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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,800
Posted By rbtpfe9
Thanks for the offer - specs finally arrived late...

Thanks for the offer - specs finally arrived late this morning and hopefully parts are now on the way. I think Yanmar really does like their manuals but I do agree they are worth their weight in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,800
Posted By rbtpfe9
I got the tranny out the other night, was not all...

I got the tranny out the other night, was not all that difficult - shaft slid back into stuffing box remarkably easy. I tightened everything back up to prevent water leakage. Our regional Yanmar...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,800
Posted By rbtpfe9
Is there an alignment tool? I've got one for a...

Is there an alignment tool? I've got one for a Merc stern drive but would doubt it would work here - any recommendations?

Thanks for relaying your experiences.:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,800
Posted By rbtpfe9
transmission repair

Is it possible to pull transmission (Kanzaki KM2A - attached to Yanmar 2GM) in water or is it necessary to haul out to drop shaft, etc?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,713
Posted By rbtpfe9
yanmar transmission

I have been having progressively worse problems getting 2GM in and out of gear, primarily in reverse but now some in forward. ''78 model with unknown hours (I am the unknownth owner, also, of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-20-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By rbtpfe9
Sta Lok system

I was curious if anyone had experience any failure or other complications. I''ve read all the pr and understand Lloyds loves them, etc. but actual experience helps my "comfort."
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By rbtpfe9
Sta Lok system

I need to do some work on rigging and was curious if anyone has had experience with Sta Lok systems. I need to replace jib halyard and am looking at possibly changing from swage terminals. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By rbtpfe9
Battery compartmnet

Battery boxes generally fit the bill here. Make sure cover is securely attached and secure box probably in same manner you have battery secured now.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By rbtpfe9
muffler pros/cons

I had posted a question earlier regarding replacement muffler. I have removed old one and the inlet/outlet size is 1.5 inches, smaller than anything I have been able to find to replace.

Given the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By rbtpfe9
replacement muffler

I need to replace existing very corrorded muffler on aux. Yanmar freshwater cooled engine. Any ideas where one might search? What to look for, what to avoid. I''ve looked on sailnet site and no...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By rbtpfe9
Dinghy Registration in NC

The NC Wildlife Resource Commission has a good website ( https://www.ncwildlife.org/pg01_License/pg1c.htm) to help you through the process.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By rbtpfe9
NC Surveyor''''s

I used Captain Frank Lanier, out of Chesapeake VA to help with the purchase of an older sailboat earlier this year. Depending upon what part of NC you need for him to visit, I would recommend Frank....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By rbtpfe9
masthead lighting problem

Light referenced above is my steaming light/deck light combination - have not made up to the top of the mast yet to see why that light doesn''t burn either.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By rbtpfe9
masthead lighting problem

I am completely befuddeled by my masthead light. It won''t work. I have checked current before it goes into the mast and it registers on voltage meter, current registers when I place probes on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,745
Posted By rbtpfe9
when does CSF make a difference?

Is there any readily available data to easily compare various makes and models of boats readily available on the open market and what their respective numbers are?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 7,280
Posted By rbtpfe9
portable propane stove

What are the negative safety concerns regarding permanently installing something like a Coleman propane stove in sailboat? Are the propane canisters something that should not be on a boat? From a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 4,162
Posted By rbtpfe9
Headsail Bag

The luff is around 42'', foot around 14''. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 4,162
Posted By rbtpfe9
Headsail Bag

Any ideas where to get patterns for headsail bag for hanked on jib? I''ve got some sunbrella fabric I''d like an upholsterer to make a bag with. I''ve gotten to know an upholsterer who does really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 8,590
Posted By rbtpfe9
Simrad Wheelpilot

Ouch! I recently purchased an older boat with similar unit on it with a broken belt. Being the novice that I am I walked into a West Marine store a month or so ago and the salesguy said it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-03-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By rbtpfe9
tuff luff

The stays are directly adjacent to one another. I haven''t really gone through most of the sail inventory yet and have a feeling it will become obvious which sails intended to be used on which...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 6,411
Posted By rbtpfe9
V-birth cushion replacement

I recently replaced all interior cushions on 30'' Hunter with firm 4" closed cell which I got online from Foam Factory in Michigan. Got various sunbrella fabric remnants off of ebay and had local...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By rbtpfe9
tuff luff

I purchased a 30 footer in February which is equipped with what I think are two forestays. One of the forestays is equipped with a Shaefer Tuff Luff system. Given poor weather when I purchased boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-18-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,450
Posted By rbtpfe9
Beware of this scam when selling

I am a banker and we deal with fraudulent certified bank checks every day. Whenever you accept payment for something, especially when you do not know the buyer, make sure you allow ample time for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-27-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 2,109
Posted By rbtpfe9
Mercury inflatable

Is there any general sentiment regarding quality of Mercury inflatables? I am considering an ''03 model made of hypalon but don''t know a thing about their boats.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2004
Replies: 18
Views: 15,477
Posted By rbtpfe9
cleaning aluminum water tank

I am trying to clean the inside of the tank. Boat has been sitting idle for about a year and there is no telling what has grown inside of the tank.
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