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Search: Posts Made By: deathstare
Forum: S2 08-21-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,908
Posted By deathstare
I noticed those bearings look a little ragged on...

I noticed those bearings look a little ragged on mine - replacing is probably warranted;

once I get it out I'll check the tube integrity as well - I haven't seen any problems with that, but it's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By deathstare
Depth sounder thru hull compatability

I have an S2 7.3 that has a non-functional thru-hull depth transducer (picture attached).

Unfortunately the boat is 3 hours away and I forgot to measure the thru-hull the last time I was out; I...
Forum: S2 08-17-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,908
Posted By deathstare
new comment to an old thread - but worth a shot. ...

new comment to an old thread - but worth a shot.

dakuehn - I have a 7.3 and my rudder is a little sloppy, so at my next haulout I'd like to drop it at see what I can do to tighten it up.

do you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
Was out on the boat January 3rd (60+ deg, sunny)...

Was out on the boat January 3rd (60+ deg, sunny) - no sailing, but did go for a 5 mile motor cruise around the Newport River and Morehead Turning Basin.

Couple of things:
1) Battery wasn't able...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-02-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
Thanks for the advice. I'll check the...

Thanks for the advice.

I'll check the water level next time out - it was OK when I bought the boat in April (prior to this the boat had been sitting on the hard for over a year w/o maintenance)....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-01-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
Finally got out to the boat Friday after...

Finally got out to the boat Friday after Thanksgiving.

Brought a battery charger with me (one of the little hand-held units).

Without the charger: the battery was holding about 10V but wouldn't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-01-2008
Replies: 78
Views: 5,319
Posted By deathstare
I like the Letter of Marque idea. The thread...

I like the Letter of Marque idea. The thread drifted into the RPG-aboard-pleasure-boat discussion a bit quickly; but what about state-certified personal warships patrolling the area, paid a bounty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
sorry... on the charging I really should have...

sorry... on the charging I really should have said "only when the engine's running", the yamaha does indeed have an alternator
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
Thanks for the replies. re. Battery age: ...

Thanks for the replies.

re. Battery age: don't know, but the boat sat for over a year in a boatyard (on blocks, no charging) before I bought it and, with the exception of a gummed-up carburetor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By deathstare
Starting Problem w/Yamaha 8HP OB

I'm new to Sailnet... so first let me say hi to the community here. I just started sailing this year; bought the boat in April and sailed it off of Beaufort NC pretty much every weekend this past...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 21,161
Posted By deathstare
try gmaps pedometer

it's meant more for mapping out running routes on roads... but it doesn't preclude clicking in the middle of a body of water;
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