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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Well, if I fail to use the sink "out" to install...

Well, if I fail to use the sink "out" to install the engine's water inlet, this is a safe idea. Something similar to what GaryHLucas advised.

Could the lenght of the hose, or the fact that it'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Yep. What worries me is that the overall look of...

Yep. What worries me is that the overall look of the fittings is... rotten.
Maybe after a washout they'll look a bit better.

As i'm likely to panic if something breaks... Best to play it a bit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
You know, my stomach ties itself in knots just to...

You know, my stomach ties itself in knots just to picture water flowing from a broken thru-hull...

I havent tried to loosen the valve. I thought it was pretty much a permanent thing. It is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Hey..! Yeah, the sink's "out" is right there,...

Hey..!
Yeah, the sink's "out" is right there, near the intake... I think this might work, at least in the meantime while I fix things up properly.

I really hope to have this al least partially...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Talking LOL..!! Well, we have over 30 C all year...

LOL..!!

Well, we have over 30 C all year round.
Last weekend my GPS registered WATER temperature as being 32C.
Its like swimming in soup, really.
;-)

Sol
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
The boat is anchored in a mangle lagoon, inside a...

The boat is anchored in a mangle lagoon, inside a national park. Morrocoy. Northwest, Venezuela. (South Caribbean)
Morrocoy - Venezuela Tuya (http://www.venezuelatuya.com/morrocoy/indexeng.htm)
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Wow...!! Thanks for the link..!! I'll probably...

Wow...!! Thanks for the link..!!
I'll probably have a heart attack seeing my beloved ship lying like a dead fish... But at least it wont sink...!

I think there are a few good spots for doing it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Dunno. I'll search for it.

Dunno. I'll search for it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Yes, I'd really like to have it out of the water,...

Yes, I'd really like to have it out of the water, and done safely. :(
The boat is really very far from any shipyard! And the nearest one (i'm talking over 20 hours away) is way over my budget right...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Okey, thanks so much for the help...! Of...

Okey, thanks so much for the help...!

Of course, I hold no one the least bit responsable. Its advise i'm asking for, and am very happy to be getting some.

scottyt:
Hauling it out of the water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Cymoril
Thru Hull Question... Newbie girl here.

Hello...!
I very recently bought a Dufour 29 (1979). This is my first "big" ship, since my previous one was a tiny engine-less 4.70.

I have some problems with the engine intake thru-hull. Or...
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