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Search: Posts Made By: pjfsail
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By pjfsail
Boat upholstery

Go have a look at http://www.triton381.com/. I use this web site for ideas in my own rebuild. I made a veneer press and bought 300 square feet of African Mahogany veneer for $300.00 and have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,603
Posted By pjfsail
Seasickness remedies

Have you tried the regular sea band? The little sport band with a ball bearing sewed into to it. I get awfull sea sick at times and wear two of them, one on each wrist. These work great for me. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By pjfsail
Help! I''''ve got rust!

Sasha has provided you with excellent step by step advice. The only thing I would like to ad is several specific products I am familiar with. The name of an excellent rust remover is called, The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By pjfsail
Pull engine switch replacement

Glad to be of assistance. Please report back and let us know what you did and how it worked out.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-09-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By pjfsail
Motor Cruising Range

Our 33'' Yorktown with a 38 HP Volvo-Penta MD3B averages about 1/2 gallon per hour at 5.5 knots. Probably the best thing you can do is test your boat''s average consumption rate so you will know for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-08-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By pjfsail
BAD IDEA shift/throttle

Golly Scrub, great to hear from you. Yes, heaps of room, lovely boat. I''d like to continue the conversation. We are WAY off topic here. Should we do a personal email? Or perhaps start a new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By pjfsail
Bill to end NOAA and National Weather Service access

I just emailed my two senators from California. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-07-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By pjfsail
Pull engine switch replacement

Sorry Neicy, I didn''t recognize the gender of your name. My thinking is, once you identify the threads of the missing knob (by measuring the part the knob screws onto) you will be able to buy what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By pjfsail
Pull engine switch replacement

Rich, he is looking to replace a handle for the kill switch. He doesn''t need a grade 8 bolt for that. Miner''s Ace Hardware, in our area, carries grade 3, 5 and 8 bolts. My recommendation to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By pjfsail
BAD IDEA shift/throttle

I have the Edson pull/pull system (no sheaves) installed in my 33'' Yorktown. I had to remove the entire system to rebuild the cockpit. When I reinstalled it I purchased the adapter from Edson so I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By pjfsail
Pull engine switch replacement

I have an Volvo-Penta MD3B and find that some bolts and nuts are U.S. Standard threads and some are metric. Have you tried a metric thread on your part? If not, I would suggest trying a metric...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By pjfsail
shift/throttle control

Teleflex Morse, I believe, makes what you want. You can go to google and type in Morse engine controls and find a number of distributors or go to: http://www.seamar.com/mengine.html and view them. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-21-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,616
Posted By pjfsail
circumnavigation2005

RVKrammer, God bless you and your son. Yes, we have been hated all over the world for many things and for many years. We are loved too, all over the world. I was in New Zealand a few years ago and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-24-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,950
Posted By pjfsail
On demand propane hot water heaters

The web site, http://www.houseneeds.com/shop/specials/specialitems1.htm, offers a number of Bosch Aquastar On Demand Propane Fired Hot Water Heaters for sale. They have pilot light heaters along...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,541
Posted By pjfsail
Repairing inflatables

dman, the whole purpose of this web site is for help. You seem to be very arogant. Tell me what the word or words are for the search you recommended. If you can''t then bugger off. Peter
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-22-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,950
Posted By pjfsail
On demand propane hot water heaters

Steve, I appreciate so much you reporting your experience. I used Google to do a search and found there are several different models of Bosch On Demand Hot Water Heaters. Can you tell me which...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,541
Posted By pjfsail
Repairing inflatables

dman, the point is, it is leaking but I can''t detect the leak. If I can''t detect the leak it does not mean it is not leaking as you suggest. It means I am having a difficult time detecting the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 6,624
Posted By pjfsail
Best Hull type?

First of all, don''t pay any attention do "dman" he seems to be negative on any post. Look for a boat that is SEAWORTHY. There are many different designs and sizes. Of course, you will need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,541
Posted By pjfsail
Repairing inflatables

dman, suggested, "This was recently covered ,you should try the search.If it doesn`t make a bubble then it isn`t leaking. " I have tried to search using the following: "leaking inflatables", "leak",...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-20-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,950
Posted By pjfsail
On demand propane hot water heaters

Do any of you cruisers have any experience with, On demand propane hot water heaters? I would appreciate listening to your experience and what brand you are using. Thanks, Peter
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,786
Posted By pjfsail
stove pipe deck fitting and charlie nobels

Frank, I''m not sure what other folks do. I am in the process of installing my wood stove in our sailboat. I, like you, have a Charley Noble and will install it on the exhaust pipe. I plan to cap...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By pjfsail
refrigerator insulation for a Catalina 36

Gord, thanks for the website. You are always so helpful. But it still does not answer my question. Under the paragraph titled, "The BWS Conclusion." The author states, "Regardless of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By pjfsail
refrigerator insulation for a Catalina 36

Whoosh, can you explain installation of the vapor barrier. I have Kollman''s book on Marine Refrigeration (an excellent guide) and Adler/Barbour''s "The Box Book" (also an excellent guide and free...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By pjfsail
Painting the interior

Does anyone have any experience with using good quality Acrylic paint on their boat''s interior?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By pjfsail
Dark topsides colours

I have a 34'' sailboat that was painted dark blue. I presently have her moored in a slip that faces to the north. I have had her in this slip for almost two years. I noticed toward the end of last...
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