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watertightening J42 Anchor Locker Bulkhead

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Roger that Bill. I was startled to find that the 2 battery cables were in split black corrugated plastic conduit which extended right through the bulkhead
Bill Bowers
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4:40 AM

J46 questions

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Thanks Bill! I did see your post on the deck hardware changes, but your message has more excellent info. I’m not only new to J/42s, but new to sailing as
Edward Sitver
42
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Nov 17

J42 Keel Bolts Tightening

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Be careful using the new greased thread table for our midlife keel bolts. I guess the new thread torque would be conservative given thread surface roughening.
Bill Bowers
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Nov 11

Transmission Question for J42 owners

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No sweat Barry. But rebuild may be optimistic, depending how deep you want to go. I think many key parts are no longer manufactured, but get in touch when you
ESitver
53
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Nov 8

J42 Port Lights

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Autocorrect keeps getting Bowman wrong. It is BOWMAR Sent from my iPhone On Nov 4, 2017, at 12:41 PM, William Stellin
William Stellin
12
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Nov 4

Re: New poll for j4x-owners-group

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What’s for lunch, I have to wash my hair. Fred Hawes J46 #16, Anona Sent from my iPhone ... What’s for lunch, I have to wash my hair. Fred Hawes J46 #16,
Fred Hawes
20
posts
Nov 1

J/42 Cockpit Jack Lines?

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Bill Falling overboard is a very serious concern. For that reason we also sail with petmanently rigged 5/8” Larry Pardey lines from stern pulpit to 1” x
Bill Bowers
15
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Oct 30

Impact on Performance of Weight in Bow

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For our primary we use 250' of 5/16" high-test ACCO G4 chain along with a Rockna 20. The chain is spliced to 350' of 5/8" nylon three-strand rode, with an
Rod Deyo
16
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Oct 17

Advice on Rebedding Portal?

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Thanks Steve. I did snug down the dogs already, with no results, so I’m off to explore the other possibilities you’ve mentioned. Thanks for this info. -Ed
ESitver
5
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Oct 8

Fresh Water Tank Vent Relocation

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Combining the vent lines makes great sense in any case, Rod. We will never be filling both tanks at once, even in anger. Thanks! Bill #3 Sent from my iPhone
Bill Bowers
3
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Oct 7

J42 Cruising Spinnaker Storage in Anchor Locker?!

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I enlarged ours slightly Bill Sent from my iPhone On Oct 7, 2017, at 11:21 AM, Thomas Keffer tkeffer@gmail.com [j4x-owners-group]
William Stellin
10
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Oct 7

Steering replacement

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We had to refurbish the actuator this winter. It was inoperable when we purchased. We used a firm in Baltimore, Hydratech, that did an excellent job in
Albert Bossar
11
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Oct 3

Steering rod end

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Jim Bordeaux
30
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Oct 2

Revarnishing the companionway threshold

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It is a little slippery but no more so than the companion way steps. Bill. #6 Sent from my iPhone On Sep 26, 2017, at 2:52 PM,
William Stellin
6
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Sep 26

J42 Reefing Furler Options

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We have sailed with our hanked staysail on the innerforestay in a split bag for 2 years as the heavy air change down and reaching double slot. For our double
Bill Bowers
5
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Sep 23
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