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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-28-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,028
Posted By discoverer37
Re: Anchor chain for PS 37

I am looking at doing the same upgrade.
I'd be interested in how you make out and what the best options are for buying both windlass and chain.

Paul
Discoverer PS37
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-19-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,538
Posted By discoverer37
Re: Removing Hot Water Heater

Posted last reply before reading page two of the replies. Sorry for the repetition.
Paul
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-19-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,538
Posted By discoverer37
Re: Removing Hot Water Heater

The extra coolant tank (actually a header tank) in the locker is only there because you have the water heater. The fill point and a reservoir must be the highest point in the system. When the water...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-08-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By discoverer37
Universal 5432 head removal

My 1983 C37 has the original Universal 5432 diesel engine. Last season I changed the thermostat and the casting that the thermostat sits in broke where the studs that hold the top of the thermostat...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-29-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By discoverer37
Prop zinc for ps37

Does anyone know what is the correct prop nut zinc for the PS37?
I'm not near the boat and was hoping to get one before I return, but I'm confused. I have the original, standard fixed three blade...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By discoverer37
This was what I was looking at as my first choice...

This was what I was looking at as my first choice for the prop.
Interestingly, other than the products name, none of the product info makes any claims to prevent fouling (unlike bottom paint info). ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By discoverer37
Spring prep product recommendations

I see that the marine outlets are starting their spring sales, so I'm making my list of "must haves", and "would like". I would be interested in product recommendations as well as other ideas to add...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By discoverer37
Jay, that price ($25) includes the stud and...

Jay,
that price ($25) includes the stud and hinge pin. The nut is not sold separately.

My ports use a more conventional looking wing nut (with actual wings), which are not available. What thread...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By discoverer37
Jay, I just called them (Tel: (800) 572-8871 I...

Jay,
I just called them (Tel: (800) 572-8871 I talked to Curtis) and yes, they do have them at $25 each.

Paul
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By discoverer37
Jay, I believe Whitewater Marine (the same...

Jay,
I believe Whitewater Marine (the same place that sells the gaskets, see other thread) in Florida has them.

Paul
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-09-2010
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,380
Posted By discoverer37
I need to do the same thing on my boom too,...

I need to do the same thing on my boom too, however on the C37 the boom end cap is theoretically removable. Anyone actually managed to remove the end cap? I took a screwdriver to the screws that hold...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-25-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By discoverer37
I have not seen any pictures of Kindred Spirit's...

I have not seen any pictures of Kindred Spirit's set up, but would be very interested.

Paul
Discoverer PSC37 #135
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-25-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By discoverer37
John, I did look at these and I think they are...

John,
I did look at these and I think they are a great idea. Having the ladder at the gate seems like a good solution. There are a couple of issues on my boat however.
One is cost, but if I start...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-25-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,894
Posted By discoverer37
Wow! That looks awesome. I'm so jealous! ...

Wow!
That looks awesome.
I'm so jealous!

Congrats.

Paul
Discoverer PSC37 #135
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-25-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By discoverer37
Thanks to everyone for their help. Dave, I...

Thanks to everyone for their help.
Dave, I checked out the pointer you gave, and that is the sort of thing I was hoping to make work. The top rail flairs out quite a bit on the aft most point, and...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-22-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,496
Posted By discoverer37
John, agreed, 4-40's are too small. Mine are...

John,
agreed, 4-40's are too small. Mine are 5-40
Also agree about the potential for variation between build batches: Refurbisher beware ! I have a mix of slot head and philips, but all the screws...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-22-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By discoverer37
Swim ladder solutions & SS welding

I am planning the installation of a Capehorn windvane steering system on my C37, and will be broadly following Dave Dias's excellent installation example. However, the wrinkle is that I have a stern...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-22-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,496
Posted By discoverer37
Seems I was wrong about the M3. The standard...

Seems I was wrong about the M3. The standard pitch is 0.5 mm (or 50.8 TPI)

Paul
Discoverer PS37 #135 ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-22-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,496
Posted By discoverer37
Bill, thanks very much for contributing. I had...

Bill,
thanks very much for contributing. I had found your previous posting in the archives so I was already investigating M3. I assume when you say M3 x 0.5 you mean 1/2 inch long, not 0.5mm pitch?...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-20-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,496
Posted By discoverer37
Some of the screw holes are right on the edge of...

Some of the screw holes are right on the edge of the frame and not suitable for reuse. Rather than try and resurrect plugged or stripped holes, I am tempted to clamp the inner retaining ring in place...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By discoverer37
Side hatch follow up

I finally got around to installing a hatch in the side of the quarter berth for access to the engine compartment.
Pictures attached (hopefully).

Paul
Discoverer PSC37 #135
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-19-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,496
Posted By discoverer37
Just in case anyone is still interested in the...

Just in case anyone is still interested in the gaskets for the oval ports, the details for WHITE WATER MARINE HARDWARE INC. given in the earlier post is still valid. I just ordered 6 small, 4 large...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-16-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,236
Posted By discoverer37
I replaced the gaskets a few years ago and...

I replaced the gaskets a few years ago and adjusted the hinge at that time. However, adjustment is tricky. If the hinge is in too far, the lower edge does not seat very tightly. Now, I think that the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-15-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,236
Posted By discoverer37
Well, so much for my decision to cover the boat...

Well, so much for my decision to cover the boat with tarps!!
I went down to the boat this past Sunday to do some late winterizing and work out what I was going to do for a cover and frame. It poured...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By discoverer37
I was worried about the same thing (toxicity)...

I was worried about the same thing (toxicity) with bedding/sealing compound for the inspection plates (or resealing the lid if it is necessary). Any pointers to a food contact grade sealer?

Paul
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