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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 6,084
Posted By Krogen38
I am a fan of the stuffing box. Like the man...

I am a fan of the stuffing box. Like the man said, when the dripless fail they tend to so dramatic manner.

BTW, I was told recently by a reputable boat yard that the manufacturers of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,765
Posted By Krogen38
Dryed Cetol

MEK, Methyl Ethol Keytone, will remove dryed on Celtol and not harm or scratch your gel coat. It will almost all, including dryed varnish with a bit of rubbing, it will also remove all wax, so you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-26-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 4,541
Posted By Krogen38
Boat Diesel Forum Question

Try www.boatdiesel.com (http://www.boatdiesel.com)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 3,947
Posted By Krogen38
Yes, and disconnect the connection to the mast...

Yes, and disconnect the connection to the mast and you probably have lessened /removed some of your improtant lightning protection.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 2,187
Posted By Krogen38
On most Kadey Krogens, in addition to the open...

On most Kadey Krogens, in addition to the open masthead, you also have internal halyards sheves open to allow water in.

The biggest problem with the fresh water down the mast is rott that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By Krogen38
4-108

More information:
I had also replaced mixing elbow and thermostat, in addition to the above listed items, before replacing the head gasket
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By Krogen38
4-108 overheating

I was experiencing a similiar problem with my 4-108.

It turned out to be a leaking head gasket. I had already cleaned the heat exchange, the raw water strainer, changed the impeller, and the...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-29-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 4,062
Posted By Krogen38
Westsail 32

A guy, I believe his name is Chris, who now works at BlueWater Marine in League City, Tx. currently lives aboard a Westsail 32 and has for several years. That is he and his wife. Just got back from...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-29-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 9,796
Posted By Krogen38
liveaboards in Texas

Reid,

I live near the Galleria in Houston. I lived aboard for 4.5 yrs. while I had the boat in Florida, and loved it, . If you live in this area or soon will, e-mail me, dlrgarr@aol.com I will...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-28-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 9,796
Posted By Krogen38
liveaboards in Texas

Reid,
Ther are several marinas in the Kemah area that allow livaboards. Waterford Harbor for example, one of the nicer marinas, allows live aboards. There are workout facilities,a swimming pool and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Krogen38
treating a teak deck

The best thing for teak decks is a lot of salt water. Salt kills mildew, which turns the teak black and dryrot fungus. Another advantage of salt is that the decks wind up a nice looking light grey...
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