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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By joluke
Perkins 4108

Thanks guys, I checked with the local deisel shop and on their advice, got rid of the starting fluid. I keep a can of WD-40 around just in case. Noticed with the weather getting a little warmer last...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-17-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By joluke
Perkins 4108

My aging 4-108 only struggles to start in cold weather, often requiring 45 seconds of cranking in 15 second intervals to start. With a brief (1 second) shot of starting fluid the engine starts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,653
Posted By joluke
Walker AirSep

I am in interested in a Walker Airsep or something like it for my aging Perkins 4108, but am having trouble justifying the $500 tag.Anyone have one or can recommend something a little less expensive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,709
Posted By joluke
EVINRUDE 6HP 1997 help

Bill, check your local library. They probably have an Evinrude service manual and you can copy what you need there.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By joluke
Fl to Ill up the Misssisippi trip

jerryhouston is right. The Mississippi is a huge river with extremely powerful currents. Heavily used by commercial shipping (read ocean vessels and tugs with 6-18 bargesVery few anchorages and lots...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By joluke
Florida Keys

Britt, sailed that route early this year. Really no reason to go outside, the Hawk channel is deep enough and well marked. You would probably stay over at Key Largo and Marathon on the way down, both...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 1,899
Posted By joluke
cruising buget for Bahamas

The cruising permit for the Bahamas is now $100, but still a bargain for access to such a beautiful cruising area.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,151
Posted By joluke
Coastal/Caribean in a center cockpit

Had an O''Day 37'' for about 5 years and was very happy with it. Sturdy, stiff, roomy and sails well. Just finished a 3 month cruise in the Carib and saw several of this model. It is an affordable...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 3,498
Posted By joluke
WARNING!!!!!

I was sorry to hear about your bad experience at Luperon. My experience was completely different and I found the people there wonderful. I did not have any contact with the Navy though, dealing...
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