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Search: Posts Made By: justonemoreproject
Forum: Electronics 03-26-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By justonemoreproject
Is an HD radar dome $400.00 better then a digital dome?

Vendors are really pushing HD. Is it that much better? If you have had both, please give us your appraisal.

Thanks!
Forum: Electronics 03-24-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By justonemoreproject
Warning: E7D Radar Bug

I had been planning on buying the Ray Marine E7d radar unit since last November. When I went in to West Marine to pick one up, the staff told me that just last week, a bug had been acknowledged that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2013
Replies: 356
Views: 115,077
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

CORRECTION
My mistake, ALL of the deck hardware except for the stanchion bases, does NOT just go through wood. There are metal sleeves in the deck that bolts thread through before nuts are threaded...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2013
Replies: 356
Views: 115,077
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

I forgot that some of the higher load deck hardware like the main sheet block are mounted in the deck with "sex" bolts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2013
Replies: 356
Views: 115,077
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Thanks for responding Mainsail.
The deck hardware I am rebidding only has fender washers and not backing plates.

There are no metal plates inserted in the deck. Just wood, nuts and washers....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2013
Replies: 356
Views: 115,077
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

I am bedding various pieces of countersunk hardware on a wooden deck: jib tracks, pad eyes, stanchions, etc. But I am unable to follow Mainsail's tutorial because the bolts are threaded through the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By justonemoreproject
Where can I find a Palmer Johnson Highfield Lever?

The Palmer Johnson staysail lever on my 1978 36' boat is corroded and needs to be replaced. There is a cut-out in my deck where it used to be, so I would like to find another one like it. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By justonemoreproject
Got My Butyl Tape from Mainsail in record time!

I ordered my Bed it Butyl tape on Wednesday and it arrived Saturday morning! I didn't expect to get it until after Christmas because of the Holiday mailing frenzy.
No rain yet, so now for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: How much Butyl tape is needed for one port light?

I just ordered 5 rolls for 10 ports plus other beddding projects. I am very excited about trying it!!!!
I hope it gets here before the Winter rains set in here in the Bay Area!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By justonemoreproject
Corroded aluminum port light- paint before using Buytl?

Salt water has corroded my aluminum port lights where they were bedded inside the hull. I have wire brushed and sanded off the corrosion. Should I treat with Alumaprep and spray with Zinc Chromate...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By justonemoreproject
Anybody used Santoprene for port light gasket?

I am looking to buy new port light gasket material. The manufacturer charges 30.00 for one gasket or 10.00 per foot. I would like to find a less expensive but excellent performing source.
McMaster...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: How much Butyl tape is needed for one port light?

I am LV will place my order directly.
Any tips on where to get 1/2" wholesale pricing on 1/2" round neoprene gasket for a good price? I tried McMaster CArr but there soft" neoprene is way too hard....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By justonemoreproject
How much Butyl tape is needed for one port light?

Hello one and all. Can anyone please advise how many feet of Bed it Butyl is required to re-bed one port light? I have 10 to re-bed.
My hull is 1 Ĺ" thick and my port lights are 12"X5". I am...
Forum: Diesel 05-23-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Is it normal for the drive shaft to move in an out by half an inch??

Wow. Lots of responses. Sorry for the lack of clarification.
Sorry for the misinformation. The play is in the crankshaft on the forward side of the engine. Not the drive shaft.
I have a 32 year...
Forum: Diesel 05-23-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By justonemoreproject
Is it normal for the drive shaft to move in an out by half an inch??

I replaced the pulley on my driveshaft with a larger one so my alternator would spin faster at low RPMs. During the process, I noticed that my driveshaft moves in and out about 1/4 to 1/2 inch. is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By justonemoreproject
Should I have bought a "Leece Neville" alternator that's not OEM?

After extensive research, I ordered a specific model of a Leece Neville alternator from a shop that rebuilds and sells new alternators in my town. The shop owner and i looked in a catalogue and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-17-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator not working out - Now what?

Its been a while since I have been able to work on the alternator upgrade because I was gone for 10 days attending my daughter's graduation. Since returning, I bought and installed the 5 1/2"...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-27-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

So, i think that when I get the 5.5" crank pulled I should be fine.
What I would like to know if anyone has an idea why the crank is turning at 1600RPM when the manual says it should be 3600. I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-27-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

Raising the engine pulley to 5.5" diameter would make the ratio 5.5/2.25 or 2.44. That would put your alternator at some 1450 rpm when the engine was idling at the present 600(?) rpm. Whether that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-26-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

I am back from the boat and this is what I did and discovered :
The old belt was slipping, overheating and coming apart:
the alternator wasn't in line with the other pulleys and I fixed that
The...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-26-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

I am back from the boat and this is what I did and discovered :
The old belt was slipping, overheating and coming apart:
the alternator wasn't in line with the other pulleys and I fixed that
The...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

Hi Bill,
I have been puzzling over that very question and I am going to the boat today and will use a meter that counts RPMs to determine what the Crankshaft RPM really is, as well as the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-22-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, now I need a smaller pulley source

The install went smoothly and the alternator is a good fit. Thanks everyone for your help!!
But it is only outputting 28 to 30 amps because the alternator is spinning at 2000 RPM. My diesel engine...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-18-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By justonemoreproject
Anyone bought solar panels from Sun Solar?

My solar panels stopped working recently and its a good opportunity to upgrade from 20 watts for more power.
I have been searching for good quality at good prices and came across an ebay site called...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-18-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By justonemoreproject
Re: Alternator advice, dealer recommendation

Got it. Except with all the back and forth, I just want to clarify where the "smaller wire" is located. Does it go from the F1 Spade to the ignition? Just want to be sure before I do Screw it up!
...
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