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Search: Posts Made By: UnionPacific
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 12,729
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Refrigeration-Frigoboat Keel Cooled vs. others?

It is interesting that these systems can be had today for under $1000 online.
Forum: Engines 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 596
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

If the fuel lift pump is electric, and working, the injection pump will have fuel
Forum: Engines 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 596
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

spray some WD-40 into the intake, but not thru the air filter. Take it out.
Then it will run on the WD-40 and not the starter. The air will work its way out quickly if the engine is running at...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,090
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I only agree when the little guy is getting sued. Not vice versa. If the case is strong enough a lawyer will take it without payment. Then he will collect fess with the judgement.
EG you were...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,090
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

No matter what, do not expect an outcome in less then 3-4 years.
these things are slow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Accidental Sailor Girl

lol

does fat and balding not do it for you? but then I am not a 22 year old girl....
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Accidental Sailor Girl

Anyone can write a book. Few can write a good book. Sorry, I am more miffed by her hair, then the fact she wrote a book.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Accidental Sailor Girl

Have you seen her hair? Its nasty.
Other then that all she did was cross the Atlantic, and now she thinks she can write a good book? LOL I think she is full of herself. I give her credit for trying,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By UnionPacific
Our guide to boat buying

Enjoy :)
S/V Union Pacific : Our guide to boat buying (http://svunionp.blogspot.com/2014/07/our-guide-to-boat-buying.html)

We have a facebook page too. https://www.facebook.com/svunionp
Hoping...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,090
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I am sure someplace in the contract is a statement to the effect of " not responsible for lost communications or inability to make or receive calls"

What page were the unseaworthy state of their...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Diesel or water

We have not made a concrete plan where after the UK. We will be watching politics as we go, Africa could be on the list, if it is safe. but no, stop 3 will not be Patagonia.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Diesel or water

Its very true she was outside her comfort zone on that one. To be exact they were 8' breaking waves, that were breaking on deck in a very wet fashion.
Our next sail trip will be in about a month....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Diesel or water

The current plan, and the plan is still fluid, is to leave next year in Julyish.
We are putting about Florida, doing our major refit. Its very major.:laugher
Our generator is in thou, and has 1...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Diesel or water

Yes, we hope to visit Patagonia, NW passage, and the south pacific.
When the days hit 100, we will run the AC. When the days hit 50 we will run heat.
800AH should be enough for our freezer, a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Diesel or water

I was hinking diesel as well. I also have an option to add 100 additional gallons. If I did that it would make the lazerette a not fun place to be, so I may just stick with diesel. I also have one...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By UnionPacific
Diesel or water

I will be adding a 40 gallon tank to our yacht. The my plan was for diesel, but just curious if I should consider water.
We currently have 140 gallons of diesel, and an estimated 150-200 gallons of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 4,760
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

yep +1 largest that will fit in the space you allot. pachuca did a circumnavigation, and watched a movie every night of his passage, thou I think he used a laptop. Some nights are just going to be...
Forum: Electrical Systems 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Blue Sea VSM 422 Experiences?

I am reviving this, I am considering the VSM 422 as well. any first hand experiences yet?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,176
Views: 128,845
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

AIS... If it was not so costly, I may have it. When I buy my next radio next year, if they offer one with it for $50-100 more, then I will have it. I wish it was two way, with an option to turn it...
Forum: Engines 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 596
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

5 years, nothing. Start it up. make sure the seacock is open.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Ocean kayak rescue

:laugher
Actually its the other way around.
Save the sadness for death. He is alive and stupid.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 4,760
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

Properly fastened, It should not move.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Siris weather price 8|

Don't know. I was posting to forums, getting email, all 30 miles offshore. 3G coverage. Its funny too, some places on the hudson river were a dead zone, and out at sea we had high speed internet....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Siris weather price 8|

I got 3G internet 30 miles offshore, with a booster and antenna up the mast I think 50-80 should be likely. In most places that is the same as the siris coverage.



The real issue here is there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Idea for safety, 120volt bildge pump

The 120 is so far above the bilge that the boat will be under before it hits the 120. The generator and the 120 panel are at the same level.
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