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by Highlander
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Evinrude leaving the outboard business?
Replies: 7
Views: 317

Re: Evinrude leaving the outboard business?

Merc & yam r pretty much the same eng. & use same parts on some models , the newest 4 strokes r much lighter due too smaller engine blocks which usually means less torque , but who knows they may have beat that issue with newer electronic sensors & computer programming My 2007 Merc 75hp 4 stroke has...
by Highlander
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: davit for towing dinghy
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: davit for towing dinghy

Yes I do somewhere ! I did get all the info pic,s & measurements from the original modder who made & posted the original Mod I also printed off all the pic,s he personally e/m me , but can no longer find at this moment lol , but I should still have them in one of my laptops or in my external hardriv...
by Highlander
Sat May 16, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Fiction: Lost in the Pacific
Replies: 32
Views: 1288

Re: Fiction: Lost in the Pacific

Sh_t this is amazing how in the hull did u guy,s know I was makin this trip Oh I know now u r watchin my AIS :o , N/P I,ll b fine bilge,s full of food , beer ,wine & Scotch , Boat how did u Know ! :wink: but seeing as my boat has 4 forestay,s , 2 sets of spreaders , masthead rig with 3 sets of shrou...
by Highlander
Sat May 16, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: 26M Better than 26X?
Replies: 22
Views: 1138

Re: 26M Better than 26X?

If the M had been 3ft longer & 18" wider move the head to the same location as the X , keep the dinette where it is but with a folding table to reduce it,s size by half when not needed for dinning , keep the sliding galley as is but a bit longer so as to except a Dometic CC40 Compressor fridge/freez...
by Highlander
Thu May 07, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Boat Pole
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: Boat Pole

Oh My Ray really ! :P It’s big. It floats. It’s strong. If I need it in a hurry, I don’t go far to reach it. Since it’s not attached to anything, there is no resistance, it comes right up. Ray ~~_/)~~ they r talking about boat hooks Ray not Dildo,s the fact their was no mention of vibrating modes sh...
by Highlander
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: What a wind!
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Re: What a wind!

Ray my boats been in the water over two yrs now & survived at least 5 storms between 80-100km/h over two winters , I have 5 dock lines all with rubber snubbers , 1 bow , two midships , two stern , 5 x 8" dock fenders on dock side & I,ve seen the boat heel 15-20% depending on which way the wind is bl...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: 26M Alcohol Stove Top
Replies: 121
Views: 6925

Re: 26M Alcohol Stove Top

Is it that mustard your dog cut? :?: :?: :?: :?: Ray Boat does,nt git it " dog sniffin for gas leak " does not cut the mustard meaning ur dog ain,t gonna save ur A$$ ! :o so maybe I,ll just send him a jar of mayonnaise to lick his lips on , Oh can I say that Mmm ! but then he,s gonna want a jar Ket...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New AIS
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: New AIS

I installed an AIS system about two years ago. Really have not been in any waters where it is needed. If all goes well, we will be taking the ICW from Philly to Annapolis (maybe farther south) this June. It will be needed then :) Ray Hi Ray I was lookin for a while but was too busy finishing off ot...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: 26M Alcohol Stove Top
Replies: 121
Views: 6925

Re: 26M Alcohol Stove Top

What's wrong with using the lit candle leak detection method? Dog don't cut the mustard? Is that the same as cutting the cheese? :D You started out all technical, then shifted to stand up. Always a treat! :D You may have a point. Candle in the bilge would burn off excess vapors. Brilliant!!! :) :( ...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Are there baffles in a 26M Ballast tank?
Replies: 19
Views: 1752

Re: Are there baffles in a 26M Ballast tank?

well if it was kept in salt water with salt water ballast he might have some sea creatures growing in there & blocked the S/B tube if he was not putting in any pool bleach tablets ? their must b a bridge connection between the two tubes at the rear stern by the transom to allow the s/b tube too drai...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Bottom Paint question
Replies: 14
Views: 1032

Re: Bottom Paint question

Yes don,t go blindly forward as did Tom :P
Sorry Tom could,nt help myself :wink:

J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New AIS
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: New AIS

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Checking satellite signal strength


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checking out the function

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by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New AIS
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: New AIS

https://i.postimg.cc/HJTRjMpd/20200305-150848.jpg Power on/off switch https://i.postimg.cc/FfPWRnWV/20200305-150511.jpg security knobs on MFD https://i.postimg.cc/w7ckMG3R/20200305-125111.jpg initiating set up & programming https://i.postimg.cc/TKKq0YCg/20200305-125216.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/PLGZ...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: New AIS
Replies: 6
Views: 604

New AIS

bought this & installed AIS B350 B+ https://em-trak.com/products-b300/ https://i.postimg.cc/0MV1DVzn/20200210-154843.jpg Shakespeare AIS antenna https://i.postimg.cc/mc4vnvMV/20200210-154911.jpg antenna Base https://i.postimg.cc/njPwngsy/20200217-142830.jpg Installed inside cabin aft berth port side...
by Highlander
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: shore power installation, galvanic isolator
Replies: 7
Views: 836

Re: shore power installation, galvanic isolator

Here,a a pic of my electrical main panel & galvanic Isolator

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J 8)