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Search: Posts Made By: fryewe
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By fryewe
Re: Bottom slime

If you clean a few fish of various types and get the slime on your hands and wipe a few hulls with slime and compare the two types of slime I think you'll find the fish slime and the boat slime are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 3,984
Posted By fryewe
Re: Maiden Voyage Newbie Trainwreck

Big ships have a ten point (112.5 degree) white light forward and a ten point white light aft with the aft light higher. These are generally called the masthead light and the range light and are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 3,431
Posted By fryewe
Re: composting toilet-should we do it

Composting or it what you my view the composting head is the way to go. I have been using my C-head for eight months. It beats my old throne and flushing piping and...
Forum: Diesel 12-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By fryewe
Re: buying a used yanmar 2qm15, TIPS?

Congratulations on your dadship. Nothing better.

I have two 2QM15s...owned one since '83 and the other I bought in '07 as a garage queen spare parts engine since the age of the QMs means some...
Forum: Diesel 11-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,213
Posted By fryewe
Re: Yanmar loses RPM in gear

I also think it sounds like fuel starvation.

When was the last fuel filter change? If the filter is dirty or fills with water the engine will begin to lose power and be unable to achieve full...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-03-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By fryewe
Re: Huge Voltage Drain Problem - Ideas?

Filling the bilge to try to recreate the problem may be your best course of action since you can't troubleshoot a problem that isn't there. An intermittent ground is a difficult problem to solve.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-03-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By fryewe
Re: Huge Voltage Drain Problem - Ideas?

You can check the specific gravity of each cell if you have a hydrometer small enough to use the limited electrolyte volume of your Trojan batteries. The sp. gr. of each cell should be within about...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 08-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By fryewe
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

You must be "sailed out" if you are heading for the dirt in early August...August and September in the PNW are terrific (IMO).

Good luck.
Forum: Diesel 08-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By fryewe
Re: Teleflex MV2 throttle control upgrade

Why not just put a cable brake on the throttle cable??

Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-20-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By fryewe
Re: Offshore Florida to Maine

Good luck with your planning and your trip.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 4,145
Posted By fryewe
Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

Rulz is rulz so you have to show a light (or lights). Sometimes it may make sense not to show a light - a well lit anchorage or perhaps in a remote anchorage where you are enjoying the moon - but...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-11-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By fryewe
Re: Hello from the Baltic Sea

Beautiful cruising area. Looking forward to some great posts from the Baltic. With pictures...lots of pictures. Glad you are here.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-28-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By fryewe
Re: the key to sailing

It's a Yanmar. Perhaps they are like John Deere tractors which use Yanmars. There are only two keys for John Deere tractors for all models. The key for my tractor will start tractors all over the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By fryewe
Re: Manual water pump priming sucks so much ....

You have a leak. Fix it. You may have to replace hoses and fittings. If you have transparent hoses you should be able to see the water in the hose at the level it returns to when prime is lost. ...
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