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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Engine mount

Thanks for everyone's advice. I'll try the epoxy.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By PCSSailor
Engine mount

Engine mount is bolted to the raised bed. Noticed that one bolt was not seated. Marina raised engine when replacing transmission.....guess they didn't think it was important to tighten it. I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,133
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Electric Windlass preferances

81, 37'

I put in the Muir Atlantic 1250. It was alot of work. Ran cables rather than adding battery up front. There's alot more to those things than just the windlass (switches, breakers, etc.)...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-11-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Rebedding

81, 37'
I replaced mine after noticing a hairline crack in one. 2 day job, one to remove, one to install. I'll try to hit the high points because it's been a few years.

Purchased them from...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-29-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Replace Hurth Transmission

Thanks to all! Nifty...kinda hoping I don't have to replace engine. The 5432 is working fine. The older post indicated the aft end of engine could be lifted 5 inches and the housing removed....hope...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-29-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Replace Hurth Transmission

Sorry...too quick to post. Engine is Univ 5432 and trans is Hurth HB-100. Vessel is C37-1981
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By PCSSailor
Replace Hurth Transmission

Anyone ever change out the transmission on a 37?

Wondering if the engine needs to move or if moving the shaft back 1" or so is enough.

Also, is replacing it any harder than an alternator,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,913
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Chainplate fabrication

Original stainless manufacturer in CA did mine while PC was "insolvent". He was great. Charged about $800 bucks for the whole lot. An Annapolis crew wanted $3,000. Unsure if he'd work with you...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: New PSC 37 owner- need help with A/C

Took my AC out. It was in the Starboard locker just behind the mast step. I needed it for my batteries. It was a two part system with the condenser taking up 1/2 of the large v-birth locker. Another...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,843
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Companionway hatch

I rebuilt mine due to rot as well. It's a pretty big job because of the number of screws but here's what I can recall.

I haven't rebuilt my storm hood but I caulked between planks to reduce water...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,648
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Crealock 37 - Outfitting - Finally

If you really want davits only, check out Atkins and Hoyle Ltd. - #1 Dinghy and Tender Solutions (http://www.atkinshoyle.com/Dinghy_and_Tender_Solutions.htm)
I have one for lifting the dingy engine...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-13-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Newbie looking to buy

Don't be intimidated. You'll be happy with the purchase.
1. Check the sliding hatch. On an 81, my plywood substructure was rotted and I replaced. Pretty big job and expensive if you have someone...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,885
Posted By PCSSailor
Re: Refinish Cabin Sole

Ryan,

First, I would recommend picking up the book Brightwork, The Art of Finishing Wood by Rebecca J. Whittman. It's a well written, beutiful book with excellent instruction.

Here's what I'm...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,885
Posted By PCSSailor
Refinish Cabin Sole

Anyone have experience with a non skid additive to cabin sole varnish (Interlux 60)?

Interlux recommends Intergrip 2398c which is documented for use on decks. I'm unsure if the beads will cloud...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-14-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By PCSSailor
Brush and pump suggestions

Couple of suggestions
1. Use a refridgerator coil brush. They are long, flexible and fit between baffles.
2. Use a hand pump or be very, very careful with an electric or drill operated pump.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By PCSSailor
When you open the bleed valve, no fuel will...

When you open the bleed valve, no fuel will escape...just the air.

I too didn't believe it was working...which is why I loosened the nut.

I tried it one day and noticed the pump change from a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By PCSSailor
Glad you got it started. When it happens...

Glad you got it started. When it happens again.....

If you have the Universal 5432, there should be a bleed valve located on the fuel injector manifold. The manifold is where the fuel lines exit...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-07-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,367
Posted By PCSSailor
I have a swing arm mounted radar/chart plotter....

I have a swing arm mounted radar/chart plotter. It's mounted on the port bulkhead and swings into the companionway. It works but I wouldn't do it again.

1. I used a small three arm...hard to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By PCSSailor
ELE Windlass on 37

I installed the Muir 1250 (vertical / below deck motor). I ran 2/0 cable to the pannel. While the compartment between the chain locker and the vbirth is ideal for a battery, I to wanted to minimize...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-20-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,768
Posted By PCSSailor
Washdown details...sorry for late reply

The factory must have pre-planned two deck fittings about an inch and one-half inboard from the bulwark because the gel coat was cracked in two circles. I installed a water fill in one hole and the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-10-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,768
Posted By PCSSailor
Washdown on 37

Brokesailor,

Seems like everyone is placing the pump under the head sink. Because I already had a shower pump on the bulkhead, I actually made it difficult on myself and placed it under the head...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By PCSSailor
Perfect, thanks John. Exactly what I'm...

Perfect, thanks John. Exactly what I'm envisioning. Looks like my AC compressor will be moving next to the icebox refirgeration or off the boat. Probably the latter.

Where'd you run your cable. I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-26-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By PCSSailor
Yep size of boat would help wouldn't it....she's...

Yep size of boat would help wouldn't it....she's a 37
Ike, all great points thanks.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By PCSSailor
PCS Battery Location Ideas

Need ideas re battery location. They are currently aft of icebox on a strange factory molded shelf with some kind of 1/2 cylinder cut-out...another question...another time.

Have 3 batteries which...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-05-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By PCSSailor
Orca Green Marine, no customer service

Orga Green Marine

Two months, three customer service voice mail messages, and two emails to the president.

No response.

If you have any problems with their gear, you are on your own.
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