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Forum: Diesel   07-09-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Perkins 4.108 Cam Shaft needed

Maybe try TAD diesel ,... avoid Dr diesel...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-01-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By Capnblu
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Got the air bleed blues

If you give it a little thought... a diesel cant start while you are bleeding the injectors,... because the fuel wont be going into the cylinders, it will be squirting and spraying your motor on the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-29-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Got the air bleed blues

A properly installed neutral safety switch should prevent most people from trying to bleed their motor while still in gear... so everyone else, don't do it, ok? geesh free advice...
Forum: Diesel   02-26-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Capnblu
Re: 1988 model perkins 4.108 for sale

If all you know is it starts and runs good, you have a $500 motor.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-08-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 8,156
Posted By Capnblu
Re: WiFi Connectivity On-Board

We bought a Wiri AP, Cost around $500.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By Capnblu
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 8,445
Posted By Capnblu
Re: SailNet is Done - 4 Year Old Thread!

Find a really old thread that grabs everyones attention,... and start asking ...:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-22-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Capnblu
Re: ESPAR High Amp Draw On Start-Up

Did you fix it, or are you frozen?
Forum: Electronics   01-20-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Capnblu
Ham modem

When we purchased our boat one of the goodies that came along was an ICOM IC-M600, and antenna tuner. We would like to purchase a modem that would be compatible, and would appreciate advice on what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-16-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Capnblu
Re: ESPAR High Amp Draw On Start-Up

You will likely find the glow plug is fouled along with the atomizer screen. Remove and clean, and clean out the small hole towards the top of the hole where the atomizer screen and glow plug fit,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,148
Posted By Capnblu
Talking Re: Perkins 4-108 Heat Exchanger for Sale

What are the odds the thing is lying around after 9 years?:eek:
Forum: Diesel   11-16-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 72,990
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Perkins 4.108M DIY Rebuild -- A Narrative

Porfin.....Porfin.... Where are you?
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-13-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 1,829
Posted By Capnblu
Re: test please ignore

I am just gonna ignore that..
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-21-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Newbie want to learn to sail

First thing I looked for is where you are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By Capnblu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Capnblu
Re: project advice 45' restoration

The yard you will want to go see is Shelter Island in Richmond. All tow can move it for ya. I erased all the comments I had typed here for the last half hour... cause I never listened either...:hammer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Capnblu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Capnblu
Re: project advice 45' restoration

Take all of your money and buy a complete boat and go sailing. NOW!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 4,324
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Install anchor chain markers

I let the stern line loose, pulled the bow in, and flaked the chain onto the dock by hand in 25' lengths. red cable ties at 25, white cable ties at 50, blue at 75, yellow at 100, yellow and red at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By Capnblu
Re: epoxy an underwater crack

Since the fitting is ABS... why not get some abs glue, and a small flat piece of abs, carve it to fit like a patch, and bond it on. Epoxy simply will not work for a permanent repair.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Cutting an aluminum boom

A 60 tooth blade will make a nice cut. I did a 9" mast section this way.
Forum: Diesel   08-24-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Capnblu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By Capnblu
Vetus anchor windlass

Does anyone know where I could purchase a new wildcat, or chain gypsy for a Vetus alexander windlass? I need one for 3b chain. Thanks Brian :)
Forum: Diesel   04-15-2013
Replies: 267
Views: 72,990
Posted By Capnblu
Re: Perkins 4.108M DIY Rebuild -- A Narrative

I have a lathe, what are the specs on the alignment tool?
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