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Search: Posts Made By: Leftbrainstuff
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-27-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Epoxy Failure

Adhesive joints fail when subjected to peel loadings and flexing of the deck will create this type of loading. A mechanical joint is required for your application such as screws or a routed wooden t...
Forum: Diesel 06-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,314
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
valve to rocker clearance

Set em to spec. Others have provided good advice but if you find they're still too noisy check for any uneven wear between the contact surfaces.

You might need to regrind the valve stem in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,130
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
control of distortion starts during design

Distortion can be managed by fitup and by weld sequencing. Any competent tig welder should have no problem with controlling distortion. Without exact details i can't provide specific advice.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-01-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,316
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
pendulum effect

Conservation of angular momentum can be visualised in a playground by watching how kids slow themselves spinning by shifting their centre of mass outward on those spinning poles.

On a sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-17-2011
Replies: 111
Views: 13,116
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Sailing in Decline?

Using Google to measure the popularity of sailing is not statistically relevant as keyword search is quickly abandoned for less noisy and more useful means to find information.

You also need to...
Forum: Diesel 11-13-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,150
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
overheat damage

Typically when you drastically overheat an internal combustion engine you have 2 potential issues. The first is loss of oil control ring tension. Secondly pistons can start to touch the cylinder...
Forum: Diesel 11-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Diagnosing Fuel Problems

Before spending a fortune there are some simple checks you can do to identify the root cause.

Firstly check the no load flow rate. This will allow you to see if you can flow enough fuel and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
bogus warnings

I've had feedback recently that some windows anti-virus products seem to be using their blacklists to list sites as bogus or in some cases to restrict site access.

I suspect treachery by certain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
HDPE water tanks

High density polyethylene is the, usually black, plastic you see being used for irrigation use and some quite large pipelines.

It's very durable, safe to drink or eat from and relatively easy to...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Running on Oil

Many years ago it was possible to run many diesel engines, with the old style pintle injectors, on anything from sump oil ro used cooking oil. With any of the modern 'clean diesels' your options are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 11,118
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Grinding Fibreglass Hints and Tips

If you're going to be doing a lot of grinding you might want to consider air grinders like most body shops will use. They're lighter and stop spinning quicker so you'll be more productive.

You'll...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,414
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Hot Plate for HDPE

Tes HDPE is weldable. Full strength joints are achieved in pipelines. These are the black poly pipes you see. A spexial hor plate is used with axial clamps to apply pressure. The joint is a solid...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,940
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
Motorsport, Military Experience

I've found my background in the motorsport industry to have been great preparation for maintaining, improving and fixing any yacht problems from composite, electronics, mechanical, structural,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,142
Posted By Leftbrainstuff
I like the Waiquez Amphora. The following link...

I like the Waiquez Amphora. The following link might help you to locate some appropriate makes and models. hxxp://billdietrich.byethost8.com/BoatModels.html
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