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by NYCSAILOR
Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Honey, I saw this auction on the way home!
Replies: 13
Views: 3950

Welcome aboard......share the passion and go sailing this summer....don't wait...perfection is the enemy of good....
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New stanchions backing plates for C26
Replies: 8
Views: 3512

I went down this road and I decided to put the job off... if you research backing plates on the net... the various sailing sites pretty much insist that you must bed these plates in thickened epoxy mix and they have all kinds of load calculations as to how big, how thick and what shape to make these...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Rudder repair
Replies: 2
Views: 1698

Pics please when you can...... My radiator hose. On the rudder post keeps me up at night
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Rudders/Tillers/Wheels
Topic: Rudder Upgrade Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 4433

Thanks guys.... I am about to launch for the summer and although I never had a leak... I realized I still have what is likely the ORIGINAL "radiator hose" .... I was searching about for a suitable hose replacement when I realized I should go the "Gus" route..... I wasn't sure you could glass pvc to ...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: Rudders/Tillers/Wheels
Topic: Rudder fix
Replies: 2
Views: 2879

no pics !

over the years the pics have moved or gone ! I need to make this upgrade and would benefit by the pics...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: So cal sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 3023

officially jealous....

planning on going and seeing what the snow and winter did to my boat this weekend... and what project set backs I have...

if I am lucky -- I am sailing with ....
jetskiis

and......

you're sailing with dolphins.....

project #1 --- gotta move to california.....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Sealing banquette storage ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1775

I seem to get bilge water coming into the storage are from forward....of both sides..... I might look to build a dam up. There or a covered channel for the water to flow along the very bottom.....also don't like that the fuel locker gets flooded from the cockpit drains... Need to install a hose or s...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Sealing banquette storage ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1775

Sealing banquette storage ?

The main storage under the banquette seating on both sides gets wet and is somehow open to the bilge...... I have had to store items in water tight plastic boxes.....but now I will be putting the batteries in there, if they will fit...as part of my re wire project .... Anyone seal these off for the ...
by NYCSAILOR
Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: This may have been a bad idea..
Replies: 5
Views: 1982

I have been using bright sides....works a lot better if you use their primer first.... So how did you repair. Rebuild the runners?
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Thanks... It is worth a lot... Is river cruiser a c26? If I leave the batts in the OEM place the port location would be great...... But I have the typical port list on the boat and I figure bringing the bats. (I will put two) into the starboard aft settee storage and that means running the feed wire...
by NYCSAILOR
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Thanks Clair...good site. ... Looks like I have to use at lest 8 awg And 10 awg. My OB alternator. Puts out 10amps. Really wanted to build a small nav statio forward of galley. For best function But wiring makes more sense on the port side above batteries... Still have to work on schematic diagram a...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

OK, I really don't know what to do here but looks like the swithc panel & maybe battery 1+2 switch will go in the port upper "pocket" , if it all fits, and the vhf, stereo bilge and other misc. swithces will go in a new "dashboard panel" i will make and mount behind the aft port sette backs.... ...
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Thanks! I will do some research and measure this weekend.... What am I looking for....amps? Watts? Ok I forgot ohms law ....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Lines Led aft ideas for Chrysler 22
Replies: 14
Views: 8054

Welcome to the fleet!,
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3784

Very funny....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Rear Cable Stay - missing 1
Replies: 3
Views: 1579

I think our standing rigging is 1/4". Wire halyard is 5/32nds
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Aero, that is kinda the OEM setup.... I am hoping to counter a port list. And get two batteries down low. And to starboard, a panel by the galley or the aft most part of the salon settee back shelf on the starboard side with terminals to the cockpit locker to connect electro start OB. What guage you...
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3784

now chrysler is ownedby fiat...does that make our boats itialian????
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I'M BACK!
Replies: 20
Views: 5332

keno... capt. i would loeto learn more about how you set up the boat for extended cruisingesp.tomake the first mate more comfortable
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3784

Ok, I made my backing plate ,,,, then I went on line at I sailor and there were 12pages on backing plates. ... Y These guys take this stuff seriously,,, I have no idea how they have time to do anything else but work on their boats"..... Anyway, I went with fender washers. I had to trim the inboard o...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I'M BACK!
Replies: 20
Views: 5332

I wake up early in a fog. Every. Morning
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3784

finally got todealwith this... i used a trex deck sample block from Home Depot... dilledthe holesin it tomatch the cleatandmade the block justabitoversizeandinowhaveakillerbackingplateforthatcleat....imight havejustdone 1/8th aluminnum strip aswellbutthosecleatneedtobevery strong....imight justleave...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Wheel Steering on a C 22
Replies: 10
Views: 2769

thanks!!!! looks straightforward enough...can'tsee howthe ruddder post tubewasclosedofftomake it water tight...aalsodid the reinforce the cockpit sole at all... seemslike a lot of leverage willl beplace onthe binnaclethatmight crackethe cockpitsole....bummerabout the rain water...samehappenedtomewhe...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

mark, you taught me something... never knew that andou answered my questionspot on.... still trying to figureif it is bettertoput battteries to port andhave a shorter main 12v run to the panel by the galley or put the batteries to starboard andhave long (thicker) cable run to the galley panel or put...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: C-26 Tacking Without Jib
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

use the motor to keep me pointed into the wind... then i storethe main with th slides already in the track and the gate clised.... i am careful wheni raise the main... the wire halyard can sometimes jump off the sheave and getjammed and ruin your summer.
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Wheel Steering on a C 22
Replies: 10
Views: 2769

ee..... I have a tiller and also have a edson system ready to into the boat for all the reasons above.... ( first mate issues) BUT how difficult is that install... and most important ..... what did you use to close off the radiator hose of the rudder post..... i wold loveto have the wheeland the rem...
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

areo........WOW! what a panel...is that pic flopped or did you reverse your whole cabin galley layout? where did you put your batteries.....? I wouldlove to do a similar setup but i feel i need to move the batteries to starbaord to counter act the port list ...but wheni actually tested the batteries...
by NYCSAILOR
Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Thanks.. A pic would be great...trying to get all the electronics organized into a nav station sort of set up...... Debating shorter wire from battery source ...to be moved to starboard. Vs. Maybe slightly better function near the galley...not sure so would benefit from some experienced users here...
by NYCSAILOR
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: hawse pipe for chrysler 22
Replies: 9
Views: 2453

I have that very set up. 1-1/2 inch do Diane flex hose runs from a west marine haws pipe on the very starboard side down along the starboard wall of the berth into the v berth storage locker. I have the damn forth on a simple roller on the bow pulpit.
by NYCSAILOR
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 7391

Also, my breaker panel has 4 circuits and I have the following loads,

Cabin lights, nav lights , steamer light, VHF, stereo, instruments, cig lighter.

Also bilge pump will be on own dedicated circuit.

So how to I a lot the 4 circuits to the 7 loads?

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