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Search: Posts Made By: gpd955
Forum: Atomic 4 03-14-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,265
Posted By gpd955
Starter Solenoid Install Problem

Just installed a new starter solenoid as part of my spring tune-up. With the help of Don Moyer, i was able to get the thing mounted and reconnected. However, I found that when I went to make the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By gpd955
To elaborate on #1

In addition to not hitting other vessels, I would make #1a No being hit by other vessels!!!

Depending on the size of the crew and duration of the trip (e.g if it is only 1 or 2 nights), doubling...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-08-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 2,033
Posted By gpd955
Try this

Campisano Marine in NJ. Good rates and service.

http://www.campisanomarine.com/
Forum: O'Day 09-07-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 2,244
Posted By gpd955
Hole

Is it right on the point of the bow??? It possible could have been for a bobstay. I attached a picture showing where the bobstay fitting hole is on my boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
You're assumptions

are correct. I will try your suggestions also. Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
especially

since the darn thing is UNDERWATER!! Thanks. Hopefully between that and changing the hose back to the recommended size the problem will be solved!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
I will

definitely check all of the connections and see if there's another way to wire it. I thought that the negative going to the keel bolt was a little strange though, but that was the way the other one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By gpd955
After

insisting that my wife take the helm for some time, (even the excuse that I needed to know she could come back and rescue me if I went over didn't work) she finally gave in 2 weeks ago. One day I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
220-

221, whatever it takes. Jack Butler (1983)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
There was

only one way to wire it. The battery wire went to the solid brown (power), the black wire went to ground (a keel bold was used previously, so I just changed the wires, and the brown/white wire was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
The pump is dead center of the boat and the hose...

The pump is dead center of the boat and the hose runs aft for about 2 feet and gradually curved port for about 1 foot, goes up about 3 feet in about a 2 foot run, back down about 6" to the through...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By gpd955
Help Needed with Bilge Pump (Again)

After months of dealing with my bilge pump, I am seeking some advice.

PO had a Rule 1200 with about 3 ft of 1 1/8" bilge hose scaled down to 3/4" heavy duty hose that led to the through hull which...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-22-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 4,230
Posted By gpd955
Oops

:eek: Sorry- I addressed this to Sailingdog and it was meant for dyamazon!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-22-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 4,230
Posted By gpd955
Similar Deal

Saildog-

I got my 79 Catalina for $9,500 in the spring (Asking price was $15,000). She had new sails, reconditioned Atomic 4, alot of accessories hidden away in lockers on shelves (filters,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-07-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 17,144
Posted By gpd955
CC vs AC

Ah yes. Whilst I was searching for my boat, I looked and numerous center cockpit boats. I found that while it was roomy and I did like to more private aft cabin, every time I looked at one, I...
Forum: Catalina 08-01-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,233
Posted By gpd955
I agree

with Sailinjay. In addition to control of the boat, it is much easier to feel the boat when underway. I, too, have a '79 Catalina 30 and basically use mine when in my slip and if I have to go onto...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By gpd955
Help With Some Projects

Need help with my "new" list of projects!!
Maybe I can tap some of the experience out there!! I have a new list of things that I have to tackle on the "Victim", so any help would be great!

Sorry...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-09-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By gpd955
Andrea- If you ever feel like doing the...

Andrea-

If you ever feel like doing the weekend thing and day sails out of AC, we never refuse the company and help!! We're at Farley State Marina in AC.

We're pretty new at boat ownership and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 2,831
Posted By gpd955
Cool I find that remaining motionless under the bimini...

I find that remaining motionless under the bimini in the cockpit with a beer usually works! If not, Cap'n and Coke with lots of ice does!

We're NJ coastal at it gets rather humid so the fans are...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By gpd955
Cool I wish I could help! I have 15 years until...

I wish I could help! I have 15 years until retirement (police officer/paramedic) so if you're still looking for a spot, I'll get back to you!!! For now I just have to settle with "vacation time"...
Forum: Atomic 4 05-21-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By gpd955
Starting Problem

Having an issue when starting my A4 in my Catalina 30 (1979). Just delivered it a few wks ago and had some trouble getting it into neutral in order to start her. Eventually she started.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By gpd955
I'm glad I found this thread! I am preparing to...

I'm glad I found this thread! I am preparing to bottom paint on Saturday for the first time. The previous owner had it painted in Spring 2004 and it has been in dry storage since Oct. 2004. There...
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