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Search: Posts Made By: Delta-T
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Info on Bristol 40 Custom Center Cockpit

This is a new Bristol site, has the original sale brochure. http://www.bristolsailboats.org/?page_id=112
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,992
Posted By Delta-T
Re: How do you stretch your season in the northeast

Everyone mentions proper clothing, but no one said the words wind beaker. Layers will not help if the wind blows through what you are wearing and robs you for your heat, and wind breakers eliminates...
Forum: Bristol 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol Yachts 50th Anniversery 2016

Hi everyone, event planning has started! Come join the Anniversary forum on Face Book and see what all the hype is about. https://www.facebook.com/groups/841904859167171/

If you don't have a Face...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,025
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Salts in the oil

Bill, how old is your boat? Old enough to have a re-power done to it. My 1969 Bristol engine is at or below the water line. The old exhaust was not a wet exhaust and needed no riser. The pipe was a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Delta-T
Re: sliding helm seat?

This is my solution. I made it 20+ years ago, it has worked out great. This is the only picture I could find, not a great pic...http://prntscr.com/4m5lyu

Having some technical difficulties

Lets...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,025
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Salts in the oil

If I am reading this correctly, you have no riser connected to the exhaust manifold? I made this same mistake when I replaced my exhaust system. Last year I added the riser and have not had an issue...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bristol 32 needs work or Endeavor 32 work done

Here are a few listings for Bristol's:
B bay (http://www.bristolowners.org/Bbay.htm)
And this is a new site for Bristol's:
Bristol sailboats (http://www.bristolsailboats.org/)
Forum: Bristol 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Delta-T
Bristol Yachts 50th Anniversery 2016

Hey everyone, just an FYI if you have not seen yet...Mathew, over on the https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bristolboatowners private forum, has suggested a 50th Bristol Yachts, summer of 2016,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 1,902
Posted By Delta-T
Re: The WTF challenge!

Shop The Hillman Group 8-Count 5/16-in-18 Stainless Steel Standard (SAE) Brad Hole Tee Nuts at Lowes.com (http://www.lowes.com/pd_454332-37672-4145_0__?productId=4409659&Ntt=)
or
Shop The Hillman...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 1,902
Posted By Delta-T
Re: The WTF challenge!

First you need to know what size bolt and thread count before proceeding. You may need this info later.

I would cut the studs off leaving a 1/4", then slowly drill a 1/4" pilot hole in the center...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Mast weight

My mast is close to 40' and I can lift it my self, so around 200#
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Dinghy Transom Flaps

TH Marine Self Retaining Drain Plug (http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=9140&familyName=TH+Marine+Self+Retaining+Drain+Plug)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 113
Views: 6,831
Posted By Delta-T
Re: need help and advice -mid cruise keel crack

Any update on how you made out fixing this keel crack issue? What did you find out when you hauled it?
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Delta-T
Re: New to sailing

Welcome to Sailnet!

Great boat! I grew up on such a boat, lake and ocean! Okay, so my old man was a little out there. But I have many fond memories, and when I think about some of them it scares...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Recommend a good used Autopilot??

This guy on ebay does not list what he has (Raymarine), but he has all the help you will need fixing what you have and new parts and full systems. He is very professional and dependable. He was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-08-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigid Bilge Blower Tubing???

It is called pressure equalization and is required for commercial applications. This means you have to have a way for air to enter into a space to allow air to be removed. You can't remove air/fumes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 11,622
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

Welcome to the group Jon!

Nothing wrong with towing the kayak. Sounds like a good solution and fun!

I have two rod holders on the stern rail and keep two poles out and ready to troll. And a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigid Bilge Blower Tubing???

FYI, you do know these blowers, the motors are out of the air stream...in other word explosion proof. One spark from a fan being used to exhaust flammable fumes will be a problem. I'm not going to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigid Bilge Blower Tubing???

Don't throw out the old blower. You will find that the 43 year old one, rebuilt will last you another 43 years and the cheap setup you just bought, you will be replacing in a few years.

Our boats...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,218
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bad compass?

If there were a Natural and Artificial Magnetic Anomalies then other compasses would be affected...easy enough to rule out, any other compasses handy and are they working correctly?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,218
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bad compass?

I found this info interesting on Natural and Artificial Magnetic Anomalies:

http://prntscr.com/4a7jhf
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigid Bilge Blower Tubing???

FYI, a fan running and not moving air will over amp. Draw more power than when under proper load.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rigid Bilge Blower Tubing???

The difference in the between a prop fan and a centrifugal fan is huge. Prop fans have difficulty creating static pressure. Static pressure is need to push the air thru the tubing. The longer the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,218
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bad compass?

Lets see some pictures of the back side. Is there an access plate? Must be one to service the unit.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,218
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bad compass?

The floating part of the compass is floating free and smooth? Are you holding the compass upright? That looks like a wall mounted compass, is that how you are mounting it and holding it?

I have...
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