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Search: Posts Made By: Stu Jackson
Forum: Diesel 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Compression release lever

The older Catalina 30 Tech Notes made great and repeated emphasis on the use of this lever. It made me gag, because they missed the much more important issue of having a reliable electrical system...
Forum: Electrical Systems 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Wire chase source?

Look on an online chandlery, like West Marine or Defender. McMaster Carr is also good for that kind of thing and many other.
Forum: Electrical Systems 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Battery Combiner Question

Also check the wiring, fuses and connections.
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Yanmar 3GM30 IN gear or out

Google transmission position.
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Adding inline muffler to water lift system

Can you relocate the exhaust thru hull from the flat part of the transom to underneath the edge of the transom to the bottom of the hull? That's where ours is and I find it not annoying at all. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,532
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: How do you tow your inflatable RIB?

NoB, this is another one of your: "If you have to ask this question you just don't get it" questions. Jon's answer is quite thorough. Don't. Not where you're planning to go. IIRC, you're planning...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Attaching Motor Hoist baseplate

2 yes 2 no

Gee, OP, whaddya do now? :)

Good luck.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: violent rig vibration when sitting in the slip

Thanks for that nice reply, much appreciated.

What you'll find, if you hang around here for awhile (I don't know how long you've been here) is that you'll also find people you can trust, both in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: violent rig vibration when sitting in the slip

Glad to help.

Maybe you can help ME:

I simply don't understand this "more click-brave" concept. I've been providing links to many topics, since it's a real PITA to retype the same stuff over...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Attaching Motor Hoist baseplate

Why shouldn't screws work just fine? It all depends on where the base is located. If it is on a flat surface like mine is, screws are fine. If it's on a slightly inclined surface, screws may well...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: violent rig vibration when sitting in the slip

Yeah, it sure is. Some websites print the URL others pick up a title. That page was originally called "FAQs" and was written in around 1990! Some questions keep comin' around....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Cracked Catalina Transom

Catalina can offer ideas on how it was originally built, but from the nameplate hull # I'd guess that boat is well over 30 years old.

After all the fun & games and jokes and scary stuff: Go down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: violent rig vibration when sitting in the slip

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Check this scorched jib sheet!

In addition to metal flying around, those kinds of shackles are notorious for opening on their own. Not a good idea.
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: 15 AH Deep cycle

I used to schlep, too, with our Catalina 22. 1983 to 1987.

These days, get a solar panel and controller. Question answered.
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: New Used Sailboat with Surging Converter

1. If the batteries are really dead the charger can't provide any output against essentially a short that's inside the batteries.

2. It is. Converter hasn't been used here in decades.

3. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 953
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Removing a birds nest behind the panel!

'Cuz they are? The same need for screws with none of the security of a ring terminal. Two kinds of Us: flat or with "lips", same deal with both.

With proper "drip loops" (i.e., enough slack) in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: replacing starting battery

eh's description is a classic example of the evolution of boating electrical support systems.

2 separate banks (a bank being a single to any multiple of batteries) was the older style. The...
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Alternator ID?

Gosh, didn't even give us a chance to answer your question! :eek::eek::eek:

I'm surprised you didn't wait top hear from the shop, unless you did already.

How do you tension that belt on your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Key switch

The 1-2-B or whatever battery switch you have down below, IS your safety. Key switches in the cockpit make little sense. The earlier idea of another "hidden" switch or key switch in addition to the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Alternator ID?

These may be what eh was referring to

Converting a Leece Neville Alternator to External Regulation by Maine Sail
Converting An Alternator To External Regulation...
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: source of 12 volt instruction ?

Ditto on Charlie's book.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Can you "recondition" an AGM Battery?

There is no such thing as a smart charger, except for some of the newer ones like the Sterling ProMariner.

Wiring a new charger From Maine Sail: Marine Battery Chargers - Installation Tips &...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Phantom Current Drain

Disconnect individual items one at a time.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Stu Jackson
Re: Leaving boat on shore power w/batt chg on

Depends on the quality of the charger.
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