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Search: Posts Made By: KenD
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-17-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 20,169
Posted By KenD
Inland bound

I noticed you have a requirement of fast for your boat.Sail boats are not what you call fast.excluding the cats,but even they are not really fast.I agree you will do no sailing on a canel and in fact...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By KenD
Adhesive

Contact cement will breakdown with heat.The foam backing on the liner will also breakdown if it isn't already powder with contact cement.Fasten the velco with instant epoxy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-14-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By KenD
tach

the 2GM has a place for the tach senceing wire my book is not here but you can go online for the placement or have someone here pdf you a diagram for wiring.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-14-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By KenD
Sanding Bottom

Take this advice for what it's worth,Just an idea. Lowes and Home Depot sell a vac system for sheet rock sanding that hooks to a shop vac. I never used it on a boat bottom but it works great on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By KenD
Sanding

No,just like anything else if you don't ask they will not sand or for that matter do anything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By KenD
Semco Teak Sealer

thanks for the web site.By the way did any one else try that australian tung sealer by cabots.I want to check it out on my boat to see how it lasts.at 17.00 a gallon it might just be the answer to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By KenD
Thanks to all.Last months cruising world did an...

Thanks to all.Last months cruising world did an article on helpful things to make boating easier,the stuff can be cleaned off fiberglass with alcohol or min spirts. wanted to try it
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-10-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By KenD
2GM Raw Water Pump

I am 250 miles from my boat an want to replace the screws in the plate with hex head bolts.What size are they I thought maybe 5mm x 8mm long?
help!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By KenD
Teak Sealer

I am looking for a distributor of the product Semco Teak Sealer.Went to wm and got an ah duh.
thanks to all.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By KenD
Gen set

Surley you must mean mm instead of cm, by the way itis only 1/3 smaller.
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-01-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,083
Posted By KenD
Now What?

All the ideas that have been expressed are very good.The A.S.A courses are excellent.My wife and I took them together she did better than the guys in holding a course and backing a boat in and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By KenD
Pacific Seacraft door latch

I haven't logged on in a while so I had my attention caught by the random photos on the front page titled pacific seacraft door latch. Is the owner tring to find a replacement or just showing us a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-20-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By KenD
Unhappy Hard starting Yammar 2GM

My boat has a 2gm13 yammar If it is cold like Nov. an has not run in the last 5 hours it takes for ever to start. turns over ok but won't kick for a bunch of time.seems to have fuel at pump could it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By KenD
You can find hatch gasket material at (new found...

You can find hatch gasket material at (new found metals.com)Good luck.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,194
Posted By KenD
Rockter Sorry to answer so late but Yammar...

Rockter
Sorry to answer so late but Yammar rates hp a top end 3600rpm.I motored down the ICW from upper chesapeake to New Bern in the spring the motor ran at 3000 rpm all day except for waiting for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,194
Posted By KenD
Yammar Rebuild time

Went to a yammar seminar and the same question came up.They answered if the engine is well maintained you can start to consider a rebuild around 10000 hrs of use.they went on to say that a yammar...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By KenD
I have looked at the ongoing articles covering...

I have looked at the ongoing articles covering ethanol in fuels,sounds like a typical gov. boondogal.Boat U S Insurance for the last two or three months have had a feature article about this.Short...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-10-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 2,518
Posted By KenD
I think this would work also,drill small relief...

I think this would work also,drill small relief holes on the border of delaminated area,and one hole in center of area.Mix epox and apply with a pressureized gun.this will fill the area with epoxy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By KenD
Marinesniper I was merely trying to point out...

Marinesniper
I was merely trying to point out the facts of sailboat life.If you tried out the Caculator that Camaraderie sent you would see that the water line on your 30FT boat would yhave to be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-06-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 6,943
Posted By KenD
Yammar 2GM

If the engine has had proper maintenance,Oil Filter and oil change,Valve adjustments, etc. the motor will more than likely outlive both of us unless you plan on a lot of motoring.They claim a 2GM...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By KenD
I think a point may be missed here unless you...

I think a point may be missed here unless you have looked close at what our freind is writing. Your boat will go to hull speed,maybe a little more,after that the power you have is wasted,fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-02-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By KenD
Believe it or not if your ports are benson and...

Believe it or not if your ports are benson and are black plastic 3M5200 and 4200 will not stick you have to use a black concrete seal 795.Replaced my portlights recently and benson gave me the info...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-02-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By KenD
the anti seize compound works as a loc tite...

the anti seize compound works as a loc tite material also,Where is lanolin and lanocote available?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-02-2006
Replies: 56
Views: 10,346
Posted By KenD
It's a shame Jeff hasn't replied to this But I...

It's a shame Jeff hasn't replied to this But I think he would say don't buy it.They are heavy ,poorly made,poor sailing,and besides that they tend to leak like a seive,I have seen boats that glassed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-02-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By KenD
add this to tip of the day

After reading the tip of the day,I remembered the chevy vega aluminum block it had a cast iron head and steel bolts.this is a similar situtation as the steel bolts have to go in aluminum. the bolts...
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