Great Midwest Yacht
sail boat
sail boat

SUPPLIES & TOOLS

Fasteners

Outwale screws  -10 x 2 1/2 flat head Phillips, lot of 100
GB725
$30.00
Closed-end aluminum pop rivets use to install inspection ports, attachment of boom end castings
GB722
$0.30
Aluminum washer use inside tank as pop-rivet backer when installing inspection ports
GB723
$0.05

Mast tools

Spreader socket installation tools  - large-diameter steel ball (anvil) and steel punch to start flaring of socket
GC140
$20.50
Tension gauge - Loos  - use to measure tension of diamonds or standing rigging
standard
GB860
$89.16
professional model
GB861
$127.57

Miscellaneous

3/8 counterbore  - attaches to 13/64" drill bit (not included). Cuts hole for wood plugs
GB710
$6.25
5200 sealant  - use to seal keel-strip screws. Silicone does NOT work
GB771
$14.47
Cradle bunkers  - lateral hull support members, cut from 2 x 8's. One fits the hull at the end of the seats, the other fits at the stanchions. Use on sawhorses or to build a cradle
GE702
$20.00
templates for cradle bunkers. Cut your own
GG700
$3.00
Long drill bit  - drills hole for long 10 x 2 1/2" outwale screws (normal length drill bit is too short)
GB712
$4.25
Plug cutter  - cuts 3/8" wood plugs, requires drill press
GB711
$11.75
Plugs (bungs)  - 3/8" wood plugs to cover fastener heads or to plug old fastener holes, bag of 100
ash
GB582
$8.00
mahogany, Phillipine (red)
GB581
$8.00
mahogany, Honduras/ South American (tan)
GB583
$8.00
teak
GB680
$8.00
templates for cradle bunkers. Cut your own
GG700
$3.00
Varnish - Captain's Z-Spar  - conventional marine spar varnish. Provides good UV protection
GB750
$42.46

Pins

Mainsail tack pin  - 1/2" , fits forward boom casting
GB185
$3.85
Clevis pins  - headed stainless pins. Secures with ring-ding or cotter pin
3/16" pin
1/2" long - attaches stays to mast
GB150
$1.00
11/16" long - fits Harken shackles
GB340
$0.85
15/16" long - fits Harken Dinghy blocks
GB341
$0.90
1/4" pin - for outhaul sheave, forestay lever
RF266
$4.45
Quick-release pin  - 3/16", solid hardened-stainless pin with ball detent at one end. Caution - the hollow, center-push quick pins will break under shroud loads
medium lenght, attaches shroud to chain plate on seat
GB005
$4.25
short length, attaches shroud to shroud extender or Staymaster
GB013
$3.95
Ring-ding  - wire rings for easy attachment to clevis pins
small
GB155
$0.25
medium
GB156
$0.17