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Search: Posts Made By: eherlihy
Forum: P30 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Has anyone had or seen this problem ?

Also betting that Denise is correct...

I don't recall where the chainplates attach on a P-30, but I believe that he P-30 does not have a pan-liner. I would look carefully at any bulkheads that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By eherlihy
Re: RI Broker?

Ryan Miller - Latitude Yacht Brokerage in Jamestown - his background info (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,799
Posted By eherlihy
Re: The WTF challenge!

The ones that you have drilled pilot holes into may be a problem. However, you MAY be able to key them directly into the chuck of the above pictured drill/driver.

If you cannot use the drill,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Adventures with a Lewmar Concept windlass

You may find inspiration here: winch-removal-made-easy (
Forum: Chartering 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Newbie renting a keelboat - dumb idea?

Check out;
New Jersey Sailing School & Charter | NJ Sailing (
Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters | Learn to Sail with Confidence...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 5,891
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

How about one of these?

With a...
Forum: Chartering 07-24-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What license should I pursue?

The boundary line is delineated here (
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal M25 Fuel Injector Replacement

The filter pictured is a K & N RU-2450 Universal Air Filter. You can find it here; K&N RU-2450 Universal Rubber Filter:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Cutless Bearing Sledge Hammer Installation

I did the whole driveline over a couple of years ago, and documented it here;
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-30-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,359
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Malo 45' loses rudder, pulls an All is Lost

My thought too...

I am not sure how many of you have seen this video (from the guy that runs the yard where I keep my boat), but this is what I would have attempted;...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-24-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,692
Posted By eherlihy
Re: How is boat beer made?

Ginger beer is easy:

Peel and grate 1 tbsp of fresh ginger root
Boil 1 cup of water, add 1/2 cup of sugar and ginger root.
Remove from heat and add 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice.
Forum: Outboard 06-21-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,454
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??



Forum: Learning to Sail 06-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Just Finished ASA 101 - what a blast!

Hey Nancy,

I don't know where you are, but I suggest that you join some form of local sailing club. You will get to experience different skippers, different boats, and get out more often. Lessons...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 1,436
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Amega gauge


Only fuse the wires to the ignition switch, and fuel pump.
Select the amp rating of the fuse to based on the ampacity rating of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,759
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Oceanair vs. Lewmar skyscreens

Sadly, I have to agree. In my case, the latch that allows the screen to stay closed, while the blind is open, has broken off after three years. It appears that the plastic became brittle (UV?), and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Threadbare Gelcoat

Polyester resin, most likely what the hull is made from, will yellow if exposed to direct sunlight. Other than that, I don't know (perhaps someone else does?) of any structural issue that would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 30 Bilge Pump Recommendations?

Oh yes... the best time to swap out your bilge pump, and bilge pump switch, is while your current setup is still working. Think about that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 30 Bilge Pump Recommendations?

I have an Ultra Bilge Pumpswitch JR, and would not go back to the Rule float switch - ever.

The Ultra switches have a float that works in conjunction with a magnetic reed switch, so that they...
Forum: Diesel 03-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Perkins 4-107 Overhaul

Great post - that earned you a rep point. That and $3 buys you a coffee at Starbucks.:)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-20-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Surveyor in RI?

I wish that I used Peter Hunt; Peter Hunt Surveyor (

I also wish that more people would use to find surveyors in their area, and post reviews of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Depth Gauge vs. Fishfinder

One of the advantages of a fish finder over a depth sounder is that you "see" the bottom contour. With a depth sounder, you only see a number.

My boat draws 5.7'... Before I swapped out the depth...
Forum: Engines 02-25-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Replacing Oil Pan

In my research I also came across this great post from a guy who rebuilt his M25-XP in situ on a Catalina 34; M25-XP Rebuild (
Forum: O'Day 02-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By eherlihy
Re: O'Day 30 Cutless Bearing Dimensions

Here is all of the gory detail from when I upgraded my O'day 35 drive line;

The cutless bearing was a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Recommendations for connectors

Look here; Easy VHF Connections Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at (

If you find it helpful, consider making a donation here; Help Support...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,923
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Westerbeke Glow Plug

So the engine IS turning over. The issue is that it is not starting - or to use the venacular, "kicking."

With that info, I can tell you to not bother with the wrench on the crankshaft.
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