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Forum: Diesel   11-02-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By doons60
Great thougjts, I'lll try them all and let you...

Great thougjts, I'lll try them all and let you know how it works out.
Forum: Diesel   11-01-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By doons60
Stupid Mistake Channging Oil in Yanmar 2GM

I was going through the fall winterizing ritual yesterday when I ran into a problem while changing the oil in my 2GM.
I use a Jabsco siphon system where you insert a small tube into the oil pan via...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-23-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,388
Posted By doons60
Navman Replacement Parts

Just hastily bought a Navman 5600 Chartplotter\GPS. Unfortunatley, it comes without a power cable. I've searched the Internet , including the Northstar Support site. to no avail. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By doons60
Kevlar Sail Care

Last week we caught in some pretty good wind in Gardiners Bay and the small split in the seam of our jib became a huge rip. Out roller furling looked more like the mummy than a neatly wrapped sail as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 7,871
Posted By doons60

Does anyone have any thoughts on this working with the Knotmeter can I re-use the Datamarine ducer? My Datamarine Depth Sounder died, so I'm thinking while I'm at it.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By doons60
How often should I step my mast

We just had some work down at the top of the mast. While doing it the folks at the yard told me I should step the mast at least every three years. We've had the boat for three years and haven't done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By doons60
Has anyone had experience with Datamarine of E Falmouth MA

I recently sent my Datamarine Depth Sounder to this shop for repair.

I received one call on the repair, returned it (got a machine) but never heard back from them again. Now it appears their...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-10-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 9,399
Posted By doons60
partial to Lab's.....

though they're not to easy to get up and down to the cabin...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-17-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By doons60
For once I'm not the total rookie, great...

For once I'm not the total rookie, great conversation but I have two quick comments:

1. Agreed Value policies will pay out Agreed Value or Actual Cash Value, whichever is less. As was pointed out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 11,197
Posted By doons60
Question Do you really need to buy 'marine' faucets

My faucet & shower fittings are beat and dripping. They look so bad that I was figuring I'd just replace them. However when I look at the catalogs there's not a lot of selection for the money.
So I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-14-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,021
Posted By doons60
I have the same issue

I have the same issue with my 2GM and can't quite understand the split tube fix.

Any other thoughts out there, it's a bit of a pain to continually adjust the throttle..

Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By doons60
just had the same fun

I spent this past Saturday in my engine department and can offer you two thoughts.
New exhaust hose is not all that flexible, nor is it very inexpensive. Depending upon the radius of the 180 you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By doons60
Thanks gents... I'll let you know how I make...

Thanks gents...
I'll let you know how I make out when I pull out next month..
Forum: Chartering   09-17-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By doons60
Yes, 2x. I used GPSC both times. They had an...

Yes, 2x. I used GPSC both times. They had an office in Phildelphia so it made it all very easy.... Two of the best vacations I'd ever had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By doons60
Unhappy Fixing my keel

One of the best days of the year went bad last weekend when i hit a rock with my keel.
I dove under and the damage appears to be isolated to the leading edge of the keel. The lead is badly scraped,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 4,748
Posted By doons60
Fixed vs Folding Prop

I have an S2 10.3 with a Martec II folding prop. Unfortunalty we lost one of the blades likely to being a bit overagressive on the throttle.
Now we're faced with replacing the prop and Im a bit torn...
Forum: S2   02-22-2007
Replies: 1
  S2 10.3
Views: 3,322
Posted By doons60
Talking S2 10.3

I fell in love with an bought a S2 10.3. I'm looking for any feedback on others experience with this model. Things to look out for things I'll lern to love etc..
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