SailNet Community - View Single Post - How Hard To Push My Perkins
View Single Post
post #9 of Old 10-29-2012
Senior Moment Member
SloopJonB's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 11,707
Thanks: 60
Thanked 72 Times in 69 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Re: How Hard To Push My Perkins

Originally Posted by MarkSF View Post
Am I the only one who runs the engine at the one rpm setting where everything in the boat stops rattling? That's 2100 in my boat.
Even with a one lung Yanmar I experienced the opposite - there was one rpm where everything quivered - the lifelines were a blur. If yours is shaking pretty well all the time you should check your mounts, shaft alignment and so forth - it sounds like something is wrong.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
SloopJonB is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome