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by JimiGT
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Another Enterprise
Replies: 13
Views: 9248

Re: Another Enterprise

Thanks for the replies and encouragment all. Regarding standing in boats on trailers - Noted! Dan, I actually saw your thread at around the time I was looking to buy this boat. The great results you got with yours was one of the reasons I decided to go ahead! Anyway, by way of an update, the girlfri...
by JimiGT
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Another Enterprise
Replies: 13
Views: 9248

Re: Another Enterprise

Negative camber - is that top in, or bottom in? Bottom in is quite common on trailers where the hubs are on the ends of a transverse leaf spring... Bottom out. I think the whole trailer needs a once over really. I'm less daunted by that than the boat though as I'm rather more handy with a welder an...
by JimiGT
Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Another Enterprise
Replies: 13
Views: 9248

Re: Another Enterprise

So I went to collect her yesterday without too much drama. On initial inspection I was a little concerned by the rather thin and "springy" Swan neck on the trailer coupling... http://i.imgsafe.org/c74fc5b.jpg However, I eventually convinced myself that it was *probably* spring steel and I would *pro...
by JimiGT
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Another Enterprise
Replies: 13
Views: 9248

Another Enterprise

I've done something rather silly and bought a 1957 wooden enterprise as what is intended to be a "floating project". I sailed an enterprise at school but haven't sailed since so this could be a baptism by... well...water. My partner and I have talked about learning (or re-learning in my case) to sai...