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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
I agree with EO32: There has to be a paddle...

I agree with EO32: There has to be a paddle wheel effect if the pitch is too great. for sure if there was no pitch the prop would be like a paddle wheel with definite yaw. See the photos at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
JB2: keep in mind that this new design prop has...

JB2: keep in mind that this new design prop has almost no reverse prop walk. It is only a "problem" at higher speeds forward. All in all, a super 2 blade folding prop that eliminates your reverse...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
Another clue that may be key: even with the...

Another clue that may be key: even with the strong pull to port, the rudder is aligned straight foreward and aft. To me this implies a right hand paddle wheel effect rather than an imbalanced...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
Rectangular, narrower at the bottom. Has not been...

Rectangular, narrower at the bottom. Has not been faired.

Not exactly sure of your symmetrical question, but viewed from the side it is symmetrical per vertical angles. Slightly longer aft edge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
One more note... If I turn the rudder over to the...

One more note... If I turn the rudder over to the other side... to the right, at a certain point, the force changes and starts pulling the wheel the other way.... indicating that the "not so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
Conceivably it could be cavitation However the...

Conceivably it could be cavitation However the manufacturer, on viewing the photos showing the large space from the blade end to the hull, gave up on that possibility. Yet this prop has an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
I doubt naming the prop will help since there was...

I doubt naming the prop will help since there was only one brief response to my query here for any experience with the prop sometime ago (Search on Slipstream prop) . I did not describe the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By sailingdeacon
New prop causes veer to port - solution??

After years with an old 3 blade feathering prop, I replaced it with a new design folding prop. The new blade pushes the boat at higher speeds and has very little prop walk in reverse (right hand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By sailingdeacon
Anyone have exerience with the Slipstream folding prop?

This is a stainless steel model, a little pricer than the Martec IV bronze folding prop.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailingdeacon
Bargain hunter buys boat business Pacific...

Bargain hunter buys boat business

Pacific Seacraft moves to Beaufort


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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,281
Posted By sailingdeacon
Universal m35 leak at drain plug

I have a very slow leak at the 1 1/8&quot; diameter engine fresh water drain plug. It has a smaller plug within it, but does not seem to be leaking there. If I back it out a small amount and put ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-26-2000
Replies: 4
Views: 2,519
Posted By sailingdeacon
Is 21HP on the Ericson 35 ok?

Thanks for the comments. While most Ericson owners who have commented to me have praise for the engine, there are a few who wish for a little more power. Clearly, those who sail flat water or on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-24-2000
Replies: 4
Views: 2,519
Posted By sailingdeacon
Is 21HP on the Ericson 35 ok?

I am considering a 35-3 and notice that most have a 21 hp engine. I will be in currents/tides and also in the Pamlico sound with an occasional short steep chop. Will the engine be sufficient? ...
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