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    E27 Chainplates possible corrosion (fiberglass or plates)

    Resurrecting this 10-year old thread, I wonder if the corrosion on my E27 is something to be concerned about. This is just the starboard side, I'll check out the port once I get back to the boat.
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    Lofrans Windlass on E27 ďSea StarĒ

    Here ya go.
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    Windlass Woes

    Well, to your points, I'm not getting any younger, and I had hoped to continue to streamline electrical on "Sea Star," but I think given my limited abilities in the fiberglass repair and anchor...
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    Windlass, thanks for the info

    Thanks, for the responses.

    I really have never used the windlass. It's the Lofrans Airon.

    I may remove it from the boat and go back to basics on the forward Anchor.

    Again, in three years,...
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    Lofrans windlass battery

    Hey gang,

    Sea Star has a windlass which I have never used in the three years Iíve had the boat,

    apparently, PO had wired the system to have a third battery up in the v-berth locker.
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    Dinghy for sale

    Hey Chris,

    I have a Brand New West Marine Inflatable, the
    PSB-275 Performance Segmented Floor Inflatable Sport Boat
    I assembled it and placed it on the deck of my E27 for a trip from MRD to...
  7. still available...Inflatable

    I will let it go for $800.

    I'm in Dana Point.
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    Sorry, long gone.

    I sold this long ago
  9. For Sale: Brand New West Marine Inflatable

    <style type="text/css">p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; min-height: 14.0px}</style>Some of...
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    Oops forgot photos

    Hereís the bulkhead in question.
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    Bulkhead refinishing

    Iíve toyed with the idea of totally removing the bulkhead and sanding it and refinishing itÖ But Iím not sure Iím up to that task, so Iíve also been thinking about doing it in place, but Iím...
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    Rigger Recommendation, Dana Point

    Can anyone recommend a trustworthy/good rigger in Dana Point? The slip management company has Aqua Tech on their list of approved vendors, but being new to the area, I don't know them at all.

    Eric
  13. On my way.....

    Ahoy there Ericsonites!

    I began my sail yesterday, sailing to Redondo Beach from Marina del Rey. It was my first trip solo, only about 8-10 miles, and it was exhilirating!
    I left around 1230 and...
  14. Planning to go sometime in the next 15-60 days

    So I am on the waiting list for a slip at Dana Point.

    Could be a few weeks or couple months.

    So I have some items to prepare on the boat before then.

    I was looking at charts this evening and...
  15. Point Taken!

    Bruce,

    Point Taken.

    Eric

    PS- By my count, you're at $.33
  16. Realization

    Thank you all so much for your comments/advuice. Exactly why I love this forum so much!!!

    I think I realize how ill prepared and inexperienced I am for a trip of this sort. That said, I think...
  17. I like that idea

    Thank you Christian. This is an interesting idea. I had planned to bring an experienced person with me anyway and I certainly don't mind paying some $$$ to get that kind of knowledge and tutoring....
  18. Lots to Ponder

    Thanks sooo much Bruce. I still have much prep to do and this gives me a lot of food for thought.

    I have the iNavx and NAvionics Boat apps on my phone/iPad, but they don't seem to be easy to...
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    On Moving from MRD to Dana Point

    Does anyone have any thoughts on this move, with regards to which is best? I researched the following

    Dana Point
    Oceanside
    San Diego

    San Diego is within an hour and 15 min of my home and is...
  20. Travel from Marina del Rey to Dana Point/San Diego

    Well, I am moving my boat from MRD to Dana Point, so that I may be closer to her. Right now, 3.5-hrs to get to the boat, depending on traffic is way too much travel time. I'd rather spend it...
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    Yes

    yep thats it...but I realize your location and shipping costs might be prohibitive.
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    How about the galley insert

    Im looking to fill a void created by the previous galley insert....how much would that cost?
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    Done and Done ;)

    Actually this was the plan all along..partly for stability when climbing and partly for covering some of the imperfections. It's not a perfect varnishing job by any means, but I learned a lot as...
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    Finally finishing THIS project (companionway steps)

    Well, the steps were on my boat for two years, and after I had some health problems, I decided to bring the steps home and give it another try.

    I first coated the entire step with CPES from Rot...
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    Looking for galley insert 1975 Ericson 27

    The drawers and cabinet which on the stock E27 was underneath the stove were badly damaged. I'm looking for a replacement, either from a 1975 E27 or if someone knows of a craftsman in Marina del Rey...
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    Christian, I'd be interested in a pic of those...

