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Forum: Diesel   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By countdemonet
Re: Yanmar 3GM30F noise on start up and throttling down.

Same motor, 1990, same sound. Not to worry.

Run it hard when you can, it loves it.
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By countdemonet
Re: GPS Static on VHF

I would bet your ICOM is the issue. Mine was.


Read this link http://www.sailnet.com/forums/electronics/92534-icom-vhf-repair-cheap.html
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 5,392
Posted By countdemonet
Re: ICOM VHF repair (cheap) ???......... NOT SO

My IC-M422 was new in '09. Reception issue popped up this year (2015).

ICOM replacced the FI3 (or F13) filter on the main unit board.

They called it Warranty. No charge.

Fortunately, my loss...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,834
Posted By countdemonet
Makes sence. I know your frustration. I...

Makes sence.

I know your frustration. I planned to add a priming bulb between the tank and the Racor but couldn't find the fittings locally.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,834
Posted By countdemonet
Why not go get a 110A and be done with it? Same...

Why not go get a 110A and be done with it? Same fittings and same mounting.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,342
Posted By countdemonet
I found the attached .xls file on one of the...

I found the attached .xls file on one of the websites featuring the Bucanneer. I cannot give proper credit to the author as I no longer have the link. Perhaps he or she will see this and come forward...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By countdemonet
ww, Sorry I missed your post, but I dashed off...

ww,
Sorry I missed your post, but I dashed off to the marina last week. Alas, I only have the power to try and rule the conditions Neptune grants. I hope your sail was exceptional. We had 12-15 kt...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By countdemonet
Thanks for the insight. I learned a lot in one...

Thanks for the insight. I learned a lot in one hour!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By countdemonet
Halyard Tension on Roller Furling System

When furling the sail for the day, should the halyard be slacked off a bit to avoid parking the sail with the luff under high tension? What's the common practice? What do you do?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,309
Posted By countdemonet
I've seen CoastalEddie's recommendation work well...

I've seen CoastalEddie's recommendation work well many times in our machine maintenance area but with a slight twist. Our guys grind a point on a hardened punch or an old drill bit. This provides...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 4,408
Posted By countdemonet
Just Go Sailing

You can learn any boat with a little practice. Once you learn the BUC 18, you'll have a blast. I had my first BUC when I was 36 and my kids were 14 and 12. They loved it. I got my second BUC at 60...
Forum: Lake Huron   07-24-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,801
Posted By countdemonet
"Doc" Bob, We made the trip from Lake St. Clair...

"Doc" Bob,
We made the trip from Lake St. Clair to Northport this week. Had a big blow Wednesday near Gravelly Shoal with sustained 25kts and gusts to 31kts. We were motoring under bare poles when...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By countdemonet
Thanks

Thanks for all the recommendations. I moved the boat 180 mi. this week to her home port. Topped off the diesel twice with no weeping observed at the threads. I'll be looking for the larger screws for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By countdemonet
Seal up diesel tank inspection port

To inspect the inside of the diesel tank, I removed the twenty self tapping screws which hold the aluminum plate and rubber gasket. For some reason the builder mixed the screws, three being of very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By countdemonet
OK. I'll answer my own post. Here's the email...

OK. I'll answer my own post. Here's the email reply to an inquiry I made to Garhauer.

"This is a Garhauer product. This is an obsolete part and replacement parts
are not available."

:(
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 11,034
Posted By countdemonet
Deanooo, This thread is about the Chrysler...

Deanooo,
This thread is about the Chrysler Buccaneer 18 foot. I think you may have a Bayliner Bucanneer..... maybe a 27 foot? Is that right? If I find any info. I'll pass it on.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By countdemonet
Help ID this Rope Clutch

Folks,
What brand and model is this rope clutch? There may be some markings on it but I'm away from the boat and need to find some maintenance info. Vintage is 1990.
Forum: Lake Huron   07-06-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,801
Posted By countdemonet
Thanks "Doc" Bob, I'll be bringing her up from...

Thanks "Doc" Bob,
I'll be bringing her up from St. Clair in the next couple of weeks.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-30-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 11,034
Posted By countdemonet
Go for it

I'm 61 and the wife is 55. No problem handling the Bucc after you get used to the power. Much fun. I also singlehand in medium air under main and jib and under main alone in a breeze.

Our's is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 5,166
Posted By countdemonet
Only 3/8 hole?...You're a lightweight!

The key element is that your patch include mechanical clamping force and some sealing area like a stainless steel fender washer and then seal with 5200which is removable later.

Thank you for...
Forum: Lake Huron   06-25-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,801
Posted By countdemonet
Huron Sailor Checking In

Hello fellow Huron sailors. I too have sinned but the power boat was sold and the new (to me) sailboat is "sale pending". I'm at Northport Marina near Augres on Saginaw Bay. Strictly shoal draft for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-25-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By countdemonet
Do it Over

I agree with Gary M's advice. Get another surveyor who would focus on that one issue for a small fee.

I just went through this with an excellent surveyor, found some moisture and through...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,794
Posted By countdemonet
My wife, of course

You guys need to adjust your priorities!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-20-2009
Replies: 3,423
Views: 916,688
Posted By countdemonet
Lake Huron

Lake Huron, Saginaw Bay and points north including Mackinac Is., Sault Ste Marie, and the North Channel
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By countdemonet
Lurker Comes Up on Deck

Yes, its true, I've been lurking on this board since '07. Sulking might be more accurate. I sold my Ericson 29 25 years ago and my Searay 29 10 years ago. Much interferrence from jobs, lives and...
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