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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By tausap
Yes, lots of oil zorbs are definitely...

Yes, lots of oil zorbs are definitely appropriate. I can never leave well enough alone. The small drip the cylinder had was not bad, but no, I had to have it perfect so I rebuilt it with new seals...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By tausap
Bleeding hydraulic steering

Hi All,

I am having a problem bleeding my hydraulic steering and hoping for some help. I have bled hydraulic steering before, but this system is completely different than any I have worked on in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-22-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By tausap
Morgan 416 cutlass bearing

Hi All,

I am looking for the dimensions of the Cutlass Bearing on an '82 Morgan 416 Out Island. It is listed in the manual as being a Borg-Warner "Cod" model for a 1 1/4 shaft, but none of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By tausap
Decided to wait...Mid May to possibly mid-June...

Decided to wait...Mid May to possibly mid-June sometime. I am taking 2 weeks off for about a weeks passage to account for weather and the inevitable delays.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By tausap
Something came up where I may have to move a...

Something came up where I may have to move a boat, not my Morgan, with someone, but I figured it was a bad idea to go in March. I wanted to ask to make sure I was not missing some hidden route, but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By tausap
RI to VA in early March?

What would be the recommended routing in order to avoid going too far offshore in the first part of March?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2010
Replies: 114
Views: 25,540
Posted By tausap
I have always had excellent service from Defender...

I have always had excellent service from Defender Marine. Great customer service, fast delivery, easy returns or exchanges. Very fair.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By tausap
Thumbs down Problem resolved!

This problem has been resolved satisfactorily with the Vendor.
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-23-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 10,896
Posted By tausap
I agree 100% with the fact that there are safety...

I agree 100% with the fact that there are safety issues at hand and that there has to be one person in command. I disagree however with your statement that a captain needs to be bossy.

First, a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 5,059
Posted By tausap
I second that, I used him for the pre-purchase...

I second that, I used him for the pre-purchase survey of my 82 Morgan 416 and he was very thorough and saved me some money. He did his apprenticeship under Jack Horner.
Forum: Morgan   04-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By tausap
Perfect, Thanks!!

Perfect,

Thanks!!
Forum: Morgan   04-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By tausap
Pic of Steering needed, M 416 O/I

Hi All,

I am in dire need of a pic of the metal attachment bracket which attaches the Hynautic steering cylinder under the aft berth to the bottom of the berth. I sent my cylinder, bracket and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By tausap
Angry Bad Hydraulic Service

Hi All,

I recently sent my Hynautic Steering cylinder to Southern Charm in FL
(Hynautic Steering and all hydraulic steering needs (http://boaterstore.com/hynautics/hynautic1.html)) for a total...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 20,009
Posted By tausap
A simple no would suffice.

A simple no would suffice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 20,009
Posted By tausap
Wow, I never thought I would get this much out...

Wow, I never thought I would get this much out of the thread, but I have learned a lot. Do you think Silicone is inappropriate for the final seal around the mast boots I am putting on?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,532
Posted By tausap
I sent the Link, monitor board, and regulator...

I sent the Link, monitor board, and regulator module to Tekris Power in NJ. They determined that the Link display unit was not allowing the regulator to charge the battery and gave me the choice of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 20,009
Posted By tausap
Is Marine Silicone any different?

I was looking at clear non-adhesive silicone sealant today. The "Marine grade" stuff is much more expensive than the "bathroom" grade at Home Depot. Is there a significant enough difference to pay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-26-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,790
Posted By tausap
Facebook says the public pics expired, can you...

Facebook says the public pics expired, can you renew?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By tausap
Just sent you a PM about your setup.

Just sent you a PM about your setup.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By tausap
Cool, thanks! It looks like it will be worthless...

Cool, thanks! It looks like it will be worthless to me, especially with all TV going HD soon.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By tausap
Satellite or just over the air reception?

Satellite or just over the air reception?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By tausap
What is this antenna?

My boat came with this antenna already installed on top of the mizzen mast and there is no documentation on it. It is not a GPS, radar, or vhf. At night you can see a small red light glowing on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By tausap
The hatch I bought is just a little too wide, it...

The hatch I bought is just a little too wide, it won't fit where I want it to and nobody seems to make one narrow enough. I want to have nice watertight access cover, preferably not wood. I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,931
Posted By tausap
Those old B-17s could certainly take a beating. ...

Those old B-17s could certainly take a beating. Even on our planes we are allowed to have some rivets missing, but there are rules as to which ones and how many in a row or total.

Speaking of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,931
Posted By tausap
As an airline pilot I compare a lot of things in...

As an airline pilot I compare a lot of things in sailing with aviation. Airplanes (airliners, not little ones) are maintained according to a set methodology. Boats can be maintained, to a lesser...
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