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Search: Posts Made By: jobi
Forum: Living Aboard 02-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,717
Posted By jobi
Thanks for all coments...rest asured iv sins...

Thanks for all coments...rest asured iv sins ruled out the idea of livingabord winter, for one I did fall off the boat on its cradle, must have done a few Olympic figures in the process (it hurts)...
Forum: Atomic 4 08-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By jobi
flame arrestor atomic-4

hello I have a nice atomic-4 engin but it has no flame arestor, where can I find one?
cheers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-14-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
FIND...FIND This is my sons computer, I get...

FIND...FIND

This is my sons computer, I get to use it when I am babysitting the kids, its dial-up and very slow, I am no computer wize and many times when I surf the net, this computer bugs, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
I am not lazy but I do have limited acces to this...

I am not lazy but I do have limited acces to this pc

when I do I look for information on the net, that is how I fund this site, and now il get to know and trust the pepoles within this site.

I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By jobi
but drag wasent my concern, strain on bushings...

but drag wasent my concern, strain on bushings and bearins from free spining proppeler, cause it is not exactly free spining as water adds presure on the propeller.
aslo if the engin is lock inn...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
you havr 39000 posts to your active, can you...

you havr 39000 posts to your active, can you amagine just how much knowlege youve gained via these exchanges?

I am at the very first step in the endless lader of sailing, sure many of my questions...
Forum: Diesel 07-13-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
I hear you, seen my share of such damage, but in...

I hear you, seen my share of such damage, but in all cases the engines have been exposed to air. my engin has not and therfor has no corosion.

a very different case as yours, however if it had id...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
no my friend, id rather ask my dumb questions...

no my friend, id rather ask my dumb questions then research the net all day. I mean isnt what this forum is about questions?

you do not have to read nor answer my posts, however if you do, then...
Forum: Diesel 07-13-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
also for whats its worth, id never buy original...

also for whats its worth, id never buy original parts, they coast way too much. its better to have a machine shop order replacements or costum built.

a cylinder wall and piston regardless of make...
Forum: Diesel 07-13-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
sidmon pleas dont fall for this nonesens, the md1...

sidmon pleas dont fall for this nonesens, the md1 cooling systhem is absurdly simple with a few holes thrue the cylinder head and injector sleeves. the thermostate and hose ar the only weakness of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By jobi
il take the magnetic strap brack systhem from an...

il take the magnetic strap brack systhem from an old stationary bike.
should be an easy fix directly on the shaft from the inside.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By jobi
in this case seems like this cauld be an early...

in this case seems like this cauld be an early model, wood cabin and double spreaders, then they upgraded to plexiglass cabine and single spreader?

thers no paperwork nor identification on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By jobi
propeller brake ?

my boat has no propeller brake, this means the propeller is constantly turning when the boat is in motion right?

if so then the bearings and bushings take a constant strain, what do you guys do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By jobi
halyards down the inside of the mast...

any advantages exept for noise reduction (halyards down the inside of the mast) this is how my thompson was built.

also cauld this be the reason why my mast has 2 sets of spreaders?
Forum: Diesel 07-13-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
Thanks guys, that is the info I was after. ...

Thanks guys, that is the info I was after.

and why my secon choice boat was the hughes 25 with a well for the outboard, witch kinds of become an inboard?

thanks for the good information.
cheers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By jobi
I have tryed to remouve them when epoxying my...

I have tryed to remouve them when epoxying my deck, but these things ar bolted to the boat structure all the way to the hull.

each lateral chainplates ar at least 30in long, the wood on witch they...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By jobi
someone sugested its to support the extra lb of...

someone sugested its to support the extra lb of in-mast reefing gear?

Thompsons have in-mast gear for quit sailing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
dang you nailed it first try!!! turning...

dang you nailed it first try!!!

turning blocks at the base of mast ( indeed ) :)

thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By jobi
spreader bars one set to many?

my thompson t24 has 2 sets of spreaders, this model normaly has only one.
why? and whats the difference?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By jobi
wierd winch placement

can anyone explain this? I have 2 winches placed on top of the cabin near companionway, but 2 other winches placed a little in front of the mast on both side, what ar they? how do I use them?
Forum: Diesel 07-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,761
Posted By jobi
sorry but your friend may not be the guy for this...

sorry but your friend may not be the guy for this job.

and now that both you and your friend ar on the same level, I sugest that you take control, do your homework and perform the task on your...
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
dwanespeer I wasent trying to be rude with you...

dwanespeer
I wasent trying to be rude with you in anyway, man when you neede help with your engin wish I was there, anyway you have a new one and seem to like it, that is all that matters.

last...
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
my original question was not if this is a good...

my original question was not if this is a good engin or not?

I sould have asked if this inboard was more convinient then a new outboard, sorry if I didnt ask my question properly.

personaly I...
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
well then you stand alone, this engin has never...

well then you stand alone, this engin has never been touched in more then 30 years and still running strong. Now id have to call this reliable.

lets say I go full out and spend $140 new cylinder...
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By jobi
That is crazy, these engines ar simplistic in...

That is crazy, these engines ar simplistic in design, nothing can justify spending $12000 to rebuild a penta single, plus its the most common used engin with about 20,000 units available on the used...
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