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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By weephee
Sail Cleaner

I just pulled my main 2 year old sail from winter storage and noticed bug guts some unknown dark gray marks etc. Tried Brite Sail cleaner and I might just as well have used pure water. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By weephee
Cutlass bearing

My boat is on the hard and I want to replace the cutlass bearing. Engine has been removed for replacement and the drive shaft is out. The bearing is encased in stern tube in the hull. I scraped...
Forum: Diesel   02-03-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 874
Posted By weephee
Volvo MD7a in a 1978 Tartan 30

Has anyone ever installed or seen a Volvo MD7a in a 1978 Tartan 30. Can it be used to replace the factory A4 or Universal.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,517
Posted By weephee
Re: Liveaboard Gulf Coast Florida Marina

Thanks for all the information. One thing I have learned is that it is a lot cheaper to store your boat on your trailer at a storage site than to have them block it with jack stands. The reason I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-08-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,517
Posted By weephee
Liveaboard Gulf Coast Florida Marina

I live in Canada on Lake Ontario and plan to sail my 30 foot sailboat to Florida. What I would like to do is have her at a marina somewhere between St Petersburg and the Keys and liveaboard...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-20-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 10,544
Posted By weephee
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Thanks for the additional pictures. What a beautiful yacht. Love to see a boat come back from neglect to its original beauty. You're to be commended. Please send more pictures as they become...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 10,544
Posted By weephee
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Thanks for the update. Looks awesome. I hope to be down that way in the near future. Would love to see her. Keep us up to date
Larry
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-19-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 10,544
Posted By weephee
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

Hey, Any updates or pictures as to how your Kaufman 47 project is coming along.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,858
Posted By weephee
Re: Refinishing loop rails

What product do you intend to use to finish them and how many coats will you apply
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,043
Posted By weephee
Re: New main sail

Love this forum. So much to learn and so many good teachers. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,043
Posted By weephee
Re: New main sail

Fantastic knowledge for me, a beginner. Just one question though. The rope pulling vertically from the leach at the bottom batten to the boom, is that a cunningham. If not what is it and what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By weephee
Re: ICE box Drain plumbing

Here is a different view on ice box drains. Our columbia ice box does have a drain that drains into the engine compartment bilge. I actually plugged the drain so that the ice water remained in...
Forum: Diesel   10-06-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By weephee
MD7A Rebuild

I am in the process of rebuilding my md7a volvo penta. Marine Parts Express sell a ring set for $160 per piston. I looked on ebay and found only one vendor that sells the same ring set for approx...
Forum: Diesel   09-07-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By weephee
MD6B Injector Pump for Sale

I purchased a sailboat with a md6b volvo engine. Was on the hard for 3 years and seized. I have a md7a so I don't need the engine. I have removed Bosch injector from it and will sell. Also if you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By weephee
Re: Origo Electric/Alcohol Stove

I'm don't necessarily care if it is electric/alcohol or just alcohol. I just thought if the price was right for a used combo then I'd get it and if we used the electric at the dock then bonus. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By weephee
Re: Origo Electric/Alcohol Stove

I called Fisheries Supplies yesterday to get a price on the elements just to see if they are available still. They are $255 each. Wow, almost as much as the stove. Hopefully the elements for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By weephee
Re: Origo Electric/Alcohol Stove

The stove is used. My son is an electrician so I'll get him to re wire if necessary. I think it would be nice to have the electric option even if we don't use it that much. Maybe just a nice to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By weephee
Re: Origo Electric/Alcohol Stove

Thanks for the replies. I assumed the dock voltage to be 220 v but I'll have to look into that. If I do have only 110 volts, I'd think the elements would be the same so I would need to rewire for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By weephee
Origo Electric/Alcohol Stove

My Princess alcohol pressure stove finally died and from what I've read, pressure alcohol may not be the safest way of cooking food on a boat. I do like the alcohol and don't want to go to propane...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,994
Posted By weephee
Re: Lexan/polycarbonate vs acrylic

Great thread as it applies to what I'm doing. One question though. My boat has the portlights surface mounted on the inside and screwed into the fiberglass every 3 inches. I need to replace...
Forum: Diesel   06-10-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By weephee
Re: Fuel Filtration for Yanmar 2qm15

Thanks for the replies. I've ordered the 30 micron filter
Forum: Diesel   06-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By weephee
Fuel Filtration for Yanmar 2qm15

The fuel filter on my 2qm15 is rated for 10 to 15 microns. Ahead of that I have a racor filter. Is a 2 micron filter OK at this location or should it be 30 microns. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By weephee
Re: Coast Guard Documented

Thanks for the replies. I have read all the pertinent information I think and I guess the first thing I need to do is find out if there is a lien or mortgage on the boat That is called the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By weephee
Re: Coast Guard Documented

Boatpoker, The owner says he has the documentation you are talking about. Do I get a bill of sale and the documentation with his signature and take that somewhere to get the de-listing letter. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By weephee
Re: Coast Guard Documented

Ok, I looked it up and the boat is in the registry but it says documentation expired May 31, 2012. So what does that mean.
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