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by Ocean Girl
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Spade 140 or 160 on a GB42
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Spade 140 or 160 on a GB42

Any GB42 (we are 1983) have a big Spade anchor? We are looking at the 140(66lbs) or the 160 (77lbs). Here is our bow sprit, our windlass is plenty beefy(BHW with 8” 3/8 bbb gypsy). This will be our primary for gulf coast, sand and mud. Later we will head back to Bahamas which is sand, some grass. Th...
by Ocean Girl
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Cleaning Teak decks
Replies: 10
Views: 3930

Re: Cleaning Teak decks

Teak takes care of itself if you give it time. The oils tend to push out stains etc. we bought a 42 this summer, the decks are fair , very few areas of raised grain, but very very dirty, and decks are very thin. So I’m taking a softer kinder approach to our cleaning, using Murphy’s oil soap and a st...
by Ocean Girl
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Galley Overhead Drop down Cabinet latch
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: Galley Overhead Drop down Cabinet latch

Thank you for the suggestions. I will post our repair. Happy boating!
by Ocean Girl
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Galley Overhead Drop down Cabinet latch
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Galley Overhead Drop down Cabinet latch

I’ve searched everywhere, including here, hopefully someone can help me. We just bought our Grand Banks 42 :D . One of the galley drop down cabinets does not have any hardware. Can someone give us a source where we can buy the replacement catch,the entire fitting? Or has someone found a suitable rep...
by Ocean Girl
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Cruising Forum
Topic: Exuma's
Replies: 7
Views: 6343

Re: Exuma's

We cruised Exumas in our pacific seacraft. As far as designs go, our Manson supreme held extremely well. The main ground tackle for our 16,000 lb boat was a 45lb Manson, 150 3/8 BBB chain, 150 ft 5/8 plait, and a snubber. We rode out hurricane Joaquin at Red Shanks in George Town. We are working tow...
by Ocean Girl
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Wheel pulls to left / Prop Walk?
Replies: 11
Views: 2555

Re: Wheel pulls to left / Prop Walk?

Would weight distributions play a role? Similar to leaning your weight to port in a dinghy to drift to port and vice versa.
by Ocean Girl
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Revised:Need Good Mechanic recommendation ( Pensacola)
Replies: 0
Views: 1571

Revised:Need Good Mechanic recommendation ( Pensacola)

Looking for a good mechanic in the Pensacola Florida area
42 GB DC
twin 120 hp FL, model 2715E, 3600hours on each
8kw Onan genset

Thanks
Erika
by Ocean Girl
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: GB42 **DELETE**
Replies: 0
Views: 1652

Wanted: GB42 **DELETE**

My hubby and I are looking for a GB42 double cabin. We have seen all the Grand Banks listed on Yachtworld and boattrader. Thought maybe there is one out there we are not aware of. We are looking at the older (1970-80’s) due to our budget. Like it to be on the Gulf of Mexico but will consider Great L...