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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By last mango
Re: Progressive Insurance Claim question

Reading through this and wondering if anyone has my dilemma. Another boat backed into my boat sitting in the marina while trying to dock last week. Boat being delivered from Florida with a captain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By last mango
Re: Yanmar 4JHE Problems

The Racor was a 10 micron. The Yanmar spin on was their standard one so assuming a 10 - which may be a dangerous thing to do.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By last mango
Re: Yanmar 4JHE Problems

Have to check but do change the O rings with the filters and know the drain on the bottom of the Racor is good - changed it out prior with a cutoff off valve to make draining easy. Still wondering...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By last mango
Yanmar 4JHE Problems

Last week I changed both my fuel filters, the Racor and the spin on Yanmar one. Cranked up after little bleeding and seemed fine. So come the weekend we were going to go off and cranked it and let...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-18-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By last mango
Re: Spreader Issues

One of the local riggers said as much that would have to grind the welds out to get the plate off. The sockets are available at Rigrite looks like so they're still out there. Will check them all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By last mango
Spreader Issues

Have an Endeavour 38 and noticed the port spreader sagging down one day. Well on investigation when we pulled the spreader off the socket/base it was discovered part of the base was broken. One of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 3,393
Posted By last mango
Re: Marina Electrical Problems

the boxes are made by Midwest with 2 30 amp on the box with breaker on each. Made for marina. Yes these docks have gone under with storms in the past. They don't seem too concerned and blame the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 3,393
Posted By last mango
Marina Electrical Problems

The marina which is also our home seems to have above normal electrical problems with their power boxes we connect to. Over the summer a couple of the power boxes have caught fire or over heated to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,922
Posted By last mango
Re: Should a Roller Furler be Hard?

Been reading through these and other threads and have a few things to check out. That said, I have an Endeavour 38 and it has a Harken Mk IV I think but the drum is the smaller one. I have not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,924
Posted By last mango
Re: A quick inverter question

Still doing some trolling around on some of these inverters but my boat came with a Heart inverter and have some doubts if it's tied in correctly. One thing it does if you disconnect from shore...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 11,318
Posted By last mango
Re: Bilge pump non return valve.

Been reading lot of posts on this subject. Just put in a West Marine centrifugal pump with electronic float switch. I know I won't put in a check valve after reading. The deep section of the bilge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-17-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By last mango
Replacing Seacocks

Wanting to replace some older Groco valves that you can't get parts for anymore. Should I replace the thru hulls at the same time or can I just replace the valve if the thru hull is not showing any...
Forum: Endeavour   03-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By last mango
Re: Shower Plumbing Endeavour 33

not sure how your boat is set up, but on our Endeavour 38 the shower drain switch is located in the head. Simple on/off switch located by the vanity. Pump is in cabinet under the sink.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By last mango
Re: 110 Breaker tripping question

well figured it out and found one on the Sailnet store. It's called a 30 amp breaker with a reverse polarity trip coil on it. So if reversed won't let the power through. Paneltronics makes them. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By last mango
Re: 110 Breaker tripping question

that would be my way of thinking too but it's sure set up that way and looks original. The blocks are separate but are pinned together. Can't find a brand name on it. Just has paper spec tags, so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By last mango
Re: 110 Breaker tripping question

thanks - now the trick may be to find the breaker, this one is a single toggle on top but it's 3 breakers hooked together. Can see the feed cable coming in with the green, white and black with one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By last mango
110 Breaker tripping question

Always been fine on the boat running normal stuff TV's, AC, water heater. Been through the winter and had heaters running instead of ac. All of a sudden when came back to the boat after being gone...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By last mango
Re: Inverter Question

Maine Sail

Been doing as you suggest as part of my pre flight checklist and just flip the AC power switch. Wiring is still off. Good fall project to clean it
thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By last mango
Re: Inverter Question

the battery has a cluster of wires that need to be sorted out. I don't think any from the battery switch are going to the inverter. Pretty sure I just need to start over. Batteries have way too...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By last mango
Inverter Question

When I bought this boat found out it appears the Xantrex inverter is wired where when power is disconnected from the shore power it automatically tries to run all the 110 V systems. Shouldn't there...
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-18-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By last mango
Re: Stupid solar question

So if you add panels, do you use a cut off switch while sitting at a docks and the boat is hooked to shore power and battery chargers? Looking to add some to mine and just in the planning and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By last mango
Re: Harken Roller Furlers

looking through the manuals it shows Cruising unit 1 or 2. Pretty sure mine is the unit 1 which would be the smaller drum. Just looking at the various parts it does look like it could interchange...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By last mango
Harken Roller Furlers

Have an Endeavour 38 that the PO put a new Harken furler on before I bought her. That part could be a plus, but it's undersized. By the time you unwind the sail the drum is way full and you have to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 60,147
Posted By last mango
Re: Honda eu2000i and air conditioning

odd ball question = where is everyone storing these when underway - lazarettes, strapped to the decks/ One of our big problems to figure out
thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By last mango
Mermaid AC Question

AC unit - Mermaid - at times it's cooling and then it quits. Fan runs and cycles. Water flow is steady out the side of the boat. How do you tell if the compressor is kicking on along with the fan....
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