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Search: Posts Made By: Kenn43
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,802
Posted By Kenn43
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

Bengal Roach Spray. Sprays like a fog so you can get into cracks and crevices. Also kills wasps and mud daubers. Won't spot or mar paint or fabric. Lasts for a long time when used as a space fogger....
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Kenn43
Re: How loud is a single cylinder Yanmar supposed to be?

I have a Yanmar 1GM10 that is a single cylinder. It isn't quiet, but I never thought it was excessively loud either. Sweet little motor. If you go to You Tube and type in "Yanmar SB8 on Sailboat" you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2014
Replies: 364
Views: 120,537
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

What does it mean if there is brown goo coming from the location?
Forum: Diesel 01-09-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 3,319
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 runaway?

My guess is some how the prop is slipping and re-engaging.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2013
Replies: 241
Views: 17,078
Posted By Kenn43
Smile Re: Full Keel

I do know this.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Friday Humor

That's just too funny.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Copa,

I covet your setup. I have to use a standard grease gun, standing on my head of course. It is interesting that the grease in your system exits forward of the compression ring (I am glad you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Copa cabana,

Sorry, but I have follow up questions. In the picture of your stuffing box I noticed what appears to be an accumulation of grease (it is tan or beige in color) next to the compression...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Copacabana,

Thank you. You're the man. From looking at your pictures, it looks like the setup you have functions the same as the grease fitting I have on the male part (stern) of my stuffing box....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Capt Len,

Nothing wrong with prehistoric methods. They have been proven over time. The stuffing box I have is attached to a Yanmar 1GM10 diesel that was rebuilt and has less than 50 hours on it....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Gene,

I enjoy humor. No problem. I have read about stuffing boxes running cool and hot, but no one ever quantifies what hot is. My stuffing box currently gets warm (or hot) enough to where if I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

I hear you on the drinking and boating, but I am still holding out hope that someone will show up with some helpful information.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

Copa,

Does your stuffing box have two fittings like mine? If not, which one do you have?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Stuffing box & grease fittings

It looks new to me too. I just don't understand why anyone would install the grease fittings. Is it a good idea or a bad idea? I don't know.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,162
Posted By Kenn43
Stuffing box & grease fittings

I have a question about the stuffing box on my boat. I have attached a picture to show the arrangement. The stuffing box has two grease fittings, one on the compression ring and one on the end of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Pocketcruisers in central U.S.,and beyond

I would love to see some pictures. Hope you change your mind and sail her. Seems like a real downer moving from a wood boat you brought back to life to a cheap, plastic boat.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-13-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Hello from, southeast Texas

Good luck and keep us posted on your venture. I am in Jasper, TX and maybe we will meet up some day. Is there a typo in your location? Should it be "Kemah" or is there really a "Kema" Texas?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Pocketcruisers in central U.S.,and beyond

+1 on the small cruising sailboat.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Risky Business

Pictures would be great. I love seeing unique designs.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-16-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Never too late (I hope!)

Welcome to the forum,

The Dana 24 is a beeeuuuttiffulll boat. I have a Pacific Seacraft Flicka and just love it, but I wouldn't turn down anyone that wanted to trade with me for a Dana 24 lol.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-16-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Hello to all

Hi Paddy,

From Jasper,Tx where I enjoy the sunsets on Lake Sam Rayburn. Hoping someday to be down on the coast.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-31-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Transpac newbie, advice?

Well written, interesting and informative Night Sailor. I did enjoy reading your responses. This should be a sticky.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-30-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Hello from TX(noob/lurker)

Hey secret citizen,

I'm in Texas too. Jasper, with a boat on Sam Rayburn. I recently purchased my first sailboat which is a Pacific Seacraft Flicka. Yeah, I know, not a lake boat, slow, full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 7,052
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Closing seacocks

I also like the idea of hanging the engine key on the engine intake seacock. Plan on giving it a try.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 7,052
Posted By Kenn43
Re: Closing seacocks

Yes. Those that I can. I have 5 thru-hulls and close all except the 2 cockpit scupper seacocks.
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