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Search: Posts Made By: MikeOReilly
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike, here's the kit I have. Mr.Beer Premium Kits (http://www.mrbeer.com/premium-kits)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Thanks Gary, you're making me blush. :o Oh, you mean the fermenter. :D

It's a bit taller and wider than a 5 gallon bucket. My formosa had a cavernous lazarette locker. My Nauticat has even more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike and others, I have a Mr Beer kit that my son gave me for Christmas about 10 years ago - works great, makes some really good beer, and yes, those plastic bottles are reusable.

Gary :cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Awesome! That means I can give you the shorthand version. I really need to make a dedicated post with pictures of my setup some day...

The basic trick is to use the Cooper's kit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,604
Posted By jimq26
Re: West Marine pulling out of Canada

Hi Mike - don't forget boaterbits.ca (Vancouver). Great people and excellent service. Amazing prices and always prepaid freight.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

Mike
one other thing to consider is that as well as the current moving you along, there are a couple of overnights (Gaspe to Magdalen, Magdalen to Port-aux-Basques) that also speed you on your way....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

Mike
Couple of comments. You will not come close to doubling the distances that are listed. From Belleville to the mouth of the river it is pretty much straight-line distance with a really serious...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By hpeer
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

From the site listed above......



This is a pure crock of class A #1 BS.

Some are good, some are horrible. You need to see to verify.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By sony2000
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

In Chester alone, there are two travel lifts. South Shore Marina and Chester Point Marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By courish
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

Might start with Chester Yacht Club and Lunenburg yacht Club. I think they close for the winter but worth a shot. Both towns are very beautiful though Lunenburg Yacht Club is not in the town itself....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Looking for a source of (first-aid) Medical Supplies

Mike, kits such as these are often very overpriced, and the contents can be procured individually at a fraction of the cost. The biggest problem with any of these prepackaged kits is they have a lot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Looking for a source of (first-aid) Medical Supplies

First Aid Kits - Survival & Prepardeness (http://www.armysurpluswarehouse.com/survival-disaster/first-aid-kits.html)

Gary :cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2014
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By mbianka
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike

Yes, it was really easy to cut the Sailrite frame. I used a cheap plumbing pipe cutter from Home Depot. You just want to make sure you cut each side of the pipe equally as there is a slight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2014
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By mbianka
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike:
A number of years ago when the original dodger material gave up I replaced it with two 75 watt 12 volt Siemens solar panels. When I converted to electric propulsion I added tow 48 volt Kanaka...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2014
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike, I ran across a guy in the Florida Keys that built a hardtop bimini, then added a couple 500-watt panels to it. Looked fantastic, very practical and it really didn't cost him much to construct...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-27-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,112
Posted By aa3jy
Re: Radar - what to look for

Yes..just had a Garmin package installed..RADAR, AIS, Chart plotter , and console instruments..has every thing that your criteria is looking for and more...

Bottom line it's the installer that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-27-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,112
Posted By blowinstink
Re: Radar - what to look for

Mike -
I don't know enough about BBR to compare / contrast for you. BBR does seem to have impressive close range clarity. However, the HD also works well at close range. For instance, I can make...
Forum: Diesel 10-04-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,360
Posted By Ahoyhoy
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

Just so you've heard it, a bit late, but never the less, that shaft has no bearing it is supported by the drive gear and has two inverted ballooning seals, so even when the pump is in new condition,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-29-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,220
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

While we are drifting on bread...I was given a double walled bread baking pan....awesome. For a crustier crust I spray a bit of water in the oven just before popping the loaf in.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-28-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,220
Posted By mbianka
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Mike:

FYI Just bought a Zojirushi 1 Lb bread maker earlier this year and run it oft my 48 volt inverter. Uses only 2.2% of my battery capacity that is easily made up by my solar panels and wind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,310
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike, when I read your first post I knew you would really enjoy this live-aboard life. Looking forward to meeting you when you eventually make your way down to the Chesapeake.

Good Luck,

Gary...
Forum: Diesel 09-13-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,360
Posted By RichH
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

.... add to all the above: a cracked or leaking injector pump.

The leak could possible be internal to the injector pump and is either coming out through the 'rack' or through a crack on the...
Forum: Diesel 09-13-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,360
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

3 items will put diesel into the oil.
1. lift pump, if manual.
2. injector
3. gear shaft seal on pump
Forum: Diesel 09-12-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,360
Posted By dabnis
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

No experience with your engine, however, it sounds like your theory may be a good one. Except for the lift pump, I can't think of any other way fuel , in that volume, fuel can get into the crankcase?...
Forum: Diesel 09-12-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 1,360
Posted By newhaul
Re: Perkins 4.108 making oil

The block seal would be easy to replace if you have the manual and a seal
PDF of manual read section N http://www.endeavourowners.com/dscsn/info/manuals/4108%20Workshop%20Manual.pdf

Perkins 4...
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