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April 26, 2015 - Foredeck Toerails

I planned to finish removal of the foredeck toerails, then spend most of the day preparing various through deck holes for filling.  The toerails had a different idea.   269 altre parole


April 19, 2015 - Foredeck

I started today with removal of the brackets for the spinnaker pole and the forward fairleads for the spinnaker foreguy.  Because I’m converting to a sprit, neither the brackets nor the fairleads will be reinstalled, though the fairleads may find use in different locations for the tackline for the asymmetric kite. 283 altre parole


April 18, 2015 - More Jib Tracks, Etc.

More hardware removal today, starting with finishing up on the port #1 track.

As with the starboard side, after removing all the nuts and bolts, I worked a thin putty knofe between the track and the deck, driving it from the aft end forward with a plastic-headed hammer to cut through the 3M 5200 adhesive sealant that had been used to bed it. 316 altre parole


D-Link Fails at Strings

Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) wireless routers have terrible security. That’s nothing new. But it is somewhat sad that manufacturers just keep repurposing the same broken firmware.  224 altre parole

Security Hacks

April 12, 2015 - Cabintop and Sidedeck Hardware Removal

Today’s work was to remove hardware from the cabintop and sidedecks.  This consists of an assortment of winches, cleats, fairleads and tracks.

I enjoy taking winches apart.   618 altre parole


Johnson AD-10: Disassembly And Assessment

I disassembled the entire motor in order to evaluate what I would need.  In doing so it was clear that this was done before…perhaps more than once? 184 altre parole

Johnson AD-10: Cylinder Compression Testing

I started familiarizing myself with this Johnson AD-10 outboard engine. I took a compression reading of the two cylinders.  They were in the mid-upper 70# range, and only a few pounds difference between the two cylinders, which is good.   63 altre parole