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Search: Posts Made By: eightpoint3
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 10-09-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By eightpoint3
Challenger

Hi,

Well, I still have "Sweet Pea" but she is a Mariner 28. The ol challenger is also still around but heading for the scrap yard unless someone can take her off my hands soon.

I will drop...
Forum: Diesel 09-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By eightpoint3
Well, I have ran a second ground to the engine...

Well, I have ran a second ground to the engine block and then after no success ran a new hot lead directly to the starter high current terminal. No success.

I opened the the decompression...
Forum: Diesel 09-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By eightpoint3
I had not thought of that as a possibility but I...

I had not thought of that as a possibility but I will check. The engine ran normally last week and had not been started since we backed into the slip.

It had that issue the next time I...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By eightpoint3
Update on the Yanmar

Thanks for the advice.

I am thinking of the same thing... I am down to bad cabling or starter. I went to battery warehouse and had new cables made for the boat. I'm plugging directly into the...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,010
Posted By eightpoint3
Oh, I forgot, my 8.7 had two winches on the...

Oh,

I forgot, my 8.7 had two winches on the mast and the 8.3 had only one....go figure!
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,010
Posted By eightpoint3
Tristan, I have some sails on consignment at...

Tristan,

I have some sails on consignment at Bacon's in Annapolis for my old 8.3. Several of them were new so they should work for you. I was about to pull them back and see about selling them...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By eightpoint3
Hi, Where are you located? The challenger is a...

Hi,
Where are you located? The challenger is a great daysailor. There is more room in the cockpit and better visibility than alot of larger boats. The head originally pumped in seawater and...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,919
Posted By eightpoint3
I will second (or third) the motion on the 8.7...

I will second (or third) the motion on the 8.7 and the problem with water intrusion via the portlights. I have had an 8.7 and two 8.3s over the years here in Maryland and that was the common issue. ...
Forum: Mariner 09-21-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 8,037
Posted By eightpoint3
New Mariner 28 Owner

I wanted to drop in and say hi to the Mariner owners out there. I just picked up an old Mariner 28 and aside from a few dozen questions that I am figuring out the answers to, love the boat.

I...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By eightpoint3
Hey Paul, The engine gunts and turns over...

Hey Paul,

The engine gunts and turns over slowly or starts to turn over. (Sounds like one of those old diehard commercials) We were out last week and it started fine and batterys were charged...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By eightpoint3
Yanmar YSE12 Not Starting

I had made a few comments on another thread and thought that I should not dilute the other question.

My problem is that the boat acts like I have dead batteries when I attempt to start it. I am...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
Brian, I answered an earlier comment but did...

Brian,

I answered an earlier comment but did not answer yours. Yes, it is a fuel stop control. The there was originally a hole on the engine body that the spring had worn through to make a slot...
Forum: Diesel 09-21-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
Yanmar YSE12 Not Starting

I'm going to look at the decompression lever this evening and see if she will spin up after using it. I'm running a replacement ground to the engine block and will retest in the normal mode. I'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 13,178
Posted By eightpoint3
I'm just starting to plan for updates to...

I'm just starting to plan for updates to instrumentation on my new (old) boat and am enjoying seeing the ideas that everyone is coming up with. I always chuckled at my old sloops that had the...
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
Still Have a problem

Well unfortunately, that was not it. I am pulling the connections from the starter and looking for problems and will pull the starter and check it if that does not cover it.
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By eightpoint3
Lots of good background info for another diesel...

Lots of good background info for another diesel lightweight!

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
Yanmar YSE12

Hey Jim,

Thanks a million! No, unfortunately, there is no access plate to look down on the motor. I am reaching down through the locker in the cockpit and sticking my digital camera in and...
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
By the way, the engine will not start at the...

By the way, the engine will not start at the moment and acts like I have a low battery...
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
I too am having trouble starting a Yanmar YSE12

I recently purchased a Mariner 28 that has what I believe is a Yanmar YSE12

First, let me say that most of my old sloops have had Atomic 4 gas engines in them with the execption of an old Volvo. ...
Forum: Diesel 09-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,623
Posted By eightpoint3
I too am having trouble starting a Yanmar YSE12

I recently purchased a Mariner 28 that has what I believe is a Yanmar YSE12

First, let me say that most of my old sloops have had Atomic 4 gas engines in them with the execption of an old Volvo. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By eightpoint3
Looking for Tips for Sailing NJ Coast South To Baltimore

Hello Everyone,

I'm looking at purchasing a 35' sloop and sail it down the New Jersey Coast from Highlands, NJ to Annapolis.

I'm interested in any suggested anchorages and information. I...
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