Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread bushmark4--- via CnC-List
Dennis is the "rinse/flush" sue to the salt buildup? Would you recommend the same for freshwater furlers? Thanks Richard s/v Bushmark4; 1985 C 37 CB; Ohio River Mile 584.4 Richard N. Bush 2950 Breckenridge Lane, Suite Nine Louisville, Kentucky 40220-1462 502-584-7255

Re: Stus-List CnC-List Digest, Vol 139, Issue 47

2017-08-10 Thread Matthew L. Wolford via CnC-List
I did not. For anyone contemplating this upgrade and purchasing from Whitewater, make sure to run a tap through each post before bolting the handrail down. Whitewater apparently does not do this, and the heat from welding distorts some of the threads. We broke a couple bolts installing the

Re: Stus-List Boat operating manual

2017-08-10 Thread RANDY via CnC-List
I have a set of checklists for Grenadine. In fact I just updated it yesterday so my crew can race her next week in my absence. I keep a laminated printout of it on board. My document is not as thorough as yours, largely because Grenadine doesn't have as many systems as Touche (refrigeration,

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Can't emphasis enough that a good flush of the swivel and drum are important. I flush Touche's furler twice a year. Just did it last week, in fact. I can tell a difference before and after. Dennis C. Touche' 35-1 #83 Mandeville, LA On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Dave S via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Ron Ricci via CnC-List
Were these on your AC panel? I have ones provided by Paneltronics on my DC panel but have to check my AC breaker ratings. The ratings for some are 32 VDC and others are 80 VDC/250 VAC. They look similar to your panel in appearance. So far, no problems. Typically circuit breaker is rated for

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Paul, Those look like standard A-series breakers with a white toggle. They do fail. Blue Sea, Paneltronics, and lots of others make or market them. Why did you buy used? I would have bought new. Dennis C. Touche' 35-1 #83 Mandeville, LA On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:11 AM, Paul via CnC-List

Stus-List Cruising Spinnaker

2017-08-10 Thread Captain Bob via CnC-List
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Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Della Barba, Joe via CnC-List
3 issues: 1. The circuit breakers. They are cheap enough on Fleabay or Port Supply or Defender new, I would never get used ones. 2. The panel – nice new Blue Seas or Paneltronics look so good…but the actual breakers are the same as ever. 3. The wiring behind them. You may want

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Josh Muckley via CnC-List
Yep CRT, for the radar, and it works...if I actually knew how to use it. I turn it on from time to time and try to make out contacts but with most of the inland sailing I do it is rather useless. I've seen the newer digital radars seem to work well with storm cells and overlay on the

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Josh Muckley via CnC-List
Same here Chuck. The unit seems pretty bomb proof. Unlike you I don't really know what I'm looking at and typically I don't motor at night, just sail so my electrical needs are carefully considered. 200W of solar, 90Amp alternator, and 600Ah of batteries helps ease my concerns. Josh On Thu,

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Josh Muckley via CnC-List
Bruce, Many owners replace the original switch panel with integrated breaker panels. Blue Seas makes some pretty nice ones. I think people think they are "upgrading" but as stated earlier now the only way to control loads is with the breakers. Josh On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:51 PM, bwhitmore

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Patrick Davin via CnC-List
Interesting. I inspected my mast step closely when the mast was out, since I know some LF38s have had that issue. Mine looked okay. Dennis when your head door was stuck, was it binding at the top and bottom edges of the door? Given your cabin roof was being pushed down I imagine that's what would

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread svpegasus38 via CnC-List
Patrick, On Pegasus  Never had an issue with the head door, but aft cabin door always would stick in lower corner. I don't remember the v-berth door binding.  Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE DeviceDoug Mountjoy POYC Pegasus (for sale) Lf38  Rebecca Leah LF39  Original message

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Patrick, Yes, Touche's head door was binding at the top. Your reasoning sounds good. Have you released the extra shroud tension? Dennis C. On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Patrick Davin via CnC-List < cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote: > Interesting. I inspected my mast step closely when the mast

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Michael Brown via CnC-List
Some are dual purpose switch / circuit breakers: https://www.bluesea.com/products/7351/C-Series_White_Toggle_Circuit_Breaker_-_Single_Pole_10_Amp That one is rated at 10,000 cycles as a switch.  The MRSP is $40 USD, more expensive than a switch and fuse. Michael Brown Windburn C 30-1 Date:

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread john sandford via CnC-List
I have the same problem when the shrouds are tensioned to 17ish% I recessed the hinges into the frame, which moved the door <>3/16 to Stbd and allows closing. Same problem with the aft cabin door. If I slack the rig enough to close the doors, its scary sailing with the leeward stuff just

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Frederick G Street via CnC-List
I have the opposite issue with the v-berth door on my Landfall 38; with the boat in the water and the rig under tension, it’s fine, but when the boat’s in the cradle for the winter it won’t close… Kind of a non-issue, I guess… :^) — Fred Fred Street -- Minneapolis S/V Oceanis (1979 C

