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    vasuvius replied to the thread E26-2 : stuffing box drip.
    I was thinking of replacing the packing on the hard, then using a bucket of water (with a hose to continuously feed if) to do a quick...
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    vasuvius reacted to Brad Johnson's post in the thread Boom almost came off with Like Like.
    Your set up is the same as mine , I have never had a problem like you experienced, I would buy a quality shackle and you should be fine...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread E26-2 : stuffing box drip.
    I have some 1/8" packing (teflon) on the boat and will have the 3/16" handy as well. I can always pickup some GFO / graphite based...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread Boom almost came off.
    So, it looks like I'm the only one with a gooseneck pin oriented upwards and a single locking point for the gooseneck and the mainsail...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread Boom almost came off.
    My gooseneck looks very different. The pin that goes through the gooseneck and the boom goes in from the bottom. at the top end, there's...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread E26-2 : stuffing box drip.
    I spent a lot of time playing around with the stuffing box. I either get too much drip or none. Right now, I can feel that the prop...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread Boom almost came off.
    Thanks Arturo. My gooseneck / boom connection is quite different from yours. Even the mast end of my boom is very different. Single...
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    vasuvius reacted to Christian Williams's post in the thread Boom almost came off with Like Like.
    another photo for reference (Kenyon not Selden)
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    vasuvius reacted to acubria's post in the thread Boom almost came off with Like Like.
    hi Vasu, check out this image of my gooseneck. The pin holding the pin is secured by a ring ( similar to my keychain rings!) on the...
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    Yesterday I was out sailing and we had an accidental gybe in light air. It didn't look like the boom swung over too hard, but clearly it...
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    I have a windex on my E26-2. I do think though that a small piece of 4mm magnetic tape (old cassette) tied off on the shrouds a touch...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread E26-2 : stuffing box drip.
    The boat has been used regularly - at least once a week. But I run the motor pretty much to get to and off the mooring. Today I finally...
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    I'm sure this has been asked and answered many times, so, apologies for asking again. With the engine and boat at rest, I have a drip...
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    vasuvius reacted to Milagros's post in the thread What good is a boom vang? with Like Like.
    Hi Tom, I'm definitely not an expert but have been studying sail trim and playing with it a bunch over the past few months. Corrections...
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    I used 18-8 SS rivets 3/16 x 3/8-1/2 length. I bought a heavy duty rivet tool from Harbor Freight for this. It wasn't that hard to pull...
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