Recent content by twodzusfittings

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    Oday 28 1981. Replacing heavy hose and packing box assembly

    @RoyS I hope that is in your opinion only? Ha ha! In the world of British Car enthusiasts, we call them Dumb Previous Owners
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    FreeJib Sail

    But who reads the first line on any posting HA HA HA
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    FreeJib Sail

    Location: Hockessin, DE US Phone: 3022341131 Leave msg I have one Hank On Jib for free. You pay shipping or you can pick up. It measures: Luff 33 8 Foot 15 5 Leach 29 8 Condition: used, but still very crisp. Some age stains. No repairs. No rips. Head, clew and tack cringles are leather bound...
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    asymmetrical spinnaker sock

    HA HA.....you must have been watching me a few years back! I fought for twenty minutes (felt more like two hours) to try and bring it down while my boat spun in circles and the Spinnaker tangled with my forward shroud. (Pre Furler times) I swore that I was not going to destroy the spinnaker...
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    asymmetrical spinnaker sock

    But, once she's up and open, its a blast!! I'll take the work for the result it gives.
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    asymmetrical spinnaker sock

    I believe mine is only partially sleeved with inside line guide straps for the un sleeved areas. That's generally where my lines get twisted.
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    asymmetrical spinnaker sock

    My sock does not cover the last two feet of the spinnaker. It is stock from the sail maker, paired with the spinnaker. Having said that I sometimes feel that it is not long enough when trying to douse, but I am sure the manufacturer knew what they were designing. I like my set up, don't think a...
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    SELF TAILING WINCH ARM DIRECTION

    My big thing is I do a lot of solo sailing. I always set up my sheets ready around the winches after the last tack. I make sure the tail of the sheet is within grasp of me being behind the wheel so I can "un lassoo" the one and then pull on the other after my tack.. The way I have them set up...
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    NEW SAILS

    My new main sail arrived today. It's loose footed, versus my original bolt roped. Looking up the differences on line I have found much information, with the greater pros to the loose foot over the fixed. Any wisdom from the group as to good, bad or indifferent?
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    SELF TAILING WINCH ARM DIRECTION

    I understand that now, thanks everyone.
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    SELF TAILING WINCH ARM DIRECTION

    Yes, the question is regarding the arm's orientation
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    SELF TAILING WINCH ARM DIRECTION

    After completing a good cleaning, applying lubricant and rebuilding my winches, upon re installing the the self tailing bracket, I realized I did not take a picture or note in which direction it should be pointing. Can anyone help me in this matter. So I can understand any and all placement...
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    BELT DUST

    seems I was able to do that. Sorry if I offended anyone.
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    BELT DUST

    @Jibes 138 Duly noted. I clearly stated DO NOT DO AS I DID. Just for you I will try to remove my posts on this matter. I ask all those that posted with quote attachments, please do like wise.
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    Looking For Boom

    Bacon Sails, Annapolis MD Huge used parts warehouse. Go on line and search their parts listing.