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Forum: Diesel   04-20-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By anerussis
Question Yanmar SB8 / exhaust hose ID ??????

Last fall I purchased from Dry Dock a C&C with a Yanmar SB8 diesel -- I am now getting it ready to launch once it stops snowing here in the Toronto, really it's snowing today. Anyways after I...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   11-02-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By anerussis
Yammar 8 hp - stuffing box drip?

As I previously posted a few weeks ago I bought a C&C 26 with an 8 HP single cylinder Yamar engine. I bought the boat while on dry dock and am trying to get as much out of the way before next spring....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Re: Does DOW 795 ever cure, bond or dry?

Just found the Dow specs for the Dow 795 - and now I realize whats happening ---" In totally confined joints (the sealant
requires atmospheric moisture for cure)"
In using this Dow 795 the more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Re: Does DOW 795 ever cure, bond or dry?

On the tube is stamped Oct 10 -- so i assume Oct. 2010 -- is it too old? Will it eventually to the job or do I need to re-do the windows?
Also I had just wrapped the nozzle of the leftover...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Re: Does DOW 795 ever cure, bond or dry?

Oh no...... just checked one of the tubes and on it was stamped 2010 -- so it seems they sold me old stock ------ on the pluss side yesterday I checked the windows again and the perimeter bead seems...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Re: .

Did not re-use the frames - just surface mounted the plexi using automotive tape, Dow 795 and few screws. Have posted my procedure. The windows look good however a bit bothersome that the silicone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Re: Does DOW 795 ever cure, bond or dry?

I think that if you google search "Dow 795 sailboat " you will find much info.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,856
Posted By anerussis
Does DOW 795 ever cure, bond or dry?

As previously posted I surface installed new windows on my C&C 26. As suggested i used Dow 795 caulking. Now more then a week later this Dow stuff is still tacky and soft. I smeared a line of it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,276
Posted By anerussis
Re: Cored wood bulkhead on C&C 24

Wow can't believe that it hasn't sold for only $900 -- how did you transport it to your place? If still available would be interested in the outboard motor bracket, Binini, any sails you may have,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,276
Posted By anerussis
Re: Cored wood bulkhead on C&C 24

There is absolutely nothing that will not sell! You can sell just about anything if the price is right. Just bought my C&C for a song which was less then 50% of the asking price because it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By anerussis
Re: How I replaced Windows on my C&C 26

I think the job I did is not perfect but it seems OK and from a distance looks great. BUT I am disappointed that close-up and when the sun hits the windows I can see my not so straight and un-even...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

Where were all you good people with the advise before I started my re-seal job? I googled and visited two marine supply houses but didn't find or get advise anywhere near as good as I now get.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

Yes I agree but I couldn't find this neoprene gasket - When I inquired at my local marine supply they sold me Butyl tape which after doing some research I didn't use. I did use a 3M automotive tape...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

I am aware that the screw holes should not be too small - however twice the size as you suggest would not hold the screws. The factory did use many screws to secure the original window frame. Yes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By anerussis
Re: How I replaced Windows on my C&C 26

Yes I did use Dow 795 --
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By anerussis
Re: How I replaced Windows on my C&C 26

Stressful doing the first window and also silicone all over me - now that I learned how will take pictures when I do next window.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By anerussis
Cool How I replaced Windows on my C&C 26

Early this afternoon I removed one of the main cabin windows. Despite trying to be patient and very careful I managed to bend the window frame. Trying to get the old plastic out was futile. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

Early this afternoon I removed one of the main cabin windows. Despite trying to be patient and very careful I managed to bend the window frame. Trying to get the old plastic out was futile. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

OK got quote Approx $800 for only two windows which I am cut and pasting - not cost effective at all unless one has more money then brains --
Windows for a C&C 26 sell for $250.00 each. These are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

I appears that some new boats use this method but perhaps they don't just rely on the adhesive bond. Is there more to this then meets the eye?

Just checked the C&C owners pages and googled the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

OK - New Windows would be my first choice but I fear it would not be cost affective -followed by just replacing the plexiglass but I think the problem would be all those little screws --- have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Re: Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

I made a mistake - I did not mean Butyl tape but 3M 4991 double sided tape. I have seen several boats at marinas with surface mounted windows strictly relying on the tape adhesion. Seems a simple way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 6,744
Posted By anerussis
Question Replacing windows by adhesive & Butyl tape?

The previous owner of the C&C 26 which I recently purchased in an attempt to stop water leaks has made a mess of the windows. :mad:
***I have purchased 1/4" dark tinted plexiglass which I cut approx...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-11-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,753
Posted By anerussis
Re: Keel bolt torque values ????

Yes I am aware of this having been involved in studies on the elongation of rebar and bolts used in the containment areas of nuclear power stations. However we are talking about sailboat keels of say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-11-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,753
Posted By anerussis
Re: Keel bolt torque values ????

Yes the same table can be found on the C&C do it yourself web pages. However as I stated earlier I used a 3' breaker bar and torqued as much as I could. I did go to a rental place and they showed me...
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