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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By winethief
Engine Mounts

I have told that my Westerbeke 46 is in need of new engine mounts. My mechanic has instructed me to see if I can match either Yanmar or Volvo mounts to the old ones. Reason being that the original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By winethief
Refrigeration

I am replacing a very old Glacier Bay unit, circa 1985, which I have already dropped about $2300 on. I think it is time to start afresh.

Since sending out this thread I have been in contact with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By winethief
Specs

12V system
existing boxes (currently have an old Glacier Bay)
water cooled, through hull already in place

thanks,
gl
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By winethief
Refrigeration

Reviewing refrigeration systems that aren't an arm and leg. Someone mentioned Sea Frost.

Looking for any opinions.

Thanks,
GL
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 3,087
Posted By winethief
Autohelm ST 50 Radar NMEA Interface Box

I have an old ST 50 radar system that works fine except I wish to connect it to my NMEA system. The manual speaks of an interface box.

Any input or suggestions would be very much appreciated.
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Forum: Passport   11-17-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,403
Posted By winethief
Stanchions

I believe your idea of stripping off the heads and then going after the screw with vice grips is your only option. That's what I ended up doing on one of my stanchions.

No other creative ideas.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-08-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By winethief
Radar compatibility

I purchased the new Nobeltec Admiral v.10. My question outside of the Nobeltec dome, is what other manufacturer is compatable with this software for radar overlay?

I have not heard of any other....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-04-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By winethief
Quadrant rusting

The stantions on my quandrant are rusting and my question is what can I do about it. They seam secure but wish to slow or eliminate the progression.

I don't know how to show a picture but it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By winethief
Exhaust smoke

I own a Westerbeke 46 with about 3500 hours on it. I was told that the last owner had the engine rebuilt. However, it appears I am getting more exhaust smoke even after the engine has warmed up.

...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By winethief
Refrigeration

I am looking to put a new refrigeration system in my Passport 40. I currently have the original Glacier Bay which has been fixed for the last time. I have already sunk about $2500 into it. Next time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By winethief
Passport 40 binnacle

I am in the process of replacing my original binnacle with a new one. Does anyone have any experience in this area, especially anything to look out for before beginning. I have looked at the Edson...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 3,165
Posted By winethief
Electronic Charts

I am looking for feedback on electronic charts before making the investment. My plan is to have the charts PC based. The question is what software do I go to. Everything I have read says to wait...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By winethief
How long do you expect the cruise to last and...

How long do you expect the cruise to last and what expenses are you covering?

thanks,
gl
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,543
Posted By winethief
Painting Topside

I am in the process of my due diligence of getting estimates for painting the cabin top, gunnells, and cockpit on my Passport 40. I have heard using one part polyurethane will do the trick. However,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-23-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By winethief
Sailing the Delta in June

Me and my bride-to-be are planning a cruise from the SF Bay up to the Sacramento Delta. We are reading everything and anything we can get our hands on. But we also wanted to get some input from...
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