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Search: Posts Made By: peterpan2k
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-18-2003
Replies: 126
Views: 11,513
Posted By peterpan2k
Firearms

Right on Dude! Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, as i''m the meanest SOB in the Valley. I keep a high power rifle and two shot guns aboard. I''ve been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,605
Posted By peterpan2k
my boat stinks

I''m a live aboard. My neighbor accused me of having a smelly holding tank only to discover that his battery charger was boiling his batteries dry causing that horrible rotten egg smell.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2003
Replies: 23
Views: 3,383
Posted By peterpan2k
Products that are NOT marinized or marine grade that work

The number of wires is only to demonstrate the simplicity of the circuit. The reason auto alternators ramp ( and that''s a very good analogy.) is because the regulator maintains the voltage output...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2003
Replies: 23
Views: 3,383
Posted By peterpan2k
Products that are NOT marinized or marine grade that work

tsenator
I was wondering. Where did you get your information about automotive regulators? there are several different brands but only a few manufactures. i''ve never seen a simple 2 stage regulator...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By peterpan2k
Propeller Question

Hi Scurvy
You bet it works the same. as far as puting it in gear. Depends a whole lot what type of trans you have. Trans that are fluid coupled putting it in gear does nothing. there are several...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By peterpan2k
CG License

Have you tried calling the CG?
Jim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By peterpan2k
Electrical Upgrade

What Kind of boat are you talking about?
Jim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2003
Replies: 23
Views: 3,383
Posted By peterpan2k
Products that are NOT marinized or marine grade that work

Miss information abounds on this subject. If aN auto parts store sells gell cells for your car WHY DO SOME PEOPLE THINK THAT AN AUTOMOTIVE ATERNATOR OR REGULATOR WILL DAMAGE IT. THAT IS ABSURD!!!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By peterpan2k
propane fuel canisters

Whoa folks!!!
Gasoline fumes are heavier than air. don''t ever make that mistake. the only flamable gas that is not heavier than air is hydrogen. i''ll be honest and tell you that i''m not sure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By peterpan2k
propane fuel canisters

considdering the simularity of risk what differance does it make?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By peterpan2k
Electrical Upgrade

Hi guys
I just want to add a consideration concerning high amp fuse holders below boards. there highly suseptable to corrosion. especially near the battery. Heavy battery cables are if routed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2003
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By peterpan2k
It''''s Raining Inside My Boat

Argh Sadie
tis sad but true fer a glass boat. never had had the problem in these here parts. Sunny Southern California but me rigs wodden thru and thru. Just have those blasted termites chewin away...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2003
Replies: 37
Views: 3,637
Posted By peterpan2k
Dogs on sailing boats

Hi
For many years my Pom Ziggy loved our boat. We have been live aboards for several years now and even spent 3 month on the hook in San Diego. He loved the trip every day to land to do his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By peterpan2k
Pirates are loose!!!

Argh me matey. tis good to ave ye back. The ponds been lackin your flavor fer a good bit now.
Pan of Never,Never,Land
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By peterpan2k
True Grit

Hi
For my 2 cents worth. Get it pressure washed. Then I''d use a dremmel grinder to clean out the blisters. allow them to dry out for a couple of days. fill with some glass reinforced filler and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By peterpan2k
fiber glass fuel tank new fitting

Hi
You can use permatex #2. It''s fuel proof and non-hardening. Acetone used sparingly will degrease fiberglass. Use good ventilation (unless you want to get blitzed) and no smoking or open flames....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By peterpan2k
aluminium prep

Hi
Prime with zink cromate.
Jim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By peterpan2k
Need advice on repair.

Hi
West System isn''t necessarily the end all of all problems. Knowledge about the dynamics of a crack are helpful. Moisture may not necessarily be the cause of your crack. Drying can be just as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 17,604
Posted By peterpan2k
Help! What does my starter motor draw?

Hi George
I''m not standing at the local Wal-mart battery rack but i''m sure i''ve seen them there for about $49.95. they look the same as any 27. Group 24''s are usually 650 cca. There are some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By peterpan2k
Electrical Upgrade

Dennis
i have to add water to my batteries regularly. 3 stage charges will indeed boil a battery dry. I have one and it is working properly. most maintenance free batteries are destroyed by these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By peterpan2k
I have a bubble in my compass!?!

Hi
It depends why the bubble is there. I resealed mine and it has been good for a couple of years now. the fluid inside is usually mineral oil. baby oil will work too.
Jim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 17,604
Posted By peterpan2k
Help! What does my starter motor draw?

Cool, Ok. 250 amps is a lot for a small diesel enginge that the starter is in good shape. 175 would be more like it. I still don''t like the idea of a slow blow fuse. It''s a bit complicated but amps...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-18-2003
Replies: 40
Views: 3,602
Posted By peterpan2k
what if !

I would like to see a truly new idea. The Hybrid is simply the combining of two old technologies. Fuel cells are limited because of size, weight and output. Although the spin off''s can be useful in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-18-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By peterpan2k
Cancelled Membership

Just a thought.
I never log out. I never seem to have a problem getting back in unless the server is down. I was gone for 6 mo. and got right back on with just a click. I just saved the boards to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By peterpan2k
fuel filter changes

Hi
the best time to replace a fuel filter is, when it''s plugged. Just keep a spare on hand at all times.:)
If you haven''t got a problem with contamination, you''ll do best just after the first...
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