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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Teardrop Zinc

Just had a phone call with electro guard. Thier web page needs updating but they do have the teartdrop zincc.

George S/V SACHEM
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Teardrop Zinc

The following link may prove helpful.

Bolt On Anodes | Tear Drop, ZHC-Diver's Dream, SSM-406, ZHC & AHC Bolt | Sea Shield Marine (http://www.seashieldmarine.com/product/bolt-on-hull-anodes/)
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Forum: Electronics   10-24-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Anemometer won't turn at low wind speeds

Here is the service people I dealt with in Florida, very helpful.

B&G (http://www.bandg-service.com/)

George
Forum: Electronics   10-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Anemometer won't turn at low wind speeds

I had the same problem a year ago with a B&G anemometer. The cost to fix it was $ 100.00 . There is a sensor up in the shaft above the cups that needs a little silicone grease every FEW YEARS (...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Maxsea chart conversions

Try this site it maybe of some help.
MaxSea (http://www.gpspower.net/maxsea.html)

SACHEMGFP
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-10-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Travelling North on the Hudson River

Thanks for all the advice as we were traveling to Haverstraw, NY last Tues(10/6) we misjudged the start of the flood and only began to feel the flood effects at the 79SR Boat Basin.

So if looking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By sachemgfp
Travelling North on the Hudson River

Any advice on the correct time to leave the Battery and head up the Hudson River?

From previous experience it seems a favorable current North is not associated with the published tables, so maybe...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: NiftyNickers

Hope you land travels will be exciting and rewarding as your sea adventures. No more worrying about sleeping on "The Hook".

Chuck, you have been very helpful over the years. It has been a pleasure...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-02-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Coolant drain-Yanmar 4JH3E (help wanted)

I have contacted MACK BORING on numerous times regarding parts. Very helpful & knowledgeable .

Recreational Marine | Mack Boring & Parts Company - Reliable Power. Everywhere....
Forum: Electronics   09-27-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By sachemgfp
AIS Suggestions

Need some words of wisdom in choosing an AIS, whether a receiver only or both receiver/transponder. Currently we are near coastal cruisers (sail 37 ft). All our electronics are NEMA 183 so...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Pump for emptying cooler

West Marine has the 12 1/2 brass Jabsco Pump. Not stocked in store it has to be ordered. I ordered one yesterday, my old one lasted 18 years. The washer even after applying a liberal amount of grease...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-27-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,131
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Electric Windlass preferances

We have a PSC 37 and installed an IDEAL vertical windlass which has performed flawlessly since 2001. We are using the house bank as the 12 v source. The house bank is located starbard side forward....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Keel Join on a PSC 37

According to PSC 1999 this is Normal.I had the same problem and PSC recommended SILFLEX. Th e problem arises because the forward keel bolt isn't far enough forward to grab the keel and the result is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By sachemgfp
Navigation Apps for IPAD 3 and Above

Having just purchased an IPAD 3 with no data plan, my intent is to use the ipad as a back up to my existing hard/soft copy charts. Looking at the various software programs for the ipad. Does anyone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Zincs on a Crealock 37

Try the electroguard web site look at the small teardrop zinc
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Westerbeke Diesel Parts

Try Hansen Marine in Marblehead Mass. They have been very helpfull over the years.
Hansen Marine Marblehead MA (http://hansenmarine.com/)
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-15-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Electric Windlass on PSC 34

I installed an IDEAL Windlass on our 37 back in 2001. Never had a problem. If I can find the pictures will post on the site. Never did pics before so this will be a learning experience. If you can...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: PSC 37 Where do you store your dink fuel tank?

I was storing our fuel tank the same way until 3 years ago I bought a 3 gallon flat tank along with the hose and adapter at West Marine. The new tank fits nicely in the propane locker, lies flat. Yes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Proper Masking Tape

I have switch to 3m green tape. I have found that the blue leaves glue residue.

Also have used green Frog Tape on inside house painting and WAS REALLY IMPRESSED, no bleeding whatsoever.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Hurricane Sandy

Hope all is well the day after. Glad you got Niffy Nickers safe & sound. Awaiting news from Long Island Sound area.

George S/V SACHEM # 335
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-21-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By sachemgfp
Inner Tracks on 37

When do you use the inner tracks for the head sail and what size sail would be flying. I am assuming that they are not for the staysail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,586
Posted By sachemgfp
Yanamar 4JHE Impeller Replacement

Does anyone have any suggestions on accessing the four bolts on the port side of the engine in order to replace the impeller short of removing the alternator?

Any suggestions would be appreciated....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 8,460
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Closing seacocks

When leaving the boat for more than a day we close ALL seacocks except the scupper and bilge pump drains. I agree the engine inlet could overcome the bilge pump very quickly.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,517
Posted By sachemgfp
I had the same problem with a 3 gang Lewmar...

I had the same problem with a 3 gang Lewmar Clutch, replaced the spring, sent the Clutch back to a Lewmar repair Center, see Lewmar's website. No parts were replaced reinstalled the Clutch this...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By sachemgfp
PS 37 Mainsail

I have a used sail replaced the sail with a full batten main. Please PM me if interested.

George
s/v SACHEM # 335
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