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Search: Posts Made By: SVTatia
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By SVTatia
Re: 30 Year Old Propane Stove

Go for the pros - email or give them a call:

Sure Marine (http://www.suremarine.com/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Stinky Foul Weather Gear

Usually foul weather gear is treated with some compounds to keep it water proof and if you wash and use chemicals on it it could loose its effectiveness.
I would just chuck it and take the loss -...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-14-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Chris Craft Sailboat Question

The boat you are looking at - the Sail Yacht - was later renamed the Caribbean 35.

I have some information, including the original brochure, layout, reviews and pictures for the Caribbean 35. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Boom brake advice

I also had the Walder but it worked well on the over 30K miles I used it.
I did not have a preventer, and never needed one, and had several accidental but controlled gybes.

Don't rig it to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Paint for Cabin

Found it

SVP 2 4" Color LCD Portable Borescope Endoscope Pipe Snakecam Inspection Camera | eBay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Paint for Cabin

Here are two. I once saw a color one for around $150, if I find I'll let you know.
You can also try the used market, search for borescope, endoscope or inspection camera.

Free Shipping!3.5" 5.5mm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Paint for Cabin

Do you have any space around the tank?
For a relatively small expense, get a color remote camera for a look see.
Perhaps you could even check for rot with the camera and a long poke?
Just an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Paint for Cabin

Not very long, I painted last year, so not sure how it will stand up. But it is an exterior paint with UV blocks, which is not even needed down below, so I'm hoping it will last a few years and stay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Paint for Cabin

I am using Rust-Oleum marine topsides paint. Great prices and good paint.
I used white semi-gloss, and I got mine thru eBay but you'll find them also at Lowes & Home Depot.
For the bilges I used...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By SVTatia
Re: What (was) this connection for?

That looks like a butchered engine electrical harness that connects to the instrument panel.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Mounting hardware on Boom

If you use monel pop rivets instead of SS, you'd have no corrosion problems.



I believe (no expert here) the reason you'll not find SS threaded insert is due to the steel properties. SS is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Mounting hardware on Boom

On aluminium, you always want to drill and tap. Use fine thread SS screws and use it with tef-gel (or something similar) on the threads to prevent corrosion between dissimilar metals.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Why a binnacle compass??

Lou I don't an answer to your question, but you'll get much better response if you cut and paste this into a new thread.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Carrying your mast "on" deck?

This is absolutely critical, specially if you plan to cross some lakes with power boaters....
Use the chainplates or toerail as attachments and get those ratchet straps that truckers use to ensure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Windvanes

Christian, I'll make a copy and PM you.





I would not recommend mounting it - reason is, you'll be drilling thru the transom then if for some reason you change your mind, or parts are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Windvanes

Mystery solved - I can identify that wind vane - its a Ratcliffe, and it ain't no home made one - it was one of the best and least expensive around, that is, until the owner retired and closed up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2013
Replies: 184
Views: 16,269
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Embedded Chain plate maint/replacement

A knee is not just a mini-bulkhead - its is an essential structural point that needs to be strong enough to support the whole rig!
Angled knees? Much easier said than done. But you hit it on the...
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