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Search: Posts Made By: engcon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By engcon
Stuck Outhaul on boom.

The traveler on my outhaul has not been moved in 2 years. It is frozen in place as though welded. I have tried lots of stuff to free it. The boom is aluminum and the traveler is SS. Any thought on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-14-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 5,853
Posted By engcon
I own a 81 40' Endeavour. I agree that the $95K...

I own a 81 40' Endeavour. I agree that the $95K they are asking is a bit much. One of the main problems with the old Endeavours is the fuel tank. They tend to corrode and must be replaced. (No...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-12-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By engcon
bleach/water wash

I use HydrozenPeroxide H2O2 mixed with water 3 parts H2O2 to 1 part H2O. Is safe for the environment and with a little scrubbing does agreat job on mold and mildew either in out out of the boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2007
Replies: 359
Views: 41,374
Posted By engcon
Wink Boat Names

When we bought her she was "Rainbow Chaser". Wife and I are no longer chasing rainbows, we are sailing into the "Setting Sun".
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By engcon
Exclamation Hull Painting

The quote was after an inspection and the marina is in Solomons. I think it is HIGH but don't really have a clue. $300/Ft seem about $100 too high to me. THere is not a lot of prep work to be done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By engcon
Question Hull Painting

I need some advice.
Is $12,600 too much for painting a 40' sailboat with AwlGrip?
Hull is is fair shape, need some sanding, probably 2 or 3 hours worth.
I think it's too much!:confused:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By engcon
weather vane.

That's what I figured.

The yard broke mine when they un-stepped my mast. I was going to replace it anyway so I ddidn't care.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By engcon
Question weather vane

WHY???:confused:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-24-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By engcon
Leak at hull/deck or toerail

Allan

Link is broken
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By engcon
Question Teak replacement

I am reworking the aft cabin in my boat. The plywood arounf the bunk has suffered extreme dry rot and I have pulled out all the rotted wood. I would like to replace the rotted plywood with something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,924
Posted By engcon
We also used Key Bank and it as painless. They...

We also used Key Bank and it as painless. They required a Survey and verification of income. Of course we had a credit score above 800 and that helped.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-04-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By engcon
Lowrance 250C GPS Question

I just bought my wife (a realtor) a Lowrance 250C GPS.
In looking at the Lowrance web site I see that the 250C can be used with the NauticPath Chart software. :confused: I am wondering if this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By engcon
Thumbs up Battery Monitoring Instrument (CDM BT2000) FOUND

Battery Monitoring Instrument (CDM BT2000) FOUND

Found a copy of the Operations MAnual. Tney are no longer in business. It's a pretty neat device.

Thanks anyway
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By engcon
Question Battery Monitoring Instrument (CDM BT2000)

In January I bought a, new to me, boat (1981 Endeavour).

I have been attempting to sort out all the electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems. One device for which I cannot find any information...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-03-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By engcon
Thumbs up hellosailor, PM me and we can work the...

hellosailor,

PM me and we can work the details.

I have an FTP enabled web site I can post the manual to. I can make the manual availabel to the publiuc. My only concern is bandwidth. My site...
Forum: Provisioning 07-01-2007
Replies: 60
Views: 8,889
Posted By engcon
Thumbs up Our summertime favorite! 1 part Grapefruit...

Our summertime favorite!
1 part Grapefruit Juice (Pink if possible. Canned is Best. Available almost everywhere)
1 part Pinapple Juice (Canned is Best. Available almost everywhere)
2 parts Orange...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By engcon
Crusing Stories online

This is a really good one. Two young kids and a kat.

The Log of Whisper (http://under30undersail.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 4,916
Posted By engcon
One other I forgot to post. Look like about...

One other I forgot to post.
Look like about 250Euros.
Panbo: The Marine Electronics Weblog: Wetter Infobox, smart design (http://www.panbo.com/archives/2007/06/wetter_infobox_smart_design.html)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 4,916
Posted By engcon
Take a look at this link: ...

Take a look at this link:
http://www.moerer.de/upload/files/WIB_GB_FlyerPreis.pdf
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By engcon
I agree with you. I just wanted someone to...

I agree with you. I just wanted someone to confirm my suspicions. Most that I have been able to locate are $$$ and 0.6 Db or more and the SWR is not good. I think I will forget about it

Thanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By engcon
VHF Antenna installation.

I am running new RG213 coax to my new VHF antenna on top of the mast.
A friend who is a ham suggested that I should install a "Inside-Outside DC Block" to prevent grounding the mast to the DC...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By engcon
Perkins 4-108 fuel in crankcase

Had a similar problem on a friends 4-108. Check the cam shaft driven low pressure fuel pump. The diaphragm may have developed a leak. Youll have to pull the pump to find out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By engcon
Question Endeavour 40 Fuel Tank Size

I'll be posting this to the Endeavour Owners forum but it's not too active so I'm covering all bets.

I am replacing the bladder tank currently installed by the PO in my 1981 40' Endeavour. The...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 03-31-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,365
Posted By engcon
Thumbs up Age and Crusing

Phil,
My wife and I are in the senior category. I am 71 and she is 60. We recently bought a 40' Endeavour and will be crusing in it next year when I finally retire. It will be interesting to see the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 3,888
Posted By engcon
Thumbs down watermakers

I researched this some time ago with several Home R/O makers and this was what I found out.

Most of the Home R/O systems are intended for much lower Total Disolved Solids than that found in salt...
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