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by B173
Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: How to use Ballad Exchange
Topic: how do i post a photo in a topic?
Replies: 3
Views: 14425

Re: how do i post a photo in a topic?

About 1MB. What should be the size?
by B173
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: How to use Ballad Exchange
Topic: how do i post a photo in a topic?
Replies: 3
Views: 14425

how do i post a photo in a topic?

i tried to post a photo of my traveller car into the topic, but it failed me. how can help?
by B173
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Rig and Sails
Topic: Traveller Car
Replies: 9
Views: 29150

Re: Traveller Car

It is worthwhile investing in a new traveller car which has the full width of the cockpit. You can really control the boat trim with it and sail till 21-22 knots without reefing the main. I will post a photo of the one I have. I have sailed on another Ballad with the original one and it is simply no...
by B173
Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Ballad Exchange
Topic: New Ballad owner
Replies: 14
Views: 41871

Re: New Ballad owner

Hi Bob, Welcome to the Ballad world! Indeed, it is nice to read your correspondence with Peter. The Ballads are great sailers, I can assure you and if you come to Europe, there are a sufficient number to see and to sail. I have the B173 from 1973 and have the same identification plate Peter showed o...
by B173
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Rig and Sails
Topic: Mast Wedges
Replies: 11
Views: 35587

Re: Mast Wedges

Hi Peter, I have 3 rubber blocks supporting the mast in the hole. I seal that with vulcanizing tape to make it watertight. To protect the tape, I have made a cover from an old tyre tube. The tube is currently a bit too loose so it leaks a bit. In winter, the mast will come off and I will make it tig...
by B173
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: cupboard adjustments
Replies: 0
Views: 11857

cupboard adjustments

Hi to all: At Bram's request, I'm re-posting a couple of photos of the changes I've made to the original cupboard. All I've really done is to enlarge the opening and divide the space in two, the lower one being reserved for boots and shoes. The upper space has two shelves so that items like bedding,...