is all that I know...
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    Hmmmm..... Detach the hose at the deck fill and...

    Hmmmm.....
    Detach the hose at the deck fill and pull the tank back a couple inches and then take off the clamps.
    (This might be a good opportunity to replace that hose anyhow.)

    If you cannot get...
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    Tanks for the Memories

    If you do not mind lifting off the cushion and one access lid when it's time to fill it, you could convert to the same system used in the EY-built Olson's.
    No deck fills and no worries about bad...
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