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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By faisond
Re: What would happen?

Gents, please don't fight on my behalf. I took no offense to the response. i just didn't understand. I thought perhaps I had violated a rule. I get it now but at no time was I offended. Let's...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-10-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By faisond
Re: What would happen?

I'm sorry, I don't follow you.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-10-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By faisond
What would happen?

What would happen if, in my sailboat, we tried to join the raft-up at the Crisfield Boat Docking Contest which appears to be the province of motoryachts only? Would we be welcomed or be boarded,...
Forum: Chartering   07-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By faisond
Re: Cruising middle lower Chesapeake Bay

Sea Dawg;

Here are some suggestions for visiting in the area you wish to sail. I'm not sure where you're sailing from. Deltaville? Anyway, Urbanna is a great town to visit, approximately 3-4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 59,329
Posted By faisond
Perfectly reliable service from my Yamaha 2.5...

Perfectly reliable service from my Yamaha 2.5 going on it's 6th season. No starting issues. Idle speed requires tweaking from time to time with screwdriver. No big deal.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 21,398
Posted By faisond
Cheeck out NextGen. Considerably cheaper. Since...

Cheeck out NextGen. Considerably cheaper. Since their units are belt driven, they may be able to furnish a 50hz model if that's what you need. You'd need to check with them. I put a 5.5 kW unit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By faisond
Check gear case plugs

Suggest checking gear case plugs for tightness or leakage if you haven't already. The screw-in plugs are likely to have some gasket or washer behind them that may have deteriorated allowing gear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 6,841
Posted By faisond
I used one for several seasons before installing...

I used one for several seasons before installing a diesel genset. It should run your drop-in A/C unit just fine. Mine would start and run my 12,000 Btu permanently installed unit but it was a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By faisond
Muffler Link

Motion,

Tried to post a link to a muffler that is suitable for your application but the forum rules deem me not worthy. If you go to centekindustries.com and click on their vernalift line of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By faisond
Centek Industries

Motion,

Centek industries makes a through-hull with a flapper made of fiberglass - which is fine for the wet exhaust from your genset. Give them a google. If you install one of their water lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By faisond
Recommend separate exhausts

Motion,

I would advise against tying the two together. You may introduce the possibility of forcing water from the main engine exhaust into the genset engine (if it were not running) or vice...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   11-04-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By faisond
You'll be fine

arriving wed evening. Anchorage begins filling on Friday.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By faisond
Available on the Internet

West Marine sells them on their site as do others. I did the same thing and was able to order a bag of 6 of the green things for little $.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By faisond
Certainly timebandit's suggestion is a good one. ...

Certainly timebandit's suggestion is a good one. Quick and easy to check. If that fails, several other possibilities come to mind. Since you jumped directly to the starter, that eliminates the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,732
Posted By faisond
Economic Solution

I purchased 3" Serta memory foam toppers from overstock.com ($130) and placed them on top of my existing cushions. They can be trimmed to fit very easily with an electric carving knife. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-04-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By faisond
Green wire from inverter

I''ve wired the AC side of a 1200W inverter to an unused generator breaker on my AC panel. The panel has physical interlocks preventing the inverter from being paralleled with shore power so it is a...
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