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by kurz
Sun Apr 14, 2024 5:14 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Motor choice
Replies: 33
Views: 5761

Re: Motor choice

@kmclemore
Dit you test the 14/10 Prop?

I use it with my :macm:, the 14/9 went too high rpm...
by kurz
Sun Apr 07, 2024 11:44 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 13
Views: 834

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

I put Coppercoat on 8 years ago.
No other coat since then. Keep the :macm: all year in the water.

In spring/summer I clean it in the lake with a brush. Thats it...
by kurz
Sat Mar 30, 2024 10:01 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Lithium Battery Upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 4571

Re: Lithium Battery Upgrade

Yes starting the OB!
by kurz
Sat Mar 30, 2024 1:40 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Lithium Battery Upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 4571

Re: Lithium Battery Upgrade

Don't talk about lithium...
We use LiFePo4. They are save.
by kurz
Sun Mar 03, 2024 7:47 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Sound baffling for the motor
Replies: 32
Views: 1676

Re: Sound baffling for the motor

Use earplugs... :D
by kurz
Thu Feb 29, 2024 11:36 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: When is heel angle too much?
Replies: 18
Views: 971

Re: When is heel angle too much?

I think the heel angle is not the main problem as long if you have stable winds.

But the gusts get you mad...
by kurz
Tue Feb 27, 2024 12:20 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: BW Yachts Mast base side angles
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: BW Yachts Mast base side angles

FYI . I also have two of these mast mounted swivel base pulleys with cam cleats mounted on either rear side of the mast next to the mast slot as seen in this pic https://i.postimg.cc/NL6YK4z0/I3010014.webp Just some more fuel to the fire as they say LOL J 8) I like this solution. Becouse you can us...
by kurz
Sun Feb 25, 2024 12:47 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Boat back in slip, but took too long!
Replies: 9
Views: 687

Re: Boat back in slip, but took too long!

Yes, made a checklist. But it is useless... Und guess why?




Becouse I read it when all is done... :D and not in advance... :evil:
by kurz
Thu Feb 22, 2024 2:45 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: MRS, what kind of block?
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: MRS, what kind of block?

Thanks NiceAft, Yes, it is exactely this block. It has kind of bearings inside.
I could also watch the line. What load can the line hold (braking loads)? I think it is a cheap line.
Or the winch...
by kurz
Wed Feb 21, 2024 6:10 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: MRS, what kind of block?
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: MRS, what kind of block?

here
[https://shop.bwyachts.com/product-p/3316-1v0.htm]

The line goes from the winch to the block then to the mast.
by kurz
Wed Feb 21, 2024 4:17 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: MRS, what kind of block?
Replies: 6
Views: 302

MRS, what kind of block?

Hello,
Yeterday I am noticed that the block of my MRS :macm: is completely not working anymore. It does not turn under load. The bearings are cracked.

What kind of block shall I buy? What loads? What kind of bearing?


Thanks all

Kurz
by kurz
Sun Feb 18, 2024 10:15 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Kicker Motor Performance/Speed
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Kicker Motor Performance/Speed

wakataka wrote: Sat Feb 17, 2024 7:59 pm
One thing you need to consider. With the kicker being mounted off to one side the prop can come out of the water when the boat rolls. The kicker is best used in fairly flat conditions.
Do you normaly use short or long shaft for the kickers?
by kurz
Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:06 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Leather on steering wheel, self made
Replies: 10
Views: 411

Re: Leather on steering wheel, self made

For outdoor/marine use, the best leather to use is elk hide, preferably tanned grey or white (keeps wheel cool in the sun). Elk hide is weather resistant, doesn't shrink as much as most Of course, my solution is kind of a test. I will see after one season of use. For the price of professional yacht...
by kurz
Tue Feb 13, 2024 7:33 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Leather on steering wheel, self made
Replies: 10
Views: 411

Re: Leather on steering wheel, self made

well, I came on this solution, when I saw the price from Yacht shops. The leather set for a :macm: wheel was 130Euros...

So I stayed with 8.50 for the leather set and 7.50 for additional thread... :D
by kurz
Tue Feb 13, 2024 6:42 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Leather on steering wheel, self made
Replies: 10
Views: 411

Re: Leather on steering wheel, self made

Russ wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 5:58 am Nice work.

What is tuck steering leather? Did we lose something in translation?
sorry, wanted to writ TRUCK! So the leather set comes not from a car but from a TRUCK, so the diameter is bigger. It was so big I had to shorten 20cm