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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By dougyoung
Apply heat from a heat gun to the quadrant,...

Apply heat from a heat gun to the quadrant, s-l-o-w-l-y. Wiggle the eye bolt back and forth. Due this after you have applied the penetrating oil. Don't light yourself on fire.

Good Luck.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-04-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,858
Posted By dougyoung
If you can fit it, Install a macerator to pump...

If you can fit it, Install a macerator to pump the tank. Best thing I ever did. I have a electric head that pumps directly inot the tank, then I can use the pump to empty the tank at sea or use the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By dougyoung
Have the shrouds made up and install them...

Have the shrouds made up and install them yourself. I did this on a 32' boat and it was one of the best learning projects I could take on.
x2 uppers
x2 mids
x4 lowers

for and aft stays
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-23-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 3,401
Posted By dougyoung
I bought all my terminals at Harbor Freight. You...

I bought all my terminals at Harbor Freight. You can also get the stripper and crimper there as well.

Order the shirnk wrap from Tiewraps.com . Be sure to get the kind with the adhesive.

Use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,132
Posted By dougyoung
If the impeller has any broken vanes. Disassemble...

If the impeller has any broken vanes. Disassemble your heat exchanger and see if the broken pieces are restricting raw water flow.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By dougyoung
I have been doing alot of research on this and I...

I have been doing alot of research on this and I will be going with the teleflex gauges as well. The Perkins engines have a mechanical pickup for the tach. This is a much better setup than picking up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By dougyoung
I have the 4-107. Just about the same engine....

I have the 4-107. Just about the same engine. Mine runs at 60 psi for the oil and about 180 for the temp. Both our numbers are in the acceptable range. What kind of gauges did you get and where? I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,912
Posted By dougyoung
Spiral Cut Out Tool. Works like a router, cuts...

Spiral Cut Out Tool. Works like a router, cuts like a jig saw. $18 at Harbor Freight. I'm doing my ports this weekend.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By dougyoung
Just replace the switch. Cole Hersey makes a ggod...

Just replace the switch. Cole Hersey makes a ggod one. A half hour job for about $15. I did this a few months ago.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-17-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 3,804
Posted By dougyoung
Look at the Cal 30. Best bang for the buck in So...

Look at the Cal 30. Best bang for the buck in So Cal.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2007
Replies: 76
Views: 5,597
Posted By dougyoung
I read an article about this. Reef the main and...

I read an article about this. Reef the main and sail in circles, the same directions you want it to roll up. You may get dizzy, but I garuntee you will know how to tack and jibe by the time your're...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 5,787
Posted By dougyoung
Ok, I'll ask. How much sag should there be?

Ok, I'll ask. How much sag should there be?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 5,787
Posted By dougyoung
Can you tension both fore and aft. Mark the turn...

Can you tension both fore and aft. Mark the turn buckless, Install the furler. Tighten forestay to marks. Tension backstay to proper tension. Insure mast is straight. Be happy. Drink rum. Go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By dougyoung
I Don't buy that. I ahve 30 amp shore power and a...

I Don't buy that. I ahve 30 amp shore power and a pro-mariener 30 amp isolator. Call Jack Rabbit Marine. They have the right stuff and info for you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By dougyoung
Try Trans Atlantic Diese. They are on the E....

Try Trans Atlantic Diese. They are on the E. Coast.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By dougyoung
I am going by memory, but on my diesle the Ahm...

I am going by memory, but on my diesle the Ahm meter is in the middle of the circuit between the alternator and the pos post on my battery bank. Trace the wire and see where they go. Check the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,867
Posted By dougyoung
Thanks, I have a 4-107 and that is good to know....

Thanks, I have a 4-107 and that is good to know. Are you repairing or re-placing? Let us know what make and model if you go new.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-29-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,852
Posted By dougyoung
Go to the Blue Sea web site and look at the...

Go to the Blue Sea web site and look at the wiring diagrams fro their e-series switches and the ACR battery link. I installed both of these and life could not be better. Blue Sea will also answer all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,044
Posted By dougyoung
John - I do not doubt you. You have obviously...

John - I do not doubt you. You have obviously done the research borne out by experience. I do have to say that I have had mine off a couple of times and didn't need to worry about this. I can only...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By dougyoung
Let us know how it works. Here is the web...

Let us know how it works.

Here is the web site. They list distributors.

Index (http://www.semcoteakproducts.com)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,044
Posted By dougyoung
John - Please enlighten us. What is the...

John - Please enlighten us. What is the undocuemented procedure on the raw water pump? I have a 4-107, but I beliove it would be the same.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By dougyoung
I just went through all this. Pull it out and...

I just went through all this. Pull it out and re-wire. Consider upgrading your battery switch. I went with a Blusea e-switch panel that turns both the stating and house bank on at the same time, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By dougyoung
Get a sprial cut out tool from Harbor Freight....

Get a sprial cut out tool from Harbor Freight. Like a combo drill/router with adjustable depth. Think dremel on Barry Bonds Steriods just bigger. About $20. The Fein is a great tool but runs about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2007
Replies: 55
Views: 4,532
Posted By dougyoung
Interesting post. I've learned a few things here....

Interesting post. I've learned a few things here. I ahve one continous line for both sheets. I just put an overhand loop in the middle. I then attached a twisted-D shackle to the clew. This ain't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,412
Posted By dougyoung
According to today's OC Register - He was...

According to today's OC Register -

He was in a 30' ketch
His intended desitnation was Santa Barbara Island (38 mi away directly into those winds) They clock a little closer to the W in the...
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