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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,932
Posted By SvenG
Doug, Thanks, I'll do that but I'd...

Doug,



Thanks, I'll do that but I'd still like the following answered first so I know if it will be practical to install an 87D as shown at Wallas - Boat products - Wallas 87D dimensions...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,932
Posted By SvenG
Hi Doug, Thanks for joining the discussion. ...

Hi Doug,

Thanks for joining the discussion.



Your answer is very encouraging. In a galley like the one we have (shown in the picture) how would you propose routing the exhaust ? How big...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-03-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,025
Posted By SvenG
Hi Simon, Based on the inputs here and...

Hi Simon,



Based on the inputs here and a bunch of other on-line searching that is what we'll do. Now we are just waiting for the rigger to give us an estimate.

BTW, Sailingdog's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 11,125
Posted By SvenG
Rob, What is the verdict ? I keep...

Rob,



What is the verdict ?

I keep searching for information about the Wallas stoves and ovens but have found very few sources. I'm mainly worried about diesel smell during cooking and...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-25-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,025
Posted By SvenG
Rod rigging to reduce corrosion ?

We're about to replace the standing rigging on our "new" Ericson 39-B. We will not be racing but I wonder if rod rigging might still make sense from a durability standpoint.

The hint that the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-02-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 8,932
Posted By SvenG
Wallas stove-oven diesel smell ?

Does the Wallas stove-oven exhaust smell of diesel ? I would assume that it does but wonder if it is as pungent as a typical engine exhaust ?

Wallas stoves - Boat heating and cooling experts,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-01-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,306
Posted By SvenG
Many thanks. I'm getting enough inquiries to...

Many thanks.

I'm getting enough inquiries to think that this beautiful lady will soon be appreciated in a new berth.

Appreciate the help !



-Sven
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,306
Posted By SvenG
I have asked sailor acquaintances who would know...

I have asked sailor acquaintances who would know of charities that would appreciate her as not just another discard but have come up with none. I really don't want her to end up derelict somewhere....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 4,243
Posted By SvenG
SailingDog, Thanks for the reply. I believe...

SailingDog,

Thanks for the reply. I believe they make only one oven, the Origo 6000, but maybe I'm wrong.

Anyway, it is the non-pressurized alcohol oven. As I mentioned, we already have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2008
Replies: 576
Views: 55,728
Posted By SvenG
Simon, A wonderful trip and a great deal of...

Simon,

A wonderful trip and a great deal of insights for us and our (soon) "new" E-39B !

What is your next destination ?


-Sven
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-30-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,306
Posted By SvenG
'74 Ericson 23-II fin keel, free to a good berth

We are getting a beautiful "new" '77 Ericson 39B and will be giving away our La Petite to a good berth. She is currently in Marina Del Rey, California.

Either PM or email me for the link to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-30-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,847
Posted By SvenG
The Ericson Forum at ericsonyachts.org has a...

The Ericson Forum at ericsonyachts.org has a download section with many of the original manuals and specs.


-Sven
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 4,243
Posted By SvenG
Origo oven ?

We have the stove and absolutely love it.

Before getting the oven we'd like to find out if it heats evenly enough and if it is big enough to cook a large chicken (for example) ?

Insights...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By SvenG
Fair enough, but that still leaves the question...

Fair enough, but that still leaves the question of how you keep the engine controls from being ruined when they in effect end up in a temporary saltwater aquarium.

How do you seal the controls or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By SvenG
Let's assume that water in the cockpit does not...

Let's assume that water in the cockpit does not end up on top of engine.

I was asking about situations where the boat was reasonably well designed for ocean crossings where green water in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By SvenG
Sealing engine controls against filled cockpit ?

Even if you have great cockpit drainage, if you take enough water to partially fill the cockpit you'll have enough water to at least temporarily cover the engine controls if they are installed low...
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