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Search: Posts Made By: rlmccb
Forum: Islander 10-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,563
Posted By rlmccb
Re: owner's manual for islander 30 MK II

Sure I'll send a copy but I'm not having any luck sending it to the email address you gave me. flyawayswimmer@hotmail.com
Rick
Forum: Islander 02-05-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Engine electrical

thanks hellosailer,,,,,,,,,,I'll be out at the boat this weekend and check for an ignition relay,,,
Rick
Forum: Islander 02-05-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By rlmccb
Engine electrical

Hi All, I am the proud owner of a 1974 Islander 30 Mk II. I have been bringing her back for a couple of years now along with sailing and enjoying her assets. Lately a problem has started to...
Forum: Islander 01-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Palmer Engine Parts

What I meant to say was I was looking for a carb kit for a Zenith 61 carb.
Let's try it again,,,,,,,,,,anyone have any idea what the napa number is for the rebuild kit,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,thanks...
Forum: Islander 01-27-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer Engine Parts

Hi all, I'm trying to run down a NAPA part number for a carb on a Palmer P-60 engine,,,,,,,,,,,,,anyone have any info on that,,,,,,,,,,,,?????
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Battery chargers & inverters

Hey there,,,,,,,,my Readi-Amp 8 is still working just fine and as such I have not replaced it. I did sometime ago run across a basic owner's manual for the unit. I have it on pdf but can't seem to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Palmer P-60 Engine

The pump is an older Sherwood, E-20. Probably hasn't been made in years. I've been told that the Oberdorfer takes the same seals. Does anyone know where a guy can get a used water pump or rebuild...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer P-60 Engine

Hi All,,,,,,,,I have a Islander 30 with a Palmer P-60 engine. Finally getting all the little stuff chased and it's running pretty good. However, the other day, it developed a water leak from the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Palmer 60 Electronic Ignition

Thanks, CalebD, this should get me going in the right direction on the electronic ignition,,,,,,,Happy Sailing, Rick
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer 60 Electronic Ignition

Hi all, I've got a Palmer 60 in my Islander sailboat. I'd like to convert it over to an electronic ignition,,,,,,,,anybody got a part number and source??
thanks, and happy sailing
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-27-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By rlmccb
Battery chargers & inverters

Hi all, I have a 1974 Islander 30 MK II and am just starting working on the electrical system. I have a Readi Amp 8 #00592 charger and a Topaz inverter #09234. Does anyone have an owner's manual...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Palmer P60 overheated

OK, I cleaned the intake, the strainer, replaced the impeller, pulled bits and pieces of the old impeller from it seemed like everywhere, check the thermostat, changed the oil, drained the carb bowl...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By rlmccb
Re: Palmer P60 overheated

Was out at the Harbor today to check things out on the Palmer and found the following. I started with making sure the engine wasn't seized, it was not, oil looked good and the same level as before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer P60 overheated

While coming back into the harbor today, my Palmer quit making water, temp went high. Question: What should I check, strainer and what else, second, how much heat can a Palmer take before serious...
Forum: Islander 02-20-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer 60 troubleshooting

Hi all, I have a 1974 Islander 30 MK II with a Palmer 60 marine engine. Recently I was motoring along and the engine died with no warning, after a brief panic we were able to restart, this happened...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By rlmccb
Halyards: Cable VS Rope

Hi all, I have an Islander 30 MK II. The halyards for both the mainsail and headsail are a rope and cable combo. The question I have is: Which is best a halyard that is half rope and half steel...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-04-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 975
Posted By rlmccb
Islander 30 identification

Hi all, I'm having a little confusion about a 1974 Islander 30 sailboat. How do you tell the difference between the Islander 30, the Islander 30 MK II and the Islander 30 Bahama.?? I have a 1974...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By rlmccb
Thanks for the pointers! Happy Sailing Rick

Thanks for the pointers!
Happy Sailing
Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By rlmccb
Anything else as far as maintaining this dinosaur...

Anything else as far as maintaining this dinosaur would be greatly appreciated,,,,,,
Thanks,

Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By rlmccb
Probably won't start this project until after...

Probably won't start this project until after winter has subsided,,,,,,,,,
Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By rlmccb
Thanks for the info. I was pretty sure that the...

Thanks for the info. I was pretty sure that the only way to seal it correctly was to take them up and rebed,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Happy Sails,
Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By rlmccb
Hey thanks for the info. Thus far we have been...

Hey thanks for the info. Thus far we have been happy with our Palmer 60. Plan on using some lead additive and how much Marvel Mystery Oil do you use per 5 gallons of gas. Any suggestions would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By rlmccb
Gel coat cracks.. what to do?

On a 1974 Islander 30 MK II what is the easiest wayh to deal with superficial cracking in the gelcoat??
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By rlmccb
Islander 30 toe rail leak...

Hi all, I am a new owner of a 1974 Islander 30 MK II. This particular boat has a teak toe rail the length of each side. It appears to leak in a couple of spots. Is there any easy way of stopping...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By rlmccb
Palmer Engine

I recently purchased a 1974 Islander 30 MK II with a Palmer gas engine, runs great no problems. Should I be using a lead additive in the fuel or a multi purpose additive,,,,,,,,,,,any suggestions...
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