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Search: Posts Made By: mm2187
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By mm2187
Re: Bridge Clearance_How little is too little....

You are correct... The bridge I am talking about is the Sakonnet River bridge. It's not exactly new, but new enough that it's vertical clearance is not marked on the chart or the notice to mariners....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By mm2187
Bridge Clearance_How little is too little....

Obviously when you hit... its to little. There was a newly constructed bridge just up river from where I keep my new boat (Mount Hope Bay which is on the MA/RI border). It has a bridge clearance of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By mm2187
Jib will not unroll completely

Any ideas why... Jib is rolled on a furler, it is hard to roll up and unroll. Tonight i could not get it to unroll completely. The drum at the bottom moved freely, i think there is a wrap or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By mm2187
Re: Mystery bolts running through mid ship????

My skeg is bolted through the hull with 4 small (less then half inch) bolts. I had one which was rotted which I took out by tapping it with a hammer until it broke through the fairing compound....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By mm2187
Fitting timber pads to transom

You could try steaming the wood to get the curve correct.
Forum: Pearson 03-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By mm2187
Looking for P27. Are there other email lists for Pearson?

I do not know of any P27s in the area but I have a great New York 36 for sale in the area. It's at about the same price range. :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,611
Posted By mm2187
Re: GPS Accuracy - how much is actually needed

I plan to mount it below decks because there is a radar/chart plotter already on deck, but this system gets the location coordinates from the chart plotter below decks. The chart plotter below decks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,611
Posted By mm2187
GPS Accuracy - how much is actually needed

How accurate is your GPS. I have a new Raymarine A67 chart plotter which I love. When mounted on deck without an external gps sensor has an accuracy of about 4-10 feet. When mounted below deck it has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By mm2187
Re: Grooves in Keel? Baffled...

Bob,

I ended up taking your advice and got in contact with him. I did mention your name and he knew exactly who you are! Sounds like they ened up putting a skin of fiberglass on the keel to allow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By mm2187
Re: Grooves in Keel? Baffled...

The material is some sort of hard resin or some sort. It is not light weight like foam.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By mm2187
Re: Grooves in Keel? Baffled...

Bob, It is a Carrol Marine boat built in 1988, but they are no longer in business.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By mm2187
Question Grooves in Keel? Baffled...

I had a survey on my new boat over the winter. It came up that there was a little pinhole which showed signs of weeping water. There was water in the bilge during the survey so he recommended...
Forum: Provisioning 07-16-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 4,071
Posted By mm2187
Re: east coast provisioning stops

New Bedford, MA... has a great anchorage, dockspace and moorings behind a hurricane barrier. There is a massive supermaket (Market Basket) which is about 1.5 miles away. You will also be able to get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By mm2187
Rolly Sasker Sails... Opinions

I have been looking into new sails recently. I have gotten a variety of diffent quotes from both local ond overseas manufacturers. Well the ones made overseas are about half the price of ones made...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By mm2187
Marine Showers… How is yours set up?

I know some boats have dedicated shower areas in the head, but those of you who have a shower that comes out of the sink I have a question for you. Is your head set up with a fiberglass or plastic...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 3,822
Posted By mm2187
Grease on Propeller for Anti Fouling?

This year when I was working on the bottom I put “PETTIT Zinc Coat Barnacle Barrier” on my propeller and shaft and it has not worked well so far. I dove on the boat over the weekend and was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By mm2187
Re: Marina Fuel Nozzle Too Big

Its my understanding that the bigger nozzle is a high speed filling for larger boats. I have been to places that have both.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

I took CapnRon47 & Gary's advice and removed the elbow and 1/3 of the diameter was clogged. After cleaning it up and flushing a lot more water comes out of the exhaust. At the moment it looks like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

Sounds like I should start with that elbow and work backwards from there. Thanks CapnRon. I hope to get down to the boat tonight to take a look at it. I will let you know how I make out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

This is something new that has started in the past few weeks. I have not gotten the overheat alarm yet.

I do not have an intake screen on the hull, It does go through a filter prior to getting to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

I will remove the elbow and try the phosphatic acid clean. I will take a look at the heat exchanger.

I have checked belt tension and does not seem to slip.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

I will take the a look into the end of the heat exchanger to see if there is any obstructions.

Is it possible to clean the elbow or is it a part that you just replace. If you clean it how would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Re: Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

Captainmeme, I do not think it is sucking air since the pump intake is lower then the waterline it does not leak out when not running so I would assume it does not leak air in when in operation.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By mm2187
Yanmar 2GM20F - Not pumping water at slow speeds

I am looking to get ideas on possible issues with my engine cooling systems.

Symptoms:
Occasionally no water flow at idle at the dock. (increase in RPMs allows flow)
No flow when idleing in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-17-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By mm2187
Re: Transporting a 32' Dreadnought

Seems a bit pricy. Where are you located. If I recall correctly I moved has my boat trucked from land and launched with the mast stepped etc (about 35 miles) and it cost around $1200 total. You might...
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