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Forum: Diesel   02-28-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By BGS
Zinc in Volvo MD7A?

Does anyone know if there is a zinc in a Volvo MD7A? I'm not seeing anything about one in the manual or workshop manual.

Thanks
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-25-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By BGS
Anyone have experience with Baja HaHa Crew Party?

I am intermediate sailor that wants to get on a boat for the Baja HaHa. I am thinking this is kind of a networking party for skippers to link up and meet crew in the flesh. Is that the case or is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-01-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,743
Posted By BGS
Re: Cape Dory stuffing box leak

I just wanted to say I am having the same problem on a 1979 Cape Dory 28. Nearly inaccessible... I also do not have the rubber tube that connects the stern. I'm happy you mentioned that because that...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   09-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By BGS
Re: Dive Services - Chesapeake Bay Area?

K B Diver Services
P. O. Box 24814
Middle River, MD 21220 443-604-1247

I used them once. Everything went according to plan. I'd use him again.
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By BGS
Re: Need a charger, what do I need to know?

Is the only downside to going with a smaller charger just that it will take longer to charge? (assuming you don't have a large load on while you are away)
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-19-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By BGS
Re: Need a charger, what do I need to know?

I just went through the same process. I ended up getting the same charger surfnsail got. Haven't installed it yet cus I've been on the road but seems to fit the bill from my research.

So the way...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By BGS
Re: Battery Charger Recommendations

does west marine carry coconut radios?

Thanks to all but Chucky for the patience and guidance to get the right answers out of me. I know this has probably been answered a zillion times before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By BGS
Battery Charger Recommendations

Thanks for the replies. It will be at the dock on a single 30A. Bank is two 12v deep cycle/ cranking.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By BGS
Battery Charger Recommendations

Anyone recommend a decent charger for regular deep cycle batteries? I will be leaving the boat for a week or two at a time so I need something to maintain a charge but not overcharge. Thanks for the...
Forum: Diesel   03-27-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,229
Posted By BGS
Re: Volvo Penta MD7A started but shut off

Much thanks for the replies, appreciate the help. I'll be bleeding today right after work.
Forum: Diesel   03-26-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,229
Posted By BGS
Volvo Penta MD7A started but shut off

Know this is probably a rookie mistake but here goes... I started up the engine today for the first time of the spring. Started up great and ran great for a couple of minutes then all of a sudden...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-09-2013
Replies: 5,061
Views: 457,377
Posted By BGS
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 8,230
Posted By BGS
Re: What are your other passions?

surfing
swimming laps
reading
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-01-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 25,210
Posted By BGS
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

Having flexible employers is another option. If your pretty tight with your boss and they trust you, you might be surprised how willing they are to work with you to keep you there. Negotiation is...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By BGS
Re: Looking for crew Mexico - Cuba

is a week sufficient time or would you prefer more?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-14-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By BGS
Re: How to get started with fiberglass...

much thanks for the links.

BL,
Yes I took a look at it this weekend and was thinking I will be able to get away with just beefing the area up versus re-doing the entire locker door. The hinge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By BGS
Re: How to get started with fiberglass...

Does anyone have a link to a crash course or video of a boat fiberglass how to?

I'm just trying to reinforce my cockpit locker hatches. The hinges were a bit loose and have started to wear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,730
Posted By BGS
Re: Willcox-Crittenden Headmate - Fix or Float Test?

So will the PHII and PHC both fit a Wilcox Crittenden Head Mate? The only advantage of the PHC is that it takes up less room in the head and is a bit cheaper?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By BGS
Freshwater System Flush

This may be a really dumb question but how do you flush the freshwater solution out of your tank when you have manual pumps? Is disconnecting the hose just before the pump the best way?

I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,812
Posted By BGS
Re: Marine Head Issues

Feel free to tell me to start a new thread but while on the subject, anyone have any good recommendations for flexible sanitation hose? I am using, or trying to use, "Shields Vac XHD Series 148" but...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,038
Posted By BGS
Re: Senior sailors need able bodied crew for Chesapeake sailing

I had been thinking about posting something looking for opportunity like this. I have just bought my first boat but I am still a novice. I am looking to sail with other people to gain any bits of...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-07-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,291
Posted By BGS
better late than never

Monmouth boat club in Red Bank is an excellent club with reasonable prices. Monmouthboatclub.org . I took lessons there and everyone was very friendly. Cool location too, right in downtown Red Bank.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-20-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BGS
Yes, I have the same name the previous owner had...

Yes, I have the same name the previous owner had on her, Luciana. I thought about changing it but I don't want to mess around with the sea gods. And Luciana isn't such a bad name anyway. :)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BGS
Introduction

Hi, I am Brian. Iíve been browsing around here for a bit now, figured it was time to introduce myself. This site has been an invaluable resource for me. Much thanks to everyone for taking the time...
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