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by astrorad
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: What else entertains you?
Replies: 10
Views: 691

Re: What else entertains you?

I play guitar and sing.
I have been an advanced class amateur radio operator since 1974 and I am now studying for my extra class exam.
I also camp in a small Class C RV, grow tomatoes, go bicycling, shoot target pistol, do some cooking, and of course endless work around the house.
by astrorad
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Rigging Tips
Topic: OEM Standing Rigging ?
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: OEM Standing Rigging ?

I really don't remember the turnaround time. Just give them a call and ask, they probably aren't very busy this time of year.
by astrorad
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Keel
Topic: My take on swing keel repair
Replies: 8
Views: 367

Re: My take on swing keel repair

You did a wonderful job on the swing keel project, Dizzy. Preparing to do mine gave me many sleepless nights...so glad when it was completed.
by astrorad
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Rigging Tips
Topic: OEM Standing Rigging ?
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: OEM Standing Rigging ?

In 2011 I put up my mast and adjusted the rigging properly. I then took the mast down and removed the standing rigging, marking each piece and coiling them up. I called Seco South in Largo, Florida. They instructed me to ship the old rigging to them. I shipped it UPS...don't remember the cost but it...
by astrorad
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Newbie to sailing
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Newbie to sailing

Welcome to the forum. If you have any questions about work the I have done on my C22 restoration, feel free to message me at astrorad1@wi.rr.com It is quite a coincidence that you started with an O'Day Javelin and are now moving up to a C22, as I no longer own a C22 and have moved down to an O'Day J...
by astrorad
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Mi Amor restoration
Replies: 12
Views: 1128

Re: Mi Amor restoration

Wow...and I thought I did a lot of work on my C22...what a nice restoration job...congratulations.
by astrorad
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Sandpiper Sailing
Replies: 4
Views: 939

That was Wow!!!
by astrorad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New help on the forum!
Replies: 2
Views: 740

That is great...a big help to Capt. Scott.
by astrorad
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Keeping in touch...
Replies: 3
Views: 844

good to hear from you Alan...have a good holiday season
by astrorad
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Keeping in touch...
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Keeping in touch...

Just posting to keep the forum alive. My C22, Wabi Sabi, is now in the possesion of the Kenosha Community Sailing Center. She will probably see more use than I was able to give her. I now own a 1984 O'Day Javelin 14, which needs absolutely no work. I hope to sail her on the numerous inland lakes in ...
by astrorad
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I donated my C22 to charity.
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

Thanx Alan, I will check in and see if anyone has a question that I may be able to answer or address. All the best to you and may you soon sail Honu again.
by astrorad
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Chrysler For Sale
Topic: Lowered my price on Wabi Sabi
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Bondo, I know it will get alot of use here at the Kenosha Community Sailing Center.
by astrorad
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I donated my C22 to charity.
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

I just purchased a 1984 O'Day Javelin 14, that needs absolutely no work and is in cherry condition with crisp new headsail and almost new main. I can fit it in my garage, tow it with my car and rig it without any assistance. Perfect for an old man like me. $1100
by astrorad
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I donated my C22 to charity.
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

Thanks Mark and Bob. My wife also likes to remind me of what I spent and of all the time I used working on the boat. I tell her that at least I wasn't wasting my time in a bar. And with that note....I'll go have a beer.
by astrorad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Chrysler For Sale
Topic: My C22 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 673

I have donated my boat to charity.
by astrorad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Chrysler For Sale
Topic: Lowered my price on Wabi Sabi
Replies: 3
Views: 892

I have donated my boat to charity.
by astrorad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I donated my C22 to charity.
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

I donated my C22 to charity.

Well folks, after trying to sell my C22, Wabi Sabi, with absolutely no one inquiring about her all summer long, I am donating her to our local Community Sailing Center. I advertised in many different Facebook selling groups, in Sailing Texas website, and on Craigslist and not one bite. Started out a...
by astrorad
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Rudder modification
Replies: 8
Views: 1501

Another option, should your old rudder start to deteriorate, is to buy a replacement rudder from Rudder Craft. I did that and was very pleased with their product. The Rudder Craft rudder is neutral buoyancy. I floated mine in the bathtub, on its side, and it floated with the upper side just at the w...
by astrorad
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Chrysler For Sale
Topic: Lowered my price on Wabi Sabi
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Lowered my price on Wabi Sabi

I have lowered the price for my C22, Wabi Sabi. Currently slipped in Kenosha ,Wisconsin. Now asking $3500 for boat and trailer...10 hours on 9.8 Tohatsu outboard. Here is video of boat in the marina. Although I state the price as $4800 in the video, I have lowered it to $3500. You will not find a bo...
by astrorad
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: snap shackles and mast gate
Replies: 8
Views: 2486

I fabricated my own out of a couple of pieces of aluminum flat stock. It works just fine. I'll try to post a picture here when I get a chance.
by astrorad
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Registration link broken
Replies: 1
Views: 833

Registration link broken

I was contacted via email by a fellow named Tim Burke. He would like to join the forum but states that the registration link is not working. He is also interested in obtaining some keel brackets and mentioned Guster as a source.
by astrorad
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Chrysler For Sale
Topic: My C22 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 673

My C22 for sale

I have lowered the price on my boat. Now asking $3500. Wabi Sabi is for sale in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Currently slipped at Southport Marina.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUU_6YeQtAU
by astrorad
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Welcome, Rick
by astrorad
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: test post
Replies: 1
Views: 981

welcome
by astrorad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Anchor technique discovered
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Thanx for posting this.
by astrorad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Where's the water coming from?
Replies: 12
Views: 1957

Here is video of replacing toerail.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwoELAC88I4
by astrorad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Where's the water coming from?
Replies: 12
Views: 1957

Here is video of hull to deck seal repair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V5LrvklbtU
by astrorad
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Saloon/Cabin/Comfort
Topic: New Lewmar Portlights
Replies: 4
Views: 1210

They look great, as does your boat! It looks like you have the poptop model C22...do you ever use it?

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