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Search: Posts Made By: P35juniper
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By P35juniper
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Adding an auxiliary electric motor might be fun...

Instead of chain use a cog belt sometimes called timing belts, as to clutches, just let it spin, unless you have a huge gear reduction there will be little drag,
Best would be if you could find a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,504
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Minn Kota Endura C2 30 $99

I'm using a c2 30 this year to push a 12 foot dinghy ( had a c2 40, they don't like being under saltwater, lasted two years before getting dropped, battery cable saved it from going to the bottom )...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 6,200
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

I recall reading about a boat made of copper/nickel hull '60s-'70s time frame, if the boat was moving i think about 4 knots it would stay clean if sitting growth would start.
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 02-18-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 7,353
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

It would be a bit of a pain but if you had 7 panels up each rail and 3-4 across the back, that would be 1700-1800 watts, about 6 hours best, Just have tofigure an easy way of setting/ removing/...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-18-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 14,153
Posted By P35juniper
Re: What is the smallest dinghy with a cabin?

S.F Pelican, 12' , can have a small cutty,
Forum: Pearson 12-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Centerboard cable/rope?

So far so good, just replaced some sta-set after 3 years, that was not worn anywhere, just put the amsteel in this spring, to hook to the c/b just splice and stich in a loop w/ a thimble just like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 9,620
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Is the Binnacle Compass Obsolete?

I've replaced my leaking binnacle compass with a bulkhead one that way I'm looking forward to see the compass and looking forward to see where I'm going. Just have to make sure noone sits in front...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By P35juniper
Re: DIY yard near myrtle beach sc???

Haque Marine is a great little boat yard, DIY and help if needed. Nice people.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Custom bimini maker

Gemini Marine Canvas
Rockland Maine
207-596-7705
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,902
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Too big for a sunfish?

I'm 240# and sail a Snark, so a sunfish should be fine, you could even bring a friend.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Single Season Bottom Paint for Northern New England

I've used cheap paint for single season, Aquagaurd from Hammiltons $50/gallon on sale, been floating for a year on one coat haven't scrubbed, has just a bit of a beard, and Rockland harbor grows good
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Radar mast mount from fiberglass?

I would be thinking it would be easiest to mount it on a spreader, might need to reinforce it a bit depending on design and a bit of a mount plate
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,296
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Towed Generator that We Really Need

[QUOTE=Stumble;981887]Chuckles,

1) prop size was optimized for pushing the boat, not turning a shaft. Pitch, shape, are backwards from what you really need for a water turbine

How about using a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 4,868
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Optimal propulsion system

I've thought about a hybred system leaving the diesel in place then attatching an electric motor to the prop shaft with cog belt, I then could run just diesel, just electric, diesel with electric...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,886
Posted By P35juniper
I've read about someone that had an old DR650...

I've read about someone that had an old DR650 that they kept on a boat, they took it apart and stored the parts all around the boat and the heavest piece was ~65Lbs then they would put it back...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 5,379
Posted By P35juniper
Just make sure your docklines can't slide down...

Just make sure your docklines can't slide down the piling, I had one do that and almost sunk the boat as the tide came back up, ended up lossing the dock line as I didn't want to dive for it.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,699
Posted By P35juniper
On land at home we, two of us, fill up a 13...

On land at home we, two of us, fill up a 13 gallon garbage bag in two weeks, on the boat we have a 5 gallon pail with a bag in it, that lasts us a week, we buy mostly in small bulk so there is...
Forum: Pearson 05-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By P35juniper
I have yet to come up with a better place for it,...

I have yet to come up with a better place for it, If you put it on the cabintop it would be in the way of the companion way or way to far forward, if you put it just forward the helm, the cabin will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 3,302
Posted By P35juniper
If you did that with my mooring and you leave...

If you did that with my mooring and you leave your boat and it come in too close, you may find your boat somewhere else when you come back, as I bought and paid for the mooring, and paid the town for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,802
Posted By P35juniper
The best way to get the RPMs right is to get a...

The best way to get the RPMs right is to get a motor that runs at that speed and direct drive it, if you are going with an AC system you can get 6 pole motors that run at 1200 RPM. If a DC then a...
Forum: Pearson 05-12-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By P35juniper
Hey Pat where do you sail mostly?

Hey Pat where do you sail mostly?
Forum: Diesel 05-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,219
Posted By P35juniper
Seeing as you are out of the water and you just...

Seeing as you are out of the water and you just want to start it and run for a few minutes, just don't run it for more than a few minutes, I would take the raw water pump off, you will want to...
Forum: Pearson 05-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,362
Posted By P35juniper
As to the safety, not getting boomed is probibly...

As to the safety, not getting boomed is probibly safer, handling would be minimaly effected, performance would go down with sail size but I don't think it would be much, cost you would need to...
Forum: Pearson 05-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By P35juniper
I've got a 5:1 with a cam on mine, so far so...

I've got a 5:1 with a cam on mine, so far so good, having the main sheet on the cabin top forward of the helm and the jib sheets aft makes it hard to adjust everthing at the same time with the...
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