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Search: Posts Made By: Captainmeme
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: 30 Year Old Propane Stove

Even if the stove runs on butane or CNG the burner's orifice can be resized to use propane. I did it on my own stove switching from CNG to propane. There are kits available to make the switch.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Drilling out bungs

I use a bit that is smaller than the bung. When I used a bit the same diameter as the bung sometimes I would get splintering around the hole from wood glued real good to the bung. With the smaller...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2014
Replies: 600
Views: 42,607
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: I hate boats...

Sitting here watching the rain come down I recalled the Bumfuzzles had a similar problem with a Ford Lehman engine. They too had water in the oil. You can read all the hoops Pat jumped through or you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Electrical system

You will need:
big battery
solar panel
MPPT solar charger
circuit breaker/fuse panel
Good crimpers
Ancor wire
good terminals
fuse on positive battery post
two buss bars,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,251
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Why Are Aluminum Mast Painted?

There is an anodizing process that imparts color to the metal. So you can have your mast anodized and the looks of painted too.

Daniel, check out AAA Custom Anodizing & Metal Finishing. They are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Shore power receptacle

" Thanks Captainmeme. The redirect showed exactly what I needed to know. Problem solved. "

You are welcome.

If it was me rewiring the receptacle, I would look at least a few more sources. Not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Advice on redesigning cabin layout

I'll add my two cents before I spend it at Defender. We are using cherry to trim out the boat. Here in east TN cherry goes for $1.00 a board foot rough, log run at the saw mill.


I use foam...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 3,838
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Sewing machine corner

" Do sail fabrics also require taping? "

Yes. Sailrite included 250 yards of double sided sticky tape in the two sail kits I recently purchased. The Dacron is very slick. I don't see how one could...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-03-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Survey for sailors...

And great wine, food and art.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-07-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Resawing 1 x 4 mahogany

I resawed cherry on my 16 inch Walker Turner with a 3/4 inch resaw blade. I'm using the cherry to finish the interior of my boat. Give this guy a call and explain what you want to do....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: rebuilding compass

OK, the magic plastic goop is "Meguiar's PlastX" .
Here is a link to some place.
Meguiar's PlastX Clear Plastic Cleaner and Polish - 10 oz | Free Shipping Available - Detailed Image...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: In Need of a 4 Stroke 9.9 HP engine

Mmmmm..........Honda dealer?
Russell's Marine 345 U. S. Rt 1 Stockton Springs, ME (207)567-4270

About 6 miles from you? I have no connection with Russell. I found them on the Honda outboard web...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,394
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

Whats to prevent the OP from replacing the chain plates one at a time? Couldn't the work be done while the mast is still up, the boat is in the water and the yard doesn't have to know about it? That...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: trailerable boat

Nor'sea 27.
Several for sale on the Yahoo Nor'sea group. One located in Juneau Alaska.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: Dinghy Downer

You know about this place?: InflatableBoatParts.com - Inflatable Boat parts, repair kits and accessories for Zodiac, Achilles, Caribe, AB, Avon and Walker Bay Inflatables. - Inflatable Boat Parts...
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