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Search: Posts Made By: KBuckley
Forum: Diesel 5 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,679
Posted By KBuckley
This is a stretch but the throttle cable is not...

This is a stretch but the throttle cable is not doing something goofy is it?
Forum: Diesel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,679
Posted By KBuckley
JRickW I agree with your plan. I understand...

JRickW I agree with your plan.

I understand you only have soot coming out in the exhaust water and not black or blue smoke? The soot is probably just being washed out of the exhaust system and is...
Forum: Diesel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,679
Posted By KBuckley
It sounds like it is starved for fuel. Maybe rig...

It sounds like it is starved for fuel. Maybe rig a temporary fuel supply and see how it behaves. I am concerned that the 'key off' state disabled engine alarms and you would not have known about...
Forum: Diesel 03-06-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By KBuckley
correct thermostat?

You say it is a new thermostat. Did you have the same behaviour with the previous thermostat? The fact that the temperature cycles indicates the thermostat is opening and closing, the fact that it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By KBuckley
Re: My Manual Bilge Pump is Useless

Eherlihy -I purchased Dow 795 from my local glass shop.

FirstCandC - perhaps you can make a gasket for the bilge pump and remove it when access to the stuffing box is required? Not sure about the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,554
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Remotron heater - manual request

Here is a poor quality scan of the schematic of my controller. If you send me a PM with an email address I can send you a legible version and the source code I wrote for the Arduino controller.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Rebedding Windows

I posted what I did on my Yamaha 30 here: http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/100430-experience-installing-portlights-without-fasteners.html.

So far so good! Download and follow the...
Forum: Diesel 09-15-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,144
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Universal m4-30 engine will not accelerate in reverse, OK in forward Hurth selec

Is the exhaust clear? Check the mixing elbow for carbon build up, and the exhaust line for plugging (less likely).

On your post of 6-26 you say the "current prop". I assume the prop change is not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By KBuckley
You could also have a wire shorting to ground on...

You could also have a wire shorting to ground on the temp circuit. When it goes into alarm pull the wire off the sender. If it clears it is not a wiring problem.

I suspect the real problem is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By KBuckley
As a temporary repair and assuming you mean a...

As a temporary repair and assuming you mean a butyl tape, I would expect it to be just fine. Alternates could be any gasket material or rubber sheet like an inner tube or large dinghy patch. You...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By KBuckley
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Diesel 06-26-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,144
Posted By KBuckley
Is this new behaviour?

Is this new behaviour?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-23-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Fear of heeling

I am encouraged that you can deal with this because:
- you are spending time with your family at 16 so you have support
- you know what you are feeling and can articulate it
- you want to change...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By KBuckley
If weight is the concern I think you will find a...

If weight is the concern I think you will find a rigid aluminum bottom dinghy lighter (at least I did).
Forum: Electronics 06-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By KBuckley
You may need to set the communications protocol...

You may need to set the communications protocol on the GPS. The manuals will tell you what the VHF wants and how to set the GPS to that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Experience installing portlights without fasteners?

I can't yet tell you how they will last but I just replaced all 8 windows on my '81 Yamaha 30 - just DC 795 surface mount - no fasteners. I followed the advice posted by Maine Sail here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Basic marine deep cycle battery questions

Googling a few things it looks like your alternator is rated for 5 amps output, a Trojan Group24 deep cycle is rated at 85 AH, an ICOM m504 VHF is rated at 5.5 amps (high power transmit) and 1.5 amps...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,554
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Remotron heater - manual request

Hi jpbecton, I would be happy to provide more info. Currently I am away and only have my cell phone for internet. I will send more info in a couple of weeks. (Just pm me if it takes longer than...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By KBuckley
Re: mystery fitting

Any other odd fittings near the stern? Maybe it is one part of a system for something. Can't figure out how one dinghy davit attachment helps but....

If it is a step it is not a useful one for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-15-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,554
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Remotron heater - manual request

Hi John,
I was not able to track any information down. I ended up removing the old controller entirely and making a new one myself. I used an Arduino microcontroller. It is probably as safe as the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By KBuckley
I have had work done by both North Sails and...

I have had work done by both North Sails and Evolution and been happy with both. Evolution did a fast & good repair on my main last summer and are currently making a new main & foresail for me (thru...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 3,739
Posted By KBuckley
I'd like to see a photo of the plugs that were in...

I'd like to see a photo of the plugs that were in the outlet. I think they probably need to be replaced too.

Breakers will tolerate a small overcurrent for a long time which makes poor contacts...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-02-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By KBuckley
I thought the broker's responsibility was to make...

I thought the broker's responsibility was to make sure there was clear title and ownership can be transferred properly? With no emotional connection it is easy for me to say this but you have to tell...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By KBuckley
Re: Help- can't get the lower drive unit off of my yamaha 9.9 outboard

There is a service manual available online (https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Bmx9xvCPs6NmFkMTNjYmEtZjc5Ni00Zjc5LTkzN2YtZWJmOWRkNzk2ODJk/edit?hl=en&pli=1) that shows the shift rod that needs to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By KBuckley
Re: VHF Receive but not Transmit?

That is great news. Thanks for the update.
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