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    pics from my E26-2 after I refit the reefing lines. the spec calls for 3/8" but I used 8mm which is 1mm shy of the spec. Reefing lines...
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    vasuvius reacted to acubria's post in the thread E26-2 Dodger with Like Like.
    This is also a 26-2. Mainsheet goes to the mast and then back to the cockpit . The design of the dodger is terrible and in order to use...
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    I just went through this recently. My details and pics here. I can take more pics later this evening. If you'd like to talk through...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread Bilge pump questions.
    I looked up the Jabsco pumps. Looks like the pump is mounted someplace else and there's an intake hose from the lowest part of the bilge...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread Bilge pump questions.
    Thanks Loren. The Sailflo pump in the boat was a recent install by the PO - likely 2 years ago. A very basic design with a built in...
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    Yesterday I went to the boat to tie everything down to prepare for the storm. The electric bilge pump was not working when I got there...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread E32-3 Reefing Mysteries.
    Those cams are a pain. I just replaced my reefing lines and led the lines down from the gooseneck to a block at the bottom of the mast...
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    How much shear strength does one really need for a pad-eye (4 rivets) for a whisker pole for a 26' boat 135 headsail? I'm just curious...
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    vasuvius reacted to Loren Beach's post in the thread HELP with Like Like.
    https://www.harborfreight.com/121-infrared-laser-thermometer-63985.html I bought one of these (might be an older model, now) in about...
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    The thread depth will hold just fine. I learned this when installing track on the smaller spar section on my Ranger 20. 1/4 X 20 machine...
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    vasuvius reacted to maTias's post in the thread HELP with Like Like.
    I think is a good idea to check and keep your wiring up to specs and in good condition. Im going to slowly update the entire electrical...
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    I checked all the fittings on the mast and the boom. Everything is riveted. The gooseneck is attached to the mast with 6 rivets. These...
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    vasuvius replied to the thread HELP.
    Sorry to hijack the thread. I'm now a bit worried as I had an ammeter and I removed so I could use the slot to install a fuel gauge. I...
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    I have a rivet tool (hand tool). I don't have a tap set but I guess I could get one. Age may be on my side but strength might not - I...
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    Loren is correct. Installing those rivets is a tough job that requires strength. I've stripped out multiple cheap rivet guns in the...
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