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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Shhss. Went away. Long time ago.

Shhss. Went away. Long time ago.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-01-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Well, no noise. Ran the engine for over an hour...

Well, no noise. Ran the engine for over an hour at intervals and different RPM's up to 2500 RPM's, forward and reverse. For a while headed up wind blowing 20-25 knts.
PSS was cool and no leaks,bilge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-01-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Boat has not been hauled out yet,all work done...

Boat has not been hauled out yet,all work done while at the dock,used divers a couple of times for inspections and installations. Plan to take out after sailing season ends, possibly June/July to do...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-31-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By reycuban
Welcome

I believe that live aboards at the CGSC are very restricted,mostly for short term transients stays. Great club,many services and excellent staff.Thanks for the welcome.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Reply to Camaraderie

Should have mentioned that I have a dripless stuffing box.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Thanks

No noise at low RPM's only over 1200 RPM's under load. Suspect prop shaft,cutalss bearing,stuffing box should be OK unless was not properly serviced. I think I will stay close to home for the weekned...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-31-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By reycuban
Welcome

Thanks. Hear you on the winged keel,but here in Biscayne Bay, draw 3.8', is a big advantage, just need to be careful and know the Bay. Getting good advice from members already from the maintenance...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Alternator is new,just replaced. Belt is tight,no...

Alternator is new,just replaced. Belt is tight,no give. Opened engine hatch while running and no noise from engine, it sounds like is coming from aft. I suspect the cutlass bearing as suggested, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
squealing noise

Thanks. The noise is coming from aft, below the binnacle area? The stuffing box was serviced in August, so the cutlass bearing should be OK? I hope.
As I mentioned the noise is off and on and only...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
Thanks. First thing I did, belt is OK. Altenator...

Thanks. First thing I did, belt is OK. Altenator and belt were replaced a month ago.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-30-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 12,196
Posted By reycuban
Catalina 30

I bought an 1988 Catalina 30 wing keel last July which I had refitted. Wanted a sturdy,safe,comfortable,low draft good sailing boat. I have not been dissapointed. The Cat 30 met all expectations.
I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,406
Posted By reycuban
squealing noise from aft

Hi, I have an 1988 Catalina 30 which has been recently upgraded and refitted. Off and on during the last couple of days we are hearing a squealing noise aft,like a loose belt. It seems to come on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-30-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By reycuban
New member from Miami

Hi, I own a 1988 Catalina 30,Mark II,with a wing keel which I bought last July and have been refitting and upgrading. Boat sails great and looks good but I am afraid I have more into it than its...
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