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Forum: Diesel   02-08-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,890
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Kanzaki shift fork

Hi all, i know that the parts availability for older Kanzaki transmissions is getting quite scarce, and the horse has been beat to death - however i'm curious if anyone out there has had the shifting...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-26-2009
Replies: 6
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Views: 387
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Welcome Kurt! Welcome to SailNet; a sincere thank...

Welcome Kurt! Welcome to SailNet; a sincere thank you for your sacrifice and service - and Semper Paratus brother!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By TheBlackPearl
I'm going through this exact same situation with...

I'm going through this exact same situation with my 1980 Hunter 37. The P.O. did a half-a#$ rebuild job of the deck, amazingly he used virtually no sealant and the wood has become soggy (though...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 6,472
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Just a thought to add in here, i've had...

Just a thought to add in here, i've had tremendous luck stripping teak with a product called Citristrip. It's orange in color, and i get it from the local friendly folks at Lowe's. Goop it all over,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 10,211
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Found this online ...

Found this online

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AVk2pcNi9s
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 3,968
Posted By TheBlackPearl
I'm curious about this and haven't really found a...

I'm curious about this and haven't really found a definitive source of info on this subject. I currently have a small 3lb bottle on the stern rail. While it works, i absolutely hate looking at it all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 6,233
Posted By TheBlackPearl
I'm glad i stumbled across this thread. I...

I'm glad i stumbled across this thread. I actually made the commitment to have mine hauled inland to my home so that i could completely re-wire her over the course of the next summer. (Yes, go ahead...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 6,679
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Sailingdog - Oops :-) Sorry, yes it is a...

Sailingdog - Oops :-) Sorry, yes it is a Cherubini Hunter, oughta just call it a Cherubini instead of a Hunter
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 13,241
Posted By TheBlackPearl
I had a very similar experience last summer...

I had a very similar experience last summer except the other boat wasn't a sailboat but a U.S. Coast Guard RIB! I was displaying proper lights and on a port tack just after dark when this Coastie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 6,679
Posted By TheBlackPearl
1980 37' Hunter Cutter (Cherubini Design) ...

1980 37' Hunter Cutter (Cherubini Design)

Pro's
lots of wide-open space inside
completely separate shower from sink and toilet areas
new high gloss all-cherry interior in '01 (except for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-29-2007
Replies: 67
Views: 6,457
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Greetings all, i just thought i'd throw in my 2...

Greetings all, i just thought i'd throw in my 2 cents. I've worked as an audio tech for a company that specializes in home theaters for a few years and put together a pretty decent system on my boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,071
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Well, if it's sat stagnant for awhile, it's...

Well, if it's sat stagnant for awhile, it's possible that the smell in the water has actually become impregnated in the plastic water tubing itself. Hopefully this isn't the case. If it we're my...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By TheBlackPearl
I actually purchased my Hunter up in Sturgeon Bay...

I actually purchased my Hunter up in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin. If you've got the fuel in the truck i'd highly recommend going up a little further north. The little towns that dot the Wisconsin shore...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,143
Posted By TheBlackPearl
2010 Lake Michigan to Florida Keys..then?

Hi friends! I've been lurking around these fourms for the past year or so and after browsing again this morning i thought i'd post this and see if i can't gather some interest.

First of all, for...
Forum: Living Aboard   07-13-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,980
Posted By TheBlackPearl
That was my biggest concern with my parrot on my...

That was my biggest concern with my parrot on my boat. I have a 8 year old White-Capped Pionus Parrot named Nemo, and I've always wanted to have him out on the boat but was very concerned about the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-13-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Alright friends, I was in contact with the...

Alright friends, I was in contact with the shipyard in Muskegon and they've pulled out the 'Pearl and I managed to get over there and snap some pics of the damage last night. It was significantly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-12-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 4,853
Posted By TheBlackPearl
All i can say is regardless of if you're...

All i can say is regardless of if you're superstitious or not... do the name changing ceremony! You can make it a fun event for people in your family, the children, and others at the marina! Besides,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By TheBlackPearl
This is precisely correct! I recently drove my...

This is precisely correct! I recently drove my 37' Hunter from Muskegon to Ludington (winds didn't cooperate and we needed to make time to get there fast enough to see friends who we're leaving) and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Charles, where do you hail from in Muskegon?...

Charles, where do you hail from in Muskegon? We're berthed at Lakeshore Yacht Harbour on the South side of the lake by the Coles Garlic Bread factory. It has a similar setup to Harbour Towne's docks...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-06-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By TheBlackPearl
The sailboat in question is a 1980 37' Hunter...

The sailboat in question is a 1980 37' Hunter Cutter. Unfortunately the way that the engine is designed, it comes with a mechanically triggered compression release, which triggers at the end of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-06-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Exclamation 4th of July crash

Let me start out by saying that this was a mildly bad end to what would have otherwise been an absolutely wonderful and problem free vacation. The purpose was originally to leave Muskegon on Lake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 12,867
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Every single window in my '80 Hunter 37 had...

Every single window in my '80 Hunter 37 had HORRIBLE seals. You could tell they we're original and had never been replaced, as you had to crank the knobs down so tight that several had stripped out....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By TheBlackPearl
This may be an un-educated question, but...

This may be an un-educated question, but curiousity killed the cat. What is the disadvantage of using a product like Minwax Polyurethane to treat exterior woodwork? Obviously using enough coats. Up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 4,085
Posted By TheBlackPearl
First of all, i'd like to thank you all very much...

First of all, i'd like to thank you all very much for helping out a "newbie" with such detailed information. Looks like i'll have another project to add to the list, one i'm not necessarily thrilled...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 4,085
Posted By TheBlackPearl
Question Rudder delamination

Last May I had the survey done when I purchased my 1980 Hunter 37' Cutter, and the surveyor reported that there was an area of de-lamination on the rudder. Unfortunately I purchased the boat in...
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