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Forum: Electrical Systems   11-02-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,347
Posted By saildog1
I have the wireless remote for my Lewmar and love...

I have the wireless remote for my Lewmar and love it. I also wired up a switch adjacent to the wheel inside a cockpit locker as a secondary switch.
Forum: Diesel   11-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By saildog1
Could of been worse.

Could of been worse.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By saildog1
I used it. It takes the rust off but you still...

I used it. It takes the rust off but you still have to protect the stainless after. I still prefer Flitz.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By saildog1
I get most of my noise from the water pump. my...

I get most of my noise from the water pump. my compressor unit is mounted in the cockpit lazerette and the condensor is under the Vee berth. So I hear blower noise and a humm from the water pump.
Forum: Diesel   10-12-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By saildog1
Torrensens sells it. Search around for any...

Torrensens sells it. Search around for any Universal/Westerbeke dealer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,463
Posted By saildog1
In the Bay also in Greenwich Cove. I use Pettit...

In the Bay also in Greenwich Cove. I use Pettit Zinc Barnacle Barrier Coat in the spray can before launch in the Spring and I have a diver clean the bottom every month. This is the only way I found...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By saildog1
I installed a Lewmar Horizntal 1000 on my Tartan...

I installed a Lewmar Horizntal 1000 on my Tartan 3800. I bought the windlass at Defender and all the cable and control wire and assorted shrink tubing and block at genuinedealz.com. I would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,746
Posted By saildog1
Be nice to see some American made diesels start...

Be nice to see some American made diesels start to hit the market.
Forum: Chartering   07-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By saildog1
My wife and I did this shortly after buying my...

My wife and I did this shortly after buying my first boat (Cal 27). We saw an ad on the board at our marina for this couple that kept their boat in RI in the summer and St Thomas in the winter and...
Forum: Diesel   06-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By saildog1
Nice Heat Exchanger.

Nice Heat Exchanger.
Forum: Diesel   06-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By saildog1
I work for a large construction company and all...

I work for a large construction company and all the diesel mechanics say go with the 3 micron or you'll have injector issues down the line. I always use a 3 micron for 30 years now. No pums or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,236
Posted By saildog1
Had this problem in an Ericson I used to own. I...

Had this problem in an Ericson I used to own. I fond that the pick up tube was soldered into the fitting that screwed into the tank was sucking air where the solder failed. I just re-soldered it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,746
Posted By saildog1
I use stencils and a black Sharpie marker. Last...

I use stencils and a black Sharpie marker. Last longer than the paint.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By saildog1
Yep did that all is nice and clean

Yep did that all is nice and clean
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By saildog1
Marine Air AC/Heat problem

I have a Marine Air 16,000 BTU unit with the touch pad control. My problem is that it is giving me a HHH code, which I think is a high pressure code. Can I repair this myself or is this something I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,138
Posted By saildog1
I did that last year (Lock-tite 601) and after...

I did that last year (Lock-tite 601) and after about 90 hours it started to spin again. It seems like a really bad way to hold those cone bearings in place. I had the gear checked out and they said...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,138
Posted By saildog1
PRM Transmission

Has anyone heard of a PRM Transmission? I'm replacing my JS BW-7 transmission with a PRM because Westerbeke says it should fit. My engine is a Westerbeke 38 B-4. The only problem with my JS...
Forum: Diesel   06-22-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,885
Posted By saildog1
On this motor you have to hold the glow plug...

On this motor you have to hold the glow plug while pushing the starter button. If you just push the starter button nothing happens because it gets the power off the glow plug botton. Crazy set up...
Forum: Diesel   06-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,885
Posted By saildog1
Westerbeke 38B4 hard to start

My 38B4 takes 3-4 pushes of the starter before it will start. The procedure I do is hold the glow plug for 30 seconds, while holding glow plug push starter button and it turns over no problem but...
Forum: Diesel   06-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By saildog1
I had an impeller break free from the shaft, so...

I had an impeller break free from the shaft, so the shaft would spin but the impeller did not move. I'd replace the impeller and see what happens.
Forum: Diesel   06-08-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,619
Posted By saildog1
I stuck the breather hose into a plastic coke...

I stuck the breather hose into a plastic coke bottle on my 25XP. It didn't smoke but it did drip oil.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,421
Posted By saildog1
Saw this one late. Happened to me and I bought...

Saw this one late. Happened to me and I bought the rebuild kit for the pump and all is well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By saildog1
I use the wireless remote strapped to my wrist...

I use the wireless remote strapped to my wrist for my Lewmar 1000H. I also have a switch in the cockpit.
Forum: Diesel   05-20-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,954
Posted By saildog1
Did this last year. I had to slide the prop as...

Did this last year. I had to slide the prop as far aft as possible compressing the bellows for the shaft seal. Then support the engine with a small bottle jack and then remove the tranny and bell...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,070
Posted By saildog1
I would tie up the the mooring that is hitting...

I would tie up the the mooring that is hitting your boat and pull it away from your mooring. You will just be moving the chain that id in the mud. As for the anchor that looks like it will have to...
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