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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   29 Minutes Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,068
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: My boat was boarded (and messed with) at anchor!

Maybe you should have been flying a pirate flag?
Forum: Engines   19 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Mitsuboshi Belts

[QUOTE=obelisk;2822529]yeah, i guess i could probably not bring myself to toss the out but I definitely am tired of having to retension or replace every 20-30 hours. this was never a problem with my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   19 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: How to diagnose and rebuild a PAR Jabsco diaphragm pump?

I'll take any rubber bits you have...trade a few Singhas at your bungelow on Ko Jum?
Forum: Engines   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Mitsuboshi Belts

I had the same issue in the Philippines, crap belts. I have a few Mitsubishi belts, seem to work fine. Also bought some top cog belts(gates) that are much better. A few crap belts might be better...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 2,960
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Advanced Cruising confuddlement...nary a hair of glass out of place, it was soft sand, the flowers smelled good too.:grin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By aeventyr60
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: How to diagnose and rebuild a PAR Jabsco diaphragm pump?

Wrong pump dude..maybe you've been smelling a bit to much of the holding tank?:grin
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Day Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 2,960
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Wherever we go there is always a smattering of T37's around, and a bunch of other Perry designed boats.....

Had to stop and smell the Frangiapanis here:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,233
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Two weeks all alone what to expect?

Just where are you going to be out of contact? Offshore passage? Try stopping in those little mentioned bergs on active captain and the water way guide....Those off the beaten track spots have plenty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: How to diagnose and rebuild a PAR Jabsco diaphragm pump?

Yeah, simple fix is to rip it apart and replace those round and square diaphragm thingys...those are old pumps, most are give away for the "modern" pumps. I've got a a few spare kits on the boat,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Living in a palace.

Yes, and I have waterfront property wherever I go...some pay millions for the view I get...So I'll enjoy my xxxx square footage in the most exotic and erotic locations around the world. Wasn't there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

If you ain't got cold beer we are not visiting!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

A whole host of possibilities out here. Learn to weld and bend stainless steel. Work for yourself at some point. Tons of of folks out here earning a respectable living while cruising. Get a respected...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,958
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Polishing is not for an old man!

Wax on, wax off grasshoppers.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

Don't you hate it when you try and do something nice(cleaning the fridge)and it goes all FUBAR? So did you knock the connection loose? You didn't use an ice pick did you? Any chafe on the evaporator...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: 8 boats lost.

There was a recent article on noonsite about a couple on a catamaran who hit an "uncharted" rock here in Thailand using navionics....I sent a note to the administrator showing that the rock is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Adler Barbour fridge short cycling

When you were cleaning the evaporator plate/box did you dislodge the alloy temperature sensing wire doohickey? Try pulling the spade connectors that attach to the brain and give them a clean up, bet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,914
Posted By aeventyr60
re: Cruising may be too safe

Feeling really scared out here deep up a river in Southern Thailand...Fisherman came up to my boat....to give me a fish........:)
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: 8 boats lost.

Boats are hitting reefs all the time using "electronic navigation" and plotters. Coming into those areas at night, is just stupid. A real false sense of security being created by the over reliance on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Rub strake for sheets/halyards?

Yes, use on of those rubbing strakes on the edge of my cockpit coaming to prevent wear from the roller furling line.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,893
Views: 205,097
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

^Probably because it was a "production boat" at one time.

Maybe another thread should be "post production boat" and what I did to make it a voyaging vessel.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Uncertainty and crew

My recent crew member didn't seem to mind the delays, remote anchorages, crap weather, getting seasick, going deep up a river in Southern Thailand or seeing how things really work out here. Ah, the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Dry Bilge System- any experience?

More frequent flushing of your bilge with a 5 gallon bucket of suds sounds more like the answer.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Uncertainty and crew

I'm all the way down to plan Z...what's next...alpha beta gama delta....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 871
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Sisyphustine Bilge Pump Cycle

Mount the bilge pump base a bit higher so the float switch doesn't keep coming on with that water from the hose. Down side is you will always have that amount of water in the bottom of your bilge.
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