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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Hull wont dry

There is not enough evidence for any such drastic action. The OP has just been using some kind of meter which indicates high humidity, but such results could be due to many reasons: paint with metal,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,758
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

Overboard, this is maybe how your props works for you, but ... that is not how folding props should work.
1) 2500 rpm - I hardly ever go up so high. Ever.
Guess you are refering to engigen...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,758
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

Jolly,

good that there has been some progress. Sorry that you got this response from FoF. But I would be surprised if they do not address the issue now when it is public. Not only have I good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,758
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

I do agree with your view, Jolly, men for helvete, they are danish! It is about the same language as Norwegian, which you seems to speak.

Local distributors in Scandinavia are not always the very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Head intake hose problem

19 mm is the usual inner hose dia, not 20.

Agree on boiling water. And soap.

/J
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-17-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Rudder is stubborn

Yes, this is the most likely and common issue with tight rudders. Most often it is the lower bearing.

You have to investigate all other (more easy) possibilities, of course.

Bearings is a...
Forum: Diesel   04-07-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: volvo MD7A question

Most likely not that engine to your boat:

1) VP MD7A was an engine from 1970-ies and the very first years of 1980-ies. Bav was not in volume production during the 1980-ies, in particular not in ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Dead engine hour meter

Med,

If your primary interest is to measure hours then get an hour meter. (That was easy).

Such can be found for very small money, some years ago I got one for about $5. Electromechanical,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Copper plate found on hull...

One never know how others are thinking, maybe some PO has thought it was good to make grounding the way you describe - doesn't sound great, though.

Sure there is no connection to inside?

Most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Propeller 101?

Sony, are you the same one who posted this
?

at the same time give such strong advises ...?

/J
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: What is this and how do I use it?

depending on dimensions ... but they are presumably for your lifelines. There are some different models, those for wire (Norseman or something) and then there are those for some plastic lifelines,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Propeller 101?

18 inch dia is unusually large on sailboats with that size of boat & engine. As Maine Sails says, there should be a good clearance between prop and hull.
Otherwise the combo 18 x 12 is good, as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mast Inspection Opinions

Oh, the link did not link all the way. However, there is a clue in the link, it ends with "this game is rigged" (english humor ..) which also is the name of the chapter. Think it is dated "20th...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mast Inspection Opinions

Well ... there is already a lot of info available on SN. Boogie Nights, who posts here far too seldom, has a homepage which describes this:
Boogie Nights...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mystery md2030 volvo alarm

Sorry to say, the 2030 is known to have issues with its electronics.
Propose you check all electrical terminals.
Check means ... clean connections and so on.

/J
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Yanmar Advice Needed.

Yes, take apart and clean is the first option. In salt water, the anti-siphon gets some salts and other things in the sensitive parts.
- actually, most anti-siphon leaks a little.

You may need...
Forum: Racing   02-26-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,980
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: behavior on other's boats

No, sailing with others is just fun.

Your extent of leadership is just fine. Most do not want more.

You just got an entusiastic crew onboard. He has to learn, that's all.

Bring some beers...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-21-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Prop walk on a Crealock 37

Well, Bob is a boat designer, so he designs the apertures. :)

Of course he then thinks that apertures are the answer.

But ... it is only a part of the answer. There are many factors...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-20-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Jeanneau SO 379 vs. Bavaria Cruiser 37

Oh, My! This is interesting.
- the very same saildrive is worse on one boat than the other.
- two burners on the stove is a serious issue. We have to have at least 3, and a oven.
- ....

any...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jaramaz
Post Re: Prop walk on a Crealock 37

This, and/or the "short bursts" are the usual ways to handle prop walk.



Nope.

It is the propellor causing prop walk.
The amount of prop walk depends on two (2) major factors:

a) how...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Prop walk on a Crealock 37

prop walk is an effect of prop design + prop position. The latter is difficulöt to change, the former easy - but may be expensive.

Generally there are only some few dimensions to play with when...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: need a good opinion

$250 for an old furler? 20 years, or ..?
1) what is the price of a new, similar furler? My estimate: $1000
2) how many years will a furler last, in average? Let's say 20.

From a economical...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Does VHF need external antenna?

There are many advantages with a VHF even when there is good cellular coverage.
- it is essential free to use
- in emergency all ships around you will respond
- radio range is much superior to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 12 volt hifi numpty needs MP 3 help

Not only is it stereo, it is also very cheap. Which use to show up in some different ways: inability to actually deliver the power needed, short lifetime, bad soldering (google some of these low cost...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,346
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: To stop pitching, no not horseshoes.

The idea is not as bad as some of you want it to be. Those active in sailing some 3-4 decades ago may remember that about the same theory was quoted when pitching was to heavy during sailing - the...
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