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread ahycrace via CnC-List
Chuck still going to newport next week for the J class races?Gary Kolc   "Liberty" Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone Original message From: Chuck Gilchrest via CnC-List Date: 8/10/17 3:39 PM (GMT-05:00) To: cnc-list@cnc-list.com Cc:

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Dave via CnC-List
My 33-2 does that if I crank things too tight. (mast step has been rebuilt), and I do not have a hydraulic backstay. It binds at the top of the doorframe. There are there are j hooks that are bolted through the mast that grab the cast mast partners/ collar to which the halyard turning blocks

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Frederick G Street via CnC-List
Josh — all of the solid-state radar scanners and displays are MUCH more energy efficient than their predecessors. The choice of scanner mostly comes down to whether it’s going to attach to an MFD, or be a black-box unit. If’s it’s going to an MFD, you need to stick with the same manufacturer

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Dave Godwin via CnC-List
I’m thinking that this might be a common issue along the C line, at least from our vintage years. About a year after I acquired our boat and getting the rig rebuilt (I bought it with the mast on the deck as an abandoned bank-repo) and the boat in the water the v-berth door stopped closing.

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
And the boat's in the cradle and the silver cup Little boat blue and the man drinking up When you going sailing, Fred? I don't know when But we'll get together then You know we'll have a good time then Sorry, it's just where my mind went. Dennis C. On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Frederick G

Stus-List Seventies singer-songwriters, also known as "we're showing our age" [was Re: Can't close the v-berth door]

2017-08-10 Thread Frederick G Street via CnC-List
Wasn’t that by Harry Shippin’? :^) Okay, Dennis, go have another Hurricane… and drink one for me… I’d come join you, but I’m a little too far west this week (Wichita Falls, TX). — Fred Fred Street -- Minneapolis S/V Oceanis (1979 C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI > On Aug 10, 2017, at 5:51

Stus-List NW Rendezvous

2017-08-10 Thread Tom Buscaglia via CnC-List
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Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Paul via CnC-List
My 2 problem breakers were from the 12v DC side of the panel. The AC is the left side and the DC is the right 2 sides. I have the main shut off switch for the panel otherwise, there is not backup breaker for the DC. Thanks, Paul Hood 416.799.5549 c -Original Message- From: Ron Ricci

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:47 AM, bushmark4--- via CnC-List < cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote: > Dennis is the "rinse/flush" sue to the salt buildup? Would you recommend > the same for freshwater furlers? Thanks Always an interesting question. Yes and no. I suspect a furler drum in salt water

Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Patrick Davin via CnC-List
I've had this (minor) issue over a year where we can't fully close the v-berth door on our Landfall 38. At first I thought it was just due to heat expansion of the wood in the summer, but it started roughly after I tightened the main shrouds a couple turns (due to masthead fall off in higher

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Fred, See that panel to the left. That's where Josh keeps his Atari. Dennis C. On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Frederick G Street via CnC-List < cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote: > Josh — is that *REALLY* a CRT radar display? I haven’t seen one of those > in years (except for the one somebody

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Danny, If I recall correctly, Harken recommends a minimum divergence between the forestay and halyard of 7 degrees. Dennis C. On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:15 AM, Danny Haughey via CnC-List < cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote: > So, I take pictures constantly of various parts of the boat and systems. >

Re: Stus-List Boat operating manual

2017-08-10 Thread Bill Hoyne via CnC-List
That is awesome. I am going to use your template to do this for my boat! Thanks Dennis!! Bill Hoyne Mithrandir ’74 C MkII in Victoria,BC > On Aug 9, 2017, at 10:08 AM, Dennis C. via CnC-List > wrote: > > How many listers have operating instructions specific to their

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Dave S via CnC-List
I had a similar problem that "went away" with a bearing flush and lube. Mine would jam, (at the worst possible moments) then release if I released tension on the halyard. Am interested in what you learn/solve, I'm not confident I really understood the issue or solved anything. A halyard

Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Paul via CnC-List
I have had 2 breaker switches in the panel malfunction in the same week. I don't know if they are original but I assume they are. They are Airpax Circuit Breaker UPG6-1-52-103-91. F.L10A. MAX 65VDC. DELAY 52. They would become intermittent and I would need to wiggle the toggle to make it work.

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Joe Della Barba via CnC-List
That looks like a Furuno CRT unit. They are actually quite nice radars. Joe Della Barba j...@dellabarba.com From: CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com] On Behalf Of Frederick G Street via CnC-List Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:41 PM To: cnc-list@cnc-list.com Cc: Frederick

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Josh Muckley via CnC-List
"Circuit breakers were not designed to be used as a switch, although we all do." I never gave it much thought but it seems that the folks at C might have changed their methodology on the 37+. I have a wide selection of "coffe pot" type switches at the switch panel on the nav station to turn

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Frederick G Street via CnC-List
Josh — is that REALLY a CRT radar display? I haven’t seen one of those in years (except for the one somebody posted about a few weeks back, found in a river)… :^) — Fred Fred Street -- Minneapolis S/V Oceanis (1979 C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI > On Aug 10, 2017, at 1:31 PM, Josh Muckley

