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Search: Posts Made By: katsailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By katsailor
Re: Parts for Hood Sto-Boom

No
It has been a long journey but I am finally getting ready to install my sails that have been reworked by the local north sail loft.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2013
Replies: 1,090
Views: 342,310
Posted By katsailor
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

We use small transfer pumps in my industry to transfer oil. Because of the viscosity of oil most pumps fail after a very short period of time. Some failures may be attributed due a reaction between...
Forum: Diesel 08-28-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By katsailor
Re: anti siphon valve universal m25

Some do, some don't. It's a hole in the boat that has the ability to fail. Whatever lets you sleep.
If you have a scoop type through hull fitting it is a good idea to close it when sailing so you do...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By katsailor
Re: House bank sizing

Thanks Stu and MS.
The Echo charger rant confirmed my suspicions. Connect the alternator battery terminal to the house bank.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By katsailor
Re: A harrowing tale from Cape Scott

I can see difficulty in setting the cqr type if it is laying in it's side. I think it needs to be in an upright configuration for the plow to dig into the bottom.

Of course I could be wrong, I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By katsailor
Re: House bank sizing

[QUOTE=katsailor;1079649]Next question

Do I connect my starting battery to the starter terminal and connect the house battery to the Battery connection on the alternator with the echo charge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By katsailor
Re: Wheel Helm vs. Tiller

Are you contemplating replacing a tiller with a wheel? Go to the Edson homepage and they will tell you what parts you need for the conversion. Oftimes the cable arrangement allows a mechanical...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By katsailor
Re: House bank sizing

Next question

Do I connect my starting battery to the starter terminal and connect the house battery to the Battery connection on the alternator with the echo charge installed between the house...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-26-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By katsailor
Re: A harrowing tale from Cape Scott

YIKES, I just hung a CQR on my bow.
Forum: Diesel 08-26-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By katsailor
Re: anti siphon valve universal m25

Thanks for the reminder, I will add it to my punchlist.

I learned the hard way this weekend after I finally splashed Shakti about why I was should not have forgotten to drill the shaft and set the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-26-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By katsailor
Re: House bank sizing

Thanks all. I didn't mention it in my earlier post but I picked up a Victron BMV-600 and the pricey blueseas 3/8 terminal strips a couple months ago. Still need the galvanic isolator and wire to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By katsailor
House bank sizing

I am replacing my house bank of batteries as part of my refit and I have have a lot of room. Can anyone provide a rule of thumb for sizing a house battery bank on a 33' sailboat. Also what type of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 28,501
Posted By katsailor
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

:confused::confused::confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By katsailor
Re: Mobile and Looking for a Great Sailing Community

+1 on Oriental or Southport, NC area. Oriental is a LOT smaller than Annapolis and the climate is milder. Oriental is a very small town, Southport is also a small town but I feel it has more to...
Forum: Diesel 08-20-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By katsailor
Re: anti siphon valve universal m25

Unscrew the fitting and clean the flapper before you buy a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By katsailor
Re: Bilge questions

Good question about higher or lower.
If you mount it lower you could damage the pump because it will continue to run after you lose suction.
If you mount it higher, the water will still run down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By katsailor
Re: Bilge questions

Downsizing the hose diameter decreases the volume of bilge water the bilge pump can pump. Rerouting the hose to minimize drainage and setting the float switch on a higher elevation than the bilge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By katsailor
Splash day is almost here.

I am beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel following an extensive mechanical refit on the boat I purchased in February. The next phase will be the cabin restoration, including port...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-06-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By katsailor
Re: asa school vs buying own 20-30ft and teach self?

When I wanted to start sailing there were no classes on the small inland lake in Indiana where we had a cottage. I found a cheap sailing dingy and bought a book on sailing. read the book and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By katsailor
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By katsailor
Re: Boatyard transducer installation mistake

Glueing the transducer inside the hull affects the performance of the depth sounder. This method of installation may be adequate if you only want to find the depth right before you run aground.
Forum: Orphan Brands 08-06-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,479
Posted By katsailor
Re: Offshore 33 owners

Congrats, I have a cat ketch but it needed substantial refit when purchased. I just had it hauled and am installing new engine, rigging, shaft log, prop etc. so have not a had a chance to sail yet.
...
Forum: Provisioning 07-15-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 4,026
Posted By katsailor
Re: east coast provisioning stops

Drop me a PM for a ride if youre in Southport, NC.
Forum: Pearson 07-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By katsailor
Re: Accessing waste pipe

Can you drill out the screws and pull the fitting with hose attached through the deck? Then you could release the clamp, install a new fitting and pump out the holding tank.

By the way I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,377
Posted By katsailor
Re: Recommendation for running rigging lines

Does anyone have any experience with the Novatech XLE?
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