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by Newell
Sun Mar 28, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Fuel Prices!
Replies: 20
Views: 8054

Old gas and putting oil in gas

Craig, Interested in your comment on putting oil in gas. I have the Nissan and have ran old gas after every Winter. What seems to be better when you add oil? Just have to comment on the 2 smoker. I have never owned anything more reliable. Eight years no problems. No water impeller, no tune-ups (exce...
by Newell
Sat Feb 21, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Mac 26X Spar Fatigue and Bending
Replies: 17
Views: 9127

Spreader Fatigue

Coming to this discussion late but have some history to relate. Two years ago(02) my 96X spreaders both broke from fatigue at the inboard end and fell off the mast, hanging from the shrouds as I lowered the mast at the end of a Lake Mead, NV 3 day sail trip. There were high winds during most of the ...