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Forum: SparTalk 10-01-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,047
Posted By SV Papillon
The bearings in the unit are most likely a simple...

The bearings in the unit are most likely a simple roller bearing. If you are lucky they will list the size in the parts manual if you have it. They are most likely a 62XX bearing like a 6209 or...
Forum: SparTalk 09-06-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,577
Posted By SV Papillon
Putting bronze hardware on a aluminum mast will...

Putting bronze hardware on a aluminum mast will require a structural galvonic isolater or it will make metal jelly soup and give you no benifit over SS other than being able to say that you have...
Forum: SparTalk 08-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,594
Posted By SV Papillon
Ok nevermind, Google is your friend, I see this...

Ok nevermind,

Google is your friend, I see this subject has come up several times on several diferent forums with the same replies, and answered most of my questions.

ABOK# 2858 ("The Link or...
Forum: SparTalk 08-27-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,594
Posted By SV Papillon
Thanks Jake

Thanks

Jake
Forum: SparTalk 08-26-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,464
Posted By SV Papillon
Lots of factors, the largest being what size boat...

Lots of factors, the largest being what size boat and where will it be.

There is nothing wrong with any of the materials you list it is a matter of the application. A nylon thimble on a small skiff...
Forum: SparTalk 08-25-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,359
Posted By SV Papillon
The new high tech stuff is pretty cool and you...

The new high tech stuff is pretty cool and you could go on and on about the pro's and con's. I generally fall back to the same line in most threads like this. It is well worth the money to hire a...
Forum: SparTalk 08-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,359
Posted By SV Papillon
Re your dissimilar metal deadeye canundrom

There is this amazing material that is relatively affordable to use in place of your Titanium for dead eyes to eliminate your electrolysis issues. It's called "wood"
You may have to buy some SS...
Forum: SparTalk 08-24-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,594
Posted By SV Papillon
Anchor rode to chain...........

This topic came up on the WBF on dealing with old stiff line rode and the various options of connecting it to chain rode. I posted in the other thread that I was a fan of the shovel splice. Many...
Forum: SparTalk 12-01-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,216
Posted By SV Papillon
Hello, This is one occasion that using a...

Hello,

This is one occasion that using a professional rigger is in your best interest. I have done the DIYS approach on this in the past and been unpleasantly irritated about resulting issues that...
Forum: SparTalk 10-20-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,495
Posted By SV Papillon
track base

The step on Martha's old foremast was not teak, it's silver bali, I know this because it is my main mast now. There are plenty of suitible teak alternatives to use that are going to be cheeper than...
Forum: SparTalk 06-19-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,825
Posted By SV Papillon
I put my last furler in myself, I worked at a...

I put my last furler in myself, I worked at a rigging shop for a year prior, you just want the foil to stop low enough that it will not rub on the fitting, go by the manufacture recommendation. Also...
Forum: SparTalk 05-28-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,839
Posted By SV Papillon
I would say no, there is no cost or weight...

I would say no, there is no cost or weight savings and your steering is at the top of the critical components list. All of the shivs will be made for wire not line as well, on a steering system...
Forum: SparTalk 04-28-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,959
Posted By SV Papillon
First thing the knot is only to keep the core and...

First thing the knot is only to keep the core and cover together in relation to the lay of the line, on the eye you are applying tension to one side when you milk everything back together , if you...
Forum: SparTalk 04-26-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,959
Posted By SV Papillon
If you look at samson's double braid splice...

If you look at samson's double braid splice instructions for used line it accounts for the problem you are having. I don't have it on me but it basically adjusts your measurements to account for...
Forum: SparTalk 04-26-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,192
Posted By SV Papillon
There are others much more versed than me, but 3'...

There are others much more versed than me, but 3' sounds really short for a bowsprit. I would also wonder on the benifit of having the inner forestay 2' fwd of the stem vs. directly on the stem...
Forum: SparTalk 04-26-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By SV Papillon
Heat shrink as chafe protection

Hello,

On my lower shrouds they want to lay in by the spreader fittings. Right now this area is part of the splice and loosely covered in stitched leather. Once the Brummell splices set in I would...
Forum: SparTalk 04-24-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By SV Papillon
This is a normal tucked splices that we use at...

This is a normal tucked splices that we use at work.

The temp boomkin bobstay or whatever it is...
Forum: SparTalk 04-24-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By SV Papillon
Well 2 down 4 to go number 1 was trial and...

Well 2 down 4 to go

number 1 was trial and...
Forum: SparTalk 04-23-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By SV Papillon
Hello Ben I have been doing some trial and error...

Hello Ben

I have been doing some trial and error and it looks like 5 in plus or minus with a 800 mm bury. I am really not liking how the Brummell splice is turning out though. I think I will do a...
Forum: SparTalk 04-22-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By SV Papillon
Splice question

Hello,

I used synthetic 11mm 12 strand line for my lower shrouds. They are brummel splices around the mast. I was unable to pre-load the splices. Is there a approximate set amount for a given...
Forum: SparTalk 04-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,370
Posted By SV Papillon
I think it sounds like you want to get a eye...

I think it sounds like you want to get a eye splice with only one end availble? If you are using 12 strand spectra you can always do a tucked splice vs buried or a mobius brummel but it would...
Forum: SparTalk 09-14-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 59,403
Posted By SV Papillon
My bad I posted the wrong link, it was a product...

My bad I posted the wrong link, it was a product that they had that was recommended for halyards I considered using and it had different process for the cover.

Jake
Forum: SparTalk 09-11-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 59,403
Posted By SV Papillon
Some of the new high tech double braids take a...

Some of the new high tech double braids take a completely different splice than the old. I'm sure some one will be around to confirm


Jake
Forum: SparTalk 09-09-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,307
Posted By SV Papillon
Aloft is another animal. Is there any way you...

Aloft is another animal. Is there any way you can do a leathered served eye with a cleat? It is the simpler and most sound solution. The thimbles come into play when you need to get a turnbuckle...
Forum: SparTalk 09-09-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,307
Posted By SV Papillon
Give Pete Langley a call and ask him. He has...

Give Pete Langley a call and ask him. He has extensive rigging expiriance usually if he makes something a certain way there is a reason IE it is engineered . He is also one of the rare people who...
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