Re: Stus-List Can't close the v-berth door

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Years ago, I installed a hydraulic backstay adjuster on Touche'. Hot dog! Picked the boat up from the yard and went out on the lake to try it out. Cranked it down and, oops, the head door wouldn't open. Temporary boat rule: nobody uses the head going upwind. Downwind, backstay off, door opened

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread svpegasus38 via CnC-List
Paul, Circuit breakers were not designed to be used as a switch, although we all do. Me included. This being used as a switch will cause them to fail over time. I believe you just had bad luck having 2 fail symotainiously. I like paneltronics stuff. because I have used it in the past, and they

Re: Stus-List changing stern light

2017-08-10 Thread Marek Dziedzic via CnC-List
Consider mooring stern in, if possible, and work from the dock. Marek Sent from Mail for Windows 10 From: Richard Walter via CnC-List Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2017 20:35 To:

Stus-List Electrical Panel

2017-08-10 Thread Paul via CnC-List
Dennis, Ya new would have been good. I blew one thought it was odd and googled the model to get an exact match. The only thing that came up was 2 used on ebay. I figured I better get them even used as I again thought 35-40 year old breakers wouldn't be available new anymore. I guess too much

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Marek Dziedzic via CnC-List
“Ease the sheets, turn upwind, whatever but don't winch the furling line.” Actually, I find that turning downwind is much easier - no flogging sail, less force on the sheet and you might even shadow your jib with the main. Easy. Other than that I fully agree with Dennis. A big point: never use

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread bwhitmore via CnC-List
Interesting, Josh as mine (94 37/40+), look nothing like yours.  I'll have to talk a photo... Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone Original message From: Josh Muckley via CnC-List Date: 8/10/17 12:31 PM (GMT-07:00) To: C List

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Chuck Gilchrest via CnC-List
We plan to leave Padanaram on Sun Aug 20 and stay at Newport Yachting Center for a few nights before heading to Block Island. Hope to catch some racing en route to Block Chuck Gilchrest S/V Half Magic 1983 35 Landfall Padanaram,MA Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 10, 2017, at 6:02 PM, ahycrace

Re: Stus-List changing stern light

2017-08-10 Thread John McKay via CnC-List
I replaced all of my navigation lights with LED's this year. I was able to find units that fit the plates on the pulpits. I recall they were about 20 $$ each. Much brighter.which reminds me I have to come up with a shield for the stern light because it is so bright, you look astern and the

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Matthew L. Wolford via CnC-List
I had two fail within the past year. From: Dennis C. via CnC-List Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:46 PM To: CnClist Cc: Dennis C. Subject: Re: Stus-List Electrical panel Paul, Those look like standard A-series breakers with a white toggle. They do fail. Blue Sea, Paneltronics, and

Re: Stus-List Electrical panel

2017-08-10 Thread Chuck Gilchrest via CnC-List
Half Magic sports a working Raytheon 1200 CRT radar at the nav station. Takes a while to warm up and it really draws some serious amperage. As such I only tend to use it when motoring at night or in fog. But it isn't awful once you learn to interpret what's out there. I even got the owners

Stus-List changing stern light

2017-08-10 Thread Richard Walter via CnC-List
Ahoy!  Bulb is out(?) in the stern running light. 1) what is the the bulb for an OEM 1978 36-footer? 2) suggestions for swapping the bulb while we're in the water? I'm thinking of taping the frame, etc. to the transom to try to minimize dropping pieces overboard. 3) wait till the boat's on the

Re: Stus-List changing stern light

2017-08-10 Thread james via CnC-List
If you have the same stern light that I have, look at this link http://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-8dhjm4ne/products/152/images/949/Eyeball3__60776.1445526326.1280.1280.jpg?c=2 for a LED replacement. James Taylor Delaney C 38, 1976 Oriental, NC On 8/10/2017 8:42 PM, Dennis C. via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List NW Rendezvous

2017-08-10 Thread Bill Hoyne via CnC-List
ut a few weeks back, found in a river)? ? :^)?? Fred >> Fred Street -- Minneapolis >> S/V?Oceanis?(1979 C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI?On Aug 10, 2017, at 1:31 >> PM, Josh Muckley via CnC-List <cnc-list@cnc-list.com> >> wrote:?https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8pEh5

Re: Stus-List changing stern light

2017-08-10 Thread Dennis C. via CnC-List
Clueless as to the bulb. Tape a box under the fixture. Dennis C. On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Richard Walter via CnC-List < cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote: > Ahoy! > > Bulb is out(?) in the stern running light. 1) what is the the bulb for an > OEM 1978 36-footer? 2) suggestions for swapping

Re: Stus-List Harken Roller furler

2017-08-10 Thread Danny Haughey via CnC-List
So, I take pictures constantly of various parts of the boat and systems. I went back through and found that the halyard being used is actually coming out of one of the spin sheaves. so, the first thing I'm going to do is get that back into the sheave right behind the headstay just below the