Advice needed please - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 10-01-2007
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
seamist2 is on a distinguished road
Question Advice needed please SCAMPI 30 Hydraulic shaft

I am looking at buying a cheap Scampi 30 in need of TLC, but it had a survey 2 years ago and no serious defects were found and all the suggested repairs replacements etc have been completed. I do intend to have a new survey completed and new standing rigging and running rigging as this still needs to be carried out. The engine certainly looks its age but has recently had a complete service and started first time. My concern is that it has an hydraulic shaft and in reading various reports other owners have reported problems with the 19ft shaft.
I am not sure what this type of shaft is, or how I can test it for problems before passing over cash! Can anybody advise please ?

Last edited by seamist2; 10-01-2007 at 06:16 PM. Reason: Poor title
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 11-14-2007
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
GrantP is on a distinguished road
Have an old scampi with Hydraulic drive. The prop shave is less than 4 ft long.
There is no place where a 19ft shaft would fit in my boat..

The Hydraulic stuff is eminently reparable so if there are no hydraulic leaks (my problem #1, now fixed), I would wish you well. Wonderful boat to sail. Rigging and hull are bulletproof in a colder climate.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 11-15-2007
Cruisingdad's Avatar
Best Looking MALE Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Mobile Liveaboards
Posts: 9,894
Thanks: 3
Thanked 97 Times in 52 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough
Can't help on that, just wanted to congrat you on the name, Sea Mist. We are on Sea Mist IV now!!

Given the name, you must be an intelligent fellow!!

Take care,

- CD
__________________
Sailnet Adminstrator & Moderator
Catalina 400 Technical Editor

2004 Catalina 400, Sea Mist IV (our boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in S FL and Keys primarily)
1987 Tayana Vancouver 42, Credendo Vides, (Mom and Pops boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in Puget Sound)

My Website:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow My Blog at:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow me on Facebook:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
British Seagull? Dinghy engine advice needed Pamlicotraveler Gear & Maintenance 25 05-21-2007 07:28 AM
FL==>NC advice needed boydgatlin General Discussion (sailing related) 6 03-16-2007 11:25 PM
Handheld Radio advice Needed natejount Learning to Sail 9 06-25-2003 08:23 AM
Clueless: Handheld Radio advice needed natejount Gear & Maintenance 5 04-22-2003 05:14 PM
Cruising Advice Needed!!! 2 or 3 cabin for 3 single guys? robbieturner Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 10-17-2001 05:26 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:19 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.