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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Julie303
speed resistor on Cold Machine

We have an Adler-Barbour BD-50 Cold Machine that has worked well over the past 6 years. Lately, the condenser seems to run a little longer than it used to, which translates to more energy usage over...
Forum: Diesel   10-05-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Julie303
Yanmar Fuel Problem?

Our last time out, engine (Yanmar 2GmF) ran for 10 minutes and then revs decreased and engine stopped. Would not restart. Changed all filters. Bled appropriate parts of fuel system. Restarted and it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-18-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Julie303
Eco Clad bottom paint

Has anyone had experience with Eco Clad bottom paint? Is it effective? How long does it last? I'm in the Tampa Bay area and keep the boat in the water year-round. Have been using Trinidad and am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By Julie303
Re: Replacing "bladder" in the head?

Those of you who use the Vetus bladder holding tank, do you have any problems with leaving the waste in the tank for more than a day? Vetus's web site says the tanks are for short-term (1 day) use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-27-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By Julie303
3-bladed prop on Pearson 303

Any advice on switching from a 2-bladed to a 3-bladed prop on my 1983 Pearson 303? Valued advice would be dia., pitch, same reduction gear ratio?; all this powered by a 2GMF Yanmar. Is this asking...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-11-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,585
Posted By Julie303
I have 4" foam and it left me with bruises until...

I have 4" foam and it left me with bruises until I put the Froli Sleep System springs under it. (I'm not affiliated with froli.) It's a bunch of plastic springs that go together like tinker toys gone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By Julie303
seat for Carib dingy

I recently discovered that the seat for my Carib 9L RIB can neither float nor swim. Anyone know where I can get a replacement and what the part number is?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11,775
Posted By Julie303
Another way to increase comfort without...

Another way to increase comfort without increasing depth of the foam is to put in a Froli system. For about $250, I added these little springs under the V-berth and it's like sleeping on an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By Julie303
rebedding stanchion

I'm wanting to rebed the stanchions and pulpits on my 1983 Pearson 303. Is the deck solid fiberglass under these or is it cored?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,646
Posted By Julie303
Teak Treatment for Toerail

I see that Star Brite has a product called "Tropical Teak Oil Sealer," which they claim lasts and will never turn black. I stripped all the peeling varnish off Jolie's toerails and would like to put...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By Julie303
Line cutter for prop shaft

In order to make the passage from West Florida to the Keys, we have to sail at night, among the thousands of crab pots in Florida Bay. We certainly don't want to snag a crab pot line in the prop, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 4,566
Posted By Julie303
I looked at both the Air Breeze and the Air-X....

I looked at both the Air Breeze and the Air-X. The folks at Southwest Windpower told me that the Air Breeze needs a minimum of 400 amp-hours of battery capacity, while the Air-X needs just 200...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,956
Posted By Julie303
cleaning bimini windows

Jolie's isinglass bimini windows are scratched and have some stains. Any way to clean this up?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,393
Posted By Julie303
I owned and lived aboard a CR38 (1991) for a...

I owned and lived aboard a CR38 (1991) for a number of years, and love the boat. My first offshore trip taught me that she could keep me alive. She' s a lot of boat for inland or coastal, but if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Julie303
zincs for Yanmar 2GMF

Does the Yanmar 2GMF (fresh-water cooled) engine, including the heat exchanger, have anticorrosion zincs? If so, where are they?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Julie303
1949 outboard impeller search

Thanks heaps andloads, Robert. I am in your debt. John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Julie303
1949 outboard impeller search

Thanks for your QUICK reply! Might I inquire as to whom Doug Penn is and how to contact him? Thanks, John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Julie303
new impeller for 1949 outboard

The impellers used on old Sea King 5 horse outboards are shaped like a ring with only one arm, rather than the modern paddle-wheel type used on engines today. Does anyone have a clue as to where I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 3,539
Posted By Julie303
Question gas:oil ratio for 1949 5 hp sea king 2-cycle twin outboard

Does anyone know what the proper gas:oil mixture should be for a 1949 5-HP Sea King 2-cycle outboard motor?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-10-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Julie303
weather helm on Pearson 303

Help, help! I'd like to pick anyone's brain at this point! I have an '83 303 with a 140% jib. The main is original (I think) and the jib is about 4 years old. Problem: with just the main up, I have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 25,442
Posted By Julie303
Manson Supreme

Does anyone have any experience with the Manson Supreme anchor? I'm looking for a good all-purpose anchor to use in Florida - sand and mud bottoms, reversing tides/currents.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,008
Posted By Julie303
removing old letters

Just bought a new (to us) boat and want to change the name. Any suggestions on how to remove the old, stick-on vinyl letters?

Julie303
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