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by David mclardie
Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: grp repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 2188

grp repairs

Hi all just thinking of doing some small repairs to the gelcoat ...and maybe touch up some paint does anyone know the best stuff to use and how to get a good match on the paint ... my boat is the cream colour ...

thanks for any help ...

David
by David mclardie
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:58 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: on a mooring
Replies: 7
Views: 3948

Thanks for you help on this ....my swift is on a mooring at the bottom of some big hill and last month the high winds must of nearly had the boat on its side while on its mooring the water was turning the boat side on to the wind with some very big gusts. so i was thinking if the rudder down it woul...
by David mclardie
Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: rudder stock /rudder blade
Replies: 25
Views: 10444

Thanks for the help i think i will chop the rod into two and use it that way..

regards

Dave
by David mclardie
Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: rudder stock /rudder blade
Replies: 25
Views: 10444

Hi terry thanks for that

mine had two holes one just under the top hinge and one under the bottom hinge but it snapped clean on the top whole ..i will get a new rod made with just one whole on the bottom to stop it working out ...

Thanks

Dave
by David mclardie
Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: on a mooring
Replies: 7
Views: 3948

Hi john

thanks for the reply my boat is in a deep water mooring but unsure if i should leave it down to help keep the boat pointing into the wind

Regards

David
by David mclardie
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: on a mooring
Replies: 7
Views: 3948

on a mooring

Hi when you leave your boat on it's mooring do you lift the rudder out the water or leave it in ...i always lift it out when lashing the tiller but my boat got a bit of a hard time while on its mooring and was just thinking would it of been better to leave the rudder in the water .... many thanks Da...
by David mclardie
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: rudder stock /rudder blade
Replies: 25
Views: 10444

Hi all ..i was checking my boat last night and found that the rod holding the rudder onto the stern has snapped .its a stainless steel rod with a bolt welded on top with a locking ring at the bottom but near the top of the rod it had a hole drilled in it what looks to be a shear point and this is wh...
by David mclardie
Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what stove do you use
Replies: 3
Views: 1967

Thanks for that i am still looking into it ....think the single would do me ..

thanks

Dave
by David mclardie
Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what stove do you use
Replies: 3
Views: 1967

what stove do you use

Hi all thinking of putting a meths stove on my swift. The origo one looks good . what stove's do you use on your boat ...

Cheers dave
by David mclardie
Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Electrionics
Topic: fitting a depth transducer
Replies: 2
Views: 2759

fitting a depth transducer

Hi all just thinking where to fit my depth transducer to my boat the boat is on the water so dont really want to drill a whole in the hull or is this the best and only way todo it .....where have you fitted yours .....thanks

Dave

sunny scotland :)
by David mclardie
Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: Canvas
Topic: boom tent
Replies: 0
Views: 2034

boom tent

Hi i am looking for a boom tent sun cover that i can buy off the shelf just one to keep the rain off the back of the boat while at anchor ..thanks for any help ....David
by David mclardie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Mast
Topic: spreader end caps
Replies: 2
Views: 2551

Thanks very much most for your help

Regards

David
by David mclardie
Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:58 am
Forum: Mast
Topic: spreader end caps
Replies: 2
Views: 2551

spreader end caps

Hi i am looking for some new spreader end caps does anyone know where i can buy them ...cheers David
by David mclardie
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solar Panels
Replies: 3
Views: 1348

Hi all i have a flexi solar pannel its a 15w one i only put it out when we are on the boat and thats all i have to charge my battery i had a glass pannel one but smashed it while sailing ......so i think the flexi pannel one is best for me ....

Regards

David
by David mclardie
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EBAY spinny
Replies: 1
Views: 1184

Hi mike i was looking at the pictures of your boat ...is it finished and in the water now ......

Regards

David

wet and very windy scotland