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Forum: Diesel   02-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By WDaniels
killarney_sailor, Yes, you have the W58 which...

killarney_sailor,
Yes, you have the W58 which is a mazda block. The old 70's and 80's blocks of the Perkins and Westerbeke 107 and 154 engines were made in the U.K. at Thornycroft. I'm not sure...
Forum: Diesel   02-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By WDaniels
Westerbeke W60 fresh water pumps

To all that have the Westerbeke W60 engine in their boat. The fresh water pump on this engine is in danger of going the way of the dino's. Westerbeke charges 800$ ea for their remaining stock, I'm...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-19-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,135
Posted By WDaniels
Paul Harvey use to advertise this stuff: Roach...

Paul Harvey use to advertise this stuff: Roach Proof. Stuff is great. Might be boric acid itself. get it at ACE Hardware.
WD
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,826
Posted By WDaniels
Brad Kadau from Paradise Yacht Service is also...

Brad Kadau from Paradise Yacht Service is also good. Make sure that you contact him as far in advance as you can because he is always busy.
WD
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2010
Replies: 392
Views: 163,341
Posted By WDaniels
Funjohnson, Soften up and clean off the silicon...

Funjohnson,
Soften up and clean off the silicon with "Maring Formula" by DeBond Corp and wipe clean with acetone or some other solvent that will not leave any residue behind. Then get Sikaflex 210T...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By WDaniels
For all of you who have given me your thoughts,...

For all of you who have given me your thoughts, thanks. Got a lot of good information. Now just have to wait for more possible inputs and decide what to put into action.
Warren
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By WDaniels
Opinions on instruments

We bought a boat last Dec and are going down in 2 weeks to do some maintenance on it and I need some opinions. The boat is weak in instrumentation. No radar, autopilot, wind gage doesn't work at...
Forum: Apps & Authors   10-24-2008
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 134,320
Posted By WDaniels
I was told about a book but cannot remember the...

I was told about a book but cannot remember the name properly. It is something like "this boat don't float" or some such. Is suppose to be funny and well as instructional. Does anyone know of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 11,370
Posted By WDaniels
Creating a paranoia over pirates is not healthy....

Creating a paranoia over pirates is not healthy. A Canadian couple heading south, 30 miles off the remote Baja coast, spied an 18 foot boat about a 100 yards away. It sat dead in the water. Three...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 11,370
Posted By WDaniels
Just to add my 2 cents worth for deterence. ...

Just to add my 2 cents worth for deterence. billyruffn mentioned Molitov cocktails, gasoline and soap flakes makes napaum. A bottle and a lit rag makes it a hot time. Don't advise it because it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-04-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By WDaniels
Tried to go the the link, it says that it cannot...

Tried to go the the link, it says that it cannot be found.
Warren
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-04-2008
Replies: 31
  Go!
Views: 3,651
Posted By WDaniels
Where are you at Danny33? I see Alaska and am...

Where are you at Danny33? I see Alaska and am thinking the SE. Me....Fairbanks. Kinda land locked.
Warren
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-04-2008
Replies: 31
  Go!
Views: 3,651
Posted By WDaniels
Just like Camaraderie advises, my wife and I...

Just like Camaraderie advises, my wife and I started making plans 5 years ago to retire, get a boat (it started as her dream and I bought into it) start sailing and then just go places. Bought the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-26-2008
Replies: 9
  ELoran
Views: 1,195
Posted By WDaniels
ELoran

Being new to sailing and wanting to get prepaired I started reading the celestral navagation post to learn peoples ideas about sextants. After reading about 10 pages(with over 220 to go) it is close...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By WDaniels
Sorry for the double post, I hit the post button...

Sorry for the double post, I hit the post button twice by accident and I cannot delete the duplicate.
As for enough room. Loads of it.
Warren
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By WDaniels
from the wheel down to the post is 3/8 cable....

from the wheel down to the post is 3/8 cable. Nothing powered.
Warren
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By WDaniels
Auto Pilot actuators

I need to install an auto pilot on the old gal and have been reading and
researching them. My question is, in your opinions, which linear
actuator is better, and electric or hydraulic(sp) style...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-18-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 8,608
Posted By WDaniels
One thing to keep in mind for the folks going to...

One thing to keep in mind for the folks going to Juneau this summer. Juneau lost its power transmission lines and towers from the hydro dam to the city this winter and power hookups will be at least...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By WDaniels
Should have read the above post first. Oh well. ...

Should have read the above post first. Oh well.
An old trick of pilots for polishing fuel up here in Alaska was to take a funnel and put a layered chamois with a piece of fine weave cotton cloth...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By WDaniels
RealityCheck, If you have a Sportsman's...

RealityCheck,
If you have a Sportsman's Warehouse, Cabalas, Gander Mountain or any such sports stores where you are, they have handheld vhf radios that are 1 watt and an effective range over water...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-08-2008
Replies: 7
  Hi all!
Views: 755
Posted By WDaniels
Stillraining, I have no intentions of sailing...

Stillraining,
I have no intentions of sailing the boat back to Alaska. When we got the boat about the only restriction the Admiral put on me was "NO COLD WATER!". So its off the the warm parts of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-07-2008
Replies: 7
  Hi all!
Views: 755
Posted By WDaniels
Hi all!

I have been lurking for awhile and even posted a time or two but never introduced myself. My name is Warren but don't much care what you call me except for "late for dinner." My wife and I just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-09-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,310
Posted By WDaniels
Seajoy, We just came through jewfish bridge 3...

Seajoy,
We just came through jewfish bridge 3 weeks ago. I think that the chart said that it is 65 feet tall. The water level was 1 foot below the depth marker on the bumpers at the supports, so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 10,477
Posted By WDaniels
As far as lights go I go with the Pelican 2680...

As far as lights go I go with the Pelican 2680 light. It is a 1 watt led bulb that throws a perfect spot beam with 2 different types of head straps. Is water proof (don't know how deep) and has a...
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