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Search: Posts Made By: fryewe
Forum: Diesel 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By fryewe
Re: old yanmar 12HP water pump additional inlet and outlet lines

Just guessing here...but this arrangement would seem to be useful for de-watering the bilge using the engine raw water pump...using the raw water pump directly overboard through the upper discharge...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,626
Posted By fryewe
Re: Music Etiquette at the Dock

...what chef said...+1

Of course you can't hear the bilge alarm or the anchor drag alarm...

Also might answer some of the questions in the thread "things that go bump in the night"...

And...
Forum: Diesel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,233
Posted By fryewe
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

Casey...
I don't have manual or drawings handy but I think the fuel injection limiter is a stop screw in the side of the fuel injection pump that limits fuel rack motion...has a lock nut on the...
Forum: Diesel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,233
Posted By fryewe
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

This is the cable brake you need...

32930

Put it on your cable in a convenient location close to the throttle control lever.

When my throttle control on my Yanmar started self-adjusting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,082
Posted By fryewe
Re: How do I handle insurance claims?

Too short...too long...too tight...too loose...

Maybe I'm just too thick and missing something here...

But isn't that all irrelevant? The relevant point is the riggers dropped the rig and...
Forum: Engines 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 648
Posted By fryewe
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

Turn on the electric fuel pump. Crack open the banjo fittings at each injector one at a time and collect the fizzing fuel (if air is in the line) at the fitting into an absorbent towel until he...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I would be disappointed and probably drowned...but not unhappy.

These hi-tech systems we have now are NOT infallible. That's why there are vest lights and flares and signal mirrors and waterproof...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

No.

It's a polite way of saying "Do your homework and don't rely on someone trying to sell you something for full disclosure of capabilities/operational reliability/unflattering...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,082
Posted By fryewe
Re: How do I handle insurance claims?

Since the rigger was insured you should be made whole (at least he can't run out on you and declare bankruptcy).

I am surprised you got into the marina without liability insurance. I have to sign...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

When the customer publicly states prior to a voyage that sat phone reliability is poor and shouldn't be relied on for emergency communications...and that he wouldn't have one except that he needed it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By fryewe
Re: Repairing wood cleats

Without pictures it's hard to give you a lot of advice...

If the cleats that are broken can be removed without breaking the cabinets I would remove them and clean/sand the surfaces where the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By fryewe
Re: Sailing Pants

Bass Pro Shop's World Wide Sportsman Hybrid Angler pants with zip off legs...quick drying...six pockets (two zipper)...stain resistant...double stitched seams...reinforced belt loops...half elastic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By fryewe
Re: Bad Rope (Line/Sheet) Advice?

Your halyards need to be sized for the turning blocks at the top of your mast. Too small and they could run off the block and jam.

In my view you make a mistake any time you allow the sales people...
Forum: Engines 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 648
Posted By fryewe
Re: Restarting Engine after 5 years

Providing raw water to a diesel engine on the hard (how I do it):

Collect these items in the cockpit:
- Charged garden hose with an adjustable valve for throttling flow (nozzle will work if...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By fryewe
Re: Miscellaneous Questions - Newbie Owner 31

All engine systems have resonance frequencies (RPM levels) where the vibration and motion is greatest.

I would recommend running the engine dockside at the "noisy" speed with the transmission both...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

And the pararescue guys had a sat phone and brought medical skills and the youngster was stabilized and transferred to an FF...and then the Captain decided to scuttle his boat rather than sail it to...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I'm still having a little trouble with this whole concept of "I lost my boat because my phone didn't work."

Is it just me? I'm going to have to think about this some more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By fryewe
Re: Accidental Sailor Girl

You guys are harsh.

I think she is fascinating and her Captain is the real deal.

She seems to be amused at life and having a great time. Her story isn't Gone with the Wind but it's a nice...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,313
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Don't know all details about the phone service interruption but the longer term implications for ocean sailors may be significant.

What happens if the Kaufmann's get a very large judgement against...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By fryewe
Re: Picking a marina N FL- Gulf or Atlantic?

Pretty close...but not quite.

I lived in the Jax area a few years ago for a couple of years...about 4 miles from the ocean...and had temps in the low to mid 20s a few nights each winter.

The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By fryewe
Re: Sledgehammer saga continues

Seems there's an opportunity here...Angie's List for boats.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,385
Posted By fryewe
Re: Arthur

Great.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By fryewe
Re: What comes first?

Day sailing? Boat camping? Vacationing? Long term coastal cruising? Voyaging?

Pond? Lake? Bay? Estuary? ICW? Gunk holing? Ocean?

Just you? Spouse? Kids? Pets? Guests?

New with complex...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,385
Posted By fryewe
Re: Arthur

Good luck to you all. Be careful if dinghying about in a squall to/from a mooring relying on outboard power...
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