    Christian,

    I'd be interested in a pic of those hung up.
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    So, the Epoxy was loose enough to spread over the...

    So, the Epoxy was loose enough to spread over the wood as you can see in the photo. I will have to sand it all down. The steps are looking better and will soon be ready for varnish. It IS a hassle...
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    OK, Thanks to all of you. As it turns out, I...

    OK, Thanks to all of you. As it turns out, I did NOT use CPES. I did however use the Rot Doctor's Laminating Epoxy, simply because I am 100 miles from the boat and nowhere near anywhere to get...
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    Its looking good right now...not perfect... ...

    Its looking good right now...not perfect...

    So, I have the "Layup and Laminating Epoxy," Parts A and B, which I will use for the repair.

    Afterwards, Thought I would "paint" the whole top with...
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    Thanks Christian. Just to clarify...you mean the...

    Thanks Christian. Just to clarify...you mean the whole top above the step on all sides... (see arrows)http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/attachment.php?attachmentid=20057&stc=1
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    Thanks Al. I am thinking I might drill some...

    Thanks Al. I am thinking I might drill some holes into the backside of the steps to get more epoxy in there....see diagram
    The dotted lines are where I would drill holes. ...
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    BTW, I realized I forgot to resize the photos and...

    BTW, I realized I forgot to resize the photos and orient properly....sorry
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    Companionway Step Repair

    I continue efforts to fix things on Lono Kai. I am alas, not a good handyman, but I am trying.

    Today: the companionway steps. I have been sanding them down and removing the old paint from the...
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    Sorry I'm not at the boat right now...but they...

    Sorry I'm not at the boat right now...but they are actually smaller than the perkos.

    The light the PO put there is like the one I uploaded here...

    At night it does not seem at all bright and...
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    WANTED: Original Ericson Running Lights

    I'm seeking the port and starboard deck mounted housing for the running lights. My Ericson 27 was built in 1975.

    The PO for Lono Kai jerry-rigged an LED Forward running lights to the pulpit. I...
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    Yes, I was a bit wary of that simply because I am...

    Yes, I was a bit wary of that simply because I am not familiar with the site.

    But I explored EBAY and curiously, the vendor selling the item on EBAY is also not available until Aug 22, which...
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    Replacement for Cabin Table

    I am looking to replace the table in my Ericson 27 cabin with something like this:
    http://www.marineteak.co.uk/lagun-adjustable-swivelling-cockpit-table-mounting-system-331-p.asp

    Has anyone seen...
  38. FREE LifeProof case for ipad (Marina del Rey)

    I got this a while ago for my iPad which has some navi software on it. However, it was the wrong one and I never did get a chance to return it.

    My loss is someone in the Marina del Rey areas...
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    When all was said and done, I eventually went in...

    When all was said and done, I eventually went in one day, "cut, sawed, and ripped out" everything associated with that bad-smelling head.

    It turns out, there was a crack and a leak in the...
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    Thank you Mr. Williams.....

    Thank you Mr. Williams.....
  41. Thread: Provisioning

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    You'd better eat that Cracker Jack soon! And...

    You'd better eat that Cracker Jack soon!

    And by the way, can I substitute a bottle of "Hai Karate" for the Old Spice?
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    Thanks for that....also, how do we prevent the...

    Thanks for that....also, how do we prevent the gooseneck from traveling upwards during sailing...?
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    Boom position

    After reading this thread and looking at CW's illustration, I wonder if my boom is positioned too high. (See attached photo). Sometimes, there's a "click" as though the boom is coming out of the...
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    Thoughts/Reviews after 10 years?

    DO either of you have any comments as to how the material worked for you after all these years? and photos? What were the challenges in application? Inquiring minds.....
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    Sail Identification

    How does one identify the Genoa/Jib in the absence of any knowledge of the actual size of the sail or any markings on it?
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    I'm thinking that the extension is NOT actually...

    I'm thinking that the extension is NOT actually part of the ST2000+, rather it is simply a tiller extension...I was unable to unscrew the knob. See photos of all I have to attach to the tiller. ...
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    Do you by any chance have a photo or explanation...

    Do you by any chance have a photo or explanation of how the extension pole attaches to the device?
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    I want Christian's Surveyor!

    I want Christian's Surveyor!
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    I ran across this in my search

    As one of the myriad of projects on my E27 is the repainting of the deck and ensuring the original non-skid is either maintained or replaced. I ran across this in my search a while back....
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  50. Please, tell us more. Do you have a link?

    Please, tell us more. Do you have a link?
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