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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   18 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Kollmann Marine (http://www.kollmann-marine.com/Performance%20problems.aspx)

Stop guessing and go to the expert.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By Stu Jackson
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Why Going Aloft On A Shackle Is A Bad Idea

I've banned all of those pieces of crap from my boat.

Disasters waiting to happen.
Forum: Diesel   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

There's nothing wrong with your pump. In the electrical system, it is designed to run all the time. If you have an M25 engine, the knurled knob can be kept closed. The pump will still run.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Novic, I understand your position and apologize profusely since I ended up rubbing more than Judy the wrong way. And to Mark, also.

I just put my summer jib on today. Going back to Jon's text &...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Mark, F stands for funny! :):):)

Sheez...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Uhm, have you RTFM? There's plenty pf wiggle room there, and I think I explained what I do quite repeatedly in earlier posts on this thread.

You have a choice: use the halyard for tensioning the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Balmar programming

1. Regardless of the time, the batteries will only accept what they can. YOu will do no harm to them.

2. You will not always be leaving the dock fully charged. You're thinking backwards. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Jon's right. However, before you call the rigger and spend $$, drop the jib and make sure the supper swivel, well, uhm, swivels. They are NOPT made to be lubricated or serviced, so once you find...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Running Diesel on the Hard

Use a bucket for rw cooling:

Winterizing an Engine on the Hard (Thanks to Maine Sail) - NEVER connect a hose to your raw water pump inlet - NEVER!!!

Winterizing A Diesel Engine On The Hard -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Judy, thanks.

Jon, Is that a snap shackle up there?!?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Judy,

PEACE. PLease.

I attempted to "backtrack" on my halyard statement by saying that I use the tack line, not the halyard.

I never said you were wrong, I just said beware generics, 'cuz...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

Judy,

Please see reply #3 where I stated my model. You actually quoted it in reply #7.

I have an "outside" traditional halyard.

The Darth Vader is the black halyard wrapstop.

There is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

I didn't say you couldn't adjust luff tension, I said you couldn't adjust halyard tension.

Once the halyard's up, it's there. I use a line through the tack grommet on the jib to tension the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Profurl halyard tension

What model ProFurl?

They have a halyard wrapstop at the top. Go to their website and download a manual. If you bought the unit new, why didn't you get the manual? I know, he didn't give it to...
Forum: Electrical Systems   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: generator to start A/C

I'd keep the Honda. HF has a great reputation: All of our electrical stuff is crap.
Forum: Electrical Systems   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Batterey Charging Parameters - Link 2000R

For everyone installing a battery monitor: The "Gotcha Algorithm" thread, a "MUST READ"

Link-series Charging Algorithms -- The "Gotcha" Factor! (http://c34.org/bbs/index.php/topic,4922.0.html)
...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-25-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: refrigerator not running right

Kollmann's recommendation is that 99% of fridge problems are electrical.

Check the connections, starting at the fridge module.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Just how monumentally stupid an idea is it to go with black non-skid?

This is NOT an opportunity to use the "Black is the new..." approach. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-21-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: 125/250v shorepower question

If you don't fully understand something, you should LEARN how it works.

None of us were born electricians, even the "professional" ones. :eek:
Forum: Diesel   04-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: How to start engine on the hard?

Winterizing an Engine on the Hard (Thanks to Maine Sail) - NEVER connect a hose to your raw water pump inlet - NEVER!!!

Winterizing A Diesel Engine On The Hard - SailboatOwners.com...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-15-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: 125/250v shorepower question

Sorry you didn't like the answers.

Whenever I do something on my boat, I do my homework and learn, as well as asking questions.

In over 17 years of being on the internet doing boating stuff, I...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-15-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: 125/250v shorepower question

Why not do some research yourself?

Try the marinco website. They make those shorepower cords and have a good explanation of how they are built and how the different wires work.

Nigel Calder's...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-11-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Battery management worries

What VSR and what battery monitor?

In addition to MS's programming link, a longer description of programming:

For everyone installing a battery monitor: The "Gotcha Algorithm" thread, a "MUST...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-11-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: How to removing ammeter

I understand your limitations, both physically and in your learning curve.

BUT, I was NOT kidding when I said: "Pictures of wiring without wiring diagrams are useless."

ANYBODY who tells you...
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