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Forum: Diesel   03-27-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Yanmar GM30 Hard to start

thanks for all the responses.

I forgot to mention that I had replaced the starter last year as well. in an unrelated project, I have replaced the batteries, and all of the battery wiring to...
Forum: Diesel   03-27-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Yanmar GM30 Hard to start

Not sure what you mean, but I did replace the half orb thing at the bottom with the hole in it (I know, very technical jargon... lol a mechanic I am not) in all 3 chambers with a new one...
Forum: Diesel   03-26-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By jemiller22
Yanmar GM30 Hard to start

the GM 30 in my Catalina 30 has always been hard to start. I thought I took care of the problem last year when I replaced the mixing elbow and removed the fuel injectors and had them repaired and re...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,993
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Yanmar 3GM 30 Cooling Water Mystery

My guess is the elbow... it is notorious for clogging up. I removed mine last year and found it clogged, but also had a pinhole in the inside of the elbow... I replaced it. it wasn't too costly and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-26-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 4,934
Posted By jemiller22
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

Here on commencement bay in Tacoma, WA, we do have spider challenges. it isn't the spiders I have a problem with, it's their WEBS! literally overnight, I will have a spider web that spans the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Defender's Annual Warehouse Sale!

Sweet! Thanks for that.... now my wallet is thinner...
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Rookie needs a boat

yeah... I like the Bristol 24 as well.... I would say with your budget you are looking at 27 feet or less... don't forget to figure in Maintenance and berthing into your budget!
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-25-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Mainsail twist & traveller position

Great thread.... a lot of information to ponder next time I go out!
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-25-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,903
Posted By jemiller22
Re: backing into a slip with single screw

This has long been a challenge for me.... I have only backed in once, and Panicked, just like you said... I have also been told that when you back up, throttle up hard then back to neutral......
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By jemiller22
Re: C30s in Puget Sound

I wonder if you looked into these organizations... I have a C30 in Tacoma...
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,411
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Propeller Shaft Log

Thanks for posting this... I am looking at the same issue for my C30, not pouring right now, but dripping. No idea when the last time it was repacked.....
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,564
Posted By jemiller22
Re: Wahoo!! New Catlina 30 section on Sailnet. Kicking off the first post.

I have a 1976 as well, hull #455... in pretty good shape. I Love sailing her. In named her Dulcinea. I have a blog at www dot nautabytes dot com -NautaBytes - Ramblings from a Sailor-Geek if you...
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,015
Posted By jemiller22
Re: In the market for a C30.

You still looking for a c30?
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 2,378
Posted By jemiller22
Re: cruising spinnaker

do you still have this sail?
Forum: C30   03-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By jemiller22
Re: C30 pricing data?

I paid 16,000 for my C30 2 years ago... a 1976 in pretty good shape.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,424
Posted By jemiller22
Re: cleaning mylar sails?

this is disappointing news... I did the exact same thing, sent my sails to SailCare and they said they couldn't clean the headsail because it was Mylar. They couldn't put a sun band on it either for...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By jemiller22
New from Washington State

Hello everyone!

I have sailed for many years, off and on, but always smaller laser and Hobie cat type boats. I am REALLY thinking about buying a 28 - 34 foot cruiser/Racer... but to tell you...
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