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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-19-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By sailingtime
keel bolt concern?

I am sure this is something covered often but I need to put a bilge pump hose and strainer in a very difficult location to access but due to the shallowness of the area, along with the stiffness and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By sailingtime
Re: Why, oh Y- Valve"

Thanks for the feedback. The Y-connector is news to me so I will check it out.

BTW, Thought I had attached an image of the valve but I don't seem to be able to grasp the skill to do so.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By sailingtime
Why, oh Y- Valve"

I have 30 year old Ericson and itís time to replace the head so of course replacing all the hoses will be part of the job. As you can see my existing y-valve was installed either when built or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By sailingtime
head ache

After a losing battle to keep things functional I am in need of replacing my old Wilcox Crittenden Headmate toilet but space limitations keep me from getting my first choice of the Raritan PHII. Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By sailingtime
Re: seized, broken bolt Boston

I have had sucess using a Dremel Toll with small carbide gutting bits. I find there is much more control than using a drill. it can be slow but effective
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By sailingtime
Help, head up my...

I posting this earlier but it didn't seem to show up

I am replacing the plumbing to my Head Mate head. The instructions are not clear which flap of the flap valve goes on top. Is it the one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,947
Posted By sailingtime
Re: Syracuse area sailboat rentals

thanks, very helpful
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,947
Posted By sailingtime
Syracuse area sailboat rentals

I will be in the Syracuse area next week and with all the lakes nearby I thought there might be some fun sailing. My quick internet search only turned up powerboat/fishing boat rentals.

Would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 7,015
Posted By sailingtime
Nuclear s(n)ubs

Sailing back from Block Island I encountered a submarine heading northwest into Croton. It was far to my port but since I was heading west to The Race meant we were on a converging but not collision...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,643
Posted By sailingtime
dock box

This maybe a rookie question but I just bought my first dock box and I have been told that once I start putting things in it I will not need to secure it to the dock. This seems a bit odd, my gut...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By sailingtime
What is a ***** test

And all this time I thought it was taking a new crew out on an extended cruise or an overnight race!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By sailingtime
good apps?

Not sure if this belongs in this forum but I just got an IPad and looking forward to the wonderful world of apps.

I am hoping to start loading up some good and practical ones that would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5,021
Posted By sailingtime
Core question

Racing is hard on a boat and it is only a matter of time when something will go wrong with the hardware. personally I think that when it comes to the safety of your crew go with whatever gives you...
Forum: Diesel   09-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By sailingtime
i had the same engine and it very much has an oil...

i had the same engine and it very much has an oil filter right where you described it. I would check with a mirror to see if someone sealed off the post where the filter is screwed on.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-14-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,352
Posted By sailingtime
Mercury dinghy

has anyone bought the new Mercury 240 dinghy? I was hoping there might be some feedback on it. it looks like it might fit the bill of a small tender for my 30' sailboat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By sailingtime
Niantic Bay help

Does anyone know of a good anchorage or mooring area in or around Niantic Bay CT outside the bridges? I will be heading west through LIS and planned to anchor at Duck Island Roads but I am starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By sailingtime
shafted?

I am interested in putting on a new prop but there in not enough clearence from the rudder unless I shorten the drive shaft. My one inch diam shaft runs three feet from the strut which could allow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By sailingtime
which wire?

I am sure this is a simple question so I accept that fact it and I may sound a little dumb asking but here is my question:

I bought a new Perko stern light. When I opened it up I found two black...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 7,628
Posted By sailingtime
Thanks. BTW, I do have a double reefing...

Thanks.

BTW, I do have a double reefing systam and they run through the sail and back to the otherside of the boom.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 7,628
Posted By sailingtime
reefing lines

I am looking to replace my older reefing lines with some new lighter lines. It is a simple system where the line runs through the boom and up to a grommet in the leech of the sail. Is there a rule...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By sailingtime
i would call or email Tony at Select Plastic...

i would call or email Tony at Select Plastic selectplastic.com They have been a great resource for me in rebuilding and replacing my hatches.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By sailingtime
thanks, interesting to know

thanks, interesting to know
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By sailingtime
rigging question

In what might sound like a bonehead question but this will be the first year that I will have a boat on the hard with the mast on. It seems to me that it is not a good idea to be fully tensioned all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By sailingtime
Radar reflectors

I am interested in mounting a radar reflector on my mast. Does anyone have any experience with the Echomax vs. Tri-Lens? I have read good stuff about the Echomax. The Tri-Lens seems like it would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-13-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By sailingtime
In would suggest a different market, take a cab...

In would suggest a different market, take a cab to the Shoprite on 1990 W Main st., it is a quick one exit hop on the highway. I find it to be a bigger store than the Stop and Shop with more...
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