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Search: Posts Made By: Delta-T
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,720
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,720
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 441
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 557
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) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 113
Views: 6,603
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 529
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) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 552
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 924
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) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 11,021
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 924
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 924
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 966
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 966
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 924
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 924
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 966
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 966
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...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 966
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Bad compass?

You got you phone in your other hand? Does your phone have a magnetic cover? Ipad with magnetic cover?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 5,767
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

You do know you are in the middle of and area the President is going to be vacationing in a few days? Clinton is also supposed to be on the island at the same time too. This could account for all the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Rub rail oxidation.

Try Mr Clean Magic Eraser...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Keel

Here is another good thread, Jeff H is one to listen to around here...http://www.sailnet.com/forums/boat-review-purchase-forum/69598-northstar-26-catalina-25-a.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Keel

I know there are many here that can help, give them some time.

Here is one link I came up with when searching this forum "catalina 25":...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Keel

Welcome to sailnet! Do you know what type of boat, year built and size?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,478
Posted By Delta-T
Re: Battery Acid!

You can buy batt acid at Autozone http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Fluids-and-Chemicals/Battery-Acid/_/N-25ao?filterByKeyWord=battery+acid&fromString=search
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Delta-T
Re: drip drip

Yes I have. I would not recommend anything I have not used. Works great!.

The OP did not say if he has a wood toe rail? Tightening bolts may not be an option like on my boat.
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