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Search: Posts Made By: trantor12020
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By trantor12020
Re: In-mast (un-)furling problems

Did you ease off back-stay?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Kiwiprops problem (with video)

Could be the stiff blade need greasing. For mine after 6 months the blades seems to don't want to feather to reverse. Need some hoaxing by putting forward then reverse before it'll feather to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Suppose you ran around on a falling tide

Ok I'll ask, how did you know that?? Oh wait, been there done that?! ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,383
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Sailing Toys! What should I put on my Christmas list?

Dear Santa,
I've not been very good this year so I'll just ask for a new engine, make it 3YM30 if you can. But if you feel generous, I could do with a new 37 footer. Not asking too much I hope :) :)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Judging Boat Speed during figure 8 MOB

I though when you approach the mob you should in iron.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 1,917
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Does sailing actually lengthen your life span?

Not if you talk funny language like #*@!!$## whenever you work on the engine or riggings.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Sailing Magazines

I subscribe to 2 British and 2 American sailing magazines. Practical Boat Owner PBO, Yachting Monthly YM, Sail and Cruising World CW.
I'll probably keep PBO and Sail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Rogue wave antenna

Is that a brand name Rouge Wave or is the antenna used for detecting rouge wave?
I've not heard of either. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Freeboard? We don't need no stinking freeboard.

Yup, one benefit is the deck is self washing ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Queasy crewmember? The "old standards" still work...

I took 6 of my son's friend out sailing and 5 of them got seasick after awhile. So how to "entertain" all 5 and still get some sailing done? :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,035
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Campbell Sailor Prop vs. Max-Prop?

Kiwi Feathering Prop? No?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Water damage teak bulkhead

Can I assume any type of wood could use some teak oil? Or it may not be right but it won't hurt any wood with teak oil?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By trantor12020
Re: sliding helm seat?

Now how about a gimball(sp?) mount for the helm seat? Always at level on whichever tack ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2014
Replies: 133
Views: 11,423
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Don't have to be rich to sail

I'm so tire of telling people that one don't have to be rich to own a sailboat that now when say it I'll just say Yes. And its a choice thing. Think of all the money they could save by not smoking,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Rust stains on non-skid

Spotless Stainless is good for removing rust from SS as well as fibreglass/deck ....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 8,725
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Give AIS a rest

"I heard one yo yo hail and identify himself as the "sailboat, under sail, a half mile off your starboard bow, what are your intentions?" The cargo vessel replied "we will maintain course and speed"....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-03-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By trantor12020
Forum: Diesel 07-30-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Fuel / oil pressure / hours gauge on Yanmar

Hour meter - get a Hobb hour meter from auto shop, connect positive side of meter to AC terminal of 2GM20 Key switch. Connect negative side of hour meter to any negative of circuit. So whenever you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,389
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Passenger sick for two days after day sail???

Well then go do more sailing :) I'm sure one hand for the wheel/tiller, one for beer and wind in your face would do some good. :laugher
Forum: Diesel 07-16-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 2,240
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Compression test 2GM20F

dabnis, yes indeed that's my thought on leaving it be as it is about what you mentioned.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,389
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Passenger sick for two days after day sail???

Isn't ringing in ears normal? I've been hearing this high pitch ringing ever since I can remember. I thought its normal ...isn't it? :confused:
Forum: Diesel 07-14-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 2,240
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Compression test 2GM20F

The results are in!! I've warm up the engine and check the compression, then squirk some oil into the cylinder and test it again annnnd the result IS ...No Different!!? 260psi.
Same as when I first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Almost sank my boat... Prop Shaft - backup retainer?

A firend of mine had his prop shaft slide off the coupling flange while sailing. Lucky for him it was stopped by his rudder. I suppose not all boats has prop shaft longer than space between prop &...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Suzuki 2.5 security to dink

For last 10 years, I've made annual trip up a river of a neighbouring country with friends. We've 3 dinghies with Suzuki 2.5hp each tie to the jetty. One of the trip, one obm got stolen. Since then,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-04-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By trantor12020
Re: Darwin to philippines (indonesia)

Boat Stamp? Interesting. Can I see some sample? Thank you.
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