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by csikoscs
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: ballast material weight vs ballast weight
Replies: 0
Views: 2498

ballast material weight vs ballast weight

My question is whether the term "ballast material weight" includes or excludes the weight of the "can" into which the ballast material is placed. Having read the instruction twice I am almost sure that the ballast material weight is above the weight of the can, but it would be nice to receive some c...
by csikoscs
Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: James Cook motor stringers
Replies: 3
Views: 2103

Re: James Cook motor stringers

Thank you for your replies.
Now I am in the phase of fairing, but planning ahead: a long route within Hungary is needed to buy material for the ballast kell unit, and at the same time the rest of the lumber will be bought.
by csikoscs
Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: James Cook motor stringers
Replies: 3
Views: 2103

James Cook motor stringers

There is something I could not understood in the instructions manual of James Cook. (Certainly builders of other designs may help). The bill of materials (both in the manual and on the homepage http://www.glen-l.com/designs/sailboat2/jamescook-bom.html) tells that "1 rqd." i.e. one piece of lumber 2...
by csikoscs
Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hungarian builder
Replies: 2
Views: 1189

Re: Hungarian builder

The current "state of the art" can be seen on the picture. The next phase is the sheer clamps.
by csikoscs
Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: screw dimensions - metric
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Re: screw dimensions - metric

Thank you very much, John.
I am completely novice here, but feel like a member of a great community.

Csaba
by csikoscs
Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: screw dimensions - metric
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

screw dimensions - metric

Deal all, I am about to buy screws for my James Cook. It is written that e.g. "1-1/4" #8 Screws" are needed. I can easily convert the first half of this description: 1.25 inch equals about 3.2 cm. But I am not sure what the second part, namely #8 means. I have found galvanised screws in various size...
by csikoscs
Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Meaning of a sign
Replies: 10
Views: 1634

Re: Meaning of a sign

Thanks, Steve. The penny has dropped. :)
by csikoscs
Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Meaning of a sign
Replies: 10
Views: 1634

Meaning of a sign

Hello,

I need some help in how the attached sign can be verbalized. It was found on the James Cook plan, and is not an ampersand.

Thanks.
by csikoscs
Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hungarian builder
Replies: 2
Views: 1189

Hungarian builder

Hello,

I am from Hungary, 38 years old, married with several children :-)
I am in the 'building form' phase of a James Cook 27'. It is minus 10 centigrades here now, so it was only 1 hour work today: sawing.