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  1. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    you've always got a excuse don't ya? joking aside, glad the wife is doing well and play it one day at a time with everything else.
  2. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    was just going to post , make sure you biscuit joint the corners!
  3. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Awful news, so very sorry for you all.
  4. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    That explains the limp:yikes:
  5. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Already agreed that he'll take my boat and give it the old "B757" once over :)
  6. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    No, no it doesn't!
  7. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    that's a steel keel right? what are you using to protect it? reason I ask is the Oday I looked at a while back, the iron keel was in amazing shape due to the , what I can only describe as road tar, that had been applied and not touched in years. Hopefully the old owner still frequents this forum...
  8. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    you retired? it's been that long? ..........lol
  9. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    If that's the bosses favorite seat for surfing the ether, I'd think about dropping a couple of USB charging ports around it somewhere for her!
  10. Captmayhem

    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Looking at the routing of the openings, I can see burn marks telling me your bit is getting a little blunt! let me know what type/size you are using, I can probable spare one of the many hundred I have ;)
  11. Captmayhem

    Typical compass replacement for Hunter 23

    https://www.westmarine.com/buy/ritchie-navigation--navigator-compasses--P014_420_002_509?recordNum=6 Is what I put in my O'day 23 as a replacement, happy with it
  12. Captmayhem

    Homemade mast stepper

    The pointy end is used to make the hole, the other end...to smooth it out
  13. Captmayhem

    Homemade mast stepper

    He has "hold downs" he gets a pass in my book
  14. Captmayhem

    reported sailboat manufacturing plant closures??

    Well that doesn't look good
  15. Captmayhem

    Activities between Sailing

    wow! Two kids, both play soccer one also does Karate, the other also plays golf, better than I do, I also like to shoot. I have a house that needs more care than my boat....I've sailed exactly zero times this year so far! <sigh>
  16. Captmayhem

    Prepping a boat for sale / survey

    engine is the big one, get an oil test(it's cheap and tells you a lot) Use the dirt as a bargaining tool once the survey tells you hull and deck are sound. You don't not buy a house because it's dirty, your going to clean the hell out of it even if it's brand new :)
  17. Captmayhem

    O'day 23 Transom Rebuild

    You just added 40 years to that boat! nice work, though I'm curious? how in god's name did you fit in there? child labor? :)
  18. Captmayhem

    Question from a new 23 O'Day owner

    1"-2" are the correct ones
  19. Captmayhem

    The Mercy and Swallows & Amazons Now on Amazon Prime

    So... Back as a child my first sailing, well boating in general introduction was on Lake Windermere, camping with the sea cadets. Sailing Lasers, canoeing and learning to be coxswain of an eight boy team rowing heavy (to us) boats. Had read S&A as a child. fast forward a moon or several and I'm...