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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 691
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Rotten egg smell

In an earlier post you stated battery charger - are the batteries close to the charger?
As mentioned above, batteries produce explosive gases and shall not be close to anything that can produce a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,630
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Hm, this was interesting ...

from saildrive to prop walk to rudders. Dependences everywhere!

So we agree now that saildrive and prop walk are rather independent? With the rather free position...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,515
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Even worse, Mr Swain doesn't understand what he is doing. He is just basing his "work" on rules of thumb, without any knowledge about engineering design.

This latest posting demonstrates this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Non active zinc suddenly VERY active.

Because, if I understand you right, you have moved your boat to another environment. In the new area / marina the electric potentials may differ from the old one (most likely do, in fact).

When...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,630
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Hmpf! May I suggest you two gents to read my earlier posting .... Ahhh, good. So then we do not need to repeat, do we?

Replacing the rubber thing (it is partly a seal) requires some work, so it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Pop Rivets

As mentioned above it is Monel rivets, not ss, that shall be used. With washers. If riveting at all!


When I have done similar operations I have been using a threaded bolt and a (locker) nut....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,630
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Saildrive is complex but faster to install when building the boat (in an article I read some time ago it was claimed Bav complete mounting time for an engine is lower than 1 hour). The rubber thing...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,515
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Oh, Len, come on. Smack is just using exactly the same arguments as Mr BS. This is not science ...

It is interesting to see someone claiming to be an engineer (Mr BS) to argue that one material...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Hull wont dry

There is not enough evidence for any such drastic action. The OP has just been using some kind of meter which indicates high humidity, but such results could be due to many reasons: paint with metal,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,031
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

Overboard, this is maybe how your props works for you, but ... that is not how folding props should work.
1) 2500 rpm - I hardly ever go up so high. Ever.
Guess you are refering to engigen...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,031
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

Jolly,

good that there has been some progress. Sorry that you got this response from FoF. But I would be surprised if they do not address the issue now when it is public. Not only have I good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,031
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: 2-blade Flexofold Problems

I do agree with your view, Jolly, men for helvete, they are danish! It is about the same language as Norwegian, which you seems to speak.

Local distributors in Scandinavia are not always the very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Head intake hose problem

19 mm is the usual inner hose dia, not 20.

Agree on boiling water. And soap.

/J
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-17-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Rudder is stubborn

Yes, this is the most likely and common issue with tight rudders. Most often it is the lower bearing.

You have to investigate all other (more easy) possibilities, of course.

Bearings is a...
Forum: Diesel   04-07-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: volvo MD7A question

Most likely not that engine to your boat:

1) VP MD7A was an engine from 1970-ies and the very first years of 1980-ies. Bav was not in volume production during the 1980-ies, in particular not in ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Dead engine hour meter

Med,

If your primary interest is to measure hours then get an hour meter. (That was easy).

Such can be found for very small money, some years ago I got one for about $5. Electromechanical,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Copper plate found on hull...

One never know how others are thinking, maybe some PO has thought it was good to make grounding the way you describe - doesn't sound great, though.

Sure there is no connection to inside?

Most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Propeller 101?

Sony, are you the same one who posted this
?

at the same time give such strong advises ...?

/J
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: What is this and how do I use it?

depending on dimensions ... but they are presumably for your lifelines. There are some different models, those for wire (Norseman or something) and then there are those for some plastic lifelines,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Propeller 101?

18 inch dia is unusually large on sailboats with that size of boat & engine. As Maine Sails says, there should be a good clearance between prop and hull.
Otherwise the combo 18 x 12 is good, as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mast Inspection Opinions

Oh, the link did not link all the way. However, there is a clue in the link, it ends with "this game is rigged" (english humor ..) which also is the name of the chapter. Think it is dated "20th...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mast Inspection Opinions

Well ... there is already a lot of info available on SN. Boogie Nights, who posts here far too seldom, has a homepage which describes this:
Boogie Nights...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Mystery md2030 volvo alarm

Sorry to say, the 2030 is known to have issues with its electronics.
Propose you check all electrical terminals.
Check means ... clean connections and so on.

/J
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: Yanmar Advice Needed.

Yes, take apart and clean is the first option. In salt water, the anti-siphon gets some salts and other things in the sensitive parts.
- actually, most anti-siphon leaks a little.

You may need...
Forum: Racing   02-26-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,063
Posted By Jaramaz
Re: behavior on other's boats

No, sailing with others is just fun.

Your extent of leadership is just fine. Most do not want more.

You just got an entusiastic crew onboard. He has to learn, that's all.

Bring some beers...
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