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Forum: Newport   04-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,916
Posted By SVCetacea
Mine leaked like crazy as well. I had new ones...

Mine leaked like crazy as well. I had new ones cut from darker acrylic. Used 3M VHB tape to mount and Dow Corning 795 to seal. I reused the original inside trim ring by mounting it with the VHB tape....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 8,200
Posted By SVCetacea
Very true! I replaced the bulb in my Aqua Signal...

Very true! I replaced the bulb in my Aqua Signal Series 25 bow light with a cool white LED and it was very blue, not green. :eek:

Installed the Dr LED Bi-Color LED bulb and now the green is green...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-30-2010
Replies: 62
Views: 8,251
Posted By SVCetacea
License is required in Canada as well.

License is required in Canada as well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By SVCetacea
http://www.dynobattery.com/BoxGC2.pdf I...

http://www.dynobattery.com/BoxGC2.pdf

I tried the above but it was just a bit too big for my boat, so ended up making my own from 3/4" plywood.
Forum: Diesel   09-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 7,793
Posted By SVCetacea
Do a search on "mixing elbow" instead of cooling...

Do a search on "mixing elbow" instead of cooling u.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,126
Posted By SVCetacea
I installed one of these "Low Wind Generators"...

I installed one of these "Low Wind Generators" last week:

WindBlue Power - The best wind generator parts and PMA Permanent Magnet Alternators on the web (http://www.windbluepower.com/)
...
Forum: Newport   07-21-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 4,802
Posted By SVCetacea
Try this: Hull ID Numbers - BoatSafe.com...

Try this:
Hull ID Numbers - BoatSafe.com (http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/hin.html)

My number is located on the stern portside and looks like this:
CPY-30531-0474
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 6,738
Posted By SVCetacea
Vacuum alarm switch: LED lighting,...

Vacuum alarm switch:

LED lighting, soundproof, Sailor's Solutions Inc. (http://www.sailorssolutions.com/index.asp?page=ProductDetails&Item=VS01)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-12-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,608
Posted By SVCetacea
If you are using Ubuntu, why not just use the...

If you are using Ubuntu, why not just use the .deb package?
Took me 30 secs to install.
Forum: Diesel   10-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By SVCetacea
There should be a small metal label somewhere on...

There should be a small metal label somewhere on the engine that has model, serial number and possibly date of manufacture.
On my Yanmar 2GM20F it is located on the front above the main pulley.
Forum: Diesel   10-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By SVCetacea
Do you have a filter with a drain on the bottom?...

Do you have a filter with a drain on the bottom? If so, drain it a bit and see if water comes out. If not or just a little comes out, change the filter and bleed the line. If it starts then you have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-27-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By SVCetacea
I have the mechanical vacuum gauge but it is hard...

I have the mechanical vacuum gauge but it is hard to see from the cockpit, so I installed one of these:

LED lighting, soundproof, Sailor's Solutions Inc....
Forum: Diesel   09-16-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,246
Posted By SVCetacea
I just installed this with a new Racor 500: ...

I just installed this with a new Racor 500:

http://wem.walbro.com/distributors/FR/FRB-13.htm

Configuration is tank -> Racor filter -> Walbro -> engine (yanmar 2gm20f).

I turned the pump on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By SVCetacea
I just replaced the hose on mine (2GM20F) and it...

I just replaced the hose on mine (2GM20F) and it was 5/8".
Forum: Newport   03-22-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By SVCetacea
A week from Puget Sound to Alaska? Has the...

A week from Puget Sound to Alaska? Has the Newport 33 been converted to a speedboat?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,484
Posted By SVCetacea
This what you mean? Live Ships Map - AIS -...

This what you mean?

Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions (http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By SVCetacea
Hmmm. I don't get that option. :mad:

Hmmm. I don't get that option. :mad:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,799
Posted By SVCetacea
Try the Globe #075. Defender has them for $34.

Try the Globe #075. Defender has them for $34.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By SVCetacea
Question Diesel return line

I'm installing a dual filter setup on my boat and want to use it for fuel polishing as well.
I going to add a 3-way valve after the filters, one side going to the engine for regular use and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 4,292
Posted By SVCetacea
Wow. Nice "upgrade". :mad:

Wow. Nice "upgrade". :mad:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By SVCetacea
I have the same engine. I get a "belch" every 2...

I have the same engine. I get a "belch" every 2 seconds or so at idle and a constant flow at higher rpms. Did you check that the thruhull isn't blocked?
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   06-02-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 3,797
Posted By SVCetacea
Its a good idea, but please limit it to the main...

Its a good idea, but please limit it to the main page.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 16,676
Posted By SVCetacea
I have the Ultima switch by Johnson. Seems to...

I have the Ultima switch by Johnson. Seems to work ok when I test it. Haven't had a real leak to properly test it though. :eek:
Turns out the Mayfair 2200 GPH pump I bought is made by Johnson, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By SVCetacea
I soldered mine then used adhesive-lined heat...

I soldered mine then used adhesive-lined heat shrink tubing. Is that ok?
Forum: Newport   04-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By SVCetacea
I have a 1974 Newport 30 with the same plastic...

I have a 1974 Newport 30 with the same plastic gate valves. Scary! :eek:
Looking to change them as well, so anyone who has done it?
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