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    Kenneth K

    Another Engine Panel Upgrade Pt 3

    Continued from Part 2.

    Thought I'd post the final chapter of my engine panel upgrade. I...

    Kenneth K 11-25-2019 10:54 PM

    V-Berth Re-Birth Part I

    Here is the last of the major carpentry projects that I had planned for my E29 interior. The V-Berth Workbench. This one probably isn't for everybody... If it helps, think of it as more of a...

    toddster 10-26-2019 05:35 PM

    Stern Access 30+ Part II

    In response to comments on the previous blog entry. Yes! Access to the quadrant is easy. You do have to lie on your back, but you can scooch right up under it. I constructed a shelf to fit over the...

    bigd14 10-07-2019 08:32 PM

    Stern Access 30+

    [FONT=&amp]I have been meaning to post this for awhile but only recently took some pics. The aft end of the 30+ is only accessible through the lazarette. It's not a comfortable space. Add a spare...

    bigd14 10-03-2019 11:00 PM

    E29 Starboard Side Storage (Part 2)

    What fools are we to try to force rectangular furniture into our round boats? More properly, these things should be some sort of honeycomb structure, growing organically from the hull while lending...

    toddster 09-23-2019 08:03 PM

    Galley Deets

    Can't seem to add photos to the "comments" section, so I'll tack on an extra post.

    Thanks all, for the kind words. Soft focus is a friend to some of the details...

    I should add that this, like...

    toddster 09-11-2019 08:20 PM
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    Mast Hardware

    Pictures might help? My boat had some plastic fairleads on the boom that were all split, but I somehow had the impression that they were supposed to be

    toddster Today, 11:03 AM Go to last post

    Anodized mast?

    Painting aluminum properly is an involved project with some of the early steps under time constraints. I've done it successfully on two masts and I felt

    Parrothead Today, 10:17 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

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    One guess is that the original owner was using a short extendable Forespar whisker pole, and the plastic pad eye(s) is still there. That gear would be

    Loren Beach Today, 08:41 AM Go to last post

    Anodized mast?

    Thank you Christian,

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    mjsouleman Today, 04:53 AM Go to last post

    Mast Hardware

    Have an E27 1971 model. The mast has plastic pad eyes on it that are all broken. Should these be replaced? Or do they just add drag to the halyard?

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    Tin Kicker

    Anodized mast?

    Mark -

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    Tin Kicker Yesterday, 08:38 PM Go to last post
    Tin Kicker

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    Tin Kicker Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post

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    Ericson 35-3

    There are many things on a 30 year old boat that are no longer supported and will still probably work just fine until they don't. That doesn't automatically

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