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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By jonb
Best Way to Get from Lake Ontario to NYC

We have been preparing this summer for a trip to the Caribbean starting from Kingston on Lake Ontario, down the NY State canals (Oswego Canal, Erie Canal) to the Hudson River, NJ coast, Delaware...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-14-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By jonb
Thanks for the input. I will try cleaning it...

Thanks for the input.
I will try cleaning it although I don't look forward to dealing with the smell.
At least the holding tank was pumped.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By jonb
Leaking Vented Loop

I have a vented loop on the hose from the head to the holding tank that squirts not so nice fluid out when the head is flushed.
The vented loop is a Marelon that appears to have a replaceable vent...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By jonb
Paint Recommendation for Awlgripped Boom

I have a need to paint the gooseneck area of my aluminum boom after I have had some repair work done. I would also like to touch up a few other areas of the boom that have become scratched up.
Can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By jonb
Feathering Prop Won't Deploy in Reverse

My Luke feathering prop will not deploy if I put the boat in reverse above approx. 3 knots.

Based on a sample of about 10 tries the prop would not deploy.
Furthermore once in this undeployed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,214
Posted By jonb
Navtec Hydraulic Backstay Adjuster Leaking

All went well on launch day except for a leak in my Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster. In appears as though the seal must have dried out during the winter and hydraulic fluid was leaking out of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By jonb
Sailingdog, I have f/w version 4.6 in my unit....

Sailingdog,
I have f/w version 4.6 in my unit. It looks like they are up to 5.5 now.
The only reference in see in the notes is for support for GMR 24 and 40 in release 3.0. I have no idea when...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By jonb
Garmin Radar Issue

I just added a Garmin GMR18 radar to a previously functioning Garmin network. The radar was added to a network already containing 2 Garmin 3010C chartplotters using a GMS 10 Network Port Expander.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By jonb
I had the same problem removing my prop in the...

I had the same problem removing my prop in the winter.

I finally needed to use the combination of a suitable prop puller (I needed to modify it so that it didn't damage the prop hub), penetrating...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By jonb
Keel Bolts on C&C 44

I would like to tighten the keel bolts on my C&C 44 before I tackle a weeping keel issue.
I live about 2 1/2 hours from the boat (so it is difficult to go to the boat to measure) and was wondering...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,136
Posted By jonb
What about dry graphite lubricant? Would it...

What about dry graphite lubricant?
Would it address the issues with galling / seizing with ss turnbuckles?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,136
Posted By jonb
Lubricant for Turnbuckles - What works best

What is the recommended lubricant for turnbuckles?
So far I have a list including:
dry molybdenum
white teflon grease
anhydrous lanolin

Any insight into the pros/cons of the above (or other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,216
Posted By jonb
Glassing over a small thru-hull

I have a need to fill in a 3/4" hole remaining after removal of a thru-hull.
Would the technique for a filling a smaller hole still require a 1/12 taper on the outside of the hull?
I was planning...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
After looking at more pictures I believe the prop...

After looking at more pictures I believe the prop is a Luke feathering prop.
It seems to have the same screw on end fittings (front and back) secured by a locking screw applied into the front and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
Skywalker your description of the zinc cone...

Skywalker your description of the zinc cone sounds accurate for what I have.
All of the information I can find on the internet about Variprop refers to a prop that looks like a new design that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
Here are the pictures. ...

Here are the pictures.

http://s357.photobucket.com/albums/oo15/jboocock/?action=view&current=prop2.jpg
http://s357.photobucket.com/albums/oo15/jboocock/?action=view&current=prop1.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
No thats not it. My prop is quite different. If I...

No thats not it. My prop is quite different. If I can figure out how to upload pictures I'll post the two pictures.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
I am trying to figure out how to post 2 JPEG...

I am trying to figure out how to post 2 JPEG images of about 90kB each.
For some reason I get an upload failure on both. :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jonb
Feathering Propellor - need help

We hauled out C&C 44 for the first time this past weekend. This boat was new for us in the spring.
After haulout we found that a ring at the front of the feathering prop has unscrewed itself and was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By jonb
Alternative to Awl Wash

I have a boat with a recent Awlgrip topsides finish that looks great.

The boat will be hauled on Friday and I would like to clean the topsides.

I have been told that I cannot import Awl Wash...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By jonb
Recommended Bilge Hose

I want to replace some of the bilge hose in my boat.
I have some of the 1 1/2" ID Shields Series 148 vinyl sanitation hose available.
Would this be recommended as bilge hose. I see in the West...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By jonb
Paul, Thanks for the link. I believe some C&C's...

Paul, Thanks for the link.
I believe some C&C's (possibly all) use a plastic bushing system instead of bearings but I really have little information to confirm this.

It is surprising how the J...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By jonb
Is there anyone who has had a similar problem...

Is there anyone who has had a similar problem with one of the older C&C's.
Any help would be much appreciated.
I am trying to determine next steps.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By jonb
Rudder Bearing Replacement - C&C 44

I just brought my boat from it's previous owners port of Sarnia, Ontario at the south end of Lake Huron to Kingston, Ontario at the east end of Lake Ontario.

The boat is a 1986 C&C 44.

The boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,959
Posted By jonb
Marty, Thanks, that sounds like a good...

Marty,
Thanks, that sounds like a good approach. The more I think about it the less sense it makes to bother trying single line. I'll go direct to two line and use the in boom blocks to handle the...
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