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Search: Posts Made By: Bump
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Bump
Loosing power Universal M25XP

When running the engine at more than say half speed my engine starts to loose power and RPM's. It seems to run fine at lesser speeds but as soon as I kick it up it starts to die out and even stall....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Bump
Shower Sump

I have replaced the shower sump pump, the check valve and cleaned or replaced the hoses on my shower pump out system Problem: the darn thing still won't work right. I hook everything up, turn it on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By Bump
Accessing free Wi Fi and WiFi amplifiers

Most of th time I am on my mooring or on the hook. I would like to have acces to HuLu or Netflix through my computer, however, I use up all available data if a watch a movie or two. I am considering...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Bump
AC Panal Lights???

Had an issue this morning when the reverse polarity light went on. Read up on the problem here on sailnet and fixed the immediate issue by simply changing the outlet on the shore power tower. Have...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-14-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Bump
Re: Moisture in the cabin

Yeah, I like the Bahanas/FL Keys thing the best. See you there.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-10-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Bump
Moisture in the cabin

I plan to live aboard my boat this season and perhaps, if it works out, try it year round. I lived aboard for two months last Fall in New England and noticed that in the cold weather the cabin would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,410
Posted By Bump
shower pump

Now I know why and it makes perfect sense. Thanks guys
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,410
Posted By Bump
Shower Sump Pump

My shower sump pump gave up the other day and I need to replace it. But first a question. Why does the shower have a seperate pump? Why not simply route it to the bilge and let the bilge pump handle...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bump
Tracks

I also have a Mariner 28, as I recall the chainplates are very close to the toe rail. No room to put tracks on the outside. And the 28 was designed to use a genoua.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,088
Posted By Bump
Fall/Winter liveaboard Marinas in Southeast Mass

Been sailing out of New Bedford for several years now and have a great mooring in New Bedford Harbor. I may be interested in locatiing a live-in marina for the late Fall and Winter seasons. Retireing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8,923
Posted By Bump
Learning to sail

When I was 10 my father bought me a 10' Sailfish.After he and I rigged it (took a while as neither of us had ever been on a sailboat) we put it in the water, put me in it and I went sailing. I spent...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-28-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 6,647
Posted By Bump
Cabin Heaters

I am considering moving up in size to a 32-34 foot boat and with the thought of living aboard year round in the Northeast. I would like some input on cabin heaters. My question is about bulkhead...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By Bump
Rotted Prop Strut

When I hauled a few weeks ago I found that the strut supporting the prop shaft and housing the cutless bearing had rusted out where it enters the hull. It was just hanging of the shaft. Funny thing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,671
Posted By Bump
Cape Dory 28

Cape Dory had an outstanding reputation and built some very fine yachts. There is a Cape Dory owners site which can give you tons of info. If its been well cared for and in good shape you can't go...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,671
Posted By Bump
Cape Dory 28

Cape Dory has an outstanding reputation and built some very fine yachts. There is a Cape Dory owners site which can give you tons of info. If its been well cared for and in good shape you can't go...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bump
Might I suggest New England. Cost of living is a...

Might I suggest New England. Cost of living is a bit high in most places but the cruising is great freom Maine to Connecticut. You can also stretch the season to 5-6 months. I love October /November...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-03-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By Bump
Toe Rails

Toe rails are used to keep you in the boat. The holes are for drainage and should not bear any strain or pull.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Bump
Bump in the night

Get yourself a diving mask and dive on your boat during the day. If it looks bad have her hauled if not u save couple hundres bucks.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-10-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 5,506
Posted By Bump
The wood referred to in CalebD's post referred to...

The wood referred to in CalebD's post referred to the usual practice to "sandwich" end grain balsa or plywood between layers of fiberglass on the deck. This method created streghth and saved weight....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 5,010
Posted By Bump
Smelly Boat Cushions

My interior saloon cushions smell of mold, mildew and god knows what. I am thinking of soaking them in a mild (10%) bleech sloution to get the stink out. Can anyone think of a better way??
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bump
I have a 1979 2GM15, with many more hours, runs...

I have a 1979 2GM15, with many more hours, runs great. 1380 hours is nothing for a diesel. Maintain it well and it has many years left. FYI, I add about 60-80 hours a year which is just above your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4,461
Posted By Bump
Sailnet name

Bump, not the most aware guy in the world and i am always either bumping various body parts on the boat or have been know to run into a few underwater objects.
Forum: Living Aboard 03-05-2009
Replies: 412
Views: 92,566
Posted By Bump
Se on a boat

It's why i got an auopilot.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 9,599
Posted By Bump
Horse power

Either motor is going to be slow going. That said I have a 3.5 Tohatsu 2 stroke on my 10 1/2' RIB. It gets me where I want to go. 20 lbs is a lot of weight when you are trying to lift the outboard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-30-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By Bump
Boat Building

Say what they may, Catalina, Hunter and Beneteau have put alot of people into sailing. They are what they are, very good boats for the money but have their limitations. They are made for what 98% of...
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