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    Joe replied to the thread Clevis Pins.
    Those are often called "hitch pins" (As in Trailer Hitch). I use them on the lower end of the pintles on my Nacra... when inserted...
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    Joe replied to the thread Tacking Etiquette.
    I agree that the tiller feels and reacts differently depending on which side your sitting... but that should not be an issue for anyone...
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    This is a question that only you can answer. Go out and test as many configurations as you can. Make notes. Don't for get to re set...
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    You can try tapping with a slightly oversize thread as long as the larger bolt fits the organizer. Or, if that's not working, you could...
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    Joe replied to the thread Catalina 275 Inboard Diesel.
    You will never find a new 14 hp yanmar... or practically any other marine diesel ... that includes drive train, prop, electronics, fuel...
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    Joe replied to the thread Catalina 275 Inboard Diesel.
    I'd get another quote from another dealer. I doubt you can even buy one without a motor. The factory brochure shows Standard Equipment...
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    Joe replied to the thread Boom Vang question.
    You don't need to spend any money. That vang with the cam cleat pictured above is expensive and will probably have the same problem I'm...
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    Joe replied to the thread Rigging a Capri 165.
    Here's one way: Connect the upper swivel to the mast hound with the pin hole adjuster shown in the photo. Attach that extra ronstan...
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    Joe reacted to sail sfbay's post in the thread routing for transom drain 09 26M with Like Like.
    Good to hear.........keep bringing the questions on!!!
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    Joe replied to the thread Rigging a Capri 165.
    The hardware rivetted to the mast to support the jib/forestay is called a "mast hound". I'm partial to the term "pendant" instead of...
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    Joe replied to the thread New to sailing. lots of questions.
    When the boat starts to heel the quick fix is to ease the mainsheet or traveler down to get the wind from pushing the windward side or...
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    Joe replied to the thread GENOA SHACKLE.
    Do you know the manufacturer of the roller furling unit? With that you should be able to find parts list and manual... not from Hunter...
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    Polysulfide sealants or the popular butyl tape is fine. Do not use polyurethane or silicone based products. I've used Boat life...
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    Joe replied to the thread Real chance of capsizing?.
    Sail the boat like a dinghy. Keep the sheet uncleated and in your off hand. Or give it to the crew. Steer an S shaped course through...
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    I've moved deck hardware, winches, cleats etc. many times. Don't sweat it. You should be able to find a 2 part epoxy repair kit at...