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Search: Posts Made By: Hush34
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hush34
Re: Rudder Post Access Hatch

I have those holes too....are you able to adjust the packing from that location? I just can see too good.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 5,315
Posted By Hush34
Re: Give AIS a rest

The video of the yacht being run down during the Cowes race is proof positive that sometime sailors can be damn idiots. Who in their right mind would have a race, where things can go wrong, in side...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hush34
Re: Rudder Post Access Hatch

Now I am really going to have to approach the rudder access hatch project seriously. I on a recent 150 mile trip that rudder packing is leaking into the bilge. If I cut this access, will I be able...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By Hush34
Re: leak from rudder stock

I went to Hush yesterday to investigate the possible rudder post leak. I put water with red food color in it into the propane locker to see if it was leaking onto the rudder post. As luck would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Hush34
Re: Rust stains on non-skid

Tidy Bowl toilet cleaner.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 5,315
Posted By Hush34
Re: Give AIS a rest

Rules of the Road

Rule 1: The larger vessel (cargo ship) will crush you smaller vessel as you quote nav regs. On the way to the bottom perhaps you can get a lawyer and sue.

Rule 2: The...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By Hush34
Re: leak from rudder stock

Today, I noticed the same darn leak coming from somewhere around the rudder post. (Occurs when motor sailing) I had read with acute attention the posts prior to our sail today and immediately...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

Crazy Fish, I found the dyna plate connection when I replaced the chainplates. Each chain plate had a grounding wire that is directly attached to the plate which is installed on the starboard hull...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

After reading a variety of articles and the posts here I think the next time Hush is out of the water I will be replacing the Dyna plate with something more suitable to ground the mast. I will move...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

Dynaplate Grounding Shoes

"Safety Benefits of Proper Bonding and Grounding
A proper bonding and grounding system using Dynaplate grounding shoes will not reduce the chances of a lightning strike...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

I replaced every chain plate on the boat in February and attached to each was infact an 8 gauge wire that ran from the backing plate to the dyna plate which is on the starboard side of my boat.
...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

Each one of my chain plates hence the mast are hardwired to the dyna plate. I think I am going to stay away from attaching RF ground to the plate and stick to the negative bus bar ie, the negative...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

My VHF, Multifunction Display and autopilot require separate RF ground. I was think about connecting to the plate but I am a bit concerned about the fact that the mast is grounded there and that a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Re: Another RF ground ??

My VHF, Multifunction Display and autopilot require separate RF ground. I was think about connecting to the plate but I am a bit concerned about the fact that the mast is grounded there and that a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By Hush34
Another RF ground ??

Our 1989 PSC34 has a dyna plate attached to the hull. The new electronics I m installing on board are calling for attachment of an RF ground...the power cables have three wires: Positive, Negative,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Hush34
Re: Packing gland question

I remembered reading this post a bit ago and appreciated the information. The yard at Sail Harbor in Savannah replace my packing with the new teflon packing. On the trip down to Florida, I noticed...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-18-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Hush34
Re: cabin sole

I noticed that you said that a teak restorer sanded the sole with a belt sander. Did he have any problems chewing thru the veneer... I didn't think the soles on our boats were solid, I thought they...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hush34
Re: Rudder Post Access Hatch

I am contemplating a cut out also. I was wondering if you could have gone to a 12 by 12 hatch or if that would compromise hull integrity. I too have a problem getting to the rudder post and...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-09-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Hush34
Re: PSC37 Forward Water Tank

The tank is as described by others who have posted. I have one suggestion to offer if you want to avoid all the problems with rebuilding or fabricating a tank.

Look at Vetus...they have...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Hush34
Re: Upgrade from YS to Edson

Is your YS system giving you problems? I cannot remove the throttle and transmission housing from mine due to four frozen screws. The switch seemed daunting to me so I am waiting until my next time...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 06-28-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Hush34
Re: Table upgrade and stereo install

Keith, When we purchased Hush this past year one of the things that sold my wife Vanna was the folding table. Great upgrade. The dividers are a nice addition and will keep you from having to wrap...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Hush34
Re: Inspect Standing rigging: Rust inside swage fitting?

Swaged fittings are prone to rust and can cause premature failure of your rig. It is simple physics. The fitting is a cup. The stay or shroud is a conduit or highway. Each time it rains, rain...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-27-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 6,146
Posted By Hush34
Re: wall sized TV, on a sailboat

Television on a sailboat? I thought only the power boaters had those things. Try stepping away from TV, there is a ton you can and should be doing besides that. Save the programing (they call it...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 06-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Hush34
Re: Should it (the binnacle) stay or should it go

Definitely not pot metal. I have seen the use of pot metals on boats by not pot metal fasteners
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 06-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Hush34
Re: Should it (the binnacle) stay or should it go

I will keep your offer in mind. Though I would likely go with an Edson if I had to change binnacles, or I would convert to tiller like yourself. Thanks for your help...hope to see you on the water...
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