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Search: Posts Made By: newhaul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By newhaul
Re: Powering hot water heater with dedicated 12v

Here is a dedicated direct replacement 12 v heating element that meets all of Brad's requirements and a lot cheaper han a new heater 6 Inch 12 Volt DC Submersible Water Heater Element...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By newhaul
Re: Appropriate Size cockpit tank for small outboard

Here ya go only 8 inch sq footprint and 12inch tall Boyd Welding 2 Gallon Vertical Aluminum Gas Tank Just Gas
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-29-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 131,618
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Great news keep us up to date and check in from time to time fair winds
Forum: Outboard 04-06-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By newhaul
Re: Impeller replacement Merc 5hp

The five HP merc its easier to change the impeller however a length of bailing wire into the pee hose would clear any minor blockages also the pee water is derived from the exhaust cooling water...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-26-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 21,659
Posted By newhaul
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

Sorry if I piss people off here not my intent I happily glean any nuggets off all posts on the entire site the biggest thing I have seen here between the 500 thread and the 3000 thread
1) the...
Forum: Diesel 02-23-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By newhaul
Re: Burning Oil

It shouldn't have burned that much but not uncommon for the old 6.9 idi they didn't have valve guide seals in those engines
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,267
Posted By newhaul
Re: Making wooden spreaders. Material?

The soft woods are traditionally used due to lighter weight straight grain and more flexible for spars hard woods won't flex and are actually more likely to break under sailing loads than soft woods.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,267
Posted By newhaul
Re: Making wooden spreaders. Material?

There's really no reason not to make them out of good straight grain teak. However traditionally they would be out of good soft wood like spruce, ceder, or Douglas fir. The most important however is...
Forum: Diesel 02-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By newhaul
Re: To Rebuild or not to Rebuild that is the question

Do two compression tests cold and hot if pressure comes up when hot likely ring job will do if no change head removal and close inspection had a truck like that one cylinder had broken rings when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 131,618
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Lou not sure what post you are referring to I was looking at a peltier plate setup just like in the 12volt cooler that you plug into the CIG lighter in a vehicle
Hope that answers you
Also the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By newhaul
Re: marine head vs. porta potty

I have both now one time I got inspected and had to move all kinds of stuff to prove the marine head was not being used in inland waters I now have my porta pot under the rear of my vee birth Highly...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-06-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By newhaul
Re: Newbe

Welcome to the funny farm
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 131,618
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

The show was a documentary shot by Dick Proenneke about his solitary life at lake Clark.
Alone in the Wilderness, the story of Dick Proenneke, by Bob Swerer Productions...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-28-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 131,618
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

When your military disability is just over 500 a month you learn to make it last
I may sometimes disagree with people but I will defend to the death their right to voice their opinions.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 1,975
Posted By newhaul
Re: need help DESIGNING a manual windlass!

Christian I was serious on helping as discussed just joking about the loroco they would probably get us as a big drug cartel
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 235
Views: 9,697
Posted By newhaul
Re: How not to go "camping" while cruising frugally

Got the idea from the book sailing the farm don't have any pics but will see if I can send you the page it was on in my copy of the book my tablet won't let me post it from the book its on page 42 I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By newhaul
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

Sounds like the starter is intact drawing lots of extra power and yes fix the ground on the motor BTW job weld is a verry poor conductor of electrical current. Any time you have poor connections it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2014
Replies: 235
Views: 9,697
Posted By newhaul
Re: How not to go "camping" while cruising frugally

I agree in diesel there is just one word to remember and that is CLEAN. Clean oil clean fuel and clean air do that and you will have a long lasting trouble free engine I would also suggest some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 2,085
Posted By newhaul
Re: trolling motors

I used one on an old canoe back in the day for trolling while fishing and usually got between 4 and 5 hours on a charge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 3,175
Posted By newhaul
Re: Through-Hulls

For the nut try an automobile axle nut socket and as far as thru hulls I have the original silicon bronze thru hulls and I cycle them regularly every month thru full range every month and they still...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 4,450
Posted By newhaul
Re: insurance/survey

I'm with foremost for liability they didn't want survey just good pictures from all 4 sides showing that the boat wasn't derelict. Foremost insurance group fredrick MD 866 592 3770 mine cost...
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