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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By gbennett
Re: NMEA Frustration

I do not think you will be able to pull NEMA 0183 data from your GPS125 once it is set to "SeaTalk". If you have Raymarine instruments you will be able to pull NMEA 0183 location & time sentences...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Stringer/Floor repair

@tqa i only went to school for advanced composite repair and own my own epoxy resin company and composite fabrication and repair for marine. And my apprentice ship and on the job is working on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Stringer/Floor repair

Personally i would shop vac out all the water that is in there get a small heater and dry the area for 4 hours. while its drying using a 1/8-1/4" drill bit drill the very ends of each crack. using a...
Forum: Engines   07-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Help! 3GMD won't start.

Glad to hear that. Probably just needs bleeding as Paul said.
Forum: Engines   07-30-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Help! 3GMD won't start.

Fuel system needs bleeding. Had the same thing, thought I had done a wonderful job, engine ran for a few minutes, coughed splutter, stop. No restart.
Bled it again (obviously did a better job),...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By bristol299bob
Re: sealing deck

I'm no so sure that the particular choice of hardener and filler will matter all that much in this case. I generally use #105 resin, #205 hardener and colloidal silica (406) filler because that's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By SchockT
Re: Backstay tension

I have a Navtec hydraulic system as well. For racing purposes you should be able to ease it off so that the forestay is a bit floppy, but nothing like you describe. Last summer when we were out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Sailormon6
Re: Backstay tension

An adjustable backstay doesn't make the boat sail any faster or point any higher to windward than it would be capable of sailing without a backstay adjuster. The ability of a boat to sail to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 7,321
Posted By Gladrags1
Re: Help pinpointing a leak

My comment is about a surveyor who doesn't remove the floor boards to check under them. I find that incompetent. What did he check then, everything in sight, nothing behind covers? Isn't this why you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 7,321
Posted By rugosa
Re: Help pinpointing a leak

C & C's do not have wood in the sump. Keel stub is solid fiberglass laminate. Use of additional washers was not uncommon if stud thread did not extend down far enough.

The laminated in place...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 7,321
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Help pinpointing a leak

I wouldn't cobble the repair like this. It goes to your hull integrity. Its not like a patch topsides. Do you want to worry forever that this didn't really fix the problem?

As Hellosailor and...
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