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Forum: Diesel   02-02-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,910
Posted By 84westy
Reading the OP's description makes me think that...

Reading the OP's description makes me think that the engine isn't burning fuel when it runs away.

Not related to sailboats, but to a VW diesel in my camper van:
The engine ran well and was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-31-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,789
Posted By 84westy
I purchased an 8'6" Avon Hypalon air floor and...

I purchased an 8'6" Avon Hypalon air floor and have been pleased with performance. It is relatively light weight and packs up small.

I have a Nissan 5hp 2 cycle that is lightweight and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,002
Posted By 84westy
I installed two Garhauer quad rope clutches on my...

I installed two Garhauer quad rope clutches on my Catalina 30 cabin top last spring. They're made very well and have performed very well. The bodies are made from polished stainless, which doesn't...
Forum: C30   07-28-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,716
Posted By 84westy
I have a standard rig C30 with a universal 5411...

I have a standard rig C30 with a universal 5411 diesel engine and do think that the 11hp engine is a bit small. I sail my boat, an Ericson 35, and a Pearson Wanderer 30'. The Pearson and the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-13-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 7,971
Posted By 84westy
Regarding the MSR Dragonfly; I use one...

Regarding the MSR Dragonfly; I use one backpacking frequently, and the plastic pump did break. MSR came out with a new pump for the dragonfly which has eliminated the problem for me. I believe the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 7,656
Posted By 84westy
I guess I should start by saying I have never...

I guess I should start by saying I have never been up my mast, but have spent some time climbing. I have never used a block and tackle setup to ascend fixed lines. I would opt for life-support...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 16,445
Posted By 84westy
I purchased the Honda after using both on my...

I purchased the Honda after using both on my Catalina 30. It runs my 12k BTU reverse cycle very well. The down side to the Honda is runtime on a fill up; at 15.1 amps, it will run 4 hours. It...
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