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Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-03-2006
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Loki

Eastern Lake Ontario, Watertown, NY
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 2,690
Posted By loki
Stainless

If you have access to nitric acid, that will clean off the rust and passivate the stainless to prevent further corrosion. Just dab some one with a Q tip, then rinse. Don''t get on you or your clothing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 2,690
Posted By loki
Stainless

If you have access to nitric acid, that will clean off the rust and passivate the stainless to prevent further corrosion. Just dab some one with a Q tip, then rinse. Don''t get on you or your clothing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 2,690
Posted By loki
Stainless

If you have access to nitric acid, that will clean off the rust and passivate the stainless to prevent further corrosion. Just dab some one with a Q tip, then rinse. Don''t get on you or your clothing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 2,690
Posted By loki
Stainless

If you have access to nitric acid, that will clean off the rust and passivate the stainless to prevent further corrosion. Just dab some one with a Q tip, then rinse. Don''t get on you or your clothing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By loki
holding tank on E32

My tank is in that area with drawers that you describe. A hole was cut in the top (later covered with a hatch) to insert the tank and plumbing. You might have to install a horizontal floor to hold...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-23-2004
Replies: 69
Views: 12,757
Posted By loki
cape hatteras in february what gear should I bring?

Get together all the warm clothing you think you will need, then double or triple it. It gets really cold ot there and the wind and moisture make it feel even more so.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By loki
holding tank on E32

On my ''79 E32 the holding tank is placed in a compartment under the aft port side of the V berth. This is a short straight run for the plumbing. Hose for pumpout runs back into head, then straight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-19-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By loki
Propeller Question

Free wheeling will create less drag than a stopped prop. One of the problems with this is that this can generate heat in the transmission. If the transmission is water cooled, there is no water...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-17-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,960
Posted By loki
San Francisco to Baja

Sugest you pick up some issues of "Latitude 38" published in your area. They discuss the trip often.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-26-2003
Replies: 3
  NE
Views: 535
Posted By loki
NE

We don''t need or want blurbs on this board from outfits that are too cheap to buy advertising space.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2003
Replies: 14
Views: 3,821
Posted By loki
Paddle wheel transducer

I have had the same problem with Standard Horizon with both a depth sounder transducer and an anemometer transducer. I think it is a gimic of theirs to sell new instruments
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-04-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By loki
bare gelcoat?

You may get some things growing on the bare spot but that should not result in any permanent damage. Go sailing.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2002
Replies: 158
Views: 22,879
Posted By loki
First Time Ocean Crossing

Viceroy
I would like to recieve a copy of your list. Thanks
mackeyc@juno.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By loki
Fiberglass Repair in the Chesapeake

York River Yacht Haven, about 6 miles up the York River at Gloucester Point. Pricy but good
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-06-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By loki
Oops! I drilled a hole in my hull!

If you can''t get to the water side of the hole get an 8-32 stainless steel or bronze machine screw and an 8-32 tap. Tun the tap into the hole to thread it, then screw the screw in. A bit of caulk on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-06-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By loki
Oops! I drilled a hole in my hull!

If you can''t get to the water side of the hole get an 8-32 stainless steel or bronze machine screw and an 8-32 tap. Tun the tap into the hole to thread it, then screw the screw in. A bit of caulk on...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-28-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,426
Posted By loki
DR Paperwork -- where?

If you go to a store that carries material for engineering drawing you can get a plastic sheet that they use like tracing paper. It is translucent, when laid on the chart you can see all of the chart...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 7,767
Posted By loki
proposing to paint prop

Don''t paint the prop. You will reduce the efficiency by making a rougher surface and you run the risk of causing corrosion damage by the anti-fouling metal in the paint being cathodic to your bronze...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-17-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 2,182
Posted By loki
Used Yanmar diesel????

Try the classifieds at this web site. Also try the magazine "Soundings"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-17-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 2,182
Posted By loki
Used Yanmar diesel????

Try the classifieds at this web site. Also try the magazine "Soundings"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By loki
Rudder Repair

All Denr says is true but if you decide to pull the rudder in the water anyway, no damage will be done provided you don''t flood and sink the boat. The bearings are sleeve type and water seeps into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,448
Posted By loki
Wind speed detectors

BiscuitBandit;
Wind speed meters or anemometers are used by boating people in order to determine what sails to use. As the wind speed increases the amount of sail area has to be reduced. Many racing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By loki
Toerails and sail tracks

Epoxy is great stuff for sticking things together but I think you would be pushing your luck to trust your sail track to it. It is brittle and when failure occured it would be sudden, total,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By loki
need to repower

I have a Volvo MD11C 2 cylinder 25 hp diesel that has very low hours. It has a saildrive on it but that could be replaced with a std. transmission I think. Bad news is that this is a heavy beast,...
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