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Search: Posts Made By: jobrantley
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By jobrantley
thank you for the additional info. I am going to...

thank you for the additional info. I am going to contact and HVAC tech when I get back in town on Monday. Anybody have any good recommendations in the Annapolis/Deale area????

thanks again!
Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By jobrantley
thank you guys for the info........gotta get to...

thank you guys for the info........gotta get to work on this before the next heat wave :(

Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By jobrantley
Bright Yellow Oily discharge from Mermaid Marine Air Conditioner

Hi all,
I have a small (5200 btu??) Mermaid Reverse Cycle air conditioner/ heater in my small sailboat. I believe it was installed new in 2001.
It has worked flawlessly for me the past 5 years...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,850
Posted By jobrantley
Thank you guys for your explanations and...

Thank you guys for your explanations and diagrams...very helpful. I hope that it is just a clogged vent line. I believe it is a pretty stout fiberglass tank so it would have to be a lot of pressure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,850
Posted By jobrantley
Holding Tank Leaking into Bilge

Hi all,
I fear I might have a hole/leak somewhere in my holding tank. Can someone
please explain to me if it is standard to have an overfill valve/drain on all holding tanks and where it is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By jobrantley
Hi, i don't have first hand experience...

Hi,
i don't have first hand experience but.......the guy working on his boat next to me, just replaced his teak and holly sole. He spoke highly of a place in Annapolis call Exotic Lumber. Not sure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By jobrantley
Thank you Fstbttms. It didn't look like it would...

Thank you Fstbttms. It didn't look like it would accept one without some modification but it seemed most other metal under the water needed zincs so......I figured I'd ask.

thank you,
Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By jobrantley
Groundplate Zinc ????

Hi everybody,
I have a Newmar 12C groundplate that came installed on the hull of my boat. My question is do I need a zinc for this??? When I purchased the boat two years ago it did not have one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By jobrantley
Guys thanks for the suggestions. Yeah after...

Guys thanks for the suggestions. Yeah after reading a bunch of those pots I figured the 4200 was the lesser of two evils :)

I think the gudgeon is bronze....the gudgeon itself wasn't painted but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By jobrantley
Sealant/Gasket for rudder gudgeon

Hi all,

I just had my boat hauled for the first time.....a very nerve wracking experience as I'm sure you all know. Watching your boat sway in the slings just a short distance from the ground...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By jobrantley
Hey guys, Well I removed my vents to prep...

Hey guys,

Well I removed my vents to prep them for painting when I noticed a small tear in one of them. I had noticed it before as a "small" tear but when I started to scrub and clean the vent it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By jobrantley
Thanks guys for your replys. These are...

Thanks guys for your replys.

These are definately going to have to be repainted, they are cracking all over the place. I went out to the store and picked up some sand paper and some spray paint...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By jobrantley
Thank you Hellosailor Jon

Thank you Hellosailor

Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By jobrantley
Thanks for the reply Hellosailor. They are...

Thanks for the reply Hellosailor.

They are plastic vents. I was skeptical that it was going to be that simple of a project, I was sure I was missing something :)

thanks,
Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By jobrantley
Repainting Cowls

Hi.

Has anybody here ever repainted your cowl vents. I have some vetus cowls that are looking pretty weathered and are in need of repainting.

I am thinking of sanding down, painting with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
Thanks for the help Faster Jon

Thanks for the help Faster
Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
Sounds good Faster, thanks. I am going to...

Sounds good Faster, thanks.

I am going to check into my local plastics distributors and see what they can do.
I'm wondering if I can just trace my current lens and use the tracing as a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
J34035 thanks for the info. i will research this....

J34035 thanks for the info. i will research this.

thanks,
Jon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
Thank you for the suggestion midlifesailor. ...

Thank you for the suggestion midlifesailor.

I am assuming you would have to remove the hatch and send it away to have the lexan repaired??? How did you protect the exposed hole on your boat? Do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
Thank you guys. I was thinking along those...

Thank you guys.

I was thinking along those lines as well Capttb, that this is a leak that's been attempted by previous owner to fix and maybe it is time to pay up and put a new hatch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By jobrantley
Deck hardware sealing

Hi everybody,
I have a few questions that I would love your help with.

The first question is about my forward hatch. A few weeks ago I noticed a small amount of wetness on my V-berth right below...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-14-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,975
Posted By jobrantley
Well I went back today and got a little closer to...

Well I went back today and got a little closer to finishing this little project......closer but not finished :o

Here's a couple of pics. The first is of the epoxy before I placed the Evercoat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,975
Posted By jobrantley
I saw the Evercoat gelcoat repair kit but it...

I saw the Evercoat gelcoat repair kit but it seemed like more than I needed.

Now that I have epoxied back up to the level of the rest of the gelcoat I just need to put a very thin gelcoat on top I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,975
Posted By jobrantley
I am heading to the boat tommorrow to check out...

I am heading to the boat tommorrow to check out the epoxy job and hopefully get it ready for gel coating.

I was at West Marine and picked up some Evercoat Gelcoat Scratch Patch. it comes in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,975
Posted By jobrantley
Keep in mind that this is a first attempt at this...

Keep in mind that this is a first attempt at this kind of repair for me but here's what I did.

Got the MAS epoxies repair kit. It came with a bottle of Flag Resin, Medium Hardener, some mixing...
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