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Search: Posts Made By: mitiempo
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Lexan/polycarbonate vs acrylic

From Select Plastics, the largest hatch rebuilder in the world. Home (http://www.selectplastics.com/)

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Setting up a 24v solar charging system

The Genasun boost controllers will charge your 24 volt system.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Engine vent air valve?

Gladrags is correct. You need 2 vents, one for intake air and the other an output from the fan. They have to be dedicated to that use. A surveyor wouldn't pass what you plan to do nor would the Coast...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 955
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Vented loop vent confusion/waste system sanity check

There is really no reason for any "Y" valve in a head system. The simpler solution is from head to tank to a "T", one side of which goes to the deck fitting and the other to the macerator and through...
Forum: Engines 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Help! 3GMD won't start.

Glad to hear that. Probably just needs bleeding as Paul said.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-23-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By mitiempo
Re: New here and have a question

The cutless bearing is the brass bearing where the shaft exits the hull. Normal maintenance but will probably require the shaft to be removed to replace it.

Same with the exhaust elbow. They...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-19-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Rewiring US Yacht 25

If the outboard charges I would get an ACR. If you will be adding solar the ACR makes sense as well. If the AC charger will be the only method of charging most good marine chargers will charge at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-02-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,053
Posted By mitiempo
Re: solar recommendations

That is a bit pricy. I sell a 100 watt flexible panel with the same output for $399 Cdn. 85 watt aluminum framed for $299 Cdn.

Here is a better source: 1 to 100 Watt Solar Electric Panels...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 922
Posted By mitiempo
Re: bottom paint prep

Ablative can go on over hard paint. Hard paint cannot go on over ablative.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2014
Replies: 204
Views: 15,190
Posted By mitiempo
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

I think the GC batteries made by Deka/East Penn, Crown, or US battery are good alternatives to the more expensive Trojans. I think from Mainesail's posts that the ones at Sams Club under the Duracell...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 865
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Shroud clips, oversized or undersized?

The wire, thimble, and sleeves are good. They don't say much about the swaging tool but if it is of reasonable quality it should work.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Electrolysis When on a Mooring

I would guess the bilge pump to be the most likely cause as well. Check all connections and re-do any iffy ones - if not all - and heat shrink. Keep all connections above the water level if possible.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Aluminum fuel tank fittings

Try Luther's Welding in Bristol, Rhode Island. ph 401-253-5550

That is where Mainesail got his fittings. Replacing A Fuel Tank Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Replacement circuit breaker

Blue Seas offers the type of breaker you linked to in 25, 30, and 40 amp sizes.
285-Series - Blue Sea Systems (http://www.bluesea.com/products/category/Circuit_Breakers/285-Series)

The fuse or...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Switching to LED's on mast

I wouldn't use wire smaller than 14 gauge for mast wiring whether Led or not. Maybe even larger (12 gauge) depending on length of run. Voltage drop is one issue and the durability of the wire is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2014
Replies: 204
Views: 15,190
Posted By mitiempo
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Yes, if it is wired correctly.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By mitiempo
Free Books Very Worth Having

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The 2 books above are free to download as Pdf's at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,493
Posted By mitiempo
Re: safe cooking

A safe diesel stove has not been mentioned. The Wallas diesel cooktop will cook totally odorless as well as provide thermostatically controlled heat. No exposed flame. There is a kerosene single...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Threadbare Gelcoat

The Gougeons (West Epoxy) state that gelcoat can be applied over epoxy but it is commonly thought that it will not adhere properly. I have never tried it myself. I wouldn't count on it working.
Forum: Apps & Authors 03-27-2014
Replies: 510
Views: 114,749
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Recommended Reading

Steve Dashew has written a handful of good books - Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia for one.

He has decided to give back something. Two of his books - The Mariner's Weather Handbook and Surviving...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Terrible wiring job - where to start?

Like this for example:


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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,666
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Advice on redesigning cabin layout

Here is a link that might help. It is Tim Lackey's site Northern Yacht Restoration. He details his wirk with pics and commentary daily. The link is to the work on his Triton 28 Glissando but every...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Pearson 30 Bilge Pump Recommendations?

If you do not have room for a conventional float switch like the Rule I bet a Waterwitch would fit. It s 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 with no moving parts. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,050
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Preventer line...

Here is a link to John Harries solution to the problem on Morgan's Cloud. Basically a line on each side of the boom that is hooked near the gooseneck. Easy to use and no leaning over the side.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-19-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Cal 36 VS Pearson 36

According to SailboatData the Pearson I showed was last built in 1976. The 365 is a very different boat I agree.
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