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Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By eherlihy
Re: shoot through hull transducerAny advice

When I was experimenting, trying to find a viable location for both my Garmin Echo (2011) and my Raymarine CPT-100 (2016) transducers, I used a Zip-Lock bag about 3/4 filled with water (no air) to...
Forum: Electrical Systems   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Galvanic Isolator

Agree. FWIW, I have disconnected the bonding circuit from all of my in water through hulls (not the keel or the engine though), but I understand why I have done this, and will live with the...
Forum: Chartering   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Sailing Tampa Bay - Last minute thoughts

Thank you for the follow up!


Whenever I captain, I either provide each guest with a PFD or have them bring their own and put it on BEFORE they come aboard. From there on it is their job to keep...
Forum: Diesel   01-30-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Replacement Mixing Elbow for Yanmar 4JHE

Or with a trip to ACE, Home Depot or Lowe's you could build your own; https://svsmitty.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/custom-exhaust-risermixing-elbow/
Forum: Electronics   01-29-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Depth Sounder, which one to get?

The OP should consider getting a cat to address his rodent problem...

You can purchase a transom mount transducer and use a zip-lock bag that is about full of water, but no air (it should look...
Forum: Electronics   01-28-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Depth Sounder, which one to get?

Fishfinder, and adapt a transom mount transducer to a shoot through.

I had a Garmin Echo 200 and was very happy with it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-23-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Boat Shopping Advice

That is a picture of a leaking keel joint.

If I were looking at the boat, I would INSIST that any survey included removal and re-torquing at least half of the keel nuts.

To give you an...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-20-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Partner Wanted:Unique Opportunity

http://www.sharegif.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/popcorn-gifdream-of-jeanniebarbara-eden.gif
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-11-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 39?

Bill,

I have no idea what your criteria are, but can make some assumptions; ~40K 35-42 feet, east coast USA. Better to pay more and buy a boat that has been well cared for, than buy a fixer-upper...
Forum: O'Day   01-09-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By eherlihy
Re: O'Day 39 Fuel Tank

I don't know the specifics of the O'day 39, but I do know the specifics of the O'day 34 & 35.

The aluminum tank was built by Florida Marine Tanks, and the tank model number is FMT-30-BPM. It is a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-08-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By eherlihy
Re: No boat...new dreams....new seas!

Welcome aboard from Ft Myers, Florida, USA!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Engine rebuild

You can't try to start a diesel on a pallet. You can pull the compression release, and try to crank on the crankshaft bolt with a wrench. That's as good as it will get.

I have studied both of the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-03-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By eherlihy
Re: pitchpole

Fly the 'chute, because doing 12+ knots in a monohull keelboat isn't fast enough!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-01-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 1,871
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Alright, I hope I don't get clobbered here

In your location I would check with this group; Halifax Sailing Association - Join (http://www.halifaxsailing.org/index.php/join)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-01-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 1,871
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Alright, I hope I don't get clobbered here

Find a local sailing club and start attending the meetings. I am in Ft Myers, and there is one here. Sailors are always looking for crew, and while experience helps, it is not the only criteria. I...
Forum: Diesel   12-13-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 8,012
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal 5424 Diesel

Tapping with a hammer used to work too.
Forum: Diesel   12-12-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 8,012
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal 5424 Diesel

eBay knockoff ~$80 with shipping. I have one as a backup. Google search for "D850 starter motor."
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-09-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By eherlihy
Re: tender/dinghy for small ( 26') sailboat to take to Bahamas

another idea...

I have lashed my inflatable which, like yours, is a PITA to assemble, tightly on its side, so that that water is only touching one tube to the aft quarter of my boat. If I recall...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2016
Replies: 154
Views: 5,013
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Do you think he needed fresh shorts

This is info on the ferry;
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/images/pages/boat_drawings/13-kwaditabil.gif

Class: Kwa-di Tabil Type: Auto/Passenger Ferry
Length: 273' 8" Engines: 2
Beam:...
Forum: Diesel   12-02-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 8,012
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal 5424 Diesel

I encountered some foaming around the rear injector of my M25. This is why I bought and installed new injectors and copper gaskets. Once the new injectors were installed, I had foaming around the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-30-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Greetings from (currently cold) upstate NY

Welcome to SailNet!

I've been to Americade in Lake George.
Forum: Diesel   11-29-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Fuel Pump for Westerbeke W30/Four-91

Buy a Facet Gold-Flo electric fuel pump at your local auto parts store. About | Motor Components, LLC | Facet Purolator (http://www.facet-purolator.com/solid-state-fuel-pump.php)

Wire it so that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-28-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 1,150
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Want to Purchase by Fall 2018

Lots of OPINIONS in this thread, so I'll share mine;

Advantages of fractional versus mast-head rigs: I am a sailing instructor, I teach on both types of rigs. The "advantage" of the fractional is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Kubota Z750

The two-cylinder Universal 5416 which later became the Universal M20 is based on the Kubota Z-751
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By eherlihy
Re: I need 6 Stanchions for a 1966 Rhodes 41.

Rig-Rite prices are astronomical for everything that they carry.

If I were in your boat, so to speak, I would look in the following order; Garhauer (call them), Sail Rite, D&R Marine, eBay, local...
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