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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-29-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 21,246
Posted By JRA1968
Like I said one another thread a couple days ago,...

Like I said one another thread a couple days ago, compound bow with a maltave
Cocktail attached , and a few flare guns there are some older ones that are made as well as guns that pack a major...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By JRA1968
You asked about noise not heat correct? If so...

You asked about noise not heat correct? If so fat-mat or dynamat is the only proper install for your purpose. Cheers and strong wind
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By JRA1968
We use fat-mat , or dynamat its about 3/16 thick...

We use fat-mat , or dynamat its about 3/16 thick and has a heatshield built in fool proof goes on easily and in our opinion there is no substitute, no glue needed cut it with scissors, the only...
Forum: Electrical Systems   01-27-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 7,394
Posted By JRA1968
@ MS. Why would you not solder a joint like...

@ MS. Why would you not solder a joint like the one described. A solder joint is surely better for current then a potentialy loose crimp and for and outside connection . I do like it when people...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 6,256
Posted By JRA1968
As a marine mechanic for many years I like the...

As a marine mechanic for many years I like the (kiss) theory. As one of the most important items on any boat a bilge pump sgould be maintained as every other safety item if not more . Most people...
Forum: Electrical Systems   01-27-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 7,394
Posted By JRA1968
First off if you want it to last do it right the...

First off if you want it to last do it right the first time. List of materials , soldering iron or torch , solder, glue or melt type shrink wrap , ox_gaurd (never do marine wiring without it can get...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By JRA1968
Welcome aboard. Sing is a fun place i visit once...

Welcome aboard. Sing is a fun place i visit once a year as i have family there Good luck on your journeys
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By JRA1968
Any one else have something to add? Would like to...

Any one else have something to add? Would like to hear from those that Did,Do, or Want this type of system Thanks all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By JRA1968
Off of the existing prop shaft ,mount a pulley...

Off of the existing prop shaft ,mount a pulley and low speed alternator so it charges when sailing. People have used them for 60 years just trying to get some good new feedback from others. Cheers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By JRA1968
prop shaft generators

Hello all, looking for posts or people that have used or are using one now. Have been doing lots or research on them and would like to get some feed back as to pros and cons. Thanks Jeff
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By JRA1968
The way it reads was he was with owners after...

The way it reads was he was with owners after installing new electronics and doing trial run when squall came through. Not sure how much experience owners had. Lucky man.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By JRA1968
man overboard

Boy sure makes me confirm always wear my life vest. One lucky man

Skipper washed overboard, swims for 9 hours - US news - Life - msnbc.com (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44432086/ns/us_news-life/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-05-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,539
Posted By JRA1968
sailing tunes

CSN,Greatful Dead,Buffet,The Left Banke,Rod Stewart,CC,Rush,The Byrds,DuranDuran,Beatles,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,OMG way too much great music in this world sorry all cant list em all ill wear my keyboard...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-01-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By JRA1968
Yea i meant to say thread.oops. Im looking at 660...

Yea i meant to say thread.oops. Im looking at 660 watts 24 volt solar system,just trying to put a complete system analogy together and get as much usefull info from my fellow sailors out there as...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   08-31-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By JRA1968
ice making

Hello all i would like to hear from you on ways of making ice while cruising.And if you are using power what the consumption might be. Oh yea this is my first post so i hope i am doing it right...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By JRA1968
+1 on the hot water and lube on the barbs.Good...

+1 on the hot water and lube on the barbs.Good luck
Forum: Electronics   08-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By JRA1968
Great post as i am interested in using my Le-Pan...

Great post as i am interested in using my Le-Pan 970 tablet android 2.2 which uses linux. cant wait for the experts to chine in . Cheers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,899
Posted By JRA1968
I would leave it also just secure it well could...

I would leave it also just secure it well could be used at later date.could be used for new transducer in the futer . Congrats enjoy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,985
Posted By JRA1968
Some types of stains come off pretty well with...

Some types of stains come off pretty well with mineral oil. You can get it at any drug store. Good Luck
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By JRA1968
No worries at all mate:eek: This wind is blowing...

No worries at all mate:eek: This wind is blowing a little soft today !LOL. What a superb sailor he is that is not luck but serious skill. Nice post thanks, hope someday im as good:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,949
Posted By JRA1968
Way to go CC ! Im jealous really miss restoring...

Way to go CC ! Im jealous really miss restoring boats back in Southwick Massachusetts i restored Garwoods C.C and others. Moved to Tucson 5years ago to take care of mom when dad passed now moms gone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-19-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 17,408
Posted By JRA1968
As for me being an ex Garwood and C.C restorer my...

As for me being an ex Garwood and C.C restorer my thoughts are if its a trailer queen then varnish it . If your looking for a nice look and super easy to maintain no fuss just rub on when you have 15...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,171
Posted By JRA1968
Ditto on the mahogany. It will hold up almost as...

Ditto on the mahogany. It will hold up almost as well as teak. After all Rivas,Garwoods ,and Chris Crafts were and are solid mahogany:o Just my 2 cents
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By JRA1968
WD-30 should take care of your issue. Be a little...

WD-30 should take care of your issue. Be a little patient as to let it work in some. WD has almost never failed me and is environmentally friendly. Cheers:cool:
Forum: Diesel   04-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,919
Posted By JRA1968
white smoke

I would be suspect of a head gasket right off the bat. If you can try to smell the smoke does it smell sweet? How many hours on the meter?
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