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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-02-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Clothes washer discharge?

I am planning to put an LG washer/dryer combo on a new Beneteau 45 and was wondering the best way to discharge the effluent from the washer. It's a ventless model, so there is the condensate to...
Forum: Diesel   08-04-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,388
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Re: Yanmar Thermo-START Glowplug

Yeah that kinda concerned me too....fire and smoke? That is worrisome. The little engine has always been hard starting, but once its warm it fires up again no problem and runs like a top. Pretty much...
Forum: Diesel   08-04-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,388
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Yanmar Thermo-START Glowplug

When I purchased the sailboat the Yanmar 2QM15 had a Thermo-Start plug installed on the air intake horn, but it wasn't connected to anything, just the plug and a length of hose. I see no reference in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Companion Way Canopy sealing?

The canopy above my companionway needs resealing (the part the lexan "sunroof" slides under) what is the best sealant to bed this with. It looks like silicone right now.
Forum: Diesel   07-04-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,528
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Yanmar 2QM15 Service Manual FREE!

I have a link to the Yanmar Service Manual for a 2QM15 on PDF file for anyone who needs it. No cost to you...no advertising...just passing on a helping hand. Cheers. Copy and paste the link into your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Re: Yanmar 2QM15 Decompression Lever?

Thanks guys...makes sense!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Yanmar 2QM15 Decompression Lever?

So I have looked for the reason for the decompression lever on the Yanmar, and the previous owner disconnected the pull cable. What is the reason to use the decom lever and what is the proper use of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Interlux No Sand Primer

Is there any reason NOT to use the No Sand Primer for above and below the waterline. I plan to paint the bottom with Fiberglass BottomKote and the topsides with Perfection Epoxy. This is on a 30 year...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,869
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Interlux "Brightside" or "Perfection"?

That time of year to pull the boat out and refresh the topside. I have tried to fathom (pun intended) the difference bewteen the one part and two part paint systems and I need some help. I have heard...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Re: Battery Bank Confusion

Thanks HelloSailor for your input. Sage advice. Thats what I appreciate about this forum, non-judgemental, and kind, helpful encouragement. The group 27 batteries say there is 100Ah of power, and...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Re: Battery Bank Confusion

So buy another larger battery to give me a house bank of 200AH, and keep the small one as a starter? That makes sense. And if I "banked" a small battery and a big battery, I was under the assumption...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Battery Bank Confusion

Okay, so I have two batteries. Both are interstate batteries, brand new given to me by my old man, but one is a SRM-27 (750 MCA) and the other is a HD 24-DP (505 MCA). I have read the 12v Bible,...
Forum: Apps & Authors   05-23-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 12,226
Posted By Aprisa SJ 28
Re: The iPad thread! who uses an iPad for sailing?

The only issue I have with an ipad for nav is the resolution when you are topside in the sun, you just can't see the screen!
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