Steve Jay
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Bo's anchor system starting to slip
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Does anyone know if bo is still around?I've sent an email and the phone numbers on the various websites I found aren't working.My anchor system has started to slip a little and I don't see a way to…Continue

Tags: anchor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Newman Aug 7.

Oil
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does anyone have any good rules/tricks for when you know oiling a panel is done? I'm about 3/4 the way through a gallon of penofin on the interior of my boat that was varnished and sanded. I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Z Apr 20, 2012.

Front stripping deck
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On the tatman design the front stripping deck is 1/8 inch that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Rose Apr 20, 2012.

Wood boat repair advice
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I will post a picture tonight, but I just wanted to get this out there and test the heartbeat of this forum. I have a tatman boat …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Clarke Jul 15, 2011.

 

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Rick Newman replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"How did the new rope work? Is your anchor release now working? Hope you are enjoying the summer! Rick Newman"
Aug 7
Rick Newman replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"I think you will find much better service from you unit with this rope! Rick N"
Jul 17
Steve Jay replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"The new anchor rope looks great and holds well. I'll get a few on the water shots this weekend. I love the new color!"
Jul 17
Bennett Yarbrough replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"I vote for replacing the rope first as well, chalk it up as preventative maintenance I guess.  Cant help you with the question about servicing the release.  I have the Regal release and while it looks good, the peg that keeps the pedal…"
Jul 16
Rick Newman replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"1. I got the unit without rope so I continue to use what was original to me. I want to suggest 1/2" rope is often used. I suggest that the simplest test to confirm proper operation is to purchase several diameters of rope with different…"
Jul 14
Steve Jay replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"Very good point about the rope condition. That would be much quicker and simpler to replace. What is the typical diameter expected by these release systems and what knot have folks all aligned on for connecting the anchor? The knot on my rope is a…"
Jul 13
Rick Newman replied to Steve Jay's discussion Bo's anchor system starting to slip
"I have used a wooden frame to hold a metal release with no issues. Something to consider is the diameter and condition of your anchor rope. The more worn and reduced in diameter the less able the braking system will be able to stop your boat. I…"
Jul 13

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