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Search: Posts Made By: SOVT
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-15-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By SOVT
Re: Mantus anchor raffle

Well, I for one think it's a nice offer.

Thanks
Forum: Diesel 01-27-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Re: Transmission removal

I suppose it is some sort of sickness. But I really enjoy the work.
Forum: Diesel 01-27-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Re: Transmission removal

Thanks for all the suggestions. I ended up drilling a 2" hole in the adapter plate. The 1/2" steel was loads of fun to cut thru, lots of cutting oil helped . Of course the bolts were safety wired and...
Forum: Diesel 01-13-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Re: Transmission removal

Thanks for the follow up message.
Mike
Forum: Diesel 01-12-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Re: Transmission removal

Mechsmith

Thats a great idea. Now I just have to figure out what the bolt pattern dimensions are so I know where to drill.

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Diesel 01-11-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Re: Transmission removal

Faster
Thanks for the response. It is the Paragon P200 in the link you posted.

I got pretty aggressive with it this afternoon, no luck. I pulled the starter and think I'm going to squirt a can of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 2,210
Posted By SOVT
Re: Offshore?

Paulo

Out of curiosity. Is there a source that defines what credentials would be acceptable on Portugal? As you know there are several organizations that provide credentials here in the US. would...
Forum: Diesel 01-11-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By SOVT
Transmission removal

I am trying to separate a Paragon 23R transmission from a Perkins 4.270 engine. The best I've been able to do is get the adapter plate about 1/4" away from the bell housing. Yes, I've looked very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-13-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By SOVT
Re: How Do You Move a Mast Over the Road

Here is how I transported my (wood) 40' main and slightly smaller mizzen. There are two turntables, one on the trailer support and one on the lumber rack padded with carpet. The masts were solidly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2013
Replies: 820
Views: 40,064
Posted By SOVT
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

From Noonsite.

http://www.noonsite.com/Countries/USA/24th-arc-caribbean-1500-heads-offshore

"By Thursday evening, with the pre-departure social programme in full swing for ralliers, the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-24-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By SOVT
Re: Is Schengen visa extension possible?

Back to the original question. How did you make out with the extension?

A long time ago I used to spend some time in Keflavik flying early warning stuff for the AF. I remember the winters being...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By SOVT
Re: Is Schengen visa extension possible?

Hope it works out for you. I spend a lot of time in Northern Ireland and the weather gets pretty dicey this time of year. Lots of powerful lows.

If you do get to Ireland consider resting up in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By SOVT
Re: Speedo Help Please

If you do find a parts source for the Kenyon Spedometer please post it. I have both the spedo and the Knot Logger but the paddle wheel unit is dead. These are pretty units, it would be nice to make...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By SOVT
Re: Schengen - Help

You might want to try www.noonsite.com. They have pretty good info on cruising.
Good luck
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-11-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 11,982
Posted By SOVT
Re: Boat Angel

Sorry to hear that. My experience was good but that was several years ago. Good luck getting things straightened out.
Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By SOVT
Re: oil vs varnish vs epoxy

Epoxy cannot be used as a finish because of it's lack of UV protection. As I understand it the primary reason for using epoxy is to fill the grain and prevent moisture from pushing the varnish off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By SOVT
Re: Cutting an aluminum boom

I use the above and some cutting oil to make the blade stay sharp longer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By SOVT
Re: Replacements for old instruments?

David
I've been looking for a parts source for Kenyon instruments as well, so far no luck. They've been out ov business for a long time.
Good luck.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By SOVT
Re: Charlotte > Miami Transport Recommendation

Forget his company name but Bob moved my boat from Savanna to New Jersey a couple of years ago. Long time in the business. Came recommended by Thunderbolt Marine. He is a real character but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By SOVT
Re: Cutlass bearing replacement

Caleb

It's 5.5" long, 1.5" shaft by 2" od

Just seeing if anyone had good/bad experiences with a paticular bearing.
Thanks for the link

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By SOVT
Re: Cutlass bearing replacement

Ok, some gentle surgery with a sawsall got the bearing loose enought to see the grub screws. Another couple of questions.

There are a number of cutlass bearings that meet the size specs. Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-07-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By SOVT
Re: used gear stores Annopolis

Thanks David

It's a labor of love. Two years into the rebuild hopefully to splash her in the spring.

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By SOVT
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By SOVT
used gear stores Annopolis

Heading down to Annapolis tomorrow. I understand that there are a couple of good used gear stores there.

Any reccomendations would be appreciated.

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By SOVT
Re: Cutlass bearing replacement

Thanks all for the great responses.

I have a couple of days off this week and am going to dive into this.

Thanks again
Mike
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