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Re: My appreciation-




Char wrote:

> To All-
> I am so lucky to have been able to not only own a San Juan 23 but to have
> the added pleasure of having access to your wonderful site, and more that
> helpful owners.  While my WH (who is a power boater) is more that willing to
> help me out when pure brawn in needed, and is teaching me how to use various
> tools correctly, your site has been invaluable in settling certain
> discussions about sailboat maintenance, how lines should be rigged, etc.
> Your site has also helped me be able to go into various marine stores and
> not only be  able to speak intelligently about what I have needed, but the
> print outs help reinforce my point.  Case in point, is the split back stay.
> When I purchased my San Juan, it came with a single back stay even though
> there were two chain plates on the transom.  I lived with it last summer,
> but this summer I am replacing it with the split backstay.  I went to good
> ol' West Marine, and with the aid of the print out, ordered the back stay,
> and the store clerk put together the bottom part that attaches to the chain
> plate and ordered the Schaffer block I needed.  If I had not had the help of
> the print out, I am sure I would of had a much more difficult time trying to
> explain what I wanted, and why.  I am bound and determined to be able to do
> most maintenance on my boat myself, and having access to your site is so
> great for that 2 a.m. brainstorm that occurs about mid-winter here in Maine
> and I am plotting my plan of attack for the spring.
> Thank you Chuck, for maintaining the site, Thank you Bob for the tech tips
> upkeep, and to all the rest of you who have been so gracious in answering my
> questions.  I apologize for this being so long, but I just wanted to let you
> know how much I appreciate your effort.
>
> Char
>
> Char Montz, Organizer
> Maine Women Sailors
> San Juan 23/Charm
> Topsham, Maine
> www.blazenetme.net/~charm
>
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You're very welcome.  It's a great feeling to be appreciated.
By the way, have look at split pushpit Tech Tip G05.
Just The other day I updated it with an image of the post that Char is talking
about.

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Best Regards

Bob Schimmel
Spruce Grove, Alberta
Canada



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